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Allison, T.C. and K. Brun. “Testing and Modeling of an Acoustic Instability in Pilot-operated Pressure Relief Valves.” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Powers, Vol. 138, Issue 5, No. GTP-15-1279 (2015): pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1115/1.4031623.

Anderson, A. and M. Janssens. “A Multi-national Survey of Low-energy and Smoking Materials Ignition Fires.” Fire Technology, Vol. 52, Issue 210 (2015): pp. 1-27, doi: 10.1007/s10694-015-0550-6.

Assas, L., B. Dennis, S. Elaydi, E. Kwessi and G. Livadiotis. “Stochastic Modified Beverton-Holt Model with the Allee Effect.” Journal of Difference Equations and Applications, Vol. 22, Issue 1 (2015): pp. 37-54, doi: 10.1080/10236198.2015.1074194.

Assas, L., B. Dennis, S. Elaydi, E. Kwessi and G. Livadiotis. “Stochastic Modified Beverton-Holt Model with Allee Effect II: The Cushing–Henson Conjecture.” Journal of Difference Equations and Applications, Vol. 22, Issue 2 (2016): pp. 164-176, doi: 10.1080/10236198.2015.1075521.

Bagenal, F., P.A. Delamere, H.A. Elliott, M.E. Hill, C.M. Lisse, D.J. McComas, R.L. McNutt Jr., J.D. Richardson, C.W. Smith and D.F. Strobel. “Solar Wind at 33 AU: Setting Bounds on the Pluto Interaction for New Horizons.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, Vol. 120, Issue 9 (2015): pp. 1497–1511, doi: 10.1002/2015JE004880.

Balsiger, H., K. Altwegg, A. Bar-Nun, J.-J. Berthelier, A. Bieler, P. Bochsler, C. Briois, U. Calmonte, M. Combi, J. De Keyser, P. Eberhardt, B. Fiethe, S.A. Fuselier, S. Gasc, T.I. Gombosi, K.C. Hansen, M. Hässig, A. Jäckel, E. Kopp, A. Korth, L. Le Roy, U. Mall, B. Marty, O. Mousis, T. Owen, H. Rème, M. Rubin, T. Sémon, C.-Y. Tzou, J.H. Waite and P. Wurz. “Detection of Argon in the Coma of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.” Science Advances, Vol. 1, No. 8 (2015): p. e1500377, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1500377.

Basagaoglu, H., L. Gergen and R.T. Green. “Assessing the Effects of the Epikarst on Groundwater Recharge and Regional Fast-flow Pathways in a Karstic Aquifer via Impulse-Response Functions.” Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 20, Issue 11 (2015): doi: 10.106 (ASCE) HE.1943-5584.0001183.

Basu, D., K. Das, K. Smart and G. Ofoegbu. “Comparison of Eulerian-granular and Discrete Element Models for Simulation of Proppant Flows in Fractured Reservoirs.” 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE 2015) Technical Paper Series No. IMECE2015-50050, (2015).

Bennett, J.A. and A. Garcia-Hernandez. “Surge Analysis Studies.” COMPRESSORtech2 (November 2015): http://www.compressortech2.com/October-2015/References-Surge-Analysis-Studies/#. Vv2Y7nqTN7M.

Bennett, J.A., A. Garcia-Hernandez and M.A. Muñoz Prior. “Operator Training Simulator for Offshore Screw Pumps.” COMPRESSORtech2 (2015): http://www.compressortech2.com/October-2015/ References-Simulator-to-Train-Operators-on-Newly- Installed-Pumping-Equipment/#.Vv2ZOnqTN7M.

Bieler, A., K. Altwegg, H. Balsiger, A. Bar-Nun, J.-J. Berthelier, P. Bochsler, C. Briois, U. Calmonte, M. Combi, J. De Keyser, E.F. Van Dishoek, B. Fiethe, S.A. Fuselier, S. Gasc, T.I. Gombosi, K.C. Hansen, M. Hässig, A. Jäckel, E. Kopp, A. Korth, L. Le Roy, U. Mall, B. Marty, O. Mousi, T. Owen, H. Rème, M. Rubin, T. Sémon, C.-Y. Tzou, J.H. Waite, C. Walsh and P. Wurz. “Abundant Molecular Oxygen in the Coma of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenkio, Nature Letters, Vol. 526, Issue 7575 (2015): pp. 678-681, doi: 10.1038/ nature15707.

Bieler, A., K. Altwegg, H. Balsiger, J.-J. Berthelier, U. Calmonte, M. Combi, J. De Keyser, B. Fiethe, N. Fougere, S. Fuselier, S. Gasc, T. Gombosi, K. Hansen, M. Hässig, Z. Huang, A. Jäckel, X. Jia, L. Le Roy, U.A. Mall, H. Rème, M. Rubin, V. Tenishev, G. Toth, C.-Y. Tzou and P. Wurz. “Comparison of 3D Kinetic and Hydrodynamic Models to ROSINA-COPS Measurements of the Neutral Coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.” Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 583, No. A7 (2015): pp. a-10, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201526178.

Blase, R.C., R.R. Benke, C.M. Cooke and K.S. Pickens. “Microchannel Plate Detector Detection Efficiency to Monoenergetic Electrons Between 0.4 and 2.6 MeV.” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 62, No. 6 (2015): pp. 3339-3345, doi: 10.1109/ TNS.2015.2488481.

Blase, R.C., G.P. Miller, J. Westlake, T. Brockwell, N. Ostrom, P.H. Ostrom and J.H. Waite. “A Compact E x B Filter: A Multi-collector Cycloidal Focusing Mass Spectrometer.” Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 86, No. 10 (2015): pp. 105105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4932184.

Blase, R.C., E.L. Patrick, J.N. Mitchell and M. Libardoni. “Analysis of Cave Atmospheres by Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography (GC×GC) with Flame Ionization Detection (FID).” Analytical Chemistry Research, Vol. 3 (2015): pp. 54-62, doi:10.1016/j.ancr.2014.09.002.

Broiles, T.W., J.L. Burch, G.B. Clark, C. Koenders, E. Behar, R. Goldstein, S.A. Fuselier, K.E. Mandt, P. Mokashi and M. Samara. “Rosetta Observations of Solar Wind Interaction with the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.” Astronmy and Astrophysics, Vol. 583, No. A21 (2015): pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201526046.

Brown, P.J., P.W.A. Roming and P.A. Milne. “The First Ten Years of Swift Supernovae.” Journal of High Energy Astrophysics, Vol. 7 (2015): pp. 111-116, doi: 10.1016/j.jheap.2015.04.007.

Bzowski, M., P. Swaczyna, M.A. Kubiak, J.M. Sokół, S.A. Fuselier, A. Galli, D. Heirtzler, H. Kucharek, T.W. Leonard, D.J. McComas, E. Möbius, N.A. Schwadron and P. Wurz. “Interstellar Neutral Helium in the Heliosphere from Interstellar Boundary Explorer Observations. III. Mach Number of the Flow, Velocity Vector, and Temperature from the First Six Years of Measurements.” Astrophysics Journal Supplement Series, Vol. 220, No. 2 (2015): p. 28, doi: 10.1088/0067- 0049/220/2/28.

Chambers, D., J. Gassaway, C. Goodin and P. Durst. “Simulation of a Multi-spectral, Multi-camera, Off-road Autonomous Vehicle Perception System with Virtual Autonomous Navigation Environment (VANE).” Proceedings of SPIE9648, Electro-optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications XII; and Quantum Information Science and Technology (2015): p. 964802, doi: 10.1117/12.2194372.

Chan, K.S. “A Grain Boundary Fracture Model for Predicting Dynamic Embrittlement and Oxidationinduced Cracking in Superalloys.” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 46, Issue 6 (2015): pp. 2491-2505, doi: 10.1009/s11661-015-2860-1.

Chan, K.S. “Characterization and Analysis of Surface Notches on Ti-alloy Plates Fabricated by Additive Manufacturing Techniques.” Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, Vol. 3, No. 4 (2015): pp. 1-11, doi: 10.1088/2051-672X/3/4/044006.

