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We are happy to announce that two Stony Brook University researchers, Dr. Craig A. Lehmann and Dr. Serge Luryi, have been elected to NAI Fellow status.

Dr. Lehmann is a registered clinical chemist and a Fellow in the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, an outstanding researcher and a holder of numerous patents. For many years he was a dean of Stony Brook School of Health Technology and Management.

Dr. Luryi, a Distinguished Professor of the SBU department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, holds more than 50 patents in the areas of high-speed electronic and photonic devices, material science, sensor systems and electronic packaging. He is also a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.

The 2021 NAI Fellow list includes 164 prolific innovators from 116 research universities, and governmental and non-profit institutes worldwide. They collectively hold 4,800 issued U.S. patents.

The National Academy of Inventors was founded in 2010 to  recognize and  encourage inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office,  enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, encourage the disclosure of intellectual property,  educate and  mentor innovative students, and translate the inventions of its members to benefit society.


Our congratulations to the Stony Brook University NAI Fellows 2021!