Congratulations, J. Murray Gibson, Ph.D., dean of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. He has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows Program.
As detailed on its website, "the NAI Fellows Program was established to highlight academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions."
“I am honored to be recognized for my semiconductor research, and marvel that the basic research I and my colleagues carried out decades ago has made its way into today’s cutting-edge information technology hardware,” Gibson said.
Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction granted solely to academic inventors.
"This is an exciting and a remarkable honor for Dean Gibson. I am pleased his professional accomplishments have been recognized by his peers," said Maurice Edington, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at FAMU.
The NAI program has more than 1,000 Fellows worldwide who represent more than 250 prestigious universities and governmental research institutes. Collectively, the Fellows hold more than 38,000 United States patents, which have generated over 11,000 licensed technologies and created more than 36 million jobs.