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									    Current a/o: 04/06/2009                                                            The University of Akron                                                     Printed: 7/8/2010
                                                                                         Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                              Secondary
                                                                                                  Patent     Application       Issue          Primary           Class/
Patent Title                                                             Inventor Name             No.          No.             Date           Class          Application       UA Tech ID
                                                                                                                                                              Oil additives
                                                                                                                                                                Rubber
Living catalysts, complexes and polymers therefrom                  Kennedy, Faust               5,122,572       07/443,468   6/16/1992    Polymer Science    plasticizers      73 CIP DIV
                                                                                                                                                              Oil additives
                                                                                                                                                                Rubber
Living polymerization of olefins to end-functionalized polymers     Kennedy, Mishra              5,066,730       07/500,771   11/19/1991   Polymer Science    plasticizers        90 DIV

                                                                                                                                                              Conductng
                                                                                                                                                            polymers, anti-
Poly-pyridinium salts                                               Harris, Chuang               5,763,563       08/296,807    6/9/1998    Polymer Science corrosive coatings     96 CIP
                                                                                                                                                             Pharmaceutical
                                                                                                                                                             Sustained Drug
Amphiphilic networks                                                Ivan, Kennedy, Mackey        5,073,381       07/537,508   12/17/1991       Medical          Delivery         101 CIP
Moldable and/or extrudable poly(enamine ketone-co-alkylene
ether) block copolymers                                             Harris, Russell              5,061,764       07/368,802   10/29/1991   Polymer Science Block copolymers        104
Catalyst for destruction of hazardous chlorinated wastes and        Greene, Cheung,                                                            Chemical     Environmental
process for preparing the catalyst                                  Danals, Vimawala             5,075,273       07/442,063   12/24/1991      technology   Waste treatment         108
                                                                                                                                                                  High
Wholly aromatic polyester fiber-reinforced high performance                                                                                                   performance
thermoplastic and process for preparing same                        Isayev                       5,006,402       07/344,703    4/9/1991    Polymer Science      materials          113
                                                                                                                                              Advanced        Polyurethane
Polyurethane Foam                                                   Kennedy                      4,939,184       07/320,119    7/3/1990        materials          Foam             122
                                                                                                                                                               Laminates,
Self-reinforced thermoplastic composite laminate                    Isayev                       5,275,877       07/691,634   4/25/1991    Polymer Science     composites        123 CIP
                                                                                                                                                                  High
Self polymerizable phenylquinoxalines, their preparation and use in                                                                                           performance
polyphenylquinoxaline homopolymers and copolymers                   Harris, Korleski             5,030,704       07/368,572    7/9/1991    Polymer Science      materials          124
                                                                                                                                                                  High
                                                                                                                                                              performance
Polyimides comprising substituted benzidines                        Harris                       5,071,997       07/382,435   7/20/1989    Polymer Science      materials          126
                                                                                                                                                                  High
Method of depositing and fusing charged polymer particles on                                                                                                  performance
continuous filaments                                                Throne, Ogden                5,370,911       07/511,574   12/6/1994    Polymer Science      materials          127
                                                                                                                                                                  High
Method of depositing and fusing charged polymer particles onto                                                                                                performance
moistened continuous filaments                                      Throne                       5,364,657       07/505,519   11/15/1994   Polymer Science      materials          131
                                                                                                                                                                  High
                                                                                                                                                              performance
Thermoplastic polyimides and composites therefrom                   Harris                       5,360,671       08/009,718   11/1/1994    Polymer Science      materials        138 DIV




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                                                                                      Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                           Secondary
                                                                                               Patent      Application      Issue          Primary          Class/
Patent Title                                                             Inventor Name          No.           No.            Date           Class          Application      UA Tech ID

                                                                                                                                                          High strength
Self-reinforced thermoplastic composite laminate                     Isayev                    5,268,225      07/801,429   12/7/1993    Polymer Science polymer laminates    163 CIP

Process for preparing a self-reinforced thermoplastic composite                                                                                           High strength
laminate                                                             Isayev                    5,238,638      07/853,140   8/24/1993    Polymer Science polymer laminates    163 DIV
                                                                                                                                        Computers, Data    Relay ladder
Relay ladder control system for simulation and monitoring            Welch                     5,777,869      08/353,181    7/7/1998       & Devices      control system       164
                                                                                                                                                             Polymer
Self-reinforced composite and process for preparing same             Isayev                    5,260,380      07/824,334   11/9/1993    Polymer Science     composites         167
                                                                                                                                                         Polyolefins for
Process for preparation of non-conjugated diolefins                  Summers, Hamilton         5,245,098      07/823,321   9/14/1993    Polymer Science medical devices        168




Continuous ultrasonic devulcanization of vulcanized elastomers       Isayev                    5,258,413      07/902,074   11/2/1993    Polymer Science   Devulcanization      171
                                                                                                                                            Chemical
Comined sorbent/catalyst system                                      Greene                    5,414,201      08/144,128   10/27/1993      technology     VOC adsorption       180
Bandage for continuous application of biologicals                    Eckert, Smith, Schafer    5,487,889      08/106,165   1/30/1996         Medical       Wound Care        182 CIP
Aldehyde-telechelic polyisobutylenes, catalytic method for
preparing the same with high conversion and selectivity, and block   Kennedy, Goodall,
copolymers made therefrom                                            Lubnin                    5,340,881      07/976,532   8/23/1994    Polymer Science Block copolymers       185

Hydrolytically labile microspheres of polysaccharide crosslinked
with cyanogen halide and their appplication in wound dressings       Smith, Chakravarthy       5,549,908      08/065,742   8/27/1996        Medical        Wound Care          188


                                                                                                                                                        Monitoring device
                                                                                                                                                           for wound
                                                                                                                                                         surface texture
Method and aparatus for non-invasive volume and texture analysis     Smith, Bhat               5,588,428      08/054,797   12/31/1996       Medical        and profile         192
                                                                     Galiatsatos,                                                                         Transparent
Polymeric networks of polysiloxane with increased modulus            Subramanian               5,376,738      08/125,477   12/27/1994   Polymer Science    Elastomers          194
                                                                                                                                                               High
                                                                                                                                                           performance
Heat-resistant laminate materials and preparation thereof            Harris, Furutani          5,397,847      08/092,225   3/14/1995    Polymer Science      materials       195 CIP
                                                                     Lee, Gencer, Fullerton,                                                              Environmental
Depolymerization process                                             Azzam                     5,386,055      08/105,885   1/31/1995    Polymer Science   Waste handling       196




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    Current a/o: 04/06/2009                                                            The University of Akron                                                      Printed: 7/8/2010
                                                                                         Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                               Secondary
                                                                                                  Patent     Application       Issue          Primary           Class/
Patent Title                                                                Inventor Name          No.          No.             Date           Class           Application       UA Tech ID

Free radical copper(II)-enolate polymerization initiators             Harwood, Goodrich          5,405,913       08/034,103   4/11/1995    Polymer Science    Pzn. Initiators       198
                                                                                                                                              Advanced        Construction
Wide rope with reduced internal contact stresses                      Conway                     5,375,404       08/029,128   12/27/1994       materials        materials           199
                                                                                                                                                                  High
                                                                                                                                                              performance
Thermoplastic copolyimides and composites therefrom                   Harris, Gabori             5,328,979       07/976,484   7/12/1994    Polymer Science      materials           200
                                                                                                                                                              Multilayer film
                                                                                                                                                             construction for
                                                                                                                                                                improved
Printing Process                                                      McQuaide                   5,523,273       08/064,542    6/4/1996    Polymer Science      printability        201
                                                                                                                                                               Recycling
Oxidative decoupling of scrap rubber                                  Lee, Azzam, Kocher         5,516,952       08/354,526   5/14/1996    Polymer Science   Waste reduction      204 CIP
                                                                                                                                                             Environmntal
Gas removal apparatus                                                 Chyi, Quick                5,438,324       08/134,964    8/1/1995     Environmental         HVAC              207
                                                                                                                                                                 High
                                                                                                                                                             performance
High impact strength polyamides                                       Nakajima                   5,376,712       08/119,022   12/27/1994   Polymer Science     materials            210
                                                                                                                                              Advanced     Optical Films for
Negative birefringent polymer films                                   Harris, Cheng              5,344,916       08/072,137    9/6/1994        materials      LC displays         212 CIP
                                                                                                                                              Advanced     Optical Films for
Non-birefringent optical adhesives and films                          Kyu                        5,905,554       08/778,853   5/18/1999        materials      LC displays         214 CIP
                                                                                                                                           Computers, Data Improved virtual
Electromyographic virtual reality system                              Reddy, Sukthankar          5,482,051       08/209,992    1/9/1996       & Devices     reality system          216

                                                                      Greene, Ramachandran,                                                    Chemical      Environmental
Selective oxidation catalysts for halogenated organics                Chatterjee                 5,457,268       08/144,125   10/10/1995      technology     Waste treatment        221
Polymer compositions and products made therefrom having
noninear optical properties; methods for their synthesis, and for the                                                                                        Optical Films for
production of the products                                            Brittain, Kulig, Moore     5,405,926       08/135,782   4/11/1995    Polymer Science    light switches        223
                                                                                                                                              Advanced           Coatings
Organo-solube polyimides from substituted dianhydrides                Harris, Lin                5,395,918       08/230,636    3/7/1995        materials       Impregnants          225
Process to improve chemical and oxidative stability of
hydrogenated polymers                                                 Harwood, Jolly             5,597,875       08/495,210   1/28/1997    Polymer Science      Stabilizers         227
                                                                                                                                                                Binders,
Water soluble, curable copolymers, methods of preparation and                                                                                                adhesives and
uses thereof                                                          Galiatsatos, Zheng         6,599,987       09/669,816   7/29/2003    Polymer Science      coatings            228
Polymeric wound healing accelerators                                  Smith, Pulfer, Shabani     5,519,020       08/330,596   5/21/1996        Medical        Wound Care            233




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     Current a/o: 04/06/2009                                                              The University of Akron                                                      Printed: 7/8/2010
                                                                                            Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                                 Secondary
                                                                                                     Patent     Application       Issue          Primary           Class/
Patent Title                                                                Inventor Name             No.          No.             Date           Class          Application        UA Tech ID
                                                                                                                                                                Pharmaceutical
Time-release delivery matrix composition and corresponding                                                                                                      Controlled Drug
controlled-release compositions                                        Galiatsatos, Alabakovska     5,676,972       08/391,420   10/14/1997       Medical          Release             236

                                                                       Greuel, Arvanitopoulos,
Cobaloxime photoinitiated free radical polymerizations                 Harwood                      5,468,785       08/228,302   11/21/1995   Polymer Science  Pzn. Initiators         241
                                                                                                                                                 Advanced     Optical Films for
Negative birefringent rigid rod polymer films                          Harris, Cheng                5,580,950       08/322,314   12/3/1996        materials     LC displays          244 CIP
Higher order star polymers having multiple polyisobutylene arms
radiating from a condensed core of siloxanes and a method of                                                                                                     Oil additives
synthesis thereof                                                      Kennedy, Omura, Lubnin       5,856,392       08/861,395    1/5/1999    Polymer Science   Polyisobutylene      258 CIP
Apparatus and method for electrostatic endothelial cell sedding in                                                                                              Endothelial cell
a vascular prosthesis                                                  Bowlin, Rittgers             5,714,359       08/541,248    2/3/1998        Medical           seeding            268
Vulcanizable elastomeric composition and thermoplastic
vulcanizate employing the same                                         Coran, Chung                 5,936,038       08/689,455   8/10/1999    Polymer Science        TPVs              272

