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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY22 is not expected to be complete until September, 2023.

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  1. Adaptive Management and Mitigation of Uncertainty in Fusion (AMMUF)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: MDA13T001

    In our Adaptive Management and Mitigation of Uncertainty in Fusion (AMMUF) project, we will model the entire multi-sensor fusion process as a probabilistic model and reason about the different design and algorithmic decisions that can be made by system engineers. This fusion model will use standard fusion system representations and ideas from statistical relational learning field to create flexibl ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. A Rapid Optical Approach to Quantitative Composite Bond Quality Assessment

    SBC: Spectral Sciences, Inc.            Topic: N13AT011

    Widely used composite materials reduce aircraft weight and cost, improve structural performance, and boost fuel efficiency. However, composites are susceptible to adhesive bond line quality issues, both in initial fabrication and in service related bonding failures. Detection of weakened bonds requires an easy diagnostic approach to routinely monitor composite aircraft health. Our proposed solutio ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Compact CMOS-Compatible Optical Transceiver

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: AF14AT13

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) and the research group of Professor Richard Osgood at Columbia University propose to develop a compact optical transceiver based on devices fabricated on a complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) platform. The recent development of novel integrated structures in silicon including waveguides, resonators, and photodetectors will enable dramatic reductions in size, ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Compressive Sensing Flash IR 3D Imager

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: A15AT007

    Physical Sciences Inc. in collaboration with Colorado State University proposes to develop a compact infrared flash 3D imaging sensor employing compressive sensing (CS) approaches. The CS 3D sensor offers a combination of high range resolution (10 cm), high point cloud density (6464 format), and fast 3D image frame rates (10 Hz) in a low cost, compact form factor employing commercial off the shelf ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Conformal Passivation of High Aspect Ratio HgCdTe Surfaces by ALD Using a Novel Cd-Precursor

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: A13AT013

    "HgCdTe is the material of choice for high performance infrared red focal plane arrays (IRFPA) used in militarys night vision systems. One of the major problems IRFPA manufacturers face is the ineffective passivation of the highly reticulated HgCdTe detector surfaces, which results in poor performance. Furthermore, newly evolved FPA technology requires the creation of much challenging high-aspect ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Context-driven Active-sensing for Repair Tasks II (CART II)

    SBC: DYNAMIC OBJECT LANGUAGE LABS, INC.            Topic: ST14B003

    Existing machine perception systems are too inflexible, and are not robust enough to environmental uncertainty. In existing systems, perception components are statically (and manually) configured to process sensor data. The parameters of components in such a system are also statically tuned to operate optimally under very specific conditions. Information flow in such systems is bottom up, and gene ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. Development of a Safer Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Battery for Naval Aircraft Applications Through Thermal Management Design

    SBC: EIC LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: N14AT006

    Rechargeable lithium ion battery systems can provide power throughout the aircraft, including engine or Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) starting, avionics, emergency, and other systems. Because of their high specific energy/power and potential thermal instability, they can present hazards if improperly designed, tested, handled, or stored. To address the thermal safety issue of Li-ion batteries, EIC La ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. DREAMIT- Design, Reconfigure and Evaluate Autonomous Models in Training

    SBC: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC            Topic: AF15AT14

    Our Phase I work focused on improving modeling and simulations so that the impact of autonomous systems in the battlespace could be better understood. As we have trained our attention on Phase II, it has become increasingly clear that the work we are doing to improve the modeling and simulation of autonomous systems also provides significant leverage for the development of the intelligent behavior ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. ENHANCING MOTION IMAGERY CLASSIFIERS BY PRINCIPAL COMPONENT FEATURE CLUSTERING

    SBC: Longshortway Inc.            Topic: AF15AT35

    LongShortWay Inc. and Northeastern University propose a family of feature reduction and ensemble classifier methods based on Principal Component and Dynamic Logic feature clustering algorithms. New methods combine feature clustering with non-linear feature reduction via manifold learning, and bagging, boosting, and stacking ensemble algorithms.

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Forecasting Dynamic Group Behavior in Social Media

    SBC: Systems & Technology Research LLC            Topic: ST12B002

    Organized groups are become increasingly adept at using social media to influence public discourse. The fast pace and global reach of social media allow groups for form and mobilize in minutes and dissolve as rapidly as they appeared. In Phase I, we 1)

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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