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  • Environ: Environmental Degradation Educational Game Set

    Environ is that new media solution to empower the UN to achieve its outreach goals. Environ is an educational game set in near-future Earth where environmental degradation has started to ...

  • HYDROFRAC3D: software for realistic simulations of hydraulic fracturing

    The invented software incorporates 30 years of research by Dr. Mark E. Mear in the area of computational fracture mechanics, which results in superior computational methods for simulating realistic three-dimensional ...

  • Combustion Efficiency Calculator Using Gas Flare Images

    The Combustion Efficiency Calculator Using Gas Flare Images software takes a color flare image from a camera and processes the pixel information to yield a prediction of the flare combustion ...

  • 10-10 Project Benchmarking System

    The 10-10 Project Benchmarking System is the technological application for a new method of assessing capital projects in the engineering and construction industry. The system is a hosted web application ...

  • Super Planet Crash Game

    Super Planet Crash is a digital orrery, integrating the motion of massive bodies forward in time according to Newtonian gravity. It offers a simple and compelling visualization of the evolution ...

  • Thrive Mobile App

    The Thrive app is built on an iOS platform and includes mini-documentaries of students, carefully distilled psychoeducation with practical advice, interactive exercises and daily notifications. In addition, there are visuals ...

  • System Degradation Analysis Using the Degradation-Entropy Generation Theorem

    This theorem proposes a consistent thermodynamic approach using free energies and is based on conducted experiments validating the theory. Data has been collected to estimate entropies produced by the dissipative ...

  • CII Performance Assessment System

    CII's (Construction Industry Institute's) PAS Program makes the gathering of project performance data efficient for CII. On the back end, the Key Report and Data Mining functionality of PAS makes ...

  • 3D Body Modeling and Measurement

    3D Body Modeling and Measurement software acquires the three dimensional (3D) surface model and dimensions of a human body by using non-contact optical devices and 3D computer graphics techniques. It ...

  • Motor Controller for Free Piston Linear Compressor

    The invented software provides motion control for natural gas free piston linear compressor developed under ARPA-E funding. This controller is based on a state-feedback architecture and uses a Luenberger Observer. ...

  • Multiscale-Multiphysics Network Simulator

    The invented software is a highly computationally efficient and predictive tool that simulates flow and transport on a large fully pore-scale domain, or a domain that consists of a mixture ...

  • Automated MRI Analysis for Abdominal Adipose Tissue Measurement

    This software provides a fully-automated assessment of abdominal adipose tissues. It identifies fat tissue voxels and differentiates visceral fat and subcutaneous fat tissue types without human intervention and prior knowledge. ...

  • Ontoexplorer and Emerald

    In conjunction with software system Ultrawrap, Ontoexplorer and Emerald form a basis for creating faceted search interfaces for one or more relational databases. This technology is an ontology-based data integration ...

  • Software to Enable Rapidly Optimized Integrated Circuit Fabrication

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a process that uses physics-based models and integrated Bayesian statistics to dramatically speed up and reduce the cost for the ...

  • EXOS: A Software Package for 3-D Simulation of Impact Dynamics

    EXOS is a physics-based code designed to simulate a wide variety of three-dimensional impact dynamics problems, such as the effects of weapons on vehicular protection systems or meteor-debris impact damage ...

  • WAV-file Automated Analysis of Vocalizations Environment-Specific (WAAVES)

    WAAVES (WAV-file Automated Analysis of Vocalizations Environment Specific) is an automated USV assessment program utilizing the Signal and Image Processing Toolboxes created by MATLAB, in conjunction with a series of ...

  • The Calm Before

    The Calm Before is a first person perspective adventure game, where players travel across strange lands, interacting with the world around them, in an effort to complete the final ritual. ...

  • AustinMan and AustinWoman Electromagnetic Human Models

    The AustinMan and AustinWoman datasets are very precise, high-fidelity with mm-scale image resolution (among the highest, if not the highest in the world), and contain 50+ different tissues. The methodology ...

  • Campus Response to Intervention Progress Monitoring Tool (RTI-PMT)

    The Campus Response to Intervention Progress Monitoring Tool (RTI-PMT) is a cross-platform web-based app that helps campus leaders monitor progress in meeting campus goals to prevent learning difficulties in classrooms. ...

