List of Inventors and Their Popular Inventions

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Albert Kingsbury
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Albert Kingsbury is famous for inventing what: Thrust Bearing
Patent Number: 947,242
Date of Patent Issuance: January 25, 1910

Alessandro Volta
Born Where: Italy
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Physics
Alessandro Volta is famous for inventing what: Electric Cell

Alexander Graham Bell
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Alexander Graham Bell is famous for inventing what: Telephone
Patent Number: 174,465
Date of Patent Issuance: March 07, 1876

Alexander Lyman Holley
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Alexander Lyman Holley is famous for inventing what: Improvement in the Manufacture of Iron and Steel by the Bessemer or Pneumatic Process
Patent Number: 86,303
Date of Patent Issuance: January 26, 1869

Alexander Miles
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Alexander Miles is famous for inventing what: Improved Method for Opening and Closing Elevator Doors
Patent Number: 371,207
Date of Patent Issuance: October 11, 1887

Alfred Einhorn
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Alfred Einhorn is famous for inventing what: Alkamin Ester of Para-Aminobenzoic Acid
Patent Number: 812,554
Date of Patent Issuance: October 11, 1887

Alfred Free
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Alfred Free is famous for inventing what: Composition of Matter, Glucose Detection for Diabetes
Patent Number: 2,848,308
Date of Patent Issuance: August 19, 1958

Alfred Nobel
Born Where: Sweden
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Alfred Nobel is famous for inventing what: Improved Explosive Compounds Dynamite
Patent Number: 78,317
Date of Patent Issuance: May 26, 1868

Alfred Y. Cho
Born Where: China
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Alfred Y. Cho is famous for inventing what: Optical Devices Utilizing Single Crystal GaP or GaAs
Patent Number: 3,830,654
Date of Patent Issuance: August 20, 1974

Ali Javan
Born Where: Iran
Field Of Study: Physics Ali Javan is famous for inventing what: Helium-neon laser
Patent Number: 3,149,290
Date of Patent Issuance: September 15, 1964

Almon Strowger
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Almon Strowger is famous for inventing what: Automatic Telephone Switch
Patent Number: 447,918
Date of Patent Issuance: March 10, 1891

Alois Langer
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering, Biology, Engineering
Alois Langer is famous for inventing what: Method and Apparatus for Monitoring Heart Activity
Patent Number: 4,202,340
Date of Patent Issuance: May 13, 1980

Alpheus Babcock
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Instrumental Engineering
Alpheus Babcock is famous for inventing what: Cast-Iron Piano Frame
Patent Number: 4,292
Date of Patent Issuance: November 26, 1845

Amar Bose
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Amar Bose is famous for inventing what: Feedback Control
Patent Number: 4,494,074
Date of Patent Issuance: January 15, 1985

Ambrose Swasey
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Ambrose Swasey is famous for inventing what: Telescope
Patent Number: 959,179
Date of Patent Issuance: May 24, 1910

Amos Joel, Jr
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Amos Joel, Jr is famous for inventing what: Mobile Communication System
Patent Number: 3,663,762
Date of Patent Issuance: May 16, 1972

An Wang
Born Where: China
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering, Invention
An Wang is famous for inventing what: Pulse Transfer Controlling Device, Magnetic Core Memory
Patent Number: 2,708,722
Date of Patent Issuance: May 17, 1955

Andrew Alford
Born Where: Russia
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Andrew Alford is famous for inventing what: Localizer Antenna System
Patent Number: 2,682,050
Date of Patent Issuance: June 22, 1954

Andrew J. Moyer
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology
Andrew J. Moyer is famous for inventing what: Method for Production of Penicillin
Patent Number: 2,442,141
Date of Patent Issuance: May 25, 1948

Andrew Jackson Beard
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Andrew Jackson Beard is famous for inventing what: Car-Coupling
Patent Number: 594,059
Date of Patent Issuance: November 23, 1897

Andrew Smith Hallidie
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Andrew Smith Hallidie is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Grip Pulleys (cable car system)
Patent Number: 100,140
Date of Patent Issuance: February 22, 1870

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Born Where: Netherlands
Field Of Study: Biology, Microscopist
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek is famous for inventing what: Microscope

Archimedes
Born Where: Greek settled Sicily
Field Of Study: Astronomy, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
Archimedes is famous for inventing what: Archimedes Screw

Arnold O. Beckman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry
Arnold O. Beckman is famous for inventing what: Apparatus for Testing Acidity, pH Meter
Patent Number: 2,058,761
Date of Patent Issuance: October 27, 1936

Arthur L. Fry
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Arthur L. Fry is famous for inventing what: Sticky Post-it note sheets
Patent Number: 5,194,299
Date of Patent Issuance: March 16, 1993

Arthur Nobile
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Arthur Nobile is famous for inventing what: Pregna-1,4-Dienes and Compositions Containing Same
Patent Number: 3,134,718
Date of Patent Issuance: May 26, 1964

Arthur Schawlow
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Arthur Schawlow is famous for inventing what: Laser Spectroscopy
Patent Number: 2,929,922
Date of Patent Issuance: March 22, 1960

Auguste Lumière
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Art or Entertainment
Auguste Lumière is famous for inventing what: Picture-Exhibitor
Patent Number: 591,858
Date of Patent Issuance: October 19, 1897

Baron Karl von Drais de Sauerbrun
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Baron Karl von Drais de Sauerbrun is famous for inventing what: Velocipede

Baruch S. Blumberg
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Baruch S. Blumberg is famous for inventing what: Vaccine Against Viral Hepatitis and Process
Patent Number: 3,636,191
Date of Patent Issuance: January 18, 1972

Benjamin A. Rubin
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology, Medicine
Benjamin A. Rubin is famous for inventing what: Pronged Vaccinating and Testing Needle
Patent Number: 3,194,237
Date of Patent Issuance: July 13, 1965

Benjamin Franklin
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Benjamin Franklin is famous for inventing what: Lightning Rod

Benjamin Holt
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Benjamin Holt is famous for inventing what: Crawler-type tread tractor
Patent Number: 874,008
Date of Patent Issuance: December 17, 1907

Bernard Oliver
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Bernard Oliver is famous for inventing what: Communication System Employing Pulse Code Modulation Pulse Code Modulation
Patent Number: 2,801,281
Date of Patent Issuance: July 30, 1957

Bette Nesmith Graham
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Bette Nesmith Graham is famous for inventing what: Liquid Paper

Beulah Louise Henry
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Beulah Louise Henry is famous for inventing what: Vaccum Ice Cream Freezer
Patent Number: 1,037,762
Date of Patent Issuance: September 3, 1912

Birdsill Holly, Jr.
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Birdsill Holly, Jr. is famous for inventing what: Rotary Water Pump
Patent Number: 94,746
Date of Patent Issuance: September 14, 1869

Bradford Parkinson
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Physics
Bradford Parkinson is famous for inventing what: System and Method for Generating Precise Position Determinations Global Positioning System
Patent Number: 5,572,218
Date of Patent Issuance: November 5, 1996

Bryan B. Molloy
Born Where: Scotland
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Bryan B. Molloy is famous for inventing what: Aryloxyphenylpropylamines Prozac
Patent Number: 4,314,081
Date of Patent Issuance: February 2, 1982

C. Donald Bateman
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
C. Donald Bateman is famous for inventing what: Ground Proximity Warning System
Patent Number: 3,922,637
Date of Patent Issuance: November 25, 1975

Calvin Souther Fuller
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Calvin Souther Fuller is famous for inventing what: Silicon Solar Cell
Patent Number: 2,780,765
Date of Patent Issuance: February 5, 1957

Carl Djerassi
Born Where: Austria
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Carl Djerassi is famous for inventing what: Oral Contraceptives
Patent Number: 2,744,122
Date of Patent Issuance: May 1, 1956

Carlton Magee
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Carlton Magee is famous for inventing what: Parking Meter

Carver A. Mead
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Carver A. Mead is famous for inventing what: Processor Which Sequences Externally of a Central Processor
Patent Number: 3,959,774
Date of Patent Issuance: May 25, 1976

Charles B. Darrow
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Art or Entertainment
Charles B. Darrow is famous for inventing what: Monoply Board Game

Charles Best
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Charles Best is famous for inventing what: Extract Obtainable from the Mammalian Pancreas or from the Related Glands in Fishes, Useful in the T
Patent Number: 1,469,994
Date of Patent Issuance: October 9, 1923

Charles D. Seeberger
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Charles D. Seeberger is famous for inventing what: Escalator
Patent Number: 617,778
Date of Patent Issuance: January 17, 1899

Charles F. Brannock
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Charles F. Brannock is famous for inventing what: Foot Measuring Device
Patent Number: 1,682,366
Date of Patent Issuance: August 28, 1928

Charles Francis Brush
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Charles Francis Brush is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Electric Lamps
Patent Number: 203,411
Date of Patent Issuance: May 07, 1878

Charles Franklin Kettering
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Charles Franklin Kettering is famous for inventing what: Engine Starting Device
Patent Number: 1,150,523
Date of Patent Issuance: August 17, 1915

Charles Goodyear
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Charles Goodyear is famous for inventing what: Improvements in India-Rubber Fabrics Vulcanization of Rubber
Patent Number: 3,633
Date of Patent Issuance: June 15, 1844

Charles Grafton Page
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Medicine
Charles Grafton Page is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Induction-Coil Apparatus and in Circuit-Breakers
Patent Number: 76,654
Date of Patent Issuance: April 14, 1868

Charles Hard Townes
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Charles Hard Townes is famous for inventing what: Masers and Maser Communications System Laser
Patent Number: 2,879,439
Date of Patent Issuance: March 24, 1959

Charles J. Plank
Born Where: India
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Charles J. Plank is famous for inventing what: Catalytic Cracking of Hydrocarbons with a Crystalline Zeolite
Patent Number: 3,140,249
Date of Patent Issuance: July 7, 1964

Charles Kaman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Aerospace Engineering, Flight, Mechanical Engineering
Charles Kaman is famous for inventing what: Rotor Control Mechanism for Rotary Aircraft
Patent Number: 2,668,595
Date of Patent Issuance: February 9, 1954

Charles Kelman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Charles Kelman is famous for inventing what: Material Removal Apparatus, Method Employing High Frequency Vibrations,Cataract Surgery
Patent Number: 3,589,363
Date of Patent Issuance: June 29, 1971

Charles Martin Hall
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Charles Martin Hall is famous for inventing what: Manufacture of Aluminum
Patent Number: 400,665
Date of Patent Issuance: April 02, 1889

Charles P. Ginsburg
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Charles P. Ginsburg is famous for inventing what: Broad Band Magnetic Tape Systems and Method Video Tape Recording
Patent Number: 2,956,114
Date of Patent Issuance: October 11, 1960

Charles Proteus Steinmetz
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Charles Proteus Steinmetz is famous for inventing what: System of Distribution by Alternating Currents Alternating Current
Patent Number: 533,244
Date of Patent Issuance: January 29, 1895

Charles Stark Draper
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Charles Stark Draper is famous for inventing what: Gyroscopic Apparatus
Patent Number: 2,752,790
Date of Patent Issuance: July 3, 1956

