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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 Legal Department at +1 210 522 6501.

 

Patent Number Date Of Issue Title of Invention Inventors
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

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

Robert W. Burrahm; Glenn R. Wendel

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

9,869,216 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

9,845,747 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

9,797,334 10/24/2017 Techniques for Mitigating Low-Speed Pre-Ignition Conditions in an Engine and a Fuel Delivery System Using the Same

Garrett L. Anderson, Thomas E. Briggs Jr.