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Company Information:

Name: Research South, Inc.
Address: 555 Sparkman Drive, Suite 1612
Huntsville, AL 35816-3431
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (256) 721-1769

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $688,322.00 10
SBIR Phase II $4,518,309.00 7
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1
STTR Phase II $600,000.00 1

Award List:

Solution-Adaptive Computer Software for Preliminary Structural Design of Hypersonic Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Solution-Adaptive Computer Software for Preliminary Structural Design of Hypersonic Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
ResearchSouth, Inc. proposes to develop methodology and preliminary design computer software for the analysis of stiffened composite panels used in designing hot structures on hypersonic vehicles. Phase I of the development will investigate the following major areas of the preliminary design of… More

Solution-Adaptive Aerodynamics Modeling On Personal Computers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Solution-Adaptive Aerodynamics Modeling On Personal Computers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $599,645.00

FLUID-STRUCTURE-THERMAL INTERACTION FOR HYPERSONIC VEHICLE ANALYSIS/DESIGN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrench W. Spradley , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00

FLUID-STRUCTURE-THERMAL INTERACTION FOR HYPERSONIC VEHICLE ANALYSIS/DESIGN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrench W. Spradley , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $600,000.00

Implicit Unstructured Adaptive Mesh ALE Navier-Stokes Solver for Hypersonic Vehicle Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $600,000.00

Adjoint-Based Design Software Using Adaptive Finite Element Methods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
ResearchSouth has developed a powerful design optimization algorithm using an adjoint-based methodology for advanced aerospace vehicles including the airframe aerodynamic shape and the integrated propulsion system. The significance is that this algorithm separates the geometric entities from the… More

Adjoint-Based Design Software Using Adaptive Finite Element Methods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
ResearchSouth has developed a powerful design optimization algorithm using an adjoint-based methodology for advanced aerospace vehicles including the airframe aerodynamic shape and the integrated propulsion system. The significance is that this algorithm separates the geometric entities from the… More

MODERN DESIGN SOFTWARE FOR BIOMEDICAL DEVICES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley
Award Amount: $98,322.00
Abstract:
ResearchSouth is proposing research and development of new biocomputing technology that will enable automated CFD-based design optimizing of biomedical devices. The proposed project will develop innovative software that combines the best technologies available in aerospace optimization with those in… More

Kinetic Boltzmann Turbulence Method For Improved Predictions of High Energy Beam Quality

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley, Vice President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
ResearchSouth will develop a software product for predicting the effects of turbulent boundary layers and separated regions for analysis and design of defensive missile systems. The basis of the predictive tool is a breakthrough methodology for turbulent compressible aerodynamic flow computation… More

Uncertainty Analysis For Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations Using Information Grids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley, Vice President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
ResearchSouth will develop a software product for error estimation and uncertainty analysis of computational mechanics code predictions. We will develop methodologies for at least the following methods: interval analysis, sensitivity derivatives, Monte Carlo methods, moment methods and polynomial… More

Unstructured Mesh Movement and Viscous Mesh Generation for CFD-Based Design Optimization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lawrence W. Spradley, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The innovations proposed by ResearchSouth are: 1) a robust method to automatically insert high quality anisotropic prismatic (viscous boundary layer) cells into any existing CFD mesh; and 2) a robust unstructured mesh movement method able to handle isotropic (Euler), anisotropic (viscous), and mixed… More

Modern Design Software for Biomedical Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W. Spradley
Award Amount: $918,664.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The successful Phase I SBIR program has developed new technology that will enable automated CFD-based design optimization of biomedical devices. The project has developed innovative software that combines the best technologies available in aerospace optimization… More

Unstructured Mesh Movement and Viscous Mesh Generation for CFD-Based Design Optimization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lawrence W. Spradley, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
The innovations proposed are twofold: 1) a robust unstructured mesh movement method able to handle isotropic (Euler), anisotropic (viscous), mixed element (hybrid) and generalized polyhedral unstructured grids for CFD applications, particularly, CFD-based design optimization, and 2) a robust method… More

Mesh Generation and Adaption for High Reynolds Number RANS Computations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: George Mason University
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Spradley, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
This proposal offers to provide NASA with an automatic mesh generator for the simulation of aerodynamic flows using Reynolds-Averages Navier-Stokes (RANS) models. The tools will be capable of generating high-quality, highly-stretched (anisotropic) grids in boundary layer regions and transition… More

Mesh Generation and Adaption for High Reynolds Number RANS Computations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: George Mason University
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W Spradley, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
RI Contact: Michael Laskofski
Abstract:
The innovation of our Phase II STTR program is to develop and provide to NASA automatic mesh generation software for the simulation of fluid flows using Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes codes. As a result of the successful Phase I work, these new tools are now capable of generating high-quality,… More