Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Executive Partner, Sofinnova Ventures
Professor, Michigan State University
Founder and CEO of Brooks Bell Inc.
The FIRST Robotics Competition, founded by Dean Kamen, has become all the rage. Think WWF meets rock concert meets geeks meets student-built robots. It’s wild, it’s fun—and it’s advancing the cause of science and technology education. The Blue Man Group kicks off the Boston area finals, run by Xconomist Marc Hodosh. Kamen, also an Xconomist, blogged on the concept here.