Day named Academy of Inventors Fellow

Delbert E. Day, CerE’58, a prolific inventor whose work with specialty glasses has led to treatments for cancer, bone tissue regeneration and wound care, has been named a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.

Delbert Day Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

His selection is in recognition of his “highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.”

Day, Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of ceramic engineering at Missouri S&T, was inducted into the NAI during an April 6, 2017, ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston as part of the academy’s Sixth Annual Conference.

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