Join A Global Network of Inventors
Membership with the National Academy of Inventors offers a unique opportunity to be part of growing global network of academic inventors.
By becoming a member of the UTA Chapter, you join in our commitment to recognize and encourage inventors, enhance the visibility of technology and innovation produced at UTA, encourage the disclosure of intellectual property, and educate and mentor innovative students.
A Celebration of Research and Innovation
The Celebration of Research and Innovation features panels, posters, exhibits, and presentations by students, faculty, and staff inventors at The University of Texas at Arlington. Participants will have the opportunity to find collaborators for interdisciplinary research projects, learn about student research opportunities, and connect with community partners. Join us at College Park Center Monday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants must RSVP to attend.
Seminar Series - "Nine Facets of a Profeneur" Friday, April 21, 1 p.m. on Microsoft Teams
Join UTA's leading academic inventors for a seminar series that presents a behind-the-scenes look at cutting-edge research. On Friday, April 21, at 1 p.m., Ajay “AJ” P. Malshe, R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, presents his seminar, “Nine Facets of a Profeneur.” In this talk, Dr. Malshe will share personal lessons from his journey as a professor and entrepreneur. Attendees will learn about the processes of ideation, invention, innovation, and implementation. Join us online via Microsoft Teams.
Members are invited to join the UTA Chapter Executive Committee monthly meetings held on the second Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m. For more information and to attend the monthly meetings, send us an email.
Global Academic Inventors Network
Established in 2018, the Global Academic Inventors Network was created to connect seasoned academic inventors with collegiate innovators for the purpose of mentorship. In collaboration with our technology specialists at FirstHand, the National Academy of Inventors is proud to share this networking and mentorship platform as a benefit afforded exclusively to NAI member institutions. Your participation is a direct investment in the future generation of innovation and commitment to the creation of a better world for all.
Intellectual Property Certification
UTA community members can participate in this free Intellectual Property Certification offered by the National Academy of Inventors. The course was developed by the Michelson Institute to teach critical knowledge about America’s intellectual property protection system. It includes 12 video modules and 38 lessons, followed by a 40-question exam. Those who succeed receive an Innovation Development Certificate and Electronic Badge from the National Academy of Inventors.