Simon Ramo

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Simon "Si" Ramo (May 7, 1913 – June 27, 2016) was an American physicist, engineer, business leader and author. He led development of microwave and missile technology and was sometimes known as the father of the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). He also developed General Electric's electron microscope. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Ramo died on June 27, 2016 in Santa Monica, California at the age of 103.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Peter Pae and W.J. Hennigan (2016-06-28). "Simon Ramo dies at 103; TRW co-founder who shaped California aerospace". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2016-06-28.