Kishor Mehta, Horn Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering in the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering at Texas Tech University, has been selected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Gary S. Margules, Sc.D., vice president for research and technology transfer at Nova Southeastern University in Davie since 2008, has been named a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Delbert Edwin Day, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
Helen Blau, Stanley Cohen and H. Tom Soh are being honored for their work in creating inventions that have improved the quality of life and welfare of society.
Five faculty members from four UT institutions have been selected as Fellows to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the highest professional accolade bestowed to academic inventors.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Larry Gold, the founder and chairman of the board of SomaLogic, as one of its 2017 fellows.
Prabir Dutta, Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry at The Ohio State University, has been elected to the rank of National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.
UB researcher Edward P. Furlani, whose pioneering work in microfluidics, inkjet systems, optoelectronics and other fields is recognized worldwide, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named two CU Boulder faculty members to its class of fellows for 2017.
University of Kentucky Frank J. Derbyshire Professor of Materials Science Y.T. Cheng has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced Tuesday.
Att bli vald till medlem i NAI är en utmärkelse som ges till akademiska innovatörer.
Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and President for Academic Affairs at Mount Sinai Health System, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Gary S. Margules, Sc.D., vice president for research and technology transfer at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Aravinda Kar, a UCF professor who has received 29 patents, was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors last week.
Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Steven L. Suib has some advice for early career faculty and student researchers who are interested in inventing. Given that Suib was recently named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), it would probably be smart to grab a pencil.
Nanotechnology pioneer Richard W. Siegel, the Robert W. Hunt Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and founding director of the Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Dr. Lynn Zechiedrich, the Kyle and Josephine Morrow Chair in Molecular Virology and Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine, this week was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
The Biomedical Engineering Chair, Dr. Ranu Jung, has been selected as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.
Congratulations to St Peter’s Honorary Fellow, Prof Roger Angel, who has been appointed a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Arie Kaufman, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, and Clinton Rubin, PhD Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook University have been elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
School of Engineering and Applied Science Professor Mona Zaghloul is set to be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) next spring, a prestigious distinction for leaders in academic innovation.
Three UC Berkeley professors have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors, or NAI, an organization that recognizes and celebrates inventors in academia.
Fred C. Lee has been named a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow for 2018.
Peter Pirolli of the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition is joining an elite group of global inventors whose patents and research have helped improve the world’s quality of life.
Sheila Grant, a professor of bioengineering in the MU College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, was recognized for her work on optical biosensors and biomaterials used in healthcare diagnostics and treatment.
School of Engineering and Applied Science Professor Mona Zaghloul is set to be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) next spring, a prestigious distinction for leaders in academic innovation.
The National Academy of Inventors is honoring Paul A. Seib, professor emeritus of grain science and industry at Kansas State University, for his prolific spirit of innovation.
Arie Kaufman, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, and Clinton Rubin, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook University have been elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Congratulations to St Peter’s Honorary Fellow, Prof Roger Angel, who has been appointed a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
James Crow Jr., MD, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
USC Trustees Andrew J. Viterbi and Ming Hsieh have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
University at Buffalo researcher Edward P. Furlani, whose pioneering work in microfluidics, inkjet systems, optoelectronics and other fields is recognized worldwide, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Congratulations to Professor Prabir Dutta who will be inducted as a fellow into the National Academy of Inventors!
CICATS is proud to announce that Dr. Steven L. Suib of the University of Connecticut has been elected as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.
Two North Texas university professors have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional honor given to academic inventors.
Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) announced today that professor Mohammad Shahidehpour has been named a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a distinguished cohort of 155 inventors from around the world.
Jonathan J. Langberg, MD, and Barbara O. Rothbaum, PhD, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). They will be inducted in April 2018 during the NAI’s 2018 annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Four faculty members affiliated with the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have been elected fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
The election of Dereje Agonafer, Jenkins Garrett Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington, to the National Academy of Inventors brings the number of NAI Fellows at UTA to 12.
