Prof. Robert Heath Part of Team Selected as Finalist for European Inventor Award

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 1:15pm

Prof. Robert Heath is part of a team that was selected as one of three finalists for the prestigious European Inventor Award in the Non-European Countries category. Robert was part of the team led by his PhD advisor Prof. Arogyaswami Paulraj of Stanford University that was recognized for its contributions to Faster Wireless Connectivity (MIMO).  Robert and his team are in very good company: another finalist this year is Bob Langer, MIT, who is well-known for his contributions to  biotechnology and for arguably being the most successful serial academic entrepreneur.

The Award ceremony will take place is in Lisbon on 9 June and will be attended by the President of Portugal, Mr António Costa, the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Mr Carlos Moedas, and over 600 high-level guests from around the globe.