List of electrical engineers

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This is a list of electrical engineers, people who were trained in or practice electrical engineering, computer engineering, etc.

Who Contribution(s)
Edwin Armstrong Regenerative circuit, Frequency modulation (FM)
Rowan Atkinson Comedian
John Wolfe Barry Institution of Electrical Engineers
Deane Blazie Founder of Blazie Engineering (now part of Freedom Scientific)
Amar Bose Acoustics: Audio and speakers
Emile Baudot Communications
Alexander Graham Bell Bell telephone company
Michael Bloomberg Businessman and Mayor
Karlheinz Brandenburg Audio compression scheme MP3
William Coolidge X-rays
Seymour Cray Supercomputer architect
Lee DeForest Audion vacuum tube
George de Mestral Velcro
Paul Dirac Physicist; Dirac delta
Ray Dolby Dolby sound
J. Presper Eckert Computer pioneer
Thomas Edison Principles of invention mass production
A. K. Erlang Communications and Queueing
Edward Porter Felt 9/11 victim
Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti Ferranti Corporation
Reginald Fessenden "Father of Radio Broadcasting"
John Ambrose Fleming Inventor of the thermionic valve
Thomas Flowers Designer of the first programmable digital electronic computer
Jay Forrester American computer pioneer
Charles LeGyt Fortescue Canadian - symmetrical components for three-phase power system analysis
Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier Physicist; Fourier transform/Fourier series
Bernhard Goetz Subway vigilante
Lee Hamilton businessman, current president of Freedom Scientific
Ralph Hartley Electronics
Oliver Heaviside Re-formulated Maxwell's equations (vector calculus)
Peter Cooper Hewitt Mercury vapor lamp, mercury arc rectifier
William Hewlett Hewlett-Packard
Grace Hopper Computer programmer (first compiler)
Kees A.S. Immink Optical recording
Huang Ju People's Republic of China Vice Premier
Bill Joy Unix - Sun Microsystems
Simon R Jones Computer Engineer
Jack Kilby Integrated circuit
Herbert Kroemer Heterostructures and semiconductor physics
Eric Laithwaite Linear induction motor
Hedy Lamarr Communications
Li Changchun Communist Party of China Propaganda chief
Guglielmo Marconi Practical radio
John Mauchly ENIAC designer
Arthur Nielsen Nielsen ratings developer
Bernard M. (Barney) Oliver Hewlett Packard. Founder HP Labs
Kenneth Olsen Magnetic core memory; Digital Equipment Corporation
David Packard Hewlett-Packard
Mihajlo Pupin Long-distance telephone communication. "Pupin coil"
Hyman Rickover "Father of the Nuclear Navy"
Julius Rosenberg Soviet spy
Thomas Johann Seebeck Thermoelectric effect
Claude Shannon "Father of Communication theory"
Frank J. Sprague "Father of Electric Traction"
Charles Proteus Steinmetz Alternating current theories
Nikola Tesla Revolving magnetic field electric motor,Tesla coil
Elihu Thomson Entrepreneur
Milan Vidmar Power transformers and transmission of electric current
George Westinghouse AC power Industrialist
Steve Wozniak Personal computers; Apple Computer Company
Zhu Rongji Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China member
Konrad Zuse Computers

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