Friends of ORNL,
The FORNL Lecture for
Tuesday, November 9, 2021, will be –
ORNL’s Technology Commercialization Successes
The Top Ten
From high temperature alloys to biomaterials to solid state batteries, ORNL innovations have made a difference in the marketplace. Since the 1980s, ORNL has transferred technologies to the private sector through its technology transfer office. This talk will review ORNL’s top ten commercialization successes and look at a few recently licensed technologies with the potential for future success.
About the Speaker
Dr. Michael J. Paulus
Director of Technology Transfer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dr. Mike Paulus has led the ORNL Technology Transfer Office since 2009. He and his team collaborate with industry leaders and laboratory scientists to translate ORNL inventions into commercially successful products. ORNL has more than 150 active technology licenses.
Prior to joining the ORNL Technology Transfer Office, Mike served as Vice President of Product Management with Siemens Molecular Imaging, where he and his team were responsible for defining the product portfolio for this world-wide market leader in clinical PET and SPECT diagnostic imaging. He also served as co-founder and CEO of ImTek, Inc, an ORNL spin-out and market leader in laboratory animal x-ray CT imaging before its acquisition by CTI, Inc, and Siemens. He has nineteen years of experience as a research and development engineer with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, CTI, Georgia Tech and The United States Air Force, where he served as a commissioned officer. He has co-authored more than 100 peer reviewed publications, book chapters, and conference proceedings and holds 14 patents.
Mike holds a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee, a Master’s Degree in electrical engineering from the University of Dayton and a Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee.
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Lunch on your own at home. 😊.
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This is the latest of our continuing FORNL Technical meetings on Zoom! The earlier ones have been quite successful, so please join us!
We hope to SEE you at the meeting!
John E. Gunning
Dr. John E. Gunning
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