Internationally recognised ANU medical researcher Professor Christopher Parish is to be inducted as a Fellow into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
The Regents’ Professor of Astronomy and Optical Sciences founded what is today the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab, where he has pushed the frontiers of large mirror making.
IAs a chemical engineer and biomaterials expert, Thomas Webster is excited about nanoparticles—specifically, their potential to help treat disease and build better medical devices.
Inventiveness may be its own reward, but the recognition that sometimes results can be pretty gratifying, too.
Henry Samueli, Broadcom Corp. co-founder and UCI Distinguished Adjunct Professor of electrical engineering & computer science, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for 2017.
Geoffrey W. Coates, the Tisch University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, is one of 155 new members elected to the National Academy of Inventors.
Stephen Albert Johnston and Deirdre R. Meldrum of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
Prof. Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert of the University of Jena elected to the National Academy of Inventors.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Jeffrey Toretsky, MD, a pediatric oncologist and researcher at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, to its 2017 class of fellows.
Timothy M. Block, Ph.D, has been named a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced Tuesday.
The National Academy of Inventors has named a University of Georgia faculty member who is a leading researcher in regenerative medicine to the 2017 class of NAI Fellows.
Co-Leader of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Program at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at Thomas Jefferson University, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
UofL bioengineering researcher Robert S. Keynton has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Yun-Qing Shi, a groundbreaking computer engineer best known for devising methods to hide and retrieve data embedded in digitized images and speech, has been named a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Ed Boyden together with MIT colleagues Yet Ming Chiang and Ian W. Hunter have been named to the 2017 class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
David J. Bishop, Head of the Division of Materials Science & Engineering and Director of the CELL-MET Engineering Research Center, has been elected to the rank of National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.
The National Academy of Inventors has elected University of Idaho researcher Greg Moller as a fellow of the academy for his innovative work to clean wastewater in Idaho and worldwide.
Laura Marcu, professor of biomedical engineering and neurological surgery at the University of California, Davis, has been recognized as a Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors.
Eric D. Isaacs, executive vice president for research, innovation and national laboratories at the University of Chicago has been named as a 2017 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced Tuesday.
“Sounds like fun. Let’s try it!” Those are the words of Wayne Knox ’79, ’84 (PhD), and they, in a nutshell, sum up his career as a researcher, and help explain why he’s just been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Dennis K. Killinger, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of South Florida and the recipient of a master’s degree from DePauw University in 1969, has been named to the 2017 class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
Northwestern Engineering’s Walter Herbst, Mark C. Hersam, and Teresa K. Woodruff have been named 2018 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Mark A. Griswold, PhD, a professor in the Department of Radiology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors 2017 Fellows Program.
Izatt, Ramanujam and Vo-Dinh honored for innovative photonics-based health technologies.
Mary Helen McCay, a University Research Professor at Florida Institute of Technology, director of the school’s National Center for Hydrogen Research, NASA astronaut alternate and holder of two dozen patents, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced today.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected Nate Lewis, Caltech’s George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry, to its newest class of fellows.
Three UC Berkeley faculty members – Tsu-Jae King Liu and Eli Yablonovitch of electrical engineering and computer sciences and Daniel Portnoy of molecular and cell biology and public health – have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, an organization that champions the societal benefits of university research.
Randy Blakely, Ph.D., executive director of the Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute and biomedical science professor in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, and Amy Wright, Ph.D., research professor at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, have been named National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows.
David Clemmer, Distinguished Professor and the Robert and Marjorie Mann Chair in the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Two Whiting School of Engineering faculty members have been elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors – a prestigious distinction that recognizes and honors academic inventors who have created or facilitated outstanding inventions that have made a significant difference to people and to society.
Computer science and engineering professor lauded for innovation, teaching, and leadership.
New York University Professor Bhubaneswar “Bud” Mishra has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced today.
