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Three Female Scientists Selected for the 2019 Stony Brook University Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors "Young Academic Inventor's Award" (read more)

YAI 19 SOM Dean Kenneth Kaushansky selected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors


Kenneth Kaushansky MD, MACP, Senior Vice President of the Health Sciences and Dean of the Renaissance School of Medicine,  has been selected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Election as an NAI Fellow is the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development and welfare of society. (Read more).

Esther Sans Takeuchi Wins European Inventor Award for Her Compact Batteries

Sans Takeuchi

Esther Sans Takeuchi has won the 2018  European Inventor Award in the category “Non-EPO countries.” The European Patent Office (EPO) announced the winners of its 2018 innovation prize at a ceremony in Paris on  June 7. Out of four US scientists nominated for the award, she is the only American to bring home Europe’s most prestigious prize of innovation. ( Read more).



SBU Chapter of NAI

o Message from the President

from 2019 Annual Meeting (read more)

Mission Statement

The Stony Brook University Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors ( NAI-SBU) has been established (i) to recognize the contributions of academic inventors across all disciplines in the Stony Brook University community, (ii) enhance the visibility of university technology and academic innovation, (iii) encourage the disclosure of intellectual property, (iv) educate and mentor innovative students, and (v) translate the inventions of its members to benefit society.

Action Plan

  • Young Academic Inventor’s Awards
  • Nominations of NAI Fellow candidates
  • Symposiums, Lectures and Workshops
  • Networking of Researchers for New Academic Inventions
  • Induction of new members at the Annual Chapter Meeting

NAI-SB Events

SBU Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors Annual Meeting, Induction and Award Ceremony

(see more from SB News)

Wednesday May 1, 2019 ( read more)


Young Academic Inventor's Award Symposium (read more)

SBU Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors Inaugural Induction Ceremony

Monday April 11, 2016   (read more)