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Company Information:

Company Name:
Matrix Research Inc
Address:
1300 Research Park Dr
Dayton, OH 45432-
Phone:
(775) 284-5580
URL:
EIN:
542186986
DUNS:
363384004
Number of Employees:
44
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,159,270.00 17
SBIR Phase II $7,158,862.00 9
STTR Phase I $298,560.00 2
STTR Phase II $749,988.00 1

Award List:

Algorithm to Emulate RF Signal of Multiple Targets for Countermeasures Technique Assessment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,966.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert W. Hawley, Senior Research Engineer
Abstract:
Matrix Research and Engineering will develop an optimal algorithm for producing the best possible emulation of multiple target signals using triad antenna array network. Phase I of the effort will develop and refine an initial algorithm and demonstrate it on a simple 6 element triad array. To… More

Method for RF Scene Projection for Use in Radar Countermeasures Assessment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,850.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert W. Hawley, Executive Vice President
Abstract:
In this effort Matrix Research and Engineering proposes to research and demonstrate methods for utilizing an active electronically scanned array along with an appropriate reflector to implement a radio frequency scene projector that will allow users to present various simulated targets to an… More

Develop low-cost high-speed image processing and visualization techniques for persistent surveillance applications.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert W. Hawley, Senior Research Engineer
Abstract:
Persistent surveillance sensing allows for the production of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) movies that promise to allow continuous tracking of moving targets on the ground in dense traffic environments and through move-stop-move cycles that confound traditional tracking approaches. Real-time… More

Integrated SAR and LiDAR Change Detection Techniques for Small Object Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,961.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Bill Pierson, Senior Research Engineer
Abstract:
Different sensor modalities have different strengths and weaknesses for a given application. For example, low frequency synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and light detection and ranging (LiDAR) have been suggested for detecting improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Low frequency SAR allows for fast… More

Improvements in Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Detection Through Multi-band Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,984.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Gwynne, Senior Research Engineer
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I SBIR is to develop an enhanced Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) capability through the development of a dual-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and a single aperture. Advancements in sensor technology have lead to increases in both quality and quantity… More

Low-Cost High-Speed Radar Imaging Techniques for Persistent Surveillance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$742,232.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Wendy Garber, Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
Persistent surveillance sensing allows for the production of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) movies, sometimes called video SAR, that promise to allow continuous tracking of moving targets on the ground in dense traffic environments and through move-stop-move cycles that confound traditional tracking… More

Wideband Scalable Multi-channel Digital Receiver/Exciter (DREX)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,988.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Bill Muller, Project Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
The needs of the modern battle field are driving ever increasing requirements for the"state of the possible"in system components and subsystems for modern and next generation RF system. In this topic we consider the functionality of a Digital Receiver/Exciter and our ability maintain… More

Real-Time Dismount Detection and Tracking Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,959.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
William Pierson, Senior Research Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
The assumptions and techniques in existing literature for detection and tracking of dismounts in radar data are invalid for use in standoff, ISR radar systems. This work proposes using change detection techniques to detecting and tracking dismounts. This work contains efforts both in modeling as… More

Interrupted Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,972.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Robert W. Hawley, Executive Vice President – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
High and ultra-high resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) are increasingly used for surveillance. These high resolution modes require a significant coherent integration time (CIT) to achieve the high cross range resolution. Persistent surveillance sensing modes require continuous collection of… More

Integrated SAR and LiDAR Change Detection Techniques for Small Object Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,176,654.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
William E. Pierson, Senior Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
Efficient detection of small objects from a distance is an important military application. The need for such systems is justified through the IED detection problem alone. This is because IEDs have become a predominant weapon used in asymmetric warfare. For example, it is believed IEDs are… More

Multi-Sensor Data Fusion Frameworks for Layered Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,972.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Greg Arnold, Senior Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this effort is to develop a framework to integrate data from various air and ground sensor systems employed in an urban environment to collect data on moving/stationary vehicles and dismounts. A Layered Sensing processing framework is needed that combines information,… More

Representation for Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,988.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Greg Arnold, Senior Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Matrix Research, Inc. proposes to design, implement, and test novel feature representations in Multi-Agent Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (MA-SLAM) systems for enhanced navigation accuracy/reliability. Specifically, we will develop generic, yet compact, multi-modal feature… More

Unified Move Stop Move Combat Identification

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,991.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
William Pierson, Senior Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The research and development of systems for detecting, tracking, and identifying ground vehicles has historically followed separate paths based upon whether or not the vehicles are moving or stationary. As ground vehicles occur frequently in both states, any solution must address both… More

HF Digital Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$109,933.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Gwynne, Senior Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Matrix Research, Inc. is pleased to submit this Phase I SBIR proposal for the Air Force topic AF121-145: HF Digital Receiver. In this proposal, Matrix present a work plan to develop a high frequency digital receiver that is design to support the next generation of over the horizon radar… More

