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Company Information:

Company Name: Scientific Monitoring, Inc.
City: Scottsdale
State: AZ
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (440) 328-5832

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,270,118.00 27
SBIR Phase II $4,893,749.00 7
STTR Phase I $269,552.00 3
STTR Phase II $749,567.00 1

Award List:

On-Line Monitoring of Engine Performance Parameters and Algorithms to Identify Compressor Instabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Link C. Jaw
Award Amount: $65,574.00
Abstract:
Propulsion subsystems of future flight vehicles will run to higher thermal and aerodynamic loads for increased efficiencies. Increased loading and operating requirements cause serious mismatch between stages and components during off-design conditions with attendant compromise on stability margin.… More

Surge Control for Turboshaft Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Link C. Jaw
Award Amount: $69,938.00

Surge Control for Turboshaft Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Link C. Jaw
Award Amount: $599,624.00
Abstract:
Propulsion system components are being exposed to increased thermal and aerodynamic loads. Active stabilization of these components is considered one of the key technologies required to enhance the oeprability of gas turbine engines. Recently there have been numerous successful demonstration of… More

Autonomous Control Of Uncertain Flexible Space Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Frank Liu , Sr. Research Scientist
Award Amount: $65,772.00

Advanced Model/Rule Based Software for Affordable Engine Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw
Award Amount: $98,725.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to develop an advanced software capability for the control and monitoring of turbine engines. This effort is aimed at the near-term deployment of ensuing technologies on a low-cost helicopter engine. The effort will be embedded in the T800 engine commercialization project led by… More

Actuation for Compressor Surge Allevation and Stall Line Management

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Link C. Jaw/dr. Matte
Award Amount: $69,368.00
Abstract:
Control systems that stabilize the operation of a compressor around the surge line have been demonstrated in controlled laboratory conditions on fixed speed compressors. Jet engine manufacturers are considering this technology for improving engine performance and operability by reducing the… More

A Simplified Model of Gas Generator for Active Component Control and Operability Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Link C. Jaw
Award Amount: $69,618.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to conduct a research on turboshaft engine control and accessory technologies. The specific technology to be developed a simplified, unsteady-flow dynamic model of an engine gas generator which is suitable for the analysis and design of advanced turbine engine controls. Two… More

Electrorheological Fluid - A Synergistic Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Link C. Jaw
Award Amount: $69,899.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to design, develop, and test an ER (electrorheological) fluid shock dampening device in this program. The device is targeted for a near-term application to the Navy shipboard equipment specifically, shock isolators and gun recoil damping. The innovations of the proposed program… More

ACTIVE STABILITY CONTROL OF TURBINE ENGINE COMBUSTER AND COMPRESSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Link C. Jaw , Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $68,667.00

Two Active Vibration Control Concepts for HCF Avoidance and Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Link C. Jaw
Award Amount: $69,848.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to investigate two innovative concepts for active vibration control (AVC). These concepts are aimed at reducing HCF vibrations and stresses. HCF vibrations must be minimized during engine operations, because they not only severely limit the operating life of fan and compressor … More

A Unified Comprehensive Intelligent Engine Monitoring System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Link C. Jaw
Award Amount: $93,223.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to conduct a program of research on real-time engine health monitoring (EHM) system for gas turbine engines. The proposed system is motivated by several factors: 1) effective monitoring improves engine performance and operability, 2) current engine monitoring field is fragmented… More

A Unified Comprehensive Intelligent Engine Monitoring System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Link C. Jaw
Award Amount: $699,690.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to conduct a program of research on real-time engine health monitoring (EHM) system for gas turbine engines. The proposed system is motivated by several factors: 1) effective monitoring improves engine performance and operability, 2) current engine monitoring field is fragmented… More

A Pressure Transducer Telesensor for Gas Turbine Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Bryg PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Smart Material Actuators for High-Response Flow Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00

LONG, FLEXIBLE MULTICHANNEL NEURAL MICROELECTRODES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Smart Material Actuators for High-Response Flow Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw PhD
Award Amount: $750,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Joseph Michalski, Project Manager
Award Amount: $99,784.00

Real-Time Supervisors and Monitors for Performing Health Monitoring and Fault Detection for Systems Operating in Multiple Regimes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Applied Research Lab - Penn State University
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $69,644.00
RI Contact: Pamela R. Righter
Abstract:
"SMI and ARL at Penn State will collaborate to develop a real-time, intelligent, hierarchical control system for fault detection, prediction, performance prediction, model validation and real time resource management and system reconfiguration. ThisAutonomous Monitoring and Control System (AMCS)… More

Techniques and Prognostic Models to Relate Useful Life Remaining" and "Performance Life Remaining" Predictions to Detectable Fault Conditions in Flig"

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, President & CEO
Award Amount: $69,961.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to conduct a program of research on the design and validation of prognostic models for flight control actuators. Specifically, the research will focus on developing models that can predict the fault-to-failure progression process andestimate the remaining useful life of flight… More

Compact Actuator System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Hoang Tran Van, Principle Controls Engine
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
This project investigates and researches various steering control concepts based on state-of-the-art technologies that meet the stressing weight, volume, performance and cost requirements for advanced Anti Radiation Missile (ARM) systems.Scientific Monitoring, Inc. (SMI) proposes to conduct an… More

Techniques, Processes, and Tools for Managing the Relationship between Diagnostic and Prognostic Capabilities as Applied to Health Management Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to develop and mature an innovative technology for system or vehicle health management. The technology will include: 1) a coherent strategy for managing the relationship between diagnostics and prognostics, 2) a stochastic approach to modeling and estimation by considering… More