Charles Strite
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Charles Strite is famous for inventing what: Pop-Up Toaster
Patent Number: 1,394,450
Date of Patent Issuance: October 18, 1921

Charles Sumner Tainter
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Charles Sumner Tainter is famous for inventing what: Apparatus for Recording and Reproducing Sounds
Patent Number: 341,288
Date of Patent Issuance: May 04, 1886

Charon Robin Ganellin
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Medicine
Charon Robin Ganellin is famous for inventing what: Pharmacologically Active Guanidine Compounds, Tagamet – Cimetidine
Patent Number: 3,950,333
Date of Patent Issuance: April 13, 1976

Chester F. Carlson
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Chester F. Carlson is famous for inventing what: Electrophotography
Patent Number: 2,297,691
Date of Patent Issuance: October 6, 1942

Christopher Polhem
Born Where: Sweden
Field Of Study: Invention
Christopher Polhem is famous for inventing what: Grooved Roller for iron bars

Christopher Sholes
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Christopher Sholes is famous for inventing what: Commercially successful type writing machine
Patent Number: 79,265
Date of Patent Issuance: June 23, 1868

Clarence “Kelly” Johnson
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Aerospace Engineering
Clarence “Kelly” Johnson is famous for inventing what: Aircraft
Patent Number: 2,771,740
Date of Patent Issuance: November 27, 1956

Clarence Birdseye
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Clarence Birdseye is famous for inventing what: Packaged Frozen Food
Patent Number: 1,773,079
Date of Patent Issuance: August 12, 1930

Claude Shannon
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mathematics
Claude Shannon is famous for inventing what: Communication System Employing Pulse Code Modulation
Patent Number: 2,801,281
Date of Patent Issuance: July 30, 1957

Cyrus Hall McCormick
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Cyrus Hall McCormick is famous for inventing what: Mechanical Reaper

Dale Kleist
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Dale Kleist is famous for inventing what: Method and Apparatus for Strengthening Fibers
Patent Number: 2,121,802
Date of Patent Issuance: June 28, 1938

Daryl M. Chapin
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics Daryl M. Chapin is famous for inventing what: Silicon Solar Cell
Patent Number: 2,780,765
Date of Patent Issuance: February 5, 1957

David Boris Pall
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Chemistry
David Boris Pall is famous for inventing what: Leukocyte Reduction Filter
Patent Number: 4,925,572
Date of Patent Issuance: May 15, 1990

David Wayne Cushman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
David Wayne Cushman is famous for inventing what: Proline Derivatives and Related Compounds
Patent Number: 4,105,776
Date of Patent Issuance: August 8, 1978

Dawon Kahng
Born Where: South Korea
Field Of Study: Physics
Dawon Kahng is famous for inventing what: Electric Field Controlled Semiconductor Device
Patent Number: 3,102,230
Date of Patent Issuance: August 27, 1963

Dean Kamen
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Dean Kamen is famous for inventing what: Ambulatory Infusion Pump
Patent Number: 3,858,581
Date of Patent Issuance: January 7, 1975

Dennis Moeller
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Dennis Moeller is famous for inventing what: Microcomputer System with Bus Control Means for Peripheral Processing Devices Peripherals
Patent Number: 4,528,626
Date of Patent Issuance: July 9, 1985

Dom Perignon
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Invention
Dom Perignon is famous for inventing what: Champagne

Donald B. Keck
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Physics
Donald B. Keck is famous for inventing what: Fused Silica Optical Waveguide; Method of Producing Optical Waveguide Fibers,Optical Fibers
Patent Number: 3,659,915
Date of Patent Issuance: May 2, 1972

Donald Fletcher Holmes
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Donald Fletcher Holmes is famous for inventing what: Polyurethane
Patent Number: 2,284,896
Date of Patent Issuance: June 2, 1942

Donald L. Campbell
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering
Donald L. Campbell is famous for inventing what: Method of and Apparatus for Contacting Solids and Gases
Patent Number: 2,451,804
Date of Patent Issuance: October 19, 1948

Donald Watts Davies
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering, Invention
Donald Watts Davies is famous for inventing what: Apparatus and Methods for Granting Access to Computers (packet switching)
Patent Number: 4,799,258
Date of Patent Issuance: January 17, 1989

Donalee L. Tabern
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Donalee L. Tabern is famous for inventing what: Pentothal (anesthetic)
Patent Number: 2,153,729
Date of Patent Issuance: April 11, 1939

Douglas Engelbart
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Douglas Engelbart is famous for inventing what: X-Y Position Indicator for a Display System Computer Mouse
Patent Number: 3,541,541
Date of Patent Issuance: November 17, 1970

Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky
Born Where: Netherlands
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky is famous for inventing what: Erasable programmable read only memory array[EPROM]
Patent Number: 3,744,036
Date of Patent Issuance: July 3, 1973

Dr. Daniel Fox
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Dr. Daniel Fox is famous for inventing what: LEXAN Polycarbonate (common type of plastic)

Dr. George R. Carruthers
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Dr. George R. Carruthers is famous for inventing what: Far Electrograph Ultraviolet Camera
Patent Number: 3,478,216
Date of Patent Issuance: November 11, 1969

Dr. John Stith Pemberton
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Dr. John Stith Pemberton is famous for inventing what: Coca-Cola

Eckley Brinton Coxe
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Eckley Brinton Coxe is famous for inventing what: Traveling-Grate Furnace
Patent Number: 510,565
Date of Patent Issuance: December 12, 1893

Edith Flanigen
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Edith Flanigen is famous for inventing what: Molecular Sieves
Patent Number: 3,306,922
Date of Patent Issuance: February 28, 1967

Edmund Germer
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Edmund Germer is famous for inventing what: Fluorescent Lamp
Patent Number: 2,202,199
Date of Patent Issuance: December 5, 1939

Edward Augustin Calahan
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Edward Augustin Calahan is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Telegraphic Indicators
Patent Number: 76,157
Date of Patent Issuance: March 31, 1868

Edward Goodrich Acheson
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Edward Goodrich Acheson is famous for inventing what: Production of Artificial Crystalline Carbonaceous Materials, Carborundum.
Patent Number: 492,767
Date of Patent Issuance: February 28, 1893

Edward J. Rosinski
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering
Edward J. Rosinski is famous for inventing what: Catalytic Cracking of Hydrocarbons with a Crystalline Zeolite
Patent Number: 3,140,249
Date of Patent Issuance: July 7, 1964

Edward Jenner
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention, Medicine
Edward Jenner is famous for inventing what: Smallpox Vaccine

Edward Weston
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Electrical Engineering
Edward Weston is famous for inventing what: Electrical Measuring Apparatus
Patent Number: 392,387
Date of Patent Issuance: November 06, 1888

Edwin A. Link
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Aerospace Engineering, Invention, Technology
Edwin A. Link is famous for inventing what: Link Trainer/Simulator (Flight Simulator)
Patent Number: 1,825,462
Date of Patent Issuance: September 29, 1931

Edwin Budding
Born Where: England
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Edwin Budding is famous for inventing what: Lawn Mower

Edwin Herbert Land
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Manufacturing, Physics
Edwin Herbert Land is famous for inventing what: Photographic Product Comprising a Rupturable Container Carrying a Photographic Processing Liquid Photography
Patent Number: 2,543,181
Date of Patent Issuance: February 27, 1951

Edwin Howard Armstrong
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Edwin Howard Armstrong is famous for inventing what: Method of Receiving High-Frequency Oscillations Radio
Patent Number: 1,342,885
Date of Patent Issuance: June 8, 1920

Eger V. Murphree
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Eger V. Murphree is famous for inventing what: Method of and Apparatus for Contacting Solids and Gases Catalytic Cracking
Patent Number: 2,451,804
Date of Patent Issuance: October 19, 1948

Eli Terry
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Eli Terry is famous for inventing what: Clock
Date of Patent Issuance: November 17, 1797

Eli Whitney
Born Where: England
Field Of Study: Invention
Eli Whitney is famous for inventing what: Cotton Gin
Date of Patent Issuance: March 14, 1794

Eli Whitney Blake
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Eli Whitney Blake is famous for inventing what: Machine for Crushing Stone
Patent Number: 20,542
Date of Patent Issuance: June 15, 1858

Elias Howe
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Elias Howe is famous for inventing what: Sewing Machine
Patent Number: 4,750
Date of Patent Issuance: September 10, 1846

Elihu Thomson
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Elihu Thomson is famous for inventing what: Electric-Arc Lamp
Patent Number: 258,684
Date of Patent Issuance: May 30, 1882

Elijah McCoy
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Elijah McCoy is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Lubricators for Steam-Engines
Patent Number: 129,843
Date of Patent Issuance: July 23, 1872

Elisha Graves Otis
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Elisha Graves Otis is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Hoisting Apparatus Elevator Brake
Patent Number: 31,128
Date of Patent Issuance: January 15, 1861

Elisha Gray
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Elisha Gray is famous for inventing what: Telautograph
Patent Number: 461,470
Date of Patent Issuance: October 20, 1891

Elizabeth Lee Hazen
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology
Elizabeth Lee Hazen is famous for inventing what: Nystatin (Antifungal / Antibiotic)
Patent Number: 2,797,183
Date of Patent Issuance: June 25, 1957

Elmer Ambrose Sperry
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Elmer Ambrose Sperry is famous for inventing what: Ship’s Gyroscopic-Compass Set Gyroscopic Compass
Patent Number: 1,242,065
Date of Patent Issuance: October 2, 1917

Emil Lerp
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Emil Lerp is famous for inventing what: Petrol Chain Saw

Emile Berliner
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Instrumental Engineering
Emile Berliner is famous for inventing what: Gramophone
Patent Number: 372,786
Date of Patent Issuance: November 08, 1887

Emile Gagnan
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Engineering
Emile Gagnan is famous for inventing what: Diving Regulator
Patent Number: 2,485,039
Date of Patent Issuance: October 18, 1949

Emmett W. Chappelle
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering, Biology
Emmett W. Chappelle is famous for inventing what: Lyophilized Reaction Mixtures
Patent Number: 3,423,290
Date of Patent Issuance: January 21, 1969

Enrico Fermi
Born Where: Italy
Field Of Study: Physics
Enrico Fermi is famous for inventing what: Neutronic Reactor
Patent Number: 2,708,656
Date of Patent Issuance: May 17, 1955

Erastus Brigham Bigelow
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Erastus Brigham Bigelow is famous for inventing what: Power-Loom for Weaving Coach-Lace and Other Similar Fabrics
Patent Number: 169
Date of Patent Issuance: April 20, 1837

Erik Rotheim
Born Where: Norway
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering
Erik Rotheim is famous for inventing what: Aerosol Can
Patent Number: 1,800,156
Date of Patent Issuance: April 7, 1931

Erna Hoover
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mathematics
Erna Hoover is famous for inventing what: Computerized Telephone Switching
Patent Number: 3,623,007
Date of Patent Issuance: November 23, 1971

Ernest H. Volwiler
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Ernest H. Volwiler is famous for inventing what: Thiobarbituric Acid Derivatives
Patent Number: 2,153,729
Date of Patent Issuance: April 11, 1939

