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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...

2013-11-12 12:28:14

National Inventors Hall of Fame members pick winners at the 2013 Collegiate Inventors Competition ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An invention that strips cancer tumors' ability to hide from the body's immune system, and a better way to shock hearts back into their normal rhythm took top honors today at America's most prestigious collegiate inventing competition. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131112/NE15365) "We had a fantastic diversity of creative...

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...

2013-05-02 08:43:14

Includes inventors of plasma display, modern synthesizer, cellular technology ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inventors Hall of Fame, dedicated to honoring the individuals who conceived, patented, and advanced the great technological achievements that have changed the world, has welcomed its 2013 class of Inductees. The inventors honored this year created innovations that have had significant impact on our cultural and economic growth, including work that...

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...

2013-02-14 16:27:23

National Academy of Inventors 2(nd) Annual Conference is Feb. 21-22 in Tampa, Fla. TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Academy of Inventors will hold its 2nd annual conference in Tampa at the Embassy Suites Hotel in the University of South Florida Research Park, Feb. 21-22, 2013. The conference is open to members and non-members. A detailed agenda is available at http://nai.usf.edu/conference/. (Logo:...

2012-11-13 12:30:40

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the innovative ideas of today's college and university students, the 2012 Collegiate Inventors Competition, a program of Invent Now, today announced that a novel delivery therapy for treating cancer and a way to facilitate suturing in abdominal surgery have won top prizes during the Competition's culminating ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Inanc Ortac of the University of California, San Diego received the $15,000 graduate...

2012-05-11 14:20:51

PHILADELPHIA, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This new Q&A session features industry leaders Dean Kamen and Dr. Thomas Fogarty offering their insights into the future of medical device development. Free for attendees at MD&M East Philadelphia on May 23. On Wednesday, May 23 at 2:30pm, Medical Design & Manufacturing East (MD&M East) will present the special panel, "The Great Innovators: A Sit-Down Chat with Dr. Thomas Fogarty...

2012-03-01 16:50:00

ARMONK, N.Y., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inventors Hall of Fame today announced it will induct two IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists whose invention paved the way for the advancement of commercial disk storage technology used in computers, digital cameras and other devices. Dr. Lubomyr Romankiw and Dr. David Thompson (retired) are being honored for their invention of a technique that produced the first practical and manufacturable thin film magnetic head, which increased...

2012-03-01 07:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its mission to recognize and foster invention, the National Inventors Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 Inductees. The inventors to be honored this year created remarkable innovations that include the now ubiquitous laser printer commonly found in the workplace, the thin-film head technology that has contributed to the success of the disk drive industry, and the first statin which pioneered the class of drugs targeted at...


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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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