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National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces Gene Editing and reCAPTCHA Innovators Among 2023 Class

Sixteen innovation pioneers whose inventions range from wheelchair technology to aromatase inhibitors will be honored as part of the 50th class of National Inventors Hall of Fame® Inductees.

4 Student Teams’ Innovations Win 2022 Collegiate Inventors Competition

A glimpse into the future of American innovation and emerging technological trends from the nation’s brightest young innovators — from a device that noninvasively and wirelessly detects ventriculoperitoneal shunt failure to a safer approach to pesticide use — were recognized and honored this week.

2022 Collegiate Inventors Competition Finalists Show Future of American Innovation

The Collegiate Inventors Competition®, an annual competition that has rewarded innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisers for more than 30 years, announced today its 2022 finalists.

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Pitt professor, DuoLingo co-founder will be inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Two Pittsburgh residents will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame’s 2023 class, hall officials announced earlier this month.

Johns Hopkins undergraduates win runner-up award in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Two Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students and a recent graduate won the undergraduate runner-up award and a $5,000 prize Thursday in the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition.

National Inventors Hall of Fame Honors 3 With Ties to NC State

Three innovators who served on NC State's faculty were inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame at a two-day event in Washington, D.C

Black History Month spotlight: Super Soaker inventor Dr. Lonnie Johnson

Fox News highlights Lonnie Johnson, inventor of the Super Soaker.

Teen Inventor Honored for His 'FireBot'

FireBot, the search and rescue robot that Thakur soon began developing, won the People's Choice Award at the 2021 Collegiate Inventors Competition on Oct. 13. It's a 20-pound steel robot that firefighters can remotely guide through burning buildings using a joystick.

Shrish Patel Wins 2021 Collegiate Inventors Competition for SolarClear

Shrish Patel, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has won the graduate division of the 2021 Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC) for his invention, SolarClear, an electric field assisted approach for cleaning solar panels.

Undergraduate Team Named Finalists of Collegiate Inventors Competition

A team of four Whiting School of Engineering students was named as a finalist in the 2021 Collegiate Inventors Competition for its device, the Innerva Conduit. The invention facilitates nerve regeneration and decreases pain in amputee patients.

Ophthalmologist Patricia Bath Inducted Posthumously into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Dr. Patricia Bath, the first female faculty member in ophthalmology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been inducted posthumously into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Carl Benz Added to National Inventors Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022

Several innovation pioneers whose inventions range from cataract surgery to the modern automobile will be honored as part of the latest class of National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) Inductees.