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Company Information:

Company Name: AEgis Technologies Group, Inc.
City: Huntsville
State: AL
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.aegistg.com
Phone: (256) 922-0802

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,587,293.00 38
SBIR Phase II $12,039,372.00 17
STTR Phase I $349,149.00 3
STTR Phase II $1,747,240.00 2

Award List:

INFRARED LASER DIODE BASED INFRARED PROJECTOR, PHASE I PROPOSAL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: D Brett Beasley , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,802.00

LASER RADAR SCENE PROJECTOR, PHASE I PROPOSAL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William F. Waite
Award Amount: $50,668.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the development of a set of technical specifications for the establishment of a laser radar seeker hardware-in-the-loop (hwil) testing and evaluation facility. aegis research will determine the capabilities of seeker units anticipated to be tested by such a facility,… More

INFRARED LASER DIODE BASED INFRARED PROJECTOR, PHASE I PROPOSAL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: D Brett Beasley , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $579,053.00
Abstract:
The objective of this sbir effort is to develope an ir screne projector based upon ir laser diodes which can be used in hwil simulations to test missile systems. the goal of the phase i effort is to develope a single channel laser diode ir projection system to demonstrate the performance… More

Integration of III-V Semiconductor Optical Sources with Electro-optic Polymer Waveguide Devices Using Micromachined Reflective Elements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey S. Cites
Award Amount: $69,979.00

Integration of III-V Semiconductor Optical Sources with Electro-optic Polymer Waveguide Devices Using Micromachined Reflective Elements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey S. Cites
Award Amount: $749,940.00
Abstract:
High efficiency optical coupling between light sources and guided wave photonic devices is a key element in achieving compact and high performance integrated photonic systems. These systems will share a generic requirement of a source, a detector, and both active and passive guided wave components.… More

HLA Federation Implementation Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Ronnie Turrentine
Award Amount: $98,769.00
Abstract:
The Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO) has developed the High Level Architecture (HLA) as one of the principle components of a DoD-wide Common Technical Framework for modeling and simulation (M&S). Unlike previous distributed simulation technologies such as DIS and SIMNET, HLA provides… More

Development of a Novel Infrared Detector Based on Parameter Amplification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ronnie Turrentine
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO) has developed the High Level Architecture (HLA) as one of the principle components of a DoD-wide Common Technical Framework for modeling and simulation (M&S). Unlike previous distributed simulation technologies such as DIS and SIMNET, HLA provides… More

An HLA Advanced Exercise Scenario Generation Tool Suite

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth B. Hunt
Award Amount: $99,925.00
Abstract:
This proposal will identify a Technical Design and Implementation Project Plan for an HLA compliant tool suite that will automate the Exercise Scenario Generation process consistent with the High Level Architecture (HLA) specifications and process. The proposed design for the tool suite will… More

An HLA Advanced Exercise Scenario Generation Tool Suite

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth B. Hunt
Award Amount: $635,903.00
Abstract:
This proposal will identify a Technical Design and Implementation Project Plan for an HLA compliant tool suite that will automate the Exercise Scenario Generation process consistent with the High Level Architecture (HLA) specifications and process. The proposed design for the tool suite will… More

Polarization Coupling Analyzer for Interferometric Fiber Optic Gyroscope (IFOG) Coils

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeff Cites
Award Amount: $99,982.00
Abstract:
The ability to characterize optical fiber coils with long lengths of fiber (at least one kilometer) is crucial for the characterization and testing of interferometric fiber optic gyroscope systems. An important characteristic of the fiber sensing coil which directly impacts system performance… More

Thick-Film Fabrication Process for Micro Inertial Measurement Units

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Cites
Award Amount: $98,949.00

Flexible, Thin Films with Low Sheet Resistance and High Transparency

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Phillip Reiner
Award Amount: $98,994.00

LADAR Scene Projection for Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael Cornell
Award Amount: $99,959.00