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Aided Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,994.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Matthew Ferrara, Senior Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The primary objective of this proposal is to develop an algorithmic framework for joint utilization of Global Positioning System (GPS)/ Inertial Navigation System (INS)/ Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) in order to simultaneously improve the localization accuracy and integrity of an… More

Performance Prediction for Airborne Multistatic Radar

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,986.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Lee Patton, Senior Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Matrix Research proposes to develop a modular and extensible airborne multistatic passive radar performance prediction tool that allows for varying degrees of fidelity. In conjunction, Matrix Research proposes to develop an illumination selection manager that produces a rank-ordered list… More

Real-Time Dismount Detection and Tracking Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,961.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Bill Pierson, Senior Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The work in this proposal focuses on extending and automating the techniques for detecting and tracking dismounts in SAR data that were developed during Phase I. The goal is to mature the technology from proof-of-concept (TRL-3) to a demonstration (TRL-5). This is to be accomplished… More

Suppression of Wind Turbine Clutter from Radar Data

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,919.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Matt Ferrara, Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Research Institution:
Colorado State University
RI Contact:
Anaya, Lisa
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: It is well known that wind turbine clutter (WTC) presents a significant challenge to detecting targets in civilian and military applications. The large radar cross section (RCS) of wind turbines, combined with their significant range of Doppler spread, make traditional clutter mitigation… More

Exploitable Physics for Recognition and Classification

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$148,641.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Greg Arnold, Senior Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Research Institution:
University of California, San Diego
RI Contact:
Massimo Franceschetti
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this effort is to develop innovative methods for deriving a sparse set of physical target features that can be used for exploitation of air to ground signature data collected from sensor systems including electro-optical, infrared, and laser radar. Current classification… More

Representation for Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,838.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Greg Arnold, Principal Investigator – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Matrix Research, Inc. proposes to prototype, test, analyze, and demonstrate novel feature representations in multi-agent simultaneous localization and mapping (MA-SLAM) systems for enhanced navigation accuracy/reliability. The objective of this effort is to develop a framework to… More

Unified Move Stop Move Combat Identification

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,978.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
William E. Pierson, Senior Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this Phase II SBIR topic is to develop and demonstrate an automated move-stop-move combat identification system under realistic scenarios. In addition, we require the resulting system must work on bistatic radar data. This additional requirement is applied so that our… More

Performance Prediction for Airborne Passive Multistatic Radar

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$747,013.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Lee Patton, Sr. Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Interest in bistatic radar, where the transmitter and receiver are not collocated, has historically waxed and waned, and is once again enjoying a resurgence. A multistatic system is one where multiple transmit sites or multiple receive sites, or both, are used to construct the radar… More

Radio Frequency (RF) Traveling Wave Inspection Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,832.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Nathan Kornbau, Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Modern Air Force vehicles employ specialized coatings to enhance signature performance by attenuating surface traveling waves. Maintenance of these coatings has been historically difficult. Specialized aircraft coatings can degrade over time and compromise desired performance.… More

Antenna Design for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,947.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Errol English, Sr. Scientist Engineer 3 – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Martix Research proposes to develop a new SATCOM antenna for the Wideband Gapfiller link for use aboard the Predator class UAV. The proposed antenna is a dual-band, full-duplex, mechanically scanned, array antenna that has very low loss and is much more compact than the reflector antenna… More

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Aided Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$745,387.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Matt Ferrara, Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this effort is to develop an algorithmic framework for joint utilization of GPS/INS/SAR in order to simultaneously improve the localization accuracy and integrity of an airborne sensor system's navigation system. The primary challenges from a SAR-processing… More

Novel Signal Processing for Airborne Passive Synthetic Aperture Radar

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,874.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Matthew Ferrara, Sr. Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
Matrix will develop algorithms for airborne passive Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) relevant to commercial transmitters of opportunity in an urban area. These algorithms will include new image-formations techniques tailored the airborne passive SAR scenario specified by the customer. Additionally,… More

Cooperative RF Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,926.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Mike Bryant, Chief Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The goal of this SBIR is to explore the art of the possible and buy back performance using synergy and data fusion between multiple RF sensor munitions cooperating in flight. Our team, Matrix Research and Wright State University, will show how signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) can be … More

Radio Frequency (RF) Traveling Wave Inspection Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,949.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Nathan Kornbau, Staff Engineer – (937) 427-8433
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Specialized aircraft coatings can degrade over time and impact desired performance. Current reflectometers measure at normal incidence to the surface which does not accurately predict the electrical performance of the material across the aircraft's surface. It is desirable to… More

Exploitable Physics for Recognition and Classification II

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,988.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Greg Arnold, Principal Investigator – (937) 427-8433
Research Institution:
University of California @ San Dieg
RI Contact:
Massimos Franceschett
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this effort is to demonstrate innovative methods for deriving a sparse set of physical target features that can be used for exploitation of air-to-ground signature data collected from sensor systems including electro-optical, infrared, ladar, and radar. Current… More