Acknowledgements and Awards for BMI, Inc.


2014 November 14: Fitz Walker was a Presenter at the United States and Africa Development Organisation focusing on Energy, Health, Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Agriculture. The presentation was held at the Henry R. Luce Hall, Yale University.  


2014 April 28: Bartron Medical Imaging has been selected for the 2014 Best of New Haven Award in the Physician & Surgeon Equiptment & Supplies category by the New Haven Award Program.


2014 April 21-24: Fitz Walker and Enidia Santiago-Arce, Tech Manager of the Innovative Technology Partnerships Office USA/NASA made a power point presentation "The HSEG Software Suite" to the Federal Laboratory Consortium National Meeting.  


2013 December 21: Fitz Walker was honored at the Conn. NAACP state convention in New Haben where he was recognized as one of the 100 most influential black leaders in the State.


2013 May 9: Fitz Walker received the Freedom Fund Foundation Business Award from the Greater New Haven Branch of the NAACP.


2013 May: Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro 3rd Congressional District of Connecticut, Certificate of Special Recognition to Fitz Walker-Bartron Medical Imaging.


2013 May: State of Connecticut, General Assembly Offical Citation to Bartron Medical Imaging being honored at the 96th Annuak Greater New Haven Branch of he NAACP, Freedom Fund.


2013 May: State of Connecticut Office of the Treasurer, Denise Nappier, an Offical Citation to Bartron Medical Imaging in recognition of the Freedom Fund Foundation Buisness Awad from the Greater New Haven Branch of the NAACP.


2013 May: Official Commendation to Fitz Walker from the State of Connecticut Commissioner of Education on the receipt of the NAACP Freedom Fund Buisness award.


2012 November 7: Fitz Walker spoke at the Johnson Space Center's SAIC and Saftey and Mission Assurance Forum. His topic was: NASA Technology Transfer and Spinoffs: How Space Technology Improves Life on Earth.


2012 August 30: Fitz Walker was interviewed on Live, National Public Radio for their NASA technology segment along with three other panelists.


2012 July 24-26: Fitz Walker did a poster presentation at the SBIR and Global Trade Sunmit held in Uncasville, CT.


2012 May: Fitz Walker appointed to Connecticut's State Apprenticeship Council by Governor Dannel P. Molloy.


2011 June 30: "2011 R & D 100 Awards Announced" In the Imaging Technologies Category: Bartron Medical Imaging's MED-SEG product using NASA/GSFC Recursive Hierarchical Segmentation Software. Fitz Walker attended the award ceremony held in Orlando, FL October 13, 2011. The award is given to one of the 100 most innovative technologies, having 'technological significance.'


2011 October: Fitz G. Walker, Jr. and Grace M. Schaefer have been invited to speak at the 62nd International Astronautical Congress; "The Effect of Visualization Tools in Commercial Markets" Cape Town, South Africa


2011 July: White Paper "Corrosion and Cracks in Water Pipes: Can We See Them Sooner?" written by Fitz G. Walker, Jr. and Grace M. Schaefer, published by the National Institute of Standards


2011 June 2: Bartron Medical Imaging won the Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Award in the Technology Transfer Category


2011 February 20: Fitz G. Walker, Jr. was the Keynote Speaker at the Latter Rain Christian Fellowship and received the Great Achievement Award for the "Development of the new MED-SEG™ System, A Most Revolutionary Product"


2010 October: Feature story on the NASA official website in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month


2010 October 14: Telecon podcast put on by NASA with Nona Cheeks of OTT/NASA; Dr. James C. Tilton of NASA/GSFC; Fitz G. Walker, Jr. Pres/CEO of Bartron; Molly Brewer, DVM, MD of UCONN Health Center


2010 May 26: Fitz G. Walker, Jr. spoke at the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) "Real World Success in Technology Transfers"


2010 February 16: Fitz G. Walker, Jr. was a guest speaker at the Healthcare Diversity USA for the Month of February, Black History Month at SEIMENS


2010, 2008 One of 100 "Companies to Watch in Life Sciences" by The Connecticut Technology Council Innovation

Pipeline Awards


2009 June 4: Honored at: Goddard Celebrates 50 years-Technology Spinoffs, NASA/GSFC, for the 2000-2010 decade


2009 February 2: Fitz G. Walker, Jr. as a speaker at: Technology Transfer and Spinoffs: How Space Technology Improves Life on Earth, Huntsville, Alabama


2009, 2007, 2006 Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnerships, Inc. The Innovation Silver Award


2008 November 20: Fitz G. Walker, Jr. spoke at the Maryland TEDCO Power of Ten Angel Investor Presentation


2008 Bartron Medical Imaging, Inc. won the Prince George's County Trailblazer Award


2008 August Article in The Business Monthly "20 Unique Maryland Inventions" by Carrie Oleynik


2008 Finalist in Incubator Company of the Year Award by the Maryland Dept. of Business and Economic Development

(DBED) and the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)


2008 March 26: Fitz G. Walker, Jr., chosen to present at World's Best Technology in Arlington, TX


2008 Fitz G. Walker, Jr., became a member of the Multicore Computational Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County


2007 Fitz G. Walker, Jr., keynote speaker for Plasmon at Gartner IT Infrastructure Operations & Management Summit

2007, 2004 Featureed in Spinoff Magazine:Innovative Partnerships Program (2004 and 2007), a NASA publication


2006, 2004 Fitz G. Walker, Jr., speaker at Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Society) seminar, "From Outer Space to Medical Imaging", Quinnipiac University


2005 September 21: First Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) in history of NASA- "Method of implementation of Recursive Hierarchical Segmentation on Parallel Computers" for 3-D development of RHSEG imaging "NASA deal With City Firm a First" New Haven Register


2005 Grant from MTIP in cooperation with Morgan State University, A Historical Black College


2004 Became a member of the Technology Assistance Center Clients, Prince George's County, Maryland


2004 April: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's (GSFC) Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) recognized Bartron Medical Imaging for its commitment to the transfer of Goddard's Hierarchical Segmentation Software. Entrepreneur of the Year


2004 Fitz G. Walker, Jr., keynote speaker at the Twelfth Annual New Technology Reporting Program at NASA



Member Organizations


Quinnipiac University Chapter of Sigma XI (Scientific Research Society)
IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers)
Multicore Computational Center (MC2) at the Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Executive in Residence, Innovation Factory, Carey Business School, John Hopkins University