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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. Bounding generalization risk for Deep Neural Networks

    SBC: Euler Scientific            Topic: NGA20A001

    Deep Neural Networks have become ubiquitous in the modern analysis of voluminous datasets with geometric symmetries. In the field of Particle Physics, experiments such as DUNE require the detection of particle signatures interacting within the detector, with analyses of over a billion 3D event images per channel each year; with typical setups containing over 150,000 different channels.  In an ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. Freeform Optics for Small Arms Fire Control

    SBC: SA Photonics, Inc.            Topic: A19BT001

    Traditional spherical optics implemented on a common optical axis are the foundation of today’s fielded gunsights for small arms fire control. SA Photonics has helped pioneer the application of precision injection molded freeform optical surfaces in head/helmet mounted display (HMD) systems for augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and low light level sensor applications. SA Photonics tea ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Automating U-spline fluid-structure model development for mobility applications

    SBC: Coreform LLC            Topic: A19BT006

    Dr. Thomas J.R. Hughes, senior advisor at Coreform, first introduced isogeometric analysis (IGA) in 2005. In the years since, it has been shown that smooth splines, the basic building blocks of IGA, allow for the use of relatively coarse meshes for accurate analysis in both finite element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Research results also show that IGA delivers improved a ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Exploiting Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms for Extreme Performance

    SBC: Fit Genetics, Inc.            Topic: A19BT008

    Advances in DNA sequencing technology have generated a rapid expansion of human genome information and the revelation of extraordinary individual-level genetic variation. Individual genome sequencing will soon be routine and cost-effective. To exploit this resource to the benefit of warfighters, we propose an approach for identifying and characterizing genetic variants that compromise metabolic ef ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Passive, Non-powered Re-chargeable Heat Storage Systems for Cold Climate Operations

    SBC: 2W ITECH LLC            Topic: A19BT014

    Next-level improvements in thermal extremity protection for the current Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS) are needed for soldiers in order to improve mobility and achieve peak performance in bitterly cold Arctic climes. In this STTR program, 2W iTech LLC proposes to develop phase change material (PCM) based thermal regulating films, in collaboration with the Multiscale Thermal Science ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. High Purity H2 from Sunlight via a Unique Combination of Novel Photodiodes and Membranes

    SBC: Precision Combustion, Inc.            Topic: A19BT015

    Precision Combustion, Inc. (PCI) together with University of Michigan (UMich) proposes a system to use solar energy to convert water to ultra-high purity compressed hydrogen suitable for PEM fuel cells. We will combine UMich’s high efficiency photocatalytic water splitting approach with PCI’s integrated hydrogen separator/compressor. The proposed effort will confirm the avoidance of external e ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. High Performance, Non-flammable Lithium Battery

    SBC: American Lithium Energy Corp.            Topic: A19BT016

    The ALE-PNNL Team is developing a nonflammable high capacity and high power 18650 cell using nonflammable electrolyte for military electric vehicle and energy storage applications. The 18650 cells will be nonflammable even under extreme temperature conditions and after metal penetration, even including bullet penetration.

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. ConnextEdge: A Hierarchical Framework for Resilient Edge Analytics

    SBC: Real-time Innovations, Inc.            Topic: A19CT004

    The US Army aims to integrate multi-modal sensor data streams and advanced AI analytics at the tactical network edge in support of its vision for a future Internet of Battlefield Things. To maintain situational awareness within mission-acceptable levels despite dynamic conditions and infrastructure disruptions, we propose the ConnextEdge framework for resource-aware location-agnostic adaptive AI p ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Tactical Edge Sensor Processing- Edge Learning System Orchestration and Management

    SBC: HIKINO ASSOCIATES, LLC            Topic: A19CT004

    Intelesense Technologies (rebranding as IoT/AI), in partnership with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), proposes to demonstrate an Edge Learning System Orchestration and Management system. The system is distributed and hierarchical adaptation and learning system design through emulations and simulation based on IoT/AI’s work in distributed intelligence “edge as a service” systems that aggr ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Machine-Learning Based Sensing and Waveform Adaptation for SDRs Operating in Congested and Contested Environment

    SBC: Space Micro Inc.            Topic: A19CT005

    Unprecedented growth in demand of wireless devices has caused overcrowding of the spectrum. Modern Software Defined Radios (SDRs) have to provide satisfactory services while transmitting/receiving in congested and contested environment. In order to do that, complex learning algorithms have to be paired with capable, flexible and wideband hardware.Space Micro and its partner research institution, t ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseArmy
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