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

John Logie Baird John Logie Baird
British, Scottish

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
American

Amar Bose Amar Bose
American

Jack Kilby Jack Kilby
American

Dennis Gabor Dennis Gabor
Hungarian

An Wang An Wang
Chinese, American

Thomas MassieThomas Massie
American
Loni LoveLoni Love
American

Julie PayetteJulie Payette
Canadian
W. Edwards DemingW. Edwards Deming
American

Martin EberhardMartin Eberhard
American

Ginni RomettyGinni Rometty
American
Grant ImaharaGrant Imahara
Japanese, American
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Bob KahnBob Kahn
American
Douglas EngelbartDouglas Engelbart
American

Will PackerWill Packer
American

Mikhail BotvinnikMikhail Botvinnik
Russian

Steven SassonSteven Sasson
American
Edwin Howard ArmstrongEdwin Howard Armstrong
American

Charles Proteus SteinmetzCharles Proteus Steinmetz
German, American

Seymour CraySeymour Cray
American

Elihu ThomsonElihu Thomson
British

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
Swedish, American
J. Presper EckertJ. Presper Eckert
American

John Ambrose FlemingJohn Ambrose Fleming
British
Pavel FlorenskyPavel Florensky
Russian

Nick HolonyakNick Holonyak
American

Madman MuntzMadman Muntz
American
Marcian HoffMarcian Hoff
American

Hertha AyrtonHertha Ayrton
British
Frank J. SpragueFrank J. Sprague
American

Charles F. BrushCharles F. Brush
American

Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
British

Isamu AkasakiIsamu Akasaki
Japanese

Robert Michael WhiteRobert Michael White
American
Max MathewsMax Mathews
American

Peter Cooper HewittPeter Cooper Hewitt
American

Walter H. SchottkyWalter H. Schottky
German

Henry Earl SingletonHenry Earl Singleton
American
Gideon SundbackGideon Sundback
Swedish, American
Ivan A. GettingIvan A. Getting
American

H. J. RoundH. J. Round
British

Frank ConradFrank Conrad
American

Robert H. DennardRobert H. Dennard
American
Sebastian Ziani de FerrantiSebastian Ziani de Ferranti
British

C. L. Max NikiasC. L. Max Nikias
American
Francis Thomas BaconFrancis Thomas Bacon
British

Harold Stephen BlackHarold Stephen Black
American

William D. CoolidgeWilliam D. Coolidge
American
Zénobe GrammeZénobe Gramme
Belgian

William Hayward PickeringWilliam Hayward Pickering
New Zealander
Frederic Calland WilliamsFrederic Calland Williams
British

Ernst AlexandersonErnst Alexanderson
Swedish, American

Wallace H. CoulterWallace H. Coulter
American
André CassagnesAndré Cassagnes
French

Giovanni GiorgiGiovanni Giorgi
Italian
Louis Charles BreguetLouis Charles Breguet
French

Abraham MolesAbraham Moles
French

Georges LeclanchéGeorges Leclanché
French

William EcclesWilliam Eccles
British
John HopkinsonJohn Hopkinson
British

Franz ViehböckFranz Viehböck
Austrian

Edward DavyEdward Davy
British

Arthur E. KennellyArthur E. Kennelly
American

Charles Tilston BrightCharles Tilston Bright
British
Greenleaf Whittier PickardGreenleaf Whittier Pickard
American

Frank B. JewettFrank B. Jewett
American
Oskar von MillerOskar von Miller
German

Abe FederAbe Feder
American

Bern DibnerBern Dibner
American
Alonzo G. Decker Jr.Alonzo G. Decker Jr.
American

Albert H. TaylorAlbert H. Taylor
American
Albert W. HullAlbert W. Hull
American

Alexander MeissnerAlexander Meissner
Austrian
Charles Joseph Van DepoeleCharles Joseph Van Depoele
Belgian

Joseph SlepianJoseph Slepian
American

Alvin RadkowskyAlvin Radkowsky
American
Richard GrimsdaleRichard Grimsdale
British

Louis Winslow AustinLouis Winslow Austin
American
Frederick Emmons TermanFrederick Emmons Terman
American