Donald Keck

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Birthday
2, 1941
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Renown physicist who is best known for creating the optical fiber that's used in fiber optics. He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1993 for his contributions to engineering.

Before Fame

He used to play with prisms and lenses as a child in Lansing, Michigan.

Trivia

He was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Lightwave Technology.

Family Life

He had a father who was a physicist, and he persuaded him to change his major to physics in college.

Associated With

He was awarded the National Medal of Technology by Bill Clinton in 2000.