Category: 2017 Inductees

Issa Batarseh

Issa Batarseh, Ph.D., PE Director of the Energy System Integration Division Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Central Florida 31 U.S. patents Issa Batarseh is the Director of...

Michael J. DeLuca

Michael J. DeLuca, J.D. Electrical Engineer and IP Counsel Florida Power & Light, NextEra Energy 150 U.S. patents Michael J. DeLuca is an electrical engineer and currently manages the intellectual property portfolio for NextEra...

Kenneth M. Ford

Kenneth M. Ford, Ph.D. Co-founder and CEO Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition 2 U.S. patents Kenneth M. Ford is co-founder and CEO of the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC),...

Phillip Frost

Phillip Frost, M.D. CEO and Chairman OPKO Health 9 U.S. patents Phillip Frost is one of the nation’s leading philanthropists, a highly-respected physician, an internationally-lauded businessman in the medical and pharmaceutical fields, and the...

Richard D. Gitlin

Richard D. Gitlin, Sc.D. State of Florida 21st Century World Class Scholar Distinguished University Professor Agere Systems Endowed Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering University of South Florida 65 U.S. patents Richard D. Gitlin is...

Thomas H. Maren

Thomas H. Maren, M.D. Graduate Research Professor University of Florida Chair, Department of Pharmacology UF College of Medicine 1918-1999 2 U.S. patents Thomas H. Maren was a physician, Graduate Research Professor at the University...

Mary Helen McCay and T. Dwayne McCay

Mary Helen McCay, Ph.D, Director, National Center for Hydrogen Research Florida Institute of Technology T. Dwayne McCay, Ph.D. President and CEO Florida Institute of Technology 15 joint U.S. patents T. Dwayne and Mary Helen...