                                                                                                                                              Computers, Data   Study of chaotic
Apparatus for generating nonlinear dynamic chaotic motion              Fenkanyn, Hartley            6,015,296       08/794,686   1/18/2000      & Devices         mixing flows         273
                                                                                                                                                                Pharmaceutical
Lipophilic polyamine esters for the site specific delivery of nitric                                                                                              nitric oxide
oxide in pharmaceutical use                                            Smith, Roselle               6,147,068       09/157,856   11/14/2000       Medical           delivery         274 CIP
Hydrolytically unstable, biocompatible polymer                         Smith, Rao                   5,962,520       09/054,098   10/5/1999        Medical       Pharmaceutical         275
                                                                                                                                                                   Weight
                                                                                                                                              Computers, Data    measurement
Electromagnetically controlled load cell                               Veillette                    5,850,057       08/707,411   12/15/1998     & Devices           device             276

                                                                                                                                                                  Surfactants,
                                                                                                                                                                   lubricants,
Multi-arm star polymers having a well-defined core and methods         Majoros, Marsalko,                                                                        rheology and
for the synthesis thereof                                              Kennedy                      5,840,814       08/693,418   11/24/1998   Polymer Science viscosity modifiers      278

                                                                                                                                                                 Implantable
Biological implants of semipermeable amphiphilic membranes             Kennedy, Shamlou, Levy       6,200,589       09/032,316   3/13/2001       Medical      diabetic treatment     279 CIP
Single sensor mixing box and methodology for preventing air            Gross, Rooke, Lenahan,                                                 Computers, Data Air handling unit,
handling unit coil freeze-up                                           Mullen                       6,318,096       09/655,248   11/20/2001     & Devices           HVAC               281

                                                                                                                                                                 X-ray medical
                                                                                                                                                                imaging, nuclear
Multimedia detectors for medical imaging                               Giakos                       6,207,958       09/117,925   3/27/2001        Medical           medicine           282




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    Current a/o: 04/06/2009                                                          The University of Akron                                                       Printed: 7/8/2010
                                                                                       Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                             Secondary
                                                                                                Patent      Application      Issue          Primary           Class/
Patent Title                                                               Inventor Name         No.           No.            Date           Class           Application        UA Tech ID
Polymerization, compatibilized blending, and particle size control of Lee, Lanterman, Pettit,
powder coatings in a supercritical fluid                              Fullerton                 6,340,722      09/148,364   1/22/2002    Polymer Science   Powder coatings         283



                                                                                                                                                           Personal contact
Hypoallergenic natural rubber latex and a process for making the                                                                                           products, gloves,
same                                                                 Schloman, McIntyre         6,054,525      08/714,122   4/25/2000        Medical       condoms, tubing         286


                                                                                                                                                            Oil additives,
                                                                                                                                                             Surfactants,
                                                                                                                                                              lubricants,
Star polymers having multiple arms emanating from a calixarene                                                                                              rheology and
core, initiators therefor, and method for the synthesis thereof      Kennedy, Majoros, Jacob    5,844,056      08/693,433   12/1/1998    Polymer Science viscosity modifiers       288
Thermoplastic compositions containing elastomers and fluorine                                                                                                  TPVs for
cotaining thermoplastics                                             Coran, Chung               6,066,697      09/140,127   5/23/2000    Polymer Science     Automotive            289

Catalytic fixed bed reactor systems for the destruction of                                                                                                 Water purification
contaminants in water by hydrogen peroxide                           Miller, Valentine          5,817,240      08/745,811   10/6/1998     Environmental     and treatment          297

                                                                                                                                                             Recycling
Thermoplastic rubbery compositions                                   Coran, Howard              5,889,119      08/895,789   3/30/1999    Polymer Science vulcanized rubber         298
Compositions and methods relating to the production, isolation,      Ju, Sundararajan,                                                                     Gas removal
and modification of gas vesicles                                     Kashyap                    6,036,940      08/968,283   3/14/2000     Biotechnology       (CO2)                300
                                                                     Ju, Sundararajan,                                                                     Gas removal
Method of removing gas from a site using gas vesicles of cells       Kashyap                    6,413,763      09/489,386    7/2/2002     Biotechnology       (CO2)              300 CIP
                                                                                                                                                           Microbubbles for
                                                                                                                                                             biological or
Gas vesicles of cells and methods of harvesting, isolating and                                                                                                 medical
modifying same                                                       Ju, Sundararajan           7,022,509      10/143,079    4/4/2006     Biotechnology       appications       300 CIP-2
                                                                                                                                                            Indoor wireless
Cone mapping physical optics for design of indoor communication                                                                          Computers, Data    communication
system                                                               Welch                      6,446,031      09/235,865    9/3/2002      & Devices           systems             301
                                                                                                                                         Computers, Data
Crossflow filter cyclone apparatus                                   Chase                      5,882,530      08/846,598   3/16/1999      & Devices           Filtration          305
Method for predicting future function values utilizing derivative                                                                        Computers, Data
samples                                                              Mugler, Wu                 6,314,327      09/067,835   11/6/2001      & Devices          Automotive           306
                                                                                                                                                             Bicomponent
                                                                                                                                                               networks,
Multi-component polymeric networds containing polyisobutylene        Kennedy, Sherman           6,005,051      08/998,907   12/21/1999   Polymer Science    polyisobutylene        308




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    Current a/o: 04/06/2009                                                        The University of Akron                                                       Printed: 7/8/2010
                                                                                     Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                           Secondary
                                                                                              Patent     Application       Issue          Primary            Class/
Patent Title                                                            Inventor Name          No.          No.             Date           Class           Application        UA Tech ID
                                                                                                                                                         Pharmaceuticals
                                                                                                                                                           Therapeutic
Method of synthesizing isoindolequinones and derivatives thereof   Youngs, Chakraborty       5,889,185       08/834,361   3/30/1999        Medical         compounds             309


                                                                                                                                                            Aspartase
                                                                                                                                                             enzyme
                                                                                                                                                          production for
                                                                   Viola, Jayasekera,                                                                    Food, agriculture,
Truncated aspartase enzyme derivatives and uses thereof            Saribas                   5,993,807       08/933,222   11/30/1999    Biotechnology        medical             310

                                                                                                                                                       Natural rubber for
                                                                                                                                                       gloves, balloons,
Reduced-lipid natural rubber latex                                 Schloman                  5,998,512       09/119,338   12/7/1999    Polymer Science     condoms               311

Phosphorus-containing monomers and flame retardant high impact Mitchell, Harwood,
monovinylidene aromatic polymer compositions derived therefrom Stobby, Priddy, Suh           6,503,992       09/912,083    1/7/2003    Polymer Science Flame Retardants          312
                                                                                                                                          Advanced         Medical or
Cut resistant polymeric films                                      Wu, Harris, Cheng         6,021,524       09/002,011    2/8/2000        materials    industrial gloves        314
                                                                                                                                                         PharmaceuticalsT
Metallocorrinoids as biologically compatible carriers of                                                                                                    herapeutic
pharmacological agents                                             Bauer                     5,936,082       09/000,581   8/10/1999        Medical         compounds             315
                                                                                                                                                              Fibers
Synthetically spun silk nanofibers and a process for making the    Zarkoob, Reneker,                                                                         Filtration
same                                                               Ertley, Eby, Hudson       6,110,590       09/096,904   8/29/2000    Nanotechnology       Biomedical           317


                                                                                                                                                          Oil additives,
                                                                                                                                                           Surfactants,
Star-block polymers having multiple polyisobutylene-containing                                                                                              lubricants,
diblock copolymer arms radiating from a siloxane core and method                                                                                          rheology and
for the synthetis                                                Kennedy, Shim               6,214,937       09/280,790   4/10/2001    Polymer Science viscosity modifiers       318
                                                                 Youngs, Tessier,                                                                          Dendrimers
Supramolecular structures and process for making the same        Rinaldi, Niu                6,288,197       09/299,887   9/11/2001    Polymer Science   Microcapsules           319
                                                                                                                                                           Oil additives
                                                                   Kennedy, Zsuga, Keki,                                                                  Viscosity index
Dynamic star polymers and a method for the synthesis thereof       Deak                      6,130,291       09/090,443   10/10/2000   Polymer Science       improvers           320

Catalytic fixed bed reactor systems for the destruction of                                                                                             Water purification
contaminants in water by hydrogen peroxide and ozone               Miller                    6,767,472       10/230,909   7/27/2004     Environmental   and treatment         321 CIP-2
                                                                                                                                                        Chain transfer
Chain transfer agent and its use in polymer synthesis              King, Harwood             6,399,731       09/204,116    6/4/2002    Polymer Science      agents               322



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    Current a/o: 04/06/2009                                                         The University of Akron                                                      Printed: 7/8/2010
                                                                                      Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                            Secondary
                                                                                               Patent     Application       Issue         Primary             Class/
Patent Title                                                              Inventor Name         No.          No.             Date          Class            Application   UA Tech ID
Multi-density and multi-atomic number detector media for                                                                                                   X-ray medical
applications                                                       Giakos                     6,069,362       09/078,991   5/30/2000       Medical       imaging, CT, PET    324

                                                                                                                                                         Inhalers, wound
                                                                                                                                                          care, implants,
Chitosan-based nitric oxide donor compositions                     Smith, Serhatkulu          6,261,594       09/199,732   7/17/2001      Medical            injectables      325
Transparent multi-zone crystal growth furnace and method for                                                                           Computers, Data   Acousto-optical
controlling the same                                               Duval, Batur, Bennett      6,139,627       09/157,820   9/21/1998     & Devices         tunable filters    326
                                                                                                                                                              Fibers
                                                                                                                                                            Filtration,
                                                                                                                                                           Biomedical,
                                                                                                                                                            Protective
Process and apparatus for the production of nanofibers             Reneker, Chun, Ertley      6,382,526       09/410,808   5/7/2002    Nanotechnology    Clothing, Military   329
                                                                                                                                                            Improved
Self-reinforced rubber matrix having high glass transition                                                                                                 performance
temperature thermoset domains                                      Hamed, Quirk, Kelley       6,476,131       09/856,227   11/5/2002   Polymer Science      elastomers        331
                                                                                                                                                           Conductive
Multi-layered artice having a conductive surface and a non-                                                                               Advanced         surfaces for
conductive core and process for making the same                    Jana, Isayev               6,172,155       09/198,736   1/9/2001       materials         Automotive        333
                                                                                                                                                         Electronic and
                                                                                                                                                        microelectronic
                                                                                                                                                         components,
                                                                                                                                          Advanced     integrated circuit
Polyimides used as microelectronic coatings                        Harris, Cheng              7,074,493       09/890,378   7/11/2006       materials           chips          335
                                                                                                                                       Computers, Data   Critical control
Hybrid multiple redundant computer system                          Abonamah, Freydel          6,550,018       09/506,849   4/15/2003      & Devices        computing          337
Polymers and copolymers prepared or modified by using cobalt                                                                                               Functional
complexes                                                          Harwood, Shim              6,602,960       09/914,345   8/5/2003    Polymer Science      polymers          339
                                                                                                                                                        Precious metal
Method for precious metal recovery from slag                       Chyi                       6,264,039   09/425,1444      7/24/2001    Environmental        recovery         343

