Super Soaker Inventor Now Making a Splash with High School Robotics Teams

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ATLANTA, GA– June 03, 2017– Dr. Lonnie Johnson, the inventor of the Super Soaker has made over $1 billion in sales. He now wants to give back to young kids just like him. His nonprofit, Johnson STEM Activity Center is funding high school robotic teams and also offering them a creative work space in Atlanta.

Johnson is an engineer/inventor who holds more than 100 patents and is the CEO/Founder of Atlanta-based Johnson Battery Technologies. The company is developing a new solid-state lithium-metal battery that can operate at very high temperatures while protecting against fire and explosion.  However, Johnson’s most rewarding pursuit may be sharing his knowledge with a new generation of engineers via his high school robotics team funding.

Learn more about it from this news clip from NBC Nightly News:

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