Chan, K.S., M.P. Enright, J.P. Moody and S.H.K. Fitch. “Mitigating Time-dependent Crack Growth in Ni-base Superalloy Components.” International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 82, Part 2 (2016): pp. 332-341, doi: 10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2015.03.020.

Das, K., D. Basu, X. He, S. Stothoff, K. Supak and R. Owston. “Analysis of Two-phase Stratified Flow and Liquid Hold up at Dead Ends of T-sectioned Natural Gas Pipelines.” Proceedings of the ASME IMECE 2015, Houston, Paper No. IMECE2015-50049, (2015).

Das, K., D. Basu, K. Smart and G. Ofoegbu. “Numerical Modeling and Parametric Assessment of Proppant Flow in Fractured Reservoirs.” Proceedings of the ASME IMECE 2015, Houston, Paper No. IMECE2015-50051, (2015).

Davis, M.W., J.C. Cook, C. Grava, T.K. Greathouse, G.R. Gladstone and K.D. Retherford. “Solar Glint Suppression in Compact Planetary Ultraviolet Spectrographs.” SPIE 9601, UV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Space Instrumentation for Astronomy XIX (2015): p. 96010P, doi: 10. 1117/12.2187105.

De Keyser, J., F. Dhooghe, A. Gibbons, K. Altwegg, H. Balsiger, J.-J. Berthelier, Ch. Briois, U. Calmonte, G. Cessateur, E. Equeter, B. Fiethe, S.A. Fuselier, T.I. Gombosi, H. Gunell, M. Hässig, L. Le Roy, R. Maggiolo, E. Neefs, M. Rubin and Th. Sémon. “Correcting Peak Deformation in Rosetta’s ROSINA/DFMS Mass Spectrometer.” International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, Vol. 393 (2015): pp. 41-51, doi: 10.1016/j.ijms.2015.10.010.

Fanick, E.R., S. Kroll and S. Simescu. “Sampling System Investigation for the Determination of Semi-volatile Organic Compounds (SVOC) Emissions From Engine Exhaust.” Proceedings of the SAE 2015 World Congress, Detroit, SAE Paper 2015-01-1062, (2015).

Frisch, P.C., A. Berdyugin, V. Piirola, A.M. Magalhaes, D.B. Seriacopi, S.J. Wiktorowicz, B.-G. Andersson, H.O. Funsten, D.J. McComas, N.A. Schwadron, J.D. Slavin, A.J. Hanson and C.-W. Fu. “Charting the Interstellar Magnetic Field Causing the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) Ribbon of Energetic Neutral Atoms.” The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 814:112, No. 2 (2015): pp. 1-18, doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/814/2/112.

Frisch, P.C., M. Bzowski, C. Drews, T. Leonard, G. Livadiotis, D.J. McComas, E. Möbius, N.A., Schwadron and J.M., Sokół. “Correcting the Record on the Analysis of IBEX and STEREO Data Regarding Variations in the Neutral Interstellar Wind.” The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 801:61 (2015): pp. 1-15, doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/801/1/61.

Fuselier, S.A., K. Altwegg, H. Balsiger, J.J. Berthelier, A. Bieler, C. Briois, T.W. Broiles, J.L. Burch, U. Calmonte, G. Cessateur, M. Combi, J. De Keyser, B. Fiethe, M. Galand, S. Gasc, T.I. Gombosi, H. Gunell, K.C. Hansen, M. Hässig, A. Jäckel, A. Korth, L. Le Roy, U. Mall, K.E. Mandt, S.M. Petrinec, S. Raghuram, H. Rème, M. Rinaldi, M. Rubin, T. Sémon, K.J. Trattner, C.-Y. Tzou, E. Vigren, J.H. Waite and P. Wurz. “DFMS and IES Observations at C-G: Ion-neutral Chemistry in the Coma of a Weakly Outgassing Comet.” Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 583 (2015): A2, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201526210.

Fuselier, S.A. and I.H. Cairns. “Plasma Properties at the Voyager 1 Crossing of the Heliopause.” 14th AIAC, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 642, Conference 1 (2015): pp. 1-10: 012010, doi: 10. 1088/1742-6596/642/1/012010.

Fuselier, S.A., M.A. Dayeh, G. Livadiotis, D.J. McComas, K. Ogasawara, P. Valek, H.O. Funsten and S.M. Petrinec. “Imaging the Development of the Cold Dense Plasma Sheet.” Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 42, Issue 19 (2015): pp. 7853-8261, doi: 10.1002/2015GL065716.

Grava, C. and K.D. Retherford. “Lunar Atmosphere.” Encyclopedia of Lunar Science (2015): pp. 1-6.

Hasan, M., D. Basu and K. Das. “Analysis of Turbulence Induced Thermal Mixing Effects on T-junction Fluid-structure Degradation.” ASME IMECE 2015, Houston, Paper No. IMECE2015-51655, November 2015.

Hasan, M., K. Das and D. Basu. “Numerical Simulation of Flow and Turbulent Mixing in a T-junction using LES and WALE Models.” Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Summer Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Extended Abstract 14571, June 2015.

Hässig, M., M. Libardoni, K. Mandt, G. Miller and R. Blase. “Performance Evaluation of a Prototype Multi-bounce Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometer in Linear Mode and Applications in Space Science.” Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 117, No. 1 (2015): pp. 436-443, doi: 10.1016/j. pss.2015.09.006.

Hellebuyck, D., P. Van Hees, T. Magnusson, F. Jörud, D. Rosberg and M. Janssens. “Fire Behaviour of Less-combustible Dielectric Liquids in a Nuclear Facility.” Fire Technology, Vol. 52, No. 2 (2015): pp. 289-308, doi: 10.1007/s10694-015-0480-3.

Hue, V., T.K. Greathouse, T. Cavalié, M. Dobrijevic and F. Hersant. “2D Photochemical Modeling of Saturn’s Stratosphere Part II: Feedback Between Composition and Temperature.” Icarus, Vol. 267 (2015): pp. 334-343, doi: 10.1016/j. icarus.2015.12.007.

Hurley, D.M., J.C. Cook, K.D. Retherford, T.K. Greathouse, G.R. Gladstone, K. Mandt, C. Grava, D.E. Kaufman, A.R. Hendrix, P.D. Feldman, W.R. Pryor, A.M. Stickle, J.T.S. Cahill, R.M. Killen and S.A. Stern. “Contributions of Solar Wind and Micrometeoroids to the Inventory of H2 in the Moon’s Exosphere.” Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG), Columbia, Md., LPI Contribution No. 1863, (2015): p. 2061.

Janssens, M. “Calorimetry.” SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering 5th Edition (2015): pp. 905-951, doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2565-0_27.

Katushkina, O.A., V.V. Izmodenov, D.B. Alexashov, N.A. Schwadron and D.J. McComas. “Interstellar Hydrogen Fluxes Measured by IBEX-Lo in 2009: Numerical Modeling and Comparison with the Data.” The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, Vol. 220:33, No. 2 (2015): pp. 1-15, doi: 10.1088/0067- 0049/220/2/33.

Kucharek, H., A. Galli, P. Wurz, E. Möbius, M.A. Lee, J. Park, S.A. Fuselier, M. Bzowski, N.A. Schwadron and D.J. McComas. “Impact of Planetary Gravitation on High Precision Neutral Atom Measurements.” The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, Vol. 220:35, No. 2 (2015): pp. 1-9, doi: 10.1088/0067-0049/220/2/35.

Le Roy, L., K. Altwegg, H. Balsiger, J.-J. Berthelier, A. Bieler, C. Briois, U. Calmonte, M.R. Combi, J. De Keyser, F. Dhooghe, B. Fiethe, S.A. Fuselier, S. Gasc, T.I. Gombosi, M. Hässig, A. Jäckel, M. Rubin and C.-Y. Tzou. “The Volatile Inventory of Comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Rosetta/ROSINA.” Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 583 (2015): pp. 1-12, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201526450.

Li, Y., R. Raghavan, N. Wagner, L. Baggeto, R. Zhao, Q. Cheng, J.L. Yarger, G.M. Veith, C. Ellis-Terrell, M.A. Miller, K.S. Chan and C.K. Chan. “Type I Clathrates as Novel Silicon Anodes: An Electrochemical and Structural Investigation.” Advanced Science, Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2015): pp. 1-12, 1500057, doi: 10.1002/ advs.20150057.

