Research Foundation Celebrates Purdue Patents

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Purdue University says more than 50 faculty and staff members secured patents during the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The Purdue Research Foundation recognized their contributions Wednesday during the annual Inventors Recognition Reception. Purdue Research Foundation says 314 invention disclosures, 491 patent applications worldwide, 106 issued patents worldwide and eight startup companies were tied to Purdue-licensed technologies.

The full list of honorees is:

-Harvey Abramowitz, professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, Purdue University Calumet.

-Rakesh Agrawal, Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Jan P. Allebach, Hewlett-Packard Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering; professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences.

-Venkataramanan Balakrishnan, Michael and Katherine Birck Head, professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Richard F. Borch, Lilly Distinguished Professor and Head, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy.

-Richard B. Borgens, Mari Hulman George Professor of Applied Neuroscience, College of Veterinary Medicine; professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; director, Institute for Applied Neurology, Center for Paralysis Research.

-Charles A. Bouman, Showalter Professor of Electrical and Computer and Biomedical Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Daniel L. Cassens, professor, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, College of Agriculture.

-William J. Chappell, professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Gary J. Cheng, associate professor, School of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Jason V. Clark, assistant professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering; assistant professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering.

-R. Graham Cooks, Henry B. Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, College of Science.

-James A. Cooper, Jai N. Gupta Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Edward J. Delp, Charles William Harrison Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering; professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences.

-David S. Ebert, Silicon Valley Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering; professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Science.

-Stephen J. Elliott, assistant dean for research, College of Technology; director, Biometric Standards, Performance and Assurance Laboratory; associate director, Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security.

-Timothy S. Fisher, James G. Dwyer Professor of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Steven Frankel, professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Suresh V. Garimella, chief global affairs officer; R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Stanton B. Gelvin, Edwin Umbarger Distinguished Professor of Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science.

-Arun K. Ghosh, Ian P. Rothwell Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, College of Science, and Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy.

-Richard A. Gibbs, associate dean for graduate programs, professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy.

-George Goble, senior systems engineer, Engineering Computer Network, College of Engineering.

-Monika Ivantysynova, Maha Fluid Power Systems Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, College of Agriculture.

-Hilkka I. Kentt?maa, professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Science.

-Gerhard Klimeck, professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Cheng-Kok Koh, associate head, professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-David S. Koltick, professor, Department of Physics, College of Science.

-Robert Kramer, NiSource Charitable Foundation Professor of Energy and the Environment; professor, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Purdue University Calumet; director, Energy Efficiency and Reliability Center.

-James V. Krogmeier, professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Lan-Ying Lee, associate research scientist, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science.

-David J. Love, professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Philip S. Low, Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, College of Science; director, Purdue Center for Drug Discovery.

-Kyle D. Lutes, associate professor, Department of Computer and Information Technology, College of Technology.

-Scott A. McLuckey, John A. Leighty Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, College of Science.

-Saeed Mohammadi, associate professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-David E. Nichols, emeritus distinguished professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy.

-David D. Nolte, professor, Department of Physics, College of Science.

-Zheng Ouyang, associate professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; associate professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Libbie S. W. Pelter, associate professor, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Purdue University Calumet.

-Zygmunt Pizlo, professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences; professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-D. Marshall Porterfield, professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, College of Engineering; professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; professor, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, College of Agriculture.

-Karthik Ramani, Donald W. Feddersen Professor of Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering; professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Fred E. Regnier, John H. Law Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, emeritus, Department of Chemistry, College of Science.

-J. Paul Robinson, SVM Professor of Cytomics, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine; professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Riyi Shi, professor, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine; professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Joseph V. Sinfield, associate professor, School of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering.

-Jeffrey M. Siskind, associate professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering; associate professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Science; associate professor, Linguistics Program, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Liberal Arts.

-Arvind Varma,