U.S. inventor of Ukrainian origin Lubomyr Romankiw, 89, was awarded the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise on March 22.
Mr. Romankiw is most noted for the development of a magnetic thin-film disk storage technology and the read-and-write magnetic head that revolutionized storage for all types of machines, from supercomputers to mobile devices.
Lubomyr Romankiw started at IBM in 1962. He is an IBM Fellow and researcher at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, a member of the IBM Academy of Technology, co-inventor of over 65 U.S. patents, author of 150 papers, and member of the U.S. National Inventor’s Hall of Fame.
Romankiw is a Fellow of ECS, honorary ECS member, and an ECS Vittorio de Nora Award winner.
Via Kyiv Post