Patents by Inventor Ben Zhang

Ben Zhang 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).

  • Patent number: 11562010
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and apparatus for outputting information. A specific embodiment of the method includes: in response to receiving a query, detecting whether there is an entity slot in the query; in response to there being an entity slot in the query, adding the detected entity slot to a candidate slot; detecting, in the query, a relationship-determinative word of an entity; searching in a preset knowledge graph for a peripheral knowledge graph of the candidate slot; and inferring on the basis of the peripheral knowledge graph according to the relationship-determinative word, and outputting an entity word matching the relationship-determinative word.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignees: Baidu Online Network Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd., Shanghai Xiaodu Technology Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Yafei Miao, Wensong He, Ben Xu, Jian Xie, Yipin Zhang, Yan Wang, Yongyi Liu, Chu Wang
  • Patent number: 11503833
    Abstract: Strain of Bacillus thuringiensis novonest4 and applications thereof. The Bacillus thuringiensis is the Bacillus thuringiensis novonest4, with an Accession No. CCTCC NO: M2018443. The strain is firstly reported to have both the effect of preventing and controlling lepidoptera pests after foilar application and the effects of degrading carbendazim, promoting crop growth and increasing crop yield after soil application, and has wide application prospects in agricultural production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Hubei Biopesticide Engineering Research Center
    Inventors: Daye Huang, Chunxia Cao, Jingwu Yao, Yani Zhang, Xianqing Liao, Fang Liu, Ben Rao, Ronghua Zhou
  • Patent number: 11504216
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a water flosser comprises a housing, a tooth irrigation portion, a water nozzle portion, a winding mechanism, and a water pipe configured to be bent and wound. The tooth irrigation portion is disposed in the housing and comprises a water inlet and a water outlet. The water nozzle portion is in communication with the water outlet of the tooth irrigation portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Xiamen Solex High-Tech Industries Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhaojin Yin, Guihua Yan, Mingfu Zhang, Ben Li
  • Publication number: 20220356183
    Abstract: Provided herein are heterocyclic compounds of Formula (I), pharmaceutical compositions containing such a compound and their therapeutic uses, methods for their preparation, intermediate compounds, pharmaceutical compositions containing such a compound, and their therapeutic uses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Prabha N. Ibrahim, Wayne Spevak, Jiazhong Zhang, Songyuan Shi, Ben Powell, Yan Ma
  • Publication number: 20220328873
    Abstract: A polyoxymethylene-based all-solid-state polymer electrolyte prepared by in-situ ring-opening polymerization is used in forming an all-solid-state secondary lithium battery. A trioxymethylene monomer, an additive and lithium salt initiates in-situ ring-opening polymerization on a porous support material through a catalyst to form the all-solid-state polymer electrolyte, which has a thickness of 10 ?m-800 ?m, an ionic conductivity of 4×10?5 S/cm—8×10?3 S/cm at room temperature and an electrochemical window not lower than 4.2 V.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2022
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Inventors: Guanglei CUI, Jianjun ZHANG, Han WU, Tingting LIU, Jinning ZHANG, Ben TANG, Zhe YU, Hongxia XU
  • Patent number: 11453746
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions of co-polymers having hydrophilic and biodegradable hydrophobic units or blocks, resulting in improved properties and functionalities suitable for biomedical applications as self-fitting tissue scaffolds or minimally invasive surgical implants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: University of Massachusetts
    Inventors: Jie Song, Ben Zhang
  • Patent number: 11423194
    Abstract: Methods, devices, and systems for building automation system visualization from ontology are described herein. One device includes a display, a processing resource, and a memory having instructions stored thereon which, when executed by the processing resource, cause the processing resource to determine a respective model associated with each of a plurality of devices of a Building Automation System (BAS), wherein each respective model includes an input handler and an output handler associated with its respective device, display, via the display, a visualization of the plurality of models and connections between the plurality of models, wherein the visualization is created from a template having a particular ontology corresponding to the BAS, receive operating information associated with the BAS from at least one of the plurality of devices, and modify the visualization based on the received operating information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Weilin Zhang, Yi Sun, Conrad B. Beaulieu, Ben Coleman, Henry Chen
