Philip Emeagwali Biography, Early Life, Education, Businesses, Inventions, Net Worth And More

Philip Emeagwali Biography
Philip Emeagwali is a Nigerian born computer scientist. He has won himself a lot of awards for his contributions to the computers and their invention.
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Philip Emeagwali Profile

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Full Name: Philip Emeagwali
Date of birth: 23rd August, 1954
Age: 65 years
Nationality: Nigerian-American
Education: George Washington University (1986)
Parents: James Nnaemeka Emeagwali, Agatha Iyanma Emeagwali
Siblings: Obianuju Emeagwali, Evelyn Nkemakonam Emeagwali, Johnbull Chukwuemeka Emeagwali, Florence Onyeari Edekobi, Francis Ndaguba Emeagwali, Peter Emeagwali, Edith Chinwe Emeagwali, Martin Ikemefuna Emeagwali
Spouse: Dale Brown Emeagwali (married 1981)
Occupation: Computer Scientist
Net Worth: $250 million

Philip Emeagwali Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Education, Career

Born on the 23rd of August, 1954, Philip Emeagwali is a Nigerian born computer scientist. He was born and brought up in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria and his early education was suspended as a result of the Nigerian Civil War, making him to serve in the Biafran at the age of 13.
He completed his high-school through self-study after the war. Emeagwali traveled to the United States to study under a scholarship following his completion of a correspondence course at the University of London. He later received a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the Oregun State University in 1977 and moved to Washington DC where he got a Master's in Ocean and Marine Engineering from the George Washington University.

Philip Emeagwali worked as a civil engineer at the Bureau of Land Reclamation in Wyoming. He received the 1989 Gordon Bell Prize for an application of the CM-2 massively-parallel computer and the application used computational fluid dynamics for oil-reservoir modeling.
He received the prize in the 'price/performance' category with a performance figure of about 400 Mflops/$1M. The winner in the 'performance' category, was also the winner of the price/performance category, but unable to receive two prizes. Thinking Machines and Mobil Research, used the CM-2 for seismic data processing and achieved the higher ratio of 500 Mflops/$1M. The judges decided on one award per entry and his method involved each microprocessor communicating with six neighbors.

The Congress of Black Women of Canada states that Philip's claims concerning his inventions and contributions to computer science and technology were false, becoming a subject of controversies over the time.
Philip Emeagwali is married to a notable African-American microbiologist, Dale Brown Emeagwali.

Philip Emeagwali Quotes

Some of Philip Emeagwali's quotes and sayings include:
'The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.'
'Because I believe that humans are computers, I conjectured that computers, like people, can have left- and right-handed versions.'
'One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions in 40 developing nations.'

Philip Emeagwali Net Worth

Philip Emeagwali is one of the most influential computer scientists in the world. He is estimated to be net worth $250 million.

Social Media Handles And Website

You can connect with Philip Emeagwali on:
Instagram @PhilipEmeagwali
Pinterest @PhilipEmeagwali
SoundCloud - Emeagwali
Website - Emeagwali.com

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