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Company Information:

Name: RESEARCH APPLICATIONS, INC.
Address: 11772 Sorrento Valley Road
Suite 260
San Diego, CA 92121
Located in HUBZone: Yes
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
URL: N/A
Phone: (858) 259-7541

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,802,475.00 21
SBIR Phase II $5,591,654.00 8

Award List:

A System for Efficient and Cost Effective Production of Reliable Welded Panels of Beta Titanium Alloys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jalees Ahmad
Award Amount: $76,523.00
Abstract:
The overall goal is to develop and market a high technology, dual-use product in the form of a system for efficient and cost effective production of reliable welded panels of the most promising of the existing titanium alloys. The system, called SWET, will have at its core an expert software… More

A Methodology for Characterizing Intermetallic and Metal Matrix Composites for Practical Dual Use Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Phd
Award Amount: $79,094.00

A Methodology for Characterizing Intermetallic and Metal Matrix Composites for Practical Dual Use Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Phd
Award Amount: $592,464.00
Abstract:
Innovative research and development leading to a dual-use advanced technology product is proposed. The product is an integrated system consisting of data generation and acquisition, data analysis, and mechanics modeling of intermetallic and metal matrix composite (MMC) materials. The system will… More

Design Tool for Oxidation and Thermal Protection Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $69,910.00
Abstract:
The overall goal is to develop a marketable product in the form of a computer based methodology will be developed and validated in Phase I. The development will require innovative R&D to formulate a pragmatic mechanism-based (mechanistic) modeling framework which will later form the basis for a… More

A Damage Tolerant Design System for Polymeric Matrix Composite Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $78,860.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed effort is to develop and market a high technology, dual-use product in the form of a system to implement advanced Damage Tolerant Design technology in both military and commercial applications involving the use of high temperature polymeric matrix composites (PMCs). … More

LIFE PREDICTION SOFTWARE & METHODOLOGY FOR TITANIUM MATRIX COMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad , Director
Award Amount: $69,910.00

Computerized Handbook of Fracture Mechanics Solutions for Patch Repair Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad Ph.d
Award Amount: $66,923.00
Abstract:
This proposal is aimed at developing marketable product in the form of a software based methodology for the designof dual alloy structural components involving dissimilar material joints and for proper characterization of joints. No such methodology currently exists. The objective of Phase I… More

LIFE PREDICTION SOFTWARE & METHODOLOGY FOR TITANIUM MATRIX COMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad , Director
Award Amount: $581,160.00

Design Tool for Oxidation and Thermal Protection Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $719,413.00
Abstract:
The overall goal is to develop a marketable product in the form of a computer based methodology will be developed and validated in Phase I. The development will require innovative R&D to formulate a pragmatic mechanism-based (mechanistic) modeling framework which will later form the basis for a… More

Life Prediction Software for Ceramic Composite Components with Environmental Barrier Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad PH D
Award Amount: $95,711.00

Decision, Material Selection and Life Prediction Software for Ceramic Matrix Composite Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad PhD
Award Amount: $119,641.00
Abstract:
Not Available A concept to provide advanced test and certification capabilities for shipboard systems is provided, the ScoreCARD Software System. ScoreCARD Software provides unique facilities to be focussed on the issues of test/certification functional testing, real-time response measurement and… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $99,140.00

Decision, Material Selection and Life Prediction Software for Ceramic Matrix Composite Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad
Award Amount: $721,797.00

Fretting Fatigue Model

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $99,944.00
Abstract:
The proposed effort is aimed at developing and experimentally validating a model and software for life prediction of structures prone to fretting fatigue damage in benign as well as corrosive environments. An innovative approach with high probability ofsuccess is proposed. The proposed modeling… More

High-Temperature (HT) Coatings for Turbine Blades and Vanes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $69,927.00
Abstract:
The goal is to develop and experimentally validate a marketable methodology for guiding component specific development of improved thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) and for life prediction of TBCs. The approach will require innovative research anddevelopment (R&D) effort in Phase I to develop,… More

Advanced Modeling to Characterize Failure Progression Rates from the Incipient Stage to Component Failure

