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Publications

Anderson Jr., C.E., S. Chocron and T. Behner. “A Constitutive Model for In-Situ Comminuted Silicon Carbide.” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 93, (2009): 1,280–1,286.

Anderson Jr., C.E., D.L. Orphal, T. Behner and D.W. Templeton. “Failure and Penetration Response of Borosilicate Glass During Short-Rod Impact.” International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 36, (2009): 789–798.

Babrauskas, V. and M.L. Janssens. “Quantitative Variables to Replace the Concept of ‘Non-Combustibility’.” Proceedings of the Fire and Materials 2009 Conference, Interscience Communications, London, (2009): 77–90.

Ballew, M.B. “F108 Transient Performance Data Analysis.” Mechanical Failures Prevention Group (MFPT), (2009): 195–208.

Boyd, J. and C. Rose. “Quality Training, Education and Self-Improvement.” Quality Matters, Vol. 25, (2009): Society of Quality Assurance.

Bruno, J.G., M.P. Carrillo, T. Phillips, N.K. Vail and D. Hanson. “Competitive FRET-Aptamer-Based Detection of Methylphosphonic Acid, a Common Nerve Agent Metabolite.” Journal of Fluorescence, Vol.18, (2008): 867–876.

Burch, J.L., A.D. DeJong, J. Goldstein and D.T. Young. “Periodicity in Saturn’s Magnetosphere – The Plasma Cam.” Geophysical Research Letters, 36, (2009): doi:10.1029/2009GL039043.

Clarke, J.T., J. Nichols, J.C. Gérard, D. Grodent, K.C. Hansen, W. Kurth, G.R. Gladstone, J. Duval, S. Wannawichian, E. Bunce, S.W.H. Cowley, F. Crary, M. Dougherty, L. Lamy, D. Mitchell, W. Pryor, K. Retherford, T. Stallard, B. Zieger, P. Zarka and B. Cecconi. “The Response of Jupiter’s and Saturn’s Auroral Activity to the Solar Wind.” Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, (2009): doi:10.1029/2008JA013694.

Collinson, G.A., D.O. Kataria, A.J. Coates, S.M.E. Tsang, C.S. Arridge, G.R. Lewis, R.A. Frahm, J.D. Winningham and S. Barabash. “Electron Optical Study of the Venus Express ASPERA-4 Electron Spectrometer (ELS) Top-Hat Electrostatic Analyser.” Measurement Science and Technology, 20, (2009): doi:10.1088/0957-0233/20/5/05204.

Coustenis, A., J.H. Waite Jr., F. Crary, E.F. Young, et al. “TandEM: Titan and Enceladus Mission.” Experimental Astronomy, 23, (2008): 893–946.

Cravens, T.E., R.L. McNutt Jr., J.H. Waite Jr., I.P. Robertson, J.G. Luhmann, R.V. Yelle, W. Kasprzak and W.H. Ip. “The Plume Ionosphere of Enceladus as Seen by the Cassini Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer.” Geophysical Research Letters, 36, (2009): L08106.

Cravens T.E., I.P. Robertson, S.A. Ledvina, D. Mitchell, S.M. Krimigis and J.H. Waite Jr. “Energetic Ion Precipitation at Titan.” Geophysical Research Letters, 35, (2008): L03103.

Cravens, T.E., I.P. Robertson, J.H. Waite Jr., R.V. Yelle, V. Vuitton, A.J. Coates, J.E. Wahlund, K. Agren, M.S. Richard, V. De La Haye, A. Wellbrock and F.N. Neubauer. “Model-Data Comparisons for Titan’s Nightside Ionosphere.” Icarus, 199, (2009): 174–188.

Cui, J., R.V. Yelle, V. Vuitton, J.H. Waite Jr., W.T. Kasprzak, D.A. Gell, H.B. Niemann, I.C.F. Müller-Wodarg, N. Borggren, G.G. Fletcher, E.L. Patrick, E. Raaen and B.A. Magee. “Analysis of Titan’s Neutral Upper Atmosphere from Cassini Ion Neutral Mass Spectrometer Measurements.” Icarus, 200, (2009): 581–615.

De La Haye, V., J.H. Waite Jr., T.E. Cravens, S.W. Bougher, I.P. Robertson and J.M. Bell. “Heating Titan’s Upper Atmosphere.” Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, (2008): A11314.

De La Haye, V., J.H. Waite Jr., T.E. Cravens, I.P. Robertson and S. Lebonnois. “Coupled Ion and Neutral Rotating Model of Titan’s Upper Atmosphere.” Icarus, 197, (2008): 110–136.

Farrell, W.M., W.S. Kurth, D.A. Gurnett, R.E. Johnson, M.L. Kaiser, J.E. Wahlund and J.H. Waite Jr. “Electron Density Dropout Near Enceladus in the Context of Water-Vapor and Water-Ice.” Geophysical Research Letters, 36, (2009): L10203.

Funsten, H.O., F. Allegrini, P. Bochsler, G. Dunn, S. Ellis, D. Everett, M.J. Fagan, S.A. Fuselier, M. Granoff, M. Gruntman, A.A. Guthrie, J. Hanley, R.W. Harper, D. Heirtzler, P. Janzen, K.H. Kihara, B. King, H. Kucharek, M.P. Manzo, M. Maple, K. Mashburn, D.J. McComas, E. Moebius, J. Nolin, D. Piazza, S. Pope, D.B. Reisenfeld, B. Rodriguez, E.C. Roelof, L. Saul, S. Turco, P. Valek, S. Weidner, P. Wurz and S. Zaffke. “The Interstellar Boundary Explorer High Energy (IBEX-Hi) Neutral Atom Imager.” Space Science Reviews, (2009): doi:10.1007/s11214-009-9504-y.

Gomez, C. and M.L. Janssens. “Thornston’s Constant Revisited.” Proceedings of the Fire and Materials 2009 Conference, Interscience Communications, London, (2009): 91–102.

