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Company Information:

Company Name:
Advanced Technology and Research Corp.
Address:
6650 Eli Whitney Drive
suite 400
Columbia, MD 21046-1001
Phone:
(443) 766-7860
URL:
N/A
EIN:
520977059
DUNS:
016565277
Number of Employees:
N/A
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

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

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,582,732.22 17
SBIR Phase II $3,889,014.02 6
STTR Phase I $69,941.00 1
STTR Phase II $494,081.00 1

Award List:

Automated Shipboard Food Service

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
C Mark Klemick
Abstract:
Not Available This SBIR will address the modeling, fabrication, and testing of single crystal tonpilz-type power transducers. In collaboration with TRS Ceramics, Inc., single crystal PZN-4.5% PT piezoelectric will be integrated into the tonpilz power transducer, providing ultra high… More

Automated Shipboard Food Service

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,980.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
C. Mark Klemick
Abstract:
N/a

Automated Shipboard Food Service

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,903.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
C.Mark Klemick, Senior Systems Engineer
Abstract:
"An automated material handling system combined with a high-level system control will be designed for the DD-21 class ships. The system will allow for automated material handling technology to induct food commodities into a storage system, to retrieveon-demand items, to automatically move the items… More

Cooperative Behavior and Control in Groups of Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Anthony Barbera, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
"The goal of this proposed effort is build a modular and expandable control system architecture that will flexibly accommodate multiple autonomous unmanned aircraft, which must perform assigned missions in coordinated cooperation with all mission aircraft.The control system must feature the ability… More

Anti-Terrorism - Survivability and Denial

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,971.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J. Goeller, Head, Modeling and Simula
Abstract:
The attack against the USS Cole clearly showed the vulnerability of surface ships to close-in attack from an explosive charge. The objective of this proposal is to examine technologies that offer enhanced protection of ships against asymmetric attackusing high explosives. The concepts to be… More

Anti-Terrorism - Survivability and Denial

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$449,735.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jack Goeller, Head, Modeling and Simula
Abstract:
The phase II effort is to refine the analytical and finite-element analyses tools developed under phase I to the design and analyses of low-cost protective structures to mitigate shock loading on Naval ships and National infrastructure such as dams, bridges, dry docks, etc. The phase II approach… More

Stable Platform Module for Ships

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Gilbert Lovell, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
There exists many potential applications for stable platform technology on Navy as well as commercial vessels. One such application is launching and recovering UAVs and VTUAVs on ships at sea. Without a stable launch and recovery platform that eliminates ship accelerations, operation of the… More

Improving the Usability of Speech Technology for Speakers with Dysarthria

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,385.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed research project supports the investigation and development of technology to provide better access to speech recognition-based systems for individuals with speech impairments due to dysarthria or other medical condition. With current automatic speech… More

Cargo Transfer from Offshore Supply Vessels to Large Deck Vessels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,976.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Gilbert Lovell, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
The Sea Base concept requires innovative means of transferring cargo between ships offshore. Of particular interest is the transfer of cargo to large deck vessels and vessels with overhanging decks. The proposal presents an innovative approach to transferring cargo using autonomous watercraft,… More

Automated Launch and Recovery of Small, Untethered Unmanned Underwater Vehicles from Unmanned Surface Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,941.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. APPLIED PH
RI Contact:
Lisa Blodgett
Abstract:
The scenario envisioned by the solicitation, if successfully achieved, will provide significant enhancement to the Navy's warfighting capability. The approach integrates the unique capabilities of both USVs and UUVs to provide performance gains neither can provide individually. The central… More

Stable Platform Module for Ships (Phase II)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$449,849.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Gilbert Lovell, Principal Engineer (PI)
Abstract:
This Phase II SBIR proposes development of a stabilized motion platform for shipboard launch and recovery of UAVs on small surface combatants such as the DDG-51 or LCS. The system uses a macro-micro robotic arm to position the launch and recovery platform over the side of the ship and out of… More

Establishing Cavitation as a Damage Mechanism for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Blast

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,895.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Jack Goeller, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
The leading risk facing our soldiers in Iraq is an improvised explosive device (IED). IED attacks on vehicles create an extreme shock environment that has been linked to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). While the damage mechanisms that cause TBI remain elusive, several researchers have speculated that… More

Automated Launch and Recovery of Small, Untethered Unmanned Underwater Vehicles from Unmanned Surface Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$494,081.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Merrill K. Umbreit, Principal Engineer
Research Institution:
WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTIO
RI Contact:
Thomas C. Austin
Abstract:
As a follow-on effort to a phase I STTR, a program is proposed for the detail design, fabrication, integration, and in-water demonstration testing of an automated Launch, Recovery, On-board Handling, and Servicing System (LROHSS) for hosting Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) aboard Unmanned… More