Thick-Film Fabrication Process for Micro Inertial Measurement Units

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Cites
Award Amount: $749,455.00

LADAR Scene Projection for Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael C. Cornell
Award Amount: $618,487.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Mark Temmen, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $98,985.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Philip Reiner, Scientist
Award Amount: $69,960.00

Laser Detection and Ranging (LADAR) Simulation Techniques for Multi-mode Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Michael Cornell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,942.00
Abstract:
The capability to optically project virtual LADAR scenes would maximize the effectiveness of Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) simulation in the design, development, and testing of LADAR seekers. The goal of this research is to develop a LADAR scene projectorto meet the demands of closed-loop weapon… More

Low Jitter, Burst Mode Arbitrary Waveform Generation for LADAR Scene Projection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Michael C. Cornell, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $79,912.00
Abstract:
"The effectiveness of LADAR scene projection in the development and testing of LADAR sensors in a hardware-in-the-loop environment is dependent on its ability to simulate LADAR return signals. Ideally, each pixel in the projection would be represented byan arbitrary (in time and intensity) optical… More

Dynamic MEMS Based Photonic Bandgap Filter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
"Advances in laser technology currently allow for the relative compact packaging of high power pulse lasers and moderate power continuous wave systems. These systems can be used as effective countermeasures against optical sensors. Military sensorssusceptible to this type of countermeasure are… More

Dynamic MEMS Based Photonic Bandgap Filter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $297,678.00
Abstract:
"Advances in laser technology currently allow for the relative compact packaging of high power pulse lasers and moderate power continuous wave systems. These systems can be used as effective countermeasures against optical sensors. Military sensorssusceptible to this type of countermeasure are… More

Low Jitter, Burst Mode Arbitrary Waveform Generation for LADAR Scene Projection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $749,965.00
Abstract:
AEgis Technologies Group, Inc. is pleased to present this proposal for a Phase II SBIR entitled,

Electromagnetic Compatibility/Interoperability Research Tools For Aging Aircraft COTS Insertion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dannie Cutts, Sr. Computer Scientist
Award Amount: $99,928.00
Abstract:
This Research and Development (R&D) effort will produce an architecture and prototype for performing quick-look analysis of Electromagnetic (EM) Compatibility (EMC) using Modeling and Simulation (M&S) technologies. The target domain will be aircraftsustainment and will focus on the insertion of… More

Visible/UV Image Projector for Sensor Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Diana Chambers, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $99,978.00
Abstract:
The AEgis Technologies Group, Inc. proposes to develop a 2D focal plane array UV/VIS light modulator using MEMS-based diffractive grating technology that will greatly enhance the capability of HWIL test systems. Grating ElectroMechanical Systems (GEMS) technology developed by Kodak Eastman will be… More

Enhanced Real-Time Components for HWIL Ladar Scene Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Derek Strembicke, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,943.00
Abstract:
AEgis Technologies Group, Inc. is pleased to present this proposal for a Phase I SBIR entitled, "Enhanced Real-Time Components for HWIL Ladar Scene Generation". This Phase I effort is focused on the development of three key components of a real-time HWIL LADAR projector including the Data Combiner,… More

Real-time Ladar Scene Rendering and Projection Component Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Derek Strembicke, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,968.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I SBIR proposal is to show the feasibility of integrating the key optical and electronic components of a multichannel laser modulator into a single multichip module (MCM). The module concept developed under this effort will consist of at least eight parallel channels… More

Development of an Ultra-Fast Optical Beam Scanner for Tactical Laser Radar (LADAR) Seeker

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Technical Director MEMS/ Photonics
Award Amount: $69,936.00
Abstract:
Optical scanners are used to control the position of a light beam in one or more orthogonal spatial dimensions. There is a strong need to develop seeker with increased ability to track and engage multiple fleeting targets at increased range. Optomechanical scanners and scanners based on liquid… More

