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2014 Inductees
Howard Aiken

Howard Aiken
Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (Mark I)
Patent No. 2,616,626
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George Antheil

George Antheil
Secret Communication System
Patent No. 2,292,387
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Frances Arnold

Frances Arnold
Directed Evolution of Enzymes
Patent No. 6,153,410
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William Bowerman

William Bowerman
Modern Athletic Shoe
Patent No. 3,793,750
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Otis Boykin

Otis Boykin
Electronic Resistors
Patent No. 2,891,227
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David Crosthwait

David Crosthwait
Heating and Ventilation System Design
Patent No. 1,727,965
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Richard DiMarchi

Richard DiMarchi
Insulin LisPro (Humalog®)
Patent No. 5,514,646
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Mildred Dresselhaus

Mildred Dresselhaus
Superlattice Structure
Patent No. 7,465,871
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Benjamin Durfee

Benjamin Durfee
Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (Mark I)
Patent No. 2,616,626
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Ashok Gadgil

Ashok Gadgil
Water Disinfecting Device
Patent No. 5,780,860
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Francis Hamilton

Francis Hamilton
Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (Mark I)
Patent No. 2,616,626
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Charles Hull

Charles Hull
Stereolithography (3D Printing)
Patent No. 4,575,330
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Clair Lake

Clair Lake
Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (Mark I)
Patent No. 2,616,626
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Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr
Secret Communication System
Patent No. 2,292,387
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Willis Whitfield

Willis Whitfield
Clean Room
Patent No. 3,158,457
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