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Publications

Chiang, K.T., D.S. Dunn and G.A. Cragnolino. “Effect of Simulated Groundwater Chemistry on Stress Corrosion Cracking of Alloy 22.” Corrosion, 63, (2007): 940–950.

Cook, S.W., B. Stroustrup and S.M. Pike. “An Early-Reply Based Framework: Reliable Concurrency that Is Verifiable.” Proceedings of Tenth IEEE International Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering (2007): 405–406.

Ferrill, D.A., A.P. Morris and K.J. Smart. “Stratigraphic Control on Extensional Fault Propagation Folding: Big Brushy Canyon Monocline, Sierra Del Carmen, Texas.” Structurally Complex Reservoirs, Geological Society of London Special Publication, 292 (2007): 203–217.

Gladstone, G.R., D.C. Slater, M.H. Versteeg, M.W. Davis, K.D. Retherford, S.A. Stern, L.A. Young, A.J. Steffl, H. Throop, J.W. Parker, H.A. Weaver, A.F. Cheng, G.S. Orton, J.T. Clarke, and J.D. Nichols. “Jupiter's Nightside Airglow and Aurora.” Science, 318 (2007): 229–231.

Gosling, J.T., S. Eriksson, L.M. Blush, T.D. Phan, J.G. Luhmann, D.J. McComas, R.M. Skoug, M.H. Acuna, C.T. Russell and K.D. Simunac. “Five Spacecraft Observations of Oppositely Directed Exhaust Jets from a Magnetic Reconnection X-Line Extending >4.26 x 106 km in the Solar Wind at 1 AU.” Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (2007): L20108, doi:10.1029/2007GL031492.

He, X., D.S. Dunn and C.S. Contons. “Corrosion of Similar and Dissimilar Metal Crevices in the Engineered Barrier System of a Potential Nuclear Waste Repository.” Electrochimica Acta. 52 (2007): 7,556–7,569.

He, X. and D.S. Dunn. “Crevice Corrosion Penetration Rates of Alloy 22 in Chloride-Containing Waters.” Corrosion, 63 (2007): 145–158.

He, X. and T. Mintz. “Localized Corrosion of Alloy 22 in the Yucca Mountain Repository Environment.” Journal of Metals, 60 (2008): 44–51.

He, X., J.J. No‘l and D.W. Shoesmith. “Temperature Effects on Oxide Film Properties of Grade-7 Titanium.” Corrosion, 63 (2007): 781–792.

Kannan, N., J.P. Keating and R.L. Mason. “A Comparison of Classical and Inverse Estimators in the Calibration Problem.” Communications in Statistics – Theory & Methods, 36 (2007): 83–95.

Kazban, R.V. and J.J. Mason. “Fluid Mechanics Approach to Machining at High Speeds: Part I: Justification of Potential Flow Models.” Machining Science and Technology: An International Journal, 11 (2007): 475–489.

Kazban, R.V. and J.J. Mason. “Fluid Mechanics Approach to Machining at High Speeds: Part II: A Potential Flow Model.” Machining Science and Technology: An International Journal, 11 (2007): 491–514.

Lamm, R.D. “Burning Question.” 2008 Traffic Technology International (2007): 80.

Lamm, R.D. “DSRC Interoperability.” ITS Texas Newsletter (2008): 8.

Lamm, R.D. “Southwest Safe Transport Initiative (SSTI).” ITS Texas Newsletter, (2008): 8–9.

Lamm, R.D. “Update on the Southwest Research Institute Southwest Safe Transport Initiative (SSTI).” Proceedings of the International Task Force for Vehicle Highway Automation 2007, Versailles, France, September 2007.

Liemohn, M.W., Y. Ma, A.F. Nagy, J.U. Kozyra, J.D. Winningham, R. Frahm, J.R. Sharber, S. Barabash and R. Lundin. “Numerical Modeling of the Magnetic Topology Near Mars Auroral Observations.” Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L24202 (2007): doi:10.1029/2007GL031806.

