Elected inventors nominated by peers for their outstanding contributions toward innovation.
Bruce Hammock, a distinguished professor of entomology at UC Davis who holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been selected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, which honors academic invention and encourages translations of inventions to benefit society. He is now one of five UC Davis NAI fellows, including Chancellor Linda P. B. Katehi.
Hammock joins two other UC Davis scientists in the 170-member Class of 2013 fellows:
- Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, department chair and distinguished professor of biomedical engineering, and the Child Family Professor of Engineering, who holds a joint appointment in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
- M. Saif Islam, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and co-director of the Center for Nano and Micro Manufacturing, or CNM2.
The new fellows will be inducted March 20 at the NAI's fourth annual conference, to be held at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. The Deputy U.S. Commissioner for Patent Operations, from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will preside. The fellows will be presented with a special trophy, medal and… (Click here to read the full article from Entomology & Nematology News)