Awards. IRE Medal of Honor, 1951, IEEE Edison Medal, 1952. Vladimir Kosma Zworykin [b] (1888/1889 [a] – July 29, 1982 ) was a Russian-American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray tubes.
Vladimir Zworykin, Russian-born American electronic engineer and inventor of the iconoscope and kinescope television systems. Zworykin’s other developments in electronics included innovations in the electron microscope, night vision devices, and the scintillation counter.
Vladimir Zworykin (July 30, 1889–July 29, 1982) is often called the "father of television," but he never accepted that, stating that he shared credit with many others such as David Sarnoff. Among his 120 patents are two instruments that were critical to the development of television: the iconoscope camera tube and the kinescope picture tube.
Zworykin passed away on July 29, 1982 in Princeton, NJ at 92 years old. One of the foremost figures in the complex history of television is Vladimir Zworykin (1889-1982), who invented the “ic
Dr. Vladimir K. Zworykin was the recipient of 29 major awards: 1934 Morris Liebmann Memorial Prize of the Institute of Radio Engineers. 1938 Honorary degree of doctor of science, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. 1939 Overseas Award from the British Institution of Electrical Engineers. Modern Pioneer Award from the National Association of ...
Vladimir Zworykin, (born July 30, 1889, Murom, Russia—died July 29, 1982, Princeton, N.J., U.S.), Russian-born U.S. electronic engineer and inventor. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1919. While with Westinghouse Electric Corp. (1920–29), he filed patent applications for his inventions of the iconoscope (a TV transmission tube, 1923) and the ...
Vladimir Kosma Zworykin (1888/1889 – July 29, 1982 ) was a Russian-American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray tubes.
1966 National Medal of Science Physical Sciences For major contributions to the instruments of science, engineering and television, and for his stimulation of the application fo engineering to medicine. Vladimir Zworykin is often called the “father of television,” a title he publicly loathed.
The Russian-born American inventor and electronics engineer Vladimir Zworykin is often called the father of television. He was the inventor of the iconoscope and kinescope television systems. Zworykin was born in Murom, Russia, on July 30, 1889. He attended the Institute of Technology in St. Petersburg and the Collège de France in Paris.
Vladimir K. Zworykin 7/30/1889 - 7/29/1982 Primary Vocation: Science Geographic Connection to Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh, Allegheny County University of Pittsburgh professor Vladimir Zworykin became "the father of modern television." Abstract: In 1919, Vladimir Zworykin came to the United States where he attended the University of Pittsburgh.