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Publications

Bagenal, F., A. Adriani, F. Allegrini, S.J. Bolton, B. Bonfond, E.J. Bunce, J.E.P. Connerney, S.W.H. Cowley, R.W. Ebert, G.R. Gladstone, C.J. Hansen, W.S. Kurth, S.M. Levin, B.H. Mauk, D.J. McComas, C.P. Paranicas, D. Santos-Costas, R.M. Thorne, P. Valek, J.H. Waite and P. Zarka. “Magnetospheric Science Objectives of the Juno Mission.” Space Science Reviews, (2014): doi:10.1007/s11214-014-0036-8.

Blais, M.B. and K. Carpenter. “Flexible Polyurethane Foams: A Comparative Measurement of Toxic Vapors and Other Toxic Emissions in Controlled Combustion Environments of Foams With and Without Fire Retardants.” Fire Technology, (August 2013): doi:10.1007/s10694-013-0354-5.

Boyan, B., D. Hart, R. Enoka, D.P. Nicolella, E. Resnick, K. Berkley, K. Sluka, C. Kwoh, L. Tosi, M. O’Connor, R. Counts and W. Kohrt. “Hormonal Modulation of Connective Tissue Homeostasis and Sex Differences in Risk for Osteoarthritis of the Knee.” Biology of Sex Differences, Vol. 4, No. 1, (2013): Art. No. 3.

Boyan, B., L. Tosi, R. Counts, R. Enoka, D. Hart, D.P. Nicolella, K. Berkley, K. Sluka, C. Kwoh, M. O’Connor, W. Kohrt and E. Resnick. “Addressing the Gaps: Sex Differences in Osteoarthritis of the Knee.” Biology of Sex Differences, Vol. 4, No. 1, (2013): Art. No. 4.

Bredbenner, T.L., R. Mason, L. Havill, E. Orwoll and D.P. Nicolella. “Fracture Risk Predictions Based on Statistical Shape and Density Modeling of the Proximal Femur.” Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, (2014): doi:10.1002/jbmr.2241.

Broerman, E.L., R.G. Durke and R. Baldwin. “Case Study: Intake/Exhaust Silencer Redesign Mitigates Noise.” COMPRESSORtech2, (March 2014): 77–80. Broerman, E.L., S.B. Simons and V. Richard. “Effective Noise, Vibration Solution for a PD Pump System.” COMPRESSORtech2, (April 2014): 34–37.

Carbillido–Gamio, J. and D.P. Nicolella. “Computational Anatomy in the Study of Bone Structure.” Current Osteoporosis Reports, Vol. 11, No. 3, (2013): 237–245.

Carroll, J.N., C. Caffrey and A.J. Peterson. “Fuel Effects Study with In-use Two-stroke Motorcycles and All-terrain Vehicles.” Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Technical Paper, (2013): 01–2518.

Carroll, J.N., A.J. Peterson and C. Caffrey. “Fuel Effects Study with Small (< 19kW) Spark-Ignited Off-Road Equipment Engines.” Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Technical Paper, (2013): 01–2517.

Cheng, X.G., V. Poenitzsch, L. Cornell, C. Tsao and T. Potter. “Electrochemical Bioencapsulation of Nanomaterials into Collagen for Biomedical Applications.” Journal of Encapsulation and Adsorption Science, Vol. 3, (2013): 16–23.

Cheng, X.G., C. Tsao, J.M. Saul, V. Sylvia, D. Cornet and R.J. Christy. “Comparison of Two Nanoparticle Formulations for Localized Delivery of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor (PDGF) from Aligned Collagen Fibers.” Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Vol. 1, No. 1, (2013): 1–10.

Cheng, X.G., C. Tsao, V. Sylvia, D. Cornet, D.P. Nicolella, T.L. Bredbenner and R.J. Christy. “Platelet Derived Growth-factor-releasing Aligned Collagen-nanoparticle Fibers Promote the Proliferation and Tenogenic Differentiation of Adipose-derived Stem Cells.” Acta Biomaterialia, Vol. 10, No. 3, (2014): 1360–1369.

Clark, A. P-Z., L.A. Cabell and J.A. McDonough. Military Medical Science Letters, Vol. 83 (2014): 18–27.

Clark, A. P-Z., H. Dixon, N.L. Cantu, L.A. Cabell and J.A. McDonough. “Good Manufacturing Practice: Manufacturing of a Nerve Agent Antidote Nanoparticle Suspension.” International Journal of Toxicology, Vol. 32, Supplement 2 (2013): 5S–17S.

Cox, L., A. Comuzzie, L. Havill, G. Karere, K. Spradling, M. Mahaney, P. Nathanielsz, D.P. Nicolella, R. Shade, S. Voruganti and J. VandeBerg. “Baboons as a Model to Study Genetics and Epigenetics of Human Disease.” ILAR Journal, Vol. 54, No. 2, (2013): Art. No. ilt038 106–121.

Das, K., A. Ghosh, D. Basu and L. Miller. “Soil Structure and Fluid Interaction Assessment of New Modular Reactor: Part 1–Numerical Simulation of Fluid Motion Due to Seismic Waves.” SMR2014–3319. Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Small Modular Reactors Symposium, Washington, D.C., (April 15–17, 2014).

Desai, M.I., F.A. Allegrini, M. Bzowski, M.A. Dayeh, H. Funsten, S.A. Fuselier, J. Heerikhuisen, M.A. Kubiak, D.J. McComas, N.V. Pogorelov, N.A. Schwadron, J.M. Sokol, G.P. Zank and E.J. Zirnstein. “Energetic Neutral Atoms Measured by the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX): Evidence for Multiple Heliosheath Populations.” The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 780:98, (2013): doi:10.1088/0004–637X/780/1/98.

Dixon, H., A. P-Z. Clark, L.A. Cabell and J.A. McDonough. “MMB4 DMS Nanoparticle Suspension Formulation with Enhanced Stability for the Treatment of Nerve Agent Intoxication.” International Journal of Toxicology, Vol. 32, Supplement 2 (2013): 18S–29S.

Ehresmann, B., C. Zeitlin, D.M. Hassler, R.F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, E. Boehm, S. Boettcher, D.E. Brinza, S. Burmeister, J. Guo, J. Koehler, C. Martin, A. Posner, S. Rafkin and G. Reitz. “Charged Particle Spectra Obtained With the Mars Science Laboratory Radiation Assessment Detector (MSL/RAD) on the Surface of Mars.” Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 119 (2014): 468, doi:10.1002/2013JE004547.

Fichtner, H., K. Scherer, F. Effenberger, J. Zönnchen, N. Schwadron and D.J. McComas. “The IBEX Ribbon as a Signature of the Inhomogeneity of the Local Interstellar Medium.” Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 561:A74, (2014): doi:10.1051/0004–6361/201322064.

