Gordon Moore

Gordon Earle Moore was an American businessman, engineer, and the co-founder and emeritus chairman of Intel Corporation. He proposed Moore's law, the observation that the number of transistors in... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Gordon Earle Moore, January 3, 1929, San Francisco, California, U.S.
  • Died:  March 24, 2023, Hawaii, U.S.
  • Fields:  Entrepreneur, Electrical engineering
  • Institutions:  Intel, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, California Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Education:  University of California, Berkeley (BS), California Institute of Technology (PhD)
  • Thesis:  I. Infrared Studies of Nitrous Acid, The Chloramines and Nitrogen Dioxide, II. Observations Concerning the Photochemical Decomposition of Nitric Oxide (1954)
  • Known for:  Intel, Moore's law, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Notable awards:  National Medal of Technology (1990), John Fritz Medal (1993), IEEE Founders Medal (1997), Computer History Museum Fellow (1998), Othmer Gold Medal (2001), Perkin Medal (2004), Nierenberg Prize (2006), IEEE Medal of Honor (2008), Presidential Medal of Freedom
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