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Company Information:

Company Name: RESODYN CORPORATION
City: BUTTE
State: MT
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.resodyn.com
Phone: (406) 497-5252

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $7,215,381.00 77
SBIR Phase II $14,132,354.00 23
STTR Phase I $519,987.00 6
STTR Phase II $1,000,000.00 2

Award List:

A TESTING PROCESS TO DEFINE ELECTRODE CURRENT WEAR MECHANISMS AND DEVELOP IMPROVED ELECTRODES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr Lawrence C Farrar
Award Amount: $75,000.00

A TESTING PROCESS TO DEFINE ELECTRODE CURRENT WEAR MECHANISMS AND DEVELOP IMPROVED ELECTRODES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr Lawrence C Farrar
Award Amount: $599,672.00
Abstract:
Coal-fired magnetohydrodyamic (mhd) technology has advanced to the stage of testing large scalecomponents to demonstrate the feasibility of the overall process forapplication as a viable commercial power generation technique. however, testing to evaluatethe fundamental aspects of electrode wear is… More

Liquid Melt Focused Beam Spray Process

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: John C. Tierney
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
The innovation presented in this proposal involves the use of a liquid melt thermal spray process for cost effective rapid prototyping of near-net shape tooling for the lay up of advanced composite materials. The process uses a focused beam of charged liquid droplets to form tooling directly from… More

SBIR PHASE I: Hybrid Steam-Plasma Torch

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $75,000.00

SBIR Phase I: ResonantSonic Advanced Oxidation Reactor

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

Cold Electrostatic Deposition of Materials on Heat Sensitive and Other Substrates

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David P. Haack
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed process will provide the capability to deposit metal coatings onto heat sensitive composite substrates. The process eliminates problems associated with thermal spray technologies, including oxidation, contamination and overheating of the coating and substrate materials. This process… More

SBIR PHASE I: Hybrid Steam-Plasma Torch

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $300,000.00

SBIR Phase I: Low-Frequency Sonochemistry -- A Cutting Edge Industrial Processing Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Advanced Sonic Technology for Enhanced Oxygen Delignification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence C. Farrar
Award Amount: $65,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $400,000.00

Bottoms-Up In-Situ Vitrification of Hard-to-Treat Buried Mixed Wastes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Principal Investigator: Mr Lawrence C Farrar, Principal
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: N/A

Polyimide Spray-Foaming Process

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Colorado State University/UWY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,993.00
RI Contact: N/A

Advanced Nanoparticle Plasma Synthesis Process

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Acoustic Enhanced Ozone Drinking Water

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Not Available Polymeric membrane optics are leading candidates for lightweight space-based optical systems. Significant advances have been made in the understanding of the mechanisms contributing to the shape distortion of the membrane. This Phase I proposal will couple the detailed analytical… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Colorado State University/UWY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $0.00
RI Contact: N/A

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Fred H. Mermelstein
Award Amount: $298,753.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven F. McGrath
Award Amount: $70,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $400,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Steven F. McGrath, Chief Metallurgist
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Steven F. McGrath, Chief Metallurgist
Award Amount: $750,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $157,142.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $100,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Steve Mcgrath, SENIOR RESEARCH CHEMIST
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Innovative Sonic Technology for Ex-Situ Treatment of Mercury Contaminated Waste

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Steven Mcgrath
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
A novel combination of technologies is proposed by Montec Research to improve ex situ mercury remediation. The combination of acoustic agitation, iodine leaching chemistry, and real-time management of leach oxidation potential will allow mercury to be extracted economically from soils, sediments,… More

SBIR Phase I: Thermal Spray of Nanocomposites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of an advanced technology for the direct formation and deposition of nanocomposite polymer coatings and films. The technology encompasses the use of novel thermal spray techniques that are solventless and… More

SiC-Based Laser Fusion Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hendrik van Walsem, Senior Biochemical Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
65538 Ethanol is an environmentally friendly oxygen additive for fuel. However, during the fermentation process, the build up of ethanol negatively impacts the fermentation microorganism, thereby decreasing productivity and increasing energy consumption. Research has shown that ethanol could… More

Sonic Technology for Enhanced Agricultural By-Products

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Steve F. McGrath
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
A novel low frequency (

Sonic Technology for Enhanced Agricultural By-Products

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Steve F. McGrath
Award Amount: $275,000.00
Abstract:
A novel low frequency (

