Jack Kilby


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Jack Kilby

(person)
(1924 - 2005-06-20) The electronics engineer who invented the integrated circuit in 1958 at Texas Instruments.

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By hosting Jack Kilby Science Day, Barton County Community College has found a way of combining many areas of the college to serve the needs of its community.
LEGACY: Computer, digital watch and mobile phone; PIONEER: Jack Kilby
Our world owes a great debt of gratitude to Jack Kilby for a brilliant invention that has enhanced the standard of living of people everywhere," Scalise concluded.
Hawley has received numerous industry awards recognizing innovation and creativity, including the first Jack Kilby prize.
A quiet, unassuming man, Jack Kilby (1923-2005) was a celebrity in the field of engineering but was relatively obscure as a photographer; only his family and a few friends knew of his passion for the subject.
Among the 88 previous recipients of the Fellow Award are Jack Kilby (Texas Instruments), Robert Metcalf (Technology Internet Data Group), Gordon Moore (Intel Corporation), and David Packard (Hewlett-Packard).
Templeton also commemorated the 50th anniversary of the integrated circuit by presenting the College of Engineering with a silicon wafer signed by Jack Kilby.
CDT at the LBJ Presidential Library and will feature Jack Kilby, inventor of the integrated circuit and Nobel Prize winner.
He joins a distinguished group of 16 TI innovators who previously achieved this highly regarded honor, dating back to 1965 and including Nobel prize winner Jack Kilby who was inducted in 1967 for inventing the integrated circuit.
Past inductees include Ray Dolby, the inventor who took the hiss out of tape recording and transformed movie sound, and electronics pioneers Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce, who conceived and built the first semiconductor chip.
One of the highlights of nanoTX'06 will be the Nobel Laureate Legends reception, dedicated to the memory of the late Richard Smalley and Jack Kilby, where Nobel Prize winners in various related fields will openly discuss their work and the future of nanotechnology.
Previous Noyce Award recipients include Wilfred Corrigan (1998), Jerry Sanders (1998), Charlene Barshefsky (1997), Charles Sporck (1996), Jack Kilby (1995), Gordon Moore (1994), Robert Galvin (1993), Ian Ross (1992), and Joseph Canion (1991).