SBIR Phase I: Cable-Driven Manipulator for Light Manufacturing and Service Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,941.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research project focuses on the development of several technical capabilities for the class of open-frame, cable-driven robots and demonstrates these capabilities in a practical boat maintenance application. To-date such robots have largely remained… More

Establishing Cavitation as a Damage Mechanism for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Blast

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,191,752.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
A leading risk facing the warfighter is from an improvised explosive device (IED) causing traumatic brain injury (TBI). The objective of this research is to develop mathematical tools to accurately predict stresses, strain and cavitation from blast overpressure that contribute to TBI and to develop… More

Cargo Transfer from Offshore Supply Vessels to Large Deck Vessels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$447,929.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Gilbert Lovell, PI – (443) 766-7962
Abstract:
The Navy desires better methods of personnel transfer between two vessels at sea, especially when one vessel is large and the other small. The use of rope and accommodation ladders is common today and well-known to be dangerous and inefficient. Starting with concepts developed in Phase I, a… More

SBIR Phase I: Robot-Assisted Patient Transfer and Rehabilitation Device

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,912.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project, Robot-Assisted Patient Transfer and Rehabilitation Device, is to develop a device that provides institutional and home patients of limited mobility with a means to accomplish several important tasks for daily living. Several promising… More

Guided Munition Delivery Accuracy Methodology for Weaponeering Against Moving Targets (GuMDAM-AMT)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$145,492.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Charles McClure, PI – (443) 766-7888
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Advanced Technology & Research (ATR) response to SBIR solicitation AF121-098 is discussed; the title is:"Guided Munition Delivery Accuracy Methodology for Weaponeering Against Moving Targets (GuMDAM-AMT)". The solicitation addresses the extension of JMEMS weaponeering… More

Active Motion-Compensation Technology for Roll-On/Roll-Off Cargo Vessel Discharge to Floating Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,831.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tom Zhao, VP, Robotics&Controls S – (443) 766-7978
Abstract:
ATR has proposed an interface system concept, Compensated Ramp Interface System (CRIS), comprised of a landing platform and a transfer platform. The landing platform provides continuous support to the ramp, and the transfer platform provides a transition interface for a vehicle to cross from the… More

Versatile Shallow Water Anchoring/ Securing Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,829.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tom Zhao, VP, Robotics&Controls S – (443) 766-7978
Abstract:
ATR has proposed a robotic anchoring system concept, dubbed"RoboAnchor,"which takes advantage of recent developments in robotics, sensing technologies, and control systems. RoboAnchor will work in both soft and hard seafloor conditions. It has three individually controlled legs (i.e.,… More

Low Ground Clearance Vehicle Detection and Warning System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,926.22
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Tom Zhao, VP, Robotics & Control System – (443) 766-7978
Abstract:
Highway-rail crossing, at which there is an unusually abrupt change in the level of the road's surface as it crosses the tracks, pose a risk of low ground clearance vehicles becoming stuck on the tracks. Advanced Technology and Research Corporation (ATR) proposes to develop an active detection and… More

Advanced Littoral Combat Ship Common Mission Module Handling Device

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,944.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tom Zhao, PI – (443) 766-7978
Abstract:
ATR proposes development of a Robotic Mission Module Handling System (RMMHS) to provide a highly adaptable and mobile handling device that is common to both LCS seaframes. The new system will serve as a replacement for the existing handling equipment for Mission Modules (MMs). The conceptual system… More

High Sea State Automated Deployment and Retrieval of Towed Bodies from a Small Surface Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,890.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David Hart, PI – (443) 766-7967
Abstract:
An innovative system for deploying and retrieving towed bodies from a small surface platform is proposed which builds on previous work in the field. The Deploy and Retrieval System (DRS) employs a semi-active approach to accommodate high sea state conditions. Active sensing of relative motion is… More

Sensing and Control Technology to Assist in Vehicle Launch and Recovery

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,859.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Gilbert Lovell, PI – (443) 766-7962
Abstract:
Launch and recovery (L & R) of manned and unmanned systems from ships is very challenging. The relative motion between the ship and the vessel being recovered is the primary source of the difficulty. It is often difficult and time consuming to match the motion of the capture device with the… More

Low Ground Clearance Vehicle Detection and Warning System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,769.02
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Tom Zhao, V.P. and Head of Robotics & Control Sys. – (443) 766-7978
Abstract:
Highway‐rail grade crossings, at which there is an abrupt change in the level of the road surface as it crosses the tracks, present a severe hang‐up risk to vehicles with low ground clearance. In Phase I, ATR developed a conceptual design for a Low Ground Clearance Vehicle Detection System… More