Real-time Ladar Scene Rendering and Projection Component Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Derek Strembicke, Program Manager
Award Amount: $975,768.00
Abstract:
AEgis Technologies Group Inc. proposes to develop a multichannel multichip module (MCM) capable of high-speed digital-to-analog data conversion and suitable for integration into the next generation of Ladar and Radar HWIL test infrastructure. AEgis will leverage existing SBIR programs by utilizing… More

Interceptor Seekers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, MEMS Photonics Technical Director
Award Amount: $99,762.00
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is build an, all electronic, photonic band gap (PBG) scanning device using high performance electro-optic (EO) polymers for beam steering. The PBG device will take advantage of the superprism effect in PBG structures. PBG's h have been shown to have an effective… More

Advanced Hemispherical Reflectance Measurement of Heated Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David Thomas, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,986.00
Abstract:
High Energy Lasers offer defense against a variety of threats, delivering significant amounts of laser energy to a specific location on a target at the speed of light. The effectiveness of the HEL system is directly related to the ability to transfer heat into the target material. The laser must… More

Directed Energy Detection and Characterization Instrumentation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kent Taylor, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,527.00
Abstract:
The AEgis Technologies Group Inc. proposes to investigate high energy laser and high power microwave instrumentation for ground and airborne targets. The experienced team will identify candidate instrumentation systems; evaluate them against customer-defined requirements and features; and recommend… More

Dynamically Tunable Metamaterials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,281.00
RI Contact: Andrea Al-
Abstract:
The technology, theory and fabrication of artificial materials and metamaterials have seen impressive progress in the last few years, and various applied fields have benefited of the great flexibility of electromagnetic response that metamaterials may provide at microwaves, infrared (IR) and/or… More

Dynamic Terrain System Process Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Tony Lashley, Program Manager
Award Amount: $68,349.00

Interceptor Seekers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Chief Scientist, microsys
Award Amount: $799,834.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase II proposal is to build a solid-state all-electronic beam steering system designed for laser radar (LADAR) beam steering. The system will employ two primary components: 1) a high performance electro-optic (EO) device to steer a laser beam and 2) a passive "superprism"… More

Advanced Canopy and Window Materials for Improved Helicopter and Aircrew Survivability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $79,763.00
Abstract:
Radio systems play an increasing role in our military and civilian infrastructure, and many of these systems are vulnerable to accidental and malevolent electromagnetic attack. Malevolent EMI attacks on aircraft are not a new threat, and will probably increase in our society due to wide spread… More

Nonlinear Plasmonic Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $98,449.00
Abstract:
Surface plasmons (SPs) have been studied by a wide spectrum of scientists, ranging from physicists, chemists and materials scientists to biologists. Plasmonics represents an opportunity to develop a new class of photonic devices by concentrating and channeling light using subwavelength structures. … More

New Laser Eye Protection (LEP) Technology for Visors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $87,956.00
Abstract:
Laser eye protection has become increasingly important due to the availability of laser sources (continuous and pulsed) over a broad range of wavelengths. This is particularly the case where table top femtosecond laser pulses (~50femtoseconds) with peak powers reaching the Terawatt scale are… More

Terahertz Focal Plane Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Buffalo
Principal Investigator: Martin Heimbeck, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $99,903.00
RI Contact: John Doe
Abstract:
Recent advances in THz-source stability, power and practicality have opened the door for active THz imaging in both commercial and military settings. AEgis is teaming with U Buffalo to develop a THz detection device that utilizes classical rectification effects in semiconductor point contacts (SPCs)… More

Creation of a Global UV-VIS-IR Ocean Background Model That is a Function of Time, Location and Sea State

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dennis Bunfield, EO/IR Scene Simulation Developer
Award Amount: $99,980.00
Abstract:
The AEgis Technologies Group proposes to develop a robust modular ocean radiance model with FLITES as the primary focus for integration. The associated phenomenology of the ocean under various conditions has been identified for the implementation of first order principles. Other factors considered… More

