2018 Edison Patent Awards Films

The 39th Edison Patent Awards Ceremony & Reception took place on the evening of November 1, 2018, at the Liberty Science Center. Before 250 guests, our winners were honored with an original film, followed by a celebratory dinner. You can find all of their tribute films here or below.

2018 Individual Award Winners

Educator of the Year: Ali Houshmand, President, Rowan University

Chairman’s Award: A team from the Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS), led by Dr. Fernando Muzzio, C-SOPS Director and Rutgers University Distinguished Professor

Science & Technology Award: Dr. Alfred Cho, recognized as the co-inventor and principal developer of molecular beam epitaxy (MBE), for which he was awarded the National Medal of Science by President Clinton and the National Medal of Technology by President George W. Bush.

2018 Patent Award Winners

BASF and inventors M. Shahjahan Kazi, Fabien A. Rioult, Stanley A. Roth, and Kenneth E. Voss

Celularity and inventors Mohit Bhatia, Chris Lugo, Qian Ye, and James W. Edinger

Ethicon and inventors Sanyog M. Pendharkar, Anne J. Gorman, Guanghui Zhang, Ada Rivera, Dwayne Lee Looney, and Thomas Lee Craven

ExxonMobil and inventors Srinivasan Rajagopalan, Tabassumul Haque, Mehmet Deniz Ertas, Adnan Ozekcin, HyunWoo Jin, and Bo Zhao

Honeywell and inventors Raju Raghurama, Srinivas S N Mutukuri, Abhilasha Srivastava, Reddappa Reddy Kumbarageri, Rajiv Banavali, and Michael Fooken

Johnson & Johnson and inventors Michael J. Fevola, Frank C. Sun, Joseph J. LiBrizzi, Joseph B. Gardner, and Russel M. Walters

Merck and inventors Michael Luzung, Guy Humphrey, Bangping Xiang, Kevin M. Belyk, Stephen Mark Dalby, Wilfried Schwab, Burkhard Klenke, Tom Moody, and Gareth Brown

New Jersey Institute of Technology and inventor Ken K. Chin, Ph.D.

Princeton University and inventors Brian K. Johnson and Robert K. Prud’homme

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and inventors Arjun Raj and Sanjay Tyagi

Rutgers University-New Brunswick and inventor Nicholi Vorsa, Ph.D.

Siemens Corporate Technology and inventor Sindhu Suresh

Siemens Healthineers and inventors Kai Ma, Terrence Chen, Vivek Kumar Singh, Yao- jen Chang, Michael Wels, and Grzegorz Soza

Stevens Institute of Technology and inventors Cameron Wesley Hill, Kevin Michael Barresi, and Mukund Iyengar

SubCom and inventors Jonathan M. Liss, Jeffrey A. Deverin, Wilko Eschebach, Ricardo E. Alves, and Renata F. Bodner