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UA researchers Drs. Bhaskar Banerjee and Rongguang “Ron” Liang have invented a dual-view probe for medical endoscopy demonstrated to increase polyp detection rates 58 percent to 98 percent. Their startup, Omniscient, is working to bring the technology to the public.
In honor of Women's History Month, this special edition tech blog highlights seven female inventors within the University of Arizoan and their remarkable research.
On March 19, TLA held its fifth annual I-Squared Expo & Awards, honoring those whose work impacts the quality of life for people in Tucson, across Arizona and throughout the world through research, invention, collaboration and commercialization.
The UA has named Douglas Hockstad to fill the position held by David Allen, effective April 28, 2018. Allen, who is retiring, was appointed as TLA vice president in 2012 to reinvigorate the UA’s research commercialization activities.
Joel Cuello, Ph.D., professor of biosystems engineering in the Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering department at the University of Arizona, combined all the benefits of indoor farming into a modular system that can be adjusted to suit a wide variety of spaces like existing greenhouses and high rises. Enter the V-Hive.
A team of researchers at the UA College of Optical Sciences have invented a new breed of spectrometer capable of rapidly analyzing the chemical makeup of materials. Their first target market? Natural products and pharmaceuticals, including cannabis.
Through their collaboration at the University of Arizona, Bonnie Hurwitz, Ph.D. and George Watts, Ph.D. are using "whole genome shotgun sequencing" for more accurately and efficiently identifying bacteria. Read the blog and listen to the Invented Arizona podcast.
Urbix Resources has licensed a portfolio of lithium-ion battery and related materials technologies invented at the UA. Dr. Palash Gangopadhyay, inventor and formerly an adjunct research professor at the UA College of Optical Sciences, is now the full-time CTO at Urbix.
Startup GUIA has licensed a mining communication and sensor platform developed in the College of Engineering and Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources. In addition to mining, the company is looking to apply the technology to other high-risk environments.
In collaboration with the College of Science, TLA has hired Laura Silva as the licensing manager for the college. She will be working with faculty, researchers and graduate students to identify, protect and commercialize inventions stemming from research at the college.