Alan Adler

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Alan Adler is an American inventor. His inventions include aerodynamic toys, such as footballs with fins and flying rings and discs. His Aerobie Pro flying ring set several world records for the farthest thrown object.[1] In 2005 he invented a coffee brewing device and method called the AeroPress. He has approximately 40 patents in electronics, optics, and aerodynamics. He lectures in mechanical engineering at Stanford University[2] and has lectured at NASA, The Royal Aeronautical Society, Princeton University, California Institute of Technology, Egan Junior High School, and University of California - Davis.

He lives in Los Altos, California and is the owner and president of AeroPress, Inc of Palo Alto.


  1. ^ "New World Record!" Archived 2008-07-01 at the Wayback Machine, Retrieved on July 10, 2008
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