Gosling, J.T., D.J. McComas, D.A. Roberts and R.M. Skoug. “A One-Sided Aspect of Alfvenic Fluctuations in the Solar Wind.” The Astrophysical Journal, 695, (2009): L213–L216.

Hyatt, N.C., D.A. Pickett and R.B. Rebak. “Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXXII.” Proceedings of the Materials Research Society Symposium, Warrendale, Pa., Vol. 1124, (2009): Materials Research Society.

Janssens, M.L. “Calorimetry.” SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering, National Fire Protection Association, (2008): 3–60 to 3–89.

Janssens, M.L. “Challenges in Fire Testing: A Tester’s Viewpoint.” Advances in Fire Retardant Materials, (2008): 233–253.

Janssens, M.L., J.P. Huczek and A.L. Sauceda. “Development of a Model of the ASTM E 84 Steiner Tunnel Test.” Fire Safety Science – Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium, (2008): 279–289.

Janssens, M.L. and P. Van Hees. “Measuring and Predicting Burning Rate.” Hazards of Combustion Products: Toxicity, Opacity, Corrosivity and Heat Release, (2008): 283–304.

Johnson, R.E., M.R. Combi, J.L. Fox, W.H. Ip, F. Leblanc, M.A. McGrath, V.I. Shematovich, D. F. Strobel and J.H. Waite Jr. “Exospheres and Atmospheric Escape.” Space Science Reviews, 139, (2008): 355–397.

Lowe, J.A., X. Hou, C. Schmidt, D.F. Tingley, S.F. McHardy, M. Kalman, S. DeNinno, M. Sanner, K. Ward, L. Lebel, D. Tunucci and J. Valentine. “The Discovery of a Structurally Novel Class of Inhibitors of the Type 1 Glycine Transporter.” Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 19, (2009): 2,974–2,976.

Mandt, K.E., S. de Silva, J. Zimbelman and D. Crown. “The Origin of the Medusae Fossae Formation, Mars: Insights from a Synoptic Approach.” Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, (2008): E12011.

Mason, G.M., M.I. Desai, U. Mall, A. Korth, R. Bucik, T.T. von Rosenvinge and K.D. Simunac. “In situ Observations of CIRs on STEREO, Wind, and ACE During 2007–2008.” Solar Physics, Vol. 256, (2008): 393–408, doi:10.1007/s11207-009-9367-0.

Mason, R.L. and J.C. Young. “A Correlation Encounter.” Quality Progress, 42, (2009): 70–73.
Mason, R.L., Y.M. Chou and J.C. Young. “Monitoring Variation in a Multivariate Process When the Dimension is Large Relative to the Sample Size.” Communications in Statistics – Theory & Methods, 38, (2009): 939–951.

McComas, D.J., F. Allegrini, P. Bochsler, M. Bzowski, M. Collier, H. Fahr, H. Fichtner, P. Frisch, H.O. Funsten, S. Fuselier, G. Gloeckler, M. Gruntman, V. Izmodenov, P. Knappenberger, M. Lee, S. Livi, D. Mitchell, E. Möbius, T. Moore, S. Pope, D. Reisenfeld, E. Roelof, J. Scherrer, N. Schwadron, R. Tyler, M. Wieser, M. Witte, P. Wurz and G. Zank. “IBEX –Interstellar Boundary Explorer.” Space Science Reviews. (2009): doi:10.1007/s11214-009-9499-4.

McComas, D.J., F. Allegrini, P. Bochsler, P. Frisch, H.O. Funsten, M. Gruntman, P.H. Janzen, H. Kucharek, E. Möbius, D.B. Reisenfeld and N.A. Schwadron. “Lunar Backscatter and Neutralization of the Solar Wind: First Observations of Neutral Atoms from the Moon.” Geophysical Research Letters, 36, (2009): doi:10.1029/2009GL038794.

Müller-Wodarg, I.C.F., D.F. Strobel, J.I. Moses, J.H.Waite Jr., J. Crovisier, R.V. Yelle, S.W. Bougher and R.G. Roble. “Neutral Atmospheres.” Space Science Reviews, 139, (2008): 191–234.

Müller-Wodarg, I.C.F., R.V. Yelle, J. Cui and J.H.Waite Jr. “Horizontal Structures and Dynamics of Titan’s Thermosphere.” Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, (2008): E10003.

Oxley, J.D. “Analytical Technology Applied to Microencapsulation.” AgroFOOD Industry Hi-Tech, 20, (2009): 17–19.

Song, F.M., B. Bichon, B. Fassett, T. Boss and A. Lu. “Study Investigates External Corrosion Damage to Cased Segments, Part 1: Corrosion Mechanisms and Anomaly Preferential Location.” and “Study Investigates External Corrosion Damage to Cased Segments, Part 2: Effect of Shorts, Past Incident Analysis and Relative Safety to Uncased Segments.” Oil and Gas Journal, (2009): 50–63.

Yang, L. and K.T. Chiang. “A Review of Coupled Multielectrode Array Sensors for Corrosion Monitoring and a Study on the Behaviors of the Anodic and Cathodic Electrodes.” Journal of ASTM International, (2009): doi:10.1520/JAI101253.

Zhang, L., B.N. Rogers, A.J. Duplantier, S.F. McHardy, I. Efremov, H. Berke, W. Qian, A.Q. Zhang, N. Maklad, J. Candler, A.C. Doran, J.T. Lazzaro and A.H. Ganong. “3-(Imidazolylmethyl)-3-aza-Bicyclo[3.1.0]hexan-6-yl)Methyl Ethers: A Novel Series of mGluR2 Positive Allosteric Modulators.” Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, (2008): 5,493–5,496.

 

Presentations

Abbott, B.A. and R.T. Green. “Wireless Sensor Measurement Systems.” Paper presented at the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Smart Particle Market Research Meeting, McLean, Va., June 2009.

