Dr. Rao recognized and honored at National Academy of Inventors

We are proud to update our alumni and supporters on Dr. Dandina Rao, Emmett C. Wells Jr. Distinguished Professor and Full Professor in the dept. On April 10, he was honored at a breakfast and received an award for his election to the rank of National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Senior Member for his “’success in patents, licensing, and commercialization’ and for producing ‘technologies that have brought, or aspire to bring, real impact on the welfare of society."

The eighth NAI Annual Meeting, taking place on April 10-11 in Houston, Texas, encourages and supports inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Congratulations again to Dr. Rao for this exciting achievement.

Dr. Dandina Rao at award presentation
Dr. Dandina Rao
Award Recipients group photo