  • A time-varying subjective quality model for mobile streaming videos with stalling events

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a dynamic model that can predict subjective QoE on videos that have been afflicted by stalling events. This model is ...

  • Visible-Infrared Image Discerner (VIID)

    Visible-Infrared Image Discerner (VIID) provides the capability to distinguish infrared and visible light natural image, or video statistics, while simultaneously providing a quality measurement on the captured image or video, ...

  • A Learning Agent for HVAC Thermostat Control

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have designed a complete, adaptive reinforcement learning agent which applies a new control strategy for heat-pump HVAC systems. This learning agent can ...

  • Natural Image Point Prediction Method

    The proposed method is a demonstrable improvement from existing solutions to the problem of estimating original image pixel values given a digitized array of image pixel values. It does this ...

  • Stache: a highly secure sensitive escrow service

    Stache provides an enterprise or highly distributed environment with a secure web-based solution to store sensitive credentials or strings (passwords, license keys, procedures, etc.) using FIPS 140-2 compliant hardware security ...

  • Simulation-Medical Data Server

    The Simulation-Medical Data Server is modeling software which can emulate the treatment and movement of multiple patients across multiple locations to provide medical planners and disaster management personnel the opportunity ...

  • Textured Surface Defect Detection (TSDD)

    This software implements a computer vision algorithm that can inspect the surface of products covered with natural-looking textures for possible defects. The user first trains a one-class support vector machine ...

  • PerfExpert: A Simple, Automatic Performance Assessment Tool for Programs Running on Multi-core Computers

    This invention is a software tool that automatically evaluates the performance of a program running on one or more cores, multi-core chips, or multichip nodes. It indentifies possible performance bottlenecks ...

  • Reservoir Management Tool for Accurate Simulation of Fractures and Reservoirs

    A technique for reducing uncertainty in fracture characterization is embodied in this invention, JOINTS, a geomechanics-based model where a physical understanding of the fracturing process is combined with measurements of ...

  • A Dynamic Unit-Demand Auction Mechanism Supporting Bid Revision

    A unit-demand auction is a restricted kind of combinatorial auction in which a bidder is allowed to make a separate offer on each of a number of items, with the ...

  • 3D Body

    This novel invention discloses the creation of a whole-body imaging system that acquires the three-dimensional (3D) surface model and dimensions of the human body by using non-contact optical devices and ...

  • Autonomous Intersection Management Simulator

    The software is a multi-agent traffic simulator used to evaluate algorithms for controlling autonomous vehicles at intersections. It simulates autonomous vehicles at intersections, along with intersection control algorithms.

  • UT Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Applications

    The UT ASAP applications were specifically designed to support commercial airlines in the collection and management of incident reports. The applications also provide commercial airlines with an easy way to ...

  • ISORA - Risk Assessment Utility

    ISORA is a flexible, scalable, web-based enterprise risk assessment application that is designed to address system security, data security, and departmental implementation of enterprise policies. This application allows for granular ...

  • Knowledge Machine

    Knowledge Machine (KM) and the Component Library solve this problem by creating a library of reusable generic knowledge components, which can then be encoded by a domain expert with minimal ...

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  • Take Time. Save Lives.

    The "Take Time. Save Lives." hospital hand hygiene campaign was designed to improve hand hygiene practices at hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The campaign features multiple versions of the key ...

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  • Energy Harvesting from Water Flow over Gradient Conductive Film

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin invented an gradient conductive film based on poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-polystyrene sulfonate (PEDOT:PSS) for harvesting the energy from salty water flow. The PEDOT:PSS film which has gradient of con

  • Sub-5nm Multi-field Overlay in Jet and Flash Imprint Lithography

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin, who invented J-FIL technology, have recently developed the process of dual field and quad field overlay that produces line widths of 5nm repeatably and reproducibly with no distortion and no interference w

  • Multiple Materials Systems For Selective Beam Sintering

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have proposed a powder material approach by which structural parts may be fabricated through a particular method of selective beam sintering. Powder of one material is coated with a lower melting/dissociati

  • Electrical Method to Eliminate Hydrocarbon Fouling and Reduce Pumping Power for Pipeline Oil Transport

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a novel electrical method that can eliminate/reduce hydrocarbon fouling and reduce oil pumping costs more effectively than existing technologies. The method exploits the electrical properties

