Patents by Inventor Anthony FOUAD

Anthony FOUAD has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210084867
    Abstract: Systems and methods for automated imaging and manipulation of a plurality of small organisms are provided. In exemplary embodiments, the disclosed subject matter provides a housing, comprising an upper gantry, a lower gantry, and a tray with an array of plates, wherein the tray includes at least one source plate and at least one destination plate. The tray is adapted to hold the plurality of small organisms. A carriage, disposed within the upper gantry, is adapted to move relative to the tray. A camera, also disposed within the carriage, is adapted to acquire images of at least a portion of the small organisms. A computational processor, coupled to the camera, is adapted to identify an approximate size and shape for at least a portion of the small animals from the images, and to select one or more small animals based therefrom on its size and shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
    Inventors: Christopher FANG-YEN, Anthony FOUAD