Ling, J. “Raman Microspectroscopy and Imaging of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in Cells.” Pharmaceutical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy (2008): 223–258.

Ling, J., U. Wiederkehr, S. Cabiness, K.R. Shroyer and J.P. Robinson. “Application of Flow Cytometry for Biomarker-Based Cervical Cancer Cells Detection.” Diagnostic Cytopathology, 36 (2008): 76–84.

Mason, R.L. and J.C. Young. “Detecting Dependent Observations in Multivariate Statistical Process Control.” Quality Progress, 40, No. 9 (2007): 56–58.

Mason, R.L. and J.C. Young. “Interpretation of Multivariate Control Charts.” Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability (2007): 1,201–1,206.

McComas, D.J. and F. Bagenal. “Jupiter: A Fundamentally Different Magnetospheric Interaction with the Solar Wind.” Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (2007): L20106, doi:10.1029/2007GL031078.

McComas, D.J., F. Allegrini, F. Bagenal, F. Crary, R.W. Ebert, H. Elliott, A. Stern and P. Valek. “Diverse Plasma Populations and Structures in Jupiter's Magnetotail.” Science, 318 (2007): 217–220.

McWilliams, G.T., R.D. Lamm, M.A. Brown, P.A. Avery, C.J. Guerra, K.C. Kozak and B. Surampudi. “Evaluation of Autonomy in Recent Ground Vehicles Using the Autonomy Levels for Unmanned Systems (ALFUS) Framework.” Proceedings of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems 2007 (PerMIS'07), Gaithersburg, Md., August 2007.

Oxorn, K., M.W. Cooper, W. Van Dam and S.M. Richards. “Monitoring of Ring Face, Ring Side and Liner Wear in a Mack T-10 Test, Using Surface Layer Activation.” SAE World Congress paper No. 2007-01-4002.

Painter S., V. Cvetkovic, J. Mancillas and O. Pensado. “Time Domain Particle Tracking Methods for Simulating Transport with Retention and First-order Transformation.” Water Resources Research, 44 (2008): doi:10.1029/2007WR005944.

Retherford, K.D., G.R. Gladstone, D.C. Slater, M.H. Versteeg, M.W. Davis, J.R. Spencer, S.A. Stern, J. Saur, D.F. Strobel, A.J. Steffl, H.A. Weaver, A.F. Cheng, J.W. Parker, F. Bagenal, H.B. Throop, R.M.C. Lopes, D.C. Reuter, A. Lunsford, S.J. Conard, L.A. Young and J.M. Moore. “Io's Atmospheric Response to Eclipse: UV Aurorae Observations.” Science, 318 (2007): 237–240.

Rothbauer, R. “An Integrated 3D CFD Simulation Methodology for the Optimization of the Mixture Preparation of 2-Stroke DI Engine.” SAE 2007-32-0029.

Rothbauer, R. “Reed Valve, Crankcase and Exhaust Models coupled to 3D Fluid Domains for the Predictive CFD Simulation.” SAE 2007-32-0030.

Shukla, P.K. “Thermodynamics of Corrosion Potentiometric Methods for Measuring Localized Corrosion.” Techniques for Corrosion Monitoring, (2008): 156–186.

Smith, H.T., R.E. Johnson, E.C. Sittler, M. Shappirio, D. Reisenfeld, O.J. Tucker, M. Burger, F.J. Crary, D.J. McComas and D.T. Young. “Enceladus: The Likely Dominant Nitrogen Source in Saturn's Magnetosphere.” Icarus, 188 (2007): 356–366.

Wang, J. “Air Fraction Estimation for Multiple Combustion Mode Diesel Engines with Dual-Loop EGR Systems.” Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (2007): 2,862–2,867.

Wang, J. “Robust Nonlinear Control with Singularity Avoidance for Diesel Engines Having Multiple Combustion Modes.” Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference (2007): 4,401–4,406.

Wang, J. and C. Chadwell. “Advanced Air-Path Control and Estimation for Multiple and Alternative Combustion Mode Engines.” SAE International Congress on Powertrains, Fuels, and Lubricants paper No. 2008-01-1730.

