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Company Information:

Name: INNOVATIVE RESEARCH, INC.
Address: 3025 Harbor Lane N, Suite 300
Plymouth, MN 55447 5141
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (763) 519-0105

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,004,768.00 16
SBIR Phase II $4,577,670.00 8

Award List:

AN AUTOMATIC SCHEDULING ASSISTANT FOR THE NASA SPACE STATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mohsen Pazirandeh
Award Amount: $46,267.00
Abstract:
The proposed nasa space station has several classes of activities, most of which will be automated. since the first phase of automation will be centered around a set of teleoperated robots, the crewmembers will play an integral part in all automated activities. these activities will havhave to be… More

AN ENVIRONMENT FOR SIMULATION MODELING OF DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mohsen Pazirandeh
Award Amount: $51,572.00

PREDICTION OF THE HEAT TRANSFER COEFFICIENTS ON SOLID SURFACES EXPOSED TO A ROCKET EXHAUST PLUME

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Kailash C Karki
Award Amount: $50,000.00

AN ENVIRONMENT FOR SIMULATION MODELING OF DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Mohsen Pazirandeh
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The development of simulation models of a distributed systems and their mapping into a parallel system, is a highly complex technical task because of the great influence its various elements will have on its performance. there are major technical issues involved in performing such complex simulation… More

COMPUTER SIMULATION OF REACTORS FOR CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kailash C. Karki
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The current computer models for reactors employing chemical vapor deposition (cvd) are based on several simplifying assumptions regarding the physics of the flow and configuration. these models cannot be used for analyzing 3dflows in complex configurations. further, these models are not cost… More

TURBULENT NATURAL CONVECTION IN REACTOR CORE MELT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NRC
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Progression of molten pool, formed in severe accident scenarios, is strongly dependent on its heat transfer characteristics. the purpose of the proposed research is to perform a computational analysis of the turbulent natural convection in internally heated pools. two versions of the… More

Methodologies for Performance Assessment for Parallel Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mohsen Pazirandeh
Award Amount: $51,988.00

COMPUTATIONAL PREDICTION OF MIXING PROCESSES IN AGITATED VESSELS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan M Kelkar
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
Mixing of liquids through mechanical agitation is used throughout the process industry. inadequate understanding of the fundamentals of the mixing processes results in frequent and expensive processing difficulties. computational analysis of transport phenomena is used in a variety of engineering… More

COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF VENTILATION SYSTEMS FOR LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Kishor K Khankari
Award Amount: $50,000.00

Methodologies for Performance Assessment for Parallel Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Mohsen Pazirandeh
Award Amount: $638,569.00
Abstract:
1The recent experience has shown that parallel systems are no longer experimental and useful systems can be built (e.g. the Connection Machine) to solve real problems (e.g. linear algebra, partial differential equations). It is also no longer the question of whether a Tera FLOPS system can be built,… More

A Computational Model for Chemical Vapor Infiltration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan Kelkar
Award Amount: $65,000.00

PREDICTION OF THE HEAT TRANSFER COEFFICIENTS ON SOLID SURFACES EXPOSED TO A ROCKET EXHAUST PLUME

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Kailash C Karki
Award Amount: $749,832.00
Abstract:
In the path of a rocket motor exhaust, various solid surfaces such as the rocket nozzle, jet vanes, and turbine blades are subjected to very high temperatures and large heat fluxes. often serious erosion of these surfaces occurs within a few seconds. the flow in the exhaust plume is not only… More

COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF VENTILATION SYSTEMS FOR LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Kishor K Khankari
Award Amount: $220,000.00
Abstract:
The environment surrounding confined animals directly affects the productivity of the livestockindustry. a good ventilation system, which controls this environment, is essential for mantaining the health and welfare of animals and workers in the livestock buildings. however, the design and… More

A Computational Tool for Design and Operation of Coolers/Dryers for Feed Pellets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kishor K. Khankari , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Cooling and drying of feed pellets are the most important operations in the feed manufacturing industry. These operations are carried out simultaneously, in a single machine, by passing ambient air through a moving bed of pellets. However, simultaneous control of both these processes is very… More

SBIR Phase I: A Computational Model for Electromagnetic Processing of Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Charles Winstead
Award Amount: $75,000.00

A Computational Tool for Design and Operation of Coolers/Dryers for Feed Pellets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kishor K. Khankari , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $225,000.00
Abstract:
Cooling and drying of feed pellets are the most important operations in the feed manufacturing industry. These operations are carried out simultaneously, in a single machine, by passing ambient air through a moving bed of pellets. However, simultaneous control of both these processes is very… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan M. Kelkar, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $99,981.00

Computational Modeling of Remelting Processes for Ingot Casting of High-Performance Alloys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan Kelkar, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed research is to develop a comprehensive, efficient, and well validated model of various remelting processes used for the production of ingots of superalloys and titanium alloys. Phase I research has demonstrated thefeasibility and the validity of developing a unified… More

Computational Modeling of Remelting Processes for Ingot Casting of High-Performance Alloys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan Kelkar, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $746,406.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed research is to develop a comprehensive, efficient, and well validated model of various remelting processes used for the production of ingots of superalloys and titanium alloys. Phase I research has demonstrated thefeasibility and the validity of developing a unified… More

Computational Modeling of Laser Additive Manufacturing Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan M. Kelkar, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $99,981.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed research is to develop a comprehensive, efficient, and well-validated model for the prediction of the shape and thermal history of components manufactured using Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM) processes. The proposedmodel will use a combined Eulerian-Lagrangian… More

Computational Modeling of Laser Additive Manufacturing Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan M. Kelkar
Award Amount: $748,251.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed research is to develop a comprehensive, efficient, and well-validated model for the prediction of the shape and thermal history of components manufactured using Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM) processes. The proposed model will use a combined Eulerian-Lagrangian… More

Computational Modeling of Cold-Hearth Melting Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan M. Kelkar, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $99,981.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed research is to develop a comprehensive, efficient, and well-validated computational model for the prediction of the process performance and quality of the titanium alloys produced using the Electron Beam Melting (EBM) and Plasma Arc Melting (PAM) processes. The… More

Computational Modeling of Two-Phase Cooling Systems for Future Generation Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan M. Kelkar, Pricipal Engineer
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed research is to develop a comprehensive, efficient, and well-validated computational method for the prediction of thermodynamic and hydrodynamic performance of various types of two-phase cooling systems for next generation electronics. In order to address the… More

Computational Modeling of Two-Phase Cooling Systems for Future Generation Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kanchan M. Kelkar, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $749,612.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed research is to develop a comprehensive, efficient, and well-validated computational method for the prediction of thermodynamic and hydrodynamic performance of various types of two-phase cooling systems for next generation electronics. The proposed computational… More