Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Albert Wallace Hull
Born: April 19, 1880, in Southington, Connecticut USA
Death: January 22, 1966 (Age: 85)
- American electrical engineer.
- Best known for his invention of the magnetron.
- Worked on the development of vacuum tube.
- Created a greater number of new types of electron tubes than any other person.
- Proceedings of the IRE (1918).
- Author or coauthor of 72 technical publications.
Honors and awards
- IRE Medal of Honor (1958).
- IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award (1930).
- Awarded 94 patents.
- Howard N. Potts Medal of the Franklin Institute (1924).