MIT-Lemelson Inventor of the Week Archive - Fred Thomas

MIT-Lemelson Inventor of the Week Archive - Fred Thomas, updated 9/20/22, 6:13 PM

Inventor of the Week - MIT-Lemeson Foundation - Fred Thomas - Articulated Optical Data Storage - Subwavelength Optical Data Storage

About Fred C Thomas III

Fred Charles Thomas III - Engineer and Inventor

Fred Thomas received a BS in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Physics from Bucknell University in 1982. In 1990 he received a MS in Mechanical Engineering specializing in Control Systems and Non-linear Dynamics.

His awards include the International Design Excellence Award in 2009, Industrial Forum Product Design Award in 2008, "Nano50 Award" for "Subwavelength Optical Data Storage" in 2005, Lemelson-MIT "Inventor of the Week" Award in 2004, Iomega "Exceptional Invention Award" in 1999, and Laser Focus World "Electro-Optic Application of the Year Award" in 1994. 

Tag Cloud

document preview