Eleven Fellows of The Optical Society (OSA) will join the ranks of the National Academy of Inventors, a professional distinction accorded to academic inventors whose inventions have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.
Dr. Israel E. Wachs, the G. Whitney Snyder Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Lehigh University's P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Wachs has earned worldwide recognition for his heterogeneous catalysis research and for his modern approach to establishing fundamental relationships between surface structure and kinetic activity for metal oxides catalysts.
Scientists are to take part in a research project to transform our understanding of the potential of soil carbon storage to mitigate climate change. The project, entitled "LOCKED UP", is to receive a grant of £1.8 million from the Natural Environment Research Council.
Drs. Mary K. Estes, Bert O'Malley and Huda Zoghbi of Baylor College of Medicine were three of the 148 renowned academic inventors named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors this week.
Igor Efimov, the Alisann and Terry Collins Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the George Washington University, will be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors next spring, a prestigious distinction for leaders in academic innovation.
Since joining the faculty at UTSA in 2001, Arulanandam has conducted innovative research in vaccine development related to the pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis, which causes the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia, Francisella tularensis, which causes the respiratory infection tularemia or rabbit fever, and Acinetobacter Baumannii, a pathogen that has seen an uptick in occurrence in injured soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The event, which was devoted to the awardee's 70th birthday, ended with a lecture.
A stunning MRI-image of a mouse kidney, entitled 'Kidney Rainbow' is the winner of the second annual BMC 'Research in progress' photo competition. From striking microscopy images, to researchers at work, and the various forms of life they investigate, the competition received submissions that reflect the innovative spirit, curiosity and integrity of research in progress around the world. All images are open access and available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.
The first PhD student to graduate from the University of Otago's Centre for International Health (CIH) has been named the most influential woman in the education and training sector of business and government in part of Africa.
Hal Alper, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, and Alex Huang, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have been selected as fellows in the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2018.