|Born||November 8, 1923|
Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||June 20, 2005 (aged 81)|
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign|
University of Wisconsin–Madison
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics (2000)|
National Medal of Science (1969)
IEEE Medal of Honor (1986)
Charles Stark Draper Prize (1989)
Computer Pioneer Award (1993)
Kyoto Prize (1993)
Harold Pender Award (2000)
|Fields||Physics, electrical engineering|
Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was an American electrical engineer. He helped discover the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments (TI) in 1958.
He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics on December 10, 2000. Kilby was also the co-inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ The Nobel Prize in Physics 2000. Nobelprize.org. Retrieved on 2013-11-21.
- ↑ "The Chip that Jack Built". IT Invention. Retrieved 27 May 2014.