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Company Information:

Company Name:
Acellent Technologies, Inc.
Address:
835 Stewart Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94085-
Phone:
(408) 745-1188
URL:
EIN:
770377143
DUNS:
43688410
Number of Employees:
25
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
Yes
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:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,771,649.60 30
SBIR Phase II $12,195,231.46 17
STTR Phase I $269,999.00 3
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,979.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Amrita Kumar, Project Engineer
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Louis Dagba, Project Engineer
Abstract:
N/a

Development of Intelligent Composites using Integrated SMART Layer Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Director if Software
Abstract:
Reliability and structural safety are major concerns in the design of next-generation space transportation and systems. Acellent Technologies, Inc. Proposes to develop and innovative, cost-effective and reliable built-in structural diagnostic system forlight-weight large-scale space structures… More

A Hybrid Piezoelectric/Fiber Optic System for Structural Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,996.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter X. Qing, Director of Manufacturing
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies is developing a Hybrid piezoelectric/fiber optic (HyPFO) structural diagnostic system that can be used to perform quick non-destructive evaluation and long-term health monitoring of aerospace vehicles and structures. The development is based on Acellent's state-of-the-art SMART… More

A Hybrid Piezoelectric/Fiber Optic System for Structural Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter X. Qing, Director of Manufacturing
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies is developing a Hybrid piezoelectric/fiber optic (HyPFO) structural diagnostic system that can be used to perform quick non-destructive evaluation and long-term health monitoring of aerospace vehicles and structures. The development is based on Acellent's state-of-the-art SMART… More

Structural Health and Usage monitoring system for Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Shawn J. Beard, Director of Systems Integ
Abstract:
The objective of this proposed project is to develop innovative structural health monitoring (SHM) technologies for application to composite structures for unmanned air vehicle (UAV) platforms. Composites can incur invisible damage from impacts, loadingabrasion, operator abuse, or neglect that if… More

A Real-time Active SMART Patch System for monitoring the integrity of bonded repair on aircraft structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$107,784.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Peter X. Qing, Director of Manufacturing
Abstract:
Bonded repair is a preferred technique for repairing localized damage in aircraft structures that can provide an efficient method for restoring the ultimate load capability of the structure. However, the effectiveness of a bonded repair depends heavilyupon the integrity of the bonding interface… More

A Real-time Active SMART Patch System for monitoring the integrity of bonded repair on aircraft structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Peter Qing, Director of Manufacturing
Abstract:
Bonded repair is a preferred technique for repairing localized damage in aircraft structures like Apache, Chinook and Comanche that can efficiently restore the ultimate load capability of the structure. However, the effectiveness of the repair depends uponthe integrity of the bonding interface… More

Structural Health Monitoring System for Rocket Motor Cases

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Scott Peck, Director
Abstract:
Filament wound fiber reinforced composite rocket motor cases are widely used on MDA missile systems. However, significant performance and behavior characteristics of the composite structure can be affected by degradation resulting from exposure to environmental conditions or damage resulting from… More

Fatigue crack detection using built-in Sensor Cluster Network

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Director of Systems Integ
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies proposes to develop an innovative one-of-a-kind sensor cluster based structural health monitoring system that combines Acellent's current single-element SMART Layer actuator/sensor network together with multi-element phased arrays to produce a Sensor Cluster Network. The… More

Fatigue crack detection using built-in Sensor Cluster Network

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$120,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Director of Systems Integ
Abstract:
The performance and behavior characteristics of nearly all in-service structures can be affected by degradation resulting from sustained use as well as from exposure to severe environmental conditions. Condition awareness of structures in (near) real-time is therefore an important factor that can… More

A Novel Self-sensing Local/Global Structural Health Monitoring System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$120,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Peter Qing, Director of Manufacturing
Abstract:
The objective of this proposed project is to develop dual E/M impedance and wave propagation based innovative structural health monitoring (SHM) system for application to composite structures for Army rotorcraft and unmanned air vehicle platforms. Composites can incur invisible damage from impacts,… More

A Novel Self-sensing Local/Global Structural Health Monitoring System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Peter Qing, Director of Manufacturing
Abstract:
Acellent technologies, Inc. proposes to develop a dual E/M impedance and wave propagation based innovative structural health monitoring (SHM) system for application to composite structures for Army rotorcraft and unmanned air vehicle platforms. Composites can incur invisible damage from impacts,… More

