NAI LogoNine faculty members in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering were inducted into the ASU Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors in April 2019.

  • Bertan Bakkaloglu, professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
  • Ayan Banerjee, assistant research professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
  • Sandeep Gupta, director and professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
  • Rolf Halden, professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Dijiang Huang, associate professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
  • Hanqing Jiang, professor, School for the Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
  • Lina Karam, professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
  • Deirdre Meldrum, professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
  • Andreas Spanias, professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

The National Academy of Inventors is a 501(c)(3) non-profit member organization comprising U.S. and international universities, and governmental and non-profit research institutes, with over 3,000 individual inventor members and Fellows spanning more than 200 institutions. It was founded in 2010 to recognize and encourage inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, encourage the disclosure of intellectual property, educate and mentor innovative students and translate the inventions of its members to benefit society.

The founding 10 NAI Charter Member Institutions include: University of South Florida, Georgetown University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Akron, University of Cincinnati, Auburn University, Boston University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Stevens Institute of Technology. Membership with the NAI is available through local university and non-profit research institute chapters only. Criteria for membership: be a member of an institution’s academic community (faculty, staff, alumni and affiliates) and have a patent issued from the USPTO.

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