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Company Information:

Company Name: MesoScribe Technologies, Inc.
City: St. James
State: NY
Zip+4: 11780-1514
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (631) 444-6645

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,427,445.00 25
SBIR Phase II $10,696,154.00 15
STTR Phase I $399,954.00 4
STTR Phase II $1,499,885.00 2

Award List:

Embedded Sensors in Turbine Systems by Direct Write Thermal Spray Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard Gambino
Award Amount: $99,769.00
Abstract:
70364 Monitoring the performance of high temperature components in advanced gas turbine engines will be required in order to accelerate the insertion of advanced materials, coatings, and novel designs. For example, by continuously collecting component temperature and strain information, one can… More

Advanced Thermal Spray Fabrication of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard Gambino
Award Amount: $99,923.00
Abstract:
73154B03-I Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) technology is expected to revolutionize power generation in the coming decades due to its higher energy efficiency, improved environmental performance and cost. The main impediment to SOFC implementation on a large scale is cell manufacturing cost. This is… More

Embedded Sensors in Turbine Systems by Direct Write Thermal Spray Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard Gambino
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
70364B02-II Monitoring the performance of high temperature components in advanced gas turbine engines will be required in order to accelerate the insertion of advanced materials, coatings, and novel designs. For example, by continuously collecting component temperature and strain information, one… More

Embedded Sensors in Turbine Systems by Direct Write Thermal Spray Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard Gambino
Award Amount: $699,761.00
Abstract:
70364B02-II Monitoring the performance of high temperature components in advanced gas turbine engines will be required in order to accelerate the insertion of advanced materials, coatings, and novel designs. For example, by continuously collecting component temperature and strain information, one… More

Distributed Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Richard Gambino, President
Award Amount: $98,979.00
Abstract:
Direct-Write Thermal Spray (DWTS) is proposed as an innovative new technology for applica-tion for Distributed Electronics. Four key application areas have been identified: 1) Distributed Sensing and Environmental Monitoring, 2) DistributedElectromagnetics, 3) Distributed Wiring and Connectivity,… More

Development of Distributed Electronics Technology for Large-Area, Conformal, and Flexible Surfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Richard Gambino, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,746.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies proposes to expand upon the successful Phase I results to develop Distributed Electronics using the newly developed Direct Write Thermal Spray Technology (DWTS) with the goal of fabricating devices directly onto large area conformal substrates that can provide sensing,… More

Passive Detection of Damage and Strain in Aerospace Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Brogan, VP Operations
Award Amount: $99,912.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies proposes to apply a newly developed Direct Write conformal electronics fabrication technology to pattern sensor arrays directly onto composite aircraft structures with suitable polymer protective coatings. This will produce robust, well bonded, structurally sound and… More

Innovative Concepts for Distributed, Large Area, Rectenna Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Richard Gambino, President
Award Amount: $98,958.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies, Inc, in conjunction with program partner EDO Antenna Products and DoD transition partner Raytheon Corporation, proposes to examine the design issues, materials technology and the feasibility of implementing a space based large area collection rectenna. System level… More

Innovative Concepts for Distributed, Large Area, Rectenna Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Richard Gambino, CEO/CTO
Award Amount: $749,989.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies, Inc., in conjunction with program partners EDO Antenna Products, Wireless Technology Associates, and Raytheon Corporation, propose to explore the design, modeling, fabrication, and proof-of-concepts for implementing large-area rectenna arrays for the collection and… More

Ubiquitous Low-Cost Wireless Sensors for Power Line Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey A. Brogan, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,959.00
Abstract:
79301S The operation and control of power lines is of strategic importance to the electric utility sector and to the nation as a whole. Power grids are complex networks of distribution cables, which are fairly remotely located, and are also susceptible to environmental and man-made events;… More

Innovative Concepts for Wireless Strain Sensing in Turbine Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: SUNY-STONY BROOK
Principal Investigator: Richard Gambino, CEO/CTO
Award Amount: $99,991.00
RI Contact: Andrew Gouldstone
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies proposes the development of a passive wireless strain system based on the Company's innovative Direct Write technology. Embedded circuit elements will be fabricated directly onto the surfaces of compressor blades and stator vanes. The sensors themselves will be very low… More

