Edith Clarke

February 10 is reserved to Edith Clarke
Today is the birthday of Edith Clarke, the first female electrical engineer and the first female professor of electrical engineering in the US. She was born in 1883 in Howard County, Maryland.

During her career, Clarke published 18 technical papers, received a patent for a graphical calculator, became the first female Fellow of the AIEE, and received the Society of Women Engineers’ achievement award.


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