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Karl Gustavson
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Karl Gustavson
Award Amount: $500,000.00

Resonant-Mixing of Gelled Propellants

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steven McGrath, Chief Research Chemist
Award Amount: $728,296.00
Abstract:
"Gelled bipropellants provide advantages over liquid or solid gels. The conversion of advanced liquid oxidizers and fuels to gel greatly increases the safety of storage and use of bipropulsion materials in missile systems. Operational advantages of thegelled propellents over solid fuels include… More

Innovative Enzymatic Reactor for Production of Alternative Fuels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Steve F. McGrath
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
The Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of an innovative reactor for the production of alterantive fuels with complete conversion of free fatty acids coupled with continuous recovery of products. Key features of the continuous process for the conversion of agricultural by-products to… More

The Resonant Sonic Fluidized Bed (RSFB) Biofilter for Closed Loop Aquaculture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Steven McGrath, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Because of the impact of diseases on production and the environmental devastation wrought by commercial aquaculture effluents, modern methods of intensive aquaculture are evolving which rely heavily on the re-use of water. This proposal addresses the need for modular technology in closed loop… More

SBIR Phase I: A Novel Resonant-Enhanced Crystallization Process

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Fangxiao Yang
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to develop a novel Resonant-Enhanced Crystallization (REC) Process. REC technology is similar to conventional impeller stirring crystallization but with enhanced mass and heat transfer, low shear or reduced crystal breakage, and… More

SBIR/STTR Phase I:Accoustically Enhanced Airlift Bioreactor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Steve McGrath
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovative Research Project proposes to combine a novel low-frequency acoustic energy technology with an airlift bioreactor. This is expected to provide a dramatic increase in bioreactor productivity by greatly increasing mass transport. The proposed technology will meet… More

HIGH DENSITY METALLIZED GEL PROPELLANT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Madan Parvatiyar, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
"A novel method of micro-mixing by inducing a low frequency resonant sonic vibration (LFRSV) in the fluid medium results in the increased rate of energy dissipation per unit mass of the fluid, allowing rapid and efficient dispersion of solids, gases, andimmiscible liquids. This enhanced way of… More

Thermal Spray of UV/Visible Light-Curable Polymide Powders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed innovative method for spraying UV-curable powders answers a critical NASA need for advanced coatings, and capitalizes on exciting commercial market opportunities. The technology employed combines UV/visible radiation with proprietary thermal spray processing methods yields an effective… More

Thermal Spray of UV/Visible Light-Curable Polymide Powders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Farrar, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed innovative method for spraying UV-curable powders answers a critical NASA need for advanced coatings, and capitalizes on exciting commercial market opportunities. The technology employed combines UV/visible radiation with proprietary thermal spray processing methods yields an effective… More

SBIR/STTR Phase I: Multi-Phase Acoustic Fluid Micro-Mixing and Mass Transport

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Thomas Post
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will establish a method to quantitatively predict the level of micromixing and mass transport in single-phase and multiphase fluid systems that are generated by a novel low-frequency acoustic technology. The primary Phase I objective is to… More

SBIR/STTR Phase I: The ResonantSonic Enhanced Mixer and Coalescer (RSEMC) as an Advanced Solvent Extraction Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Steve McGrath
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of using an agitation device based on a resonating elastic member for dispersing and coalescing immiscible liquids. This will have a significant impact in the liquid processing for solvent extraction… More

TAXOL PRODUCTION WITH A NOVEL FERMENTATION REACTOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Todd A. Mcadams
Award Amount: $135,736.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The specific innovation proposed for this Phase I project will combine an advanced, novel low-frequency sonic energy technology with the production of fungal secondary metabolites of pharmaceutical importance. The Phase 1 project will demonstrate the use of… More

Acoustically Intensified Reactor-Driven Mixed-base Hydrogen Peroxide System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Joel Pierce, Chemical Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase I project will develop and demonstrate an advanced process that utilizes a novel, high-intensity, low-frequency acoustic mixing technology in a system to rapidly produce a specialty fuel for use in chemical oxygen iodine lasers. The fuel is ahighly-reactive, mixed-base hydrogen peroxide… More

SBIR Phase I: The Production of Silicon Esters with an Advanced Enzymatic Reactor Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Fangxiao Yang
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of an innovative, environmentally benign, enzymatic catalyst process and an advanced reactor design for the production of silicon esters from various feedstocks. All current processes for making silicon esters… More

