Chinese-born American Inventor and Entrepreneur 1920–1990
An Wang is remembered for his contributions to the invention of core memory; the accomplishments of his compan...
Chinese-American computer engineer who invented the magnetic pulse controlling device, forming the basis for magnetic core memory. This device helped to make possible the first compu...
Born February 20, 1920
Died March 24, 1990
Pioneer of computer-related innovations
An Wang. AP/Wide World Photos.
"Progress does not follow ...
An Wang (1920-1990) made important inventions relating to computer memories and to electronic calculators. He was the founder and longtime executive officer of Wang Laboratories Incorporated, a leadin...
An Wang, a computer scientist and commercial computing executive, is best remembered for founding Wang Laboratories, a prominent manufacturer of office wordprocessing and dataprocessing computers in t...
An Wang was one of the pioneers in developing advanced computer memories and also founded Wang Laboratories, a leading manufacturer of word-processing equipment in the 1970s. Wang was born in Shanghai...