UMass Boston

Inventions Available for Licensing

UMass Boston is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public universities. The more than 50 interdisciplinary research institutes and centers at UMass Boston bring faculty and students together to pursue research on diverse topics. The following inventions have arisen from UMass Boston research and are available for licensing.

Life Sciences

UMB13-04. Robyn Hannigan, et al. Peltier-cooled cryogenic laser ablation cell.  U.S. Patent No. 9,679,753.
UMB13-05. Wei Zhang, et al. Small Molecule Inhibitors for Transcription Factors. U.S. Patent No. 9,975,896.
UMB16-08. Wei Zhang, et al. Small Molecule Inhibitors for Transcription Factors
UMB16-09. Wei Zhang, et al. Heterocyclic Compounds and Uses Thereof
UMB17-05. Jill Macoska, et al. Urinary RNA Signatures in Renal Cell Carcinoma
UMB17-06. Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli, et al. Multiplexed Immunoassay for Detecting Biomarkers of Disease


UMB14-03. Martin Thuo, et al. Core-shell Multi-layered Micro and Nanoparticles. U.S. Patent No. 10,293,325
UMB14-05. Martin Thuo, et al. High Aspect Ratio Nanostructures and Methods of Preparation.  U.S. Patent No. 10,471,469
UMB14-06. Martin Thuo, et al. Patchy Multi-layer Multi-component Micro- and Nano-particles. U.S. Patent No. 10,124,310.
UMB14-08. Martin Thuo et al. Fabrication of Micro- and Nano-particle Coated Material

Advanced Microscopy and Optical Imaging

UMB02-03. Wu and Rao. Optical Storage System. U.S. Patent No. 7,507,504.
UMB11-01. Das, Yelleswarapu, and Rao. Systems and Methods of Dual-Plane Digital Holographic Microscopy. U.S. Patent No. 9,164,479.

Medical Imaging

UMB08-05. Yelleswarapu, Rao et al. Phase Based Digital Imaging. U.S. Patent No. 7,653,232.
UMB16-02. Alexey Tonyushkin. Novel Scanners for Magnetic Particle Imaging.  U.S. Patent No. 10,261,141

Quantum Computing

UMB15-01. Matthew Bell et al. Superinductor based Traveling Wave Parametric Amplifier.  U.S. Patent No, 10,516,375

Computer and Gaming Technologies

UMB15-03. Yu et al. Human Vision Empowered 3-D Scene Analysis Tools
UMB18-04. Yu et al. Level Design Optimizer based on Exercise Intensity
UMB19-05. Pajouh et al.  Determining a Most Influential Clique in a Network.
UMB19-07. Pajouh et al.  Determining a Minimum Cost Blocker Clique in a Network.


UMB00-01. John Warner, et al. Solubilizing Cross-Linked Polymers with Photolyase. U.S. Patent No. 6,946,284.
UMB02-05. John Warner, et al. Photo-Reactive Polymers for Use in Hair Treatments. U.S. Patent No. 7,550,136.

For more information contact:

Catherine Ives, PhD
UMass Boston