Dr. Bruce Rosen, director of the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Suresh Garimella, Purdue University’s executive vice president for research and partnerships and the R. Eugene & Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Philip Kortum, an associate professor of psychology at Rice University, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced today. He is one of 155 academic inventors who received the honor this year.
Dr. H. Tom Soh has been named a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow for 2018. Dr. Soh is the fourteenth NAI Fellows from Stanford since its inception.
Dr. Yu selected for significant contributions to semiconductor-based devices, nanotechnology research after being awarded more than 300 U.S. patents.
Professor Rocky S. Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President designate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Distinguished Visiting Professor and Director of the Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (iTERM) at CUHK, has been elected a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.
Jeffery Kelly, Ph.D., co-chair of the Department of Molecular Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has been named a fellow of the esteemed National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced today.
USF Physics Professor Emeritus Dennis Killinger and Institute for Advanced Discovery & Innovation Professor Donald Keck selected for national honor..
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has again named a University of Kansas professor as an NAI Fellow, one of the highest honors for an academic inventor.
In Charlottesville, Craig H. Benson is best known as an accomplished researcher and dean of the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov, Ph.D., Dr.Sc., Mescal Swaim Feruguson Distinguished Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the organization announced Tuesday.
Fred Wang, UT’s Condra Chair of Excellence in Power Electronics, has been selected for induction as a National Academy of Inventors Fellow for 2017.
Robert W. Heath Jr. and Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Dennis Prather, Engineering Alumni Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Two Distinguished Professors from The University of New Mexico, Plamen Atanassov and Dr. Cheryl Willman, were among a cohort of 155 inventors from around the world elected as 2017 National Academy of Inventors Fellows.
Rocky Tuan, Ph.D., distinguished professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Susmita Bose, the Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair and Professor in Washington State University’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Noted innovators Samuel Achilefu, PhD, David Holtzman, MD, and Eric Leuthardt, MD – faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis – have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The 2017 class of NAI fellows was announced Tuesday.
Apelian recognized for demonstrating prolific spirit of innovation leading to widespread impact
Vijayakumar Bhagavatula of Carnegie Mellon University has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced Tuesday.
Dr. Bruce Rosen, director of the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
The National Academy of Inventors named Dr. Cheryl L. Willman and Plamen B. Atanassov on Tuesday as 2017 Fellows, distinguishing them as some of the most-impactful researchers among some 250 universities and research institutions worldwide.
Arizona State University Professors Sethuraman Panchanathan and Subbarao Kambhampati, from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, are among the newest fellows of the world’s largest multidisciplinary science society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Jay Whitacre, director of Carnegie Mellon University’s Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, has been awarded the 2017 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy for creating the first mass-produced, low-cost, eco-friendly battery called the Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™).
Somenath Mitra, a groundbreaking researcher in the fields of environmental monitoring, water treatment and nanotechnology, was tapped for the 2017 Benedetti Pichler Award from the American Microchemical Society.
Dr. Kalliat Valsaraj, the Vice President for Research & Economic Development at LSU, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Jacobs Professor of Excellence Award, which is presented annually by LSU’s Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes.
Leonidas Iasemidis, professor and Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow. Iasemidis is being recognized for his contributions to “epileptic seizure prediction and closed-loop brain stimulation.”
Dr. Stuart H. Rubin, a scientist at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific), whose “efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished,” has been selected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Alabama’s top academic and nonprofit inventors have produced significant patents, primarily in biomedical fields. They are among the 4,000 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Here’s a look at what Alabama’s NAI fellows are working on these days and highlights of significant research they have done during their careers.
Today Molekule, the company behind the only air purifier proven to destroy indoor pollutants, announces that its flagship product has been named one of TIME Magazine’s 25 Best Inventions of 2017. This exclusive editorial list honors the best inventions that are making the world “better, simpler and even a little more fun.”