Embedded control of an Active Structural Integrity Monitoring System using interlaced PZT and Thin-Film Transistors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
David C. Zhang, Director of Hardware
Abstract:
In recent years, Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is increasingly being evaluated by the industry as a possible method to improve the safety and reliability of structures and thereby reduce their operational cost. However, the scalability and applicability of SHM systems for the monitoring of… More

Structural Health and Usage monitoring system for Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies, Inc. proposes to develop a complete Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system for application to unmanned air vehicle (UAV) platform. In partnership with The Boeing Company, the development will focus primarily on the monitoring of UAV used by the U.S. Air Force such as Sensor… More

Smart Joint system for in-situ monitoring of buildings

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.60
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Shawn J. Beard, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies proposes to develop a smart joint structural health monitoring (SHM) sensor network that can autonomously assess in real time the structural stability of structures such as buildings. The sensor network will use a combination of large and small piezoelectric actuators and… More

Embedded control of an Active Structural Integrity Monitoring System using interlaced PZT and Thin-Film Transistors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Pin Yu, Chief Architect
Abstract:
Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is increasingly being evaluated by the industry as a possible method to improve the safety and reliability of structures and thereby reduce operational cost. However, the scalability and applicability of SHM systems for the monitoring of large structures is still a… More

Structural Health Monitoring System for Rocket Motor Cases

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Amrita Kumar, Director Projects & Techn
Abstract:
Composite rocket motor cases are subject to a variety of external environmental and loading conditions from the time-of-manufacturing till usage. These conditions can significantly impact the performance and behavior characteristics of the composite motorcase structure. Fueling of the rocket motor… More

Autonomous Self-powered (ASP) Structural Health Monitoring system

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$120,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Amrita Kumar, Director Projects & Technology
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies proposes to develop a self-powered structural health monitoring system for use in monitoring of mission critical structures such as missiles or combat vehicles in the field. The proposed system will be completely autonomous having the capabilities for (1) Energy harvesting for… More

Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) of Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) using structural health monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Monitoring the continued health of aircraft subsystems and identifying problems before they affect airworthiness has been a long-term goal of both the U.S. military and commercial aviation industry. Structural health monitoring (SHM) can provide a paradigm shift from schedule-driven maintenance to… More

Smart Tape For Structural Health Monitoring of Rocket Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies, Inc. proposes to develop a SMART TAPE system that can be used to perform rapid non-destructive evaluation in real time and provide long-term monitoring of pressure vessels in liquid rocket engines. Based on Acellent's existing SMART Layer technology, this innovative system… More

Autonomous Self-powered (ASP) Structural Health Monitoring system

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Amrita Kumar, Director, Projects & Tech
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies has proposed to develop a self-powered structural health monitoring system for use in monitoring of mission critical structures such as missiles or combat vehicles in the field. The system will be completely autonomous having the capabilities for (1) Energy harvesting for… More

Condition Based Maintenance of Space Exploration Vehicles Using Structural Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Amrita Kumar, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies proposes to develop an autonomous and automated diagnostic system for condition based maintenance (CBM) of safety critical structures for space exploration vehicles. The proposed system will provide real-time information on the integrity of critical structures on launch… More

A SMART Lego system for Space Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies proposes to develop a modular plug-and-play system for satellite panel pattern recognition and structural integrity determination. The SMART Lego system will be designed to meet the challenges of the plug-and-play structures program namely (1) Allow for efficient transfer of… More

SMART Tape For Structural Health Monitoring of Rocket Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$596,075.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Amrita Kumar, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies, Inc. proposes to develop a SMART Tape system that can be used to perform rapid non-destructive evaluation in real time and provide long-term monitoring of pressure vessels in liquid rocket engines. Based on Acellent's existing SMART Layer technology, this innovative system… More

Smart Joint System for In-situ Monitoring of Buildings

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,954.46
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Shawn J. Beard, Chief Technology Officer – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
Acellent proposes to develop a smart joint structural health monitoring (SHM) sensor network that can autonomously assess in real time the structural stability of buildings. The sensor network will use piezoelectric transducers and temperature sensors to characterize damage in, and monitor the… More

Ultra-light weight and low-cost in-situ system for damage detection of ballistic protective armor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies proposes to build an innovative and cost-effective ultra portable system for detection of damage in personnel ballistic armor inserts. The system upon will provide in-situ capability to detect damage in armor inserts by personnel in the field. Current techniques commonly used… More