Fuselier, S.A., F. Allegrini, M. Bzowski, M.A. Dayeh, M. Desai, H.O. Funsten, A. Galli, D. Heirtzler, P. Janzen, M.A. Kubiak, H. Kucharek, W.S. Lewis, G. Livadiotis, D.J. McComas, E. Moebius, S.M. Petrinec, M. Quinn, N. Schwadron, J.M. Sokół, K.J. Trattner, B.E. Wood and P. Wurz. “Low Energy Neutral Atoms from the Heliosheath.” Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 784:89, (2014): doi:10.1088/0004–637X/784/2/89.

Ghosh, A., K. Das, D. Basu and L. Miller. “Soil Structure and Fluid Interaction Assessment of New Modular Reactor: Part 2–Numerical Study of Soil Reactor Structure Interaction.” SMR2014–3318. Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Small Modular Reactors Symposium, Washington, D.C., (April 15–17, 2014).

Havill, L., M. Allen, J. Harris, S. Levine, H. Coan, M. Mahaney and D.P. Nicolella. “Intracortical Bone Remodeling Variation Shows Strong Genetic Effects.” Calcified Tissue International, Vol. 93, No. 5, (2013): 472–480.

He, X., J. McFarland, S. Green and G. Adams. “Enhancement of Internal Corrosion Threat Guidelines for Nominally Dry Natural Gas Pipeline.” Proceedings of the CORROSION 2014 Conference, Paper No. 3887, Houston, NACE International, February 2014.

He, X. and J. Mei. “Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment of a Dry Gas Pipeline Segment Between Changle and Pengxi in Sichuan, China.” Proceedings of the CORROSION 2014 Conference, Paper No. 3888, Houston, NACE International, February 2014.

He, X., T. Mintz, R. Pabalan, L. Miller and G. Oberson. “Assessment of Stress Corrosion Cracking Susceptibility for Austenitic Stainless Steels Exposed to Chloride and Non-chloride Atmospheric Salts.” Nuclear Regulatory Commission NUREG/CR–7170, (2014): Online: http://adamswebsearch2.nrc.gov/webSearch2/main.jsp?AccessionNumber=ML14051A417.

He, X., R. Pabalan, T. Mintz, G. Oberson, D. Dunn and T. Ahn. “Stress Corrosion Cracking of UNS S30400 Stainless Steel Exposed to Atmospheric Ammonium Nitrate and Sodium Chloride Mixtures.” Proceedings of the CORROSION 2014 Conference, Paper No. 3885, Houston, NACE International, February 2014.

He, X., P. Shukla, Y. Pan, L. Caseres, G. Willden, D. Dunn and G. Oberson. “Review and Assessment of Techniques for Monitoring Environmental Conditions and Stress Corrosion Cracking of Stainless Steel Canisters.” Proceedings of the CORROSION 2014 Conference, Paper No. 3886, Houston, NACE International, February 2014.

Hoag, K.L. and R.B. Dennert. “The Valve Train in Four Stroke Piston Engines.” Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, U.K., (2014).

Hoag, K.L. and R. Reitz. “Reciprocating Engines: Diesel and Gas.” Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, 2nd Edition, Taylor and Francis Group, London, (2014).

Hooper, D.M. and C.L. Dinwiddie. “Debris Flows on the Great Kobuk Sand Dunes, Alaska: Implications for Analogous Processes on Mars.” Icarus, Vol. 230, (2014): 15–28, Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2013.07.006.

Huebner, W.F. and W.D. Barfield. “Opacity.” Springer New York, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London, Astrophysics and Space Science Library 402. (2014): doi:10.1007/978–1–4614–8797–5.

Lu, B.T. “Crack Growth Model for Pipeline Steels Exposed to Near-neutral pH Groundwater.” Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, Vol. 36, No. 7, (2013): 660–669.

Lu, B.T. “Erosion Corrosion in Oil and Gas Production (Part 1).” Chemical Engineering of Oil and Gas Production, Vol. 42, No. 1, (2013): 1–10.

Lu, B.T. “Erosion Corrosion in Oil and Gas Production (Part 2).” Chemical Engineering of Oil and Gas Production, Vol. 43, No. 1, (2013): 1–11.

Lu, B.T. and J.L. Luo. “Effects of Plastic Deformation and Carbon Dioxide on Corrosion of Pipeline Steel in Near-Neutral pH Groundwater.” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 22, (2013): 1430–1435.

Lu, B.T., J.L. Luo and Y.C. Lu. “Effects of pH on Lead-induced Passivity Degradation of Nuclear Steam Generator Tubing Alloy in High Temperature Crevice Chemistries.” Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 87, (2013): 824–838.

Macrini, T., H. Coan, S. Levine, T. Lerma, C. Saks, D. Araujo, T.L. Bredbenner, R. Coutts, D.P. Nicolella and L. Havill. “Reproductive Status and Sex Show Strong Effects on Knee OA in a Baboon Model.” Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, Vol. 21, No. 6, (2013): 839–848.

McComas, D.J., F. Bagenal and R.W. Ebert. “Bimodal Size of Jupiter’s Magnetosphere.” Journal of Geophysical Research Space Physics, Vol. 119, (2014): doi:10.1002/2013JA019660.

McComas, D.J., W.S. Lewis and N.A. Schwadron. “IBEX’s Enigmatic Ribbon in the Sky and Its Many Possible Sources.” Reviews of Geophysics, 52, (2014): doi:10.1002/2013RG000438.

McFarland, J.M., B.J. Bichon and D.S. Riha. “A Probabilistic Treatment of Multiple Uncertainty Types: NASA UQ Challenge.” Proceedings of the 55th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, National Harbor, Md., January 2014.

McHardy, S., J.A. Bohmann, M.R. Corbett, B. Campos, M.W. Tidwell, P.M. Thompson, C.J. Bemben, T.A. Menchaca, T.E. Reeves, W.R. Cantrell, W.E. Bauta, A. Lopez, D.M. Maxwell, K.M. Brecht, R.E. Sweeney and J. McDonough. “Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Novel, Nonquaternary Reactivators of GF-Inhibited Human Acetylcholinesterase.” Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Vol. 24, No. 7, (2014): 1711–4, doi:10.1016/j.bmcl.2014.02.049.

Merline, W.J., J.D. Drummond, B. Carry, A. Conrad, P.M. Tamblyn, C. Dumas, M. Kaasalainen, A. Erikson, S. Mottola, J. Durech, G. Rousseau, R. Behrend, G.B. Casalnuovo, B. Chinaglia, J.C. Christou, C.R. Chapman and C. Neyman. “The Resolved Asteroid Program – Size, Shape, and Pole of (52) Europa.” Icarus, 225, (2013): 794.