Acoustically-Enhanced Extractive Fermentation for Biomass Utilization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Todd McAdams
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
72428S03-I Combining the unit operations of solvent extraction and fermentation would substantially lower the capital cost and operating expense of converting biomass to usable products. However, attempts to develop these extractive fermentations have suffered from oxygen and mass transfer… More

Sonically-Enhanced Microbubble Flotation Column

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Lawrence C. Farrar
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
72427S03-I Industry discards approximately one-tenth of mined coal. Also, nearly one-third of the phosphates mined in Florida, one-fifth of the tungsten mined in the world, and one-half of the tin mined in Bolivia are discarded as unrecoverable fine material. Large amounts of energy are invested… More

Innovative Enzymatic Reactor for Production of Alternative Fuels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Fangxiao Yang, Senior Chemical Engineer
Award Amount: $296,000.00
Abstract:
NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Current technology of biodiesel production is facing two major hurdles. It can't process the grease containing high free fatty acid (FFA) and the production cost is still not competitive compared to the petroleum diesel. The proposed technology addresses these problems and… More

Sonically-Intensified Mixing for Enhanced Plant Cell Culture Productivity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Todd McAdams, Senior Chemical Engineer
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: The market for plant-derived drugs and intermediates is approximately $10 billion in the United States. In addition to market considerations, productive plant cell culture processes offer the potential to accelerate clinical development of plant-derived pharmaceuticals,… More

Innovative Enzymatic Reactor for Production of Alternative Fuels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Fangxiao Yang, Senior Chemical Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Current technology of biodiesel production is facing two major hurdles. It can't process the grease containing high free fatty acid (FFA) and the production cost is still not competitive compared to the petroleum diesel. The proposed technology addresses these problems and… More

SBIR Phase II: The ResonantSonic Enhanced Mixer and Coalescer (RSEMC) as an Advanced Solvent Extraction Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Joel Pierce
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II (SBIR) project will develop and demonstrate a novel prototype solvent extraction (SX) device, which, by virtue of its highly uniform shear and mixing intensity, has the potential to supplant existing SX units in terms of extraction and phase… More

SBIR Phase II: The ResonantSonic Enhanced Mixer and Coalescer (RSEMC) as an Advanced Solvent Extraction Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Joel Pierce
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II (SBIR) project will develop and demonstrate a novel prototype solvent extraction (SX) device, which, by virtue of its highly uniform shear and mixing intensity, has the potential to supplant existing SX units in terms of extraction and phase… More

Development of a High Performance Bioreactor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Todd A. Mcadams
Award Amount: $750,001.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Phase II project specific aim is to perform research to develop and demonstrate an advanced, High Performance Bioreactor (HPBR) fermentation technology that enhances growth characteristics and product expression for various cellular organisms, e.g.,… More

SBIR Phase I: Powder-Powder Mixing and Powder-Liquid Mixing by a Novel High-Intensity Vibrational Mixer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Aaron Cook, PI
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of using high intensity resonant vibrational energy as the basis for developing an efficient, scalable mixer for solid-solid and liquid-solid powder processing applications. Conventional powder… More

A Vibrationally-enhanced Aquaculture Treatment System (VEATS) for Water Reuse and Effluent Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Joel Pierce, Chemical Engineer
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Because of the severe impact of diseases on production and the environmental devastation created by many commercial aquaculture effluents, modern methods of intensive aquaculture are evolving which rely heavily on recirculating the water. This proposal addresses the need for a modular, integrated… More

A Novel Acoustic Biodiesel Producton Process From Animal Fats and Waste Grease

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Fangxiao Yang, Chemical Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The goal of this Phase I research project is to demonstrate the feasibility of an innovative Acoustic Biodiesel Synthesis Reactor (ABSR) with a biodiesel production cost of less than $0.30 per gallon over the cost of feedstock. The target feedstocks are brown, yellow, tallow, restaurant recycled,… More

Hypoxia-Perfusion Bioreactor for Stem Cell Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Todd A. Mcadams
Award Amount: $155,134.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cord blood (CB) cells are a desirable source of stem cells for transplantation because their collection poses no donor impact and they would facilitate the creation of an ethnically diverse pool of donor cells. However, the small quantity of stem cells and the… More

