1. Thomas Milner Wins University of Texas Inventor of the Year Award

    Thomas Milner Wins University of Texas Inventor of the Year Award

    Thomas Milner , professor of biomedical engineering , was named Inventor of the Year at the university’s annual Inventor Award Ceremony on Nov. 19. Milner’s inventions have helped physicians better detect and diagnose illnesses such as glaucoma and heart disease, and they have helped treat many dermatological conditions. Thomas Milner received the award for his development of light-based therapeutic and diagnostic procedures that treat or prevent disease in humans. Milner pioneered the development of optical-based instrumentation application in clinical settings. “As the holder of 35 patents and the author of five book chapters and 153 scholarly articles, Dr. Milner is ...

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    1. As the holder of 35 patents and the author of five book chapters and 153 scholarly articles, Dr. Milner is a world-class intellect and a pioneer in the field of biomedical engineering and optical-based therapeutics.
    2. The Inventor of the Year is chosen on the basis of the significance and novelty of a scientific discovery coupled with the commercial potential of the discovery.
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