Physicist and NAI Fellow Zhifeng Ren of the University of Houston has received a research award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Ren, an expert in thermoelectric materials, devices and systems, will use the award to further a collaboration with Kornelius Nielsch, director of the Institute for Metallic Materials at IFW Dresden, a German research institute focused on the physics and chemistry of new materials.
US President Donald Trump has expressed his intention to appoint Indian Americn professor Suresh V Garimella as a member of the prestigious National Science Baord. According to the White House, Garimella would be appointed member of the NSB for a six-year term expiring on May 10, 2024.
President Donald Trump has announced his intent to appoint five new members and to re-appoint two former members to the National Science Board. Among the appointees is NAI Fellow Suresh Garimella, whose research interests include energy efficiency in electronics and renewable energy systems technology.
Andreas F. Molisch, NAI Fellow at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, has been awarded the Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award for pioneering contributions to wireless channel measurement and modeling and spectrally efficient wireless transmission techniques.
In this role, Panchanathan will manage IAM’s corporate engagement strategy, helping partners to identify their research areas and define projects, then directing those projects to teams of faculty from Arizona’s public universities.
Teresa Woodruff of Northwestern University was among 85 new members elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Woodruff said the honor recognizes her work as well as that of her students across 33 years of research.
John Baras has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society for contributions to the mathematical foundations and applications of systems theory, stochastic systems, stochastic control, network security and trust, mentoring and academic leadership.
Parans Paranthaman was elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. Fellows of the APS are recognized for their exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise in outstanding research, applications and leadership in or service to physics and physics education.
The first WPI faculty member to receive the honor, Apelian is the founding director of WPI’s Metal Processing Institute, an internationally recognized researcher and educator, and a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Nicholas Peppas, NAI Fellow and professor and director of the Institute for Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, and Regenerative Medicine received the Adam Yarmolinsky Medal for distinguished service outside of the health and medical sciences and for contribution to the mission of the National Academy of Medicine.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine will host the event in Washington, DC on October 16 and 17. NAI Fellows Curt Carlson and Barry Johnson will be featured speakers on the program.
Three Carnegie Mellon University alumni were inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, including NAI Fellow Jennifer Hartt Elisseeff. Ellisseef was inducted into the NAE for her contribution to the development and commercial translations of injectable biomaterials for regenerative therapies.
The recipient of the 2019 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal is Professor Anonios G. Mikos, NAI Fellow at Rice University. Mikos’ research has led to the development of novel orthopedic, dental, cardiovascular, neurologic, and ophthalmologic biomaterials.
Dr. Helena Wisniewski, an NAI Fellow inducted into the academy in 2016, arranged for UAA to become a member institution to form Alaska’s first NAI Chapter. The formation of this chapter recognizes UAA’s involvement in inventions, patents and start-ups as well as encourages faculty to transform their research into inventions benefitting society.
With this award, Naomi Halas, NAI Fellow, wins a $5,000 prize and certificate to recognize and encourage outstanding scientific contributions to colloid research. A pioneer in the study of light-activated nanoparticles and their possible uses, Halas’s discoveries have applications in areas as diverse as cancer treatment, optoelectronics, photocatalysis, chemical sensing, solar-powered distillation and steam production, and off-grid water treatment.
Professor Tuan, an NAI Fellow and the only recipient of the fellowship from Hong Kong, was bestowed the honor at the CAI Fellow certificate presentation ceremony held in tandem with The 10th International Exhibition of Invention and the 3rd World Invention and Innovation Forum that recently took place in Foshan, Guangdong Province, in mainland China
Max Rothschild, NAI Fellow, is an internationally renowned animal geneticist whose discoveries have revolutionized pork production. The award honors a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumnus or friend who has achieved notable professional achievements national or internationally and brought distinction to themselves, the college, and the university through their significant contributions.
