Patents by Inventor Andrew Shang

Andrew Shang has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20140047826
    Abstract: In various embodiments, compressed-gas energy storage and recovery systems feature one or more valves, which may be disposed within end caps of cylinder assemblies in which gas is expanded and/or compressed, for admitting fluid to and/or exhausting fluid from the cylinder assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2013
    Publication date: February 20, 2014
    Applicant: SUSTAINX, INC.
    Inventors: Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Michael Neil Scott, Troy O. McBride, Andrew Shang
  • Publication number: 20130327029
    Abstract: In various embodiments, cylinder assemblies are coupled in series pneumatically, thereby reducing a range of force produced by or acting on the cylinder assemblies during expansion or compression of a gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: SustainX, Inc.
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Robert Cook, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Andrew Shang, Timothy Wilson, Michael Neil Scott, Patrick J. Magari, Benjamin Cameron, Dimitri Deserranno
  • Publication number: 20130327033
    Abstract: In various embodiments, efficiency of energy storage and recovery systems compressing and expanding gas is improved via heat exchange between the gas and a heat-transfer fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: SUSTAINX, INC.
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Alexander Bell, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Andrew Shang, David Chmiel, Horst Richter, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron
  • Publication number: 20130298760
    Abstract: In various embodiments, dead space and associated coupling losses are reduced in energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Michael Neil Scott, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Andrew Shang, Robert Cook, Lee Doyle
  • Patent number: 8578708
    Abstract: In various embodiments, compressed-gas energy storage and recovery systems feature one or more valves, which may be disposed within end caps of cylinder assemblies in which gas is expanded and/or compressed, for admitting fluid to and/or exhausting fluid from the cylinder assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: SustainX, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Michael Neil Scott, Troy O. McBride, Andrew Shang
  • Patent number: 8479505
    Abstract: In various embodiments, dead space and associated coupling losses are reduced in energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2013
    Assignee: SustainX, Inc.
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Michael Neil Scott, Benjamin Bollinger, Andrew Shang, Robert Cook, Lee Doyle
  • Patent number: 8474255
    Abstract: In various embodiments, efficiency of energy storage and recovery systems compressing and expanding gas is improved via heat exchange between the gas and a heat-transfer fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: SustainX, Inc.
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Alexander Bell, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Andrew Shang, David Chmiel, Horst Richter, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron
  • Patent number: 8468815
    Abstract: In various embodiments, cylinder assemblies are coupled in series pneumatically, thereby reducing a range of force produced by or acting on the cylinder assemblies during expansion or compression of a gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: SustainX, Inc.
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Robert Cook, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Andrew Shang, Timothy Wilson, Michael Neil Scott, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron, Dimitri Deserranno
  • Publication number: 20120119513
    Abstract: In various embodiments, cylinder assemblies are coupled in series pneumatically, thereby reducing a range of force produced by or acting on the cylinder assemblies during expansion or compression of a gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2012
    Publication date: May 17, 2012
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Robert Cook, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Andrew Shang, Timothy Wilson, Michael N. Scott, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron, Dimitri Deserranno
  • Publication number: 20120085086
    Abstract: In various embodiments, compressed-gas energy storage and recovery systems feature one or more valves, which may be disposed within end caps of cylinder assemblies in which gas is expanded and/or compressed, for admitting fluid to and/or exhausting fluid from the cylinder assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2011
    Publication date: April 12, 2012
    Inventors: Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Michael Neil Scott, Troy O. McBride, Andrew Shang
  • Patent number: 8109085
    Abstract: In various embodiments, pneumatic cylinder assemblies are coupled in series pneumatically, thereby reducing a range of force produced by or acting on the pneumatic cylinder assemblies during expansion or compression of a gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: SustainX, Inc.
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Robert Cook, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Andrew Shang, Timothy Wilson, Micheal Neil Scott, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron, Dimitri Deserranno
  • Publication number: 20120000557
    Abstract: In various embodiments, dead space and associated coupling losses are reduced in energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2011
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Michael Neil Scott, Benjamin Bollinger, Andrew Shang, Robert Cook, Lee Doyle
  • Publication number: 20110314803
    Abstract: In various embodiments, efficiency of energy storage and recovery systems compressing and expanding gas is improved via heat exchange between the gas and a heat-transfer fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2011
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Inventors: TROY O. MCBRIDE, Alexander Bell, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Andrew Shang, David Chmiel, Horst Richter, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron
  • Patent number: 8037678
    Abstract: In various embodiments, pneumatic cylinder assemblies are coupled in series pneumatically, thereby reducing a range of force produced by or acting on the pneumatic cylinder assemblies during expansion or compression of a gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2011
    Assignee: SustainX, Inc.
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Robert Cook, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Andrew Shang, Timothy Wilson, Michael Neil Scott, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron, Dimitri Deserranno
  • Publication number: 20110107755
    Abstract: In various embodiments, pneumatic cylinder assemblies are coupled in series pneumatically, thereby reducing a range of force produced by or acting on the pneumatic cylinder assemblies during expansion or compression of a gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Publication date: May 12, 2011
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Robert Cook, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Andrew Shang, Timothy Wilson, Micheal N. Scott, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron, Dimitri Deserranno
  • Publication number: 20110056368
    Abstract: In various embodiments, pneumatic cylinder assemblies are coupled in series pneumatically, thereby reducing a range of force produced by or acting on the pneumatic cylinder assemblies during expansion or compression of a gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Publication date: March 10, 2011
    Inventors: Troy O. McBride, Robert Cook, Benjamin R. Bollinger, Lee Doyle, Andrew Shang, Timothy Wilson, Michael N. Scott, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron, Dimitri Deserranno