Robert Norton Noyce (December 12, 1927 – June 3, 1990), nicknamed "the Mayor of Silicon Valley", was an American physicist and entrepreneur who co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel Corporation in 1968.
- William B. Noyce, Pendred Noyce, Priscilla Noyce, Margaret Noyce
- Grinnell College (BA), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)
- Co-founding Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel
Robert Noyce, in full Robert Norton Noyce, (born December 12, 1927, Burlington, Iowa, U.S.—died June 3, 1990, Austin, Texas), American engineer and coinventor of the integrated circuit, a system of interconnected transistors on a single silicon microchip.
- Michael Aaron Dennis
As a technologist, Bob Noyce was the co-inventor of the integrated circuit and held numerous patents. As an entrepreneur, he was a co-founder of both Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel Corporation. Dozens of technology companies stemmed from Shockley Semiconductor, Fairchild Semiconductor, and Intel Corporation, companies where Noyce left his ...
Nov 27, 2022 · Robert Noyce was an American scientist, businessman, and engineer. He helped to create the world’s first microchip, the Monolithic Integrated Circuit , and then used his business expertise to found two massively influential technology companies: Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel Corporation.
Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore were already Silicon Valley legends when they founded Intel in 1968. The two men had been among the founders of Fairchild Semiconductors in 1957, and in the ensuing years they had found tremendous success: Fairchild was a thriving business, Noyce and Moore had grown personally wealthy, Noyce had co-invented the integrated circuit — one of the most important ...
Robert Noyce, (born Dec. 12, 1927, Burlington, Iowa, U.S.—died June 3, 1990, Austin, Texas), U.S. engineer. He received a Ph.D. from MIT. In 1957 he launched Fairchild Semiconductor, one of the first electronics firms in what came to be called Silicon Valley.
The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (Noyce) invites innovative proposals that address the critical need for recruiting, preparing, and retaining highly effective elementary and secondary mathematics and science teachers and teacher leaders in high-need school districts. To achieve this goal, Noyce supports ...