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Company Information:

Company Name: Remcom Inc.
City: State College
State: PA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.remcom.com
Phone: (814) 861-1299

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,716,004.00 18
SBIR Phase II $8,165,163.00 11
STTR Phase I $319,757.00 3
STTR Phase II $1,497,810.00 2

Award List:

Communication Channel Propagation Model Based on a Combination of GTD and SBR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster
Award Amount: $91,394.00
Abstract:
The prediction of the performance of radio communication channels in complex environments is a challenging problem for computational electromagnetics. The geometries involved are very complicated in. shape. They are also very large, so that large amounts of data are needed to describe the… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster
Award Amount: $735,904.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Christopher Penney, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $99,180.00

Anechoic Chamber Simulation Tool using Integrated FDTD and SBR Ray Tracing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Christopher Penney, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $99,722.00
Abstract:
Accurate analysis of electromagnetic anechoic chambers is a challenging problem.The geometry is complicated and includes multiple antenna radiators, targets,supporting structures, and absorber. Furthermore the frequency range isextensive, traversing a broad range from 200 MHz to 18 GHz. For… More

Voxel-Based Body Modification Software which Preserves Internal Organs and Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Christopher Penney, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The interaction of radio frequency electromagnetic energy with the human body is best computed with finite difference methods. For good accuracy, especially at higher frequencies, the human body description requires many millions of individual voxels. Thevoxels fill the entire volume of the body… More

New Approach to Wave Oriented Radio Propagation Modeling Based on Extended FDTD Methods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Electromagnetic Analyist
Award Amount: $98,693.00
Abstract:
Predicting the signal level and coverage area of radio frequency communication channels between base stations, vehicles and warfighters is a challenging problem. The channel may involve radio frequency interactions with hills, foliage, and buildings.The paths may involve long distances over hilly… More

Voxel-Based Body Modification Software which Preserves Internal Organs and Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Christopher Penney, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $749,615.00
Abstract:
The interaction of radio frequency electromagnetic energy with the human body is best computed with finite difference methods. For good accuracy, especially at higher frequencies, the human body description requires many millions of individual voxels. Thevoxels fill the entire volume of the body… More

Anechoic Chamber Simulation Tool using Integrated FDTD and SBR Ray Tracing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $749,693.00
Abstract:
Accurate analysis of electromagnetic anechoic chambers is a challenging problem. The geometry is complicated and includes multiple antenna radiators, systems under test (SUT), supporting structures, and absorber. Furthermore the frequency range isextensive, traversing a broad range from 50 MHz to… More

Radio Propagation Prediction Software for Complex Mixed Path Physical Channels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $98,814.00
Abstract:
"Predicting the radio signal levels and coverage areas for Information Warfare System communication channels between base stations, vehicles and warfighters is a challenging problem. The channel may involve radio frequency interactions with hills, foliage,and buildings. The paths may involve long… More

Wireless Communications-Coverage Software (WC2S) for PCS Network Planning Involving Hills, Foliage, Urban, and Mixed Propagation Paths

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $112,296.00
Abstract:
"Predicting the signal level and coverage area of WIN-T radio frequency communication channels between base stations, vehicles and warfighters is a challenging problem. The channel may involve radio frequency interactions with hills, foliage, andbuildings. The paths may involve long distances over… More

New Approach to Wave Oriented Radio Propagation Modeling Based on Extended FDTD Methods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Electromagnetic Analyist
Award Amount: $749,883.00
Abstract:
Predicting the signal level and coverage area of radio frequency communication channels between base stations, vehicles and warfighters is a challenging problem. The channel may involve radio frequency interactions with hills, foliage, and buildings. Thepaths may involve long distances over hilly… More

Wireless Communications-Coverage Software (WC2S) for PCS Network Planning Involving Hills, Foliage, Urban, and Mixed Propagation Paths

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $748,787.00
Abstract:
Predicting the signal level and coverage area of radio frequency communication channels between base stations, vehicles and warfighters is a challenging problem. The physical channel may involve radio frequency interactions with hills, foliage, andbuildings. The paths may involve long distances… More

