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Company Information:

Name: MASSTECH, INC.
Address: 6992 COLUMBIA GATEWAY DR, #200
COLUMBIA, MD 21046-2985
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,818,406.00 11
SBIR Phase II $2,474,125.00 4

Award List:

High-throughput desk-top FT-ICR instrument; Phase II SBIR application for the 1R4

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Alexander Misharin
Award Amount: $749,995.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop a novel desk-top FT-ICR mass spectrometer with O-trap FT-ICR cell technology for high throughput, ultra-high performance MS and multy-type (CID, ECD, HECD, and EDD) MS/MS analysis (4 - 10 spectra p er second with R = 100,000 - 25,000 at m/z… More

Photoacoustic Multicomponent Analyzer for Atmospheric Compounds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Guangkun Li, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,826.00
Abstract:
We propose to build a compact, rugged field-deployable laser photoacoustic spectrometric (LPAS) sensor for continuous, real-time measurements of multiple chemical components, and perform field tests to qualify it for dynamic monitoring of Water Vapor, Carbon Dioxide (12CO2 and 13CO2), Carbon… More

Lidar Wind Profiler for the NextGen Airportal

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Anand Radhakrishnan, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,980.00
Abstract:
MassTech, Inc. proposes to develop a Lidar Wind Profiler for standoff sensing of concurrent 3-component wind velocities using an eye-safe, rugged, reliable optical device. We propose to use a multi-beam lidar system to obtain aerosol backscatter data from the flowfield and to develop a time-lag… More

A novel fragmentation technique for tandem mass spectrometry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Vadym D. Berkout
Award Amount: $218,473.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The primary goal of this proposal is to develop a novel fragmentation technique based on interaction of peptide ions with radical beam. We plan to demonstrate that this technique will produce different type of fragment ions compared to those obtained in… More

Photoacoustic Sensor for High-sensitivity Measurement of Water Vapor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Wenhui Shi, Optical Scientist
Award Amount: $94,709.00
Abstract:
We propose to build a compact, rugged airborne laser photoacoustic spectrometric (LPAS) sensor based on a tunable mid-IR diode laser for continuous, real-time measurements of water vapor, and perform field tests to qualify it for dynamic airborne in situ monitoring of upper troposphere water… More

SBIR Phase I: Laser Photoacoustic Sensor for Air Toxic and Trace Gas Compounds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Guangkun Li
Award Amount: $149,948.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims at developing laser photoacoustic spectroscopy (LPAS) sensor for continuous, real-time measurements of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), and other air pollutants such as Carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and sulfur dioxide. The intellectual… More

A novel ion source for efficient coupling of liquid chromatography and mass spect

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Vadym D. Berkout – 443-539-1742
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The primary objective of this proposal is to develop a novel ion source for the efficient on-line coupling of a wide array of chromatographic techniques with mass spectrometry. The use of liquid chromatography separation is a prerequisite for high-throughput mass… More

Lidar Wind Profiler for the NextGen Airportal

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Anand Radhakrishnan, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,991.00
Abstract:
The development of a standoff sensor that can measure 3D components of wind velocity in the vicinity of an airport has the potential to improve airport throughput, safety and efficiency. The goal of this research is to develop a Lidar Wind Profiler (LWP) that uses multiple near-parallel lidar beams… More

Formaldehyde Profiler Using Laser Induced Fluorescence Technique

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Guangkun Li, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Formaldehyde (HCHO) is of great interest to atmospheric scientists in NASA and other research institutions. In this SBIR project, we propose to build an airborne or ground based, atmospheric formaldehyde (HCHO) profiler implementing Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) techniques. The instrument will… More

Formaldehyde Profiler Using Laser Induced Fluorescence Technique

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Guangkun Li, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,988.00
Abstract:
Formaldehyde (HCHO) is a key trace species that is of great interest to atmospheric scientists in NASA and other research institutions. In this SBIR project, we proposed to build an airborne atmospheric formaldehyde (HCHO) profiler implementing a Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) technique. This… More

Raman Lidar Temperature Profiler

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Guangkun Li, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,998.00
Abstract:
Aircraft wake vortices is especially hazardous during the landing and taking-off phases of flight. It is essential to obtain an accurate atmospheric temperature profile in the lower troposphere for a better prediction and understanding of aircraft wake vortex. In this NASA SBIR project, we propose… More

Aerosol Lidar Velocimeter for Shipboard Rotor Downwash Measurement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Anand Radhakrishnan, Principal Investigator – (443) 539-3102
Award Amount: $374,151.00
Abstract:
The development of a standoff sensor that can measure 3D components of wind velocity in the downwash of a rotorcraft operating near solid surfaces would enable a better understanding of this complicated flowfield and provide data to validate computational models. The goal of this research is to… More

Fast fragmentation method for characterization of peptides with labile PTMs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Eugene Moskovets – 443-539-1710
Award Amount: $413,605.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Significant increase in the efficiency and speed of electron transfer dissociation (ETD) in tandem mass spectrometry (MS) will have a profound impact on its applications to the entire analytical field of characterization of posttranslational modifications (PTM)… More

Broadband ultrasensitive detector for FTICR mass spectrometers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Alexander Misharin – 443-539-1744
Award Amount: $166,867.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Increasing efficiency of ion detection in Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry (FTMS) can have a tremendous impact on its applications in proteomics and entire analytical field. At present, the sensitivity of FTMS instruments is limited by electrical noise of… More

Novel Design of a Fast-On/Fast-Off Insulin Analog for Closed-Loop Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Eugene Moskovets – 443-539-1710
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: Significant increase in the efficiency and speed of MS-based tissue imaging (IMS) performed at atmospheric conditions using high-resolution mass spectrometer will have a profound impact on method applications to the entire analytical field ofcharacterization of biomarkers in tissues.… More