MatMaCorp, a member of Bio Nebraska, announced this week that Dr. Abe Oommen, the company’s Founder, President, and Chief Scientific Officer, has been named a 2021 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Announcement from MatMaCorp:
Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 7, 2021 – MatMaCorp (Materials and Machines Corporation), a developer of comprehensive molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that Abe Oommen, Ph.D., the company’s Founder, President, and Chief Scientific Officer, has been named a 2021 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
“From all of us at MatMaCorp, we congratulate Abe on this well-deserved, prestigious acknowledgment of the important impact his work has had in our community and beyond,” said Phil Kozera, MatMaCorp Chief Executive Officer. “Abe’s passion, ingenuity, and drive inspires our team to work beyond our capabilities with a shared goal of making diagnostics accessible to underserved communities around the world.”
The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society. Election to NAI Fellow is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.
“It is a great honor to have been recognized in the year’s class of NAI Fellows,” said Dr. Oommen. “I have spent the entirety of my career developing commercial products and services with the goal to advance human and animal health and I am as excited today as I was when I started my career about solving challenges and bringing new technologies to market. I would like to thank the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for nominating me for this honor.”