This month, the Office of Research held its Recognition Reception, an event which honored Washington State University’s top industry engaged researchers in 2017.
New Technologies Licenses
- Bruce Barritt and Katherine Evans, WA 38 “Cosmic Crisp”®
- Steven Ullrich, 04WA-113.22 two-row spring barley “Elise”
- Arron Carter, WA8180 standard height hard red winter wheat “Sequoia”
- Stephen Jones, WA8092 Soft White Winter Wheat “Otto”
- Michael Pumphrey, WA8074 Hard Red Spring Wheat “Glee”
- Amit Dhingra, Control of Ripening and Senescence in Pre-harvest and Post-harvest Plant Organs
- Patrick Moore, Gem (WSU 1605) Raspberry and Cascade Belle (WSU1607) Raspberry
- Jon Oatley, NANOS Knock-out that ablates germline cells
- Jinwen Zhang, Mild chemical degradation of thermosetting polymers using heteropoly acid and Lewis acid as catalysts
- Weihong (Katie) Zhong, Protein-based Nanofabrics as Multi-functional “Green” Air Filtering Materials for High Efficiency Particulate and Toxic Chemical Filtration
- Mani V. Venkatasubramanian, Angular Stability Monitoring
- Lawrence Holder and Diane Cook, Real-Time Generalizable Smart Phone-Based Activity Recognition
- Benjamin Shors, The Blackfeet Flood Documentary
- Jeffrey Kensrud, Flex grip sports ball pitching machine tip
- Yuehe Lin and Annie Du, Hybrid Nanoflowers for Bioassay
- Boel Fransson, Laproscopic surgical skill assessment tool for Veterinarians
New Industry Partnerships
- Gregory Belenky and United Airlines
- Karl Englund and Boeing
- Felix Lankester and Merck & Company
- Min Kyu Song and Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
- Saeed Lotfifard and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
- Anurag K. Srivastava and Siemens Corporation
- Jennifer Zambriski and Bayer
- Hans Van Dongen and Jazz Pharmaceuticals
- Jinwen Zhang and Jiangsu Citic Century New Materials, Ltd.
- Christopher John Davis and Neurodetective International
- Hakan Gurocak and Ossur
- Naidu A. Rayapati and Washington Wine Advisory Committee
- Santanu Bose and Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals
Katrina Mealey was also recognized for her MDR1 gene mutation detection technology, which achieved over $1 million in revenue.