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  1. Bayesian Fusion of Heterogeneous Data for Unanticipated Event Detection

    SBC: METRON INCORPORATED            Topic: AF16AT12

    Metron, Inc. and Portland State University propose to design, develop, test and demonstrate algorithms that fuse heterogeneous sensor data at an information theoretic level and process these data as detection and tracking algorithms that can identify when new events or targets emerge that are not currently modeled. These algorithms have the potential to provide dramatic improvements in the capabil ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Heterogeneous Data Discovery Using Deep Neural Networks

    SBC: KickView Corporation            Topic: AF16AT12

    Improving feature extraction, event detection, and target classification in multi-sensor systems requires new mathematical methods and processing techniques. In addition, previous research and experience suggests that leveraging sensor data that has not experienced significant dimensionality reduction can preserve subtle features when processed jointly with other relevant data. However, traditiona ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Customizing Security for Diverse IoT Endpoints

    SBC: Samraksh Company, The            Topic: AF16AT10

    Endpoints in the Internet of Things (IoT) vary considerably in their hardware-software architecture and their functional capability. The IoT marketplace is unlikely to converge on a single or a few dominant endpoint platforms in the near term and potentially even long term future.This creates a major problem and an opportunity for securing IoT endpoints that are being increasingly integrated in cr ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Computation of Structural Energetic Materials Under Shock Loading: a Meso-Scale Framework

    SBC: STREAMLINE NUMERICS, INC.            Topic: AF16AT23

    Structural energetic materials or multifunctional energetic materials offer the ability to combine the high energy release rates of traditionalhigh explosives with structural strength. When successfully formulated therefore they can lead to light-weight, high-performance and hithertoinaccessible designs of munitions. The key feature of structural energetic materials (SEMs), perhaps even more so th ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Modeling and Simulation for Design, Development, Testing and Evaluation of Autonomous Multi-Agent Models

    SBC: EDUWORKS CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT14

    U.S. forces are benefiting from automation systems of unprecedented sophistication, empowered by advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and human-systems interaction. In air combat operations, onboard intelligent assistants monitor the aircraft, interpret and carry out commands, and report aircraft and system status, mission progress, threats and alerts. Because pilots and agents are part of a n ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Highly-Resolved Wall-Shear-Stress Measurement in High Speed Flows

    SBC: INTERDISCIPLINARY CONSULTING CORP            Topic: AF14AT08

    The Interdisciplinary Consulting Corporation (IC2), in partnership with the University of Florida (UF) and Innoveering, LLC, proposes to develop an innovative precision micro-scale surface-mountable sensor for measuring local wall shear stress in [a] high speed flow field (approximately 0.8 < M < 5) to enable characterization of critical boundary layer flows in ground and flight tests in response ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Reconfigurable / cognitive optical communications

    SBC: VULCAN WIRELESS, INC.            Topic: AF18AT010

    This proposal will outline a bi-directional software defined Free Space Optics (FSO) laser communications testbed with flexible optical elements and reprogrammable waveform and signal processing elements. Vulcan Wireless Inc. currently manufacturers a 1550nm, eye safe, software defined Laser Communications Testbed MD-LC-1 and will use this as a basis for the Phase 1 effort. We will also be teaming ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Electron emitting graphene based composite coating for spacecraft charging mitigation

    SBC: Faraday Technology, Inc.            Topic: AF18AT011

    Faraday and Utah State University propose to demonstrate the feasibility of utilizing electrophoretic deposition to develop graphene features with controlled functional properties in order to address the DoD need for a spacecraft charging mitigation. Implementation of such materials in DoD mission areas is anticipated to lower costs, improve sustainability, and increase readiness. The proposed Pha ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Two-color Infrared Laser Arrays for Scene Projection

    SBC: ATTOLLO ENGINEERING, LLC            Topic: A17AT018

    Current scene projection hardware is challenged to simultaneously meet the requirements for high peak temperature (> 2000K), high resolution (> 1Kx1K), response time < 1 ms, cryogenic and temporally uniform photon flux. MEMS, Resistor arrays, liquid crystals, and photonic crystals all suffer in one or more areas. MEMS suffer from flicker and low dynamic range. Resistor arrays suffer from low frame ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Fast Optical Limiters (OL) with Enhanced Dynamic Range

    SBC: Aegis Technologies Group, LLC, The            Topic: AF17AT029

    Current fielded sensor protection is limited to fixed wavelength filters. Broadband filters designed to circumvent multi-wavelength laser threats are plagued by low transmittance, which degrades the sensitivity and performance of the sensor. Future warfighter threats include frequency agile lasers and thus have the potential of defeating fixed filters. Self-activating (passive) devices where prote ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
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