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Company Information:

Company Name: CHA CORP.
City: Laramie
State: WY
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (307) 742-2829

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,053,004.00 9
SBIR Phase II $4,052,722.00 7

Award List:

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADVANCED PROCESS FOR SIMULTANEOUS REMOVAL OF SULFUR OXIDES AND NITROGEN OXIDES FROM FLUE GAS BY ELECTROMAGNETIC METHOD

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,500.00

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADVANCED PROCESS FOR SIMULTANEOUS REMOVAL OF SULFUR OXIDES AND NITROGEN OXIDES FROM FLUE GAS BY ELECTROMAGNETIC METHOD

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $499,978.00
Abstract:
A major cause of air pollution and acid rain is emissions of sulfur dioxide (so2) and nitrogen oxides (nox) in flue gases. advanced flue gas cleanup technologies currently under development produce concentrated streams of so2 and nox. this concentrated stream should be converted into valuable… More

Microwave Low-Temperature Treatment for Dilute Gaseous Effluents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Chang Yul Cha
Award Amount: $99,962.00

SBIR PHASE I: Removal of Pollutants from Diesel Exhaust Gases

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Suk-Bae Cha
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Microwave Low-Temperature Treatment for Dilute Gaseous Effluents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Chang Yul Cha
Award Amount: $663,546.00
Abstract:
The process described in this proposal has the potential to dramatically reduce the costs of removing nitric oxide (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO), dry particulate matter (DPM,soot), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), unburned products of combustion, and other hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)… More

SBIR PHASE I: Removal of Pollutants from Diesel Exhaust Gases

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Suk-Bae Cha
Award Amount: $282,888.00

Microwave New Emission Control Technology for Hydrazine Fuels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Chang Yul Cha
Award Amount: $99,996.00
Abstract:
The proposed program has the potential to completely eliminate water-borne hydrazine using a new and novel approach. Currently, wet air oxidation is the most popular method used. This novel approach uses 2450 MHz microwave energy to decompose hydrazine and related compounds in a water solution. … More

MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY FOR SUPERFUND SITE REMEDIATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chang Y. Cha
Award Amount: $368,793.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): CHA Corporation has developed a microwave-based air purification technology that can be effectively utilized to recover chemicals from soil vapors produced during hazardous site remediation without using a catalytic oxidizer. A field-ready prototype microwave… More

Microwave Catalytic Oxidation of Hydrocarbons In Aqueous Solutions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Chang Yul Cha, President
Award Amount: $119,834.00
Abstract:
Successful development of this proposal will result in the destruction of hydrocarbons and other chemical agents in water contaminated through front line washing of military vehicles. This washing creates contaminated water that poses serious risks to thehealth and safety of military personnel.… More

Microwave Catalytic Oxidation of Hydrocarbons In Aqueous Solutions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Chang Cha, Preisdent
Award Amount: $729,960.00
Abstract:
When a vehicle is contaminated with chemical agents, the vehicle must be thoroughly washed. Results obtained during Phase I work definitively show the technical feasibility of the microwave catalytic oxidation process for destruction of hydrocarbons andother chemical agents in water contaminated… More

Microwave Technology for Superfund Site Remediation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chang Y. Cha
Award Amount: $749,582.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term objective of the proposed work is to build a commercial-scale portable microwave system that is capable of regenerating 50-kg/hrof saturated carbon. This process will also be capable of recovering solvent and other chemicals desorbed during… More

Low-Temperature Microwave Catalyisis to Destroy Chemical Warfare Agents from Air Streams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Chang Yul Cha, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,978.00
Abstract:
Ventilation systems are extremely venerable to incidental and malicious attacks by terrorists and saboteurs. During attacks by chemical and biological weapons, personnel in temporary and permanent shelters are dependent on a constant supply of clean air. Consequently, the main objective of the… More

Self-Contained Automated Vehicle Washing System with Microwave Decontamination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Chang Y. Cha
Award Amount: $69,981.00
Abstract:
Combat vehicles must be completely decontaminated to eliminate threats to the health and safety of military personnel. This necessitates a portable, field deployable, self-contained, and automated washing system. Wastewater, mud, and debris from washing operations must be treated to destroy harmful… More

Self-Contained Automated Vehicle Washing System with Microwave Decontamination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: Chang Y. Cha, President
Award Amount: $535,180.00
Abstract:
Combat vehicles must be completely decontaminated to eliminate threats to the health and safety of military personnel. This necessitates a portable, field deployable, self-contained, and automated washing system. Key to the performance of such a system is an automated conveyor for moving heavy… More

Microwave system for small-scale treatment of rocket propellant laboratory derived waste

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Chang Yul Cha, President
Award Amount: $99,960.00
Abstract:
A great opportunity exists to develop a clean, efficient, and commercially viable process for destroying environmentally hazardous waste propellants, explosives, and pyrotechnics (PEP). In this Phase I feasibility effort, the CHA Corporation (CHA) proposes to develop a small-scale microwave system… More

Microwave system for small-scale treatment of rocket propellant laboratory derived waste

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Chang Y. Cha, President – (307) 742-2829
Award Amount: $591,588.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: During normal course of research, development, and testing by AFRL at EAFB, small quantities of environmentally hazardous propellant, explosive, and pyrotechnic (PEP) wastes are produced. The objective of this SBIR Phase II project is to construct and field-demonstrate a prototype… More