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The National Medal of Technology and Innovation 2009 Laureates

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Harry Coover

Harry Coover shakes hands with President Barack Obama

Harry Coover
Eastman Chemical Company, TN

For his invention of cyanoacrylates -- novel adhesives known widely to consumers as "super glues" -- which today play significant roles in medicine and industry.

Helen Free

Helen Free shakes hands with President Barack Obama

Helen Free
Miles Laboratories, IN

For her seminal contributions to diagnostic chemistry through development of dip-and-read urinalysis, which gave rise to a technological revolution in convenient, reliable, point-of-care tests and patient self-monitoring.

Steven Sasson

Steven Sasson shakes hands with President Barack Obama

Steven Sasson
Eastman Kodak Company, NY

For the invention of the digital camera, which has revolutionized the way images are captured, stored, and shared, creating new opportunities in commerce, education, and global communication.

Federico Faggin; Marcian E. Hoff, Jr.; and Stanley Mazor

Federico Faggin; Marcian E. Hoff, Jr.; and Stanley Mazor shake hands with President Barack Obama

Federico Faggin; Marcian E. Hoff, Jr.; and Stanley Mazor
Intel Corporation, CA

For the conception, design and application of the first microprocessor, which was commercially adopted and became the universal building block of digital electronic systems, significantly impacting the global economy and people's day-to-day lives.

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