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National Inventors Hall of Fame welcomes 2008 inductees

Akron, OH (May 1, 2008) On May 2 & 3, 2008, the National Inventors Hall of Fame welcomes its 36th class of inductees. Receiving the honor for 2008 are the inventors such as Amar Bose who is known for his audio innovations, Nick Holonyak who created the LED, and chemist Ruth Benerito who discovered wrinkle-free cotton.

A posthumous recognition ceremony will be held on Friday, May 2nd to honor this years deceased inductees, from John Charnley, a British surgeon who gave the world a successful technique for hip replacement surgery to Kelly Johnson, a Lockheed Martin engineer who headed the well known Skunk Works and was instrumental in creating technologically advanced aircraft.

On Saturday, May 3rd, eight living inventors will be honored. All eight inventors will be present to receive the honor and meet many inductees from previous years.

The eight inductees and their inventions include:

  • Ruth Benerito, Wrinkle-free cotton

  • Amar Bose, Audio technologies

  • Nick Holonyak, Jr., LED

  • Erna Hoover, Computerized telephone switching

  • Amos Joel, Jr., Switching concept for cellular phones

  • William Murphy, Jr., Medical devices

  • Ken Richardson, Fluconzaole (anti-fungal drug)

  • Louis Stevens, Magnetic disk drive

The inventors who will be recognized on May 2nd include:

  • Robert Adler (1913-2007), Television remote control

  • John Charnley (1911-1982), Hip replacement surgery

  • Willem Einthoven (1860-1927), Electrocardiograph

  • Calvin Fuller (1902-1994), Gerald Pearson (1905-1987), Daryl Chapin (1906-1995), Silicon solar cell

  • Clarence Kelly Johnson (1910-1990), Fighter aircraft

  • Ray McIntire (1918-1996), Styrofoam brand foam

  • Malcom McLean (1913-2001), Containerized shipping

  • Harold McMaster (1916-2003), Tempered glass

  • David Pall (1914-2004), Fi

Contact: Rini Paiva
National Inventors Hall of Fame

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