Wang, J., J.M. Solis and R.G. Longoria. “On the Control Allocation for Coordinated Ground Vehicle Dynamics Control Systems.” Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference (2007): 5,724–5,729.

Young, D.T., J.E. Nordholt, J.L. Burch, D.J. McComas, R.P. Bowman, R.A. Abeyta, J. Alexander, J. Baldonado, P. Barker, R.K. Black, T.L. Booker, P.J. Casey, L. Cope, F.J. Crary, J.P. Cravens, H.O. Funsten, R. Goldstein, D.R. Guerrero, S.F. Hahn, J.J. Hanley, B.P. Henneke, E.F. Horton, D.J. Lawrence, K.P. McCabe, D. Reisenfeld, R.P. Salazar, M. Shappirio, S.A. Storms, C. Urdiales and J.H. Waite Jr. “Plasma Experiment for Planetary Exploration (PEPE).” Space Science Reviews, 129 (2007): 327–357.

 

Presentations

Alger, T. “Synergies between High EGR Operation and GDI Systems.” Paper presented at the 2008 SAE World Congress, Detroit, April 2008.

Anderson Jr., C.E. and S. Chocron. “Constitutive Model for In-Situ Comminuted Silicon Carbide.” Paper presented at the 32nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, Fla., January 2008.

Ballew, M.B. “Engine Performance Trending Using the Jet Engine Trending Tool (JETT).” Paper presented at the Propulsion–Safety and Affordable Readiness (P–SAR) Conference, Myrtle Beach, S.C., March 2008.

Biswas, S., J. Stamatakos, D. Waiting and M. Silver. “Magnetic Models of Buried Basalt Near the Potential Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Constrained by New Paleomagnetic, Rock Magnetic, and Petrographic Studies.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

Breaux, P.J. “Conflict Management in Emergency Medicine.” Paper presented at the Texas Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Conference, Houston, November 2007.

Caseres, L. and D. Dunn. “Evaluation of Fastener Treatments for U.S. Marine Corps Ground Vehicles.” Paper presented at the Tri-Service Corrosion Conference, Denver, December 2007.

Caseres, L. and D. Dunn. “Fastener Material Compatibility Evaluation for U.S. Marine Corps Ground Vehicles.” Paper presented at the Corrosion 2008 NACE International, New Orleans, March 2008.

Chocron, S., A.E. Nicholls, K.D. Dannemann and C.E. Anderson Jr. “Comparison of Damaged Borosilicate Constitutive Constants Obtained with Confined-Compression and Constant-Pressure Compression Devices.” Paper presented at the 32nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, Fla., January 2008.

Coates, A.J., F. Crary, D.T. Young, R.A. Frahm, J.D. Winningham, R. Lundin and S. Barabash. “Ionospheric Photoelectrons and Their Role in Plasma Escape at Titan: Comparison to Mars.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on the Solar Wind Interaction with Mars, San Diego, January 2008.

Cook, S.W., B. Stroustrup and S.M. Pike. “An Early-Reply Based Framework: Reliable Concurrency that Is Verifiable.” Paper presented at the IEEE High Assurance Systems Engineering Symposium, Dallas, November 2007.

Dannemann, K.D., A.E. Nicholls, S. Chocron and C.E. Anderson Jr. “Compression Response of Borosilicate Glass using a Constant Confinement Pressure Device.” Paper presented at the 32nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, Fla., January 2008.

Dellenback, S.W. “The Impact of Using Software Development Methodologies When Developing ITS Software.” Paper presented at the ITS America 2007 Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, Calif., June 2007.

Dinwiddie, C.L. and H.G. Sizemore. “JSC Mars-1 Soil Moisture Characteristic and Soil Freezing Characteristic Curves for Modeling Bulk Vapor Flow and Soil Freezing.” Paper presented at the Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX, League City, Texas, March 2008.

