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Company Information:

Company Name: Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC
City: Wellesley
State: MA
Zip+4: 02481-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (617) 795-1968

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,017,782.00 21
SBIR Phase II $6,477,425.00 9

Award List:

LOW COST, LIGHT-WEIGHT NIGHT VISION CAPABILITY FOR HAND LAUNCHED UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Bodkin
Award Amount: $67,915.00

LOW COST, LIGHT-WEIGHT NIGHT VISION CAPABILITY FOR HAND LAUNCHED UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Bodkin
Award Amount: $749,999.00
Abstract:
The development of a light weight infrared camera is proposed, that would be a drop-in replacelement for current miniature ccd-tv cameras used on unmanned aerial vehicles.

Low Cost Dual Mode Imager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Bodkin, Proprietor
Award Amount: $747,466.00
Abstract:
"The objective of this Phase II project is to create a device inwhich multiple spectral-band detector arrays are seamlesslyintegrated into a single imaging sensor. The resulting productcan be applied to a telescope or a microscope, as simply aschanging a lens on a camera. The video stream output… More

Low-Cost Dual-Mode (Visible/Infrared) Imager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Bodkin, Sr. Designer
Award Amount: $99,988.00
Abstract:
"The developed dual wave-band, Visible/Long Wave Infrared camera will permit the collection of data in two widely seperate bands. Its unique miniature footprint and sturdy design will allow the system to be easily integrated into missile seekers, headmounted imagers, vehicle mounted imagers,… More

Innovative Measurement Techniques for Space-Based Remote Sensing/Standoff Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew Bodkin, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Hyperspectral imaging has been recognized as an important tool for remote reconnaissance. It can identify targets by their pixel spectral content in addition to their spatial characteristic. This is important when the targets are too small to bespatially resolved, or are partially obscured by… More

Short-Duration Manually-Driven Electrical Power Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Bodkin, Project Manager
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
Typically emergency communications occur under less than ideal conditions such as natural and man-made disasters. Limited power sources, quick response times, and uncertainties as to communications systems encountered (used by other responders and localcommercial systems) emphasize the importance… More

Hyperspectral 3D Imager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew I. Sheinis Ph.D.
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
We propose a new hyperspectral imaging technique based on a novel optical processor. The optical processor allows for the unprecedented capture of all three dimensions (two spatial and one spectral) of the data cube simultaneously. The primary military application for this staring hyperspectral… More

Adaptive Hyperspectral Sensor Designs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew I. Sheinis, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
We propose a new hyperspectral imaging technique based on a novel optical processor. The optical processor allows for the unprecedented capture of all three dimensions (two spatial and one spectral) of the data cube simultaneously. This device uses a 2-dimensional hyper-pixel array (HPA), that… More

Infrared (IR) Multispectral Imager for the Next Generation EKV

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Andrew I. Sheinis, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
We propose a new hyperspectral imaging technique based on a novel optical processor to enable the mid course characterization of a ballistic missile. The optical processor allows for the unprecedented capture of all three dimensions (two spatial and one spectral) of the data cube simultaneously. … More

Close Range Imaging Sensor for UCAV

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: W. A. Bodkin, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
In order to maintain normal flight deck procedures on aircraft carriers that launch UAVs and UCAVs in addition to piloted aircraft, we propose a plane-mounted high-resolution camera with innovative wide field optics. It will image objects as small as a deck director's hands at distances of 10 to… More

Adaptive Hyperspectral Sensor Designs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew Sheinis, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,963.00
Abstract:
To dominate the battlespace, the future warfighter will need "better" intelligence. Better meaning faster, more accurate, higher information content and readily accessible across all forces and allies. Bodkin Design and Engineering, LLC has developed a technique that will provide hyperspectral… More

Ultra Lightweight Battery Charger/Generator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Bodkin, Principal
Award Amount: $69,975.00
Abstract:
A working prototype of a hand-carriable, JP-8 powered, load-following microgenerator scalable to one kilowatt is proposed. It is based on proprietary, previously demonstrated microgenerator technology. The existing system will be mated to modified micro-UAV engine technology augmented with… More

Lightweight Infrared Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Bodkin, Principal
Award Amount: $69,963.00
Abstract:
The development of an uncooled microbolometer based LWIR camera is proposed that will be a drop in replacement for the FLIR camera currently in use on the Javelin Common Launch Unit. The camera will provide dual fields of view or a continuous zoom over 2 to 6 degrees.

