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Press Releases

03/07/2013 SwRI launches third high-efficiency gasoline engine consortium

SwRI launches third high-efficiency gasoline engine consortium

02/28/2013 2013 Next-gen suborbital space research and education conference announces facility tours, new technical sessions and NASA workshop

NASA-led workshop to focus on funding, flight opportunities for next-generation vehicles in research, education and technology development

02/28/2013 Alger elected Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers

Alger recognized for his work on advanced SI (spark ignition) engine technology 

02/25/2013 Pfeiffer re-elected chairman of SwRI Board of Directors

Romo re-elected as vice chairman, nine new advisory trustees added

02/22/2013 SwRI ultraviolet instrument selected for ESA JUICE mission to Jupiter icy moons

Instrument to target Jupiter’s icy moons Europa, Ganymede and Callisto

02/10/2017 Mason awarded ASQ Shewhart Medal

Institute analyst recognized for outstanding work in quality control for automotive and petroleum industries

02/02/2013 New "retention model" explains enigmatic ribbon at edge of solar system

Future studies of this region could open a window into the physics of the nearby galactic medium

01/16/2013 Suborbital space research and education conference scheduled for June 2013

Sessions focused on the research, education and public outreach capabilities of reusable suborbital vehicles

01/10/2013 SwRI®-developed Rhodium Docking Capability software enhances virtual screening capabilities for pharmaceutical, biochemical development

Rhodium software expands pharmaceutical research and protein engineering capabilities

01/04/2013 DARPA selects the SwRI K-band space crosslink radio for flight development as part of System F6 Program

System F6 program evaluating “fractionated” spacecraft architecture

12/05/2012 Foundation grant will fund SwRI study of Val Verde County water supply

Southwest Research Institute will perform a technical study of the water supply for Val Verde County through a grant from the Coypu Foundation

11/26/2012 SwRI team reports Cassini finds a video gamer paradise at Saturn

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft spots another “PAC‐MAN®”‐shaped feature, this time on Saturn’s moon Tethys

11/15/2012 NASA Rover providing new weather and radiation data about Mars

RAD monitors high-energy radiation considered to be a health risk to astronauts and a factor in whether microbes could survive on Mars' surface

11/13/2012 SwRI will participate in a U.S. Army program to demonstrate alternative sources for an emergency electrical power grid

$7 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract will demonstrate integration of electric vehicles, generators and solar arrays to supply emergency power. 

10/26/2012 SwRI acquires light-gas gun facility for hypervelocity research

Southwest Research Institute acquires one of the largest impact testing and research facilities in the world.