Rutgers Professors Awarded 32nd Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards

Given annually by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey, the Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards are offered to tremendous creators and innovators producing work that “supports the advancement of research and development in New Jersey”. Dr. Elsayed A. Elsayed and Dr. Basily B. Basily, both of Industrial Engineering at Rutgers University School of Engineering, are this year’s winners. Their contribution—Technology forContinuous Folding of Sheet Materials—interests the United States Army; both parties are currently working in collaboration.