Renowned biological and materials engineer and NAI Fellow Angela Belcher will present the annual Joseph Priestly Award Celebration Lecture at Dickinson College, “Giving New Life to Materials for Energy, the Environment and Medicine” on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m.
Dr. Andres and Dr. Heath, an NAI Fellow, have been named co-recipients of the 2019 award for their contributions to wireless systems. While Andrews and Heath are being recognized for their individual contributions, they have also benefited from a long history of collaboration.
Dr. Paul R. Sanberg has been named a 2018 honoree for York University’s Bryden Alumni Awards. As a neuroscientist who holds 160 patents worldwide and who founded the National Academy of Inventors, Sanberg is being recognized in the category of Outstanding Achievement in the Bryden Awards.
The University of Texas at San Antonio submitted four nominations to the NAI Fellows program as part of their Research Excellence Task Force.
Lynne Parker will be succeeded by NAI Fellow Mark Dean as interim dean of the University of Tennessee Knoxville’s Tickle College of Engineering.
NAI Fellow Greg Sawyer, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, delivered the commencement address at UF in August.
NAI Fellow Juan E. Gilbert will partake in a panel discussion of Guidelines for Successfully Mentoring Black/African-American Computing Sciences Ph.D. Students.
NAI Fellow Seth Marder has been selected to receive a Humboldt Research Award, which recognizes a researcher’s entire achievements to date.
NAI Fellow Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., received a three-year grant of $708,044 from the Florida Department of Health’s James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program.
Among the honorees is NAI Fellow Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Professor of Bioengineering at Rice University.
NAI Fellow Jennifer Bernhard has been announced as one of the 2018-2019 President’s Executive Leadership (PELP) Fellows
NAI Fellow Neville Pinto is one of the featured innovators in the story “Innovators at UC reshape future of higher education – and region.”
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has named Professor John S. Baras the recipient of its 2018 AIAA Aerospace Communications Award.
University of Idaho fellow Gregory Moller led TEAM bluexgreen, who won stage one, phase one of the George Barley Water Prize.
NAI Fellow Richard A. Soref was awarded the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
NAI Fellow Thomas Weller is the new head of the Oregon State University College of Engineering’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
NAI Fellow Dr. Thomas Mensah, attended a Board Meeting in Dubai where the Technology that will replace WI-FI is being demonstrated by a Company called Zero1.
NAI Fellow Robert H. Miller, a neuroscientist, researcher, and administrator in the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been named the university’s new vice president for research.
NAI Fellow Samuel M. Lawrence was named to the Cumberland Emerging Technologies, Inc. Board of Directors.
NAI Fellow David R. Walt, Ph.D., was named to the Scientific Advisory Board for NuProbe Global.
NAI Fellow Kam Leong was elected to the prestigious Academia Sinica of Taiwan.
Susmita Bose, of Washington State University, was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors and the Materials Research Society.
NAI Fellow Bud Mishra will present “Causal Data Science – Black Boxes, Black Swans, Black Markets & Black Holes” with Jed Dougherty on July 18.
NAI Fellow Jackie Y. Ying will deliver a talk titled “Nanosystems for Food, Drug and Biomedical Applications at the conference in Singapore.
NAI Fellow Ellen Ochoa will keynote the 2018 SACNAS – the National Diversity in STEM Conference in October, where she will discuss the defining issues of her career.
NAI Fellow Arthur J. Tipton has received the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama 2018 Lifetime Achievement in Innovation award in recognition of his notable career as a scientist and business leader in Alabama’s biotech industry.
NAI Fellow Kristina Johnson will be inaugurated as the 13th chancellor of The State University of New York on Friday, September 14, 2018.
The annual water balloon fight gives lab members an opportunity to engage in a little fun and camaraderie.
The Telehealth Innovation Forum will host the event in Santa Barbara in mid-July.
The IEEE CAS Society congratulates Gabriel A. Rincón-Mora for his election to the National Academy of Inventors as part of the 2017 class of Fellows.
