December 2016 Issue

Career Opportunity at UTRF

The UTRF Multi Campus Office, located in Knoxville, has an opening! If you would like to join our team, please see the listed qualifications and apply today.

Celebrating UT Inventors!

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Research Foundation recognized dozens of University of Tennessee researchers for their discoveries and commercialization efforts made within the last year at the 2016 Innovation Awards Ceremony, held December 2 at the Foundry on the Fair Site. READ MORE >>

Introducing the UTRF Innovation Driver Award

One of the highlights of the award ceremony was the recognition of the first-ever Innovation Driver Award. The award was created to recognize faculty inventors who are relatively new working with UTRF, and have demonstrated enthusiasm, excitement and drive to take their inventions and ideas to the commercial market.

UTHSC Innovation Awards

MEMPHIS – The UT Research Foundation (UTRF) recognized 25 University of Tennessee Health Science Center researchers for recent discoveries and commercialization successes at the 2016 Innovation Award Ceremony, held on December 5th at the UTHSC Student Alumni Center. READ MORE >>
UT Inventors with approved invention disclosures Nov. 1st - Nov. 30th, 2016:
Dr. Bob Moore
UT Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy

Dr. Ammaar Abidi
UT Health Science Center, College of Dentistry

Dr. Chaela Presley
UT Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy
 
Dr. Cong Trinh
UTK, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 
Mr. Brian Mendoza
UTK, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 
Dr. Kalavathy Rajan
UTIA, CRC - Material Science & Technology Unit
 
Dr. Nicole Labbe
UTIA, Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science
 
Dr. Stephen Chmely
UTIA, CRC - Material Science & Technology Unit
 
Dr. Julie Carrier
UTIA Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science
 
Dr. Fangxing (Fran) Li
UTK, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) 
 
Mr. Hantao Cui
UTK , Electrical Engineering, CURENT

Dr. Jerry Jones
UT Health Science Center, Department of Anesthesiology

Dr. Nawajes Mandel
UT Health Science Center, College of Ophthalmology

Dr. Edward Chaum
UT Health Science Center, College of Ophthalmology
Dr. Nivesh Mittal
UT Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy

Dr. Charles Yates
UT Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy
 
Dr. Bivash Mandal
UT Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy
 
Dr. Arash Shaban-Nejad
UTHSC-ORNL Center for Biomedical Informatics
 
Dr. Russell Lee Leonard
UT Space Institute, Mechanical, Aerospace, Biomedical Engineering
 
Dr. Jacqueline Johnson
UT Space Institute, Mechanical, Aerospace, Biomedical Engineering
 
Dr. John Auxier
UTK, Dept. of Nuclear Engineering
 
Dr. Howard Hall
UT & ORNL Governor’s Chair for Global Nuclear Security

Mr. Duncan Ryan Brocklehurst
UTK, Dept. of Nuclear Engineering
 
Ms. Rachel Nicole Gaudet
UTK, Dept. of Nuclear Engineering
 
Mr. Joshua J. Gurka
UTK, Dept. of Nuclear Engineering
 
Mr. Christopher J. Eley
UTK, Dept. of Nuclear Engineering
 
Dr. Leroy A. Selvidge
UTK, Dept. of Nuclear Engineering
 
Dr. David Cagna
UT Health Science Center, College of Dentistry
 
Dr. Russell A. Wicks
UT Health Science Center, College of Dentistry, Prosthodontics
  • 9,481,793 Development of a Renewable Carbon-based Bio-modifier for Asphalt Cement 
  • 9,447,011 Simultaneous Production of Lactic Acid and Propylene Glycol from Glycerol Using Solid Catalysts without External Hydrogen Supply
  • 9,480,593 Distraction and Mobility Back Support
  • 9,382,282 Metal Catalyzed Oxidation of Lignin and Related Compounds
  • 9,411,058 Polymer Composite Based Thermal Neutron Detectors
  • 9,453,161 Chloride, Bromide and Iodine Scintillators with Europium Doping
  • 9,437,118 Flexible and Rigid Endoscopic Training Device (FRED)
  • 9,447,049 Compounds for Treatment of Cancer
  • 9,493,403 Treating Androgen Decline in Aging Male (ADAM) Associated Conditions with SARMS 
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