Integrated Sensing and Modeling for Damage Assessment in Multifunctional Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SUNY-STONY BROOK
Principal Investigator: Jeff Brogan, President
Award Amount: $99,963.00
RI Contact: Alina Kukta
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies and project partner SUNY-Stony Brook will develop embedded sensors with integrated mechanics-based models to assess and predict accumulated damage in graphite reinforced epoxy composite structures. Meaningful evaluation schemes for composite degradation will be developed… More

Enabling Technologies for Fabrication of Large Area Flexible Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Huey-Daw Wu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies, a high tech start-up from SUNY-Stony Brook, proposes to apply a breakthrough new direct writing technology to meet the objectives set-forth in the NASA SBIR topic S2.06 Advanced Flexible Electronics. This technology is based on revolutionary advances to modern day thermal… More

Conformal, Embedded Harsh Environment Sensors for In-Situ Sensing in Gas Turbines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jeff Brogan, President
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies, in conjunction with OEM partner Pratt and Whitney Aircraft will instrument gas turbine engine components with embedded thermocouples and strain sensors using the Company's Direct Write process. Phase I will focus on validating sensor performance on the instrumented… More

Embedded Sensors with Mechanics- based Models to assess Military Systems made with Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: STONY BROOK UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Brogan, President
Award Amount: $749,887.00
RI Contact: Alina Kukta
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies, Inc. has fabricated sensors onto GFRP and CFRP laminates using Direct Write (DW) technology in Phase I. Its partner, SUNY-Stony Brook, has developed models to locate and assess structural damage using distributed sensor output. C

Structural Energy Storage in Air Vehicle Structure

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Huey-Daw Wu, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $99,984.00
Abstract:
Technical abstract goes here.We propose the fabrication of large-area multilayer capacitors directly onto aircraft/UAV sur-faces to provide for electrical energy storage. The technology to accomplish this is based on direct-write thermal spray and a plasma-initiated oxidation process to grow very… More

Embedded high-temperature strain sensors for in situ interrogation and damage prognosis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Christopher Gouldstone, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $99,966.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies proposes to develop in-situ sensing technologies to interrogate material and damage states in aerospace components operating in harsh environments e.g., gas turbine engines. Sensors will be fabricated using Direct Write (DW) technology for coupon-level testing. Phase I will… More

Harsh-Environment Sensors for In-Flight Hypersonic Engine Tests

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Christopher Gouldstone, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe has developed a suite of sensors suited to measuring mechanical and flow properties in harsh environments, such as hypersonic air-breathing propulsion systems. The sensors have been previously demonstrated in airborne and industrial gas turbines, exposed to high temperatures, pressures… More

Enabling Technologies for Fabrication of Large Area Flexible Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Huey-Daw F. Wu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,830.00
Abstract:
Flexible, foldable, and/or inflatable antenna systems open up a wealth of opportunities. Integrating antenna elements and related electronics onto flexible substrates, however, poses significant challenges. To our knowledge, there exists no technology that can incorporate a variety of… More

Conformal, Embedded Harsh Environment Sensors for In-Situ Sensing in Gas Turbines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jeff Brogan, CEO
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies and its development team will fabricate embedded sensors using Direct Write technology for use in aircraft engine environments and demonstrate wireless data transmission at high temperature. A principal focus is the development of a wireless sensing capability which involves… More

Structural Energy Storage in Air Vehicle Structure

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Huey-Daw Wu, Sr. Project Engineer
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies proposes to develop multifunctional structures that can store electrical energy as capacitance and can carry airframe loads. The Phase II effort will continue the development and fabrication of capacitive array structures. Power storage applications for near term transition… More

Embedded high-temperature sensors for in situ interrogation and damage prognosis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Christopher Gouldstone, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $749,999.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies proposes to develop in-situ sensing technologies to interrogate material and damage states in aerospace components operating in harsh environments e.g., gas turbine engines. Sensors will be fabricated using Direct Write (DW) technology for coupon-level and component testing.… More

An Integrated Approach to Sensor Materials Synthesis, Design and Fabrication for Extreme Temperature Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: UNIV. OF RHODE ISLAND
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Gutleber, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Franca Cirelli
Abstract:
An approach is proposed to identify, characterize and integrate high temperature materials into harsh environment diagnostic systems. Program partner URI will sputter candidate conductive oxides with continuously varying levels of doping. Test specimens will be fabricated and systematically… More

