New York University Professor Bhubaneswar “Bud” Mishra has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced today.
“Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional accolade bestowed solely to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society,” NAI said in announcing the 2017 fellows.
The 2017 Fellows are named inventors on nearly 6,000 issued U.S. patents, bringing the collective patents held by all NAI Fellows to more than 32,000 issued U.S. patents.
Mishra is a professor of computer science and mathematics at NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, and a professor of human genetics at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. He is also a visiting scholar in quantitative biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and a professor of cell biology at NYU School of Medicine.
Mishra holds 21 issued and 23 pending patents in areas ranging over robotics, model checking, intrusion detection, cyber security, emergency response, disaster management, data analysis, biotechnology, nanotechnology, genome mapping and sequencing, mutation calling, cancer biology, financial technology, advertising technology, Internet architecture, and linguistics. He has industrial experience in computer and data science, finance, robotics and bio- and nanotechnologies, and is the author of a textbook on algorithmic algebra and more than 200 archived publications.
Mishra has a bachelor’s degree in science from India’s Utkal University and in electronics and electrical communication engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) as well as master and doctoral degrees in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.