Patents and Patent Applications from Florida International University


Matches 1 - 50 out of 305 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 >
Match Document Document Title
US20180205153 ORIGAMI-FOLDED ANTENNAS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are polarization and frequency reconfigurable origami-folded antennas and methods for making the same. An origami-folded antenna can include at least one ground plane that can...
10027697 Detection of counterfeit and compromised devices using system and function call tracing techniques  
Frameworks, methods, and systems for securing a smart grid are provided. A framework can include data collection, call tracing techniques, and preparing call lists to detect counterfeit or...
10027412 System and method for visible light communications with multi-element transmitters and receivers  
Apparatuses, systems, and methods of communication using visible light communications (VLC) are provided. A system can include a VLC transmitter and a VLC receiver suitable for implementing a...
US20180194237 WIRELESS POWER ELECTRONICS AND CONTROLS  
Magnetic-coupling-based wireless power transfer systems and schemes are provided that ensure fast wireless power transfer to charge batteries of electric vehicles (EVs) with high power transfer...
US20180192886 MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR NON-INVASIVELY MEASURING TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTION IN THE EYE  
The present invention provides devices and methods for measuring the temperature distribution of an eye using non-invasive techniques. Embodiments of the present invention utilize laser speckle...
10021135 Inducing data loss in Zigbee networks via join/association handshake spoofing  
Methods, systems, and devices for instituting a new type of attack on Zigbee networks are provided. Targeting the data-collection aspect of Zigbee's use cases, a denial-of-service attack can be...
10020586 Segmented helical antenna with reconfigurable polarization  
A segmented helical antenna can include: a plurality of unit arms, each unit arm having a center hole, a first end hole, and a second end hole; a central axis passing through the center hole of...
10017462 Antimicrobial poly(guanylurea)s  
A poly(guanylurea) (PGU), comprising the structure where a multiplicity of repeating units are connected by guanylurea groups. The repeating units comprise: linear or cyclic alkylene, heteroatom...
10012645 Rapid zika virus detection using nano-enabled electrochemical sensing system  
The subject invention provides materials and methods for detecting Zika virus. Specific embodiments provide an electrochemical immunosensing device and the methods of making and using the same for...
US20180180587 PAPER MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES FOR DETECTION OF IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVES  
Paper microfluidic devices for testing for explosives are provided, along with methods of fabricating and using the same. One or more channels are formed on a paper substrate, and a test spot is...
US20180177562 STEREOTACTIC DEVICE FOR IMPLANTATION OF PERMANENT IMPLANTS INTO A RODENT BRAIN  
Stereotactic systems and implantation methods that can be designed for use with a specific species and further customized for use with an individual within the species are provided. The...
10008962 Instantly rechargeable battery device  
A compact magnetic-based battery device that offers energy, a large number of cycles, a long storage time, and a short charging time is provided. The rechargeable battery device can include a...
10006875 Nanotip sensor  
Embodiments of a nanotip sensor for detecting and identifying chemical or biological particulates in a sample are disclosed. The nanotip sensor may include a plurality of nanotips, each with a...
10000807 Materials and methods for identifying gyrase inhibitors  
The disclosure describes the effects of transcription mediated from a promoter on the transcription mediated by divergently coupled supercoiling-sensitive promoter. Transcription initiated from a...
10000790 Materials and methods for rapid visualization of NAD(P)H  
The subject invention provides materials and methods for detecting the presence of an electron donor. In a specific embodiment, the device detects the presence of dihydronicotinamide adenine...
9997960 Misalignment insensitive wireless power transfer with cylindrical, spherical and conical transmitter and receiver elements  
Wireless power transfer systems including wireless transmitter and receivers, which are insensitive to misalignment, are provided. A wireless power transfer system can include a first conductive...
US20180156721 PORTABLE CORTISOL SENSING PLATFORM BASED ON COMPACT UV LIGHT SOURCES  
Systems and methods for detecting a biological analyte are provided. The biological analyte can be, for example, cortisol. Detection can be achieved without external labels/mediators. Microfluidic...
US20180155299 Azasteroidal Mimics  
An azasteroid mimic or an intermediate for the preparation of an azasteroid and azasteroid mimic is formed via an oxocycloalkenyl isoxazolium anhydrobase and its dimer. The dimer can be used to...
9988775 Concrete i-beam for bridge construction  
A beam used for construction, particularly of short- to mid-span bridges. A beam can include flanges extending from a web that are joined to flanges of another beam. When joined two beams form an...
9988341 Bacterial topoisomerase inhibitors and use thereof  
The present invention provides novel compounds as bacterial topoisomerase inhibitors with antibacterial activity. The present invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising at...
9987937 Autonomous two-layer predictive controller for bidirectional inductive power transfer in EV applications  
A two layer predictive controller for bidirectional inductive power transfer can include: a first layer controller generating a mutual inductance and a reference active power; and a second layer...
9986440 Interference and mobility management in UAV-assisted wireless networks  
Techniques and systems are disclosed for addressing the challenges in interference and mobility management in broadband, UAV-assisted heterogeneous network (BAHN) scenarios. Implementations...
9985460 Miniaturized highly efficient wireless power transfer elements using multiple layers of resonators and/or tunable capacitors  
Novel and advantageous systems and methods for wireless power transfer (WPT) via multiple-resonator conformal strongly coupledmagnetic resonance (CSCMR) are provided. Instead of using a single...
9976169 Biosensors for organic and inorganic arsenic  
Disclosed are methods of detecting organic arsenicals using genetically modified cells.
US20180135112 LABELED CIRCULAR DNA MOLECULES FOR ANALYSIS OF DNA TOPOLOGY, AND TOPOISOMERASES AND FOR DRUG SCREENING  
The present invention provides labeled circular plasmid DNA molecules for studying DNA topology and topoisomerases. The molecules of the present invention also provide tools for high throughput...
