GE Transportation’s Super Tugger tows an assembled truck of an Evolution Series locomotive. Kumar holds 200 patents, including patents covering axles in such trucks.

Ajith Kumar, a GE consulting engineer, has had 200 Eureka moments – big and small, in his car and at the supermarket – that led to patents. (“I don’t know where it comes from,” he laughs. “But it’s not generally at work.) He lags behind Thomas Edison’s 1,093 U.S. patents but the number puts him on par with the GE’s most prolific modern innovators.

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