Geoffrey Dummer

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Geoffrey DummerName: 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.

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