|Birth Day:||November 3, 1928|
|Birth Place:||Zeigler - Illinois|
|DOB in Roman:||XI.III.MCMXXVIII|
Nick Holonyak was born on 3 November 1928(95 years old) in Illinois. Nick Holonyak is Inventor, Zodiac sign - Scorpio. More detail about Nick Holonyak given below.
About Nick Holonyak
Inventor of the light-emitting diode, dubbed the"Father of the LED". He has received accolades from George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Emperor Akihito of Japan, and Vladimir Putin, and he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2008.
Nick Holonyak Jr. is an American engineer and educator. He was particularly noted for the invention of a light emitting diode in 1962 which emitted visible red light instead of infrared light; Holonyak showed off the LED on October 9, 1962 while working at General Electric's research lab in Syracuse, New York. He is John Bardeen's Honorary Chairman of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he has worked since leaving General Electric in 1963
|Notable awards||National Academy of Engineering (1973), National Academy of Sciences (1984), IEEE Edison Medal (1989), National Medal of Science (1990), National Medal of Technology (2002), IEEE Medal of Honor (2003), Global Energy Prize (2003), Lemelson-MIT Prize (2004), National Inventors Hall of Fame (2008)|
|Thesis||Effect of Surface Conditions on Characteristics of Rectifier Junctions (1954)|
|Born||November 3, 1928, Zeigler, Illinois, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS 1950, MS 1951, PhD 1954|
In 1963 he told Reader's Digest that LEDs would replace Edison's incandescent bulbs - and he was right.
Nick Holonyak before fame
He received his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois.
Achievement of Nick Holonyak
In Reader's Digest in 1963, he prophesied that LEDs will eventually replace Edison's incandescent bulbs, and he was correct.
Net Worth 2020
Nick Holonyak family life
He married Katherine Holonyak in 1956 and had three children with her.
Associations of Nick Holonyak
George Bush and his son, George W. Bush, both honored him for his lifetime achievements.
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