Most Impactful Faculty Inventors of 2019 (Fiscal Year)

Office of Technology Commercialization


A. Product on the Market in FY19 and Years Prior with College of Engineering IP Licensed from Purdue Research Foundation

Charles Babbs

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Ernest Blatchley

Lyles School of Civil Engineering & Environmental and Ecological Engineering

Charles Bouman

Electrical and Computer Engineering & Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Andrew Brightman

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Srinivasan Chandrasekar

Industrial Engineering

Eugenio Culurciello

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Sherry Harbin

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Daniel Hirleman

Mechanical Engineering

Y. Charlie Hu

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Klod Kokini

Mechanical Engineering

Bob McCullouch

Construction Engineering and Management

Zoltan Nagy

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering

Eric Nauman

Mechanical Engineering & Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

J. Paul Robinson

Basic Medical Sciences & Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Bernard Tao

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

George Wodicka

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Wenbin Yu

Aeronautics and Astronautics


B. New Product Launched and Sold in FY19 from College of Engineering IP Licensed from Purdue Research Foundation

Darcy Bullock

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

Kinam Park

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and Industrial and Physical Pharmacy


C. New License Signed with an Existing Company in FY19 for College of Engineering IP

Rakesh Agrawal

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering

Melba Crawford

Lyles School of Civil Engineering & Agronomy

Edward Delp

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bradley Duerstock

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering & Industrial Engineering

Allen Garner

Nuclear Engineering

Ayman Habib

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

Pedro Irazoqui

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jian Jin

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Gerhard Klimeck

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tillman Kubis

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Zoltan Nagy

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering

Shreyas Sen

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ali Shakouri

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nien-Hwa Linda Wang

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering

Matthew Ward

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Babak Ziaie

Electrical and Computer Engineering


D. New FY19 College of Engineering Startups Based on Purdue Intellectual Property

Advanced Regenerative Tech Inc.

Eric A Nauman
Mechanical Engineering & Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering;
Lia A Stanciu
Materials Engineering

ALTech Simulations LLC

Andrea Vacca
Mechanical Engineering & Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Bdywr LLC

Shreyas Sen
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Covert Defense

Hany Abdel-Khalik
Nuclear Engineering
Curasis LLC
Chi Hwan Lee
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Matference Solutions LLC

Vikas Tomar
Aeronautics and Astronautics

Rightfit Analytics LLC

Jitesh H Panchal
Mechanical Engineering

SP2

James M Caruthers
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering

Starfish Engineering LLC

Kevin J Webb
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Vestigo Aerospace LLC

David Spencer
Aeronautics and Astronautics


E. Issued US Patents in FY19 from the College of Engineering with a Corporate Partner

Dionysios Aliprantis 10,284,127

Systems and Methods for reducing DC-Link Oscillations
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jan Allebach 10,148,982

Video Compression Using Perceptual Modeling
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jan Allebach, Charles Bouman 10,185,885

Text Line Detection
Electrical and Computer Engineering; Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Jan Allebach, Charles Bouman 10,248,666

Creation of a Hierarchical Dictionary
Electrical and Computer Engineering; Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Jan Allebach, Amy Reibman 10,306,111

Color Table Compression
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jan Allebach, Amy Reibman 10,165,154

Color Table Compression
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bryan Boudouris 10,022,679

Multiblock Coploymers and Methods of Use
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering

Charles Bouman, Anand Raghunathan 10,163,232

Tomographic Reconstruction System
Electrical and Computer Engineering; Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Ayman Habib 10,163,194

Method of Processing an Image
Lyles School of Civil Engineering

Sherry Harbin 10314940

Collagen-Based Therapeutic Delivery Systems
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Y. Charlie Hu 10,013,511

System and Method for Energy Usage Accounting in Software Applications
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Pedro Irazoqui 10,044,227

Magnetic Resonance Coupling Arrangement
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering; Electrical and Computer Engineering

Pedro Irazoqui 10,176,933

A Super-Capacitor and Arrangement for Miniature Implantable Medical Devices
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering; Electrical and Computer Engineering

Byunghoo Jung 10,101,408

Wireless Position Sensing Using Magnetic Field of Single Transmitter
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gerhard Klimeck, Rajib Rahman 10,141,436

Tunnel Field Effect Transistor having Anisotropic Effective Mass Channel
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Michael Ladisch, Nathan Mosier 10,144,785

Liquefaction Biomass Processing with Heat Recovery
Agriculture and Biological Engineering; Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

David Love 10,291,307

Apparatus and Method for Feedback of Channel State Information in Wireless Communication System
Electrical and Computer Engineering

David Love 10,158,408

Apparatus and Method for Channel Information Feedback in Wireless Communication System
Electrical and Computer Engineering

David Love 10,305,557

Codebook for Multiple-Input Multiple-Output System and Communication Method and Apparatus Using Same
Electrical and Computer Engineering

David Love 10,305,584

Apparatus and Method for Performing Beamforming Operation in Communication System Supporting Frequency Division-Multiple Input Multiple Output Scheme
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Eric Nauman 10,183,423

Fractal Foams for Helmet Cushioning
Mechanical Engineering; Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

R. Byron Pipes 10,201,918

Molding System for Preparing Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite Article
Aeronautics and Astronautics; Davidson School of Chemical Engineering; Materials Engineering

Minghao Qi 10,126,500

Optical Coupler having Exposed Subwavelength Gratings for Coupling Electromagnetic Field
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Karthik Ramani 10,275,501

Collaborative, Multi-Modal Exploration of Metadata from Design Repositories from Sustainability Based Decision-Making
Mechanical Engineering

Kaushik Roy, Anand Raghunathan 10,073,733

System and Method for In-Memory Computing
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Kaushik Roy, Anand Raghunathan 10,255,186

Approximate Cache Memory
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cagri Savran 10,207,267

Micro-Fluidic System Using Micro-Apertures for High Throughput Detection of Cells
Mechanical Engineering

Gregory Shaver 10,094,306

Nonlinear Model-based Controller for Premixed Charge Compression Ignition Combustion Timing in Diesel Engines
Mechanical Engineering

Yi Xuan, Minghao Qi 10,197,731

Optical Coupler
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering; Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jeffrey Youngblood, Rodney Trice 10,280,770

Coating System including Oxide Nanoparticles in Oxide Matrix
Materials Engineering