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

Charles K. Kao Charles K. Kao
Chinese, British, American

Jack Kilby Jack Kilby
American

Dennis Gabor Dennis Gabor
Hungarian

An Wang An Wang
Chinese, American

Grant ImaharaGrant Imahara
Japanese, American

Loni LoveLoni Love
American
Martin EberhardMartin Eberhard
American

W. Edwards DemingW. Edwards Deming
American

Thomas MassieThomas Massie
American
Judith ResnikJudith Resnik
American
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Ginni RomettyGinni Rometty
American
Douglas EngelbartDouglas Engelbart
American

Bob KahnBob Kahn
American

Mikhail BotvinnikMikhail Botvinnik
Russian

Bruce McCandless IIBruce McCandless II
American
Will PackerWill Packer
American

Charles Proteus SteinmetzCharles Proteus Steinmetz
German, American

Edwin Howard ArmstrongEdwin Howard Armstrong
American

Ellen OchoaEllen Ochoa
American

Seymour CraySeymour Cray
American
Steven SassonSteven Sasson
American

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
Swedish, American
Madman MuntzMadman Muntz
American

John Ambrose FlemingJohn Ambrose Fleming
British

Elihu ThomsonElihu Thomson
British
J. Presper EckertJ. Presper Eckert
American

Pavel FlorenskyPavel Florensky
Russian
Hertha AyrtonHertha Ayrton
British

Nick HolonyakNick Holonyak
American

Frank J. SpragueFrank J. Sprague
American

Carl Wilhelm SiemensCarl Wilhelm Siemens
German, British

Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
British
Arthur NielsenArthur Nielsen
American

Robert Michael WhiteRobert Michael White
American

Isamu AkasakiIsamu Akasaki
Japanese

Marcian HoffMarcian Hoff
American
Walter H. SchottkyWalter H. Schottky
German
Charles F. BrushCharles F. Brush
American

Max MathewsMax Mathews
American

Henry Earl SingletonHenry Earl Singleton
American

C. L. Max NikiasC. L. Max Nikias
American
Peter Cooper HewittPeter Cooper Hewitt
American

Gideon SundbackGideon Sundback
Swedish, American
Solomon W. GolombSolomon W. Golomb
American

Sebastian Ziani de FerrantiSebastian Ziani de Ferranti
British

William Hayward PickeringWilliam Hayward Pickering
New Zealander
Ivan A. GettingIvan A. Getting
American

Robert H. DennardRobert H. Dennard
American
William D. CoolidgeWilliam D. Coolidge
American

Frank ConradFrank Conrad
American

H. J. RoundH. J. Round
British
Zénobe GrammeZénobe Gramme
Belgian

Francis Thomas BaconFrancis Thomas Bacon
British
Harold Stephen BlackHarold Stephen Black
American

Frederic Calland WilliamsFrederic Calland Williams
British

Ernst AlexandersonErnst Alexanderson
Swedish, American

Giovanni GiorgiGiovanni Giorgi
Italian
Pavel YablochkovPavel Yablochkov
Russian

Franz ViehböckFranz Viehböck
Austrian

John HopkinsonJohn Hopkinson
British

William EcclesWilliam Eccles
British

Louis Charles BreguetLouis Charles Breguet
French
Abraham MolesAbraham Moles
French

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

Georges LeclanchéGeorges Leclanché
French

Joseph ClementJoseph Clement
British
Arthur E. KennellyArthur E. Kennelly
American

William Henry PreeceWilliam Henry Preece
British, Welsh
Edward DavyEdward Davy
British

Greenleaf Whittier PickardGreenleaf Whittier Pickard
American
Alonzo G. Decker Jr.Alonzo G. Decker Jr.
American

Oskar von MillerOskar von Miller
German

Frank B. JewettFrank B. Jewett
American
Charles Tilston BrightCharles Tilston Bright
British

Abe FederAbe Feder
American
Albert H. TaylorAlbert H. Taylor
American