Photonic Band Gap Structures for Solar Energy Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $98,864.00
Abstract:
The demand for renewable energy is motivating R&D efforts toward the development of novel photovoltaic (PV) technology. Efficient and low cost solar cells will have an important role in defense applications particularly powering portable electronic devices. Current solar cells based on single… More

New Laser Eye Protection (LEP) Technology for Visors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $749,992.00
Abstract:
Laser eye protection is important due to the availability of laser sources (continuous and pulsed) over a broad range of wavelengths. The military uses many laser systems (e.g., training devices, range finders, target designators, communications devices) that emit potentially eye damaging radiation.… More

Measurement of laser irradiance on target for directed energy weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kent Taylor, Sr. Systems Analyst
Award Amount: $99,992.00
Abstract:
The Laser Irradiance Measurement on Target (LIMT) project will provide a sensor mesh for direct, on-target measurement of laser beam characteristics of interest (e.g., irradiance level, beam size, time history of beam shape). Activities during Phase 1 of this project include identification and… More

Fast Algorithms for Generating Hardbody Thermal Histories

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp
Principal Investigator: Dennis Bunfield, dbunfield@aegistg.com – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $149,965.00
RI Contact: Glenn Parker
Abstract:
The AEgis Technologies Group proposes to develop an innovative real-time thermal solver solution to model hardbody thermal histories. This thermal solver solution will consider the relevant phenomenology associated with MDA targets and other associated objects requiring thermal histories. Modeling… More

Dynamically Tunable Metamaterials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: The University of Texas at Austin
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Head Scientist – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $747,259.00
RI Contact: Andrea Alu
Abstract:
The technology, theory and fabrication of metamaterials have seen impressive progress in the last few years, and various applied fields have benefited from the flexibility of electromagnetic response that metamaterials provide at microwaves, infrared (IR) and/or optical frequencies. … More

Deployed First Responder Course of Action (COA) Evaluation and After Action Review (AAR) Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Richard Severinghaus, Senior Engineer – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $149,982.00
Abstract:
Many geospatial technologies and modeling techniques exist, especially for 3-D visualization of correlated layers of data. A gap remains in integrating the unstructured world of voice, chat, and free-form text communications to the more structured world

Enhanced Spacecraft Survivability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ross Dudley, Senior Analyst – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $99,593.00
Abstract:
The AEgis Technologies Group, Inc. has developed innovative approaches to enhance the survivability of MDA Space Systems to spacecraft anomalies through the detection and characterization of laser radiation on spacecraft surfaces in real time. We are addressing the current inability to detect and… More

Nanomaterial Safety Assessment Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Conrad Housand, Products Division – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $99,970.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Nanomaterials promise to bring critical advancements to technologies and products affecting multiple DoD mission areas. A major obstacle to realizing the strategic benefits of nanomaterials is the absence of computational risk assessment tools that allow nanomaterial developers to… More

Plasmonic Beamsteering

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Maria Vincenti, Research Scientist – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $99,966.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this proposal is to develop a plasmonic beam steering device based on annular metallic array including electro-optically active materials. The proposed device will be designed to work either in the visible or near infrared (NIR) regimes, depending on the geometrical… More

Active Laser Protection System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Chief Scientist – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $149,852.00
Abstract:
Rugged and compact laser systems operating in the visible and infrared spectrum with output powers sufficient to damage the eye are becoming increasingly more accessible. In addition, ultra-short (femtosecond) laser systems with peak powers in the terawatts are now commercially available. Laser eye… More

Nonlinear Plasmonic Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Head Scientist – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $726,668.00
Abstract:
Surface plasmons (SPs) have been studied by a wide spectrum of scientists, ranging from physicists, chemists and materials scientists to biologists. Plasmonics represents an opportunity to develop a new class of photonic devices by concentrating and channeling light using subwavelength structures. … More

