Advanced science.  Applied technology.


Press Releases

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.

02/20/2017 Technical briefings, tours highlight 69th SwRI annual meeting

Sixteen new advisory trustees invited to serve three year terms.

02/16/2017 SwRI scientist studies geology of Ceres to understand origin of organics

Dawn spacecraft data suggest organic materials are native to the dwarf planet.

02/13/2017 SwRI to receive DOE award for connected and automated vehicle technology

Three-year project aims to reduce fuel consumption 20 percent

01/24/2017 SwRI assisting Texas Automated Vehicle Proving Ground

Lone Star State one of 10 designees by the U.S. Department of Transportation

01/17/2017 Southwest Research Institute receives 2017 Work-Life Seal of Distinction

This fourth consecutive WorldatWork award recognizes SwRI’s commitment to staff  

01/17/2017 SwRI COO named chairman of BioMed SA

Downing to chair nonprofit promoting local biomedical industry

01/04/2017 SwRI to lead NASA’s Lucy mission to Jupiter’s Trojans

Small, primitive worlds orbiting near Jupiter to provide clues about origins of the solar system

12/15/2016 New Multiphase Machinery Test Facility available at Southwest Research Institute

Facility will support research for the oil and gas industry