9971038 Chromotropic detection of ionizing radiation  
A high contrast dosimeter is constructed where a plastic support is at least partially coated with a layer having a colored radical trapping compound. The plastic is a polymer that can contain a...
9964948 Remote control and concierge service for an autonomous transit vehicle fleet  
Methods and systems for assisting autonomous vehicles are provided. The methods and systems can help increase safety and consumer satisfaction with autonomous vehicles and help bridge the gap...
US20180117334 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NEUROMORPHIC CONTROLLED ADAPTIVE PACING OF RESPIRATORY MUSCLES AND NERVES  
Adaptive systems and methods for automatically determining and continuously updating stimulation parameters for adjusting ventilation to accommodate a patient's specific physiology, metabolic...
9952434 Device for assisting visually impaired patients  
The invention pertains to devices and methods that allow a subject having a diseased retina to see a more complete image of the subject's field-of-view. The invention provides a device comprising...
9951752 Active aerodynamics mitigation and power production system for buildings and other structures  
The current invention provides apparatuses and methods for protecting buildings/structures from wind damage and simultaneously harvesting energy from wind. The apparatuses of the current invention...
9951007 2-methylthiopyrrolidines and their use for modulating bacterial quorum sensing  
Compounds of Formula (I) are disclosed herein and their use in inhibiting quorum sensing in bacteria.
9947431 Anisotropic films templated using ultrasonic focusing  
An anisotropic composite film includes a plurality of effectively parallel lines of particles with a polymeric or other solid matrix. The composite films are prepared by dispersion of the...
9946231 Detection of and responses to time delays in networked control systems  
To ameliorate the detrimental effects of time delays, techniques and systems are disclosed for detecting time delays in a plant, facility, or environment (such as a power system) controlled by an...
US20180099139 FLANGED SELF-CLOSING MICROCHANNEL ARRAY  
Devices and methods for implanting neural interface technology in mammals are provided. A device can include an array of self-closing channels; two flanges that flank the array of channels, the...
9938176 Chloroperoxidase-catalyzed degradation of pharmaceutical pollutants in wastewater  
The present invention provides efficient, economical, and environmentally-friendly compositions and methods for removing pollutants from water sources. In particular embodiments, the present...
9934613 Systems for controlling a movable object  
An augmented reality system is described that comprises a movable object comprising an object hardware component; a control hardware component for wirelessly transmitting and receiving signals via...
9925518 Sol-gel polymeric stationary phases for high-performance liquid chromatography and solid phase extraction: their method of making  
A sol-gel sorbent or chromatography stationary phase is a particulate metal oxide gel containing polymeric segments uniformly distributed throughout the metal oxide gel. The metal oxide gel is an...
9925515 Alkyl functionalized porous silica liquid chromatographic stationary phases and solid phase extraction sorbents  
A chromatographic stationary phase or solid phase extraction (SPE) sorbent are sol-gel metal oxide particles comprising metal oxide network units with organic functionality bonded to the metal of...
US20180080944 SAB AS A BIOMARKER FOR DEGENERATIVE DISEASES AND THERAPEUTIC SENSITIVITY IN CANCERS  
The current invention pertains to a method of diagnosing a disease or identifying an increased likelihood of developing the disease in a subject. The method comprises determining the level of Src...
US20180079757 BACTERIAL TOPOISOMERASE I INHIBITORS WITH ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY  
The present invention provides compounds as bacterial topoisomerase inhibitors with antibacterial activity. The present invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising at least one...
9923267 Phase-change material based reconfigurable antenna  
Apparatuses and methods for making configurable antennas are provided. An apparatus can include a phase change material (PCM) having a conductive phase and an insulating phase. The PCM can be...
9920014 Selective inhibition of bacterial topoisomerase I  
The present invention provides novel bisbenzimidazole compounds and methods of using the compounds as antibacterial agents.
9919973 Synthesis of high temperature ceramic powders  
The present invention relates to methods and apparatuses for forming high temperature ceramic powders. A method of producing high temperature ceramic powders according to an embodiment of the...
9919610 Wireless power electronics and controls  
Magnetic-coupling-based wireless power transfer systems and schemes are provided that ensure fast wireless power transfer to charge batteries of electric vehicles (EVs) with high power transfer...
9915965 Flexible, secure energy management system  
Systems and techniques are disclosed for flexible, secure energy management that enable control of individual devices in a customer site's energy infrastructure, which can allow optimization...
9915045 Folded steel plate bridge system  
Folded plate girders can be connected end to end to form a cambered girder, wherein a connector system including a peripheral connecting flange secures adjacent girders in series at the desired...
US20180059099 Rapid Zika Virus Detection Using Nano-Enabled Electrochemical Sensing System  
The subject invention provides materials and methods for detecting Zika virus. Specific embodiments provide an electrochemical immunosensing device and the methods of making and using the same for...
US20180059082 MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR THE DETECTION OF TRACE AMOUNTS OF SUBSTANCES IN BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES  
The subject invention provides chemical compositions and synthesis strategies to create molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs) via sol-gel processes. In a specific embodiment, the subject invention...
US20180057877 MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING GYRASE INHIBITORS  
The disclosure describes the effects of transcription mediated from a promoter on the transcription mediated by divergently coupled supercoiling-sensitive promoter. Transcription initiated from a...
9903078 Three dimensional paving  
The subject invention provides methods of preparing and/or modifying a working area of interest that results in a level surface layer. In preferred embodiments, a three-dimensional (3-D) paver is...
Matches 1 - 50 out of 305 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 >