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Research projects with intellectual property contain one or more aspects that may have a patent or other intellectual property protection. Reclamation uses these protections and forms partnership agreements when this would be the most effective way to partner with others to commercialize a product or idea.

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Science and Technology Research Funded from 2004 to 2014

The following 57 research projects containing intellectual property were fully or partially funded by the Science and Technology Program from 2004 to 2014. Click on a highlighted Researcher link to learn more about that project's Principal Investigator, or click on a linked project title to view that project's details.

Researcher Title ID Start Year End Year
Agee, J C Generator and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Controls Modification for Wind Integration 9608 2009 2011
Agee, J C Power System Stability Enhancement in the Digitally-Controlled Power System 1411 2005 2010
Bechtel, Ted Enhancement of Hydroturbine Operational Flexibility for Powerplant Cost Optimization 8301 2005 2011
Chapman, Michelle J Robust Water Treatment Systems for Rural and Small Communities 1759 2014 2014
Chapman, Michelle J Zero Liquid Discharge Desalination for Rural Desert Communities 1963 2005 2005
DeHaan, Jim Power System Safety 5446 2014 2014
DeHaan, Jim Protection System Testing Improvements 2446 2014 2014
DeHaan, Jim Reduced Cost Hydroelectric Maintenance 582 2004 2010
DeHaan, Jim Reduced Cost Hydropower Maintenance 5021 2011 2013
DeHaan, Jim Renewable Integration and Small Hydro 6144 2011 2013
Delagah, Saied Cellulose Acetate Membrane Improvements 9000 2011 2012
Delagah, Saied Underwater Desalination--Reduces Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Costs Significantly and Addresses Concentrate Disposal Issues 6586 2010 2010
Eastment, Eric Power System Diagnostics 701 2004 2010
Eastment, Eric Power System Safety 9629 2011 2013
Frizell, Kathy Evaluation and Innovative Solutions to Reclamation Spillway and Water Conveyance Structure Needs (IR2-FY03-007-BOR) 429 2004 2005
Gill, Tom Development and Testing of an Overshot Gate Design that Irrigation Districts Can Self-Construct and Maintain 6890 2008 2010
Gill, Tom Development testing and demonstration of components of a canal modernization system 726 2004 2004
Guerra, Katherine Development of Coatings for Polymeric Membranes to Minimize Biofouling 9741 2008 2009
Guerra, Katherine Development of new chlorine-resistant polyamide membranes 4924 2014 2014
Guerra, Katherine Surface Modification to Nanofiltration (NF) Membranes 9549 2005 2006
Hanna, Leslie Flow Deflectors for Preventing Type II and Type III Stilling Basin Abrasion Damage (Widespread Application) 81 2004 2008
Hanna, Leslie Stilling Basin Abrasion Damage Prevention (Mason Dam Flow Deflector Design) 82 2004 2005
Hanna, Leslie Wide Span Stilling Basin Deflectors (Width Greater Than 30 Feet) 5564 2006 2009
Haws, Mitchell Ground Water Modeling Decision Support System 4296 2008 2008
Haws, Mitchell Hydroclimatic Index in Drought Forecasting and Climate Scenario Building for the Colorado River Basin (CRB) 8836 2007 2008
Heiner, Bryan Modernization of Trashrack Raking Systems to Manage Quagga Mussel Settlement 2675 2011 2013
Hiebert, Steve Automated Fish Separator, Imaging, and Data Recording System for Use on Existing Fish Traps and Monitoring Systems 6668 2007 2008
Hilldale, Robert C. Evaluation of Aerial Bathymetric Surveys in Shallow Riverine Environments 1573 2006 2006
Hubble, Joel Denney Design An Adult Fish Transport System For Dam Passage 289 2014 2014
Karp, Cathy Development of Full-Duplex Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) Antenna system for Deep River/Canal Systems 5437 2014 2014
Karp, Cathy Impact of Quagga and Zebra Mussels on Reclamation Fish and Habitat Restoration Activities 5123 2008 2008
Kelly, Kevin L. Boron Removal From Seawater 5333 2010 2010
Kelly, Kevin L. Boron Removal from Seawater 9566 2006 2008
Kubitschek, Joseph Final Development and Field Demonstration of an Innovative Outlet Works Valve 9532 2008 2008
Lair, Ken Stabilization of Water Facility Lands Following Removal of Salt Cedar (_Tamarix spp._) 781 2004 2007
McKinstry, Mark Development of a Floating Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) Tag Antenna Interrogation System 257 2010 2010
Moody, Chuck Forward Osmosis Water Purification 8944 2011 2013
Moody, Chuck Foward Osmosis (FO) Water Purification 1289 2004 2010
Moris, Don Evaluating Innovative Swim-Thru Fishway Valve Lock System for Medium Head Applications 5083 2009 2009
Mortensen, Josh Creating Turbulence to Prevent Invasive Mussel Colonization within Pipelines 9829 2011 2012
Mortensen, Josh Creating Turbulence to Prevent Mussel Colonization in Pipelines - Continued 7169 2013 2013
Murphy, Andrew Cellulose Acetate (CA) Membrane Study 107 2005 2010
Murphy, Andrew Developing the Next Generation Chlorine Resistant, High Flux, and High Salt Rejection Polyamide Desalting Membrane to Increase Water Supply 526 2004 2010
Murphy, Andrew Development of a Novel Desalting Treatment Technology 342 2004 2004
Porras Mendoza, Yuliana E Developing the Next Generation Chlorine-resistant, High Flux, and High-salt Rejection Polyamide Desalting Membrane to Increase Water Supply 8380 2011 2013
Poulson, Tom Desalination Reject Concentration and Disposal Pilot Study 584 2004 2005
Schrom, Alan Secure, Reliable, Low Cost Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) for Irrigation Water Delivery 1689 2009 2009
Skaja, Allen Durable Silicone Foul-release Coatings Formulations CRADA 809 2014 2014
Skaja, Allen Natural Biocide and Coatings 2647 2011 2011
Skaja, Allen Research and Development of Durable Foul Release Coatings 8305 2012 2013
Stitt, Steve Operational and Environmental Constraints and Their Impact on Ancillary Service Production 62 2004 2005
Stitt, Steve Optimization Improvements to Increase Energy Production and Extend Equipment Life 441 2004 2005
Sutphin, Zak Effects of Pseudomonas Fluorescens, a Biological Control Agent for Quagga and Zebra Mussels, on Growth, Health, and Survival of Fish 6407 2011 2012
Tansey, Michael Development and Testing of Land Atmosphere Water Simulator (LAWS) to for Reservoir and Water Conservation Management via Remote Sensing, GIS, and Atmospheric, Hydrologic and Vegetation Physical Process Models for Planning and Operational Decision-Making 1246 2004 2004
Von Fay, Kurt Computer Modeling to Predict Service Life of Concrete Structures 1065 2004 2006
Wiedmeier, Dawn Pilot Demonstration of Ferrite Formation-Magnetic Separation Process for Heavy Metals Removal at Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel Treatment Facility 844 2004 2006
Yokoyama, Ken Microbubble Production via Venturi Concept to Degas Supersaturated Water 8345 2005 2007
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