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $99,515.00
Abstract:
A model and software for fretting fatigue damage is sought to complement existing life prediction technology. An innovative approach with high probability of success is proposed. The proposed modeling framework is based on a recent breakthrough approachdeveloped by Research Applications, Inc.… More

Improved Life Prediction of Turbine Engine Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $99,925.00
Abstract:
The proposed project will lead to a validated methodology for accurate life prediction of surface treated turbine engine components prone to fretting fatigue. The objective of this Phase I SBIR is to develop a modeling framework, and demonstrate itsfeasibility for further development in Phase II,… More

Methodology for Fretting Damage and Life Prediction of Turbine Engine Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The goal of the proposed is to develop a product that would be directly used by the Navy and the engine OEMs in PHM and significant fretting fatigue life enhancement of Navy enginecomponents. The product will be in the form of a thoroughly validated and demonstrated methodology and software… More

Methodology for Fretting Damage and Life Prediction of Turbine Engine Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The goal of the proposed is to develop a product that would be directly used by the Navy and the engine OEMs in PHM and significant fretting fatigue life enhancement of Navy enginecomponents. The product will be in the form of a thoroughly validated and demonstrated methodology and software… More

Innovative Weight Efficient Combined Structural/Thermal Protection System (TPS) Concepts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $99,517.00
Abstract:
Innovative research and development leading to a dual-use advanced technology product is proposed. The product is a methodology and associated software for design and life prediction of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) propulsion components. The primary focus is on assessment of integrated Thermal… More

Defect and Damage Assessment Methodology for CMC Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $79,273.00
Abstract:
Innovative research and development leading to a dual-use advanced technology product is proposed. The product is a methodology and associated software for defect and damage assessment of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components. Once developed, the model would be used in conjunction with… More

Methodology for Modeling Based Assessment of TPS Concepts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $749,626.00
Abstract:
Innovative research and development leading to a dual-use advanced technology product is proposed. The product is a methodology and associated software for design and life prediction of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) propulsion components. The primary focus is on assessment of integrated Thermal… More

Improved Models for Coated CMC Components with Severe Thermal Gradients

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $729,281.00
Abstract:
The present proposal is aimed at developing a commercially marketable product in the form of a computer-based methodology and software tools for design and life prediction of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components with and without environmental barrier coatings (EBCs). The proposed development… More

Thermal Barrier Coating Life Determination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $99,932.00
Abstract:
The goal is to develop and experimentally validate a marketable methodology for remaining life evaluation of thermal barrier coated (TBCed) turbine engine components using quantitative nondestructive inspection (NDI) data. The approach will require innovative research and development (R&D) effort… More

Improved Models for Coated CMC Components with Severe Thermal Gradients

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $119,849.00
Abstract:
Innovative research and development leading to a dual-use advanced technology product is proposed. The product is a methodology and associated software for design and life prediction of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) propulsion components with and without environmental barrier coatings (EBCs). The… More

Design Tools for Fatigue Life Prediction in Surface Treated Aerospace Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $79,727.00
Abstract:
A methodology and software for life prediction of surface treated components is sought to complement existing life prediction technology. An innovative approach with high probability of success is proposed. The proposed modeling framework is based on a recent promising approach developed by… More

Three-Dimensional Deformation and Life Prediction Methods for Ceramic Matrix Composite Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $99,416.00
Abstract:
Innovative research and development leading to a dual-use advanced technology product is proposed. The product is a methodology and associated software for three-dimensional design and life prediction of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components. Once developed and validated, the methodology would… More

Three-Dimensional Deformation and Life Prediction Methods for Ceramic Matrix Composite Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Director
Award Amount: $747,913.00
Abstract:
Innovative research and development leading to a dual-use advanced technology product is proposed. The product is a methodology and associated software for three-dimensional design and life prediction of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components. Once developed and validated, the methodology would… More

Coated Ceramic Matrix Composite (CMC) Low Pressure Turbine (LPT) Blade Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jalees Ahmad, Senior Propulsion Enginee
Award Amount: $99,738.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I SBIR is to assess feasibility of developing, validating and marketing a methodology and software for timely and cost effective implementation of advanced Ceramic Matrix Composite CMC technology in the design and life prediction of hot section flow path CMC components,… More