Ernest Orlando Lawrence
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Ernest Orlando Lawrence is famous for inventing what: Method and Apparatus for the Acceleration of Ions (Cyclotron)
Patent Number: 1,948,384
Date of Patent Issuance: February 20, 1934

Erno Rubik
Born Where: Hungary
Field Of Study: Engineering
Erno Rubik is famous for inventing what: Rubik’s Cube

Ernst F. W. Alexanderson
Born Where: Sweden
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Ernst F. W. Alexanderson is famous for inventing what: High-Frequency Alternator Radio
Patent Number: 1,008,577
Date of Patent Issuance: November 14, 1911

Eugene Houdry
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Eugene Houdry is famous for inventing what: Process for the Manufacture of Liquid Fuels (Catalytic Cracking)
Patent Number: 1,837,963
Date of Patent Issuance: December 22, 1931

Federico Faggin
Born Where: Italy
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Physics
Federico Faggin is famous for inventing what: Memory System for a Multi-Chip Digital Computer
Patent Number: 3,821,715
Date of Patent Issuance: June 28, 1974

Felix Hoffman
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Felix Hoffman is famous for inventing what: Acetyl Salicylic Acid (Aspirin)
Patent Number: 644,077
Date of Patent Issuance: February 27, 1900

Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Aerospace Engineering
Ferdinand von Zeppelin is famous for inventing what: Airship
Patent Number: 621,195
Date of Patent Issuance: March 14, 1899

Field H. Winslow
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Field H. Winslow is famous for inventing what: Polymer Cable Sheath
Patent Number: 2,967,845
Date of Patent Issuance: January 10, 1961

Forrest M. Bird
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Flight, Invention
Forrest M. Bird is famous for inventing what: Fluid Control Device; Respirator; Pediatric Ventilator Respirator / Ventilator
Patent Number: 3,068,856
Date of Patent Issuance: December 18, 1962

Francis P. Bundy
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Francis P. Bundy is famous for inventing what: Diamond Synthesis
Patent Number: 2,947,611
Date of Patent Issuance: August 2, 1960

Frank B. Colton
Born Where: Poland
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Medicine
Frank B. Colton is famous for inventing what: Estradiene Compounds Oral Contraceptives
Patent Number: 2,691,028
Date of Patent Issuance: October 5, 1954

Frank Cepollina
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Frank Cepollina is famous for inventing what: Satellite Servicing Techniques
Patent Number: 3,460,378
Date of Patent Issuance: August 12, 1969

Frank Fleer
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Frank Fleer is famous for inventing what: Bubblegum

Frank J. Zamboni
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Frank J. Zamboni is famous for inventing what: Ice Rink Resurfacing Machine
Patent Number: 2,642,679
Date of Patent Issuance: June 23, 1953

Frank Julian Sprague
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Frank Julian Sprague is famous for inventing what: Electric Railway System
Patent Number: 321,149
Date of Patent Issuance: June 30, 1885

Frank Wanlass
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Frank Wanlass is famous for inventing what: Low stand-by power complementary field effect circuitry (CMOS logic circuits)
Patent Number: 3,356,858
Date of Patent Issuance: December 5, 1967

Frank Whittle
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Flight
Frank Whittle is famous for inventing what: Jet Engine
Patent Number: 2,404,334
Date of Patent Issuance: July 16, 1946

Frederick Banting
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Frederick Banting is famous for inventing what: Extract Obtainable from the Mammalian Pancreas or from the Related Glands in Fishes
Patent Number: 1,469,994
Date of Patent Issuance: October 9, 1923

Frederick Ellsworth Sickels
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Frederick Ellsworth Sickels is famous for inventing what: Valve for Steam-Engines
Patent Number: 424,581
Date of Patent Issuance: April 01, 1890

Frederick G. Cottrell
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Physics
Frederick G. Cottrell is famous for inventing what: Art of Separating Suspended Particles from Gaseous Bodies Electrostatic Precipitator
Patent Number: 895,729
Date of Patent Issuance: August 11, 1908

Frederick McKinley Jones
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Frederick McKinley Jones is famous for inventing what: Air Conditioner for Vehicles
Patent Number: 2,303,857
Date of Patent Issuance: December 1, 1942

Fredrick Walton
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
Fredrick Walton is famous for inventing what: Linoleum

Fritz Haber
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Physics
Fritz Haber is famous for inventing what: Production of Ammonia
Patent Number: 971,501
Date of Patent Issuance: September 27, 1910

Gail Borden, Jr.
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Gail Borden, Jr. is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Concentration of Milk
Patent Number: 15,553
Date of Patent Issuance: August 19, 1856

Galileo Galilei
Born Where: Italy
Field Of Study: Astronomy, Mathematics, Physics
Galileo Galilei is famous for inventing what: Improved Telescope

Garrett Morgan
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Garrett Morgan is famous for inventing what: Color Photography
Patent Number: 1,090,936
Date of Patent Issuance: March 24, 1914

George Babcock
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering, Invention
George Babcock is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Steam Generators Steam Generator
Patent Number: 65,042
Date of Patent Issuance: May 28, 1867

George Cayley
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Flight, Invention
George Cayley is famous for inventing what: Fixed Wing Glider

George Crompton
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
George Crompton is famous for inventing what: Loom for Weaving Figured Fabrics
Patent Number: 11,933
Date of Patent Issuance: November 14, 1854

George de Mestral
Born Where: Switzerland
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Invention
George de Mestral is famous for inventing what: Velcro
Patent Number: 2,717,437
Date of Patent Issuance: September 13, 1955

George E. Smith
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Technology
George E. Smith is famous for inventing what: Information Storage Device
Patent Number: 3,858,232
Date of Patent Issuance: December 31, 1974

George Eastman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Art or Entertainment, Invention
George Eastman is famous for inventing what: Roll film (for photography)
Patent Number: 226,503
Date of Patent Issuance: April 13, 1880

George H. Heilmeier
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
George H. Heilmeier is famous for inventing what: Electro-Optic Liquid Crystal Device
Patent Number: 3,499,112
Date of Patent Issuance: March 3, 1970

George H. Hulett
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
George H. Hulett is famous for inventing what: Apparatus for Handling Ore
Patent Number: 652,313
Date of Patent Issuance: June 26, 1900

George Henry Corliss
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
George Henry Corliss is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Valve Gears for Steam-Engines (Corliss Steam Engine)
Patent Number: 177,377
Date of Patent Issuance: May 16, 1876

George Mortimer Pullman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Manufacturing
George Mortimer Pullman is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Sleeping Cars
Patent Number: 42,182
Date of Patent Issuance: April 05, 1864

George R. Stibitz
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering, Physics
George R. Stibitz is famous for inventing what: Complex Computer Digital Computer
Patent Number: 2,668,661
Date of Patent Issuance: February 9, 1954

George W. Ferris
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Art or Entertainment, Engineering
George W. Ferris is famous for inventing what: Ferris Wheel

George Washington Carver
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering
George Washington Carver is famous for inventing what: Cosmetic and Process of Producing the Same; Paint and Stain and Process of Producing the Same Peanut
Patent Number: 1,522,176
Date of Patent Issuance: January 6, 1925

George Westinghouse
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
George Westinghouse is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Steam-Power Brake Devices
Patent Number: 5,504
Date of Patent Issuance: April 11, 1848

Georges Claude
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Engineering
Georges Claude is famous for inventing what: Neon Tubing
Patent Number: 1,189,664
Date of Patent Issuance: July 4, 1916

Gerald L. Pearson
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Gerald L. Pearson is famous for inventing what: Silicon Solar Cell
Patent Number: 2,780,765
Date of Patent Issuance: February 5, 1957

Gerardus Mercator
Born Where: Belgium
Field Of Study: Navigation
Gerardus Mercator is famous for inventing what: Mercator Projection

Gerd Karl Binnig
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Physics
Gerd Karl Binnig is famous for inventing what: Scanning Tunneling Microscope
Patent Number: 4,343,993
Date of Patent Issuance: August 10, 1982

Gerhard M. Sessler
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Gerhard M. Sessler is famous for inventing what: Foil Electret Microphone
Patent Number: 3,118,022
Date of Patent Issuance: January 14, 1964

Gertrude Belle Elion
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology, Medicine
Gertrude Belle Elion is famous for inventing what: 2-Amino-6-Mercaptopurine (Anti-Leukemia drugs)
Patent Number: 2,884,667
Date of Patent Issuance: May 5, 1959

Gideon Sundback
Born Where: Sweden
Field Of Study: Engineering
Gideon Sundback is famous for inventing what: Separable Fastener (zipper)
Patent Number: 1,219,881
Date of Patent Issuance: March 20, 1917

Glenn Curtiss
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Flight, Manufacturing
Glenn Curtiss is famous for inventing what: Hydroaeroplane
Patent Number: 1,170,965
Date of Patent Issuance: February 8, 1916

Glenn T. Seaborg
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Glenn T. Seaborg is famous for inventing what: Plutonium Isolation
Patent Number: 3,000,695
Date of Patent Issuance: September 19, 1961

Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Medicine, Physics
Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield is famous for inventing what: Apparatus for Examining a Body by Means of Penetrating Radiation (CT Scans)
Patent Number: 3,965,357
Date of Patent Issuance: June 22, 1976

Gordon E. Moore
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering
Gordon E. Moore is famous for inventing what: Method for Fabricating Transistors
Patent Number: 3,108,359
Date of Patent Issuance: October 29, 1963

Gordon Gould
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Gordon Gould is famous for inventing what: Optically Pumped Laser Amplifiers
Patent Number: 4,053,845
Date of Patent Issuance: October 11, 1977

Gordon Kidd Teal
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Physics
Gordon Kidd Teal is famous for inventing what: Method of producing a semiconductor element
Patent Number: 2,703,296
Date of Patent Issuance: March 1, 1955

Gottleib Daimler
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Gottleib Daimler is famous for inventing what: The first high-speed petrol engine and the first four-wheel automobile
Patent Number: 28,022
Date of Patent Issuance: April 24, 1860

Graham John Durant
Born Where: England
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Graham John Durant is famous for inventing what: Pharmacologically Active Guanidine Compounds
Patent Number: 3,950,333
Date of Patent Issuance: April 13, 1976

Granville T. Woods
Born Where: Australia
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
, Invention
Granville T. Woods is famous for inventing what: Railway Telegraphy
Patent Number: 373,383
Date of Patent Issuance: November 15, 1887

Gregory G. Pincus
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology
Gregory G. Pincus is famous for inventing what: Biochemical Processes for the 11-Hydroylation of Steroids
Patent Number: 2,666,015
Date of Patent Issuance: January 12, 1954

Guglielmo Marconi
Born Where: Italy
Field Of Study: Invention
Guglielmo Marconi is famous for inventing what: Transmitting Electrical Signals
Patent Number: 586,193
Date of Patent Issuance: July 13, 1897

H. Tracy Hall
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Physics
H. Tracy Hall is famous for inventing what: Synthetic Diamond
Patent Number: 2,947,610
Date of Patent Issuance: August 2, 1960

Hans J.P. von Ohain
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Hans J.P. von Ohain is famous for inventing what: Jet Engine
Patent Number: 2,911,189
Date of Patent Issuance: November 3, 1959

