George Westinghouse


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United States inventor and manufacturer (1846-1914)

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Our students and teachers have collaborated with Humanity Rising to create a new club at George Westinghouse College Prep, Cultures of Kindness," said Principal Patrick McGill.
The list goes on and on--as does the legacy of George Westinghouse.
Nor does she attain it when she's in Buffalo thinking about the way the city was lit up for McKinley's visit to the Pan American Exposition, "and all that beauty was made possible because George Westinghouse of Buffalo harnessed Niagara Falls into his alternating current, the same current that would soon be used to fry Leon Czolgosz in the electric chair.
Leadership examples of performance awards are the Boeing Gold Certification Award, Honeywell Preferred Supplier Award, Northrop Grumman Blue Achievement, Lockheed Martin Best In Class Rating, Defense Security Service "Outstanding" Achievement Award, and the George Westinghouse Award.
George Westinghouse invented the transformer, which could step powerful currents down to lower, and usable, voltage.
George Westinghouse was a prolific, visionary inventor.
RICHARD MORAN, EXECUTIONER'S CURRENT: THOMAS EDISON, GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE, AND THE INVENTION OF THE ELECTRIC CHAIR (New York, Alfred A.
Nunn with the help of Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse.
New York Pilot Site: George Westinghouse High School, Brooklyn
In 1886, entrepreneur George Westinghouse established the Westinghouse Electric Co.
A sacrificial guinea pig in the battle between Thomas Edison, inventor of the lightbulb, and his engineering rival, George Westinghouse.
Of course, we had to let go of our older, low-margin businesses, some of which were the basic technologies developed by George Westinghouse at the turn of the century.
In 1997, he received the George Westinghouse Signature Award of Excellence.
He was also the recipient of the George Westinghouse Corporate Innovation Award in 1996.
For instance, one of the more heated arguments of the day was between Edison and his rival George Westinghouse, who wanted to use alternating currents in his own power plants rather than the direct current favored by the "Wizard of Menlo Park.
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