Liljedahl, A., J. Boike, R. Daanen, A. Fedorov, G. Frost, G. Grosse, L. Hinzman, Y. Iijima, J. Jorgenson, N. Matveyeva, M. Necsoiu, R. Raynolds, V. Romanovsky, J. Schulla, K. Tape, D. Walker, C. Wilson and H. Yabuki. “Ice Wedge Degradation: Why Arctic Lowlands are Becoming Wetter and Drier.” Proceedings of the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, hdl:10013/epic.46509, December 2015.

Livadiotis, G. “Curie Law for Systems Described by Kappa Distributions.” Europhysics Letters, Vol. 113, No. 1 (2016): pp. 10003:1-6, doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/ 113/10003.

Livadiotis, G. “Kappa and q Indices: Dependence on the Degrees of Freedom.” Entropy, Vol. 17(4) (2015): pp. 2062-2081, doi: 10.3390/e17042062.

Livadiotis, G. “Kappa Distribution in the Presence of a Potential Energy.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, Vol. 120, Issue 2 (2015): pp. 880-903, doi: 10.1002/2014JA020671.

Livadiotis, G. “Non-Euclidean-normed Statistical Mechanics.” Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Vol. 445 (2016): pp. 240-255, doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2015.11.002.

Livadiotis, G. “Shock Strength in Space and Astrophysical Plasmas.” The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 809:111, Issue 2 (2015): pp. 1-21, doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/809/2/111.

Livadiotis, G. “Statistical Background and Properties of Kappa Distributions in Space Plasmas.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, Vol. 120, Issue 3 (2015): pp. 1607–1619, doi: 10.1002/2014JA020825.

Livadiotis, G., L. Assas, B. Dennis, S. Elaydi and E. Kwessi. “Kappa Function as a Unifying Framework for Discrete Population Modeling.” Natural Resource Modeling, Vol. 29, Issue 1 (2016): pp. 130–144, doi: 10.1111/nrm.12084.

Luspay-Kuti, A., M. Hässig, S.A. Fuselier, K.E. Mandt, K. Altwegg, et al. “Composition-dependent Outgassing of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from ROSINA/DFMS. Implications for Nucleus Heterogeneity?” Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 583, A4 (2015): pp. 1-8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526205.

McGinnis, R.N., D.A. Ferrill, K.J. Smart, A.P. Morris, C. Higuera-Diaz and D. Prawica. “Pitfalls of Using Entrenched Fracture Relationships: Fractures in Bedded Carbonates of the Hidden Valley Fault Zone, Canyon Lake Gorge, Comal County, Texas.” American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Bulletin. Vol. 99, No. 12 (2015): pp. 2221-2245, doi: 10.1306/07061513012.

Möbius, E., M Bzowski, P.C. Frisch, S.A. Fuselier, D. Heirtzler, M.A. Kubiak, H. Kucharek, M.A. Lee, T. Leonard, D.J. McComas, N.A. Schwadron, J.M. Sokół, P. Swaczyna and P. Wurz. “Interstellar Flow and Temperature Determination with IBEX: Robustness and Sensitivity to Systematic Effects.” The Astrophysical Journal: Supplement Series, Vol. 220:24 (2015): pp. 1-24, doi: 10.1088/0067-0049/220/2/24.

Morris, A.P., D.A. Ferrill and R.N. McGinnis. “Using Fault Displacement and Slip Tendency to Estimate Stress States.” Journal of Structural Geology, Vol. 83 (2016): pp. 60-72, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2015.11.010.

Necsoiu, M. and G.R. Walter. “Detection of Uranium Mill Tailings Settlement Using Satellite-based Radar Interferometry.” Engineering Geology, Vol. 197, No. 30 (2015): pp. 267-277, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2015.09.002.

Ogasawara, K., T.W. Broiles, K.E. Coulter, M.A. Dayeh, M.I. Desai, S.A. Livi, D.J. McComas and B.C. Walther. “Single Crystal Chemical Vapor Deposit Diamond Detector for Energetic Plasma Measurement in Space.” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment, Vol. 777 (2015): pp. 131-137, doi: 10.1016/ j.nima.2014.12.098.

Oxley, J. “Process Selection Criteria.” Handbook of Encapsulation and Controlled Release, Ch. 2 (2015): pp. 23-33, doi: 10.1201/b19038-4.

Pan, J., G. Soane and K. See. “Determination of PAHs in Tires by GC/MS and NMR.” RFP (Rubber, Fibers, and Plastics) International Magazine, Vol. 11 (2016): pp. 28-35.

Retherford, K.D., Y. Bai, K.K. Ryu, J.A. Gregory, P.B. Welander, M.W. Davis, T.K. Greathouse, G.S. Winters, V. Suntharalingam and J.W. Beletic. “Enhancing the Far-ultraviolet Sensitivity of Silicon Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor Imaging Arrays.” Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2015): pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1117/1.JATIS.1.4.046001.

Ridens, B.L., A. Garcia-Hernandez, A. Alvarado and E.L. Broerman. “The Impact of Changing Gas Composition on Compressor Efficiency and Operating Conditions.” COMPRESSORtech2 (2015): http://www.compressortech2.com/January-2016/Impact-Of-Changing-Gas-Composition-On-Compressor-Efficiency-And-Operating- Conditions/#.Vv2ZmHqTN7M.

Schwadron, N.A., P. Frisch, F.C. Adams, E.R. Christian, P. Desiati, H.O. Funsten, J.R. Jokipii, D.J. McComas, E. Möbius and G. Zank. “A Consistent Scenario for the IBEX Ribbon, Anisotropies in the TeV Cosmic Rays, and the Local Interstellar Medium.” ASTRA Proceedings, Vol. 2 (2015): pp. 9-16, doi: 10.5194/ ap-2-9-2015.

Schwadron, N.A., M.A. Lee, M. Gorby, N. Lugaz, H.E. Spence, M.I. Desai, et al. “Broken Power-law Distributions from Low Coronal Compression Regions or Shocks.” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 642, No. 1 (2015): pp. 1-13, doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/642/1/012025.

Schwadron, N.A., M.A. Lee, M. Gorby, N. Lugaz, H.E. Spence, M.I. Desai, et al. “Particle Acceleration at Low Coronal Compression Regions and Shocks.” The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 810:97, No. 2 (2015): pp. 1-17, doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/810/2/97.

Schwadron, N., E. Möbius, T. Leonard, S.A. Fuselier, D.J. McComas, et al. “Determination of Interstellar He Parameters Using 5 Years of Data from the Interstellar Boundary Explorer – Beyond Closed Form Approximations.” The Astrophysical Journal: Supplement Series, Vol. 220:25, No. 2 (2015): pp. 1-11, doi: 10.1088/0067-0049/220/2/25.

Schwadron, N.A., J.D. Richardson, L.F. Burlaga, D.J. McComas and E. Möbius. “Triangulation of the Interstellar Magnetic Field Using Voyager 1, SOHO/ SWAN and IBEX.” The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Vol. 813:L20, No. 1 (2015): pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1088/2041- 8205/813/1/L20.

Schwadron, N.A., J.K. Wilson, M.D. Looper, A. Jordan, H.E. Spence, J.B. Blake, A.W. Case, Y. Iwata, J. Kasper, W. Farrell, D.J. Lawrence, G. Livadiotis, J. Mazur, N. Petro, C. Pieters, M.S. Robinson, S. Smith, L.W. Townsend and C. Zeitlin. “Possible Albedo Proton Signature of Hydrated Lunar Surface Layer.” Proceedings of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group Annual Meeting, Columbia, Md., LPI Contribution 1863, January 2016.

Suman, A., R. Kurz, N. Aldi, M. Morini, K. Brun, M. Pinelli and P. Spina. “Quantative CFD Analyses of Particle Deposition on a Transonic Axial Compressor Blade, Part I: Particle Zones Impact.” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 137, No. 2 (2015): pp. 021009-1- 14, doi: 10.1115/1.4028295.

Suman, A., M. Morini, R. Kurz, N. Aldi, K. Brun, M. Pinelli and P. Spina. “Quantitative CFD Analyses of Particle Deposition on a Transonic Axial Compressor Blade, Part II: Impact Kinematics and Particle Analysis.” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 137, No. 2 (2015): pp. 021010-1-12, doi: 10.1115/1.4028296.