                                                                                                                                                        Elastomers for
Dynamically vulcanized elastomeric blends including hydrogenated                                                                                       automotive belts,
acrylonitrile-butadiene copolymers                               Severe, White                6,403,722       09/678,347   6/11/2002   Polymer Science hoses, gaskets         346



                                                                                                                                                          Vascular graft,
                                                                                                                                                         stents, catheters,
Nitric-oxide modified linear poly(ethyleneimine) fibers and uses                                                                                         wound dressing,
thereof                                                            Smith, Reneker             6,737,447       09/571,444   5/18/2004       Medical        surgical threads    356



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    Current a/o: 04/06/2009                                                          The University of Akron                                                       Printed: 7/8/2010
                                                                                       Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                             Secondary
                                                                                                Patent     Application       Issue          Primary            Class/
Patent Title                                                              Inventor Name          No.          No.             Date           Class           Application        UA Tech ID
                                                                      Smith, Reneker,                                                                        Wound care,
                                                                      McManus, Schreuder-                                                                   dressings, non-
Electrospun fibers and an apparatus therefor                          Gibson, Mello, Sennett   6,753,454       09/571,841   6/22/2004        Medical            wovens             357

Amphiphilic networks, implantable immunoisolatory devices and         Kennedy, Keszler,                                                                       Implantable
methods of preparation                                                Fenyvesi                 6,365,171       09/433,660    4/2/2002        Medical       diabetic treatment      361

Three arm star compositions of matter having diblock arms based       Kennedy, Keszler,                                                                    TPEs, adhesives,
on polyisobutylene and methods of preparation                         Fenyvesi                 6,228,945       09/467,576    5/8/2001    Polymer Science     and coatings          362
                                                                                                                                                            Biocompatible
Physically crosslinked amphiphilic networks, methods of                                                                                                      coatings for
preparation, and uses thereof                                         Kennedy, Kurian          6,555,619       09/606,604   4/29/2003        Medical            implants           363
                                                                      Chase, Reneker,                                                                        Fiber mixing
Method and apparatus for mixing fibers                                Rangarajan, Mehta        7,163,334       10/220,991   1/16/2007    Nanotechnology          process           370
Method for removing metals from aqueous solutions using mixed                                                                                               Pollution control
lithic materials                                                      Sasowsky, Miller, Foon   6,984,328       09/776,298   1/10/2006     Environmental     Ore processing         372

                                                                      Smith, Kataphinan,                                                                     Preservation
Preservation of biological materials using fiber-forming techniques   Reneker, Dabney          6,821,479       09/879,386   11/23/2004       Medical       Controlled release      373
                                                                                                                                                         Ultrasonic mixing
Ultrasound assisted continuous process for making polymer blends                                                                                            for Polymer
and copolymers                                                   Isayev, Hong                  6,528,554       09/784,374    3/4/2003    Polymer Science       Blends              377
                                                                                                                                                                 High
                                                                                                                                                             performance
Melt processable PMR-type polyimides                                  Eby, Meador, Gariepy     6,642,348       09/798,335   11/4/2003    Polymer Science       polymers            378
                                                                                                                                                              Filtration of
Fibrous Media Utilizing Temperature Gradient and Methods of Use                                                                                              liquids from
Thereof                                                               Yarin, Reneker, Liu      7,147,694       10/466,970   12/12/2006   Nanotechnology     gaseous vapors         379
Electrically tunable microlens array formed by pattern
polymerization of photopoymerizable mixtures containing liquid                                                                                              Liquid crystal
crystals                                                              Kyu, Nwabunma            6,815,016       10/312,461   11/9/2004    Polymer Science   display devices         380
Photonic processors and optical guiding structures for lightwave                                                                                           Space research
applications, systems, and techniques                                 Giakos                   6,804,041       10/457,287   10/12/2004       Security          Military            381


                                                                                                                                                            Isocyanate
                                                                                                                                                          production for
                                                                                                                                                            pesticides,
                                                                                                                                                         urethane foams,
Synthesis of carbamate through low pressure heterogeneous             Chuang, Chi, Chen,                                                                    adhesives,
oxidative carbonylation of amines                                     Toochinda                6,541,653       09/843,045    4/1/2003    Polymer Science      coatings             383



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                                                                                             Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                                   Secondary
                                                                                                      Patent     Application       Issue          Primary            Class/
Patent Title                                                                 Inventor Name             No.          No.             Date           Class           Application          UA Tech ID
Block copolymers of lactone and lactam, compatibilizing agents,                                                                                                      Blends,
and compatibilized polymer blends                                        White, Kim                  6,486,257       09/832,228   11/26/2002   Polymer Science    Compatibilizers          385
                                                                                                                                                                   Enzymatic
Polymer-protein surfactants                                              Wang                        6,927,051       10/116,611    8/9/2005     Biotechnology     bioprocessing            393
                                                                                                                                                                   Improved
Synthesis and characterization of nanocomposites by emulsion                                                                                                      performance
polymerization                                                           Brittain, Huang             6,900,262       10/381,961   5/31/2005    Polymer Science   Nanocomposites            395
                                                                                                                                                                  Therapeutic or
Carbene porphyrins and carbene porphyrinoids, methods of                 Youngs, Tessier, Kofron,                                                                   diagnostic
preparation and uses thereof                                             Simons, Garrison            6,919,448       10/416,149   7/19/2005        Medical           medicine              398
                                                                                                                                                                      Fibers
                                                                                                                                                                    Filtration,
                                                                                                                                                                   Biomedical,
                                                                                                                                                                    Protective
Process and apparatus for the production of nanofibers                   Reneker                     6,520,425       09/934,228   2/18/2003    Nanotechnology    Clothing, Military        399
                                                                                                                                                                      Fibers
                                                                                                                                                                    Filtration,
                                                                                                                                                                   Biomedical,
                                                                                                                                                                    Protective
Process and apparatus for the production of nanofibers                   Reneker                     6,695,992       10/054,627   1/22/2002    Nanotechnology    Clothing, Military        400
Star polymers having statistical poly(isobutylene-co-styrene)                                                                                                     Oil additives,
copolymer arms                                                           Kennedy, Hull               6,512,056       09/802,338   1/28/2003    Polymer Science       coatings              401
                                                                                                                                                  Advanced        Biax oriented
Film blowing process                                                     White, Nie                  5,082,616       07/603,814   1/21/1992        materials       PVDF Films              403
                                                                                                                                                                 Polymeric media
Multi-component polymeric networks containing poly(ethylene                                                                                                      for artificial organ
glycol)                                                                  Kennedy, Kurian             6,528,584       09/833,774    3/4/2003       Medical              implants            407
Carbonized pitch moldings prepared from synthetic mesophase                                                                                      Advanced         Pitch Fibers for
pitch and heat-soaked isotropic pitch                                    Isayev, Choi                7,018,526       09/998,938   3/28/2006      materials            Aerospace            411
Synthetic Polymers with Highly-Functionalized Liquid-Rubber                                                                                                        Functionalized
Chain-End Moieties                                                       Quirk, Zhou                 7,235,615       10/782,432   6/26/2007    Polymer Science      liquid rubbers         412
Allylation Poly(vinyl chloride) and further functionalization of allyl                                                                                                 Blends,
groups                                                                   Kennedy, Pi                 6,727,321       09/604,309   4/27/2004    Polymer Science     Compatibilizers         413
Addition of unsaturated hydrocarbons to poly(vinyl chloride) and                                                                                                       Blends,
functionalization thereof                                                Kennedy, Pi                 6,831,133       09/732,967   12/14/2004   Polymer Science     Compatibilizers       413 CIP
                                                                                                                                                                   Encapsulation
Poly(cyclosiloxane) composition and synthesis                            Kennedy, Kurian             7,071,277       10/493,146    7/4/2006    Polymer Science         coatings            415

                                                                                                                                                                Linear and star
Polymerization of Oxiranes with a Lithium-Containing Initiator           Mathers, Quirk              7,157,549       10/852,980    1/2/2007    Polymer Science oxirane polymers            416



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                                                                                         Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                            Secondary
                                                                                                  Patent     Application       Issue         Primary         Class/
Patent Title                                                               Inventor Name           No.          No.             Date          Class         Application     UA Tech ID
                                                                       Hoo Fatt, Bekar,                                                   Computers, Data
Tensile Impact Apparatus                                               Padoyan                   7,320,242       10/387,095   1/22/2008     & Devices     Mechanical tester    417



                                                                                                                                                            PET in blow
Ultrasound assisted process for increasing the crystallinity of slow                                                                                      molding, injection
crystallizable polymers                                                Isayev, Rieckert          6,713,600       10/342,075   3/30/2004   Polymer Science molding, extrusion     418
                                                                                                                                                            Thermochromic
                                                                                                                                                              materials in
                                                                                                                                             Advanced        rubber or tire
Temperature Indicator Using Thermochromic Materials                    Kelley, Rosenbaum         7,278,369       10/504,038   10/9/2007      materials        processing         419
                                                                                                                                                                Porous
Fibrous catalyst-immobalization system                                 Reneker, Chase, Smith     6,916,758       10/445,542   7/12/2005   Nanotechnology      membranes          420

Polyisobutylene-Based Block Anionomers and Cationomers and                                                                                                  Block copolymer
Synthesis Thereof                                                      Fang, Kennedy             7,196,142       10/406,369   3/27/2007   Polymer Science       ionomers         421
                                                                       Harris, Cheng,
Waveplate and Optical Circuit Formed from Mesogen-Containing           Purchase, McKenzie,                                                  Advanced            Tele-
Polymer                                                                Huang, Ge, Zang           6,870,978       10/269,147   3/22/2005      materials      communications       428
                                                                                                                                          Computers, Data
Controlling an electric motor                                          Hossain ; Husain          7,042,189       10/136,043   5/9/2006      & Devices         Electric motor     429

                                                                                                                                                              Surfactants,
                                                                                                                                                               lubricants,
Star block copolymers comprising polyisobutylene-B-                    Kennedy, Fang,                                                                        rheology and
polyacrylonitrile arms radiating from an aromatic core                 Moustafa                  6,930,151       10/406,372   8/16/2005   Polymer Science viscosity modifiers    433

Amphiphilic networks, implantable immunoiisolatory devices, and                                                                                              Implantable
methods of preparation                                                 Kennedy, Isayeva          6,727,322       10/114,162   4/27/2004       Medical     diabetic treatment     434
Poly(vinyl chloride)-g-poly(alpha-methylstyrene) having a single                                                                                               Blends,
glass transition temperature                                           Kennedy, Pi               6,384,147       09/811,938   5/7/2002    Polymer Science Compatibilizers        438
                                                                                                                                                                Batteries,
                                                                       Hartley, Tom; Lorenzo,                                                               electrical storage
Optimal battery charging for damage mitigation                         Carl                      7,489,107       10/517,674   2/10/2009        Energy             device         439
                                                                                                                                              Chemical
Methyl 2,4,9 Trithiaadamantane-7-Carboxylate                           Hu, Jun                   7,348,441       10/562,090   3/25/2008      technology     Organic synthesis    452