Images of depression adorn the office of neurologist and AAAS Fellow Helen Mayberg. Framed on the wall and floating on a white background are wispy red strokes, like the projecting ornamental feathers of a male bird of paradise in full courtship display.
From his roots as a fair-haired Minnesota farm boy to climbing the ladder of success in big pharma, to blazing a translational academic research path into life-saving therapies, Charles Arntzen has led one extraordinary life in science.
The usage of fats from python hearts on mammals and the cardiovascular differences between females and males are at the core of research by a University of Colorado Boulder professor being recognized for her significant contributions to the field of heart health.
Pioneered by USC President C. L. Max Nikias and billionaire medical inventor Dr. Gary Michelson, USC’s new undergrad course — named “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property” — launched this fall semester.
Mark Tykocinski, M.D., has been named the recipient of the 2017 Strittmatter Award from the Philadelphia County Medical Society (PCMS). The Society’s most prestigious scientific award honors a PCMS physician who has demonstrated valuable contributions to the healing art–surgical or medical.
Frank Lewis, Moncrief-O’Donnell Endowed Chair at the University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute and professor in UTA’s Department of Electrical Engineering, has added to his many achievements two new awards, the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and the Liaoning China Friendship Award.
Dr. Thomas Mensah, The World Renowned Inventor of Fibre Optics and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors was at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers held in October 2017.
Two renowned chemists at The University of Texas at Arlington are among those honored as the best and brightest analytical scientists in the world by The Analytical Scientist magazine.
Dr. Mensah on October 20th, 2017 in Las Vegas Nevada was honored in a ceremony by former governor Robert Frank list and business leaders in the area. The ceremony was organized by Dr. Nana Kufuor MD, one of the founders of the Ghana Association in Las Vegas (GALV) and his wife Jenny Kufuor.
More than 40 members of the Florida Tech community were inducted as inaugural members into the new Florida Tech chapter of the National Academy of Inventors at a Sept. 15 ceremony. Florida Tech First Lady Mary Helen McCay is the founding president of the Florida Tech chapter.
The prize, which includes a $10,000 award, is given annually to recognize an outstanding contribution to physics. Halas is being honored for her “pioneering research at the intersection of optics and nanoscience, and groundbreaking applications of those findings in the field of plasmonics, and for her exceptional impact communicating the excitement of scientific discoveries and their vital role in improving people’s lives.”
The captain and crew on the bridge of the starship Enterprise are tense as they track a Romulan ship that has just attacked a Starfleet outpost. The Romulans have developed a new technology: an invisibility cloak, which has made them undetectable to the Enterprise’s sensors.
Dr. Nancy Allbritton, Kenan Distinguished Professor and head of the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering was awarded the 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Award at the University of North Carolina Chapel-Hill’s University Day celebrations on Oct. 12, 2017.
Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Innovation Summit will bring together more than 2,250 of the brightest leaders from around the world to downtown Cleveland on Oct. 23 to 25 to focus on genomics and precision medicine advancements.
Jason Heikenfeld, PhD and University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been honored with the second annual Technology Commercialization Award from the Ohio Faculty council.
Benjamin Cravatt, a professor at The Scripps Research Institute and co-founder of three biotech companies, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.
The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks. Bowman, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 1992, is a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor and holds the James and Catherine Patten Endowed Chair.
Fran Ligler received the Innovator of the Year Award for her work in biosensors and fluid control technology. Since joining the faculty in 2013, the Lampe Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering has worked to develop microfluidic devices for use as diagnostic tools.
Elazer Edelman, the Thomas D. and Virginia W. Cabot Professor of Health Sciences at MIT, has been awarded this year’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Career Achievement Award for his extraordinary contributions to the field of cardiology.
Among the founding members inducted into the UConn Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors on September 29 are nine members of the Institute of Materials Science (IMS). Dr. Cato Laurencin was named president of the newly founded UConn Chapter of the NAI. He became a NAI Fellow in 2013.
