Is a scientist and astronaut in the Apollo program. Cunningham received his B.A. with honors in 1960, and his M.A. with distinction in 1961 , both in physics, from the University of California,Los Angeles. In 1963 he was one of the third group of astronauts selected by N.A.S.A.
Is a world renowned cardiac surgeon. While in the military he helped develop Mobil army surgical hospitals and the Veteran's Administration Medical Research System. He developed parts for the heart-lung machine. He was one of the 1st doctors to perform a coronary artery bypass surgery. He was a pioneer in the development of the artificial heart, the 1st to use an artificial heart pump.
Is an american heart surgeon famous for performing the first implantation of a total artificial heart.
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Was the 1st woman to become a pediatric surgeon in Texas. In her work she conducted research on congenital defects, burn treatment ,spleen reparation, and the prevention of hepatitis.
Is the owner of dell computers which is the leading seller of personal computers. In 1992, aged 27, he became the youngest CEO of a company ranked in fortune magazine's list of the top 500 corporations. In 2017, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Dell, a Houston native, pledged $36 million to relief efforts.
Made drill bits for the oil industry and made much of his money in Texas oil. It is unlikely that he actually invented the two-cone roller bit but his legal experience helped him in understanding that its patents were important for capitalizing on the invention.
The sharp-Hughes patent rotary rock drill bit was designated a Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark by the American Soceity of Mechanical Engineers on August 10, 2009 at The Woodlands, Texas.