Patent and Copyright Committee
List of Disclosures Reviewed
Between July 1996 and June 1997

Annual Report to Faculty Senate (1996-1997)

USC ID No. Faculty/Staff/Student
Inventor Names
Department of: Title of Invention
96126 Dr. Vicki B. Vance
Dr. Gail J. Pruss
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences
Plant Viral Genes Capable of Boosting the Replication of a Broad Range of Other Viruses
96127 Dr. Michael L. Myrick
Ms. Wendy C. Bell
Ms. Marie Lovelace
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chemistry & Biochemistry
In-Situ Fiber Optic Probe for Monitoring High Pressure/High Temperature Reactions
96128 Ms. Melissa Bacic
Dr. Duane C. Yoch
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences
Production of a Unique Antibiotic Factor by a Marine Bacterium
96129 Dr. S. Michael Angel
Mr. Brian J. Marquardt
Dr. Scott R. Goode
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chemistry & Biochemistry
On-Site Determination of Lead in Paint Using a Novel Optical-Fiber Probe
96131 Dr. John D. Spurrier Statistics Capstone Experiences in Statistics
96133 Dr. James M. Chapman, Jr. Pharmacy The Therapeutic Utility of N-Phenyl,Heteroaryl-N'- Alkyl, Aryl-N'-[[(Alkanoic Acid)thio, (Alkanol)thio]phenyl]alky] Ureas in Diabetes, Obesity
96134 Dr. James M. Chapman, Jr. Pharmacy The Antiatherosclerotic Activity of N-Phenyl, Heteroaryl-N'-Alkyl, Aryl-N'-[m or p- (Alkanoic Acid) or (Alkanol) substituted] phenyl]alkyl Ureas
96135 Dr. James M. Chapman, Jr. Pharmacy The Therapeutic Activity of N-Phenyl, Heteroaryl- N'-Alkyl, Aryl-N'-[[(Alkanoic Acid)oxy or (Alkanol)oxy]phenyl]alkyl Urea
96136 Dr. Michael A. Matthews Chemical Engineering Solvent-Free Process for Recovering Alloy Metals from Grinding Swarf
96137 Dr. Lewis D. Johnson Pathology, School of Medicine Identification of Stromelysin-3 in Cells in Colyte Removed from the Lumen of the Colon
96138 Dr. Michael L. Myrick
Mr. Matthew P. Nelson
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Dimensional Transformation for Spectroscopic Applications
96140 Dr. Douglas Torr
Dr. Timir Datta
Physics & Astronomy
Physics & Astronomy
Gravity Generator
96141 Dr. Steven P. Wilson Pharmacology, School of Medicine Herpes Virus Vectors for Gene Therapy of the Nervous System
96142 Dr. James M. Tour
Mr. Adam M. Rawlett
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Preparative Bench-top Enrichment of C60, C70, and the Higher Fullerene Allotropes Using a Modified Polystyrene Stationary Phase
96143 Dr. John W. Weidner
Mr. Venkat Srinivasan
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
An Electrochemical Route to Making Porous Nickel Oxide Electrochemical Capacitors
97144 Dr. Sandip Dutta Mechanical Engineering Heat Transfer Enhancement in Channels
97145 Dr. Dwight W. Underhill
Dr. Charles E. Feigley
Environmental Health Sciences
Environmental Health Sciences
An Improved Diffusive Sampler
97148 Dr. Michael L. Myrick Chemistry & Biochemistry Smart Weapon Assembly Lock
97149 Dr. John W. Weidner
Dr. John W. Van Zee
Mr. Haraldo A. Duarte
Mr. Kamal Jha
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrochemical Destruction of Nitrates and Nitrites in the Presence of Hexavalent Chromate
97150 Dr. Xiaomin Deng
Mr. Quan Wang
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Structural Damage Detection and Health Monitoring Methods Using Spatial Signals
97151 Dr. Xiaomin Deng Mechanical Engineering A Novel Methodology for Structural Damage Detection and Health Monitoring Using Wave Signals
97152 Dr. Victor Giurgiutiu
Dr. Sandip Dutta
Dr. Craig A. Rogers
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Structural Damage Detection and Health Monitoring Methods Using Spatial Signals
97155 Dr. H. Trent Spencer Chemistry & Biochemistry Protection Against Thymidylate Synthase and Dihydrofolate Reductase Directed Chemotherapeutic Agents
97156 Dr. Victor Giurgiutiu
Dr. Craig A. Rogers
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Active SMA Composite Rotor Blade Tracking Tab Method and System
97159 Dr. Branko N. Popov
Mr. Bala S. Haran
Ralph E. White
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Optimization of Particle Size of Metal Hydride Alloys
97160 Mr. Barry L. Masters
Ms. Amanda B. Linen
Mr. Ali Lahlou
Mr. Gary M. Dowdey
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
USC Machine Shop
Workstation for the Visually Impaired
97161 Dr. S. Robert Young
Dr. WeiHua Liu
Dr. ZongRen Wang
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Multiple Consecutive Fluorescent in SITU Hybridization (FISH)

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