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Press Releases

06/03/2011 SwRI to participate in World IPv6 Day

SwRI will join in World IPv6 Day on June 8 as a field test to ensure a successful transition to the new Internet Protocol as IPv4 addresses run out

06/02/2011 UTSA, Southwest Research Institute to collaborate on biomedical research

Project will focus on establishing the efficacy of new scaffolds for tendon/ligament repair and regeneration

05/23/2011 Ward to receive Kuiper Prize in planetary sciences

Distinction honors lifetime of advancing researchers' understanding of planetary systems

05/17/2011 NASA selects SwRI mass spectrometer for technology development funding, possible future planetary mission

Spectrometer extends the resolution and sensitivity of similar instruments by one to two orders of magnitude

05/10/2011 Southwest Research Institute inks agreements with Beijing BSS Corrosion Protection Co. Ltd

BSS will represent SwRI's interest in products and services related to sensor systems, NDE, surface engineering, coatings and corrosion 

04/26/2011 SwRI-developed training program for dealing with behavioral problems is available for home computers

Software program provides interactive training for dealing with behavior challenges in children

04/26/2011 SwRI to launch Energy Storage System Evaluation and Safety (EssEs) Consortium

ESSES consortium designed to provide transparency in the automotive battery market to advance global development of energy storage systems

04/21/2011 NASA spacecraft reveals dramatic changes in Mars' atmosphere

Researchers discover dry ice deposit at planet's south pole

03/24/2011 SwRI wins Swiss government accreditation to evaluate diesel engine exhaust filters under world's strictest standards for particulate emissions

Swiss Federal Office for the Environment accredited SwRI to evaluate engine exhaust filters sold in Switzerland

03/15/2011 SwRI-developed training program for dealing with behavioral problems is available as iPhone application

Training program helps parents learn techniques for managing children with autism and ADHD, as well as better controlling generally disruptive behaviors

03/07/2011 Cassini finds Enceladus is a powerhouse

Temperatures near the southern poles equal to heat-generated power of 20 coal-fueled power stations

03/01/2011 2011 Next-Gen Suborbital Researchers Conference a hit, 2012 follow-up conference planned

More than 300 attend conference to explore topics on suborbital spaceflight

02/28/2011 SwRI signs contracts to fly eight pioneering missions with SwRI payload specialists aboard reusable suborbital launchers, with options for more flights

Suborbital flights will support biomedical, microgravity and astronomical imaging experiments.

02/07/2011 Alger to receive SAE's Forest R. McFarland Award

Dr. Terry Alger will receive the award in Detroit at the April 2011 SAE World Congress

02/02/2011 SwRI's Roberts elected Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers

Institute Engineer Dr. Charles Roberts Jr. recognized for his work in advanced gasoline and diesel engine combustion and emissions control