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Company Information:

Company Name: Management Sciences, Inc.
City: Albuquerque
State: NM
Zip+4: 87110-
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (505) 255-8611

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,475,659.78 38
SBIR Phase II $14,514,625.00 17
STTR Phase I $139,923.00 2
STTR Phase II $499,762.00 1

Award List:

ROBUST DESIGN ENGINEERING WORKSTATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G Blemel
Award Amount: $47,382.00
Abstract:
Msi proposes to incorporate background substitution of "faulty models" in cad design simulation of electronic circuits to perform a "design of expriments" determination of sensitivity to parametric variation in components. the information learned will be used to select components that will have a… More

Multidisciplinary Workstation for Small Aircraft Optimization for FAA Certification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel
Award Amount: $99,801.00

Multidisciplinary Workstation for Small Aircraft Optimization for FAA Certification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel
Award Amount: $476,408.00
Abstract:
This SBIR project will focus on integrating Managment Sciences, Inc., safety and risk assurance tools with the USAF Flight Dynamics Directorate Automeated STRuctural Optimization System (ASTROS) tool. This SBIR proposes to use the ASTROS tool with additional application software to completely… More

System Engineer Toolset for Fault Tolerant Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel
Award Amount: $98,902.00
Abstract:
This SBIR will explore and develop new automated methods for dynamic fault tolerance in defense electronic systems. The research will investigate using the software of digital signal processor operating systems to pro-actively map defective operations to remaining processors. In the past, fault… More

Collaborative Systems Engineering Workbench and Network

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel
Award Amount: $64,168.00
Abstract:
The Virtual Engineering firm is a reality, with a team of scientists and engineers scattered at home sites working together to solve tough engineering problems. This SBIR will perform research and development to provide collaborative system engineering tools for network engineering projects. We… More

Collaborative Systems Engineering Workbench and Network

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel
Award Amount: $739,520.00
Abstract:
The Virtual Engineering firm is a reality, with a team of scientists and engineers scattered at home sites working together to solve tough engineering problems. This SBIR will perform research and development to provide collaborative system engineering tools for network engineering projects. We… More

Advanced Integrated Instruments for Space

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel
Award Amount: $97,658.00
Abstract:
This SBIR project research will lead to development of revolutionary miniature application specific modules based on the exciting Advanced Instrument Controller (AIC) technology being developed for the Joint Strike Fighter prognostics and health management team. This project will perform research… More

Web Based Client/Server Interface for Part Task Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Timothy Thorsen
Award Amount: $69,916.00
Abstract:
Not Available The concept of adaptive control design has appealed to the weapon systems design community for decades. Motivating factors for continued research in adaptive flight control technology include, but are not limited to the potential for reduced development costs and the increased design… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G Blemel
Award Amount: $730,702.00

Web Based Client/Server Interface for Part Task Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter Blemel
Award Amount: $749,956.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,820.00

A Neural Network-based System for Automated Detection of Wire Insulation Chafing from TDR/FDR Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,976.00
Abstract:
This proposal is to develop an automated system for identification and characterization of chafing in the aircraft wiring. Chafing degrades wiring integrity and can lead to shorts and/or damaged data pathways. Shorts have been associated with deadly in-flight fires. Damaged data pathways have… More

Field Demonstration and Life Testing of a Production Version, 37 Pound, 2kW Diesel Generator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel
Award Amount: $749,159.00

Run-Time Reallocation of Heterogeneous Computing Resources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Roger Case, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,849.00
Abstract:
This proposal presents innovative research that will result in a multi-purpose, crash survivable, universal flight information system and data recorder (UFDR). The UFDR will digitally process and record structural, engine/propulsion, electrical/avionics,environmental, exceedance, and event data to… More

Toolbox/Intelligent Advisor for Creating Pedagogically Correct,

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,941.00
Abstract:
This SBIR will perform research leading to design, prototyping, and feasibility demonstration of an Inactive RF Tag made with a Radio Frequency Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (RF-MEMS) as a means to provide power scavenging in a power poor environmentfound in underground missile storage areas. … More

Handheld FP Reader and Aptamer Tests for Soft Tissue Injury

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,957.00
Abstract:
This proposal offers to develop, prototype and demonstrate an inexpensive and general-purpose wireless Dataport as a means to implement

Digital Data Download (D3) with Crash Survivable Memory

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $1,499,921.00
Abstract:
"Our Phase I SBIR project performed innovative research to addressthis problem. This research investigated the feasibility ofdeveloping a multi-purpose, crash survivable, universal flightinformation system and data recorder (UFDR). The UFDR willdigitally process and record structural,… More

