IES President-Elect, Prof. Milos Manic, was inducted on 26 June 2023 into the United States National Academy of Inventors (NAI) as a Senior Member at the NAI’s 12th Annual Meeting, held in Washington D.C., USA.

Milos Manic, Ph.D. (center) was celebrated as a senior member of the NAI on June 26 in Washington, D.C. (Courtesy photo)


NAI Senior Members are active faculty, scientists, and administrators with success in patents, licensing, and commercialization and have produced technologies that have brought or aspire to bring, real impact on the welfare of society. They are rising stars who foster a spirit of innovation within their communities and institutions while educating and mentoring the next generation of inventors.

Senior members were celebrated at NAI’s annual meeting, “Diversifying Innovation for a Strong Economy and a Sustainable Future,” which was held June 26 in Washington. The medal and a plaque were given to him during an impressive ceremony, presided by Dr. Paul R. Sanberg, President of NAI and Derrick Brent, Deputy Director of USPTO (United States Patent & Trademark Office).

Congratulations to him!

Milos Manic, Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia, USA
Prof. Milos Manic (Fellow, IEEE) is a Professor with the Computer Science Department and the Director of the VCU Cybersecurity Center, Virginia Commonwealth University. He has completed over 40 research grants in AI/ML in cyber and energy and intelligent controls. He has authored over 200 refereed articles and holds several U.S. patents. He has won the 2018 Research and Development 100 Award for Autonomic Intelligent Cyber Sensor (AICS). He is the President Elect of IEEE IES, a fellow of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative, and an Inductee of the National Academy of Inventors. He is an IES Officer and a Senior AdCom Member. He was a recipient of the IEEE IES 2019 Anthony J. Hornfeck Service Award, the 2012 J. David Irwin Early Career Award, and the 2017 IEM Best Paper Award. He was the Founding Chair of the IEEE IES Technical Committee on Resilience and Security in Industry and the General Chair of the IEEE IECON 2018 and IEEE HSI 2019. He was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics and IEEE Open Journal of Industrial Electronics Society. He served as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.

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