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Recounts the life and professional achievements of Michael I. Pupin. Pupin was born in 1858 in the small village of Idvor, which later became part of Yugoslavia. Pupin was an active member of both the IRE and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AlEE), serving as President of the IRE in 1917 and as President of the AIEE in 1925. He received the Edison Medal of the AlEE in 1920 and the IRE Medal of Honor in 1924. His popular autobiography, From Immigrant to Inventor, received the Pulitzer Prize in 1924. He also wrote The New Reformation (1927) and Romance of the Machine (1930). as well as many technical papers. He died in New York City in 1935.