Dinwiddie, C.L., D. Or, S.A. Stothoff, R.W. Fedors, J.A. Pohle and M. Tuller. “Sensors and Monitoring Techniques for the Deep Unsaturated Zone: Reducing Uncertainty Related to Seepage and Transport in Fractured Rock.” Paper presented at the EOS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Supplement, 88 (52), Abstract H11A-0151, San Francisco, December 2007.

Dunn, D.S. and A.H. Chowdhury. “Analysis of the MacArthur Maze Accident and Fire in Oakland, Calif.” Paper presented at the Waste Management 2008 Conference, Granada, Spain, June 2008.

Elliott, H.A., D.J. McComas, F. Bagenal, M.E. Hill and M. Samara. “Periodic Variations of Low Energy Ion Fluxes in Jupiter's Magnetotail.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

Fedorov, A., S. Barabash, R. Lundin, R. Modolo, R. Frahm, J.A. Sauvaud, C. Mazelle and T. Zhang. “Mars: Solar Wind Wake and Induced Magnetotail.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on the Solar Wind Interaction with Mars, San Diego, January 2008.

Fraenz, M., E. Dubinin, J. Kleimann, C. Martinecz, E. Roussos, J. Woch, S. Barabash, R. Lundin, R.A. Frahm and J.D. Winningham. “The Plasma Environment of Mars as Mapped by the ASPERA-3 Experiment.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on the Solar Wind Interaction with Mars, San Diego, January 2008.

Frahm, R.A., J.D. Winningham, J.R. Sharber, A.J. Coates, D.R. Linder and M.W. Liemohn. “Atmospheric Photoelectron Peaks Observed in the Martian Ionosphere and Magnetosphere.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on the Solar Wind Interaction with Mars, San Diego, January 2008.

Frahm, R.A., J.D. Winningham, J.R. Sharber, R. Lundin, H. Nilsson, S. Barabash, A.J. Coates, D.R. Linder, A. Fedorov and J.A. Sauvaud. “Simultaneous Photoelectron and Ion Measurements in the Martian Tail.” Paper presented at the EOS Transactions of the 2007 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Abstract P41A-0195, San Francisco, December 2007.

Frahm, R.A., J.D. Winningham, J.R. Sharber, R. Lundin, H. Nilsson, S. Barabash, A.J. Coates, D.R. Linder, A. Fedorov and J.A. Sauvaud. “Simultaneous Photoelectron and Ion Measurements in the Martian Ionosphere.” Paper presented at the European Mars Science and Exploration Conference: Mars Express and ExoMars, European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands, November 2007.

Franke, E.A., M.P. Rigney, C.B. Allsup, I.R. Meinzen and T.E. Lyons. “DepthX Science Payload.” Paper presented at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting and Exposition 2007, Denver, October 2007.

Freitas, C.J. “The ASME PTC-61 Methodology for Verification, Uncertainty Assessments, and Validation of CFD Codes.” Proceedings of the NATO AVT-147 Symposium on Computational Uncertainty in Military Vehicle Design, Albuquerque, N.M., December 2007.

Freitas, C.J. and S. Chocron. “Prediction of Explosives Hazard Potential for Reusable Launch Vehicles.” Proceedings of the 2nd IAASS Conference, Paper No. 551013, Chicago, May 2007.

Freitas, C.J., R.M. Keedy and L.J. Langston. “Crew Escape Risk Envelope Assessments for Candidate CEV Launch Systems During Ascent.” Proceedings of the 2nd IAASS Conference, Paper No. 551022, Chicago, May 2007.

He, X., D. Pickett, P. Bertetti and V. Jain. “Evolution of Fluid Chemistry Inside a Waste Package Due to Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, and Simulated High-level Waste Glass Corrosion.” Paper presented at the Degradation of Materials for Application in Nuclear Power and Waste Management Systems Symposium for the Materials Science & Technology 2007 Conference, Detroit, September 2007.

Henkener, J.A. “Replacement HOV Hull Design and Fabrication Status.” Paper presented at the Underwater Intervention 2008 Conference, New Orleans, January 2008.

