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Company Information:

Company Name: CU Aerospace LLC
City: Champaign
State: IL
Zip+4: 61820-3169
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://cuaerospace.com
Phone: (217) 239-1703

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $629,965.00 5
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1

Award List:

Adaptive Bioassistive and Telerobotic Devices for Human-Robotic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David Carroll, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,991.00
Abstract:
CU Aerospace and team partner, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, propose to perform innovative research and development that targets the design and control of adaptive bioassistive and telerobotic devices - ABATRODs - that augment normal musculoskeletal function in rapidly changing and… More

Compact Narrow-band Laser Sources for Atom-based Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David Carroll, President – (217) 239-1703
Award Amount: $79,980.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of Phase I work performed by the team of CU Aerospace and the University of Illinois is to produce single-mode, high power (>1 W), narrow linewidth (<100 kHz), diode lasers with no mode hop for pumping alkali (Rb and Cs) atoms and verify their application to atomic… More

Ultra-High Efficiency Multi-Physics CFD Simulation Software for DPAL/Laser System Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Principal Investigator: David Carroll, President – (217) 239-1703
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Walter K. Knorr
Abstract:
The primary objective of Phase I work performed by the team of CU Aerospace and the University of Illinois is to produce a powerful and easy to use, parallel, fluid-dynamic, chemical-kinetic, and optical simulation software package that will function on any modern computational platform (Unix,… More

CubeSat High Impulse Propulsion System (CHIPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David Carroll, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,998.00
Abstract:
CU Aerospace proposes the ground test validation of a nanosat primary propulsion subsystem using non-toxic propellant with 3-axis ACS for orbit change and/or de-orbit capability, precision maneuvering, and drag makeup. Our approach, called the CubeSat High Impulse Propulsion System (CHIPS),… More

Dynamic Aircraft Energy Management Optimization Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David L. Carroll, President – (217) 239-1703
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: CU Aerospace (CUA) and team partner the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) propose to perform research, development and demonstration of energy management optimization tools based upon existing UIUC and CUA expertise to expand the operational envelope of military and… More

Singlet-oxygen Plasma Afterglow Reaction Chamber for Disinfection and Sterilization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Gabriel Benavides, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
The capability of discharge-produced reactive oxygen species, in particular O2(a1), to effectively inactivate biological species has been empirically well-established. Disinfection and sterilization processes for instruments, surfaces, and wounds are essential in disease prevention to ensure… More