Maturation of Structural Health Management Systems for Solid Rocket Motors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Amrita H. Kumar, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Solid rocket motor cases are subject to a variety of external environmental and loading conditions from cradle-to-grave. These conditions can significantly impact the performance and decrease safety of the rocket motor. Fueling of the rocket motor adds an additional complexity in that inspection of… More

A SMART Lego system for Space Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Robert Hannum, Project Manager
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies proposes to develop a modular plug-and-play SMART Lego SHM system to obtain real-time information for panel identification and damage detection in satellite panels during storage, upon assembly and prior to launch. This will potentially enable development of low cost,… More

Portable Active Damage Inspection (PADI) system for stress-corrosion cracks in aerospace structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Safety, reliability, and life-cycle cost are of great concern to the aging aircraft manufacturing and maintenance industries. Acellent Technologies proposes to develop an accurate, reliable integrated system for detection, prediction and mitigation of aging and manufacturing related hazards in… More

Embedded Sensor System to Provide Superior Structural Health Monitoring of Fairing Panels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Xinlin P. Qing, Director of Sensor Technology
Abstract:
Swimmer delivery systems, externally mounted on submarines, are subject to hydrodynamic flow and irregular wave-slap loads. These result in unsteady, alternating impacts that can damage exposed surfaces. It is important to track the cumulative stresses imposed on the fairing panels to provide… More

Autonomous Composite Fan Containment Integrity Monitoring (AUTOCONFIRM) System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Amrita Kumar, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
New engine fan blade containment structures are being manufactured with advanced composite structures such that they can withstand blade-out events. The use of advance composites requires the understanding of the possible effects of aging degradation on the performance of "hard wall" or "soft wall"… More

Quantifiable and Reliable Structural Health Management Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Major concerns for implementing a practical built-in structural health monitoring system are prediction accuracy and data reliability. It is proposed to develop robust state-of-the-art structural health management (SHM) technologies to overcome these concerns. The proposed solution will be capable… More

Aircraft Corrosion Inspection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,933.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sourav Banerjee, Senior Project Engineer
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies, Inc. (Acellent) proposes to develop a reliable Cascading Sensor LAyer Network (CSLAN) based on Acellents SMART Layerr technology to detect and continuously monitor corrosion related damages. Multilayered metal structures in aircrafts are sometime subjected to very hostile… More

Health Monitoring of Composite Structures Using Carbon Nanotubes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Shyan Bob Shen, Senior Project Engineer
Research Institution:
University of Delaware
RI Contact:
Erik T. Thostenson
Abstract:
The goal of the proposed project will be to develop a hybrid structural health monitoring (SHM) system that can detect both microcracks and localized damage/delamination in composite structures. The hybrid system will combine the unique sensing capabilities of carbon nanotubes along with those of a… More

Real-time In-situ Impact and Damage Locator in Anisotropic Aerospace Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Lien Ouyang, Vice President of Enginee
Research Institution:
North Carolina State University
RI Contact:
Fuh-Gwo Yuan
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies and Professor FG Yuen of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of North Carolina State University propose to develop an advanced real-time built-in diagnostic system for the monitoring and locating impacts and growing damage in anisotropic aerospace structures. The… More

Quantifiable and Reliable Structural Health Management Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Under Project Constellation, NASA is developing a new generation of spacecraft for human spaceflight. A significant percentage of the structures used in these spacecraft will be made of composite materials, and the Ares V payload shroud will be one of the largest composite structures ever built. … More

Smart Sensor Network for Platform Structural Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Shyan Bob Shen, Senior Project Engineer
Abstract:
Acellent proposes to develop a smart structural health monitoring (SHM) sensor network system that can withstand the aggressive operations environment. It will be capable of autonomously assessing, reliably in real time, the structural integrity of ground vehicle structures and components. A new… More

Structural State Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
X. Peter Qing, Director, Sensor Technology
Abstract:
Acellent proposes development of structural state sensing systems that function analogously to nervous systems. Different sensor types (including piezoelectric) will be used in a variety of ways to determine system state within the complex structures and advanced materials used in aviation. … More

Advanced Data Processing, Storage and Visualization Algorithms for Structural Health Monitoring Sensor Networks of Naval Assets

