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Science Afternoon Topic Areas - Manufacturing

Science Afternoons Topic Areas - Manufacturing

teacher invention

From Invention to Use in the Real World
Explores Roger Bostelman's background, how he came to NIST - as a teenager - and the work designing and creating inventions for the past 30 years.

After a tour of Roger's lab, teachers learned about the USPTOs efforts to protect inventions through the patenting process from Bob Olszewski.

  • Roger Bostelman

From Invention to


  • Dr. Gregory Cooksey
  • Dr. Javier Atencia
  • Mr. Drew Hirshfield

Created April 23, 2012, Updated December 6, 2013