With a cup of coffee in his hand and a silver MU pin on his lapel, Chancellor Alexander Cartwright is faced with matters every day ranging from enrollment management to adjusting to the university.
Dr. Thomas O. Mensah is the Chief Executive Officer at Georgia Aerospace Systems and also the world-renowned inventor with 7 US and worldwide patents in Fiber Optics over a period of six years. Dr.Mensah will be joined by Hon. Fred Brown and Mr. Bob Williams as honorees for the 7th Annual 3G Awards in New York.
Thomas Thundat, an internationally recognized expert on nanomechanical sensors, network of sensors and quasi-wireless transmission of electricity, has joined the University at Buffalo’s RENEW Institute and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Northwestern Engineering professor Joseph Moskal has received the iCON Innovator Award from the Illinois Biotechnology Innovation Organization (iBIO), an industry association of more than 200 companies, academic institutions, and service providers dedicated to making Illinois and the Midwest a leader in life sciences ventures and technology.
This is an idea that’s been investigated for years by Dr. Nikhil Dhurandhar, a professor of nutritional sciences at Texas University. He first identified a virus called SMAMI in India that seems to make chickens fat.
The Penn State Eberly College of Science has selected five alumni to be honored with the Outstanding Science Alumni Award for the year 2017. The winners will receive their awards Oct. 6 during an event held on the University Park campus.
The brainchild of USC President C. L. Max Nikias and medical inventor Dr. Gary Michelson, USC new undergrad course in intellectual property — named The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property — just launched this fall.
Chemical engineer and prolific inventor Robert S. Langer of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology — known as the “Edison of medicine” — is the recipient of the $250,000 Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine for 2017, Northwestern University’s International Institute for Nanotechnology announced today (Sept. 27).
The University of Pittsburgh’s Rory Cooper has been given a prestigious award honoring his wheelchairs and innovations aimed at helping disabled veterans and countless other Americans.
Ronald Elsenbaumer, special advisor to the president at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and a Purdue University alumnus, has been named the next chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, effective Nov. 1.
FLX Bio, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of oral small-molecule drugs to activate the immune system, announced the selection of FLX475 as its first immuno-oncology clinical candidate for the treatment of cancer.
Hearst, a market leader in healthcare technology, announced an equity investment in M2Gen, a health informatics subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center, one of the top comprehensive cancer centers in the United States.
A technology that could eventually see every childhood vaccine delivered in a single injection has been developed by US researchers. Prof Robert Langer, from MIT, said: “We are very excited about this work.”
Kathryn E. Uhrich, noted polymer chemist, successful entrepreneur and Dean of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at The University of California, Riverside will be the guest speaker for the The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s (UAH) Distinguished Speaker Series on Thursday, Sept. 28.
Two scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will receive the 2017 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for their significant research leading to the development of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.
Rita Colwell, a Distinguished University Professor in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), has been named the 2017 laureate of the International Prize for Biology for her outstanding contributions to marine microbiology, bioinformatics, microbiomes and the understanding and prevention of cholera.
Intellectual property (IP) industries today generate 38.2 percent of total U.S. GDP, or an astonishing $6.6 trillion in annual output. IP is also responsible, directly and indirectly, for 30 percent of total U.S. employment and more than 80 percent of the market value of publicly-traded companies.
There is some serious competition when it comes to air purifiers. A quick Amazon search reveals dozens and dozens of products. Some are better than others, but Molekule Air Purifier may be in a class of its own.
The University of Texas at Arlington, long a leader in the field of optics, will benefit from the recent addition of equipment that significantly upgrades researchers’ ability to send and receive encrypted high-speed data securely through optical cables.
The legendary microbe hunter has helped launch the careers of more than 100 scientists, including those of several Stanford faculty members.
Take it from an expert, Fran Ligler told a rapt audience of inventors and investors on Centennial Campus last Tuesday, great ideas aren’t that uncommon. “If you only have one patentable idea, I feel sorry for you,” she quipped.