Allegrini, F., M.I. Desai, R. Livi, S. Livi, D.J. McComas, A. Posner and B. Randol. “The Advanced Mass and Ionic Charge Composition Experiment (AMICCE).” Paper presented at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2009, Vienna, Austria, April 2009.

Allsup, C.B., K. Middelkoop and E. Latson. “Better, Faster, Cheaper-Lean Manufacturing.” Paper presented at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Environmental Trade Fair and Conference, Austin, Texas, May 2009.

Alquiza, J.E., P.W. Valek, D.J. McComas, J. Goldstein, J. Redfern and M. Gruntman. “Determining the ENA Composition from TWINS Flight Data: A Data-Analysis Technique.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Anderson Jr., C.E. “Dwell and Post-Dwell Penetration of Long Rods into Borosilicate Glass Targets.” Paper presented at the 16th APS Topical Conference on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, Nashville, Tenn., June 2009.

Anderson Jr., C.E. and S. Chocron. “Experimental Results and a Simple Theory for the Early Deflection–Time History of a Ballistic Fabric.” Paper presented at the 16th APS Topical Conference on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, Nashville, Tenn., June 2009.

Baldwin, R.M. “What is Black Powder? It’s Not My Job.” Paper presented at the Pipe Tech World Summit 2009, Limassol, Cyprus, June 2009.

Ballew, M.B. “F108 Transient Performance Data Analysis.” Paper presented at the 2009 Machinery Failure Prevention Technology (MFPT) Conference, Dayton, Ohio, April 2009.
Ballew, M.B. “A Multivariate Statistics Approach for Improved and Automated Engine Trending and Diagnostics (ET&D).” Paper presented at the 2009 Propulsion Safety and Affordable Readiness (PSAR) Conference, Myrtle Beach, S.C., March 2009.

Bartels, K.A. “Continuous Non-Invasive Blood Pressure – Sensing and Waveform Analysis.” Paper presented at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Workshop on Continuous, Non-Invasive Monitoring of Blood Pressure, Coronado, Calif., June 2009.

Bartels, K.A. “Experience Related to Automated Decision Support.” Paper presented at the National Trauma Institute and the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Meeting on Automated Systems for the ICU, OR, and ED, San Antonio, June 2009.

Basu, D., S. Green, K. Das, R. Janetzke and J. Stamatakos. “Navier-Stokes Simulations of Surface Waves Generated by Submarine Landslides: Effect of Slide Geometry and Turbulence.” Paper presented at the 2009 Society of Petroleum Engineering Americas E&P Environmental and Safety Conference, San Antonio, March 2009.

Basu, D., S. Green, K. Das, R. Janetzke and J. Stamatakos. “Numerical Simulation of Surface Waves Generated by a Subaerial Landslide at Lituya Bay, Alaska.” Paper presented at the 28th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Honolulu, May 2009.

Basu, D., R. Janetzke, K. Das, S. Green and J. Stamatakos. “Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) Simulations of Landslide-Generated Tsunamis.” Paper presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, Monterey, Calif., April 2009.

Bessee, G.B. “An Update on the Effects of JP-8+100 on Aviation Filtration Performance” and “Industry and Government Solving Problems Together – Success Stories.” Papers presented at the 2009 PETRO Expo, Washington, April 2009.

Bessee, G.B. “Diesel Fuel/Water Separation Test Methods – Where We Are and Where We Are Going?” Paper presented at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Congress, Detroit, April 2009.

Bessee, G.B. “Effect of Corrosion Inhibitor/Lubricity (CI/LI) on API/IP 1581 5th Edition Qualified Fuel Filters.” Paper presented at the Aviation Fuels Conference (AFC), Farnborough, United Kingdom, March 2009.

Bessee, G.B. “Test Methods – Where We Are and Where Are We Going.” Paper presented at the American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS) Annual Conference – Emerging Technologies – New Test Methods, Valley Forge, Pa., May 2009.

Brandt, P.C., D. Bazell, A.T. Lui, P. Valek, E.C. Roelof, T.S. Sotirelis and D.J. McComas. “Analysis and Validation of Global Ring Current Observations by TWINS.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Breaux, P.J. “An Investigation of the Relationships Between Emergency Medical Technician’s Ratings of Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Director’s Transformational Leadership and Job Satisfaction in Rural EMS Environments.” Paper presented at Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, March 2009.

Breslof, M.J. “Financial Issues for Cost Reimbursement and Fixed Price Agreements” and “Government Contracts, a Contracting Officer’s Perspective vs. the Recipient.” Papers presented at the Society of Research Administrators International (SRA) Western Regional Meeting, San Diego,June 2009.

Brown, M.A. “Dedicated Short Range Communications Enabled Vehicle Platooning Demonstration.” Paper presented at the Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of America 2009 Annual Meeting, Washington, June 2009.

Buc, E. and J.P. Huczek. “Intermediate-Scale Burn Testing of Packaged Oxidizers.” Paper presented at the 2009 NFPA Conference & Expo, Chicago, June 2009.

Buckingham, J.P. “Statistics is NOT a Four-Letter Word: Statistical Applications in an R&D Environment.” Paper presented at the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Lecture Series, St. Philip’s College, San Antonio, April 2009.

Buckingham, J.P., R.L. Mason and M.W. Spears. “Determination of PEMS Measurement Allowances for Gaseous Emissions Regulated Under the Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine In-Use Testing Program, Part 2 – Statistical Modeling and Simulation Approach.” Paper presented at the SAE World Congress, Detroit, April 2009.

Buzulukova, N., M. Fok, D.J. McComas, P. Brandt, J. Goldstein, P. Valek and J. Alquiza. “First Stereoscopic Views of the Ring Current from TWINS Energetic Neutral Atoms Imagers.” Paper presented at the AGU 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Chan, K.S., W. Liang, N.S. Cheruvu and D.W. Gandy. “LAFAD Microlaminated Cement Coatings for Erosion Protection of Turbomachinery Components.” Paper presented at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Gas Turbine Technical Congress & Exposition, Orlando, Fla., June 2009.

