Jack Kilby Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Jack Kilby

This Biography is about one of the best Inventor of integrated circuit Jack Kilby including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Jack Kilby
Real Name Jack Kilby
Profession Electrical Engineers, Electronics Engineers
Nick Name Jack St. Clair Kilby
Famous as Inventor of integrated circuit
Nationality American
Personal life of Jack Kilby
Born on 08 November 1923
Birthday 8th November
Died At Age 81
Sun Sign Scorpio
Born in Jefferson City
Died on 20 June 2005
Place of death Dallas
Cause of Death Cancer
City Missouri
Education University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Great Bend High School
Discoveries / Inventions Integrated Circuit
Hobbies Reading, Woodworking and Photography
Awards 2000 – Nobel Prize in Physics

1989 – Charles Stark Draper Prize

1986 – IEEE Medal of Honor

1990 – National Medal of Technology and Innovation

1970 – National Medal of Science for Engineering

Personal Fact of Jack Kilby

Jack Kilby can be rightly acknowledged as the face of modern computing, for had it not been for his invention of the integrated circuit and microchip, the computer industry wouldn’t have been what it is today. The world today is literally at the palm top, with integrated circuit and microchip meeting much of our daily needs and requirements.

Before Kilby invented the integrated circuit, computers were mostly room-sized with a restricted usage. It was his discovery that transformed the machine into the size we use today. The small wonder has revolutionized the way electronic industry works and can be safely regarded as a historical discovery in computer technology. Jack Kilby’s association with science and electronics was long.

Having an affinity for physics and mathematics since early on, Kilby, after completing his studies, took up job at Texas Instruments. It was while solving the problem of tyranny of numbers that Kilby was first struck with the idea of an integrated circuit. Working along the idea, in 1958, he eventually invented the integrated circuit. For the same, he received numerous prestigious and esteemed awards and honors, including the Nobel Prize. Kilby’s other contribution include invention of thermal printer and world’s first integrated-circuit based calculator

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