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Company Information:

Company Name: Ziena Optimization Inc.
City: Evanston
State: IL
Zip+4: 60201-3149
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (847) 894-8384

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $248,052.00 2
SBIR Phase II $600,240.00 1
STTR Phase I $99,994.00 1
STTR Phase II $499,929.00 1

Award List:

SBIR/STTR Phase I: Integrated Software and Systems for Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Principal Investigator: Richard Waltz
Award Amount: $99,994.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project will address the problem of creating robust and efficient software for the solution of large-scale nonlinear optimization problems. Taking advantage of recent advances in algorithm design, the project will investigate novel versions of both… More

STTR Phase II: Integrated Software and Systems for Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Northwestern University
Principal Investigator: Richard Waltz, PI
Award Amount: $499,929.00
RI Contact: Jorge Nocedal
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase II research project will address the design and creation of integrated nonlinear optimization software that combines complementary approaches to nonlinear optimization to achieve robust performance over a wide range of application requirements. The work… More

SBIR Phase I: Integrated Software Tools for Handling Discrete Elements in Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Richard O. Waltz, PhD
Award Amount: $99,972.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will address the challenges of large-scale nonlinear optimization in the presence of discrete elements. Building on previous success with an integrated approach to classical, smooth nonlinear optimization, the goal of this research will be to… More

High-Performance Nonlinear Optimization Software for Power Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard Waltz, Dr. – 847-894-8384
Award Amount: $148,080.00
Abstract:
Problems of large-scale nonlinear optimization are central to the solution of difficult and novel problems that arise from the need to distribute electric power in the most efficient and reliable way. In recognition of the importance of optimization in this area, DOE & apos;s Office of Advanced… More

High-Performance Nonlinear Optimization Software for Power Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard Waltz, Dr.
Award Amount: $600,240.00
Abstract:
Problems of large-scale nonlinear optimization are central to the solution of difficult and novel problems that arise from the need to distribute electric power in the most efficient and reliable way. In recognition of the importance of optimization in this area, DOE & apos;s Office of Advanced… More