National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Year: 
2015

Photo of Anil Jain standing in the glass block hallway of the Engineering buildingAnil Jain was named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

For more information about Anil Jain's research and this award see the National Academy of Inventors website.

Award Description: 
Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society. Nominees must be a named inventor on patent(s) issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and must be affiliated with a university, non-profit research institute or other academic entity. Academic inventors and innovators elected to the rank of NAI Fellow status have been nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions to innovation in areas such as patents and licensing, innovative discovery and technology, significant impact on society, and support and enhancement of innovation.
Department: 
Computer Science and Engineering