  • Electrical Pumping-Based Active Heat Pipes

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a heat pipe concept which replaces the traditional heat pipe wick with active electrical pumping. This low-power electrical pumping scheme can reliably transport liquid condensate over long

  • Negative Stiffness Honeycomb Material

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have designed negative stiffness honeycomb structures that consist of periodically repeating cell structures that embed curved beams. These curved beams act as snap-through elements that snap from one

  • Reducing Flared Gas by Generating Water

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new system that uses the energy of natural gas to extract moisture from air. The system thus converts a product that would have been wasted (natural gas) into a useful commodity (fresh wat

  • Bringing Micro- and Nano-scale Technologies to the Masses

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed many Massive Open Online Course offerings which have become very popular and provided opportunities for students around the world to access high-level instruction on challenging technical mat

  • Constant Force Suspension

    The invention is a method and an apparatus for creating Constant Force and Near Constant Force suspension systems (CFS and NCFS) which allow for simplified control strategies for these systems. The invention involves control of the vehicle body such that

  • Electromagnetic Volume Additive Manufacturing

    This novel AM method combines binder deposition with electromagnetic sintering of parts. Binder deposition techniques are used to selectively deposit dopants onto a powder bed in layers, which absorb specific microwave and radio frequency energy sources.

  • Direct Selective Laser Sintering of Metals

    Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed improvements to the selective laser sintering process for materials which lie in a certain range of surface tension, melt viscosity, and which have inclination to form skin layers which inhibi

  • Real-Time Laser Control for Powder Bed Fusion

    Researchers at The University of Texas developed a closed loop control method that allows for high-precision temperature control of a target medium for powder bed fusion in real time. The closed loop scheme is based on a feed-forward method in which senso

  • Flash Sintered Additive Manufacturing

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed an approach to additive manufacturing through flash sintering tests on alumina, one of the most commercially-relevant ceramic materials with applications in additive manufacturing. They demon

  • Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing Guided by OCT

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a non-invasive method for visualizing the entire 3D part within the powder matrix of the SLS system in real-time during the manufacturing process. The OCT process enables not only a view of

  • Real-Time Process Control for Additive Manufacturing

    The proposed invention enables real-time control of powder sintering processes through uniform heat transfer over the surface of a part. A feedback control system allows for temperature control of the powder cake system as a function of time, unlike curre

  • Simultaneous and Separate Driving of Multiple AFM Tips

    This invention allows for independent actuation of multiple AFM tips relative to a sample. Each AFM tip can be positions in the X and Y directions to be above a desired feature and can be actuated in the Z direction to be at the optimal height for surface

  • Precision inkjetting through optimal control

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a method for precision inkjet printing that includes determining an actuation parameter associated with a pressure waveform. Based on the pressure waveform, the method also includes actuating

  • Holographic plasmon-enhanced thermophoretic tweezers for low-power versatile manipulations of biological cells and nanoparticles

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin exploit the integration of plasmon-enhanced optothermal effect on the quasi-continuous gold nano-island substrates, thermophoretic trapping, and optical imaging system to trap and manipulate polymer particl

  • Thermal storage system using hexagonal-packed, tube-encapsulated PCM and a method for specifying encapsulation tube parameters

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin presented an optimal design of an encapsulated PCM-based latent thermal energy storage system. It identifies the thermal and physical parameters of the encapsulation and packing system for any given heat tr

  • Bubble-Pen Lithography for Versatile and Low-power Optical Manipulation and Patterning of Colloidal Particles

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin exploit the plasmon-enhanced photothermal effects on the quasi-continuous gold nano-island substrates to create microbubbles using simple optical setup and low-power laser (640 μw/μm2) to capture and

  • Electrostatic Fiber Individualizer/Separator for Cotton

    A group in the School of Human Ecology at The University of Texas at Austin has invented a novel fiber sampler/individualizer method that uses electrostatic forces to separate bulk fiber samples into individual fibers and an imaging system to capture indi

  • Enhanced Detection of Nuclear Materials

    Researchers at UT Austin and Pacific Northwest National Labs have developed a method for using spectrally sensitive detectors to discriminate nuclear materials from multiple layers of other materials using single or multi-view radio-graphs. The accompanyi