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                                                                                           Granted US Patents

                                                                                                                                                                 Secondary
                                                                                                    Patent     Application       Issue          Primary           Class/
Patent Title                                                                 Inventor Name           No.          No.             Date           Class           Application       UA Tech ID



                                                                                                                                                             TPEs, lubricants,
                                                                        Kennedy, Peetz,                                                                         rheology or
Star block copolymers and related synthetic methods                     Moustafa                   6,852,804       10/424,035    2/8/2005    Polymer Science viscosity modifiers      458
                                                                                                                                                 Chemical      Phase-transfer
Boron-based organic cations and related methods                         Ziegler, Christopher J.    7,417,151       11/010,222   8/26/2008       technology        catalysts           462
                                                                                                                                                 Chemical    Molecular wire or
7-Ethynyl-2,4,9-trithiaadamantane and related methods                   Hu                         7,501,529       10/562,088     39882         technology         device             467
                                                                                                                                             Computers, Data     Method for
Robust DSP Integrator for Accelerometer Signals                         Mugler, Wu                 7,130,764       10/818,182   10/31/2006       & Devices       calculation          468
                                                                                                                                                                  Ceramic
                                                                                                                                                              nanofibers, fiber
Size controlled fibers, tubes and channels synthesized by               Khatri, Lubna; Chase,                                                                synthesis, sol-gel
heterogeneous deposition via sol-gel processing                         George C.                  7,482,297       11/239,180   27-Jan-09    Nanotechnology       process             470
                                                                        Islam, Mir, Sebastian,                                               Computers, Data    Sensorless
Sensorless control of switched reluctance electric machines             Husain                     6,801,012       10/404,421   10/5/2004       & Devices        operations           472
Polymerization of I-Butene in Hydrocarbon Media Using                                                                                                             Initiator
Bis(Borane) Co-Initiators                                               Collins, Lewis, Piers      7,196,149       10/817,187   3/27/2007    Polymer Science    technology            477
                                                                                                                                                                  Biomedical
                                                                                                                                                               applications, i.e
Hybrid Polyurethanes                                                    Kennedy, Peetz             7,105,622       10/858,710   9/12/2006    Polymer Science      opthalmics          479
                                                                                                                                                               Optical imaging
Multispectral, multifusion, laser-polarimetric optical imaging system   Giakos                     7,428,050       10/560,293   9/23/2008        Security            system           483
Polymerization of I-Butene in Hydrocarbon Media Using                                                                                                               Initiator
Bis(Borane) Co-Initiators                                               Collins, Kennedy, Lewis    7,202,317       10/817,465   4/10/2007    Polymer Science      technology          490
Plasticized Hydrophilic Glasses for Improved Stabilization of           Sokolov, Cicerone,                                                                     Preservation of
Biological Agents                                                       Tellington, Trost          7,101,693       10/199,061    9/5/2006     Biotechnology    biological agents      499

Process for Preparing Siloxane Compounds                                Kennedy, Daum              7,388,065       11/291,319   6/17/2008    Polymer Science Organic synthesis        532
                                                                                                                                             Computers, Data Optical imaging
Multi-wavelength imaging system                                         Giakos                     7,420,675       11/129,769    9/2/2008       & Devices        system               553
                                                                                                                                                                   Micron
                                                                                                                                             Computers, Data      particulate
Coulter Counter Having a Plurality of Channels                          Hu, Zhe, Zhang             7,397,232       11/582,945    7/8/2008      & Devices           counter            582

                                                                                                                                             Computers, Data      Improved
Dual/Triple Redundant Computer System                                   Ida, Freydel               7,047,440       10/899,667   5/16/2006      & Devices       computer system        616




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                                                                                                                                                         Secondary
                                                                                                                                                          Class/
Title                                                             Inventor                  Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date   Primary Class         Application        UA Tech ID

Amphiphilic networks, implantable immunoiisolatory devices, and                                                                                           Implantable
methods of preparation                                            Kennedy, Isayeva          6,727,322    10/114,162   4/27/2004        Medical         diabetic treatment      434
                                                                                                                                      Specialty
Free radical copper(II)-enolate polymerization initiators         Harwood, Goodrich         5,405,913    08/034,103   4/11/1995       polymers           Pzn. Initiators       198
                                                                                                                                      Specialty
Free radical copper(II)-enolate polymerization initiators         Harwood, Goodrich         5,470,928    08/381,472   11/28/1995      polymers           Pzn. Initiators     198 DIV

Alternating copolymerization of donor monomers having protected   Harwood, Majumdar,                                                                      Antistatic or
amine groups with acceptor monomers                               Yang                      4,898,915    06/525,953    Expired       Copolymers        thickening agents        64

Phosphorus-containing monomers and flame retardant high impact Mitchell, Harwood,                                                     Specialty
monovinylidene aromatic polymer compositions derived therefrom Stobby, Priddy, Suh          6,503,992    09/912,083    1/7/2003       polymers         Flame Retardants        312

                                                                  Greuel, Arvanitopoulos,                                             Specialty
Cobaloxime photoinitiated free radical polymerizations            Harwood                   5,468,785    08/228,302   11/21/1995      polymers          Pzn. Initiators        241
                                                                                                                                      Specialty         Chain transfer
Chain transfer agent and its use in polymer synthesis             King, Harwood             6,399,731    09/204,116    6/4/2002       polymers             agents              322
Polymers and copolymers prepared or modified by using cobalt                                                                          Specialty          Functional
complexes                                                         Harwood, Shim             6,602,960    09/914,345    8/5/2003       polymers            polymers             339
Process to improve chemical and oxidative stability of
hydrogenated polymers                                             Harwood, Jolly            5,597,875    08/495,210   1/28/1997    Functionalization      Stabilizers          227
                                                                                                                                      Specialty
Organo-solube polyimides from substituted dianhydrides            Harris, Lin               5,395,918    08/230,636    3/7/1995       polymers             Coatings            225
                                                                                                                                                         Oil additives
                                                                                                                                      Specialty            Rubber
Living catalysts, complexes and polymers therefrom                Kennedy, Faust            4,910,321    07/156,538   3/20/1990       polymers           plasticizers         73 CIP
                                                                                                                                                         Oil additives
                                                                                                                                      Specialty            Rubber
Living catalysts, complexes and polymers therefrom                Kennedy, Faust            5,122,572    07/443,468   6/16/1992       polymers           plasticizers       73 CIP DIV
                                                                                                                                                        Aqueous and
                                                                                                                                      Specialty        organic soluble
Amphiphilic poymers and method of making said polymers            Kennedy, Hongu            4,888,389    06/698,453    Expired        polymers             polymrs              72
                                                                                                                                                        Relay ladder
Relay ladder control system for simulation and monitoring         Welch                     5,777,869    08/353,181    7/7/1998    Process control     control system          164
                                                                                                                                      Polymer             Polymer
Self-reinforced composite and process for preparing same          Isayev                    5,260,380    07/824,334   11/9/1993      processing          composites            167
Process for preparation of non-conjugated diolefins               Summers, Hamilton         5,245,098    07/823,321   9/14/1993    Olefin polymers     Medical-devices         168
                                                                                                                                      Polymer
Continuous ultrasonic devulcanization of vulcanized elastomers    Isayev, Chen              5,284,625    08/078,519    2/8/1994      processing         Devulcanization      171 CIP
                                                                                                                                                         Secondary
                                                                                                                                                          Class/
Title                                                                Inventor                 Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date   Primary Class       Application        UA Tech ID
                                                                                                                                        Polymer
Continuous ultrasonic devulcanization of vulcanized elastomers       Isayev                   5,258,413    07/902,074   11/2/1993      processing       Devulcanization        171

Comined sorbent/catalyst system                                      Greene                   5,414,201    08/144,128   10/27/1993   New compounds      VOC adsorption         180
Bandage for continuous application of biologicals                    Eckert, Smith, Schafer   5,487,889    08/106,165   1/30/1996    Medical devices     Wound Care          182 CIP
Aldehyde-telechelic polyisobutylenes, catalytic method for
preparing the same with high conversion and selectivity, and block   Kennedy, Goodall,                                                  Specialty
copolymers made therefrom                                            Lubnin                   5,340,881    07/976,532   8/23/1994       polymers       Block copolymers        185

Hydrolytically labile microspheres of polysaccharide crosslinked                                                                                       Composition for
with cyanogen halide and their appplication in wound dressings       Smith, Chakravarthy      5,549,908    08/065,742   8/27/1996        Medical        Wound Care             188

                                                                                                                                                       Monitoring device
                                                                                                                                                          for wound
                                                                                                                                                        surface texture
Method and aparatus for non-invasive volume and texture analysis     Smith, Bhat              5,588,428    08/054,797   12/31/1996       Medical          and profile          192

Single phase blends of polycarbonate and polymethyl methacrylate Kyu, Saldanha                4,743,654                  Expired                                                87
                                                                                                                                                         Oil additives
                                                                                                                                        Specialty          Rubber
Living polymerization of olefins to end-functionalized polymers      Kennedy, Mishra          4,929,683    07/500,771   11/19/1991      polymers         plasticizers         90 DIV
                                                                                                                                                         Oil additives
                                                                                                                                        Specialty          Rubber
Living polymerization of olefins to end-functionalized polymers      Kennedy, Mishra          5,066,730    07/500,771   11/19/1991      polymers         plasticizers         90 DIV
Wholly aromatic polyester fiber-reinforced polyetherimide
composite and process for preparing same                             Isayev, Swaminathan      4,835,047                  Expired                                                95
                                                                                                                                       Fabricated        Electrically
                                                                                                                                      performance      conducting films
Poly-pyridinium salts                                                Harris, Chuang           5,863,651                  6/9/1998       materials         and fibers        96 CIP CON