Technology for Affordable Validation and Verification (V&V) Software Design Processes and Safe Flight-Critical Software

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, President and CEO
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring, Inc. (SMI) proposes to develop and mature an affordable, coherent software Validation and Verification (V&V) process and safety assurance methodology for flight-critical software. The proposed technology is affordable because it emphasize simulation-based acquisition. The… More

Modeling, Simulation, and Other Techniques to Verify and Validate Prognostic and Health Maintenance (PHM) Capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William Wang, President and CEO
Award Amount: $69,990.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring, Inc. (SMI) proposes to develop and mature an advanced modeling and simulation technology for verifying and validating (V&V) system/vehicle health management (S/VHM) capability. The technology is intended to provide an effective, affordable, flexible demonstration and… More

Technology for Affordable Validation and Verification (V&V) Software Design Processes and Safe Flight-Critical Software

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $748,093.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring, Inc. (SMI) is conducting a research, under an Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project, on affordable processes and techniques for the Validation and Verification (V&V) of adaptive flight software. In Phase I, we are investigating… More

Integration of Engine Failure and Trending Data to Support Reliability Centered Maintenance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to conduct research on integration of engine failure and trending data to support Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM). The proposed research seeks to develop a knowledge-based software environment to host a range of analytical tools to facilitate RCM for the Air Force's engine… More

Integration of Engine Failure and Trending Data to Support Reliability Centered Maintenance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $747,855.00
Abstract:
The firm proposes to continue the research on integrating engine failure and trending data to support Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM). The research will develop a prototype of the knowledge-based software analytical environment called the AFKS-RCMS (Air Force Knowledge Services - Reliability… More

Integrated System Management and Reconfigurable Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University Space Research Association
Principal Investigator: Asif E. Khalak, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,954.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
The team proposes to develop an onboard, real-time health management capability that monitors a flight control system (for spacecraft, fixed or rotary wing aircraft) in a highly dynamic environment and responds to anomalies with suggested recovery or mitigation actions. The goal of the proposed… More

A Two Stage Data Fusion Strategy for False Alarm Mitigation in Propulsion Health Management (PHM) Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Asif Khalak, Sr. Researcher
Award Amount: $99,958.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring, Inc. (SMI) proposes a novel two-stage comprehensive strategy for fault diagnosis for the purpose of reducing the occurrence of No Fault Found (NFF) events in Propulsion Health Management (PHM) activities. The strategy includes modeling and algorithmic elements that account… More

Reliable, High Temperature Engine Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Walter Merrill, VP Contract Research
Award Amount: $99,983.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring will develop a high temperature (~200C) FADEC architecture for reliable turbofan engine control. Initially, two competing architectures will be studied to address the need for control distribution and multiprocessing. A software design environment will be specified that will… More

A Low Cost, Hybrid Approach to Data Mining

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Asif Khalak, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,971.00
Abstract:
The proposed effort will combine a low cost physical modeling approach with inductive, data-centered modeling in an aerosopace relevant context to demonstrate effective, low cost data mining. In particular Phase I will evaluate various hybrid architecture concepts on the basis of false positive and… More

Intelligent Maintenance Support Toolset for Reliability Improvement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, CTO
Award Amount: $79,928.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring, Inc. will design a maintenance support toolset to provide timely and actionable maintenance actions. In phase I SMI will investigate the feasibility of the toolset for its ability to generate reliable maintenance actions.

Analysis of Distributed Control of Turbine Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: STANFORD UNIVERISTY
Principal Investigator: Walter Merrill, VP and GM
Award Amount: $99,954.00
RI Contact: Sanjay Lall
Abstract:
SMI in partnership with Stanford University will perform research to develop and apply new methods to analyse and predict stability and performance of a distrubuted control for a gas turbine engine.

Reliable, High Temperature Engine Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Walt Merrill, VP and GM
Award Amount: $748,487.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring will develop high temperature (~200C) integrated circuits for a distributed FADEC architecture for reliable turbofan engine control. The apoplication specific integrated cirucits will be developed for sensor and actuator interface and control. The circuits will include digital… More

Analysis of Distributed Control of Turbine Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Stanford University
Principal Investigator: Walter Merrill, VP & GM
Award Amount: $749,567.00
RI Contact: Meredith O''Connor
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring, Inc. (SMI), Stanford University (SU) and Pratt and Whitney (PW) propose to conduct research to develop, implement, apply and realistically demonstrate new methods to analyze and predict the stability and performance of a distributed gas turbine engine control (DEC). The… More

High Temperature Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Walter Merrill, VP and GM
Award Amount: $99,918.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring, Inc. (SMI) is developing reliable, high temperature capable, full-authority, digital engine controls technology. Specifically, SMI is developing an innovative system on chip (SoC) capability that will accomplish two major objectives. First, for engines with modest control… More

Intelligent Maintenance Support Toolset for Reliability Improvement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, President – (480) 752-7909
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring Inc. (SMI), in partnership with GE Aviation (GE), proposes to develop a set of maintenance support tools for automated analysis of reliability data. These tools can extract data from a military data warehouse (MDW), analyze the data, update models, flag failure trends, and… More

Robust Propulsion Control for Improved Aircraft Safety

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Link Jaw, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,997.00
Abstract:
Scientific Monitoring, Inc. proposes to develop a robust propulsion control approach to facilitate control law design and simulation-based validation. The proposed approach integrates system identification and robust control design, specifically tailors it to handle large perturbations and model… More