  • Hydraulic-Pneumatic Energy Storage and Power Conditioning Device

    Researchers at the Center for Electromechanics at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a novel power conditioning system that utilizes mechanical energy to store and transfer a consistent electrical  power flow that is generated from inco

  • Programmable deposition of nanoscale films

    Researchers at UT Austin have designed an invention that presents a versatile inkjet-based process for programmable deposition of thin films with nanometer-scale accuracy. This method is hereby referred to as Programmable Inkjetting of Thin-films, or PAIN

  • Robotic Hand Exoskeleton

    Researchers at UT Austin have developed a robotic hand exoskeleton that provides assistance and resistance to stroke patients during rehabilitation therapy sessions. The robot will provide programmable support for hand movement, giving the patient the fre

  • A Novel Method for Continuous Production of Dry Water

    Researchers at UT Austin have designed a new method of producing silica-encapsulated water with the same quality as that of the batch process dry water. The invention utilizes a single air stream, silica, and a cyclone separator in a way that will enable

  • Upper-Body Exoskeleton

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a wearable robotic exoskeleton, designed to provide structured motion control that is completely programmable for use as recuperative therapy for upper-body musculo-skeletal injuries and stro

  • The Ultimate Directional MEMS Microphone

    Inventors at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a design that employs innovative mechanical properties plus low power piezoelectric readout to realize a pressure gradient sensor. It is possible to combine several gradient sensors on a singl

  • Novel Rainwater Storage System Designed to Reduce Electricity Demand

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed designs for a system that integrates thermal storage and water storage into a traditional direct-expansion air conditioning system to reduce peak electrical demand, while also reducing the co

  • Wireless Inspection System for Rebar Corrosion

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a low-cost, battery-free, passive wireless sensor for monitoring the corrosion of steel reinforcement in concrete. The sensor is embedded in concrete and is interrogated using a magnetically

  • A New Structural Family for Superior Oxide Ion Conductors

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed new structural families for superior oxide ion conductors which shows promise when used as the electrolyte in a fuel cell or a regenerative or reverse fuel cell, as an oxygen sensor, or as an

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  • Environ: Environmental Degradation Educational Game Set

    Environ is that new media solution to empower the UN to achieve its outreach goals. Environ is an educational game set in near-future Earth where environmental degradation has started to damage the world economy. The player must enact policies, research t

  • HYDROFRAC3D: software for realistic simulations of hydraulic fracturing

    The invented software incorporates 30 years of research by Dr. Mark E. Mear in the area of computational fracture mechanics, which results in superior computational methods for simulating realistic three-dimensional curved fractures. 

  • Combustion Efficiency Calculator Using Gas Flare Images

    The Combustion Efficiency Calculator Using Gas Flare Images software takes a color flare image from a camera and processes the pixel information to yield a prediction of the flare combustion efficiency. This technology effectively reduces pollution and is

  • 10-10 Project Benchmarking System

    The 10-10 Project Benchmarking System is the technological application for a new method of assessing capital projects in the engineering and construction industry. The system is a hosted web application that contains a user interface, a series of question

  • Super Planet Crash Game

    Super Planet Crash is a digital orrery, integrating the motion of massive bodies forward in time according to Newtonian gravity. It offers a simple and compelling visualization of the evolution of planetary systems created by the player. A point system an

  • Thrive Mobile App

    The Thrive app is built on an iOS platform and includes mini-documentaries of students, carefully distilled psychoeducation with practical advice, interactive exercises and daily notifications. In addition, there are visuals meant to inspire users, links

  • System Degradation Analysis Using the Degradation-Entropy Generation Theorem

    This theorem proposes a consistent thermodynamic approach using free energies and is based on conducted experiments validating the theory. Data has been collected to estimate entropies produced by the dissipative processes for: - Batteries (Li-ion &

  • CII Performance Assessment System

    CII's (Construction Industry Institute's) PAS Program makes the gathering of project performance data efficient for CII. On the back end, the Key Report and Data Mining functionality of PAS makes getting project performance information out of the system v

  • 3D Body Modeling and Measurement

    3D Body Modeling and Measurement software acquires the three dimensional (3D) surface model and dimensions of a human body by using non-contact optical devices and 3D computer graphics techniques. It contains programs that perform 3D surface reconstructio

