Agreed, a mechanic is the best friend anyone can have. But with cars now evolving into a hi-tech mobile entertainment unit, replete with new-age push-button ignition, built-in GPS, rear camera and MP3-synced audio, it’s time to include an electrical engineer in your roster of friends list. An electrical engineer can untangle your wires and put you in the right course, which makes them indispensable in anyone's list. However, the craze for electrical engineers is nothing new. The electrical engineers have always played a crucial role in the development of human civilization. The difference in world history before and after harnessing of electrical energy is stark. Today, there is practically no work possible without electricity. This shows how important and indispensable electrical engineers are to us. So what are you waiting for? Without any ado, explore the timeline, trivia, and interesting facts on America's most laud-worthy electrical engineers in the biography below.
Elon MuskElon Musk
28 June 1971
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor
Jeff BezosJeff Bezos
12 January 1964
Founder of Amazon.com

Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla
10 July 1856
Inventor, Father of Radio

Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
19 August 1967
CEO of Microsoft

Amar BoseAmar Bose
02 November 1929
Electrical Engineer and Sound Engineer

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
06 November 1968
Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.
John BardeenJohn Bardeen
23 May 1908
Nobel Laureate in Physics

Jack KilbyJack Kilby
08 November 1923
Inventor of integrated circuit

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
23 April 1941
Inventor of the First Email System
Charles K. KaoCharles K. Kao
04 November 1933
Electrical Engineer

Charles F. KetteringCharles F. Kettering
29 August 1876
Inventor, Engineer & Businessman
An WangAn Wang
07 February 1920
Co-founder of Wang Laboratories

Edith ClarkeEdith Clarke
10 February 1883
Electrical Engineer

W. Edwards DemingWilliam Edwards Deming
14 October 1900
Statistician, Electrical Engineer

Grant ImaharaGrant Imahara
23 October 1970
Electrical engineer

Lisa SuLisa Su
07 November 1969
Entrepreneur
Judith ResnikJudith Resnik
05 April 1949
Engineer

Jensen HuangJensen Huang
17 February 1963
Entrepreneur

W. Edwards DemingW. Edwards Deming
14 October 1900
Engineer

Martin EberhardMartin Eberhard
15 May 1960
Entrepreneur
Loni LoveLoni Love
12 July 1971
Comedian

Ellen OchoaEllen Ochoa
10 May 1958
Engineer
Thomas MassieThomas Massie
13 January 1971
Inventor

Ginni RomettyGinni Rometty
29 July 1957
Businesswomen

Douglas EngelbartDouglas Engelbart
25 January 1925
Engineer
Bob KahnBob Kahn
23 December 1938
Electrical engineer

Bruce McCandless IIBruce McCandless II
08 June 1937
Officer
Will PackerWill Packer
11 April 1974
Film producer

Charles Proteus SteinmetzCharles Proteus Steinmetz
09 April 1865
Mathematician, Electrical engineer, Engineer,

Edwin Howard ArmstrongEdwin Howard Armstrong
18 December 1890
Electrical engineer
Seymour CraySeymour Cray
28 September 1925
Engineer, Computer scientist

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Steven SassonSteven Sasson
04 July 1950
Engineer
J. Presper EckertJ. Presper Eckert
09 April 1919
Electrical engineer

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
07 February 1889
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Frank J. SpragueFrank J. Sprague
25 July 1857
Engineer

Madman MuntzMadman Muntz
03 January 1914
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Electrical engineer,
Nick HolonyakNick Holonyak
03 November 1928
Engineer
Arthur NielsenArthur Nielsen
05 September 1897
Market-research executive

Gideon SundbackGideon Sundback
24 April 1880
American-Swedish electrical engineer

Marcian HoffMarcian Hoff
28 October 1937
Engineer, Inventor, Computer scientist

Charles F. BrushCharles F. Brush
17 March 1849
Engineer
Max MathewsMax Mathews
13 November 1926
Musical Artist

Robert Michael WhiteRobert Michael White
06 July 1924
Electrical Engineer

Henry Earl SingletonHenry Earl Singleton
27 November 1916
Electrical Engineer

Peter Cooper HewittPeter Cooper Hewitt
05 May 1861
Electrical Engineer

Robert H. DennardRobert H. Dennard
05 September 1932
Electrical Engineer
Solomon W. GolombSolomon W. Golomb
30 May 1932
Mathematician

Ivan A. GettingIvan A. Getting
18 January 1912
Physicist
William D. CoolidgeWilliam D. Coolidge
23 October 1873
Physicist

Harold Stephen BlackHarold Stephen Black
14 April 1898
Electrical Engineer

Frank ConradFrank Conrad
04 May 1874
Engineer
C. L. Max NikiasC. L. Max Nikias
30 September 1952
Engineer

Ernst AlexandersonErnst Alexanderson
25 January 1878
Electrical Engineer
Wallace H. CoulterWallace H. Coulter
17 February 1913
Engineer

Arthur E. KennellyArthur E. Kennelly
17 December 1861
Electrical engineer

Greenleaf Whittier PickardGreenleaf Whittier Pickard
14 February 1877
Developer

Frank B. JewettFrank B. Jewett
05 September 1879
Engineer

Albert H. TaylorAlbert H. Taylor
01 January 1879
Electrical Engineer
Albert W. HullAlbert W. Hull
19 April 1880
Physicist

Bern DibnerBern Dibner
18 August 1897
Engineer

Hubert SchlaflyHubert Schlafly
14 August 1919
Electrical engineer

Emmett LeithEmmett Leith
12 March 1927
Professor
Alonzo G. Decker Jr.Alonzo G. Decker Jr.
1908 AD
Engineer

Alvin RadkowskyAlvin Radkowsky
30 June 1915
Physicist
Joseph SlepianJoseph Slepian
11 February 1891
Electrical Engineer

Abe FederAbe Feder
27 July 1908
Lighting engineer

Louis Winslow AustinLouis Winslow Austin
30 October 1867
Physicist
Frederick Emmons TermanFrederick Emmons Terman
07 June 1900
Professor

Ernst WeberErnst Weber
06 September 1901
Engineer
Harold RosenHarold Rosen
20 March 1926
Engineer

Edwin James HoustonEdwin James Houston
09 July 1847
Electrical engineer

Arthur Paul SternArthur Paul Stern
20 July 1925
Engineer