Chaufray, J.Y., K.D. Retherford, G.R. Gladstone, D.M. Hurley and R.R. Hodges. “Lunar Argon Cycle Modeling.” Paper presented at the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Science Targeting Meeting, Tempe, Ariz., June 2009.

Cheruvu, N.S. “Nanocrystalline Coatings for Ultra Supercritical Boiler and Turbine Components.” Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT), Rome, October 2009.

Cheruvu, N.S., R. Wei, R. Govindaraju and D.W. Gandy. “Microstructure and Oxidation Resistance of Nanocrystalling 304SS-Al Coatings.” Paper presented at the 36th International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF), San Diego, April 2009.

Chiang, K.T. and B. Lanning. “Nanostructured One-Dimensional Field Effect Transistor for Remote Sensing Applications.” Paper presented at the Nanotech Conference & Expo 2009, Symposium on Sensing Systems, Houston, May 2009.

Chiang, K.T. and L. Yang. “Aluminum and Nickel Alloy Multielectrode Sensors for Corrosion Monitoring at High Temperatures.” Paper presented at the NACE CORROSION 2009 Conference, Atlanta, March 2009.

Clark, G.B., M.E. O’Neill, E. Möbius, M. Bzowski, S. Fuselier, M. Granoff, D. Heirtzler, M. Hlond, H. Kucharek, S. Longworth, D.J. McComas, N. Schwadron and M. Widholm. “Analysis of the Diffuse Background Components Towards Efficient Use of the IBEX-Lo Star Sensor for the Interstellar Flow Direction Determination.” Paper presented at the AGU 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Das, K., S. Green, D. Basu, R. Janetzke and J. Stamatakos. “Effect of Slide Deformation and Geometry on Waves Generated by Submarine Landslides: A Numerical Investigation.” Paper presented at the 2009 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, May 2009.

Das, K., R. Janetzke, D. Basu, S. Green and J. Stamatakos. “Numerical Simulations of Tsunami Wave Generation by Submarine and Aerial Landslides Using RANS and SPH Models.” Paper presented at the 28th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Honolulu, June 2009.

Dembsey, N.A., M.L. Janssens and M.J. Hurley. “The Materials Bible.” Paper presented at the NIST BFRL Annual Meeting, Gaithersburg, Md., April 2009.

Desai, M.I., M.A. Dayeh, F. Allegrini and G.M. Mason. “Origin of Quiet-time Suprathermal Ions Near 1 AU.” Paper presented at the STEREO-3/SoHO-22 Workshop: Three Eyes on the Sun, Bournemouth, England, April 2009.

Desai, M.I., M.A. Dayeh, F. Allegrini and G.M. Mason. “Solar Cycle Variations of Quiet-time Suprathermal and CME-shock Accelerated Ions.” Paper presented at the 8th Annual International Astrophysics Conference, Shock Waves in Space and Astrophysical Environments, Big Island, Hawaii, May 2009.

Desai, M.I., M.A. Dayeh, F. Allegrini, G. Li, G.M. Mason, R.A. Leske, R.A. Mewaldt and M.A. Popecki. “Solar Cycle Variations of Quiet-time Suprathermal and CME-shock Accelerated Ions.” Paper presented at the STEREO-3/SoHO-22 Workshop, Bournemouth, England, April 2009.

Elliott, H.A., D.J. McComas and W.H. Matthaeus. “Solar Wind Speed and Temperature Relationship.” Paper presented at the 12th International Solar Wind Conference, Saint-Malo, France, June 2009.

Enright, M.P., K.S. Chan, J.P. Moody, P.J. Golden, R. Chandra and A.C. Pentz. “Influence of Random Residual Stress on Fretting Fatigue.” Paper presented at the AIAA NDA Conference, Palm Springs, Calif., May 2009.

Enright, M.P., K.S. Chan, J.P. Moody, P.J. Golden, R. Chandra and A.C. Pentz. “Probabilistic Fretting Fatigue Assessment of Aircraft Engine Disks.” Paper presented at the Turbo Expo 2009, Orlanda, Fla.,
June 2009.

Enright, M.P. and A. Omit. “Application of Optimal System Reliability Concepts to Risk Prediction of Rock Slopes.” Paper presented at the ICOSSAR, Osaka, Japan, September 2009.

Feist, M.D., C.A. Sharp and M.W. Spears. “Determination of EPMS Measurement Allowances for Gaseous Emissions Regulated Under the Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine In-Use Testing Program Part 1 – Project Overview and PEMS Evaluation Procedures.” Paper presented at the 2009 SAE World Congress, Detroit, April 2009.

Fok, M., N. Buzulukova, D.J. McComas, P. Brandt, J. Goldstein, P. Valek and J. Alquiza. “The Role of Plasma Sheet Conditions in Ring Current Formation and Energetic Neutral Atom Emissions: TWINS Results and CRCM Comparison.” Paper presented at the AGU 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Frahm, R.A., J.D. Winningham, J.R. Sharber, F. Duru, D.A. Gurnett, R. Lundin, A.J. Coates, S.M.E. Tsang, M. Delva and T.L. Zhang. “An Interaction Region Near the Top of the Ionosphere Observed at Mars and Venus.” Paper presented at the EOS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, Toronto, May 2009.

Fritz, S.G. “Alternative Fuels For Locomotives: Realistic Options.” Paper presented at the Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting, Washington, January 2009.

Fritz, S. G. “Locomotive Aftertreatment – Project Updates.” Paper presented at the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Locomotive Aftertreatment Symposium, Sacramento, Calif., June 2009.