Merline, W.J., P.M. Tamblyn, B.D. Warner, P. Pravec, J.P. Tamblyn, C. Neyman, A.R. Conrad, W.M. Owen, B. Carry, J.D. Drummond, C.R. Chapman, B.L. Enke, W.M. Grundy, C. Veillet, S.B. Porter, C. Arcidiacono, J.C. Christou, D.D. Durda, A.W. Harris, H.A. Weaver, C. Dumas, D. Terrell and P. Maley. “Discovery of S/2012 (2577) 1.” IAU Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegram, 9267, (2013): 1.

Nelson, R.H., D. Terrell and E.F. Milone. “A Critical Review of Period Analyses and Implications for Mass Exchange in W UMa Eclipsing Binaries: Paper 1.” New Astronomy Reviews, 59, (2014): 1.

Olkin, C.B., L.A. Young, D. Borncamp, A. Pickles, B. Sicardy, M. Assafin, F.B. Bianco, M.W. Buie, A. Dias de Oliveira, M. Gillon, R.G. French, A. Ramos Gomes Jr., E. Jehinf, N. Morales, C. Opitom, J.L. Ortiz, A. Maury, M. Norbury, F. Braga–Ribas, R. Smith, L.H. Wasserman, E.F. Young, M. Zacharias and N. Zacharias. “Evidence that Pluto’s Atmosphere Does Not Collapse from Occultations Including the 2013 May 04 Event.” Icarus, in press (2014): Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2014.03.026.

Poenitzsch, V., T.L. Bredbenner, P.J. Hornsby, L. Cornell and X.G. Cheng. “Electrochemically Directed Assembly of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) and Collagen Macromolecules into Macroscopic Hybrid Fibers.” Open Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, (2013): 7–12.

Regnier, S., C.E. Alexander, R.W. Walsh, A.R. Winebarger, J. Cirtain, L. Golub, K.E. Korreck, N. Mitchell, S. Platt, M. Weber, B. De Pontieu, A. Title, K. Kobayashi, S. Kuzin and C.E. DeForest. “Sparkling Extreme-ultraviolet Bright Dots Observed with Hi-C.” The Astrophysical Journal, 784, (2014): 134.

Robbins, S.J., I. Antonenko, M.R. Kirchoff, C.R. Chapman, C.I. Fassett, R.R. Herrick, K. Singer, M. Zanetti, C. Lehan, D. Huang and P.L. Gay. “The Variability of Crater Identification Among Expert and Community Crater Analysts.” Icarus, 234, (2014): 109.

Rodriguez Moreno, D.F., P. Wurz, L. Saul, M. Bzowski, M. Kubiak, J. Sokól, P. Frisch, S. Fuselier, D.J. McComas, E. Moebius and N. Schwadron. “Signal Processing for the Measurement of the Deuterium/Hydrogen Ratio in the Local Interstellar Medium.” Entropy, Vol. 16, (2014): doi:10.3390/e16021134.

Schwadron, N.A., F.C. Adams, E.R. Christian, P. Desiati, P. Frisch, H.O. Funsten, J.R. Jokipii, D.J. McComas, E. Moebius and G.P. Zank. “Global Anisotropies in TeV Cosmic Rays Related to the Sun’s Local Galactic Environment from IBEX.” Science, Vol. 343, (2014): doi:10.1126/science. 1245026.

Schwadron, N.A., M.L. Goelzer, C.W. Smith, J.C. Kasper, K. Korreck, R.J. Leamon, S.T. Lepri, B.A. Maruca, D.J. McComas and M.L. Stevens. “Coronal Electron Temperature in the Protracted Solar Minimum, the Cycle 24 Mini Maximum, and Over Centuries.” Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 119, (2013): doi:10.1002/2013JA019397.

Simon, J.B. and P.J. Armitage. “Efficiency of Particle Trapping in the Outer Regions of Protoplanetary Disks.” The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 784, (2014): 15.

Sobotka, J.C. and R.H. Dodds. “Extension of Generalized Plasticity Model for Thermocyclic Loading.” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 136, No. 1, (2014): 0110003–1–011003–8, doi:10.1115/1.4025758.

Stern, A. and D.P. Nicolella. “Measurement and Estimation of Osteocyte Mechanical Strain.” Bone, Vol. 54, No. 2, (2013): 191–195.

Terrell, D. “APASS Colors for 112 Short-Period W UMa Binary Candidates.” Information Bulletin on Variable Stars, 6101, 1, (2014).

Terrell, D. and R.H. Nelson. “The Double Contact Nature of TT Herculis.” The Astrophysical Journal, 783, (2014): doi:10.1088/0004-637X/783/1/35.

Valek, P.W., J. Goldstein, D.J. McComas, M.-C. Fok and D.G. Mitchell. “Large Magnetic Storms as Viewed by TWINS: A Study of the Differences in the Medium Energy ENA Composition.” Journal of Geophysical Research Space Physics, Vol. 119, (2014): doi:10.1002/2014JA019782.

Wilkes, J.C., J.J. Moore, D.L. Ransom and G. Vannini. “An Improved Catcher Bearing Model and an Explanation of the Forward Whirl/Whip Phenomenon Observed in Active Magnetic Bearing Transient Drop Experiments.” ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 136, No. 1, (April 2014): 42504–1–42504–11, doi:10.1115/1.4025890.

Zhu, R.K., B.T. Lu, J.L. Luo and Y.C. Lu. “Effect of Cold Work on Surface Reactivity and Nano-hardness of Alloy 800 in Corroding Environments.” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 270, (2013): 755–762.

Zirnstein, E.J., J. Heerikhuisen, G.P. Zank, N.V. Pogorelov, D.J. McComas and M.I. Desai. “Charge-exchange Coupling Between Pickup Ions Across the Heliopause and its Effect on Energetic Neutral Hydrogen Flux.” Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 783:129, (2014): doi:10.1088/0004–637X/783/2/129.

Presentations

Allegrini, F., R. DeMajistre, H.O. Funsten, P.H. Janzen, D.J. McComas, D.B. Reisenfeld and N. Schwadron. “Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX)–Hi Observations of Heavier Than Hydrogen Energetic Neutral Atoms.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Amann, M. “Engine Parameter Optimization for Improved Engine and Drive Cycle Efficiency for Boosted, GDI Engines with Different Boosting System Architecture.” Paper presented at the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress, Detroit, April 2014.

Bessee, G. “Energy Institute (EI) Multi-product Pipeline Protocol and Water Mapping Example.” Presented at the Aviation Fuels Conference, London, March 2014.

Bichon, B.J. “Bayesian Process Control for Composite Bonding in DARPA TRUST.” Paper presented at the Defense Manufacturing Conference, Orlando, Fla., December 2013.

