Albert Hull

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Albert Hull

Name: Albert Wallace Hull

Born: April 19, 1880, in Southington, Connecticut USA

Death: January 22, 1966 (Age: 85)

Computer-related contributions

  • 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.

Significant publications

  • 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).