Gerlach, C. and G.R. Johnson. “Automatic Conversion of Distorted Hexahedral Elements into Meshless Particles During Dynamic Deformation.” Paper presented at the 16th APS Topical Conference on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, Nashville, Tenn., June 2009.

Gladstone, G.R. and K.D. Retherford. “The Lunar Atmosphere and its Study by Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.” Paper presented at the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Science Targeting Meeting, Tempe, Ariz., June 2009.

Goldstein, J., P.W. Valek, J. Redfern, J.D. Perez and D.J. McComas. “Geomagnetic Activity and Directional Dependencies of Low Altitude Energetic Neutral Atom Intensities.” Paper presented at the AGU 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Gomez, C. and M.L. Janssens. “Improving Measurement Uncertainty in the Cone Calorimeter.” Paper presented at the 9th International Symposium of Fire Safety Science, Karlsruhe, Germany, September 2008.

Gordon, D. “The Future of Training Workshop: Web 2.0 Tools and Concepts.” Paper presented at the Center Training Office, Hill Air Force Base, Layton, Utah, April 2009.

Gosling, J.T., D.J. McComas, D.A. Roberts and R.M. Skoug. “A One-Sided Aspect of Alfvenic Fluctuations in the Solar Wind.” Paper presented at the 12th International Solar Wind Conference, Saint-Malo, France, June 2009.

Gosling, J.T., W.L. Teh, D.J. McComas, D.A. Roberts and R.M. Skoug. “The Underlying Magnetic Field Direction in the Presence of Large-Amplitude Alfvenic Fluctuations in the Solar Wind.” Paper presented at the 12th International Solar Wind Conference, Saint-Malo, France, June 2009.

Govindaraju, R., S. Rechous, N.S. Cheruvu, S. Dryepondt and R.L. Sikorski. “Development of Life Prediction Methodology for Thermal Barrier Coatings Based on Nondestructive Piezo-Spectroscopy Photoluminescence Measurements.” Paper presented at the ASME Gas Turbine Technical Congress & Exposition, Orlando, Fla., June 2009.

Grace, T.B. and A.R. Bertrand. “Management of Telemetry Network Systems.” Paper presented at the European Test and Telemetry Conference, Toulouse, France, June 2009.

Grace, T.B. and M.L. Moodie. “Telemetric Networks Short Course.” Paper presented at the 13th International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA) Test Instrumentation Workshop, Ridgecrest, Calif., May 2009.

Green, R.T. “Use of MODFLOW-DCM to Simulate Conduit/Diffuse Groundwater Flow in Three Karst Aquifer Systems.” Paper presented at the 5th Conference on Hydrogeology, Ecology, Monitoring, and Management of Ground Water in Karst Terrains, Tallahassee, Fla., February 2009.

Green, R.T., F.P. Bertetti and R. McGinnis. “Water Resource Management Based on Water Balance Assessments: Western Segment of the Edwards Aquifer.” Paper presented at the 43rd South-Central Sectional Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Dallas, March 2009.

Huczek, J.P. “Simulation of the Newhall Pass Fire.” Paper presented at the 2009 NFPA Conference & Expo, Chicago, June 2009.

Janssens, M.L. “Exisiting Data.” Paper presented at the Fire Spread Modeling in the CFD Era: The Needed Fundamentals and Engineering Concerns Workshop, Karlsruhe, Germany, September 2008.

Janssens, M.L. “Fire Testing of Flame Retardant Polymers.” Paper presented at the Intensive Short Course on Selection, Evaluation, and Commercial Application of Flame Retardant Polymers, Stamford, Conn., May 2009.

Janssens, M.L. and C. Gomez. “Convective Heat Transfer in the Cone Calorimeter.” Paper presented at the 20th Annual BCC Conference on Flame Retardancy, Stamford, Conn., June 2009.

Janssens, M.L. and J.P. Huczek. “Modeling of the Performance of GRP Panels in the ISO 9705 Room Test.” Paper presented at Composites+Polycon 2009, Tampa, Fla., January 2009.

Janssens, M.L., J.P. Huczek and C. Gomez. “Thirty Years of Oxygen Consumption Calorimetry.” Paper presented at the ASTM Symposium on Advances in the State of the Art of Fire Testing, Miami Beach, Fla., December 2008.

Kenney, J.D., G.C. Willden, R.N. McGinnis, B.A. Abbott and R.T. Green. “Mapping of Karst Solutional Features Using Remote Sensor Technology.” Paper presented at the Karst Horizons 15th International Congress of Speleology, Kerrville, Texas, July 2009.

Lamm, R.D. “Enabling Technologies for Active Safety Systems and Intelligent Vehicles.” Paper presented at the 4th International Symposium on Embedded Technology, Daegu, Korea, May 2009.

Lamm, R.D. “Lessons Learned from the Autonomous Vehicle Demonstration.” Paper presented at the ITS World Congress and Exhibition, New York, November 2008.

Lamm, R.D. “SSTI and Intelligent Vehicles.” Paper presented at the Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea, May 2009.

Lamm, R.D. “SwRI Intelligent Vehicle Systems.” Paper presented at University of Texas at San Antonio Engineering Science Business Student Banquet, San Antonio, May 2009.

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, New York, November 2008.

Martinez, J.A. “Travel-Time Route Interpolation and Prediction (TRIP),” and “Managed Lanes Using SunGuide.” Papers presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Freeway and Tollway Operations, Honolulu, June 2009.

McClung, R.C., Y.D. Lee, M.P. Enright and S.H.K. Fitch. “A New Computational Framework for Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis of Components.” Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Fracture (ICF12), Ottawa, Canada, July 2009.

McComas, D.J. “First Results from the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX).” Paper presented at the 12th International Solar Wind Conference, Saint-Malo, France, June 2009.

