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Patent Number Date Of Issue Title of Invention Inventors
9,051,902 06/09/2015 EGR Pulse Mixer for Internal Combustion Engine Having EGR Loop

Guy M. Jones; Anthony J. Megel

9,046,026 06/02/2015 Particulate Oxidation Catalyst with Dual Pressure-Drop Sensors

Rijing Zhan; Phillip A. Weber; Michael A. Chadwell

9,044,530 06/02/2015 Fabrication of Bone Regeneration Scaffolds and Bone Filler Material Using a Perfusion Flow System

Jian Ling; Ben Antebi; Xingguo Cheng; Jeffrey N. Harris

9,030,784 05/26/2015 Micro-Structure Particles for Load Bearing Bone Growth

Daniel P. Nicolella; Nitin Nitin; Heather S. Hanson; Kwai S. Chan

9,040,080 05/26/2015 Processing of Heat-Sensitive Active Agents

Hong Dixon; Joseph A. McDonough

9,028,873 05/12/2015 Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery to the Central Nervous System

Joseph A. McDonoug; Hong Dixon; Larry A. Cabell

9,027,333 05/12/2015 Soot Pre-Loading of Particulate Matter Aftertreatment Devices as Means for Reducing Hydrocarbon Emissions During Cold Start

Gary D. Neely; Darius Mehta

9,031,336 05/12/2015 Systems and Methods for Hybrid Compression of Spectral Image Data

Craig E. DeForest

9,015,007 04/21/2015 Sensor Array Processor with Multichannel Reconstruction from Random Array Sampling

Ryan B. Casey; Christopher B. Smith

8,993,165 03/31/2015 Clathrate Allotropes for Rechargeable Batteries

Michael A. Miller; Kwai S. Chan; Wuwei Liang; Candace K. Chan