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Company Information:

Company Name:
Applied Optimization, Inc.
Address:
714 E Monument Ave Ste 204
Dayton, OH 45402-
Phone:
(937) 431-5100
URL:
EIN:
311446081
DUNS:
838936599
Number of Employees:
19
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
Yes
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,129,281.00 11
SBIR Phase II $5,855,083.00 8
STTR Phase I $199,996.00 2

Award List:

Calibration of Space-Based Sensors and Unknown Target Signature Separation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,883.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, President
Abstract:
Applied Optimization, Inc. proposes a three-step approach for identifying the unknown physical characteristics of a target satellite based on its multi-spectral point image. In the first step, a method is proposed for calibrating space-based passivesensors using data from tracking a Navstar… More

Monitoring of Satellite Health using LWIR and Visual Spectrum Tracking Data

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$738,378.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, President
Abstract:
"Applied Optimization, Inc. proposes to develop a solution to monitor the health of the GPS Block II, IIA and IIR satellites using the LWIR and Visual Spectrum intensity tracking data obtained by a SBIRS-Low satellite. The Phase I calculations havedemonstrated that the radiometric signature for… More

3D Simulation of Laser Additive Manufacturing [ 3D-SLAM ]

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,753.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Applied Optimization proposes to develop 3D Simulation of LAM, and verify its accuracy by correlating its results with microstructure data at the Boeing Phantom Works, for parts that are different from each other in terms of substrate and rib thicknesses,and build height. The simulation will model… More

A Midcourse Discrimination Algorithm Based On Solar Radiation Pressure

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,983.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Applied Optimization proposes a new midcourse discrimination algorithm to identify a RV, which is concealed in a balloon, from an empty decoy balloon, for the situation of daytime missile attack. The algorithm is based on a calculation that a sunlitballoon, when vented, will collapse by over fifty… More

3D Simulation of Laser Additive Manufacturing to Predict Effect of Processing Parameters and Occurrence of Defects

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,310.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Applied Optimization proposes to complete the development of 3D Simulation of Ti-6Al-4V LAM, and demonstrate the capability by comparing the simulation results with those from a series of laser deposition trials. These trials will be performed on parts that are representative of the F-15, F-22 and… More

Friction Stir Welded Aluminum Machining Preforms [ FSWAMP ]

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,868.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Scientist
Abstract:
Applied Optimization, Inc., in working with EWI, Inc. and Boeing Phantom Works, proposes to demonstrate feasibility of using friction stir welding [FSW] for the manufacturing of large Al 7050-T7451 preforms in four steps as follows. In the first step, representative preform will be generated from… More

Unresolved Resident Space Object Characterization Using Time-Frequency Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,850.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, President
Abstract:
Applied Optimization, Inc., in working with Boeing-LTS and Space Dynamics Laboratory, proposes to demonstrate that full-feature characterization of small and faint unknown RSO in real-time is feasible by using the spectral-temporal features of its signature. Time-resolved spectrometer data in the… More

Friction Stir Welded Aluminum Machining Preforms [ FSWAMP ]

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,318.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, President
Abstract:
Applied Optimization, Inc., in working with EWI, Inc. and Boeing Phantom Works, proposes to demonstrate application of friction stir welding [FSW] for the manufacturing of a large aluminum 7050-T7451 component that is representative of a canted bulkhead. The FSW-based redesign is lighter, makes use… More

Development of Ultra-Refined Microstructure in Friction Stir Processed 7xxx Aluminum using Microstructural and Thermomechanical Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, President
Research Institution:
[1] EDISON WELDING INST. [2] OSUNIV.
RI Contact:
Mike Sewell
Abstract:
Applied Optimization, Inc., in working with EWI, Inc., Ohio State University, and Boeing Phantom Works, proposes to demonstrate feasibility of using microstructural models to predict the required processing conditions that can produce nanostructured grain sizes in the thermo-mechanical affected zone… More

Unresolved Resident Space Object Characterization Using Time-Frequency Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$746,918.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Applied Optimization, Inc. [AO] proposes to demonstrate full feature characterization of unresolved RSOs by performing spectral unmixing and time-frequency analysis of its time and spectrally resolved signature in the visible or infrared spectrum. The characterization will be performed step-by-step… More

