Martin Cooper Creator of mobile phones

Martin Cooper

December 26, 1928 - present (88 years old)

Martin Cooper was born in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology). He worked for AT&T (American Telephone and Telegraph Company).

This is the phone he invented, the "Brick Phone".

Martin Cooper's award(s):

He was awarded the Marconi Prize in 2013. One of his inventions or innovations is the mobile phone. He is most known for making that.

On April 3, 1973 Martin Cooper was 48 and he created/invented the first mobile phone that day. The object is like one of the most used things in the world. They are also touch screen. They don't only do calls you can play games and search stuff on it. You can take selfies and there are so many other apps to like social media apps.

This what phones have evolved into, data plans, apps and games, social media etc.

Other inventors or innovators of the phone:

  • AT&T
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Antonio Meucci
Alexander Graham Bell and Antonio Meucci
These are kind of the only phones people use these days, Samsung or iPhone.

Engineering Fields for Phones:

  • Process Engineering

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