McComas, D.J. and J. Goldstein. “Two Wide-Angle Imaging Neutral-Atom Spectrometers (TWINS) NASA Mission-of-Opportunity – Overview, Initial Results, and Collaborative Opportunities.” Paper presented at the AGU 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Moodie, M.L. “iNET and TENA in Performance Constrained Networks.” Paper presented at the 13th International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA) Test Instrumentation Workshop, Ridgecrest, Calif., May 2009.

Moodie, M.L., T.A. Newton and B.A. Abbott. “Maximizing Throughput of Network Telemetry Links.” Paper presented at the European Test and Telemetry Conference, Toulouse, France, June 2009.

Moore, J.J. and A.H. Lerche. “Rotordynamic Comparison of Built-up Versus Solid Rotor Construction.” Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2009: Power for Land, Sea, and Air, Orlando, Fla., June 2009.
Moore, J.J. and D. Ransom. “Centrifugal Compressor Stability Prediction Using a New Physics Based Approach.” Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2009: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Orlando, Fla., June 2009.

Moore, J.J., A. Garcia-Hernandez, K. Brun and R. Kurz. “Experimental Evaluation of the Transient Behavior of a Compressor Station During Emergency Shutdowns.” Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2009: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Orlando, Fla., June 2009.

Moore, M.S., J.C. Price, A.R. Cormier and W.A. Malatesta. “A Metadata Language for Describing Telemetry Systems.” Paper presented at the European Test and Telemetry Conference, Toulouse, France, June 2009.

Moorthy, K, S.A. Hutzler and G.B. Bessee. “Effect of Biodiesel on Interfacial Tension Measurements.” Paper presented at the American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS) 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, Bloomington, Minn., May 2009.

Musib, M., A. Marshall, J. Oxley, V. Sylvia, C. Agrawal and D. Dean. “In Fractionation of UHMWPE Particles into Micron-, Sub-Micron-, and Nano-Size Fractions and Initial Assessment of Osteoblast Response to Particle Size.” Paper presented at the Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, February 2009.

Musib, M., V. Sylvia, J. Oxley, C. Agrawal, A. Marshall and D. Dean. “Isolation of UHMWPE Nanoparticles Using Vacuum Filtration and Optimized Solvent Conditions.” Paper presented at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Mo., October 2008.

Nitin, N. and J.D. Oxley. “Nanoencapsulation of Oxygen Sensitive Ingredients.” Paper presented at the Conference on Food Engineering (CoFE), Columbus, Ohio, April 2009.

O’Neill, M.E., G.B. Clark, E. Möbius, M. Bzowski, S. Fuselier, M. Granoff, D. Heirtzler, M. Hlond, H. Kucharek, S. Longworth, D. McComas, N. Schwadron and M. Widholm. “Precision Pointing in the Sky for IBEX Interstellar Flow Observations – Use of the Moon with the IBEX-Lo Star Sensor.” Paper presented at the AGU 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Osidele, O.O. “Simulation-Based Data Fusion for Real-Time Threat Detection in Municipal Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems.” Paper presented at the 2009 Water Security Congress, Washington, April 2009.

Osidele, O.O., T. Glass and S. Mohanty. “Simulation-Based Data Fusion Platform for Nuclear Threat Assessment.” Paper presented at the Risk Symposium 2009—Risk Analysis of Complex System for National Security Applications, Santa Fe, N.M., April 2009.

Oxley, J.D., J.J. Finkbiner and N. Nitin. “Fluorescent Monitoring of Microcapsule Oxidation.” Paper presented at the Controlled Release Society (CRS) Annual Meeting, New York, July 2008.

Palenske, G., J. Perricone and J.P. Huczek. “Actual Delivered Density (ADD) Testing of High-Volume Low-Speed (HVLS) Ventilation Fans.” Paper presented at the SupDet 2009, Orlando, Fla., January 2009.

Perez, J.D., E.W. Grimes, P. Valek, J.E. Alquiza, J. Goldstein and D.J. McComas. “Ion Intensities from TWINS 1 & 2 ENA Images During Weak CIR Magnetic Storms.” Paper presented at the AGU 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Pogorelov, N.V., S.N. Borovikov, L.F. Burlaga, R.W. Ebert, J. Heerikhuisen, Q. Hu, D.J. McComas, S.T. Suess and G.P. Zank. “Transient Phenomena in the Distant Solar Wind and in the Heliosheath.” Paper presented at the 12th International Solar Wind Conference, Saint-Malo, France, June 2009.

Redfield, J.B. “Transportation Energy from The Grid, Is it Real?” Paper presented at the IEEE Power and Energy Society Chapter Meeting, San Antonio, June 2009.

Reinhart, T.E. “Alternatives for Improving Heavy Truck Fuel Economy.” Paper presented at the University of Wisconsin Engine Research Symposium 2009, Madison, Wis., June 2009.

Reinhart, T.E. “Diesel Combustion Mode Switching – A Substantial NVH Challenge.” Paper presented at the SAE Noise and Vibration Conference and Exposition, Saint Charles, Ill., May 2009.

Retherford, K.D., G.R. Gladstone, S.A. Stern, D.E. Kaufmann, J. Wm. Parker, A.F. Egan, T.K. Greathouse, M.H. Versteeg, D.C. Slater, M.W. Davis, A.J. Steffl, P.F. Miles, D.M. Hurley, A.R. Hendrix, W.R. Pryor and P.D. Feldman. “Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter/Lyman Alpha Mapping Project Expected Data Products: Overview of Far Ultraviolet Maps and Spectra.” Paper presented at the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Science Targeting Meeting, Tempe, Ariz., June 2009.

Schwadron, N.A., K. Kozarev, L. Townsend, M.I. Desai, M.A. Dayeh, F. Cucinotta, D. Hassler, H. Spence, M. Pouras, E. Wilson, R. Squier and M. Golightly. “The Earth-Moon-Mars Radiation Environment Module (EMMREM).” Paper Presented at the Space Weather Workshop, The Meeting of Science, Research, Applications, Operations, and Users, Boulder, Colo., April 2008.

