Patents a plenty

National_Academy_of_Inventors_logo copyBruce Tatarchuk, director of Auburn’s Microfibrous Materials Manufacturing Center and professor of chemical engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for his significant contributions to patents and licensing, innovative discovery and technology and societal impact. The 17-member selection committee inducted 170 national nominees in 2014.

Tatarchuk’s knowledge of microfibrous materials used in air handling, as well his expertise in fuel reforming and processing and fuel cell systems, demonstrate how he has earned the reputation as a leading authority and global expert in the energy industry.