Dr. Edward Furlani, a beloved engineering professor, died unexpectedly at 65 years old. Professors and students say he was a “father figure” to many of his students and a “really wonderful colleague.”
NAI Fellow Frank Lewis is the recipient of the 2018 John R. Ragazzini Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to automatic control education in any form.
NAI Fellow Nancy Allbritton will deliver a lecture titled “Intestine on a Chip for Basic Biology and Patient-Specific Medicine” on October 4, 2018.
The 15th annual Bruce Hammock Lab Water Balloon Battle will take place at 3 p.m., Tuesday July 3 on the north side of the Briggs Hall lawn, outside Hammock’s office.
NAI Fellow George Korfiatis will deliver the lecture in early July in Thessaloniki, Greece.
NAI Fellow Atam P. Dhawan received the award from Marquis Who’s Who, the nearly 120-year-old publisher of biographies, for his leadership in the fields on engineering and higher education.
NAI Fellow Frank A. Papay will present in the session “The New Reality: How AR/VR Technologies are Impacting Healthcare.”
NAI Fellow Jeff Brinker has been elected fellow of the oldest learned society and independent policy research center in the United States.
Dr. Greenberg has been non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of AMF since December 2004 and is now engaging in a full-time executive role with the organization.
NAI Fellow Robert Greenberg will be a keynote speaker at DeviceTalks West in December.
C. Mauli Agrawal began his tenure as chancellor of the University of Texas-San Antonio on June 20, 2018.
NAI Fellow Simon R. Cherry has been named the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Paul C. Aebersold Award.
Widespread adoption of these chips will require mass production and finding the right questions to ask with the devices.
NAI Fellow Rocky Tuan, Ph.D., leads a project aiming to revolutionize the treatment of conditions related to joint complications, such as osteoarthritis.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative congratulates Dr. Rita Colwell on her selection as the 2018 Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Laureate for her work in revolutionizing the fight against water borne diseases.
Tsu-Jae King Liu, vice provost for academic and space planning, professor and former chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, has been named the next dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering.
Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman in space and the second female director of NASA Johnson Space Center speaks on the importance of ensuring that more women and minorities find a place within STEM fields.
Dr. Meyya Meyyapan was named Doctor Honoris Causa by Concordia University during their spring 2018 commencement ceremony.
Dr. Munro of the University of Miami was named to the 50 Top Nurse Practitioner Professors by Nurse Practitioner Schools.
The Tomorrow Edition published an interview with Dr. Guangping on the many aspects of gene therapy.
Professor John Rogers of Northwestern University took part in UCF’s NanoScience Technology Center Distinguished Seminar Series.
Robert Vince, Ph.D. is the director of the University of Minnesota Center for Drug Design and the inventor of an antidote to cyanide poisoning and early-detection of Alzheimer’s disease. He was featured in the University at Buffalo’s alumni magazine, AtBuffalo.
Professor Benton F. Baugh was awarded the 2018 Lifetime Achievement award by the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Baugh has more than 55 years of experience in oilfield and subsea systems as well as more than 100 U.S. patents.
The State Department has selected Rice University bioengineer and global health pioneer Rebecca Richards-Kortum to serve as a U.S. science envoy. She is one of only 23 scientists ever selected for this prestigious position.
Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Dereje Agonafer has been elected as a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.
Dr. Heath won the award at the 2018 Communication Theory Workshop held in Miramar Beach. Florida on May 15, 2018.
NAI Fellow Yvonne Paterson will take part in a symposium on writing’s role in generating discovery in November at the Australian National University.
Professor John Baras of Maryland University was awarded the Title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the NTUA.
A*STAR’s NanoBio Lab and Canada’s Hydro-Québec have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to finance US$20 million for a joint laboratory for battery research.
Dr. Baras will deliver a lecture titled Neuromorphic Artificial Intelligence: From Mathematical Foundations of Deep Learning to “Cortex-on-a-Chip.”