Henkener, J.A., M.W. James and D.W. Johnson. “A Compliant Yoke Design for Hatches in Manned Submersibles.” Paper presented at the Underwater Intervention 2008 Conference, New Orleans, January 2008.

Holmquist, T. and G. Johnson. “Ballistic Response of Silicon Carbide Powder.” Paper presented at the 32nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, Fla., January 2008.

Hudak Jr., S.J. “Enabling Life Prediction, Sensing, and Probabilistic Analysis Technologies for Enhanced Engine Health Management.” Paper presented at the Integrated Systems Health Management Conference, Cincinnati, August 2007.

Jakab, M. “Performance Testing of CPCs.” Paper presented at the Army Corrosion Summit, Clearwater Beach, Fla., February 2008.

Jakab, M. and D. Dunn. “Evaluation of Faying Surface Coatings to Protect HMMWV Armor Kits.” Paper presented at the Tri-Service Corrosion Conference, Denver, December 2007.

Jakab, M. and N. Sridhar. “Effect of Torque and Charge Density on the Crevice Repassivation Potentials of Ni-Cr-Mo-W Alloys Measured by 'THE' Method.” Paper presented at the Corrosion 2007 Conference, Nashville, Tenn., March 2007.

Jakab, M., N. Sridhar and A. M. Anderko. “Localized Corrosion Susceptibility of Copper-Nickel Alloys in Chloride-Containing Environments.” Paper presented at the Corrosion 2007 Conference, Nashville, Tenn., March 2007.

Johnson, G. and T. Holmquist. “Some Preliminary Constitutive Models for Glass Subjected to High-Velocity Impact.” Paper presented at the 32nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, Fla., January 2008.

Kazban, R.V. and L.F. Ibarra. “Effect of Parameter Variations on the Structural Response of the Drip Shield Ñ An Engineered Barrier of a Potential Geologic Repository.” Paper presented at the Internal Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXVI): A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Orlando, Fla., February 2008.

Klar, R.A., C.C. Mangels and J.H. Lord. “Practical Considerations for Improving Performance for Data Processing with General Purpose Processors.” Paper presented at the Flight Software Workshop 2007 (FSW-2007), Columbia, Md., November 2007.

Lamm, R.D. “Beyond Ethernet: IPv6, Internet2 MobileIP.” Paper presented at the ITS America 2007 Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, Calif., June 2007. 10-21

Lamm, R.D. “Overview of the Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) Program.” Paper presented at the Maintenance/Traffic Operations Conference, Waco, Texas, June 2007.

Lamm, R.D. “Update on the Southwest Research Institute¨ Southwest Safe Transport Initiative (SSTI).” Paper presented at the International Task Force for Vehicle Highway Automation 2007, Versailles, France, September 2007.

Lamm, R.D. “Wireless Vehicle Communications.” Paper presented at the ITS World Congress and Exhibition, Beijing, October 2007.

Lamm, R.D. and R. Bishop. “USDOT Update: VII, CICAS, VSC, IVBSS.” Paper presented at the International Task Force for Vehicle Highway Automation 2007, Versailles, France, September 2007.

Lamm, R.D. and S.W. Dellenback. “Using ITS Technologies to Improve the State-of-the-Art in Autonomous Vehicles.” Paper presented at the ITS World Congress and Exhibition, Beijing, October 2007.

Lamm, R.D. and S.J. Sprouffske. “Integrating Dynamic Vehicle Probe Data into an Advanced Traffic Management System.” Paper presented at the ITS World Congress and Exhibition, Beijing, October 2007.

Leblanc, F., O. Witasse, J. Lilensten, R.A. Frahm, A. Safaeinili, D.A.Brain, J. Mouginot, J.L. Bertaux, W. Kofman, R. Lundin, J. Halekas and M. Holmstrom. “Multi-Instrument Observations of an Auroral-Type Event by Mars Express.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on the Solar Wind Interaction with Mars, San Diego, January 2008.

Ling, J. “Use of Quantum Dot-Conjugated Antibodies to Study Intracellular Cancer Biomarkers in Living and Fixed Cells.” Paper presented at the International Society for Optical Engineering Photonics West, San Jose, Calif., January 2008.

