Class Notes for Class of 1970

Ed Panelli (’70) awarded 4th United States patent

On January 9, 2018, the United States Patent Office granted Ed Panelli a patent on his fourth invention, a Welding System and Method for Utilizing Cloud Computing and Data Storage. This honor comes at the zenith of a successful career as a senior executive in several different industries. Throughout his work as a senior executive, Panelli has received numerous awards for business transformations and revenue growth through innovation. He has the unique distinction of being awarded patents in both healthcare and arc welding industries. Through his consulting company, P & A Technologies Inc., he is guiding water technology companies in their efforts to commercialize new innovations.