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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.

  1. Low Temperature In Space Additive Manufacturing of Metals and Alloys for NASA Missions

    SBC: UHV TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: Z3

    The overall goal of this project is to demonstrate the feasibility of 3D printing of ferrous, Cobalt, and Nickel-based alloys, using UHV’s innovative low temperature 3D printing technology for metals and alloys. This technology is based on electrochemical (co-)deposition of metallic ions at the tips of an array of electrolyte-containing nozzles, which are controlled by CAD files from a compu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Determining Students' Academic Engagement while Completing Learning Activities and Assessments

    SBC: Tutorgen, Inc.            Topic: edIES15R0005

    With this Phase I funding, the project team will develop and test a prototype of D-TECH, a system to determine students' level of academic engagement while completing computer-based learning activities and assessments. The prototype will integrate within existing third party computer-based programs (e.g., online courseware, educational games, simulations, intelligent tutors) and will consist of a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  3. Monolithic Power Integrated Circuits for Merging Power Electronics, Management, and Distribution

    SBC: Apiq Semiconductor LLC            Topic: S303

    APIQ Semiconductor proposes development of a scalable, wide bandgap (WBG) monolithic power integrated circuit (MPIC) technology for power electronic conversion, management, and distribution. The proposed WBG microelectronics are to be based upon low defect, homogeneous gallium nitride (GaN) based materials using native GaN substrates. The technology to be developed will replace silicon power switc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Development of an Advanced Diamond TEC Cathode

    SBC: IOP Technologies LLC            Topic: T603

    NASA recognizes the importance of conservation, smart utilization and reuse of resources for their deep space missions to address the need for regeneration of air, water and waste with highly reliable systems to reduce mission payload. Additionally, energy for life support and other systems needs to be obtained from renewable energy sources or waste streams. In order to address NASA's requirements ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. In-Space Friction Stir Welding Machine

    SBC: Longhurst Engineering, PLC            Topic: T1202

    Longhurst Engineering, PLC, and Vanderbilt University propose an in-space friction stir welding (FSW) machine for joining complex structural aluminum components. The proposed FSW machine is innovative because it can be deployed by 2 people and be used to weld complex surfaces that extend beyond linear welding applications. The in-space FSW machine is a 3 axis system that can be mounted to work p ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Computational Modeling aided Near Net Shape Manufacturing for Aluminum Alloys

    SBC: ATI, INC.            Topic: X502

    This program will focus on developing and validating computational models for near-net shape processing of aluminum alloys. Computational models will be developed for deformation modeling and for texture generation. Characterization of two aluminum alloys including flow stress, forgeability, and recrystallization characteristics will provide input for the models. The models will be validate thr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Human Factors Analysis Support Tool (H-FAST)

    SBC: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC            Topic: X1301

    Designing complex systems, such as those used by NASA, requires a coordinated effort among a variety of engineering teams. In order to be successful, the human-computer interactions in these systems need to follow a principle-based design process. In Phase II, TiER1 and Alion propose to continue development on HFE-AT, renaming it and creating a Human Factors Analysis Support Tool (H-FAST), which ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. State-of-the-art, Multi-Fidelity Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Tool for Nonlinear Aeroelasticity

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: A204

    Research is proposed for the development of a state-of-the-art computational aeroelastic tool. This tool will include various levels of fidelity and the ability to perform computational uncertainty quantification for data-driven risk analysis and certification. A number of novel reduced-order in time methods will be implemented into the code allowing for efficient and accurate aeroelastic simulati ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Torque Control of Friction Stir Welding

    SBC: Longhurst Engineering, PLC            Topic: T901

    Longhurst Engineering, PLC and Vanderbilt University propose the innovation of torque control of friction stir welding (FSW) as a replacement to force control of FSW. The value of the torque is significant because it indicates how far the tool is plunged into the work piece. Proper engagement of the tool into the work piece is critical for producing reliable welds.The commercialized innovation ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. High Fidelity Computational and Wind Tunnel Models in Support of Certification Airworthiness of Control Surfaces with Freeplay and Other Nonlinear Features

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: A204

    The proposed work will establish high fidelity computational methods and wind tunnel test model in support of new freeplay criteria for the design, construction and controlled actuation of control surfaces with varying amounts of freeplay and their aeroelastic response. These methods will be validated with wind tunnel and flight test data. In Phase I a nonlinear computational aeroservoelastic met ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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