TEES inventors honored by A&M System

April 30, 2014
| By: Aubrey Bloom

Texas A&M Technology Commercialization recently presented Patent Awards to individuals and teams who are currently employed by the A&M System and whose inventions were granted patent protection from the United States Patent & Trademark Office in 2013.

"Our researchers are working diligently behind the scenes developing innovations that will help us in our everyday lives," said Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp. "By commercializing these advancements, we are able to take their research to the marketplace where it can help the most people."

Dr. Yue Kuo, the Dow Chemical Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, was a recipient of the 2104 Innovation Award, while 13 individuals from TEES were named Patent Award winners.

Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) researchers honored were:

Dr. B. Don Russell, electrical and computer engineering

Dr. Karthick Muthu-Manivannan, electrical and computer engineering

Dr. Peng Xu, electrical and computer engineering

Dr. Gwan S. Choi, electrical and computer engineering

Dr. John C. Criscione, biomedical engineering

Dr. Charles H. Culp, Energy Systems Laboratory

Dr. David E. Claridge, Energy Systems Laboratory

Dr. Mark T. Holtzapple, chemical engineering

Dr. Jun Kameoka, electrical and computer engineering

Dr. Hung-Jue Sue, mechanical engineering

Carl L. Benner, electrical and computer engineering

Sebastian Taco-Vasquez, chemical engineering

Dazhi Sun, Energy Systems Laboratory

About the A&M System
The A&M System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $3.8 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center, the A&M System educates more than 131,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. Externally funded research expenditures exceed $820 million and help drive the state's economy

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