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Press Releases

07/19/2007 Southwest Research Institute expands FOCAS® technologies for automotive exhaust catalyst aging

FOCAS technology includes a FOCAS Hot Gas Test Rig

07/09/2007 SwRI's Simpkins earns Health Physics Society Award

HPS recognizes Simpkins' contributions to environmental health physics

06/27/2007 SwRI opens Minnesota computational mechanics office

New capabilities complement services offered by SwRI's Engineering Dynamics Department

06/13/2007 Cassini finds Saturn moons are active

Research by SwRI scientists has revealed possible geologic activity on the ice worlds Tethys and Dione

05/25/2007 New method helps safeguard astronauts by forecasting space radiation hazards with up to one hour advance warnings

SwRI scientist’s research led to new method

05/18/2007 SwRI's Ryan nominated for 2008 SAE International President

Dr. Thomas W. Ryan III will begin term in January 2008

05/17/2007 SwRI, Institute of Metal Research sign alliance agreement

Joint venture will collaborate in the development and application of materials science and engineering to industrial problems

05/10/2007 Cassini spacecraft reveals evidence of tholin formation at high altitudes in Titan's atmosphere

SwRI scientists and collaborators report results in May 11 issue of Science

04/12/2007 Southwest Research Institute creates a laboratory at a flood-carved gorge in Central Texas for industry geologists to study limestone oil reservoirs

Multi-year project to study the geology and stratigraphy of the Hidden Valley Fault

04/02/2007 SwRI's Westbrook wins award of merit, named ASTM Fellow

SwRI scientist honored for distinguished service

03/19/2007 SwRI's Fritz named ASME Fellow

SwRI manager of the Medium Speed Diesel Engine Section was cited for diesel locomotive exhaust emissions characterization and control strategies work

03/01/2007 Underwater probe to explore Earth and possibly Jupiter's moon

SwRI scientists are part of a NASA-funded team developing DEPTHX, an autonomous underwater probe

02/15/2007 New chief marketing representative for SwRI liaison office in Beijing

Robert W. Burrahm begins three-year assignment as chief representative for SwRI in Beijing

02/07/2007 New Horizons' SWAP instrument observes solar wind interactions before Jupiter encounter, prepares for revealing science mission

New data may answer some questions about solar wind and Jupiter’s magnetosphere 

01/22/2007 Silvus awarded EDFAS' inaugural Lifetime Achievement Recognition

SwRI engineer first society member to receive honor