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Inventor Invention

Dean Kamen
(Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner)
Portable Medical Technology and Human Transportation Technology

Charles Kaman Helicopter Innovations

Nathan Kane
(MIT Student Prize Winner)
Improved Bellows

Isabella L. Karle X-ray Crystallography

Eskil Karlson Ozone-based Sterilization

Alan Kay Smalltalk

Donald Keck Fiberoptic Communications

Anna Keichline K Brick

Will Keith Kellogg Kellogg's Corn Flakes

Charles Kettering All-electric Automobile Systems

M. Jalal Khan Integrated Optical Add/Drop Filter

Mary Kies Process for Weaving Straw

Jack St. Clair Kilby Microchip

Chang-Jin Kim Microscopic "Hands"

Marie Claire King Genetics & Therapeutics

Louise Kirkbride Computer Database Systems

Henry Kloss Acoustic Loudspeaker, HomeTheatre

Richard Knerr and Arthur "Spud" Melin Hula Hoop

Margaret Knight Textile and Shoe-Making Machinery

Phil Knight The Modern Athletic Shoe

Willem Kolff Kidney Dialysis Machine

Paul Kollsman Barometric Altimeter

Sandra L. Kurtzig Business Software

Raymond Kurzweil
(Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner)
Reading Machine for the blind

Stephanie Kwolek
(Lifetime Achievement)
Kevlar®

 

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