  • Publication number: 20210017330
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions of co-polymers having hydrophilic and biodegradable hydrophobic units or blocks, resulting in improved properties and functionalities suitable for biomedical applications as self-fitting tissue scaffolds or minimally invasive surgical implants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Jie Song, Ben Zhang
  • Patent number: 10822454
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions of co-polymers having hydrophilic and biodegradable hydrophobic units or blocks, resulting in improved properties and functionalities suitable for biomedical applications as self-fitting tissue scaffolds or minimally invasive surgical implants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: University of Massachusetts
    Inventors: Jie Song, Ben Zhang
  • Publication number: 20190330419
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions of co-polymers having hydrophilic and biodegradable hydrophobic units or blocks, resulting in improved properties and functionalities suitable for biomedical applications as self-fitting tissue scaffolds or minimally invasive surgical implants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Jie Song, Ben Zhang
  • Patent number: 10343749
    Abstract: A self-balancing pressure hull device, belonging to the field of pressure structure technology of deep-sea submersibles, being assembled by nesting, from inside to outside, a spherical inner housing, a spherical intermediate housing and a spherical outer housing around the sphere center, pairs of symmetric coaxial connecting shaft components being connected between the spherical inner housing and the spherical intermediate housing and between the spherical intermediate housing and the spherical outer housing, respectively; axes of the two pairs of connecting shaft components are perpendicular to each other so as to enable the spherical inner housing and the spherical intermediate housing to rotate relative to each other, and the spherical intermediate housing and the spherical outer housing to rotate relative to each other, and each of the connecting shaft components in the two pairs being provided with a spring damper for resisting the axial impact between each two adjacent housings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: JIANGSU UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jian Zhang, Tong Zhou, Wenxian Tang, Weiguang Zhang, Mige Dai, Bing Zhang, Saisai Feng, Shijie Su, Ben Zhang
  • Patent number: 10156497
    Abstract: The invention discloses an automobile brake assembly fatigue test stand, which includes a base and a thermotank, wherein a mandrel is mounted inside the thermotank, two ends of the mandrel are respectively inserted into a first taper sleeve and a second taper sleeve, the first taper sleeve is mounted inside a hollow brake tooling, one end of the brake tooling is connected with a first bearing pedestal casing, the other end of the brake tooling is connected with a brake, the first bearing pedestal casing is sequentially connected with a brake shaft, a static torque sensor and a support; the second taper sleeve is mounted inside a brake drum tooling through a bearing, one end of the brake drum tooling is connected with a brake drum sleeved on the mandrel while the other end is connected with a brake drum shaft, and the brake drum shaft is sequentially connected with a second bearing pedestal casing, a coupling, a reducer and a first servo motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: JIANGSU UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jian Zhang, Wenxian Tang, Yongmei Zhu, Xuelong Tan, Yawei Liu, Ben Zhang, Rui Zhou, Qizhao Xu
  • Patent number: 10148509
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for session based software defined networking (SDN) management are disclosed. According to one method, the method occurs at a policy engine. The method includes determining, using a session identifier, Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) session information associated with a user device. The method also includes generating, using the 3GPP session information, SDN policy information for SDN related traffic associated with the 3GPP session, wherein the SDN policy information is for providing a quality of service (QoS) for the SDN related traffic corresponding to a QoS associated with the 3GPP session information, wherein the SDN related traffic is correlated with the 3GPP session using a source address associated with the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Sundaram Rajagopalan, Apirux Bantukul, Xunyi Fan, Haijie Wang, Ben Zhang
  • Publication number: 20180237108
