June edition: Newly Issued Patents

Congratulations to Purdue University researchers across all campuses and academic disciplines. They have recently received 18 patents on their intellectual property from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office.

Most of these innovations 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 innovations.

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.

These are the primary investigators whose work was recently patented:

Rakesh Agrawal, College of Engineering

James E. Braun, College of Engineering

Ji-xin Cheng, no longer at Purdue

  • “An intraoperative optoacoustic guide apparatus and method”

Shelley Claridge, College of Science

Graham Cooks, College of Science

Timothy Fisher, no longer at Purdue

  • “Devices, systems, and methods for the rapid transient cooling of pulsed heat sources”

David Janes, College of Engineering

  • “Interdigitated capacitive sensor for real-time monitoring of sub-micron and nanoscale particulate matters”

Jin Li, College of Engineering

Morgan Malm, no longer at Purdue

  • “Soy protein straw and manufacturing process thereof”

Vilas Pol, College of Engineering

Joseph Rispoli, College of Engineering

Kaushik Roy, College of Engineering

  • “In-memory bit-serial addition system”

Garth Simpson, College of Science

Maowen Song, no longer at Purdue

Vikas Tomar, College of Engineering

  • “Smart battery management systems”

Xiaoming Wang, Purdue Polytechnic Institute

  • “Method of making components with metal matrix composites and components made therefrom”

Val J. Watts, College of Pharmacy

During the 2022 calendar year, Purdue Research Foundation ranked #5 among international universities for patents received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. This was an improvement from the #6 international ranking the previous two years. The information was published in a report from the National Academy of Inventors.