Category: 2018 Inductees

Sara Blakely

Sara Blakely Founder, SPANX® Sara Blakely Foundation Graduate, Florida State University 3 U.S. patents Sara Blakely is a Tampa Bay native and Florida State University alumna who invented the renowned undergarment SPANX and built a...

Emery N. Brown

Emery N. Brown, Ph.D., M.D. Director, Neuroscience Statistics Research Lab Massachusetts General Hospital Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia Harvard Medical School Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and of Computational Neuroscience Massachusetts...

Phillip A. Furman

Phillip A. Furman, Ph.D. Microbiologist and Researcher Graduate, University of South Florida 20 U.S. patents Phillip A. Furman is past president of the International Society for Antiviral Research and distinguished alumnus of the University...

Richard A. Houghten

Richard A. Houghten, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies 81 U.S. patents Richard A. Houghten is the founder and CEO of Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (TPIMS), headquartered in...

Edwin A. Link

Edwin A. Link Former Vice President Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Florida Atlantic University 1904-1981 27 U.S. patents Edwin A. Link, former trustee and vice president for the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic...

Sudipta Seal

Sudipta Seal, Ph.D. Trustee Chair Chair, Materials Science and Engineering Pegasus and University Distinguished Professor University of Central Florida 48 U.S. patents Sudipta Seal is Trustee Chair, Pegasus and University Distinguished Professor at the...

Herbert Wertheim

Herbert Wertheim, OD., D.Sc., MD. (hc) Founder and CEO Brain Power Incorporated 7 U.S. patents Herbert A. Wertheim is an optometric physician, alumnus of the University of Florida (UF), and honorary alumnus of Florida...