Sharp, C.A., M.D. Feist, C.A. Laroo and M.W. Spears. “Determination of EPMS Measurement Allowances for Gaseous Emissions Regulated Under the Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine In-Use Testing Program Part 3 – Results and Validation.” Paper presented at the 2009 SAE World Congress, Detroit, April 2009.

Smith, C.B. “Uncountable Classes.” Paper presented at the Uai2009, Montreal, June 2009.

Song, F.M. “ILI Data Analysis on External Corrosion of Cased Pipe Segments.” Paper presented at the American Petroleum Institute 60th Anniversary Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, April 2009.

Song, F.M., B. Bichon and C. Waldhart. “Statistical Analysis of External Corrosion Anomaly Data of Cased Pipe Segments.” Paper presented at the NACE CORROSION 2009 International Conference, Atlanta, March 2009.

Song, F.M., J. Feiger, J. Lankford and J.F. Fang. “Mechanical and Environmental Evaluation of Two Internal Pipe Coating Systems Used in a 5-inch Drill Pipe.” Paper presented at the NACE CORROSION 2009 International Conference, Atlanta, March 2009.

Strehl, B. “Managing By A3.” Paper presented at the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) National Conference, Orlando, Fla., April 2009.

Valek, P.W., J.E. Alquiza, J. Goldstein, D.J. McComas and E. Roelof. “Composition of the ENA Low Altitude Emissions as Viewed by TWINS.” Paper presented at the AGU 2009 Joint Assembly, Toronto, May 2009.

Vera, J., D. Shirah and F.M. Song. “Laboratory Evaluation of Galvanic CO2 Corrosion and Inhibition of Carbon Steel Piping Partially Clad with Alloy 625.” Paper presented at the NACE CORROSION 2009 International Conference, Atlanta, March 2009.

Walker, J.D., R. Bigger and S. Chocron. “Comparison of Breakout Models in Analytic Penetration Modeling.” Paper presented at the 16th APS Topical Conference on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, Nashville, Tenn., June 2009.

Walter, G.R. “Emerging Technologies for Alternative Transportation Fuels from Domestic Resources and Their Carbon Footprints.” Paper presented to the Society of American Military Engineers, San Antonio Chapter, San Antonio, March 2009.

Westbrook, S.R. “Biodiesel Q & A.” Paper presented at American Wood Protection Association Conference, San Antonio, April 2009.

Westbrook, S.R. “What’s New With Diesel Fuel and Biodiesel? – Recent Changes to the ASTM Specifications.” Paper presented at the Cooper-Bessemer Owners Group Meeting and at the Fairbanks-Morse Owners Group Meeting, San Antonio, January 2009.

Wilcox, M.A., M.G. Nored, K. Brun and R.X. Kurz. “Comparative Analysis of Field Performance Testing in Centrifugal and Reciprocating Compressors.” Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2009, Orlando, Fla., June 2009.

Winningham, J.D., A.J. Coates, R. Lundin, F. Duru, D.A. Gurnett, J.R. Sharber, R.A. Frahm, S.M.E. Tsang, M. Delva and T.L. Zang. “Mars and Venus: An Observed Interaction Region Near the Top of the Ionosphere.” Paper presented at the International Conference on Comparative Planetology: Venus – Earth – Mars, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands, May 2009.

Yau, A.Y. and J.E. Gomez. “Analysis of Glyphosate and AMPA in Groundwater and Soil.” Paper presented at the 46th Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop (FPRW), St. Pete Beach, Fla., July 2009.

 

Internal Research

Funded April 1, 2009

Amann, M., D. Mehta and T. Alger. “Investigation of Causes and Preventive Measures for Destructive Abnormal Combustion (Super-Knock) in High-Performance Spark-Ignited Gasoline Engines.”

Bartley, G., R. Zhan and T. Kostek. “Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Deactivation Kinetics Study for Aging, Control and OBD Applications.”

Bass, D. and D. Durieux. “Game-Based Learning: Application and Effectiveness as Applied to Human Performance.”

Brooks, M. “Investigation of Methods for Automated System Vulnerability Testing.”

Campbell, N. and C. Cardenas. “Application of Cell Processors to Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) Components.”

Darnell, M. and M. Lillywhite. “Real-Time Mobile Range Estimation Using Pulsed Radio Frequency (RF) Signals.”

Ewan, D. “State-of-the-Art Smoke Opacity System for the Steiner Tunnel.”

Ferrill, D., K. Smart, A. Morris and R. McGinnis. “Field Tests of Geomechanical Models of Natural Rock Deformation.”

Flannigan, C. “Investigation of Calibration Method for High Accuracy Robotic Drilling.”

Goldstein, R., R. Frahm, J.-M. Jahn and W. Tomlinson. “Development of a Simple Instrument for Measuring Ionospheric Low Energy Electrons Using a Delta-Doped CCD as Electron Detector (LEES).”

Grimm, R. “Planetary Magnetotelluric Subsurface Sounder.”

Kenney, J. “Interfacing of Secure Digital Media with Wireless Sensor Systems.”

Klar, R. “Reusable Core Flight Software for the SC-11 Family of Avionics.”

Livi, S., M. Al-Dayeh, K. Ogasawara and M. Desai. “Development of a Time-of-Flight Detection Electronics and a Position Sensitive Readout Anode for Microchannel Plates.”

McConvill, M. and D. Gordon. “Improving Structured On-the-Job Training (SOJT) Development Efficiency and Outputs.”

Nance, B. and K. Coulter. “Visually Transparent Antennas for Radio Direction Finding.”

Nicolella, D. and T. Bredbenner. “Statistical Shape and Density Modeling of Clinical Image Data.”

Pilcher, M. “Data Collection for Lookout Program.”

Rothbauer, R. “An Investigation of Soot Reduction Potential from Optimized Spray-Wall Interaction.”

