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2016 Inductees
JD Albert

JD Albert

Electronic Ink

Patent No. 5,961,804
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Roger Angel

Roger Angel

Lightweight Mirrors for Astronomical Telescopes

Patent No. 4,606,960
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Roger Bacon

Roger Bacon
High-Performance Carbon Fibers
Patent No. 2,957,756
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Bantval Jayant Baliga

Bantval Jayant Baliga

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT)

Patent Nos. 4,969,028; 5,998,833
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Per-Ingvar Brånemark

Per-Ingvar Brånemark

Modern Dental Implant

Patent No. 4,988,299
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Barrett Comiskey

Barrett Comiskey
Electronic Ink
Patent No. 5,961,804
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Joseph Jacobson

Joseph Jacobson

Electronic Ink

Patent No. 6,124,851
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Sheldon Kaplan

Sheldon Kaplan

EpiPen® Auto-Injector

Patent No. 4,031,893
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Victor Lawrence

Victor Lawrence
Signal Processing in Telecommunications
Patent Nos. 4,034,197; 4,213,187
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Radia Perlman

Radia Perlman

Robust Network Routing and Bridging

Patent Nos. 5,086,428; 7,339,900
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John Silliker

John Silliker

Microbiological Food Safety and Testing

Patent No. 2,876,108
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William Sparks

William Sparks
Butyl Rubber
Patent No. 2,356,128
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Harriet Strong

Harriet Strong

Water Storage and Flood Control

Patent No. 374,378
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Ivan Sutherland

Ivan Sutherland

Display Windowing by Clipping

Patent No. 3,639,736
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Welton Taylor

Welton Taylor
Microbiological Food Safety and Testing
Patent No. 4,010,078
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Robert Thomas

Robert Thomas

Butyl Rubber

Patent No. 2,356,128
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