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Company Information:

Company Name: Simmetrix Inc
City: Clifton Park
State: NY
Zip+4: 12065-5630
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (518) 348-1639

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,440,738.00 16
SBIR Phase II $5,902,061.00 9
STTR Phase I $445,214.00 6
STTR Phase II $1,828,437.00 3

Award List:

A Geometry-Based Parallel, Adaptive Finite Element Analysis Framework

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr. Mark W. Beall , Vice President
Award Amount: $72,769.00
Abstract:
72 A Geometry-Based Parallel, Adaptive Finite Element Analysis Framework--Simmetrix, Inc., 1223 Peoples Avenue, , Troy, NY 12180-3511; (518) 276-8045 Mr. Mark W. Bealll, Principal Investigator Mr. Mark W. Bealll, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG02-97ER82476 Amount: $72,769 Two… More

A Geometry-Based Parallel, Adaptive Finite Element Analysis Framework

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr. Mark W. Beall , Vice President
Award Amount: $740,265.00
Abstract:
72 A Geometry-Based Parallel, Adaptive Finite Element Analysis Framework--Simmetrix, Inc., 1223 Peoples Avenue, , Troy, NY 12180-3511; (518) 276-8045 Mr. Mark W. Bealll, Principal Investigator Mr. Mark W. Bealll, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG02-97ER82476 Amount: $72,769 Two technologies… More

Multiscale Modeling Including Micromechanical Failure Prediction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mark Beall
Award Amount: $95,460.00
Abstract:
The temperature constraints of current thermal protection system (TPS) materials limit the flight path and thus the mission flexibility of existing and new hypersonic and spacecraft reentry vehicles, such as the Military Space Plane (MSP). Lightweight materials with increased TPS operational… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mark Beall
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mark Beall
Award Amount: $735,408.00

SBIR Phase I: Mesh Generation for High-Order Finite Element Methods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert O'Bara
Award Amount: $99,761.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop technologies to generate curved meshes over general three-dimensional domains that are appropriate for high-order finite element analysis. A current stumbling block to the wide adoption of high-order finite element… More

Toolkit for Automatic Mesh Generation and Adaptation to Control Discretization Errors and Geometry Changes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mark Beall, President
Award Amount: $98,788.00
Abstract:
This project will develop a general purpose automatic meshing toolkit appropriate for implementing automated, adaptive analysis systems. The new toolkit will build off of existing capabilities that include isotropic surface and volume meshing direct fromCAD data, boundary layer meshing for CFD… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: mesh generation for high-order finite element methods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert M. O'Bara
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop technologies to generate meshes over general three-dimensional domains that are appropriate for high-order finite element analysis. A current stumbling block to the wide adoption of high-order finite element techniques is… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: mesh generation for high-order finite element methods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert M. O'Bara
Award Amount: $497,925.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop technologies to generate meshes over general three-dimensional domains that are appropriate for high-order finite element analysis. A current stumbling block to the wide adoption of high-order finite element techniques is… More

Toolkit to Support Parallel Adaptive Computations on Unstructured Meshes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Principal Investigator: John Tourtellott, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $97,512.00
RI Contact: Richard E. Scammell
Abstract:
This project will provide a software toolkit to support the development of parallel adaptive numerical analysis codes. This toolkit is primarily focused on computations on unstructured meshes as these types of computations are the most difficult toeffectively parallelize. Building on top of… More

SBIR Phase I: calable, Parallel Automatic Mesh Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mark W. Beall
Award Amount: $98,155.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop technologies to automatically generate large meshes appropriate for finite element and similar analyses. This will be done using scalable, parallel algorithms that will enable the generation of meshes on distributed… More

Toolkit to Support Parallel Adaptive Computations on Unstructured Meshes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Principal Investigator: John Tourtellott, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
RI Contact: Richard E. Scammell
Abstract:
This project will provide a software toolkit to support the development of parallel adaptive numerical analysis codes. This toolkit is primarily focused on computations on unstructured meshes as these types of computations are the most difficult toeffectively parallelize. Building on top of… More

SBIR Phase II: Scalable, Parallel Automatic Mesh Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mark Beall, PI
Award Amount: $496,549.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project proposes to develop technologies to automatically generate large meshes appropriate for finite element and similar analyses directly from CAD model representations. This will be done using scalable, parallel algorithms that will enable the… More

Polycrystalline Microstructure Reconstruction and Meshing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,865.00
Abstract:
Thermo-mechanical processing of ceramics and metallic alloys, some polymers and composites comprised of a mixture of these materials exist as bulk aggregates of single crystalline lattices. Understanding the physical mechanisms responsible for the dynamic response of those materials subjected to… More

The Multiscale Simulation Application Suite

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $698,817.00
Abstract:
Scientific advances have made it possible to understand phenomena on the atomic, molecular, microscopic, and macroscopic scales. That increased understanding has led to the development of a variety of software packages that provide simulation capabilities on each of those scales. However, many new… More

The Multiscale Simulation Application Suite

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $108,143.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR project will develop a generalized multiscale modeling environment to allow the easy integration and use of multiple analysis codes needed for multiscale modeling. Multiscale modeling is a growing numerical analysis technique that is critical to solving some of the fundamental… More

Generation and Adaptive Control of Grids for High-Speed Reacting Flows

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert O'Bara, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $99,842.00
Abstract:
This project will develop and demonstrate a new generation of technologies for the creation and adaptive control of grids used in the simulation of high-speed reacting flows. The technologies to be developed will take advantage of the existing and developing Simmetrix simulation automation… More

