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Company Information:

Name: AeroSoft, Inc.
Address: 2000 Kraft Drive Suite 1400
Blacksburg, VA
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (540) 557-1900

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,153,938.00 15
SBIR Phase II $3,637,787.00 7
STTR Phase I $199,818.00 2
STTR Phase II $499,988.00 1

Award List:

A GENERALIZED COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS PACKAGE FOR ALL MACH NUMBERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. David C. Slack
Award Amount: $46,326.00

A GRAPHICALLY BASED FRONT-END APPLICATION FOR COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS ALGORITHMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. David C. Slack
Award Amount: $48,875.00

INCORPORATION OF ARBITRARY GRID PATCHING INTO GASP VERSION 3.0

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David C. Slack
Award Amount: $47,993.00

A GRAPHICALLY BASED FRONT-END APPLICATION FOR COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS ALGORITHMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. David C. Slack
Award Amount: $494,839.00

A GENERALIZED COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS PACKAGE FOR ALL MACH NUMBERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. David C. Slack
Award Amount: $492,488.00

INCORPORATION OF ARBITRARY GRID PATCHING INTO GASP VERSION 3.0

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David C. Slack
Award Amount: $197,229.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I research is to implement a conservative method for transferring data across arbitrary nonoverlapping zonal interfaces in the CFD code GASP version 3.0. This task will involve a linear interpolation of primitive variables in three dimensions with a gradient weighted flux… More

Time-Accurate Simulatiion of Moving Bodies Using Unstructured Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. William D. Mcgrory
Award Amount: $69,964.00

An Unstructured Gasp Flow Solver For Use In The Design Of Liquid And Solid Rocket Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David C. Slack , Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,510.00

An Efficient, Unstructured Flow Solver For Space-Physics Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William M. Eppard , Research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,661.00

Economical Aero-Propulsion Shape Optimization For Hypersonic Design Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Andrew G. Godfrey , Research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,896.00

Time-Accurate Simulatiion of Moving Bodies Using Unstructured Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. William D. Mcgrory
Award Amount: $746,266.00
Abstract:
A robust and accurate extension of an existing state-of-the-art steady-state compressible unstructured flow solver and grid generation package to include time-accurate simulation of multiple moving bodies is proposed. Improvedments to existing algorithms should enable the routine simulation of such… More

An Efficient, Unstructured Flow Solver for Complex Aircraft Configurations in Maneuvering Flight

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. M. Applebaum
Award Amount: $99,764.00

An Efficient, Unstructured Flow Solver for Complex Aircraft Configurations in Maneuvering Flight

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. M. Applebaum
Award Amount: $642,351.00
Abstract:
AeroSoft proposes the development of efficient and accurate Computational Fluid Dynamics methods for calculating the airflow characteristics over complex bodies with time-dependent, Reynolds-Averaged, Navier-Stokes equations which have been augmented to allow for dynamic meshes as well as… More

Modeling Laminar to Turbulent transistion for improved high lift predictions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew G. Godfrey
Award Amount: $68,433.00
Abstract:
AeroSoft, Inc. proposes to develop, incorporate and validate transition and anisotropic turbulence models for improving the low-Reynolds number predictions for high-lift airfoil configurations. The turbulence-modeling package will use Menter's two equati

A Stand-Alone Sensitivity Solver For Hypersonic Design Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Andrew G. Godfrey , SR RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Award Amount: $66,432.00

Multi-Variable Sensitivity Technology for Enhancing Future Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew G. Godfrey
Award Amount: $98,855.00
Abstract:
Recent advancements in both computational efficiency and physical-modeling capabilities have increased the utility of computational fluid dynamics in the vehicle-design process. However, beyond knowing the aerodynamic characteristics of a fixed configuration, the vehicle designer is interested in… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Andrew G Godfrey
Award Amount: $324,634.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Principal Investigator: Andrew W. Godfrey, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,966.00
RI Contact: Eugene G. Cliff

A Systematic Investigation of Bluff-Body Combustion Instability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Virginia Tech
Principal Investigator: Andrew G. Godfrey, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $499,988.00
RI Contact: Uri Vandsburger
Abstract:
"The industrial gas turbine and military engine manufacturers have astrong need for accurate design tools that are capable of predictingaeroengine combustion, as well as predicting the sensitivity of the flowto a wide range of engine design parameters including actuator power andfuel-injector… More

An Unstructured CFD Program for use with Modern Wind-Tunnel Test Facilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Reece E. Neel, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $98,970.00
Abstract:
AeroSoft has developed and commercialized an unstructured CFDsoftware packaged known as GUST. GUST is state-of-the-artsoftware that solves the compressible Navier-Stokes equationsincluding chemically reacting flows. Simulations can beperformed using GUST which range from low subsonic tohypersonic… More

CFD Based Directed Energy Facility Interface Modeling and Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Reece Neel
Award Amount: $739,980.00
Abstract:
Testing of high energy weapons systems in wind tunnels carries high risk due to the destructive power of the laser. CFD modeling software can mitigate risk of performing experiments in the wind tunnel, as well as aid in selecting the most meaningful test parameters. AeroSoft proposes to analyze… More

A Generalized Communication Interface for Multi-Physics Applications Applied To Reentry Flows

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael P. Applebaum, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $99,894.00
Abstract:
AeroSoft proposes to develop an application programming interface (API) to connect single-physics based analysis tools used in thermal protection system (TPS) sizing and assessment for trajectory-shaping and reentry vehicles. The API will be based on the message passing interface (MPI) program to… More

Aeroservoelastic Predictive Analysis Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael P. Applebaum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,899.00
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed work is to develop a rigorous mathematical formulation and a corresponding computer code capable of simulating the flight of flexible aircraft. To this end, it is proposed to integrate seamlessly pertinent material from analytical dynamics, structural dynamics,… More

A Multi-Physics CFD Toolkit for Reentry Flows

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Michael P. Applebaum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,466.00
Abstract:
AeroSoft proposes to develop a full featured CFD toolkit for analysis of the aerothermal environment and its effect on space vehicles. In Phase I, AeroSoft proposes to implement multi-component ablation along with material response into AeroSoft's structured and unstructured CFD solver GASP. … More

Verification and Validation of Physics Based DPAL Models

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: United States Air Force Academy
Principal Investigator: William D. McGrory, Chief Scientist – (540) 557-1904
Award Amount: $99,852.00
RI Contact: Randall Knize
Abstract:
AeroSoft, with the USAFA Laser and Optics Research Center proposes to create an extensive and thorough Verification and Validation (V & V) Program for anchoring physics based modeling software for static and flowing DPAL systems. During Phase I, a review of existing experimental programs will… More