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									    Current a/o: 04/06/2009                                                            The University of Akron                                                    Printed: 4/20/2011
                                                                                         Granted US Patents

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                                                                                                  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, Danals,                                                    Chemical     Environmental
process for preparing the catalyst                                  Vimawala                     5,075,273       07/442,063   12/24/1991      technology   Waste treatment         108

Wholly aromatic polyester fiber-reinforced high performance                                                                                                High 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

Self polymerizable phenylquinoxalines, their preparation and use in                                                                                          High 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

Method of depositing and fusing charged polymer particles on                                                                                                 High performance
continuous filaments                                                Throne, Ogden                5,370,911       07/511,574   12/6/1994    Polymer Science       materials         127

Method of depositing and fusing charged polymer particles onto                                                                                               High 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

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                                                                                                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
Method and aparatus for non-invasive volume and texture analysis     Smith, Bhat               5,588,428      08/054,797   12/31/1996       Medical     texture 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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                                                                                         Granted US Patents

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                                                                                                  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 Waste
Oxidative decoupling of scrap rubber                                  Lee, Azzam, Kocher         5,516,952       08/354,526   5/14/1996    Polymer Science     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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                                                                                          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 a                                                                                          Endothelial cell
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 for Majoros, Marsalko,                                                                          rheology and
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
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




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                                                                                      Granted US Patents

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



                                                                                                                                                          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, and Ju, Sundararajan,                                                                      Gas removal
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
                                                                                                                                                          Pharmaceuticals
                                                                                                                                                            Therapeutic
Method of synthesizing isoindolequinones and derivatives thereof    Youngs, Chakraborty       5,889,185       08/834,361   3/30/1999        Medical         compounds             309



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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

                                                                                                                                                           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, Ertley,                                                                 Filtration
same                                                              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, Rinaldi,                                                                Dendrimers
Supramolecular structures and process for making the same        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
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




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                                                                                      Granted US Patents

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                                                                                               Patent     Application       Issue         Primary              Class/
Patent Title                                                              Inventor Name         No.          No.             Date          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
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
                                                                   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



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                                                                                       Granted US Patents

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

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 liquids
Fibrous Media Utilizing Temperature Gradient and Methods of Use                                                                                            from gaseous
Thereof                                                               Yarin, Reneker, Liu      7,147,694       10/466,970   12/12/2006   Nanotechnology        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
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



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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
                                                                                                                                                                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 Chain-                                                                                             Functionalized
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
                                                                     Hoo Fatt, Bekar,                                                      Computers, Data
Tensile Impact Apparatus                                             Padoyan                     7,320,242       10/387,095   1/22/2008       & Devices    Mechanical tester         417




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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



                                                                                                                                                            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, Purchase,
Waveplate and Optical Circuit Formed from Mesogen-Containing           McKenzie, Huang, Ge,                                                 Advanced            Tele-
Polymer                                                                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

                                                                                                                                                           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




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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
                                                                                                                                                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
Method and aparatus for non-invasive volume and texture analysis     Smith, Bhat              5,588,428    08/054,797   12/31/1996       Medical       texture 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 ether)                                                                       Specialty
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, Danals,                                               Chemical      Environmental
process for preparing the catalyst                                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

Wholly aromatic polyester fiber-reinforced high performance                                                                             Polymer       High 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 product                                                                                    Oil additives
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

Self polymerizable phenylquinoxalines, their preparation and use in                                                                     Specialty    High performance
polyphenylquinoxaline homopolymers and copolymers                   Harris, Korleski        5,115,078     07/635,487    2/4/1991        polymers         materials        124 CON

                                                                                                                                        Specialty    High performance
Polyimides comprising substituted benzidines                        Harris                  5,071,997     07/382,435   7/20/1989        polymers         materials          126

Method of depositing and fusing charged polymer particles on                                                                            Polymer      High performance
continuous filaments                                                Throne, Ogden           5,370,911     07/511,574   12/6/1994       composites        materials          127

Method of depositing and fusing charged polymer particles onto                                                                          Polymer      High performance
moistened continuous filaments                                      Throne                  5,364,657     07/505,519   11/15/1994      composites        materials          131

                                                                                                                                        Specialty    High 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

                                                                                                                                        Specialty    High 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

                                                                                                                                           Specialty        High performance
Thermoplastic copolyimides and composites therefrom                   Harris, Gabori            5,328,979    07/976,484   7/12/1994        polymers             materials          200
                                                                                                                                           Polymer          Recycling Waste
Oxidative decoupling of scrap rubber                                  Lee, Azzam, Kocher        5,516,952    08/354,526   5/14/1996       processing            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

                                                                                                                                           Specialty        High 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 a                                                                                      Endothelial cell
vascular prosthesis                                                    Bowlin, Rittgers           5,714,359    08/541,248    2/3/1998       Medical           seeding             268
Apparatus and method for electrostatic endothelial cell sedding and                                                                                       Endothelial cell
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 for Majoros, Marsalko,                                                      Specialty        rheology and
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
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
                                                                                                                                                          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                 6,849,678    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, condoms,
same                                                                 Schloman, McIntyre         6,054,525    08/714,122   4/25/2000        products          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, and Ju, Sundararajan,                                                     Biological      Gas removal
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
                                                                     Viola, Jayasekera,                                                   enzyme        Food, 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
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
                                                                                                                                                             Secondary
                                                                                                                                                               Class/
Title                                                                 Inventor                    Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date    Primary Class      Application    UA Tech ID
                                                                                                                                                           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, Ertley,                                                               Biomedical
same                                                                  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, Rinaldi,                                                   Specialty         Dendrimers
Supramolecular structures and process for making the same        Niu                              6,288,197    09/299,887   9/11/2001        polymers        Microcapsules         319
                                                                 Youngs, Tessier, Rinaldi,                                                   Specialty
Supramolecular structures and process for making the same        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
                                                                                                                                                             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
                                                                                                                                                       Secondary
                                                                                                                                                         Class/
Title                                                              Inventor                Patent No.   Appl. No.     Issue Date   Primary Class       Application        UA Tech ID
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

Dynamically vulcanized elastomeric blends including hydrogenated                                                                     Specialty      Automotive Belts,
acrylonitrile-butadiene copolymers                               Severe, White             6,403,722    09/678,347    6/11/2002     elastomers       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


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

                                                                                                                                                            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
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
                                                                                                                                                          Secondary
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Title                                                              Inventor                  Patent No.   Appl. No.    Issue Date    Primary Class        Application      UA Tech ID
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
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
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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-hardened Cakmak,                                             Polymer        improved
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
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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
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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
and method of synthesis thereof        Kennedy            20060106187    5/18/2006     Silicones     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
which improve the protection, drying Nagy, Kennedy,                                    Specialty
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, Rinaldi,                               Specialty
process for making the same            Niu                 20010039328   11/8/2001     polymers

                                       Schwindeman,                                                    Rocket fuel
                                       Letchford,                                                   binders, 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


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Prosthetic Venous Valves             Schmidt, Lopina   20060111773   5/25/2006    Biomedical

Gas Vesicles of cells and methods    Ju,                                                         Cancer 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 fibers Chase, Smith,                                 Pharmaceuti Wound care, drug
and/or nanofibers                   Doiphode           20060148978    7/6/2006        cal        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 lithic Sasowsky,                                     Pollution      Environmental/
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

Fibrous protein-immobilization       Wang, Reneker,                                                Enzyme
systems                              Hia, 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 of                                           Electrical     batteries, fuel
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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