Bramson, A.M., S. Byrne, N.E. Putzig, J.J. Plaut, S. Mattson and J.W. Holt. “Thick Subsurface Water Ice in Arcadia Planitia, Mars.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013, and at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

Brun, K., W. Foiles, T. Grimley and R. Kurz. “Experimental Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Online Water Washing in Gas Turbine Compressors.” Paper presented at the 42nd Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, September 2013.

Brun, K., R. Kurz and J. Thorp. “Inlet Fogging and Overspray Impact on Industrial Gas Turbine Life and Performance.” Paper presented at the 20th Symposium of the Industrial Application of Gas Turbines Committee, Banff, Canada, October 2013.

Brun, K., M. Nored and R. Kurz. “Impact of Piping Impedance and Acoustic Characteristics on Centrifugal Compressor Surge and Operating Range.” Paper presented at the 2013 Turbomachinery and Pump Symposia, Houston, September 2013.

Brun, K., K. Wygant and J.C. Wilkes. “Tutorial: Centrifugal Compressor.” Paper presented at the 2014 Gas Electric Partnership Conference, Houston, February 2014.

Buzulukova, N., M.-C. Fok, A. Glocer, D.G. Sibeck, D.J. McComas and P.W. Valek. “Extracting Global Precipitation Pattern from Global Modeling with Two-way Coupled BATSRUS-CRCM-RBE.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Bzowski, M., M.A. Kubiak, J.M. Sokol, E. Moebius, T. Leonard, H. Kucharek, D.J. McComas and G. Livadiotis. “New Population of Neutral Helium in the Heliosphere Discovered by IBEX.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Bzowski, M., E. Moebius, S. Fuselier, D. Heirtzler, M.A. Kubiak, H. Kucharek, M.A. Lee, D.J. McComas, J. Park, N. Schwadron, J.M. Sokol and P. Wurz. “Interstellar Neutral Gas Flow Measurements with the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) – Implications on Heliospheric Boundary Diagnostic.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Cardinal, J.W., R.C. McClung, Y.D. Lee, Y. Guo and J. Beek. “Recent Developments and Challenges Implementing New and Improved Stress Intensity for Factor (K) Solutions in NASGRO for Damage Tolerance Analyses.” Paper presented at the Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment Conference, Baltimore, April 2014.

Carroll, J.N., C. Caffrey and A. J. Peterson. “Fuel Effects Study with In-use Two-stroke Motorcycles and All-terrain Vehicles.” Paper presented at the SAE/KSAE 2013 Powertrain, Fuels and Lubricants Meeting, Seoul, Korea, October 2013.

Carroll, J.N., A.J. Peterson and C. Caffrey. “Fuel Effects Study with Small (< 19kW) Spark-ignited Off-road Equipment Engines.” Paper presented at the SAE/KSAE 2013 Powertrain, Fuels and Lubricants Meeting, Seoul, Korea, October 2013.

Cheng, X.G. “Novel Magnetic Calcium Phosphate (MCaP) Nanoparticles (NPs) for Biomedical Applications.” Invited seminar presented at San Antonio Nanotechnology Forum, San Antonio, December 2013.

Cheng, X.G. and R. J. Christy. “The Key Role of the Topography of a Biomaterial and the Release of a Growth Factor on Differentiation of Adipose-derived Stem Cells.” Paper presented at San Antonio Conference on Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, San Antonio, February 2014.

Cheng, X.G., D.P. Nicolella, T.L. Bredbenner and Q. Ni. “A New Generation of Bone Cement Prepared by a Magnetic Field-triggered Polymerization Process.” Poster presented at 2014 Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Conference, New Orleans, March 2014.

Cheng, X.G., G.M. Zhong, J. McDonough and M. MacNaughton. “Synthesis of Novel Particulate Adjuvants for Vaccine and Preliminary Evaluation.” Invited talk at the 2013 San Antonio Vaccine Development Symposium, San Antonio, November 2013.

Chirathadam, T.A. “Design Guidelines for the Reliability of Buried Gas Transmission Pipelines.” Paper presented at the 2014 Gas Processors Association Convention, Dallas, April 2014.

Christian, E.R., H.O. Funsten, D.J. McComas and N. Schwadron. “Motions in the Ribbon of ENAs Observed by the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX).” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Conrad, A.R., W.J. Merline, A. La Camera, P. Boccacci, M. Bertero, B. Carry, J. Drummond and J.C. Christou. “Detecting Asteroid Satellites with Fizeau Interferometry.” Paper presented at the 3rd Workshop on Binaries in the Solar System, the Big Island, Hawaii, June 2013.

Czechowski, A., J. Grygorczuk. R.E. Ratkiewicz and D.J. McComas. “Strong Interstellar Field: Structure of the Heliosphere and Production of the Energetic Neutral Atoms.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Dannemann, K.A., F.S. Campbell, A.J. Carpenter, T.T. Kirchdoerfer, R.P. Bigger, I.S. Chocron, J.D. Walker, U. Heisserer and H. van der Werff. “In-situ Testing for Monitoring Damage Development in a Single-ply Composite Material.” Paper presented at the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 2014 143rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Diego, Calif., February 2014.

Dante, J.F. and E.N. Macha. “Effectiveness of Inhibitors on Aluminum and Aluminum/Steel Couples as a Function of Relative Humidity.” Paper presented at the Corrosion Conference 2014, San Antonio, March 2014.

Das, K., A. Ghosh, D. Basu and L. Miller. “Soil Structure and Fluid Interaction Assessment of New Modular Reactor: Part 1–Numerical Simulation of Fluid Motion Due to Seismic Waves.” Paper presented at the ASME 2014 Small Modular Reactors Symposium, Washington, D.C., April 2014.

Dayeh, M.A., R. DeMajistre, S. Fuselier, P.H. Janzen, D.J. McComas, D.G. Mitchell, K. Ogasawara, S.M. Petrinec, N. Schwadron and K.J. Trattner. “Structure and Location of the Terrestrial Plasma Sheet as Observed by the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX).” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

DeForest, C.E., T.A. Howard and W.H. Matthaeus. “Imaging the Variable Solar Wind.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

DeForest, C.E., T.A. Howard and D.J. McComas. “Imaging Solar Wind Sources at the Inner Edge of the Heliosphere.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Desai, M.I., F. Allegrini, M. Bzowski, M.A. Dayeh, H.O. Funsten, S. Fuselier, M.A.Kubiak, D.J. McComas, N.V. Pogorelov, N. Schwadron, J.M. Sokol, G.P. Zank and E.J. Zirnstein. “Energetic Neutral Atoms Measured by the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX): Evidence for Multiple Heliosheath Ion Populations.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Drummond, J.D., B. Carry, W.J. Merline, C. Dumas, H. Hammel, S. Erard, A. Conrad, P. Tamblyn and C. Chapman. “The Size and Pole of Ceres from Nine Years of Adaptive Optics Observations at Keck and the VLT.” Paper presented at the American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting No. 45, Denver, October 2013.

