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The Mission of Public Invention is to “Invent in the public, for the public.

How to Start a Public Invention and Humanitarian Engineering Club at your University

— Robert L. Read, PhD, Founder Public Invention — Joshua M. Pearce, John M. Thompson Chair in Information Technology and Innovation Thompson Centre for Engineering Leadership & Innovation, Ivey Business School Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Western University — Avinash Baskaran, PhD candidate, Robotics, Auburn University — Megan Cadena, Biomedical Engineer, UT Austin

The Humanitarian Engineering Response to the Pandemic: The New Year’s Mid-game

By Ben Coombs “As to diseases, make a habit of two things – to help, or at least to do no harm.” written by Hippocrates in Epidemics.
 A Diagram of Major Humanitarian Engineering Efforts (Link allows zooming)   Early in 2020 the alarm bells rang out. All across the world people tuned into news about …

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Become A Public Inventor

Inventors are the most spectacular causative agents of humanity’s progress. Today invention mostly occurs within commercial firms and universities. Commercial firms primarily seek profit. Universities seek both money and renown from invention. Both firms and universities, the two great poles of the landscape of invention today, seek to temporarily monopolize inventions through patents and other means …

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