Fiber optic power meter with optical detector in a detachable probe.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Matt Egloff, Mechanical Engineer
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
The US Navy has an immediate and compelling need for a handheld, battery powered, fiber optic power meter with a remote optical detector. Existing handheld meters have the optical detector mounted on the main unit. Such meters often do not fit in the tight spaces found in ships, planes, and other… More

Mechanical Induced Resonant Mixing for Islet Separation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Fangxiao Yang
Award Amount: $129,608.00
Abstract:
The proposed research is aimed to develop a mechanically-induced resonant mixing process for pancreas islet cell separation. The proposed study incorporates a unique mixing technology into a Resonant Enhanced Enzyme Tissue Digester (REETD) design. The REETD provides a novel method to enhance… More

Acoustically-Enhanced Myogenic Cell Culture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Todd A. Mcadams
Award Amount: $119,233.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The use of human muscle cells for tissue engineering applications holds significant promise for new treatments of muscle-cell disorders, organ repair, and gene therapy. With the enabling advances in biology and immunology nearing fruition, the next challenge to… More

Multimodal Acoustic Mixing Process for Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Joel Pierce, Mr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
79430S Conventional, industrial polymer mixers, such as kneaders and twin screws, do not provide sufficient carbon nanotube dispersion to realize the full potential of nanotube reinforcements in polymers. Although laboratory researchers commonly disperse carbon nanotubes into solvents and polymers,… More

Transdermal Delivery of Anti-Malarial Drug

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Fangxiao Yang, Biochemical Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase I proposal is aimed to develop a technology to delivery lipophilic therapeutic ingredients in broad and antimalarial drug primaquine in specific through skins. The proposed driving force of delivering target drugs is the opposite chemical affiliation of storage copolymer matrix and active… More

Fatigue Enhanced Cold-worked Hole FECH - Analyzer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steve Galbraith, Prinicpal Investigator
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
The Navy routinely uses a structural strengthening technique called cold hole expansion for increasing the fatigue life of primary aircraft structures that are fastened together. This process creates beneficial compressive stresses around the hole. However, variances in the process produce… More

SBIR Phase I: Development of a BioAcoustic Mixing Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Todd A. McAdams, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of using ResonantAcoustics (low-frequency acoustic mixing) as the basis for developing a highly efficient BioAcoustic Mixing Platform (BMP). Conventional biological orbital shakers and cell culture flasks have… More

SBIR Phase I: Multimodal Acoustic Mixing of Carbon Nanotube Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Joel Pierce, Mr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovative Research Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of using multiple acoustic frequencies as a multimodal approach to mixing small diameter carbon nanotubes into a polymer matrix to create a high-performance nanocomposite material. Multiple acoustic frequencies… More

Sewage Trap Grease Conversion with an Acoustic Driven Reactor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Fangxiao Yang, Senior Scientist & Chemical Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
There are more than 11 billion pounds of trap grease available annually which have the potential to create over 1 billion gallons of biodiesel that can be utilized to power the nation's public works and public transit systems. Removing this trap grease from our nation's wastwater treatment… More

Low Permeability Polyimide Insulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Resodyn Technologies proposes a new technology that enables the application of polyimide based cryogenic insulation with low hydrogen permeability. This effort supports the Vision for U.S. Space Exploration policy and the Exploration Systems Enterprise. This technology will benefit designers of… More

Development of an Acoustic Biological Shaker

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Todd A. Mcadams
Award Amount: $124,358.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of using ResonantAcoustics (low-frequency acoustic mixing) as the basis for developing a highly efficient laboratory scale ResonantAcoustic Biological Shaker (RBS).… More

SBIR Phase II: Powder-Powder Mixing and Powder-Liquid Mixing by a Novel High-Intensity Vibrational Mixer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Joel Pierce, Mr
Award Amount: $422,987.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will enable the development of a high intensity, low frequency resonant-acoustic mixer for industrial uses, focusing on the incorporation of solid powders into liquids. Since there are no mixing blades or moving parts, issues of clean… More

SBIR Phase I: Synthesis of New Ionomer Resins Based on Polycyclopentadiene Monomers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Manfred Biermann, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project focuses on the synthesis of a novel set of proprietary ionomeric polymeric materials. Through the use of established techniques (Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization), a series of copolymers that contain a physical and a chemical… More

