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Company Information:

Company Name: Computational Physics, Inc.
City: Springfield
State: VA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.cpi.com
Phone: (703) 764-7501

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,254,306.00 14
SBIR Phase II $4,136,607.00 6

Award List:

Flexible Code Metastructures for Photochemical Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James Bishop
Award Amount: $69,737.00
Abstract:
We propose to create an integrated code environment for atmospheric photochemical modeling codes that will allow both scientists and data analysts to tailor photochemical reaction schemes within a windows-oriented user environment, to compile and execute the codes, and to inspect the results without… More

AFFORDABLE MAXWELL SOLVER FOR LARGE OBJECTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Terry L. Krohn
Award Amount: $69,976.00

AFFORDABLE MAXWELL SOLVER FOR LARGE OBJECTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Terry L. Krohn
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
In this Phase I proposal to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Computational Physics Incorporated proposes to provide proof of concept for a unique Maxwell solver. The numerical analysis technique discussed in this proposal combines two state-of-the-art proven techniques in a hybrid formulation. The… More

Integrated Data/Model Comparison Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steve Berg
Award Amount: $99,825.00

Improved GPS Ionosphere Correction Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Daniell
Award Amount: $78,311.00

Improved GPS Ionosphere Correction Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Daniell
Award Amount: $738,915.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to improve the GPS ionospheric correction algorithm. The proposed improvements include extending the model to higher solar activity levels, improving the low latitude model, incorporating the UT (or longitude) dependence, and adding the capability of ingesting… More

Integrated Data/Model Comparison Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steve Berg
Award Amount: $751,000.00
Abstract:
Phase I will provide the design of a proof-of-concept integrated analysis tool for space-based optical experiments and demonstrate its feasibility through a prototype of a specific experiment (MSX). The design will facilitate data/model comparisons and the modeling of end-to-end data flow and… More

Retrieval Algorithms for Atmospheric Data Assimilation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jerry D. Lumpe
Award Amount: $67,674.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop algorithms which can be used to assimilate separate satellite data sets of important geophysical parameters into global, gridded data sets. The data assimilation program will be cast as a retrieval problem in which the true, instrument independent global distribution is… More

Radar Signature Prediction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Terry Krohn, Director, EM Analysis
Award Amount: $69,976.00
Abstract:
Design of next-generation vehicles for the Army must include an analysis of their detectability over a wide range of electromagnetic (EM) frequencies. Of particular interest is the frequency range of 50 to 200 GHz. At these small wavelengths, ground andair vehicles comprise millions of square… More

First-Principles Earthshine and Skyshine Models

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Steven L. Berg, Senior Physicist
Award Amount: $99,493.00
Abstract:
Earthshine and skyshine illuminate missiles and space-based sensors. It is important to quantitatively understand their contribution to the incident infrared, visible, and ultraviolet irradiance on missiles and sensors to be able to assess their impact on the missile defense mission. Computational… More

Unconventional Wide FOV Sensing Techniques for Space-based Situational Awareness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Steven L. Berg, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,929.00
Abstract:
Computational Physics, Incorporated (CPI) proposes to develop an innovative, unconventional sensing technique for improved detection and characterization of resident space objects and their activities. The chosen sensing technique will be evaluated and verified against both technical and performance… More

Resident Space Object Characterization Using Natural Illumination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: J. Scott Evans, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,862.00
Abstract:
Computational Physics, Inc. (CPI) proposes to develop a natural illumination model of the earthshine and skyshine incident on resident space objects (RSOs). The model will be designed to support the Space Situational Awareness (SSA) mission by modeling the extent that natural sources illuminate the… More

First-Principles Earthshine and Skyshine Models

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Steven L. Berg, President/CEO
Award Amount: $646,843.00
Abstract:
Computational Physics, Inc. (CPI) proposes to expand its robust prototype earthshine/skyshine architecture, named Shine, into a fully functional, first-principles model that facilitates the assessment of the impact of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet earthshine and skyshine on missile defense… More

Integrated UV/VIS/IR background phenomenology models for radiation transport system trades

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Charles Poole, Systems Architect
Award Amount: $99,744.00
Abstract:
Computational Physics, Inc. (CPI) proposes to develop prototype first-principle cloud and terrain physics models integrated into a robust and extensible component architecture that facilitates the assessment of the impact of terrain and cloud radiance and irradiance in the UV/VIS/IR wavebands on… More

Creation of a Global UV-VIS-IR Ocean Background Model That is a Function of Time, Location and Sea State

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: William M. Cornette, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,945.00
Abstract:
Next generation ballistic missile warning, defense and surveillance systems need to anticipate, through modeling and simulation, the background radiation of the battlespace environment, including geometries that intercept the ocean background. This objective requires prior knowledge of the… More

Integrated UV/VIS/IR background phenomenology models for radiation transport system trades

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: William M. Cornette, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $749,849.00
Abstract:
The Ballistic Missile Defense System's (BMDS's) ability to detect and track enemy missiles against earth terrain backgrounds, including any intervening clouds, requires prior knowledge of the environmental radiance conditions to support the development of optimal sensors and detection approaches.… More

Visible and Infrared Scenes for Tactical Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: J. S. Evans, Sr. Research Physicist – (703) 764-7501
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Higher resolution optical sensors are driving requirements for highly detailed representations of natural background surfaces and man-made objects for real-time scene generators used in development of Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS). New methods are critically needed to represent such… More

Creation of a Global UV-VIS-IR Ocean Background Model That is a Function of Time, Location and Sea State

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: William M. Cornette, Principal Scientist – (703) 764-7501
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
Next generation ballistic missile warning, defense and surveillance systems need to anticipate, through modeling and simulation, the background radiation of the battlespace environment, including geometries that intercept the ocean background. This objective requires prior knowledge of the… More

Accurate Scene Generation of Target Characteristics Incorporating Dynamic Atmospheric Conditions using GAIA and OCEANUS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Peter A. Rochford, Senior Scientist – (703) 764-7501
Award Amount: $99,964.00
Abstract:
The Ballistic Missile Defense System"s ability to detect and track enemy missiles against space, ocean, or terrain backgrounds, including any intervening clouds as well as atmospheric turbulence, requires prior knowledge of the environmental radiance conditions to support the development of… More

Model-Driven Optimistic Modeling Language (MODOL)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Karan Elliott, Scientific Programmer – (703) 764-7501
Award Amount: $99,870.00
Abstract:
Optimistic modeling techniques are being exploited in modeling and simulation architectures that model the complete Ballistic Missile Defense System. Optimistic modeling allows event based simulations to take full advantage of parallel processing by distributing models across all available… More