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Invented by: Jack Vincent Feather

Field(s) of Study: Engineering
Patent Category: Consumer Product

  • Patent #US3497216A

  • Filed on Mar 02, 1966 Granted on Feb 24, 1970
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Oakland, CA 94605

In the early 1950s, Jack and Eileen Feather opened a chain of gyms in California and Nevada targeting women who hoped to lose weight. The couple called the gyms “Eileen Feather Reducing Salons,” they branded Eileen herself as the “nation’s leading figure authority,” and their advertisements promised women they could achieve “Figure Perfection” in just …

Solventless mixing process for coating pharmaceutical ingredients

Invented by: Rajesh N. Davé, Daniel To, Maxx Capece

Field(s) of Study: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering
Patent Category: Health Care

  • Patent #US9107851B2

  • Filed on Oct 15, 2012 Granted on Aug 18, 2015
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

Have you ever pondered why most pharmaceutical drugs have no taste? Or, if you do not swallow the tablet in a timely manner, an unpleasant taste forms in your mouth? Pharmaceutical drugs have had plenty of problems. One notable conflict is the aversion toward the taste of the tablets. The pharmaceutical industry has tried to …

Improvised Explosive Device Detection/Destruction/Disablement

Invented by: Carlos M. Pereira, Hai-Long Nguyen, Edip Niver, Aladin H. Kamel, Mohamed A. Salem

Field(s) of Study: Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Patent Category: Defense / Weaponry, Security

  • Patent #US7717023B2

  • Filed on Dec 19, 2005 Granted on May 18, 2010
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The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army
Washington, D.C.

The U.S. patent system creates an environment which inspires inventors to create new or improve upon past inventions. This allows for the continuous improvement of various types of technologies. Additional influences may also be drawn from sources within a larger social context, as seen the efforts of Carlos M. Pereira, Hai-Long Nguyen, Edip Niver, Aladin …

Composite Floor System Having Shear Force Transfer Member

Invented by: Cheng-Tzu Thomas Hsu, Sun Punarai, Pedro R. Munoz

Field(s) of Study: Civil Engineering, Engineering
Patent Category: Construction

  • Patent #US7779590B2

  • Filed on Jun 19, 2007 Granted on Aug 24, 2010
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

There are many things that we take for granted every single day. The floor we walk on is one of those things. How many times have you thought about the floor underneath you? Probably not even once! But the use of flooring in buildings is not a simple task. An engineer must account for potential …

Unauthorized User Prevention Device and Method

Invented by: Michael Recce

Field(s) of Study: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Patent Category: Consumer Product, Defense / Weaponry, Security

  • Patent #US6763126 B2

  • Filed on Feb 06, 2003 Granted on Jul 13, 2004
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

Gun safety in our nation, and especially around our children, has become a hot topic to discuss – not only in the media and in news outlets, but in the classroom and in technological labs. Thanks to a patented technology by Dr. Michael Recce, you can put down your gun at home with the peace …

Authorized Personnel Biometric Detection System Preventing Unauthorized Use of Aircraft and Other Potentially Dangerous Instruments

Invented by: Michael Recce

Field(s) of Study: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Patent Category: Defense / Weaponry, Security

  • Patent #US7155034B1

  • Filed on Apr 03, 2003 Granted on Dec 26, 2006
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

The patent for an unauthorized device having the capabilities of being locked through biometric technology was created by Dr. Michael Recce. In 2003, he received patents on pressure/fingerprint scanners. Prior, there was nothing quite like it. The designs were an entirely new idea, something that was almost movie-like in conception. At the time of his …

Treating non-naturally occurring subsurface soil contaminants with pneumatic injection of dry media

Invented by: John R. Schuring, Thomas M. Boland, Trevor C. King

Field(s) of Study: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Science
Patent Category: Environmental

  • Patent #US6012517

  • Filed on Feb 24, 1998 Granted on Jan 11, 2000
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

John R. Schuring, Thomas M. Boland, and Trevor C. King were issued a patent that allowed for the treatment of subsurface soil from contaminants. “Treating non-naturally occurring subsurface soil contaminants with pneumatic injection of dry media” was granted to the inventors out of the New Jersey Institute of Technology in January of 2000. This patented …

Apparatus and Method for in Situ Removal of Contaminants Using Sonic Energy

Invented by: Deran Hanesian, Angelo Perna, John Schuring, Hugo Fernandez

Field(s) of Study: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering
Patent Category: Environmental

  • Patent #US5984578

  • Filed on Apr 11, 1997 Granted on Nov 16, 1999
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

We have all seen images of bodies of water contaminated with an oil spill. Cleaning these spills is of the utmost importance as this contamination harms the welfare of the general public. Many different types of harmful contaminants can be leaked into the ground water, the bay, or even farming soil, and this can in …

Improved Compressive Strength of Concrete and Mortar Containing Fly Ash

Invented by: John Liskowitz, Methi Wecharantana, Chai Jaturapitakkul, Anthony E. Cerkanowicz

Field(s) of Study: Civil Engineering, Engineering
Patent Category: Architecture, Construction, Energy, Environmental, Transportation

  • Patent #US5853475

  • Filed on May 19, 1995 Granted on Dec 29, 1998
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

“Improved Compressive Strength of Concrete and Mortar Containing Fly Ash” is a relatively easy innovation with great implications on construction across the globe. As the name implies, the patent deals with improving the overall strength of concrete and mortar used in construction projects. What is unique about this invention is that it gives a method …

Face Detection Method and Apparatus

Invented by: Chengjun Liu

Field(s) of Study: Computer Science
Patent Category: Computer Software, Security

  • Patent #US7162076B2

  • Filed on Jan 27, 2004 Granted on Jan 09, 2007
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

‘Face Detection and Apparatus’, US Patent 7,162,076, and ‘Feature Based Classification’ US Patent 6,826,300 are both patents held by Professor Chengjun Liu of the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Dr. Liu developed the former while at NJIT and the latter during his time at George Mason University. Liu is currently a professor of computer science …