Brian Castillo, a new graduate of FIU, mentions Dr. Ranu Jung’s influence and support as a factor in his recent successes.
During its quarterly full-board meeting, the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors voted unanimously to extend the contract of university president Tim Sands through 2024.
The University of South Florida hosted the THE Young Universities Summit at the beginning of June, which featured keynote speeches, panel discussions and the release of the 2018 Young Universities Rankings.
Dr. Peppas will deliver a presentation on Nanotechnology and Bioengineering for Intelligent Medical Devices at the conference in Honolulu, Hawai’I in July.
Professors Tsu-Jae King Liu and Eli Yablonovitch of electrical engineering and computer sciences were named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
Dr. Wei-Heng Shih won the Outstanding Innovation Award. Dr. Shih has received 37 U.S. patents on technologies ranging from ceramic materials to nanotechnology to energy generation and storage to bio and chemical sensors and medical devices.
Dennis Pather honored with Outstanding Graduate Advising and Doctoral Mentoring award.
Professor Daniel Portnoy is a leading expert on the foodborne pathogen Listeria, and his pioneering research on microbial pathogenesis and many patents have led to cancer immunotherapeutics and novel vaccine discovery.
Dr. Sang Yup Lee to give the inaugural Chair’s Distinguished Lecture on Stems Metabolic Engineering for the Production of Chemicals and Materials.
Robert Vince, Ph.D., inventor of the AIDS drug Ziagen and one of the University of Minnesota’s most prolific researchers, was recently honored at the National Academy of Inventors 2018 Annual Conference as an NAI Fellow.
UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Biennial Congress of the International Society for the Stud of Fatty Acids and Lipids.
Professor Gregg Fields’s technology has resulted in three commercial products, currently sold by five different companies. He has authored or coauthored more than 260 scientific publications and has presented more than 190 invited lectures.
Dennis Pather honored with Outstanding Graduate Advising and Doctoral Mentoring award.
Award-winning biomedical engineering professor Vikki Hazelwood, Ph.D. ’07 has advised hundreds of senior design students. Here’s why she’s so effective.
Tim Sands, Virginia Tech’s 16th president, was recently reappointed to Virginia’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority.
Dr. Baraniuk will give a lecture on data-driven computational sensing in September at the Optimization and Inverse Problems in Electromagnetism Workshop Series.
Walter Herbst (BFA 1959) was honored at the NAI annual meeting in Washington, DC in April 2018, which was presided by Andrew Hirshfeld, the Commissioner of the US Patent and Trademark Office.
In honor of his many contributions to the field of drug discovery, Crooks was named the 2018 Distinguished Honoree by the volunteer auxiliary of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.
George Kondraske, a professor at University of Texas at Arlington, has led the development of both web-based and mobile application computer test games that show and track individual human brain functioning.
Professor Nader Engheta, from the University of Pennsylvania, was selected as the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology for his transformative contributions to the nanoscience and nanotechnology of photonic metamaterials and for the development of optical nanocircuits.
Dr. Kwang J. Kim, NV Energy Professor of Energy and Matter at the University of Nevada, will give a keynote presentation titled “IonicPolymer-Metal Composites as a Candidate Underwater Active Material” in Auckland, New Zealand between July 9 and 12.
Boston University President and NAI Fellow Dr. Robert A Brown will be one of four keynote speakers at the AAU Human Resource Institute’s Annual Meeting, delivering his presentation on November 5, 2018 in New York City, New York.
Dr. Erin O’Shea is the first woman to lead HHMI, a philanthropic research organization that studies how living thing work, and she is a professor of molecular and cellular biology and of chemistry and chemical biology at Harvard University. She was chosen to speak at UMBC’s graduate commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
Dr. Chennupati Jagadish will present an invited talk for the IEEE on June 19, 2018. Dr. Jagadish is a Distinguished Professor and Head of Semiconductor Optoelectronic and Nanotechnology Group in the Research School of Physics and Engineering.