                                                                                                                                                          Conductng
                                                                                                                                        Specialty       polymers, anti-
Poly-pyridinium salts                                                Harris, Chuang           5,763,563    08/296,807    6/9/1998       polymers       corrosive coatings     96 CIP
                                                                                                                                                          Cryogenic
                                                                                                                                        Polymer         polymerization
Non-fouling liquid nitrogen cooled polymerization process            Kennedy, Zsuga           4,914,166    07/145,962    4/3/1990      processing           process             98
                                                                                                                                                       Pharmaceutical
                                                                                                                                                       Sustained Drug
Amphiphilic networks                                                 Ivan, Kennedy, Mackey    5,073,381    07/537,508   12/17/1991       Medical          Delivery           101 CIP
Amphiphilic networks                                                 Kennedy                  4,942,204    07/232,444   7/17/1990        Medical       Medical-devices         101
                                                                                                                                                     Secondary
                                                                                                                                                      Class/
Title                                                               Inventor           Patent No.    Appl. No.    Issue Date    Primary Class        Application       UA Tech ID
Moldable and/or extrudable poly(enamine ketone-co-alkylene                                                                         Specialty
ether) block copolymers                                           Harris, Russell      5,061,764     07/368,802   10/29/1991       polymers        Block copolymers       104
Catalyst for destruction of hazardous chlorinated wastes and      Greene, Cheung,                                                  Chemical         Environmental
process for preparing the catalyst                                Danals, Vimawala      5,075,273    07/442,063   12/24/1991       Catalysts       Waste treatment        108
                                                                  Kennedy, Puskas,      RE34,640                                   Specialty        Thermoplastic
Thermoplastic elstomers of isobutylene and process of preparation Kaszas, Hager        (4,946,899)   07/875,082   6/14/1992        polymers           Elastomers         109 RE
                                                                                                                                                          High
Wholly aromatic polyester fiber-reinforced high performance                                                                        Polymer           performance
thermoplastic and process for preparing same                        Isayev             5,006,402     07/344,703    4/9/1991       composites           materials          113
Method of lithiating a tertiary chloro alkyl compound and the                                                                                        Oil additives
product provided by said method                                     Peng, Kennedy      4,906,705     07/177,433    3/6/1990    Polymer synthesis    Polyisobutylene       118
                                                                                                                                   Specialty         Polyurethane
Polyurethane Foam                                                   Kennedy            4,939,184     07/320,119    3/7/1989        polymers              Foam             122
                                                                                                                                                         High
Self polymerizable phenylquinoxalines, their preparation and use in                                                               Specialty          performance
polyphenylquinoxaline homopolymers and copolymers                   Harris, Korleski   5,115,078     07/635,487    2/4/1991       polymers             materials        124 CON
                                                                                                                                                         High
                                                                                                                                  Specialty          performance
Polyimides comprising substituted benzidines                        Harris             5,071,997     07/382,435   7/20/1989       polymers             materials          126
                                                                                                                                                         High
Method of depositing and fusing charged polymer particles on                                                                       Polymer           performance
continuous filaments                                                Throne, Ogden      5,370,911     07/511,574   12/6/1994       composites           materials          127
                                                                                                                                                         High
Method of depositing and fusing charged polymer particles onto                                                                     Polymer           performance
moistened continuous filaments                                      Throne             5,364,657     07/505,519   11/15/1994      composites           materials          131
                                                                                                                                                         High
                                                                                                                                  Specialty          performance
Thermoplastic polyimides and composites therefrom                   Harris             5,360,671     08/009,718   11/1/1994       polymers             materials        138 DIV

                                                                                                                                   Polymer           High strength
Self-reinforced thermoplastic composite laminate                    Isayev             5,268,225     07/801,429   12/7/1993       composites       polymer laminates    163 CIP

Process for preparing a self-reinforced thermoplastic composite                                                                    Polymer           High strength
laminate                                                            Isayev             5,238,638     07/853,140   8/24/1993       composites       polymer laminates    163 DIV
                                                                    Galiatsatos,                                                   Specialty          Transparent
Polymeric networks of polysiloxane with increased modulus           Subramanian        5,376,738     08/125,477   12/27/1994       polymers            Elastomers         194
                                                                                                                                                         High
                                                                                                                                  Specialty          performance
Heat-resistant laminate materials and preparation thereof           Harris, Furutani   5,397,847     08/092,225   3/14/1995       polymers             materials        195 CIP
                                                                                                                                                             Secondary
                                                                                                                                                               Class/
Title                                                                 Inventor                  Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date    Primary Class        Application        UA Tech ID
                                                                      Lee, Gencer, Fullerton,                                              Polymer          Environmental
Depolymerization process                                              Azzam                     5,386,055    08/105,885   1/31/1995       processing        Waste handling         196
                                                                                                                                          Fabricated
                                                                                                                                         performance         Construction
Wide rope with reduced internal contact stresses                      Conway                    5,375,404    08/029,128   12/27/1994       materials          materials            199
                                                                                                                                                                 High
                                                                                                                                          Specialty          performance
Thermoplastic copolyimides and composites therefrom                   Harris, Gabori            5,328,979    07/976,484   7/12/1994        polymers            materials           200
                                                                                                                                           Polymer            Recycling
Oxidative decoupling of scrap rubber                                  Lee, Azzam, Kocher        5,516,952    08/354,526   5/14/1996       processing        Waste reduction      204 CIP
                                                                                                                                           Polymer
Printing Process                                                      McQuaide                  5,523,273    08/064,542    6/4/1996       processing           Printing            201
                                                                                                                                                            Environmntal
Gas removal apparatus                                                 Chyi, Quick               5,438,324    08/134,964    8/1/1995    Building Clean Air       HVAC               207
                                                                                                                                                                 High
                                                                                                                                           Specialty         performance
High impact strength polyamides                                       Nakajima                  5,376,712    08/119,022   12/27/1994       polymers            materials           210
                                                                                                                                          Fabricated
                                                                                                                                         performance        Optical Films for
Negative birefringent polymer films                                   Harris, Cheng             5,344,916    08/072,137    9/6/1994        materials          LC displays        212 CIP
                                                                                                                                          Fabricated
                                                                                                                                         performance        Optical Films for
Negative birefringent polymer films                                   Harris, Cheng             5,480,964    08/230,729    1/2/1996        materials          LC displays       212 CIP-B
                                                                                                                                          Fabricated
                                                                                                                                         performance        Optical Films for
Non-birefringent optical adhesives and films                          Kyu                       5,905,554    08/778,853   5/18/1999        materials          LC displays        214 CON
                                                                                                                                          Computer          Improved virtual
Electromyographic virtual reality system                              Reddy, Sukthankar          5,482.05    08/209,992    1/9/1996       Engineering        reality system        216

                                                                      Greene, Ramachandran,                                               Chemical          Environmental
Selective oxidation catalysts for halogenated organics                Chatterjee                5,457,268    08/144,125   10/10/1995      Catalysts         Waste treatment        221
Polymer compositions and products made therefrom having
noninear optical properties; methods for their synthesis, and for the                                                                      Specialty      Optical Films for
production of the products                                            Brittain, Kulig, Moore    5,405,926    08/135,782   4/11/1995        polymers        light switches          223
Thermoplastic compositions containing elastomers and fluorine                                                                              Specialty          TPVs for
cotaining thermoplastics                                              Coran, Chung              6,066,697    09/140,127   5/23/2000        polymers          Automotive            289
Catalytic fixed bed reactor systems for the destruction of                                                                                                Environmental
contaminants in water by hydrogen peroxide                            Miller, Valentine         5,817,240    08/745,811   10/6/1998    Water purification Water treatment          297
                                                                                                                                                         Secondary
                                                                                                                                                           Class/
Title                                                                Inventor                   Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date   Primary Class     Application         UA Tech ID
                                                                                                                                                           Binders,
Water soluble, curable copolymers, methods of preparation and                                                                            Specialty      adhesives and
uses thereof                                                         Galiatsatos, Zheng         6,599,987    09/669,816   7/29/2003      polymers          coatings             228
Polymeric wound healing accelerators                                 Smith, Pulfer, Shabani     5,519,020    08/330,596   5/21/1996       Medical        Wound Care             233
                                                                                                                                                        Pharmaceutical
Time-release delivery matrix composition and corresponding                                                                                              Controlled Drug
controlled-release compositions                                      Galiatsatos, Alabakovska   5,676,972    08/391,420   10/14/1997      Medical          Release              236
                                                                                                                                        Fabricated
                                                                                                                                       performance     Optical Films for
Negative birefringent rigid rod polymer films                        Harris, Cheng              5,580,950    08/322,314   12/3/1996      materials       LC displays          244 CIP
Higher order star polymers having multiple polyisobutylene arms
radiating from a condensed core of siloxanes and a method of                                                                             Specialty       Oil additives
synthesis thereof                                                    Kennedy, Omura, Lubnin     5,836,392    08/861,395    1/5/1999      polymers       Polyisobutylene       258 CIP
Apparatus and method for electrostatic endothelial cell sedding in                                                                                      Endothelial cell
a vascular prosthesis                                                Bowlin, Rittgers           5,714,359    08/541,248    2/3/1998       Medical           seeding             268
Apparatus and method for electrostatic endothelial cell sedding                                                                                         Endothelial cell
and DNA transfection in a vascular prosthesis                        Bowlin, Rittgers           5,723,324    08/723,320    3/3/1998       Medical           seeding           268 CIP
Vulcanizable elastomeric composition and thermoplastic                                                                                   Specialty
vulcanizate employing the same                                       Coran, Chung               5,936,038    08/689,455   8/10/1999      polymers            TPVs               272

                                                                                                                                                       Study of chaotic
Apparatus for generating nonlinear dynamic chaotic motion            Fenkanyn, Hartley          6.015,296    08/794,686   1/18/2000       Devices        mixing flows           273
Hydrolytically unstable, biocompatible polymer                       Smith, Rao                 5,962,520    09/054,098   10/5/1999       Medical      Pharmaceutical           275
                                                                                                                                                           Weight
                                                                                                                                                         measurement
Electromagnetically controlled load cell                             Veillette                  5,850,057    08/707,411   12/15/1998      Devices           device              276

                                                                                                                                                           Surfactants,
                                                                                                                                                            lubricants,
Multi-arm star polymers having a well-defined core and methods       Majoros, Marsalko,                                                  Specialty        rheology and
for the synthesis thereof                                            Kennedy                    5,840,814    08/693,418   11/24/1998     polymers      viscosity modifiers      278

                                                                                                                                                          Implantable
Biological implants of semipermeable amphiphilic membranes           Kennedy, Shamlou, Levy     6,200,589    09/032,316   3/13/2001       Medical      diabetic treatment     279 CON
Single sensor mixing box and methodology for preventing air          Gross, Rooke, Lenahan,                                                            Air handling unit,
handling unit coil freeze-up                                         Mullen                     6,318,096    09/655,248   11/20/2001      Devices            HVAC               281

                                                                                                                                                        X-ray medical
                                                                                                                                                       imaging, nuclear
Multimedia detectors for medical imaging                             Giakos                     6,207,958    09/117,925   3/27/2001       Medical          medicine             282
                                                                                                                                                              Secondary
                                                                                                                                                               Class/
Title                                                                   Inventor                  Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date   Primary Class        Application         UA Tech ID
Polymerization, compatibilized blending, and particle size control of   Lee, Lanterman, Pettit,                                             Polymer
powder coatings in a supercritical fluid                                Fullerton                 6,340,722    09/148,364   1/22/2002      processing       Powder coatings          283
Polymerization, compatibilized blending, and particle size control of   Lee, Lanterman, Pettit,                                             Polymer
powder coatings in a supercritical fluid                                Fullerton                 6,849,678    10/042,488    2/1/2005      processing       Powder coatings        283 DIV

                                                                                                                                             Medical
Hypoallergenic natural rubber latex and a process for making the                                                                         Personal contact      Gloves,
same                                                                    Schloman, McIntyre        6,054,525    08/714,122   4/25/2000        products       condoms, tubing          286


                                                                                                                                                               Oil additives,
                                                                                                                                                                Surfactants,
                                                                                                                                                                 lubricants,
Star polymers having multiple arms emanating from a calixarene                                                                              Specialty          rheology and
core, initiators therefor, and method for the synthesis thereof         Kennedy, Majoros, Jacob   5,844,056    08/693,433   12/1/1998       polymers        viscosity modifiers      288