Elliott, H.A., D.J. McComas, J. Mukherjee, P.W. Valek, G. Livadiotis, P.A. Delamere, F. Bagenal and G. Nicolaou. “New Horizons Solar Wind Around Pluto (SWAP) Solar Wind Measurements.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Enke, B.L., W.F. Bottke, D.D. Durda, W.J. Merline, K. Walsh, D.C. Richardson and E.I. Asphaug. “Evolution of Tools for the Simulation of Binary-forming Asteroid Impacts.” Paper presented at the 3rd Workshop on Binaries in the Solar System, the Big Island, Hawaii, June 2013.

Evans, N.D. “Measurement of High Amplitude Relief Valve Noise During a Full-scale Blowdown Test.” Paper presented at the 166th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Francisco, December 2013.

Feng, M., S. Cooks and Z. Feng. “Treatment of Flowback Water from Hydraulic Fracturing with Biochar.” Paper presented at the 2014 AIChE Spring Meeting, New Orleans, April 2014.

Feng, M., C. K. Tan and D. Daruwalla. “Lignin Depolymerization in Ionic Liquids with the Presence of Hydrogen Transfer Agents.” Paper presented at the 2014 AIChE Spring Meeting, New Orleans, April 2014.

Feng, M. and R. Zhan. “Oxygenated Compounds as Reducing Agent for NOx Removal in a Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction (SNCR) System.” Paper presented at the 2014 AIChE Spring Meeting, New Orleans, March 31–April 3, 2014.

Fichtner, H., K. Scherer, F. Effenberger, J. Zoennchen, N. Schwadron and D.J. McComas. “The IBEX Ribbon as a Signature of the Inhomogeneity of the Local Interstellar Medium.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Flores, E. and M. Hartmann. “Modeling Laboratory Circulating Fluid Bed Fast Pyrolysis Using Representative Compounds for Improved Product Quality and Hydrogen Retention.” Paper presented at 2014 AICHE Spring Meeting and 10th Global Congress on Process Safety, New Orleans, April 2014.

Fox, N.J., S.D. Bale, R.B. Decker, R. Howard, J.C. Kasper, D.J. McComas, A. Szabo and M.M. Velli. “Solar Probe Plus: A NASA Mission to Touch the Sun.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Frahm, R.A., H.A. Elliott, J.D. Winningham, J.R. Sharber, C.E. DeForest, T.A. Howard, E.J. Kallio, S. McKenna-Lawlor, F. Duru, D.D. Morgan, A.J. Coates, D. Odstrčil, R.N. Lundin, Y. Futaana and S.V. Barabash. “Asymmetry of the Mars Ionosphere Boundary Altitude during a Solar Energetic Particle Event.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Frisch, P.C., M. Bzowski, H.O. Funsten, G. Livadiotis, D.J. McComas, E. Moebius, H.-R. Mueller, N. Schwadron and J.M. Sokol. “Spatial and Temporal Interstellar Structure: What Will IBEX Find?” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Fritz, S. “Locomotive Biodiesel Updates.” Paper presented at the 2014 National Biodiesel Conference, San Diego, April 2014.

Fritz, S. “Locomotive Exhaust Emissions Measurements for Various Blends of Biodiesel Fuel.” Paper Presented at the 2014 ASME–ASCE–IEEE Joint Rail Conference and Exposition, Colorado Springs, Colo., January 2014.

Funsten, H.O., R. DeMajistre, P.C. Frisch, J. Heerikhuisen, D.M. Higdon, P.H. Janzen, B. Larsen, G. Livadiotis, D.J. McComas, E. Moebius, S. Reese, D.B. Reisenfeld, N. Schwadron and E.J. Zirnstein. “Mirror Symmetry of the IBEX Ribbon of Enhanced Neutral Atom (ENA) Flux.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

George, D.L. “CNG Sampling.” Paper presented at the 2014 Natural Gas Sampling Technology Conference, New Orleans, January 2014.

Ghosh, A., K. Das, D. Basu and L. Miller. “Soil Structure and Fluid Interaction Assessment of a Small Modular Reactor Numerical Study of Soil Reactor Structure Interaction.” Paper presented at the ASME 2014 Small Modular Reactors Symposium, Washington, D.C., April 2014.

Goldstein, J., P.W. Valek, D.J. McComas and J.A. Redfern. “TWINS Observations of Local Time Dependence of Precipitating Ions.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Hamilton, V.E., A.R. Vasavada and P.R. Christensen. “Coordinated MSL and Mars Odyssey Observations of Ground Temperature in Gale Crater.” Paper presented at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

Hamilton, V.E., A.R. Vasavada, P.R. Christensen, M.A. Mischna and the MSL Science Team. “Coordinated In Situ and Orbital Observations of Ground Temperature by the Mars Science Laboratory Ground Temperature Sensor and Mars Odyssey Thermal Emission Imaging System: Implications for Thermal Modeling of the Martian Surface.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Hanley, J., J.B. Dalton, V. Chevrier and C. Jamieson. “Spectra of Low-Temperature Chlorine Salt Hydrates and Implications for Europa.” Paper presented at the Workshop on the Habitability of Icy Worlds, Pasadena, Calif., February 2014.

Hanley, J., M. Mellon and R. Arvidson. “Mechanical Strength of Martian Analog Soils.” Paper presented at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

Hanna, R.D. and V.E. Hamilton. “Correlating Thermal Inertia and Olivine Abundance on Mars with THEMIS.” Paper presented at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

Hartmann, M., M. Feng and E. Flores. “Chlorine Control for Fuel and Chemicals Production from Pyrolysis of Waste Plastics.” Paper presented at 2014 AICHE Spring Meeting and 10th Global Congress on Process Safety, New Orleans, March 2014.

Howard, T.A., C. DeForest, S.J. Tappin and D. Odstrčil. “Exploring Polarized Heliospheric Imaging.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Khalek, I.A. “The Role of High Efficiency Particle Filters in Emissions Reduction: Current State and a Look into the Future.” Presented at the 2014 SAE World Congress, Detroit, April 2014.

Khalek, I.A., R. Mechler, V. Premnath, R. Giannelli and M. Spears. “Denuder for Particulate Matter Artifacts Removal: Development and Applications.” Presented at the SAE World Congress, Detroit, April 2014.