Harold E. Edgerton
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Harold E. Edgerton is famous for inventing what: Stroboscope (strobe light)
Patent Number: 2,478,903
Date of Patent Issuance: August 16, 1949

Harold McMaster
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Harold McMaster is famous for inventing what: Tempered Glass
Patent Number: 3,994,711
Date of Patent Issuance: November 30, 1976

Harold Rosen
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Harold Rosen is famous for inventing what: Spin Stabilized Synchronous Communications Satellite.
Patent Number: 3,133,282
Date of Patent Issuance: May 12, 1964

Harold Stephen Black
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Harold Stephen Black is famous for inventing what: Wave Translation System Negative Feedback Amplifier
Patent Number: 2,102,671
Date of Patent Issuance: December 21, 1937

Harry Coover
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Invention
Harry Coover is famous for inventing what: Alcohol-Catalyzed Cyanoacrylate Adhesive Compositions Superglue
Patent Number: 2,768,109
Date of Patent Issuance: October 23, 1956

Harvey S. Firestone
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Harvey S. Firestone is famous for inventing what: Vehicle-Tire
Patent Number: 646,274
Date of Patent Issuance: March 27, 1900

Heinrich Rohrer
Born Where: Switzerland
Field Of Study: Physics
Heinrich Rohrer is famous for inventing what: Scanning Tunneling Microscope
Patent Number: 4,343,993
Date of Patent Issuance: August 10, 1982

Helen Blanchard
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Helen Blanchard is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Sewing-Machines
Patent Number: 141,987
Date of Patent Issuance: August 19, 1873

Helen Free
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Helen Free is famous for inventing what: Composition of Matter, Glucose Detection for Diabetes
Patent Number: 2,848,308
Date of Patent Issuance: August 19, 1958

Henry Bessemer
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Henry Bessemer is famous for inventing what: Bessemer Process for Steelmaking
Patent Number: 16,082
Date of Patent Issuance: November 11, 1856

Henry Cort
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Engineering
Henry Cort is famous for inventing what: Wrought Iron

Henry Ford
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Henry Ford is famous for inventing what: Moving Belt Auto Assembly
Patent Number: 1,005,186
Date of Patent Issuance: October 10, 1911

Henry Timken
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Henry Timken is famous for inventing what: Roller Bearing for Vehicles; Roller Bearing Tapered Roller Bearings
Patent Number: 606,635
Date of Patent Issuance: June 28, 1898

Herb Boyer
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology, Engineering
Herb Boyer is famous for inventing what: Process for Producing Biologically Functional Molecular Chimeras
Patent Number: 4,237,224
Date of Patent Issuance: December 2, 1980

Herbert Henry Dow
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Herbert Henry Dow is famous for inventing what: Process of Extracting Bromine
Patent Number: 11,232
Date of Patent Issuance: July 04, 1854

Herbert M. Strong
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Herbert M. Strong is famous for inventing what: Synthetic Diamond
Patent Number: 2,947,610
Date of Patent Issuance: August 2, 1960

Herman A. Affel
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Herman A. Affel is famous for inventing what: Concentric Conduction System
Patent Number: 1,835,031
Date of Patent Issuance: December 8, 1931

Herman Hollerith
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Herman Hollerith is famous for inventing what: Punch Card Tabulator
Patent Number: 395,781
Date of Patent Issuance: January 08, 1889

Hermann Von Helmholtz
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Medicine, Physics
Hermann Von Helmholtz is famous for inventing what: Opthalmoscope

Hippolyte Mege-Mouries
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Invention
Hippolyte Mege-Mouries is famous for inventing what: Margarine
Patent Number: 2,233,179
Date of Patent Issuance: February 25, 1941

Hiram Stevens Maxim
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Hiram Stevens Maxim is famous for inventing what: Maxim Gun
Patent Number: 430,212
Date of Patent Issuance: June 17, 1890

Homer Z. Martin
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering, Invention
Homer Z. Martin is famous for inventing what: Method of and Apparatus For Contacting Solids And Gases
Patent Number: 2,451,804
Date of Patent Issuance: October 19, 1948

Hugh Moore
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Hugh Moore is famous for inventing what: Paper Cup

Ibn al-Baytar
Born Where: Andulasia
Field Of Study: Medicine
Ibn al-Baytar is famous for inventing what: Cancer Therapy

Igor I. Sikorsky
Born Where: Ukraine
Field Of Study: Flight
Igor I. Sikorsky is famous for inventing what: Helicopter and Controls Therefore Helicopter
Patent Number: 2,318,259
Date of Patent Issuance: May 4, 1943

Irving Langmuir
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Physics
Irving Langmuir is famous for inventing what: Incandescent Electric Light Bulb
Patent Number: 1,180,159
Date of Patent Issuance: April 18, 1916

Irving Millman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Irving Millman is famous for inventing what: Vaccine for Hepatitis B
Patent Number: 3,636,191
Date of Patent Issuance: January 18, 1972

Irwin M. Lachman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Irwin M. Lachman is famous for inventing what: Anisotropic Cordierite Monolith
Patent Number: 3,885,977
Date of Patent Issuance: May 27, 1975

Isaac Newton
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Astronomy, Invention, Mathematics, Physics
Isaac Newton is famous for inventing what: Reflecting Telescope

Isaac Singer
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Isaac Singer is famous for inventing what: Improved Lock-Stitch Sewing Machine
Patent Number: 13,661
Date of Patent Issuance: October 09, 1855

Ivan Getting
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering,
Physics Ivan Getting is famous for inventing what: Global Positioning System (GPS)
Patent Number: 2,709,773
Date of Patent Issuance: May 31, 1955

J. Franklin Hyde
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
J. Franklin Hyde is famous for inventing what: Method of Making a Transparent Article of Silica, Transparent Silica
Patent Number: 2,272,342
Date of Patent Issuance: February 10, 1942

J. Presper Eckert
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering
J. Presper Eckert is famous for inventing what: ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer)
Patent Number: 2,577,141
Date of Patent Issuance: December 4, 1951

Jack S. Kilby
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Physics
Jack S. Kilby is famous for inventing what: Miniaturized Electronic Circuits, Integrated Circuit
Patent Number: 3,138,743
Date of Patent Issuance: June 23, 1964

Jacob Davis
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Jacob Davis is famous for inventing what: Denim Jeans
Patent Number: 139,121
Date of Patent Issuance: May 20, 1873

Jacob Rabinow
Born Where: Ukraine
Field Of Study: Engineering
Jacob Rabinow is famous for inventing what: Optical Character Recognition
Patent Number: 2,933,246
Date of Patent Issuance: April 19, 1960

Jacques Brandenberger
Born Where: Switzerland
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Engineering
Jacques Brandenberger is famous for inventing what: Composite Cellulose Film
Patent Number: 1,266,766
Date of Patent Issuance: May 21, 1918

Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Ecology
Jacques-Yves Cousteau is famous for inventing what: Diving Unit
Patent Number: 2,485,039
Date of Patent Issuance: October 18, 1949

James Bogardus
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
James Bogardus is famous for inventing what: Construction of the Frame, Roof, and Floor of Iron Buildings
Patent Number: 7,337
Date of Patent Issuance: May 07, 1850

James Collip
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Biology
James Collip is famous for inventing what: Extract Obtainable from the Mammalian Pancreas or from the Related Glands in Fish.
Patent Number: 1,469,994
Date of Patent Issuance: October 9, 1923

James Dyson
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Engineering
James Dyson is famous for inventing what: Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner

James E. West
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
James E. West is famous for inventing what: Electroacoustic Transducer
Patent Number: 3,118,022
Date of Patent Issuance: January 14, 1964

James Fergason
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Physics
James Fergason is famous for inventing what: Display Devices Utilizing Liquid Crystal Light Modulation (LCD displays)
Patent Number: 3,731,986
Date of Patent Issuance: May 8, 1973

James Hargreaves
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
James Hargreaves is famous for inventing what: Spinning Jenny

James Hillier
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Physics
James Hillier is famous for inventing what: Electron Microscope
Patent Number: 2,455,676
Date of Patent Issuance: December 7, 1948

James J. Wynne
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
James J. Wynne is famous for inventing what: LASIK Eye Surgery
Patent Number: 4,784,135
Date of Patent Issuance: November 15, 1988

James Leonard Plimpton
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Art or Entertainment, Invention
James Leonard Plimpton is famous for inventing what: Four-Wheeled Roller Skates

James Murray Spangler
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
James Murray Spangler is famous for inventing what: Carpet Sweeper and Cleaner
Patent Number: 889,823
Date of Patent Issuance: June 2, 1908

Jan Ernst Matzeliger
Born Where: Suriname
Field Of Study: Invention
Jan Ernst Matzeliger is famous for inventing what: Shoe Lasting-Machine
Patent Number: 274,207
Date of Patent Issuance: March 20, 1883

Jay W. Forrester
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering
Jay W. Forrester is famous for inventing what: Random Access Memory, Multicoordinate Digital Information Storage Device
Patent Number: 2,736,880
Date of Patent Issuance: February 28, 1956

Jean A. Hoerni
Born Where: Switzerland
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Jean A. Hoerni is famous for inventing what: Method of Manufacturing Semiconductor Devices
Patent Number: 3,025,589
Date of Patent Issuance: March 20, 1962

Jesse Wilford Reno
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Jesse Wilford Reno is famous for inventing what: Endless Conveyor or Elevator
Patent Number: 470,918
Date of Patent Issuance: March 15, 1892

Jethro Tull
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
Jethro Tull is famous for inventing what: Seed Drill

Johannes Gutenberg
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Invention
Johannes Gutenberg is famous for inventing what: Movable-Type Printing Press

John Bardeen
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Physics
John Bardeen is famous for inventing what: Semiconductor Amplifier; Three-Electrode Circuit Element Using Semiconductive Materials, Transistor
Patent Number: 2,502,488
Date of Patent Issuance: April 4, 1950

John C. Sheehan
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Medicine
John C. Sheehan is famous for inventing what: Displacement of the Thiazolidine Ring in Penicillin with the Formation of a Biologically Active Ceph
Patent Number: 3,939,151
Date of Patent Issuance: February 17, 1976

John Charnley
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Medicine
John Charnley is famous for inventing what: Acetabular Sockets
Patent Number: 3,722,002
Date of Patent Issuance: March 27, 1973

John Colin Emmett
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering, Medicine
John Colin Emmett is famous for inventing what: Pharmacologically Active Guanidine Compounds
Patent Number: 3,950,333
Date of Patent Issuance: April 13, 1976

John D. Macdougall
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry
John D. Macdougall is famous for inventing what: Method of Making Insulated Gate Field Effect Transistor with Controlled Threshold Voltage
Patent Number: 3,895,966
Date of Patent Issuance: July 22, 1975

John Deere
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
John Deere is famous for inventing what: Steel Plow
Patent Number: 46,454
Date of Patent Issuance: February 21, 1865

John Dunlop
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
John Dunlop is famous for inventing what: Pneumatic Tire
Patent Number: 435,995
Date of Patent Issuance: September 09, 1890

John E. Franz
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
John E. Franz is famous for inventing what: N-phosphonomethyl-Glycine Phytotoxicant Compositions
Patent Number: 4,438,511
Date of Patent Issuance: March 20, 1984

