Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was an amazing engineer. He invented a lot of things.

Nikola Tesla was born in 1856 in Smiljan Lika, Croatia. He was the son of a Serbian Orthodox clergyman. Tesla studied engineering at the Austrian Polytechnic School. He worked as an electrical engineer in Budapest and later emigrated to the United States in 1884 to work at the Edison Machine Works. He died in New York City on January 7, 1943.

He invented the AC system and the Tesla coil amongst many other things.

Great references to learn a bit more about Tesla.
http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla
http://inventors.about.com/od/tstartinventors/ss/Tesla.htm

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David Parker is a true Deaf person. He has an electrical engineering degree from UNSW and he is fascinated with science, engineering, technology, and mother nature.
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