Swanson School of Engineering Professors Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

William “Buddy” Clark and Steven R. Little, both from the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, have been selected as members of the 2021 Fellow class of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors. They are the 9th and 10th Pitt faculty to be selected as NAI Fellows since its inaugural class named in 2015.

Meet the Funders

If you are a Pittsburgh entrepreneur with hopes of scaling your business and need access to capital to make it happen, there are several new funding sources available, both locally and nationally, including funds specifically dedicated to minority and student entrepreneurs.

FDA Approval a Breath of Fresh Air for "Pittsburgh’s Oldest Startup"

Since spinning out of the University of Pittsburgh in 1997, when Bill Clinton was just starting his second term and Steve Jobs made his triumphant return to Apple, ALung Technologies has been working towards commercializing the research of William Federspiel, the John A. Swanson Professor in the Department of Bioengineering.