Dr. Kristi Anseth will deliver a lecture titled “Engineering Precision Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine” at the conference in Toronto at the end of October, 2018.
Dr. Hajimiri delivered a lecture titled “1+1=3: The Power of Groups: From Tiny Chips to Space Super-Structures.” Dr. Hajimiri researches electronics and photonics integrated circuits and their applications in various disciplines.
A trio of papers co-authored by four National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) scientists has been published this week in highly-cited and respected journals.
The International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites and Biorefining will feature Dr. Narayan, who is a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University, an NAI Fellow and an ASTM Fellow. The symposium will take place between July 24 and 27, 2018 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
NC State University celebrated Dr. Donald Bitzer’s induction into the National Academy of inventors by lighting the NC State Belltower red. Dr. Bitzer co-invented the flat plasma display panel in 1964.
C.D. (Dan) Mote Jr., president of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), will deliver the commencement address at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s 2018 graduation ceremony on May 15 at the Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn.
There were several reasons why Dr. Dennis Killinger, an international expert in laser technology, left a distinguished research job in New England 30 years ago to join the physics faculty of the University of South Florida. You might be surprised by one of them: the circus.
The Maryland School of Medicine announced it will receive a $20 million gift to advance biomedical innovation from Dr. Robert E. Fischell, inventor of multiple life-saving devices, and the School of Nursing has received a $10 million gift from Bill and Joanne Conway for student scholarships.
A $10 million gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg will provide critical funding for innovative research at USC into debilitating neurosensory diseases.
I was in my first full professorship, spending long hours in the lab and focused on publishing my research. I was doing everything I had been taught to do in a traditional academic setting, exactly the way I had been taught to do it.
Innovation abounds among the 15 Stony Brook University faculty members being welcomed today into the National Academy of Inventors.
Elazer R. Edelman has been named the new director of the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), effective May 1.
A newly published study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts and UC Davis sheds new light on the mechanisms involved in obesity-enhanced colon cancer, and may offer a therapeutic target to block and treat colonic inflammation.
Two of the top women inside the Long Island innovation economy have earned prestigious national and international honors.
Singapore is proving to be a hotbed for female inventors, new statistics show. Of the 664 patent applications to the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (Ipos) last year, 41.7 per cent of them included women.
An impressive slate of authors, researchers, humanitarians, artists, and legal and business experts will share their knowledge and experience with undergraduate and graduate students during seven commencement ceremonies taking place over three days, May 10-12, at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables campus.
Brian Castillo is the kind of young professional Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to see more of. With a BS in biomedical engineering in hand, the 2016 alumnus stepped immediately from the commencement stage into a job with the South Florida division of medical technologies firm Stryker.
C. Jeffrey Brinker, a Distinguished Professor and Regents’ Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
On Saturday, April 14, Nariman Farvardin, president of Stevens Institute of Technology, recognized 10 distinguished alumni for their notable accomplishments, service to society and generosity to their alma mater at the Stevens Awards Gala, which took place at the historic Plaza Hotel in New York City.
Diran Apelian, Alcoa-Howmet Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and the founding director of WPI’s Metal Processing Institute, and Zhigang Z Fang, Professor, University of Utah, have been inducted into the USA’s National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Fortunately, the world’s increasing energy needs have been anticipated by forward-looking thinkers, among them Umesh Mishra, UC Santa Barbara professor of electrical and computer engineering.
Oncofertility and its clinical practice management strategies are two of Dr. Woodruff’s inventions.
Academic, business, and civic leaders joined members of the NYIT community last evening to celebrate the official installation of Henry C. “Hank” Foley, Ph.D., as president of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT).
Sara Blakely, a graduate of Florida State University and the inventor of SPANX®, and the late Edwin Link, the man who invented the flight simulator in the 1920s, are among the seven inventors announced today as the 2018 inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
Wheelchair-bound Tom Stark falls over unconscious while crossing the street with his service dog Hoover, an English Shepherd.