Simescu, S. and V. Ulmet. “Investigation of Diesel Engine Aftertreatment.”

Strickland, D. “Modeling and Applications of Radio Frequency (RF) and Optical Negative Index of Refraction Materials.”

Sun, A., R. Green and T. Michael. “An Integrated Approach for Estimating Groundwater Storage Variations in Regional Aquifers.”

Teolis, B., E. Patrick, J. Grimes, H. Waite and G. Miller. “Development of a Laboratory System for Experimental Simulations of Water Ice Grains in Space.”

Tinsley, J. “Situational Awareness Program—Phase 2.”

Treuhaft, M. “Quantification of the Impacts of Vibration and Flow Fluctuation on Automotive Air Filter Performance.”

Varner, D. and R. Mason. “A Posteriori Belief Updating by Evaluating Logical Entailments of A Priori Hypotheses.”

Webb, C. and C. Fierro. “Volatile Phosphorus Generation for Catalyst Poisoning Using FOCAS.”

Young, E. “Concept Design Investigations of Hosted Payload Candidates.”

Yu, H. “Development of an Embedded Corrosion Sensor Technology for Reinforced Concrete Structures.”

Funded July 1, 2009

Alley, K., J. Alexander, D. Chambers and E. DuPont. “Hyperspectral Band Reduction for Ground Perspective Applications.”

Anderson, B. and C. King. “Security Assistance for ITC.”

Anderson, F.S. “A Test of Femtosecond Laser Desorption for Improved Neutral Production with the Laser Desorption Resonance Ionization Mass.”

Black, R. “Demodulation of High Bandwidth QAM (Quadrature Amplitude Modulation) Signals Using Generic Commercial-Off-the-Shelf Processors.”

Black, R. “Detection of Probable Anomalous Transmissions in the VHF/UHF Signal Environment.”

Brown, M. and M. Blanton. “Investigation into Image Processing Techniques Capable of Distinguishing Minor Terrain Variations.”

Cheng, X. and G. Rossini. “Design and Fabrication of Multi-Component Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering.”

Durieux, D. and D. Carrola. “Research into the Reliability and Accuracy of Section 508 Accessibility Requirements and Automated Translation Applied to Non-Conventional Web-Based Training.”

Edwards, S. “Context-Based Object Recognition for Mobile Platforms.”

Epperly, M. “The Development of a Power Bus Control Assembly.”

Helffrich, J., L. Griffith, T. Goyen and R. McGinnis. “Magnetometer-Based Magnetic Anomaly Detection.”

Heller, R. and J. Brisco. “Investigation into Alternate Event Management Techniques.”

Hooker, R. “Adaptive Mission Management for Diverse Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) Directives.”

Jessup, K. “Characterizing the Sensitivity of Venus’ Oxygen Budget to Temperature.”

McDonough, J. and H. Hanson. “Auto Injector Development: Develop an Auto Injector Device to Deliver SwRI Stabilized Formulations.”

McGinnis, R., G. Walter, A. Morris and P. Bertetti. “Hydrologic Baseline Study of the Canyon Lake Spillway Gorge.”

Ni, Q., A. De Los Santos and D. Nicolella. “Assessment of Bone Quality Associated with Loosely and Tightly Bound Water.”

Nicolella, D. and T. Bredbenner. “Statistical Shape Model Demonstration Using the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) Database.”

Pan, J., R. Zhan and R. Fanick. “Investigation on the Formation of Chlorinated Toxins by Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Technology.”

Parra, J., D. Nicolella, Q. Ni, A. Cobb and D. Domaschk. “Quantitative Broadband Ultrasound Techniques to Assess Fracture Risk in Bones.”

Phillips, M. “Combined Satellite/Launch Vehicle System for Responsive Space.”

Rothbauer, R., T. Alger and D. Mehta. “Incorporating Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to Reduce the Development Time of Low NOX Engine Technologies.”

Siemsen, P. and A. Burmeister. “Advanced Direction-Finding (DF) Technology Applied to a Distributed DF Antenna Array on a Vehicle.”

Sun, A., R. McGinnis, G. Willden and D. Poole. “Development of Data Transfer and Communications for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks.”

 

SwRI Patents

Alger, T.F. “Measurement of CN Emissions from Engine Spark Igniter for Characterization of Spark Igniter Energy.” U.S. Patent No. 7,528,607. May 2009.

Alger, T.F. and B.W. Mangold. “Flexible Fuel Engines with Exhaust Gas Recirculation for Improved Engine Efficiency.” U.S. Patent No. 7,487,766. February 2009.

Cerwin, S.A. “Signal Processing Methods for Ground Penetrating Radar from Elevated Platforms.” U.S. Patent No. 7,528,762. May 2009.

Couvillion Jr., W.C., R. Lopez and J. Ling. “Virtual Reality System Locomotion Interface Utilizing a Pressure-Sensing Mat Attached to Movable Base Structure.” U.S. Patent No. 7,520,836. April 2009.

Dodge, L.G. and P.H. Kunkel. “System and Method for Dispensing an Aqueous Urea Solution into an Exhaust Gas Stream.” U.S. Patent No. 7,497,077. March 2009.

Pilcher Jr., M.E., B.E. Campion and B.A. Abbott. “Wireless System Using Continuous Wave Phase Measurement for High-Precision Distance Measurement.” U.S. Patent No. 7,504,992. March 2009.

Wang, J. “Air Fraction Estimation for Internal Combustion Engines with Dual-Loop EGR Systems.” U.S. Patent No. 7,512,479. March 2009.

Webb, C.C. and C.A. Sharp. “NOx Augmentation in Exhaust Gas Simulation System.” U.S. Patent No. 7,550,126. June 2009.

Wei, R. “Magnetron Sputtering Apparatus and Method for Depositing a Coating Using Same.”U.S. Patent No. 7,520,965. April 2009.

 

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