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Nyquist, Harry

Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1976 AD
Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Engineers

1889 – Born on the 7th of February in Nilsby, Sweden.

1912 – He entered the University of North, Dakota.

1917 – He received a Ph.D. in physics at Yale University.

       – He worked at AT&T’s Department of Development and Research.

1924 – He helped to develop AT&T’s first facsimile machines that were made public.

1932 – He published a classical paper on stability of feedback amplifiers.

1960 – He received the IRE Medal of Honor for "fundamental contributions to a quantitative understanding of thermal noise".

       – He was awarded the Stuart Ballantine Medal of the Franklin Institute for his theoretical analyses and practical inventions.

1969 – He was awarded the National Academy of Engineering’s,"in recognition of his many fundamental contributions to engineering".

1976 – He died on the 4th of April in Harlingen, Texas.