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Company Information:

Company Name: Clear Science Corp.
City: Harford
State: NY
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (607) 844-9171

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $819,993.00 8
SBIR Phase II $1,499,963.00 2
STTR Phase I $579,976.00 6
STTR Phase II $2,499,996.00 4

Award List:

Closed-Loop Control of Separation in Subsonic and Transonic Flows

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: SYRACUSE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Miller, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,983.00
RI Contact: Gina Lee-Glauser
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. and Syracuse University propose to design and demonstrate a closed-loop system for controlling flow separation on lifting surfaces over the transonic flight regime---offering the potential of significantly higher mission effectivenessin weapons like LOCAAS. Reduced-order models… More

A Synthesized Computational Model for Continuum-to-Rarefied Flight Regimes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President and CEO
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. proposes to evaluate methods of simulating continuum-transitional-free molecular flows, downselect the most viable approach, and develop a model for analyzing flows associated with hypersonic trans-atmospheric flight. Low Knudsen numbercontinuum flows, high Knudsen number free… More

Computational Methods for Feedback Flow Controllers in Aerodynamic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: UNIV. CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President
Award Amount: $99,996.00
RI Contact: Jeanne De Pass
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. and the University of California at Los Angeles propose to develop a versatile and comprehensive computational toolbox for designing feedback flow controllers in aerodynamic applications. Target objectives include separation control tomanage lift and form drag, control of… More

Advanced Modeling and Simulation of Complex, Non-Equilibrium Plasma Flows

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President and CEO
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. proposes to develop efficient and scalable software for analyzing complex plasma flows associated with micro-satellite propulsion systems. The computational tool will provide a framework for synthesizing kinetic and continuum modelsand multiple grid topologies. The goal is a… More

Automated Design Optimization for Hypersonic Plasma-Aerodynamics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Minnesota
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President
Award Amount: $99,999.00
RI Contact: Kevin McKoskey
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. and the University of Minnesota propose to evaluate and develop design optimization methods that exploit flow ionization associated with hypersonic, trans-atmospheric flight vehicles. Using magnetic fields from on-board devices, power may be extracted from ionized gas generated… More

Computational Modeling of Flow Control Systems for Aerospace Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Henry Carlson, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,994.00
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. proposes to develop computational methods for designing active flow control systems on aerospace vehicles with the primary objective of controlling lift, drag, and flow separation. Simulated control inputs will include moving boundaries for aerodynamic shaping and aspirating… More

Computational Models for Nonlinear Aeroelastic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Duke University (Dept. Mech. Engr.)
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,998.00
RI Contact: Earl H. Dowell
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. and Duke University propose to develop and demonstrate a new and efficient computational method of modeling nonlinear aeroelastic systems. The method will extend the scope of multi-disciplinary computational tools like NASA Dryden's STARS by augmenting linear eigenmode stability… More

Computational Methods for Feedback Flow Controllers in Aerodynamic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: UCLA
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Jeanne De Pass
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. and the University of California at Los Angeles propose to develop a versatile and comprehensive computational toolbox for designing feedback flow controllers in aerodynamic applications. Target objectives include separation control to manage lift and drag, control of transition… More

Computational Models for Nonlinear Aeroelastic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Duke University (Dept. Mech. Engr.)
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $499,996.00
RI Contact: Earl Dowell
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. and Duke University propose to develop and demonstratenew and efficient computational methods of modeling nonlinear aeroelastic systems. The methods will extend the scope of multi-disciplinary computational tools like NASA Dryden's STARS by augmenting linear eigenmode stability… More

Uncertainty, Sensitivity Analysis, and Design of Experiments in Flutter Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. proposes to develop and demonstrate the technical merit and feasibility of software that quantifies uncertainty in predictions of the aeroelastic stability of aircraft. The computational tool will accommodate three main sources of uncertainty in the aeroelastic response of an… More

Feedback Flow Control for a Three-Dimensional Turret

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. proposes to design wind tunnel and computational experiments for testing feedback systems that control flow over a three-dimensional turret, motivated by the relationship between flow dynamics and the performance of an optical system housed in the turret. The closed-loop control… More

Aeroelastic Model Updating

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. proposes to develop and demonstrate the technical merit and feasibility of compact aeroelastic models that incorporate structural and flow dynamics and their coupled effects in a low-dimensional form for safer and more efficient flutter testing of military aircraft. The… More

Feedback Flow Control for a Three-Dimensional Turret

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. proposes to develop feedback systems that control flow over a three-dimensional turret and demonstrate the technology through control-in-the-loop Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations and wind tunnel tests. A parallel-track plan is designed to meet two broad… More

Aeroelastic Model Updating

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President – (607) 844-9171
Award Amount: $749,963.00
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. proposes to develop Aeroelastic Model Updating (AMU) software that enables safer, more efficient and accurate flutter testing of military aircraft. Aircraft certification involves a battery of expensive and sometimes risky flight tests. The proposed tool will reduce costs by… More

Aerodynamic Modeling with Heterogeneous Data Assimilation and Uncertainty Quantification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. proposes to develop an aerodynamic modeling tool that assimilates data from different sources and facilitates uncertainty quantification. The technical merit and feasibility of the technology will be demonstrated in Phase I through a series of verification and validation tests… More

Toward a Virtual Flight Test Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Princeton University
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President – (607) 844-9171
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Maureen Thompson-Siegel
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Clear Science Corp. and Princeton University propose to develop a computational framework for accurately and efficiently modeling the full set of physics associated with aircraft operations. The critical attributes of the proposed framework are accuracy, computational efficiency, and… More

Evaluation of Unsteady Loading on Store Trajectories

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President – (607) 844-9171
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Clear Science Corp. proposes to develop and demonstrate accurate and computationally efficient analysis software for computing aircraft store trajectories and quantifying the risk of trajectory deviations resulting from unsteady flow in the weapons bay. The software will include… More

Naval Platform Aero-Optic Turbulence and Mitigation Methodology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Principal Investigator: Henry Carlson, President – (607) 844-9171
Award Amount: $80,000.00
RI Contact: Susan W. Sedwick, Ph.D.
Abstract:
Clear Science Corp. and the University of Texas at Austin will develop and demonstrate technology that accurately quantifies aero-optical distortion associated with high-energy laser (HEL) weapons on rotorcraft and will utilize the information in designing adaptive optics (AO) systems to maximize… More

Simulation Software for Virtual Flight Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Princeton University
Principal Investigator: Henry A. Carlson, President – (607) 844-9171
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Maureen Thompson-Siegel
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Clear Science Corp. and Princeton University propose to develop and demonstrate software that accurately and efficiently simulates the full set of physics associated with aircraft flight operations. The critical attributes of the proposed framework are accuracy, computational efficiency,… More