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Samuel Ruben Papers, 1923-1979
||Samuel Ruben, 1900-1988
||Guide to the Samuel Ruben Papers, 1923-1979
||Samuel Ruben was born in 1900. He was an American inventor who made lasting contributions
to the fields of electrochemistry and solid-state technology. While he dropped out
of college and had no formal education, his scientific career spanned over 60 years.
Ruben worked extensively with the Duracell Company and is credited with revolutionizing
battery technology. In 1967, Ruben endowed a scholarship for Polytechnic students.
In April 1979, he was inducted as a Fellow of Polytechnic Institute of New York. An
exhibition of his inventions was displayed to mark the occasion.
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