Congratulations to Dr. Monica Giusti on being selected as a Fellow by the 2020 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows Selection Committee and Board of Directors. The Selection Committee noted that Dr. Giusti was chosen for induction because she “demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.”
Dr. Giusti will be honored at the Fellows Induction Ceremony on June 7-9, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. A senior representative of the United States Patent and Trademark Office will provide the keynote address for the ceremony.
With the 2020 class, there are 1,403 NAI Fellows worldwide, representing more than 250 prestigious universities and governmental and non-profit research institutes. To date, NAI Fellows hold more than 42,700 issued U.S. patents, which have generated over 13,000 licensed technologies and companies, & created more than 36 million jobs. Over $2.2 trillion in revenue has been generated based on NAI Fellow discoveries.
The NAI Fellows Program was established to highlight academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society. Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.