Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor and electrical engineer who made significant contributions to the development of alternating current (AC) electrical systems.
Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman known for his contributions to the practical implementation of electrical power systems, including the development of the incandescent light bulb.
Ada Lovelace was an English mathematician and writer, known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine.
Claude Shannon was an American mathematician and electrical engineer, often referred to as the 'father of digital circuit design theory' and the 'father of information theory'.
Grace Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. She is best known for her work on one of the first compiled programming languages, COBOL.
Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and the development of wireless telegraphy.
Robert Noyce was an American physicist, engineer, and inventor who co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel, and is credited with the invention of the integrated circuit.
John Bardeen was an American physicist and electrical engineer who was the only person to have won the Nobel Prize in Physics twice: first for the invention of the transistor and later for the theory of superconductivity.
Shirley Ann Jackson is an American physicist and the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate at MIT. She conducted breakthrough research in condensed matter physics and has served in various leadership roles.
Linus Torvalds is a Finnish-American software engineer best known for creating the Linux kernel, which is the core of many Unix-like operating systems.