Hung-chang Lin

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Birthday
8, 1919
Birthplace
Shanghai, China
Death Date
Mar 5, 2009 (89)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1919
Birthplace
Shanghai, China
Death Date
Mar 5, 2009 (89)

About

Twentieth-century inventor who taught electrical engineering at the University of Maryland. His numerous inventions include the wireless microphone and the lateral transistor.

Before Fame

He earned a master's degree from the University of Michigan and a doctoral degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.

Trivia

He received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' 1978 JJ Ebers Award.

Family Life

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from China's Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Associated With

He and Nobel Prize-winning chemist Roger Tsien were both prominent Chinese-American scientists.