For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST)
Dean Kamen is a talented inventor who has expressed his interest in 'tinkering' with objects at a young age; inventing a small, wearable, insulin pump for diabetic patients while he was still in college! Following his success, Kamen went on to found a company called DEKA to research and develop new inventions. His company DEKA, has led the development of many successful medical and biomedical products and machines for home and corporate use. For all of his accomplishments and contributions to the world, Dean Kamen received many awards. The most famous of these being the National Medal of Technology in 2000. Following his dream, he founded FIRST, an organization to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).