As highlighted in the Salt Lake Tribune last week, College of Engineering Dean, Richard Brown, contributed the University of Utah’s 5,000th invention. The article highlights Dean Brown’s invention (a programmable tray with built-in scales used by diabetics to better monitor their carbohydrate intake and calibrate their insulin intake to ensure glucose levels stay in a healthy range) as well as four other “invention super stars” at the University. Mechanical Engineering’s own Stephen Jacobsen was honored as one of the U’s “fabulous five” for his work as a “robot pioneer who helped launch Sarcos at Research Park” and as one of the most prolific invertors at the U.

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