John Ericsson
Born Where: Sweden
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
John Ericsson is famous for inventing what: Propelling Steam Vessels
Patent Number: 588
Date of Patent Issuance: February 01, 1838

John Fitch
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
John Fitch is famous for inventing what: Propelling Boats with Steam
Date of Patent Issuance: August 26, 1791

John Gibbon
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
John Gibbon is famous for inventing what: Oxygenating Unit for Extracorporeal Circulation Devices, Heart-Lung Machine
Patent Number: 2,702,035
Date of Patent Issuance: February 15, 1955

John Gorrie
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Medicine
John Gorrie is famous for inventing what: Mechanical Refrigeration

John H. Thomas
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
John H. Thomas is famous for inventing what: Method and Apparatus for Strengthening Fibers (Fiber Glass)
Patent Number: 2,121,802
Date of Patent Issuance: June 28, 1938

John Harvey Kellogg
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
John Harvey Kellogg is famous for inventing what: Flaked Cereals
Patent Number: 558,393
Date of Patent Issuance: April 14, 1896

John Joseph Lynott
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Technology
John Joseph Lynott is famous for inventing what: Direct Access Magnetic Disc Storage Device
Patent Number: 3,503,060
Date of Patent Issuance: March 24, 1970

John Kay
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
John Kay is famous for inventing what: Flying Shuttle

John Landis Mason
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
John Landis Mason is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Screw-Neck Bottles
Patent Number: 22,186
Date of Patent Issuance: November 30, 1858

John Logie Baird
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
John Logie Baird is famous for inventing what: World’s first fully electronic colour television tube

John Mauchly
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering
John Mauchly is famous for inventing what: ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer)
Patent Number: 2,577,141
Date of Patent Issuance: December 4, 1951

John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich is famous for inventing what: Sandwich

John Moses Browning
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
John Moses Browning is famous for inventing what: Breech-Loading Fire Arm
Patent Number: 220,271
Date of Patent Issuance: October 07, 1879

John Northrop
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering
John Northrop is famous for inventing what: Flying Wing Plane; All-Metal High-Wing Monocoque Airplane (Vega)
Patent Number: 2,406,506
Date of Patent Issuance: August 27, 1946

John Paul Hogan
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
John Paul Hogan is famous for inventing what: Polypropylene and high-density polyethylene
Patent Number: 2,825,721
Date of Patent Issuance: March 4, 1958

John Phillip Holland
Born Where: Ireland
Field Of Study: Engineering
John Phillip Holland is famous for inventing what: Submergible Torpedo-Boat (first submarine commissioned by U.S. Navy)
Patent Number: 472,670
Date of Patent Issuance: April 12, 1892

John Pierce
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
John Pierce is famous for inventing what: Communications Satellite
Patent Number: 2,719,188
Date of Patent Issuance: September 27, 1955

John Raphael Rogers
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Technology
John Raphael Rogers is famous for inventing what: Matrix for Linotype-Machine
Patent Number: 837,127
Date of Patent Issuance: November 27, 1906

John Roebling
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Civil Engineering
John Roebling is famous for inventing what: Anchoring Suspension-Chains for Bridges
Patent Number: 4,710
Date of Patent Issuance: August 26, 1846

John Stevens
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
John Stevens is famous for inventing what: Steam Engine
Date of Patent Issuance: April 11, 1803

John T. Parsons
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
John T. Parsons is famous for inventing what: Motor Controlled Apparatus for Positioning Machine Tool Numerical Control
Patent Number: 2,820,187
Date of Patent Issuance: January 14, 1958

John W. Hetrick
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
John W. Hetrick is famous for inventing what: Airbag

John Wesley Hyatt
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
John Wesley Hyatt is famous for inventing what: Improved Molding Composition to Imitate Ivory
Patent Number: 88,633
Date of Patent Issuance: April 06, 1869

Joseph Gayetty
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Joseph Gayetty is famous for inventing what: Toilet Paper

Joseph Glidden
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Joseph Glidden is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Wire-Fences
Patent Number: 157,124
Date of Patent Issuance: November 24, 1874

Joseph H. Burckhalter
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Joseph H. Burckhalter is famous for inventing what: Isothiocyanate Compounds
Patent Number: 2,937,186
Date of Patent Issuance: May 17, 1960

Joseph Monier
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Invention
Joseph Monier is famous for inventing what: Reinforced Concrete

Joseph Saxton
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Joseph Saxton is famous for inventing what: Improvements in Hydrometers
Patent Number: 44,460
Date of Patent Issuance: September 27, 1864

Josephine Garis Cochran
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Josephine Garis Cochran is famous for inventing what: Dish-Washing Machine
Patent Number: 355,139
Date of Patent Issuance: December 28, 1886

Joshua Lionel Cowen
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Joshua Lionel Cowen is famous for inventing what: Toy Car
Patent Number: 1,113,312
Date of Patent Issuance: October 13, 1914

Julio C. Palmaz
Born Where: Argentina
Field Of Study: Medicine
Julio C. Palmaz is famous for inventing what: Intravascular Stent
Patent Number: 4,733,665
Date of Patent Issuance: March 29, 1988

Julius Nieuwland
Born Where: Belgium
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Julius Nieuwland is famous for inventing what: Vinyl Derivatives of Acetylene and Method of Preparing the Same Synthetic Rubber
Patent Number: 1,811,959
Date of Patent Issuance: June 30, 1931

Karl Benz
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Karl Benz is famous for inventing what: Gasoline powered automobile

Karl Bosch
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Karl Bosch is famous for inventing what: Process of Producing Ammonia
Patent Number: 990,191
Date of Patent Issuance: April 18, 1911

Karl Ferdinand Braun
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Invention, Physics
Karl Ferdinand Braun is famous for inventing what: Cathode-Ray Tube

Kary Mullis
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Kary Mullis is famous for inventing what: Process for Amplifying Nucleic Acid Sequences Polymerase Chain Reacton
Patent Number: 4,683,202
Date of Patent Issuance: July 28, 1987

Katharine Burr Blodgett
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Katharine Burr Blodgett is famous for inventing what: Film Structure and Method of Preparation
Patent Number: 2,220,860
Date of Patent Issuance: November 5, 1940

Ken Richardson
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Ken Richardson is famous for inventing what: Fluconazole
Patent Number: 4,404,216
Date of Patent Issuance: September 13, 1983

Kenneth E. Manchester
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Kenneth E. Manchester is famous for inventing what: Method of Making Insulated Gate Field Effect Transistor with Controlled Threshold Voltage
Patent Number: 3,895,966
Date of Patent Issuance: July 22, 1975

Kenneth H. Olsen
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Kenneth H. Olsen is famous for inventing what: Magnetic Core Memory
Patent Number: 3,161,861
Date of Patent Issuance: December 15, 1964

King Camp Gillette
Born Where: United states
Field Of Study: Invention
King Camp Gillette is famous for inventing what: Safety razor
Patent Number: 775,134
Date of Patent Issuance: November 15, 1904

Kirkpatrick Macmillan
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
Kirkpatrick Macmillan is famous for inventing what: Rear-wheel driven bicycle

Klaus K. Schmiegel
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Klaus K. Schmiegel is famous for inventing what: Fluoxetine (Prozac)
Patent Number: 4,314,081
Date of Patent Issuance: February 2, 1982

Larry J. Hornbeck
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Physics
Larry J. Hornbeck is famous for inventing what: Spatial Light Modulator and Method
Patent Number: 5,061,049
Date of Patent Issuance: October 29, 1991

Laszlo and Georg Biro
Born Where: Hungary
Field Of Study: Invention
Laszlo and Georg Biro is famous for inventing what: Ballpoint Pen

Laszlo Josef Biro
Born Where: Hungary
Field Of Study: Invention
Laszlo Josef Biro is famous for inventing what: Ballpoint Pen
Patent Number: 2,390,636
Date of Patent Issuance: December 11, 1945

Lee De Forest
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Invention
Lee De Forest is famous for inventing what: Triode Valve
Patent Number: 879,532
Date of Patent Issuance: February 18, 1908

Leo Hendrik Baekeland
Born Where: Belgium
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Leo Hendrik Baekeland is famous for inventing what: Method of Making Insoluble Products of Phenol and Formaldehyde, Bakelite
Patent Number: 942,699
Date of Patent Issuance: December 7, 1909

Leo Szilard
Born Where: Hungary
Field Of Study: Physics Leo Szilard is famous for inventing what: Neutronic Reactor / Nuclear Fission
Patent Number: 2,708,656
Date of Patent Issuance: May 17, 1955

Leonarda Da Vinci
Born Where: Italy
Field Of Study: Art or Entertainment, Engineering, Flight, Invention, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering
Leonarda Da Vinci is famous for inventing what: Lens-Grinder

Leopold Godowsky, Jr.
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Leopold Godowsky, Jr. is famous for inventing what: Color Photography
Patent Number: 1,997,493
Date of Patent Issuance: April 9, 1935

Leopold Mannes
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Leopold Mannes is famous for inventing what: Color Photography
Patent Number: 1,997,493
Date of Patent Issuance: April 9, 1935

Leroy E. Hood
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology, Technology
Leroy E. Hood is famous for inventing what: Automated DNA Sequencing Technique (human genome project)
Patent Number: 5,171,534
Date of Patent Issuance: December 15, 1992

Leroy Grumman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Flight
Leroy Grumman is famous for inventing what: Retractable Landing Gear
Patent Number: 1,859,624
Date of Patent Issuance: May 24, 1932

Les Paul
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Art or Entertainment, Instrumental Engineering
Les Paul is famous for inventing what: Solid-Body Electric Guitar
Patent Number: 3,018,680
Date of Patent Issuance: January 30, 1962

Lester Allen Pelton
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Lester Allen Pelton is famous for inventing what: Water-Wheel
Patent Number: 233,692
Date of Patent Issuance: October 26, 1880

Lewis Edison Waterman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Business
Lewis Edison Waterman is famous for inventing what: Fountain-Pen
Patent Number: 293,545
Date of Patent Issuance: February 12, 1884

Lewis Hastings Sarett
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry
Lewis Hastings Sarett is famous for inventing what: Process of Treating Pregnene Compounds
Patent Number: 2,462,133
Date of Patent Issuance: February 22, 1949

Lewis Howard Latimer
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Lewis Howard Latimer is famous for inventing what: Process of Manufacturing Carbons
Patent Number: 252,386
Date of Patent Issuance: January 17, 1882

Lewis Miller
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Lewis Miller is famous for inventing what: Mowing Machines
Patent Number: 15,160
Date of Patent Issuance: June 17, 1856

Linus Yale, Jr.
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Linus Yale, Jr. is famous for inventing what: Cylinder Lock
Patent Number: 31,278
Date of Patent Issuance: January 29, 1861

Lloyd Espenschied
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Lloyd Espenschied is famous for inventing what: Concentric Conduction System
Patent Number: 1,835,031
Date of Patent Issuance: December 8, 1931

Lloyd H. Conover
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Lloyd H. Conover is famous for inventing what: Tetracycline
Patent Number: 2,699,054
Date of Patent Issuance: January 11, 1955

