Atlanta Magazine Names JTEC Founder Lonnie G. Johnson a “Legend”

Atlanta Magazine’s Feb. 10, 2022 issue lists “Atlanta’s 500 Most Powerful Leaders in 2022,” and includes Dr. Johnson in its list of Legends. Read the full article here.


Lonnie G. Johnson
Johnson earned his master’s degree in nuclear engineering from Tuskegee University and went on to work for the U.S. Air Force and the NASA space program. Experimenting with high-powered water guns, he invented the bestselling Super Soaker. He has since been developing the Johnson thermoelectric energy converter (JTEC), an engine that converts heat directly into electricity, a potential source of low-cost solar power.