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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. Deep Inference and Fusion Framework Utilizing Supporting Evidence (DIFFUSE)

    SBC: Boston Fusion Corp.            Topic: MDA15T001

    Combining information from disparate sensors can lead to better situational awareness and improved inference performance; unfortunately, traditional multi-sensor fusion cannot capture complex dependencies among different objects in a scene, nor can it exploit context to further boost performance. Integrating context information within a fusion architecture to reason cohesively about scenes of inte ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Real-Time Health Management Portable Sensor for Solid Rocket Motors

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: MDA14T004

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) proposes to design, develop, and demonstrate a portable, non-invasive, real-time sensor to assess the chemical and physical health of solid rocket motors as a function of age without affecting the motors integrity nor having direct contact with the propellant. In Phase II, a sensor to monitor specific gas species that are markers of the chemical and mechanical aging pr ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. An Embedded Health Monitoring System for Determining Readiness of Electronic Components

    SBC: NOKOMIS, INC            Topic: MDA14T001

    The MDA is in need of a robust, holistic Electronics Health Monitoring (EHM) solution that can address mission readiness concerns. Nokomis solution to this problem provides unique information to operators and maintainers and a more complete picture of component readiness. Nokomis novel methodologies for determining device health, whereby changes in unintended RF emissions signatures are leverage ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. Development of Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids for Reversible Electroplating

    SBC: BORON SPECIALTIES, LLC            Topic: AF16AT20

    This proposal describes a program of research aimed at the development of a new class of ionic liquids (ILs) featuring polyhedral borate anions specifically designed for use as electrolytes in reversible electroplating applications. ILs such as those pro...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Novel Ionic liquids for Reversible Electroplating

    SBC: Busek Co., Inc.            Topic: AF16AT20

    Busek Co. Inc. and The University of Notre Dame propose to develop room-temperature ionic liquids (ILs) that are robust, non-volatile, transparent, radiation hard, and atmospherically tolerant for use in electrolytes for reversible electroplating applica...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Novel Polymer-Derived Carbide and Boride Refractory Ceramics

    SBC: Triton Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF16AT26

    Triton is proposing to develop a family of preceramic polymers and polymer formulations that will produce group 4 (Zr and Hf) carbides and carbide/boride mixtures in good yield. The target yield for the program is 60 vol%. The goal is to develop material...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. High Strength and High Modulus Carbon Fiber

    SBC: VURONYX TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: AF16AT27

    In this Phase 1 proposal, Vuronyx Technologies in collaboration with Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GT) intends to fabricate composite panels using high strength and high modulus carbon fibers synthesized from polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Universal Multivariate Information Measures for Multisensor Inference (UMIMMI)

    SBC: Boston Fusion Corp.            Topic: AF16AT29

    Automatic target recognition (ATR)the identification of a potential target based on signatures in sensor datais fundamentally a question of information content. While ATR has been studied for decades, it remains a challenge because multifarious tar...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. 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
  10. 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
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