Lubbock, Texas — Texas Tech University announced Friday that two professors have been named fellows from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Changzhi Li and Danny Reible were among 169 notable inventors announced as NAI Fellows this year, according to a TTU press release and the Texas Tech Today website.
Both are faculty members at the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering.
“It is a great honor for me to be named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors,” Changzhi Li said in a press release and website. “I am deeply grateful to my colleagues at Texas Tech for their tremendous support and inspiration for technological innovation. It motivates us to continue translating our inventions to benefit society.”
According to the university, Li is a professor of electrical and computer engineering and has been developing low-cost smart radar sensors for contactless healthcare, advanced human-computer interaction and security surveillance since 2005. I was.
Danny Livel said in a press release and website:
According to the university, Reible is a Horn Distinguished Professor and interim chairman of the chemical engineering department. He is also Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering and is the Donovan Maddox Distinguished Engineering Chair.
Reible also holds patents on environmental remediation technology and is the founder and chief technology officer of Envirostatus, LLC, which seeks to advance passive sampling of the environment.
They join nine other faculty members at the existing Texas Tech University and Texas Tech Health Sciences Center as NAI Fellows.