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
X. Qing, Director of Sensor Techno
Research Institution:
North Carolina State University
RI Contact:
F. G. Yuan
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies Inc. and Prof. F. G. Yuan at North Carolina State University (NCSU) are proposing to develop a Hybrid Distributed Sensor Network Integrated with Self-learning Symbiotic Diagnostic Algorithms and Models to determine materials state awareness and its evolution, including… More

Portable Active Damage Inspection (PADI) system for stress-corrosion cracks in aerospace structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Chief Technology Officer – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
Safety, reliability, and life-cycle cost are of great concern to the aging aircraft manufacturing and maintenance industries. Current maintenance and inspection techniques for in-service structures are labor-intensive and time-consuming. Acellent Technologies proposes to develop an accurate,… More

Development of Cascading Sensor Layer Network for Corrosion Monitoring in Multilayered Aircraft Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,927.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sourav Banerjee, Director of Product Devel
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies, Inc. (Acellent) proposes to develop a reliable Cascading Sensor LAyer Network (CSLAN) based on Acellent's SMART Layerr technology to detect and continuously monitor corrosion related damages. Multilayered metal structures in aircrafts are sometime subjected to very hostile… More

Health Monitoring of Composite Structures Using Carbon Nanotubes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Shyan B. Shen, Project Manager – (408) 745-1188
Research Institution:
University of Delaware
RI Contact:
Erik T. Thostenson
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Acellent Technologies and University of Delaware jointly propose to develop an integrated system of carbon nanotubes (CNT) and piezoelectric sensors for structural health monitoring (SHM) of composite structures. The proposed integrated hybrid SHM system will detect the initiation of… More

Intrinsic Health Management of Solid Rocket Motors (InSRM)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Shawn Beard, Chief Technology Officer – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Solid rocket motors (SRMs) serve as the propulsion system for numerous types of missiles. Many of these missiles are intended to sit idly in storage for extended periods and then are required to function flawlessly. However, SRMs are subject to a variety of unexpected environmental and… More

Structural Sensing of Corrosion in 5XXX-Series Aluminum

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,989.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Sourav Banerjee, Director, Product Develop – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies, Inc. (Acellent) proposes to develop a Highly sensitive Ultrasonic system consisting of Long Lasting SMART sensors (SMART HULL) utilizing Acellent"s SMART Layer technology to detect and continuously monitor corrosion damages in ship structures. The proposed system will be… More

Underwater Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Propellers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,995.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Samik Das, Senior Project Engineer – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
Monitoring the health of composite propeller structures and identifying problems before they can affect the integrity and safe operation has been a long-term goal in naval industry. Composite propellers are being developed by the Navy for a number of potential benefits, including reducing weight and… More

Innovative Method for Real-Time Damage Alleviation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Sourav Banerjee, Director, Product Develop – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies, Inc. (Acellent) proposes to develop a Real time Auto Responsive System for Rotorcraft"s Fatigue Damage Alleviation, using Structural Health Monitoring and Component Usage Data. The proposed technology is primarily based on three strong expertises that the team (Acellent… More

Pitting Corrosion Sensor and Tracker

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,991.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Howard Chung, Director, Product Managem – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
The Navy is interested in innovative ways to detect and track corrosion between metallic surfaces in magnesium housings. Many of the corrosion inspection methods currently employed in the field to inspect magnesium housings involve disassembling the components and performing a visual inspection.… More

Develop High Speed Blast Impact Detector System (HVBIDS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Samik Das, Senior Project Engineer – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
Acellent will develop High Speed Blast Impact Detector System-HVBIDS. The system will integrate high frequency sampling modules in the passive monitoring technique to respond to an impact event for generation of wave fields that would become the input of stress-strain reconstruction input in… More

Pitting Corrosion Sensor and Tracker

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,923.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Navneet Gandhi, Project Engineer – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
Acellent Technologies is developing a system for the US Navy that incorporates innovative ways to detect and track corrosion, measure clamping force and bolt preload in bolted joints typical of aircraft structures. Many of the corrosion inspection methods currently employed in the field to inspect… More

A Model-assisted Damage Diagnostics and Characterization(MoDDiaC) wireless-sensor network based Structural Health Monitoring System for Composite Roto

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,357.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sang Lee, Director of Network Senso – (408) 745-1188
Abstract:
Current Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems can be used for composite damage monitoring. However, current systems lack the ability to accurately detect, locate and characterize damage for complex composite structures with local property variation. Acellent Technologies Inc. has therefore… More