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A new, titanium personnel sphere designed by SwRI helps the Alvin science submersible increase its deep-diving capability

Technology Today® Winter 2014

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The Great Kobuk Sand Dunes in Alaska

Alvin: A 50-year Relationship

SwRI plays a major role in the history of a deep-water research submersible.

Instrument that determines radiation hazards on Mars

Logistical Support

A multi-division panel discusses SwRI's role in supplying, maintaining, updating, treating and developing military equipment.

Ensuring the integrity of pressure vessels and other structures

Protecting the Warfighter in Combat

SwRI researchers develop a human head surrogate for behind-helmet blunt trauma research.

Enhancing the capability of portable gamma ray imaging devices

A Driving Force

SwRI engineers expand electric vehicles' role in managing the power grid.


Technical Staff Activities

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