Amy B Smith

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Birthday
4, 1962
Birthplace
Lexington, MA
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1962 (age 55)
Birthplace
Lexington, MA

About

Mechanical engineering professor, inventor, and founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's D-Lab for creative design.

Before Fame

She received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from MIT, taking a break from her studies to join the Peace Corps.

Trivia

Her numerous inventions include the screen-less, motorized hammer mill and the phase-change incubator.

Family Life

Her father, Arthur Smith, was a Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT.

Associated With

She and transistor co-creator William Shockley were fellow MIT-educated inventors.