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U.S.-issued Patents, FY 2019

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July 5, 2019

The following list includes the 34 U.S.-issued patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to University of Nebraska-Lincoln inventors during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2019. For more information about protecting intellectual property, contact NUtech Ventures at 402-472-1783.

Near-field Heat Transfer Enabled Nanothermomechanical Memory and Logic Devices
Sidy Ndao, Mahmoud Elzouka
Patent 10,020,010

Concrete Mix for Shotcrete Applications for Electromagnetic Shielding
Christopher Y. Tuan, Lim Nguyen
Patent 10,034,418

Sequences Involved in Plant Yield and Methods of Using
Harkamal Walia, Dante Placido, Malachy Campbell
Patent 10,036,034

Parental RNAi Suppression of Kruppel Gene to Control Hemipteran Pests
Kenneth Narva, Kanika Arora, Sarah Worden, Blair Siegfried, Chitvan Khajuria
Patent 10,047,374

Parental RNAi Suppression of Hunchback Gene to Control Hemipteran Pests
Kenneth Narva, Kanika Arora, Sarah Worden, Blair Siegfried, Chitvan Khajuria
Patent 10,047,360

Parental RNAi Suppression of Chromatin Remodeling Genes to Control Coleopteran Pests
Kenneth Narva, Kanika Arora, Sarah Worden, Blair Siegfried, Chitvan Khajuria
Patent 10,053,706

Radioiodinated Compounds
Stephen G. DiMagno, Bao Hu
Patent 10,053,423

Methods and Compositions for Obtaining Useful Plant Traits
Sally Mackenzie, Yingzhi Xu
Patent 10,058,044

Integrated Vacuum-Ultraviolet Mid and Near-Ultraviolet, Visible, Near, Mid and Far Infrared and Terahertz Optical Hall Effect (OHE) Instrument, and Method of Use
Craig Herzinger, John A. Woollam, Mathias Schubert, Tino Hoffman, Sean Knight, Gregory K. Pribil
Patent 10,073,120

A Non-naturally Occurring Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) and Methods of Using
William Laegreid, Hiep Vu, Asit Pattnaik, Fernando A. Osorio, Fangrui Ma
Patent 10,072,046

Magnetoelectric Memory Cells with Domain-wall-mediated Switching
Oleg Tchernyshyov, Alexey Kovalev, Kirill Belashchenko
Patent 10,090,034

Method for the Production of High Saturated, Low Polyunsaturated Soybean Oil
Thomas E. Clemente, Edgar B. Cahoon, Hyunwoo Park, Hanh Nguyen
Patent 10,100,325

Robotic Surgical Devices, Systems and Related Methods
Shane M. Farritor, Dmitry Oleynikov, Ryan L. McCormick, Tyler Wortman, Eric Markvicka
Patent 10,111,711

Guanidinium Compounds
Stephen G. DiMagno, Bao Hu
Patent 10,112,893

System and Methods for Ventilation through a Body Cavity
Mark A. Borden, Benjamin S. Terry
Patent 10,124,126

Memory Device Based on Heterostructures of Ferroelectric and Two-dimensional Matter
Alexander Sinitskii, Alexey Lipatov, Alexei Gruverman
Patent 10,163,932

Unipolar Magnetoelectric Magnetic Tunnel Junction
Andrew Marshall, Peter A. Dowben, Nishtha Sharma
Patent 10,177,303

Optical Sensing and Separation Based on Ordered Three-dimensional Nanostructured Surfaces
Andrea Holmes, Mathias Schubert, Patrick H. Dussault, Tino Hofmann, Daniel Schmidt, Rebecca Y. Lai
Patent 10,190,978

Polymer on Graphene
Alexander Sinitskii, Jody G. Redepenning, Benjamin Wymore
Patent 10,192,971

Systems and Methods for Scalable Perovskite Device Fabrication
Jinsong Huang, Yuchuan Shao, Qingfeng Dong
Patent 10,193,092

Self-powered GHZ Solution-processed Hybrid Perovskite Photodetectors
Jinsong Huang
Patent 10,199,579

Single Site Robotic Device and Related Systems and Methods
Thomas Frederick, Shane M. Farritor, Eric Markvicka, Joe Bartels, Jack Mondry
Patent 10,219,870

Gastrointestinal Sensor Implantation System
Benjamin S. Terry, Weston Lewis, Wanchuan Xie, Pengbo Li, Alfred Tsubaki
Patent 10,219,748

Growth of Nitride Films
Yongfeng Lu, Yunshen Zhou, Hossein Rabiee Golgir
Patent 10,233,544

Compliant Surgical Graspers and Methods of Making and Using
Carl A. Nelson, Alan Goyzueta
Patent 10,251,659

Electrically Conductive Concrete Mix for Electromagnetic (Em) Ground Plane
Christopher Y. Tuan, Lim Nguyen
Patent 10,256,006

Biomechanical Foot Guidance Linkage
Judith M. Burnfield, Carl A. Nelson, Cale Stolle
Patent 10,252,100

Monolithic Heat-transfer Device
Dennis R. Alexander, Troy P. Anderson, Craig Zuhlke, Sidy Ndao, George Gogos
Patent 10,267,567

Enforcing Persistency for Battery-backed Mobile Devices
Hao Luo, Hong Jiang, Lei Tian
Patent 10,275,164

Novel Acyltranserases and Methods of Using
Edgar B. Cahoon, Umidjon Iskandarov, HaeJin Kim, Jillian Collins-Silva
Patent 10,280,431

Monitoring Aging of Power Semiconductor Devices Based on Case Temperature
Wei Qiao, Liyan Qu, Ze Wang
Patent 10,288,672

Electromagnetic Power Converter
Haosen Wang, Wei Qiao, Liyan Qu
Patent 10,290,417

Rechargeable Multi-cell Battery
Wei Qiao, Taesic Kim, Liyan Qu
Patent 10,297,855

Live, Attenuated Vaccines and Methods of Making and Using
Wei Niu, Jiantao Guo, Qingsheng Li, Yue Li, Nanxi Wang
Patent 10,322,172

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