Selected Patents

1. “Localization And Tracking System For Mobile Robots”, Inventors: Andreas Schuh and Kamal Youcef-Toumi, (Cambridge, MA) Assignee: Massachusetts Institute
of Technology(Cambridge, MA), Serial No. 13/594,962, Filing Date with the US Patent and Trademark oce: 08-27-2012
2. “Bi-directional Leak Detection System with full Observability”, Investors: Chatzigeorgiou D., Samir Mekid, Ben-Mansour R., Khalifa A. and Youcef-Toumi K., (Cambridge, MA) Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), Case No. 15806
3. “High-Frequency Rheology System Coupled to Commercial AFMs”, Investors: HadiTavakoli Nia, I. Soltani Bozchalooi, Yang Li, Han-Hwa Hung, Eliot Frank, Kamal
Youcef-Toumi, Christine Ortiz and Alan Grodzinsky, (Cambridge, MA) Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), Case No. 15412
4. “Wireless Communication Systems for Underground Pipe Inspection”, Investors: Dalei Wu, Kamal Youcef-Toumi, Samir Mekid, Rached Ben Mansour, (Cambridge,
MA) Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), MIT case number 16059J
5. “Controllable Friction Varying Mechanism with Minimum Energy Consumption”, Inventors: C.Choi; D.Chatzigeorgiou; R.Ben-Mansour; K.Youcef-Toumi (Cambridge,
MA) Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA), PENDING.
6. “Leak Detection System”, Inventors: Sanjay E. Sarma, Kamal Youcef-Toumi, Stephen S. Ho, Dimitris Chatzigeorgiou, Rached Ben Mansour (Cambridge, MA) Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), MIT case number 14570.
7. “In-pipe Leak Detection Based on Pressure Gradient”, Inventors: Atia Khalifa, Rached Ben-Mansour, Kamal Youcef-Toumi, Mohamed Habib, and Dimitris Chatzigeorgiou
(Cambridge, MA) Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), MIT case number 14660.
8. “A MEMS Piezoelectric System for Dual Pressure Sensing”, Inventors: Muhammad A. Hawwa, Kamal Youcef-Toumi, and Hussain M. Al-Qahtani (Cambridge,
MA)Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), MIT case number 14742.
9. “In-Pipe Mobile Cross-Correlation Based System for Leak Detection”, Inventors: Atia Khalifa, Yehia Khulief, Rached Ben. Mansour, Samir Mekid and Kamal
Youcef-Toumi (Cambridge, MA)Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA), MIT case number 15125
10. “Leak Detection System based on Force Transduction”, Inventors: Rached Ben-Mansour, Dimitris Chatzigeorgiou, Atia Khalifa, Changrak Choi and Kamal Youcef-
Toumi (Cambridge, MA)Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), MIT case number 15086.
11. “Robotic Apparatus And Process For Pipeline Rehabilitation Inventors: Muhammad A. Hawwa and Kamal Youcef-Toumi, United States of America Serial No. 61/479523, Filed April 27, 2011.
12. “An Acoustic Probe For Leak Detection In Water Pipelines, Yagoub N. Al-Nassar, Hussain Al-Qahtani, Muhammad A. Hawwa and Kamal Youcef-Toumi, United
States of America Serial No. 61/485675, Filed May 13, 2011
13. “A localization and tracking system for mobile robots” Inventors: A. Schuh; K. Youcef-Toumi (Cambridge, MA)Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), MIT case number 15182, PENDING.
14. “Non-Iterative Mapping of Capped Cylidrical Environments” Inventors: C. Panas; R.Panas; K Youcef-Toumi (Cambridge, MA) Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of
Technology(Cambridge, MA), PENDING.
15. “A Method to Identify and Compensate for In-Plane Resonances of a Scanning Probe Microscope”, PENDING.
16. “Leak and Contamination Detection Micro-Submarine forWater and Liquids Distribution System/Microelectronic Leak and Contamination Sensing Fish”, PENDING.
17. “Symmetric Thermocentric Flexure with Minimal Yaw Error Motion”, PENDING.
18. “A Diaphragm Flexure With Large Range and High Load Capacity”, PENDING.
19. “Flexure-Based Mechanism for Passive Angle Alignment and Subsequent Mechanical Locking”, PENDING.
20. “A High-Resolution Flexural Stage for In-Plane Position and Out-of-Plane Pitch/Roll Alignment”, PENDING.
21. “Parallel-Plate Instrumentation with Clear Aperture and High-Resolution Decoupled Pitch-Roll Alignment for Programmable Small-Scale Gap”, PENDING.
22. “Mechanical Fish Robot Exploiting Vibration Modes ForLocomotion”, Inventors: Pablo Valdivia Y (Cambridge, MA), Youcef-Toumi; Kamal(Cambridge, MA) Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA), Filed June 23,2005 United States Patent 7,865,268; January 4, 2011.
23. “Spectroscopic Systems and Methods”, Inventors: Saptari; VidiA. (Chelsea, MA), Youcef-Toumi; Kamal (Cambridge, MA) Assignee:Delta Search Labs, Inc. (Cambridge, MA) , Filed: May 6, 2004 United States Patent 7,099,003; August 29, 2006.
24. “Applicator” Inventors: Shah; Manzoor A. (Boston, MA),Alvarado; Pablo Valdivia Y (Cambridge, MA), Youcef-Toumi; Kamal(Cambridge, MA) Assignee: Alpine Pharmaceuticals (Cambridge, MA)Filed: March 27, 2003 United States Patent 7,055,528; June 6, 2006.
25. “Height Calibration of Scanning Probe Microscope Actuators”,Inventors: El Rifai; Osamah M. (Cambridge, MA), Youcef-Toumi; Kamal(Cambridge, MA) Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), Filed: November 26, 2003 United States Patent7,041,963; May 9, 2006.
26. “Color Image Segmentation in an Object Recognition System”,Inventors: Prempraneerach; Pradya (Somerville, MA), Youcef-Toumi;Kamal (Cambridge, MA) Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA), Filed: August 30, 2002, United StatesPatent 7,020,329; March 28, 2006.
27. “Image Deconvolution Techniques for Probe Scanning Apparatus”,Inventors: Aumond; Bernardo D. (Sao Paulo, BR), Youcef-Toumi; Kamal(Cambridge, MA) Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), Filed: February 21, 2001, United States Patent6,661,004; December 9, 2003.
28. “Atomic Force Microscope for Pro ling High Aspect RatioSamples”, Inventors: Aumond; Bernardo D. (Cambridge, MA),Youcef-Toumi; Kamal (Cambridge, MA) Assignee: MassachusettsInstitute of Technology (Cambridge, MA), Filed: September 30, 1999,United States Patent 6,489,611; December 3, 2002.
29. “Omni-Directional High Precision Friction Drive PositioningStage”, Inventors: Chang; Woo Sok (Lexington, MA), Youcef-Toumi;Kamal (Cambridge, MA) Assignee: Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology (Cambridge, MA), Filed: May 11, 1999, United States Patent 6,457,864; October 1, 2002.
30. “Time Delay Controlled Processes”, Inventors: Youcef-Toumi;Kamal (Newbury, MA) Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Cambridge, MA), Filed: June 29, 1990, United States Patent5,144,549; September 1, 1992.
31. “Dual-Drive System for Micro-Manipulation of Direct-DriveRobotic Systems”, Inventors: Youcef-Toumi; Kamal (Cambridge, MA),Ro; Paul I. H. (Cambridge, MA)
Assignee: MIT (Cambridge, MA), Filed:December 5, 1986, United States Patent 4,761,588; August 2, 1988.