Dean Kamen – FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
America lags the world in student skills and strength in science and technology. That’s all about to change!
Entrepreneur Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway, runs the most incredible science and technology (robots!) competition you never heard of. High school students worldwide compete for more than $50 million in scholarships. An amazing story!
Dean Kamen is an American engineer and inventor and has been called, “The Pied Piper of Technology.” He holds more than 440 US and foreign patents, invented the Segway and is founder of FIRST.
More about Dean Kamen: https://www.notablebiographies.com/news/Ge-La/Kamen-Dean.html
Listen to Dean Kamen on TED Talks: https://www.ted.com/speakers/dean_kamen
Learn more about FIRST: https://www.firstinspires.org/about/leadership/dean-kamen
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