In the News: Bentley wins Purdue commercialization award
Lonnie Bentley, professor of computer and information technology in the College of Technology, is the recipient of the 2011-2012 Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University Faculty. The award is given annually to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding contributions to, and success with, commercializing Purdue research discoveries. It was established with an endowment gift from the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership Foundation.
Bentley is co-founder, board member and vice president of business development for Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems Inc. (BATS). It is an Indiana company that provides automatic antenna aiming and tracking technology that Bentley co-developed at Purdue with Anthony Smith and Michael Kane, both in computer and information technology.