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Wireless Network Assisted GPS System

Invented by: Sirin Tekinay, Woo-Jin Choi

Field(s) of Study: Computer Engineering, Engineering
Patent Category: Communication, Computer Hardware, Computer Software

  • Patent #US7215281B2

  • Filed on Apr 20, 2004 Granted on May 08, 2007
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

The power to explore and navigate throughout the known world and beyond was once restricted to mythological heroes or those of extraordinary ability. When the U.S. was in an arms race with Russia during the Cold War, the U.S. strove to gain an edge in the competition through technological superiority. In doing so the United …

System and Method for Previewing Calls in Communications Systems

Invented by: Sukeshini A. Grandhi, Quentin Jones, and Richard Schuller III

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

  • Patent #US9226049B2

  • Filed on Oct 23, 2009 Granted on Dec 29, 2015
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

Smartphones are becoming deeply ingrained in society, advancing the technological communication that people use on an everyday basis. Software systems, such as the System and Method for Previewing Calls in Communications Systems, are being created and patented in hopes of improving smartphones and the efficiency they can bring to a user’s life. Based in the …

Fluidized Bed Systems and Methods Including Micro-Jet Flow

Invented by: Robert Pfeffer, Jose A. Quevedo, Juergen Flesch

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

  • Patent #US8118243B2

  • Filed on Nov 09, 2007 Granted on Feb 21, 2012
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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

Fluidized Bed Systems and Methods Including Micro-Jet Flow is an invention that significantly improved the process of fluidization. Fluidization is a process where you take a mass of particles—like a pile of sand—and make it act like a fluid by shooting air into the pile. Robert Pfeffer, Jose A. Quevedo, and Juergen Flesch at NJIT …

Bottle-Sealing Device

Invented by: William Painter

Field(s) of Study: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Patent Category: Consumer Product, Food Production

  • Patent #US468226A

  • Filed on May 19, 1891 Granted on Feb 02, 1892
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Baltimore, MD

I would like to bring to the reader’s attention the invention of the bottle-sealing device, more commonly known as the metal cap. As a result of this invention the beverage industry grew at an unprecedented rate and made possible the joy and convenience of having a fizzy drink at home while watching movies or shows. …

Spring Type Bust Developer

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 (continuation)

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 …