Dr. George Carruthers is a physicist, inventor, engineer, and space scientist.
Ms. Alice H. Parker patented a residential natural gas furnace in 1919.
Mr. Frederick M. Jones was an inventor and World War II veteran who developed refrigeration units used to transport blood, medicine, and food during the war.
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Dr. Patricia Bath is the first Black person to complete a residency in ophthalmology, first female faculty member in UCLA’s Department of Ophthalmology, and first Black female doctor to receive a medical patent.
Dr. Jean Muhammed is the Chair of the Department of Computer Science at Hampton University.
Dr. Lloyd Noel Ferguson was the first Black person to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.