Suman, A., R. Kurz, N. Aldi, M. Morini, K. Brun, M. Pinelli and P. Spina. “Quantitative CFD Analyses of Particle Deposition on a Subsonic Axial Compressor Blade.” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 138, No. 1 (2016): pp. 012603-1-14, doi:10.1115/1.4031205.

Valek, P.W., J. Goldstein, J.-M. Jahn, D.J. McComas and H.E. Spence. “First Joint In Situ and Global Observations of the Medium-energy Oxygen and Hydrogen in the Inner Magnetosphere.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 120 (2015): doi:10.1002/2015JA021151.

Vines, S.K., S.A. Fuselier, K.J. Trattner, S.M. Petrinec and J.F. Drake. “Ion Acceleration Dependence on Magnetic Shear Angle in Dayside Magnetopause Reconnection.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, Vol. 120, Issue 9 (2015): pp. 7055-7269, doi: 10.1002/2015JA021464.

Wood, B.E., H.-R. Müller, M. Bzowski, J.M. Sokół, E. Möbius, M. Witte and D.J. McComas. “Exploring the Possibility of O and Ne Contamination in Ulysses Observations of Interstellar Helium.” The Astrophysical Journal: Supplement Series, Vol. 220:31, No. 2 (2015): pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1088/0067-0049/220/2/31.

Wurz, P., M. Rubin, K. Altwegg, H. Balsiger, S. Gasc, A. Galli, A. Jäckel, L. Le Roy, U. Calmonte, C.-Y. Tzou, U.A. Mall, B. Fiethe, J. De Keyser, J.-J. Berthelier, H. Rème, A. Bieler, V. Tenishev, T.I. Gombosi and S.A. Fuselier. “Solar Wind Sputtering of Dust on the Surface of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.” Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 583 (2015): A22, pp. 1-9, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201525980.

Zhao, L., G. Li, R.W. Ebert, M.A. Dayeh, M.I. Desai, G.M. Mason, Z. Wu and Y. Chen. “Modeling Transport of Energetic Particles in Corotating Interaction Regions – A Case Study.” The Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, Vol. 121, Issue 1 (2016): pp. 77-92, doi: 10.1002/2015JA021762.

Zirnstein, E.J., H.O. Funsten, J. Heerikhuisen and D.J. McComas. “Effects of Solar Wind Speed on the Secondary Energetic Neutral Source of the Interstellar Boundary Explorer Ribbon.” Astronomy & Astrophysics, Vol. 586:31 (2016): pp. 1-13, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201527437.

Zirnstein, E.J., J. Heerikhuisen, H.O. Funsten, G. Livadiotis, D.J. McComas and N.V. Pogorelov. “Local Interstellar Magnetic Field Determined from the Interstellar Boundary Explorer Ribbon.” The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Vol. 818:18, No. 1 (2016), pp. 1-6, doi:10.3847/2041-8205/818/1/L18.

Zirnstein, E.J. and D.J. McComas. “Using Kappa Functions to Characterize Outer Heliosphere Proton Distributions in the Presence of Chargeexchange.” The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 815:31, No. 1 (2015): pp. 1-13, doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/815/1/31.

Presentations

Abbott, B. “Approaches for Metadata Description Language (MDL) Constraints.” Presented at the International Telemetering Conference (ITC/USA 2015), Las Vegas, October 2015.

Abbott, B. “Overview of Telemetry Network System (TmNS) Flight Testing and Results.” Presented at ITC, Las Vegas, October 2015.

Allegrini, F., R.W. Ebert, P. Bedworth, S. Fuselier, G. Nicolaou and S. Sinton. “Carbon Foils for Space Plasma Instruments.” Presented at the 21st International Workshop on Inelastic Ion-surface Collisions (IISC-21), Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain, October 2015.

Allegrini, F., R.W. Ebert, S. Fuselier, P. Bedworth and S. Sinton. “Carbon/Graphene Foils: A Critical Subsystem for Plasma Instruments in Space.” Presented at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Allison, T.C. and K. Brun. “Testing and Modeling of an Acoustic Instability in Pilot-operated Pressure Relief Valves.” Presented at the Gas Machinery Research Council (GMRC) 2015 Gas Machinery Conference, Austin, Texas, October 2015.

Allison, T.C., N.W. Poerner and N. Evans. “Measurement and Analysis of Acoustically-Induced Vibration Stresses and Noise Sources.” Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Austin, Texas, October 2015.

Baldor, K. “Real-time Deadlines in Functionalreactive Programming.” Presented at the Workshop on Reactive and Event-based Language & Systems (REBLS 2015), Pittsburgh, October 2015.

Bennett, J.A. “Centrifugal Compressor Station Dynamic Simulation.” Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Austin, Texas, October 2015.

Bigger, R.P., J.T. Mathis and I.S. Chocron. “Computational Methods for Modeling Bird Strike Impacts on Aircraft Structures.” Presented at the Aerospace Structural Impact Dynamics International (ASIDI) Conference, Seville, Spain, November 2015.

Broerman, E.L. and J.A. Bennett. “Advances for Pipelines.” Presented at the 2016 Gas Electric Partnership Conference, Houston, February 2016.

Broerman, E.L., J.A. Bennett, K. Brun, N. Shade and L. Chordia. “Designing a Linear Motor Reciprocating Compressor to Achieve 12,700 psi Outlet Pressure.” Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Austin, Texas, October 2015.

Broerman, E.L., A. Garcia-Hernandez, M. León Dorantes and M.A. Muñoz Prior. “Simulator to Train Operators on Newly Installed Pumping Equipment.” Presented at the 44th Turbomachinery & 31st Pump Symposia (TPS), Houston, September 2015.

Broiles, T.W., J.L. Burch, K.M. Chae, G. Clark, T.E. Cravens, A. Eriksson, S.A. Fuselier, J. Goldstein, R. Goldstein, P. Henri, G. Livadiotis, K. Mandt, P. Mokashi, C. Pollock, M. Samara and J. Webster. “Characterizing Observations of Cometary Electrons with Kappa Distributions.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Brun, K., C. Meyenberg and J. Thorp. “Hydrodynamic Torque Converters for Oil & Gas Compression and Pumping Applications: Basic Principles, Performance Characteristics and Applications.” Presented at the TPS Symposium, Houston, September 2015.

Brun, K., S.B. Simons and R. Kurz. “The Impact of Reciprocating Compressor Pulsations on the Surge Margin of Centrifugal Compressors.” Presented at the TPS Symposium, Houston, September 2015.

Caldwell, J.M. “Lean Thinking Applied to the Quarry Process Workshop and Process Improvement: Tools and Methods Workshop.” Presented at the Quarry Academy 2015, San Antonio, November 2015, and at the Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM) Dinner Meeting, San Antonio, January 2016.

Carpenter, A.J., I.S. Chocron and C.E. Anderson. “Ballistic Modeling of S-2 Glass/SC-15 Epoxy Composites Using Mesoscale Models.” Presented at the American Society for Composites (ACS) 30th Technical Conference, Lansing, Mich., September 2015.

Chambers, D., J. Gassaway, C. Goodin and P. Durst. “Simulation of a Multi-spectral, Multi-camera, Off-road Autonomous Vehicle Perception System with Virtual Autonomous Navigation Environment (VANE).” Presented at the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Remote Sensing/ Security + Defense 2015 Conference, Toulouse, France, September 2015.

Chirathadam, T.A., B.A. White, E.L. Broerman, T. Tavares, J. Esmaeel and S. Meshram. “Case Study: Design and Performance Verification Testing of a Screw Compressor Discharge Silencer.” Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Austin, Texas, October 2015.

Chocron, I.S. “Transitioning a Unidirectional Composite Computer Model from Mesoscale to Continuum.” Presented at the 11th International DYMAT Conference, Lugano, Switzerland, September 2015.

Chocron, I.S. and A.J. Carpenter. “Mesoscale Simulations of Ballistic Impact: From Woven Fabrics to Unidirectional Composites.” Presented at the ACS 30th Technical Conference, Lansing, Mich., September 2015.

Christian, E.R., M.I. Desai, F. Allegrini, J.-M. Jahn, S. Kanekal, S.A. Livi, N. Murphy, K. Ogasawara and N. Paschalidis. “The CubeSat Mission to Study Solar Particles (CuSP): An Interplanetary CubeSat.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Dannemann, K.A. “Impact: The Dynamic Behavior of Materials.” Presented at the Hartford Chapter of ASM International, Hartford, Conn., September 2015.

Dannemann, K.A., R.P. Bigger, N.L. Scott, A.J. Carpenter and C.E. Weiss. “Comparison of High and Low Strain Rate Deformation for Aluminum 5083 Fusion and Friction Stir Welds.” Presented at the Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition (MS&T’15), Columbus, Ohio, October 2015.

Dayeh, M.A., M.I. Desai, R.W. Ebert and G.M. Mason. “Properties of the Suprathermal Population Near 1 AU During Solar Cycles 23 and 24.” Presented at the Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE) Science Team Meeting, Laurel, Md., November 2015.

Dayeh, M.A., S.A. Fuselier, J.R. Dwyer, M. Uman, D. Jordan, F.L. Carvalho, D.A. Kotovsky and H.K. Rassoul. “Acoustic Properties of Return Strokes and M-components from Rocket-triggered Lightning.” Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

De la Rosa, J., P.W. Roming and C. Fryer. “Modeling Type IIn Supernova Light Curves.” Presented at the 227th American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting, Kissimmee, Fla., January 2016.

Delgado-Garibay, H.A. “Troubleshooting Gas Turbine Blade Failures.” Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Austin, Texas, October 2015.

Demajistre, R., P. Janzen, F. Allegrini, M.A. Dayeh, D.J. McComas and N. Schwadron. “Fine Structure Energetic Neutral Atom (ENA) Sources Beyond the Termination Shock: Observational Constraints and Detection Limits.” Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Desai, M.I., F. Allegrini, M.A. Dayeh, H.O. Funsten, S.A. Fuselier, J. Heerikhuisen, D.J. McComas, N.V. Pogorelov, N.A. Schwadron and G.P. Zank. “Latitude, Energy, and Time Variations of Energetic Neutral Atom Spectral Indices Measured by IBEX.” Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Desai, M.I., G.M. Mason, M.A. Dayeh, R.W. Ebert, D.J. McComas, G. Li, C.M.S. Cohen, R.A. Mewaldt, N.A. Schwadron and C.W. Smith. “Systematic Behavior of Heavy Ion Spectra in Large Gradual Solar Energetic Particle Events.” Presented at the First Joint Solar Probe Plus-solar Orbiter Workshop, Florence, Italy, September 2015.

Ebert, R.W., M.A. Dayeh, M.I. Desai, G. Li and G.M. Mason. “Multi-spacecraft Analysis of Energetic Heavy Ions and Interplanetary Shocks in Energetic Storm Particle Events at 1 AU.” Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Edwards, S.M., J. Nicho and J. Meyer. “The Descartes Planning Library for Semi-constrained Cartesian Trajectories.” Presented at the Robot Operating System (ROSCon) Conference 2015, Hamburg, Germany, October 2015.

Evans, P.T. “Future Trends in Robotics for Manufacturing Applications.” Presented at the South Central Texas Chapter of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS PDM) professional development meeting, San Antonio, October 2015.

Evans, P.T. “Industrial Robots for Manufacturing Applications.” Presented at the Computer Engineering Program at the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Dallas, February 2016.

Evans. P.T. “Initiatives for Applying Smart Manufacturing to the Continuous Processing Industries.” Presented at the South Texas Local Section — American Institute of Chemical Engineers (STS-AIChE) Meeting, Houston, January 2016.

Evans, P.T. “RIC — Americas Update.” Presented at the 2016 ROS-Industrial Consortium — Europe Annual Meeting, Stuttgart, Germany, January 2016.

Fanick, E.R. and S. Kroll. “Dilute Sampling System Investigation for the Determination of Semi-volatile Organic Compounds (SVOC) Emissions from Heavy-duty Diesel Engine Exhaust.” Presented at the Emissions 2015 Global Automotive Management Council (GAMC), Troy, Mich., June 2015.

Ferrill, D.A., R.N. McGinnis, A.P. Morris, K.J. Smart, Z.T Sickmann, M. Bentz, D. Lehrmann and M.A. Evans. “Mechanical Stratigraphic Controls on Bed-restricted Jointing and Normal Faulting in the Eagle Ford Formation, South-Central Texas, U.S.A.” Presented at the Houston Geological Society 2015 Mudrocks Conference, Houston, February 2015; 2016 AAPG Distinguished Lecture presented at Binghamton University – the State University of New York, January 2016; and 2016 AAPG Distinguished Lecture presented at the Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, January 2016.

Ferrill, D.A., A.P. Morris, K.J. Smart and R.N. McGinnis. “Mechanical Stratigraphy and Normal Faulting.” 2016 American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Distinguished Lecture presented at the University of Minnesota Duluth, January 2016, and at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, January 2016.

Ferrill, D.A., S. Wigginton, K.J. Smart, R.N. McGinnis and A.P Morris. “Influence of Tectonics and Mechanical Stratigraphy on Borehole- scale Deformation in the Permian Basin (Texas, USA).” Presented at the West Texas Geological Society Meeting, Midland, Texas, October 2015.

Flannigan, W.C. “3-D Sensing for Industrial Robotics.” Presented at the 2015 RoboUniverse Conference & Expo, San Diego, December 2015.

Flannigan, W.C. “Open-source Robotics and the Implications for Robot Safety.” Presented at the National Robot Safety Conference 2015, Pittsburgh, October 2015.

George, D. “Compressed Natural Gas Filling Station Sampling and Fuel Quality.” Presented at the Natural Gas Technology Sampling Conference, New Orleans, January 2016.

Grava, C., K.D. Retherford, D.M. Hurley, P.D. Feldman, G.R. Gladstone, T.K. Greathouse, J.C. Cook, S.A. Stern, W.R. Pryor, J.S. Halekas and D.E. Kaufmann. “Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter-Lyman Alpha Mapping Project (LRO-LAMP) Observations of Lunar Exospheric Helium.” Presented at the AAS 47th Annual Meeting Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS), Washington, D.C., November 2015.

Grosch, D.J. “Overview of SwRI Test Capabilities.” Presented at the Systems Fire Protection Information Exchange, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md., October 2015.

Guerra, C. “Modeling Ground Support Equipment Health for Strategic Procurement and Sustainment of Maintenance Functions.” Presented at the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) 6870 – 18th Annual Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, Va., October 2015.

Guerra, C. and C. Camargo. “Aircraft Support Equipment Roadmap Improves Aircraft Availability.” Presented at the Institute of Electrical & Electron Telescope (IEEE) Auto Test Conference, National Harbor, Md., November 2015.

Hardwell, J. “A Simple Flash File System For Embedded Space Applications.” Presented at the 2015 Workshop on Spacecraft Flight Software (FSW-15), Laurel, Md., October 2015.

Hedrick, J. “Locomotive Exhaust Emission Regulations: Is Tier 5 Next?” Presented at the Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association (LMOA) 77th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minn., October 2015.

Holmquist, T.J. and J. Bradley. “The Response of Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) Subjected to Large Strains, High Strain Rates, High Pressures, a Range in Temperatures, and Variations in the Intermediate Principal Stress.” Presented at the 11th International DYMAT Conference, Lugano, Switzerland, September 2015.

Hubbard, B., D. Hooper and J. Mars. “Analysis of Landslide, Debris Flow and Flood Hazards Surrounding the Salton Sea, Southern California: Results Using Hyperspectral Infrared Imager (HyspIRI) Preparatory Imagery, Field Spectral Data and Observations.” Presented at the 2015 HyspIRI Science and Application Workshop, Pasadena, Calif., October 2015.

Hubbard, B., D. Hooper and J. Mars. “Field, Laboratory and Imaging Spectroscopic Analysis of Landslide, Debris Flow and Flood Hazards in Lacustrine, Aeolian and Alluvial Fan Deposits Surrounding the Salton Sea, Southern California.” Presented at the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Hubbard, B., J. Mars, R. Kokaly and D. Hooper. “Mineral Mapping of Alluvial Fan, Aeolian and Lacustrine Deposits Around the Salton Sea, California Using MICA: A New Tool for Rapid Classification of Hyperspectral Infrared Imager (HyspIRI) VSWIR Imagery.” Presented at the 2015 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Baltimore, November 2015.

Hue, V., F. Hersant, T. Cavalié and M. Dobrijevic. “Photochemistry, Mixing and Transport in Jupiter’s Stratosphere Constrained by Cassini.” Presented at the AAS 47th Annual Meeting Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS), Washington, D.C., November 2015.

Jensema, R., M.I. Desai, T. Broiles and M.A. Dayeh. “Abundance and Source Population of Suprathermal Heavy Ions in Corotating Interaction Regions.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Johnson, J. “Cybersecurity and Connected Vehicles.” Presented at the Texas Department of Transportation Texas Technology Task Force, Austin, Texas, December 2015.

Kurz, R. and K. Brun. “On Test Uncertainties in Field Performance Tests.” Presented at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition (Turbo Expo 2015), Montreal, Canada, June 2015.

Lamm, R. “Automated Driving – The Hype.” Presented at the 22nd Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) World Congress, Bordeaux, France, October 2015.

Lamm, R. “Perception and Localization Technologies for Automated Driving.” Seminar presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Future Active Safety Technology Towards zero traffic accidents (FAST-zero’15) Symposium at the SAFER – Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre at Chalmers, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2015.

Lee, P.M. “Advanced Tribology and Lubrication of Engine Components.” Presented at the 20th International Colloquium on Tribology – Industrial and Automotive Lubrication, Stuttgart/Ostfildern, Germany, January 2016.

Lee, P.M. “Using the Full Range of Tribology Tools to Cost Effectively Reduce Fuel Economy in Engines.” Presented at the 20th International Colloquium on Tribology – Industrial and Automotive Lubrication, Stuttgart/Ostfildern, Germany, January 2016.

Light, G.M. “Use of Guided Waves for Detection of Hidden Corrosion in Double Shell Tank Floors and Walls.” Presented at the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Annual Conference 2015, Salt Lake City, October 2015.

Liljedahl, A., J. Boike, R. Daanen, A. Fedorov, G. Frost, G. Grosse, L. Hinzman, Y. Iijima, J. Jorgenson, N. Matveyeva, M. Necsoiu, R. Raynolds, V. Romanovsky, J. Schulla, K. Tape, D. Walker, C. Wilson and H. Yabuki. “Ice Wedge Degradation: Why Arctic Lowlands are Becoming Wetter and Drier.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Livadiotis, G. “Approaching Kappa Distributions: Statistical Background, Theoretical Developments, and Applications in Space Plasma Physics.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Livadiotis, G. “Kappa Distributions: Connection with Non-extensive Statistical Mechanics.” Presented at the International Latin American School and Workshop on Foundations of Complexity – Nonadditive Entropies and Nonextensive Statistical Mechanics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2015.

Livadiotis, G. “Kappa Distributions: Theory and Applications in Space Plasmas.” Presented at the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Physics Department, Athens, Greece, July 2015.

Livadiotis, G. “Rankine – Hugoniot Jump Conditions Incorporating Kappa Distributions.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Livadiotis, G. “Revealing a New Quantization Constant.” Presented at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H., November 2015.

Livadiotis, G. “Theory of Kappa and Flat-top Distributions.” Presented at the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) Team 347 Meeting, Bern, Switzerland, February 2016.

Livadiotis, G. “What is a Kappa Distribution and Why is it Fundamental for Modern Physics?” Presented at the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing, Athens, Greece, July 2015, and at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H., November 2015.

Llera, K., J. Goldstein, D.J. McComas and P.W. Valek. “Opening the Black Box to Low-altitude Emission: Understanding How Near-Earth Ring Current Ions Escape as Energetic Neutral Atoms.” Presented at the Second UTSA Astronomy and Space Physics Graduate Symposium, San Antonio, September 2015.

Llera, K., J. Goldstein, D.J. McComas and P.W. Valek. “Reconstructing Ion Spectra from Low-altitude ENAs: Moderate to Large Storms.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Martinez, J. “Autonomous Vehicle Security Challenges.” Presented at the Florida International University Institute of Transportation Engineers (FIU ITE) Student Chapter Meeting, Miami, November 2015.

Martinez, J. “Autonomous Vehicles State of the Industry and Challenges Facing AV Developers.” Presented at the 2015 Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) of Florida Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, Fla., December 2015.

Martinez, J. “Truck-mounted Attenuators and UAV for Bridge Inspection.” Presented at the FIU ITE Student Chapter Meeting, Miami, November 2015.

McClung, A.M., K. Brun and J.M. Delimont. “Comparison of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Cycles for Oxy-combustion.” Presented at the ASME Turbo Expo 2015, Montreal, Canada, June 2015.

McComas, D.J. “From the Sun to the Edge of the Solar System.” Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Distinguished Alumni Lecture presented at UCLA, Los Angeles, October 2015.

Mentzer, C. “Bringing Automation to Markets.” Presented at the 22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux, France, October 2015.

Moore, J.J., T.C. Allison, N. Evans, J. Kerth and J. Pacheco. “Development and Testing of Multi-stage Internally Cooled Centrifugal Compressor.” Presented at the TPS Symposia, Houston, September 2015.

Morris, A.P., D.A. Ferrill, A.M. Price, G.R. Walter and R.N. McGinnis. “Rapid Evaluation of Induced Seismicity Using Slip Tendency Analysis and Well Hydraulics.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Morris, A.P., D.A. Ferrill, G.R. Walter and A.M. Price. “Slip Tendency Analysis and Risk of Induced Seismicity.” Presented at the 2015 Joint Assembly AGU Conference, Montreal, Canada May 2015.

Morris, R.E., S.R. Westbrook, D. Baniszewski and P. Serino. “Naval Research Laboratory Defense Logistics Energy (NRL-DLA) Fuel Forensics and F-76 Investigation.” Presented at the 14th International Symposium on Stability, Handling and Use of Liquid Fuels, Inc. (IASH 2015), Charleston, S.C., October 2015.

Necsoiu, M. and A. Onaca. “Detecting Rock Glacier Dynamics in Southern Carpathians Mountains Using High-resolution Optical and Multi-temporal SAR Satellite Imagery.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Newton, T. and B. Abbott. “Packet-based Best Source Selector and Other IP-Telemetry Tricks.” Presented at ITC, Las Vegas, October 2015.

Nicolaou, G. and G. Livadiotis. “Misestimation of Plasma Temperature When Applying a Maxwellian Distribution to Space Plasmas Described by Kappa Distributions.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Noonan, P. and A. Whittington. “Constraints Implementation Tools.” Presented at ITC, Las Vegas, October 2015.

Ogasawara, K., F. Allegrini, J.L. Burch, M.I. Desai, R.W. Ebert, J. Goldstein, J.-M. Jahn, S.A. Livi and D.J. McComas. “A Double-cusp Type Electrostatic Analyzer for High-cadence Ring Current Ion Measurements.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Onaca, A., M. Necsoiu, F. Ardelean, F. Sirbu and B. Magori. “Slow Geomorphologic Evolution of Rock Glaciers in Marginal Periglacial Environment of Southern Carpathians (Romania).” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Parra, J.O., U. Iturrarán, J.S. Parra, J.L. Jiménez and H. Carrillo. “Self-organizing Maps with Cokriging Porosity Applied to Sand-shale Reservoirs Using Seismic Techniques.” Presented at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) International Exposition and 85th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2015.

Randolph, L. “New Technologies for Wrong-way Driver Detection.” Presented at the Texas District of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (TEXITE) Fall Meeting, San Antonio, September 2015.

Ransom, D.L. “Challenges in Unmanned Aerial System Propulsion.” Presented at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International 2015 Workshop Series – Unmanned Aircraft Systems Propulsion: Optimization, Technical Challenges and Future Directions, Washington, D.C., October 2015.

Ransom, D.L. “Probabilistic Design Analysis of Bellows Type Pogo Accumulator.” Presented at the 18th American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Non-deterministic Approaches Conference, San Diego, January 2016.

Ridens, B.L., A. Garcia-Hernandez, A. Alvarado and E.L. Broerman. “The Impact of Changing Gas Composition on Compressor Efficiency and Operating Conditions.” Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Austin, Texas, October 2015.

Roming, P. and J. Tobler. “Environments of Gamma-ray Bursts.” Presented at the 227th AAS Meeting, Kissimmee, Fla., January 2016.

Roth, L., K.D. Retherford, J. Saur, D.F. Strobel, P.D. Feldman, M.A. McGrath, F. Nimmo, J.R. Spencer, C. Grava and A. Blöcker. “Europa’s Neutral and Plasma Environment Investigated Through FUV Aurora Imaging.” Presented at the European Planetary Science Congress 2015, Nantes, France, September 2015.

Rutherford, J. “Protecting Large Organizations and Communities Through the Use of a Honey Community.” Presented at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secure and Resilient Cyber Ecosystem (SRCD) Industry Workshop, Atlanta, November 2015.

Rutherford, J. “Using an Improved Cybersecurity Kill Chain to Develop an Improved Honey Community.” Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Honolulu, January 2016.

Schwadron, N.A., J.K, Wilson, M.D. Looper, A. Jordan, H.E. Spence, J.B. Blake, A.W. Case, Y. Iwata, J.C. Kasper, W.M. Farrell, D.J. Lawrence, G. Livadiotis, J. Mazur, N. Petro, C. Pieters, M.S. Robinson, S. Smith, L.W. Townsend and C. Zeitlin. “Possible Albedo Proton Signature of Hydrated Lunar Surface Layer.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Schwadron, N.A., J.K. Wilson, M.D. Looper, A. Jordan, H.E. Spence, J.B. Blake, A.W. Case, Y. Iwata, J.C. Kasper, W.M. Farrell, D.J. Lawrence, G. Livadiotis, J. Mazur, N. Petro, C., Pieters, M.S. Robinson, S. Smith, L.W. Townsend and C. Zeitlin. “Signatures of Volatiles in the Lunar Proton Albedo.” Presented (via web) at the Polar Regolith Workshop by NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, December 2015.

Siebenaler, S.P. “Cable-based Leak Detection Retrofit Study.” Presented at the 2016 Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) Pipeline Research Exchange, San Diego, February 2016.

Siebenaler, S.P. “Innovation in Research: Bringing Large Problems to Scale.” Presented (via web) at the Rio Pipeline 2015 Conference and Exposition, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2015.

Siebenaler, S.P. “Liquid Leak Detection Technology Review for Aboveground Facilities.” Presented at the 2016 PRCI Pipeline Research Exchange, San Diego, February 2016.

Siebenaler, S.P. “Subsea Fiber-optic Leak Detection.” Presented at the Marine Technology Society Subsea Leak Detection Symposium, Houston, November 2015.

Simons, S.B., E.L. Broerman and K. Brun. “Development of a Predictive Method for Quantifying Vortex-shedding Pulsation Amplitudes in Compressor Piping Systems.” Presented at the ASME Turbo Expo 2015, Montreal, Canada, June 2015.

Simons, S.B., T.A. Grimley and C.J. Whinery. “Meter Station Design Considerations.” Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Austin, Texas, October 2015.

Simons, S.B., C.J. Whinery and K. Brun. “Pulsation Amplitude Effects of Altering Characteristics of Gas-liquid Dampeners.” Presented at the TPS Symposia, Houston, September 2015.

Smart, K.J., G.I. Ofoegbu, A.P. Morris, R.N. McGinnis and D.A. Ferrill. “Geomechanical Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing: Importance of Mechanical Stratigraphy, Stress State, and Pre-existing Structures.” Presented at the 2015 Houston Geological Society Applied Geoscience Conference (2015 HGS AGC) – Geomechanics of Unconventionals, Houston, May 2015.

Suman, A., R. Kurz, N. Aldi, M. Morini, K. Brun, M. Pinelli and P. Spina. “Quantitative CFD Analyses of Particle Deposition on a Transonic Axial Compressor Blade, Part I: Particle Zones Impact.” Presented at the ASME Turbo Expo 2015, Montreal, Canada, June 2015.

Suman, A., M. Morini, R. Kurz, N. Aldi, K. Brun, M. Pinelli and P. Spina. “Quantitative CFD Analyses of Particle Deposition on a Transonic Axial Compressor Blade, Part II: Impact Kinematics and Particle Analysis.” Presented at the ASME Turbo Expo 2015, Montreal, Canada, June 2015.

Summerlin, E.J., S. Kanekal, E.R. Christian, G. Crum, M.I. Desai, A. Evans, J. Dumonthier, T. Jamison, A. Jones, S.A. Livi, K. Ogasawara, N. Paschalidis and G. Suarez. “CeREs, A Compact Radiation Belt Explorer to Study Charged Particle Dynamics in Geospace.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

Thacker, B.H. “Model Credibility: When to Ask Further Questions and What to Ask.” Presented at the 2016 AIAA Sci-Tech 2016 Conference, San Diego, January 2016.

Timme, M. “A Focus on the RF Network Flight Testing and Results.” Presented at ITC, Las Vegas, October 2015.

Towler, J. “Mapviz: An Extensible 2-D Visualization Tool for Automated Vehicles.” Presented at ROSCon 2015, Hamburg, Germany, October 2015.

Trevino, G. “Electric Vehicle Future.” Presented at the Border Energy Forum XXII, San Diego, October 2015.

Vinogradov, S. “Broadband Omni-directional Magnetostrictive Transducer for Transversal Guided Waves in Plates.” Presented at the American Society of Nondestructive Testing South Texas Section, San Antonio, November 2015.

Westbrook, S.R. “A Review of Diesel Fuel Stability Test Methods (1930s to Today).” Presented at the 14th International Symposium on Stability, Handling and Use of Liquid Fuels, Charleston, S.C., October 2015.

White, B.A., E.L. Broerman, J.A. Bennett and A. Garcia-Hernandez. “Centrifugal Compressors – Dynamic Considerations for Station Design.” Presented at the 2016 Gas Electric Partnership, Houston, February 2016.

Wood, P.B. “MMS HPCA Onboard Data Processing.” Presented at the 2015 Workshop on Spacecraft Flight Software (FSW-15), Laurel, Md., October 2015.

Wright, M. and L. Randolph. “Dallas-Fort Worth Center-to-Center (C2C) Pilot Project: Summary for TACTICS C2C Plugin.” Presented at the North Central Texas Council of Governments, Dallas, April 2015.

Wright, N., P. Merritt and E.R. Fanick. “Method for Sampling and Analysis of Crankcase Gases.” Presented at the 25th Coordinating Research Council (CRC) Real World Emissions Workshop, Long Beach, Calif., March 2015.

Zajac, D. and N. Carmichael. “Combined Armament Tester.” Presented at IEEE Auto Test Conference, National Harbor, Md., November 2015.

Zirnstein, E., H. Funsten, J. Heerikhuisen, G. Livadiotis, D.J. McComas and N. Pogorelov. “The Local Interstellar Magnetic Field Determined from the IBEX Ribbon.” Presented at the AGU 2015 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2015.

IR&D

Funded October 1, 2015

Bailey, G. and C. Wileman. “Investigation of the Durability of High-Efficiency Gasoline Engines.”

Basagaoglu, H., A. Carpenter, K. Gauger, and M. Juckett. “Development of a New Numerical Model to Simulate Chemotaxis-Driven Bacterial Transport for Treatment of Tumor Cells and Mitigation of Bacterially-Mediated Pipeline Corrosion Problems.”

Blount, J. and R. Rogers. “Event Detection with Clustering Algorithms.”

Bohmann, J., K. Gauger, T. Reeves, W. Bauta, S. Cabiness, and Kenneth Lange. “Development of Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors.”

Carson, K. and X. Cheng. “Exploration of Encapsulation Methods of Subunit Vaccines.”

Cheng, X. “Enhancing the Efficacy of a Chlamydia Subunit Vaccine Through Encapsulation.”

Dannemann, K., A. Carpenter, S. Chocron, C. Duffer, and J. Walker. “Impact of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Composites.”

Delimont, J. and D. Ransom. “Model Based Gas Turbine Health Monitoring, Diagnostics, and Optimization Using Typically Sparse Performance Data.”

Enke, B., K. Walsh, D. Durda, and S. Marchi. “Massively Parallel SPH Simulation Tools and Process.”

Erwin, J. and M. Medrano. “An Efficient Circulating Fluidized Reactor Technology Integrated into a Stochastic Model with Biomass Quality Variables for Sustainable Biofuels and Biobased Products.”

Ferrill, D., “Distinguished Lecture Series and Invited Review Paper.”

Fletcher, G. and T. Jaeckle. “Feasibility Study and Definition of Requirements for a Satellite Ground Station.”

Furman, B. “Electrophoretic Deposition of Orthotropic Boron Nitride-Polyimide Nanocomposites.”

Grant, C. “Proof-of-Concept Development of a Traversing Hot-Wire Anemometer for Natural Gas Applications.”

Griffith, L. “Multimedia Assessment.”

Grimm, R. “Geophysical Capability Development for the Mars InSight Mission.”

Huczek, J. and Marc Janssens. “CFD Modeling of Furnished Room Fires in Tall Wood Buildings Including Cool-Down.”

Hvass, P., C. Flannigan, and P. Evans. “Robotic Product Singulation Testbed.”

Kozak, K. “Assessing the Feasibility of Ranger in Kit Form.”

Mabey, G. “Efficacy of Spatial Detection.”

Noll, J. and G. Musgrove. “Stratospheric Compressor for Lighter-Than-Air Vehicles.”

Nowicki, K. and M. Shoffner. “Laser Nephelometer.”

Pickens, K., K. Holladay, and G. Miller. “Designing Ion Optics Using High Dimensional Physical Models with Parameter Optimization.”

Rigney. M. “Deep Learning System for Robotic Pick Selection.”

Rogers, R. and J. Little. “Evaluation of SwRI Support for the Global Knowledge Environment (GKE) Architecture of the U.S. Naval Tactical Cloud (NTC).”

Rutherford, J. “Development of a Sensor for Use in Network Threat Awareness.”

Sharp, C., C. Webb, and S. Rengarajan. “Advanced Model-Based SCR Controller for Multiple Component Catalyst Systems.”

Smith, S. “Investigation and Measurement of Balloon Dynamics at the Apex and Base of a Scientific Balloon.”

Sturdevant, T. and R. Fenske. “Data Classification Capability Enhancement in a Virtualized Environment.”

Van Rheeden, D., B. Davidson, and B. Martin. “Carrier Phase Estimation for Geolocation.”

Waite, H. and T. Brockwell. “MASPEX Generation 2.”

Funded January 1, 2016

Black, R. and M. Grantz. “Blind Discrimination of Modulation Changes within Communications Signal Bursts.”

Chiu, J. and G. Bartley. “Fast Catalyst Light Off on a Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine.”

Dannemann, K., A. Carpenter, S. Chocron, and J. Walker. “Impact of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Composites.”

Eliason, T., A. Moore, and C. Scribner. “Development of Artificial Muscle Actuator for Physical Joint Simulator.”

Helffrich, J. and J. Harrison. “Zero-Power Sensors.”

Hicks, F. “Ultra-Wideband Receiver.”

Klar, R. and Y. Tyler. “Improved Spatial Resolution for an Earth-Observing Infrared Spectrometer.”

Levison, H., C. Olkin, M. Buie, and J. Andrews. “Capacity and Infrastructure for Trojan and Flyby Space Missions.”

Lu, B., S. Hudak, and C. Popelar. “Fundamental Assessment of Sulfide Stress Cracking and Tearing Resistance in Sour Brine Environments.”

Megel, A. “Transient Durability Analysis of Aluminum Cylinder Heads.”

Moore, T., V. Yakovlev, K. Favela, E. Bryner, and G. Bartley. “Integrating Cavity Enhanced Spectroscopy (ICES) Instrument for Continuous Multi-Gas Monitoring of Trace Gases.”

Mueschke, N. and A. Joyce. “Hydrogen and Methane Gas-Phase Detonations.”

Owston, R. and S. Green. “Development and Validation of Liquid-Liquid Separation Modeling Techniques.”

Roberts, C., J. Miwa, G. Neely, R. Florea, C. Bitsis, and A. Morris. “Low-Cost, High-BMEP (Brake Mean Effective Pressure), High Power Density Diesel Engine.”

Scribner, C., P. Hvass, and J. Oxley. “Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing Using Concrete Composite Materials.”

Soto, A., B. Ehresmann, and K. Neal. “Development of a Thermal Neutron Sensor for Neutron Spectroscopy.”

Wilkes, J., J. Moore, T. Allison, and K. Brun. “Field Testing of Rotating Equipment Vibration Modes Using Operational Modal Analysis.”

Patents

Avery, P.A., S.E. Slocum, and J.A. Towler. “Cooperative Perimeter Patrol System and Method.” U.S. Patent No. 9,164,514. October 2015.

Bauta, W.E., W.R. Cantrell, and M.W. Tidwell. “Reactivators of Organophosphorous Inhibited Acetylcholinesterase.” U.S. Patent No. 9,162,983. October 2015.

Burrahm, R.W. “Internal Combustion Engine Having Dedicated EGR Cylinder With Intake Separate from Intake of Main Cylinders.” U.S. Patent No. 9,206,769. December 2015.

Carrola, J., W.C. Couvillion Jr., S.M. Porter, D.R. Chambers, and C.J. Guerra. “Machine Vision Systems and Methods for Analysis and Tracking of Strain in Deformable Materials.” U.S. Patent No. 9,218,660. December 2015.

Feng, M., D.D. Daruwalla, J. Erwin, and W.K. Gauger. “Extraction of Lipids from Living Cells Utilizing Liquid CO.” U.S. Patent No. 9,217,119. December 2015.

Gukelberger R., and J.W. Gingrich. “Internal Combustion Engine Having Dual EGR Loops (Dedicated EGR Loop and Low Pressure EGR Loop) and Dual Cylinder Intake Ports.” U.S. Patent No. 9,200,599. December 2015.

Huang, F.Y., “Biogas Purification System and Methods of Use Thereof.” U.S. Patent No. 9,217,116. December 2015.

Kwun, H., M. Capps, J. Crane, and S.M. Walker. “Apparatus and Method for Inspection of Tubes in a Boiler.” U.S. Patent No. 9,146,215. September 2015.

Lewis, C.L., W.C. Flannigan, M.O. Blanton, and D. A. Brooks. “3-D Imaging Sensor Based Location Estimation.” U.S. Patent No. 9,218,529. December 2015.

Phillips, A.J., C. Engelbecht, J.M. Major, and R.C. Lynch. “Leakage Current Sensor for Suspension Type Insulator.” U.S. Patent No. 9,261,549. February 2016

Phillips, A.J., J.M. Major, R.C. Lynch, K. Hill, S. Harrell, and B. Rummage. “Overhead Conductor Sensor.” U.S. Patent No. 9,261,414. February 2016.

Roberts, C.E. “Fluid Bearings with Adjustable Frictional Load Characteristics.” U.S. Patent No. 9,181,980. November 2015.

Rossini, J.G. “BMP-2 Upregulating Compounds for Healing Bone Tissue and Screening Methods for Selecting Such Compounds.” U.S. Patent No. 9,216,181. December 2015.

Thwing, C.J., J.D. Bartlett, E.C. Laiche, and D.L. Jones. “Optical Velocity Tracking for Paint Spray Gun.” U.S. Patent No. 9,245,163. January 2016.

Westmoreland, B.E., D.A. McKee, M.C. Megel, M.A. Tussing, T.E. Reinhart, and D.P. Branyon. “Hybrid Ceramic/Sand Core for Casting Metal Engine Parts with Passages or Holes Having a Cross Section Too Small for Sand Casting.” U.S. Patent No. 9,162,280. October 2015.

Zwiener, A.M., K.H. Carson, J.A. McDonough, N.L. Cantu, S.J. Drabik, A.P. Clark, P.M. Thompson, and R.M. Corbett. “Isoamyl Nitrite Formulations.” U.S. Patent No. 9,216,222. December 2015.

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