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Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

Performing research and technical services using chemistry and chemical engineering technology


The Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Division performs research and technical services for industrial and government clients using chemistry and chemical engineering technology. Some of the disciplines covered in the division are environmental engineering evaluations; chemical and process engineering; microencapsulation of substances to achieve a variety of targeted goals; polymer and material sciences; chemical demilitarization investigations; fire protection, certification, and testing services; and analytical services including analysis of any sample in any matrix, drug metabolism investigations, and method development component. SwRI's Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Division is ISO 9001:2008 registered.

Michael G. MacNaughton, Ph.D., Vice President

Steven T. Wellinghoff, Ph.D., Institute Scientist

Benefiting government, industry and the public through innovative science and technology
Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 10 technical divisions.
04/16/14