UA Professors Honored For Inventions Impacting 'Welfare of Society'

AZ Daily Star

Two University of Arizona faculty members including UArizona Pharmacy professor and BIO5 member Dr. Laurence Hurley, have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors, considered one of the highest professional honors awarded solely to academic inventors, the school said. They join a group of more than 4,000 individual academic inventors that has generated $2.2 trillion in revenue from more than 42,700 U.S. patents and 13,000 licensed technologies and companies.