Kirchoff, M.R. and P. Schenk. “The Resurfacing and Bombardment History of Saturn’s Moon Dione from its Global Crater Database.” Paper presented at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

Lester, M., H.J. Opgenoorth, D.J. Andrews, E. Dubinin, N.J. Edberg, M. Fraenz, T.A. Howard, W.W. Kofman, L. Lei, R.J. Lillis, M. Matta, D.D. Morgan, H. Nilsson, A. Opitz, K. Peter, J.A. Wild, P. Withers and O.G. Witasse. “Reduced Low Energy Electron Counts and Their Relationship to Crustal Magnetic Fields at Mars.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Liljedahl, A., R.P. Daanen, G. Frost, G. Grosse, N. Matveyeva, M. Necsoiu, M. Raynolds, V. Romanovsky, J. Schulla and D. Walker. “Observed Ice Wedge Degradation at Multiple Continuous Permafrost Locations and Their Simulated Effects on Watershed Scale Hydrology C52A-04.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Livadiotis, G. and D.J. McComas. “Large-scale Quantization in Space Plasmas.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Livadiotis, G. and D.J. McComas. “Understanding Kappa Distributions in Space Physics.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Llera, K., J. Goldstein, P.W. Valek and D.J. McComas. “Ion Precipitation: Loss Cone State and Low-altitude Emission Response Time to Solar Wind Pressure Pulse-driven Magnetospheric Compression.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Lu, B.T. “A Science-based Crack Growth Model for Buried Pipelines Undergoing High pH SCC (II) – Application.” Paper presented at the Corrosion Conference 2014, Paper No. 2014-0003617, San Antonio, March 2014.

Mattson, S., A. Kilgallon, S. Byrne, A.S. McEwen, C. Okubo, N.E. Putzig and P. Russell. “Meter-scale Pits in Mars’ North Polar Layered Deposits.” Paper presented at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

McClung, R.C., M.P. Enright, J.M. McFarland, K.S. Chan, W-T Wu and R. Shankar. “Linking ICME to Component Life Management During Design.” Paper presented at the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 2014 143rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Diego, February 2014.

McClung, R.C., M.P. Enright, J.P. Moody, Y.D. Lee and J.M. McFarland. “Integrating Fatigue Crack Growth into Reliability Analysis and Computational Materials Design.” Paper presented at the 11th International Fatigue Congress (FATIGUE 2014), Melbourne, Australia, March 2014.

McComas, D.J. “IBEX: Five Years of Observing the Outer Heliosphere.” Paper presented at the 13th Annual International Astrophysics Conference, Myrtle Beach, S.C., March 2014.

McComas, D.J. “The Interstellar Boundary Explorer–IBEX.” Paper presented at the Department of Physics and Astronomy Graduate Research Seminar, The University of Texas at San Antonio, January 2014.

McComas, D.J., M.A. Dayeh, M. Bzowski, R. DeMajistre, H.O. Funsten, S. Fuselier, P.H. Janzen, M.A. Kubiak, G. Livadiotis, D.B. Reisenfeld, N. Schwadron and J.M. Sokol. “The Evolving Heliosphere Observed Over IBEX’s First Five Years (2009–2013).” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

McGovern, P.J., M.R. Kirchoff, O.L. White and P. Schenk. “Magma Ascent Pathways Associated With Large Mountains on Io.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Mehta, D., T. Reinhart, J. Steiber and J. Anthony. “Current and Future Greenhouse Gas Regulations for Trucks.” Paper presented at the 2013 SAE High Efficiency Heavy Duty Vehicle Symposium, Rosemont, Ill., October 2013.

Moebius, E., M. Bzowski, P.C. Frisch, S. Fuselier, D. Heirtzler, M. Hlond, M.A. Kubiak, H. Kucharek, M.A. Lee, T. Leonard, D.J. McComas, N. Schwadron, J.M. Sokol and P. Wurz. “Interstellar Neutral Gas Inside and Outside the Heliosphere as Viewed from the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX).” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Necsoiu, M., I. Armas and D. Gheorghe. “Detecting Ground Deformation in Bucharest, Romania, Using High-resolution Multitemporal InSAR and TerraSAR-X Data.” Paper presented at the TerraSAR-X Science Team Meeting, DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, June 2013.

Neely, G. “Diesel Cold-start Emission Control Strategy for LEV III.” Paper presented at the 2013 SAE Fuels, Lubricants, and Aftertreatment Symposium, Long Beach, Calif., November 2013.

Neely, G., D. Mehta and J. Sarlashkar. “Diesel Cold Start Emission Control Research for 2015–2025 LEV III Emissions – Part 2.” Paper presented at the 2014 SAE World Congress, Detroit, (April 2014) Paper No. 2014-01-1552.

Nicolaou, G., D.J. McComas, F. Bagenal and H.A. Elliott. “Fluid Properties of the Distant Jovian Magnetotail Plasma Using New Horizons Solar Wind Around Pluto (SWAP) Instrument’s Observations.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Ogasawara, K., M.A. Dayeh, P.C. Frisch, G. Livadiotis, D.J. McComas and J.D. Slavin. “Effect of the Heliosheath Hot Plasmas on the Interstellar Grain Heating.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Oxley, J. “Contract Research and Development at SwRI.” Paper presented at the 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutics and Novel Drug Delivery Systems, San Antonio, March 2014.

Oxley, J. “Encapsulation of Food Ingredients: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions.” Paper presented at the Conference of Food Engineering, Omaha, Neb., April 2014.

Oxley, J. and A. Mathur. “Nanocomposite Encapsulation Shell for High-temperature Applications.” Paper presented at the 246th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, Indianapolis, October 2013.

Pittichova, J., S.R. Chesley, M.D. Hicks, E.S. Howell, W.J. Merline, N.A. Moskovitz, K.S. Noll, P. Pravec, P.A. Taylor, F. Vilas and the 2002 GT Observing Team. “Physical Characterization of Deep Impact Flyby Target (163249) 2002 GT.” Paper presented at the American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting No. 45, Denver, October 2013.

Putzig, N.E., E.M. Barratt, M.T. Mellon and T.I. Michaels. “MARSTHERM: A Web-based System Providing Thermophysical Analysis Tools for Mars Research.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Putzig, N.E., F.J. Foss II, B.A. Campbell and R.J. Phillips. “Interior of Mars’ Planum Boreum Fully Imaged in a 3-D Volume of SHARAD Data.” Paper presented at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

Reisenfeld, D.B., P.H. Janzen, M. Bzowski, M.A. Dayeh, R. DeMajistre, H.O. Funsten, S. Fuselier, M.A. Kubiak, D.J. McComas, N. Schwadron and J.M. Sokol. “Time-Variation of ENA Flux Observed by IBEX at the Heliospheric Poles: Has the Recovery Begun?” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Rogers, A.D. and V.E. Hamilton. “Compositional Provinces of Mars from Statistical Analyses of TES, GRS and CRISM Data.” Paper presented at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

Schwadron, N., F. Adams, E.R. Christian. P. Desiati, P.C. Frisch, H.O. Funsten, J.R. Jokipii, D.J. McComas, E. Moebius and G.P. Zank. “Global Anisotropies in TeV Cosmic Rays Related to the Sun’s Local Galactic Environment from IBEX.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Shepard, M.K., P. Taylor, M. Nolan, E. Howell, A. Springmann, J. Giorgini, L. Benner, B. Warner, A. Harris, R. Stephens, W. Merline, A. Rivkin, D. Coley, B. Clark, M. Bell and C. Magri. “Volatiles in the M-Class Population: A Lesson from Vesta?” Paper presented at the American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting No. 45, Denver, October 2013.