                                                                                                                                                               Oil additives,
                                                                                                                                                                Surfactants,
                                                                                                                                                                 lubricants,
Star polymers having multiple arms emanating from a calixarene                                                                              Specialty          rheology and
core, initiators therefor, and method for the synthesis thereof         Kennedy, Majoros, Jacob   5,804,664    08/862,581    9/9/1998       polymers        viscosity modifiers    288 CIP

                                                                                                                                             Polymer            Recycling
Thermoplastic rubbery compositions                                      Coran, Howard             5,889,119    08/895,789   3/30/1999       processing      vulcanized rubber        298
Compositions and methods relating to the production, isolation,         Ju, Sundararajan,                                                   Biological        Gas removal
and modification of gas vesicles                                        Kashyap                   6,036,940    08/968,283   3/14/2000       technique            (CO2)               300
                                                                        Ju, Sundararajan,                                                   Biological        Gas removal
Method of removing gas from a site using gas vesicls of cells           Kashyap                   6,413,763    09/489,386    7/2/2002       technique            (CO2)             300 CIP

                                                                                                                                                            Oil drilling, water
Crossflow filter cyclone apparatus                                      Chase, Schapel            6,210,575    09/268,113    4/3/2001        Devices            separation         305 CIP
                                                                                                                                                             Indoor wireless
Cone mapping physical optics for design of indoor communication                                                                            Computer          communication
system                                                                  Welch                     6,446,031    09/235,865    9/3/2002      Engineering          systems              301
                                                                                                                                            Aspartase             Food,
                                                                        Viola, Jayasekera,                                                   enzyme            agriculture,
Truncated aspartase enzyme derivatives and uses thereof                 Saribas                   5,993,807    08/933,222   11/30/1999      production           medical             310
                                                                                                                                            Aspartase
                                                                        Viola, Jayasekera,                                                   enzyme
Truncated aspartase enzyme derivatives and uses thereof                 Saribas                   6,133,013    09/272,114   10/17/2000      production           Medical           310 DIV
                                                                                                                                                           Secondary
                                                                                                                                                            Class/
Title                                                                 Inventor                 Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date    Primary Class       Application        UA Tech ID
Method for predicting future function values utilizing derivative                                                                        Method for
samples                                                               Mugler, Wu               6,314,327    09/067,835   11/6/2001       calculation        Automotive           306
                                                                                                                                                           Bicomponent
                                                                                                                                         Specialty          networds,
Multi-component polymeric networds containing polyisobutylene         Kennedy, Sherman         6,005,051    08/998,907   12/21/1999      polymers         polyisobutylene        308
                                                                                                                                                        PharmaceuticalsT
                                                                                                                                                           herapeutic
Method of synthesizing isoindolequinones and derivatives thereof      Youngs, Chakraborty      5,889,185    08/834,361   3/30/1999        Medical         compounds              309

                                                                                                                                                        Natural rubber for
                                                                                                                                         Specialty      gloves, balloons,
Reduced-lipid natural rubber latex                                    Schloman                 5,998,512    09/119,338   12/7/1999       polymers           condoms              311
                                                                                                                                                        PharmaceuticalsT
Metallocorrinoids as biologically compatible carriers of                                                                                                   herapeutic
pharmacological agents                                                Bauer                    5,936,082    09/000,581   8/10/1999        Medical         compounds              315
Synthetically spun silk nanofibers and a process for making the       Zarkoob, Reneker,                                                                   Biomedical
same                                                                  Ertley, Eby, Hudson      6,110,590    09/096,904   8/29/2000         Fibers           Filtration           317


                                                                                                                                                           Oil additives,
                                                                                                                                                            Surfactants,
Star-block polymers having multiple polyisobutylene-containing                                                                                               lubricants,
diblock copolymer arms radiating from a siloxane core and method                                                                         Specialty         rheology and
for the synthetis                                                Kennedy, Shim                 6,214,937    09/280,790   4/10/2001       polymers       viscosity modifiers      318
                                                                 Youngs, Tessier,                                                        Specialty          Dendrimers
Supramolecular structures and process for making the same        Rinaldi, Niu                  6,288,197    09/299,887   9/11/2001       polymers         Microcapsules          319
                                                                 Youngs, Tessier,                                                        Specialty
Supramolecular structures and process for making the same        Rinaldi, Niu                  6,794,327    09/888,118   9/21/2004       polymers           Dendrimers         319 CON
                                                                                                                                                           Oil additives
                                                                      Kennedy, Zsuga, Keki,                                              Specialty        Viscosity index
Dynamic star polymers and a method for the synthesis thereof          Deak                     6,130,291    09/090,443   10/10/2000      polymers            improvers           320
Method for removing metals from aqueous solutions using mixed                                                                                             Environmental/
lithic materials                                                      Sasowsky, Miller, Foon   6,984,328    09/776,298   1/10/2006     Ore processing     pollution control      372

                                                                      Smith, Kataphinan,                                                                   Preservation
Preservation of biological materials using fiber-forming techniques   Reneker, Dabney          6,821,479    09/879,386   11/23/2004       Medical        Controlled release     373 US
Catalytic fixed bed reactor systems for the destruction of                                                                                                Environmental
contaminants in water by hydrogen peroxide and ozone                  Miller                   6,767,472    10/230,909   7/27/2004    Water purification Water treatment      321 CIP-2
Multi-density and multi-atomic number detector media for                                                                                                   X-ray medical
applications                                                          Giakos                   6,069,362    09/078,991   5/30/2000        Medical        imaging, CT, PET        324
                                                                                                                                                   Secondary
                                                                                                                                                    Class/
Title                                                           Inventor                Patent No.   Appl. No.     Issue Date   Primary Class      Application        UA Tech ID

                                                                                                                                                 Inhalers, wound
                                                                                                                                                  care, implants,
Chitosan-based nitric oxide donor compositions                  Smith, Serhatkulu       6,261,594    09/199,732    7/17/2001       Medical          injectables          325
                                                                                                                                                  Wound Care,
                                                                                                                                                     implants,
Chitosan-based nitric oxide donor compositions                  Smith, Yazici           6,451,337    09/576,096    9/17/2002       Medical          injectables        325 CIP
Transparent multi-zone crystal growth furnace and method for                                                                                     Acousto-optical
controlling the same                                            Duval, Batur, Bennett   6,139,627    09/157,820    9/21/1998        Optics        tunable filters        326
Transparent multi-zone crystal growth furnace and method for                                                                                     Acousto-optical
controlling the same                                            Duval, Batur, Bennett   6,176,924    09/573,756    1/23/2001        Optics        tunable filters      326 DIV
                                                                                                                                                       High
                                                                                                                                                   performance
                                                                                                                                                      Filters,
                                                                                                                                                  biomaterials,
                                                                                                                                                    protective
Process and apparatus for the production of nanofibers          Reneker, Chun, Ertley   6,382,526    09/410,808     5/7/2002        Fibers       clothing, military      329
                                                                                                                                                    Improved
Self-reinforced rubber matrix having high glass transition                                                                        Specialty        performance
temperature thermoset domains                                   Hamed, Quirk, Kelley    6,476,131    09/856,227    11/5/2002     elastomers         elastomers           331
                                                                                                                                 Fabricated        Conductive
Multi-layered artice having a conductive surface and a non-                                                                     performance        surfaces for
conductive core and process for making the same                 Jana, Isayev            6,172,155    09/198,736     1/9/2001      materials         Automotive           333
                                                                                                                                                   Electronic and
                                                                                                                                                  microelectronic
                                                                                                                                 Fabricated        components,
                                                                                                                                performance      integrated circuit
Polyimides used as microelectronic coatings                     Harris, Cheng           7,074,493    09/890,378    1/28/2000      materials              chips        335 PCT US
                                                                                                                                 Computer          Critical control
Hybrid multiple redundant computer system                       Abonamah, Freydel       6,555,018    09/506,849    4/15/2003     Engineering         computing           337

                                                                                                                                                 Precious method
Method for precious metal recovery from slag                    Chyi                    6,264,039    09/425,1444   7/24/2001    Ore processing       recovery            343
                                                                                                                                                  Automotive
Dynamically vulcanized elastomeric blends including hydrogenated                                                                  Specialty       Belts, hoses,
acrylonitrile-butadiene copolymers                               Severe, White          6,403,722    09/678,347    6/11/2002     elastomers         gaskets              346
                                                                                                                                                      Secondary
                                                                                                                                                       Class/
Title                                                              Inventor                 Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date   Primary Class      Application         UA Tech ID

                                                                                                                                                      vascular graft,
                                                                                                                                                    stents, catheters,
Nitric-oxide modified linear poly(ethyleneimine) fibers and uses                                                                                    wound dressing,
thereof                                                            Smith, Reneker           6,737,447    09/571,444   5/18/2004       Medical        surgical threads        356


                                                                                                                                                      vascular graft,
                                                                                                                                                    stents, catheters,
Nitric-oxide modified linear poly(ethyleneimine) fibers and uses                                                                                    wound dressing,
thereof                                                            Smith, Reneker           6,855,366    10/738,582   2/15/2005       Medical        surgical threads      356 DIV
                                                                   Smith, Reneker,
                                                                   McManus, Schreuder-                                                                Wound care,
Electrospun fibers and an apparatus therefor                       Gibson, Mello, Sennett   6,753,454    09/571,841   6/22/2004       Medical          dressing              357

Amphiphilic networks, implantable immunoisolatory devices and      Kennedy, Keszler,                                                                   Implantable
methods of preparation                                             Fenyvesi                 6,365,171    09/433,660    4/2/2002       Medical       diabetic treatment       361

Three arm star compositions of matter having diblock arms based    Kennedy, Keszler,                                                 Specialty      TPEs, adhesives,
on polyisobutylene and methods of preparation                      Fenyvesi                 6,228,945    09/467,576    5/8/2001      polymers         and coatings           362
                                                                                                                                                     Biocompatible
Physically crosslinked amphiphilic networks, methods of                                                                                               coatings for
preparation, and uses thereof                                      Kennedy, Kurian          6,555,619    09/606,604   4/29/2003       Medical           implants             363



                                                                                                                                                    TPEs, lubricants,
                                                                   Kennedy, Peetz,                                                   Specialty         rheology or
Star block copolymers and related synthetic methods                Moustafa                 6,528,084    10/424,035    2/8/2005      polymers       viscosity modifiers      458
                                                                                                                                                    Ultrasonic mixing
Ultrasound assisted continuous process for making polymer blends                                                                      Polymer          for Polymer
and copolymers                                                   Isayev, Hong                6,528,55    09/784,374    3/4/2003      Processing           Blends             377
Electrically tunable microlens array formed by pattern
polymerization of photopoymerizable mixtures containing liquid                                                                     Polymerization     Liquid crystal
crystals                                                           Kyu, Nwabunma            6,815,016    10/312,461   11/9/2004      technique       display devices      380 PCT US
Photonic processors and optical guiding structures for lightwave                                                                                     Space research
applications, systems, and techniques                              Giakos                   6,804,041    10/457,287   10/12/2004       Optics            Military            381
                                                                                                                                                          Secondary
                                                                                                                                                           Class/
Title                                                                    Inventor             Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date    Primary Class       Application         UA Tech ID

