The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) announced on December 11 that it has elected Dr. Igor Efimov to the rank of NAI Fellow. Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society. Dr. Efimov will be inducted to the academy at a ceremony April 11, 2019, at Space Center Houston in Houston, TX. The GW Today article “Biomedical Engineering Chair to Be Inducted in National Academy of Innovators” provides more information on Dr. Efimov and the honor.
December 17, 2018