List of Swiss Americans - List - Scientists and Engineers

Scientists and Engineers

  • Alexander Emanuel Agassiz (1835–1910), geologist and zoologist
  • Louis Agassiz (1807–1873) zoologist, glaciologist, and geologist, the husband of educator Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz, and one of the first world-class American scientists
  • Othmar Ammann (1879–1965) civil engineer
  • Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier (1840–1914) archeologist
  • Felix Bloch (1905–1983) physicist
  • Armand Borel (1923–2003) mathematician
  • Florian Cajori (1859–1930) mathematician
  • Hans R. Camenzind (1934-2012) inventor of the 555 timer IC
  • Albert Einstein (1879–1955) theoretical physicist widely regarded as the most important scientist of the 20th century and one of the greatest physicists of all time
  • Edmond H. Fischer (1920 - ) biochemist
  • Walter Gautschi (1927 - ) mathematician
  • Otto Frederick Hunziker (1873–1959) dairy educator and technologist
  • Adolf Meyer (1866–1950) psychiatrist
  • Jean Piccard (1884–1963) scientist and high-altitude balloonist
  • Louis François de Pourtalès (1824–80) Naturalist
  • Max Theiler (1899–1972) virologist, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for developing a vaccine against yellow fever
  • Etienne Wenger (1952 - ) educational researcher
  • David Alter (1807–1881) American inventor, almost discovered spectroscopy
  • Josias Joesler (1895–1927) architect
  • Fritz Zwicky (1898–1974) astronomer
  • Robert Julius Trumpler (1886–1956) astronomer

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