Famous American Electronics Engineers

Electronics engineering is a discipline of engineering that encompasses non-linear and active electrical components to design electronic circuits, devices, microprocessors and systems. However, the discipline is in turn a wide one and includes subfields such as analog electronics, digital electronics, consumer electronics, embedded systems and power electronics. Engineers, in this discipline, design and test circuits that use electromagnetic properties of electrical components such as capacitors, resistors, diodes and transistors. Every country today has its own pool of extremely talented electronics engineers who have revolutionized electronics engineering with their innovative concepts and discoveries. And while talking about greatest electronics engineers of all time, American engineers have dominated much of the world’s technical forum. They are specialists in their trade and have excelled in their medium. Some of the prominent American electronics engineers who have created a revolution in the world with their works include Amar Bose - founder of Bose Corporation, Jack Kilby & Robert Noyce - the men behind integrated circuit, Steve Woznaik – co-founder of Apple Inc, and so on. Not far behind are American women who have left an indelible mark on the field Find out more about these famous America electronics engineers, their life and their career.

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 1 Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak
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Famous As: Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.)
Birthdate: August 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Jose, California, U.S.

Widely recognized as one of the two important pioneers of the personal computer revolution, Steve Wozniak is credited with co-founding Apple Inc. along with Steve Jobs. Not surprisingly, he has been described as one of the men that changed the course of history through technology. Apart from being a programmer and technology entrepreneur, Steve Wozniak is also a well-known philanthropist.

 2 Robert Noyce

Robert Noyce
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Famous As: Co-inventor of the integrated circuit
Birthdate: December 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Burlington
Died: June 3, 1990
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 3 Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: September 12, 2013

 4 Jack Kilby

Jack Kilby
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Famous As: Inventor of integrated circuit
Birthdate: November 8, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jefferson City
Died: June 20, 2005

 5 Martin Cooper

Martin Cooper
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: December 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 6 Amar Bose

Amar Bose
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer and Sound Engineer
Birthdate: November 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Died: July 12, 2013

 7 Mike Markkula

Mike Markkula
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: February 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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 8 Robert Moog

Robert Moog
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 21, 2005

 9 Allen B. DuMont

Allen B. DuMont
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 14, 1965

 10 Louis Alan Hazeltine

Louis Alan Hazeltine
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 7, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 24, 1964