ENTRIES TAGGED "FIRST"
Dean Kamen's most prominent quality is his ability to dream. His dreams are big, full of heart, compassion and a commitment to a more prosperous life for everyone – through the wonders of science, technology and engineering. In the early 90's, Kamen was becoming increasingly concerned about our ability to effectively compete in business given our declining ability to educate students in science and technology. Kamen and his friend, Dr. Woodie Flowers, had a wild idea: create a competition — now a "coopertition" — where teams of students, working closely with mentors, design and build a robot.