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Company Information:

Company Name: ADVANCED MATERIALS & DEVICES INC
City: Reno
State: NV
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (775) 826-8868

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $169,090.00 3
SBIR Phase II $1,598,934.00 2
STTR Phase I $839,045.00 7
STTR Phase II $1,000,000.00 2

Award List:

A Fail-Safe Controllable Magneto-Rheological Fluid Smart Pad/Damper System for Submarine Based Weapon Shock and Vibration Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gregory Hitchcock, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $69,090.00
Abstract:
"The goal of the proposed Phase I effort is a feasibility study on the design and development of an innovative, fail-safe, controllable magneto-rheological fluid (MRF) smart pad for shock and vibration mitigation of Trident submarine based vertical launchweapon systems. The objective of this… More

A Fail-Safe Controllable Magneto-Rheological Fluid Smart Pad/Damper System for Submarine Based Weapon Shock and Vibration Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gregory Hitchcock, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
An innovative tunable vibration absorber (TVA) concept was developed in the Phase I feasibility study. This design was selected among others to be developed in full scale in Phase II and Phase II Option based on a detailed theoretical modeling, smallprototype test results, and a cost analysis,… More

A Fail-Safe Controllable Magneto-Rheological Fluid Smart Pad/Damper System for Submarine Based Weapon Shock and Vibration Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gregory Hitchcock, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
An innovative tunable vibration absorber (TVA) concept was developed in the Phase I feasibility study. This design was selected among others to be developed in full scale in Phase II and Phase II Option based on a detailed theoretical modeling, smallprototype test results, and a cost analysis,… More

STTR Phase I: A Process to Develop Nano-Porous Surfaces for Enhancing Heat Transfer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of Nevada-Reno
Principal Investigator: Gregory H. Hitchcock, Mr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Kwang Kim
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Project will result in the generation of a new nano-technology specifically tailored to increase the efficiency of the boiling processes used in heat exchangers and electronics cooling hardware. Unlike traditional flat surfaces and previously… More

STTR Phase I: Supramolecular Proton Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of Nevada-Reno
Principal Investigator: Gregory H. Hitchcock, Mr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Alan Fuchs
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project develop a new generation of proton exchange membrane (PEM) technology. The proposed project will investigate processing techniques for synthesizing polyphosphazine membranes, which are hydrogen bonded to form supramolecules. Such… More

STTR Phase I: Low-Cost Magnetic Nanoparticles for Two-Phase Microfluidics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Univ NV Reno
Principal Investigator: Yanming Liu, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Olivia A. Graeve
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of a two-phase controllable flow in microchannels. The fluid consists of a carrier fluid, nano-magnetic particles, and additives. The proposed work will also produce low-cost, nano-magnetic particles… More

STTR Phase I: Compressible Magnetorheological Fluids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Univ of Nevada Reno
Principal Investigator: Yanming D. Liu, Mr
Award Amount: $145,806.00
RI Contact: Alan L. Fuchs
Abstract:
The Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of developing a compressible magnetorheological (CMR) fluid. Magnetorheological fluids consist of magnetizable particles suspended in a carrier fluid. The compression of a fluid is the measured… More

STTR Phase I: Optimized Nano-Porous Surfaces for Boiling Heat Transfer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO
Principal Investigator: Yanming Liu, DPhil
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Kwang J Kim
Abstract:
The Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase I project aims at developing a heat exchanger technology utilizing a homogeneous nano-porous surface (NPS) that will significantly increase the efficiency of the boiling process. The NPS technology offers considerable enhancement in… More

STTR Phase II: Low-Cost Nanoparticles for Enhanced Heat Transfer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Alfred University
Principal Investigator: Yanming Liu, DPhil
Award Amount: $500,000.00
RI Contact: Tammara Raub
Abstract:
This STTR Phase II project is to develop and commercialize copper nanofluids for heat transfer enhancement applications. The low cost nanoparticle production methods developed will produce quality nanoparticles for this application. Success of this STTR project will benefit a wide range of… More

SBIR Phase I: Novel Processing of Mesoporous Materials for Intermediate-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Yanming Liu, DPhil
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of designing engineered mesoporous zirconia films for intermediate temperature (600ýýC) solid-oxide fuel cells (IT-SOFCs) with the aim of extending the basic and practical knowledge of synthesis as well as… More

STTR Phase II: Optimized Nano-Porous Surfaces for Boiling Heat Transfer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of Nevada- Reno
Principal Investigator: Yanming Liu, DPhil
Award Amount: $500,000.00
RI Contact: Tammie Bain
Abstract:
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase II project seeks to develop and commercialize an optimized technique to produce durable nano-porous surfaces (NPS) for heat transfer… More

STTR Phase I: Compressible Magnetorheological Fluids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Principal Investigator: Barkan Kavlicoglu, DPhil
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Tammie Bain
Abstract:
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project seeks to develop stable and optimal compressible magneto-rheological fluids (CMRFs) and to perform device tests on such fluids to… More

A Fail-Safe Controllable Magneto-Rheological Fluid Smart Pad/Damper System for Submarine Based Weapon Shock and Vibration Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Yanming Liu, Senior Engineer – (775) 826-8868
Award Amount: $998,934.00
Abstract:
The focus of the Phase II project will be on design, fabrication, and testing of an adaptive vertical support group AVSG with an active shock and vibration control system (ASVCS) that can mitigate shock and vibrations and increase mission capability for and to support variable payload systems. The… More

An Ultra-High Carbon Steel Bonded Tungsten Carbide Material for Armor Piercing Rounds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Research Institution: Alfred University
Principal Investigator: Michael McKee, Research Engineer – (775) 826-8868
Award Amount: $93,239.00
RI Contact: Tammara L. Raub
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I effort will demonstrate the feasibility of an innovative tungsten carbide (WC) metal matrix composite for use as a non-carcinogenic penetrator for armor piercing (AP) munitions for small arms. The objectives of this effort are to: 1)… More