Working with SET
Sustainable Emerging Technologies (SET) is a dedicated team of scientists, engineers and technicians devoted to advancing sustainable technologies from the initial concept to commercialization.
Emerging Technology Development (ETD)
Selected Past and Current Projects
Services and Support
Resources and Links
WRI applies a diverse portfolio of analytical and modeling tools that provide molecular, chemical and physical characterizations, including several unique patented tools, to intelligently guide development of precursor formulations for the next generation of advanced carbon materials, such as carbon fiber, carbon foams, graphene, carbon nanotubes, etc., including fabrication processing methods.
Science & Technology Development
Collaborations & Partnerships
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Western Research Institute (WRI), located in Laramie, Wyoming, is a multi-million dollar, not-for-profit, research organization renowned for work in advanced energy systems, environmental technologies and highway materials research and technologies.
A cordless hammer drill with vacuum dust collector allows for quick, non-destructive sampling of pavement binder by drilling easily filled ½ inch holes.
4mm DSR allows for low temperature Superpave Performance Grading without using BBR and less than 1g of material.
Short and Long-Term Aging using USAT plates
Decreased time for short and long term aging increased productivity.
Joseph F. Rovani, Jr.
Manager of Analytical
Asphalt and Petroleum Technologies