Novel Design and Fabrication of Conformal GPS & Communications Antenna for UAV

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Huey-Daw Wu, Sr. Project Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase I project will develop and demonstrate the feasibility of innovative broadband conformal antenna concepts for UAVs. There is significant interest to integrate VHF (30-300 MHz), UHF (300 MHz - 1 GHz), L-band (1-2 GHz), S-band (2-4 GHz) and X-band (8-12 GHz) antennas into the aircraft… More

Harsh-Environment Sensors for In-Flight Hypersonic Engine Tests

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Christopher Gouldstone, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $749,999.00
Abstract:
The Phase II proposal seeks to improve sensor concepts demonstrated under Phase I to meet program requirements for scramjet monitoring. Thermocouples, heat flux sensors and skin friction sensors were produced under Phase I using Mesoplasma direct write, a high precision derivative of thermal spray… More

Integration of Direct-Write Sensors and Interconnects for Sounding Rocket Payload Test Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jason Trelewicz, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Sounding rockets present an excellent platform for long-duration studies in the hypersonic flow regime, however the environmental conditions during flight are extreme, thus placing significant constraints on sensor technologies integrated into such applications. MesoScribe has developed a process… More

An Integrated Approach to Sensor Materials Synthesis, Design and Fabrication for Extreme Temperature Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Rhode Island
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Gutleber, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $749,998.00
RI Contact: Franca Cirelli
Abstract:
A new complementary approach is proposed to identify, characterize and integrate high temperature materials into harsh environment diagnostic systems. Program partner URI will sputter candidate conductive oxides with continuously varying levels of doping. Test specimens will be fabricated and… More

High-Temperature Environmental Barrier Coating for Silicon Carbide Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Stony Brook University
Principal Investigator: Brian Keyes, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Susan Gasparo
Abstract:
SiC/SiC fiber reinforced composites have been developed for use in gas turbine hot sections allowing for increased temperatures and therefore, increased fuel efficiency and lower emissions. A thermally-sprayed functionally-graded thermal/environmental barrier coating is proposed for SiC/SiC… More

Aware Composite Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Christopher Gouldstone, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Mesoplasma Direct-Write is a high-precision deposition technology for fabricating multilayer sensors, antennas and interconnects. It is proposed to apply this technology to measuring structural and aerodynamic states of composite structures. This will be achieved, in the case of structural states,… More

Novel Design and Fabrication of Conformal GPS & Communications Antenna for UAV

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Huey-Daw Wu, Senior Project Engineer
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase II project will develop lightweight, wide bandwidth, and affordable antenna technologies by integrating VHF (30-300 MHz) / UHF (300-512 MHz) communications antenna and GPS L1/L2 band (1.575/1.227 GHz) antenna into the UAV structure to provide multiband, 360-degree coverage without… More

Ultra-High Range Thermocouples for Turbine Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Gutleber, Project Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
An approach is proposed to integrate materials into harsh environment diagnostic systems capable of measuring temperatures of 3500oF. Sensor prototypes of both noble metal and ceramic thermocouples will be fabricated and assessed to determine which iterations exhibit the most favorable… More

Innovation in Strain Sensing and Damage Detection in Composite Repairs using Printed Gages

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jason Trelewicz, Program Manager
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Smart composite repair patches, capable of detecting static strain, is a coveted technology for enhancing the fidelity and cost-effectiveness of composite repairs. Direct Write thermal spray (DWTS) is proposed as an innovative approach for fabricating and embedding strain sensors within… More

Ceramic Materials Optimization and Thermocouple Fabrication

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Brogan, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies will develop and validate ceramic thermocouples capable of measuring 1600oC for applications in gas turbine engines. A number of semi-conducting ceramic oxides have been identified as temperature sensors. Ceramic compositions will be tailored to yield stable and reproducible… More

Development of Packaging and Integration of Sensors for On-Line Use in Harsh Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Rob Greenlaw, Mr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
A number of sensors and control systems have been developed for use within power systems; however, the effects of high temperature, corrosive/oxidizing atmospheres, and abrasive media have limited their use in ultra-supercritical boilers and steam turbines. The inability to monitor actual components… More

