Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Dean Kamen
Born: April 5, 1951, Rockville Centre, New York, USA
- American entrepreneur and inventor. Best known for inventing the Segway PT, an electric, self-balancing human transporter with a sophisticated, computer-controlled gyroscopic stabilization and control system.
Honors and awards
- Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (1997).
- Awarded the 5th Annual Heinz Award in Technology (1999).
- National Medal of Technology (2000).
"I do not want to waste any time. And if you are not working on important things, you are wasting time."