                                                                                                                                                          Isocyanate
                                                                                                                                                        production for
                                                                                                                                                          pesticides,
                                                                                                                                                       urethane foams,
Synthesis of carbamate through low pressure heterogeneous                Chuang, Chi, Chen,                                                               adhesives,
oxidative carbonylation of amines                                        Toochinda            6,541,653    09/843,045    4/1/2003    Polymer synthesis      coatings             383
Block copolymers of lactone and lactam, compatibilizing agents,                                                                          Polymer            Blends,
and compatibilized polymer blends                                        White, Kim           6,486,257    09/832,228   11/26/2002      composites      Compatibilizers          385
Block copolymers of lactone and lactam, compatibilizing agents,                                                                          Polymer            Blends,
and compatibilized polymer blends                                        White, Kim           6,835,774    10/133,942   12/28/2004      composites      Compatibilizers        385 DIV
                                                                                                                                         Chemical         Enzymatic
Polymer-protein surfactants                                              Wang                 6,927,051    10/116,611    8/9/2005       processing      bioprocessing            393
                                                                                                                                                         Improved
Synthesis and characterization of nanocomposites by emulsion                                                                             Polymer        performance
polymerization                                                           Brittain, Huang      6,900,262    10/381,961   5/31/2005       composites     Nanocomposites 395 PCT US
                                                                                                                                                              High
                                                                                                                                                          performance
                                                                                                                                                             Filters,
                                                                                                                                                         biomaterials,
                                                                                                                                                           protective
Process and apparatus for the production of nanofibers                   Reneker              6,520,425    09/934,228   2/18/2003         Fibers        clothing, military       399
                                                                                                                                                              High
                                                                                                                                                          performance
                                                                                                                                                             Filters,
                                                                                                                                                         biomaterials,
                                                                                                                                                           protective
Process and apparatus for the production of nanofibers                   Reneker              6,695,992    10/054,627   1/22/2002        Fibers         clothing, military       400
Star polymers having statistical poly(isobutylene-co-styrene)                                                                           Specialty        Oil additives,
copolymer arms                                                           Kennedy, Hull        6,512,056    09/802,338   1/28/2003       polymers            coatings             401
                                                                                                                                        Fabricated
                                                                                                                                       performance       Biax oriented
Film blowing process                                                     White, Nie           5,082,616    07/603,814   1/21/1992        materials        PVDF Films             403
                                                                                                                                                       Polymeric media
Multi-component polymeric networks containing poly(ethylene                                                                                            for artificial organ
glycol)                                                                  Kennedy, Kurian      6,528,584    09/833,774    3/4/2003        Medical            implants             407
Carbonized pitch moldings prepared from synthetic mesophase
pitch and heat-soaked isotropic pitch                                    Isayev, Choi         7,018,526    09/998,938   3/28/2006      Pitch Fibers       Aerospace              411
Allylation Poly(vinyl chloride) and further functionalization of allyl                                                                  Specialty          Blends,
groups                                                                   Kennedy, Pi          6,727,321    09/604,309   4/27/2004       polymers        Compatibilizers          413
                                                                                                                                                             Secondary
                                                                                                                                                              Class/
Title                                                                  Inventor                 Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date    Primary Class        Application         UA Tech ID
Addition of unsaturated hydrocarbons to poly(vinyl chloride) and                                                                           Specialty           Blends,
functionalization thereof                                              Kennedy, Pi              6,831,133    09/732,967   12/14/2004       polymers         Compatibilizers       413 CIP
                                                                                                                                                            Encapsulation
Poly(cyclosiloxane) composition and synthesis                          Kennedy, Kurian          7,071,277    10/493,146    7/4/2006    Polymer synthesis      coatings           415 PCT US



                                                                                                                                                             PET in blow
Ultrasound assisted process for increasing the crystallinity of slow                                                                       Polymer         molding, injection
crystallizable polymers                                                Isayev, Rieckert         6,713,600    10/342,075   3/30/2004       processing       molding, extrusion       418
                                                                                                                                                                Porous
Fibrous catalyst-immobalization system                                 Reneker, Chase, Smith    6,916,758    10/445,542   7/12/2005         Fibers            membrane              420

                                                                                                                                                               Surfactants,
                                                                                                                                                                lubricants,
Star block copolymers comprising polyisobutylene-B-                    Kennedy, Fang,                                                     Specialty           rheology and
polyacrylonitrile arms radiating from an aromatic core                 Moustafa                 6,930,151    10/406,372   8/16/2005       polymers         viscosity modifiers      433
Poly(vinyl chloride)-g-poly(alpha-methylstyrene) having a single                                                                          Specialty               Blends,
glass transition temperature                                           Kennedy, Pi              6,384,147    09/811,938    5/7/2002       polymers           Compatibilizers        438
                                                                       Islam, Mir, Sebastian,                                                                  Sensorless
Sensorless control of switched reluctance electric machines            Husain                   6,801,012    10/404,421   10/5/2004        Controls             operations          472
                                                                                                                                                                 High
                                                                                                                                                             performance
Melt processable PMR-type polyimides                                   Eby, Meador, Gariepy     6,642,348    09/798,335   11/4/2003    Polymer synthesis       polymers             378
                                                                                                                                           Polymer
Self-reinforced thermoplastic composite laminate                       Isayev                   5,275,877    07/691,634   4/25/1991       composites          Laminates           123 CIP
                                                                                                                                           Polymer             Coatings
Organo-soluble polyimides from substituted dianhydrides                Harris, Lin              5,395,918    08/230,636    3/7/1995       composites         Impregnants            225
                                                                       Chase, Reneker,                                                                       Fiber mixing
Method and apparatus for mixing fibers                                 Rangarajan, Mehta        7,163,334    10/220,991   1/16/2007         Fibers              process             370
Fibrous Media Utilizing Temperature Gradient and Methods of Use
Thereof                                                                Yarin, Reneker, Liu      7,147,694    10/466,970   12/12/2006                                                379
Synthetic Polymers with Highly-Functionalized Liquid-Rubber
Chain-End Moieties                                                     Quirk, Zhou              7,235,615    10/782,432   6/26/2007                                                 412
Polymerization of Oxiranes with a Lithium-Containing Initiator         Mathers, Quirk           7,157,549    10/852,980    1/2/2007                                                 416
Temperature Indicator Using Thermochromic Materials                    Kelley, Rosenbaum        7,278,369    10/504,038   10/9/2007                                                 419
Polyisobutylene-Based Block Anionomers and Cationomers and
Synthesis Thereof                                                      Fang, Kennedy            7,196,142    10/406,369   3/27/2007                                                 421
Robust DSP Integrator for Accelerometer Signals                        Mugler, Wu               7,130,764    10/818,182   10/31/2006                                                468
Polymerization of I-Butene in Hydrocarbon Media Using
Bis(Borane) Co-Initiators                                              Collins, Lewis, Piers    7,196,149    10/817,187   3/27/2007                                                 477
                                                                                                                                         Secondary
                                                                                                                                          Class/
Title                                                   Inventor                  Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date   Primary Class   Application   UA Tech ID
Polymerization of I-Butene in Hydrocarbon Media Using
Bis(Borane) Co-Initiators                               Collins, Kennedy, Lewis   7,202,317    10/817,465   10/817,465                                    490
                                                          Application   Publication   Primary        Secondary
Published Applications                 Inventor              No.           Date        Class           Class

Synthesis and Characterization of                                                                    Improved
Nanocomposites by Emulsion                                                             Polymer      performance
Polymerization                         Brittain, Huang    20040030022    2/12/2004    composites   Nanocomposites

Block Copolymers of lactone and
lactam, compatibilizing agents and                                                     Polymer        Blends,
compatibilized polymer blends          White, Kim         20020193518   12/19/2002    composites    Compatibilizers

Block Copolymers of lactone and
lactam, compatibilizing agents and                                                     Polymer        Blends,
compatibilized polymer blends          White, Kim         20030027927     2/6/2003    composites    Compatibilizers

Block Copolymers of lactone and
lactam, compatibilizing agents and                                                     Polymer        Blends,
compatibilized polymer blends          White, Kim         20020188067   12/12/2002    composites    Compatibilizers
Process for preparing polymer
nanocomposites and
nanocomposites prepared                                                                Polymer         Polymer
therefrom                              Isayev, Lapshin    20060148959     7/6/2006    composites      processing
Ultrasound assisted continuous                                                                     Ultrasonic mixing
process for making polymer blends                                                      Polymer        for Polymer
and copolymers                    Isayev, Hong            20030124211     7/3/2003    composites         Blends

Methods for producing micro and                                                                    Improved mixing
nano-scale disersed-phase                                                                             Recycle of
morphologies in polymeric systems                                                      Polymer       commingled
comprising at least two polymers  Jana, Silvi             20050080197    4/14/2005    composites       plastics
                                                                                                     Deformation
                                                                                                    processing for
Process for making strain-             Cakmak,                                         Polymer        improved
hardened polymer products              Mulligan           20040176513     9/9/2004    processing     performance

                                                                                                   PET in blow
Ultrasound assisted process for                                                                  molding, injection
increasing the crystallinity of slow                                                   Polymer       molding,
crystallizable polymers                Isayev, Rieckert   20040138410    7/15/2004    processing     extrusion

Thermoplastic compositions
containing elastomers and fluorine-                                                     Rubber         TPVs for
containing thermoplastics           Coran, Chung          20030022996    1/30/2003    technology      automotive
                                                                                                     Automotive
Temperature indicator using            Kelley,                                          Rubber       Tire safety
thermochromic materials                Rosenbaum          20050139142    6/30/2005    technology      indicator

Synthesis and characterization of
novel cyclosiloxanes and their self-                                                                 Electrical or
and co-condensation with silanol-      Kennedy,                                                        medical
terminated polydimethylsiloxane        Daum, Erdodi       20060041098    2/23/2006     Silicones     applications

                                                                                                    Silicones with
Poly(cyclosiloxane) composition                                                                      good thermal
and method of synthesis thereof        Kennedy            20060106187    5/18/2006     Silicones   and ox resistance
                                                                                                     Electrical or
Poly(cyclosiloxane) composition        Kennedy,                                                        medical
and synthesis                          Kurian             20050065309    3/24/2005     Silicones     applications
                                                                                    Amphiphilic      Opthalmic
Novel hybrid polyurethanes             Kennedy, Peetz    20050272894   12/8/2005     networks        applications
                                                                                     Organic
                                                                                    processes
Boron-based organic cations and                                                        and         Phase transfer
related methods                        Ziegler           20060124902   6/15/2006     catalysis       catalysts


                                                                                                     Isocyanate
                                                                                                   production for
                                                                                     Organic         pesticides,
Synthesis of carbamates through        Chuang, Chi,                                 processes     urethane foams,
low pressure heterogeneous             Chen,                                           and           adhesives,
oxidative carbonylation of amines      Toochinda         20020183541   12/5/2002     catalysis         coatings

Addition of unsaturated
hydrocarbons to poly(vinyl chloride)                                                 Specialty
and functionalization thereof        Kennedy, Pi         20020061973   5/23/2002     polymers

Hydrophobizing microemulsions          Nagy,
which improve the protection,          Kennedy,                                      Specialty
drying rate, and shine of surfaces     Swinehart         20030162683   8/28/2003     polymers        Automotive