A Heliportable Sonic Drilling Platform for Microhole Drilling and Exploration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard Williams, Mr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The exploration and development of new energy resources in remote and environmentally sensitive areas can benefit greatly from a reduction in the size of the associated equipment and operations. This project will develop reliable, small-footprint instrumentation-deployment systems that can operate… More

No-Bake Powder Coating for Shipbuilding Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
The U.S. Navy desires a ship painting procedure that produces powder coating quality without the requirement of putting the whole ship in an oven Resodyn Corporation proposes an innovative no-bake powder coating process that uses thermal spray techniques to melt and cure polymer powders onto large… More

No-Bake Powder Coating

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The U.S. Air Force desires an airplane painting procedure that produces powder coating quality without the requirement of putting the whole plane in an oven. Resodyn Corporation proposes an innovative no-bake powder coating process that uses thermal spray techniques to melt and cure polymer powders… More

Ballistic Missile Defense Anti-Tamper Coating Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Milan Ivosevic, Materials/ Mechanical Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The implementation of anti-tamper (AT) technology as one vital strategy for preserving US military superiority. (Communique DoD 5200.1-M) In response to this need, many AT technologies have been developed including AT coatings for securing electronic components and devices. However, the use of… More

Zero VOC Coatings for Aircraft Grade Aluminum Alloys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill, Prinicpal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Air Force is actively pursuing a reduction and eventual elimination of the volume of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions generated during aircraft coating operations. Resodyn Corporation proposes the development of the zero VOC (ZCOV) coating system that consists of thermally applied… More

Corrosion Protection via Novel Hydrophobic Powder Coating

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Milan Ivosevic, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Resodyn Corporation proposes a super-hydrophobic coating solution mimicking the Lotus leaf effect for corrosion protection of US Air Force support equipment exposed to highly corrosive environment while residing in the Southwest Asia. It is expected that highly hydrophobic coatings will enhance… More

Fatigue Enhanced Cold-worked Hole FECH - Analyzer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steve Galbraith, Prinicpal Investigator
Award Amount: $700,000.00
Abstract:
The U.S. Navy uses a cold-hole expansion method for increasing the fatigue life of primary aircraft structures at fastener locations. The derived benefit results from compressive stresses concentrated in the metal near the perimeter of the cold worked hole. The objective of this Phase II proposal… More

SBIR Phase I: ResonantAcoustic Centrifuge for Platelet Concentrate Preparation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Edward M. Davis, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project aims to develop an improved method for generating platelet concentrates for transfusion that reduces platelet activation. This will be achieved by simultaneously combining mixing and centrifugation to prevent… More

SBIR Phase I: Processing of Low-Permeability Polymer Insulating Foam for Use in Extreme Temperature Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Scott L. Coguill, MME
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project seeks to develop a welding technology for joining low permeability polymer insulation (LPPI) foams prior to applying a composite overwrap. The syntactic foam is flexible over a wide range of operating temperatures, and provides a useful… More

SBIR Phase II: Development of a BioAcoustic Mixing Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Todd A. McAdams, PhD
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II research project develops a mixer based on sound waves applicable for use in bioreactors for cell culturing and fermentors. Cell culturing and fermentation are large markets where significant growth is forecast over the next several years. This… More

Spray on Treatments for Critical Infrastructure Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Resodyn Corporation has proposed an engineered materials approach for preventing or mitigating the damage caused by blast, projectiles, and fire. The proposed Sprayon Treatments for Engineered Protection (STEP) system allows flexibility in both the design of the coating and the application.… More

Spray-on Composite System for Low Frequency Acoustic Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Milan Ivosevic, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,994.00
RI Contact: Jackie Raiser
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the need for an innovative and affordable material system that mitigates low frequency acoustic radiation through the hull induced by airborne noise in shipboard compartments containing Electronic Modular Enclosures. The proposed low frequency acoustic mitigation treatment… More

Vegetable Oil Conditioning for Combustion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF UTAH
Principal Investigator: Fangxiao Yang, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Gary Christensen
Abstract:
The development of a straight vegetable oil (SVO) blending technology for combustion in boilers and in diesel engines is proposed. The overall objective of the proposal is to address the problems associated with using SVO as fuel; such as high viscosity, poor low temperature flow behavior, fuel… More

SBIR Phase I: Carbon Nanocone Containing Materials and its Potential in Polymer Reinforcement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Manfred Biermann, DSc
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop new classes of advanced composites containing a recently discovered form of carbon, called the carbon nanocones (CNC) and carbon nanodisks (CND). The company has acquired exclusive rights from the Norwegian company that came… More

