UCF Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors

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The UCF chapter of the National Academy of Inventors celebrates innovation
by honoring and encouraging inventors.


John Ballantyne, Ph.D.
Michael Bass, Ph.D.*
Issa Batarseh, Ph.D.*
Richard Blair, Ph.D.
Hyoung Cho, Ph.D.
Lee Chow, Ph.D.
Kevin Coffey, Ph.D.
Peter Delfyett, Ph.D.*
Aristide Dogariu, Ph.D.
Leonid Glebov, Ph.D.*
James Hickman, Ph.D.
Qun Huo, Ph.D.
Aravinda Kar, Ph.D.
Alexander Katsevich, Ph.D.
Annette Khaled, Ph.D.
Guifang Li, Ph.D.*
Juin Liou, Ph.D.
Nazim Muradov, Ph.D.
Danny Parker
Otto Phanstiel, Ph.D.
Ali Raissi, Ph.D.
Martin Richardson, Ph.D.
Swadeshmukul Santra, Ph.D.
Sudipta Seal, Ph.D.*
Marwan A. Simaan, Ph.D.*
M. J. Soileau, Ph.D.*
Kiminobu Sugaya, Ph.D.
Martin Wanielista, Ph.D.
Shin-Tson Wu, Ph.D.*

*Denotes Fellow

Acting Board Members

Chapter President | Issa Batarseh, Ph.D.

Chapter Executive Director | Tom O’Neal, Ph.D.

Chapter Financial Manager | Kim Smith

Chapter Administrator | Julia Roberts

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As a sponsor for the Inauguration Gala of the UCF Chapter, you demonstrate foundational support for academic inventors who are leaders in their industries while making connections with others who are involved in the science and technology community. This event provides the opportunity to increase your brand visibility to academic and research institute leaders who are patenting new technologies, creating start-up companies, and managing innovative initiatives. This is an unparalleled partnership opportunity to connect your services with UCF’s influencers and decision makers.

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