Photonic Band Gap Structures for Solar Energy Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Chief Scientist – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $736,316.00
Abstract:
The demand for renewable energy is motivating R & D efforts toward the development of novel photovoltaic (PV) technology. Efficient and low cost solar cells will have an important role in defense applications particularly powering portable electronic de-vices. Current solar cells based on single… More

Directed Energy Detection and Characterization Instrumentation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kent Taylor, Program Manager – (505) 881-1003
Award Amount: $712,306.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: As the Air Force agency responsible for DE weapons and hardening of Air Force munitions against DE effects, the Air Armament Center and 46th Test Wing need a suite of low-cost instrumentation that can provide accurate, high-speed measurements of HEL and HPM energies. This instrumentation… More

Measurement of laser irradiance on target for directed energy weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jon Woolley, Microsystems Manager – (505) 881-1003
Award Amount: $748,605.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: High energy laser (HEL) source technology has advanced more rapidly than the tools to measure the irradiance at the incident surface. This work will provide a conformal mesh of nano-scale irradiance sensors that can be appended to the curved surface of an airborne body. The sensor array… More

Fast Algorithms for Generating Hardbody Thermal Histories

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp
Principal Investigator: Dennis Bunfield, EO/IR Scene Simulation Developer – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $999,981.00
RI Contact: Glenn Parker
Abstract:
The results of the Phase I effort has identified the feasibility of real-time hardbody thermal solver algorithms on high performance hardware for use by MDA applications and real-time hardware-in-the-loop environments. Phase II development of the thermal solver will be expanded to include complex… More

Medical Modeling and Simulation Based Training Return on Investment Decision Model

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Rick Severinghaus, Senior Engineer – (757) 412-4577
Award Amount: $149,812.00
Abstract:
Many studies exist which validate M & S based medical training tools as effective in improving practitioner performance. There is little research addressing the cost effectiveness of such training solutions. A gap exists in the integration of cost, performance, schedule, risk, patient outcome… More

Integrated Adaptive SCORM, HLA and DIS Compliant Learning Content Management System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jake Borah, Senior Member AEgis Technical Staff – (407) 380-5001
Award Amount: $149,995.00
Abstract:
AEgis Technologies proposes in this Phase 1 project to develop a functional description document to define and document a framework capable of incorporating meta-data element enhanced SCORM conformant learning objects into a LMS to enable the delivery of challenging and motivating training tailored… More

Intelligent Adaptive Needs Characterization for M&S Systems Engineering

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Dannie Cutts, Senior Computer Scientist – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $99,964.00
Abstract:
This proposal investigates the use of semantic analysis to improve the requirements collection portion of the systems engineering process. Specifically, it addresses those tasks associated with the development of a complete and unambiguous definition for each stakeholder requirement (a.k.a.… More

Flexible, Compact Acoustic Transducer Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Giuseppe D'Aguanno, Research Scientist – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $99,952.00
Abstract:
The main limitations in the use of conventional sensor arrays for acoustic reconnaissance are its required size and its rigid structure. In order to overcome these limitations without compromising the array sensitivity, it is of crucial importance to develop new concepts and techniques allowing… More

Real-time Ladar Scene Rendering and Projection Component Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Derek Strembicke, Microsystems Department – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $968,499.00
Abstract:
The AEgis Technologies Group Inc. is proposing this Phase II SBIR development effort to address the data bandwidth bottleneck that currently exists between Hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) Scene Generation computing clusters and the sensor stimulators. The existing data links use COTS based video… More

Active Laser Protection System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Milan Buncick, Chief Scientist – (256) 922-0802
Award Amount: $490,903.00
Abstract:
The use of commercial off-the-shelf laser systems as weapons is increasingly becoming real. Battery operated visible and infrared lasers can be purchased with powers near 1-watt, sufficient to cause permanent eye damage. Future threats may include frequency agile lasers. It is critical that… More