Spray-on Composite System for Low Frequency Acoustic Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Pennsylvania StateUniversity
Principal Investigator: Peter Lucon, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $500,000.00
RI Contact: Jackie Raiser
Abstract:
This Phase II proposal addresses the need for an innovative, affordable spray-on material system that mitigates low frequency acoustic radiation through a ship hull induced by airborne noise in shipboard compartments containing various electro-mechanical systems. The Phase I project objectives were… More

STTR Phase I: Field-Applicable Anticorrosion Coatings Using Polyaniline Nanofibers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Univ. of California - Los Angeles
Principal Investigator: Manfred Biermann, DSc
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Lillian Smith
Abstract:
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project involves the development and characterization of a new type of active anticorrosion coating with zero VOC, zero HAP, and zero heavy metal… More

Hypoxia-Perfusion Bioreactor for Stem Cell Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Todd A. Mcadams
Award Amount: $750,011.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop and demonstrate a prototype Hypoxia Perfusion Bioreactor (HPB). In order to utilize recent discoveries that low oxygen levels are favorable to stem ce ll expansion, Resodyn Corporation has… More

Low Cost Optrodes for Chemical Sensor Development of Tethered PET-Fluorophores

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Manfred Biermann, Mr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Besides temperature, pH measurement is one of the most common controls used in the processing of aqueous media within various industries. One example is in chemical processing where titration is often used to drive the pH to a certain level, in order to initiate, maintain, optimize, or terminate… More

An Advanced Vibrothermography Approach for Wind Turbine Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Peter Lucon, Mr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The reliability of wind turbine systems is greatly impacted by hidden defects. Therefore, an improved method of inspection is sought for the manufactured composite materials used in these systems. In addition, an inspection method is also needed in the field, to assure quality during and after… More

Resonant Acoustic Mixing of Solid Rocket Motor Propellant to Minimize Property Variations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Current mixing and casting procedures result in unwanted gradients in solid rocket motor (SRM) material properties with subsequent ballistic property variations. Resodyn Corporations-Y ResonantAcoustic? mixing (RAM) technology is poised to revolutionize the design, development and production of… More

Development of a Resonant Acoustic Biological Shaker

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Todd A. Mcadams
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop and demonstrate a commercial prototype of a ResonantAcoustic(R) Biological Shaker (RBS). ResonantAcoustics(R) is a low-frequency acoustic mixing techn ology that is non-invasive and highly… More

Spray on Treatments for Critical Infrastructure Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill – (406) 497-5229
Award Amount: $958,000.00
Abstract:
The success of a Phase I research effort has compelled Resodyn Corporation to submit a Phase II proposal based on an engineered materials approach for preventing, or mitigating the damage caused primarily by blast with some application for projectile, and fire damage. The proposed Spray-on… More

Modular Perfusion Bioreactor for Tissue Engineering

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Todd McAdams, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This project will develop and demonstrate a prototype Modular Perfusion Bioreactor (MPB) for tissue engineering applications. While many unique styles of bioreactors have been proposed for various types of stem cell and tissue cultures, there is not a single, easy-to-use device that accommodates… More

An Advanced Vibrothermography Approach for Wind Turbine Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Peter Lucon, Mr.
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
The reliability of a wind turbine system is greatly impacted by hidden defects. An improved method of inspection is sought for manufactured composite materials. Also, field inspection methods to assure quality during and after installation are required. The ultimate goal of this project is to… More

The Effector Trap: A New Tool for Virulence Factor Discovery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Claire Checroun, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5245
Award Amount: $99,945.00
Abstract:
The accelerating prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains is an increasing public health problem. While the emergence of resistant strains is unavoidable, it is exacerbated by the widespread use, inappropriate prescription and misuse of antibiotics. Development of new antibiotics is slow… More

Repair and Restore Polymer Thermal Spray Coating and Application System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5229
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
The Navy seeks an in-situ powder coating material and application method for spot repair. Resodyn Corporation proposes a unique restoration and repair polymer thermal spray coating (R & RPTS) system that provides the ease of repair, safety in handling, and effective coating protection to fulfill… More

