"Intellectual Property: Engineers, Patents, and Novel Ideas"
Friday, November 30, 2012
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium
Ruthie Lyle, Ph.D.
The Pratt Professional Masters Programs seminar speaker will be Dr. Ruthie Lyle of IBM. Dr. Lyle is currently the Technical Project Manager for the IBMSmartCloud, SaaS Web Delivery Platform. She joined IBM in 1999 shortly after becoming the first African American woman to earn a doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University (Poly-NYU). Dr. Lyle¿s career experience with IBM spans assignments in Intellectual Property Strategy and Monetization as well as Software Development and Hardware Development. She is a registered Patent Agent, and the Team Lead Emeritus of IBM¿s Smarter Planet Invention Review Team. Dr. Lyle is an IBM Master Inventor with 60 issued US patents and over 170+ pending patent applications making her the leading African American female inventor in the US.