Wei Qiao, Clyde Hyde Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
NAI’s Senior Member program honors early-stage innovators and inventors whose success in patents, licensing and commercialization has the potential to positively impact the welfare of society. Senior members are rising leaders in their fields whose work has gained momentum toward significant achievement in innovation. Each member holds a U.S. patent that has been licensed or commercialized, and/or five or more issued U.S. patents.
Qiao is an internationally recognized engineer in the areas of sustainable energy and energy efficiency. His work focuses on developing models, software and hardware solutions, and decision-support tools that enable some of the most promising technologies of the future, including next-generation wind and solar power, electric vehicles and electric grids.
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