U.S. Patent Granted to UA’s Dr. Amy W. Lang

Invent. Protect. Commercialize.

U.S. Patent Granted to UA’s Dr. Amy W. Lang

U.S. Patent (Designated No. 8,113,469) granted to The University of Alabama utilizes surface modifications for improved drag reduction.

UA was granted a patent on February 14, 2012 based on Dr. Amy W. Lang’s work.  Dr. Lang’s work focuses on bio-inspired surfaces (more specifically sharks) and understanding how these surfaces influence drag.  For more on Dr. Lang’s work see “UA Engineering Continues Drag Research Through Shark Skin Simulations.”

U.S. Patent (Designated No. 8,113,469) granted to The University of Alabama utilizes surface modifications for improved drag reduction.

UA was granted a patent on February 14, 2012 based on Dr. Amy W. Lang’s work.  Dr. Lang’s work focuses on bio-inspired surfaces (more specifically sharks) and understanding how these surfaces influence drag.  For more on Dr. Lang’s work see “UA Engineering Continues Drag Research Through Shark Skin Simulations.”

About the Author