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Dec 15, 2014, 16:54 ET
SRI International CFO Luther Lau

SRI International Names Luther Lau Chief Financial Officer

SRI International has selected Luther Lau as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Lau has served as SRI's acting CFO since March 2014. In his new...

Dec 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

Peter Kant Joins SRI International as Executive Director of SRI's Center for Science, Technology, and Economic Development

SRI International has appointed Peter Kant as executive director of SRI's Center for Science, Technology, and Economic Development (CSTED). Kant...

Nov 10, 2014, 12:00 ET

SRI International's BioCyc Database Collection Expanded for Easy Access to Information about Microbes and Metabolic Pathways

An update to SRI International's BioCyc database collection offers mobile access and an expanded number of databases to researchers studying...

Oct 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

SRI International Opens Clinical Trial Unit in Michigan Life Science Innovation Center

 SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International, has completed construction of an early-phase clinical trial facility in Plymouth, Michigan....

Oct 20, 2014, 11:00 ET

SRI International Introduces Sarnoff® TG-400™ Player for 4Kp60 Video Testing

SRI International announces the availability of the Sarnoff® TG-400™ test sequence generator for content creators, broadcasters, and...

Oct 06, 2014, 18:16 ET

SRI International Selects Michael Page as Vice President of Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer

 SRI International has appointed Michael Page as vice president of Information Technology Services (ITS) and Chief Information Officer (CIO)....

Oct 02, 2014, 13:00 ET
SRI International Fellows Award winners Jon Mirsalis and Gregory Faris (PRNewsFoto/SRI International)

SRI International Honors Gregory Faris and Jon Mirsalis with 2014 Fellows Awards

Gregory Faris, Ph.D., and Jon Mirsalis, Ph.D., DABT, have been named winners of the 2014 SRI International Fellows Awards. Established in 1980, the...

Sep 29, 2014, 13:00 ET

New Research from SRI International Yields Insights into Science Offered in California's Afterschool Programs

 A new research study from SRI International provides insights into how publicly-funded afterschool programs that offer science can strengthen...

Sep 09, 2014, 12:00 ET

SRI International and Nobelpharma Co., Ltd., Partner on Endometriosis Drug Development

 SRI International, an independent nonprofit research institute, and Nobelpharma, a Japanese pharmaceutical company, have entered into a...

Jul 24, 2014, 12:00 ET

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Awards SRI International Contract to Study New Therapies for HIV and AIDS

SRI International has been awarded a new $49 million, seven-year contract with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID),...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:30 ET
Kasisto virtual personal assistant for the enterprise lets consumers easily and quickly access information and perform tasks using voice or text on their smart devices. (PRNewsFoto/SRI International)

SRI International Launches New Venture Kasisto to Bring Next-Generation Virtual Personal Assistant Technology to the Enterprise

 SRI International today announced the launch of Kasisto, its latest spin-off venture. Using state-of-the-art artificial intelligence...

Jun 24, 2014, 16:23 ET

William Jeffrey Joins SRI International as President and CEO

SRI International today announced that William Jeffrey, Ph.D., President and CEO of HRL Laboratories, will become SRI's President and CEO effective...

Jun 03, 2014, 13:33 ET

New Research from SRI International Offers Insights into Blended Learning Models

 Blended learning models— the combination of teacher-led and online instruction— may improve education by enhancing personalized...

May 30, 2014, 14:03 ET

SRI International Spin-Off Desti Acquired by HERE, a Nokia Company

SRI International today announced the acquisition of Desti, an SRI spin-off venture, by HERE, a Nokia Company, for an undisclosed amount....

May 14, 2014, 09:00 ET
Mark Clifton, vice president, Products and Services Division at SRI International (left) with Thani Alzaffin, director general and board member of emaratech. (PRNewsFoto/SRI International)

emaratech and SRI to Expand Use of Biometrics in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Oman

 SRI International has entered into an exclusive reseller agreement with emaratech, the leading information technology solutions provider and...

May 07, 2014, 07:00 ET
EEG/EMG lines show progression from wakefulness into cataplexy --  when muscle tone suddenly disappears.   (PRNewsFoto/SRI International)

Sleep Researchers at SRI International Identify Promising New Treatment for Narcolepsy

Neuroscientists at SRI International have found that a form of baclofen, a drug used to treat muscle spasticity, works better at treating...

Apr 16, 2014, 11:41 ET

SRI International Announces PDCellX™ Xenograft Tumor Model Services to Accelerate Cancer Drug Research

 SRI International has announced the availability of its PDCellX™ xenograft tumor model services for testing the activity of potential...

Apr 03, 2014, 13:31 ET

SRI International to Host Xconomy Forum: Robo Madness 2014

SRI International will host Xconomy's annual technology forum, Robo Madness, on April 10, 2014, from 1 to 6:30 p.m. at SRI's headquarters in Menlo...

Mar 19, 2014, 12:44 ET

Spyglass Technologies Receives Exclusive License to Commercialize SRI International's Underwater Mass Spectrometer

SRI International and Spyglass Technologies, Inc. have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to commercialize SRI's in situ membrane...

Mar 12, 2014, 12:50 ET

Arecibo Observatory Main Suspension Cable Repaired Following Earthquake

On January 13, 2014, the William E. Gordon radio telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico sustained damage following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that was...