Geoffrey Dummer

Updated: 03/06/2020 by Computer Hope
Geoffrey Dummer

Name: Geoffrey Dummer

Born: February 25, 1909, Hull, Yorkshire, England

Death: September 9, 2002 (Age: 93)

Computer-related contributions

  • British electronics engineer and consultant.
  • Credited as being the first person to conceptualize and build a prototype of the integrated circuit, commonly called the microchip.

Significant publications

  • Miniature & Microminiature Electronics (with J.Wiley Granville) (1961).
  • Environmental Testing Techniques for Electronics & Materials (1962).

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Premium Award.
  • FIEEE.
  • MIEE.
  • USA Medal of Freedom with Bronze Palm.