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Purdue Research Foundation to Recognize University Researchers Who Received Patents
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http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130403:nBw036383a WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.--(Business Wire)-- Purdue University researchers whose discoveries were patented during the 2011-2012 fiscal year will be recognized April 3 at the Purdue Research Foundation's eighth annual Inventors Recognition Reception. From July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012, Purdue Research Foundation officials reported 356 invention disclosures, 446 patent applications worldwide, 95 issued patents worldwide and the creation of five startups from Purdue-licensed technologies. "Purdue faculty, staff and students strive to make people's lives healthier, happier or more productive when they develop new products and processes," said Elizabeth Hart-Wells, assistant vice president and director of the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization. "The issuance of patents to protect intellectual property increases the potential this work will be translated into products and services for the public. The number of patents issued to Purdue-related discoveries has more than tripled from 31 in 2007-2008, which is a credit to the innovative faculty, staff, post-doctorate students and graduate students throughout the university's campuses." Researchers to be recognized, by college, are: College of Agriculture: Bruce M. Applegate, Mark T. Morgan College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne: William G. Frederick, Lawrence A. Kuznar College of Engineering: Saurabh Bagchi, Osman Basaran, Charles A. Bouman, William J. Chappell, Raymond J. Cipra, Jason V. Clark, James A. Cooper, David S. Ebert, Timothy S. Fisher, James L. Garrison, Stephen D. Heister, Klein E. Ileleji, Monika Ivantysynova, Jere Jenkins, Alexander V. Kildishev, James V. Krogmeier, Gary Krutz, David J. Love, Steven D. Pekarek, Jenna L. Rickus, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Yung C. Shin, Thomas Siegmund, John M. Starkey, Bernard Y. Tao, Sherry L. Voytik-Harbin, Andrew M. Weiner, W. Jason Weiss College of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne: Robert L. Sedlmeyer College of Pharmacy: Stephen R. Byrn, Mark S. Cushman, V. Jo Davisson, Daniel T. Smith College of Science: R. Graham Cooks, Ephraim Fischbach, Philip S. Low, David D. Nolte, David A. Sanders, Garth J. Simpson College of Veterinary Medicine: Richard B. Borgens, Suresh K. Mittal, Riyi Shi Bindley Bioscience Center: Janice L. McKenzie Mikhail Atallah, College of Science, will receive the 2012-2013 Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University Faculty at the reception. He co-founded Arxan Technologies Inc. in 2001. Purdue Research Foundation Steve Martin, 765-588-3342 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2013