Luhmann, J.G., P. Schroeder, D. Larson, C.O. Lee, Y. Li, R.P. Lin, C.T. Russell, L.K. Jian, M.H. Acuna, J. Sauvaud, A.B. Galvin, R.A. Howard, D.J. McComas, R. Skoug, G. Petrie, C.N. Arge, D. Odstrcil, P. Riley and P. MacNeice. “Sources of Fast Solar Wind Streams Observed on STEREO and at L1.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

Mason, R.L., Y. M. Chou and J. C. Young. “Monitoring Variation in a Multivariate Normal Process.” Paper presented at 167th Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Salt Lake City, July 2007.

McComas, D.J. “Diverse Plasma Populations and Structures in Jupiter's Magnetotail.” Paper presented at Rice University, Houston, November 2007.

McComas, D.J.New Horizons Plasma Observations of Jupiter's Magnetotail to >2500 RJ.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

McComas, D.J.Solar Probe and the Ongoing Low Cost Study.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

McNutt Jr., R.L., D.K. Haggerty, M.E. Hill, S.M. Krimigis, S.A. Livi, G.C. Ho, R.S. Gurnee, B.H. Mauk, D.G. Mitchell, E.C. Roelof, D.J. McComas, F. Bagenal, H.A. Elliott, L.E. Brown, M.B. Kusterer, J.D. Vandegriff, S.A. Stern, H.A. Weaver, J.R. Spencer and J.M. Moore. “Energetic Particles in the Jovian Magnetotail.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

McWilliams, G.T., R.D. Lamm, M.A. Brown, P.A. Avery, C.J. Guerra, K.C. Kozak and B. Surampudi. “Evaluation of Autonomy in Recent Ground Vehicles Using the Autonomy Levels for Unmanned Systems (ALFUS) Framework.” Paper presented at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems 2007, Gaithersburg, Md., August 2007.

Necsoiu, M., D.M. Hooper and J. Roseberry. “Physical Properties of Volcanic Material (Tephra) Using Visible Near-Infrared Spectroscopy.” Paper presented at the EOS Transactions for the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract V31B-0483, San Francisco, December 2007.

Nilsson, H., E. Carlsson, S. Barabash, Y. Futaana, R. Lundin, M.Yamauchi, A. Fedorov, R. Frahm, J.D. Winningham, H. Gunell and E. Kallio. “Ion Beam Events Observed by Mars Express ASPERA-3.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on the Solar Wind Interaction with Mars, San Diego, January 2008.

Nuckols, M.L., J.A. Henkener and T.W. Adams. “Advances in Thermal Protection for Divers.” Paper presented at the Underwater Intervention 2008 Conference, New Orleans, January 2008.

Painter, S. “Development and Validation of a Numerical Model for Multiphase Flow in Partially Frozen Porous Media.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

Ragsdale, G.L. “Digital Predistortion System for Multi-carrier RF Amplifiers.” Paper presented to the IEEE Student Chapter, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., January 2008.

Ragsdale, G.L. “Prospects and Dynamics of Being an Engineer in Industry.” Presentation at ECE 395 Spring 2008 Junior Seminar, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., January 2008.

Rasche, G.A. and B.A. Abbott. “Cybercraft Framework for Practical Application.” Paper presented at the 2007 Cybercraft Workshop, Rome, N.Y., November 2007.

Schwadron, N.A. and D.J. McComas.The Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) – Half a Year to Launch!” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

Schwadron, N.A., M. Lee and D.J. McComas. “Diffusive Acceleration at the Blunt Termination Shock.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

Shukla, P.K., R. Pabalan, R. Kazban, T. Ahn, L. Yang, X. He and H. Jung. “Cathodic Capacity of Alloy 22 in Dust Deliquescence Brines.” Paper presented at the Material Science and Technology Conference, Detroit, September 2007.

