Theodore Moustakas named BU Innovator of the Year

July 23, 2013

Professor Theodore Moustakas, who holds joint faculty appointments in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Physics, has won BU’s 2013 Innovator of the Year Award. The award recognizes faculty members who have conducted peer-recognized world-class research and whose research projects show potential for commercialization. Moustakas is the coinventor of the blue light-emitting diode (LED), and is the founder of RayVio Corp, a producer of ultraviolet LEDs, compact, environmentally friendly substitutes for mercury lamps used in water purification and disinfection systems. More information is available at BU Today.