From steam-power plant condensers to a possible fix for twitchy eyes, Kwang Kim has been leading groundbreaking research to improve the capacity and life cycle of smart materials.
We have smart phones, smart cars and now, with the advent of a new class of “living medicines,” we’re on the verge of having smart therapeutics.
STC.UNM will recognize more than 60 inventors at its 15th annual Innovation Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 12 at The University of New Mexico Student Union Building (SUB) Ballrooms B & C.
Jennifer Lewis, the Hansjorg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering, at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and a Core Faculty Member of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering has been inducted into the AIMBE College of Fellows.
In an event this afternoon at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, two funded scientists of the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) were inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
The University of Kentucky Office of Technology Commercialization held its second annual Patent Palooza last week, an event that celebrates the university’s inventors and commercialization deals of the previous fiscal year.
One of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ 100 Modern Engineers of Our Time and a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors, Prof Ying is a world-renowned nanotechnology researcher whose lab has invented several techniques for producing unique nanostructures that are tailored for various biomedical, catalytic and energy applications.
Over 400 constituents of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) will convene in Washington, D.C. on April 4-6 for the Seventh Annual Conference of the NAI. The theme of the NAI’s seventh annual conference is “Exploring the Intersections of Innovation,” and the program features presentations on topics such as Intersection of Innovation and the Future, Intersection of Ideas and Entrepreneurship, and Intersection of Academia, Government, and Industry.
Nine University of California inventors and innovators have been selected to become National Academy of Inventors, or NAI fellows, in recognition of their pioneering research with significant societal impacts. Among them is Laura Marcu, a professor of biomedical engineering and neurological surgery at UCD.
Ohio Wesleyan Graduate Paul R. Schimmel, Ph.D., to Speak at University’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony. Since graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University, Paul R. Schimmel’s groundbreaking research has helped to launch the human genome project, uncover a “vast new area of biology,” and support the development of new types of biopharmaceuticals to halt debilitating disease.
Since graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1962, Paul R. Schimmel’s groundbreaking research has helped to launch the human genome project, uncover a “vast new area of biology,” and support the development of new types of biopharmaceuticals to halt debilitating disease.
Nanovis today announced the successful FDA clearance of its FortiCore® TLIF and PLIF interbodies featuring a Nanosurface-enhanced deeply porous titanium scaffold intermolded with a PEEK core.
Ed Boyden, the Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology at MIT has been named a recipient of the 2018 Canada Gairdner International Award — Canada’s most prestigious scientific prize — for his role in the discovery of light-gated ion channels and optogenetics, a technology to control brain activity with light.
Nine University of California inventors and innovators have been selected to become National Academy of Inventors (NAI) fellows, in recognition of their pioneering research with significant societal impacts.
By revolutionizing microbiological-based technologies in water and wastewater treatment, Professors Mark van Loosdrecht and Bruce Rittmann have demonstrated the possibilities to remove harmful contaminants from water, cut wastewater treatment costs, reduce energy consumption, and even recover chemicals and nutrients for recycling.
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is presenting a [email protected] entitled “Art and Science” with 12X12: 12 Artists from the 12th Stateartist Pinar Yoldas, PhD and Anthony Atala, MD, Director of the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine.
As he prepares for induction as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors—another honor in a 40-year career as a professor, administrator, and cutting-edge researcher in materials science—Diran Apelian reflects on how his early years as an Armenian immigrant taught him the skills of creative adaptation and dealing with uncertain situations that have served him well throughout his life.
The University of Kentucky Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) will host its second Patent Palooza, an event that celebrates the university’s inventors and commercialization deals for the previous fiscal year, from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 at the Hilary J. Boone Center.
Virtual reality (VR) has been hailed as the next frontier for the entertainment industry, with the digital gaming segment in particular already undergoing a significant metamorphosis.