Lloyd Hall
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Lloyd Hall is famous for inventing what: Sterilizing Foodstuffs
Patent Number: 2,107,697
Date of Patent Issuance: February 8, 1938

Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth is famous for inventing what: Beehive
Patent Number: 9,300
Date of Patent Issuance: October 05, 1852

Louis Braille
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Invention
Louis Braille is famous for inventing what: Braille Writing

Louis Comfort Tiffany
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Louis Comfort Tiffany is famous for inventing what: Glass Tile, Mosaic
Patent Number: 237,416
Date of Patent Issuance: February 08, 1881

Louis Lenormand
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Invention, Physics
Louis Lenormand is famous for inventing what: Parachute

Louis Lumière
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Art or Entertainment
Louis Lumière is famous for inventing what: Picture-Exhibitor
Patent Number: 591,858
Date of Patent Issuance: October 19, 1897

Louis Marius Moyroud
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Louis Marius Moyroud is famous for inventing what: Photo Composing Machine
Patent Number: 2,790,362
Date of Patent Issuance: April 30, 1957

Louis Pasteur
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Louis Pasteur is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Brewing Beer and Ale Pasteurization
Patent Number: 135,245
Date of Patent Issuance: January 28, 1873

Louis Renault
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Business
Louis Renault is famous for inventing what: Locking Device for Vehicle Wheels
Patent Number: 2,136,760
Date of Patent Issuance: November 15, 1938

Louis Stevens
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Technology
Louis Stevens is famous for inventing what: Magnetic Disk Storage
Patent Number: 3,134,097
Date of Patent Issuance: May 19, 1964

Louis W. Parker
Born Where: Hungary
Field Of Study: Technology
Louis W. Parker is famous for inventing what: Television Receiver
Patent Number: 2,448,908
Date of Patent Issuance: September 7, 1948

Luc Montagnier
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Medicine
Luc Montagnier is famous for inventing what: Human Immunodeficiency Viruses Associated With (AIDS), A Diagnostic Method for AIDS and Pre-AIDS, an
Patent Number: 4,708,818
Date of Patent Issuance: November 24, 1987

Luis Walter Alvarez
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Luis Walter Alvarez is famous for inventing what: Radio Distance and Direction Indicator
Patent Number: 2,480,208
Date of Patent Issuance: August 30, 1949

Luther Burbank
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology
Luther Burbank is famous for inventing what: Peach and Fruit
Patent Number: 15
Date of Patent Issuance: August 31, 1836

M. Judah Folkman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
M. Judah Folkman is famous for inventing what: Angiogenesis Inhibition
Patent Number: 4,164,560
Date of Patent Issuance: August 14, 1979

M. Stephen Heilman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Medicine, Physics
M. Stephen Heilman is famous for inventing what: Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator
Patent Number: 4,202,340
Date of Patent Issuance: May 13, 1980

Malcom McLean
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Malcom McLean is famous for inventing what: Containerized Shipping
Patent Number: 2,853,968
Date of Patent Issuance: September 30, 1958

Marcian E. (Ted) Hoff
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Technology
Marcian E. (Ted) Hoff is famous for inventing what: Microproccessor
Patent Number: 3,821,715
Date of Patent Issuance: June 28, 1974

Margaret E. Knight
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Margaret E. Knight is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Paper-Bag Machines
Patent Number: 220,925
Date of Patent Issuance: October 28, 1879

Mark Dean
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering
Mark Dean is famous for inventing what: Microcomputer System with Bus Control Means for Peripheral Processing Devices Peripherals
Patent Number: 4,528,626
Date of Patent Issuance: July 9, 1985

Martha Coston
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Martha Coston is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Pyrotechnic Night-Signals
Patent Number: 115,935
Date of Patent Issuance: June 13, 1871

Martin M. (“John”) Atalla
Born Where: Egypt
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Martin M. (“John”) Atalla is famous for inventing what: Semiconductor Devices Having Dielectric Coatings
Patent Number: 3,206,670
Date of Patent Issuance: September 14, 1965

Marvin Camras
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Marvin Camras is famous for inventing what: Method and Means of Magnetic Recording
Patent Number: 2,351,004
Date of Patent Issuance: June 13, 1944

Mary Dixon Kies
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Mary Dixon Kies is famous for inventing what: Weaving Straw with Silk or Thread
Date of Patent Issuance: May 05, 1809

Matthias Baldwin
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Matthias Baldwin is famous for inventing what: Steam Locomotive
Patent Number: 8,401
Date of Patent Issuance: September 30, 1851

Maurice Ralph Hilleman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology, Medicine
Maurice Ralph Hilleman is famous for inventing what: Coupled Haemophilus influenzae Type B Vaccine
Patent Number: 4,459,286
Date of Patent Issuance: July 10, 1984

Max Tishler
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Max Tishler is famous for inventing what: Alloxazines, Isoalloxazines Processes for their Production; 2-Sulphanilamido-quinoxaline Vitamins
Patent Number: 2,261,608
Date of Patent Issuance: November 4, 1941

Max Wertheimer
Born Where: Czech Republic
Field Of Study: Invention
Max Wertheimer is famous for inventing what: Polygraph Machine

Maxime Faget
Born Where: Belize
Field Of Study: Engineering
Maxime Faget is famous for inventing what: Space Capsule Design
Patent Number: 3,702,688
Date of Patent Issuance: November 14, 1972

Michael Joseph Owens
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Michael Joseph Owens is famous for inventing what: Glass Shaping Machine
Patent Number: 766,768
Date of Patent Issuance: August 2, 1904

Michel Mirowski
Born Where: Poland
Field Of Study: Medicine
Michel Mirowski is famous for inventing what: Detecting Abnormalities, and Cardioverting a Malfunctioning Heart
Patent Number: 4,202,340
Date of Patent Issuance: May 13, 1980

Miguel Angel Ondetti
Born Where: Argentina
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Miguel Angel Ondetti is famous for inventing what: Proline Derivatives and Related Compounds
Patent Number: 4,105,776
Date of Patent Issuance: August 8, 1978

Milton Bradley
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Art or Entertainment
Milton Bradley is famous for inventing what: Checkered Game of Life
Patent Number: 53,561
Date of Patent Issuance: April 03, 1866

Morton Mower
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Morton Mower is famous for inventing what: Apparatus for Monitoring Heart Activity, Detecting Abnormalities, and Cardioverting a Malfunctioning
Patent Number: 4,202,340
Date of Patent Issuance: May 13, 1980

Moses Gerrish Farmer
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Moses Gerrish Farmer is famous for inventing what: Electric fire alarm system
Patent Number: 8,920
Date of Patent Issuance: May 04, 1852

Nick Holonyak, Jr.
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Nick Holonyak, Jr. is famous for inventing what: First LED in the Visual Spectrum
Patent Number: 3,249,473
Date of Patent Issuance: May 3, 1966

Nicolas Appert
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Invention
Nicolas Appert is famous for inventing what: Bottling Process for Heat-Sterilized Foods (canned food)

Nicolaus August Otto
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Nicolaus August Otto is famous for inventing what: Gas-Motor Engine
Patent Number: 365,701
Date of Patent Issuance: June 28, 1887

Nikola Tesla
Born Where: Yugoslav
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Nikola Tesla is famous for inventing what: Alternating Current
Patent Number: 381,968
Date of Patent Issuance: May 01, 1888

Nils I. Bohlin
Born Where: Sweden
Field Of Study: Engineering Nils I. Bohlin is famous for inventing what: Safety Belt
Patent Number: 3,043,625
Date of Patent Issuance: July 10, 1962

Norbert Rillieux
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Norbert Rillieux is famous for inventing what: Evaporating Pan
Patent Number: 4,879
Date of Patent Issuance: December 10, 1846

Ole Evinrude
Born Where: Norway
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Ole Evinrude is famous for inventing what: Main Propulsion Mechanism
Patent Number: 1,001,260
Date of Patent Issuance: August 22, 1911

Oliver Evans
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Oliver Evans is famous for inventing what: High Pressure Steam Engine

Oliver Joseph Lodge
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
Oliver Joseph Lodge is famous for inventing what: Electric Telegraphy
Patent Number: 605,154
Date of Patent Issuance: June 07, 1898

Otis Ray McIntire
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Otis Ray McIntire is famous for inventing what: Styrofoam Brand foam
Patent Number: 2,450,436
Date of Patent Issuance: October 5, 1948

Ottmar Mergenthaler
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Ottmar Mergenthaler is famous for inventing what: Machine for Producing Printing Bars
Patent Number: 317,828
Date of Patent Issuance: May 12, 1885

Otto Wichterle
Born Where: Czech Republic
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Invention
Otto Wichterle is famous for inventing what: Cross-Linked Hydrophilic Polymers
Patent Number: 3,220,960
Date of Patent Issuance: November 30, 1965

Patsy Sherman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Patsy Sherman is famous for inventing what: Block and Graft Copolymers Containing Water Solvatable Polar Groups and Fluoroaliphatic Groups Scot
Patent Number: 3,574,791
Date of Patent Issuance: April 13, 1971

Paul Baran
Born Where: Poland
Field Of Study: Engineering
Paul Baran is famous for inventing what: Packetized Ensemble Modem
Patent Number: 4,438,511
Date of Patent Issuance: March 20, 1984

Paul Christian Lauterbur
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Physics
Paul Christian Lauterbur is famous for inventing what: MRI
Patent Number: 5,081,992
Date of Patent Issuance: January 21, 1992

Paul Kollsman
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention Paul Kollsman is famous for inventing what: Altimeter
Patent Number: 2,036,581
Date of Patent Issuance: April 7, 1936

Paul Nipkow
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Invention
Paul Nipkow is famous for inventing what: Mechanical Television

Percy Gilchrist
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Percy Gilchrist is famous for inventing what: Dephosphorized steel

Percy Lavon Julian
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Percy Lavon Julian is famous for inventing what: Preparation of Cortisone
Patent Number: 2,752,339
Date of Patent Issuance: June 26, 1956

Percy Lebaron Spencer
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Percy Lebaron Spencer is famous for inventing what: High Efficiency Magnetron Magnetron
Patent Number: 2,408,235
Date of Patent Issuance: September 24, 1946

Peter C. Schultz
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Peter C. Schultz is famous for inventing what: Fused Silica Optical Waveguide (fiber optics)
Patent Number: 3,659,915
Date of Patent Issuance: May 2, 1972

Peter Carl Goldmark
Born Where: Hungary
Field Of Study: Engineering
Peter Carl Goldmark is famous for inventing what: Phonograph Record
Patent Number: 2,950,116
Date of Patent Issuance: August 23, 1960

Peter Cooper
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Peter Cooper is famous for inventing what: Steam-Boiler Fire-Box
Date of Patent Issuance: October 13, 1831

Peter Mansfield
Born Where: England
Field Of Study: Engineering, Medicine
Peter Mansfield is famous for inventing what: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Apparatus and Methods
Patent Number: 4,115,730
Date of Patent Issuance: September 19, 1978

Philip Drinker
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Medicine
Philip Drinker is famous for inventing what: Respiration Apparatus (Iron Lung)
Patent Number: 1,834,580
Date of Patent Issuance: December 1, 1931

