October 2015   

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In the News
Success Story: Wichita State University spurring advanced manufacturing in the heartland

Wichita State receives $7.1 million grant for manufacturing job creation

Local organizations will host Manufacturing Day events in October

Wichita-area companies invited to seek trade assistance grants

Innovator's Corner 

Hyuck M. Kwon, Ph.D.
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
MS, Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University
Ph.D., Computer, Information and Control Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Research Interests: 
Wireless Mobile Communications, Communication Systems, Information Theory, Satellite Communications, Smart Antenna, Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)...

Deadline for InnovateHer applications is Oct. 27
WSU Ventures seeks to identify the most innovative products and services that have a measurable impact on the lives of women and families, have a high-potential for commercialization, fills a need in the marketplace, and have a commercialization timeline of less than 18 months. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, Oct. 27. Apply at  http://wsuventures.org/for-entrepreneurs/innovateher/
October 30 Innovation Celebration will honor faculty, staff, entrepreneurs

The first annual WSU Ventures Innovation Celebration will be held Friday Oct. 30 from 2-4 p.m. in the Rhatigan Student Center Pike Room 266. Facutly, staff and friends are invited to honor those on campus who have adopted and advanced the Innovation University initiative. Read more...
Wichita State receives $7.1 million grant for manufacturing job creation
Wichita State University has been awarded a $7.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration ( EDA) that will rapidly accelerate multiple economic development efforts underway as part of the Innovation University initiative.
The funding, which was awarded to  WSU Ventures, is aimed at creating valuable new manufacturing jobs to replace those lost in the defense industry. Read more...
IP Disclosure Form Open Labs
Becky Hundley, WSU Ventures manager of intellectual property (IP) and contracts, will hold an open lab for IP disclosure forms the first Tuesday of each month. Come with your questions and get assistance filing an IP disclosure form for your ideas, technology, curriculum, research and more. Read more...
Lab Spotlight: Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope Facility (FESEM)
The Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope Facility (FESEM) at Wichita State provides researches across the state with resources such as the In Lens Detector,
Everhart-Thornley Detector, Quad Backscatter Detection Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectrometry, Variable Pressure System and Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy. For more information, visit the website  or contact Max Hinman at 316.978.6585. 
WSU Ventures assists Wichita State University faculty, staff and students in applying and commercializing their collective ideas, intellectual properties, know-how, talents, capabilities, ambitions and energies in ways that benefit the university community, industry and the public.