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2018 FIHF Nominees


Simulation Pioneer Edwin Link Named to Inventors Hall of Fame
April 25, 2018
Edwin Link, considered the father of flight simulation and a key ally of Florida Institute of Technology and its founder, Jerry Keuper, has been named a 2018 inductee of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Local microbiologist helped develop first drug to slow effects of AIDS
April 22, 2018
One of the scientists who pioneered the first drug used to effectively treat AIDS, AZT, is a Palencia resident and a new inductee of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

The Latest in Florida Innovations
April 20, 2018
This collection of the latest research-related news from around the state, as posted and shared on the Florida Research Consortium’s website.

Seal to be Inducted into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
April 16, 2018
UCF scientist Sudipta Seal, whose research has led to groundbreaking therapeutic applications in regenerative nanomedicine, has been chosen as a 2018 inductee into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

FAU Harbor Branch Co-Founder Edwin A. Link Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall Of Fame
April 16, 2018
The late Edwin A. Link, a driving force behind bringing FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to Fort Pierce, is being inducted into the 2018 class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

From creating Spanx pantyhouse to the flight simulator, these inventors are Hall of Famers
April 15, 2018
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is once again inducting prominent inventors into its ranks. The 2018 inductee class comprises seven inventors, ranging from the creator of Spanx undergarments to the mind behind the flight simulator.

From creating Spanx pantyhouse to the flight simulator, these inventors are Hall of Famers
April 13, 2018
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is once again inducting prominent inventors into its ranks.

Dr. Herbert Wertheim to be inducted into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
April 12, 2018
FIU benefactor Dr. Herbert Wertheim has been selected for the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, which recognizes Florida inventors whose achieve­ments have advanced the quality of life for Floridians and Americans nationwide.

Visionary Edwin Link Inducted Into Inventors Hall of Fame
April 12, 2018
The late Edwin A. Link, a driving force behind bringing FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to Fort Pierce, is being inducted into the 2018 class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Spanx founder and Clearwater native Sara Blakely poised to join elite group of Florida innovators
April 12, 2018
Blakely is among the seven inventors who make up the 2018 class of inductees in Hall of Fame, which recognizes Florida inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for the state and the nation.

Spanx founder Sara Blakely poised to join elite group of Florida innovators
April 12, 2018
Blakely is among the seven inventors who make up the 2018 class of inductees in Hall of Fame, which recognizes Florida inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for the state and the nation. Sara Blakely, the Clearwater native who created Spanx, will join Thomas Edison and Henry Ford in the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees
April 11, 2018
The inventors of the flight simulator and SPANX® are among this year’s innovators elected.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame to Induct USF Alum Phillip Furman
April 11, 2018
Furman’s discoveries led to development of anti-viral drugs that have saved millions of lives worldwide.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2018 Inductees (EurekAlert!)
April 11, 2018
The inventors of the flight simulator and SPANX® are among this year’s innovators elected


2017 Media

News Articles / Press Releases

2017 FIHF Nominees


VIDEO: University of Central Florida Scientist Issa Batarseh Receives Florida, International Recognition
November 21, 2017
University of Central Florida engineer Issa Batarseh was recognized worldwide as a leader in power electronics and whose work led to the development and commercialization of the first compact single-solar photovoltaic panel.

UCF Scientist Receives Florida and International Recognition
November 20, 2017
A University of Central Florida engineer recognized worldwide as a leader in power electronics and whose work led to the development and commercialization of the first compact single-solar photovoltaic panel was recognized by both the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame and the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan recently.

Molekule Air Purifier Named to Time Magazine’s 25 Best Inventions of 2017
November 16, 2017
Molekule, a USF Incubator Company, was invented by USF Distinguished University Professor Yogi Goswami to help his son’s asthma (Time Magazine).

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Inducts Eight Famed Innovators in 2017 Class
November 16, 2017
Eight individuals – including Florida’s first husband-wife inventive team – were formally inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame at a Nov. 6 gala.

VIDEO: Florida Tech’s Dwayne and Mary Helen McCay Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
November 8, 2017
On Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, Florida Tech president Dr. T. Dwayne McCay and first lady Dr. Mary Helen McCay became the first couple to be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. This video highlights the McCays’ relationship and their careers, which resulted in 15 joint U.S. patents in the area of metallurgical engineering.

IHMC’s Ken Ford will enter Florida Inventors Hall of Fame on Monday
November 1, 2017
Kenneth Ford, founder and CEO of the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, is being inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame to Hold 2017 Induction Ceremony Nov. 6
November 1, 2017
First scientist couple, USF professor who is co-inventor of DSL among top innovators honored

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame To Hold Induction Ceremony Sept. 8 – Rescheduled
August 30, 2017
USF professor who coinvented DSL and first scientist couple among top innovators honored.

Ken Ford Honored
March 30, 2017
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame announced last week that the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition co-founder and CEO Ken Ford is among the eight inventors who will be inducted into the 2017 Florida Inventors Hall of Fame in September.

Dwayne and Mary Helen McCay Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
March 24, 2017
Florida Institute of Technology President T. Dwayne McCay and First Lady Mary Helen McCay have been inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, becoming the first scientific couple to be enshrined in the Tampa-based institution that recognizes Florida inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for Floridians, the state and the nation.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Welcomes Phillip Frost
March 23, 2017
Dr. Phillip Frost will be part of an exclusive group of innovators inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame on September 8 in Tampa, Florida (Frost Science Museum).

USF’s Richard Gitlin elected to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
March 22, 2017
Richard D. Gitlin, a University of South Florida Distinguished Professor, is among the eight inventors announced as 2017 inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (USF News).

Thomas Maren, creator of glaucoma drug Trusopt, inducted into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
March 22, 2017
Dr. Thomas Maren, a founding father of the University of Florida College of Medicine whose four decades of basic scientific research led to the development of a top-selling drug for glaucoma, has been inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (UF News).

Pensacola inventor honored for work in robotics
March 22, 2017
Ken Ford, co-founder the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) in Pensacola, is is one of eight inventors being inducted into the 2017 Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (WEAR TV).

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees
March 22, 2017
Prolific industry inventor and first scientist couple among top innovators elected.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame honors Ken Ford as 2017 Inductee
March 22, 2017
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame announced today that the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition co-founder and CEO Ken Ford is among the eight inventors who will be inducted into the 2017 Florida Inventors Hall of Fame in September.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Names UCF Researcher
March 22, 2017
A University of Central Florida engineer who is recognized worldwide as a leader in power electronics and whose work led to the creation of the first compact single-solar photovoltaic panel has been named as a 2017 inductee to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Neighboring termite colonies re-invade, expose themselves to deadly bait
March 13, 2017
Even after an insecticide bait weakens Formosan subterranean termites, a neighboring colony will invade the same area and meet the identical lethal fate, new research shows. The research finding is key for a pest that accounts for much of the $32 billion annual cost caused by subterranean termites worldwide.

 


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