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19 Innovators to be Inducted as 2019 Class of the National Inventors Hall of Fame

the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), announces it will induct 19 innovation pioneers for their world-changing inventions on May 1-2 during the Greatest Celebration of American Innovation®...

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees at CES

Nineteen innovation pioneers were announced today as the 2019 Class of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) on the main stage at CES®. These innovators... will be celebrated as the newest Class of Inductees during the NIHF Induction Ceremony...

Students Win Gold at 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition

A glimpse into the future of American innovation and emerging technological trends from the nation's brightest young inventors were recognized and honored today at the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition®...

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IU researchers to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Two IU researchers, Joseph Muhler and William Nebergall, developed and patented the fluoride toothpaste formula that would be used in Crest toothpaste. They will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame this spring.

Professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum named to Inventor Hall of Fame

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, the Malcolm Gillis University Professor of Bioengineering, will be one of the 2019 inductees to the National Inventors Hall of Fame this May, according to a press release from the Hall.

Schweitzer humbled by hall of fame induction

...Aside from being an inventor, the founder and president of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories shares something else in common with those prominent inventors.
Schweitzer will join them and many others in the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Asakawa Named to National Inventors Hall of Fame

Chieko Asakawa, the IBM Distinguished Service Professor in the Robotics Institute and an IBM Fellow at IBM Research, is among 19 innovators who will be inducted this year into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Arrow Electronics Supports Collegiate Inventors Competition

For the fifth consecutive year, Arrow Electronics served as a lead sponsor for the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual contest that rewards innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisors. With outreach to over 1,000 universities, 11 graduate and undergraduate teams from across the nation competed at the event...

Alumni team tops Collegiate Inventors Competition

Mechanical engineering alumni of 2.009 (Product Engineering Processes) win with Rhino, a product that makes brick repointing faster, safer, and more accurate...

Graduate Student’s Steerable Brain Catheter Wins Big at Inventors Competition

Gopesh Tilvawala’s path to San Diego spans four countries and four continents. That journey led him to UC San Diego and the pursuit of a Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering with a focus on medical device technology. For the past four years, he’s been working to develop a first-of-its-kind catheter that can be remotely controlled to navigate the tiny arteries in the brain...

Ear Tubes May Finally Get an Upgrade

Harvard researchers have invented a new device that might mean fewer visits to the surgeon for kids with chronic ear infections...

Students Win Gold at Collegiate Inventors Competition

A glimpse into the future of American innovation and emerging technological trends from the nation's brightest young inventors -- from a steerable microcatheter to a reusable UV-radiation-measuring sensor -- were recognized and honored today at the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition...