Fellows in the Press

Farm Babe: Scientist Mary-Dell Chilton and her legacy of farming with GMOs

May 23, 2017
In a world where a majority of people can name all of the Kardashian sisters but have never heard of Dr. Norman Borlaug or Dr. Mary-Dell Chilton, it’s been nice to see the rise of popular social media tags like #ScientistsArePeople and #ActualLivingScientist or #ActualLivingFarmer.


UTA’s AbeXXa Biologics named one of 40 Best University Startups 2017 by NCET2

May 22, 2017
AbeXXa Biologics, a faculty startup at The University of Texas at Arlington, was named one of the 40 "Best University Startups 2017" by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, a Washington-based association of startup officers from the top research universities in the United States.


Distinguished alum awards honor ASU’s chief research and innovation officer

May 18, 2017
In honor of his extensive contributions to the disciplines of multimedia computing and informatics, and leadership in advancing science and technology globally, Arizona State University’s Chief Research and Innovation Officer Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus by two of his alma maters, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT Madras) and the University of Ottawa-Canada.


Wisconsin Professor Receives Award for Scientific Merit from American Foundry Society

May 18, 2017
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor of materials science and engineering Pradeep Rohatgi April 25 was honored with the Award for Scientific Merit by the American Foundry Society.


The Successes (and Failures) of an Experimental College’s New Approaches to Teaching

May 16, 2017
Theories like “design thinking” and “intrinsic motivation” are more than buzzwords, says Rick Miller, president of the 18-year-old Olin College of Engineering. Once students are immersed in those ideas, he says, “you can’t stop them from learning.”


Henry C. “Hank” Foley takes over as Fourth President of NYIT

May 15, 2017
The academic year ends with a bang as NYIT announces Dr. Henry C. “Hank” Foley as fourth President in the college’s history. After a seven month search, President Foley takes over for Interim President Rahmat Shoureshi, who served in the role since late January after the departure of 16 year President Edward Guiliano.


UCSB’s Coldren Receives OSA Holonyak Award

May 12, 2017
The University of California at Santa Barbara engineering professor Larry Coldren has received the 2017 Nick Holonyak, Jr. Award from the Optical Society of America (OSA) in recognition of his contributions to photonic integrated circuits.


Dr. James Smith to Provide Keynote Address at International Energy Conference in Venice, Italy

May 11, 2017
Plasma Igniter, LLC announced today that Dr. James Smith will join leaders from around the world to address the International Energy Conference and Workshop in Venice, Italy May 10-12, 2017. In addition to his keynote address, Dr. Smith has co-authored five papers to be presented to this international group of participants representing 58 countries.


Dr. Ed Hoover reflects on 50 years of discovery: “It’s all a fantastic voyage”

May 9, 2017
In a five-decade career filled with inquiry and invention, Dr. Edward Hoover can now add the official title of “Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors” to his list of accomplishments.


VisionGate raises $20M to target early stage lung cancer

May 9, 2017
VisionGate Inc. has raised $20 million, including an investment from Trinnovate Ventures, a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. The money will be used to accelerate clinical trial programs for VisionGate’s LuCED non-invasive diagnostic test targeting early stage lung cancer and Iloprost, a chemoprevention drug for patients who have pre-cancerous condition of the lungs called dysplasia.


Gabor Forgacs to be Named Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Clarkson University

May 5, 2017
Distinguished University Professor and Scientific Director of the Shipley Center for Innovation Gabor Forgacs will be named professor emeritus at Clarkson University's 124th Commencement on May 13. He will be honored for 21 years of exemplary service to the University.


National Academy of Sciences elects six MIT professors for 2017

May 3, 2017
Six MIT faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of their “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research,” including Sangeeta Bhatia, the John and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.


Rory Cooper: The Man Behind the Technology

May 3, 2017
Rory Cooper couldn’t have known what to expect as he and his team from the Human Engineering Research Laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh prepared to test their state-of-the-art power chair at October’s inaugural Cybathlon in Kloten, Switzerland.


An illuminating honor

May 1, 2017
UC Santa Barbara engineering professor Larry Coldren has received the 2017 Nick Holonyak, Jr. Award from the Optical Society of America (OSA) in recognition of his “major contributions to photonic integrated circuits.”


The Surprising Chemistry of Nonenzymatic RNA Replication

April 28, 2017
Friday Lecture Series. Jack W. Szostak , Ph.D. , professor of genetics, Harvard Medical School, professor of chemistry and chemical biology, Harvard University; Alex A. Rich Distinguished Investigator, department of molecular biology, Massachusetts General Hospital; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.


Fauchet reappointed dean of School of Engineering

April 27, 2017
Philippe Fauchet has been reappointed as dean of the School of Engineering for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2017. Fauchet was appointed dean of the School of Engineering in July 2012, coming from the University of Rochester.


Suzie Pun Receives 2017 College of Engineering Faculty Award for Research

April 26, 2017
Suzie Pun, the Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, has received the 2017 College of Engineering Faculty Award for Research. The Faculty Award for Research recognizes extraordinary contributions and dedication to research, support of diverse students in research, and innovative approaches in research, scholarship or creative activities.


Nicholas Peppas Named to the Medicine Maker Power List 2017

April 26, 2017
With two somewhat provocative Power Lists behind us, we once again forge ahead with our mission to celebrate 100 fantastic individuals involved in bettering the pharma industry and bringing life-changing medicines to market.


SUNY appoints new chancellor

April 24, 2017
Kristina M. Johnson — an engineer, inventor and administrator — was appointed 13th chancellor of the State University of New York on Monday, officials said, and the presidents of two local SUNY schools commended the selection.


Golshani Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

April 24, 2017
CSULB College of Engineering Dean Forouzan Golshani, holder of nearly a dozen patents, was among 175 distinguished academic inventors recently named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Dr. Carl Alving Inducted as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

April 21, 2017
Earlier this month, Dr. Carl Alving, MHRP’s Chief of Adjuvant and Antigen Research, was inducted as a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in a ceremony at the Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston.


Tissue Engineer Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic Earns Columbia’s Highest Academic Honor

April 21, 2017
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, a pioneer in the engineering of functional human tissue for use in regenerative medicine, has been appointed to the rank of University Professor, Columbia University’s highest academic honor.


Pat Halbur looks forward to his time leading College of Veterinary Medicine

April 20, 2017
An alumnus of the College of Veterinary Medicine will soon lead the college during a time of growth and transition. Pat Halbur, who was named the interim dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, will replace Lisa Nolan, who has been the dean for the past six years


Silicon-Based Life on Earth Is Closer to Reality Than You Realize: Study

April 19, 2017
Life on Earth is rooted in carbon. Silicon-based life sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but a new research shows just how the evolution of nature could lead to the incorporation of silicon in carbon-based molecules. According to a report from Live Science, scientists have found a way to chemically bind carbon and silicon to each other.


MRI Pioneer, Mayo Clinic Researcher Richard Ehman Honored as Elite U.S. Inventor

April 19, 2017
Mayo Clinic radiologist, researcher and entrepreneur Richard Ehman, M.D., recognized this month as one of U.S. academia’s top inventors, says that of all his accomplishments as a pioneer in the development of magnetic resonance imaging technology, what matters most to him is how patients have benefited from his creations.


Peshkin Receives National Educator Award from ASEE

April 18, 2017
Northwestern Engineering’s Michael Peshkin has been selected to receive the 2017 Ralph Coats Roe Award from the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) mechanical engineering division. The annual award recognizes a mechanical engineering educator who is an outstanding teacher and has made notable contributions to the profession.


App aims to take the risk out of routine traffic stops

April 17, 2017
Many police officers will tell you the riskiest parts of their job are responding to domestic violence calls and making traffic stops. A group of University of Florida students has come up with a way to make the latter a little less dangerous – for everyone.


Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff | Johns Hopkins

April 13, 2017
Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff of Johns Hopkins University to TEDCO’s board of directors. Elisseeff is the Morton Goldberg Professor and director of the Translational Tissue Engineering Center at Wilmer Eye Institute and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at JHU.


MU professor wins Southeastern Conference honor

April 12, 2017
James Birchler, a curators' distinguished professor of biological sciences at MU, was named by the Southeastern Conference as its Professor of the Year for 2017.


MSU Innovation Center Recognizes Faculty and Student Inventors

April 12, 2017
The 2017 Innovation Celebration highlights ground-breaking technology from MSU labs and startup companies from across Michigan State University's campus. The 2017 MSU Technology Transfer Achievement Award goes to Dr. James Dye, university distinguished professor, emeritus, in the department of chemistry.


Baraniuk elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 12, 2017
Rice University professor and engineer Richard Baraniuk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is one of 228 new members announced today by the academy, which honors some of the world's most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists and civic, business and philanthropic leaders.


Two Emory faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 11, 2017
Two Emory University faculty members, New Testament scholar Carl R. Holladay and neuroscientist Helen S. Mayberg, have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research.


Professor Chris Bowman Inducted into National Academy of Inventors

April 11, 2017
Distinguished Professor Christopher Bowman officially joined the National Academy of Inventors in a ceremony April 6 in Boston. He was among 175 fellows inducted into the academy this year and the second from the CU Boulder Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering to receive the honor.


University of Maryland to Lead NIH-Funded Center for Engineering Complex Tissues

April 10, 2017
The University of Maryland announced today that it will lead a National Institutes of Health-funded Biomedical Technology Resource Center aimed at advancing techniques to create complex tissues and parts for the body, such as organs and bone.


High honor for CBE’s Mallapragada; inducted as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

April 10, 2017
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering’s (CBE) Dr. Surya Mallapragada has joined an elite group of research and academic officials following her official induction as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Two ISU Faculty to be Recognized for Academic Inventions

April 6, 2017
In December, Pat Halbur, professor and chair of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, and Surya Mallapragada, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor and the Carol Vohs Johnson Chair in Chemical and Biological Engineering, were named fellows of the NAI, a nonprofit organization that recognizes inventors with U.S. patents.


Second Sight Announces Dr. Robert Greenberg, Chairman, Inducted as a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

April 6, 2017
Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. announced that Dr. Robert Greenberg, Chairman, will be inducted as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow at a ceremony to be held this evening at the Sixth Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors.


Heard on the Street: Mayo Clinic inventor inducted into national group

April 6, 2017
The National Academy of Inventors inducted Mayo Clinic doctor and local CEO Dr. Dick Ehman into its ranks Wednesday.


Halbur named Iowa State interim dean of Veterinary Medicine

April 5, 2017
Pat Halbur, professor and chair of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, has been named interim dean of Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.


Wound care technology invented at S&T hits marketplace

April 4, 2017
A glass-based wound care product that emerged from research by a doctoral student at Missouri University of Science and Technology has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for human use and is now available on the commercial market.


Stem Cell Fabric Innovation Regrows Rotator Cuffs

April 3, 2017
A team of researchers from UConn Health has found a way to regenerate rotator cuff tendons after they’re torn. “Up to 60 percent of the time after surgery, there’s a re-rupture,” says Dr. Cato Laurencin, Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UConn Health.


Baraniuk wins Defense Department's Vannevar Bush Fellowship

March 30, 2017
Rice University compressive-sensing pioneer Richard Baraniuk has won one of the Defense Department's most coveted basic research awards: a five-year fellowship worth up to $3 million for "blue sky" basic research that could produce revolutionary new technologies.


NYIT Names Henry C. “Hank” Foley as Fourth President

March 29, 2017
The Board of Trustees of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) today announced the appointment of Henry C. “Hank” Foley, Ph.D., as the fourth president of NYIT, effective June 1. Foley's background includes high-level experience in strategic planning, economic development and advanced research collaborations, program development, and enhanced funding.


AIMBE 2017 Fellows Announced

March 28, 2017
NAI Fellows Richard M. Greenwald, S. Sitharama Iyengar, Joseph R. Moskal, John A. Rogers, Thomas G. Thundat, and Frederic Zenhausern have been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.


Earth's soil could transmit electricity to your home, car: University of Alberta researchers

March 28, 2017
The University of Alberta research team has shown how low-voltage electricity can be safely transmitted through the earth rather than using the normal two wires to carry a current, says Thomas Thundat, the Faculty of Engineering's Canada Excellence Research Chair in oilsands molecular engineering.


Dwayne and Mary Helen McCay Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

March 24, 2017
Florida Institute of Technology President T. Dwayne McCay and First Lady Mary Helen McCay have been inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, becoming the first scientific couple to be enshrined in the Tampa-based institution that recognizes Florida inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for Floridians, the state and the nation.


Fortune: Richards-Kortum among 'World's Greatest Leaders'

March 23, 2017
Fortune magazine named Rice University global health pioneer Rebecca Richards-Kortum to its prestigious list of World's 50 Greatest Leaders. The annual list, which was announced March 23, is packed with world-famous people, including Pope Francis, Melinda Gates, Joe Biden and Elon Musk.


USF Professor Elected to Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

March 23, 2017
Richard D. Gitlin is one of eight inventors to be honored. Gitlin, who holds 60 U.S. patents, is being recognized for his innovative research and development in digital communications, broadband networking and wireless systems that transformed communication technology.


UCF Researcher Issa Batarseh To Be Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

March 22, 2017
A University of Central Florida engineer who is recognized worldwide as a leader in power electronics and whose work led to the creation of the first compact single-solar photovoltaic panel has been named as a 2017 inductee to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.


Bio-Path Holdings Reports Full Year 2016 Financial Results

March 15, 2017
Bio-Path Holdings, Inc., a biotechnology company leveraging its proprietary DNAbilize™ liposomal delivery and antisense technology to develop a portfolio of targeted nucleic acid cancer drugs, today announced its financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2016 and also provided an update on recent corporate developments.


Woodrose Ventures Corporation Announces Proposed Acquisition of Global Stem-Cell Biotechnology Company Novoheart Holdings Ltd.

March 13, 2017
Woodrose Ventures Corporation is pleased to announce that is has entered into an agreement dated March 10, 2017 to acquire all of the shares of Novoheart Holdings Ltd., a global stem cell biotechnology company dedicated to human heart engineering.


Encouraging More Startups at the University of Texas at Austin

March 12, 2017
University of Texas president Greg Fenves and Bob Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet, explored ways that universities can have a bigger impact on the world at the "Research Universities Should be Better at Startups" session at South by Southwest.


UA professor has three patents approved in one day

March 10, 2017
A University of Akron professor, Polymer Science Professor Joseph P. Kennedy, was excited to learn that he was granted three patents in a single day — not so much for his personal recognition, but for what it will mean to the university.


Rittmann received Fulton Schools' Jankowski Legacy Award

March 8, 2017
After 12 years of advancing research and education at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Regents' Professor Bruce Rittmann has been named the 2017 recipient of the Daniel Jankowski Legacy Award.


Ali Hajimiri: Pioneering Technology in the Service of Humanity

March 8, 2017
Ali Hajimiri is the Bren Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering and the Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering at California Institute of Technology (Caltech).


Renowned chemical engineer and nanomedicine pioneer joining USC

March 7, 2017
Mark E. Davis, a renowned chemical engineering professor and nanomedicine pioneer at Caltech, will join the USC faculty in October. His work on biomaterials for cancer treatment holds great promise to make medicines more targeted and effective.


Making their mark

March 6, 2017
Michelle Khine is proving that academic research and entrepreneurship go hand in hand. This year, she was named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors – the first female fellow from UCI. Becoming a fellow is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.


Professor Ponisseril Somasundaran Elected to National Academy of Inventors

March 6, 2017
Ponisseril Somasundaran, LaVon Duddleson Krumb Professor of Mineral Engineering in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering and a world leader in surfactant science, has been elected a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Six ASBMB members named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

March 1, 2017
Francis Barany of Weill Cornell University, Barbara D. Boyan of Virginia Commonwealth University, Paul L. Modrich of Duke University, Nicholas Muzyczka of the University of Florida, Ronald T. Raines of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Bruce W. Stillman of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have been nominated as 2016 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Using spherical nucleic acids to track and treat disease

March 1, 2017
An interview with Dr. Chad Mirkin, the Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology and the George B. Rathmann Prof. of Chemistry, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, and Medicine at Northwestern University.


Yilu Liu: Governor's Chair pursues a cure for an aging grid

February 28, 2017
It's an interesting time to be a power systems engineer: renewable generation is flourishing and bringing with it a unique set of challenges. For a researcher like Yilu Liu with a love of problem-solving and prowess in both engineering and science, the task of modernizing the aged electricity grid is a surprisingly enjoyable one.


Turkish professor elected to US National Academy of Engineering

February 28, 2017
Turkish Professor Mehmet Toner has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the United States' most prestigious organizations and among the highest such professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, along with 105 new U.S. and foreign members.


Mehmet Toner is inducted to National Academy of Inventors

February 28, 2017
TASSA is proud to announce that one of its Board Members Mehmet Toner is inducted to the 2016 National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Professor Becomes Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

February 28, 2017
Dr. Sarit Bhaduri, professor of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineering in the College of Engineering, and director of the Multifunctional Materials Laboratory, has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He is the first faculty member from UT to be inducted into the academy.


John Kopchick to be keynote speaker for series

February 24, 2017
Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate Dr. John Kopchick, a world-renowned molecular endocrinologist in the field of human growth hormones, will be the keynote presenter for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and IUP’s Sigma Xi Science Inspires Series on March 9.


CAS Physicist Chosen for National Academy of Inventors

February 21, 2017
Kenneth Rothschild was just 21 when he came up with his first invention—a quadraphonic cassette tape machine. Since then, Rothschild has been granted patents for more than 100 products and has moved on from music devices to the complex world of biophysics.


Aptinyx Chief Scientific Officer Joseph Moskal, Ph.D. Named Fellow by National Academy of Inventors and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

February 21, 2017
Aptinyx Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing transformative therapies for challenging neurologic disorders, today announced that Joseph Moskal, Ph.D., chief scientific officer, has been elected to the 2016 class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


What the Ancient Classics Can Teach Us about Leadership

February 20, 2017
The art of leading people is simple, provided that everyone happily agrees on the direction in which they want to be led. That is never the case, of course, which is why Xenophon of Athens observed 2400 years ago that humans may be the most difficult of all animals to govern.


MSU emeritus professor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

February 20, 2017
James Dye, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of chemistry, was recognized for demonstrating “a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.”


Shri Narayanan Named Inaugural Holder of the Niki and C.L. Max Nikias Chair in Engineering

February 17, 2017
On Feb. 15, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Professor Shri Narayanan was installed as the inaugural Niki and C.L. Max Nikias Chair in Engineering before a crowd of about 100 friends and colleagues in the Ming Hsieh Boardroom at Ronald Tutor Hall.


Northwestern's amazingly inventive professor Meade

February 16, 2017
Thomas Meade, serial entrepreneur, chemistry professor at Northwestern University and amateur Gettysburg Battlefield guide, owes his career to a discovery he made two dozen years ago while on the faculty of the California Institute of Technology.


UC Chemist to Receive Recognition from National Academy of Inventors and the American Association for the Advancement of Science

February 16, 2017
UC chemist Diane Grob Schmidt, holder of a shampoo patent, will soon receive two prestigious awards. One is from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the other is from the National Academy of Inventors.


Stevens Provost Dr. Christophe Pierre Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

February 16, 2017
Dr. Christophe Pierre, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Stevens Institute of Technology, has been named a Fellow of the prestigious National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Professor From Piermont Elected Recognized As Elite Inventor

February 16, 2017
Ponisseril Somasundaran, LaVon Duddleson Krumb professor of Mineral Engineering in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering and a world leader in surfactant science, has been elected a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Joseph Moskal elected to medical and biological engineering elite

February 14, 2017
Northwestern University's Joseph R. Moskal has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering's (AIMBE) College of Fellows.


Indian Americans Named Fellows of National Academy of Inventors

February 14, 2017
The National Academy of Inventors has named 175 leaders of academic invention to NAI Fellow status. Among the Fellows named, at least 20 are of Indian American or South Asian American.


Researchers develop eco-friendly concrete

February 13, 2017
In the future, wide-ranging composite materials are expected to be stronger, lighter, cheaper and greener for our planet, thanks to an invention by Rutgers' Richard E. Riman.


Beeson Named as National Academy of Inventors Fellow –MUSC

February 10, 2017
Craig Beeson, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy professor and metabolics core director, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Phillips-Medisize Adds Dr. Robert Langer to Strategic Advisory Board

February 2, 2017
Phillips-Medisize Corporation has announced the addition of Dr. Robert Langer to the Phillips-Medisize Advisory Board. The Board works closely with the executive team to guide and counsel the company on its continued growth strategy and future opportunities.


Fulcrum Therapeutics Strengthens its Board of Directors with the Addition of Alan Ezekowitz, MBChB, D.Phil., and James J. Collins, Ph.D.

February 3, 2017
Fulcrum Therapeutics, a company focused on discovering and developing small molecule therapies to unlock gene control and treat serious genetic diseases, today announced the appointment of Alan Ezekowitz, MBChB, D.Phil., and James J. Collins, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors.


John Klier Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

February 7, 2017
John Klier, head of chemical engineering, has been named a 2016 National Academy of Inventors fellow. Prior to coming to UMass Amherst, he was global research and development director for the performance materials and chemicals segment at Dow Chemical Company.


MSU's Dye Named a Fellow in National Academy of Inventors

February 8, 2017
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named James L. Dye, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of chemistry, an NAI Fellow. He was recognized for having “demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.”


Carpenter named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

February 9, 2017
John Carpenter, faculty member of the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Anschutz Medical Campus, recently was awarded the rank of National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.


Jennifer Lewis elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 9, 2017
Jennifer A. Lewis, the Hansjorg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Core Faculty Member of the Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).


Doudna awarded Japan Prize for invention of CRISPR gene editing

February 2, 2017
Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier were awarded the Japan Prize today for their invention of the revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9, which has swept into research labs around the world and is already yielding new therapies for cancer and hereditary diseases.


Two LSU faculty members named Inventors Fellows

January 23, 2017
LSU Boyd Professor of Chemistry and SEC Professor of the Year Isiah Warner and Professor of Equine Research Mandi Lopez were named Fellows to the National Academy of Inventors.


Renowned bioengineer to join Harvard faculty

January 23, 2017
Samir Mitragotri, a leading chemical- and bio-engineer who develops new techniques and materials for treating conditions such as diabetes, cancer and bleeding disorders, will join the faculty of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS).


Professor Ponisseril Somasundaran Elected to National Academy of Inventors

January 25, 2017
Ponisseril Somasundaran, LaVon Duddleson Krumb Professor of Mineral Engineering in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering and a world leader in surfactant science, has been elected a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Vanderbilt professor elected to National Academy of Inventors

January 30, 2017
Harold "Hal" Moses, MD — professor of cancer research and director emeritus of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, as well as professor and interim chair of cancer biology — was one of 175 academic leaders named to the most recent fellows class.


Four U of U Faculty Recognized with Governor's Medal of Science and Technology

January 30, 2017
Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox awarded the Governor's Medals for Science and Technology to eleven Utahans and one Utah company, including Dr. Cynthia Furse. Furse, Associate V.P. for Research at the U, is an expert in electromagnetics.


Frances Arnold Wins National Academy of Sciences' Sackler Prize

January 31, 2017
The National Academy of Sciences has awarded Caltech's Frances Arnold the 2017 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research for her work on directed evolution, a method used to "breed" biological enzyme useful to scientists and industry.


WSU professor to join National Academy of Inventors

February 1, 2017
This April, Dr. Katrina Mealey, a professor at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, will be inducted as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, an organization comprising over 3,000 members and 757 fellows, including more than two dozen Nobel laureates.


Raines Earns Titles form National Academy of Inventors and American Peptide Society

January 19, 2017
Ronald Raines, the Henry Lardy Professor of Biochemistry, earned two national awards over the holiday. He was elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and also received the Vincent du Vigneaud Award from the American Peptide Society (APS).


Brashears Chosen as Fellow for the National Academy of Inventors

January 18, 2017
Mindy Brashears, a professor of food microbiology and food safety in the Texas Tech University Department of Animal and Food Sciences, has been named a fellow to the National Academy of Inventors.


Ballato named Fellow of top engineering organization

January 18, 2017
A Clemson University professor who is credited with pioneering innovations in the optical fibers that are critical to lasers and long-distance communication was elevated this month to Fellow of the professional organization IEEE.


Drug developed in UC Davis lab holds promise for prevention of Alzheimer’s

January 18, 2017
A drug developed in the laboratory of Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor at the UC Davis, yields hope for the prevention of Alzheimer’s, a severe and chronic psychiatric disease that affects more than 350 million people worldwide.


Maryland researcher named to National Academy of Inventors: BTN LiveBIG

January 13, 2017
Colwell was recently named a Fellow by National Academy of Inventors. She recently spoke with BTN about this honor and her current research: studying the impact changes to the environment can have on diseases.


Inventions That Clean Up Water Earn Rittmann NAI Fellowship

January 13, 2017
What makes a successful invention? There are many criteria, but often our most widely used inventions solve multiple problems. WD-40 and duct tape both boast hundreds of uses or more, and likely we all have both at hand.


Engineering Professor Gets Double Dose of Good News to End 2016

January 12, 2017
Barry Johnson, L.A. Lacy Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received two prestigious appointments last month. On Dec. 13, he was among 175 leaders of academic invention who were elected fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Nanoscience expert receives 2016 Dickson Prize in Science

January 12, 2017
Chad A. Mirkin, the George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University, has been awarded the 2016 Dickson Prize in Science.


Two Professors Selected as 2016 NAI Fellows

January 10, 2017
Computer science professor Hany Farid and engineering professor Richard Greenwald Th’88 were selected to the 2016 class of National Academy of Inventors Fellows early this December, earning one of the highest professional distinctions given to academic inventors.


Colwell Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

January 10, 2017
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) congratulates its Research Board Chair Dr. Rita Colwell for her selection as a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.


Lorne Golub Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

January 9, 2017
Lorne Golub, DMD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Oral Biology & Pathology at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, and an innovator in the development of medicines to promote oral health and to treat chronic inflammatory diseases, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Chen named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

January 9, 2017
Junhong Chen, a UWM distinguished professor of mechanical and materials engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Researchers Testing New Cancer Treatment

January 8, 2017
Kattesh Katti is a professor of radiology and physics at the University of Missouri’s School of Medicine. For more than 10 years, he has studied the use of nanotechnology to fight cancer.


Buchsbaum named to National Academy of Inventors

December 29, 2016
Donald J. Buchsbaum, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Two scientists named National Academy of Inventors fellows

December 22, 2016
Northwestern University scientists Thomas J. Meade and Joseph R. Moskal have been named 2017 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. Moskal’s research has led to two rapid-acting antidepressants currently in clinical development, and Meade’s has led to development of electronic biosensors for DNA and protein detection.


Kamalesh Sirkar is Named a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 21, 2016
Kamalesh Sirkar, a distinguished professor of chemical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology, has been named a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Sirkar is known for his innovations in industrial membrane technology


Kanad Ghose named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 21, 2016
Computer Science Professor Kanad Ghose from Binghamton University has been named a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. His research has resulted in several breakthrough designs in processor architecture, power-aware systems and high-performance computing infrastructures.


The Optical Society Congratulates 15 Members Elected as 2016 NAI Fellows

December 21, 2016
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) elected 15 members of The Optical Society as NAI Fellows on 13 December 2016. The newly elected fellows will be recognized, and will be formally inducted on 6 April 2017 at the Sixth Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors.


Navy Scientist Selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 20, 2016
Dr. Stuart H. Rubin, a scientist at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) who significantly advanced the fields of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning, has been selected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


UW’s Pishko Recognized for Innovation by National Academy

December 19, 2016
Michael Pishko, the dean of the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science, was elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He was honored specifically for his work and innovations in the areas of diabetes management, drug delivery and pollution remediation.


Provost Emeritus Stephen Director named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 19, 2016
Provost Emeritus Stephen W. Director from Northeastern University, a pioneer in the field of electronic design automation and who has a long record of commit¬ment to and innovation in engineering education, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.


Four ACerS members named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 19, 2016
Four ACerS members were named 2016 Fellows by the National Academy of Inventors last week. They are Delbert Day (Missouri University of Science and Technology), Richard Riman (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey), Mrityunjay Singh (Ohio Aerospace Institute), and Anil Virkar (University of Utah).


Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar elected as Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors

December 17, 2016
Noted scientist Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar from the National Innovation Foundation in India has been elected as Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors. He is the first ever Indian working in India who is elected as Fellow of NAI. Dr. Mashelkar has been elected for his contributions for pioneering the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Innovation movement in India.


Thirteen NAM Members Elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2016
This week, the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named 175 leaders of academic invention to NAI Fellow status. Thirteen National Academy of Medicine (NAM) members were among this list of distinguished innovators.


US honour for UCC's Nabeel Riza

December 16, 2016
UCC's Nabeel A Riza, Chair Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been named a fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


National Academy of Inventors Selects John L. Junkins as 2016 NAI Fellow

December 15, 2016
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on Tuesday named Texas A&M University's John L. Junkins among its 175 NAI Fellows for 2016. Induction ceremonies are set for April 6, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.


Saif named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2016
An Ohio State University scientist has been awarded the title of Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors. Linda Saif, a researcher in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine, was one of 175 academic inventors to receive the honor this year.


Inventors Academy Honors Prolific IHMC Scientist

December 15, 2016
David Fries has been named a prestigious Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). David is an interdisciplinary research scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) and an expert and true innovator in undersea technologies, especially microsystems and robotics for sensing applications, advanced sensor development, and mobile robotic systems for field applications.


Basset named 2016 NAI Fellow

December 15, 2016
Jean-Marie Basset, KAUST distinguished professor of chemical science and director of the University's Catalysis Center, has been named a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Anil Virkar Named NAI Fellow

December 15, 2016
University of Utah materials science and engineering Distinguished Professor Anil Virkar, who has been with the U for more than 43 years, can add yet another honor to his list — he has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Dean Golshani Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 15, 2016
CSULB College of Engineering Dean Forouzan Golshani, holder of nearly a dozen patents, is among 175 distinguished academic inventors named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


CISE Chair Named NAI Fellow

December 15, 2016
Juan Gilbert, the Andrew Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Chair and the chair of the University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), has been elected by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) to be an NAI Fellow.


Chancellor named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 14, 2016
H. Keith Moo-Young, chancellor of Washington State University Tri-Cities, has been named a 2016 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Dr. Matzuk elected to the National Academy of Inventors

December 14, 2016
Dr. Martin M. Matzuk, director of the Center for Drug Discovery at Baylor College of Medicine, has been awarded the distinction of Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors for his contributions to reproductive medicine and therapeutics.


National Academy of Inventors Announces 2016 NAI Fellows

December 14, 2016
Michael Shur, the Patricia W. and C. Sheldon Roberts Professor of Solid State Electronics in the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, joins this year's group of innovative luminaries honored with the NAI organization's prestigious recognition for academic inventors.


National Academy of Inventors Honors Two Jefferson Researchers with Highest Professional Distinction for Academic Inventors

December 14, 2016
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) selection committee elected D. Craig Hooper, PhD, and Mathew Thakur, PhD, of Thomas Jefferson University to Fellow status, indicating a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.


Datta Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 14, 2016
On Tuesday (Dec. 13) the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) announced its 2016 NAI Fellows, including Suman Datta, Chang Family Professor of Engineering Innovation at the University of Notre Dame.


Awards and Honors

December 14, 2016
Lakshmi S. Nair, M. Phil., Ph.D., has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). At UConn Health she serves as associate professor of orthopedic surgery and associate director for science administration in the Institute for Regenerative Engineering, and also associate professor of biomedical engineering, materials science and engineering at UConn.


11 innovative UC researchers elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 14, 2016
For their pioneering research that improves the welfare of others in everything from cancer treatments to reproductive health, 11 University of California innovators have been elected fellows to the prestigious National Academy of Inventors.


Garth Powis named as NAI Fellow

December 13, 2016
Garth Powis, professor and director of Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute's (SBP) NCI-designated Cancer Center, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Rutgers Faculty Member Honored by National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Richard E. Riman, distinguished professor of materials science and engineering in the School of Engineering at Rutgers-New Brunswick, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Cook named a fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Diane Cook, a Washington State University researcher who created one of the first, fully instrumented, smart home test sites and has equipped 100 smart apartments with sensor networks in 10 countries, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Lodge elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Jennifer K. Lodge, PhD, vice chancellor for research at Washington University in St. Louis and the holder of a patent for virus-resistant potato plants, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Piazza named NAI Fellow, a first for South

December 13, 2016
Gary A. Piazza, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and oncologic sciences at USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, has been named an NAI Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors, one of 175 members of the 2016 class and the first ever from the University of South Alabama.


11 Florida inventors win prestigious recognition

December 14, 2016
Eleven academic inventors from five universities and two research institutes that are part of the State University System of Florida have been elected as 2016 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Purdue professor Weiner elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
The organization recognized Andrew M. Weiner, the Scifres Family Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Paras Prasad named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
University at Buffalo researcher Paras Prasad, an internationally recognized expert in optics and photonics, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Prasad, PhD, serves as the executive director of UB's Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics (ILPB).


McMaster engineer named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Dr. Ali Emadi of McMaster University's Faculty of Engineering has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Emadi is the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Hybrid Powertrain and professor of electrical and computer engineering and mechanical engineering at McMaster University.


Two MIT faculty named 2016 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Michael Cima and Edward W. Merrill, two MIT faculty, were named 2016 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. They were recognized for contributions resulting in a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.


Three UT Austin Professors Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
John B. Goodenough, James W. McGinity and Sidigata V. (S.V.) Sreenivasan of The University of Texas at Austin have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). They join Joseph J. Beaman Jr., George Georgiou, Bob Metcalfe, Thomas Milner, Nicholas Peppas and Jonathan L. Sessler as NAI fellows from UT Austin.


UTSA professor David Akopian named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
David Akopian, professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). He is the second NAI Fellow for UTSA, following the appointment of C. Mauli Agrawal in 2015.


KU professor named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Raghunath Chaudhari, the Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering in the School of Engineering at The University of Kansas, has been named a Fellow of the NAI in recognition of his innovative work in catalysis, reaction engineering, multiphase reactors and kinetic modeling.


ISU faculty members receive inductions into National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Pat Halbur, professor and chair of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, and Surya Mallapragada, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor and the Carol Vohs Johnson Chair in Chemical and Biological Engineering, from Iowa State University were named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


National Academy of Inventors, University of South Florida Announce New Fellows

December 13, 2016
Three University of South Florida faculty inventors, Thomas Weller, Sudeep Sakar and Nicholas Lawrence, along with USF alumnus Israel Morejon, will be formally inducted into the National Academy of Inventors for their work that has led to advances in electronics, biometrics, and anticancer drugs.


UCSB Professors Elected to National Academy of Inventors

December, 13, 2016
UC Santa Barbara professors James Speck and Larry Coldren are among the newest fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The two professors join 173 other new fellows to the prestigious organization for 2016, and bring to eight the total number of UCSB faculty elected to the 6-year-old national academy.


Brashears Chosen as Fellow for the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Mindy Brashears, a professor of food microbiology and food safety in the Texas Tech University Department of Animal and Food Sciences, has been named a fellow to the National Academy of Inventors.


Drug discovery scientist Mark Suto named to National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Mark J. Suto, Ph.D., vice president of Drug Discovery at Southern Research, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in recognition of his wide-ranging contributions to pharmaceutical research and drug discovery efforts.


David Mooney elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
David Mooney, the Robert P. Pinkas Family Professor of Bioengineering at the Harvard John A. Paulson School for Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and a Core Faculty Member at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard, has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Rajkumar Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Raj Rajkumar, the George Westinghouse Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, has been named a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Raj Rajkumar has helped Carnegie Mellon become a research hub for driverless technology.


Baraniuk named National Academy of Inventors fellow

December 13, 2016
Richard Baraniuk, Rice University's Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Baraniuk is an early contributor to the field of compressive sensing, which enables new kinds of digital cameras and medical imaging devices.


Lehigh University’s Dr. Nelson Tansu elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Professor Nelson Tansu, Lehigh's Daniel E. '39 and Patricia M. Smith Endowed Chair Professor in Photonics and Nanoelectronics at Lehigh University, has been named a Fellow of the NAI and is widely regarded as one of the world's leading researchers and inventors in the field of semiconductor optoelectronics materials and devices.


Florida Tech President Named to National Academy of Inventors, Holds 16 Patents in His Career

December 13, 2016
T. Dwayne McCay, the president of Florida Institute of Technology and a renowned engineer and research scientist who was awarded 16 patents during his academic career, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


UCF Solar Scientist Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Nazim Muradov, a University of Central Florida scientist who specializes in emission-free hydrogen-production systems has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Muradov of UCF's Florida Solar Energy Center was recognized for his contributions to the field of clean alternative fuels.


USC’s Mark Humayun, Shri Narayanan elected fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
USC faculty members Mark Humayun and Shrikanth “Shri” Narayanan have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors' 2016 Fellows Program, the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.


WVU professor elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
James Smith, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering in the Statler College of Engineering at West Virginia University, has spent his 40-year career focused on the areas of health, communications and energy, and has joined the ranks of fellowship in the National Academy of Inventors.


Parker named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Kevin Parker, a University of Rochester researcher whose discoveries have been widely applied in medical imaging and image processing, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Parker is the William F. May Professor and dean emeritus of what is now the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences.


Two CWRU researchers elected 2016 National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 13, 2016
Case School of Engineering Dean Jeffrey Duerk, the Leonard Case Professor of Engineering, and Francis Papay, a professor of surgery in Cleveland Clinic's Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve, have been elected National Academy of Inventors Fellows for lifetime achievements and leadership in innovation and scientific discovery.


Berkeley innovators named fellows of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Three UC Berkeley faculty members and entrepreneurs have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The three were chemist and nanotechnology pioneer Paul Alivisatos, bioengineer Amy Herr and chemical engineer Enrique Iglesia.


FSU scientist elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Alan G. Marshall, the Robert O. Lawton Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida State University, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, based on his pioneering work in co-inventing and developing Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance (FT-ICR) mass spectrometry.


Kenneth G. Furton named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 13, 2016
The 2016 National Academy of Inventors Fellows Selection Committee has named Provost and Executive Vice President of Florida International University Kenneth G. Furton an NAI Fellow. Provost Furton's selection as an NAI Fellow is a testament to his significant accomplishments and his standing as a leading academic inventor and innovator.


Hany Farid Honored by the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Hany Farid, the Albert Bradley 1915 Third Century Professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Farid is being recognized for his research in image analysis and digital forensics, a field he pioneered at Dartmouth.


De La Torre to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Roger A. de la Torre, MD, FACS, section chief of bariatric surgery at University of Missouri Health Care, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). De la Torre, who also serves as associate professor and the John A. Growden Endowed Professor of Surgery at the MU School of Medicine, is the director of the MU Biodesign and Innovation Program.


Three NC State Faculty Named Fellows by National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Three faculty members at North Carolina State University are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The new NAI fellows are B. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical Engineering; Ruben Carbonell, Frank Hawkins Kenan Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering; and Frances S. Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor in the Joint NC State-UNC Department of Biomedical Engineering.


Fauchet elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Vanderbilt School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Fauchet is a successful entrepreneur and co-founder of SiMPore Inc., a nanotechnology company that designs and produces membranes and membrane-enabled products based on its silicon nanomembrane technologies.


2 UCI engineering professors included in 2016 class of National Academy of Inventors fellows

December 13, 2016
UC Irvine engineering professors Michelle Khine, professor of biomedical engineering, and Enrique Lavernia, provost, executive vice chancellor, and distinguished professor of chemical engineering & materials science, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for 2016.


UNM professor named 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Gabriel P. López, vice president for Research and professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The University of New Mexico has been named a 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Governor's Chair Liu Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
A University of Tennessee faculty member who is an expert on improving the power grid is being inducted as a 2016 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Yilu Liu, the UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor's Chair for Power Electronics, serves as deputy director of the National Science Foundation.


New Class of National Academy of Inventors Fellows Includes Trio of Caltech Innovators

December 13, 2016
Three Caltech faculty members—William L. Johnson, Yu-Chong Tai, and Amnon Yariv—have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. They will be inducted on April 6, 2017, at the Sixth Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston.


Biomaterials expert Delbert Day named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 13, 2016
Dr. Delbert E. Day, a prolific inventor from Missouri S&T whose work with specialty glasses has led to treatments for cancer, bone tissue regeneration and wound care, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.


Two LSU Professors Named as National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 13, 2016
Louisiana State University Boyd Professor of Chemistry and SEC Professor of the Year Isiah Warner and Professor of Equine Research Mandi Lopez have been named Fellows to the National Academy of Inventors.


David Huang, M.D., Ph.D., receives National Academy of Inventors award

December 13, 2016
Oregon Health & Science University Casey Eye Institute researcher David Huang, M.D., Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Huang, the Peterson Professor of Ophthalmology and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at OHSU, has indeed demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in the field of vision research.


Dean Boyan Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 13, 2016
Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D., the dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering, was elected a 2016 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Boyan, who holds 21 U.S. patents, will become the first NAI fellow from VCU.


Farritor Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Shane Farritor, the Lederer Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Farritor holds 48 patents for surgical devices and railroad technologies.


Simon Cherry Named to National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
The National Academy of Inventors announced its 2016 class of fellows, including one from UC Davis: Simon Cherry, distinguished professor of biomedical engineering. The academy recognized Cherry for his work on medical imaging technology, especially positron emission tomography (PET) scanning and computed tomography.


Professor Hamid Arastoopour Elected as 2016 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 13, 2016
Hamid Arastoopour, Henry R. Linden Professor of Engineering and Director of the Wanger Institute for Sustainability and Energy Research (WISER) at Illinois Institute of Technology, was named a 2016 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.


Colwell Named a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Rita Colwell, a Distinguished University Professor in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), was just named a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors. Colwell's research and applied outreach have played a fundamental role in reducing the incidence and impact of cholera around the world.


OSU professor to be honored as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 13, 2016
Dr. K. Darrell Berlin, Regents Professor of Chemistry at Oklahoma State University, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow. Berlin specializes in organic and medicinal chemistry and is recognized as a pioneer in the development of agents to treat a variety of cancers, as well as bacterial infections and heart arrhythmias.


Michael Grätzel elected National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 13, 2016
Professor Grätzel, professor and director of École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne's Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces, is known worldwide for pioneering the field of molecular photovoltaics (the famous Grätzel cells), as well as energy- and electron-transfer reactions in mesoscopic systems in the context of solar electricity and fuels.


Jackson State University's Ali named 2016 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 13, 2016
Dr. Kamal S. Ali, chair of the Department of Industrial Systems and Technology at Jackson State University, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Ali will be inducted on April 6, 2017, as part of the Sixth Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston.


Veterinary prof a fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Washington State University professor Katrina L. Mealey has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. She discovered a potentially fatal gene mutation in dogs, developed a test for it and has established a unique program at WSU of individualized medical treatment for pets.


Three Duke Researchers Named to National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2016
Two of the new Fellows from Duke come from the Pratt School of Engineering: David Smith and Jennifer L. West. They are joined by Paul Modrich, the James B. Duke professor in the Department of Biochemistry in the Duke Medical School, and 2015 Nobel laureate in chemistry.


National Academy of Inventors Announces 2016 Fellows

December 13, 2016
Innovative luminaries are honored with prestigious recognition for academic inventors. The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 175 leaders of academic invention to NAI Fellow status. With the election of the 2016 class, there are now 757 NAI Fellows, representing 229 research universities and governmental and non-profit research institutes. The 2016 Fellows are named inventors on 5,437 issued U.S. patents, bringing the collective patents held by all NAI Fellows to more than 26,000 issued U.S. patents.


Madden and Fossum to Head Research, Tech Transfer Efforts

Provost Carolyn Dever has named biochemistry and cell biology professor Dean Madden and engineering professor Eric Fossum to lead key elements of Dartmouth's research and enterprise efforts. Fossum takes over Jan. 1 as associate provost for the Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer (OETT), following Professor Tillman Gerngross, who served three years in the position.


Henry Smith awarded IEEE Robert Noyce Medal

December 7, 2016
Henry I. Smith, professor emeritus of electrical engineering, has been awarded the 2017 IEEE Robert Noyce Medal in recognition of his “contributions to lithography and nanopatterning through experimental advances in short-wavelength exposure systems and attenuated phase-shift masks.”


Physicist Marlan Scully Elected Foreign Member of Russian Academy of Sciences

December 2, 2016
Marlan O. Scully, distinguished professor of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University, has been elected as a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Scully is one of 63 new foreign members elected during the October 24-25 general meeting of the Division of RAS and subsequently approved as part of the October 28 general meeting of the broader Academy.


World renowned scientific society honors UTSA's Mauli Agrawal

December 1, 2016
C. Mauli Agrawal, UTSA interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, has been named a fellow for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). His election by his peers recognizes his "distinguished contributions to the fields of orthopedic and cardiovascular biomaterials and implants, with significant impact on biomedical sciences and improving healthcare outcomes."


Running Sparks Innovation for Genius Grant Winner

November 30, 2016
Richards-Kortum and students in her “Beyond Traditional Borders” bioengineering training program have obtained 30 patents for their designs. For that work, she was recently tapped as a MacArthur Foundation Fellow. Each year 20 to 30 people are awarded MacArthur Fellowships, of known as “Genius Grants,” which include a stipend of $625,000. Richards-Kortum said she'll use the money for continuing her efforts in places like Malawi and Rwanda.


Scholars Changing our World Through the IoT

November 30, 2016
For the past several years Connected World magazine has coined these very unique individuals as Pioneers. These visionary individuals have boundless inspiration that create solutions, patents, and products. They are the disruptors forging new pathways in this ever-emerging digital age. Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis is one of the ten aspiring pioneers in this release.


Antonios Mikos selected for Biomedical Engineering Society Honor

November 29, 2016
Rice University researcher Antonios Mikos was selected for the Shu Chien Achievement Award by the Biomedical Engineering Society's (BMES) Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) special interest group. Mikos is the Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, at Rice University.


UT Austin Engineers Develop First-Ever Capsule to Treat Hemophilia

November 28, 2016
Thanks to a breakthrough led by researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, treatment for hemophilia can now be administered via a capsule, giving people affected by the hereditary bleeding disorder hope for a less expensive, less painful treatment option than conventional injections or infusions. Nicholas A. Peppas is a co-inventor and co-author.


Living cells bind silicon and carbon for the first time

November 24, 2016
Researchers have learned to bind carbon and silicon together using artificial catalysts. But Frances Arnold, a chemical engineer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, wanted to test whether some of life's enzymes could do that too, given the opportunity. By scouring protein databases, she and her colleagues found a few dozen promising enzymes.


UCF Professor Honored for Contributions to Science

November 22, 2016
Michael Bass was elected to the list of AAAS fellows by his peers in the organization. It's an honor reserved for those who have made scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. Bass was elected for his contributions to the fields of lasers and optics.


Jonathan Sessler Named 2016 Inventor of the Year

November 11, 2016
Dr. Jonathan Sessler, the Doherty-Welch Chair in Chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin College of Natural Sciences, has been named the 2016 UT Inventor of the Year for work that has added to the basic scientific understanding of pharmaceuticals and helped form a commercially successful business in that field.


25th Anniversary Distinguished Speakers Series: Biomaterials and Biotechnology

November 7, 2016
“Biomaterials and Biotechnology: From the Discovery of the First Angiogenesis Inhibitors to the Development of Controlled Drug Delivery Systems and the Foundation of Tissue Engineering,” is presented by Professor Robert S. Langer, David H. Koch Institute Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


6 Rice faculty win Simmons mini-collaborative research grants

November 9, 2016
A half-dozen Rice faculty members have been awarded grants from the Virginia and L.E. Simmons Family Foundation Mini-Collaborative Research Fund to work with physicians and scientists at Texas Children’s Hospital and/or Houston Methodist Research Institute on studies ranging from chronic infection and immunotherapy to disease factors in cancer and heart disease. Naomi Halas, Stanley C. Moore Professor of ECE was one of those recipients.


25th Annual Kay Malmstrom Lecture in Physics

November 4, 2016
John A. Rogers, Ph.D., Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Medicine and Director of the Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics at Northwestern University, presents at the 25th Annual Kay Malmstrom Lecture in Physics, “Soft Electronics for the Human Body.”


What Higher Education Can Do to Unleash Innovation

November 4, 2016
C. L. Max Nikias is president of the University of Southern California. He holds faculty appointments in both electrical engineering and the classics. Wall Street Journal Leadership Expert C. L. Max Nikias says that higher education needs more dual appointments to foster the kind of collaborative research needed to keep up with technological advances.


SUNY Trustees Appoint Dr. Bahgat Sammakia SUNY Poly Interim President

November 3, 2016
The State University of New York Board of Trustees today appointed Dr. Bahgat G. Sammakia Interim President of SUNY Polytechnic Institute. A SUNY Distinguished Professor, Dr. Sammakia has served as the Vice President for Research at the State University of New York at Binghamton since 2010.


IEEE NJ Coast Section: Cognitive Radio Research

November 3, 2016
Dr. Yu-Dong Yao, Professor and Department Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, presents, “Cognitive Radio Research: Spectrum Sensing and Identification of Radio Terminals and Malicious Users,” today, Thursday, November 3rd.


Cato T. Laurencin, 2016 Recipient of the Connecticut Medal of Technology

November 2, 2016
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin is honored with the 2016 Connecticut Medal of Technology as a world-renowned physician-scientist in orthopaedic surgery, engineering, and materials science, who has developed technologies that are revolutionary and in use in important applications in the marketplace.


IU's Richard DiMarchi ranked among world's top three translational researchers

October 31, 2016
Indiana University Distinguished Professor Richard D. DiMarchi is ranked No. 3 among the world’s top translational researchers by Nature Biotechnology, a monthly journal focused on science and business within the industry. This marks consecutive years that DiMarchi, one of the world’s leading peptide chemists, has appeared among the list’s top five inventors.


Academy of Radiology Research honors Chen

October 27, 2016
Vanderbilt’s Li Min Chen, M.D., M.S., Ph.D., associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been named a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research. Chen is one of 38 imaging researchers honored for their significant contributions to scientific progress and medical innovation.


CMU's Matyjaszewski is co-winner of Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry

October 20, 2016
The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia announced that Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, the J.C. Warner Professor of Natural Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, and Mitsuo Sawamoto, professor of polymer chemistry at the University of Kyoto, have won its 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry. They will receive the award on May 4, 2017, during a ceremony at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.


Lecture series to feature expert in nanophotonics

October 19, 2016
The University of New Mexico Optical Sciences and Engineering program in conjunction with the School of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences will hold a distinguished lecture series in November featuring Nader Engheta, a leader in the field of photonics. Engheta is to present three lectures.


Olin College President Richard K. Miller Receives 2017 Brock International Prize in Education

October 17, 2016
Olin College President Richard K. Miller has been named the 2017 Brock International Prize in Education Laureate for his many contributions to the reinvention of engineering education in the 21st century. The Brock International Prize in Education is awarded annually and recognizes individuals who have made a specific innovation or contribution resulting in a significant impact on the practice or understanding of the field of education.


National Academy of Medicine Elects 79 New Members

October 17, 2016
NAI Fellows Samir Mitragotri, Ph.D., of UC Santa Barbara, David R. Walt, Ph.D., of Tufts University, and Michael Jerome Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., of the Mayo Clinic join the 79 new members chosen by the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of their professional achievement and commitment to service.


A Jack of All Trades: An Interview with Kam Leong

October 13, 2016
Kam Leong has developed an impressive array of innovative nanotechnologies. The most widely known of his designs resulted from his work as a postdoc in the laboratory of MIT's Robert Langer. While there, Leong played a critical role in the development of Gliadel, a controlled-release therapy that uses biodegradable polymer particles to deliver an anticancer drug to a brain tumor site following surgery.


Rice's Rebecca Richards-Kortum named MacArthur Fellow

September 22, 2016
Rebecca Richards-Kortum, a Texas bioengineer developing point-of-care medical technologies and a new approach to engineering education and Claudia Rankine, one of poetry’s brightest and most innovative stars, are among this year's 23 MacArthur fellows and recipients of the so-called “genius” grants.


President Lovell to recognize innovative faculty and students who have earned patents, Oct. 5

September 22, 2016
President Michael R. Lovell will recognize faculty, staff and students who have earned patents, Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms. RSVP with University Special Events to attend this event. President Lovell and Dr. Joseph Schimmels are two NAI Fellows that will be represented at the event.


In Memoriam: John C. Herr, UVA Champion of Translational Research

September 20, 2016
John C. Herr, 68, director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Research in Contraceptive and Reproductive Health, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday after having participated that morning in the Gene Arnold Memorial Special Olympics 10K Run & 2 Mile Walk at Meriwether Lewis Elementary School in Ivy. A professor of cell biology, urology and biomedical engineering, Herr, who came to UVA’s School of Medicine in 1981, championed basic science and translational goals, sharing that dedication with colleagues and students.


AIChE Hosts Special Symposium in Honor of Dr. Nicholas Peppas

September 20, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will host a special symposium in honor of Texas ChE Professor Nicholas Peppas’ 40 years in academia during the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California this November.


27th European Students Conference

September 17, 2016
Prof. Donald E. Ingber is a speaker at the 27th European Students Conference, with his presentation on, “Organs on Chips — Alternative Testing and Future Drug Design.” He will introduce chips that respond to drugs like human organs do — and have the potential to replace animal testing for safety and efficacy early in the drug-development process.


International Conference on Medical Imaging & Diagnosis

September 15, 2016
An International Conference on Medical Imaging & Diagnosis is being held on October 20-21 at Chicago, Illinois. Kattesh V. Katti, Director from the University of Missouri is a Speaker at the event.


Global Conference 2016

September 13, 2016
Jennifer Doudna, Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, is a speaker at this conference, being held from May 1-4, 2016.


Renowned biometrics expert Anil Jain elected Foreign Fellow by the Indian National Academy of Engineering

September 9, 2016
For demonstrated eminence and outstanding accomplishments in engineering and technology, Anil Jain of Michigan State University will become a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), effective Nov. 1, 2016. Only five Foreign Fellows are elected each year by the INAE.


BrainStorm 2016 brings together researchers in neurosciences

September 9, 2016
A daylong brain research symposium for Wayne State University researchers will take place Sept. 29 at the new Integrative Biosciences Center. The keynote speaker will be Kamil Ugurbil, Ph.D., director of the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research at the University of Minnesota.


Leti to Collaborate on Next-Gen SiOx Non-Volatile Memory

September 8, 2016
Weebit Nano Ltd, today announced its collaboration with Leti, a leading French microelectronics research institute, to develop advanced ReRAM memory technology based on silicon oxide (SiOx) to replace flash memory. Weebit has licensed ReRAM technology from Professor James Tour of Rice University. Professor Tour is one of the world's most renowned nanoelectronics researchers.


Tech Doping: How Paralympic Sprinters Game The System

September 8, 2016
David J. Prince, whose right leg was amputated after a motorcycle accident in 2002, started hearing reports showing that bilateral rivals were extending the length of their prosthetics. University of Pittsburgh’s director of human engineering research laboratories, Rory Cooper, who was a 1988 Paralympic medal winner in wheelchair racing, said data will be collected in Rio and concurred that “nobody's really done a definitive study.”


ECE Department Welcomes First National Academy of Engineering Member

September 8, 2016
The UH Cullen College of Engineering's Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department is proud to welcome Kaushik Rajashekara as its first National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and National Academy of Inventors (NAI) faculty member.


The President's Distinguished Lecture Series

September 7, 2016
Curtis R. Carlson, Ph.D., is a pioneer in the development and use of innovation best practices and an evangelist for innovation, education and economic development, sharing best practices with government agencies, businesses and foundations around the world. He speaks on October 5, 2016 at Stevens Institute of Technology.


World Energy Forum 2016: The World's Premier Platform for Energy Leadership

September 2, 2016
The World Energy Forum hosts its 2016 Program Event between October 19-22, 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters, New York Hilton Midtown, Harvard Club, and Yale Club in New York City. Program Speakers include NAI Fellows, Dr. Kristina M. Johnson and Dr. Thomas O. Mensah.


Biologically Inspired Engineering: From Human Organs-on-Chips to Programmable Nanotherapeutics

August 30, 2016
Dr. Donald Ingber, Professor of Bioengineering at Harvard John. A. Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, presents “Biologically Inspired Engineering: From Human Organs-on-Chips to Programmable Nanotherapeutics” at the University of Miami.


Celebrating 75 years of innovation in Birmingham

August 25, 2016
Art Tipton, Ph.D., president and CEO of Southern Research. Tipton has 40 U.S. patents and is a 2013 inductee into the National Academy of Inventors. This week is Birmingham Innovation Week, the third annual celebration of innovation in the city and the inventors, investors, and entrepreneurs that drive it.


Dr. Christodoulos A. Floudas Graduate Fellowship

August 25, 2016
This Graduate Fellowship is given in memory of Dr. Christodoulos A. Floudas by his friends and family. Dr. Floudas, the Erle Ney '59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence and Professor of Chemical Engineering, was the Director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.


Celebrating 75 years of innovation in Birmingham

August 25, 2016
This week is Birmingham Innovation Week, the third annual celebration of innovation in the city and the inventors, investors, and entrepreneurs that drive it.


Iasemidis receives NSF grant to advance brain research in epilepsy

August 22, 2016
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a team led by Dr. Leonidas Iasemidis, the Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair and professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, a $6 million grant over four years to investigate the origins and impacts of brain seizures associated with epilepsy.


3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Biopolymers and Bioplastics

August 19, 2016
The 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Biopolymers and Bioplastics is from September 12-14, 2016 and consists of six discussions within 3 days at San Antonio, Texas. One of the notable speakers is National Academy of Inventor's Fellow, Ramani Narayan with his discussion title being, “Understanding biodegradability—the science, the misuse, and true value proposition.”


From Caterpillars to Butterflies to Chronic Pain Research

August 19, 2016
"Science is full of surprises." Bruce Hammock, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology who holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, is fond of saying that in his many talks. A recently published news story, "From Caterpillars to Kidney Disease: Surprise Discoveries in Basic Science," on the Medical College of Wisconsin website chronicles how Hammock's basic research on caterpillars—how caterpillars become butterflies—led to key discoveries about chronic pain, including diabetic pain.


Christodoulos Floudas, world-renowned scholar, professor and director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute passes away

August 16, 2016
Dr. Christodoulos A. “Chris” Floudas, director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute, passed away Sunday (Aug. 14) while on vacation with his family in Greece. Floudas, the Erle Nye '59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University.


Bowers Receives IEEE Award

August 10, 2016
Professor John Bowers at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) has been selected to receive the 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Photonics Award. Bowers is the first faculty member from UCSB to receive the honor, which recognizes his pioneering research in silicon photonics, including hybrid silicon lasers, photonic integrated circuits and ultralow-loss waveguides.


Russell appointed TEES Distinguished Research Chair Professor

August 10, 2016
M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. B. Don Russell holder of a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Chair Professorship. The distinguished research chair appointment is effective Sept. 1.


ASU’s chief of research and innovation appointed to National Academy of Inventors board

August 10, 2016
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has appointed Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan, executive vice president of Knowledge Enterprise Development and chief research and innovation officer at Arizona State University, to its Board of Directors for 2016-2017. Panchanathan is one of three NAI Fellows to have been named to the board.


20 New Faces and Brilliant Minds Join the UH Cullen College of Engineering Faculty

August 10, 2016
Kaushik Rajashekara joins the Cullen College as a Distinguished Professor of electrical and computer engineering. Rajashekara comes to Houston from the University of Texas at Dallas where he served as Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Erik Jonssen School of Engineering and Computer Science.


Achievements | Honors, awards, publications for Aug. 5

August 5, 2016
Recent accomplishments earned by members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community include Prem Paul, vice chancellor for research and economic development, who was recently appointed to the National Academy of Inventors Board of Directors.


President Eric W. Kaler elected chair of NCAA Division I Board of Directors

August 4, 2016
The NCAA Division I Board of Directors today elected Eric W. Kaler, president of the University of Minnesota, as chair. Kaler begins his new role after two years representing the Big Ten Conference on the board. The board, which is comprised of 24 members, is the top governing body for Division I and is responsible for the strategy, policy and oversight of legislation, including its relationship to higher education.


Nadine Aubry: Global Engineering Deans Council

August 3, 2016
Dr. Nadine Aubry, Dean of the College of Engineering and University Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University, part of the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) will be at WEEF & GEDC 2016 hosted at Seoul from November 6-10.


A Leader in Light

August 3, 2016
John Bowers, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and of materials at UC Santa Barbara, has been selected to receive the 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Photonics Award. Bowers is the first faculty member from UCSB to receive the honor, which recognizes his “pioneering research in silicon photonics, including hybrid silicon lasers, photonic integrated circuits and ultra low-loss waveguides.”


UCF Reports Record $145.75 Million in Research Funding

August 1, 2016
Researchers at the University of Central Florida received an all-time-high $145.75 million in funded research in FY16, a period that featured a national top 20 ranking for UCF patents and a new record for federal funding. Two UCF researchers, Issa Batarseh and Guifang Li, were named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, becoming UCF’s eighth and ninth members of the select academy.


Cheaper, faster, more accurate method to quantify water in solid pharmaceutical drugs

August 1, 2016
Chemists at The University of Texas at Arlington have invented a method to quantify water content in solid pharmaceutical drugs that is faster, cheaper, more accurate and more precise than Karl Fischer titration, the method currently recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and widely used worldwide. Daniel Armstrong is UTA’s Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry and leader of the project.


Dr. Rory Cooper Plenary Speaker at Summit 2016 Expo

July 29, 2016
Rory A. Cooper, Ph.D. FISA & Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Chair and Distinguished Professor of the Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology, at the University of Pittsburgh, is the Plenary Speaker at the PVA Summit 2016 Expo. For six years Paralyzed Veterans of America has expanded its commitment to spinal cord injury/disease (SCI/D), MS, ALS and TBI patient care through its annual Summit.


Behrokh Khoshnevis Elevated to Prestigious SME College of Fellows

July 27, 2016
SME, which serves the manufacturing industry by promoting advanced manufacturing technology and is recognized as a key resource for the industry, has elected Behrokh Khoshnevis, of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, to its 2016 College of Fellows.


Splash Brothers, UC Davis-Style

July 26, 2016
Water warriors Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology with a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, and research scientist Christophe Morisseau of the Hammock lab proved to be “The Splash Brothers.” It was all part of the 13th annual Hammock Lab Water Balloon Battle, dubbed “Balloon Battle at Briggs” held recently on the Briggs Hall lawn.


SXSW 2017 Conference Keynotes

July 25, 2016
SXSW 2017 Keynotes will take place from Friday, March 10 – Saturday, March 18 and feature speakers from the Interactive, Film, Music, and Convergence Tracks. Jeniffer Doudna, Ph.D is a professor of molecular and cell biology and chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, and will be a keynote speaker at the event.


Chemistry 501 Seminar: "Collaborative Approach for C-H Functionalization"

July 22, 2016
Huw M. L. Davies, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Chemistry at Emory University, will hold seminar “Collaborative Approach for C-H Functionalization” at the University of Texas Knoxville on the 20th of October. Professor Davies’ research emphasizes the development of new enantioselective synthetic methods and their applications in total synthesis and drug discovery.


John Baras named IFAC Fellow

July 13, 2016
Professor John Baras (ECE/ISR) has been elevated to the rank of Fellow in the International Federation for Automatic Control (IFAC). Baras will be honored along with other IFAC Fellows in the class of 2017 next July at the 20th IFAC World Congress in Toulouse, France.


Progulske-Fox named NAI Fellow

July 13, 2016
Ann Progulske-Fox Ph.D., a distinguished professor in the University of Florida department of oral biology, was honored by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) when she was inducted as a 2015 Fellow of the NAI on April 15. Progulske-Fox was one of two new members from the University of Florida; joining nine UF members who were inducted previously.


GW Chosen to Help Lead National Effort to Find a Cure for HIV/AIDS

July 13, 2016
Researchers from George Washington University have received a $28 million grant from the NIH to lead an 18-site collaboration, named “BELIEVE,” to find a cure for HIV. Their innovative cell therapy approach will focus on making individuals’ immune systems work better in eliminating HIV reservoirs. NAI Fellow, Douglas Nixon, principal investigator, will be on this team search and collaborate with 17 different medical sites on this important research.


Pioneers of Progress honored at Salt Lake gala

July 12, 2016
The annual Pioneers of Progress awards recognize Utahns who reflect a modern-day spirit of pioneering through service and achievement in their communities. Five modern-day pioneers who echo the spirit of Utah's pioneers were honored, which included NAI Fellow, Cynthia Furse.


NANO Manufacturing 2016 Conference

July 10, 2016
Dr. Meyya Meyyappan, Chief Scientist for Exploration Technology at NASA Ames Research Center, is the keynote speaker for the annual 2016 Nano Manufacturing Conference. Their primary goal is to bring together leaders to share their vision for the future and the opportunities that Nano Manufacturing enables.


Trouble with your hydrangeas? There's a test garden for that in Sandwich

July 7, 2016
The Cape-wide Hydrangea Festival takes place July 8-17, and the official opening of the North American Hydrangea Test Garden at the Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich on Tuesday, July 12. NAI Fellow Michael Dirr and his wife are sponsors of the Garden, with Michael Dirr renowned horticulturist and a University of Georgia professor emeritus of horticulture.


TARA Biosystems Appoints Biotechnology Pioneer Robert Langer, Ph.D., to Board of Directors

June 22, 2016
ARA Biosystems, Inc., a company developing physiologically relevant “heart-on-a-chip” tissue models for both toxicology and drug discovery applications, announced today that it has appointed biotechnology entrepreneur, scientist and engineer Robert S. Langer, Ph.D., to its board of directors.


9th International Symposium on Flexible Organic Electronics

July 22, 2016
Antonios G. Mikos is the Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Rice University. He is one of the Plenary Speakers for the ISFOE16 to be held at Thessaloniki, Greece from July 4-7, 2016.


How biotechnologist Mary-Dell Chilton discovered a way to put new genes into plants

June 22, 2016
Mary-Dell Chilton was the first person to show that bacteria could genetically modify plants. Shortly after her landmark work in 1977, the plant biotechnologist moved from academia to what is now Syngenta in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, where she continues her research. (This article was originally published in the journal Nature).


Rice bioengineer Antonios Mikos elected to Academy of Athens

June 21, 2016
Rice University bioengineer Antonios Mikos has been elected to the Academy of Athens – Greece’s national academy and highest research establishment – as a corresponding member in the Section of the Sciences.


Peppas Appointed to National Academies' NMMB

June 17, 2016
Professor Nicholas Peppas has been appointed to a three-year term on the National Materials and Manufacturing Board, part of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine.


Stony Brook Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Named an Invention Ambassador

June 13, 2016
Benjamin Hsiao, PhD, a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Stony Brook University, has been selected as a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)-Lemelson 2016-17 Class of Invention Ambassadors.


University of Cincinnati president leaves for Canadian post

June 13, 2016
The president of the University of Cincinnati has been named to a similar post at the University of British Columbia. Santa Ono, who was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, has served as president of the University of Cincinnati since 2012.


Journey to Mars: Where astronauts might live when they get there

June 12, 2016
In March 2016 NASA awarded three prizes for proposals on the use of in situ Martian resources to construct habitats for astronauts. First prize was awarded to Dr. Behrokh Khoshnevis of USC. Dr. Khoshnevis’ process contributed not only to NASA’s mission to Mars or any space mission requiring the construction of a habitat, but also to construction of buildings on Earth.


UTA professor earns NSF grant to make lasers, amplifiers for silicon photonics technology

June 10, 2016
Robert Magnusson, UTAs Texas Instruments distinguished university chair in nanoelectronics and professor of electrical engineering, will explore the possibility of using a novel optical resonance effect in nanostructured silicon films to generate light, which could lead to more efficient and compact integrated photonic-electric circuits.


Robert S. Langer Wins European Inventor Award

June 10, 2016
At an awards ceremony held Thursday in Lisbon, Portugal, the European Patent Office (EPO) recognized Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor Robert Langer with the European Inventor Award in its “non-European countries” category.


UC Denver Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture Series

June 9, 2016
Jennifer A. Lewis presents “3D Printing: Making the Future” on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at UC Denver. Lewis is the Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University.


On-campus hotel mentioned during council meeting

June 8, 2016
UTA President Vistasp Karbhari said on Tuesday that a proposal to build an on-campus hotel in the College Park District has been discussed. The topic was brought up during a Q&A session after a presentation to the Arlington City Council.


Academia Sinica head details plans

June 8, 2016
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) professor James Liao, the new head of Academia Sinica, on Monday said he felt the responsibility of “going home to help deal with problems.”


Pitt Awards Dickson Prize to Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D.

June 8, 2016
A researcher known for breakthrough discoveries in genetics that have allowed scientists to efficiently and precisely modify DNA sequences and correct genetic defects in any cell will receive the University of Pittsburgh’s 2016 Dickson Prize in Medicine.


UNL Hosts SPARK Lab Pop-Up Workshops in Partnership with Microsoft, TV One and Comcast

June 7, 2016
Guest speaker Dr. Mensah, kicked off the workshop by inspiring students to recognize their full potential to be leaders of innovation in technology. Students were able to try out virtual reality technology, which opened their eyes to the unbelievable careers associated with newly emerging technologies.


Defining the Future of Medicine

June 2, 2016
Dr. Howard Federoff talked with UCI Magazine about the future of UC Irvine Health, both as an academic medical center and as a national leader in integrated, high-quality and affordable care for everyone. Federoff joined UCI in July 2015 as the vice chancellor of health affairs and dean of medicine. In January, he also became CEO for UC Irvine Health (and stepped down as dean).


Symic Appoints Alyssa Panitch, Ph.D., as Chair of Scientific Advisory Board

June 1, 2016
Symic, a clinical stage biotherapeutics company developing novel compounds that target and affect the extracellular matrix, today announced that Alyssa Panitch, Ph.D., one of the founders of the company and an inventor of Symic's technology, has been appointed to chair the company's Scientific Advisory Board.


The 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics

May 26, 2016
John Daugman, Professor of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition at the University of Cambridge, was awarded the 2016 IAPR Senior Biometrics Investigator Award, and will be presenting a Keynote speech at the 9th IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition) International Conference on Biometrics, being held at Sweden from June 13-16, 2016.


InCube, Pitt Building Device to Restore Bladder after Spinal Injury

May 25, 2016
InCube Labs is working to build a medical device that may allow people with spinal-cord injuries to once again normally use their bladders—or at least to replicate normal use. The company was founded by inventor Mir Imran in 1995, and is now incubating six businesses in its San Antonio office, which opened in 2010.


Frances Arnold Wins 2016 Millennium Technology Prize

May 24, 2016
Frances Arnold, the Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry at Caltech, has been awarded the Millennium Technology Prize for her "directed evolution" method, which creates new and better proteins in the laboratory using principles of evolution.


1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Processing

May 24, 2016
There is an urgent and pressing need for the better provision of clean water on a worldwide basis. The conference will allow the dissemination and discussion of cutting edge research in water process engineering, sustainability and energy efficiency. Arup K. Sengupta from Lehigh University will be a speaker at this event taking place in Sitges, Spain from September 11-14, 2016.


Steward of the Vision

May 24, 2016
President James W. Wagner of Emory University, concludes an extraordinary 13-year tenure characterized by an unwavering commitment to excellence. Wagner has outstanding credentials, having been interim president, provost, and a former dean at Case Western Reserve University.


DeSimone Receives National Medal in White House Ceremony

May 20, 2016
Joseph DeSimone, William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NC State and Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony.


Dr. Thomas Mensah Wants Mississippi To Become Silicon Valley Of The South

May 20, 2016
Dr. Thomas O. Mensah is spearheading an effort with leading entrepreneurs to make Mississippi (MS); the Magnolia State, the silicon valley of the South. Dr. Mensah envisioned the creation of innovation centers in MS to focus on the development of drone manufacturing and business accelerators.


Synthetic biology: life redesigned

May 20, 2016
Renowned researcher and inventor Professor James Collins, MIT, presents the 2016 Department of Bioengineering annual lecture. Synthetic biology is bringing together engineers, physicists and biologists to model, design and construct biological circuits out of proteins, genes and other bits of DNA, and to use these circuits to rewire and reprogram organisms.


White House Honors Dr. Cato Laurencin with National Medal of Technology and Innovation

May 19, 2016
UConn's Dr. Cato Laurencin was honored by President Barack Obama with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, "for seminal work in the engineering of musculoskeletal tissues, especially for revolutionary achievements in the design of bone matrices and ligament regeneration; and for extraordinary work in promoting diversity and excellence in science."


Asia Communications and Photonics Conference 2016

May 19, 2016
During the 2016 ACP (Asia Communications and Photonics Conference), Plenary Speeches will be conducted by inventors Steven Chu, from the University of Stanford, a Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics, and Alan E. Willner, from the University of Southern California.


From Bacterial Adaptive Immunity to the Future of Genome Engineering

May 18, 2016
Jennifer A. Doudna, University of California, Berkeley; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will be presenting a lecture at the Marine Biological Laboratory on the CRISPR-Cas9 enzyme mechanism. These results highlight a new era, paving the way to both fundamental discoveries in biology, with applications in all branches of biotechnology, and strategies for curing human genetic disease.


Agenovir Gets $10.6M To Take on Viral Infections With CRISPR

May 18, 2016
Agenovir announced today that it's raised $10.6 million in a round led by Data Collective. Agenovir is based on the work of scientific founder Stephen Quake, a Stanford University bioengineering professor. He is part of Agenovir's scientific advisory board, as well as MIT researcher, Roberg Langer.


Taking The Fight to Cancer's Stem Cells

May 17, 2016
Meet DHA-SBT-1214 – they're working on a stage name – a revolutionary drug that's been 20 years in the making already. Iwao Ojima, an SBU distinguished professor of chemistry discovered the drug while screening "multi-drug-resistant tumor cell lines," as James Egan put it, and has spent the better part of two decades researching its effectiveness against both tumors and those stubborn stem cells.


AIC 2016 Gold Medalist: Chad A. Mirkin

May 16, 2016
Chad A. Mirkin, director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology and George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University, received the 2016 AIC Gold Medal on Heritage Day on May 16, 2016.


Printing metal in midair

May 16, 2016
The increasing demand for flexible, wearable electronics, sensors, antennas, and biomedical devices has led a research team to innovate an eye-popping way of printing complex metallic architectures as though seemingly suspended in midair. The research was led by Wyss core faculty member Jennifer Lewis.


The cosmic power plant

May 15, 2016
The construction of a solar power station in orbit was recently introduced from Caltech researcher Ali Hajimiri. He has developed the technology at the California Institute of Technology that would be required for solar power plants in the sky. Hajimiri is convinced that they can solve the energy problem of humanity.


What's Missing From Engineering and How to Solve It

May 12, 2016
In her TEDMED talk, Harvard-MIT physician, bioengineer and entrepreneur Sangeeta Bhatia showed how miniaturization, through the convergence of engineering and medicine, is transforming health– specifically, through the promise of nanotechnology for early detection of cancer.


After 30 years at UAB, VP Marchase announces plans to retire

May 11, 2016
University of Alabama at Birmingham Vice President for Research and Economic Development Richard B. Marchase, Ph.D., will retire at the end of 2016 after three decades of service to UAB students, faculty and staff that influenced the institution's growth, economic impact and world-changing advancements in research.


Professors Fréchet and Hauser elected NAI Fellows

May 10, 2016
Charlotte A. E. Hauser, KAUST professor of bioscience, and Jean M. J. Fréchet, KAUST distinguished professor of chemical science and the University's vice president for research, have been elected to the rank of NAI Fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


ECE professor inducted as fellow by National Academy of Inventors

May 10, 2016
Shubhra Gangopadhyay, C.W. LaPierre Endowed Chair Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri, was elected to National Academy of Inventors. The work Gangopadhyay was selected for was her effort in making DNA analysis for medical studies increasingly flexible and more mobile through advances in the methods and processes used in the analysis.


Scientists make 'second skin' to hide wrinkles

May 9, 2016
Scientists claim to have developed an invisible elastic film that can be applied to the skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and eye bags. Once applied, the formula dries to form a film that "mimics the properties of youthful skin", Nature Materials reports after a series of small trials. Professor Robert Langer leads the work at MIT.


Harnessing power of genetic circuitry

May 9, 2016
Biological Engineer, James Collins, sketched out some of the paths he and his collaborators are pursuing in a lecture he called "Redesigning Life" at the University of Delaware's Edward G. Jefferson Lecture on Tuesday, May 3. They are working to use the tools of molecular biology to manipulate cellular processes and carry out specific missions that don't happen in natural genetic circuitry.


PureTech Teams with Siddhartha Mukherjee to Launch Vor BioPharma

May 9, 2016
PureTech Health announced the launch of Vor BioPharma, an immunology company dedicated to developing a new class of targeted cell therapies. Leading oncologists and immunologists are supporting Vor in developing its pipeline of novel immunotherapies. The companies scientific founders and Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) members includes Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Integrated Imaging: Creating Images from the Tight Integration of Algorithms, Computation, and Sensors

May 6, 2016
Charles A. Bouman from Purdue University will conduct a lecture at the Tandon School of Engineering at New York University. Imaging research is entering into a new era of innovation driven by the tight integration of algorithms, computation, and sensor design.


So named Walter and Ida Freeman Distinguished Professor

May 6, 2016
Dr. Franky So has been named the Walter and Ida Freeman Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University by Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering.


Stephen Forrest Elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 6, 2016
Stephen Forrest, Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor of Engineering and Paul G. Goebel Professor of Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). As director of the Optoelectronic Components and Materials (OCM) Laboratory, he and his group conduct research on photovoltaic cells, organic light emitting diodes, and lasers & optics.


Saltzman named new head of Jonathan Edwards

May 6, 2016
President Peter Salovey announced W. Mark Saltzman, the Goizueta Foundation Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, as the next head of Jonathan Edwards College. Saltzman has been a member of the Yale faculty since 2002, with appointments in biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, and cellular and molecular physiology.


Rober Fischell Undergraduate Commencement Speaker at Stevens Institute of Technology

May 5, 2016
Robert Fischell is the Spring 2016 Undergraduate Commencement Speaker for Stevens Institute of Technology. Scientist and engineer, Dr. Robert Fischell has had two pioneering careers: his current one inventing life-saving medical devices, and a former one helping create the modern satellite system that is so critical to communications, entertainment, business and national security.


FAU Celebrates Spring 2016 Commencement

May 5, 2016
Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 3,190 degrees during six commencement ceremonies. Richard DiMarchi, '74, will receive an honorary doctoral degree during one of those ceremonies. DiMarchi is a leader in the field of drug discovery, and his contributions to diabetes treatment have benefited millions of people around the world.


The woman behind GMO technology on feeding the world and never-ending controversy

May 5, 2016
Mary-Dell Chilton, a newly anointed National Academy of Inventors Fellow, is at least partially responsible for the way our food system works today. That's because Chilton, now 77 and a scientist at Syngenta, led the team in the early 1980s that produced the world's first transgenic plant — a development that paved the way for the disease and pest-resistant GMO crops that are so prevalent today.


Russell recognized for service to NAE

May 4, 2016
Dr. B. Don Russell, Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recognized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his two-year service as vice chair and chair of membership.


Virginia Tech's X.J. Meng elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 4, 2016
X.J. Meng, University Distinguished Professor of Molecular Virology at Virginia Tech, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Membership in the academy is one of the highest honors given to a scientist in the United States.


World Intellectual Property Day at UAA

May 3, 2016
The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) and the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, together with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) are hosting the first World Intellectual Property Day at UAA. Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski, UAA Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies, will be delivering the welcoming speech.


Ambati Named Among Top 100 Most Influential People in Ophthalmology

May 2, 2016
Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor of physiology and vice chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been named to The Ophthalmologist Power List 2016 'Top 100 Most Influential People in the World of Ophthalmology.'


Turkish Chemical Society, MACRO 2016, World Polymer Congress

May 1, 2016
Kristi S. Anseth from the University of Colorado Boulder, will be one of two speakers coming from the United States to the MACRO 2016 conference from the Turkish Chemical Society being held at Istanbul.


Kristi Anseth named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

April 29, 2016
Professor Kristi Anseth has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow, a distinction recognizing academic inventors whose innovations make a tangible impact on society.


VisionGate's Alan Nelson Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

April 28, 2016
VisionGate Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alan Nelson, PhD, was recently named a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2015 Fellow.


Dr. Helena Wisniewski inducted as National Academy of Inventors fellow

April 27, 2016
A knack for seeing practical ways to translate ideas into creations people need and use is a key tool of the trade for inventors like UAA's Dr. Helena Wisniewski. Her gift for seeing potential has transformed even chance conversations with her daughter into "aha moments" that inspired a diversity of ideas. She was the first person from Alaska to be inducted into the NAI.


John Ballato: Fiber materials bring new capabilities to lasers

April 26, 2016
John Ballato is the Sirrine Endowed Chair in Optical Fiber and professor of materials science and engineering at Clemson University. The need to get more intense light through a fiber creates problems that call for new approaches. This lab at Clemson tackles the challenge.


NAI Fellow status: Congratulations to Professors Steven Brueck and Jeffrey Brinker

April 22, 2016
UNM Distinguished Professors Steven R. J. Brueck and C. Jeffrey Brinker are among a cohort of 168 inventors from around the world who were chosen as 2015 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows.


Jones Seminar: Technology for the Other 3-4 Billion Inhabitants

April 22, 2016
Victor B. Lawrence, Charles Batchelor Chair Professor of Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, will be the speaker at the Jones Seminar at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth. The talk will examine the current economic and living conditions in the poorest parts of the world and the communications and computing infrastructure required for socio-economic development in these areas.


Hall of Fame Inventor Inductee Victor B. Lawrence Tapped as Keynote for 2016 Industry Day

April 22, 2016
Prairie View A&M University is pleased to welcome Victor B. Lawrence, Ph.D. as Senior Advisor to the Cyber Security and Information Communication Systems Research Center (CSICSR) which is funded by the Texas A&M University System Chancellor's Research Initiative. Dr. Lawrence will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery.


Dean E Albert Reece and SOM Board Robert Fischell inducted into National Academy of Inventors

April 21, 2016
Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, Vice President of Medical Affairs at the University of Maryland and the John Z. and Akiko Bowers Distinguished Professor, and Dean at UM SOM and Robert E. Fischell, ScD, a member of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Board of Visitors, were recently honored as fellows of the NAI.


Two UD professors inducted into National Academy of Inventors

April 21, 2016
University of Delaware inventors Norman J. Wagner III and the late Richard F. Heck, were inducted as fellows into the National Academy of Inventors on Friday, April 15, in ceremonies at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia.


American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects nine Berkeley faculty members

April 20, 2016
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 213 new members, including nine UC Berkeley faculty members. They include Jay D. Keasling, 2014 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


XXI International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK) Congress: Bridges to Innovation

April 21, 2016
ISEK hosts biannual conferences covering topics such as electrophysiology, movement analysis, posture & gait, rehabilitation, back evaluation, and EMG processing. The XXI ISEK Congress will take place July 5-8, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Professor John A. Rogers will be a speaker.


2016 IEEE International Symposium on Radio Frequency Integration Technology

April 21, 2016
From August 24-26, the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Radio Frequency Integration Technology event will be held. Professor Mau-Chung Frank Chang presently the President of National Chiao Tung University, will be the keynote speaker.


Professor John Daugman elected a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors

April 21, 2016
Professor John Daugman has been elected a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI) at a ceremony in Washington DC.


Donald Ingber elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 20, 2016
Donald E. Ingber has been elected to Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor societies and a leading center for independent policy research.


Syngenta scientist Mary-Dell Chilton honored

April 20, 2016
Mary-Dell Chilton, Ph.D., a distinguished science fellow at Syngenta, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow. One of the founders of modern plant biotechnology, Chilton's research led her to produce the first transgenic plant in 1983, which contributed to increased agricultural productivity around the world.


Somenath Mitra is inducted into the National Academy of Inventors

April 19, 2016
Somenath Mitra, a distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT and a groundbreaking researcher in the field of environmental monitoring, was inducted last week into the National Academy of Inventors at a ceremony at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


Atam Dhawan, Health IT Innovator and Advocate, is Inducted into the National Academy of Inventors

April 19, 2016
Atam Dhawan, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT and a pioneer in the field of point-of-care technologies in healthcare, was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) last week at a ceremony at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


Researcher Receives NIH Grant for MS and Cancer Treatment

April 19, 2016
Gregg Fields, Ph.D., leading scientist at Florida Atlantic University has received $540,250 from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue his groundbreaking research to develop new therapeutic agents for collagen-based diseases including multiple sclerosis, cancer and sepsis.


Dr. Robert S. Langer Honored With 2016 AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship

April 18, 2016
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) honored Robert Langer, ScD, with the 2016 AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship at the AACR Annual Meeting 2016, held in New Orleans, April 16-20. Langer is the David H. Koch institute professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge.


Illinois Tech President Alan W. Cramb Inducted into the National Academy of Inventors

April 18, 2016
Alan W. Cramb, president of Illinois Institute of Technology, was inducted as a Fellow into the prestigious National Academy of Inventors (NAI), joining 168 leaders of invention and innovation with this distinction.


LSU honors three faculty members for Excellence in Innovation

April 16, 2016
Three LSU professors will receive Excellence in Innovation awards at the school's 2016 Inventorship Showcase. One of the winners is K.T. Valsaraj, vice president of research & economic development, who is being inducted into the National Academy of Inventors.


Proteins & Peptides Conference 2016

April 15, 2016
Robert Langer is the David H. Koch Institute Professor at MIT, the highest honor that can be awarded to a faculty member. He is a speaker for this year's Proteins & Peptides Conference.


Ames Laboratory scientist inducted into National Academy of Inventors

April 15, 2016
U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist Iver Anderson was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. today at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


Professor Cato T. Laurencin to Receive 2016 Connecticut Medal of Technology

April 14, 2016
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, a world-renowned physician-scientist in orthopaedic surgery, engineering, and materials science, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Connecticut Medal of Technology. Laurencin, of the University of Connecticut will accept the award at the 41st Annual Meeting & Dinner of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) on May 24.


Whiting-Turner Lecture: Will clean energy take our economy to the cleaners?

April 11, 2016
Kristina M. Johnson is the co-founder and CEO of Cube Hydro Partners, LLC, a clean-energy infrastructure company focused on building and operating hydropower plants in North America. She is the speaker of this event to be held on May 12, at the University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering.


UT-Austin Researchers Focus on Poliovirus and the Human Immune Response

April 11, 2016
Dr. Greg Ippolito and his colleagues at UT-Austin, Drs. George Georgiou, Andy Ellington, and Edward Marcotte, have developed a set of cutting-edge technologies being used to analyze the human immune response to vaccination or infection.


Harvard Professor, Innovator to Share Expertise at Upcoming Ashland Lecture Series

April 11, 2016
The University of Kentucky College of Engineering continues its tradition of bringing the top intellectual minds to campus with the 2016 Ashland Inc. Distinguished Lecture Series, which will feature innovator and Harvard Professor David A. Edwards, as he delivers his lecture "Sensory Delivery for Better Health."


Lecture by Biomedical Engineering Pioneer Nicholas Peppas

April 9, 2016
The Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, Nicholas A. Peppas will speak on "Intelligent Nanoscale Biopolymers for Recognitive and Responsive Delivery of Drugs, Peptides and Proteins." His talk will take place at the Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility at UC Davis.


Public Research University Innovators Lead the Newest Class of National Academy of Inventors Fellows

April 7, 2016
Innovators at public research universities lead the newest class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Among the 168 academic inventors selected for induction as NAI Fellows, 104 are from member universities of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).


Purdue's Low set for next Flexner Discovery Lecture

April 7, 2016
Philip Low, Ph.D., director of the Purdue Center for Drug Discovery, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on April 14, entitled, "Ligand-targeted therapeutic and imaging agents for multiple human diseases." Low is the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Purdue University.


Grad Slam at UC Santa Cruz

April 6, 2016
Scott Brandt is one of the judges at the UC Santa Cruz annual Grad Slam event. Grad Slam, also referred to as the 3-Minute Thesis Challenge, is a competition that challenges doctoral students to present years' worth of academic research in a concise, compelling, three-minute talk to a non-expert audience.


A patented nanotechnology for clean drinking water

April 5, 2016
SenGupta, the P.C. Rossin Senior Professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering, and three of his students have used zirconium oxide nanoparticles to invent the world's first filter capable of removing both fluoride and arsenic from groundwater.


Ballato named academician in World Academy of Ceramics

April 4, 2016
John Ballato, a professor of materials science and engineering and Sirrine Endowed Chair of Optical Fiber, has been elected an academician in the World Academy of Ceramics, an honor expected to boost Clemson's international reputation.


More than 115 Ohio State researchers honored at faculty recognition program

April 4, 2016
President Michael Drake and Vice President for Research Caroline Whitacre hosted a Faculty Recognition Program on April 4, 2016, honoring Ohio State faculty members who received national or international awards during the period 2015-2016.


Richards-Kortum wins prestigious Pierre Galletti Award

April 3, 2016
The American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering (AIMBE) today presented its highest honor, the 2016 Pierre Galletti Award, to Rice University bioengineer Rebecca Richards-Kortum. Richards-Kortum, Rice's Malcolm Gillis University Professor, professor of bioengineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering, is the first woman to win the Galletti Award.


Howard Federoff, UC Irvine, to Speak at the GTCbio's Metabolomics Conference

April 3, 2016
GTCbio is proud to present the 3rd Metabolomics - Advances & Applications in Human Disease Conference, which will be part of The Genomics & Big Data Summit, where Howard Federoff is the keynote speaker. Howard is currently the Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs, the Dean of the School of Medicine, and acting CEO of UCI Health at the University of California, Irvine.


Chemical and Biological Engineering Hall of Fame to welcome alums King, Saltzman

April 1, 2016
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Hall of Fame will soon extend honors to two new members. Dr. Terry S. King, Provost and Executive Vice President of Ball State University; and Dr. W. Mark Saltzman, Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Environmental Engineering & Psychology of Yale University.


ISCT awards career achievement prize to Dr. Darwin J. Prockop

March 29, 2016
The International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT), the global society of clinicians, researchers, regulatory specialists, technologists, and industry partners dedicated to the translation of cellular therapy into safe and effective therapies to improve patients' lives, today announces Dr. Darwin J. Prockop, M.D., Ph.D. will be awarded the inaugural 'ISCT Career Achievement Award in Cellular Therapy'


Evelo Biosciences Establishes Scientific Advisory Board

March 29, 2016
Evelo Biosciences, the pioneer of Oncobiotic™ Therapies, microbiome-based therapeutics for cancer, today announced the establishment of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The newly appointed SAB will serve as a strategic resource for Evelo as the company advances the development of its therapeutic platform. This includes, NAI fellow, Jim Collins.


Jennifer Lewis awarded Department of Defense fellowship

March 28, 2016
Harvard materials scientist Jennifer A. Lewis, whose pioneering work in microscale 3D printing is advancing the development of 3D printed tissue structures, flexible electronics, and new materials, has been selected as a 2016 National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow (NSSEFF) by the Department of Defense.


Synthetic biology approaches to antimicrobial resistance

March 25, 2016
Harnessing biological mechanisms to design useful functions is a central goal of synthetic biology. As an Allen Distinguished Investigator, Jim Collins will explore novel technologies for manipulating gene circuits to confer designed advantages in antimicrobial therapies.


South Florida's Goswami chosen for Böer solar energy award

March 25, 2016
Renowned researcher, entrepreneur and solar energy expert D. Yogi Goswami of the University of South Florida has been named the 2016 winner of the Karl W. Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit.


Paul G. Allen Launches $100M Frontiers Group

March 24, 2016
Entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Paul G. Allen has committed an initial $100 million to create The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, toward a 10-year plan focused on exploring and funding cutting-edge bioscience. The Frontiers Group has named Tom Skalak, Ph.D., as its founding executive. He was previously VP for research at the University of Virginia, where he conducted bioengineering research for 28 years.


The 2016 Emil Thomas Kaiser Award Recipient

March 24, 2016
The Emil Thomas Kaiser Award from the Protein Society, recognizes a recent, highly significant contribution in applying chemistry to the study of proteins. The 2016 The Emil Thomas Kaiser Award recipient is Dr. Charles S. Craik (University of California, San Francisco). Dr. Craik the founder and director of the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Graduate Program.


Soileau Named to Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

March 24, 2016
MJ Soileau, vice president for UCF's Office of Research and Commercialization, has been named to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Soileau, who oversees the office responsible for taking research from UCF labs into industry, is also an accomplished scientist, researcher and professor.


Jennifer Doudna: Recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award

March 23, 2016
Jennifer Doudna is the recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award. Jennifer Doudna is the Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences and she is Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology and Professor of Chemistry at UC Berkeley and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.


National Academy of Inventors member to speak at OU Health Sciences Center

March 21, 2016
The Oklahoma chapter of the Association for Women in Science at OU Health Sciences Center will host Dr. Anne Pereira for a lecture in honor of Women's History Month. Keeping with the theme of Women's History Month, Pereira has been asked to speak about historical women whose achievements have inspired her and women she has learned from in her career.


MIT's J.J. Collins to speak on 'Synthetic Biology: Life Redesigned'

March 21, 2016
On Tuesday, May 3, Collins will highlight recent efforts to create synthetic gene networks and programmable cells when he presents the Edward G. Jefferson Life Sciences Lecture at the University of Delaware's Roselle Center for the Arts.


Bruce Hammock Receives International John C. McGiff Memorial Award for Eicosanoid Research

March 18, 2016
Bruce Hammock, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology, is the first recipient of the prestigious John C. McGiff Memorial Award for his pioneering contributions to eicosanoid research. Eicosanoids are a particular class of fats that, rather than being nutritional or structural, are regulatory. They regulate blood pressure, childbirth, pain, inflammation, tissue repair and other biologies.


Researchers take small step toward silicon-based life

March 18, 2016
All organisms build their cells from carbon-based molecules. Because silicon atoms bond to other atoms in a manner similar to carbon, silicon could form the basis of an alternative biochemistry of life. Frances Arnold, a chemist at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, along with postdoctoral assistant Jennifer Kan and graduate student Rusty Lewis are taking steps toward getting biology to eventually adopt silicon.


Howard University Introduces D.C Kids to Robot and NASA Scientists and Engineers

March 17, 2016
Leading engineers with the American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and a member of the American National Academy of Inventors (NAI) provided hands-on robotics assembly and demonstrations to the student scholars, many of whom were witnessing this technology in person for the first time. One of the experts proving the demonstrations included Dr. Thomas Mensah, a fiber optics inventor and NAI fellow.


Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees

March 15, 2016
Nobel Laureate Andrew Schally and Jacqueline Quinn, environmental engineer at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, are among the seven inventors announced today as the 2016 inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. The other inductees are William S. Dalton, D. Yogi Goswami, Alan George Marshall, Nicholas Muzyczka, and M.J. Soileau.


2016 STC.UNM Innovation Awards Dinner Will Honor University of New Mexico Inventors and Innovation Fellow

March 15, 2016
STC.UNM will host its thirteenth annual Innovation Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the University of New Mexico to honor 63 faculty, staff and students who have received issued patents and trademarks and registered copyrights within the past year. Distinguished Professors Dr. Steven Brueck and Dr. Jeffrey Brinker who were recently elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, will also be honored.


How a 'stealth organization' in Alabama is quietly solving the world's hardest problems

March 15, 2016
Southern Research has developed 20 drugs to combat forms of cancer, ALS, Alzheimer's, diabetes, kidney disease, Parkinson's, and tuberculosis, including seven FDA-approved cancer drugs. "What we're looking for is to prolong human life," Art Tipton, Ph.D., Southern Research's president and CEO since 2013.


Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for E. Charpentier an J.A. Doudna

March 14, 2016
Emmanuelle Charpentier from France and Jennifer A. Doudna from the USA are today being awarded the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for 2016 in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt. The two scientists are being honored for their pioneering work in the development of the programmable gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9.


Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, Md, PhD, Molecular Imaging of Cancer Metastasis

March 13, 2016
On April 21, Dr. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, the Virginia & D.K. Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research and the Chair of Radiology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will be the keynote speaker at the Molecular Imaging of Cancer Metastasis Lecture.


S.S. Iyengar Speaks on Network Security Analysis for Cloud Computing

March 10, 2016
As part of the Department of Computer Science's Distinguished Lecture Series, the eminent computer scientist S.S. Iyengar will speak on "Network Security Analysis for Oblivious Routing Algorithms in Cloud Computing" at Illinois Institute of Technology.


UCLA gets huge payday in billion dollar royalty monetization deal for prostate drug

March 9, 2016
In a record-breaking royalty monetization deal, the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) will receive more than half a billion dollars for a prostate cancer drug developed by researchers there, initially developed in the early 2000s under the leadership of UCLA chemist Michael Jung.


David Edwards & Richard L. Doty "What Emotion Smells Like"

March 5, 2016
Inventor and Harvard professor David Edwards launches his digital scent project oNotes with the help of olfactory neurobiologist Richard L. Doty. David Edwards is a creator, scientist, and visionary whose work lies at the boundaries of artistic, design, and scientific practice. This event is to take place on April 27 at The Rubin Museum.


2016 PMSE Fellows

March 3, 2016
The American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) has selected a new class of PMSE Fellows for 2016. The following distinguished PMSE members have been chosen: Antonio Facchetti, Jung-Il Jin, Shiro Kobayashi, and Karen Winey.


ECE Distinguished Lecture Series: Optics at the Extreme

March 2, 2016
Nader Engheta, the speaker of the ECE Distinguished Lecture Series: Optics at the Extreme, is the H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, with affiliations in the Departments of Electrical and Systems Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, and Bioengineering.


Memphis: 2016 UTRF Innovation Award Ceremony Honors UTHSC Researchers

March 2, 2016
The UT Research Foundation (UTRF) recognized 28 University of Tennessee Health Science Center researchers for recent discoveries and commercialization successes at the 2016 Innovation Award Ceremony. Special recognition was given to Dr. Duane D. Miller, who holds more than 100 US patents, and was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors in 2015.


Laureate Lecture Series at University of Pittsburgh

March 2, 2016
Top-Tier Biomedical Researchers like Stephen R. Quake, James A. Spudich, Pasko Rakic, and Rafi Ahmed will speak at the University of Pittsburgh Laureate Lecture Series. Stephen R. Quake, Lee Otterson Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics from Stanford University is expected to speak about Single Cell Genomics.


President of UT Arlington to Present Keynote Address at Immigrant Journey Awards

March 1, 2016
Dr. Vistasp M. Karbhari, President of the University of Texas at Arlington will be the keynote speaker at the Immigrant Journey Awards luncheon. As president, Dr. Karbhari is committed to advancing UT Arlington's national and international profile while strengthening excellence in research and teaching and ensuring the success of the University's more than 40,000 students in Texas and around the world.


Moffitt Cancer Center's Dr. Said Sebti Receives National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award

March 1, 2016
Said M. Sebti, Ph.D., chair of the Drug Discovery Department and co-leader of the Chemical Biology and Molecular Medicine Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, has been awarded an Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).


Quanta Image Sensor: Photon-Counting for Consumers

February 28, 2016
This talk on March 31, by Eric Fossum, will discuss the Quanta Image Sensor (QIS) concept. Dr. Eric Fossum is a Professor at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth and Director of the School's Ph.D. Innovation Program.


UNL creates thriving environment for inventors, reaches NAI top membership

February 25, 2016
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln reached top membership within the National Academy of Inventors after being named a "sustaining member institution" by the academy. The NAI honored several UNL faculty, including Brian Larkins, James Linder, Prem Paul, Donald Weeks, John Woollam, and James Van Etten.


Richards-Kortum named special adviser to provost

February 25, 2016
Rice bioengineer Rebecca Richards-Kortum has been appointed special adviser to the provost on health-related research and educational initiatives. Provost Marie Lynn Miranda announced the appointment Feb. 23.


Engineering professor receives courtesy appointment in Dell Medical School

February 24, 2016
The Dell Medical School announced earlier this month that UT engineering professor Nicholas Peppas has been selected to serve a courtesy appointment in the school's Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.


Creativity Conversation with Emory president James Wagner set for Feb. 24

February 24, 2016
A Creativity Conversation with Emory University President James W. Wagner, led by Rosemary Magee, director of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, took place February 24. Emory's Creativity Conversations series features a one-on-one discussion between an Emory scholar and a distinguished thinker and creator, giving the University community unique access to leaders in a wide range of fields.


Batteries made from viruses? Yes, Angela Belcher uses nature to build a better battery

February 21, 2016
Prof. Angela Belcher of MIT is making strides in creating batteries that are thin, flexible and shape-variable using genetically modified viruses. It is clear that we will need more efficient, inexpensive batteries if intermittent energy sources like wind and solar are to be used to maximum extent.


ChEMS Seminar: Materials and Assembly Approaches for Biodegradable Electronics

February 19, 2016
Professor John A. Rogers, Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, presents at the ChEMS Seminar: Materials and Assembly Approaches for Biodegradable Electronics.


Distinguished Professor Reception and Lecture Celebrating Gerardine Botte

February 18, 2016
President Roderick J. McDavis and Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit from Ohio University host an event honoring 2015 Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Gerardine Botte. The event takes place February 23 at 6:30 pm.


Elsa Garmire on Her Groundbreaking Career in Engineering

February 18, 2016
Elsa Garmire, the Sydney E. Junkins 1887 Professor of Engineering, retires this year after 21 years at Thayer School of Engineering. Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineers, and the National Academy of Inventors, she helped pioneer laser technology and is an expert in nonlinear optics.


Alan Willner Elected To National Academy of Engineering

February 16, 2016
Alan Willner, USC Viterbi professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering and one of the world’s leading experts in optics and photonics, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the field’s highest honors.


Grand Opening of the University of Delaware’s Nanofabrication Facility

February 9, 2016
Located in the Patrick T. Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory, this state-of-the-art facility will enable researchers in academia, industry and government to create devices smaller than a human hair, supporting scientific advances in fields ranging from medical diagnostics to environmental sensing to solar energy harvesting. Keynote speaker Harold G. Craighead will be addressing the opening on March 8th.


MSU’s Jain Elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 9, 2016
Anil Jain, a University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering at Michigan State University, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.


World Famous Polymer Expert Visiting Professor

February 1, 2016
Top scientist Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will join the 3TU research programme for High Tech Materials (3TU.HTM) as a distinguished visiting professor.


Allied Health professor inducted into National Academy of Inventors

January 29, 2016
Stuttering treatment pioneer Dr. Joseph S. Kalinowski of East Carolina University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is among 168 individuals to be named this year as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


MSU Engineering Prof Honored for Bioeconomy Efforts

January 28, 2016
University Distinguished Professor Bruce E. Dale, of the Michigan State University College of Engineering, will be inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows in 2016.


Illumina Appoints Dr. Frances Arnold to Its Board of Directors

January 28, 2016
Illumina, Inc. today announced that Dr. Frances Arnold has joined the company's Board of Directors. Dr. Arnold manages a research group at the California Institute of Technology and is the Director of the Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center.


PureTech Expands Scientific Advisory Board and Appoints New Senior Advisors

January 27, 2016
PureTech Health plc, a cross-disciplinary healthcare company developing novel medicines to tackle fundamental healthcare needs in disruptive ways, today announced it has expanded its Scientific Advisory Board ("SAB") and appointed new Senior Advisors to the company.


NNPA Foundation Launches 'STEM Reach 2020'

January 27, 2016
The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF) will harness the genius of scientist, engineer and inventor Dr. Thomas Mensah, to launch STEM Reach 2020.


Australia Day Honours for ANU academics

January 26, 2016
Distinguished Professor Chennupati Jagadish has been awarded Australia's highest honour for his service to physics and engineering, leading a string of ANU academics recognised in the 2016 Australia Day Honours.


Davis Company Receives $4M Grant to Target Diabetic Pain

January 25, 2016
DAVIS--EicOsis LLC, a newly formed company that distinguished Professor Bruce Hammock of the University of California, Davis, founded to alleviate neuropathic and inflammatory pain, recently received a $4 million federal grant to advance his compound discovery through Phase 1 clinical trials.


Peppas Receives Courtesy Appointment in Dell Medical School

January 25, 2016
Nicholas Peppas, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering and director of the Institute of Biomaterials, Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine, has received a courtesy appointment in the Dell Medical School's Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.


Bruce Dale to be inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows in 2016

January 25, 2016
University Distinguished Professor Bruce E. Dale, of the Michigan State University College of Engineering, will be inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows in 2016.


Long Race for the Cure: Gold Rush

January 25, 2016
Kattesh Katti is the senior research scientist at the MU Research Reactor, and he's working on shrinking prostate tumors using gold particles. According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men (skin cancer being the most common).


Nervous System could be Map to Computing Breakthrough

January 25, 2016
The next big leap in computing could be just around the corner, thanks to a project being conducted by UT's College of Engineering and the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute.


Researcher has an eye for translating innovation into practice

January 22, 2016
Even in a room filled with of some of the smarter people around, Barb Rohrer, Ph.D., stood out. The tall, lean researcher is a prolific inventor in the field of age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, with more than 20 patents and three start-up companies to her credit.


Missouri radiology professor named India's Person of the Year in Science

January 21, 2016
Kattesh Katti, PhD, a professor at the University of Missouri (MU), has been named the 2016 Person of the Year in Science by Vijayavani, a daily newspaper in the Indian state of Karnataka.


Nader Engheta: Wave interaction with metamaterials

January 20, 2016
The Engheta group is interested in the science and technology of fields and waves. Group members explore a variety of research scenarios in wave-matter interaction, in both the optical as well as microwave domains.


Four USF professors selected as AIMBE College of Fellows

January 20, 2016
Four University of South Florida professors have been elected to the 2016 College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE): Cesario Borlongan and Shyam Mohapatra from the USF Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health; and Robert Frisina, Jr., and Sudeep Sarkar from the USF College of Engineering.


Using Salmon DNA to make LED lights

January 19, 2016
University of Cincinnati Professor Andrew J. Steckl was recently elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors Dec. 15.


Scientific Collaborators Pair Up to Lead Scripps Research Institute

January 17, 2016
In an unusual arrangement, Steve A. Kay, who since November has been the president of Scripps, is sharing Scripps's leadership with Peter G. Schultz, a Scripps chemist who in September became the institute's chief executive.


Chancellor Foley Receives Science Leadership Award

January 15, 2016
The Academy of Science St. Louis has honored MU Chancellor Hank Foley with the 2016 Science Leadership award. Since its inception, the Academy has promoted the recognition of the impressive scientists of St. Louis. He and his students have published over 120 scientific papers, and he has been named as inventor on 15 issued United States patents.


Abide’s Co-founders and Board Members Elected to the National Academy of Inventors

January 15, 2016
Abide Therapeutics congratulates the company’s co-founders and Scientific Advisory Board members Drs. Benjamin Cravatt and Dale Boger, and Board of Directors member Dr. Paul Schimmel, on their election to the National Academy of Inventors.


Santa Ono, President, University of Cincinnati to Speak at Rotary January 21st

January 13, 2016
Santa J. Ono is in his fourth year as the president of the University of Cincinnati, which stands among the nation’s top 30 public research universities. Dr. Ono is a scientist, cellist, and former research fellow and faculty member of Harvard and Johns Hopkins.


How an Entomologist Switched from Insects to Humans to Target Chronic Pain

January 11, 2016
Bruce Hammock is a distinguished professor of entomology in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology who holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is the founder and CEO of EicOsis.


Engineering professor elected to National Academy of Inventors

January 11, 2016
The NAI named Professor and Sprint Eminent Scholar Chair Jianping “Jim” Zheng from Florida State University, a fellow, an honor that has only ever been bestowed on 581 other people worldwide.


Ames Laboratory scientist named to National Academy of Inventors

January 11, 2016
U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist Iver Anderson has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Establishment Labs Announces MIT Professor Dr. Robert Langer is Joining Scientific Advisory Board

January 11, 2016
Establishment Labs announced today that M.I.T. Professor Dr. Robert Langer, winner of the prestigious Lemelson-M.I.T. Innovation Prize, will join its Scientific Advisory Board.


Venu Govindaraju named VP for research and economic development

January 11, 2016
Leading computer scientist Venu Govindaraju has been named vice president for research and economic development at the University at Buffalo.


Dr. Laura Niklason appointed the Nicholas Greene Professor

January 6, 2016
Dr. Laura E. Niklason, newly named as the Nicholas Greene Professor of Anesthesiology and Biomedical Engineering, is an internationally recognized researcher in cardiovascular tissue engineering.


Ohio University engineering professor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

January 6, 2016
An Ohio University professor has been selected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for work on alternative energy sources and research and technology commercialization.


UC CEAS Professor Andrew J. Steckl Named an NAI Fellow

January 6, 2016
Andrew J. Steckl, University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science Professor, has recently been named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Inventing new biomedical applications

January 6, 2016
Recently, Suzie Pun, a Robert F. Rushmer professor in the UW Bioengineering department, was recognized as a 2015 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.


NNPA Foundation Launches “STEM Reach 2020” with Dr. Thomas Mensah

January 5, 2016
The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF) will harness the genius of scientist, engineer and inventor Dr. Thomas Mensah, to launch STEM Reach 2020.


Prof. Richard M. Osgood Named to the National Academy of Inventors

January 5, 2016
In recognition of his numerous contributions to integrated optical devices and design, Richard M. Osgood, Eugene Higgins Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and professor emeritus of applied physics, has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Reddi named a fellow of National Academy of Inventors

January 4, 2016
UC Davis has a new “fellow” in the National Academy of Inventors: A. Hari Reddi, distinguished professor of orthopedics, a pioneer in the field of bone and cartilage regeneration and tissue engineering.


Dean of Engineering Honored by National Academy of Inventors

January 4, 2016
H. Vincent Poor, dean of Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named a 2015 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of his fundamental contributions to wireless technology.


Pressing forward: The 25 most influential business players in Tampa Bay

December 31, 2015
At the start of 2016, meet 25 of the most influential players. All are pushing hard. All are helping shape the Tampa Bay business market. Some, like USF chief Judy Genshaft or Tampa International Airport's Joe Lopano or St. Pete's Bill Edwards, are well known community names. They are influential at what they do.


Two A&M faculty members receive honors

December 31, 2015
The National Academy of Inventors has elected two Texas A&M faculty-researchers as fellows for 2015.


Two prolific UA inventors win national honors

December 28, 2015


Faculty from N.J. colleges honored with inventor fellowships

December 23, 2015
The New Jersey-based faculty to have been awarded the fellowship are: Atam P. Dhawan and Somenath Mitra from New Jersey Institute of Technology; Kenneth J. Blank and Anthony M. Lowman from Rowan University; Richard H. Frenkiel and Martin L. Yarmush from Rutgers University; and Yu-Dong Yao from Stevens Institute of Technology.


ASU's Arntzen named to National Academy of Inventors

December 23, 2015
Arizona State University Regents’ Professor and research scientist Charles Arntzen, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


The Optical Society Congratulates 12 Members Elected as 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 22, 2015
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) elected 12 OSA members to its 2015 NAI Fellows on 15 December 2015.


MSU Researchers Honored For Innovation

December 21, 2015
Two Michigan State University researchers: Anil Jain, a University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering, and Ramani Narayan, a University Distinguished Professor of chemical engineering and materials science, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


National Academy of Inventors Adds 2 Fellows from UCF

December 21, 2015
Two University of Central Florida researchers this week were named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Biometrics expert Venu Govindaraju named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 20, 2015
Venu Govindaraju, a globally recognized expert in machine learning and pattern recognition, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Memphis-Based Startup May Provide Sweet Benefits for Those with Tooth Loss

December 18, 2015
As a result of his innovations and their impact on the quality of life, Bowlin from the University of Memphis, recently was elected a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


National Academy of Inventors Inducts UMass Lowell Professor

December 18, 2015
UMass Lowell chemistry professor, Rudolf Faust, who revolutionized the design of stents used to aid heart patients has been nationally recognized for his inventions.


Holmes among leaders of Invention and Innovation

December 16, 2015
The University of Melbourne's Professor Holmes is one of 582 NAI Fellows representing over 190 research universities and governmental and non-profit research institutes.


Wells Named a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 18, 2015
James Wells, PhD, whose pioneering innovations in protein engineering and technologies to identify small molecules to aid in drug discovery have yielded more than 60 patents, launched three companies, and created two UCSF technology centers, has been elected as a fellow to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Shahinpoor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 18, 2015
University of Maine mechanical engineering professor Mohsen Shahinpoor has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


UMass Boston Research Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors

December 18, 2015
Richard Soref, a research professor at UMass Boston, was elected as a fellow by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) this week.


Inventive UVA Professor Boosts Communications around the Globe

December 18, 2015
The work of Campbell, Lucien Carr III Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, directly affects the speed at which phone calls, text messages, streaming videos and nearly every other major form of communication are sent.


OSU-Tulsa's Singh honored as Regents Professor

December 17, 2015
Raj Singh, Sc.D., head of the OSU School of Materials Science and Engineering, Williams Companies Distinguished Chair Professor and director of Energy Technologies programs, was honored recently as an OSU Regents Professor at the University Awards Convocation in Stillwater.


National Academy of Inventors names three UTA top researchers as Fellows

December 17, 2015
The 2015 class will include Duane Dimos, UTA vice president for research; David Nygren, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics; and Kenneth Reifsnider, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.


Professors Emeriti Edith and Patrick McGeer elected as Fellows in Academy of Inventors

December 17, 2015
Professors Emeriti Edith and Patrick McGeer have been recently honoured as 2015 Fellows in The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) from The University of British Columbia, faculty of Medicine.


Three elected to National Academy of Inventors from UC Davis

December 17, 2015
Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, distinguished professor and chair of biomedical engineering; Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology; and Saif Islam, professor of electrical and computer engineering.


SWHR Founder Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 17, 2015
The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®) founder, Florence P. Haseltine, PhD, MD, has been named a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.


Two UGA faculty members named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 16, 2015
The National Academy of Inventors has named two University of Georgia faculty members to the 2015 class of NAI Fellows. David Chu, Distinguished Research Professor in the College of Pharmacy, and Wayne Hanna, professor of crop and soil sciences.


USF faculty members elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2015
University of South Florida professors Selim A. Chacour, David M. Eddy, Dean F. Martin, and G. Douglas Letson have been named 2015 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Professor Angela Belcher named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2015
Professor Angela Belcher has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) from MIT.


Three UT Austin Professors Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2015
George Georgiou, Thomas Milner and Jonathan L. Sessler, professors at The University of Texas at Austin, have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


HKU Medical Professor So Kwok-fai named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2015
Professor So Kwok-fai of the Department of Ophthalmology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Poor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 16, 2015
H. Vincent Poor, dean of Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been named a 2015 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Heloise Anne Pereira named 2016 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 16, 2015
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Professor Heloise Anne Pereira has been named a 2016 National Academy of Inventors Fellow, a high professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.


Liao Elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2015
James C. Liao, UCLA's Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Professor of Chemical Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


National Academy of Inventors Names Three Caltech Fellows

December 16, 2015
Caltech professors Harry Atwater, Mark Davis, and Ali Hajimiri have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Physics that benefits humanity

December 16, 2015
A passion for turning physics experiments into practical technology that benefits the poorest people in the world has earned Professor Chennupati Jagadish, from Australian National University, a prestigious fellowship of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in the United States.


ECE Professor Emeritus Ed Wolf named as 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 15, 2015
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named ECE Professor Emeritus Ed Wolf from Cornell, to Fellow status. Professor Wolf spent 15 years in the aerospace industry, first at the Rockwell International Science Center.


Dr. Gambhir Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 15, 2015
Dr. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir has been named a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow for 2015. Dr. Gambhir is the eighth NAI Fellow from Stanford since its inception.


OSU Chemistry professor named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Dr. Allen Apblett, professor of chemistry at Oklahoma State University, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Polyera Cofounders, IIT President Among This Year's National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 15, 2015
Five Illinois inventors, including Antonio Facchetti, Tobin Marks, Alan Cramb, Yoginder P. Chugh, and Dean P. Alderucci, were named 2015 NAI fellows.


Nader Engheta Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 15, 2015
Nader Engheta, H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at UPenn, has been named a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.


2 UA Faculty Named Fellows of Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
University of Arizona inventors Dr. Marvin J. Slepian of the Colleges of Medicine and Engineering and James Wyant of the College of Optical Sciences have been elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Rastegar Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Jahangir S. Rastegar, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stony Brook University, has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Gore named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
John Gore, director of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Two Gumc Researchers Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 15, 2015
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named two Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) professors to its 2015 class of Fellows — Milton L. Brown, MD, PhD, and Usha N. Kasid, PhD.


Ambati Elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, has been elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


WSU researcher named to National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Yong Wang, an internationally known researcher in catalysis and reaction engineering for energy and renewable fuels and chemicals, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


3 Purdue professors elected as fellows of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
The organization recognized Charles A. Bouman, the Showalter Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering; Alyssa Panitch, vice provost for faculty affairs and the Leslie A. Geddes Professor of Biomedical Engineering; and Sherry L. Harbin, a professor of biomedical engineering and basic medical sciences.


Geisel Professor Named a 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 15, 2015
Aaron V. Kaplan, MD, professor of Medicine and of Community and Family Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Rice trio named National Academy of Inventors fellows

December 15, 2015
Rice University professors Naomi Halas, James Tour and K.C. Nicolaou have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Dr. Pramod Srivastava Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
UConn Health's Dr. Pramod K. Srivastava has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Whitacre Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Jay Whitacre, a professor of engineering and public policy and materials science and engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Two NJIT Researchers Named 2015 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Somenath Mitra, a distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science, and Atam Dhawan, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering, were named this week to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Floudas named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Dr. Christodoulos A. Floudas, director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and at Texas A&M University, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Stephen Benkovic named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Stephen J. Benkovic, Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry and holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Chemistry at Penn State, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


UTSA Vice President for Research Mauli Agrawal named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 15, 2015
UT San Antonio Vice President for Research C. Mauli Agrawal has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for his research and innovation in orthopedic and cardiovascular biomaterials and implants.


Suniva's Founder Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Founder and Chief Technical Officer, Dr. Ajeet Rohatgi, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


University of Delaware claims two new National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 15, 2015
The University of Delaware's Norman J. Wagner and the late Richard F. Heck have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


University of Houston scientist named to National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
A University of Houston scientist has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of her work in drug development.


3 named to National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Three Harvard professors and scientists have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. They are Donald E. Ingber, Jennifer A. Lewis, and Guillermo J. Tearney.


Three scientists elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
The new members from UC Berkeley are Jasper Rine, a professor of molecular and cell biology, Chenming Hu, a professor in the graduate school of electrical engineering and computer science, and Paul Wright, the A. Martin Berlin Chair in Mechanical Engineering.


Venu Govindaraju named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Venu Govindaraju, a globally recognized expert in machine learning and pattern recognition, from the University at Buffalo, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


University of New Mexico inventors elected Fellows of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
UNM Distinguished Professors Steven R. J. Brueck and C. Jeffrey Brinker were among 168 distinguished innovators elevated to NAI Fellow status.


National Academy of Inventors honors UF professors

December 15, 2015
Roy Curtiss III, a professor in the department of infectious diseases and pathology at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine; and Ann Progulske-Fox, program director and distinguished professor in the department of oral biology at the UF College of Dentistry, are being recognized.


President Alan W. Cramb Elected as NAI Fellow

December 15, 2015
Alan W. Cramb, president of Illinois Institute of Technology, has been elected NAI Fellow by the 2015 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows Selection Committee.


12 UC innovators elected to the National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Twelve University of California innovators have been elected as fellows to the prestigious National Academy of Inventors for work that is transforming semiconductor manufacturing, boosting the efficiency of biofuels and saving lives through the creation of new biomedical technologies.


Ballato elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
John Ballato of Clemson University has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), an honor that recognizes prolific innovators whose efforts have benefitted U.S. economic development and quality of life.


Two Professors Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 15, 2015
Northwestern University scientists Tobin J. Marks and Antonio F. Facchetti have been named 2015 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the academy announced today.


Four UCSB Engineering Faculty Named to National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Professors John Bowers, Craig Hawker, Umesh Mishra and Galen Stucky from UC Santa Barbara, are recognized for the impacts of their research and innovation.


Computer Science's Ben Shneiderman Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
Ben Shneiderman, Distinguished University Professor in Computer Science at the University of Maryland, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


LSU Vice President of Research & Economic Development Elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2015
LSU Professor and Vice President of Research & Economic Development K.T. Valsaraj has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, or NAI.


Lefkowitz, Haynes Elected Fellows of Inventors Academy

December 15, 2015
Duke AIDS researcher Barton F. Haynes and Nobel Laureate Robert J. Lefkowitz have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Armstrong, Dasgupta named to Analytical Scientist Power List 2015

December 9, 2015
Two prominent University of Texas at Arlington professors of chemistry and biochemistry, Daniel W. Armstrong and Purnendu "Sandy" Dasgupta, are ranked among the Top 100 most influential people in the world of analytical science by the monthly journal The Analytical Scientist.


Two U of A Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

December 1, 2015
University of Arkansas faculty members Ingrid Fritsch and David Stahle have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


AAAS Fellow: College of Engineering's Ogunnaike recognized for advancing science

November 30, 2015
The University of Delaware's Babatunde Ogunnaike has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society.


AIAA honors UTA's Frank Lewis with 2016 Intelligent Systems Award

November 24, 2015
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics will honor professor Frank Lewis, head of the University of Texas at Arlington's Advanced Controls and Sensors Group, with the society's 2016 Intelligent Systems Award.


Meng Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

November 22, 2015
Wen Jin Meng, the LSU Gerald Cire and Lena Grand Williams professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


National Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2016 inductees

November 17, 2015 Victor B. Lawrence, fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame.


Lecturer Edits DNA as Easily as Text

November 16, 2015
Biochemist Jennifer Doudna, a pioneer of a new technique in genome engineering that allows DNA to be edited almost as easily as editing text, will be the presenter at the 2015 E.F. Racker Lecture at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 19 in Cornell University.


Amnesty Boss Wants Varsities to Run Programmes on Security, Peace/Conflict Management

November 7, 2015
Brig-Gen. Paul T Boroh (rtd) expressed his view on peace building/conflict management, when paid a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University in Benin on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, as part of his walking tour of the Niger Delta states.


2015 Transformative Research Award Recipients

October 23, 2015
Dr. Nancy Allbritton and 12 others were awarded the 2015 Transformative Research Award. Allbritton is the Kenan Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and North Carolina State University (NC State).


Mensah Honored with Resolution from Jackson, Reeves

October 20, 2015
Sen. Robert Jackson, along with Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, signed a resolution Oct. 8 thanking Dr. Thomas Mensah for his contributions to technology in the Mississippi Delta and commending him for his Fiber Optic Innovation Program.


Prof. Laura Niklason Elected To The National Academy of Medicine

October 20, 2015
Prof. Laura Niklason, in the Biomedical Engineering Department, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the nation's top honors in the fields of health and medicine.


IU Distinguished Professor Richard DiMarchi elected as a member of National Academy of Medicine

October 19, 2015
Indiana University Distinguished Professor Richard D. DiMarchi, one of the world's leading peptide chemists, has been elected as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, becoming the 10th IU faculty member to join the organization and the first on the IU Bloomington campus.


Coleman Earns Distinguished Alumni Award from Illinois

October 16, 2015
Dr. James Coleman, director of the Texas Photonics Center housed at UT Dallas, is a 2015 recipient of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award given by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Professor Robert S. Langer joins the Editorial Board of Progress in Biomaterials

October 13, 2015
Robert S. Langer, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has joined the Editorial Board of Progress in Biomaterials.


Advancements in Wheelchair Technology

October 13, 2015
The University of Pittsburgh's Human Engineering Research Laboratories Advanced Accessibility Engineering Project was named one of 20 advancements from the 2015 Innovation Festival, Washington, DC, 09/26-27/15, with potentially big implications for tomorrow.


BME seminar: Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D. Rice University

October 9, 2015
Second BME Seminar Series of the 2015 year at the Boston University Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Committee. Rebecca Richards-Kortum is Rice's Stanley C. Moore Professor of Bioengineering, professor of electrical and computer engineering and director Rice 360°: Institute for Global Health Technologies.


Ford, Six Others Join Florida's Inventors Hall of Fame

October 2, 2015
The Senior V.P. of University of South Florida Research, Innovation and Economic Development is one of seven innovators being inducted into the Hall Friday night at a sold-out ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel in Tampa.


Mizzou Alumni Association 2015 Faculty-Alumni Awards

October 1, 2015
James A. Birchler is Curators Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri.


AIDS drug inventor to speak at UNC Asheville

September 30, 2015
Chemist and AIDS drug inventor Dennis Liotta, executive director of the Emory Institute for Drug Development, will deliver UNC Asheville's 18th annual S. Dexter Squibb Lectures Oct. 12-13, according to the university.


UTRF Joins Campus and Colleagues in Congratulating Dr. Duane Miller

September 29, 2015
Duane D. Miller, PhD, Van Vleet Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, recently retired. Dr. Miller joined the College of Pharmacy faculty in 1992 and leaves a tremendous legacy of research, teaching, and service.


Cerulean Appoints David R. Walt, Ph.D. to Board of Directors

September 24, 2015
Cerulean Pharma Inc., a clinical stage company developing nanoparticle-drug conjugates (NDCs), today announced the appointment of David R. Walt, Ph.D. to its board of Directors, effective as of September 23, 2015


Honorary Doctoral Degree for World-Leading Engineer

September 21, 2015
MIT Professor Robert Langer has received an honorary UNSW doctorate for his contributions to chemical engineering.


Scientist Pens Column Citing Need to Address Dwindling Resource

September 16, 2015
Frederic Zenhausern, has co-authored the lead editorial in a special issue of "Technology and Innovation – Journal of the National Academy of Inventors." In the editorial, Zenhausern notes that more attention needs to be paid to fresh water, which makes up just a fraction of the water on Earth.


Forensics Colleges: 10 Professors Changing Forensic Biology

September 11, 2015
These 10 professors are at the front lines of forensic biology instruction, research, and activism. They are helping to bring forensic innovation to the classroom and courtroom.


Professor Robert Langer wins Iran's Kazemi Prize on Biology

September 6, 2015
American Professor Robert S. Langer, one of the 25 most important individuals in biotechnology in the world, received Kazemi Prize in a ceremony in Royan Research Center, Tehran.


Professor Robert Langer Advises Accurexa in the Development of its ACX-31 Program

September 3, 2015
Professor Robert Langer agreed to advise Accurexa Inc. (the "Company") in the development of its ACX-31 Program for the local delivery of temozolomide in combination with BCNU, both chemotherapeutics, in the treatment of brain tumors.


Boston Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society

September 1, 2015
Seminar on the UV Optoelectronic Devices Based on AlGaN Alloys, conducted by Prof. Theodore D. Moustakas, Boston University on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.


JES Announces Speaker Lineup for Global Summit VII

September 1, 2015
The Jefferson Educational Society Presents the Global Summit VII, which will be held from, Monday, October 26 to Friday, November 6, 2015, with many different speakers throughout the event.


Science Cafe: Dr. Michael Bass

September 1, 2015
Dr. Michael Bass, Emeritus Professor of Optics, Physics & ECE, CREOL, at the University of Central Florida, will be hosting an event Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 6:30 p.m, “Magic Numbers Make the Universe.”


EECS Colloquium: The Big Picture: CMOS Image Sensors From Zero to Billions and Beyond

September 1, 2015
Event held at the University of California-Berkley on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Eric Fossum will be the featured speaker of the event.


Nicholas Peppas Receives International Award from European Society for Biomaterials

September 1, 2015
Nicholas Peppas, the Cockrell Family Regents Chair #6 in Engineering and professor of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and pharmacy at UT Austin, recently received the 2015 International Award from the European Society for Biomaterials.


6th International Conference on Biomarkers and Clinical Research

August 31, 2015
OMICS International invited all the participants across the globe to attend 6th International Conference on Biomarkers & Clinical Research Toronto, Canada on August 31, 2015.


New Institute Advances Health Care Solutions

August 31, 2015
Led by Nicholas Peppas, the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin is launching the university’s first health care engineering institute dedicated to developing technologies and treatments that will immediately improve patient quality of life.


Speakers at AIAA SPACE 2015

August 31, 2015
Speakers at AIAA SPACE 2015 are experts and leaders from the space industry who will bring the community together to discuss challenges, opportunities and critical issues facing the space industry.


Eminent Engineer Asad M. Madni Addresses the Convergence of Emerging Technologies

August 27, 2015
Asad M. Madni, the former president, COO, and CTO of BEI Technologies Inc., will present a seminar titled “Convergence of Emerging Technologies to Address the Challenges of the 21st Century,” on Monday, September 14, at 3:30 p.m.


Bioelectronics pioneer John Rogers to join Northwestern University

August 26, 2015
John A. Rogers, a materials scientist and pioneer in the field of bio-integrated electronic devices, will join Northwestern University as the Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Medicine.


When Leaders Lead with Personal Power: A Tribute to my friend, Roth Bose!

August 11, 2015
A personal tribute to Roth Bose, the Vice Chancellor of Research and Technology Transfer at the University of Houston, from Renu Khator.


OSU-Tulsa Professor Recognized for Innovations in Science

August 7, 2015
Singh, head of the Oklahoma State University School of Materials Science and engineering based at OSU-Tulsa and director of the Energy Technologies program, has recently been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.


Fredonia College Foundation bestows Distinguished Service Awards

August 4, 2015
The Distinguished Service Award, the most prestigious honor given by the Fredonia College Foundation, was presented recently to Dr. Robert L. Heichberger and Fredonia alumnus Dr. Michael Marletta, and to the 1891 Fredonia Opera House, to recognize their service to their community, the world at large, but most importantly, to Fredonia.


The Irish Times Innovation Conference

August 1, 2015
Tuesday 13th October 2015: A globally focused conference spotlighting innovations, inventions and world-leading research which is revolutionizing the world of healthcare. Event will include speakers from across industry, research and healthcare systems.


UCF Forum to Begin 4th Year with New Columnists

July 27, 2015
Nine new columnists will join the UCF Forum opinion series to start sharing their weekly views on social issues, national and international affairs, community trends, technology, life lessons and other topics.


Xconomy’s EXOME Presents: Boston’s Life Science Disruptors

July 24, 2015
Unique event featuring candid stories from some of New England’s most radical biotech company leaders, founders, and VC backers out to change the game in microbiome research, diagnostics, synthetic biology and more. Held at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts at September 30, 2015.


Universities, Industry and Governments Must Partner to Advance True Innovation

July 20, 2015
Dr. Paul Sanberg is on a mission to give inventors on university campuses around the country and the world "rock star" status.


French University honors professor

July 17, 2015
Dr. George Newkome, of Medina, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bordeaux for the 20 years of work he has done with scholars at the French university.


BIU to graduate a total of 871 students for the first time in its history

July 16, 2015
The Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof. Ernest B. Izevbigie made this known on Monday July 14, 2015 at a press briefing held in respect of the Institution's 11th Convocation Ceremony which comes up from the 16th-18th of July, 2015.


Hydrangeas 2015 International Conference in Sandwich

July 14, 2015
Hydrangeas 2015, featuring leading horticulturists and experts in the cultivation of this iconic flowering plant. Renowned tree and shrub expert, author, and hydrangea hybridizer Dr. Michael Dirr will deliver the keynote lecture.


Mikos honored with lifetime achievement award

July 13, 2015
Rice University bioengineer Antonios Mikos will be honored with a lifetime achievement award by Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine-Americas at the society's annual World Congress in Boston in September.


UH System Mourn the Death of Rathindra Bose

July 10, 2015
Rathindra N. Bose, vice president/vice chancellor for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston, died after a short illness early Friday morning. He was 63.


Madni named an eminent member of IEEE-HKN

July 8, 2015
Distinguished Adjunct Professor Asad Madni has been inducted as an eminent member of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu, the honor society of the world's leading organization of electrical engineers.


