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Patents

Since 1947 we have earned more than 1,300 U.S. patents. As part of a long-held tradition, patent rights arising from sponsored research at the Institute are often assigned to the client. SwRI generally retains the rights to Institute-funded advancements. We also help clients pursue patents for their sponsored research. If you are interested in licensing SwRI IP, contact our General Counsel’s Office at +1 210 522 5560.

 

Patent Number Date Of Issue Title of Invention Inventors
9,964,093 05/08/2018 Two-Dimensional Igniter for Testing In-Cylinder Gas Velocity and/or Gas Composition

Jess W. Gingrich; Manfred Amann; Barrett Mangold

9,957,958 05/01/2018 Reciprocating Integral Linear Engine Compressor

Danny M. Deffenbaugh

9,958,560 05/01/2018 Neutron Imager with Spaced Diamond Detector Arrays

Keiichi Ogasawara

9,951,702 04/24/2018 Internal Combustion Engine Having Dedicated Cylinder(s) for Generation of Both EGR and Exhaust Aftertreatment Reformate for Three-Way Catalyst

Cary A. Henry; Terrence F. Alger; Jess W. Gingrich

9,926,467 03/27/2018 Superhydrophobic Compositions and Coating Process for the Internal Surface of Tubular Structures

Michael A. Miller; Ronghua Wei; Gregory J. Hatton

9,926,901 03/27/2018 Hydraulic Starter and Pre-Lubrication System for an Internal Combustion Engine

Robert W. Burrahm; Glenn R. Wendel

9,927,005 03/27/2018 Two-Stage Hypocycloidal Gear Train

Paul B. Hvass; Glynn R. Bartlett

9,903,899 02/27/2018 Leakage Current Sensor for Post Type Insulator

Andrew John Phillips; Christiaan Stephan Engelbrecht; J. Mark Major; Robert Carlton Lynch

9,879,339 01/30/2018 Nickel-Chromium-Silicon Based Coatings

Kuang-Tsan Kenneth Chiang

9,874,193 01/23/2018 Dedicated Exhaust Gas Recirculation Engine Fueling Control

Raphael Gukelberger; Gordon J.J. Bartley