Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Jack St. Clair Kilby
Born: November 8, 1923, Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
Death: June 20, 2005 (Age: 82)
Computer related contributions
- Conceived and built the first integrated circuit.
- Developed and demonstrated a microchip on September 12, 1958.
- Co-invented the hand-held calculator and thermal printer.
Honors and awards
- Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. (1982)
- Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. (2000)