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Note: Some of the following patents have been licensed to industries and resulted in substantial net-income to URI to date and there will be ongoing royalty payments to URI.

  • "Systems and methods for cache coherence protocol " US Patent No. 9,298,624. Issued on March 29, 2016. (With Dr. Jin Ren and Gregory Fedynyshyn)

  • "Storage of data reference blocks and deltas in different storage devices," US Patent No. 9,176,883. Issued on Nov 3, 2015.

  • "Multiferro-heterostructure composition having tunable magnetic coupling at room temperature," US Patent No. 9,130,144, with Ruihua Cheng. Issued on Sept 8, 2015.

  • "Method and apparatus for maximizing data recoverability using coupling updates by parties," US Patent No. 8,862,842, Issued on Oct 14, 2014.

  • "Systems and methods for recovering information from NAND gates array memory systems," US Patent No. 8,650,436, with Weijun Xiao. Issued on Oct 14, 2014.

  • "Systems and methods for distance estimation between electronic devices" US Patent No. 8,611,260, Issued on Dec 17, 2013.

  • "Systems and methods for distance estimation between electronic devices" US Patent No. 8,611,260, with Yan Sun, Weijun Xiao, and Yinan Liu. Issued on Dec 17, 2013.

  • "RING, Recover Information from NAND-Gate Memories," US Patent No. 8,327,182. Issued on Dec 4, 2012.

  • "Data retrieval system and method that provides retrieval of data to any point in time," US Patent No. 8,239,706, issued on August 7, 2012.

  • ``SWEET: System and Method for Maintaining Redundant Storages Coherent using Sliding Window of Eager Execution Transactions (SWEET)," US Patent No. 8,140,772, issued on March 20, 2012.

  • "Cache architecture for a processing unit providing reduced power consumption in cache operation" U.S. Patent No. 7,966,452, issued on June 21, 2011.

  • "Data Recovery System and Method Including A Disk Array Architecture that Provides Recovery of Data to Any Point of Time" U.S. Patent No. 7,730,347, issued on June 1, 2010.

  • ``STICS: SCSI-To-IP Cache Storage Device and Method," US Patent and Trademark Office, US Patent No. 7,275,134. (with Ben He).

  • ``RORIB--A cost effective approach for real-time, online and remote information backup,'' US Patent No. 7,177,887. (with Jian Li).

  • ``Data replication method over a limited bandwidth network by mirroring parities," U.S Patent 7,457,980, issued on November 25, 2008.

  • ``ACE: Adaptive cache engine for storage area network including systems and methods related thereto" United States Patent No. 7,370,163. Issued on May 6, 2008. (with Ming Zhang and Yinan Liu)

  • ``RAPID-Cache (Redundant, Asymmetrically Parallel, Inexpensive Disk Cache), A new cache structure for RAID systems,'' U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, No. 6,243,795, June 5th, 2001. (with Yiming Hu).

  • ``Disk Caching Disk: A new device for high performance I/O system,'' U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, No. 5,754,888. Issued on September 24th, 1997. (with Yiming Hu)

  • ``Cache memory system for vector processing,'' U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, No. 5,379,393.

  • "Systems and Methods for Providing Continuous File Protection at Block Level" US PTO patent pending, 13/114,168.

  • "A Special Purpose Embedded System for Neural Machine Interface for Artificial Legs", US PTO, patent pending. (with Huang He and Zhang Xiaorong).

  • "Multiferro-Heterostructure Thin Film Having Tunable Magnetic Coupling At Room Temperature", US PTO patent pending, 12/906,684. (With Ruihua Cheng).

  • "System and Method for Data Storage", US PTO Patent pending, No. 20100281208.

  • "Integrating Neuromuscular and Cyber Systems for Neural Control of Artificial Legs", US PTO Patent pending. (with Huang He and Yan Sun).

  • "Software write blocker for Windows", US PTO, Copy Right. (with Jin Ren and Vic Fay-Wolfe)

  • ``CUP: Coupling Update by Parities, A method and apparatus for maximizing data recovery using CUP," Application No. 60/940,831.

  • ``Methods for detecting unfair ratings and building trust in raters in online rating systems using signal modeling technique" Application Pending: 60/894,012

  • ``BUCS--A Bottom-Up Cache Structure for Networked Storage Servers," filed on 10/20/03, Application No. 60/512,728 (pub #: 20050144223) (with Ming Zhang).

  • ``HELP--Hardware Environment for Low-overhead Profiling and Security Functions," filed on 11/13/03, US Patent Application No. 20050125784 (with Ming Zhang).

  • ``DRALIC---A webserver architecture based on distributed RAID and location independence caching,'' File pending. (with Ben (Xubin) He).