WiSys Innovation Scholar Award
On November 10, 2006, Dr. Maliyakal John of the the WiSys Technology
presented its Innovation Scholar award to Charles Gibson.
From the WiSys Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 4:
"Dr. Charles Gibson, Professor of Chemistry and Department Chair at
developed an innovative and cost effective method to manufacture nanostructured metal
compacts with preferred grain orientation from nanosize particles. The compacts may be
used in a wide variety of materials, including food packages, microwaveable containers,
diamond-cutting tools, and high-strength machine parts. He received two patents covering
his technology that are currently being marketed by WiSys."
Dr. Gibson also presented a seminar to the department,
“Intellectual Property Development as a Scholarly Activity.”