Innovate Birmingham is an initiative backed by some of the largest corporations, institutions and organizations in the city working almost exclusively behind the scenes to develop a strategy for the Magic City’s economy.
When 6-year-old Jeffrey Duerk felt ready to ride a bike without training wheels, he didn’t tell his parents. Instead, he fished through his father’s toolbox, selected the appropriate wrench, and got to work. Though he succeeded in removing only one wheel, he learned a lifelong lesson.
In situ aims to meet the people behind the most exciting chemistry in the world. Interviewees are selected due to their prominence within the international scientific community and are asked to talk about their interests outside the lab.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ honor society is recognizing Asad Madni, a distinguished adjunct professor of electrical engineering, with the Vladimir Karapetoff Outstanding Technical Achievement Award.
The Arizona Bioindustry Association will honor Marvin J. Slepian, MD, of the University of Arizona with the AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2017 AZBio Awards.
Q Therapeutics, Inc., developer of clinical-stage cell therapies for central nervous system and injury, announced the appointment of Tom Parks, Ph.D. as an independent member to the Company’s Board of Directors.
AliveGen USA, Inc., a biotechnology company developing the next-generation biotherapeutics to treat muscle wasting and bone fragility associated with neuromuscular disease, cancer, and aging, today announced the appointment of Se-Jin Lee, M.D., Ph.D., world-leading expert on TGF-beta family biology and discoverer of myostatin, to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).
Has money led us to become technology hungry? To explore this question, we dove into the minds of three Michigan State University computer science and engineering faculty members.
The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) announced four new additions to its board and the election of Councilor Susan Windham-Bannister, Ph.D., as President-Elect.
David Wineland, who earned a Nobel Prize in 2012 for his research into how quantum physics could lead to new types of powerful computers, is becoming a Duck.
After Jennifer Doudna and other scientists improved the technology known as CRISPR to edit human genomes, a long-awaited, and sometimes feared, milestone arrived.
Dr. Francis Barany, a professor of microbiology and immunology, was in December named a 2017 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Fifteen minutes of aim. That’s all it took. The 14th annual Bruce Hammock Lab Water Balloon Battle that took place on the Briggs Hall lawn, University of California, Davis, amounted to “15 minutes of aim” as academics and their families gleefully tossed 2000 balloons in 15 minutes as the temperature soared into the 90s.
Editor in Chief of Photonics, Nelson Tansu, recently hosted U.S. Congressman Charles W. Dent at the Lehigh University’s Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (CPN).
The University of Texas System Board of Regents named T. Taylor Eighmy, Ph.D., the next president of the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Today we say happy 95th birthday to UT Austin engineering professor and renowned inventor John Goodenough, who has changed countless lives around the world.
One of the four inventors of Fiber Optics and an infrastructure expert, Dr. Thomas Mensah is pushing for the development of a High-Speed Rail System for Ghana.
Acclaimed chemistry Charles M. Lieber, a professor in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has been named a University Professor, Harvard’s highest faculty honor.
Today Molekule, the company behind the only molecular air purifier proven to destroy indoor pollutants, announces $10.1 million in Series A funding. Developed by Dr. Yogi Goswami over the past 20 years, Molekule uses Photo Electrochemical Oxidation (PECO) nanotechnology to combat allergens, mold, bacteria, and airborne chemicals on a molecular level.
Professor Subra Suresh, a distinguished alumnus of IIT Madras, has been chosen as the fourth President of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
Kattesh Katti, a researcher at the University of Missouri, has developed a non-toxic delivery method using gold nanoparticles that may revolutionize Ayurveda. His technique for producing the nanoparticles recently was licensed by Dhanvantari Nano Ayushadi (DNA), a company base in Tamil Nadu, India.
The University of North Texas June 20 named Narendra Dahotra its interim associate vice president of research and innovation.
