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Patent Number Date Of Issuesort ascending Title of Invention Inventors
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

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

Imad Said Abdul-Khalek

9,869,216 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

9,845,747 12/19/2017 Internal Combustion Engine Having Dedicated EGR Cylinder(s) with Split Fuel Injection Timing

Bradley D. Denton; Raphael Gukelberger; Christopher J. Chadwell

9,803,571 10/31/2017 Dual-Fuel Diesel Engine with Cylinder Fueling Control of Gaseous Fueling at Less than Full Loads

John C. Hedrick; David P. Branyon; Timothy J. Callahan; Jeremy D. Eubanks; Ryan C. Roecker; Garrett L. Anderson

9,797,287 10/24/2017 Ruthenium Based Catalysts for NOx Reduction

Gordon J.J. Bartley; Terrence F. Alger II

9,797,349 10/24/2017 Combined Steam Reformation Reactions and Water Gas Shift Reactions for On-Board Hydrogen Production in an Internal Combustion Engine

Cary A. Henry

9,770,533 09/26/2017 Fabrication of Bone Regeneration Scaffolds and Bone Filler Material Using a Perfusion Flow System

Jian Ling; Ben Antebi; Xingguo Cheng; Jeffrey N. Harris; Xiao-Dong Chen

9,772,777 09/26/2017 Systems and Methods for Improved Access to Flash Memory Devices

Michael A. Koets; Larry T. McDaniel III; Miles R. Darnell