Philo Taylor Farnsworth
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Philo Taylor Farnsworth is famous for inventing what: First electronic television
Patent Number: 1,773,980
Date of Patent Issuance: August 26, 1930

Rachel Fuller Brown
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Medicine
Rachel Fuller Brown is famous for inventing what: Nystatin and Method of Producing It (antifungal antibiotic)
Patent Number: 2,797,183
Date of Patent Issuance: June 25, 1957

Ralph Baer
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Technology
Ralph Baer is famous for inventing what: Television Gaming and Training Apparatus
Patent Number: 3,728,480
Date of Patent Issuance: April 17, 1973

Rangaswamy Srinivasan
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Medicine
Rangaswamy Srinivasan is famous for inventing what: Far Ultraviolet Surgical and Dental Procedures
Patent Number: 4,784,135
Date of Patent Issuance: November 15, 1988

Ray Dolby
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Ray Dolby is famous for inventing what: Dolby Noise Reduction System
Patent Number: 3,846,719
Date of Patent Issuance: November 5, 1974

Raymond Kurzweil
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Technology
Raymond Kurzweil is famous for inventing what: Reading System
Patent Number: 6,199,042
Date of Patent Issuance: March 6, 2001

Raymond V. Damadian
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Raymond V. Damadian is famous for inventing what: Apparatus and Method for Detecting Cancer in Tissue MRI
Patent Number: 3,789,832
Date of Patent Issuance: February 5, 1974

Reginald Fessenden
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Invention
Reginald Fessenden is famous for inventing what: Apparatus for Signaling by Electromagnetic Waves (Radio)
Patent Number: 706,747
Date of Patent Issuance: August 12, 1902

Rene Alphonse Higonnet
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Engineering
Rene Alphonse Higonnet is famous for inventing what: Photo Composing Machine
Patent Number: 2,790,362
Date of Patent Issuance: April 30, 1957

Rene Laennec
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Invention, Medicine
Rene Laennec is famous for inventing what: Stethoscope

Richard Gurley Drew
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Richard Gurley Drew is famous for inventing what: Adhesive Tape
Patent Number: 1,760,820
Date of Patent Issuance: May 27, 1930

Richard March Hoe
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Richard March Hoe is famous for inventing what: Double-Cylinder Printing-Process
Patent Number: 2,629
Date of Patent Issuance: May 20, 1842

Richard Whitcomb
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Flight
Richard Whitcomb is famous for inventing what: Supercritical Wing
Patent Number: 3,952,971
Date of Patent Issuance: April 27, 1976

Robert Adler
Born Where: Austria
Field Of Study: Physics
Robert Adler is famous for inventing what: Television Remote Control
Patent Number: 2,817,025
Date of Patent Issuance: December 17, 1957

Robert Banks
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry
Robert Banks is famous for inventing what: Polymers and Production Thereof HDPE and Polypropylene Plastics
Patent Number: 2,825,721
Date of Patent Issuance: March 4, 1958

Robert Bower
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Robert Bower is famous for inventing what: Field-Effect Device with Insulated Gate (Self Aligned Gate MOSFET)
Patent Number: 3,472,712
Date of Patent Issuance: October 14, 1969

Robert D. Maurer
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Robert D. Maurer is famous for inventing what: Optical Fibers
Patent Number: 3,659,915
Date of Patent Issuance: May 2, 1972

Robert Dennard
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Invention
Robert Dennard is famous for inventing what: Field-Effect Transistor Memory DRAM
Patent Number: 3,387,286
Date of Patent Issuance: June 4, 1968

Robert Elliot Kahn
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Robert Elliot Kahn is famous for inventing what: System for Distributed Task Execution
Patent Number: 6,574,628
Date of Patent Issuance: June 3, 2003

Robert Fulton
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Robert Fulton is famous for inventing what: Steamboat

Robert Gallo
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Robert Gallo is famous for inventing what: Human Immunodeficiency Viruses Associated With Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
Patent Number: 4,708,818
Date of Patent Issuance: November 24, 1987

Robert Gundlach
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics Robert Gundlach is famous for inventing what: Modern Photocopier
Patent Number: 2,812,709
Date of Patent Issuance: November 12, 1957

Robert H. Rines
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering, Technology
Robert H. Rines is famous for inventing what: High Resolution Radar and Sonar
Patent Number: 2,711,534
Date of Patent Issuance: June 21, 1955

Robert Hutchings Goddard
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention, Physics
Robert Hutchings Goddard is famous for inventing what: Control Mechanism for Rocket Apparatus Solid Fuel Rockets
Patent Number: 2,397,657
Date of Patent Issuance: April 2, 1946

Robert J. Seiwald
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Medicine
Robert J. Seiwald is famous for inventing what: Isothiocyanate Compounds
Patent Number: 2,937,186
Date of Patent Issuance: May 17, 1960

Robert J. Widlar
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Robert J. Widlar is famous for inventing what: Biasing scheme especially suited for integrated circuits
Patent Number: 3,364,434
Date of Patent Issuance: January 16, 1968

Robert Metcalfe
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Robert Metcalfe is famous for inventing what: Multipoint Data Communication System with Collision Detection (Ethernet)
Patent Number: 5,171,534
Date of Patent Issuance: December 15, 1992

Robert N. Hall
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Physics
Robert N. Hall is famous for inventing what: Asymmetrically Conductive Device and Method of Making the Same
Patent Number: 2,994,018
Date of Patent Issuance: July 25, 1961

Robert N. Noyce
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Robert N. Noyce is famous for inventing what: Semiconductor Device-and-Lead Structure Integrated Circuit
Patent Number: 2,981,877
Date of Patent Issuance: April 25, 1961

Robert R. Williams
Born Where: India
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Robert R. Williams is famous for inventing what: Process for Obtaining Vitamins
Patent Number: 2,049,988
Date of Patent Issuance: August 4, 1936

Robert S. Ledley
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Biology, Medicine
Robert S. Ledley is famous for inventing what: Diagnostic X-Ray System
Patent Number: 3,922,552
Date of Patent Issuance: November 25, 1975

Robert Samuel Langer, Jr.
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering
Robert Samuel Langer, Jr. is famous for inventing what: Systems for the Controlled Release of Macromolecules
Patent Number: 4,391,797
Date of Patent Issuance: July 5, 1983

Robert W. Gore
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention Robert W. Gore is famous for inventing what: Process for Producing Porous Products Gore-Tex
Patent Number: 3,953,566
Date of Patent Issuance: April 27, 1976

Robert Wentorf, Jr.
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering
Robert Wentorf, Jr. is famous for inventing what: Synthetic Diamond
Patent Number: 294,761
Date of Patent Issuance: March 11, 1884

Rodney D. Bagley
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Rodney D. Bagley is famous for inventing what: Extrusion Method for Forming Thin-Walled Honeycomb Structures
Patent Number: 3,790,654
Date of Patent Issuance: February 5, 1974

Roger Easton
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Roger Easton is famous for inventing what: Global Positioning System (GPS)
Patent Number: 3,789,409
Date of Patent Issuance: January 29, 1974

Ronald M. Lewis
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Ronald M. Lewis is famous for inventing what: Anisotropic Cordierite Monolith
Patent Number: 3,885,977
Date of Patent Issuance: May 27, 1975

Ross Freeman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
Ross Freeman is famous for inventing what: Configurable electrical circuit having configurable logic elements and configurable interconnects
Patent Number: 4,870,302
Date of Patent Issuance: September 26, 1989

Roy J. Plunkett
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Roy J. Plunkett is famous for inventing what: Tetrafluoroethylene Polymers
Patent Number: 2,230,654
Date of Patent Issuance: February 4, 1941

Rudolf Diesel
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Invention, Mechanical Engineering
Rudolf Diesel is famous for inventing what: Diesel Engine
Patent Number: 608,845
Date of Patent Issuance: August 09, 1898

Russell Games Slayter
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering
Russell Games Slayter is famous for inventing what: Glass Wool and Method and Apparatus for Making Same
Patent Number: 2,133,236
Date of Patent Issuance: October 11, 1938

Ruth Benerito
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Ruth Benerito is famous for inventing what: Method for Producing Resilient Cotton Fabrics Through Partial Esterification
Patent Number: 3,432,252
Date of Patent Issuance: March 11, 1969

S. Donald Stookey
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
S. Donald Stookey is famous for inventing what: Glass Ceramics
Patent Number: 2,920,971
Date of Patent Issuance: January 12, 1960

S. Joseph Begun
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Engineering
S. Joseph Begun is famous for inventing what: Electromagnetic Talking Device; Electromagnetic Talking Machine, Magnetic Recording
Patent Number: 2,048,487
Date of Patent Issuance: July 21, 1936

Sam Williams
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Aerospace Engineering
Sam Williams is famous for inventing what: Small Fan – Jet Engine
Patent Number: 3,357,176
Date of Patent Issuance: December 12, 1967

Samuel Blum
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Physics
Samuel Blum is famous for inventing what: Far Ultraviolet Surgical and Dental Procedures
Patent Number: 4,784,135
Date of Patent Issuance: November 15, 1988

Samuel Colt
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Samuel Colt is famous for inventing what: Revolver with interchangeable parts
Date of Patent Issuance: February 25, 1836

Samuel Crompton
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
Samuel Crompton is famous for inventing what: Spinning Mule

Samuel F. B. Morse
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Samuel F. B. Morse is famous for inventing what: Improvement in the Mode of Communicating Information by Signals by the Application of Electro-Magnet
Patent Number: 1,647
Date of Patent Issuance: June 20, 1840

Samuel Fox
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
Samuel Fox is famous for inventing what: Paragon Umbrella

Samuel Leeds Allen
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Samuel Leeds Allen is famous for inventing what: Flexible Flyer Sled
Patent Number: 408,681
Date of Patent Issuance: August 13, 1889

Samuel Slater
Born Where: England
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Samuel Slater is famous for inventing what: Spinning Machine
Patent Number: 4,075
Date of Patent Issuance: June 10, 1845

Samuel Smith
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering
Samuel Smith is famous for inventing what: Block and Graft Copolymers Containing Water Solvatable Polar Groups and Fluoroaliphatic Groups Scotc
Patent Number: 3,574,791
Date of Patent Issuance: April 13, 1971

Scipione Riva-Rocci
Born Where: Italy
Field Of Study: Medicine
Scipione Riva-Rocci is famous for inventing what: Accurate Sphygmomanometer

Selman Waksman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering
Selman Waksman is famous for inventing what: Streptomycin
Patent Number: 2,443,485
Date of Patent Issuance: June 15, 1948

Seth Boyden
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Engineering
Seth Boyden is famous for inventing what: Iron Manufacturing
Patent Number: 1,831
Date of Patent Issuance: October 16, 1840

Seymour Cray
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Seymour Cray is famous for inventing what: Computer Vector Register Processing Supercomputer
Patent Number: 4,128,880
Date of Patent Issuance: December 5, 1978

Sidney Gilchrist Thomas
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Invention
Sidney Gilchrist Thomas is famous for inventing what: Dephosphorized steel

Simon Ingersoll
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering
Simon Ingersoll is famous for inventing what: Percussion Drills
Patent Number: 112,254
Date of Patent Issuance: February 28, 1871