Radio Propagation Prediction Software for Complex Mixed Path Physical Channels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $746,560.00
Abstract:
Predicting the radio signal levels and coverage areas for Information Warfare System communication channels between base stations, vehicles and warfighters is a challenging problem. The channel may involve radio frequency interactions with hills, foliage, and buildings. The paths may involve long… More

True Time Delay Multiple Beam Antenna System Design Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Christopher Penney, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $69,923.00
Abstract:
Accurate analysis of multiple wavelength structures which contain regions with fine details is a challenging problem. A full wave method such as the Finite Difference Time Domain method can be used to analyze large structures as long as enough computer memory. High frequencies ray methods are… More

Radio Frequency Communications for Unattended Ground Sensor and Munitions Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $119,632.00
Abstract:
A comprehensive electromagnetic software suite is proposed for designing small, low-altitude VHF/UHF antennas for use in a network of unattended ground sensors. The software suite will use physics-based propagation models, including full wave FDTD, UTD, and Parabolic Equation methods to evaluate of… More

Radio Frequency Communications for Unattended Ground Sensor and Munitions Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $728,471.00
Abstract:
A comprehensive electromagnetic software suite is proposed for designing small, low-altitude VHF/UHF antennas for use in a network of unattended ground sensors. The software suite will use only physics-based propagation models based on full wave FDTD,UTD and Parabolic Equation methods to evaluate of… More

True Time Delay Multiple Beam Antenna System Design Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Christopher Penney, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $729,885.00
Abstract:
Accurate analysis of multiple wavelength structures which contain regions with fine details is a challenging problem. A full wave method such as the Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) method can be used to analyze large structures as long as enough computer memory is available. High frequency… More

Radio Frequency/Microwave Hazard Assessment Tool (RHAZ)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Stephen A. Fast, Director Consulting Services
Award Amount: $99,933.00
Abstract:
With the advent of High Powered Microwave (HPW) weapons, it has become necessary to understand the effect of the radiated energy on those persons exposed. Additionally other systems, such as microwave and troposcatter systems, also pose a danger to humans who are exposed to their radiated energy.… More

Improved Electromagnetic PIC Particle Current Weighting Near Conformal Boundaries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gregory Moss, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $99,602.00
Abstract:
The proposed work addresses the need for a comprehensive particle simulation software package which provides advanced geometry meshing techniques to reduce inaccuracies encountered using standard orthogonal Cartesian FDTD grids. Currently there exists a void in commercial PIC software. Government… More

RF Sensor Performance in Electrically Large, Complex Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schuster, Technical Supervisor
Award Amount: $79,878.00
Abstract:
The radiation from antennas mounted on a geometrically complex platform, such as an aircraft, remains a challenging electromagnetics problem. Since military applications often require multiple antennas on the same platform, the analysis of interference is also important. It is difficult to use… More

Field/Circuit Computational Modeling and Simulation Software Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Stephen Fast, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $99,978.00
RI Contact: Michael Steer
Abstract:
With ever sophisticated antenna and transceiver designs, the traditional separation between antennas and circuits has become blurred. Many antenna designs now contain integrated circuitry and have circuitry that includes active and passive devices with nonlinear and time-varying characteristics. In… More

Antenna design by genetic algorithms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Stephen Fast, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $69,993.00
RI Contact: Randy Haupt
Abstract:
In many military and civilian situations, the placement of an antenna is restricted by available space and surrounding structures. Additionally, antenna design engineers are continuously considering various methods that can optimize an antenna design for criteria, e.g. radiation efficiency,… More

SBIR Phase I: Advanced Modeling of Plasma Discharges and Plasma Surface Chemistry on Unstructured Computational Grids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Gregory D. Moss, MS
Award Amount: $99,754.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will investigate the feasibility of developing and implementing computational algorithms to study a broad range of plasma discharge and plasma surface processes. New algorithms will be based on a fully kinetic description of plasmas such that… More

Radio Frequency/Microwave Hazard Assessment Tool (RHAZ)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Stephen Fast, Director Consulting Servi
Award Amount: $749,979.00
Abstract:
With the advent of High Powered Microwave (HPW) weapons, it has become necessary to understand the effect of the radiated energy on those persons exposed. Additionally, other systems, such as microwave and troposcatter systems, also pose a danger to humans who are exposed to their radiated energy.… More

