May Edition: Newly Issued Patents

Congratulations to Purdue University researchers across all campuses and academic disciplines. They have recently received 15 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.

Here are the primary investigators whose work was recently patented.

David J. Cappelleri, College of Engineering

  • “Systems and methods for performing a surgical procedure”

Robert Graham Cooks, College of Science

Nicole Key, College of Engineering

Jacqueline Linnes, College of Engineering

Aaron Morris, College of Engineering

  • “Electric charging particle heater for electric energy storage”

Rahim Rahimi, College of Engineering

  • “Subsoil moisture monitoring system including battery-less, wireless, chipless sensors”

Garth J. Simpson, College of Science

Andrew D. Strongrich, College of Engineering

Xiangxi Tian, College of Engineering

Kevin J. Webb, College of Engineering

Zhong-Yin Zhang, College of Pharmacy

Jonathon Ziulkowski, Purdue Polytechnic Institute

  • “Magneto safety guard”

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.