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Faculty Patents

Engineering research and project work often lead to patentable results. The display pictured below is on the second floor of Cummings Hall at Thayer School. It showcases over 200 patents for original work conducted by Dartmouth engineering faculty (~65%), students (~15%), and faculty–student teams (~20%).

Patent Wall

Below is a list of selected patents held by Dartmouth engineering faculty for which they are either inventor or co-inventor. Links are to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office patent database.

Emily Asenath-Smith

Ian Baker

Alvin O. Converse

Benoit Cushman-Roisin

George Cybenko

Scott C. Davis

Robert C. Dean Jr.

Solomon G. Diamond

Eric R. Fossum

Elsa Garmire

Tillman U. Gerngross

Robert J. Graves

Richard M. Greenwald

Karl Griswold

Ryan Halter

Eric W. Hansen

Alexander Hartov

Joseph J. Helble

Michael Jermyn

Songbai Ji

Shudong Jiang

Mark Laser

Weiyang (Fiona) Li

Jifeng Liu

Lee Rybeck Lynd

Paul M. Meaney

Sohail K. Mirza

Kofi M. Odame

Keith D. Paulsen

Victor F. Petrenko

Professor Petrenko has 25 US patents and over 40 foreign patents including:

Brian W. Pogue

Christopher M. Polashenski

Laura Ray

David W. Roberts

Rahul Sarpeshkar

  1. R. Sarpeshkar, "Emulation of Quantum and Quantum-Inspired Spectrum Analysis and Superposition With Classical Transconductor-Capacitor Circuits", U.S. Patent No. 10,204,199 B2. Issued Feb. 12th 2019.
  2. R. Sarpeshkar, “A Quantum Cochlea for Efficient Spectrum Analysis”, U.S. Patent No. 10,248,748 B2. Issued Apr. 2nd 2019.
  3. R. Sarpeshkar, “Emulation of Quantum and Quantum-Inspired Discrete-State Systems with Classical Transconductor-Capacitor Circuits”, U.S. Patent No. 10,275,556 B2. Issued April 30th 2019
  4. R. Sarpeshkar, “Emulation of Quantum and Quantum-Inspired Dynamical Systems with Classical Transconductor-Capacitor Circuits”, U.S. Patent App. 15826084, Filed Nov. 29th 2017. Provisional App. 62427776, Filed November 29th 2016.

Erland M. Schulson