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Mixed cationic / zwitterionic surfactant solution for drag reduction
TS-038711 — A mixed surfactant solution consisting of a sulfobetaine zwitterionic surfactant and quaternary ammonium cationic surfactant with sodium salicylate as an added counterion ("ZwitCat solution") which demonstrates switchable and improved drag-reduction ability at a wide range of compositions, flow rates, and temperatures
Large-scale recirculating heating and cooling systems, such as those for regional, district, and single-building applications, require a working fluid to be pumped across large distances from the heat source to the consumer. While large-scale systems like district heating are more energy efficient…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Maxson, Andrew; Watson, Lucas; Zakin, Jacques
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

Method for Reducing Aerodynamic Drag on Tractor-Trailers
TS-038398 — A bio-inspired sidewall design to increase fuel efficiency and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Tractor-trailers are essential to the United States (U.S.) economy. The annual value of freight transported in the U.S. in 2013 was $18 trillion. Of the $18 trillion1, $11 trillion (64%) was transported by the trucking industry. Tractor-trailers consumed 109 billion liters (29 billion gallons) of …
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Prakash, Shaurya; Rangharajan, Kaushik Krishna "Kaushik"; West, Joseph; Zezinka, Zachary
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

Permeable Concrete Vessel for Creating Floating Aquatic Habitats
TS-038397 — A durable solution to freshwater ecosystem restoration made from naturally occurring materials.
Many freshwater bodies of the world suffer from the disastrous, interrelated combination of nearby wetland habitat loss, nitrogen loading, and toxic algal blooms. This problem is seen throughout the United States in nutrient heavy storm water ponds, drinking water reservoirs, and the Great Lakes. …
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Boswell, Jacob "Jake"; Koelsch, Martin "Marty"
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

"TagTone: Scalable RFID Communication through Multi-Frequency Analysis"
TS-038021 — A novel solution for RFID communication.
RFID tags are utilized to track and monitor objects in shopping malls, warehouses, and inventories. These applications require large-scale dense deployments of RFID tags. In such scenarios, message collisions are unavoidable. Decoding these colliding messages from the tags is challenging due to ha…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Das, Tanmoy; Sinha, Prasun; Tummala, Gopi krishna
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

2 Stage Hybrid Membrane Process for CO2 Capture from Flue Gas in Power Plants
TS-037391 — A 2-stage enriching cascade membrane process for capturing CO2 from flue gas in a power plant without air sweep
Post-combustion carbon capture (PCC) provides an option to mitigate CO2 emissions from large stationary sources, followed by compression, transport, and geological sequestration; the captured CO2 may be used for enhanced oil recovery. Because of the system compactness and energy efficiency, CO2-se…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Ho, W.S. Winston; Han, Yang
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

Agile Die and Mold Making Technology
TS-037369 — A technology to reduce the lead time of die and mold manufacturing.
Dies and molds are used in the manufacturing industry for producing high quantity pats from metals, plastics, and composites. These dies and molds are expensive to manufacture and have long lead times. In the automotive industry, a die set for something like a front fender can cost several million…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Ames, Nathan
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

A Control Architecture for Active Combustion Control in Conventional Diesel Engines
TS-037361 — A novel method to schedule diesel fueling parameters based on cylinder conditions.
For a diesel engine to produce a combustion process which results in a desired trade-off between emissions and fuel economy, the fuel injection parameters must account for the state of the air path system. This is typically accomplished by simultaneously determining the desired air path set point …
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Midlam-Mohler, Shawn; Meyer, Jason; Sujan, Vivek; Yurkovich, Steve
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

Car Whisperer: Intra-vehicular data broadcasting via the audio infrastructure
TS-037355 — A vehicular cybersecurity system that utilizes intra-vehicular communication.
Currently, all intra vehicular communication or signaling between the sensors and Engine Control Unit (ECU) in a car is carried out utilizing cables. These cables are heavy, bulky and prone to external attacks like tapping. So, there is a need for a channel that can be used to communicate data bet…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Koksal, C. Emre; Indukuri, Harihara Varma
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

Porous Thermoelectric Materials
TS-037351 — A formulation to increase the efficiency of thermoelectric materials by reducing density.
Thermoelectric effects enable direct conversion of thermal to electrical energy, which provides an alternative power generation and temperature conditioning. Although thermoelectric systems are environmentally friendly, the efficiency of thermoelectric devices cannot compete with current gold-stan…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Heremans, Joseph; Jaworski, Christopher
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

Amine-Containing Membranes Incorporated with Carbon Nanotubes or CO2 Separation
TS-037297 — A novel amine-containing membrane incorporated with carbon nanotubes for CO2/N2 separation with a vacuum pulled on the permeate side
CO2 concentration in the atmosphere has surpassed 400 ppm in the past decade. The combustion of fossil fuels is a major contributor to the large amount of CO2 emission, and membrane technologies have been suggested as a promising approach to capture CO2 from large stationary sources (e.g., flue ga…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Ho, W.S. Winston; Han, Yang
  • Licensing Officer: Gooray, Arthur "Art"

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