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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
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

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

9,995,206 06/12/2018 Intake Air Boost System for Two-Cycle Engine Having Turbo-Supercharger

John C. Hedrick; Steven G. Fritz

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

9,963,781 05/08/2018 Carbon Nanotubes Grown on Nanostructured Flake Substrates and Methods for Production Therof

Howard K. Schmidt; Robert H. Hauge; Cary L. Pint; Sean T. Pheasant; Kent E. Coulter

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

9,951,702 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

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

Paul B. Hvass; Glynn R. Bartlett