  • Motor Controller for Free Piston Linear Compressor

    The invented software provides motion control for natural gas free piston linear compressor developed under ARPA-E funding. This controller is based on a state-feedback architecture and uses a Luenberger Observer. The software uses motor current and encod

  • Multiscale-Multiphysics Network Simulator

    The invented software is a highly computationally efficient and predictive tool that simulates flow and transport on a large fully pore-scale domain, or a domain that consists of a mixture of pore-scale and Darcy-scale sub-domains. The network modeling mo

  • Automated MRI Analysis for Abdominal Adipose Tissue Measurement

    This software provides a fully-automated assessment of abdominal adipose tissues. It identifies fat tissue voxels and differentiates visceral fat and subcutaneous fat tissue types without human intervention and prior knowledge. It contains programs that p

  • Ontoexplorer and Emerald

    In conjunction with software system Ultrawrap, Ontoexplorer and Emerald form a basis for creating faceted search interfaces for one or more relational databases. This technology is an ontology-based data integration (OBDI) system that makes maximal use of

  • Software to Enable Rapidly Optimized Integrated Circuit Fabrication

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a process that uses physics-based models and integrated Bayesian statistics to dramatically speed up and reduce the cost for the empirical optimization of micro- and nano-fabrication processe

  • EXOS: A Software Package for 3-D Simulation of Impact Dynamics

    EXOS is a physics-based code designed to simulate a wide variety of three-dimensional impact dynamics problems, such as the effects of weapons on vehicular protection systems or meteor-debris impact damage to satellites. It includes a preprocessor subprog

  • WAV-file Automated Analysis of Vocalizations Environment-Specific (WAAVES)

    WAAVES (WAV-file Automated Analysis of Vocalizations Environment Specific) is an automated USV assessment program utilizing the Signal and Image Processing Toolboxes created by MATLAB, in conjunction with a series of customized filters to separate USV cal

  • The Calm Before

    The Calm Before is a first person perspective adventure game, where players travel across strange lands, interacting with the world around them, in an effort to complete the final ritual. In The Calm Before, a sinister Storm looms over the land you once c

  • AustinMan and AustinWoman Electromagnetic Human Models

    The AustinMan and AustinWoman datasets are very precise, high-fidelity with mm-scale image resolution (among the highest, if not the highest in the world), and contain 50+ different tissues. The methodology (past versions including simplifications, assump

  • Campus Response to Intervention Progress Monitoring Tool (RTI-PMT)

    The Campus Response to Intervention Progress Monitoring Tool (RTI-PMT) is a cross-platform web-based app that helps campus leaders monitor progress in meeting campus goals to prevent learning difficulties in classrooms. The RTI-PMT lets campus leaders see

  • A time-varying subjective quality model for mobile streaming videos with stalling events

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a dynamic model that can predict subjective QoE on videos that have been afflicted by stalling events. This model is perceptually-based and thus models potential linearities and nonlinearitie

  • Visible-Infrared Image Discerner (VIID)

    Visible-Infrared Image Discerner (VIID) provides the capability to distinguish infrared and visible light natural image, or video statistics, while simultaneously providing a quality measurement on the captured image or video, regardless of content. Prior

  • A Learning Agent for HVAC Thermostat Control

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have designed a complete, adaptive reinforcement learning agent which applies a new control strategy for heat-pump HVAC systems. This learning agent can decrease energy consumption, adapt to the properties

  • Natural Image Point Prediction Method

    The proposed method is a demonstrable improvement from existing solutions to the problem of estimating original image pixel values given a digitized array of image pixel values. It does this by first measuring, with a novel direct technique, the average

  • Stache: a highly secure sensitive escrow service

    Stache provides an enterprise or highly distributed environment with a secure web-based solution to store sensitive credentials or strings (passwords, license keys, procedures, etc.) using FIPS 140-2 compliant hardware security modules (HSMs). Additionall

  • Simulation-Medical Data Server

    The Simulation-Medical Data Server is modeling software which can emulate the treatment and movement of multiple patients across multiple locations to provide medical planners and disaster management personnel the opportunity to train with realistic situa

  • Textured Surface Defect Detection (TSDD)

    This software implements a computer vision algorithm that can inspect the surface of products covered with natural-looking textures for possible defects. The user first trains a one-class support vector machine to learn a general description of normal, de

  • PerfExpert: A Simple, Automatic Performance Assessment Tool for Programs Running on Multi-core Computers

    This invention is a software tool that automatically evaluates the performance of a program running on one or more cores, multi-core chips, or multichip nodes. It indentifies possible performance bottlenecks at the source-code level (functions and loops).