NSF Funds Methane Research With Potential for Greener Energy, Manufacturing

July 7, 2015
The National Science Foundation selected Assistant Professor Ryan Hartman, who joins the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering this summer, for a Faculty Early Career Development Award, more widely known as a CAREER Award.


Stevens Institute Reappoints Dr. Nariman Farvardin as President

June 30, 2015
Hoboken, New Jersey - The Stevens Institute of Technology Board of Trustees has reappointed Dr. Nariman Farvardin president of the university. Dr. Farvardin's new contract will begin July 1, 2016 and extend for a period of five years.


President appoints daughter of McCook couple to committee

June 25, 2015
Daughter of Larry and Linda Richards of McCook, Nebraska, has been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the 12-member National Medal of Science committee.


Sengupta Recognized by NAI and the US Chamber of Congress

June 21, 2015
170 members were inducted as NAI fellows during the ceremony and of them, 73 were members of the National Academy and two, Shuji Nakamura and David Baltimore, were former Nobel Prize winners. Arup K.


Spreitzer, Weeks to retire from biochemistry

June 19, 2015
A retirement reception for biochemistry faculty members Robert Spreitzer and Donald Weeks is 1 to 3 p.m. June 19 in the Beadle Center Atrium.


Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth: The Inventor's Eye

June 1, 2015
How Professor Eric Fossum invented the digital camera-on-a-chip—and is helping today's students create their own technological innovations.


World Class Scientific Advisory Board to Support Commercialization and Pipeline Development

May 12, 2015
Histogenics Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is comprised of six individuals, including Dr. Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, who was recently elected to the National Academy of Inventors.


Hyalose Chief Scientist Named A Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

June 2, 2015
Dr. Paul Weigel, a chief scientist at Hyalose, LLC. Dr. Weigel, professor and chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, was recently named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, along with another University of Oklahoma researcher, Daniel E. Resasco.


President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

May 29, 2015
Dr. Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Appointee for Member, President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.


Hooke Bio founder is eyeing another multi-million euro biotech success

May 26, 2015
Having sold Stokes Bio for US$44m and paved the way for a spinout called GenCell to sell for US$150m, University of Limerick professor Mark Davies is planning a similar feat with his new start-up Hooke Bio.


Jennifer Elisseeff joins National Academy of Inventors

May 19, 2015
Jennifer Elisseeff, Jules Stein Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the School of Medicine, has been celebrated for her groundbreaking creations on numerous occasions in the media and through professional accolades.


Kyriacos A. Athanasiou Elected to Histogenics Scientific Advisory Board

May 11, 2015
Histogenics Corporation a regenerative medicine company focused on developing and commercializing products in the musculoskeletal space, announced the creation of its new Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) comprised of internationally renowned scientists and researchers.


Mathematics Professor Kevin Short inducted as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

May 8, 2015
Academic research leading to innovation with tangible health, economic or other quality of life benefits is seen as an ideal model for the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.


Dr. Vunjak-Novakovic Helps Engineer New Treatments at Columbia's "Body Shop"

April 17, 2015
When two lung transplant surgeons were looking for an innovative solution to a long-standing problem—not enough lungs available for patients who need them—they approached Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D., the Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a professor of medical sciences (in medicine).


President Bottomly recognized for outstanding contributions to innovation

April 7, 2015
President H. Kim Bottomly has been named a Fellow by The National Academy of Inventors (NAI). She is among 170 distinguished innovators named to this year’s NAI Fellow status.


Physicist Gordon Thomas joins the innovative elite at the National Academy of Inventors

April 1, 2015
Gordon Thomas, a professor of physics, prolific researcher and exuberant mentor, was inducted last month into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) at a ceremony that brought together luminaries from fields ranging from bioinformatics to protein engineering to intelligent mechanical systems.


Foremost DNA expert in U.S. to lead Griffin Bell Lecture

March 31, 2015
Greg Hampikian, Ph.D., a leading DNA expert in the U.S. and co-author of “Exit to Freedom,” is the featured speaker for Georgia Southwestern State University’s Griffin B. Bell Lecture will be held April 15.


Fiber Optics Inventor Inducted Into The National Academy Of Inventors As Fellow (NAI)

March 30, 2015
Dr. Thomas Mensah one of the four original Inventors of Fiber Optics in the US with 7 Patents in six years was selected for his innovations in Fiber Optics as well as his work in Nanotechnology performed at the University of Florida, High Performance Materials institute in the College of Engineering.


Akron Biotech of Boca Raton poised for growth

March 27, 2015
Today Akron Biotech, which produces cell cultures and other raw materials for government and pharmaceutical company research, is moving to a 10,000-square-foot laboratory and manufacturing space. Akron also is collaborating on research, including with a noted scientist from Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter.


250 Inventors, Academic Leaders Gather at Caltech for National Academy of Inventors Induction

March 26, 2015
Caltech was the setting for the induction ceremony of the 2014 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors at the NAI’s 4th annual conference, held this year on March 19 and 20. U.S. Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations Andrew Faile provided the keynote address.


Paul Sanberg of the University of South Florida Named 2015 Medalist of the Florida Academy of Sciences

March 24, 2015
Paul R. Sanberg, senior vice president for research, innovation and economic development at the University of South Florida in Tampa and president of the National Academy of Inventors, has been named the 2015 Medalist of the Florida Academy of Sciences.


Memory | Witness of the Unimaginable: A New Installation Opening April 17 At Le Laboratoire Cambridge

March 23, 2015
Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and discovery, will open Memory | Witness of the Unimaginable, an installation that explores the strong sensorial relationship between memory, scent and sound.


Low Lands Prestigious Honor

March 19, 2015
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will recognize Philip S. Low, PhD, with the ninth annual AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22.


Emergent’s Dr. Timmons elected to Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

March 19, 2015
Recently, we received the news that Dr. Richard Timmons, Chief Scientist at an Emergent Technologies portfolio company, AeonClad Coatings, has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Marquette engineer to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors

March 12, 2015
Dr. Joseph Schimmels, assistant dean for research and professor of mechanical engineering at Marquette University, will be included into the National Academy of Inventors on Friday, March 20.


The Wizard of University Park

March 9, 2015
One day in the early ‘90s, Richard Willson found himself in the Las Vegas apartment of a Russian arms dealer.


Philadelphia Fed Names Patrick T. Harker as Its Next President and CEO

March 2, 2015
The board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia today announced that Patrick T. Harker, 56, currently president of the University of Delaware and a member of the Philadelphia Fed's board of directors, has been named the 11th president and chief executive officer of the Philadelphia Fed, effective July 1, 2015.


IU Becomes Member Of The National Academy Of Inventors

February 24, 2015
Indiana University has joined the National Academy of Inventors, an organization that includes the nation's leading university and nonprofit research institutions and encourages efforts to improve society through innovation.


Career Spotlight: Professor's inventions recognition creates opportunity for students, research

February 18, 2015
Gregg B. Fields, professor and chair, department of chemistry & biochemistry, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University, was recently elected to the National academy of Inventor Fellow status (NAI Fellow).


SES Professor Elected to the National Academy of Inventors

February 12, 2015
Professor of Biomedical Engineering Vikki Hazelwood has been named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for her outstanding contributions to scientific and technological innovation.


Educator, research and inventor

February 11, 2015
In addition to being a teacher and researcher, one of the University of Alberta's leading engineering professors is also one of its most inventive.


New Stent Created with Rutgers Technology in Clinical Trials

February 9, 2015
A new stent for treating cardiovascular disease that incorporates a polymer invented at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has been implanted in patients for the first time.


UMass inventor Alfred Crosby to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors in part for work on gecko-inspired adhesive

February 5, 2015
A tinkerer and creative thinker, soon-to-be National Academy of Inventors fellow Alfred J. Crosby said one of the greatest things you can do as an inventor is tell your idea to someone else.


UCSB Chemical Engineer Elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 5, 2015
Samir Mitragotri, professor of chemical engineering at UC Santa Barbara, is one of 67 new members elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for 2015.


Eden Elected a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

February 3, 2015
Professor J. Gary Eden, who holds the Gilmore Endowed Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

February 3, 2015
The ground-breaking chemical engineer Dr. Robert Langer has been awarded the QE Prize for his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface with chemistry and medicine.


DiMarchi to Keynote National Event

February 2, 2015
Indiana University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Richard DiMarchi will give a keynote address during the National Academy of Inventors’ fourth annual conference set for March 19 and 20 in Pasadena, Calif.


Miller Elected National Academy of Inventors Fellow

January 28, 2015
Duane Miller, PhD, Van Vleet Professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, was honored as a fellow of the National Academy of Investors (NIA).


Professors Birchler, Katti to be inducted as NAI Fellows

January 28, 2015
After years of research, breakthroughs and developments, two MU researchers, Dr. Kattesh Katti and Dr. James Birchler, were recently announced as part of the 2014 class of fellows for the National Academy of Inventors.


Nano-Medicine Researcher Kattesh Katti Wins Hevesy Medal

January 27, 2015
Kattesh Katti, an Indian American researcher at the University of Missouri, has won the 2015 Hevesy Medal, the premier international award of excellence honoring outstanding achievements in radio-analytical and nuclear chemistry.


Local company sponsors cumulative $5 million in research at MSU

January 26, 2015
The technology capabilities of a small Bozeman company have been compared to Superman’s X-ray vision, while at Montana State University it is also the millions of dollars the company has invested in research over several years that places it in the superhero category.


UMSL scientist named NAI Fellow for blood glucose measuring device

January 25, 2015
Zhi Xu, associate professor of chemistry at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, had a big year in 2014, and the National Academy of Inventors took notice. He is one of 170 distinguished innovators to be named an NAI Fellow.


Plant breeder joins ranks of noted inventors

January 23, 2015
This spring the National Academy of Inventors will induct 170 innovators who were elected as NAI fellows in 2014. A rare breed of inventor will be among the group officially receiving this distinguished honor.


UTA showcases research, academic programs to higher education supporters

January 22, 2015
From tiny wind turbines designed to power small electronics to the exploration of life on other planets, the University of Texas at Arlington showcased its research and academic programs to higher education supporters on Thursday.


UTHSC Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors

January 22, 2015
Duane Miller, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Jonathan Dordick and Robert Linhardt Named Fellows of National Academy of Inventors

January 21, 2015
Two innovative researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Dr. Duane Miller Named to the National Academy of Inventors

January 20, 2015
Dr. Duane Miller, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, has been named to the National Academy of Inventors.


Twelve Named Fellows of National Academy of Inventors

January 19, 2015
The National Academy of Inventors has named 170 distinguished innovators, including at least 12 Indian Americans, 2014 NAI Fellows, bringing the total number of fellows to 414. As a group, the 414 hold nearly 14,000 U.S. patents.


Dr. Shaomeng Wang Elected to National Academy of Inventors

January 13, 2015
Dr. Shaomeng Wang, PhD, has been named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Ten Inventors from Florida SUS Institutions Elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

January 13, 2015
Ten academic inventors from four universities and two research institutes that are part of the State University System of Florida have been elected as 2014 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Three Join National Academy of Inventors

January 13, 2015
Richard McCullough cited for contributions to the development of printable electronic materials.


Ohio State Professors Recognized for Cancer, Veterinary Research

January 12, 2015
Two Ohio State researchers are being recognized for their work in medical fields, but their findings deal with very different kinds of patients.


Oconee Inventors Recognized by National Academy

January 7, 2015
Two emeritus University of Georgia faculty were both delighted to recently be named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow in 2014.


HaloSource Scientist Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

January 6, 2015
HaloSource, a global developer of clean water technologies, recently announced that S.D. "Dave" Worley, the father of HaloPure's drinking water technology, was named as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors this week.


Nakamura Continues to Pick Up Accolades

January 5, 2015
Materials professor and recipient of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics Shuji Nakamura was named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on Dec 16.


Two NxR Profs. Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

January 5, 2015
NxR Profs. Ed Colgate and Michael Peshkin have been named as 2014 National Academy of Inventors Fellows.


Business Honors for Dec. 28, 2014

December 28, 2014
Wen Jin Meng, the LSU Gerald Cire and Lena Grand Williams professor of mechanical engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Five Texas Researchers Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 26, 2014
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) recently nominated more than 170 innovators to receive their NAI Fellow status and join a group of fellows that already includes 414 inventors from more than 150 different universities, governmental, and non-profit research institutions.


Gregg Fields Named as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 22, 2014
Gregg Fields, Ph.D., chair of the department of chemistry and biochemistry and director of the Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


La. Tech Professor Named a 2014 NAI Fellow

December 20, 2014
Yuri Lvov, professor of chemistry and T. Pipes Eminent Endowed Chair in Micro and Nanosystems at Louisiana Tech University, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


UW-Milwaukee: National Academy of Inventors and UWM announce NAI Fellows

December 18, 2014
Pradeep Rohatgi, Distinguished Professor of Materials Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Two Engineering Professors Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 18, 2014
Russell Dupuis, Steve W. Chaddick Endowed Chair in Electro-Optics in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mark Prausnitz, a Regents Professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, have been elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). They join an elite group of just 414 NAI Fellows worldwide.


Cartwright Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 18, 2014
UB researcher Alexander N. Cartwright, who serves as SUNY’s provost and executive vice chancellor, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Distinguished Contributor to Green Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Elected into Fellowship of National Academy of Inventors

December 18, 2014
Kattesh Katti, a researcher at the University of Missouri, is developing nano-scale molecules, including gold nanoparticles and other "green" technologies, to image and treat diseases such as cancer, Parkinson's disease, arthritis and degeneration of the eye--all while curtailing the impact these structures sometimes have on the body and environment.


Engineering Professors Named 2014 National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 17, 2014
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) announced the election of 170 distinguished innovators as Fellows of the NAI for 2014. Among them were Elsa Garmire, Dartmouth's Sydney E. Junkins 1887 Professor of Engineering, and Axel Scherer, Caltech's Bernard A. Neches Professor of Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics and Physics and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Dartmouth since 2009.


Professors Nayar and Vunjak-Novakovic Elected to the National Academy of Inventors

December 17, 2014
Shree Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science, and Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, The Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a professor of medical sciences (in Medicine), have been elected fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for demonstrating “a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.”


Engineer Honored For Clean Water Efforts

December 17, 2014
Arup SenGupta has spent three decades inventing systems that clean toxins from contaminated drinking water, teaching people to use those systems and giving them an economic incentive to do so.


Kieliszewski Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow for Drug Delivery Innovation

December 16, 2014
Ohio University Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Marcia Kieliszewski has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for her development of an innovative suite of drug delivery technologies based on the glycoproteins in plants.


Mikos, Richards-Kortum named National Academy of Inventors fellows

December 16, 2014
Rice University Professors Antonios Mikos and Rebecca Richards-Kortum have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Burg Recognized as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 16, 2014
The National Academy of Inventors is honoring Karen Burg, Kansas State University's vice president for research, for her leadership and innovation in bioengineeringresearch.


HIV/AIDS Immunovirologist Dr. Doug Nixon Selected for 2014 National Academy of Inventors Fellowship

December 16, 2014
Today,Douglas Nixon, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine and Walter G. Ross Professor of Basic Science Research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science, was named a 2014 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.


James A. Birchler Elected as a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors for Contributions to Cytogenetics

December 16, 2014
For distinguished contributions to the field of cytogenetics, Birchler has been chosen for induction as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Professor Michael Jung has been elected as a 2014 NAI Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
The NAI Fellows Program has 414 Fellows worldwide representing more than 150 prestigious universities and governmental and non-profit research institutions.


National Academy of Inventors Names UMass Medical Professor the 2014 Fellow

December 16, 2014
UMass Medical Professor Phillip D. Zamore, PhD. has been named the 2014 Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for pioneering the study of RNA silencing.


Auburn University Professors Named Fellows of National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Two Auburn University professors have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the academy announced today.


Three UF Professors Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Three University of Florida scientists are among 170 new Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, which recognizes the contributions of researchers from universities and non-profit organizations who are named inventors on U.S. patents.


Prof. Vorsa Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Nicholi Vorsa, research professor and developer of high-yielding cranberry varieties with enhanced fruit chemistry attributes, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


WSU’s Vizzini elected to NAI Fellowship for work as an inventor, innovator

December 16, 2014
Wichita State University Provost and Senior Vice President Tony Vizzini has been chosen as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for his numerous scientific and academic contributions.


Cooper Named NAI Fellow

December 16, 2014
Rory Cooper, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


OU Professors Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Two University of Oklahoma professors — Daniel E. Resasco and Paul H. Weigel — have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, a professional distinction awarded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.


SUNY Provost Alexander N. Cartwright Named As National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 16, 2014
The State University of New York today announced that SUNY Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Alexander N. Cartwright has been named as a National Academy of Inventors® (NAI) Fellow, a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have created or facilitated inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.


Computing Pioneer Dean Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 16, 2014
Mark Dean, a professor in the College of Engineering and an icon in the world of personal computing, has added another title to his already prestigious career: National Academy of Inventors Fellow 2014.


Chemistry professor named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 16, 2014
Dr. Yuri Lvov, professor of chemistry and T. Pipes Eminent Endowed Chair in Micro and Nanosystems at Louisiana Tech University, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Woollam named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 16, 2014
John Woollam, George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering at UNL, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Two Ohio State Innovators Elected Fellows of National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has awarded the rank of Fellow to two researchers at The Ohio State University: Ching-Shih Chen andYasuko Rikihisa.


National Academy of Inventors Names UT Arlington Researchers as Fellows

December 16, 2014
Two University of Texas at Arlington professor known for their innovation in the world of chemistry have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Two Duke Engineers Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Two faculty members from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI): Robert Calderbank, the Charles S. Sydnor Professor of Computer Science, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and director of the Information Initiative at Duke, and Ashutosh Chilkoti, professor and chair of the biomedical engineering department.


Engineering pioneer, “university champion” Trevor O. Jones named Natoinal Academy of Inventors fellow

December 16, 2014
Trevor O. Jones, a lifelong engineering pioneer and dedicated Case Western Reserve supporter, has been named a 2014 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a distinction awarded today to 170 esteemed innovators and inventors worldwide.


UL’s Professor Mark Davies announced as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 16, 2014
Professor Mark Davies of the University of Limerick has been elected a Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


MSU Scientists Nets National Honor as Innovation Leader

December 16, 2014
A Michigan State University scientist focusing on laser research has earned a national honor for being a leader of innovation and invention.


Two University of Houston scientists named to National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Two University of Houston faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for their contributions to scientific and technological innovation.


Phillip D. Zamore, PhD, named 2014 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Phillip D. Zamore, PhD, a pioneer in the study of RNA silencing, also called RNA interference, was named a 2014 Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors.


Two Penn Professors Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 16, 2014
Professors James Eberwine, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and Shu Yang, of Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Jose M.F. Moura named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Jose M.F. Moura of Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been named a Fellow of the Natoinal Academy of Inventors.


Bruce Hammock Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Bruce Hammock, a distinguished professor of entomology at UC Davis who holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been selected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), which honors academic invention and encourages translations of inventions to benefit society. He is now one of five UC Davis NAI fellows, including Chancellor Linda P. B. Katehi.


UNT researcher named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 16, 2014
University of North Texas Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.


Two Texas Engineering Professors Inducted into Prestigious National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Joseph J. Beaman Jr., professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Nicholas Peppas, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering and chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


USC trio to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Three USC professors were announced today as new fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, an elite group of innovators that includes 21 Nobel laureates from around the world.


National Academy of Inventors names two Sanford-Burnham researchers as Charter Fellows

December 16, 2014
Two Sanford-Burnham professors have been named Charter Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI): Erkki Ruoslahti, M.D., Ph.D., distinguished professor and former president of Sanford-Burnham, and Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D., current president of the Institute.


Nadine Aubry named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2014
Nadine Aubry, University Distinguished Professor and dean of the College of Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Aubry is a globally recognized leader in the field of mechanical engineering, particularly fluid mechanics.


Two UofL Researchers Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2014
Two researchers at the University of Louisville today were named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Two U.Va. Faculty Members Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2014
Two faculty members are the first from the University of Virginia to be named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, an accolade created in 2010 to recognize those who invent or facilitate significant patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


Decades of research by MU scientist leads to advancements in nanotechnologies

December 11, 2014
Henry C. "Hank" Foley, a researcher and administrator at the University of Missouri, is a pioneer in the study of nanoporous carbon, or tiny membranes and systems that allow energy sources to pass through or become stored in these structures. His analysis and scholarship in nanosystems and how they are composed continues to inform research fields of study including medicine, materials processing, energy and the environment.


University of Montevallo announces fall 2014 commencement speaker

December 8, 2014
The University of Montevallo has announced that the speaker for fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 12 will be Dr. Lawrence J. DeLucas, a former payload specialist for NASA and a professor in the department of optometry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


New Anticancer Drug Begins Clinical Trials Around the U.S.

October 24, 2014
Clinical trials are underway for an anticancer drug developed by Rathindra Bose, vice president for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston and vice chancellor at the University of Houston system.


NAI Fellow Raj Reddy of Carnegie Mellon recognized in The Official ACM Magazine

September 17, 2014
The National Academy of Inventors has named Raj Reddy, Mozah Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellow University, to its roster of NAI Fellows.


President Lovell spearheading innovation, safety and economic development initiatives

July 1, 2014
In the first months since his Inauguration, Marquette President Michael R. Lovell has presented to the campus community his early vision for three new innovation initiatives at Marquette.


Obama names ASU's Sethuraman Panchanathan to National Science Board

June 17, 2014
Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan,Arizona State University’s senior vice president of the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, is the first American of Indian origin to be appointed to the U.S. National Science Board by President Barack Obama.


President Obama appoints ASU’s Panchanathan to National Science Board

June 13, 2014
Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan, Arizona State University’s senior vice president of the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development and the leader of ASU’s research, entrepreneurship and economic development efforts, has been appointed to the U.S. National Science Board by President Barack Obama.


Tech pioneers

May 27, 2014
University of Delaware alumnus Wayne Westerman and John Elias, adjunct professor of electrical and computer engineering, have been named fellows of the NAI


An inventor takes the helm at Virginia Tech

May 25, 2014
The incoming president of Virginia Tech, a public university that seeks to be known as an engine of innovation, holds 17 patents and was co-inventor of a laser process crucial for making white-light-emitting diodes.