Aircraft Wiring Characterization, Tracking, and Testing System (AWCTTS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,875.00
Abstract:
"This exciting proposal offers innovative research to prototype and demonstrate the feasibility of a low cost, portable PC software and inspection probe which acts as a wiring inspection unit to automate many tedious aircraft wiring inspection tasks. Theunit will provide inspectors with an automated… More

Autonomous Distributed Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $499,762.00
RI Contact: George Luger
Abstract:
The ONR Phase I STTR solicitation topic is Autonomous Distributed Systems. The core technical objective specified under the solicitation topic is to develop and demonstrate innovative hardware and software to enable advanced networked, autonomous,distributed systems of sensors for surveillance and… More

Expert System for Diagnostics and Prognostics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Vice-President`
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
While detection of degraded states and failures using dataset signatures would appear straightforward, creating a product solution is problematic. Algorithms for signature analysis and data mining are needed to locate the boundaries between

Aircraft Wiring Characterization, Tracking, and Testing System (AWCTTS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Duke Buster, Project Manager
Award Amount: $774,886.00
Abstract:
This Phase II effort will design and field test the first Wiring Inspection and Troubleshooting System (WITS). WITS uniquely integrates multiple sensor technologies and automatic database functions into one near-autonomous system that will save many hoursof inspection and troubleshooting. MSI… More

Aircraft Wiring Characterization, Tracking, and Testing System (AWCTTS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Duke Buster, Project Manager
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This Phase II effort will design and field test the first Wiring Inspection and Troubleshooting System (WITS). WITS uniquely integrates multiple sensor technologies and automatic database functions into one near-autonomous system that will save many hoursof inspection and troubleshooting. MSI… More

Smart Power Systems for Small, Long Term Autonomous Ground based observations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Duke Buster, Project Manager
Award Amount: $69,617.00
Abstract:
To power small, autonomous ground sensors for several months, MSI proposes a

Autonomous Learning for Condition Based Maintenance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO
Principal Investigator: Ken Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $69,953.00
RI Contact: George Luger
Abstract:
Our STTR project will develop a data driven prognostic system that uses automated learning algorithms with stochastic artificial intelligence models to provide advanced warning of failure, fault, and other error events. Our work is based on new theory forimplementing learning algorithms within… More

Sentient Autonomous Maintainer (SAM) for Marine Diesel Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $69,951.00
Abstract:
MSI will collaborate with various diesel engine manufacturers to create a Sentient Autonomous Maintainer (SAM) for remote diagnostics, prognostics, and self-maintenance of marine diesel engines for use on Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs). This SAM will monitor the engine¿_s current state, predict… More

A Collaborative Environment for Data Driven Condition Based Maintenance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $748,510.00
Abstract:
This Phase II SBIR proposal presents a new platform for development, validation, and deployment of health and status assessment and decision support applications. At the core of this platform is MSI's Collaborative Bayesian Application Engineering Environment (CBAEE) for developing models supporting… More

A Submersible Video Recorder for Marine Biological Surveys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Carl Stern, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $74,942.00
Abstract:
We propose research to develop and demonstrate a deeply submersible video plankton recording system (ViPR) to perform image recording of plankton. The ViPR will apply artificial intelligence to 2-D or 3-D imaging using pattern recognition for a statistically reliable survey of plankton using two… More

Computer Architectures for Understanding

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Carl Stern, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $99,955.00
Abstract:
We describe a new Bayesian architecture for knowledge-based information exploitation and situation assessment, the Cognitive Bayesian INformation EXploitation (CBNX) architecture. CBNX provides mechanisms for the effective transformation of data into information and the dynamic integration of… More

Computer Architectures for Understanding: CBNX

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Carl R. Stern, Sr. Research Scientist
Award Amount: $749,963.00
Abstract:
Situation awareness involves the real-time understanding of emerging events, impacts, threats, and effective responses. Situation awareness requires the mutual interplay of perception, comprehension, and anticipation to dynamically refocus attention, adapting sensor and cognitive resources to… More

Bayesian Linear Time Software Agents for Supporting Faster than Real-time Course Of Action Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Carl R. Stern, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
We propose research to extend Management Sciences' existing Cognitive Bayesian (CBNX) architecture to create a family of Situation Aware Reflective Cognitive Agents (SARCA) supporting real time information management and cognitive information fusion. This framework will enable development of high… More

Prognostic ASIC and IC set for Process-Related Integrated Circuits (IC))

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $149,755.00
Abstract:
MSI has developed and tested a Prognostic Health Management (PHM) microchip module that is used for monitoring electrical systems. We propose new research to determine the feasibility of developing a prognostic system based on a self-test IC, "a system on a substrate". Our research will explore and… More