Showalter, M., H. Weaver, M. Buie, D. Merline, M. Mutchler, R. Soummer, A. Steffl, S.A. Stern, H. Throop and L. Young. “Update on Pluto’s Tiniest Moons.” Paper presented at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Vienna, April 2013.

Siebenaler, S.P. “Alternatives to Current Leak Detection Approaches for Hydrotesting.” Paper presented at the 2014 PRCI Pipeline Research Exchange, Atlanta, Ga., February 2014.

Siebenaler, S.P. “Field Testing of Negative-wave Leak Detection Systems.” Paper presented at the 2014 API Pipeline Conference and Cybernetics Symposium, San Antonio, April 2014.

Soto, A., M.A. Mischna and M.I. Richardson. “Martian Atmospheric Collapse: Meridional Transport and Polar Heat Balance.” Paper presented at the Fifth International Workshop on the Mars Atmosphere: Modeling and Observation, Oxford, UK, January 2014.

Starr, P., K. Bartels, M. Agrawal and S. Bailey. “A Thin Film Pressure Transducer for Intravascular Blood Pressure Sensing.” Paper presented at the 5th Annual Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day, San Antonio, April 2014.

Tamblyn, P., W.J. Merline, B. Carry, C.R. Chapman, A.R. Conrad, J.D. Drummond, C. Dumas, B.L. Enke, C. Neyman, M.R. Showalter, S.A. Stern, J.P. Tamblyn and H.A. Weaver. “High-contrast Imaging of Faint Companions of (134340) Pluto and (41) Daphne.” Paper presented at the 3rd Workshop on Binaries in the Solar System, the Big Island, Hawaii, June 2013.

Thacker, B.H. and T.L. Paez. “A Simple Probabilistic Validation Metric for the Comparison of Uncertain Model and Test Results.” Paper presented at the SCI-TECH Conference, National Harbor, Md., January 2014.

Valek, P.W., J. Goldstein, D.J. McComas, M.-C. Fok and D.G. Mitchell. “Evolution of Medium Energy H and O ENAs During Large Storms.” Paper presented at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.

Vervack, R.J., P.M. Tamblyn, C.R. Chapman, W.J. Merline, S.L. Murchie, N.L. Chabot, B.W. Denevi, H. Nair, N.R. Laslo, R.J. Steele and S.C. Solomon. “Results from the MESSENGER Imaging Campaign of Comets C/2012 S1 (ISON) and 2P/Encke.” Paper presented at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

Vinogradov, S.A., C.E. Duffer and G.M. Light. “MsS Probe for Guided Wave Testing of High Temperature Pipelines.” Paper presented at the 2013 Generation Advanced NDE Conference, Charlotte, N.C., December 2013.

Watters, T.R., C.J. Leuschen, B.A. Campbell, J.A. Grant, G.A. Morgan, N.E. Putzig and R.J. Phillips. “MARSIS Subsurface Radar Sounding of Meridiani Planum, Mars: Implications for the Properties of the Plains Deposits.” Paper presented at the Lunar Planetary Science XLV Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas, March 2014.

Internal Research

Funded January 1, 2014

Bartley, G. and C. Henry. “Identifying and Elucidating Low Temperature Limiters to Catalyst Activity.”

Chowdhury, A., K. Smart, J. Stamatakos, C. Weiss and S. Hsiung. “Dynamic Response of Steel-Plate and Concrete Composite Small Modular Reactor Structures Under Explosive and Seismic Loads.”

Das, K., D. Basu, S. Das and J. Stamatakos. “Assessment of Thermal Fatigue in LWR Feedwater Systems by Fluid-Structure Interaction Analyses.”

Dayeh, M., N. Evans and S. Fuselier. “Design and Development of an Optimized Far-Field Acoustic Imager for Lightning Studies.”

Fanick, R., C. Sharp, K. Spreen, S. Kroll, S. Quarderer and C. Gourley. “Sampling System Investigation for the Determination of Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (SVOC) Emissions from Engine Exhaust.”

Fisher, J. and A. Cobb. “Defect Characterization Using Guided Wave Technology.”

Grantz, M. and J. Blount. “Detection Using Features for Priority Estimation.”

Holladay, K. “Investigation of Natural User Interface Technologies for Signal Data Applications.”

Honeyager, K. “Constrained Link Margin Improvement Investigations.”

Lewis, C. and P. Hvass. “Low Cost Accurate 6 DOF Industrial Robot Localization System Software Modeling and Testing.”

Lin, J. and E. Macha. “Development and Evaluation of Corrosion Resistant Alloy Coatings for Inner Surface of Tubes and Closed-End Vessels.”

Mandt, K., E. Patrick, W. Tseng, R. Blasé, K. Favela, W. Williamson and P. Tans. “Design and Analysis of a Device to Capture Stratospheric Air Samples.”

Mintz, T., A. De Los Santos, S. Cabiness and L. Miller. “Online Monitoring System to Detect Microbial Induced Corrosion.”

Music, W. “Tracking and Estimation of Ionospheric Propagated Digitally Modulated Signals.”

Prikryl, J., R. Wilson, I. Meinzen and B. Abbott. “Intelligent Propulsion System for Water-borne Sensors (WBS).”

Reinhard, R. and R. Black. “Evaluation of SwRI SCOUT Capabilities to Support Post-Facto Theater Netcentric Geolocation Operations.”

Roecker, R. “Extension of SwRI’s Multidimensional Control Framework to Fueling and Ignition Control of Spark-Ignited Engines.”

Shukla, P. and M. Rubal. “Evaluating Properties of Chemically Aged High-Density Polyethylene Pipe Material Used in Nuclear Power Plants.”

Stothoff, S. and P. Shukla. “Developing a Three-Dimensional Model to Estimate Electrical Current Requirement at a Coating Defect Site on Pipeline Segments Installed Using Horizontal Directional Drilling.”

Webb, C. “FOCAS HGTR Design Evolution to a High-Pressure Fully Transient System — Development of the Full-Scale Gas Reactor.”

Zuehl, J. and G. Anderson. “Feasibility of Detecting Low-Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI) and Suppressing the Subsequent Knock in High-Performance Spark-Ignited Gasoline Engines.”

Funded April 1, 2014

Barnette, D., S. Chocron, T. Holmquist, R. Bigger and C. Anderson. “Development of a Flyer-Plate Impact Capability."

Burmeister, A. and P. Siemsen. “Mission Fit Helo Direction Finding.”

