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Since 1947 we have earned more than 1,200 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 Legal Department at +1 210 522 6501.

 

Patent Number Date Of Issuesort descending Title of Invention Inventors
9,869,216 01/16/2018 System and Method to Decrease Warmup Time of Coolant and Engine Oil in Engine Equipped with Cooled EGR

Terrence F. Alger II; Christopher J. Chadwell

9,869,229 01/16/2018 Apparatus and Method for Removal of Gas Phase Artifacts from Engine Exhaust During Testing

Imad Said Abdul-Khalek

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

Raphael Gukelberger; Gordon J.J. Bartley

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

Kuang-Tsan Kenneth Chiang

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

Robert W. Burrahm; Glenn R. Wendel

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

Keiichi Ogasawara

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

Danny M. Deffenbaugh

10,001,436 07/19/2018 In-Situ Measurement of Corrosion in Buried Pipelines Using Vertically Measured Pip-to-Soil Potential

Pavan K. Shukla; Biswajit Dasgupta

10,048,165 08/14/2018 Two-Directional Radial Load and Misalignment Testing Device

Peter M. Lee; Kevin L. Hoag; Riccardo Meldolesi; Anthony Perkins; John W. Miller

10,048,217 08/14/2018 Calibrated Volume Displacement Apparatus and Method for Direct Measurement of Specific Heat of a Gas

Klaus Brun; Sarah B. Simons; Jefferey A. Bennett