The Stony Brook Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI-SBU) recently inducted 12 new members and 3 honorary members to the Academy. The newly inducted academic inventors have held patents issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office. With this 15 new members NAI-SBU now has 103 NAI members, including 12 NAI fellows.
New NAI inductees are usually honored at a ceremony during the NAI-SBU’s Annual Meeting held at the Charles B. Wang Center in May. However, this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting has been postponed until next year.
This year’s new inductees are from various departments, including, Anesthesiology, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Materials Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology and Pharmacological Sciences. Welcome to the community of Academic Inventors!
2020 NAI New Inductees
Galina Botchkina, Research Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Carol Carter, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Samir Das, Professor and Chair, Department of Computer Science
Michael Frohman, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Qiaode Ge, Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Xianfeng Gu, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
Prashant Jha, Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
Joseph Marino, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Computer Science
Srinivas Pentyala, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Helmut Strey, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Erez Zadok, Professor, Department of Computer Science
Wei Zhu, Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Peter Donnelly, Associate Vice President for Technology Partnerships, Office of Economic Development
John Gallagher, Attorney, The Farrell Law Firm, PC
Brian Volk, Attorney, The Law Office of Brian R. Volk, Esq. PLLC