Alan Adler is an American inventor. His inventions include aerodynamic toys under the Aerobie brand, such as footballs with fins, flying rings and discs, as well as a manual coffee brewing device, the AeroPress. His Aerobie Pro flying ring set several world records for the farthest thrown object.[1]

Alan Adler
Born1938 or 1939 (age 85–86)
Known forInventor

Adler 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 founder of AeroPress, Inc., of Palo Alto.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "New World Record!" Archived 2008-07-01 at the Wayback Machine, Retrieved on July 10, 2008
  2. ^ "New, improved flying disc developed". 1995-06-09. Retrieved 2024-02-26.
  3. ^ "First Alan Adler Invented the Aerobie. Now He's Created the Perfect Cup of Coffee". Wired. ISSN 1059-1028. Retrieved 2021-03-31.
  4. ^ Carlsen, Zachary. "Aerobie Clarifies Canadian Toy Company Acquisition". Sprudge. Retrieved 2021-03-31.

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