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Press Releases

05/01/2017 Pushing the limit

Southwest Research Institute adds Extreme High-Pressure High-Temperature facility

04/25/2017 SwRI-led team discovers lull in Mars’ giant impact history

This calm before the storm supports late heavy bombardment theory

04/14/2017 SwRI-developed mobile system to destroy dangerous chemical warfare agents on site

Mobile treatment unit uses readily available resources in the field, producing no hazardous waste

04/13/2017 SwRI scientists discover evidence for a habitable region within Saturn’s moon Enceladus

Hydrogen gas points to hydrothermal activity in an ocean beneath the moon’s icy surface

04/12/2017 Robin Canup elected member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2017 class includes leaders from academia, business, the humanities and the arts

04/05/2017 SwRI managing development of OCTOCAM astronomical instrument

Celestial workhorse will enhance Gemini South observations

04/05/2017 Steve Dellenback receives SAE International Delco ITS Award

Innovator recognized for exceptional work in Intelligent Transportation Systems

04/04/2017 SwRI single-cylinder engines available for combustion research

Designed for low-cost operation in light-, medium-, and heavy-duty applications

04/03/2017 SwRI-built storm-scanning satellites enter operations phase

First hurricane wind data delivery expected in May, just in time for hurricane season

04/03/2017 Permian Basin Joint Industry Project helping producers map geology in tight formations

SwRI announces kick off of petroleum geology consortium during AAPG 2017 conference

03/31/2017 3DStress® offers hydraulic fracturing operators robust simulation tools

SwRI demonstrating latest software version at AAPG 2017 conference before official release

03/20/2017 SwRI-led team focusing on safety chosen for NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute

Project ESPRESSO is the second SwRI-led team named to NASA’s solar system exploration initiative.

03/07/2017 Thacker named Fellow of AIAA

Honor recognizes expertise in probabilistic analyses for the aerospace industry.

02/28/2017 Patented SwRI inkjet system can literally ink a jet

Disruptive system enables robotic printing on large complex surfaces.

02/22/2017 SwRI Light-Gas Gun Facility now available

Centerpiece of facility is a two-stage light-gas launcher.