A professor, researcher, and inventor, Daniel Powell—an international expert in cancer immunobiology and translational immunotherapy—is one of Penn’s most engaged new innovators.
Carnegie Mellon University removed the interim tag from Farnam Jahanian’s job title in making him the 10th president in the university’s history.
A stand-alone, easily accessible volume that examines and provides a broad survey of various topics pertaining to the immune effects of biopharmaceuticals and nanomedicines, both beneficial and adverse.
Edward S. Boyden, a member of MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research and the Media Lab, and an associate professor of brain and cognitive sciences and biological engineering at MIT, has been appointed the inaugural Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology.
Michael J. Cima has been named co-director of the MIT Innovation Initiative and associate dean of innovation for the School of Engineering. Cima, the David H. Koch Professor of Engineering, will begin his new roles on March 1.
Fortress Biotech and one of its 11 subsidiaries, Aevitas Therapeutics, have entered into a sponsored research agreement (SRA) with Dr. Guanping Gao’s laboratory located at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to evaluate construct optimization in the development of gene therapies based on adeno-associated virus (AAV) technology.
On Friday night, the newest class of Faculty Fellows was inducted into the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University. The Hagler Institute was started in 2012 by John Junkins. The program brings renowned scholars to the university to work side by side with faculty and students.
An inventor, an entrepreneur, and an astronaut walk into a library… But this is no joke. Three distinguished representatives of those lofty vocations will share stories of how engineering inspired their careers as Florida Institute of Technology celebrates Engineers Week 2018.
As part of Endicott College’s 2nd annual STEM lecture series, Dr. David Mooney will be giving a talk on “Bioengineered Cancer Therapies” on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
Suresh Garimella, executive vice president for research and partnerships and the Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, has been appointed to the board of directors for BioCrossroads Inc.
Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Janet Yamamoto, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Yamamoto celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and hakas been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field.
This is a horror story. I hope it scares you, because just telling it scares me. It’s about public trust, emotive coercion, human futures and how all these sit at the mercy of tired, old neoliberal groupthink. It’s not about our cat Diesel, but that’s where it begins.
This is a horror story. I hope it scares you, because just telling it scares me. It’s about public trust, emotive coercion, human futures and how all these sit at the mercy of tired, old neoliberal groupthink. It’s not about our cat Diesel, but that’s where it begins.
Geoffrey W. Coates, the Tisch University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, has received the 2017 Newcomb Cleveland Prize from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for the best paper published in Science.
Not many on-campus events draw a diverse crowd that includes student athletes, musicians, mascot Kasey Roo, faculty and community members.
Amit Goyal, an internationally recognized materials scientist and director of the University at Buffalo’s RENEW Institute, has been named a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
James Tour is a leading origin-of-life researcher with over 630 research publications and over 120 patents. He was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors in 2015, listed in “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” by Thomson Reuters in 2014, and named “Scientist of the Year” by R&D Magazine.
SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, has announced that the MSB Strategic Planning Committee has selected Dr. Amy E. Herr, Lester John & Lynne Dewar Lloyd Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub Investigator as the recipient of the 2018 SCIEX Microscale Separations, Innovations Medal and Award.
The University of Missouri System today announced the selection of C. Mauli Agrawal, UTSA Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, as Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, effective June 20, 2018.
The University of West Florida Department of Chemistry and the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition will host Dr. Richard D. McCullough for two lectures Feb. 8-9 as part of the William D. Smart Seminar Series in Chemistry.
On Monday, during a reception at the MU College of Engineering, Dr. Sheila Grant was recognized by the MU community for being named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2018.
Northwestern University Professor Tobin J. Marks will be awarded the 2017 Harvey Prize in Science and Technology for his breakthrough research in chemistry.
Prof. Oliver C. Ibe of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for having “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 welfare of society.”
State University of New York Chancellor Kristina Johnson delivered her first State of the University System Address on January 22, sharing her vision to increase research, encourage more individualized education and reduce the system’s carbon footprint across 64 SUNY campuses within the next decade.
