Awards & Winners

Robert Noyce

Date of Birth 12-December-1927
Place of Birth Burlington
(Des Moines County, Iowa, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Inventor, Physicist, Businessperson
Robert Norton Noyce, nicknamed "the Mayor of Silicon Valley", co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel Corporation in 1968. He is also credited with the invention of the integrated circuit or microchip which fueled the personal computer revolution and gave Silicon Valley its name.

Awards by Robert Noyce

Check all the awards nominated and won by Robert Noyce.


National Medal of Technology and Innovation
(For his inventions in the field of semiconductor integrated circuits, for his leading role in the establishment of the microprocessor which has led to much wider use of more powerful computers, and for his leadership of research and development in these areas, all of which have had profound consequences both in the United States and throughout the world.)


Faraday Medal
National Medal of Science for Engineering
(For contributions to a variety of semiconductor devices, but especially for the integratd circuit, the cornerstone of modern electronics.)


IEEE Medal of Honor
(for his contributions to the silicon integrated circuit, a cornerstone of modern electronics.)