Josephine Webb

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Josephine Webb
Born
Josephine Rohas

(1918-06-21) June 21, 1918 (age 102)
NationalityAmerican
EducationPurdue University
OccupationInventor, electrical engineer
Spouse(s)Herbert Webb
ChildrenTwo daughters

Josephine Webb (born June 21, 1918) is an American electrical engineer. She was known as "switchgear".[1] She designed an eighteen-inch, full newspaper size fax machine with superior resolution.

Webb co-founded Webb Consulting Company with her husband, also an electrical engineer. She is one of the first female electrical engineers, and considered a pioneer by the Society of Women Engineers. At Purdue University, she was one out of a total of five women engineers.

References[change | change source]

  1. "INTERVIEW WITH JOSEPHINE WEBB, BY LAUREN KATA, MARCH 2 & 3, 2002" (PDF).