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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. A Novel Microfludic Device for Drug Toxicity Studies

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: CBD10103

    Current drug discovery and development efforts are severely limited by expensive animal trials and oversimplified in vitro models. Results obtained from in vitro models are not predictive of in vivo toxicity owing to significant difference from the in vivo physiological conditions. In this context, we propose to develop and demonstrate a novel microfluidic device that reproduces the physiological ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  2. Prototype Carbon Nanotube Ultracapacitor

    SBC: Scientic, Inc.            Topic: T601

    Scientic, Inc. and Vanderbilt University propose to dramatically improve the performance of ultracapacitors to address several applications within NASA. As power-supply components, ultracapacitors provide extremely high power densities, fast recharging rates, and long cycle life; when used in tandem with batteries, they can greatly extend battery life. We note that ultracapacitors can assume almos ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Mesh Generation and Adaption for High Reynolds Number RANS Computations

    SBC: Research South, Inc.            Topic: T801

    The innovation of our Phase II STTR program is to develop and provide to NASA automatic mesh generation software for the simulation of fluid flows using Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes codes. As a result of the successful Phase I work, these new tools are now capable of generating high-quality, highly-stretched (anisotropic) meshes in boundary layer regions and transition smoothly to inviscid flow ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Microfluidic High-throughput Platform for Determining Kinetic Constants of Enzyme Variants

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: CBD10107

    Current high-throughput platforms rely on labeled substrates that produce detectable spectroscopic signals upon reaction for monitoring enzyme catalytic activity. Add to that the high price tag for these instruments, ranging from several hundred thousand to millions of dollars, and there is a clear need for alternate solutions for a label-free, low-cost, high-throughput enzyme screening platform. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  5. Computational Tool for Coupled Simulation of Nonequilibrium Hypersonic Flows with Ablation

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: X901

    The goal of this SBIR project is to develop a predictive computational tool for the aerothermal environment around ablation-cooled hypersonic atmospheric entry vehicles. This tool is based on coupling the relevant physics models to the LeMANS code for hypersonic flows and to the MOPAR code for material response, both developed by the University of Michigan. In Phase I of this project, we developed ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Integrated Inflatable Ballute for Planetary Entry

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: X902

    CFDRC and TRLA are proposing to develop, design and test a highly scalable, mass-optimized inflatable structure that makes maximum utilization of materials in providing tailored stiffness and rigidity for hypersonic entry vehicles. The proposed inflatable structure is a hybrid pressure restraint vessel employing an impervious cloth-reinforced barrier structure enveloped by an integrated array of h ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Software for Automated Generation of Reduced Thermal Models for Spacecraft Thermal Control

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: S302

    Thermal analysis is increasingly used in the engineering of spacecrafts at every stage, including design, test, and ground-operation simulation. Currently used high-fidelity modeling and simulation tools at NASA are computationally prohibitive and not fully compatible with integrated analysis of spacecrafts. We propose to develop and demonstrate an innovative Model Order Reduction (MOR) software t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Improved Design of Radiation Hardened, Wide-Temperature Analog and Mixed-Signal Electronics

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: X103

    NASA space exploration missions require the electronics for avionic systems, components, and controllers that are capable of operating in the extreme temperature and radiation environments of space and planetary surfaces. To design wide-temperature, radiation-hardened (rad-hard) electronics and predict the characteristics and reliability in these extreme environments, advanced models and simulatio ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. A Miniaturized Sensor for Microbial Monitoring of Spacecraft Water Environment

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: X203

    Accurate real-time microbial monitoring of water environment is of paramount importance to crew health as well as to ensure proper functioning and control of the life support system during space exploration. The existing methods are time-consuming and labor-intensive, and the devices used are bulky, consumable-hungry, and ill-suited for spacecraft deployment. We propose to develop and demonstrate ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Energy-Based Acoustic Measurement System for Rocket Noise

    SBC: Blue Ridge Research And Consulting, LLC            Topic: O202

    Accurate estimates of the vibroacoustic loading placed on space vehicles and payloads during launch require knowledge of the rocket noise source properties. Given the extreme nature of acoustic environments near the plume, data sufficient to characterize the noise source region have been difficult to acquire. Without these data, structures may be designed to handle insufficient or excessive vibroa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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