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Upon his graduation from Columbia, he obtained a [[PhD]] in Berlin, and returned to teach in the [[School of Engineering]], leading the way to found the [[Electrical Engineering Department]].  
 
Upon his graduation from Columbia, he obtained a [[PhD]] in Berlin, and returned to teach in the [[School of Engineering]], leading the way to found the [[Electrical Engineering Department]].  
  
He was known for his numerous inventions, including the Pupin coil, which allowed the extension of long-distance telephone. His autobiography also won a [[Pulitzer Prize]] in [[1924]]. Upon his death in [[1935]], [[Pupin Hall]] was named in his honor. A small bust of him stands in the lobby.
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He was known for his numerous inventions, including the Pupin coil, which allowed the extension of long-distance telephone. His autobiography also won a [[Pulitzer Prize]] in [[1924]]. Upon his death in [[1935]], [[Pupin Hall]] was named in his honor. A small bust of him stands in the lobby. In [[1958]], the 100th anniversary of his birth, Pupin was accorded an additional honor by the university - the [[Pupin Medal|Pupin Medal for Service to the Nation]] was named for him as well.
  
 
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Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin, also known as Michael I. Pupin CC 1883 was a Serbian physicist.

Upon his graduation from Columbia, he obtained a PhD in Berlin, and returned to teach in the School of Engineering, leading the way to found the Electrical Engineering Department.

He was known for his numerous inventions, including the Pupin coil, which allowed the extension of long-distance telephone. His autobiography also won a Pulitzer Prize in 1924. Upon his death in 1935, Pupin Hall was named in his honor. A small bust of him stands in the lobby. In 1958, the 100th anniversary of his birth, Pupin was accorded an additional honor by the university - the Pupin Medal for Service to the Nation was named for him as well.