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Accurate Geo-Referencing of Tree Stands
Technology Description Researchers at Oregon State University have developed an algorithm and procedure for quickly and accurately geo-referencing 3D point clouds representing the lower section of the trunk that is relatively inexpensive, fast, and accurate, to less than 1 meter accuracy. The algorithm utilizes aerial images from UAVs or similar as...
Published: 11/26/2019   |   Inventor(s): Bogdan Strimbu, John Sessions, Chu Qi
Keywords(s): Algorithm, ALS, Photogrammetric point cloud, point matching, tree segmentation
Category(s): Agricultural, Engineering, Imaging, Information Technology, Software, Research Tools
High Flux Resistance Heating Rod
Technology Description This technology provides for improved simulation of nuclear reactor fuel rod pulsation for research and testing purposes. The device is a resistive heating filament capable of producing 2.5 MW/m2 of energy in a matter of tens of milliseconds with an outer diameter of less than a centimeter (0.9525 cm). This responsive heating...
Published: 11/22/2019   |   Inventor(s): Daniel LaBrier, Wade Marcum, Jim Nylander, Aaron Weiss, Salem Sharaf
Keywords(s): boiling, critical heat flux, nuclear
Category(s): Diagnostics, Device, Engineering, Physical Science, Research Tools, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
Extrusion System for 3D Printing of Viscous Elastomers
Technology Description Researchers at OSU have developed a novel 3D print system that enables precision printing of complex structures from flexible elastomers, including multiple component curing silicone. Two or more precursors are pumped to the printhead for mixing and extrusions, while temperature and rheological properties are monitored and controlled....
Published: 7/22/2019   |   Inventor(s): Osman Yirmibesoglu, Yigit Menguc
Keywords(s): 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing, polymer, silicone elastomers, Soft Robotics
Category(s): Engineering, Device, Materials Science, Physical Science, Research Tools
Method and System for Generating Earthquake Forecasts and Alerts
Technology Description A basic premise of earthquake science is that earthquakes of significant size are independent of each other in space and time, if aftershocks are excluded. In brief, this technology demonstrates a completely new statistical association between earthquake events, provides a determination of spatially-dependent increases in risk...
Published: 4/5/2019   |   Inventor(s): Robert O'Malley, Debashis Mondal
Keywords(s): earthquake, emergency, emergency preparedness, Resilience
Category(s): Research Tools, Physical Science, Software, Engineering
A Method For Extraction And Purification Of Chlorophylls For Large Scale Isolation From Spinach By Counter Current Chromatography
Technology Description This technology licensing opportunity provides improved methods for manufacturing and producing highly pure chlorophyll at high yields, from a variety of sources. Sources of chlorophyll useful with the patented methods include Spirulina pacifica, algae, spinach and alfalfa. The high yields and variety of sources provide a low...
Published: 12/7/2018   |   Inventor(s): Carole Jubert, George Bailey, Jr.
Keywords(s): Agriculture, Biomedical, Biotechnology, Dyes and Colorants, Environmental Remediation, Food Science / Nutrition, Pharmaceuticals, Research Tools
Category(s): Agricultural, Chemical, Chemistry, Research Tools, Therapeutics
Microfluidic device for blood plasma separation and assays
Technology Description Oregon State University is seeking a licensee for a microfluidic device that separates blood plasma from whole blood and can facilitate downstream assays. The device can be used with raw blood or blood treated with anticoagulants, both with a lower volume than is required by current testing strategies. Testing zones of different...
Published: 12/5/2018   |   Inventor(s): Gayan Bandara, Matthew Kremer, Vincent Remcho
Keywords(s): Biomedical, Blood, Blood coagulation chemistry, Membrane, Polycaprolactone, surface chemistry, Wicking microfluidics
Category(s): Device, Diagnostics, Information Technology, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Research Tools
Improved KNN Thin Film Production
Technology Description Oregon State University is seeking a licensee or industry collaborator for an improved KNN based thin film production process. The newly described methods overcome the difficulties in chemical vapor, sol-gel, sputtering, and pulsed-laser deposition methods because it can be performed cost effectively, in air, using less energy,...
Published: 11/30/2018   |   Inventor(s): Michelle Dolgos, Dylan Fast, May Nyman, Brady Gibbons, Matthew Clark
Keywords(s): actuator, Chemical Synthesis, piezoelectric, sensor, thin film
Category(s): Chemical, Device, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science, Research Tools, Software
Wind turbine sensor array for monitoring avian and bat collisions v2.0
Technology Description An integrated multi-sensor detection package with event-based data collection has been developed using accelerometers, microphones, and a camera coupled with integrated signal processing. The sensors are installed directly on wind turbine blades and on-board processors wirelessly transmit data to the central controller and data...
Published: 3/12/2018   |   Inventor(s): Roberto Albertani, William Maurer, Matthew Johnston, Kyle Clocker
Keywords(s): bird deterrent, collision deterrent, Detection, environment monitoring, sensor, Sensor-based monitoring, wind turbine
Category(s): Sustainability & Cleantechnologies, Research Tools
Low-Power Remote Logging Weight and Temperature Sensor
Technology Description The sensor includes a load cell, external temperature sensor, logger, and fuel container. The inexpensive monitor provides an easy launch via simple switch, data collection via SD card for ease of processing, a flexible power supply to last for any desired duration, and a cloud-based analysis platform to indicate the variability...
Published: 2/15/2018   |   Inventor(s): Nordica Maccarty, Jennifer Ventrella
Keywords(s): biomass fuel sensor, Cookstoves, fuel efficiency algorithm, Household energy, Load cell logger, low power device, Sensor-based monitoring
Category(s): Device, Diagnostics, Engineering, Information Technology, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science, Research Tools, Software, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
Paper-based Microfluidic Well Plates
Technology Description Oregon State University is seeking a licensee for a paper-based microfluidic well plate systems that are cheaper, modifiable replacements for plastic well plate systems currently in use. This technology has been tested in a 96-well plate embodiment for analysis of a panel of disease biomarkers, environmental and health toxins,...
Published: 12/15/2017   |   Inventor(s): Christopher Heist, Sumate Pengpumkiat, Gayan Bandara, Vincent Remcho
Keywords(s): Assay, Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Detection, Diagnostic, Microfluidics, Paper
Category(s): Research Tools, Diagnostics, Chemical, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies
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