An Wang

Lobb, Nancy
January 2008
16 Extraordinary Asian Americans, 2nd Edition;2008, p26
A biography of Chinese-American inventor An Wang is presented. He was born in 1920 in Shanghai, China, the second of five children. The inventor founded Wang Laboratories, considered one of the largest companies in the U.S. He went to the U.S. in 1945 and enrolled at Harvard University, where he completed his doctor of philosophy degree in applied physics.


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