Inventor and Entrepreneur
Born: April 5, 1951 in Rockville Centre, New York
Dean Kamen holds over 100 U.S. patents including one for the Segway® personal transport device. His first invention, an infusion device, revolutionized healthcare by providing continuous intravenous medication to patients. In 1989, Kamen founded FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) to inspire young people's interest and participation in STEM.
USPTO Speaker Series: Dean Kamen [video]
Inventor Dean Kamen and Patents [video]