January Edition: Newly Issued Patents

Congratulations to Purdue University researchers across all campuses and academic disciplines. They have recently received 29 patents on their intellectual property from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The majority of these are available to license and bring to market. Visit the Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization’s website to learn more about these and other available technologies.

Are you a researcher at a Purdue University campus who has made an innovation discovery? Disclose your innovation to the Office of Technology Commercialization online.

Here are the primary investigators whose work was recently patented.

Mikhail Atallah, College of Science

Mukerrem Cakmak, College of Engineering

Srinivasan Chandrasekar, College of Engineering

Robert Graham Cooks, College of Science

Vincent Jo Davisson, College of Pharmacy

Y. Charlie Hu, College of Engineering

Pedro Irazoqui, no longer at Purdue

  • “System for wireless recording and stimulating bioelectric events”
  • “Multi-coil wireless power transfer assembly for wireless glaucoma therapy”

Jian Jin, College of Agriculture and College of Engineering

Hyowon Lee, College of Engineering

Jacqueline Linnes, College of Engineering

  • “Temperature-controlled valves for paper-based microfluidic systems”

Philip Low, College of Science

Guillermo Paniagua-Perez, College of Engineering

  • “Directional probe for high temperature flows”

Dimitrios Peroulis, College of Engineering

Davin Piercey, College of Engineering

Vilas G. Pol, College of Engineering

Karthik Ramani, College of Engineering

  • “Manipulating virtual environment using non-instrumented physical object”
  • “Flexible touch sensing system and method with deformable material”

Gintaras Reklaitis, College of Engineering

  • “Methods and systems for depositing active ingredients on substrates”

Kaushik Roy, College of Engineering

Arvind Varma, College of Engineering, awarded posthumously

He Wang, no longer at Purdue

Justin A. Weibel, College of Engineering


During the 2021 calendar year, Purdue Research Foundation ranked #6 internationally for patents received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. That mirrored the #6 international ranking from the year before. The information was listed in a report from the Intellectual Property Owners Association and the National Academy of Inventors.