  • Reservoir Management Tool for Accurate Simulation of Fractures and Reservoirs

    A technique for reducing uncertainty in fracture characterization is embodied in this invention, JOINTS, a geomechanics-based model where a physical understanding of the fracturing process is combined with measurements of mechanical properties of rock and

  • A Dynamic Unit-Demand Auction Mechanism Supporting Bid Revision

    A unit-demand auction is a restricted kind of combinatorial auction in which a bidder is allowed to make a separate offer on each of a number of items, with the guarantee that at most one of these offers will be accepted. We propose a novel set rules for

  • 3D Body

    This novel invention discloses the creation of a whole-body imaging system that acquires the three-dimensional (3D) surface model and dimensions of the human body by using non-contact optical devices and stereo vision technology. It contains programs that

  • Autonomous Intersection Management Simulator

    The software is a multi-agent traffic simulator used to evaluate algorithms for controlling autonomous vehicles at intersections. It simulates autonomous vehicles at intersections, along with intersection control algorithms.

  • UT Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Applications

    The UT ASAP applications were specifically designed to support commercial airlines in the collection and management of incident reports. The applications also provide commercial airlines with an easy way to participate in national data-sharing programs by

  • ISORA - Risk Assessment Utility

    ISORA is a flexible, scalable, web-based enterprise risk assessment application that is designed to address system security, data security, and departmental implementation of enterprise policies. This application allows for granular delegation of responsi

  • Knowledge Machine

    Knowledge Machine (KM) and the Component Library solve this problem by creating a library of reusable generic knowledge components, which can then be encoded by a domain expert with minimal training to create a knowledge base for a specific domain. KM is

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  • End-to-end learning for segmenting generic objects in images and videos

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have invented a computer vision system which is capable of segmenting (i.e., finding boundaries) of generic objects in images and videos. For images, our system learns about generic patterns that are indica

  • EBFIN (Equation-based flowsheet initialization)

    EBFIN is an add-on to the gPROMS Modelbuilder which has pseudo-transient reformulations of the steady-state models of unit operations, in which a subset of the steady-state model equations are converted to ordinary differential equations with an equivalen

  • Memristor Logic Using Memristor As Driver (MAD) Gates

    The MAD gates are inherently simpler and faster than the memristor logical implication technique. They are also more efficient than conventional CMOS or memristor-CMOS hybrid techniques. Memristor logical implication gates are limited to a fan-out of 1 an

  • Methods and systems for PUF reliability estimation using high-dimensional stochastic modeling

    The cost of ECC and storage requirements for helper data grows rapidly with the error rate that needs to be handled, and thus any misprediction of error rates is highly costly. The proposed invention develops a method that improves the prediction accuracy

  • Dividers Implemented Using Memristor Gates

    In this work, new designs for memristor-based dividers are presented. The proposed designs include binary non-restoring dividers, SRT dividers, and Goldschmidt dividers. These are the first known divider implementations using memristors. 

  • Multipliers Implemented Using Memristor Gates

    These memristor based multipliers are much more efficient than conventional CMOS or memristor-CMOS hybrid techniques.In contrast to other memristor implementations of logic, MAD gates can support high fan-out and require a single cycle for any of the co

  • Methods and systems for reducing the cost of physical unclonable function helper data storage

    OTP memory adds cost to the entire process and should be reduced. The invention allows a substantial reduction of the memory footprint needed to store helper data.

  • Adders Implemented Using Memristor Gates

    In this work, new designs for memristor-based adders are presented. The proposed designs include ripple carry adders, carry lookahead adders, carry select adders, carry skip adders, and conditional-sum adders.  

