Jack Kilby Biography

Jack St. Clair Kilby was an American electrical engineer who took part in the realization of the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics on December 10, 2000. To congratulate him, US President Bill Clinton wrote, "You can take pride in the knowledge that your work will help to improve lives for generations to come."

He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer, for which he has patents. He also has patents for seven other inventions. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Jack Kilby
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Engineer, Electrical engineer, Inventor, Physicist
Date of Birth:
November 8, 1923
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Date of Death:
June 20, 2005
Age at Death:
81
Cause of Death:
Cancer
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