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President Limayem receives award from the National Academy of Inventors

UNF President Moez Limayem accepting an awardUNF President Moez Limayem was awarded the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Sentinel Award in late June at their 12th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. for his many contributions to innovation and invention. President Limayem has been an honorary NAI member for several years and previously served as a principal investigator for the organization.
The award, first introduced by the NAI last year, acknowledges individuals whose actions and support help fulfill the NAI's mission to continually recognize inventors with U.S. patents and enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation. Past award winners include:
  • Dr. Karen Burg
    Vice President for Research, Harbor Lights Endowed Chair, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University of Georgia, AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador
  • Dr. Robert Duncan
    Current President's Distinguished Chair in Physics, Former Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Missouri, Former Senior Vice President for Research at Texas Tech University
  • Mr. Andrei Iancu
    Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
The NAI is a member organization comprised of U.S. and international universities, governmental agencies and nonprofit research institutes. Its current membership includes over 4,600 individual members. Learn more about the NAI.