Non-Contact Sensor Technology to Locate Electromagnetic Grids in Ceramics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Stephen Galbraith, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5223
Award Amount: $69,958.00
Abstract:
Electromagnetic structures buried in optical ceramic domes may be accurately located using an electromagnetic sensor and detection technology. A preliminary experiment demonstrated this claim but an investigation into electromagnetic properties that can vary as a result of manufacturing tolerance is… More

Resonant Acoustic Mixing of Solid Rocket Motor Propellant to Minimize Property Variations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5229
Award Amount: $722,411.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Current mixing and casting procedures result in unwanted gradients in solid rocket motor (SRM) material properties with subsequent ballistic property variations. Resodyn Corporations ResonantAcoustic mixing (RAM) technology is poised to revolutionize the design, development and… More

Environmentally Friendly Low Friction Coating for Concrete Barriers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Suni Kulkarni, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5225
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Resodyn Corporation is proposing a material and application system that will create a low friction coating on concrete median barriers. The advanced material developed for the low friction coating is an affordable, tough, weather resistant, and environmentally friendly copolymer. The proposed… More

Abrasion and Impact Resistant Hydrophobic Thermoplastic Coatings for Aircraft Landing Skis/Skids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5229
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The current polyurethane based coatings on the landing skis/skids of US Air Force aircraft require frequent maintenance due to exposure to extreme conditions. A long-lasting, low-friction, hydrophobic, impact and abrasion resistant coating on the landing ski/skids is highly desired to… More

Repair and Restore Polymer Thermal Spray Coating and Application System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5229
Award Amount: $749,976.00
Abstract:
The U.S. Navy seeks an in-situ powder coating material and application method for spot repair. Resodyn Corporation proposes a unique restoration and repair polymer thermal spray coating (R & RPTS) system that provides the ease of repair, safety in handling, and effective coating protection to… More

Non-Contact Sensor Technology to Locate Electromagnetic Grids in Ceramics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Stephen Galbraith, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5223
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
Electromagnetic grid structures buried in optical ceramic domes may be accurately located using an electromagnetic sensing and detection techniques. Under the Phase I effort, Resodyn Corporation developed a sensor and detection technology that demonstrated position location to within 1 mil is… More

Artificial Accessory Cell Platform for Stem Cell Culture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Todd A. Mcadams – 406-497-5252
Award Amount: $427,750.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop and demonstrate a broad-application prototype Artificial Accessory Cell that can be used as a supplement and/or replacement for cytokines for the directed differentiation of stem cells into… More

The Most Efficient (TME) Cold Chain Container for Blood

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Steve Galbraith, Prinicpal Investigator – (406) 497-5252
Award Amount: $99,980.00
Abstract:
Resodyn Corporation proposes to develop a novel cold chain system with a Lifetime Warranty for the vacuum container. The container composes a passive energy efficient system for transporting blood and pharmaceuticals in hostile environments for up to three days. Capacity is four 500 ml liter blood… More

Next Generation Boat Hull Impact and Abrasion Proofing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Stephen Galbraith, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5223
Award Amount: $79,996.00
Abstract:
Resodyn Corporation proposes to develop a single tough thermoplastic polymer coating material and system solution for aluminum and composite boat hulls. The coating functions as an adhesive for attaching doubler plates. It encapsulates and prevents water from corroding metal substrates plus it is… More

Abrasion and Impact Resistant Hydrophobic Thermoplastic Coatings for Aircraft Landing Skis/Skids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Scott Coguill, Principal Investigator – (406) 497-5229
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Resodyn Corporations proposed Functionalized Polyethylene (FPE) copolymer thermoplastic coating will overcome the shortcomings of the current ski coating. The FPE will provide the long-lasting, low friction, impact-resistant, abrasion resistant and hydrophobic properties required and… More

An Advanced NDE Approach to Determine the Adhesive Bond Strength

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Peter Lucon, Prinicpal Investigator – (406) 497-5212
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Bonded composite materials offer considerable opportunity to reduce manufacturing cost, improve structural performance, and improve fuel efficiency of aircraft. However, bonded composite aircraft structures continue to be a challenge to manufacture due to the certification requirement to determine… More

Multifunctional Scaffold Agitation Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Todd A. Mcadams – 406-497-5252
Award Amount: $152,792.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a commercially-viable device that uses micro-scale acoustic streaming (low frequency sound energy) to deliver mixing to the interior of three-dimensional (3D) scaffolds used for tissue… More