Dean Kamen is an American most successful businessman, inventor, and engineer. Kamen becomes popular after his Segway invention and also the first founder of Woodie Flowers. Now let’s have a close look at Dean Kamen net worth in 2018.
Dean Kamen was born on April 5, 1951, in New York to a Jewish family. He has attended the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and decided to drop out before getting the graduation degree. His father ‘Jack Kamen’ is an illustrator for Mad and also for the EC Comics publication.
In 2011, Dean becomes the speaker of FIRST Kickoff located at Southern Hemisphere University along with William. He also has an Embraer Phenom 300 light jet aircraft along with three helicopters. In 2016, he also piloted B-2 bomber in the world championship of FRC.
Kamen has started his career as an inventor who popularly known with different works such as human transporter with the computer, an electric, and Segway PT. One of his devices that he made can be easily controlled by the moving body and balanced with two different wheels of equal length. After the invention of first drug infusion pump, Dean became a successful inventor and started his manufacturing company which deals with the insulin pump.
Dean also worked in one of his project which includes the involvement of Stirling engines. The strings can generate up to ten coupled water from 7,340,879 patent of the United States. After working on the project, he has made Stirling engine from the motive of two machines which can be helpful to create power and Slingshot for the purification of water.
Kamen also worked with the SWAT team in accordance with the preparation of air device which can easily lift any of the human body in the air. He also claimed about his company that he with his teammates started the project and working on solar power inventions.
In 1989, Dean also the founder of FIRST which has been made with the motive to attract more students so that they can build their interests in science, technology, and engineering.
Last year, the organisation hosted two competitions in which were international takes place. First has made different programs for the students who are pursuing graduation in K-12. The students can participate according to their eligibility. For elementary school students, FLL JR. is made, for older elementary school, FLL is made, and for higher school students, FTC is made. These programs vary from students according to their degree.
Awards & Achievement
Kamen has achieved several awards, he has received his first achievement as elected to National Academy of Engineering. This achievement is given to provide different devices for medical students which have raised the craze of engineering for higher students. He also received the 5th Annual Heinz Award in different fields includes Economy, Technology, and Employment. In 2000, he got the medal for the technology form the president of U.S. ‘Clinton’.
After two years, Kamen received the MIT prize for the several inventions which he made for the Segway and for the infusion pump for diabetics. In 2015, Kamen received ‘Doctor of Engineering and Technology’ degree and also honored with the degree from Universite de Sherbrooke.
Net Worth of Dean Kamen
Dean Kamen is an American entrepreneur and inventor who have made his net worth of $540 million. His invention of Segway PT has made a great opportunity for him to work with different inventors and show his capability in front of them. He also earned from his invention of the water purification system.
Kamen is a great inventor with different inventions. He always focuses on his work rather than enjoying life. After the invention of Segway, he has earned a great name and keeps working on it for the new inventions. Now, he has become one of the personalities who have a net worth of more than $540 million.