List of famous electrical engineers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Electrical engineering may refer to a particular branch of engineering that is related to the study of electricity, electromagnetism, the designing of circuitry equipment, machine control, power generation and electronics. Electrical engineering became a subject of academic interest to the scientific community, during the 17th century and one of the first electrical engineers known to the world was, William Gilbert. This field basically refers to the practical applications of electricity, which evolved and intensified during the 19th century, after commercialization. Electrical engineering coves a wide spectrum of other branches like, digital computer technologies, signal processing, telecommunications, power engineering, control systems and electronic engineering among many others. The field of electrical engineering also has many sub-disciplines and some of them include, power engineering, control engineering, radio frequency engineering, electronic engineering, microelectronics and instrumentation engineering among many others. The field of electrical engineering is one of the most challenging, rapidly growing and exciting fields to work in or study, as it has proven to make a significant impact in the modern society. Here is a list of the world’s most famous electrical engineers, learn more fascinating facts and details about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.
Elon Musk Elon Musk
Canadian, American, South African

Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos
American

Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla
Austrian, American

Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell
Canadian, Scottish

Amar Bose Amar Bose
American

John Logie Baird John Logie Baird
British, Scottish

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
American

Jack Kilby Jack Kilby
American

Dennis Gabor Dennis Gabor
Hungarian

An Wang An Wang
Chinese, American

Ginni RomettyGinni Rometty
American
Julie PayetteJulie Payette
Canadian

Loni LoveLoni Love
American
W. Edwards DemingW. Edwards Deming
American

Thomas MassieThomas Massie
American

Grant ImaharaGrant Imahara
Japanese, American
Douglas EngelbartDouglas Engelbart
American
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Will PackerWill Packer
American
Edwin Howard ArmstrongEdwin Howard Armstrong
American

Charles Proteus SteinmetzCharles Proteus Steinmetz
German, American

Seymour CraySeymour Cray
American

Ray DolbyRay Dolby
American
J. Presper EckertJ. Presper Eckert
American

Elihu ThomsonElihu Thomson
British

Hertha AyrtonHertha Ayrton
British

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
Swedish, American

Steven SassonSteven Sasson
American
Madman MuntzMadman Muntz
American

Frank J. SpragueFrank J. Sprague
American
Nick HolonyakNick Holonyak
American

Charles F. BrushCharles F. Brush
American

Marcian HoffMarcian Hoff
American
Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
British

Gideon SundbackGideon Sundback
Swedish, American
Max MathewsMax Mathews
American

Ivan A. GettingIvan A. Getting
American

Walter H. SchottkyWalter H. Schottky
German

Robert Michael WhiteRobert Michael White
American

Henry Earl SingletonHenry Earl Singleton
American
Robert H. DennardRobert H. Dennard
American

William D. CoolidgeWilliam D. Coolidge
American

H. J. RoundH. J. Round
British

Peter Cooper HewittPeter Cooper Hewitt
American
C. L. Max NikiasC. L. Max Nikias
American
Sebastian Ziani de FerrantiSebastian Ziani de Ferranti
British

William Hayward PickeringWilliam Hayward Pickering
New Zealander

Frank ConradFrank Conrad
American

Zénobe GrammeZénobe Gramme
Belgian
Abraham MolesAbraham Moles
French

Frederick Emmons TermanFrederick Emmons Terman
American
Ante MarkovicAnte Markovic
Bosnian, Croatian, Yugoslav

Rookes Evelyn Bell CromptonRookes Evelyn Bell Crompton
British

Edwin James HoustonEdwin James Houston
American