Electronics Engineers

Electronics engineering is one of the major disciplines of engineering and is currently one of the largest producers of engineers around the world. The field originated around the 19th century during the onset of the radio and the telephone industries and by the 1950s, the term electronics engineering was officially coined. The specialists/professionals who work in this field of engineering are generally proficient in a wide range of subjects including mathematics, project management, chemistry, and physics and use the fundamental disciplines of all these subjects in combination for the work they do. In this field, the engineers design and test circuits that use electromagnetic properties of electrical components such as capacitors, resistors, diodes and transistors and are also instrumental in construction circuit schematics. Currently, there are professional bodies all around the world who certify engineers to be called as professional electronics engineers such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Institution of Electrical Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology. These bodies are some of the largest producers of electronics engineers (around 30%) in the world today. Here is a compilation of a list of famous electronics engineers. Learn more fascinating facts and details about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

1Sonu Sood

Sonu Sood
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Famous As: Actor
Birthday: 30 July 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indian

2Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak
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Famous As: Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.)
Birthday: 11 August 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

3Amar Bose

Amar Bose
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer and Sound Engineer
Birthday: 02 November 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 12 July 2013

4Ren Zhengfei

Ren Zhengfei
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Famous As: CEO of Huawei
Birthday: 25 October 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Chinese

5Robert Noyce

Robert Noyce
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Famous As: Co-inventor of the integrated circuit
Birthday: 12 December 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: 03 June 1990

6Robert Moog

Robert Moog
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthday: 23 May 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: 21 August 2005

7Jack Kilby

Jack Kilby
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Famous As: Inventor of integrated circuit
Birthday: 08 November 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 20 June 2005
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8Mo Ibrahim

Mo Ibrahim
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthday: 03 May 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

9Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthday: 18 January 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: 12 September 2013

10Allen B. DuMont

Allen B. DuMont
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthday: 29 January 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: 14 November 1965

11Valdemar Poulsen

Valdemar Poulsen
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthday: 23 November 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Danish
Died: 23 July 1942

12Martin Cooper

Martin Cooper
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthday: 26 December 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

13Louis Alan Hazeltine

Louis Alan Hazeltine
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthday: 07 August 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: 24 May 1964

14Nobutoshi Kihara

Nobutoshi Kihara
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthday: 14 October 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Japanese
Died: 13 February 2011

15Erich Zepler

Erich Zepler
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Famous As: Chess problem composer
Birthday: 27 January 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: German
Died: 13 May 1980

16Sir Isaac Shoenberg

Sir Isaac Shoenberg
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthday: 01 March 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Belarusian
Died: 25 January 1963
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