Geoffrey Dummer

“... that is perhaps an excuse. The plain fact is that nobody would take the risk."

Born
February 25, 1909
Died
September 9, 2002
Birth Place
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Current Place
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

About

Geoffrey William Arnold Dummer was an English electronics engineer and consultant who is credited as being the first person to conceptualize and build a prototype of the integrated circuit, commonly called the microchip, in the late-1940s and early 1950s. Dummer passed the first radar trainers and became a pioneer of reliability engineering at the Telecommunications Research Establishment in Malvern in the 1940s.

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