Sensors for Remote Kill Assessment for Hit-to-Kill Threat Engagements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Andrew Sheinis, Principal
Award Amount: $99,994.00
Abstract:
Bodkin Design and Engineering proposes the development of a dual-band stand-off detector with both infrared imaging and hyper-spectral capabilities. The Dual-Band system will be modified to provide MWIR imaging for total integrated energy at high spatial resolution while a proprietary Hyperpixel… More

Lightweight Infrared Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: W. A. Bodkin, Principal
Award Amount: $729,999.00
Abstract:
Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC (BD&E) will develop a prototype uncooled LWIR optical system that reduces both weight and cost as compared to existing systems. A significant aspect of this project will be to integrate the prototype hardware configurations with an existing man-portable target… More

Hyperspectral/Multispectral imaging for transient events

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Andrew Bodkin, PI
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The development of a multiband, stand-off detector with both MWIR imaging, hyper-spectral imaging, and ultra-high-resolution, high-speed Fourier transform spectroscopy is proposed. In the Phase I work, a high-rate, multiband, spatial heterodyne spectrometer will be developed to analyze missile… More

Sensors for Remote Kill Assessment for Hit-to-Kill Threat Engagements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: W. A. Bodkin, Principal
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Bodkin Design and Engineering proposes the development of a dual-band stand-off detector with both infrared imaging and hyperspectral capabilities. The Dual-Band system will be modified to provide MWIR imaging for total integrated energy at high spatial resolution while a proprietary Hyperpixel… More

Hyperspectral/Multispectral Imaging for Transient Events

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: W. A. Bodkin, Principal
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
The development of a multiband, stand-off detector with both MWIR imaging, hyper-spectral imaging, and ultra-high-resolution, high-speed Fourier transform spectroscopy is proposed. In the Phase I work, a Multiband Spatial Heterodyne Spectrometer was invented and demonstrated. In the Phase 2 a… More

Polarimetric Sensor for Airborne Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James T. Daly, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $79,998.00
Abstract:
Polarimetric imaging is a form of remote sensing that measures the relative intensity of the polarized components of reflected radiation from natural sources in an uncontrolled environment. In a natural scene, the majority of photons are randomly polarized. However, polarization can be induced by… More

Hyperpixel Array Imager for Contact Identification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James Daly, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,971.00
Abstract:
The Navy is seeking hyperspectral imaging (HSI) systems to integrate with Type 18 periscopes and/or newer Photonics Masts in order to perform contact recognition, identification and classification. Hyperspectral technology offers potential performance enhancement to attain additional target… More

Point and Stand-off Microwave-Induced Thermal Emis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: James T. Daly, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
The Joint Services have a need for a short range, active stand-off capability to detect surface areas that may be contaminated with chemical, biological, or explosive (CBE) materials and to classify the nature of the contaminant. Recently, laser-induced thermal emission (LITE) measurements have… More

Polarimetric Sensor for Air-to-Surface Missile Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David Biss, PI
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Polarimetric imaging is a form of remote sensing that measures the relative intensity of the polarized components of reflected radiation from natural sources in an uncontrolled environment. In a natural scene, the majority of photons are randomly polarized. However, polarization can be induced by… More

Polarimetric Sensor for Airborne Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James Daly, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
Polarimetric imaging is a form of remote sensing that measures the relative intensity of the polarized components of reflected radiation from natural sources in an uncontrolled environment. In a natural scene, the majority of photons are randomly polarized. However, polarization can be induced by… More

Switchable Polarimetric Camera for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Carson Roberts, Staff Scientist – (617) 795-1968
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Polarimetric imagery, where the polarization state of light, in addition to light wavelength or intensity, is measured across an image scene, has been shown to greatly increase the ability of an Infrared (IR) imaging system to detect man-made objects in natural backgrounds. The proposed research… More

Autonomously deployed energy harvesting system in coastal and riverine environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gideon Coltof, Mechanical Engineer – (617) 795-1968
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
The Navy is seeking a self-deployable, compact, energy harvesting system capable of extracting hydrodynamic flow energy from the littorals, surf zones, and rivers for unmanned system propulsion or for sensor operations. The system should be easily integratable as a module to a number of existing… More

High Spatial Resolution Hyperspectral Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Carson Roberts, Principal Investigator – (617) 795-1968
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Design and build a hyperspectral sensor that maintains high spatial resolution information. BENEFIT: To design and build a long wave infrared (LWIR) hyperspectral sensor system that is capable of placing enough pixels on target for shape-based target identification, while maintaining… More

High-Speed, Multispecies Sensing in Gas Turbine Engines and Augmentors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: James Daly, Principal Investigator – (617) 795-1968
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Measurements of combustion and gas dynamic properties inside gas turbine engines and augmentors are needed to aid in engine development, performance testing and evaluation, and for verification and validation of combustion modeling codes. Advanced instrumentation and flow-field… More

Low Background Blackbody

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gideon Coltof, Principal Investigator – (617) 795-1968
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Air Force has a need for a wide-range, differential blackbody to test IR surveillance, targeting and tracking systems in the -40 degrees C to 100 degrees C range. Thermal controlled MRTD test blackbody will be developed that can operate over the full temperature range using thermal… More

High Spatial Resolution Hyperspectral Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Carson Roberts, Program Manager – (617) 795-1968
Award Amount: $749,998.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Air Force has need of a Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) Hyperspectral imager with simultaneously high spectral and spatial resolution. Most hyperspectral imaging systems sacrifice spatial resolution for spectral resolution. As a result, the imagery that contains spectral information which… More

Reusable Extended Artificial Light Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Brian Imhausen, Electrical Engineer/PI – (617) 795-1968
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: To capture images of high speed test events, the government uses high speed photography with high brightness illumination. The government would like to replace existing PF300 flashbulbs with a solution that meets or exceeds current specifications for reusable extended artificial light… More