The National Academy of Inventors 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. Election to NAI Fellow status is considered one of the highest honors accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.
Application/Nomination information: There is no restriction on who may nominate. Self-nominations are not accepted.
Agency deadline: October
Additional information: NAI website
|Stephen Boppart||Electrical & Computer Engineering||2019|
|Philip Krein^||Electrical & Computer Engineering||2017|
|Brian Cunningham||Electrical & Computer Engineering||2013|
|J. Gary Eden^||Electrical & Computer Engineering||2014|
|Nick Holonyak, Jr.^*||Electrical & Computer Engineering||2012|