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Company Information:

Name: UTD, INC.
Address: 8350 Alban Road, Suite 700
Springfield, VA 22150
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (703) 440-8834

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,111,383.00 15
SBIR Phase II $2,208,060.00 6
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1
STTR Phase II $500,000.00 1

Award List:

CORRELATION OF GROUND BEHAVIOR UNDER STATIC BOADING WITH DYNAMIC RESPONSE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Dr Eugene L Foster
Award Amount: $50,000.00

CORRELATION OF GROUND BEHAVIOR UNDER STATIC BOADING WITH DYNAMIC RESPONSE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Dr Eugene L Foster
Award Amount: $83,259.00
Abstract:
The objectives of the proposed effort are to develop a geotechnical investigation scheme and a design methodology for hardened underground structures. these are to be achieved by entending existing new austrian tunneling method(natm) techniques through theoretical modeling combined with… More

TUNNEL HARDENING THROUGH INNOVATIVE ROCK BOLTS AND SHOTCRETE LINERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Dr Eugene L Foster
Award Amount: $59,215.00

TUNNEL HARDENING THROUGH INNOVATIVE ROCK BOLTS AND SHOTCRETE LINERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Dr Eugene L Foster
Award Amount: $176,701.00
Abstract:
Deep basing facilities require that structures be protected against blast effects. inherent in this need is for the tunnel support system to be economically installed and capable of withstanding overstresses which may reach or exceed 1 kilobar. in order to more efficiently harden a structure, the… More

DEVELOPMENT OF INSPECTION AND DETECTION TECHNIQUES FOR HIDDEN CAVITIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: John Hill Iii
Award Amount: $62,241.00
Abstract:
Recent treaty negotiations between the us and the ussr place limits on the size and locations of nuclear tests. these limits are perceived as potential inducements for the ussr to conduct hidden tests outside the treaty requirements. one method of secretly conducting tests would be to perform… More

"AN INNOVATIVE DESIGN TOOL FOR RAPID BATTLE SCENARIO ASSESSMANT" (P-9156)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Eugene L. Foster
Award Amount: $72,935.00

Behavior Modeling of Anisotropic Composite

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Ali Amini
Award Amount: $59,069.00
Abstract:
Air Force bare base shelters are "minimal facilities" designed to be rapidly transported, easily erected, weather resistant, and able to withstand some level of protection against attack. Due to these requirements, structural design is ideally carried out through an optimization process where… More

A Proposal to Develop the UTD Breakaway Link for Use in Utility Pole Guy Wires

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,604.00

Automated User-Friendly Advanced Handbrake for Use on Railroad Freight Cars

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,819.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $249,966.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $498,944.00

Geotextile Waste Filteration Unit Concept

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: Catholic University of America
Principal Investigator: William Kane
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: N/A

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: CATHOLIC UNIV. OF AMERICA
Principal Investigator: William Kane
Award Amount: $500,000.00
RI Contact: N/A

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John L. Hill III, Vice President, Operations
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Unique High Precision Spectrometer for Warm X-ray Development and Model Benchmarking

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: John Hill III, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Drilling has been an integral part of defense community weapons effects testing for over 40 years. Hard target defeat programs have required specialized drilling technology in the creation of test targets and in the monitoring of weapons tests, that canonly be accomplished by directional drilling. … More

The Low Reaction Force Drill

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John 1. Iii, Vice President, Operations
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
UTD proposes to develop a low reaction force drilling system for use on micro-gravity environments based on UTD's patented Helical Drag Bit technology. The Helical Drag Bit is unique in that it self advances into the hole, and thus does not require a large reaction force. Drilling into the Martian… More

The Low Reaction Force Drill

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John 1. Iii, Vice President, Operations
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
UTD proposes to develop a low reaction force drilling system for use on micro-gravity environments based on UTD's patented Helical Drag Bit technology. The Helical Drag Bit is unique in that it self advances into the hole, and thus does not require a large reaction force. Drilling into the Martian… More

Selectable Temperature:170 Hour, Cold Shipping Container

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Charles A. Bass
Award Amount: $99,999.00

Autonomous Tethered Corer for Deep Drilling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Joram Shenar
Award Amount: $68,570.00
Abstract:
UTD proposes to develop a lightweight, tethered autonomous small diameter core drill capable of reaching 200 m in depth, and greater, and able to extract core samples for the determination of water and/or biological life forms. The significance of this research is the enabling of exploration for… More

Optimized Off-the-shelf Portable Trap for Haematophagous Arthropods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Charles A. Bass, Sr. Chemical Engineer
Award Amount: $99,980.00
Abstract:
Blood-sucking or haematophagous arthropods such as mosquitoes, ticks, and sandflies act as vectors of some extremely deadly and debilitating diseases such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever, sandfly fever, Japanese encephalitis, Q-fever, and tularemia. Thecurrent kit used by preventative medical… More

Autonomous Tethered Corer for Deep Drilling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Joram Shenhar, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,190.00
Abstract:
UTD proposes to develop a lightweight, tethered autonomous small diameter core drill capable of reaching 10 and even 200 m in depth. The proposed approach is consistent with the planetary protection requirements and can be used to extract intact and tailings samples for biological and geological… More

Nuclear ROV Performance Improvement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: David C. Vickerman, Mr.
Award Amount: $99,958.00
Abstract:
78585S Some regions inside a nuclear reactor are not inspected because they are not accessible with current technology. Limited-access Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) such as "FireFly" have been successfully used in limited cases to inspect inaccessible areas of concern in the reactor. However,… More

Approach to Increase Craft Speed by Use of the Inflatable Articulated Ship Tie (INFAST)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ed Sonifrank, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $69,993.00
Abstract:
The goal of this proposal is to develop an articulated connection system that allows conventional landing craft/cargo vessels, such as the Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1600 Class, to be linked in a train for increased cargo transit speed. The proposed method allows the connection device to link… More