  • Context Switch Aware Large TLB

     The invention proposes to partition the on-chip caches to house translation entries (TLB entries/page table entries) alongside data. The partitioning is achieved by means of a low overhead cache partitioning algorithm which allocates capacity for tr

  • Very Large DRAM Based TLB

    This invention proposes to build very large Translation Look-aside Buffers (VL-TLBs) that may be stored in DRAM. While DRAM access is slow, only one access is required instead of up to 24 accesses required in many modern virtualized systems. Even if many

  • Further enhanced screening curve tool

    The Further Enhanced Screening Curve Tool is an intuitive and fast model that estimates the least-cost generation mix for generation planning purposes. It is able to calculate an economically adapted generation mix for a target load duration curve within

  • Evolutionary Failure Mode Calculator

    The Evolutionary Failure Mode (EFM) Calculator takes a DNA sequence as input and predicts hyper-mutable sites that would lead to it being genetically unstable when constructed. The EFM Calculator predicts multiple types of unstable sites, including two ma

  • Independence

    This software provides a rigorous rate-based model of the methyldiethanolamine (MDEA)/piperazine (PZ) solvent. This version incorporates the most recent thermodynamic data on CO2 solubility, amine volatility, heat capacity, and NMR speciations.

  • Algorithms for Enabling Point-and-Shoot 3D Camera

    This invention is a design of algorithms for enabling point-and-shoot 3D cameras. It creates a highly accurate 3D model of an observed scene by combining multiple views from a moving camera. The output of the system is a point cloud or mesh model. Models

  • Tangent-Plane Algorithm for Multiphase Equilibrium Calculations

    This invention is a design of algorithms for multiphase equilibrium calculations using a thermodynamic model. Minimization problems in thermodynamic equilibrium calculations are solved by searching for the tangent plane that defines the equilibrium phase

  • A New Approach for Modeling Oil Recovery using Low Salinity Water Injection

    This new LSWI approach leads to a better prediction of oil recovery by shedding light on the mechanism controlling incremental oil recovery by LSWI. Since evidence suggests that low-salinity water injection is more sensitive to oil relative permeability c

  • Perceptual Non-Uniformity (PNU) Index

    The perceptual non-uniformity (PNU) index allows measurement of additive non-uniformity noise produced in infrared images or videos as a result of manufacturing differences across the sensors in thermal imagers. The purpose of this invention is to provide

  • A 3D Imaging System for Yarn Hairiness Measurement

    The 3D yarn hairiness measurement system is a customized microscopic imaging analysis system for automatic and accurate measurements of yarn hairiness. The major components of the system are two mirrors, a microscope, a digital camera, an illuminator, and

  • Method and Apparatus for Correcting and Sharing Whiteboard Images using a Digital Camera

    The invented method and apparatus teaches how to acquire a video frame or frames from a digital camera, such as a webcam, tablet, or cell phone camera, and save the frames in matrices that serves as the data type for video manipulation throughout the syst

  • Hawkeye Cache Replacement

    The inventors have developed Hawkeye, a cache replacement policy that can learn from Beladys optimal replacement algorithm by applying this algorithm to past cache accesses in order to influence future cache replacement decisions. Unlike other policies,

  • Hybrid Encryption Apparatus and Method

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a method that utilizes an "infinite" key and relies on software-reconfigurable hardware, which provides several layers of complexity that may render any attempt to crack the encrypt

  • Improved Fused Floating-Point Two-Term Dot Product Unit

    This invention presents improved architecture designs and implementations for a fused floating-point dot product unit. Many DSP applications such as FFT and DCT butterfly operations can benefit from the fused floating-point dot product unit. The fused flo

  • Algorithm for Optimal Solar Placement

    The invention is an algorithm that uses local solar, weather, and economic data to provide the optimal azimuth and tilt for a given location. This data can be used in the actual installation of solar arrays, and the updated expected output can inform proj

  • Image Search with Relative Attribute Feedback

    This invention proposes a user-specific attribute model that adapts a generic model trained with annotations from multiple users, tailoring it to satisfy user-specific labels. Furthermore, this offers novel techniques to infer user-specific labels based o

  • iRecommend: An Accurate, Scalable, User-Powered Distributed Recommendation Architecture

    This invention is a user-powered distributed recommendation architecture, where a user will define a recommendation request paired with a community declaration. Community declarations can flexibly define fine-grained communities of interest in a declarati

  • Fast, Localized Document Recovery for Distributed Apps with K-Optimistic Logging

    This invention relates to fault-tolerant systems and methods. More particularly, the invention relates to fault-tolerant systems and methods using optimistic logging with a synchronous recovery in message passing systems. A fault-tolerant message pass