Sir Alec John Jeffreys
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Bio-Chemical Engineering
Sir Alec John Jeffreys is famous for inventing what: Genetic Fingerprinting
Patent Number: 5,413,908
Date of Patent Issuance: May 9, 1995

Sir John Harrington
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Invention
Sir John Harrington is famous for inventing what: Flushing Toilet

Spencer Silver
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Spencer Silver is famous for inventing what: Post-It® Notes
Patent Number: 3,691,140
Date of Patent Issuance: September 12, 1972

Squire Whipple
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Squire Whipple is famous for inventing what: Iron Truss Bridge
Patent Number: 2,064
Date of Patent Issuance: April 24, 1841

Stan Cohen
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Stan Cohen is famous for inventing what: Process for Producing Biologically Functional Molecular Chimeras Genetic Engineering
Patent Number: 4,237,224
Date of Patent Issuance: December 2, 1980

Stephanie Louise Kwolek
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Stephanie Louise Kwolek is famous for inventing what: Optically Anisotropic Aromatic Polyamide Dopes, Oriented Fibers Therefrom, Kevlar
Patent Number: 3,819,587
Date of Patent Issuance: June 25, 1974

Stephen Wilcox
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Stephen Wilcox is famous for inventing what: Water tube boiler (steam generator)
Patent Number: 65,042
Date of Patent Issuance: May 28, 1867

Steve Wozniak
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering
Steve Wozniak is famous for inventing what: Microcomputer for Use with Video Display
Patent Number: 4,136,359
Date of Patent Issuance: January 23, 1979

Theodore Maiman
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics Theodore Maiman is famous for inventing what: Laser
Patent Number: 3,353,115
Date of Patent Issuance: November 14, 1967

Theodore von Kármán
Born Where: Hungary
Field Of Study: Engineering, Physics
Theodore von Kármán is famous for inventing what: Turbo Jet
Patent Number: 1,962,794
Date of Patent Issuance: June 12, 1934

Theophilus Van Kannel
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Theophilus Van Kannel is famous for inventing what: Revolving Door Structure
Patent Number: 641,563
Date of Patent Issuance: January 16, 1900

Thomas Allbutt
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Medicine
Thomas Allbutt is famous for inventing what: Clinical Thermometer

Thomas Alva Edison
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Invention
Thomas Alva Edison is famous for inventing what: Electric Lamp (light bulb)
Patent Number: 223,898
Date of Patent Issuance: January 27, 1880

Thomas Blanchard
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Thomas Blanchard is famous for inventing what: Turning Irregular Forms
Patent Number: 141,987
Date of Patent Issuance: August 19, 1873

Thomas Crapper
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Thomas Crapper is famous for inventing what: Improved Toilet

Thomas de Colmar
Born Where: France
Field Of Study: Invention, Mathematics
Thomas de Colmar is famous for inventing what: Adding Machine (the Arithmometer)

Thomas Fogarty
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
Thomas Fogarty is famous for inventing what: Embolectomy balloon catheter
Patent Number: 3,435,826
Date of Patent Issuance: April 1, 1969

Thomas Jefferson
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Thomas Jefferson is famous for inventing what: Dumbwaiter

Thomas Midgley, Jr.
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering
Thomas Midgley, Jr. is famous for inventing what: Ethyl Gasoline
Patent Number: 1,491,998
Date of Patent Issuance: April 29, 1924

Thomas Newcomen
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Thomas Newcomen is famous for inventing what: Newcomen Steam Engine

Thomas R. Pickering
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
Thomas R. Pickering is famous for inventing what: Improved Velocipede
Patent Number: 88,507
Date of Patent Issuance: March 30, 1869

Thomas Savery
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Thomas Savery is famous for inventing what: Steam Pump

Thomas Seavey Hall
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Thomas Seavey Hall is famous for inventing what: Improvement in Electric Signals
Patent Number: 89,308
Date of Patent Issuance: April 27, 1869

Trevor Baylis
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Trevor Baylis is famous for inventing what: Clockwork Radio

Vannevar Bush
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Vannevar Bush is famous for inventing what: Amplifying System
Patent Number: 2,032,253
Date of Patent Issuance: February 25, 1936

Vincent L. Lanza
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Vincent L. Lanza is famous for inventing what: Polymer Cable Sheath
Patent Number: 2,967,845
Date of Patent Issuance: January 10, 1961

Vinton Gray Cerf
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering
Vinton Gray Cerf is famous for inventing what: System for Distributed Task Execution
Patent Number: 6,574,628
Date of Patent Issuance: June 3, 2003

Vladimir Kosma Zworykin
Born Where: Russia
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Technology
Vladimir Kosma Zworykin is famous for inventing what: Cathode-Ray Tube (practical development of television)
Patent Number: 2,139,296
Date of Patent Issuance: December 6, 1938

Waldo L. Semon
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Waldo L. Semon is famous for inventing what: Synthetic Rubber-like Composition (Vinyl)
Patent Number: 1,929,453
Date of Patent Issuance: October 10, 1933

Wallace Coulter
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Business, Electrical Engineering, Invention
Wallace Coulter is famous for inventing what: Means for Counting Particles Suspended in a Fluid Coulter Principle
Patent Number: 2,656,508
Date of Patent Issuance: October 20, 1953

Wallace Hume Carothers
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
Wallace Hume Carothers is famous for inventing what: Diamine-Dicarboxylic Acid Salts and Process of Preparing Same (Nylon)
Patent Number: 2,130,947
Date of Patent Issuance: September 20, 1938

Walter H. Brattain
Born Where: China
Field Of Study: Physics
Walter H. Brattain is famous for inventing what: Semiconductor Amplifier
Patent Number: 2,502,488
Date of Patent Issuance: April 4, 1950

Walter Hunt
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Walter Hunt is famous for inventing what: Safety pin
Patent Number: 6,281
Date of Patent Issuance: April 10, 1849

Walter Lincoln Hawkins
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
Walter Lincoln Hawkins is famous for inventing what: Polymer Cable Sheath
Patent Number: 2,967,845
Date of Patent Issuance: January 10, 1961

Wilbur Wright
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Flight
Wilbur Wright is famous for inventing what: Flying-Machine
Patent Number: 821,393
Date of Patent Issuance: May 22, 1906

Wilhelm Maybach
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Engineering
Wilhelm Maybach is famous for inventing what: Combustion Motor
Patent Number: 668,111
Date of Patent Issuance: February 12, 1901

Wilhelm Roentgen
Born Where: Germany
Field Of Study: Medicine, Physics
Wilhelm Roentgen is famous for inventing what: X-Ray Machine

Willard H. Bennett
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry, Physics
Willard H. Bennett is famous for inventing what: Radio Frequency Mass Spectrometer
Patent Number: 2,721,271
Date of Patent Issuance: October 18, 1955

Willard Sterling Boyle
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Physics
Willard Sterling Boyle is famous for inventing what: Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
Patent Number: 3,858,232
Date of Patent Issuance: December 31, 1974

Willem Einthoven
Born Where: Netherlands
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Willem Einthoven is famous for inventing what: Electrocardiograph
Patent Number: 1,592,628
Date of Patent Issuance: July 13, 1926

Willem Kolff
Born Where: Netherlands
Field Of Study: Medicine
Willem Kolff is famous for inventing what: Artificial Heart
Patent Number: 3,641,591
Date of Patent Issuance: February 15, 1972

William A. Goddard
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Physics
William A. Goddard is famous for inventing what: Direct Access Magnetic Disc Storage Device
Patent Number: 3,503,060
Date of Patent Issuance: March 24, 1970

William Bradford Shockley
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering, Physics
William Bradford Shockley is famous for inventing what: Semiconductor Amplifier
Patent Number: 2,502,488
Date of Patent Issuance: April 4, 1950

William D. Coolidge
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
William D. Coolidge is famous for inventing what: Vacuum Tube (X-Ray)
Patent Number: 1,203,495
Date of Patent Issuance: October 31, 1916

William Edward Hanford
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
William Edward Hanford is famous for inventing what: Process for Making Polymeric Products and for Modifying Polymeric Products
Patent Number: 2,284,896
Date of Patent Issuance: June 2, 1942

William Erastus Upjohn
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
William Erastus Upjohn is famous for inventing what: Dissolvable Pills
Patent Number: 312,041
Date of Patent Issuance: February 10, 1885

William Kelly
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
William Kelly is famous for inventing what: Air-Blasted Steel

William Kroll
Born Where: Luxembourg
Field Of Study: Engineering
William Kroll is famous for inventing what: Method for Manufacturing Titanium, Alloys Thereof Titanium
Patent Number: 2,205,854
Date of Patent Issuance: June 25, 1940

William Meriam Burton
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Chemistry
William Meriam Burton is famous for inventing what: Manufacture of Gasoline (thermal cracking of crude oil)
Patent Number: 1,049,667
Date of Patent Issuance: January 7, 1913

William Murdoch
Born Where: United Kingdom
Field Of Study: Engineering
William Murdoch is famous for inventing what: Gas Lighting

William Murphy, Jr.
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Medicine
William Murphy, Jr. is famous for inventing what: Disposable Medical Trays
Patent Number: 3,013,656
Date of Patent Issuance: December 19, 1961

William P. Lear
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Invention
William P. Lear is famous for inventing what: Radio Apparatus Car Radio (8-Track tapes)
Patent Number: 1,944,139
Date of Patent Issuance: January 16, 1934

William Painter
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
William Painter is famous for inventing what: Bottle-Sealing Device
Patent Number: 468,226
Date of Patent Issuance: February 02, 1892

William R. Hewlett
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering
William R. Hewlett is famous for inventing what: Variable Frequency Oscillation Generator
Patent Number: 2,268,872
Date of Patent Issuance: January 6, 1942

William Sellers
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Mechanical Engineering
William Sellers is famous for inventing what: Screw Thread
Patent Number: 17,641
Date of Patent Issuance: June 23, 1857

William Seward Burroughs
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
William Seward Burroughs is famous for inventing what: Calculating Machine
Patent Number: 388,116
Date of Patent Issuance: August 21, 1888

William Stanley
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering
William Stanley is famous for inventing what: Induction Coil / Transformer Alternating Current
Patent Number: 349,611
Date of Patent Issuance: September 21, 1886

Willis Haviland Carrier
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Willis Haviland Carrier is famous for inventing what: Air Conditioning
Patent Number: 808,897
Date of Patent Issuance: January 2, 1906

Wilson Greatbatch
Born Where: United States
Field Of Study: Engineering, Invention
Wilson Greatbatch is famous for inventing what: Medical Cardiac Pacemaker Implantable Pacemaker
Patent Number: 3,057,356
Date of Patent Issuance: October 9, 1962

Yvonne Brill
Born Where: Canada
Field Of Study: Aerospace Engineering
Yvonne Brill is famous for inventing what: Electrothermal Hydrazine Resistojet
Patent Number: 3,807,657
Date of Patent Issuance: April 30, 1974

Zénobe Théophile Gramme
Born Where: Belgium
Field Of Study: Electrical Engineering
Zénobe Théophile Gramme is famous for inventing what: Improvement to Magneto-Electric Machines
Patent Number: 120,057
Date of Patent Issuance: October 17, 1871

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