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Company Information:

Company Name:
Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC
Address:
114 S.E. Parkway Ct., Suite 160
Franklin, TN
Phone:
(615) 595-6665
URL:
EIN:
621736146
DUNS:
16551561
Number of Employees:
14
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,284,610.00 26
SBIR Phase II $10,782,374.00 15
STTR Phase I $99,000.00 2

Award List:

Dissipative Acoustic Arrays for Interior Noise Control in Payload Fairings

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey N Paine
Abstract:
N/a

Portable Composite Structure / Missile Evaluation System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey SN Paine
Abstract:
N/a

Portable High Efficiency Power Source for Missile Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey SN Paine
Abstract:
N/a

A Novel Magnetic Field Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Clayton Carter
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$616,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jeffrey S N Paine
Abstract:
N/a

Piezoelectric Step and Repeat Hydraulic Motor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S Paine
Research Institution:
University of California
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S.N. Paine, Managing Partner
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S.N. Paine, Managing Partner
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S.N. Paine, Managing Partner
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine
Abstract:
N/a

Miniature Compliant Spatial Parallel Manipulators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
An innovative solution for the design of solid-state, spatial, scaleable high-performance active mechanisms is proposed. When developed, this device class will find use in various military, commercial and medical applications to provide mobile controlsurfaces for manipulating, pointing and tracking… More

PIEZOELECTRIC STEP AND REPEAT HYDRAULIC MOTOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffery S. Paine
Research Institution:
UCLA
RI Contact:
Vijay Dhir
Abstract:
The Phase II development of the hybrid piezoelectric

Rapid Hole Array Drilling Using Laser and Mechanical Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,703.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
"An innovative solution is proposed for production of precise hole arrays in metals and other materials. To create arrays of holes on the order of 0.1 to 0.5 mm diameter and 0.5 to 5 mm deep, DSM proposes a combination of high peak-power lasers and veryprecise and accurate part manipulation. "Pico… More

Fast-acting, Compact, Piezoelectric Actuator for Control of Mini-Interceptor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, President, Chief Manager
Abstract:
"Missile defense could benefit from miniature interceptor technology to handle difficult countermeasure problems and to be able to intercept multiple objects. Reduction in size, mass, and cost of the interceptor compels a new design for projectile steeringcomponents. DSM identified a potential… More

High Power Rotary Actuator for Kinetic Energy Weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Marc N. Samuelson, Project Engineer
Abstract:
"Proposed is the design and development of a high power rotary piezoelectric driveninchworm actuator. The design is essentially an inchworm motor, but it takesadvantage of a novel clamping mechanism to provide very high levels of output force.The clamping mechanism designed by DSM allows the… More

Rapid Hole Array Drilling Using Laser and Mechanical Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$746,965.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
An innovative solution is presented for production of precise through-hole arrays (holes 0.1 to 0.5 mm diameter and 0.5 to 5 mm deep) in hardened metals. Precise hole-arrays are required for a number of military applications. The feasibility of amultiple parallel electrode Electro-Discharge… More

Compact High Specific Power (HSP) Linear Actuator for Divert and Attitude Control Systems (DACS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S.N. Paine, President, Chief Manager
Abstract:
MDA has a need for various types of compact, lightweight motorized actuators for use in divert and attitude control systems (DACS) on ballistic missiles. DSM proposes the development of a high specific power (HSP) piezoelectric actuator to command thevalves in such DACS. The proposed actuator… More

SBIR Phase I: Piezo-Driven Inertial Stages for UHV

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a piezoelectric motor-drive with Ultra-High-Vacuum (UHV) compatibility for high-speed driving of positioning platforms. The proposed piezoelectric motor-drive will provide an as-yet unrealized combination of several desirable… More

Precision Robotic Tomography System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,924.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, President, Chief Manager
Abstract:
The military and its munitions suppliers require an effective means for quality inspection of various types of munitions during production. The use of standard computer tomography scanning (CT scanning) methods, which the military has in place, requiresmunitions to be manually handled and… More

Fast-acting, Compact, Piezoelectric Actuator for Control of Mini-Interceptor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
To perform the rapid maneuvers and precise trajectory control required for the MKV mission, it is desirable that thruster valve throttling actuators be able to respond with authority in less than 10 milliseconds. An innovative compact piezoelectric actuator and control system has been developed to… More

Compact High Specific Power (HSP) Linear Actuator for Divert and Attitude Control Systems (DACS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$744,142.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S.N. Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC (DSM), the NAWC Chinalake, and ATK share the vision of a Solid Divert and Attitude Control System (SDACS) with the stability and long storage capabilities of a solid fuel system and the versatility of a liquid fuel system. DSM proposes the development of a high… More

Precision Robotic Tomography System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, President, Chief Manager
Abstract:
The military and its munitions suppliers require an effective means for quality inspection of various types of munitions during production. The use of standard X-ray imaging computed tomography scanning (CT scanning) methods, which the military already has in place, requires munitions to be… More

Innovative Piezoelectric Air Pump Manufacturing Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, CHIEF MANAGER
Abstract:
Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC (DSM) proposes an innovative manufacturing technology for piezoelectric air pumps. The novel approach for manufacturing will take piezoelectric pumps, which have been generally designed and manufactured using a hand intensive process, from a laboratory stage to… More

Vertical Accelerator for Visual-Vestibular Acuity Testing and Training

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, CHIEF MANAGER
Abstract:
Military personnel are often subjected to significant amounts of vertical acceleration while carrying out their duties. This acceleration can interfere with the person's ability to perform their required tasks due to the vestibular ocular reflexes caused by viewing a platform fixed display. Also,… More

