Four facts about Frank Greene, the African American who invented the world’s fastest memory chip

Stephen Nartey February 10, 2023
Dr. Frank Greene/Photo credit: Greene Middle School

Dr. Frank S. Greene was a man who sat in different shades of careers. He was an inventor, researcher, venture capital investor and teacher. He is credited for breaking the color barrier and opening the doors for many Black engineers in Silicon Valley in the 1960s.

He built and patented the integrated circuit that made Fairchild a leader in the semiconductor industry, as reported by Santa Clara University. Here are four facts about Greene you must know.

Last Edited by:Mildred Europa Taylor Updated: February 13, 2023


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