KAUST Professor of Electrical Engineering Ahmed Eltawil has been elected a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI Senior Member program is an exclusive award distinction created to showcase the innovative ecosystems at NAI Member Institutions such as KAUST.
NAI Senior Members are chosen from active faculty, scientists, and administrators with success in patents, licensing, and commercialization. These members have produced technologies that have the potential for a real impact on the welfare of society. Senior Members, such as Eltawil, are also charged with fostering a spirit of innovation within their communities. The NAI encourages their members to enhance an inventive atmosphere at their home institutions, while also educating and mentoring the next generation of inventors.
This year's class of NAI Senior Members is made up of 63 accomplished academic inventors representing 37 research universities, governmental entities and non-profit institutes worldwide. Senior Members have also been named inventors on over 625 issued U.S. patents.
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