Rewarding Inventions and Inventors

May 20, 2014
"Would Thomas Edison Receive Tenure?" This was the provocative title for a panel at the 2013 Annual Conference of the NAI


Cuomo elected to National Academy of Inventors

May 15, 2014
Dr. Jerome Cuomo, co-inventor of the rewritable magneto-optic disk, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Researchers named medical school's first Distinguished Professors

May 13, 2014
Two professors in the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine have been named Distinguished Professors by the FIU Office of the Provost.


UND introduces its issued-patent recipients as National Academy of Inventors members at awards ceremony on campus

May 12, 2014
The Intellectual Property Commercialization and Economic Development (IPCED) office at the University of North Dakota recognized University faculty and student inventors, as well as other innovators, at a reception Monday, May 5, at the North Dakota Museum of Art.


Orange Park native honored for work in field of chemistry

May 8, 2014
Todd S. Emrick, Ph.D., a Clay County native, is now a member of a prestigious nationwide organization that recognizes inventors for their research and patents.


GREEN Faculty Honored at Inventors Appreciation Banquet

May 2, 2014
Dr. Alan Mantooth and Dr. Hameed Naseem were honored at a banquet held April 23 by Technology Ventures, the Fayetteville campus technology licensing office.


UW-Madison engineer elected to National Academy of Sciences

April 29, 2014
James A. Dumesic, the Steenbock and Michael Boudart Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.


Awards & Recognitions: April 2014

April 28, 2014
Marsha Moses, the Julia Dyckman Andrus Professor of Surgery at Children's Hospital Boston, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Auburn University chapter of National Academy of Inventors holds annual luncheon

April 25, 2014
Auburn's Vodyanoy was inducted as Fellow at the 2014 annual NAI conference at the U.S. Patent Office and was recognized at the luncheon.


Engineering a better future

April 25, 2014
Narendra Dahotre, distinguished research professor of materials science and engineering — and newly named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors — has filed a patent on a new laser technology for cutting and shaping bone.


2013 IEEE Boston Section Fellows and Award Winners

April 18, 2014
Dr. Theodore Moustakas is a Fellow of the IEEE, the American Physical Society, the Electrochemical Society, and charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Professor Raymond Schinazi joins Board of reViral as Non-executive Director

April 15, 2014
ReViral, an antiviral drug discovery and development company, focused on diseases caused by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), today announced the appointment of Professor Raymond Schinazi to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 9 April 2014.


Charter Fellow, National Academy of Inventors: Raymond Bergeron, Ph.D.

April 5, 2014
Raymond J. Bergeron, Ph.D., who was a Duckworth eminent scholar of drug development, was recognized in February along with four of his colleagues from UF.Raymond J. Bergeron, Ph.D., who was a Duckworth eminent scholar of drug development, was recognized in February along with four of his colleagues from UF.


Robert H. Miller, Ph.D., Renowned Neuroscientist and Administrator, to Join GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences as Senior Associate Dean for Research

March 26, 2014
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce that renowned neuroscientist, widely published researcher, and administrator, Robert H. Miller, Ph.D., has been appointed to serve as the senior associate dean for research.


NAI Fellow Michael R. Lovell - Marquette's New President

March 26, 2014
Dr. Michael R. Lovell was unanimously elected the 24th president of Marquette University by the Marquette Board of Trustees at a special Board meeting earlier today.


Distinguished Professor Tatsuo Itoh is Elected to the National Academy of Inventors

March 24, 2014
Distinguished Professor and Northrop Grumman Chair in Microwave and Millimeter Wave Electronics Tatsuo Itoh is recently elected to the National Academy of Inventors.


School of Computing and Information Sciences Director Iyengar inducted as a Fellow by National Academy of Inventors

March 18, 2014
Distinguished Ryder Professor S.S. Iyengar, director of FIU's School of Computing and Information Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


National Academy of Inventors Fellows inducted by USPTO's Andrew Faile

March 13, 2014
U.S. Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations Andrew Faile inducted the 2013 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors at the NAI's 3rd annual conference, held for the first time at the headquarters of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Mar. 6-7, 2014.


Patent Properties' Chairman Jay Walker Named 2013 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

March 4, 2014
Patent Properties, Inc. (OTCQB:PPRO), announced today that Jay Walker, Executive Chairman and Lead Inventor of Patent Properties, has been named a 2013 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Dr. Stephen Liggett named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

February 27, 2014
Stephen B. Liggett, MD, vice dean for research in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, was recently named a 2013 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Rutgers Chemistry Professors Kohn and Uhrich Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

February 24, 2014
Rutgers University Chemistry & Chemical Biology (CCB) Professors Joachim Kohn and Kathryn Uhrich, renowned polymer scientists, have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


UDaily: NAI Member

February 18, 2014
University of Delaware professor John F. Rabolt has been named a member of the National Academy of Inventors.


Research Inklings: Dr. John N. Vournakis named as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow

February 12, 2014
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) bestowed the high honor of Fellow to Dr. John N. Vournakis, associate member of graduate faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina and Vice President for Research and Development at Marine Polymer Technologies, Inc. located in Burlington, MA..


UGA’s Doyle named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

January 27, 2014
The National Academy of Inventors named Michael Doyle, University of Georgia Regent's Professor of Food Microbiology and director of UGA's Center for Food Safety, to the 2013 class of NAI Fellows.


UNT Engineering Professor Dr. Narendra Dahotre Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

January 27, 2014
Over the past few months, several prominent Texas biotech researchers have been named as National Academy of Inventors fellows, with four researchers from UT Arlington being given the honor in December, as well as four researchers from the University of Houston.


UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

January 25, 2014
One bottle in professor Jim Dumesic's chemical engineering lab stands out from the rest these days.


UNT engineering professor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

January 24, 2014
Dr. Narendra Dahotre, distinguished research professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.


Career Notes, February 2014

January 22, 2014
University of Alabama at Birmingham professors David Briles and Lawrence DeLucas have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Cunningham elected Charter Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

January 22, 2014
ECE Professor Brian T. Cunningham has been elected a 2013 Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Auburn University's Vodyanoy named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

January 22, 2014
The National Academy of Inventors has named Vitaly Vodyanoy, a professor of physiology and director of the biosensor laboratory in Auburn's College of Veterinary Medicine, as one of the association's 2013 fellows.


Profs. inducted into inventors' academy

January 22, 2014
For her work, Mathiowitz, along with Professor of Physics Leon Cooper, was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors last month.


Two MSU researchers earn national honors for innovation

January 21, 2014
Stephen Hsu, MSU vice president for research and graduate studies, and Satish Udpa, MSU executive vice president for administrative services, were named National Academy of Inventors Fellows.


Dateline Pittsburgh for 01/19/14: Associations & Organizations

January 18, 2014
CMU faculty members Krzysztof Matyjaszewski and Raj Reddy and Subra Suresh, president, have been elected fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


OU Professor named fellow in inventors academy for his work

January 17, 2014
An Ohio University mechanical engineering professor has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for his research.


The Eureka! Engineers

January 16, 2014
Decades devoted to creating life-altering advancements in health care, transportation, and other critical fields have earned four professors induction into the National Academy of Inventors.


Penn State Hershey pediatrician recognized for inventions)

January 16, 2014
Dr. Charles Palmer, professor of pediatrics and chief of the Division of Newborn Medicine at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine, was featured in the National Academy of Inventors 2013-14 Annual Brochure for his inventions advancing care for pre-term babies.


Naseem Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors (University of Arkansas)

January 16, 2014
Hameed Naseem, a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Arkansas, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


UH faculty named fellows of National Academy of Inventors

January 16, 2014
A professor is in the midst of making a name for both himself and the UH Department of Physics with his work with his team of researchers in five scientific fields.


Orthopedic Spinal Surgeon and Philanthropist Donates $50 Million to USC

January 15, 2014
Dr. Gary K. Michelson, a 64-year-old retired orthopedic spinal surgeon and philanthropist, has donated $50 million to the University of Southern California for the creation of a 190,000-square-foot bioscience center.


Two MSU researchers earn national honors for innovation

January 15, 2014
Two Michigan State University researchers have netted national recognition for their support of innovation and invention.


Gerngross Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

January 15, 2014
Tillman Gerngross, a professor of engineering and the associate provost of entrepreneurship and technology transfer, has been named a 2013 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.


Cheers: Whiting School of Engineering

January 15, 2014
James West, a research professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors..


ECE Professor Named to National Academy of Inventors

January 13, 2014
Biing Hwang "Fred" Juang, Motorola Foundation Chair Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Three Stevens Institute of Technology Leaders Chosen as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

January 13, 2014
Stevens President Nariman Farvardin, Stevens Provost George Korfiatis and Stevens Vice Provost Christos Christodoulatos have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a prestigious honor awarded to inventors from business and academe.


Chancellor touts UMSL in new radio campaign

January 13, 2014
No one speaks more authoritatively or passionately about the University of Missouri–St. Louis than its chancellor –Tom George.


UConn Health Researchers Advance Connecticut's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

January 13, 2014
In December, the National Academy of Inventors named Laurencin an NAI Fellow.


$50 Million Gift Funds New Building for Convergent Bio Research at USC

January 13, 2014
Gary K. Michelson, retired orthopaedic spinal surgeon whose groundbreaking work generated more than 955 issued or pending patents worldwide, has donated $50 million to the University of Southern California to fund the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience.


SLU Neurosurgeon Honored for Inventing 'StealthStation'

January 10, 2014
Richard Bucholz, M.D., FACS, who is professor and vice chairman in the department of neurosurgery and who holds the K. R. Smith Endowed Chair in Neurosurgery, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Kathryn Uhrich Inducted into the National Academy of Inventors

January 9, 2014
Kathryn Uhrich, professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Rutgers University, has been inducted into the National Academy of Inventors.


Notable Achievements, Jan. 9

January 8, 2014
Lisa Cannon-Albright, professor of internal medicine, Glenn D. Prestwich, professor of medicinal chemistry and Carl W. Wittwer, professor of pathology, are now fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Chou Elected to National Academy of Inventors

January 6, 2014
Prof. Stephen Chou, has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, Chou's research focuses on nanotechnology – the technologies for, and fabrication of, devices measured in nanometers (billionths of meters).


Honored professor does work at Chandler's Innovations Incubator

January 6, 2014
A University of Arizona professor who works out of Chandler's Innovations Incubator is among those being honored by the National Academy of Inventors.


UCF inventors create more than 100 patents

January 5, 2014
These professors, who have more than 100 patents among them, have secured a fellowship with the National Academy of Inventors for the year 2014.


Professors named National Academy of Inventors fellows

January 3, 2014
Two Michigan Engineering professors have been named fellows in the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Top of the List: Georgia's 25 Most Innovative Organizations

January 2, 2014
The National Academy of Inventors on Dec. 10 named its 2013 class of NAI Fellows.


ECE and Materials Professor Steve Denbaars named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

January 2, 2014
Denbaars and Mitragotri are the first among UCSB's faculty to be elected to the rank of Fellow in the NAI.


Four UH Researchers Named To National Academy of Inventors

December 30, 2013
Four University of Houston researchers have been named to the National Academy of Inventors.


Salk's Gage Named to Inventor Academy

December 29, 2013
Fred H. Gage, a prominent Salk Institute researcher, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Brown Researcher Invents Diabetes Drug Delivery Method

December 26, 2013
Dr. Edith Mathiowitz teaches medical science and engineering at Brown. And she's been inducted into the National Academy of Inventors for developing new methods for helping the body absorb insulin and other difficult-to-deliver drugs.


Darby graduate bestowed rare honors

December 24, 2013
Not only was she selected as a 2013 Regents Professor for the Montana University System last month, [Dr. Anne Camper] was also recently named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, and is the 2013 inductee in the Montana BioScience Alliance Hall of Fame.


Four UT Arlington Professors Named Fellows by National Academy of Inventors

December 23, 2013
Four University of Texas at Arlington faculty members and senior administrators have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Southern Research Institute CEO Tipton Becomes a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors

December 22, 2013
Southern Research Institute announced that its president and CEO, Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Celebrations – Dec. 22

December 22, 2013
The National Academy of Inventors named Darrell Reneker, distinguished professor of polymer science at the University of Akron, a fellow for 2013.


Westford resident named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 20, 2013
Westford resident, William W. Cruikshank, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Joachim Kohn, PhD Named as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 20, 2013
The National Academy of Inventors has named Rutgers University Board of Governors Professor and Director of the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, Dr. Joachim Kohn, PhD, as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


UF/IFAS researcher named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 20, 2013
The National Academy of Inventors named as a Fellow this month Lonnie O. Ingram, a distinguished professor in the University of Florida’s microbiology and cell science department.


Five UT System faculty members inducted into 2013 National Academy of inventors

December 19, 2013
Five University of Texas System faculty members, four from UT Arlington and one from UT Austin, are among 143 innovators recently named to Fellowship in the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Weeks named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 19, 2013
Donald P. Weeks, Maxcy Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, an honor given to esteemed innovators and inventors.


Weeks named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 19, 2013
Donald P. Weeks, Maxcy Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, an honor given to esteemed innovators and inventors.


UNL professor named Academy of Inventors fellow

December 18, 2013
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Two GW Researchers Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 18, 2013
Ferid Murad and Akos Vertes are among the 143 innovators who have been named 2013 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Two UCSB Engineering Professors Named to National Academy of Inventors

December 17, 2013
Mitragotri and DenBaars are the first among UCSB’s faculty to be elected to the rank of Fellow in the NAI.


Wineland Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 17, 2013
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Fellow and Nobel laureate David Wineland has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


UT Arlington Announces Four Researchers As National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 17, 2013
Last week, the University of Houston announced that four of its researchers had been named as fellows to the National Academy of Inventors.


University of Missouri System administrator receives national recognition

December 17, 2013
Hank Foley, executive vice president for Academic Affairs for the University of Missouri System and professor of chemical engineering in the MU College of Engineering, was recently honored with a major award from a national organization that recognizes and promotes inventors.


Of Note: Michael Marletta Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 16, 2013
Michael Marletta, president and CEO of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a 3,000-member international organization that aims to promote academic technology and innovation, and translate the inventions of its members to benefit society.


Carlo Croce, MD Elected as a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

December 16, 2013
Carlo Croce, MD, director of human cancer genetics at Ohio State and a member of the Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program at the OSUCCC – James, has been elected as a fellow in the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


OU prof honored by inventor group

December 15, 2013
Ohio University Loehr Professor of Mechanical Engineering David Bayless has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for his development of engineering technologies that seek to address the nation's energy and environmental problems, according to an OU news release.


Liang Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2013
Professor Ping Liang of the Department of Electrical Engineering has been elected fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Panchanathan elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 13, 2013
Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan, senior vice president for Knowledge Enterprise Development at ASU, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Cunningham named Fellow of OSA and NAI

December 13, 2013
Professor Brian Cunningham was recently appointed a Fellow of both The Optical Society and the National Academy of Inventors. - See more at: http://www.ece.illinois.edu/mediacenter/article.asp?id=6346#sthash.uqZSLiVd.dpuf


CBA News & Notes

December 13, 2013
Shuguang Zhang was elected to the National Academy of Inventors.


Salk Scientist Fred Gage named to National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2013
Fred H. Gage, professor in the Salk Institute's Laboratory of Genetics and holder of the Vi and John Adler Chair for Research on Age-Related Neurodegenerative Disease, has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)


UMSL Scientist Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 12, 2013
Gokel, Distinguished Professor of Science at the University of Missouri–St. Louis and director of the Center for Nanoscience at UMSL, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


UWM Chancellor Lovell named as Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2013 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Michael Lovell is among 143 innovators named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the academy announced this week.


News Brief: Three CMU Innovators Named 2013 National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 12, 2013
Carnegie Mellon University faculty members Krzysztof Matyjaszewski and Raj Reddy and President Subra Suresh have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


University of South Florida and the National Academy of Inventors announce 2013 NAI Fellows

December 12, 2013
Stephen B. Liggett, Clifford M. Gross and James J. Wynne, all inventor members of the University of South Florida Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), have been named as 2013 NAI Fellows.


Prof. Theodor W. Hänsch is a Fellow of the US-American. National Academy of Inventors (NAI) appointed

December 12, 2013
The U.S. "National Academy of Inventors" on 10 December 2013 announced the appointment of Professor Theodor W. Hänsch for NAI Fellow.


National Academy of Inventors elects Chancellor Wrighton as Fellow

December 12, 2013
Mark S. Wrighton, chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis and the holder of 16 patents, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Liotta named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 12, 2013
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Emory's Dennis Liotta, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Chemistry and executive director of the Emory Institute for Drug Development, to the 2013 class of NAI Fellows.


Engineer Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2013
Professor H. Kumar Wickramasinghe is among 143 innovators to be named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2013.


Saltzman Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2013
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected Mark Saltzman, Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Environmental Engineering, & Physiology, as a 2013 NAI Fellow.


Mirkin Named 2013 NAI Fellow

December 11, 2013
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) elected Professor Chad A. Mirkin to Fellow status.


National Academy of Inventors Honors University of Akron Leader in Polymer Nanofiber Electrospinning

December 11, 2013
The National Academy of Inventors named Darrell Reneker, distinguished professor of polymer science at The University of Akron, a fellow for 2013.


Four University of Houston researchers named to National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2013
Four researchers from the University of Houston have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


CWRU faculty members named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 11, 2013
Two Case Western Reserve University scientists, who are leaders in innovation and turning discoveries into improvements in health, new materials and more, have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


OU professors named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2013
Paul L. DeAngelis and Jeffrey Harwell have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Researchers named to National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2013
Three University of Utah Health Sciences faculty members whose research has resulted in major disease-related discoveries, numerous patents, biomedical inventions, and startup companies have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


104 Patents: Three UCF Professors Lauded as Top Innovators

December 11, 2013
Three University of Central Florida (UCF) professors are being recognized for their prolific spirit of innovation, which has benefited economic development, quality of life and the well-being of society.


National Academy of Inventors Taps Prof. Anastassiou as New Fellow

December 11, 2013
Dimitris Anastassiou, whose U.S. patents have been adopted in widely used products including all digital television sets and DVD players worldwide, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors' (NAI) new class of fellows—leading innovators representing 94 prestigious universities and research institutions.


National Academy of Inventors Names M2Gen Founder and CEO as Fellow

December 11, 2013
William S. Dalton, Ph.D., M.D., founder and CEO of M2Gen, a wholly owned subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center, and director of the DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute at Moffitt, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


LED pioneer Jerry Woodall elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2013
This December, Woodall adds another honor with election to the National Academy of Inventors.


Two GW Researchers Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2013
Ferid Murad and Akos Vertes—two of George Washington University's scientific pioneers—are among the 143 innovators who have been named 2013 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.


Polymer Scientist Todd Emrick Named to National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2013
The National Academy of Inventors this week named Todd Emrick, polymer science and engineering, a fellow of the academy.


National Academy of Inventors and KAATSU International University announce NAI Fellows

December 10, 2013
Professor Sir Yoshiaki Sato, M.D., Ph.D. of KAATSU International University has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


The (second) life of an inventor

December 10, 2013
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering professor Constaninos Mavroidis has filed more three dozen patent applications since joining the Northeastern faculty in 2004.


UC President, Engineering Professor Named to National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
The National Academy of Inventors has tapped two UC scientists for induction into its ranks.


Florida State scientist named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
One of Florida State University's top researchers has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


MSU's new Regents Professor now honored by National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
The newest Regents Professor at Montana State University has now been selected a Fellow of the only organization that honors university inventors.


Kurt H. Becker Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
Kurt H. Becker, the associate provost for research and technology initiatives and a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Three Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
Three Rutgers faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors: Joachim Kohn and Kathryn Uhrich, professors in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the School of Arts and Sciences, and Richard Mammone, professor in the School of Engineering and the Rutgers Business School.


Southern Research Institute CEO Arthur J. Tipton Named a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
Southern Research Institute today announced that its president and CEO, Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Three Stevens Institute of Technology Leaders Chosen as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
Stevens President Nariman Farvardin, Stevens Provost George Korfiatis and Stevens Vice Provost Christos Christodoulatos have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a prestigious honor awarded to inventors from business and academe.


National Academy of Inventors and Tekcapital announce NAI Fellows

December 10, 2013
Clifford M. Gross, Ph.D., CEO of Tekcapital has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


TGen's Dr. Frederic Zenhausern is named to Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
Dr. Frederic Zenhausern, a Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and developer of a rapid DNA processor, has been named to the Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


University of Tennessee vice chancellor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 10, 2013
Taylor Eighmy, the vice chancellor for research and engagement at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is being honored for his contributions in innovation and technology development with the election to the 2013 class of National Academy of Inventors Fellows.


Chemist DeSimone named to National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
Chemist Joseph DeSimone, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and N.C. State University, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a nonprofit organization that recognizes investigators who translate their research findings into inventions that benefit society, drive economic development and improve lives.


Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

December 10, 2013
On Dec. 10, the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named Dumesic, the Steenbock professor and Michel Boudart professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, among 143 leading innovators elected to its 2013 class of fellows.


Wyss Institute at Harvard University announces election of 2 faculty to Nat'l Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
Wyss Core Faculty members George Whitesides, Ph.D., and David Edwards, Ph.D., have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) – joining 141 other innovators elected this year.


Weeks Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow for his Biotech Work

December 10, 2013
Donald P. Weeks, Maxcy Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, an honor given to esteemed innovators and inventors.


Kam Leong Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
Kam Leong, the James B. Duke professor of biomedical engineering at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Cantor Named As National Academy of Inventors Charter Fellow

December 10, 2013
Professor Emeritus Charles Cantor (BME, MED), a pioneer in synthetic biology who once directed the Human Genome Project and chaired the College's Biomedical Engineering Department, has been named a Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Researchers Recognized as Leaders by National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
Chief Technology Officer and the university's computer science department chair have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for their numerous contributions to innovation.


Carolyn Bertozzi and George Smoot Elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
George Smoot and Carolyn Bertozzi of the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2013.


Dartmouth Engineering Professor Named a 2013 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 10, 2013
Tillman Gerngross, Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth, has been named a 2013 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.


David A. Edwards elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2013
David A. Edwards, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Idea Translation at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences(SEAS), has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Purdue professors named fellows of inventors' organization

December 10, 2013
Two Purdue University professors have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.