Latest National Inventors Hall of Fame Stories

2014-07-08 08:21:18

Thomas Edison and the inventors of Gatorade and air conditioning among innovators elected as part of the inaugural class TAMPA, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Edison, Gatorade inventor Robert Cade, and John Gorrie, the air conditioning pioneer whose statue represents Florida in the U.S. Capitol Building, were among the six inventors announced today as the first inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Also announced as part of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame...

2014-05-12 16:32:02

Curriculum Focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Developed to Inspire Curiosity and Prevent "Summer Slide" CANTON, Ohio, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) Inductees and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) are igniting a nationwide call-to-action to inspire America's next generation of innovation and creativity through Camp Invention. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85547 The program is the nation's premier summer...

2013-12-16 23:05:04

Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan of Arizona State University named National Academy of Inventors fellow. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan, senior vice president for Knowledge Enterprise Development at Arizona State University, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation...

2013-10-04 23:04:16

Undergraduate and graduate students will compete in Alexandria, Va. for distinguished honor. North Canton, OH (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Invent Now, Inc. and the National Inventors Hall of Fame are pleased to announce the 2013 finalists of the Collegiate Inventors Competition. The annual competition, sponsored by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and AbbVie, recognizes undergraduate and graduate students for their outstanding work and achievements in the fields of...

2013-04-25 23:02:46

Michael J. Oister to lead organization´s mission and continued growth North Canton, OH (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 Michael J. Oister has been named Chief Executive Officer of the national nonprofit Invent Now, Inc. Invent Now operates museums, education, recognition, and independent inventor programs in all 50 states to inspire invention and creativity. These programs include the Camp Invention summer program, Club Invention afterschool program, Collegiate Inventors Competition, National...

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2009-04-23 12:13:36

Vladimir Kozmich Zworykin (July 30, 1889 - July 29, 1982) was a Russian-American engineer, inventor, and initiator of television technology. One of his accomplishments includes the invention of a television transmitting and receiving system utilizing cathode ray tubes. In the early thirties, he was instrumental in the physical production of components used in the television, including charge storage-type tubes, infrared image tubes, and the electron microscope. Although many biographers...

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