Field/Circuit Computational Modeling and Simulation Software Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: Christohper Penney, Electromagnetic Analyst
Award Amount: $748,905.00
RI Contact: Michael Steer
Abstract:
The goal of this effort is to create a hybrid software product that combines a full wave electromagnetic solver with a sophisticated circuit simulator creating an engineering tool that is capable of simulating the complete system of complex electronic devices. This tool will be powerful asset for a… More

Field/Circuit Computational Modeling and Simulation Software Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: Christohper Penney, Electromagnetic Analyst – (636) 536-4008
Award Amount: $748,905.00
RI Contact: Michael Steer
Abstract:
The goal of this effort is to create a hybrid software product that combines a full wave electromagnetic solver with a sophisticated circuit simulator creating an engineering tool that is capable of simulating the complete system of complex electronic devices. This tool will be powerful asset for a… More

Handheld RF Propagation Simulation App for Warfighters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ronald Eichenlaub, Sr. Software Engineer – (814) 861-1299
Award Amount: $98,713.00
Abstract:
The objective of this topic is to rapidly and efficiently develop mobile applications (apps) for handheld devices and to demonstrate their utility in a number of military domains. Remcom proposes to develop within the TIGR environment a handheld app for the Android device that will provide real… More

Scenario Based Modeling of Electronic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Greg Skidmore, Product Director – (814) 861-1299
Award Amount: $69,891.00
Abstract:
The ability to model complex systems relevant to EW defeat scenarios, currently requires a knowledgeable user to decompose high-level phenomena into a set of individual phenomena in order to model each phenomenon individually. There are no end-to-end models or systems of models that can… More

Hardware Accelerated Code for Hybrid Computational Electromagnetics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ruth Belmonte, Project Manager – (814) 861-1299
Award Amount: $149,031.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A hybrid computational Electromagnetic solution will be developed that combines techniques in order to handle far-field propagation, near-field interactions, and detailed interactions with complex objects, such as human anatomical models, while taking advantage of the computational power… More

Efficient Computational Tool for RF-Induced Thermal Response

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Yong Wang, Sr. Electromagnetic Engineer – (814) 861-1299
Award Amount: $149,952.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A new thermal response module will be developed for the XFdtd electromagnetic full-wave solver, building on versions that were available in prior releases of the software to incorporate accuracy and new features from the latest approaches in the technical literature. A user-friendly… More

Scenario Based Modeling of Electronic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Greg skidmore, Director, Propagation SW – (814) 861-1299
Award Amount: $727,773.00
Abstract:
The ability to model complex systems relevant to EW defeat scenarios requires a knowledgeable user to decompose analyses into a set of individual phenomena for separate analysis. There are no end-to-end models that can appropriately model all aspects of the problem and coherently bring them… More

Real-time Location of Targets in Cluttered Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Oklahoma
Principal Investigator: Gary Bedrosian, Principal Investigator – (814) 861-1299
Award Amount: $149,786.00
RI Contact: Yan Zhang
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A high-fidelity computational electromagnetic solution will be developed that directly solves Maxwell"s equations in order to calculate radar returns from complex, electrically large objects in motion, such as wind turbines with rotating blades. The solution will include propagation… More

Hardware Accelerated Code for Hybrid Computational Electromagnetics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Greg Skidmore, Director, Propagation Sof – (814) 861-1299
Award Amount: $748,613.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A hybrid computational Electromagnetic solution will be developed that combines multiple physics techniques in order to handle far-field propagation, near-field interactions, and detailed interactions with complex objects, such as human anatomical models, while taking advantage of the… More

Rapid and Accurate High-Resolution Radar Signature Prediction of Sea Targets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gary Bedrosian, Principal Investigator – (814) 861-1299
Award Amount: $79,596.00
Abstract:
High-fidelity predictions of the radar cross sections of ships at sea at X-band and above are complicated by the presence of interactions between the important scattering objects on the ship, with sizes comparable to a few wavelengths, and the larger structures of the ship which are electrically… More