                                                                                                  TPEs, lubricants,
Star block copolymers and related      Kennedy,                                      Specialty       rheology
synthetic methods                      Peetz, Moustafa   20040214951   10/28/2004    polymers        modifiers
Star block copolymers comprising
polyisobutylene-B-polyacrylonitrile
arms radiating from an aromatic        Kennedy,                                      Specialty
core                                   Peetz, Moustafa   20030236354   12/25/2003    polymers           TPEs

Addition of unsaturated
hydrocarbons to poly(vinyl chloride)                                                 Specialty
and functionalization thereof        Kennedy, Pi         20020061973   5/23/2002     polymers      Compatibilizers
                                       Youngs,
Supramolecular structures and          Tessier,                                      Specialty
process for making the same            Rinaldi, Niu      20010039328   11/8/2001     polymers
                                                                                                     Rocket fuel
                                       Schwindeman,                                                    binders,
                                       Letchford,                                                     coatings,
Hetero-telechelic polymers and         Kamienski,                                    Specialty        sealants,
processes for making same              Quirk             20030032746                 polymers         adhesives

Compositions providing improved
functionalization of terminal anions   Quirk, Lee,
and processes for improved             Schwindeman,                                  Specialty
functionalization of terminal anions   Letchford         20030153693   8/14/2003     polymers


Functionalized Initiators for anionic
polymerization, protected
functionalized polymers,              Schwindeman,
deprotected analogues thereof, and Letchford,                                        Specialty
methods of making the same            Granger, Quirk     20040176545    9/9/2004     polymers


                                                                                                       Surface
                                                                                                    modification,
                                                                                                  coating, painting,
Synthetic polymers with highly                                                                       adhesives,
functionalized liquid-rubber chain-                                                  Specialty        additives,
end moieties                           Quirk, Zhou       20040236167   11/26/2004    polymers      dispersing aids
Polymerization of oxiranes with a                                                 Polymerizati
lithium-containing initiator         Quirk, Mathers    20050038227   2/17/2005    on catalysts
Polymerization of i-butene in
hydrocarbon media using              Kennedy,                                     Polymerizati        MeCl
bis(borane) co-initiators            Collins, Lewis    20050027086    2/3/2005    on catalysts     replacement


                                     Rittgers,
                                     Evancho-
                                     Chapman,
                                     Oberdier,                                    Medical and
Prosthetic Venous Valves             Schmidt, Lopina   20060111773   5/25/2006    Biomedical
                                                                                                      Cancer
Gas Vesicles of cells and methods    Ju,                                                            treatment,
of harvesting, isolating, and        Sundararajan,                                Medical and       ultrasound
modifying same                       Kashyap           20020132312   9/19/2002    Biomedical          imaging
                                   Ju,
Method of removing gas from a site Sundararajan,                                  Medical and          Drugs,
using gas vesicles of cells        Kashyap             20020068356    6/6/2002    Biomedical       Intermediates
                                     Schmidt,
                                     Lopina,
                                     Kanjickal,
                                     Evancho-                                     Pharmaceuti Pharmacological
Local drug-delivery system           Chapman           20050245905   11/3/2005        cal         agents
                                     Reneker,
Polymer structures formed on         Chase, Smith,                                Pharmaceuti      Wound care,
fibers and/or nanofibers             Doiphode          20060148978    7/6/2006        cal          drug delivery

Amphiphilic networks, implantable
immunoisolatory devices, and         Kennedy,                                     Medical and   Implantable
methods of preparation               Isayeva           20030232925   12/18/2003   Biomedical diabetic treatment
Multi-component polymeric
networks containing poly(ethylene    Kennedy,                                     Medical and
glycol)                              Kurian            20030022991   1/30/2003    Biomedical       Biomaterials
Method for removing metals from
aqueous solutions using mixed        Sasowsky,                                     Pollution      Environmental/
lithic materials                     Miller, Foos      20030146163    8/7/2003      control       ore processing
Catalytic fixed bed reactor systems
for the destruction of contaminants
in water by hydrogen peroxide and                                                  Pollution      Environmental/
ozone                               Miller             20030075513   4/24/2003      control       water treatment



                                                                                                  Vascular grafts,
Nitric oxide-modified linear                                                                     stents, catheters,
poly(ethylenimine) fibers and uses                                                               wound dressings,
therefor                             Smith, Reneker    20040131753    7/8/2004      Fibers        surgical threads
                                                                                                       High
                                                                                                   performance
                                                                                                      Filters,
                                                                                                  biomaterials,
Process and apparatus for the                                                                       protective
production of nanofibers             Reneker           20030137069   7/24/2003      Fibers       clothing, military

Non-woven fiber assemblies           Smith, Reneker    20060153904   7/13/2006      Fibers       Medical dressing
Fibrous catalyst-immobilization      Reneker,
systems                              Chase, Smith      20030232195   12/18/2003     Fibers           Catalysis
Size controlled fibers , tubes and
channels synthesized by
heterogeneous deposition via sol-    Khatri, Chase,                                                Filters
gel processing                       Ramsier, Katta    20060065021   3/30/2006      Fibers      ceramic fibers
Nanofibers in cake filtration        Chase             20040159609   8/19/2004      Fibers       Cake filtration
                                     Chase,
                                     Reneker,
Method and apparatus of mixing       Rangarajan,                                                 Fiber mixing
fibers                               Mehta             20030210606   11/13/2003     Fibers         process
                                     Wang,
Fibrous protein-immobilization       Reneker, Hia,                                                 Enzyme
systems                              Zhu               20060094096    5/4/2006      Fibers        processing



                                                                                               Industrial, power
                                                                                               generation, coal
                                                                                                 processing,
Fibrous media utilizing temperature Reneker, Yarin,                                                distillation,
gradient and methods of use thereof Liu, Wenxia        20040083698    5/6/2004      Fibers        refrigeration
Indicator device having an active
agent encapsulated in an             McDonnell,                                                   Antimicrobial
electrospun nanofiber                Fiorello, Smith   20060083657   4/20/2006      Fibers     treatment process

                                                                                                ID technology,
                                     Chase, Evans,                                             NRG conversion,
Nanofibers with modified optical     Ramsier,                                                   military (stealth
properties                           Reneker, Smith    20050287042   12/29/2005     Fibers        technology)

                                                                                                    Optical,
                                                                                                   computer
Polyimide liquid crystal display                                                   Liquid      displays, avionic
alignment layer                      Harris, Cheng     20040138408   7/15/2004     Crystals       displays, TV

Electrically tunable microlens array
formed by pattern polymerization of                                                               Improved
photopolymerizable mixtures          Kyu,                                          Liquid      performance LC
containing liquid crystals           Nwabunma          20040105048    6/3/2004     Crystals         devices
                                                                                                  Military, ID,
                                                                                                 recognition,
Multispectral, multifusion, laser-                                                               surveillance,
polarimetric optical imaging system Giakos             20060164643   7/27/2006     Optical         imaging


                                     Purchase,
                                     McKenzie,
Waveplate and optical devices        Huang, Cheng,                                                Optical
formed using mesogen-containing      Harris, Ge,                                               communications
polymer                              Zhang             20050100265   5/12/2005     Optical       equipment


                                     Purchase,
                                     McKenzie,
Waveplate and optical devices        Huang, Cheng,                                                  Optical
formed using mesogen-containing      Harris, Ge,                                               communications
polymer                              Zhang             20040013337   1/22/2004     Optical        equipment
                                     Sancaktrar,                                                Spring gauges,
Fiber-reinforced composite springs   Gowrishankar      20040195744   10/7/2004    Mechanical      Load cells
                                     Sancaktrar,                                                Spring gauges,
Fiber-reinforced composite springs   Gowrishankar      20020190451   1/19/2002    Mechanical      Load cells
                                   Islam, Mir,
Sensorless control of switched     Sebastian,                                                Automotive
reluctance electric machines       Husain         20040189240   9/30/2004    Controls         steering
Identification of parameters for   Islam, Mir,
switched reluctance electric       Sebastian,                                                Automotive
machines                           Husain         20040189239   9/30/2004    Controls         steering

                                                                                          Electrical storage
                                                                                              devices,
Optimal battery charging for       Hartley,                                  Electrical     batteries, fuel
damage mitigation                  Lorenzo        20050248315   11/10/2005    devices            cells

                                                                                          Electrical storage
                                                                                              devices,
Bahavioral modeling and analysis                                             Electrical     batteries, fuel
of galvanic devices                Xia, Hartley   20020120906   8/29/2002     devices            cells
395 PCT US




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 385 DIV
383?
Secondary Class/ Application   (All)

Count of Primary Class
Primary Class                  Total
Advanced materials                 15
Biotechnology                        6
Chemical technology                  3
Computer Engineering                 4
Data processing                      2
Devices                              5
Environmental                        5
Medical                            26
Nanotechnology                       7
Optics                               3
Polymer composites                   9
Polymer processing                 12
Polymer synthesis                    9
Process control                      2
Specialty polymers                 48
Grand Total                       156
         University of Akron US Patents by Technology
                         1990-2005 View



                             15


                                     6
                                                              Advanced materials
                                         3                    Biotechnology
    48
                                              4               Chemical technology
                                                  2           Computer Engineering
                                                              Data processing
                                                      5
                                                              Devices
                                                              Environmental
                                                          5
                                                              Medical
                                                              Nanotechnology
                                                              Optics
                                                              Polymer composites
2                                                             Polymer processing
                                                              Polymer synthesis
                                             26
    9                                                         Process control
                                                              Specialty polymers

          12
                              7
                    9    3
                         Areas of Research and
                   Technologies Available for Licensing
                        (Patents & Publications)




                           19, 8%      7, 3%    6, 3%
                                                4, 2%
             51, 22%                           3, 1%


                                       12, 5%
 3, 1%                                           3, 1%
2, 1%                                            6, 3%
         13, 6%

          15, 7%
                                    50, 22%
                            9, 4%     23, 10%
                              3, 1%




Advanced materials     19
Biotechnology           7
Chemical technology     6
Computer Engineering    4
Data processing         3
Devices                      12
Energy                        3
Environmental                 6
Medical                      50
Nanotechnology               23
Optics                        3
Polymer composites            9
Polymer processing           15
Polymer synthesis            13
Process control               2
Security                      3
Specialty polymers           51
Total patents + pubs        229




Advanced materials           19
Biotechnology                 7
Chemical Technology           6
Computers, Data & Devices    21
Energy                        3
Environmental                 6
Medical                      50
Nanotechnology               23
Other                         3
Polymer Science              88
Security                      3
                            229
ensing




         Advanced materials
         Biotechnology
         Chemical technology
         Computer Engineering
         Data processing
         Devices
         Energy
         Environmental
         Medical
         Nanotechnology
         Optics
         Polymer composites
         Polymer processing
Polymer processing
Polymer synthesis
Process control
Security
Specialty polymers
           Areas of Research and
     Technologies Available for Licensin
          (Patents & Publications)


                   3
                        19




88




        3

              23
esearch and
ilable for Licensing
Publications)




         7
              6            Advanced materials

                           Biotechnology

                  21       Chemical Technology

                           Computers, Data & Devices

                           Energy
                       3
                           Environmental
                       6
                           Medical

                           Nanotechnology

                           Other

                           Polymer Science

                           Security
             50

								
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