Paul Alivisatos, an internationally renowned chemist and UC Berkeley’s vice chancellor for research, has been chosen to serve as the campus’s new executive vice chancellor and provost, effective immediately.
Symic Bio, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel matrix regulator therapeutics, announced today the appointment of Glenn Prestwich, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President of Chemistry.
A man sits in a chair in front of a small documentary camera crew. He’s trim, dressed in all black. A red notebook sits on his lap. “Here’s what I wrote in 1989,” he says.
Perhaps the most significant challenge in all of medicine is the need for more effective treatments for cancer, which causes one of every four deaths in the United States and bears a direct cost to our healthcare system of close to $100bn annually.
Northwestern University’s Chad A. Mirkin, the George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow, adding to his list of more than 100 national and international awards.
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) faculty member Surya Mallapragada will be sharing her significant research expertise in a new opportunity with Iowa State’s Office of the Vice President for Research.
Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., and his wife, Charlene, of Athens, Ohio, are paving the way for future scientists to do the same with a transformative $10.5 million gift to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, which specializes in providing retirement products and related services to organizations and their employees, as well as individuals, announced the appointment of Dr. Ellen Ochoa to its Board of Directors.
The Michelson 20MM Foundation, founded by prolific inventor Dr. Gary K. Michelson, has launched a free online course on patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets.
Michael Jung, a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry in the UCLA College, and his wife, Alice, have donated $1 million toward the establishment of the Michael and Alice Jung Endowed Chair in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery.
For 25 years, Robert E. Fischell was employed at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, where he developed more than 50 spacecraft for the U.S. Navy and NASA and also developed the first rechargeable, implantable cardiac pacemaker.
A new method developed at FIU makes toxicological, biological and environmental sampling and testing cheaper, faster, and more sensitive. The new technology, which has been independently validated, promises to disrupt a multi-billion-dollar industry.
Professor Victor Dzau, president of the US National Academy of Medicine, said various fields of knowledge across society would need to come together to shape a healthier society in the face of the coming “silver tsunami”.
Dr. Richard Ehman is a Mayo Clinic radiologist, researcher and medical technology pioneer whose body of work includes some of the most important advancements in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). With more than 40 patents to his name, many of Dr. Ehman’s inventions are now used in medical practices across the world.
The University of Miami announced this morning that Case School of Engineering Dean Jeffrey L. Duerk will become its next executive vice president and provost, effective July 1.
Vitaly Vodyanoy isn’t a common name, and it’s not an easy name. But it might be a name to remember if the Auburn University professor turns out right about what he has found. Along the way, that discovery could finally show how acupuncture really works.
Last month Craig Hawker, professor in the Materials Department at the UCSB College of Engineering and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Letters and Science, was awarded the Charles G. Overberger International Prize by the American Chemical Society for Excellence in Polymer Research.
Recently, Southeast University alumni, and Distinguished Professor of “The Recruitment Program of Global Experts” Yao Yundong was elected to the Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering.
University of Missouri System President Mun Choi today announced the appointment of Dr. Alexander Cartwright, provost and executive vice chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, as the new chancellor of the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU).
Throughout its history, Poly faculty, students, and alumni have been prolific inventors and innovators. More often than not, these efforts were the result of individual creativity, drive, and persistence, sometimes combined with serendipity.
Huw Davies, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Chemistry, has received the prestigious Humboldt Research Award in recognition of lifetime achievements in research.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.”
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.
The National Academy of Inventors inducted Mayo Clinic doctor and local CEO Dr. Dick Ehman into its ranks Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 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.
TASSA is proud to announce that one of its Board Members Mehmet Toner is inducted to the 2016 National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.”
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.
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 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.
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).
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).
Northwestern University’s Joseph R. Moskal has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows.
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.
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.
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).
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 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).
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Junhong Chen, a UWM distinguished professor of mechanical and materials engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
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.