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Atanasoff, John Vincent

John L. Gustafson.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Computer Science. 1384 words.

Atanasoff, John Vincent (04 October 1903–15 June 1995), inventor and computer scientist, was born near Hamilton, New York, the son of Ivan Atanasoff, a Bulgarian immigrant and self-taught...

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Cole, Michael (1928–2008), scientist and inventor

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Computer Science; Science and Mathematics. 1276 words.

Cole, Michael (1928–2008), scientist and inventor, was born on 18 October 1928 at 27 Welbeck Street, Marylebone, London, the oldest child in the family of two sons and one daughter of...

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Cray, Seymour

Jeffrey R. Yost.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Computer Science. 1207 words.

Cray, Seymour (28 September 1925–05 October 1996), electrical and computer engineer, was born in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, the son of Seymour Cray, a civil engineer, and Lillian Cray....

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Mauchly, John William

Paul E. Ceruzzi.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Physics; Computer Science. 1742 words.

Mauchly, John William (30 August 1907–08 January 1980), physicist and inventor, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Sebastian Jacob Mauchly, a physicist, and Rachel Scheidemantel. The...

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Sale, Anthony Edgar [Tony] (1931–2011), electrical engineer, inventor, and museum curator

Martin Campbell-Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Computer Science; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 917 words.

Sale, Anthony Edgar [Tony] (1931–2011), electrical engineer, inventor, and museum curator, was born at 127 West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe, on 30 January 1931, the son of Stewart George...

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Wang, An

Stephen G. Marshall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Computer Science; Business and Management. 2247 words.

Wang, An (07 February 1920–24 March 1990), inventor and entrepreneur, was born in Shanghai, China, the son of Yin Lu Wang, an English teacher, and Zen Wan Cheng. Wang studied electrical...

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