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Company Information:

Company Name: MATSYS, Inc.
City: Sterling
State: VA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://matsys.com
Phone: (703) 964-0400

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,374,931.00 14
SBIR Phase II $6,049,324.00 10

Award List:

Characterization of Consolidation of Non-Spherical Powders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tony F. Zahrah
Award Amount: $49,943.00
Abstract:
We propose to characterize the early stage of consolidation of non-spherical powders to further the development of process models to enable simulation of powder metallurgy manufacturing for the consumer market, especially the automotive industry. Typically, spherical powders with a narrow size… More

Characterization of Consolidation of Non-Spherical Powders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tony F. Zahrah
Award Amount: $199,974.00
Abstract:
We propose to characterize the early stage of consolidation of non-spherical powders to further the development of process models to enable simulation of powder metallurgy manufacturing for the consumer market, especially the automotive industry. Typically, spherical powders with a narrow size… More

SBIR Phase I: In-Processing Femtosecond Energy Diffusion Sensing of Microscale Thermal Transfer in

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Steven Hollo
Award Amount: $95,623.00

Novel Manufacturing of Bulk Metallic Glasses

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President
Award Amount: $69,991.00
Abstract:
Materials and Manufacturing Systems, Inc. (MATSYS) proposes to develop a novel manufacturing technique for greatly increasing fine powder yield and improving particle size control by significantly increasing the supersonic gas jet length downstream of the nozzle tip to increase the length of the… More

Novel Reactive Structural Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,978.00
Abstract:
Materials and Manufacturing Systems, Inc. (MATSYS) proposes to develop novel reactive structural materials for the enhancement of munitions lethality. This effort will combine our unique expertise in instrumented-Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) with new approaches in intermetallic design to develop a… More

Novel Reactive Structural Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President
Award Amount: $353,250.00
Abstract:
Materials and Manufacturing Systems, Inc. (MATSYS) proposes to develop novel reactive structural materials for the enhancement of munitions lethality. This effort will combine our unique expertise in instrumented-Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) with new approaches in intermetallic design to develop a… More

High Temperature Sensor for Consolidation of Refractory Metals and Alloys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tony Zahrah, President
Award Amount: $69,995.00
Abstract:
Materials and Manufacturing Systems, Inc. (MATSYS) proposes to develop a high temperature sensor for in situ monitoring and control of consolidation of refractory metals and alloys, especially nanostructured materials. This effort will build on our unique expertise in high temperature eddy current… More

Novel Manufacturing of Bulk Metallic Glasses

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President
Award Amount: $729,979.00
Abstract:
Materials and Manufacturing Systems, Inc. (MATSYS) proposes to develop a novel manufacturing technique for greatly increasing fine powder yield and improving particle size control by significantly increasing the supersonic gas jet length downstream of the nozzle tip to increase the length of the… More

Novel High Density Structural Reactive Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President
Award Amount: $69,988.00
Abstract:
Materials and Manufacturing Systems, Inc. (MATSYS) proposes to develop novel high density, high strength, and highly reactive materials for the enhancement of munitions lethality. This effort will combine our unique expertise in instrumented-Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) with new approaches in… More

Novel Processing for High Density Metal-Metal Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President
Award Amount: $69,967.00
Abstract:
Materials and Manufacturing Systems (MATSYS) proposes to develop novel processing technique for metal-metal high-density reactive composites for the enhancement of new warhead concepts. This effort will combine our unique expertise in instrumented-Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) with new approaches in… More

High Temperature Sensor for Consolidation of Refractory Metals and Alloys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President
Award Amount: $729,983.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop and demonstrate a high temperature sensor technology to enable (1) densification of nanostructured refractory metals and alloys into fully dense bulk materials with the desired microstructure; (2) densification of temperature-sensitive materials, such as reactive powder… More

Novel High Density Structural Reactive Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tony Zahrah, President
Award Amount: $729,976.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop novel high density, high strength, and highly reactive materials for the enhancement of munitions lethality. This effort will combine our unique expertise in instrumented-Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) with new approaches in powder blend design to develop a new generation… More

Novel Processing for High Density Metal-Metal Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tony Zahrah, President
Award Amount: $443,607.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop novel processing techniques to enable the manufacture of metal-metal high-density composite materials. These materials will have high density to enable direct substitution of an energetic material for an inert material, high strength to survive severe shock loading… More

Novel Nanostructured Magnesium Composites for Lightweight, Structural Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, Presidet
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop novel compositions and processing techniques to produce lightweight, high-strength, nanostructured, Mg-based composites for structural and light armor applications. This effort will combine new approaches in composite material design with our unique expertise in… More

Novel Inexpensive Scalable Fluidized Degassing Process for Nanostructured, Lightweight Composite Powders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, Presidet – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $149,996.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop novel fluidized degassing system for high-strength, nanostructured, lightweight Al-based composite powders. This effort will build on our extensive experience in fluidized powder flow to develop a new generation of inexpensive, scalable and highly-efficient fluidized… More

Novel Hybrid Structural Reactive Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $149,519.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: MATSYS proposes to develop novel hybrid compositions and processing techniques for structural reactive composites for the enhancement of Air Force munitions. This effort will combine our unique expertise in instrumented-Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) with new approaches in reactive… More

Kinetic Energy Control for Reactive Fragments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: MATSYS proposes to develop high energy density reactive materials to enhance the performance of Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT). We propose to develop the technology for small fragmentation warhead with high lethality and low collateral damage (LCD). We plan to achieve our… More

Tunable High Density Reactive Materials for Enhanced Counter Offensive Lethality

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $99,977.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop high density, high energy density and high strength reactive materials to enhance the performance of reactive shaped charge liners and breaching charges. The proposed material system will use a blend of several elemental or compound powders capable of participating in an… More

Novel Nanostructured Magnesium Composites for Lightweight, Structural Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $366,191.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop novel compositions and processing techniques to produce lightweight, high-strength, nanostructured, Mg-based composites for structural and light armor applications. This effort will combine new approaches in composite material design with our unique expertise in… More

Novel Inexpensive Scalable Fluidized Degassing Process for Nanostructured, Lightweight Composite Powders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $999,983.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop novel fluidized degassing system for high-strength, nanostructured, lightweight composite powders. This effort will build on our extensive experience in fluidized powder flow to develop a new generation of inexpensive, scalable and highly-efficient fluidized powder… More

Reactive Structural Materials for Enhanced Blasts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $149,981.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop reactive materials compositions and processing techniques for structural reactive composites for blast enhancement. This effort will combine our unique expertise in instrumented-Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) with new approaches in reactive materials design to develop a new… More

Kinetic Energy Control for Reactive Fragments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $746,463.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: MATSYS proposes to develop high energy density reactive materials to enhance the performance of Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT). We propose to develop the technology for small fragmentation warhead with high lethality and low collateral damage (LCD). We plan to achieve our… More

Novel Hybrid Structural Reactive Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tony F. Zahrah, President – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $749,918.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: MATSYS proposes to develop novel hybrid compositions and processing techniques for structural reactive composites for performance enhancement of Air Force munitions. This effort will combine our unique expertise in instrumented-Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) with new approaches in reactive… More

Processing of Metal Powders for Enhanced Combustion Efficiencies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tony Zahrah, President – (703) 964-0400
Award Amount: $79,976.00
Abstract:
MATSYS proposes to develop a processing technology to maximize the combustion efficiency of metal powders and enhance warhead blast performance. Metal powder particles are typically prepared by inert gas atomization and have very clean surfaces. These particles are then exposed to a controlled… More