Jack Kilby

Physicist, Inventor

1923 – 2005

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Who was Jack Kilby?

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 in 2000.

He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer.

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Born
Nov 8, 1923
Jefferson City
Also known as
  • Jack St. Clair Kilby
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Great Bend High School
Lived in
  • Jefferson City
  • United States of America
Died
Jun 20, 2005
Dallas

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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