Skoug, R.M., J.T. Steinberg, C.A. deKoning, J.T. Gosling and D.J. McComas. “Backstreaming Electrons Associated with Solar Electron Bursts.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

Song, F. “A Predictive Corrosion Growth Rate Model for Oil and Gas Pipelines (Internal and External).” Paper presented at the NACE Corrosion Technology Week, Houston, September 2007.

Su, Y., F. Bagenal, D.J. McComas, H.A. Elliott and F.J. Crary. “Characteristics of Low Energy Ions Observed by New Horizon/SWAP During Jupiter's Magnetotail Flyby.” Paper presented at the 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.

Tormoen, G., D. Dante and N. Sridhar. “Quantitative VCI Performance and Inhibition Evaluation In-situ, and in Real-time.” Paper presented at the NACE Corrosion 2007 Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tenn., March 2007.

Winningham, J.D., R.A. Frahm and J.R. Sharber. “High Resolution Electron Wave Measurements at Mars.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on the Solar Wind Interaction with Mars, San Diego, January 2008.

 

Internal Research

Funded January 1, 2008

Alvarez, J. “Size, Weight and Power Reduction Using ASIC Technology in Electronic Systems: Phase II.”

Avery, P. and S. Sprouffske. “Investigation of Using Statically Mounted Laser Scanners for Situational Awareness of Complex Transportation Environments.”

Ballew, M. “Anomaly Detection Using Transient Engine Performance Data.”

Burmeister, A. “Miniaturized Signals Intelligence System.”

Burmeister, A. “Time Division Multiple Access/Frequency Division Multiple Access (TDMA/FDMA) Network Synchronization for VHF/UHF Direction Finding System.”

Chadwell, C. “Two-Stroke Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI).”

Chocron, S., A. Nicholls, K. Dannemann and D. Nicolella. “Application of the Split Hopkinson Bar to Advanced Materials in Tension.”

Cook, S. “Secure Middleware Template Library.”

Durieux, D. “Development of Counter-terrorism and Bilingual Training Courseware.”

Lopez, R. and G. McWilliams. “Investigation of Visual Sensor Technologies and Requirements for Flight Control.”

Lysiak, K. “Backscatter Analysis of Direction Finding Platform Properties.”

McGehee, J. and J. Tinsley. “Reconstruction of Digitally Modulated Frequency Hoppers.”

Parra, J. and D. Domaschk. “A Method to Extract Hydrocarbon Reservoir Parameters from Wave Modes Excited by Acoustic Sources in Deviated Wells Surrounded by Anisotropic Formations.”

Tinsley, J. and C. Cardenas. “Adaptive Energy Detection for Tracking of Wider Bandwidth Emissions.”

Wheeler, J. and D. Gordon. “Testing the Efficacy of an Automated Decision Model for Selecting Blended Performance Improvement Solutions.”

Funded April 1, 2008

Allsup, C., C. Parrott and C. Flannigan. “Creation of a Data-Driven Resource and Waste Assessment Methodology.”

Avery, P. “Autonomous Vehicle Staff Renewal and Ecole Des Mines Student Internship.”

Barth, B. “Capability Development for a Planetary General Circulation Model.”

Brooks, M. “Investigation of Elliptic Curve Cryptography.”

Davidson, B. “Detection and Direction Finding for Code Division Multiple Access Signals.”

Jahn, J-M. “Electric Potential Extraction from Plasma Particle Measurements.”

Jeyashekar, N. “Investigating the Validity of Laser-Induced Fluorescence Technique to Account for Thermal Stability of Jet Fuels.”

Lysiak, K. “Numerical Modeling of Royal Australian Navy Ships to Determine Direction-Finding Performance.”

Mehta, D. and M. Amann. “A Study of Dedicated EGR Cylinders to Improve the Fuel Economy and Transient Performance of a Spark-Ignited Gasoline Engine.”

Moore, B., L. Griffith and E. Sembera. “Improved Design Processes for Millimeter Wave Systems.”

Moore, J., T. Allison, A. Lerche and H. Simmons. “Development and Validation of Dynamic Stress Prediction Methods for Root Cause Failure Analysis of Turbomachinery.”