The National Academy of Inventors elected four faculty members from the school’s electrical and computer engineering department, including Henry Samueli, Subramanian Iyer, Alan Willson Jr. and Eli Yablonovitch.
On Monday, Feb. 26, as a prelude to the 26thAnnual CED Life Sciences Forum, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC) and The Center of Innovation Network (COIN) will be hosting a special forum focused on Biomanufacturing in North Carolina.
Institute of Human and Machine Cognition co-founder Ken Ford kicked off the IHMC 2018 Spring Lecture Series Wednesday evening with a talk about evolving artificial intelligence, or AI, and society’s reaction at the research institute’s downtown Ocala location.
Scientists have created a hair-thin implant that can drip medications deep into the brain by remote control and with pinpoint precision.
Three School of Medicine faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
In her first State of the University System address, Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson outlined her vision for the future of The State University of New York, highlighting the four themes that will be at the foundation of her chancellorship: innovation and entrepreneurship, individualized education, sustainability, and strategic partnerships.
What’s the secret to success that every aspiring entrepreneur has learned from watching the smash hit reality-TV show Shark Tank?
Prasad Raghavendra, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and Jennifer Doudna, a professor of molecular and cell biology and of chemistry, were honored this week by the National Academy of Sciences for their innovative body of research.
James Allison, of MD Anderson Cancer Center, will receive the Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal from the National Academy of Sciences.
C.D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., President of the National Academy of Engineering and a Regents’ Professor, former president of the University of Maryland and Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Mechanical Engineering has been named a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
In the late 1990s, with an expected explosion in demand for internet bandwidth, the telecommunications industry was scrambling to devise switches that would rapidly transmit massive amounts of data—videos, music, photos, email.
A prosperous future — for individuals, companies, states and the nation — goes to the educated, the networked and the high-tech.
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) congratulates its longtime scientific collaborator Paul B. Fisher, MPh, PhD, who is among 155 renowned academic inventors elected in December to the 2017 class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
In December 2017, the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) elected Zhigang Zak Fang as a 2017 fellow.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected three faculty members from Duke University’s biomedical engineering department to its 2017 class of fellows.
An Iowa State University animal geneticist was honored for discoveries in swine genetics that have saved pork producers and processors money and increased meat quality for consumers.
Wang, UT Condra Chair of Excellence in Power Electronics and professor of electrical engineering, was selected for induction as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow for 2017.
Sixteen patents (and 12 pending), multiple spots on a prestigious inventor’s spotlight lists, and now a place on the globally recognized National Academy of Inventors won’t change modest inventor and Ohio State chemistry and biochemistry professor, Prabir Dutta, who, after being honored by the NAI, said it simply felt “very good.”
University of South Florida physics professor emeritus Dennis Killinger and USF Institute for Advanced Discovery & Innovation professor Donald Keck have been named by the National Academy of Inventors as 2017 Fellows.
Iowa State President Wendy Wintersteen addressed key issues as well as recent successes in an email to the Iowa State community on the first day of the semester.
Each week, staff writer Paul Wood chats with a high-tech entrepreneur. This week, meet PHILIP T. KREIN, the University of Illinois Grainger Emeritus Chair in Electric Machinery and Electromechanics who has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Subhash L. Shinde, associate director of the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Sustainable Energy (ND Energy), has been named to the National Academy of Inventors’ (NAI) 2017 Class of Fellows.
Gabriel Alfonso Rincón-Mora, a professor in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Scott Weaver from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was named as a Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors. Weaver will be inducted into the Academy on April 5, 2018 during the annual National Academy of Inventors Conference in Washington, D.C.
Salk Institute Professors Joanne Chory and Terrence Sejnowski have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
In 2014 biochemist Jennifer Doudna of the University of California at Berkeley awoke from a nightmare that would shift the focus of her world-class scientific career.