  • Distortion Identification Based Image and Video Quality Assessment

    This is a novel process for gauging the quality of an original image or video from a distorted representation, without knowledge of the type of distortion the media has undergone. This process is composed of two parts: the identification of the type of di

  • Firewall Decision Diagrams

    This invention is a firewall design and administration toolkit that enables the creation of error-free firewall rule sets, provides comprehensive firewall testing, and significantly simplifies the process of creating, updating, and maintaining firewalls

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    Hoard is a fast, highly scalable memory allocator software library that largely avoids false sharing and is memory-efficient. It is the first allocator to simultaneously solve both performance and scalability problems that develop from false sharing and m

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    GotoBLAS is an optimized implementation of the BLAS library and is available for a range of computing architectures. GotoBLAS speeds up the most commonly utilized components of the BLAS library and has been used to greatly increase the performance of a va

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    The subject invention is a new methodology, called “fusible data structures ” for server backup in distributed processing environments, that enjoys the computational efficiency of replication-based approaches and the space efficiency of coding theory techn

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  • Transparent Dielectric-Core Antenna

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have suggested the use of dielectric-core antennas surrounded by patterned metallic meta-surfaces to realize radio-transparent antennas. The proposed mantle cover acts as a conductive medium for surface cur

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    The delta-sigma SAR ADC combines the advantages of both SAR ADCs and delta-sigma ADCs, providing a low-power and low-cost architecture for high-resolution ADCs. Due to the inherent properties of the SAR ADC, simple passive integrators are designed to repl

  • Multiple-Input Isolated Push-Pull Connected Power Converters

    A research group in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Austin has proposed an innovative MIC family with both isolation and push-pull connection. Isolation incorporated with common push-pull approach makes the

  • Multiple-Input Soft-Switching Power Converters

    A research group in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Austin has proposed new multiple-input soft-switching converter topologies based on phase-shift full-bridge converter (PSFB), parallel resonant converter

  • Three-Dimensional InGaAs Gate-Wrap-Around Field-Effect-Transistor with Multiple Channel Layers

     In this invention, University of Texas at Austin researchers designed an innovative approach to current CMOS scaling challenges utilizing 3-D gate-wrap-around structure, multi-channel layers and III-V materials.

  • Vertical III-V Nanowire FETs Using Nano-sphere lithography

    In this invention, University of Texas at Austin researchers designed Field Emission Transistors utilizing vertical 3-D nanowire structure constructed with III-V group materials. This structure is realized by an innovative nano-sphere lithography method.

  • Quantum Dot Applications for Flash Memory, Semiconductor Lasers and Photodetectors

    Non-volatile flash memory technology can continue to scale down for lower voltage and/or power applications if new materials are used or new memory cell designs are adopted. This invention capitalizes on a combination of technologies. Primarily, a new g

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    Most voltage controlled oscillators are implemented via ring oscillators, which consist of an odd number of inverting stages with the output of the last stage being fed into the first stage. This invention consists of a single-stage ring oscillator. It al

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    The method and apparatus of the invention uses two charge pumps to multiply the apparent capacitance of a physically small on-chip capacitor to appear to be a much larger value of capacitance which is used within the phase-locked loop circuit to provide a

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    The Bridge and Three-Path FMA architectures provide two unique solutions to the major tradeoffs seen by classic FMA designs. The Three-Path architecture provides a solution to the massive alignment and component size implementations of the classic FMA by

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    The "Take Time. Save Lives." hospital hand hygiene campaign was designed to improve hand hygiene practices at hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The campaign features multiple versions of the key message that clean hands protect. Crucial

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    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center have created a novel plant growth medium composed of readily available, inexpensive materials that have proven to provide a high level of moisture retention along with

  • SkySystem Growing Media

    Researchers at UT Austin have created a new green-roofing/wall growing media that is ideal for the harsh summer climates of the American South and Southwest. Years of studying how different soil media are affected in this region have allowed these scienti

  • Habiturf® - The Ecological Lawn

    Researchers at UT Austin’s Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center have developed a novel blend of grass seed that is specially formulated to grow greener, more lush lawns even under the most extreme weather conditions. The formulation, based on native

  • Altered circadian rhythms regulate growth vigor in hybrids and allopolyploids

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed an innovative method of manipulating gene expression in plant hybrids that allows for improved growth vigor, including higher plant content of starch and sugar. More specifically, this new me

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