Patents Generated by NIJ-Sponsored Projects

Below you can find a list of patents resulting from NIJ-sponsored research.[1]

Each of our research and development grantees are expected to generate scholarly products, including patents as applicable. This list is one way to demonstrate the Institute's contribution to scientific progress in the physical sciences and other disciplines.

Patents from NIJ-Sponsored Research
Patent No.Title
(Linked to full description from USTPO)
Award No.
(Linked to award details when available)
9,477,905Image congealing via efficient feature selection 2009-SQ-B9-K013
9,476,963Search and rescue method and system 2003-IJ-CX-K025
9,438,419Probabilistic password cracking system2006-DN-BX-K007
9,412,563Method and apparatus for extraction, detection, and characterization of vapors from explosives, taggants in explosives, controlled substances, and biohazards 2006-DN-BX-K027
9,379,449 Reconfigurable antennas utilizing parasitic pixel layers 2007-IJ-CX-K025, 2009-SQ-B9-K005
9,241,152 System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination 2004-IJ-CX-K055
9,237,422 Wireless device detection system 2007-RG-CX-K179, 2011-IJ-CX-K002
9,082,043 Image congealing via efficient feature selection 2009-SQ-B9-K013
9,065,169 High frequency magnetic field antenna 2001-LT-BX-K010
9,036,160 Device for recording biometric data 2005-IJ-CX-K071
9,012,208 Nucleic acid purification 2007-DN-BX-K184
9,008,452 Global quantitative characterization of patterns using fractal analysis 2003-RC-CX-K001
8,983,208 Pattern matching based on global quantitative characterization of patterns 2003-RC-CX-K001
8,965,136 Pattern detection based on fractal analysis 2003-RC-CX-K001
8,965,038 Steganalysis with neighboring joint density 2010-DN-BX-K223
8,947,677 Dual-frequency phase multiplexing (DFPM) and period coded phase measuring (PCPM) pattern strategies in 3-D structured light systems, and lookup table (LUT) based data processing 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,928,459 Precision location methods and systems 2003-IJ-CX-K025
8,905,176 Method and apparatus for remotely disabling vehicles 2005-DE-BX-K029
8,891,838 System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,873,580 Method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum access 2007-IJ-CX-K020
8,872,134 Self indicating radiation alert dosimeter N00024-95-C-4052, N00167-03-M-0037 and W91CRB-04-C-0001; awarded by the Technology Support Working Group
8,871,471 Methods for rapid forenic DNA analysis 2006-DN-BX-K011
8,868,907 Device, method, and system for processing communications for secure operation of industrial control system field devices 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,823,802 Multi-mode imaging in the thermal infrared for chemical contrast enhancement 2007-DN-BX-K199
8,797,221 Reconfigurable antennas utilizing liquid metal elements 2007-IJ-CX-K025, 2009-SQ-B9-K005
8,774,513 Image concealing via efficient feature selection 2009-SQ-B9-K013
8,771,613 Large volume analyte preconcentrator 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,768,100 Optimal gradient pursuit for image alignment 2007-DE-BX-K191
8,761,438 Systems and methods for object imaging 2007-DE-BX-K001
8,760,510 Apparatus and methods for three-dimensional imaging using a static light screen 2006-IJ-CX-K041
8,707,180 System for cyber investigation and data management 2007-DN-BX-K186
8,706,426 Systems and methods for identifying classes of substances 2008-DN-BX-K069
8,699,430 Method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum access 2007-IJ-CX-K020
8,668,873 Method and apparatus for extraction, detection, and characterization of vapors from explosives, taggants in explosives, controlled substances, and biohazards 2006-DN-BX-K027
8,644,565 System and method for non-cooperative iris image acquisition 2007-DE-BX-K182
8,586,362 Method for DNA double-strand break repair in vitro and applications thereof 2007-DN-BX-K146
8,569,691 Preconcentrator for analysis instruments 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,509,501 System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination (A method for a processing device to determine a two dimensional (2D) handprint image from a three dimensional (3D) data of the handprint) 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,498,454 Optimal subspaces for face recognition 2007-DE-BX-K191
8,478,077 Optimal gradient pursuit for image alignment 2007-DE-BX-K191
8,402,267 Security enhanced network device and method for secure operation of same 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,387,735 Method and apparatus for remotely disabling vehicles 2005-DE-BX-K029
8,381,426 System and method for weapon discharge inhibition 2004-IJ-CX-0096
8,363,907 System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination (A method for a processing device to determine a two dimensional (2D) rolled equivalent handprint image from a three dimensional (3D) model of the handprint) 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,320,617 System, method and program product for camera-based discovery of social networks 2007-RG-CX-K015
8,272,343 Fingerprint goggles 2007-DN-BX-K242
8,260,279 System, method and apparatus for providing communications that conform to a cellular communication standard and a non-cellular communication standard 2006-IJ-CX-K043
8,224,064 System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination (A three dimensional (3D) imaging system using a structured light illumination (SLI) technique) 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,178,045 Interchangeable preconcentrator connector assembly 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,155,399 Generic face alignment via boosting 2005-IJ-CX-K060
8,115,182 Personal and area self-indicating radiation alert dosimeterN00024-95-C-4052, N00167-03-M-0037 and W91CRB-04-C-0001, awarded by the Technology Support Working Group
8,094,610 Dynamic cellular cognitive system 2005-IJ-CX-K017
8,064,712 System and method for reconstructing restored facial images from video 2005-IJ-CX-K060
8,063,359 Systems and methods for identifying substances contained in a material 2005-MU-MU-K044
7,886,049 Extensible software tool for investigating peer-to-peer usage on a target device 2006-DN-BX-K013
7,885,455 Method of combining images of multiple resolutions to produce an enhanced active appearance model 2005-IJ-CX-K060
7,884,689 MEMS fabrication on a laminated substrat 2009-SQ-B9-K005
7,735,149 Microclimate regulating garment and composite structure Not Available
7,580,551 Method and apparatus for analyzing and/or comparing handwritten and/or biometric samples 1999-IJ-CX-K010
7,469,152 Method and apparatus for an adaptive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communications systems 2009-SQ-B9-K005
7,443,965 Integrated voice and data interoperability platform 2001-RB-CX-K001
7,319,639 Acoustic concealed item detector FA8750-04-C-0043, awarded by the Air Force Research Lab
7,292,189 Methods and apparatus for high resolution positioning 2003-IJ-CX-K025
7,278,327 Film based position and pressure sensor 2004-IJ-CX-0096
7,105,643 Monoclonal antibodies specific for crack cocaine metabolites, a cell line producing the same, and crack cocaine conjugates Not Available
7,046,169 System and method of vehicle surveillance 2002-LT-BX-K006
6,996,408 Mobile messaging global directory 2001-RB-CX-K001
6,764,822 DNA typing by mass spectrometry with polymorphic DNA repeat markers 1997-LB-VX-0003, 1997-LB-VX-0003
6,090,558 DNA typing by mass spectrometry with polymorphic DNA repeat markers 1997-LB-VX-0003, 1997-LB-VX-0003
4,052,559 Noise filtering device Award made by the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, predecessor of the National Institute of Justice

Notes

[1] The inventions described in the patents listed on this page were made in part with United States government support awarded by the National Institute of Justice. Accordingly, the U.S. Government has rights in these inventions.

Date Modified: December 9, 2016