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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

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  1. High Fidelity Computational Models for Aggregated Tissue Interaction in Surgical Simulations

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DHP16A001

    Surgical simulations aiming to support surgeon practices and medical education have attracted enormous research effort over the last two decades. However, the physical reality, especially on simulating aggregated tissue interaction, is still unsatisfactory. In this proposed work, an open source surgery simulation framework, SoFMIS, will be utilized and enhanced with tissue interaction models to a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Agency
  2. Quantifying Uncertainty in the Mechanical Performance of Additively Manufactured Parts Due to Material and Process Variation

    SBC: VEXTEC CORPORATION            Topic: N16AT004

    The Phase I objective is a proof of concept capability integrating process information, material properties and damage tolerance simulations into the Additive Manufacturing (AM) design certification process. VEXTEC has a toolbox of software and methods that consists of various software modules in multiple formats that are used to assess the durability of parts processed by traditional methods of c ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Microstructure Informatics for Propagating Uncertainty in Material and Processing to Performance Predictions of AM Titanium Parts

    SBC: MRL MATERIALS RESOURCES LLC            Topic: N16AT004

    During AM of metallic alloys, a material exhibits several complex physical phenomena that impact the spatial distribution of heterogeneous material properties within a built component. Subsequent post-processing alters the already heterogeneous location-specific material properties. This project is to develop a novel methodology for linking the time and length scales of the various physical phenom ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Advanced, nanostructred low-friction coatings for foil air bearings

    SBC: MesoCoat            Topic: N16AT005

    During Phase I, we propose to develop nanostructured, low friction thermal sprayed coatings that are able to withstand high dynamic loadings. Additionally, the novel coatings will possess a low friction coefficients in humid air, dried conditions and various greases and lubricants. These novel nanostructured coatings will be manufactured by HVOF spraying of solid lubricants based nanostructured po ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Engineered DLC based Wear Resistant Coating For Extended Life Foil-Air Bearings

    SBC: NOKOMIS, INC            Topic: N16AT005

    Foil/air bearings have the benefit of negligible friction and wear once sufficient airflow is obtained; however, during spin up and spin down these bearings are subject to contact with the rotating surfaces upon which they act and thus are subject to frictional losses and wear. Modern air-cycle machines (ACMs) depend on solid lubricant based coating materials such as polyimide coatings to protect ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Novel Separator Materials for Achieving High Energy/Power Density, Safe, Long-Lasting Lithium-ion Batteries for Navy Aircraft Applications.

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: N16AT008

    Oceanit proposes to develop and demonstrate novel, tailored, designer separator materials with optimized properties to maximize lithium-ion cell/battery performance, life, safety and reliability.

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Medium Voltage Direct Current (MVDC) Fault Detection, Localization, and Isolation

    SBC: IAP RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N16AT009

    In this phase I we propose to extend our work on MVDC isolation device to include fault detection, and fault localization circuitry. We have previously developed under an SBIR a 6 kVDC, 2000A isolation device that was built and tested in MVDC ship distribution system laboratory at FSU CAPS. In this phase I we propose to use rogowski coils and hall effect probes to detect faults and we propose to a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Cyber Forensic Tool Kit for Machinery Control

    SBC: TDI Technologies, Inc            Topic: N16AT013

    The objective of STTR Topic N16A-T013, Cyber Forensic Tool Kit for Machinery Control, is to develop live digital forensics that, at run time, provide a cyber-protection strategy and aid in identification of malfunctions due to malicious and non-malicious events, while ensuring minimal impact on overall system performance. A proposal has been prepared by TDI Technologies, Inc., a small business bas ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Low-cost Thermal Management Technology for Combat Systems Computers

    SBC: Engineering And Scientific Innovations Inc.            Topic: N16AT014

    Using a fluid dynamic energy separation technique, in combination with thermoelectric generators (TEGs), a unique hybrid cooling system using low grade waste heat is proposed. This system uses the concept of fluid structure interactions and vorticity redistribution to produce large levels of vorticity within working fluid and thereby generate large temperature gradients in the working fluid which ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Computational Methods for Dynamic Scene Reconstruction

    SBC: Near Earth Autonomy, Inc.            Topic: N16AT017

    Military and civilian agencies can benefit from systems that create 4D, spatio-temporal representations of dynamic scenes for target tracking, law enforcement, crowd control, disaster recovery, etc. Proliferation of imaging sensors such as surveillance cameras, car- and body-mounted cameras, and cell phones, provides the opportunity for reconstructing a dynamic scene in a very inexpensive way. Tod ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
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