    Abstract: A self-balanced pressure hull device, belonging to the field of pressure structure technology of deep-sea submersibles, being assembled by nesting, from inside to outside, a spherical inner housing, a spherical intermediate housing and a spherical outer housing around the sphere centre, pairs of symmetric coaxial connecting shaft components being connected between the spherical inner housing and the spherical intermediate housing and between the spherical intermediate housing and the spherical outer housing, respectively; axes of the two pairs of connecting shaft components are perpendicular to each other so as to enable the spherical inner housing and the spherical intermediate housing to rotate relative to each other, and the spherical intermediate housing and the spherical outer housing to rotate relative to each other; and each of the connecting shaft components in the two pairs being provided with a spring damper for resisting the axial impact between each two adjacent housings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: JIANGSU UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jian ZHANG, Tong ZHOU, Wenxian TANG, Weiguang ZHANG, Mige DAI, Bing ZHANG, Saisai FENG, Shijie SU, Ben ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20170328812
    Abstract: The invention discloses an automobile brake assembly fatigue test stand, which includes a base and a thermotank, wherein a mandrel is mounted inside the thermotank, two ends of the mandrel are respectively inserted into a first taper sleeve and a second taper sleeve, the first taper sleeve is mounted inside a hollow brake tooling, one end of the brake tooling is connected with a first bearing pedestal casing, the other end of the brake tooling is connected with a brake, the first bearing pedestal casing is sequentially connected with a brake shaft, a static torque sensor and a support; the second taper sleeve is mounted inside a brake drum tooling through a bearing, one end of the brake drum tooling is connected with a brake drum sleeved on the mandrel while the other end is connected with a brake drum shaft, and the brake drum shaft is sequentially connected with a second bearing pedestal casing, a coupling, a reducer and a first servo motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: Jian Zhang, Wenxian Tang, Yongmei Zhu, Xuelong Tan, Yawei Liu, Ben Zhang, Rui Zhou, Qizhao Xu
  • Patent number: 9566351
    Abstract: Acyclic CB[n]-type compounds, methods of making such compounds, and uses of the compounds. For example, these compounds can be used as nanocontainers to solubilize pharmaceutical agents. Also provided are compositions and methods of using them for therapy or prophylaxis of a wide variety of conditions for which therapy or prophylaxis is desirable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: University of Maryland, College Park
    Inventors: Volker Briken, Lyle David Isaacs, Gaya Hettiarachchi, Ben Zhang
  • Publication number: 20160337896
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for session based software defined networking (SDN) managment are disclosed. According to one method, the method occurs at a policy engine. The method includes determining, using a session identifier, Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) session information associated with a user device. The method also includes generating, using the 3GPP session information, SDN policy information for SDN related traffic associated with the 3GPP session, wherein the SDN policy information is for providing a quality of service (QoS) for the SDN related traffic corresponding to a QoS associated with the 3GPP session information, wherein the SDN related traffic is correlated with the 3GPP session using a source address associated with the user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventors: Sundaram Rajagopalan, Apirux Bantukul, Xunyi Fan, Haijie Wang, Ben Zhang
  • Publication number: 20150328334
    Abstract: Acyclic CB[n]-type compounds, methods of making such compounds, and uses of the compounds. For example, these compounds can be used as nanocontainers to solubilize pharmaceutical agents. Also provided are compositions and methods of using them for therapy or prophylaxis of a wide variety of conditions for which therapy or prophylaxis is desirable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Inventors: Volker Briken, Lyle David Isaacs, Gaya Hettiarachchi, Ben Zhang
  • Publication number: 20020187276
    Abstract: A towel dispensing machine for dispensing wet towels, including a cutting mechanism to cut the towels to the desired length and a liquid dispensing device for wetting the towels to produce individual cut, wet towels. Preferably, the towels are also rolled by a rolling mechanism before being dispensed. Additionally, the liquid can be heated to dispense hot wet towels. A method for producing wet towels is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2002
    Publication date: December 12, 2002
    Applicant: Shenzhen Bens Towel Dispenser Co., Ltd. HotTowels LLC.
    Inventor: Ben Zhang
  • Patent number: D740018
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
    Inventors: Ben Zhang, James Zhang, Michael J. Bozymski, Samuel Tip Wood