Novel TVC Mini DAC System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Thrust Vector Control (TVC) systems offer advantages such as reduced complexity and fewer thrusters relative to many other divert and attitude control (DAC) systems. Proposed is the development of a novel TVC system to provide miniature DAC capabilities for a wide range of mono-prop and bi-prop… More

Mini Safe Fuel Piezo-Actuated DACs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC (DSM) proposes the development of a miniature piezo-actuated divert and attitude control system (DACS) for the Naval Electromagnetic (EM) gun projectile. DSM's development team proposes to produce the requirements for the mini-DAC system, develop a safe-fuel… More

Miniature Piezo Semi-Active Seat Damper

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Military personnel on the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) may be subjected to significant levels of shock and vibration loading in the course of a military maneuver. The shock and vibration loading can interfere with crew duties and cause fatigue and distraction. There exists a need for a… More

Precision Motorized Cryo/Vacuum Stage

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, President, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Space Mechanism testing often requires precision motion control in a cryogenic and high vacuum environment. Precision position devices that can provide motion over large distances and with relatively high forces are required. DSM proposes a revolutionary piezoelectric motorized stage that is… More

Cryogenic Rotary Piezoelectric Motor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Piezoelectric motors operate on the principal of high frequency oscillation of high force precision ceramic elements. The high power oscillations are converted to rotary motion through a novel conversion mechanism to produce high torque precision motion when compared with traditional… More

Vertical Accelerator for Visual-Vestibular Acuity Testing and Training

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Military personnel are often subjected to significant vertical acceleration while carrying out their duties. Such acceleration can interfere with the individual's ability to view platform-fixed displays by inducing spatial disorientation and/or motion sickness. The resulting decrease in personnel… More

Novel TVC Mini DAC System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, President, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC (DSM) proposes the development of a compact, proportional piezoelectric motor actuation technology with miniature electronics, optimized actuator hardware and integrated position feedback capability. The new actuation system will be optimized and characterized… More

Miniature Piezo Semi-Active Seat Damper

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, President, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Military personnel on the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) may be subjected to significant levels of shock and vibration loading in the course of a military maneuver. The shock and vibration loading can interfere with crew duties and cause fatigue and distraction. Dynamic Structures and… More

Cryogenic Rotary Piezoelectric Motor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,996.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Piezoelectric motors operate on the principal of converting the high-frequency oscillation of high-force, precision ceramic elements into useful continuous motion. High-power oscillations are converted to rotary motion through novel transmission mechanisms to produce high-torque, precision motion. … More

Light Weight Controllable Thrust Actuation for Innovative Propulsion System for Missile Defense Interceptors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Lightweight Divert and Attitude Control Systems (DACS) can improve the mass fraction and specific impulse capabilities of propulsion systems for future MDA platforms. Proposed is the development of a novel DACS valve and actuator to provide improved capabilities for a wide range of future systems. … More

High Reliability Cryogenic Piezoelectric Valve Actuator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Piezoelectric actuators constructed with the "smart material" PZT offer many potential advantages for use in NASA cryo-valve missions relative to conventional electromagnetic-driven mechanical actuators. In addition to their very high resolution (a benefit to nanopositioning applications for many… More

Parallel Kinematic Actuator with Reduced Size and Improved Performance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Applications for ultrasound are expanding beyond medical imaging to include new functionality, with the potential to halt internal bleeding or provide an alternative to manual suturing. These types of functions are in some ways suited to a surgical robot, offering the potential for teleoperation or… More

Non-Inductive Control Surface Actuator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Chief Manager
Abstract:
Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC (DSM) proposes a novel piezoelectric ceramic motor actuator for actuating flight control surfaces such as canards in mortars and gun launched munitions. The proposed miniature piezoelectric ceramic actuation technology is based on a "inertial" vibration motor… More

High Reliability Cryogenic Piezoelectric Valve Actuator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Cryogenic fluid valves are subject to harsh exposure and actuators to drive these valves require robust performance and high reliability. DSM's piezoelectric actuators offer advantages over traditional alternative actuator technology. However, in order to use piezoceramic actuators in… More

Parallel Kinematic Actuator with Reduced Size and Improved Performance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DHP
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey S. Paine, Chief Manager – (615) 595-6665
Abstract:
Applications for ultrasound are expanding beyond medical imaging to include new functionality, with the potential to halt internal bleeding or provide an alternative to manual suturing. These types of functions are suited to a surgical robot, offering the potential for tele-operation or even… More

Non-Inductive Control Surface Actuator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Chief Manager – (615) 595-6665
Abstract:
DSM demonstrated an inexpensive, non-inductive actuation mechanism that can be used in a canard actuation system (CAS) without adding noise or bias to the measurements of onboard magnetometers during guidance and fuzing operations of miniaturized precision munitions. The Piezo actuator based Phase I… More

High Power Rotary Actuator for Kinetic Energy Weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$700,126.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Chief Manager – (615) 595-6665
Abstract:
Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC (DSM) proposes the design and development of a high power rotary piezoelectric driven actuator for optical assemblies for kinetic energy weapons. The proposed design uses an ultrasonic piezo ring motor to provide torque and speed. The simplicity of the design… More

Reliable Actuator for Cryo Propellant Fluid Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,995.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Cryogenic fluid handling applications require a reliable actuation technology that can handle very low temperatures. A novel EM hammer drive technology is proposed for use in cryo-propellant fuel storage and regulation valves/devices. In addition to high force, the new drive technology offers… More

Reliable Actuator for Cryo Propellant Fluid Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$695,167.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Paine, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Fluid handling applications in cryogenic and extreme environments require reliable actuation technology that can handle extreme temperatures, mechanical bind-up from ice and foreign contaminants, and operation in poor conditions. A novel EM hammer drive technology is proposed for use in… More