Modeling of Layer Additive Manufacturing Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$199,963.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Anil B. Chaudhary, Principal Scientist
Abstract:
Applied Optimization, Inc. herein proposes three technical tasks for modeling of electron-beam free-form fabrication [EBF3] as follows. The first task is to enhance existing capability to simulate melt-pool generated by the electron-beam, and evolution of its shape due to interaction between… More

Spectral Imaging of Space Objects

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,980.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Principal Scientist
Abstract:
Applied Optimization, Inc. proposes to demonstrate feasibility of spectral imaging using a stationary filter micro-array in an existing, operational SSA system. It will make use of the excess capacity of the existing camera, without altering the optical path of the incoming light for metrics and… More

Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) of Metallic Components: Controlled Thermal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Principal Investigator – (937) 431-5100
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I proposal is to demonstrate microstructure modeling and thermal control in order to achieve fatigue properties comparable to wrought material in the Ti-6Al-4V produced by direct digital manufacturing (DDM). The Phase I will begin with selection of a demonstration… More

Rapid Part Qualification Methodology of Aircraft Metallic Components using Direct Digital Manufacturing Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,996.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Principal Scientist – (937) 431-5100
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I proposal is to demonstrate feasibility of heuristic and adaptive design for direct digital manufacturing (DDM) of Ti-6Al-4V parts using LENSTM, NDE and limited mechanical testing for achieving low-cost certification. The Phase I approach is based on the principles of… More

Manufacturing Process Optimization of Ultrasonic Bonding of Metallic Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Principal Scientist – (937) 431-5100
Research Institution:
Ohio State University
RI Contact:
Sudarsanam S. Babu
Abstract:
The research objective of the proposed work is to apply the foundational knowledge of ultrasonic bonding, metallic composites, microstructure transformation kinetics and material failure criteria to create a multi-scale simulation model for the optimization of ultrasonic additive manufacturing (UAM)… More

Computational Process Model Development for Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,975.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Principal Scientist – (937) 431-5100
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Applied Optimization, Inc. (AO) has developed computational process simulation for the prediction of temperature, residual stress, and melt pool control during the material feed DDM processes (e.g. LENSTM and EBFFF). The Phase I work plan is to extend this existing simulation technology… More

Concurrent collection of metric observations and spectral brightness data for space objects

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,465,779.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Principal Scientist – (937) 431-5100
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Applied Optimization, Inc. proposes to develop a prototype hardware and software system for concurrent collection of metric observations and single-point spectral brightness data. The concurrency will be attained by using all but a few percent of the CCD pixel array for metric… More

Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) of Metallic Components: Controlled Thermal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$746,402.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Principal Scientist – (937) 431-5100
Abstract:
The first objective of this Phase II is to develop and demonstrate thermally controlled direct digital manufacturing (DDM) of Ti-6Al-4V that will have the ability to produce uniform/desired microstructure in a repeatable manner. The proposed method will be designed to provide a quasi steady and… More

Development of Materials for Metallic Direct Digital Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,998.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Principal Scientist – (937) 431-5100
Abstract:
The research objective of this proposal is to perform computational alloy development to enhance the Ti-6Al-4V chemistry for direct digital manufacturing (DDM). The new alloy will be designed to attain the following attributes: (1) isotropic behavior with mechanical properties on par with the upper… More

Rapid Part Qualification Methodology of Aircraft Metallic Components using Direct Digital Manufacturing Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$459,015.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Anil Chaudhary, Principal Scientist – (937) 431-5100
Abstract:
The Phase II objective is to demonstrate the vision that the reuse of knowledge gained from known designs for Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) of building blocks in a laboratory can be leveraged in order to produce and rapidly qualify complex DDM parts whose geometry can be expressed as union of… More

Advanced Algorithms for Non-Resolved Space Based Space Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Tamara Payne, Principal Scientist – (937) 431-5100
Abstract:
The research objective of the proposed effort is to demonstrate and transition an autonomous, rapid determination of satellite features to be used for Threat Indication and Warning (TIN). The scope is to enhance and transition the advanced algorithms previously developed under AFRL/RV into operation… More