Polycrystalline Microstructure Reconstruction and Meshing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $699,433.00
Abstract:
Thermo-mechanical processing of ceramics and metallic alloys, some polymers and composites comprised of a mixture of these materials exist as bulk aggregates of single crystalline lattices. Understanding the physical mechanisms responsible for the dynamic response of those materials subjected to… More

Modeling Software and Tools for Reliability Engineering of Micro/Nano-Device Systems and Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas
Award Amount: $98,810.00
RI Contact: Richard E. Scammell
Abstract:
The ability to develop new generations of superior military systems and civilian products requires the use of multifunctional materials and ever smaller components for which key design parameters are associated with nano-scale constituents. The ability to understand and design these materials and… More

Modeling Software and Tools for Reliability Engineering of Micro/Nano-Device Systems and Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $739,322.00
RI Contact: Richard E. Scammell
Abstract:
The ability to develop new generations of superior military systems and civilian products requires the use of multifunctional materials and ever smaller components for which key design parameters are associated with nano-scale constituents. The ability to understand and design these materials and… More

Automated Intelligent Simulation of Aircraft Structural Joints

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,291.00
RI Contact: Richard E. Scammell
Abstract:
The analysis of structural assemblies in aircraft requires careful consideration of the simplifications used in building the analysis models. Although using simplified analysis models has the benefit of reducing the time and cost of the analysis, they are only appropriate to use when the… More

Modeling and Analysis of Crack Propagation in Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Tourtellott, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $99,694.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR will provide a flexible and expandable system for the simulation of crack propagation in structures. The work here will build off of years of work already invested in developing such a system. The software will be designed to be easily incorporated into existing design processes by… More

Interoperable Components to Support Unstructured Mesh Simulations on Massively Parallel Computers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mark Beall, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,758.00
Abstract:
Government and industry have made large investments in the development of mesh-based analysis software to address a wide range of physics simulations. Critical applications of these technologies involve geometrically complex situations and require massively parallel computers to achieve the… More

Utilizing Medical Imaging Technology for Generation of Mesoscale Computational Descriptions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John Tourtellott, Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $99,959.00
Abstract:
The focus of this SBIR project is to provide the technologies needed to go from image data of material microstructures to geometric models representations, and associated meshes of those geometries, that will support the effective application of engineering modeling and simulation to predict the… More

Generation and Adaptive Modification of Anisotropic Meshes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Principal Investigator: Saurabh Tendulkar, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,879.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
The ability to quickly and reliably simulate high-speed flows over a wide range of geometrically complex configurations is critical to many of NASA's missions. Advances in CFD methods and parallel computing have provided NASA the core flow solvers to perform these simulations. However, the ease of… More

Interoperable Components to Support Unstructured Mesh Simulations on Massively Parallel Computers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mark Beall, Dr.
Award Amount: $816,061.00
Abstract:
Government and industry have made large investments in the development of mesh-based analy

Generation and Adaptive Modification of Anisotropic Meshes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Principal Investigator: Saurabh Tendulkar, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,240.00
RI Contact: Richard Scammell
Abstract:
The ability to quickly and reliably simulate high-speed flows over a wide range of geometrically complex configurations is critical to many of NASA's missions. Advances in CFD methods and parallel computing have provided NASA the core flow solvers to perform these simulations. However, the ease… More

Reliable Parallel Electromagnetic Simulations on High-Order Unstructured Meshes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Dr. – 518-348-1639
Award Amount: $149,727.00
Abstract:
Researchers at SLAC ACD have developed a new generation of high-order finite element procedures for electromagnetic analysis that cans effectively simulation new accelerator designs. These same analysis procedures are well suited for electromagnetic applications ranging from threat detection, to… More

Tools for Reliable Modeling of Crack Propagation In Turbine Engine Metallic Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Senior Software Engineer – (518) 348-1639
Award Amount: $99,904.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR will provide a flexible and expandable system for the simulation of crack propagation in structures focusing on turbine engine metallic components. The work here will build off of years of work already invested in developing such a system. The software will be designed to be easily… More

Utilizing Medical Imaging Technology for Generation of Mesoscale Computational Descriptions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Tourtellott, Senior Software Engineer – (518) 348-1639
Award Amount: $518,954.00
Abstract:
The focus of this SBIR project is to provide the technologies needed to go from image data of material microstructures to geometric models representations, and associated meshes of those geometries, that will support the effective application of engineering modeling and simulation to predict the… More

Reliable Parallel Electromagnetic Simulations on High-Order Unstructured Meshes (38A)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Dr. – 518-348-1639
Award Amount: $698,649.00
Abstract:
Researchers at SLAC ACD have developed a new generation of high-order finite element procedures for electromagnetic analyses that can effectively simulation new accelerator designs. These same analysis procedures are well suited for electromagnetic applications ranging from threat detection, to… More

Modeling of Integrally Bladed Rotor (IBR) Blends

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Duke University
Principal Investigator: Ottmar Klaas, Senior Software Engineer – (518) 348-1639
Award Amount: $79,722.00
RI Contact: Keith Hurka-Owen
Abstract:
Integrally bladed rotors (IBR), also called blisks, are becoming increasingly common in the compressor and fan sections of modern turbine engines. The integration of the blades and disks into a single part has the advantages of reduced part count, reduced weight, increased reliability, and increased… More

Geometry and Mesh Generation for Nuclear Reactor Simulations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Saurabh Tendulkar, Dr.
Award Amount: $148,913.00
Abstract:
The application of predictive simulations is critical to the effective design and safe operation of complex systems such as aircraft, cars and nuclear reactors. Advances in numerical analysis methods and large-scale parallel computing has provided industry and government the opportunity to apply… More