19 U.S. patents recently issued to Purdue University innovations

Congratulations to Purdue University researchers across all campuses and academic disciplines. They have recently received 19 patents on their intellectual property from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The majority of these are available to license. Visit the Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization’s web site to learn more about these and other available technologies.

Here are the primary investigators whose work was recently patented. Also included are their college and the issued patent number.

Find patent information online by searching for the patent number preceded by “US” — like US11,200,822 or US11,203,675 — on http://patents.google.com/.

Jeffrey K. Ackerman, no longer at Purdue

· “Motorized overbed table for beds and recliners,” #11,382,420

Rakesh Agrawal, College of Engineering

· “Systems and processes for upgrading natural gas liquids from shale gas,” #11,402,153

Mukerrem Cakmak, College of Engineering

· “Devices and methods for delivering pharmaceutical drugs to patients,” #11,389,402

Gary Cheng, College of Engineering

· “Method of enhancing electrical conduction in gallium-doped zinc oxide films and films made therefrom,” #11,384,425

Ji-Xin Cheng, no longer at Purdue

· “Raman tag,” #11,390,644

Robert Graham Cooks, College of Science

· “Mass spectrometry analysis of microorganisms in samples,” #11,393,668

· “High-throughput label-free enzymatic bioassays using automated DESI-MS,” #11,397,166

· “Analyzing a metabolite level in a sample,” #11,397,189

Vincent Jo Davisson, College of Pharmacy

· “Inhibitors for proliferating cell nuclear antigen and uses,” #11,400,130

Sonia A. Fahmy, College of Science

· “Proactive customer care in a communication system,” #11,399,295

Arun Ghosh, College of Science

· “Tricyclic P2-ligand containing potent HIV-protease inhibitors,” #11,390,630

Qingyou Han, no longer at Purdue

· “Method of making nanocrystalline metal flakes and nanocrystalline flakes made therefrom,” #11,389,871

Alexander Kildishev, College of Engineering

· “Plasmonic metal nitride and transparent conductive oxide nanostructures for plasmon assisted catalysts,” #11,385,386

Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, no longer at Purdue

· “Methods of forming particulate films and films and devices made therefrom,” #11,402,547

Shriram Ramanathan, College of Engineering

· “Electric field sensing devices and systems and method of making the same,” #11,385,376

Kenneth H. Sandhage, College of Engineering

· “Methods for manufacturing ceramic and ceramic composite components and components made thereby,” #11,384,025

Shreyas Sen, College of Engineering

· “Human body communication interference rejection system,” #11,387,854

Xiaoming Wang, Purdue Polytechnic Institute

· “Compositions for use as lubricants in die casting, methods of using the same, and products produced therewith,” #11,390,824

Kevin Webb, College of Engineering

· “Ultra-sensitive speckle analyzing system,” #11,391,563

During the 2020 calendar year, Purdue Research Foundation ranked #6 internationally for patents received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. That was an increase from the #13 international ranking from the year before. The information was listed in a report from the Intellectual Property Owners Association and the National Academy of Inventors.

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Purdue inventors are hard at work as they persistently pursue new discoveries and world-changing solutions. The list of new patents continues to grow and grow. Subscribe to The Line for new updates and take a look back on recent announcements and new innovations in our Inventors Tab.