Context-Based Predictive Track Type Prediction Algorithms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter A. Blemel, Software Programs Manager
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
MSI proposes a new approach to develop an algorithm that uses context frames and Bayesian inference to anticipate and predict track types of emerging, potential dynamic targets. Adaptive Identification (AID) will use probabilistic approximation to filter and process information that is arriving from… More

Miniature Corrosion Sensor Hub to Monitor Difficult-to-Access Aircraft Structure with Complex Geometry.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $79,989.00
Abstract:
MSI specializes in design and commercialization of miniature intelligent low power instrumentation systems that process data from sensors in scripted Bayesian algorithms in a "rules engine" application. Recently MSI received a US patent a new monitoring methodology for difficult-to-access aircraft… More

Probabilistic Evidential Reasoning for Collecting Signals Intelligence Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Carl R. Stern, Sr. Research Scientist
Award Amount: $65,295.00
Abstract:
Management Sciences, Inc. (MSI) develops cognitive artificial intelligence tools. Cognitive reasoning is a logically constructed mathematical process that mimics the way people quickly process data into an understanding of a situation. We propose to develop a cognitive framework and toolset for… More

Prognostic ASIC and IC set for Process-Related Integrated Circuits (IC))

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $749,970.00
Abstract:
In our Phase I contract MSI developed and demonstrated a prototype of a Prognostic Health Management microchip module we call an Embeddable Prognostic Integrated Circuit (EPIC) We propose a Phase II program to develop and test a Developer Kit that represents the architecture of an embeddable… More

Digital Data Download (D3) with Crash Survivable Memory

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Francis Peter, Manager Systems Program
Award Amount: $1,499,990.00
Abstract:
MSI will convert the Digital Data Download (D3) with Crash Survivable Memory into an open architecture design and convert the packaging to meet the form factor of the existing AV-8B Engine Monitoring Unit (EMU) This new Crash Survivable Engine Monitoring System (CSEMS) shall provide all of the… More

Wireless Fire Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Vice-President
Award Amount: $99,996.00
Abstract:
MSI develops and commercializes intelligent instrumentation modules. Our product emphasis is on instruments mounted in aircraft wiring connector. Their purpose is to provide real time situation awareness for component and system health monitoring. This topic fits perfectly with our current projects… More

An Integrated Phenomenological and Physics-based framework for Multi-Sensor Vibration Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Carl Stern, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
Management Sciences has developed a layered algorithmic framework for high dimensional data analysis and fault detection focusing on multi-sensor vibration data. Processing modes include signal processing, factor analysis, source separation, feature extraction, classification, and Bayesian… More

A Sentient Watchdog Instrument for MDA Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
MSI manufactures multi-processor instrumentation modules. Our latest product is the Embeddable Programmable Instrumentation Circuit (EPIC). The army has funded the EPIC for embedded diagnostics, prognostics and intelligent control of electrical systems in combat vehicles. A new Phase II NAVAIR… More

A Cognitive Bayesian Toolkit for Payload Integrated Health Management Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Carl Stern, President
Award Amount: $99,997.00
Abstract:
MSI has a rich history of developing innovations in hardware and software for integrated health managemen with advanced Bayesian modeling and simulation. This powerful technology can be adapted and enhanced for assessing payload performance, component capabilities, and situational self awareness. We… More

Payload Integrated Health Management Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dave Taliaferro, Director of Nanomaterials
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
Taxpayers and private businesses have realized significant cost savings to system operations through applied Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) technology. PHM techniques have been used to characterize space mission cryocooler prognostics; to complete the integrated space system PHM approach,… More

Probabilistic Evidential Reasoning for Collecting Signals Intelligence Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Carl Stern, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $703,041.00
Abstract:
The goal of this project is to develop a scalable software platform for SigInt collection management and data fusion. This platform will help provide SigInt analysts and users with effective access to the right information at the right time while helping to reduce information overload. The platform… More

Sentient Connectors for Enhanced, Integration, Test, and Mission Assurance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,997.00
Abstract:
The MDA SBIR organization encourages exploiting of technologies to meet critical requirements. MSI, working with Deutsch, a leading connector manufacturer, has developed a new mil-spec electrical cabling connector with an integral electronics suite called the "Sentient Connector", made with fiber… More

Portable/Embedded Test Set for Real Time System Intermittent Fault Detection and Root Cause Analyses

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Francis Peter, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
MSI is a leader in live diagnostic monitoring of conduits of aircraft electrical cables and harnesses. In a Phase II SBIR MSI has developed and is ready to flight test a new avionic instrument called the Digital Data Download Flight Information System. The first unit is for the F/A-18 to provide… More

Prevention of Corrosion for Navy Aviation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Carl Stern, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $79,995.00
Abstract:
Management Sciences, Inc. scientists have developed Cognitive Bayesian Information Exploitation (CBNX), a revolutionary set of algorithms that apply context frames as filters to learn causal relationships needed to understand and exploit the meaning of data. We have applied the CBNX toolset to… More

