RESEARCH AND REACH OUT
Faculty and researchers from Louisiana Tech University were honored recently at the Inventors’ Recognition Event for technologies they have patented, licensed, submitted applications for patents and first-time inventors. The event was hosted by Louisiana Tech’s Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization, and the Louisiana Tech University Research Foundation.
Louisiana Tech ranked #2 in the nation amongst academic institutions in terms of innovation productivity as measured by number of new inventions generated per research dollar expended, according to a report released by the Association of University Technology Managers. Louisiana Tech also ranked second nationally amongst academic institutions in terms of the rate of new spin-out or start-up companies.
Louisiana Tech's graduate student convocation welcomed graduate students into the Tech family. The convocation is designed to help graduate students become acclimated to Tech and the community, said Stacy Gilbert, director of co-curricular programs, testing and disability services.
Good companies rely on good people working in good places. Graduates from Louisiana Tech University’s Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology program are playing an important role in helping businesses and organizations throughout the state create work environments that can positively impact their productivity and profitability.