Moryl, J. “Investigation of Low Power, Highly Directional Microwave Communications Technologies for Military Combat Identification.”

Necsoiu, M. and M. Pilcher. “High-Resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry Validation Using Corner Reflectors.”

Nesvorny, D. “Capability for Modeling Planetary Accretion.”

Page, R. “Demonstration of Experimental Capability to Simulate Boric Acid Leaks at Bottom-Mounted Nozzles.”

Pickard, J. “Development of a Minimally Invasive Method to Quantify Blood Flow in the Dysvascular Transtibial Amputee.”

Poenitzsch, V., N. Nitin, and R. Suzuki. “Development of Carbon Nanotube-Based Biosensor with Improved Specificity and Sensitivity for Detection of Micro RNA.”

Retherford, K., T. Greathouse, G. Dirks, M. Davis, R. Gladstone and D. Slater. “SwRI Planetary Infrared Spectrograph Capability Development.”

Samara, M. and R. Michell. “Opportunity for a Targeted Campaign to Study Auroral Fine Structure.”

Sharp, J. “Measurement of Apparent Thermal Conductivity for Fire-Resistive Materials.”

Sprouffske, S., P. Avery, K. Alley and G. McWilliams. “Investigating the Effect of Wireless Communication-Enabled Adaptive Cruise Control on Traffic Smoothing.”

Tapley, M. “Enhanced Stability for Mars Orbit Entry.”

Tinsley, J. “Situational Awareness Program.”

Webb, C. and J. Miller. “Particle Matter Generation and Characterization Control Using FOCAS HGTR®.”

Wyrick, D., N. Adams, A. Morris and D. Ferrill. “Analyses of Dike-Induced Deformation and Martian Graben Systems.”

 

SwRI Patents

Bartley, G.J., A.M. Anderson, C.C. Webb and B.B. Bykowski. “Method for Drive Cycle Simulation Using Non-engine Based Test System.” U.S. Patent No. 7,299,137. November 2007.

Dearnaley, G. and J.H. Arps. “Catalytic Coatings and Fuel Cell Electrodes and Membrane Electrode Assemblies Made Therefrom.” U.S. Patent No. 7,303,834. December 2007.

Jaeckle, T.H., R.L. Johnson, M.A. Koets and M.L. Bushman. “Passive GSM-Based Self-Locating Device.” U.S. Patent No. 7,363,043. April 2008.

Moses, C.A., D.W. Naegeli and G.R. Wilson III. “Method for Determination of Fuel Thermal Stability.” U.S. Patent No. 7,297,963. November 2007.

Nowak, B.M., M.F. Milam, M.L. Moodie, K.A. Oleson, M.J. Lake, S.G. Dykes, L.D. Canady, C.A. Poer and J.E. Fike Jr. “Tagging and Tracking System for Assets and Personnel of a Commercial Enterprise.” U.S. Patent No. 7,336,181. February 2008.

Stanglmaier, R.H., R.C. Roecker, C.E. Roberts Jr., L.G. Dodge, C.J. Chadwell, D. Mehta and D.W. Stewart. “Method for Controlling Exhaust Gas Temperature and Space Velocity during Regeneration to Protect Temperature Sensitive Diesel Engine Components and Aftertreatment Devices.” U.S. Patent No. 7,299,623. November 2007.

Warnagiris, T.J. “Wide Bandwidth Multi-Mode Antenna.” U.S. Patent No. 6,339,409. March 2008.

Waynick, J.A. “Methods for Increased Removal of Drag Reducer Additives from Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuel.” U.S. Patent No. 7,364,599. April 2008.

Wei, R., C. Rincon and J.H. Arps. “Tubular Structures with Coated Interior Surfaces.” U.S. Patent No. 7,351,480. April 2008.

Yang, L. “Method for Measuring Localized Corrosion Rate with a Multi-Electrode Array Sensor.” U.S. Patent No. 7,309,414. December 2007.
 

Published in the Spring 2008 issue of Technology Today®, published by Southwest Research Institute. For more information, contact Joe Fohn.

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