Callahan, T. “Investigation of Dual Fuel Knock and Combustion Phenomena.”

Chiu, J. “Dedicated EGR on a Natural Gas Engine.”

Coursen, M. and K. Kastner. “Radio Frequency Environment Machine Learning.”

Dasgupta, B., G. Wittmeyer and G. Ofoegbu. “Development of a Numerical Approach to Modeling Internal Erosion in Embankment Dams and Levees.”

DeForest, C., T. Howard, G. Laurent, K. Nowicki, J. Diller and J. Brownsberger. “Demonstration of Airglow-Subtracted Heliospheric Imaging (DASH).

Furman, B. and R. Gutierrez. “Development of Deep Eutectic Solvents for Controlling the Size and Crystallinity of Lanthanide- Containing Phosphors.”

Garcia, R., J. Gassaway, J. Towler and K. Kozak. “Cooperative Control of a Deployable Aerial Platform.”

Gleason, S., M. Koets and K. Neal. “Remote Sensing with Signals of Opportunity.”

Hoag, K. and R. Meldolesi. “Investigation into the Achievable Load and Misalignment Dynamics of a Crankshaft Bearing Test.”

Kozak, K. “Vision-Based Localization.”

Lecocke, M. “Two-Fault Tolerant Fault Detection and Isolation on a Resource Constrained Platform in Space.”

Little, J. and J. Blount. “Cognitive Services through Context-Enabled, Multi-INT Fusion.”

Moore, A. “Nylon Artificial Muscle Risk Reduction and ‘Cookbook.’”

Morris, A., G. Walter and D. Ferrill. “Developing Methods for the Rapid Evaluation of Pore Fluid Effects on Induced Seismicity.”

Necsoiu, M. and G. Walter. “Detection of Uranium Mill Tailing Cover Erosion Rates and Settlement Using Satellite-Based Radar Interferometry.”

Wyrick, D., H. Waite, B. Teolis, T. Brockwell and B. Magee. “Modeling of a Europan Exosphere with Plumes.”

Patents

Amann, M. and T.F. Alger II. “Methods and Apparatus to Detect and Inhibit Low-Speed Pre-Ignition in an Engine.” U.S. Patent No. 8,720,416. May 2014.

Bemben. “Oximes for Treatment of Peripheral and Central Nervous System Exposure to Acetyl Cholinesterase Inhibitors.” U.S. Patent No. 8,653,108. February 2014.

Boland, E.J. and J. McDonough. “Phenothiazine Enantiomers as Agents for the Prevention of Bone Loss.” U.S. Patent No. 8,637,503. January 2014.

Cheng, X., N. Nitin, J.G. Rossini and S.T. Wellinghoff. “Coating for Medical Implants.” U.S. Patent No. 8,652,505. February 2014.

Dixon, H., J.A. McDonough, L.A. Cabell and P. Underwood. “Two Phase Bioactive Formulations of Bis-Quarternary Pyridinium Oxime Sulfonate Salts.” U.S. Patent No. 8,722,706. May 2014.

Gordon, C.R., C.T. Harbold and H.S. Hanson. “Expandable Intervertebral Implant System and Method.” U.S. Patent No. 8,647,386. February 2014.

Khair, M. and Q. Lu. “Effectiveness Modeling and Control Methods for EGR Cooler.” U.S. Patent No. 8,725,386. May 2014.

Kozak, K., M.C. Alban and S.E. Slocum. “Location and Motion Estimation Using round Imaging Sensor.” U.S. Patent No. 8,725,413. May 2014.

Kramer, D., D. Williams and S. Imfeld. “On-Board Hydraulic Fluid Degasification System for a Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle.” U.S. Patent No. 8,652,233. February 2014.

McHardy, S.F., R.M. Corbett, D.M. Maxwell, M.W. Tidwell, B. Campos and C.J. Bemben. “Oximes for Treatment of Peripheral and Central Nervous System Exposure to Acetyl Cholinestrerase Inhibitors.“ U.S. Patent No. 8,653,108. February 2014.

Miller, M.A., K.S. Chan, W. Liang and C.K. Chan. “Clathrate Allotropes for Rechargeable Batteries.” U.S. Patent No. 8,722,247. May 2014.

Miller, M.A., K. Coulter and J.H. Arps. “Nanoengineered Material for Hydrogen Storage.” U.S. Patent No. 8,673,476. March 2014.

Moore, T.Z. “Multiple Wavelength Laser System.” U.S. Patent No. 8,724,671. May 2014.

Moulton, D.S. and J. Erwin. ”Synthetic Hydrocarbon Production by Direct Reduction of Carbonaceous Materials with Synthesis Gas.” U.S. Patent No. 8,679,368. March 2014.

Nicolella, D.P. and T.L. Bredbenner. “Fracture Risk Assessment.” U.S. Patent No. 8,725,231. May 2014.

Phillips, A.J., J.M. Major and G.R. Bertlett. “Line Inspection Robot and System.” U.S. Patent No. 8,660,698. February 2014.

Phillips, A.J., J.M. Major and G.R. Bertlett. “Line Inspection Robot and System.” U.S. Patent No. 8,666,553. March 2014.

Phillips, F.A., S.P. Scuderi and D.A. McKee. “Split-Cycle Air Hybrid V-Engine.” U.S. Patent No. 8,714,121. May 2014.

Puchot, A.R., C.E. Duffer, S.Y. Kim, A.C. Cobb and P.K. Shukla. “Magnetostrictive Probes for Surface Wave Testing of Thick Walled Structures.” U.S. Patent No. 8,624,589. January 2014.

Rothbauer, R.J., C.E. Roberts Jr. and C.H. Stovell. “Piston Bowl with Flat Bottom.” U.S. Patent No. 8,677,974. March 2014.

Smith, C.B. “Detection of Network Links in a Communications Network.” U.S. Patent No. 8,682,836. March 2014.

Tormoen, G.W. and C.S. Brossia. “Planar Multi-Electrode Array Sensor for Localized Electrochemical Corrosion Detection.” U.S. Patent No. 8,623,185. January 2014.

Webb, C.C. and K.J. Kreder III. “Use of Braking Energy to Augment Exhaust Heat for Improved Operation of Exhaust Aftertreatment Devices.” U.S. Patent No. 8,720,184. May 2014.

Webb, C.C. and J.W. Miller. “Particulate Matter Generator for Use with an Emissions Control Device Aging System.” U.S. Patent No. 8,679,852. March 2014.

Wei, Q. and I.A. Khalek. “Diluter for Measuring Engine Exhaust Emissions.” U.S. Patent No. 8,650,973. February 2014.

Wellinghoff, S.T. and K.E. Coulter. “Spiral, Microchanneled Chromatographic Column and Detection Systems.” U.S. Patent No. 8,636,957. January 2014.

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