Massively Distributed Problem-Solving (MDPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Kshanti Greene, Research Manager
Award Amount: $98,998.00
Abstract:
We propose a unique system for massively distributed social problem-solving that will enable large groups of individuals to form solutions to complex, multi-factor problems. Our minimalist framework, called the ePluribus Solver, will leverage the viral nature of communication in existing social… More

Sentient Connectors for Enhanced, Integration, Test, and Mission Assurance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Vice President
Award Amount: $899,994.00
Abstract:
Management Sciences, Inc., with support of Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS), proposes to build and demonstrate pre-production article of a "Smart Missile Connector" that will provide a Built In Test (BIT), diagnostics and prognostics capability for the Standard Missile III Block 2B. (BIT is a… More

Embedded real time diagnostics and health management for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Payloads

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Vice President – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $149,995.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: MSI has developed and is delivering systems for condition based monitoring (CBM) and prognostic health management (PHM) of tactical vehicles, aircraft and their payloads. The system includes workstation tools for remote assessment and a Smart Connector with an electronics processor and a… More

ePluribus Solver: Harnessing the power of collective intelligence to solve complex problems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Kshanti Greene, AI Research Manager – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $1,124,991.00
Abstract:
MSI"s Phase I efforts demonstrated a concept for massively distributed social problem-solving that we propose to develop into a full-featured framework enabling communities to form solutions to complex, multi-factor problems. The ePluribus Solver is motivated by the"wisdom of the… More

Embedded Cognitive Bayesian Prognostic Health Management for RPA Propulsion Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Vice President – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: MSI has an impressive history of developing aircraft propulsion system health monitoring systems. We have developed a new technology, a"smart connector"which reduces the size from a circuit card assembly to a small module that fits inside a rugged mil-spec 38999 propulsion… More

Prognostic ASIC and IC set for Process-Related Integrated Circuits (IC))

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Francis Peter, Systems and Programs Mana – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $624,712.00
Abstract:
MSI proposed to modify previously developed EPIC hardware, demonstrated in the Army Stryker SIL, for use on the EA-6B aircraft. The new application will monitor control buses and power lines to determine the cause of AN/AIC-45 communications system lockups. These lockups cause a safety of flight… More

EdgeWare: Evolving ISR Applications for the Warfighter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Kshanti Greene, AI Manager – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $149,991.00
Abstract:
Management Sciences (MSI) has developed fundamental technologies to improve situation awareness and agility in dynamic, uncertain environments. For instance, in a USMC SBIR CPP MSI is developing real time situation awareness for Sense and Respond Logistics. In a Phase II DARPA SBIR MSI is developing… More

EdgeWare: Evolving ISR Applications for the Warfighter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kshanti Greene, Principal Research Scient – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $942,906.00
Abstract:
Management Sciences"EdgeWare is motivated by the needs of warfighters to understand and negotiate the complex environments in which they are deployed. EdgeWare is an Edge Enabled System (EES) framework that will leverage and enhance the situation awareness (SA) of dismounted warfighters. Using… More

Crowdsourcing as a Map Reduce Job

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kshanti Greene, Sr. Research Scientist – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $79,993.00
Abstract:
MSI proposes to develop automated mechanisms to dissect incoming queries and engage appropriate cloud-based resources to address them. To automate this process, we propose iterative query refinement between an automated analyzer (called the Matchmaker) and human experts. The Matchmaker will use… More

Advanced Fiber Optic and Electrical Cable Diagnostics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel, Vice-President – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $79,991.00
Abstract:
Tyco Electronics Connectivity Defense and Aerospace (TE) is a leading supplier of mil-spec fiber optic (FO) connectors used in ship"s wiring plants, In a Navy SBIR, our company, Management Sciences, Inc. (MSI) worked with TE and developed a portable automated test equipment (ATE) for fast and… More

Embedded Cognitive Bayesian Prognostic Health Management for RPA Propulsion Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G. Blemel, Vice-President – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $749,996.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Air Force is facing severe budget cuts which force the need to cut operating costs of aircraft and manpower. One way to do this is to increase reliability of systems and components which would reduce maintenance and increase operational availability, which reduces the number of… More

Cognitive Residential Heat Pump Fault Detection and Diagnostic Datalogger

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOC / NIST
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Blemel – (505) 255-8611
Award Amount: $89,987.78
Abstract:
Millions of heat pumps are used to heat and cool homes and buildings year round. Continuous operation means that components wear out at a greater rate. As a result, maintenance of residential heat pumps is a major cost driver. Current methods focus on reduced use through control settings. Typically,… More