Researcher Zheng-Rong Lu was inducted as a fellow of The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) at its annual meeting on June 14 in Phoenix, AZ. The award highlights the overall career and impact an inventor has had in their field and society as a whole.
Lu is the M. Frank Rudy and Margaret Domiter Rudy Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Case School of Engineering. He is also a member of the Case Center for Imaging Research at the School of Medicine.
He joins a 2021 class of 164 academic innovators from 116 research universities and governmental and non-profit research institutes worldwide. Further, they collectively hold more than 4,800 patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Read more in the Daily article announcing Lu's nomination for the award.