NVTC Honors MITRE Inventors with Tech Patent of the YearDecember 2017
MITRE's James Ellenbogen and Carl Picconatto won Tech Patent of the Year at the 2017 Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Tech Awards. The award was presented at this year's NVTC annual banquet in December. Ellenbogen and Picconatto are co-inventors of a system for bulk separation of single-walled tubular fullerenes using a channeled substrate.
The NVTC Tech Awards honors groundbreaking companies, leaders, and innovations in the northern Virginia region's technology community. The Tech Awards highlight innovative companies and influential leaders in the following categories: Tech Company of the Year, Tech Executive of the Year, and Tech Patent of the Year.