Stanford R. Ovshinsky

 

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: self-taught inventor and scientist who had developed the nickel-metal hydride battery used in the hybrid vehicle industry such as laptop computers, digital cameras, cell phones, and electric cars.

 

 

Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

 

Born: November 24, 1922

 

Died: October 17, 2012

 

Location: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan