Welcome to Southwest Research Institute http://www.swri.org/rssfeed.xml SwRI RSS Feed Creator 5/26/2016 11:25:36 AM -0500 SwRI scientists discover fresh lunar craters New technique allows scientists to ‘age' craters in the darkest regions of the Moon http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/lamp-lunar-crater-discovery.htmMon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's George receives International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement Laurance S. Reid AwardResearcher honored for contributions to natural gas measurement technology http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/darin-george-laurance-reid-award.htmTue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -2200 NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission puts magnetic reconnection under the microscopeSwRI-led team closes in on what sparks one of the most explosive processes in the universe http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/mms-magnetic-reconnection.htmThu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to showcase Ranger automated vehicle technology at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016Patented technology enables automated driving independent of GPS at lower costhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/ranger-automated-vehicle-auvsi-xponential.htmTue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Alan Stern named to the 2016 TIME100 list of the most influential people in the worldIconic mission to Pluto led to Stern selection http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/alan-stern-2016-time-100-list.htmThu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led team identifies clathrate ices in comet 67PStudying comets provides clues to the early history of our solar system http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/solar-system-clathrate-ices-comet67p.htmFri, 8 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -2200 Multitasking New Horizons observed solar wind changes on journey to PlutoSWAP data show that the tumultuous flow of solar particles becomes more uniform by the time the solar wind reaches Pluto http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/new-horizons-solar-wind-pluto.htmTue, 5 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute sponsors ITS America 2016 Student Essay Competition ITS America essay contest encourages innovative ideas and concepts http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/its-america-2016-essay-competition.htmTue, 5 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's BORE microgravity payload flies aboard commercial suborbital spaceflight Experiment will examine the effects of microgravity on asteroid regolith http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/bore-microgravity-payload.htmMon, 4 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, CSF announce June 2016 suborbital space research and education conferenceWorld record space diver Alan Eustace to kick off keynote presentation http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/nsrc-conference-2016-swri-csf.htmWed, 16 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -2200 Degrading underground ice could reshape Arctic landscapeSouthwest Research Institute's remote sensing analysis highlights tundra's thawing trendhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/degrading-underground-ice-could-reshape-arctic-landscape.htmMon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Fuselier honored with European Geosciences Union award for space plasma researchAward named for Nobel laureate to be presented in April http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/fuselier-european-geosciences-union-award.htmWed, 9 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute awarded $9.4 million Air Force contract SwRI team developing novel geolocation method with unparalleled precision http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/swri-awarded-airforce-contract.htmTue, 1 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -2200 Demos, briefings highlight 68th SwRI annual meetingLee, Zachry named chairman, vice chairman http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/68-annual-meeting.htmMon, 22 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute's Downing elected vice chair of BioMed SA Downing will help develop growth strategies for nonprofit's second decade http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/swri-downing-elected-vice-chair-biomed-sa.htmThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -2200 New SwRI consortium to tackle better automotive cylinder head designs Program will target advances in gasoline and diesel head designs http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/ahead-consortium-automotive-cylinder-head-designs.htmMon, 8 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI named to inaugural class of S.A. Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame SwRI among eight organizations and individuals recognized as San Antonio aviation and aerospace pioneers http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/swri-inaugural-class-aviation-hall-of-fame.htmWed, 3 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -2200 NASA's Juno Spacecraft Burns for Jupiter NASA's Juno spacecraft performs maneuver. Jupiter is five months away. http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/nasa-juno-burns-for-jupiter.htmWed, 3 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-designed miniature spacecraft selected to fly on rocket's test flight in 2018 CuSP will observe solar energetic particles in outer space http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/cusp-spacecraft-observe-solar-energy-particles.htmTue, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Alan Stern awarded Carl Sagan Memorial Award by American Astronautical Society (AAS) New Horizons team leader hopes Pluto mission will expand to study Kuiper Belt in outer reach of solar system http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/alan-stern-carl-sagan-memorial-award.htmThu, 14 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute receives third consecutive WorldatWork Seal of DistinctionRecognition honors SwRI's commitment to the well-being of its workforcehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2016/swri-receives-3rd-worldatwork-distinction.htmWed, 13 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led team receives $972,000 Energy Department contract Research will support DOE's Supercritical Transformational Electric Power (STEP) program http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-energy-department-step.htmWed, 16 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led consortium launches second year of advanced emissions research AC2AT offers pre-competitive, collaborative approach to improve advanced engine technologieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/ac2at-consortium-engine-emissions.htmWed, 16 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Bottke to present AGU Shoemaker LectureInvited lecture will focus on a quiet period between two violent phases in solar system formation http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-botke-present-agu-shoemaker-lecture.htmMon, 7 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's CAsed Pipeline COrrosion Model predicts corrosion conditions CAPCOM recognized as one of top 100 inventions of the year http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/capcom-wins-2015-rd100-award.htmFri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's RANGER localization technology allows precise automated driving RANGER recognized as one of top 100 inventions of the year http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/ranger-wins-2015-rd100-award.htmFri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins two 2015 R&D 100 Awards CAPCOM corrosion modeling, RANGER localization technology among top inventions of the year http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-2015-rd100-wins.htmTue, 17 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins two 2015 R&D 100 Awards CAPCOM corrosion modeling, RANGER localization technology among top inventions of the year http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-2015-rd100-wins.htmTue, 17 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientists explain why Moon rocks contain fewer volatiles than Earth's New research shows Earth captured volatile-rich materials in final steps of Moon's formation http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/why-moon-rocks-contain-few-volatiles-than-earth.htmMon, 9 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientists predict that rocky planets formed from ‘pebbles'New process explains massive differences between Earth and Marshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/pebbles.htm Mon, 26 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI expands its Heavy Article Test facilityUpgrade accommodates larger, heavier structures http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-expands-heavy-article-test-facility.htmWed, 21 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -2200 NASA's IBEX spacecraft sets “gold standard” for understanding the galactic material surrounding our solar systemMission opens window on the local interstellar environment, its composition, its properties, and other processes at workhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/nasa-ibex-spacecraft-sets-gold-standard.htmTue, 20 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to launch 7th clean diesel engine consortiumKick-off meeting for industry's longest-running diesel research consortium set for Nov. 5 http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-launch-7th-clean-diesel-engine-consortium.htmMon, 19 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Just three months after flyby, New Horizons team publishes first research paper presenting numerous Pluto system findings Diversity of Pluto's landforms, atmosphere, and moons highlight the first three months of New Horizons data returns http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/new-horizons-team-first-pluto-research-paper.htmThu, 15 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Three SwRI automotive engineers win Innovation Award Award presented at 28th World LPG Forum in Singapore http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/three-swri-engineers-win-innovation-award.htmWed, 14 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led study finds that a comet's tail may shed light on solar wind heatingThe turbulence of the solar wind helps explain its variable nature and high temperatures http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-encke-comet-tail-solar-wind.htmTue, 13 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI awarded $3 million NASA contract to develop mission to Jupiter's Trojan asteroidsLucy one of five candidates up for selection under NASA Discovery Program http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-nasa-contract-mission-jupiter-trojan-asteroid.htmFri, 2 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI expands microencapsulation capabilities with customized fluid bed coater New device will increase capacity six-foldhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-microencapsulation-capabilities.htmWed, 30 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, CU partner to boost graduate education, real-world collaboration Collaboration enables CU graduate students to contribute to SwRI planetary and space science programs http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-cu-partner-boost-education-collaboration.htmFri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $3.2 million contract from Energy Department for solar power research Work will center on improving power generation in concentrating solar power plants http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-receives-solar-research-contract.htmThu, 17 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute's new pollution abatement system significantly reduces hazardous wasteCustom-designed pollution abatement system reduces emissions, improves efficiency http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-pollution-abatement-system.htmWed, 2 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Durda awarded Sagan MedalMedal to be awarded at November DPS meeting http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/durda-sagan-medal.htmFri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientists think “planetary pebbles” were the building blocks for the largest planets Discovery improves solar system formation models http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/planetary-pebbles-building-blocks-large-planets.htmWed, 19 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Lunar crater named for former SwRI Space Scientist David C. Slater Planetary scientist who developed an instrument for studying sunless areas of lunar craters honored by IAU http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/david-slater-moon-crater.htmWed, 12 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientists study nitrogen provision for Pluto's atmosphere What resupplies the nitrogen content as its atmosphere is depleted? http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/pluto-atmosphere-nitrogen-provision.htmTue, 11 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientist selected for NASA Antarctic hunt for meteorites 2015-2016 ANSMET campaign kicks off in November http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-nasa-ansmet-meteorite-hunt.htmFri, 7 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute awarded grant from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to further reduce emissions from fire testingSwRI only organization to receive a 2015 grant in the new technology category http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-awarded-grant-tceq-emission-fire-testing.htmTue, 4 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Alan Stern invited to testify before U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Space Stern to address discoveries, further opportunities of New Horizons mission http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/alan-stern-house-subcommittee-testify.htmMon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's McComas awarded NASA's Exceptional Public Service Medal McComas recognized for contributions to NASA Advisory Council http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/mccomas-nasa-exceptional-public-service.htmWed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Multiple Discoveries from New Horizons Pluto Mission Pluto, Charon photos capture exciting clear images of mountainous terrain http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/pluto-discoveries-mountains-moons.htmWed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -2200 NASA'S three-billion-mile journey to Pluto reaches historic encounter First space mission to explore Pluto, New Horizons reaches historic closest encounter http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/new-horizons-closest-approach-pluto.htmTue, 14 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute agreement with Air Force Sustainment Center reduces costs, increases efficiencyEnterprise Partnering Agreement facilitates project flow between Air Force Sustainment Center, SwRIhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/swri-air-force-sustainment-center.htmThu, 9 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, UTSA invest in two new joint research projectsBiofuels, vaccine projects receive $125,000 awardshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/utsa-connect.htmTue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Stern named Honorary Fellow of Royal Astronomical Society; selected to receive <i>Smithsonian</i> American Ingenuity AwardNew Horizons Principal Investigator honored for his efforts to explore the Pluto system http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/alan-stern.htmTue, 2 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Alice instrument's ultraviolet close-up provides a surprising discovery about comet's atmosphere SwRI-developed ultraviolet spectrograph is aboard Rosetta, the first spacecraft to study a comet up close http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/alice-rosetta.htmTue, 2 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Two Southwest Research Institute instruments selected for NASA Europa missionSwRI-led mass spectrometer and ultraviolet spectrograph will investigate Jupiter's fourth-largest moon http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/europa.htmWed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Particle sensor consortium's new phase aims at California's emissions deadlines Particle Sensor Performance and Durability II (PSPD-II) consortium plans future research http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/pspd2.htmThu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Ward elected to National Academy of SciencesNAS membership one of the highest honors awarded to U.S. scientists or engineers http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/ward-nas.htmWed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 -2200 NASA funds SwRI instrument to date Moon and Mars rocksCODEX device will allow unmanned rovers to determine the age of rocks, search for clues to life in the solar systemhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/mattise.htmTue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI reveals the first “images” of thunder Scientists developed a large, sophisticated array of microphones to study the acoustic signature of thunder http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/thunder-image.htmTue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led team studies meteorites from asteroids to date Moon-forming impactDebris from the Moon-forming impact blasted main belt asteroids long ago, but left behind traces of what happenedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/moon-forming-impact.htmThu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI awarded second consecutive Seal of DistinctionSwRI receives its second Seal of Distinction at the WorldatWork AWLP 2015 Future of Work Forumhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/work-life.htmWed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led researchers study methane-rich plumes from Saturn's icy moon EnceladusMethane produced by hydrothermal processes at rock-water boundary http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/enceladus.htmThu, 12 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Magnetospheric Multiscale Spacecraft Poised for LaunchMMS mission to study a universal force of nature: magnetic reconnection http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/mms-mission.htmTue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Walker named Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsWalker to be formally recognized May 6 at AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Galahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/walker-fellow.htmTue, 3 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $9.9 million from U.S. DOE to improve solar plant efficiencySwRI will lead a team of industry collaborators to develop a high-efficiency supercritical CO2 hot gas turbo-expander and compact heat exchangers for concentrating solar power plants. http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/sunshot.htmTue, 3 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute wins $20 million EPA contract for emissions testing, analytical services SwRI to evaluate vehicles, fuels and additives to ensure regulatory and safety requirements http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/epa.htmTue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI directors, trustees get technical briefings at 67th Annual Trustees Meeting Six cutting-edge science, technology projects highlighted http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/67-annual-meeting.htmMon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI directors, trustees get technical briefings at 67th Annual Trustees Meeting Six cutting-edge science, technology projects highlighted http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/67-annual-meeting.htmMon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -2200 Rosetta data reveals more surprises about comet 67PComa composition varies significantly over time http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2015/rosetta-67p.htmThu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientists develop solar observatory for use on suborbital manned space missionsSSIPP will be on exhibit at AGU fall meetinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/ssipp.htmThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -2200 NASA'S New Horizons spacecraft set to wake up for Pluto encounterNew Horizons will awaken from hibernation for the last time this Decemberhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/horizon-pluto.htmThu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led team telescope effort reveals asteroid's size for the first timeScientists also discover Patroclus-Menoetius asteroid has a non-spherical shapehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/recon.htmMon, 10 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers named Ballistics Science Fellows of International Ballistics Society Honor recognizes researchers' contributions to field of ballistics technologyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/ballistics-fellows.htmThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Citizen scientists help SwRI researchers perform astronomy research$1 million grant to fund citizen astronomers in rural communities of Western U.S.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/kbo-recon.htmThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Putzig named NASA Planetary Science Early Career FellowFellowship opens new grant funding avenues for supplemental researchhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/putzig.htmWed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI opens new high-horsepower dynamometer facility to service marine, rail and petroleum industries New facility expands SwRI's large-engine research and evaluation for engines up to 7,000 horsepower http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/hp-test-cells.htmTue, 7 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Manufacturing Day Open House: SwRI® offers glimpse into advanced technologies, processes availableSwRI will showcase flexible robotics solutions with presentation and tour on Oct. 3http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/mfg-day.htmTue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI® launching consortium to develop new dynamic bearing test rigNew consortium kicks off Sept. 24 http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/bearing-consortium.htmMon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI®, UTSA researchers prove biochar is low-cost, effective method to treat fracking waterYearlong study discovers biochar effectively cleans chemicals released in flowback waterhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/biochar.htmMon, 8 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI® demonstrates leadership role in connected automation at 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport SystemsSwRI to showcase connected automation technologies at Technology Showcase on Belle Islehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/wc21-its.htmMon, 8 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-sponsored Student Essay Winners announcedThree essay finalists chosen from entries throughout the United Stateshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/wc21-its-student.htmMon, 8 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Rosetta-Alice spectrograph obtains first far ultraviolet spectra of a cometary surface while orbiting Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta target comet is unusually dark, with no evident water-ice patcheshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/alice-ultraviolet.htmThu, 4 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI expands biofuels capabilities with custom-designed circulating fluidized bed systemNew CFB at SwRI can produce more refined fuel samples in less time timehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/cfb.htmWed, 3 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -2200 NASA's IBEX and Voyager spacecraft drive advances in outer heliosphere researchOuter heliosphere studies shedding light on Earth's home in the solar system/9what/releases/2014/heliosphere.htmMon, 4 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led team's research shows giant asteroids battered early Earth Impacts melted, mixed and buried portions of Earth's surface more than four billion years ago.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/hadean-earth.htmThu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Two employees earn SwRI's first 50-year service recognition First time in SwRI 67-year history for two staff members to reach half century milestonehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/50-year.htmThu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Two employees earn SwRI's first 50-year service recognitionFirst time in SwRI 67-year history for two staff members to reach half century milestonehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/50-year.htmThu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $1.8 million DOE contract award to demonstrate hydrogen compressionProject Aims to Advance Hydrogen Production and Delivery Technologieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/lmrc.htmWed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to lead separation technology joint industry projectProgram will combine industry knowledge and resources to advance research for better equipment and test protocolshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/STAR.htmTue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -2200 New Heavy Article Test facility now available for use at Southwest Research InstituteFacility will enhance SwRI's structural engineering programhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/heavy-article-test.htmTue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Dedicated EGR® technology wins prestigious R&D 100 AwardNew engine design improves fuel economy and lowers exhaust emissionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/degr-rd100.htmFri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Laboratory models suggest that stretching forces shaped Jupiter Moon's surfaceGanymede grooves similar to Earth tectonic processhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/ganymede.htmTue, 8 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Technical paper earns SwRI automotive engineers prestigious SAE awardPrestigious SAE International Harry L. Horning Memorial Award presented to SwRI, 2 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI and UTSA researchers to advance clean emissions, explore novel antimicrobialsTwo new joint research projects each awarded one year, $125,000 fundinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/utsa-connect.htmTue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI and UTSA researchers to advance clean emissions, explore novel antimicrobialsTwo new joint research projects each awarded one year, $125,000 fundinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/utsa-connect.htmTue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Titan's building blocks might pre-date SaturnThe icy atmosphere of this Earth-like moon could provide more information about Titan's originhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/titan-blocks.htmMon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led CubeSat mission selected by NASA to study solar particles and space weatherCuSPP nanosatellite also will support space weather researchhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/cubesat.htmWed, 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI&reg; to develop New England Advanced Transportation Management SystemNew highway information infrastructure system to be developed in New Hampshire, Vermont and Mainehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/atms.htmThu, 12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Rosetta-Alice spectrograph to begin first-ever close up ultraviolet studies of comet surface and atmosphereAlice set to analyze comet's atmosphere, map its surface and study dust particle properties.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/rosetta-alice.htmTue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI announces collaboration with OSRF to advance industrial roboticsSwRI and OSRF enter cooperative agreement to support manufacturing automation and industrial robotics.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/osrf-collaboration.htmTue, 3 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI&reg; to launch catalyst and emission control technologies consortiumFour-year consortium to evaluate engine emissions and catalyst technologieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/AC2AT.htmWed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's McComas to receive 2014 COSPAR Space Science Award Award to be conferred August 4 in Moscowhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/McComas-COSPAR.htmWed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 -2200 J. Dan Bates, Southwest Research Institute President, Announces Retirement at End of Fiscal YearBoard names Adam Hamilton Successorhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/bates-retirement.htmThu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI&reg; launches new automotive consortium focusing on fuels and lubricantsConsortium to study fuel and lubricant chemistry and its effects on engine combustionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/aef-consortium.htmThu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI® debuts Dedicated EGR® demonstration vehicle Advanced combustion technology improves fuel economy, lowers emissionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/degr.htmTue, 8 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -2200 French, American team finds regolith of small asteroids formed by thermal fatigueStudy shows thermal fatigue, not impacts, responsible for creating asteroid regolithhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/thermal-fatigue.htmWed, 2 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -2200 New research finds "geologic clock" that helps determine Moon&#8217;s ageResearchers find Moon formed nearly 100 million years after start of solar systemhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/geo-clock.htmWed, 2 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -2200 CYGNSS hurricane satellite mission passes major review milestoneHurricane mission set to begin design and hardware definitionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/CYGNSS-milestone.htmThu, 27 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI awarded an HHS $8.3 million contract extension for continued development of cyanide antidoteSwRI to continue development of nasal-delivery, first-line treatment system to combat cyanide poisoninghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/BARDA-cyanide.htmTue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Fresh water may flow just below the surface during Martian summersScientists hypothesize mysterious features on Martian slopes may be result of waterhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/mars-rsl.htmFri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute part of winning team for White House initiative on Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing innovationAmerican Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute will be established near Detroit (Feb. 26, 2014)http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/LM3I.htmWed, 26 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Romo elected chairman of SwRI Board of Directors, Lee named vice chairmanSwRI held its 66th annual meeting for advisory trustees and board of directors Mondayhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/board.htmMon, 24 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives Alliance for Work-Life Progress Seal of DistinctionSwRI joins impressive group of organizations receiving the honorhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/awlp-seal.htmThu, 13 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives Alliance for Work-Life Progress Seal of DistinctionSwRI joins impressive group of organizations receiving the honorhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/awlp-seal.htmThu, 13 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX research shows the influence of the galactic magnetic field extends well beyond our solar systemComplementary research highlights interactions at the solar system's boundary and beyondhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/IBEX-magnetic-field.htmThu, 13 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins National Science Foundation grant to study rock glaciers in EuropeInternational collaboration will use remote-sensing technology in study of rock glacier movementshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/nsf-glacier.htmWed, 5 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI adds flow component test cell New test cell evaluates products at pressures up to 30,000 psi using gas hydraulic pressure.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/valve-test-cell.htmTue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI develops first ERCOT-qualified vehicle-to-grid aggregation systemSystem allows electric delivery truck fleet owners to make money by using normal vehicle charge times to assist in managing grid frequencyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/vehicle-to-grid.htmTue, 14 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI&#39;s Walker named 2014 O&#39;Donnell Award recipient Walker will be honored Jan. 16 during The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) 11th Annual Conferencehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/jwalker.htmTue, 7 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Newfound Planet is Earth-mass But GassyPlanet KOI-314c weighs the same as Earth, but is 60 percent larger in diameterhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2014/newfound-planet.htmMon, 6 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -2200 Hubble Space Telescope Sees Evidence of Water Vapor Venting off Jupiter Moon Providing the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting off the moon's surfacehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/europa-vapor.htmThu, 12 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientists publish first radiation measurements from the surface of MarsRAD measurements provide crucial information for human missions to Marshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/mars-measurements.htmMon, 9 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI operating Connected Vehicle Affiliated Test BedSwRI is now operating a Connected Vehicle Affiliated Test Bed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/testbed.htmFri, 6 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets selected as a founding member of NASA's Solar System Exploration Research Virtual InstituteISET to research the origin, evolution and physical properties of nearby worlds for future explorationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/iset.htmTue, 5 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Wilson receives IASH Lifetime Achievement AwardWilson recognized for work in testing thermal stability of liquid fuelshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/wilson-iash.htmTue, 5 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers to apply facial skin regeneration technology for battlefield injuries“Biomask” would help repair combat-related facial burns and traumahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/afirm-ii.htmThu, 31 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Juno spacecraft resumes full flight operations on its way to JupiterSafe mode did not impact trajectory, probe on course to arrive July 4, 2016 (Oct. 11, 2013)http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/junocraft.htmFri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Study examines comet ISON's chances of surviving its close brush with the SunComet should survive close solar approach according to scientistshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/ison.htmWed, 9 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI study finds that Pluto satellites' orbital ballet may hint of long-ago collisionsSwRI planetary scientists have developed a new model of Pluto's five satelliteshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/pluto-moon.htmWed, 9 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Juno spacecraft to slingshot past Earth en route to JupiterOn Oct. 9, 2013, the Juno spacecraft will fly past the Earth for a gravity-assist boost that will slingshot the probe onward to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/juno.htmTue, 8 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI adds five chambers for deep water simulation testingSwRI now offers five additional chambers for high-pressure, high-temperature testing of oil country tubular goods and subsea technologies.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/chambers.htm Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to launch Automotive Consortium for Embedded Security™ (ACES)SwRI to hold information exchange meeting on Automotive Consortium for Embedded Security (ACES).http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/aces.htmWed, 25 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -2200 CYGNSS hurricane satellite mission passes key review milestoneNASA mission to advance hurricane forecasting and tracking methodshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/cygnss.htmThu, 19 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI deploys novel vehicle-to-grid aggregation systemSwRI has deployed the first SAE-compliant electric vehicle aggregation system that provides bidirectional power using direct current fast charging technologyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/vehicle-aggregation.htmMon, 9 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX spacecraft measures changes in the direction of interstellar winds buffeting our solar systemTurbulence in the interstellar cloud may be affecting wind directionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/ibex-wind.htmThu, 5 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI study suggests debris flows on frozen arctic sand dunes are similar to dark dune spot-seepage flows on Mars Snow or frost can melt to form debris flows on sunward-facing slopes of sand dunes in the Alaskan arctic at air temperatures colder than the melting point of water.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/mars-arctic.htmThu, 5 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Breslof receives SRA International's Hartford-Nicholsen AwardAward to bestowed at 2013 SRA International Annual Meeting held Oct. 26–30 in New Orleanshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/breslof.htmWed, 28 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -2200 DARPA selects Southwest Research Institute to support DARPA Robotics ChallengeSwRI to develop and support the test apparatuses used to evaluate competitorshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/darpa-robotics.htmFri, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -2200 DARPA selects Southwest Research Institute to support DARPA Robotics ChallengeSwRI to develop and support the test apparatuses used to evaluate competitorshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/darpa-robotics.htmFri, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers found local chapter of Engineers Without BordersSouthwest Research Institute engineers have established Engineers Without Borders – Alamo Professional Chapter. http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/without-borders.htmTue, 13 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $1.5 million for thin-film deposition technology developmentStaff to investigate thin-film deposition at the molecular component levelhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/thinfilm.htmMon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX spacecraft images the heliotail — the last region of solar system's boundary to be seen — revealing an unexpected structureHeliotail may be oval in shape rather than circular, as previously believedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/ibex-heliotail.htmWed, 10 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -2200 New insights concerning the early bombardment history on Mercury The surface of Mercury is rather different from those of well-known rocky bodies like the Moon and Mars. http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/mercury.htmWed, 3 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute recognized for developing connected commercial vehicle technologyITS New York recognized CVII team for advancing national connected vehicle technologyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/CVII.htmMon, 1 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Moon Radiation Findings May Reduce Health Risks to AstronautsPlastics may prove more effective than aluminum at shielding astronauts from radiationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/moon-radiation.htmWed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute receives Department of Defense honorFor third time, Institute receives security acheivementhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/cogswell-award.htmThu, 6 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led team calculates the radiation exposure associated with a trip to MarsSwRI-led team calculates the radiation exposure associated with a trip to Marshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/rad.htmThu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's McComas to chair NASA Advisory Council's Science CommitteeScience Committee to focus on Earth and space science-related programs, projects, activities and facilitieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/mccomas-nasa.htmTue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -2200 An SwRI-led remote-sensing study quantifies permafrost degradation in Arctic Alaskan wetlandsRemote sensing achieves new levels of detailhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/alaska-wetlands.htmThu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Receives 2013 NACE International Distinguished Organization AwardInstitute recognized for outstanding contributions to corrosion fieldhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/nace.htmThu, 4 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led particle sensor consortium to add durability research in its second yearParticle Sensor Performance and Durability consortium will focus on improving sensors' durability and reliabilityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/pspd.htmThu, 28 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI study finds liquid water flowing above and below frozen Alaskan sand dunes, hints of a wetter MarsSwRI scientists conduct planetary analog study at Great Kobuk Sand Duneshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/alaska-dunes.htmThu, 28 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to manage Numerical Propulsion System Simulation (NPSS) ConsortiumNPSS is a software tool for the aerospace industryhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/npss.htmWed, 27 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -2200 LRO's LAMP ultraviolet spectrograph observes mercury and hydrogen in GRAIL impact plumesResults indicate hydrogen could be migrating toward colder polar regionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/lamp.htmTue, 26 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI program illuminates Eagle Ford geology for oil and gas producersEagle Ford Joint Industry Consortium enters second yearhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/eagle-ford.htmThu, 21 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, University of New Hampshire collaborate on new Space Science DepartmentOrganizations seeking joint research opportunities in astrophysics, Earth and ocean science, and space sciencehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/unh.htmMon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches third high-efficiency gasoline engine consortiumHEDGE-III consortium incorporates new and more aggressive efficiency, performance and emissions goals http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/hedge-3.htmThu, 7 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -2200 2013 Next-gen suborbital space research and education conference announces facility tours, new technical sessions and NASA workshopNASA-led workshop to focus on funding, flight opportunities for next-generation vehicles in research, education and technology developmenthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/nsrc-2013-extra.htmThu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Alger elected Fellow of the Society of Automotive EngineersAlger recognized for his work on advanced SI (spark ignition) engine technology http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/talger.htmWed, 27 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Pfeiffer re-elected chairman of SwRI Board of DirectorsRomo re-elected as vice chairman, nine new advisory trustees addedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/pfeiffer.htmMon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI ultraviolet instrument selected for ESA's JUICE mission to Jupiter's icy moonsInstrument to target Jupiter's icy moons Europa, Ganymede and Callistohttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/juice.htmFri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Mason awarded ASQ Shewhart MedalInstitute analyst recognized for outstanding work in quality control for automotive and petroleum industrieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/masonb.htmTue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -2200 New "retention model" explains enigmatic ribbon at edge of solar systemFuture studies of this region could open a window into the physics of the nearby galactic mediumhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/ribbon.htmTue, 5 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Suborbital space research and education conference scheduled for June 2013Sessions focused on the research, education and public outreach capabilities of reusable suborbital vehicleshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/nsrc-2013.htmWed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI®-developed Rhodium Docking Capability software enhances virtual screening capabilities for pharmaceutical, biochemical development Rhodium software expands pharmaceutical research and protein engineering capabilitieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/rhodium.htmThu, 10 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -2200 DARPA selects SwRI's K-band space crosslink radio for flight development as part of System F6 ProgramSystem F6 program evaluating “fractionated” spacecraft architecturehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2013/f6-program.htmFri, 4 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -2200 Foundation's grant will fund SwRI study of Val Verde County water supplySouthwest Research Institute will perform a technical study of the water supply for Val Verde County through a grant from the Coypu Foundationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/valverde.htmWed, 5 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI team reports Cassini finds a video gamer's paradise at SaturnNASA's Cassini spacecraft spots another “PAC&#8208;MAN®”&#8208;shaped feature, this time on Saturn's moon Tethyshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/tethys-pacman.htmMon, 26 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -2200 NASA Rover providing new weather and radiation data about MarsRAD monitors high-energy radiation considered to be a health risk to astronauts and a factor in whether microbes could survive on Mars' surfacehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/nasa-rover.htmThu, 15 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI will participate in a U.S. Army program to demonstrate alternative sources for an emergency electrical power grid$7 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract will demonstrate integration of electric vehicles, generators and solar arrays to supply emergency powerhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/army-spiders.htmTue, 13 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI acquires light-gas gun facility for hypervelocity researchSouthwest Research Institute acquires one of the largest impact testing and research facilities in the world. http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/leander.htmFri, 26 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to build miniature solar observatory for manned suborbital flightSwRI Solar Instrument Pointing Platform is designed to reduce costs for new solar research instrumentshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/ssipp.htmMon, 22 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -2200 New model reconciles the Moon's Earth-like composition with the giant impact theory of formationThe identical oxygen isotope compositions on the Earth and Moon explainedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/earth-moon-impact.htmWed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Pluto's moons and possible rings may be hazards: New Horizons and the gauntlet it may encounter in 2015Debris orbiting in the Pluto system may create hazards for the New Horizons spacecrafthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/newhorizons-pluto.htmTue, 16 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI sets low-cost ROS-I consortium membership entry feesSwRI funds internal research to accelerate ROS-Industrial development and benefit the technical needs of the consortiumhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/ros-industrial.htmTue, 16 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -2200 NRC renews contract for SwRI to continue operating CNWRACNWRA will continue research and technical support of storage, transportation, reprocessing and disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive wastehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/cnwra.htmThu, 4 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI engineers investigate "cognitive fingerprints" for bolstering computer passwordsNew, biometrics-based authentication tool could boost computer securityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/cog-fingerprints.htmFri, 7 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives DOE award for lithium-ion battery technologyAdvanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) awards SwRI $712,500 contract to develop breakthrough energy storage technologieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/lithium-award.htmFri, 24 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $5.1 million contract from DARPA to develop library for predicting survivability of military ground vehiclesResearchers to develop C2M2L-2 Context Model Library for DARPA Adaptive Vehicle Make Programhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/darpa.htmWed, 22 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives U.S. DOE award to advance clean coal technologySwRI researchers receive DOE award to demonstrate a novel power cycle for coal-fired emissions plantshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/clean-coal.htmFri, 17 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's LAMP spectrometer detects helium in Moon's atmosphere, raises questions about originObservations complement previous measurements taken by Apollo 17 experimenthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/lro-lamp.htmWed, 15 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Curiosity ready to rove MarsNASA's latest Mars rover carries SwRI's Radiation Assessment Detectorhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/mslrad.htmMon, 6 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI adds test cell to flow component test capabilitiesNew cell tests valves and other pressure-containing and pressure-controlling productshttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/testcell.htmMon, 30 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, industry collaborators receive $3.8 million from U.S. DOE to develop concentrating solar power combustor for solar plantsTeam to develop a novel gas turbine combustor for a concentrating solar power hybrid gas turbine systemhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/solar-combustor.htmThu, 26 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, industry collaborators receive $8.5 million from U.S. Department of Energy to develop high-efficiency hot gas turbo-expander for solar plants High-efficiency supercritical CO2 hot gas turbo-expander to be developed for concentrating solar power planthttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/solar-turboexpander.htmThu, 26 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Smith promoted to vice president of SwRI's Signal Exploitation and Geolocation DivisionExpertise includes designing, developing, testing shipboard, land-based and airborne electronic support systemshttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/nsmith.htmMon, 9 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Green named Fellow of the Geological Society of AmericaGreen is one of 78 GSA professional members elected to Fellowship for 2012http://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/rgreen.htmTue, 3 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Hybrid Ceramic-Sand Core Casting Technology wins R&D 100 AwardNew technology enables production of heavy-duty diesel engines with higher peak cylinder pressure capabilityhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/casting.htmTue, 26 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI building eight NASA nanosatellites to help predict extreme weather events on EarthConstellation of satellites will observe hurricanes as they form and intensifyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/nanosatellites.htmThu, 21 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -2200 New IBEX data show heliosphere's long-theorized bow shock does not existNew data requires decades of research that included a bow shock to be re-examinedhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/bowshock.htmThu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Unseen planet revealed by its gravityScientists combined new Kepler Telescope data with an established theory to predict that an unseen second planet about the mass of Saturn is orbiting the distant star KOI-872.http://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/unseen-planet.htmThu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Asteroid collision that spawned Vesta's asteroid family occurred more recently than originally thoughtImages from the Dawn spacecraft indicate that a collision that created the impact crater Rheasilvia on Asteroid (4) Vesta occurred more recently than was previously thought.http://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/vesta.htmThu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute's Canup elected member of National Academy of SciencesNAS membership one of the highest honors awarded to U.S. scientists or engineershttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/canup-academy.htmFri, 4 May 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Splatters of molten rock signal period of intense asteroid impacts on Earth, raise questions about the source of impactorsRock layers on Earth may hold the “fingerprints” of asteroid mega-impacts dating back to the Archean era, a formative time for early life.http://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/archean.htmWed, 25 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Scientists Assess Age of Titan's Organic Atmosphere SwRI scientists are studying the organic atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon and the only known extraterrestrial body with a hydrologic cycle similar to the Earth'shttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/titan.htmTue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Ward named Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences2012 inductees include winners of Pulitzer and Shaw prizes, Field Medal, and Grammy, Emmy, Academy and Tony awardshttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/ward-academy.htmWed, 18 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches Particle Sensor Performance and Durability consortiumPSPD will investigate performance and durability of particle sensors for onboard diagnostics and diesel engine emission controlhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/pspd.htmMon, 2 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -2200 NASA's TWINS and IBEX spacecraft observe impact of powerful solar storm from inside and outside Earth's magnetosphere Simultaneous imaging showed changes to Earth's outer magnetosphere rippling toward the interior within minuteshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/twins-ibex.htmTue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI co-sponsored Next-Generation Suborbital Research Conference a success, breaks recordsAttendees from more than 16 countries and 34 sponsors convened at the conferencehttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/nextgen-suborbital.htmFri, 2 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Pfeiffer elected chairman of SwRI Board of DirectorsRomo named vice chairmanhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/board.htmMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI and XCOR agree to pioneering research test flight missionsSwRI payload specialist astronauts will be aboard some suborbital test missions of the XCOR Aerospace Lynx Mark I vehiclehttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/xcore.htmMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -2200 NASA lunar scientists shed light on moon's impact history"Lunar cataclysm" may have struck moon at higher speeds than those that made the oldest lunar cratershttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/moon-impact.htmMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI earns its second Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier AwardSwRI's First STAR Supplier recognition earned in 2008http://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/lockheed-star.htmMon, 20 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Marty named vice president of SwRI's Fuels and Lubricants Research DivisionFuels and Lubricants Research serves clients worldwidehttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/smarty.htmFri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX spacecraft measures "alien" particles from outside solar system, reveals interactions in surrounding regionsNew IBEX data provide first look at the constituents of the interstellar mediumhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/ibex-spacecraft.htmTue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led RAD measures radiation from solar stormRAD's radiation measurements from a recent solar storm provide valuable information for future human space explorationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/rad-solarstorm.htmFri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI establishes ROS-Industrial Software RepositoryROS-Industrial Software Repository will facilitate cutting-edge research in industrial robotic applicationshttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/ros.htmThu, 19 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -2200 Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's LAMP reveals lunar surface features“Fluffy” soils and reddish surface features were unexpected in the moon's permanently shadowed regionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2012/lamp.htmThu, 12 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI joins international technology innovation alliance in ChinaSouthwest Research Institute joins International Technology Innovation Alliance for Internal Combustion Engine Reliability, organized by Weichai Power Co. Ltd., of China.http://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/weichai.htmMon, 9 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI joins international technology innovation alliance in ChinaSouthwest Research Institute joins International Technology Innovation Alliance for Internal Combustion Engine Reliability, organized by Weichai Power Co. Ltd., of China.http://swri.org/9what/releases/2012/weichai.htmMon, 9 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers discover new evidence for complex molecules on Pluto's surfaceHydrocarbons and other molecules could be responsible for Pluto's ruddy coloringhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/pluto.htmTue, 20 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Preparing for future human exploration, RAD measures radiation on journey to MarsRAD is measuring the energetic particles inside the spacecraft to characterize the radiation environment an astronaut would experience on a future human mission to the Red Planet.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/rad-mars.htmTue, 13 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Preparing for future human exploration: measuring the radiation environment on MarsScheduled to launch Nov. 26 NASA's next rover mission to Mars includes the SwRI-built Radiation Assessment Detectorhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/rad.htmMon, 21 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Suborbital space research and education conference scheduled Feb. 27–29, 2012 Conference to focus on new, low-cost reusable spacecrafthttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/nsrc2012.htmFri, 11 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Giant planet ejected from the solar systemSimulations suggest fifth planet and “Jumping Jupiter” led to formation of current solar systemhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/giant-planet.htmThu, 10 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI flyers first to evaluate pressure suits during simulated suborbital launches in centrifugeTwenty centrifuge runs closely mimic launches and re-entries aboard suborbital spacecrafthttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/pressure-suit.htmWed, 9 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI hosts 2011 International SpaceWire ConferenceConference will highlight a network technology developed primarily for use on spacecrafthttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/spacewire.htmThu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI hosts 2011 International SpaceWire ConferenceConference will highlight a network technology developed primarily for use on spacecrafthttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/spacewire.htmThu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI acquires 2011 plug-in electric vehicle to include its batteries in EssEs Consortium matrixElectric vehicle battery information will be offered to consortium membershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/electric-vehicle.htmTue, 18 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI demonstrates traffic management to minimize environmental impactsNew environmental traffic management concepts showcased at ITS World Congresshttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/itswc.htmFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Hageman reappointed to Texas Radiation Advisory BoardHageman to serve six year term through 2017http://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/hageman.htmThu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $4.4 million contract to develop a drug formulation and delivery system to treat cyanide exposureSwRI to develop a nasal-delivery, first-line treatment system to combat cyanide poisoning.http://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/cyanide.htmThu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches International Alternative Fuel Technology CenterSouthwest Research Institute's new International Alternative Fuel Technology Center will address the growing importance of developing alternative fuels.http://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/iaftc.htmThu, 8 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, robot manufacturer sign collaboration agreement Collaboration will release an interface for open source ROS softwarehttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/robotics.htmThu, 1 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI selected as payload integrator for three NASA suborbital flight opportunities research providersCommercial vehicles expected to provide new opportunities for research and educationhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/payload_integrator.htmTue, 30 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers receive $9.9 million in additional funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to further CO<sub>2</sub> compression researchSwRI researchers are designing and testing CO2 compression technologieshttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/CO2Compression.htmWed, 24 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -2200 New images reveal never-before-seen structures of the solar wind as it travels toward and impacts Earth Images show an array of dynamic interactions as solar wind moves across the solar systemhttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/solarwind.htmThu, 18 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Juno spacecraft to Jupiter prepares to launchNew NASA mission to answer fundamental questions about the gas gianthttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/juno.htmFri, 29 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI suborbital astronaut payload specialists move to flight planning phase, release mission patchSwRI suborbital payload specialists beginning flight planning phase of their first spaceflightshttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/suborbital.htmMon, 25 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's DCO™ Ignition System tapped for R&D 100 AwardSwRI earns 36th R&D 100 award for a novel ignition system for gasoline engines http://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/dualcoil.htmWed, 22 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute space-based wireless communications platform selected for DARPA System F6 Program Fractionated architecture to provide robust and reconfigurable alternatives to traditional spacecraft designshttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/F6wireless.htmTue, 21 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -2200 New solar system formation models indicate that Jupiter's foray robbed Mars of mass Simulations show Mars was starved of formation materialshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/GrandTackScenario.htmMon, 6 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to participate in World IPv6 DaySwRI will join in World IPv6 Day on June 8 as a field test to ensure a successful transition to the new Internet Protocol as IPv4 addresses run out. http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/IPv6.htmFri, 3 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -2200 UTSA, Southwest Research Institute to collaborate on biomedical researchProject will focus on establishing the efficacy of new scaffolds for tendon/ligament repair and regenerationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/collaborate.htmThu, 2 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -2200 UTSA, Southwest Research Institute to collaborate on biomedical researchProject will focus on establishing the efficacy of new scaffolds for tendon/ligament repair and regenerationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/collaborate.htmThu, 2 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Ward to receive Kuiper Prize in planetary sciencesDistinction honors lifetime of advancing researchers' understanding of planetary systemshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/Ward.htmMon, 23 May 2011 00:00:00 -2200 NASA selects SwRI mass spectrometer for technology development funding, possible future planetary missionSpectrometer extends the resolution and sensitivity of similar instruments by one to two orders of magnitudehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/MASPEX.htmTue, 17 May 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute inks agreements with Beijing BSS Corrosion Protection Co. LtdBSS will represent SwRI's interest in products and services related to sensor systems, NDE, surface engineering, coatings and corrosion http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/beijing.htmWed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed training program for dealing with behavioral problems is available for home computers Software program provides interactive training for dealing with behavior challenges in childrenhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/training.htmTue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed training program for dealing with behavioral problems is available for home computers Software program provides interactive training for dealing with behavior challenges in childrenhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/training.htmTue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to launch Energy Storage System Evaluation and Safety (EssEs) ConsortiumESSES consortium designed to provide transparency in the automotive battery market to advance global development of energy storage systems http://swri.org/9what/releases/2011/EssEs.htmTue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -2200 NASA spacecraft reveals dramatic changes in Mars' atmosphereResearchers discover dry ice deposit at planet's south polehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/NASA.htmThu, 21 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Swiss government accreditation to evaluate diesel engine exhaust filters under world's strictest standards for particulate emissionsSwiss Federal Office for the Environment accredited SwRI to evaluate engine exhaust filters sold in Switzerlandhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/swissaccred.htmThu, 24 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed training program for dealing with behavioral problems is available as iPhone applicationTraining program helps parents learn techniques for managing children with autism and ADHD, as well as better controlling generally disruptive behaviorshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/behavior.htmTue, 15 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Cassini finds Enceladus is a powerhouse Temperatures near the southern poles equal to heat-generated power of 20 coal-fueled power stationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/cassini.htmMon, 7 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -2200 2011 Next-Gen Suborbital Researchers Conference a hit, 2012 follow-up conference planned More than 300 attend conference to explore topics on suborbital spaceflight.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/NSRC.htmTue, 1 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI signs contracts to fly eight pioneering missions with SwRI payload specialists aboard reusable suborbital launchers, with options for more flights Suborbital flights will support biomedical, microgravity and astronomical imaging experiments.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/pioneer.htmMon, 28 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Alger to receive SAE's Forest R. McFarland AwardDr. Terry Alger will receive the award in Detroit at the April 2011 SAE World Congresshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/alger.htmMon, 7 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Roberts elected Fellow of the Society of Automotive EngineersInstitute Engineer Dr. Charles Roberts Jr. recognized for his work in advanced gasoline and diesel engine combustion and emissions control http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/roberts.htmWed, 2 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Cope elected Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsSwRI Program Manager Dr. Dale A. Cope named Associate Fellowhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/cope.htmMon, 31 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research sign strategic alliance agreementSwRI and CSIR will develop novel technologies in fuels research and engine development projectshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/SwRI-India.htmThu, 20 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research sign strategic alliance agreementSwRI and CSIR will develop novel technologies in fuels research and engine development projectshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2011/SwRI-India.htmThu, 20 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -2200 Chiang elected as Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and AstronauticsSwRI's Dr. Kuang-Tsan Chiang recognized for his contributions to the science and technology of aeronauticshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/chiang.htmWed, 29 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX spacecraft makes first-ever image of magnetotail structures, dynamic interactions occurring in the invisible space around EarthThe magnetosphere's plasma sheet and magnetotail, as well as a possible plasmoid, are seen for the first timehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/ibeximage.htmTue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Demise of large satellite may have led to the formation of Saturn's rings and inner moonsTidal forces are theorized to have stripped icy layers from the satellite, leaving the rocky core to collide with the planethttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/satrings.htmMon, 13 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -2200 The end of planet formation, as told by trace elements from the mantles of Earth, the Moon and MarsElements found in the mantles of Earth, the Moon and Mars believed delivered by massive impactors more than 4.5 billion years agohttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/bottke-nasa.htmThu, 9 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers continue Starfighters suborbital space flight training aboard F-104 aircraftEffort aimed at conducting in-space experiments using next-generation suborbital vehicleshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/suborbital.htmFri, 3 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Burch awarded AGU John Adam Fleming MedalDr. James L. Burch recognized for research, leadership in space scienceshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/burch.htmThu, 2 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's McComas named Fellow of the American Physical SocietyDr. David J. McComas recognized for his pioneering discoveries, significant contributions to space research http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/mccomas.htmWed, 1 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Cassini finds warm cracks on Enceladus New maps show hottest regions of so-called "tiger stripes"http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/cassini.htmTue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Korbell re-elected chairman of SwRI Board of DirectorsPfeiffer will continue to serve as vice chairmanhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/2011Board.htmTue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Cassini Finds Ethereal Atmosphere at RheaNASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected a very tenuous atmosphere infused with oxygen and carbon dioxide around Saturn's icy moon Rheahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/rhea.htmFri, 26 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -2200 LRO's LAMP ultraviolet spectrograph observes LCROSS blast, detects surprising gases in impact plumeFindings show mercury and other volatiles could pose challenges to future human explorationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/LRO-LAMP.htmThu, 21 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Janssens named Fellow of the Society of Fire Protection EngineersDr. Marc Janssens recognized for his leadership, research and innovation in fire protection engineeringhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/janssens.htmThu, 21 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Suborbital research conference registration opensNSRC will alert and educate about the many new opportunities offered by a new wave of human suborbital vehicleshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/nsrc.htmFri, 8 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Ground-based images of asteroid Lutetia complement spacecraft flybyAdaptive optics are shown to be amazingly accuratehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/lutetia.htmThu, 7 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to launch Preignition Prevention Program (P3) ConsortiumProgram will study fuel and lubricant interactions to develop methods for suppressing low-speed preignition in engineshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/p3.htmWed, 6 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers develop novel compression devices for CO2 sequestrationSwRI engineers have developed a high-pressure turbo pump and an enhanced compressor design for sequestration of carbon dioxide emissionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/co2pump.htmWed, 29 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Knot in the ribbon at the edge of the solar system "unties"Latest IBEX map shows the region at the edge of the solar system changes over relatively short time periodshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/knot.htmWed, 29 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed test rig successfully tests two-stage compressor under wet gas conditionsSwRI designs and builds rig for testing compressor performance under wet gas conditionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/testrig.htmFri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI energetic particle instruments selected for Solar Probe Plus missionMission marks first journey into Sun's outer atmospherehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/solarprobe.htmThu, 2 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to receive $1.2 million to develop advanced anode materials for lithium-ion batteriesAward is part of Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Programhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/batteries.htmWed, 1 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Fanick named Fellow of American Chemical SocietyE. Robert Fanick is one of 192 scientists named to the 2010 class of ACS Fellowshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/fanick.htmWed, 18 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Buckingham earns 2010 ASA Founders AwardStaff Analyst Janet P. Buckingham is one of three recipients of the American Statistical Association's 2010 Founders Awardhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/buckingham.htmTue, 17 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX mapping mission yields intriguing new studies about solar system, lively debate among researchersScience mission now extends into multiple research studieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/ibex.htmMon, 16 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Underwater cave-mapping sensor wins technology awardSwRI-developed remote neutrally buoyant sensor that maps caves and underground conduits wins R&D 100 Awardhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/cavemap.htmFri, 23 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -2200 MAICE Station™ crowd modeling and analysis platform available for licensingProgram offers unique individual and crowd behavior analysis capabilitieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/maice.htmFri, 2 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's HEDGE® technology eliminates low-speed pre-ignition in highly boosted enginesTechnology uses cooled EGR and advanced ignition systems to suppress low-speed pre-ignitionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/hedge.htmMon, 28 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $1.89 million for chemical weapon antidote developmentProgram will identify small-molecule compoundshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/chemweap.htmWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Many famous comets originally formed in other solar systemsThe Sun is believed to have captured these bodies from other starshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/cometorigins.htmThu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Low-profile direction finding antenna set for ground vehiclesSwRI designed antenna locates signals on the movehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/GroundVeh.htmWed, 12 May 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers design and build gas bearing test rigSwRI researchers design and build gas bearing test rig Engineers have developed a 60,000 rpm test rig to evaluate the rotordynamic stability of gas bearingshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/GasBear.htmWed, 5 May 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI joins commercial spaceflight federationInitiative aims to build capabilities for placing scientists in suborbital spacehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/Spaceflt.htmMon, 3 May 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Source of zodiac glow identifiedAntarctic micro-meteorites believed to be comet remnantshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/Zodiac.htmThu, 15 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -2200 1980s video icon glows on Saturn moonCassini produces best-yet temperature map and images of ice moon Mimashttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/SatMoon.htmMon, 29 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers begin Starfighters suborbital space flight training aboard F-104 aircraftNext phase in the advancement of suborbital research opportunities kicks offhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/StarFighters.htmMon, 29 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -2200 New deep water ocean simulator available at SwRI Simulator can reach pressures of 30,000 psighttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/OceanSim.htmThu, 18 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Cassini finds plethora of plumes, hotspots at EnceladusSpacecraft systems record best 3-D images ever obtained of "tiger stripe"http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/encelphotos.htmWed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI announces pioneering program to fly next-generation suborbital experiments with crewNew initiative first of its kind in the nationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/Pioneer.htmThu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Light receives ASNT Research Award for Sustained ExcellenceDr. Glenn Light recognized by American Society for Nondestructive Testinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/ASNT.htmWed, 27 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI models traffic behavior associated with mass evacuation of urban areasSmartphone apps may offer solutionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/TraffBeh.htmMon, 25 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers offer explanation for the differences between Ganymede and CallistoModels show large impact events played a significant role in the moons' formationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/BarrCanup.htmMon, 25 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Korbell named chairman of SwRI Board of Directors Pfeiffer will serve as vice chairmanhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/BOD.htmFri, 15 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -2200 NASA's Rosetta “Alice” spectrometer reveals Earth's ultraviolet fingerprint in Earth flybySpacecraft on course to meet cometary target in 2014http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2010/Alice.htmThu, 14 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Researchers to begin first NASTAR suborbital spaceflight training courseCourse will qualify students for the physiological rigors of suborbital human spaceflighthttp://swri.org/9what/releases/2010/NASTAR.htmMon, 4 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute's integrated avionics control NASA's WISE spacecraftWISE will use infrared light to scan the sky using sensitivity hundreds of times greater than ever beforehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/WISE.htmFri, 11 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Cassini closes in on the centuries-old mystery of Saturn's moon IapetusAnalyses suggest migrating ice, dust may explain unusual appearancehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/Iapetus.htmThu, 10 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -2200 San Antonio Water System joins Energy Research Alliance of San AntonioAlliance promotes conventional, alternative and renewable energy solutionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/SAWS.htmMon, 2 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Conference outlines suborbital research opportunitiesAtmospheric science, astrophysics, solar physics and other space science topics to be discussedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/NxtGen.htmFri, 23 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -2200 First IBEX maps reveal fascinating interactions occurring at the edge of the solar systemGlobal view of the interstellar boundary builds on point measurements provided by Voyager spacecrafthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/IBEXmaps.htmThu, 15 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -2200 WorldView-2 satellite features key processing electronics from SwRICTIF builds on SwRI's record of more than 50 mission systems with no on-orbit failureshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/WorldView2.htmThu, 8 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Radar map of buried Mars layers matches climate cyclesMRO's Shallow Radar instrument studying north-polar layered depositshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/RadMar.htmTue, 22 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's LAMP shedding light on permanently shadowed regions of the MoonLyman alpha emissions will aid LAMP as it seeks water frost on the Moon's surfacehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/Lamp.htmThu, 17 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -2200 New Army laboratory will support next-generation ground vehiclesFacility designed, constructed using “green” building guidelineshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/ArmLab.htmMon, 17 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute organizes first NASTAR Suborbital Space Scientist Training course for future research astronautsSwRI leading a program providing training for prospective scientist-astronautshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/nastar.htmTue, 11 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed coatings technology earns 2009 R&D 100 AwardR&D Magazine awards Plasma Enhanced Magnetron Sputter technology top 100 recognitionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/RD100win.htmWed, 5 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Primitive asteroids in the main asteroid belt may have formed far from the SunResearch findings published in July 16 issue of Naturehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/Aster.htmThu, 16 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -2200 New instrument has potential to detect water deep underground on MarsMTDEM uses iduction to generate and receive electromagnetic signals that detect water beneath the planet surface.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/MTDEM.htmWed, 24 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX spacecraft detects fast neutral hydrogen coming from the moon, gives insight to particle "recycling" processes in spaceIBEX-Hi instrument measures atoms at speeds of half a million to 2.5 million mphhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/IBEX-Hi.htmThu, 18 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission enters implementation phaseMagnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission enters implementation phase MMS will investigate magnetic reconnection, launch scheduled for 2014http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/MMS.htmThu, 18 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI named among AT&T Supplier Award recipientsSwRI named among AT&T Supplier Award recipients Award recognizes Institute for superior supplier relations, product performancehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/AttSup.htmMon, 8 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed data fusion tool helps fight crime, terror attacksHydra is a prototype intelligence gathering toolhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/fusion.htmTue, 12 May 2009 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI among awardees of $50 billion federal IT contractContract is Institute's first GWAC awardhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/GWAC.htmTue, 5 May 2009 00:00:00 -2200 UTSA, SwRI Partner to Join Elite National Research Roundtable GUIRR provides platform for science and technology leaders to discuss national, international scientific mattershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/GUIRR.htmTue, 24 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Joint ESA/NASA mission to use SPICE to explore the center of the Solar SystemSPICE will remotely measure plasma properties at or near the Sunhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/JointESA-NASA.htmFri, 20 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Innovative avionics enable search for habitable planetsSwRI system will help guide Kepler spacecrafthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/Kepler.htmSat, 7 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -2200 New space show highlights IBEX spacecraft's mission of discoveryAdler Planetarium in Chicago premieres film showcasing NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer missionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/ibex03.htmThu, 5 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -2200 Brunner receives SAE's Forest R. McFarland Awardard given for outstanding contributions to the SAE Engineering Meetings Boardhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/brunner.htmMon, 2 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches second heavy-duty gasoline engine consortiumFour-year effort will expand earlier efforts to improve gasoline engine technologyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/gasengine.htmFri, 16 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX collecting science data, building first all-sky map of the edge of the solar systemIBEX will enable researchers to examine the structures and dynamics of the outer heliospherehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/ibex.htmTue, 13 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led Center for Lunar Origin and Evolution selected to be part of NASA Lunar Science InstituteCLOE will help build fundamental knowledge of the history of the Moonhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2009/lunar.htmTue, 13 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Holt elected president of ASMESwRI VP will serve one-year term beginning next June (Nov. 24, 2008)http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/holt.htmMon, 24 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI aerospace division earns ISO 9001:2000 certification Aerospace Electronics and Information Technology Division achieves quality standardshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/iso.htmWed, 19 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Khair named Fellow of the Society of Automotive EngineersInstitute engineer honored for leadership, research and innovationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/khair.htmWed, 19 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, INRIA to demonstrate a cooperative vehicle-to-vehicle pedestrian safety system at ITS World CongressVehicle-to-vehicle communications, active safety system sensors can provide greater traffic awarenesshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/its_wc_inria.htmThu, 13 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI plays significant role in 15th World Congress on ITSParticipation includes demonstrations, technical presentations, student essay contest sponsorshiphttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/its_wc_15th.htmThu, 13 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -2200 Fully autonomous, driverless vehicles to be demonstrated at ITS World Congress SwRI is coordinating, participating in the autonomous vehicle demonstrationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/its_wc_auto.htmThu, 13 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI supports vehicle infrastructure integration demonstration at ITS World CongressVehicle Infrastructure Integration test bed to demo next-generation ITS technologyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/its_wc_veh.htmThu, 13 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX spacecraft reaches orbit, begins instrument commissioningScience observations will begin in early Decemberhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/IBEXOrbit.htmWed, 12 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -2200 Ulysses observations reveal Sun is blowing surprisingly weaker solar windSolar wind is only about three fourths as strong as it was a decade agohttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Ulysses.htmTue, 23 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI offers new configurable lab facility to support technology transfers and production servicesSwRI offers new configurable lab facility to support technology transfers and production services Entire lab can be reconfigured for project needs in less than 30 minuteshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/LabFac.htmFri, 1 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -2200 IBEX spacecraft heads west, takes major step toward launchSpacecraft will reveal fascinating new details about the region separating our solar system from interstellar spacehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Ibex.htmThu, 24 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI® wins R&D 100 Award for radioactive element migration simulation softwareR&D Magazine selected Southwest Research Institute's TDRW (Time Domain Random Walk) software as one of the 100 most significant technological achievements of the past year. This marks SwRI's 33rd R&D 100 award.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/RadAward.htmWed, 16 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -2200 Burch awarded COSPAR's inaugural Jeoujang Jaw awardDr. James L. Burch recognized for space research work http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/JawAward.htmMon, 14 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $1.3 million grant for chemical weapon antidote developmentAntidote formulations will use intramuscular injectionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Grant.htmTue, 24 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Redfield named IEEE Region V Member of the YearSwRI's Redfield named IEEE Region V Member of the Year Joe Redfield selected from field of more than 55,000 membershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Redfield.htmMon, 9 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI initiates diesel emissions accelerated aging cycle consortiumSwRI initiates diesel emissions accelerated aging cycle consortium Cooperative research program begins in Junehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/AccAging.htmWed, 21 May 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI earns state VFW Employer of the Year AwardSwRI recognized for outstanding policies, practices with veteranshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/VFW.htmFri, 25 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI benchmarking program evaluates four 2007 model year diesel enginesSwRI benchmarking program evaluates four 2007 model year diesel engines Program saves manufacturers time, money in evaluationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Benchmarking.htmTue, 15 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI software group earns Level 5 Capability Maturity Model Integration ratingModel Integration rating Level 5 marks highest rating for systems, software process improvement http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Rating.htmTue, 8 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Young named Fellow of American Geophysical Union Dr. David T. Young recognized for his innovative work in space scienceshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Young.htmWed, 2 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI expands international collaboration on autonomous vehicle technologyCollaboration to enhance field of road automationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Autonomous.htmTue, 1 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -2200 Cassini tastes organic material at Saturn's geyser moonMaterials have surprising compositionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Cassini.htmWed, 26 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, TMAC offer “Lean Office” course March 10-12Three day course provides techniques for managers, supervisors and administratorshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/leanofc.htmThu, 21 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI hosts conference on “Export and Licensing Requirements for Space-Based Programs” 2006 Nobel Prize winner Dr. John Mather is keynote speakerNational conference provides comprehensive export control informationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/SpaceBased.htmFri, 15 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -2200 Real-time space radiation forecasting in placeSwRI research scientist developed new method for predicting approach, intensity of hazardous particles from solar eventshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Forecasting.htmWed, 13 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI awarded $15.6 million contract for Newport facilitySwRI will perform laboratory operations at the disposal facilityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/NewFac.htmWed, 13 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI earns Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier AwardSwRI earns Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier Award SwRI's quality, performance recognized for A-10 Prime Contract http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/STAR.htmFri, 11 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -2200 NASA approves space mission to unlock the secrets of magnetic reconnectionNASA has stepped up to the challenge of an NRC study by defining a four-spacecraft constellation that will probe known magnetic reconnection sites with the highest-resolution charged particle, electric field and magnetic field measurements yet performed in space.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/nasa.htmFri, 30 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI holds fifth clean diesel consortium kick-off meeting SwRI holds fifth clean diesel consortium kick-off meeting Cooperative research program launches new four-year efforthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/cleandiesel.htmWed, 31 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -2200 New theory proposes Jovian magnetosphere circulates magnetic field remarkably different from that of EarthNew theory proposes Jovian magnetosphere circulates magnetic field remarkably different from that of Earth Structure and magnetospheric processes at Jupiter may be significantly differenthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/Jovian.htmTue, 23 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -2200 New site available at SwRI for evaluating highway safety devices and traffic barriersCrash test pad offers secure, secluded evaluation areahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/HwySafety.htmTue, 23 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Army fuels and lubricants program celebrates 50 years of serviceSwRI's Army fuels and lubricants program celebrates 50 years of service Institute continues to provide technical support to Armyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/TFLRF.htmWed, 17 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Dinwiddie receives Rossiter W. Raymond Award, Alfred Noble PrizeSwRI hydrogeologist recognized for paperhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/Dinwiddie.htmMon, 15 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -2200 CNWRA to continue operations at SwRINRC renews contract for $123 million, five yearshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/cnwra.htmMon, 15 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -2200 Surprises from the night side of JupiterNew Horizons takes rare look at Jupiter's night sidehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/nightside.htmWed, 10 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -2200 New Horizons' SWAP instrument reveals complex structure, diverse plasma populations in Jupiter's magnetotailNew data collected during Jupiter flyby http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/JupMag.htmTue, 9 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -2200 New Horizons' Alice UV spectrograph observes Io's atmosphere change in response to eclipse eventsResults to appear in Oct. 12 issue of Sciencehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/AliceUV.htmTue, 9 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI signs international autonomous vehicle collaborative agreementCollaboration with INRIA of France will advance autonomous vehicle technologieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/vehtech.htmThu, 13 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -2200 New research reveals a large asteroid breakup to be the likely source of the impactor that caused a mass extinction event on Earth 65 million years agoBreakup event in the main asteroid belt likely caused dinosaur extinctionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/Bottke.htmThu, 6 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -2200 Scientists Find Elusive Waves in Sun's Corona; Discovery Can Help Unlock Secrets of Corona's Heat, Solar StormsDiscovery may provide insight into how Sun affects Earth, solar systemhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/waves.htmThu, 30 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -2200 NASA robot uses SwRI-developed tools to sample life deep underwaterDEPTHX collects samples from world's deepest sinkholehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/robot.htmTue, 14 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -2200 Ryan, Alger win SAE Distinguished Speaker AwardSwRI engineers honored at SAE 2007 World Congresshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/alger.htmFri, 3 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed compressor plate valve wins R&D 100 AwardSwRI-developed compressor plate valve wins R&D 100 Award Semi-Active Compressor Valve earns top 100 spothttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/plateval.htmTue, 31 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to publish second hydrogen technology information reportNew report focuses on potential for large-scale production of liquid automotive fuels and blend componentshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/hydrogen.htmThu, 26 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI benchmarking program evaluates four 2007 model year diesel enginesManufacturers strive to meet EPA emissions regulationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/benchmarking.htmThu, 19 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI expands FOCAS® technologies for automotive exhaust catalyst agingFOCAS technology includes a FOCAS Hot Gas Test Righttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/focas.htmThu, 19 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Simpkins earns Health Physics Society AwardHPS recognizes Simpkins' contributions to environmental health physicshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/simhps.htmMon, 9 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI opens Minnesota computational mechanics officeNew capabilities complement services offered by SwRI's Engineering Dynamics Departmenthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/minnesota.htmWed, 27 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -2200 Cassini finds Saturn moons are activeResearch by SwRI scientists has revealed possible geologic activity on the ice worlds Tethys and Dionehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/cassini.htmWed, 13 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -2200 New method helps safeguard astronauts by forecasting space radiation hazards with up to one hour advance warningsSwRI scientist's research led to new methodhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/spawea.htmFri, 25 May 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Ryan nominated for 2008 SAE International PresidentDr. Thomas W. Ryan III will begin term in January 2008http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/Ryan.htmFri, 18 May 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, Institute of Metal Research sign alliance agreementJoint venture will collaborate in the development and application of materials science and engineering to industrial problemshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/IMR.htmThu, 17 May 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, Institute of Metal Research sign alliance agreementJoint venture will collaborate in the development and application of materials science and engineering to industrial problemshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/IMR.htmThu, 17 May 2007 00:00:00 -2200 Cassini spacecraft reveals evidence of tholin formation at high altitudes in Titan's atmosphereSwRI scientists and collaborators report results in May 11 issue of Sciencehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/tholin.htmThu, 10 May 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI creates a laboratory at a flood-carved gorge in Central Texas for industry geologists to study limestone oil reservoirsMulti-year project to study the geology and stratigraphy of the Hidden Valley Faulthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/flocar.htmThu, 12 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Westbrook wins award of merit, named ASTM FellowSwRI scientist honored for distinguished servicehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/westbrookASTM.htmMon, 2 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Fritz named ASME FellowSwRI manager of the Medium Speed Diesel Engine Section was cited for diesel locomotive exhaust emissions characterization and control strategies workhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/fritzasme.htmMon, 19 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -2200 Underwater probe to explore Earth and possibly Jupiter's moonSwRI scientists are part of a NASA-funded team developing DEPTHX, an autonomous underwater probehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/undwtprob.htmThu, 1 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -2200 New chief marketing representative for SwRI liaison office in BeijingRobert W. Burrahm begins three-year assignment as chief representative for SwRI in Beijinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/mktrep.htmThu, 15 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -2200 New chief marketing representative for SwRI liaison office in BeijingRobert W. Burrahm begins three-year assignment as chief representative for SwRI in Beijinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/mktrep.htmThu, 15 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -2200 New Horizons' SWAP instrument observes solar wind interactions before Jupiter encounter, prepares for revealing science missionNew data may answer some questions about solar wind and Jupiter's magnetosphere http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/solarwind.htmWed, 7 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -2200 Silvus awarded EDFAS' inaugural Lifetime Achievement RecognitionSwRI engineer first society member to receive honorhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/silvasrec.htmMon, 22 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI proposal for Mars Scout orbiter mission selected for study by NASAThe Great Escape is one of two finalistshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2007/marsscout.htmWed, 10 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed device named historic mechanical engineering landmarkSplit-Hopkinson Pressure Bar apparatus recognized by ASMEhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/hismech.htmFri, 22 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI opens new structural test facilityNew facility has 11,000 sq. ft. available for structural testing of large itemshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/testfacil.htmThu, 30 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -2200 Ward named Fellow of AAASSwRI scientist recognized for contributions to study of planetary dynamicshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/dynamics.htmMon, 27 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -2200 McComas named Fellow of AAASSolar wind, Earth's magnetosphere research garners recognitionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/mccomas.htmMon, 27 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -2200 EPA appoints SwRI scientist to environmental laboratory advisory boardDr. Reza Karimi will serve two-year termhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/EPAAdvBoard.htmWed, 15 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -2200 New engineering capability for indoor large-scale fire evaluations available at SwRINew facility has a heat release in excess of 25-megawattshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/Fire.htmWed, 15 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI benchmarking program to evaluate seven 2007 model year diesel enginesFocus will be on engine performance and fuel consumptionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/benchmarking.htmTue, 31 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientists use well levels, structural geology, and water chemistry to map western Edwards Aquifer for Edwards Aquifer AuthorityTwo areas show significant impact on the west-to-east movement of Edwards Aquifer water in counties west of San Antoniohttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/edwards.htmThu, 26 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives contract for siRNA formulation development siRNA microbiocides will target HIV, HSV and HPVhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/sirna.htmWed, 25 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI supports next phase of intelligent transportation technologyInstitute will develop test methods for OmniAir DSRC certification programhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/its.htmTue, 17 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI signs technology alliance agreement with Mexico's CIATEQAlliance formed to share resources for technology projects in Mexico, U.S.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/ciateq.htmWed, 27 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -2200 Popular Science names SwRI space physicist one of "Brilliant 10" young scientistsSwRI space physicist Dr. Jerry Goldstein selectedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/popscience.htmTue, 12 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to provide hydrogen technology information reportReport examines generating automotive-fuel hydrogen using power from nuclear reactorshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/Hydrogen.htmMon, 28 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -2200 New multilayer thin-film sensors enable fast, efficient monitoring of aircraft defectsSwRI developed a thin-film deposition processhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/ThinFilm.htmFri, 11 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -2200 NASA selects radiation belt mission candidate for further studyLANL-SwRI spectrometer onboardhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/lanl.htmThu, 3 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientist achieves remote sensing certificationDr. Marius Necsoiu has been certified as a Mapping Scientist in Remote Sensinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/Necsoiu.htmMon, 31 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -2200 Goldstein awarded Macelwane MedalSwRI scientist recognized for research on Earth's plasmaspherehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/Goldstein.htmTue, 25 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins R&D 100 Award for MsS Heat Exchanger ProbeDevice uses guided wave technology to inspect heat exchanger tubeshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/MsS.htmWed, 19 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI “super cell” evaluates heavy-duty engines by simulating real-world environmental conditionsEngine test cell can help meet more stringent emission limitationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/SuperCell.htmFri, 23 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -2200 Pluto's two small moons christened Nix and HydraSwRI part of team to discover new Pluto satelliteshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/NixHydra.htmThu, 22 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers offer first explanation for the near constant scale of the gas planet satellite systemsPresence of gas during formation may have contributed to similar mass ratiohttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/Canup.htmWed, 14 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -2200 Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission enters implementation phaseIBEX scheduled to launch June 2008http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/IBEX.htmFri, 26 May 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to characterize groundwater in Carrizo-Wilcox aquiferScientists study groundwater conditions, trendshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/aquifer.htmWed, 10 May 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI licenses FOCAS® technology for automotive exhaust catalyst agingFOCAS ages catalysts much faster, more precisely http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/focas.htmFri, 31 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -2200 MAICE Station™ analysis platform simulates actions of hundreds — even thousands — of individuals in volatile crowd situationsSwRI-developed software assists with crowd control training, preparationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/maice.htmThu, 23 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, EPA evaluate fuel, air quality gains from big-rig modificationsProject aims to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicleshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/epa.htmWed, 22 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -2200 Jakab receives young author award from NACESwRI engineer recognized for outstanding paperhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/jakab.htmWed, 1 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -2200 Pluto's New Moons Likely Born with Charon; Pluto May Even Have RingsGiant impact may have created moonshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/pluto.htmWed, 22 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -2200 New theory resolves mystery of anomalous cosmic raysSwRI scientists look at termination shock's shapehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/Cosmic.htmFri, 17 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-French scientists discover potential link between iron meteorites and the original “building blocks” that formed the EarthIron meteorites may be fragments of long-lost asteroid-like bodieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/French.htmFri, 10 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -2200 Asteroid breakup event covered the Earth in extraterrestrial dustFindings reported in Jan. 19 issue of Naturehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/Asteroid.htmWed, 18 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -2200 Anderson named Fellow of American Physical SocietySwRI engineer honored for work in models, simulations http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/Anderson.htmFri, 6 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to design crew pressure hull for next-generation deep submergence research vehicleNew vehicle will provide access to 99 percent of ocean floorhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2006/hull.htmThu, 5 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives DOE funding to improve CO2 compression technologiesOpportunity exists to reduce greenhouse gas emissionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/co2.htmFri, 30 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI engineers develop new compressor plate valveNew long-life, semi-active plate valve designed for reciprocating compressorshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/compressor.htmThu, 29 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -2200 A century after Gerard Kuiper's birth, U.S. prepares to launch first probe to the Kuiper BeltNASA makes exploring Kuiper Belt a priorityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Kuiper.htmWed, 7 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Stratospheric airship reaches near-space altitude during demonstration flightHiSentinel stratospheric airship reached an altitude of 74,000 feethttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Airship.htmThu, 17 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $1.7 million contract for pharmaceutical process developmentInstitute will lead team to provide chemical weapon antidoteshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Pharm.htmWed, 16 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Astronomers announce discovery of two new moons of PlutoHubble Space Telescope used to find the new satelliteshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/PlutoMoon.htmMon, 31 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-CATARC joint venture in China opens for businessNew company to provide independent, impartial automotive evaluationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/CATARC2.htmWed, 26 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-designed tool gives F-16 wings a lift during maintenanceGround crews can more easily remove and reattach F-16 wingshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/F16.htmWed, 19 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -2200 New Horizons Pluto payload ready for flight, exciting science campaignSwRI leads the development for the science payloadhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/PayLoad.htmWed, 19 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Wyrick receives 2004 Pellas-Ryder AwardInstitute scientist receives best student paperhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/wyrick.htmMon, 17 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Walker awarded ASME Holley MedalInstitute scientist selected for space shuttle impact testing workhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/holley.htmThu, 13 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Study indicates largest body in asteroid belt may have water-ice mantleNature to publish letter regarding report on Cereshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/ceres.htmThu, 8 Sep 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Study suggests Titan may hold keys for exotic brand of lifeTeam of researchers say that several key requirements for life appear to be present on Saturn's moonhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/titan.htmThu, 8 Sep 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Icy moon Enceladus source of mysterious hot spotsSwRI researcher finds geological activity in Saturn's moonhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/enceladus.htmTue, 2 Aug 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Nesvorny awarded Urey PrizeSwRI scientist recognized by American Astronomical Societyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/nesvorny.htmWed, 27 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins R&D 100 Award for NESSUS probabilistic analysis softwareProgram originally developed for NASA as a probabilistic design toolhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/nessus.htmWed, 20 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI continues exceptional track record by providing key spacecraft avionics for the NASA Deep Impact MissionSwRI avionics serve as the "brains" of the flyby spacecraft and impactorhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/deepimpact.htmFri, 8 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI develops low-emission natural gas truck engineEngine meets EPA 2010 emissions standardshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/lowemis.htmFri, 8 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to host 2005 Aerospace Coatings Removal and Coatings ConferenceAnnual conference begins Aug. 30 in San Antoniohttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/acrconference.htmThu, 7 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractInstitute to lead team of 25 companies through 2012http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/afcontract.htmTue, 5 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI engineers design new low-cost radial flow gas turbineNew design makes repairs easy, cost-effectivehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/radial.htmTue, 7 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Buckingham elected Fellow of American Statistical AssociationSwRI analyst honored for contribution to field of statisticshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Buckingham.htmTue, 7 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -2200 COATLIFE software saves money, time for combustion turbine operatorsNondestructive analytical tool predicts fatigue life of combustion gas turbine coatingshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/coatlife.htmMon, 6 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to lead NASA's Juno mission, provide two science instrumentsProbe will gather data about Jupiterhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/juno.htmMon, 6 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI offers advanced rotordynamic analysis capabilitiesTraditional rotordynamic modeling methods are combined with advanced finite element analysis to predict rotor critical speeds and stabilityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/rotor.htmMon, 6 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI opens automotive technical support office for Detroit areaAnn Arbor office to house staff with expertise in engine and vehicle controlshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Detroit.htmWed, 1 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI conducts advanced gasoline engine consortiumHEDGE® will develop new technologies for the gasoline engine markethttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/gasconsort.htmFri, 27 May 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Fuel cell-assisted truck completes cross-country trekAuxiliary systems powered by electricityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/FuelCell.htmThu, 26 May 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Lunar "dark spots" point to an upheaval in planetary orbits long after the formation of the solar systemLate heavy bombardment mystery studiedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Spots.htmWed, 25 May 2005 00:00:00 -2200 New name reflects SwRI division's expanding programGeosciences and Engineering Division will serve a broader client basehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Geo.htmWed, 11 May 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to lead NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, will provide innovative science instrumentHot plasma composition analyzer will measure ion's density, velocity and temperature with unprecedented accuracyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/NASA.htmTue, 10 May 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Deep Roots of Solar Wind Help Predict Space EnvironmentChromosphere can be used to predict speed of solar windhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Solar.htmTue, 10 May 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI develops biodegradable cell phone cases, pilot plant for Spirit Lake TribeInstitute will provide training for pilot planthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Phone.htmMon, 9 May 2005 00:00:00 -2200 UTSA, SwRI join forces to offer region's first graduate degrees in physicsPartnership will serve as a model for future collaborationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/UTSA.htmWed, 27 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, Chinese auto industry regulator agree to enter joint ventureNew company will provide automotive research, development and testing in China http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/CATARC.htmTue, 12 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, Chinese auto industry regulator agree to enter joint ventureNew company will provide automotive research, development and testing in China http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/CATARC.htmTue, 12 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -2200 2005 Greater Austin-San Antonio Corridor Council NanoBioTech Summit scheduled April 1U.S. Representative will give keynote addresshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Summit.htmTue, 22 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $1.6 million DOD contract to develop bone-targeting nanocapsulesProgram will study the potential of skeletally targeted proteasome inhibitorshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Nano.htmFri, 18 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Saturn's Uniquely Complex MagnetosphereNew data available in February 25 issue of Sciencehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Saturn2.htmThu, 24 Feb 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Saturn surprises scientists studying its auroraSolar wind direction does not influence Saturn's aurorahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Saturn.htmWed, 16 Feb 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Ward elected Fellow of American Geophysical UnionSwRI scientist recognized for eminence in planetary sciencehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Ward.htmThu, 10 Feb 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientist: Pluto-Charon origin may mirror that of Earth and its MoonGiant impact may have formed Pluto and its moon http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Pluto.htmThu, 27 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -2200 NASA selects SwRI to lead Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) missionIBEX will be first mission to image outer boundaries of our solar systemhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/IBEX.htmThu, 27 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI instrument selected for NASA Lunar Orbiter missionLAMP will search for and map exposed deposits of water frost near the lunar poleshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Lunar.htmWed, 12 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -2200 Giant Kuiper Belt planetoid Sedna may have formed far beyond PlutoReport published in the January 2005 issue of The Astronomical Journalhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Sedna.htmMon, 10 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI instrument selected for next Mars rover mission to assess radiation hazard for future astronautsRadiation Assessment Detector will characterize radiation at the surface http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/Mars.htmFri, 7 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI hosts seminar on "Export and Licensing Requirements for Space-Based Programs"Deputy Assistant Secretary of State will be keynote speakerhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/export.htmFri, 7 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $5 million joint DOE/GMRC contract to develop advanced reciprocating compressor technologyTechnology will enhance pipeline operationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2005/pipeline.htmWed, 5 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -2200 "Solar ultrasound" waves provide clues about decades-old mysteriesWaves discovered in data from NASA's TRACE spacecrafthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Ultrasound.htmFri, 10 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI air refueling trainer to cut Air Force tanker crew qualification timeFirst trainer to be delivered May 2006http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Trainer.htmMon, 6 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI study to focus on Edwards Aquifer's "Knippa Gap" in Uvalde CountyScientists will study the geology and hydrologyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Knippa.htmTue, 2 Nov 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI ion and electron sensor successfully commissioned for operation aboard ESA Rosetta comet orbiterInstrument designed to measure solar windhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/ESA.htmWed, 22 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Boulder space research group celebrates 10 years of accomplishmentsAnniversary celebrations held Sept. 13-14 in Boulder, Colo.http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Boulder.htmFri, 10 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI opens new outdoor facility for EMC testingSite capable of supporting equipment up to 15,000 poundshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/EMC.htmWed, 1 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -2200 Ignition threshold for impact-generated firesTheory published in August 20 issue of Journal of Geophysical Researchhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Ignition.htmThu, 26 Aug 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins R&D 100 Award for vehicle simulation softwareSoftware program allows engineers to model and simulate vehicle powertrainshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/IRD100.htmMon, 23 Aug 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins award for 3-D measurement toolR&D Magazine selected SwRI system as one of the top 100 technological achievementshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/3D.htmMon, 23 Aug 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins award for 3-D measurement toolR&D Magazine selected SwRI system as one of the top 100 technological achievementshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/3D.htmMon, 23 Aug 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Mechanical Sciences Section achieves ISO 9001:2000 CertificationQuality management system meets international standardshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/ISO.htmFri, 30 Jul 2004 00:00:00 -2200 NASA selects Jupiter mission candidate for further study; two SwRI instruments onboardProposed instruments to study jovian aurorahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Juno.htmMon, 26 Jul 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI expands engine consulting servicesNewly enlarged program includes entire automotive powertrainhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/EngCons.htmThu, 1 Jul 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI develops improved catalyst screenerThe Universal Synthetic Gas Reactor evaluates emission catalyst formulationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Catalyst.htmTue, 29 Jun 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI completes successful residential fuel cell programThree 5-kW proton exchange membrane fuel cells used at military facilityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/FuelCell.htmMon, 21 Jun 2004 00:00:00 -2200 Hageman named Fellow of Health Physics SocietyAn SwRI principal scientist and radiation safety officer was recognized by the nonprofit scientific professional organizationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Hageman.htmMon, 24 May 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Division earns ISO 9001:2000 certificationDivision upgrades from ISO 9002http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Chemistry.htmThu, 13 May 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI ultraviolet spectrometer aboard Rosetta performing flawlessly on its way to comet Churyumov-GerasimenkoNASA-SwRI Alice instrument will be first ultraviolet spectrometer to reach a comethttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Rosetta2.htmWed, 12 May 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers develop system for real-time monitoring of corrosionMultielectrode Array Sensor System can be used for bridges, aircraft and morehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Sensor.htmTue, 11 May 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientist elected Fellow of ASMEDr. Kwai S. Chan recognized for contributionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Chan.htmFri, 30 Apr 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI benchmarking program to evaluate pick-up truck diesel engines for performance, emissions, durabilityTesting begins in Mayhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Bench.htmWed, 28 Apr 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, San Antonio EMS and U.S. Army studying early treatment alternatives for trauma patientsSystem to record vital signs and treatment after injuryhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/EMS.htmMon, 26 Apr 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Fire Technology Department earns ISO/IEC 17020, 17025 accreditationDepartment can inspect various types of materials for fire testinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/FireTech.htmThu, 22 Apr 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI will introduce new engine technologies at Beijing exhibitInstitute engineers also plan to host engine and emission seminarshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Beijing.htmWed, 31 Mar 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI develops new process for measuring crude oil corrosivityNew tool provides fast, precise measurementhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Oil.htmWed, 31 Mar 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches third year of DASL/N-TCD ConsortiumProgram begins March 18 and will examine the lubricant effectson SCR catalysts http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/DASL.htmThu, 26 Feb 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI adds new large-scale vertical furnace for fire testing servicesNew furnace can test specimens as large as 12.5 ft. square http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/furnace.htmFri, 20 Feb 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI charged particle detector and ultraviolet spectrometer to fly aboard RosettaIon and Electron Spectrometer and Alice ultraviolet imaging spectrometer will analyze dust and gases from a comet's surfacehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/rosetta.htmFri, 20 Feb 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI develops automated manual transmissions, offers technology for licensingSwRI engineers designed and developed a full-authority vehicle controllerhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/trans.htmFri, 13 Feb 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI opens new liaison office in BeijingGrand opening of facility to be celebrated April 20http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/China.htmFri, 13 Feb 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI engineers receive SAE Forest R. McFarland AwardAward granted for outstanding contributions to organize, develop and disseminate technical informationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/SAE.htmFri, 13 Feb 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches clean diesel consortiumFourth cooperative research program focuses on reducing diesel engine emissionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/CDConsort.htmWed, 28 Jan 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives $1.7 million to develop smart materials systemSystem will help in crack detection, monitoring of turbine engine componentshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/Smart.htmWed, 28 Jan 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI suborbital science payload gets the goods on Mercury, searches for VulcanoidsSwRI-developed ultraviolet spectrograph eyes Mercury,Vulcanoidshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/suborb.htmFri, 23 Jan 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI named statewide integrator for Florida intelligent traffic systemsInstitute will develop and deploy a standard, statewide software systemhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/FL_ITS.htmTue, 13 Jan 2004 00:00:00 -2200 Caterpillar C15 (ACERT™) engine evaluated for SwRI® benchmarking program; new engines to be added in 2004Detroit Diesel MBE 4000 is scheduled for evaluation in 2004http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/caterpillar.htmTue, 13 Jan 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins contract to redesign veterans' pharmacy systemEffort will re-engineer, rebuilt software and processeshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/VAPharm.htmFri, 9 Jan 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches heavy-duty gasoline engine consortiumCooperative research program seeks to develop a high-efficiency, durable gasoline enginehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2004/hedge.htmMon, 5 Jan 2004 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI expands locomotive engine test facilityExpansion doubles center's size and capabilities offeredhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/Locomotive.htmWed, 10 Dec 2003 00:00:00 -2200 Interstellar hydrogen shadow observed for the first timeMajor discovery made using data gathered by CAPShttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/CAPS.htmMon, 8 Dec 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins $14 million, 5-year EPA contract for advanced engine testing, optimizationThe program will research and test the potential of hybrid vehicle technologieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/EPA.htmWed, 3 Dec 2003 00:00:00 -2200 Pushing out the Kuiper beltNov. 27 issue of Nature will publish results of new studyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/Kuiper.htmThu, 27 Nov 2003 00:00:00 -2200 New Horizons mission team plans Jupiter encounterJupiter flyby would be used to provide a gravitational assist that shaves off years for missionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/JEST.htmFri, 21 Nov 2003 00:00:00 -2200 NASA selects SwRI proposal to study interstellar boundarySwRI one of five candidates vying for two mission slotshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/15ibex.htmThu, 13 Nov 2003 00:00:00 -2200 Jointly developed SwRI-NASA software program earns R&D 100 AwardNASGRO® 4.0 analyzes metal fatigue and fracture and calculates remaining structural life in space structures and aircraft among othershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/NASGRO.htmFri, 26 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute takes ownership of metering research facilityTen-acre facility provides state-of-the-art research and testing capabilities to measure the performance of natural gas metershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/MRF.htmTue, 23 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed sensor detects early paint and coating degradationEmbedded sensor system can detect hidden corrosion in large metal structures including aircraft and bridgeshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/Coating.htmTue, 23 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI® wins R&D 100 Award for vehicle component simulation equipmentUnique system simulates automobiles around prototype transmissionshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/R%26DSimulation.htmMon, 15 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -2200 Sunlight makes asteroids spin in strange waysStudy suggests collisions affect spin less than sunlighthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/astspin.htmWed, 10 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI offers web-based homeland defense course for a broad audienceCourse includes measures for chemical, biological, nuclear or radiological threats from accidents or terrorism http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/webbased.htmWed, 3 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI offers small engine design, testing and evaluationNew capabilities help manufacturers meet increased cost and performance demandshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/smallengine.htmFri, 15 Aug 2003 00:00:00 -2200 View of comets as pristine relics of solar system formation evolvesPrevailing views have changed over past 30 yearshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/oortrel.htmWed, 6 Aug 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI heavy-duty diesel engine benchmarking program posts first results on secure web serverProgram provides insights into new technologieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/benchmkg.htmFri, 25 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to provide improved battlefield fuel supply system for U.S. ArmyNew, highly mobile system to supply fuel and waterhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/Battle.htmWed, 9 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches fourth Clean Diesel consortiumNew four-year effort will seek to improve diesel emissions technologyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/ClnDsl4.htmWed, 9 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Motorcycle Development Team develops more advanced method for emissions reduction, expands facilitiesSwRI can help manufacturers get engines certifiedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/MotorTeam.htmTue, 1 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -2200 New research uses "solar tsunamis" to study the solar coronaNew studies are applying this unusual phenomenon for the first timehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/Tsunami.htmMon, 16 Jun 2003 00:00:00 -2200 U.S.-built instrument to fly aboard ESA Mars ExpressSwRI built the electron spectrometerhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/aspera.htmWed, 28 May 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI software group earns Level 3 software engineering maturityInstitute software process improvement recognizedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/Level3.htmThu, 15 May 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Burkhardt, Sablik named ASNT FellowsTwo SwRI staff members will be recognized in Octoberhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/ASNT.htmThu, 15 May 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researcher to receive Brouwer AwardDr. William R. Ward named 2004 recipienthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/Brouwer.htmWed, 14 May 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Ride Share Program links employees with neighbors, encourages car poolingMore than 2,000 potential carpoolers in systemhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/RideShare.htmMon, 5 May 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI progresses in ISO 14001 environmental certificationsEnvironmental management system standard addedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/ISO14001.htmThu, 24 Apr 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI progresses in ISO 14001 environmental certificationsEnvironmental management system standard addedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/ISO14001.htmThu, 24 Apr 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI progresses in ISO 14001 environmental certificationsEnvironmental management system standard addedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/ISO14001.htmThu, 24 Apr 2003 00:00:00 -2200 NASA authorizes Pluto-Kuiper Belt mission to move forwardSpacecraft and ground system construction moving forwardhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/NHPKB.htmSat, 19 Apr 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins CASU contract to support government clientsFive-year, $100 million task-order contract http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/casu.htmMon, 7 Apr 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI automated surveillance systems use machine intelligence to increase security effectiveness, alertnessSystems can analyze video feedshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/Video.htmFri, 14 Mar 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led team awarded SAE Arch T. Colwell Merit AwardAward recognizes authors of outstanding SAE papershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/colwell.htmMon, 17 Feb 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led team awarded SAE Arch T. Colwell Merit AwardAward recognizes authors of outstanding SAE papershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/colwell.htmMon, 17 Feb 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Analytical and Environmental Chemistry Department achieves NELAP certificationNELAP provides centralized, national certification programhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/NELAP.htmWed, 5 Feb 2003 00:00:00 -2200 Researchers find unexpected MEMS efficiency in vacuum conditions, begin space MEMS development and testingSwRI built a unique facility for MEMS testinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/mems.htmMon, 27 Jan 2003 00:00:00 -2200 Extraction facility, laboratories available at Southwest Research Institute®7,000 sq ft facility updates and improves capabilitieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/extraction.htmMon, 20 Jan 2003 00:00:00 -2200 Documentary chronicles the decades-long travels of Voyagers 1 and 2A&E Network will air "Cosmic Journey: The Voyager Interstellar Mission and Message" Jan. 16 and 25http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2003/voyager2.htmMon, 13 Jan 2003 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI upgrades piping component fire test facilityRedesigned supply system for pressurizing a test fixture addedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/pipecomp.htmThu, 26 Dec 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers present new model for jovian satellite formationBreakthrough in understanding formation of Jupiter's large satelliteshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/jovian.htmMon, 9 Dec 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researcher awarded Urey PrizeAward recognizes outstanding achievements in planetary sciencehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/Urey.htmThu, 5 Dec 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers make first images of Earth's plasma sheet, discover possible breakthrough for monitoring and predicting space weatherObservation from IMAGE may lead to new techniquehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/plasmasht.htmThu, 5 Dec 2002 00:00:00 -2200 New fuel-contamination test facility available at Southwest Research Institute5,000-square-foot laboratory dedicated to fuel contamination research and testinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/contam.htmWed, 27 Nov 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI develops vehicle component simulation equipmentApparatus uses hardware-in-the-loop technologyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/HIL_PR.htmTue, 19 Nov 2002 00:00:00 -2200 Southwest Research Institute to offer short course on U.S. environmental policy National environmental law to be covered Nov. 19-21http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/NEPA.htmTue, 12 Nov 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives Procter & Gamble Pinnacle AwardSwRI earns first level of quality awardhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/PinnacleAward.htmTue, 12 Nov 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI evaluates effects of explosion-dampening material on military fuelThe Institute looks at new material for tankshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/fueltank.htmTue, 12 Nov 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI and MTS Announce Alliance: Motorcycle technology alliance increases range of engineering, development services at SwRIJoint motorcycle development expertise will be providedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/MTS.htmFri, 8 Nov 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI heavy-duty diesel engine benchmarking will provide extensive look at performance, emissions, durability for 2002 modelsEight 2002 model-year engines will be testedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/benchmk.htmWed, 30 Oct 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-led team solves mystery surrounding anomalous cosmic raysInteraction with dust grains near Pluto's orbit cause the rayshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/cosmic.htmWed, 30 Oct 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI testing shows APUs reduce exhaust emissions from locomotivesSystem cuts down emissions during idlinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/APU.htmMon, 28 Oct 2002 00:00:00 -2200 Nuclear Regulatory Commission renews SwRI contract for $86.2 millionSwRI to continue operating CNWRA for five more yearshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/CNWRArenew.htmTue, 15 Oct 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins contract to provide software for veterans' health care$21.9 million contract for designing, building, and testing new softwarehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/VAcontract.htmTue, 15 Oct 2002 00:00:00 -2200 International Ulysses team meets at SwRIMission scientists gathered in San Antonio Oct. 10-11http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/ulysses2.htmWed, 9 Oct 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI adds two shaker tables for earthquake simulationSwRI engineers designed the tables for new NEBs facilityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/shaker.htmTue, 8 Oct 2002 00:00:00 -2200 Remote access capabilities will allow NEBS clients to monitor equipment during tests at SwRI®Web video capabilities available in Decemberhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/nebsbldg.htmTue, 8 Oct 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins contract for Statewide Intelligent Transportation Systems in TexasSwRI will continue expanding ITS across statehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/TxDOT.htmMon, 30 Sep 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI hosts 2003 Aerospace Coatings Removal and Coatings Conference2003 conference will be held May 20-22, 2003, in Colorado Springs http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/2003Conference.htmWed, 18 Sep 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI completes study of jet fuel “apple jelly” contaminantJet fuel contamination problem identifiedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/apply_jelly.htmTue, 17 Sep 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI hosts international filtration conferenceTransportation industry can benefithttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/filtration.htmMon, 16 Sep 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI research reveals new Kuiper Belt satellite mysteryOctober issue of The Astronomical Journal publishes Kuiper Belt Objects articlehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/KBMystery.htmTue, 10 Sep 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed technology will more reliably alert pipeline operators to mechanical damage before pipelines failNonlinear harmonic sensor technology is being investigatedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/NLH.htmFri, 16 Aug 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI improves space ground support operations using Internet, database, and Java technologies Nation's space program benefits with improved ground operations support capabilitieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/thorpe.htmWed, 14 Aug 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI establishes DOE-sponsored national testing facilityFacility will test materials for ability to store hydrogenhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/hydrogen_facility.htmTue, 13 Aug 2002 00:00:00 -2200 New aviation fuel filter testing facility available at Southwest Research Institute2,500-square foot facility provides an independent, third-party test centerhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/aviation_filter.htmTue, 13 Aug 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI engineers successfully complete ARES programCooperative research study will help define future natural gas-powered reciprocating enginehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/ARES.htmMon, 12 Aug 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed video sagometer helps utilities tap unused power line capacityNew device will help identify hidden capacity of transmission lineshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/sagometer.htmTue, 6 Aug 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI optical system yields precise 3-D scans of very large, small surfacesInnovative optical technique has capability to measure items in various sizeshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/3Dmeasure.htmTue, 9 Jul 2002 00:00:00 -2200 Innovative SwRI facility offers unprecedented speeds for calibrating and developing spaceflight instrumentsFacility provides faster, more reliable testinghttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/callab.htmTue, 2 Jul 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers ask: Where have all the comets gone?Most comets disintegrate after their first few passages through the inner solar systemhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/levinson.htmThu, 20 Jun 2002 00:00:00 -2200 Alliance with European powertrain company improves SwRI's prime mover capabilitiesSwRI and Powertrain Technology, Ltd. form an alliancehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/PTL.htmThu, 13 Jun 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers identify asteroid breakup event in the main asteroid beltFirst precise dating of asteroid disruption eventhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/15asteroid.htmThu, 13 Jun 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI kicks off Mars initiative in support of expanding NASA programSwIM invests more than $2.4 million in internal researchhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/SwIM.htmWed, 12 Jun 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI designs, builds deepwater simulator for collapse testingDeepwater ocean simulator can attain 20,000 psig pressurehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/collapse.htmMon, 10 Jun 2002 00:00:00 -2200 New telecommunications equipment testing facility available at SwRI®NEBS and environmental testing services offered at single locationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/nebs1.htmSat, 1 Jun 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Motorcycle Development Team puts new spin on approach to industry needsTeam applies multidisciplinary expertise to motorcycle designshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/motorcycle.htmSat, 1 Jun 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI consortium continues development of low-emission technologies for off-road, naturally aspirated enginesFirst year generates new exhaust gas recirculation technologieshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/nat3a.htmFri, 31 May 2002 00:00:00 -2200 New, state-of-the-art coolant chiller system provides deep-thermal shock and engine durability testsExpanded testing capabilities now availablehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/chiller.htmFri, 3 May 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI consortium planned to develop technique for predicting fault block deformationTwo-year consortium seeks membershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/faultblock.htmFri, 3 May 2002 00:00:00 -2200 New turbocharger test facility available to manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)Complete turbochargers and components can be testedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/turbo.htmThu, 25 Apr 2002 00:00:00 -2200 New Horizons Pluto-Kuiper Belt Mission Makes Good Progress, Receives Important EndorsementsNew Horizons approaches first reviewhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/plutoupdate.htmMon, 15 Apr 2002 00:00:00 -2200 NASA Dryden, Southwest Research Institute Search for VulcanoidsInnovative high-altitude observation program has begunhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/NASADryden.htmWed, 3 Apr 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI expands international collaboration on autonomous vehicle technologyCollaboration to enhance field of road automationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2008/Autonomous.htmMon, 1 Apr 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI provides Lean cost savings to A-10 programSavings could total $5 million a yearhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/lean_depot.htmThu, 28 Mar 2002 00:00:00 -2200 Combined consortium DASL/N-TCD begins study of contaminants' effects on diesel and gasoline emissions, control systems and non-thermal catalyst deactivation issuesConsortium still open to new membershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/DASL02.htmWed, 27 Mar 2002 00:00:00 -2200 Churning Whirlpool Stars in Ultraviolet Jupiter Movie Taken from NASA's Cassini SpacecraftVideo clip shows images from Jupiter's upper atmosphereshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/whirlpool.htmWed, 13 Mar 2002 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI releases vehicle simulation software toolSwRI engineers develop modular simulation toolhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/RAPTOR.htmMon, 4 Mar 2002 00:00:00 -2200 Outsourcing, government research contribute to SwRI financial strengthRecord $319 million in annual revenueshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/outsource.htmMon, 25 Feb 2002 00:00:00 -2200 Pluto mission team dedicates Science Operations Center to discoverer of PlutoTombaugh Science Operations Center dedicated February 4http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2002/tombaugh.htmWed, 6 Feb 2002 00:00:00 -2200 DASL/N-TCD Consortium BeginsSwRI seeks new members to join consortiumhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/DASL_N_TCD.htmWed, 26 Dec 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Marines, SwRI to demonstrate new anti-traction system for controlling crowds and securing facilitiesSwRI-developed system does not use deadly forcehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/mds.htmMon, 10 Dec 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI awarded program to begin development of the first spacecraft to Pluto-Charon and the Kuiper BeltNew Horizons proposal selected by NASAhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/Pluto2.htmFri, 30 Nov 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Sunlight may nudge asteroids toward EarthNew Study indicates sunlight may play rolehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/asteroid.htmThu, 22 Nov 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches intensive Edwards Aquifer studySwRI team has three projects underwayhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/aquifer.htmSat, 17 Nov 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Expanding Capabilities: SwRI opens a Materials Chemistry and Microencapsulation FacilitySwRI opens 14,480-sq ft facilityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/microencap.htmThu, 8 Nov 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Fuel cells to power Air Force housing at San AntonioSwRI participates in one-year demonstrationhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/fuelcells.htmWed, 7 Nov 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Fire Technology Department adds multiple video streaming capabilitiesClients may view real-time or archived tests onlinehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/firetechvideo.htmThu, 1 Nov 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Observations reveal curiosities on the surface of asteroid CeresImages are first to resolve detail on Ceres' surfacehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/ceres.htmFri, 19 Oct 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Solar Wind Discoveries at Solar MaximumNewest observations from Ulysses spacecraft sharedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/ulysses.htmMon, 15 Oct 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Scientists and Engineers Complete NASA-Funded Phase A Study of Pluto-Kuiper Belt MissionTeam led by SwRI and John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratoryhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/PhaseA_completed.htmThu, 27 Sep 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI hosts seminar on “Export and Licensing Requirements for Space-Based Programs”Conference held March 19-20, 2002, in San Antoniohttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/seminar.htmTue, 25 Sep 2001 00:00:00 -2200 2002 Aerospace Coatings Removal and Coatings Conference moves to FloridaConference to be held May 6-9, 2002, in Daytona Beach, Floridahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/2002Aero.htmFri, 31 Aug 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Diesel fuel testing device wins R&D 100 Award for Southwest Research Institute, Advanced Engine Technology Ltd.IQTTM marks 24th win for SwRIhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/IQT.htmMon, 20 Aug 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI, UCSC researchers identify the Moon-forming impactSingle impact could yield current Earth-moon systemhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/canupmoon.htmWed, 15 Aug 2001 00:00:00 -2200 ALICE miniaturized ultraviolet spectrometer delivered for Rosetta comet mission launchRosetta scheduled to launch January 2003http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/alicedelivery.htmWed, 18 Jul 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Seventy-day Jupiter movie pulls patterns out of chaosPersistent polar weather patterns revealedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/cas-kaliedo.htmMon, 16 Jul 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI adds new capability for deepwater ocean simulationModeling depths read more than 13,000 feethttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/offshore.htmFri, 15 Jun 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI proposal for Pluto mission selected by NASA"New Horizons: Shedding Light on Frontier Worlds" looks at feasibility of missionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/pluto1.htmWed, 13 Jun 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI awarded $6 million to "recapitalize" CH-47 helicopter fleetU.S. Army awards 21-month contracthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/CH47.htmFri, 1 Jun 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Division achieves ISO 9002 certificationInstitute earns ISO9002 for entire Chemistry divisionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/chemISO9002.htmTue, 1 May 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Researchers observe unusually bright flare from jovian auroraFirst time for an intense, short-lived auroral emission to be reportedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/aurora.htmWed, 11 Apr 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI seminar to explore Internet's futureSwRI is only I2 member in San Antonio and holds policy-shaping collaboration site statushttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/internet2.htmTue, 20 Mar 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI corrosion expert named Fellow of NACEStaff scientist earns honor, recognition for his workhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/cragnolino.htmTue, 20 Mar 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI will host 2001 Aerospace Coatings Removal and Coatings ConferenceConference will bring together more than 250 military and commercial aircraft fleet maintenance and operating personnelhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/aerospace.htmMon, 19 Mar 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Consortium Examines How Emission Controls Affect Particulate MatterA new consortium studies technologies that reduce NOx and the affect on PMhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/conexam.htmMon, 5 Mar 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Hybrid Powertrain Achieves 79 Miles per Gallon in Fuel Economy TestSwRI engineers develop a parallel hybrid gasoline-electric powertrain for medium-sized carshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/hybrid.htmMon, 5 Mar 2001 00:00:00 -2200 Astronomers find the Oort Cloud of comets may be far less massive than once thoughtFindings demonstrate mass of the Sun's Oort Cloud overestimatedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2001/Oort.htmWed, 31 Jan 2001 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches Naturally Aspirated Tier 3 consortiumKickoff meeting scheduled for Nov. 30, 2000http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/Nat3.htmTue, 21 Nov 2000 00:00:00 -2200 Astronomers Image Double Asteroid and a New Asteroid MoonAstronomers study distant asteroids with new clarityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/astrel.htmThu, 26 Oct 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientists develop method for detecting borated water corrosion in all-thread boltsA modified cylindrically guided wave technique detects and characterizes borated water corrosionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/15light.htmMon, 11 Sep 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI performs first permeation testing on pipesSwRI completes first known permeation study on a tubular product that transports natural gashttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/permeation.htmFri, 8 Sep 2000 00:00:00 -2200 Airliner engine design code wins R&D 100 Award for Southwest Research InstituteDARWIN named one of the 100 top technical achievementshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/R%26DDarwin.htmFri, 11 Aug 2000 00:00:00 -2200 The Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt and the Early Solar System (IAU JD4.005)SwRI scientist shares new theories at International Astronomical Unionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/15kuiper.htmFri, 11 Aug 2000 00:00:00 -2200 First quality report on Mexico's fuel now availableSwRI produces first comprehensive report on Mexico gas and diesel fuelhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/mexfuel.htmWed, 12 Jul 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Signal Exploitation and Geolocation Division receives ISO 9001 certification SwRI earns ISO 9001http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/16ISO.htmWed, 28 Jun 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI surface modification facility offers two new capabilities Plasma immersion ion implantation and processing addedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/PIIP.htmWed, 28 Jun 2000 00:00:00 -2200 Astronomers report the first detection of a noble gas in a comet and new clues to the origin of Hale-BoppDetection of argon in Hale-Bopp announcedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/argon.htmMon, 5 Jun 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI engineers initiate Clean Diesel III consortium, develop novel EGR system to reduce NOx and PMEighteen participants from eight countries form consortiumhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/cleandiesel3.htmWed, 24 May 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins Air Force Materiel services contractSwRI a prime contractor in a Design and Engineering Support Program (DESP)http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/DESP.htmTue, 11 Apr 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI anticipating the March 25 launch of San Antonio's first spacecraft IMAGE will be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Californiahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/image2000.htmFri, 17 Mar 2000 00:00:00 -2200 McBride, Ames elected to SwRI Board of DirectorsEight new trustees of SwRI electedhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/trustees1.htmMon, 28 Feb 2000 00:00:00 -2200 New theory links moon's current orbit to its formation via a giant impactTilt of moon probably a consequence from a giant collision with Earthhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/incline.htmTue, 15 Feb 2000 00:00:00 -2200 New agreement opens military coatings facility for commercial research CTIO specialized facilities and expertise available for commercial usehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/ctiocrav.htmWed, 9 Feb 2000 00:00:00 -2200 Innovative airborne astronomy capability now operational Program places astronomers in the backseat of jet aircrafthttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/SWUIS.htmWed, 19 Jan 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI forms consortium to “IMPROVE” emission test equipment accuracy"IMPROVE" will examine adding technologies and procedures to vehicle emission test equipment http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/improve2.htmWed, 19 Jan 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI offers structural and environmental performance tests Institute offers all tests required by ICBO ES Acceptance Criteriahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/2000/strucure.htmMon, 10 Jan 2000 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI offers 'one-stop shop' for NEBS testingInstitute adds unique gaseous contaminants facilityhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/nebs.htmThu, 25 Nov 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to bring "lean" principles to military depotsUSAF awards $5.7 million contract to SwRIhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/mildepots.htmMon, 22 Nov 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI develops miniaturized, ultra-lightweight charged particle detector for space researchInitial validation of IES a successhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/ies.htmMon, 25 Oct 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Fire Technology Department celebrates 50th anniversary Institute houses one of the world's largest fire research and testing organizationshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/firetech.htmSat, 23 Oct 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientist receives Sagan Medal SwRI scientist second recipient of awardhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/chapman.htmMon, 11 Oct 1999 00:00:00 -2200 Astronomers discover moon orbiting asteroidFirst images of asteroidal satellite taken from Earthhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/Merline.htmThu, 7 Oct 1999 00:00:00 -2200 Pluto's Family: Institute Scientists Study possible shards from the formation of Pluto-CharonSome Kuiper Belt objects may be from collisionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/pluto.htmWed, 6 Oct 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI receives Defense Department honor SwRI only South Texas winnerhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/cogswell.htmTue, 21 Sep 1999 00:00:00 -2200 Planetary accomplishments highlight first five years of researchSwRI branch office in Boulder, Colorado, celebrates anniversaryhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/boulder.htmTue, 7 Sep 1999 00:00:00 -2200 Machine for study of high cycle fatigue wins R&D 100 awardHigh-Cycle fatigue machine helps engineers understand metal fatiguehttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/irandd.htmWed, 25 Aug 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-developed ultraviolet imaging system back in space for July shuttle mission SWUIS will observe variety of celestial phenomenahttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/suis.htmMon, 12 Jul 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI wins FAA grant for turbine safety programNew computer design tool to improve safety of jet engineshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/faa.htmFri, 25 Jun 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI spins off nondestructive evaluation inspection business SwRI and IHI form high-tech, industrial inspection companyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/iswt.htmTue, 1 Jun 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to host workshop to"IMPROVE" exhaust emission measurements Institute presents plans for an industry consortiumhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/improve.htmFri, 23 Apr 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI technology solves problems of misfire in lean-burn natural gas enginesNew patented technology will help natural gas engine manufacturershttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/misfire.htmWed, 7 Apr 1999 00:00:00 -2200 First results from the Plasma Experiment for Planetary Exploration (PEPE)Scientists report initial resultshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/peperes.htmTue, 6 Apr 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's innovative hybrid drivetrain now available for licensing Engineers have designed and built an innovative parallel hybrid drivetrainhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/drivetrn.htmMon, 29 Mar 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI earns U.S. Coast Guard acceptance to conduct IMO fire testing and provide production control servicesShips traveling in international waters must meet IMO Standardshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1999/uscg.htmMon, 1 Feb 1999 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI's Bioengineering Department receives ISO 9001 certificationStandards ensure quality for healthcare industryhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/iso.htmWed, 16 Dec 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI engineers activate Deep Space One instrumentPlasma experiment for planetary exploration instrument performing wellhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/pepe.htmFri, 11 Dec 1998 00:00:00 -2200 ASPERA instrument to study the interaction of the solar wind with Mars' upper atmosphereSwRI named co-investigator of European Space Agency programhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/mars.htmWed, 9 Dec 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI researchers to study Leonids meteor shower from F-15Ultraviolet imaging system will provide low-cost imaging and photometryhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/leonid.htmFri, 13 Nov 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI selected for military Information Operations contractEngineering services contract worth up to $48.5 millionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/info.htmMon, 9 Nov 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI establishes benchmarking program for vehicles and enginesProgram to save clients time and moneyhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/bench.htmWed, 4 Nov 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI software allows increased collaboration with remote sites Java language makes multiple computer platforms possible http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/java.htmTue, 1 Sep 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Electromagnetic Compatibility Research Section gains international accreditation ISO 9002 and ISO/IEC Guide 25 standards met http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/emc.htmMon, 13 Jul 1998 00:00:00 -2200 GasRail USA reduces NOx by 75 percentTechnology is transferable to passenger and freight locomotives http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/rail.htmFri, 29 May 1998 00:00:00 -2200 Life prediction model developed for gas turbine blade coatings Model to help protect against oxidation http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/coat.htmWed, 8 Apr 1998 00:00:00 -2200 Ever wonder: What does a world-leading research organization choose to investigate when it funds its own projects?$4.7 million used to fund 22 projectshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/ird.htmThu, 26 Mar 1998 00:00:00 -2200 Unique SwRI-developed procedures and analytical tools to assist vehicle manufacturers in meeting SULEV standardsNew methods measure low emissions and evaluate vehicle components http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/tool.htmMon, 23 Feb 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI planetary scientists to observe February 26 total solar eclipseScientists to make observations from the ground, research aircraft, and NASA satellites http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/eclipse.htmFri, 20 Feb 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI selected subcontractor for A/OA-10 prime contract Maximum contract value is $488 million over nine years http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/a10.htmFri, 13 Feb 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI earns Ford's Q1 AwardAward recognizes excellence in providing customer satisfaction http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1998/ford1.htmTue, 3 Feb 1998 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI reports financial figures for fiscal year 1997Total revenues reach $270 millionhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/finance.htmMon, 24 Nov 1997 00:00:00 -2200 Flawn elected chairman of SwRI Board of DirectorsMcBride named vice chairman, others named trustees http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/trustees.htmMon, 24 Nov 1997 00:00:00 -2200 Research at SwRI may provide a better understanding of osteoporosis and how it affects bone strengthIn collaboration with Case Western Reserve University, scientists are investigating the mechanisms that cause bone to weaken http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/bone.htmMon, 24 Nov 1997 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI technology reduces diesel emissions by more than 98 percentDevelopment of the innovative compression ignition engine system continueshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/hcci.htmMon, 24 Nov 1997 00:00:00 -2200 Bates named new SwRI presidentMartin Goland passed away October 29 http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/bates.htmMon, 3 Nov 1997 00:00:00 -2200 Nuclear Regulatory Commission renews SwRI contractThe $87.6 million renewal authorizes SwRI to operate the Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analyses for another five years http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/cnwra.htmWed, 15 Oct 1997 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI scientists play role in Cassini missionTwo SwRI-developed instruments fly aboard Cassini rocket's Saturn mission http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/waite.htmFri, 10 Oct 1997 00:00:00 -2200 Cross-border manufacturing technology agreementCooperative agreement to help integrate new technologies in Mexico http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/mexico.htmFri, 5 Sep 1997 00:00:00 -2200 Innovative space ultraviolet imager to study comet Hale-Bopp during August shuttle mission Observations to take place aboard the space shuttle Discovery http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/nasa1.htmSat, 30 Aug 1997 00:00:00 -2200 Innovative vehicle suspension system wins R&D 100 awardR&D Magazine names SwRI® project one of the 100 most significant technical accomplishments of 1997 http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/rd.htmFri, 22 Aug 1997 00:00:00 -2200 New probabilistic damage assessment code for aircraft turbine rotors enhances flying public's safety Multiyear FAA project will lead to approved FAA certification standard http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/darwin.htmMon, 7 Jul 1997 00:00:00 -2200 1997 PVC emissions results Established technology finishes first in '97 Propane Vehicle Challenge emissions competition http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/pvc.htmTue, 20 May 1997 00:00:00 -2200 EVA meets demands for performance and economy New electromagnetic valve system increases engine efficiency http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/valve.htmMon, 19 May 1997 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI awarded contract at Umatilla plant SwRI to monitor chemical agent destruction http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/chem.htmMon, 19 May 1997 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI-designed liquid motion experiment to fly aboard space shuttle AtlantisData will help solve spinning satellite instability http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/lme97.htmFri, 9 May 1997 00:00:00 -2200 Added safety and convenience just down the road for San Antonio motorists SwRI to develop six systems for the $13.5 million Model Deployment Initiative http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/mdi.htmFri, 4 Apr 1997 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI consortium to develop Equivalent Zero Emission Vehicle Consortium to attempt meeting stricter emissions levels using a conventional engine and powertrain http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/ezev.htmMon, 24 Feb 1997 00:00:00 -2200 Computer simulation toolkit helps build a new generation of vehicles System allows cost-effective development of vehicle concepts http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/pngv.htmMon, 24 Feb 1997 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI launches consortium to study catalytic converter design validation and durability Data could improve current vibration and design validation testshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/catalyt.htmMon, 24 Feb 1997 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI unveils new permeability testing facility Hydrocarbon emissions from plastic fuel systems to be evaluated http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1997/perm.htmMon, 24 Feb 1997 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI to qualify synthetic jet fuel for use in commercial aircraft Program marks first commercial attempt to qualify synthetic and semi-synthetic jet fuelshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/qualify.htmThu, 12 Dec 1996 00:00:00 -2200 New petroleum chemistry facility to help improve efficiency, increase work volumeAnalysts to test more than 97,000 samples per year http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/chemfac.htmMon, 25 Nov 1996 00:00:00 -2200 A longer life for the trans-Alaska pipelinePipeline integrity critical to environment, economy http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/alyeska.htmMon, 25 Nov 1996 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI gives South Texas manufacturers a competitive edgeTexas Manufacturing Assistance Center offers industrial and manufacturing expertise http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/tmac.htmMon, 25 Nov 1996 00:00:00 -2200 McBee, Flawn re-elected to SwRI Board Pair to serve Board through fiscal year 1997 http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/board.htmMon, 25 Nov 1996 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI posts record income gainNet income increased 28.5 percent over 1995 http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/96finan.htmMon, 25 Nov 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Weather Environment Simulation Technology (WEST) renders real time views of weather phenomenaNew technology earns R&D 100 award http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/west.htmMon, 16 Sep 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Weather Environment Simulation Technology (WEST) renders real time views of weather phenomenaNew technology earns R&D 100 award http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/west.htmMon, 16 Sep 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Innovative technology simplifies inspection of insulated pipingIndustrial research program to detect corrosion in insulated pipes http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/mss.htmTue, 3 Sep 1996 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI offers diamond-like carbon coating process for biomedical applicationsProcess makes costs comparable to physical vapor deposition http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/dlc.htmTue, 3 Sep 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Institute launches industry consortium for GTD-111 gas turbine buckets Program to determine durability and lifetime of first-stage buckets http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/bucket.htmThu, 22 Aug 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Transportable fuel treatment saves tax dollars and the environment New apparatus to ensure military combat readiness http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/fuel.htmFri, 12 Jul 1996 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI demonstrates cost-effective diamond-like carbon coatingProcess can be used on engine components and numerous other items http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/ion2.htmMon, 8 Jul 1996 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI Ion Beam Surface Modification Facility offers new capabilityNew plasma bucket ion source allows nitrogen ion implantation over larger areas http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/ion1.htmMon, 8 Jul 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Materials Center for Combustion Turbines (MCCT) offers electric power industry independent technical expertiseMCCT provides expertise in all areas of combustion turbine materials technology http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/mcct.htmTue, 14 May 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Technical breakthroughs reported in the use of natural gas in locomotives Reduction of locomotive emissions is goal http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/gasrail.htmFri, 10 May 1996 00:00:00 -2200 IMAGE mission to study the Earth's global response to variations in the solar windFourteen institutions will contribute to the $83 million program http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/image.htmMon, 29 Apr 1996 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI awarded 5th design engineering programTotal value of contract award is $240 million over five years http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/award5.htmTue, 23 Apr 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Miniaturized science instrument payload will revolutionize future space missionsSwRI is home institution for new payload, designed to reduce spacecraft and instrument mass, power, and cost http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/hipps.htmWed, 13 Mar 1996 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI selected Ford Tier One Preferred SupplierNew business arrangement to reduce the costs of engineering services for the major automotive leader http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/ford.htmSat, 17 Feb 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Springer elected to National Academy of EngineeringNumerous contributions to the design of measurement and controls systems led to NAE appointment http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/spring.htmSat, 3 Feb 1996 00:00:00 -2200 Gearing diesel engines up for an even cleaner futureCooperative research program to meet proposed diesel engine emissions standards for the year 2004 http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/chdde.htmMon, 29 Jan 1996 00:00:00 -2200 New use for butane fuelsSwRI successfully demonstrates the feasibility of using butane and a variety of butane/propane fuel blends as alternative, low-emission automotive fuels http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/arco.htmMon, 22 Jan 1996 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI engineers develop an innovative engine control systemUnique engine control system rapidly adjusts algorithms for engines under development http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/rpecs.htmMon, 15 Jan 1996 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI acquires ultra high-speed imaging systemHigh-speed system can record transient events at up to 100 million frames per secondhttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/hispeed.htmMon, 20 Nov 1995 00:00:00 -2200 Transmission data used to improve drivetrain performanceSwRI engineers are compiling data from an array of vehicle transmissions and transmission components http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/transmis.htmMon, 20 Nov 1995 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI engineers significantly reduce the size of spaceflight computersSwRI develops extremely small spaceflight computers to reduce payload weight and lower mission costs http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/mops6k.htmMon, 20 Nov 1995 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI liquid motion experiment will help solve spinning satellite instabilityNASA liquid motion experiment will help solve spinning satellite instability http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/liquid.htmMon, 20 Nov 1995 00:00:00 -2200 Biocidal polymersNew biocidal polymer reduces the danger of bacteria growth for the food and healthcare industries http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/biocidal.htmMon, 20 Nov 1995 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI nonthermal plasma reactor neutralizes harmful emissionsExperimental nonthermal plasma reactor neutralizes harmful emissions http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/plasma.htmMon, 20 Nov 1995 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI nonthermal plasma reactor neutralizes harmful emissionsExperimental nonthermal plasma reactor neutralizes harmful emissions http://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/plasma.htmMon, 20 Nov 1995 00:00:00 -2200 Radioactive tracer measurement techniques for engine testsSwRI® engineers design radioactive tracer measurement techniques for engine testshttp://www.swri.org/9what/releases/1996/radtrac.htmMon, 20 Nov 1995 00:00:00 -2200 SwRI RSS FeedSouthwest Research Institute provides an RSS feed, 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