UW–Madison boasts 3 researchers among 2023 National Association of Inventors fellows

National Academy of Inventors logoThe National Academy of Inventors has announced that University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers David Beebe, Guang-Hong Chen and Yoshihiro Kawaoka have been named to its 2023 class of fellows.

Election as an academy fellow is the highest professional distinction awarded solely to inventors, and the 2023 class is composed of 162 distinguished academic fellows. Collectively, the 2023 fellows hold over 4,600 U.S. patents.

“UW–Madison researchers make significant contributions to science and society,“ says Cynthia Czajkowski, interim vice chancellor for research. “This year’s NAI-recognized researchers from UW–Madison have each made crucial advancements in health fields, and they have been able to do not only through their commitment to advancing scientific discovery, but by moving their innovations from lab to marketplace.“

UW–Madison’s three new fellows bring the university’s total representation to 18.

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