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WRI Contributes to Research Direction of Additives

Jan 11, 2008
A team from Western Research Institute will be joining approximately 11,000 policy makers, administrators, researchers, and government and industry representatives at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C. January 13 through 17. Vice President Raymond Robertson and Chief Executive Officer Don Collins will be joined by seven members of WRI’s Transportation Technology Business Unit. Continue reading

WRI’s Pavement Preservation Work Attracts Industry

Jan 9, 2020
WRI Lead Engineer Michael Farrar was invited by leading pavement preservation industry associations to make a presentation on his Chip Seal Aging Survey at the ISSA/ISAET/AEMA annual meeting held in Aventura, Florida, February 25-27. Continue reading

ASTM Award of Merit - Susan Sorini is Recognized

Jan 9, 2020
WRI Lead Scientist Susan Sorini has received the highest award of one the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world. Officials of ASTM International presented her with the Award of Merit on February 3, in Las Vegas. Continue reading

WRI Partner Earns Award for New Mercury Removal Te

Jan 9, 2020
WRI is proud of its role in the development of Novinda Corporation’s Amended Silicates® HgX, a mineral-based approach that removes mercury from coal-fired power plant emissions. In January 2014, the Environmental Business Journal recognized Novinda’s Amended Silicates® with its Technology Merit Award in the Air Quality category. The technology was also named “2012 Product of the Year” by Environmental Protection Magazine. Continue reading

Renewable Biogas Powers Cloud Computing in WY

Jan 9, 2020
“Data is energy.” That was a key message at the “cable-cutting” dedication of the world’s first “zero-carbon” Data Plant at the Dry Creek Water Reclamation Facility November 6, 2014, in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Continue reading

Don Collins Appointed to the Wyoming Infrastructur

Jan 9, 2020
The state senate has approved Governor Matt Mead’s appointment of Western Research Institute CEO Don Collins to serve on the board of directors of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority. Continue reading

Biofuels Research at WRI Selected for DOE Support

Jan 9, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of four biofuels projects in which it plans to invest, including one led by Emery Energy, which is being demonstrated at Western Research Institute. Continue reading

WRI Earns AASHTO Accreditation for Asphalt Binders

Jan 9, 2020
WRI is proud to announce that it has received the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Accreditation for Asphalt Binders. Per the certificate, WRI has demonstrated proficiency for testing of construction materials Continue reading

DOE Funds New Technology that Could Give Power Pla

Jan 9, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced it will award $500,000 toward the development of a new technology that could make energy production cleaner and more efficient by replacing air with pure oxygen during combustion. Continue reading

John Schabron Named an ACS Fellow

Jan 9, 2020
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named WRI Chief Scientific Advisor John Schabron to the 2014 class of ACS Fellows. This honor recognizes “scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and made important contributions to ACS, the world’s largest scientific society.” Continue reading