Robert Dennard

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Robert Dennard

Name: Robert H. Dennard

Born: September 5, 1932

Computer-related contributions

  • American electrical engineer and inventor.
  • Issued U.S. patent #3,387,286 on June 4, 1968 for a one-transistor DRAM cell. DRAM will later replace magnetic core memory in computers.

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Edison Medal.
  • IEEE Medal of Honor.
  • Harvey Prize.