Composite Structure Monitoring using Direct Write Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William Smith, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Direct Write (DW) sensors deposited directly and precisely on to complex (3D) components are proposed. Sensors proposed include strain gages and thermocouples, intended as diagnostic elements of a larger health management (HM) scheme. The sensors are deposited using a high precision derivative of… More

Aware Composite Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jason Trelewicz, Program Manager – (631) 686-5710
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Distributed sensing networks will be developed and deployed for flow and structural state sensing of aerostructures to facilitate fly-by-feel control. Advanced conformal processing techniques will be established and employed for fabricating flow stagnation sensors and high fidelity strain gage… More

Ceramic Materials Optimization and Thermocouple Fabrication

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Brogan, CEO – (631) 686-5710
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
MesoScribe Technologies will improve the performance of ceramic thermocouples for applications in gas turbine engines. A number of semi-conducting ceramic oxides have been identified as temperature sensors in Phase I. The Phase II project will optimize the material"s chemistry and sensor… More

Development of Packaging and Integration of Sensors for On-Line Use in Harsh Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Rob Greenlaw, Mr.
Award Amount: $840,315.00
Abstract:
A number of sensors and control systems have been developed for use within power systems; however the effects of high temperature, corrosive/oxidizing atmospheres, and abrasive media have limited their use in gas turbine engines, boilers, solid oxide fuel cells and other harsh environments. Improved… More

Composite Structure Monitoring using Direct Write Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William Smith, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
This NASA SBIR Phase II project seeks to develop and demonstrate a suite of sensor products to monitor the health of composite structures. Sensors will be made using the Company¡¦s Direct Write process based on MesoplasmaÂ?§ deposition technology. This allows a wide variety of sensor… More

In Situ Diagnostic Sensors for Thermal Protection Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Greenlaw, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Low-profile, embedded sensors are proposed for condition monitoring and health management (HM) of thermal protection systems. The sensors will be fabricated using a high precision Direct Write (DW) process based upon thermal spray, affording them the advantages of high temperature tolerance,… More

Self-Powered Wireless Sensors for Fossil Energy Based Turbine Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Huey-Daw Wu, Dr. – 631-686-5710
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
SelfPowered wireless sensors are needed on hightemperature rotating turbine engine components for real time sensing of component health. Conventional temperature, pressure and strain sensors use wired connections and slip rings which are not desired. Conventional wireless technology uses… More

Innovation in Strain Sensing and Damage Detection in Composite Repairs using Printed Gages

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jason Trelewicz, Project Manager – (631) 686-5710
Award Amount: $356,517.00
Abstract:
Wireless strain sensing is proposed as an innovative solution to health monitoring of aerostructures, with particular emphasis on diagnostic, high fidelity vehicle repair. Employing the Direct Write Thermal Spray process, low-profile strain gages will be fabricated and embedded on composite surfaces… More

A Structurally-Integrated Ice Detection and De-Icing System for Unmanned Air Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Gutleber, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $125,000.00
Abstract:
Unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) are becoming more prevalent for Suborbital Scientific Earth Exploration, which often involves high altitude, long endurance flight missions. Extreme environmental conditions, especially involving sub-freezing temperatures (e.g. polar missions in support of the U.S.… More

Self-Powered Wireless Sensors for Gas Turbine Power Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Gutleber, Mr. – 631-686-5710
Award Amount: $999,998.00
Abstract:
Selfpowered wireless sensors are needed for remotely assessing the health of fossil fuel turbine systems to maximize engine safety and readiness while minimizing fulllife maintenance and sustainment costs. Demands for increased engine performance require sensor systems to survive at temperatures of… More

Low Radar Cross Section Conformal Antennas for Target Objects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Huey-Daw Wu, Sr. Engineer – (631) 686-5710
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Phase I effort will develop and demonstrate the feasibility of innovative frequency-selective-surface antenna designs that have low impact on target object signature and can be manufactured using MesoScribe Technologies Inc. state-of-the-art conformal Direct-Write technique. MesoScribe… More

Recession-Tolerant Heat Flux Sensors for Thermal Protection Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rob Greenlaw, VP&Quality Manager
Award Amount: $124,999.00
Abstract:
The Phase I project will develop a suite of diagnostic sensors using Direct Write technology to measure temperature, surface recession depth, and heat flux of an ablative thermal protection system (TPS) in real time, which can be integrated to support TPS evaluation and in-situ diagnostics during… More