Awards & Winners

Jack Kilby

Date of Birth 08-November-1923
Place of Birth Jefferson City
(Cole County, United States of America, Missouri)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Jack St. Clair Kilby
Profession Engineer, Electrical engineer, Inventor, Physicist
Jack St. Clair Kilby was an American electrical engineer who took part in the realization of the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 2000. He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer.

Awards by Jack Kilby

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jack Kilby.


Nobel Prize in Physics
(for his part in the invention of the integrated circuit)


National Medal of Technology and Innovation
(For his invention and contributions to the commercialization of the integrated circuit and the silicon thermal print-head; for his contributions to the development of the first computer using integrated circuits; and for the invention of the hand-held calculator, and gate array.)


National Medal of Science for Engineering
(For original conceptions and valuable contributions in the production and application of integrated circuits.)