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Company Information:

Name: Og Technologies, Inc.
Address: 4300 Varsity Drive, Suite C
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-5010
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (734) 973-7500

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $800,000.00 6
SBIR Phase II $2,933,645.00 4
STTR Phase I $99,999.00 1
STTR Phase II $500,000.00 1

Award List:

STTR Phase I: An Interface Engine for an Intelligent Imaging System for Detecting and Eliminating Hot Rolled Seams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Ohio State University
Principal Investigator: Tzyy-Shuh Chang, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,999.00
RI Contact: Rajiv Shivpuri
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Project will develop an imaging system with intelligence so that it can be used as an intelligent advisor for process design and control. Integrating the inspection system with an inference engine provides the intelligence in the imaging… More

SBIR Phase I: Advanced Tonnage Analysis System for Forging Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Tzyy-Shuh Chang, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to apply advanced signal processing methodologies such as Principal Component Analysis (PCA) to forging processes. This project will address the need of the forging industry with PCA-based control charts for in-line applications.… More

SBIR Phase II: Advanced Tonnage Analysis System for Forging Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Tzyy-Shuh Chang, Dr
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop an advanced tonnage signal processing system for the forging industry. This system will utilize advanced signal processing methods and statistical control techniques to distinguish between normal (in-control) and abnormal… More

STTR Phase II: An Inference Engine for an Intelligent Imaging System for Detecting and Eliminating Hot Rolled Surface Defects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: OH State Univ
Principal Investigator: Tzyy-Shuh Z. Chang, Dr
Award Amount: $500,000.00
RI Contact: Rajiv W. Shivpuri
Abstract:
The Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase II project will develop an inference engine for an intelligent imaging system that can detect and eliminate surface defects in hot rolling operations. These defects account for roughly 50% of steel rejects. The proposed product is an… More

SBIR Phase I: IPPM: IN-LINE PIERCING PROCESS MONITORING FOR SEAMLESS TUBE MANUFACTURING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Tzyy-Shuh Chang, PhD
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project seeks to verify the feasibility of an imaging based monitoring system for the piercing process used in the manufacturing of seamless steel tubes. Piercing is the core process of seamless tubes manufacturing, the process that puts a hole… More

SICS: A Sensor-Based In-Line Control System for the Surfaces of Continuously Cast Slabs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Tzyy-Shuh Chang, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The current practice of continuous casting, the primary steel making process in the U.S., has room to improve, in order to achieve better efficiency and energy savings. Each year, millions of tons of metal are scrapped, and multiple trillion BTUs of energy are wasted. A study funded by the… More

Recovery Act - Imaging-Based Optical Caliper for Objects in Hot Manufacturing Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Howard Huang, Dr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Dimension control is very important in manufacturing. Poor dimension control leads to surface defects, incorrect cross-section weight distribution, and final product straightness. There exist only primitive tools for dimensional measurement after each rolling stand; even though the end of- line… More

Recovery Act - Imaging-Based Optical Caliper for Objects in Hot Manufacturing Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Howard Huang, Dr.
Award Amount: $933,645.00
Abstract:
Dimension control is very important in manufacturing. Poor dimension control leads to surface defects, incorrect cross-section weight distribution and final product straightness. The existing practices in the hot manufacturing processes are prone to inaccuracy and potentially compromising worker… More

SBIR Phase I:DATA-FUSION PREDICTIVE CONTROL FOR THE FLAWS IN THE BULK OF THE CONTINUOUSLY CAST PRODUCTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Tzyy-Shuh Chang, MA
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project proposes to develop the Data-fusion Predictive Control for the Flaws in the Bulk of the Continuously Cast Products ("DPC") in which (a) various sensors are used to acquire surface conditions of the cast products in a steel mill, (b) a… More

SICS: A Sensor-Based In-Line Control System for the Surfaces of Continuously Cast Slabs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Tzyy-Shuh Chang, Dr.
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
The current practice in the continuous casters, the primary steel making process in the US, has room to improve for better efficiency and energy savings. Each year, millions of tons of metal are scrapped and energy in multiple trillion BTUs is wasted, due to process limits. New sensors and advanced… More

SBIR Phase II: IPPM:In-Line Piercing Process Monitoring For Seamless Tube Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Tzyy-Shuh Chang
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project proposes to develop an imaging based monitoring system for the piercing process used in the manufacturing of seamless steel tubes based on the feasibility proven in Phase I. Piercing is the core process of the near net-shape manufacturing… More

Capability of Rolling Efficiency for 100M High-Speed Rails

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Howard Huang, Mr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Development of high-speed rail services in the US is one of the priorities of the current administration. High-speed rails have the potential to change the nations energy consumption landscape in transportation at a time when both the highway and railroad capacities are being saturated with… More