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Company Information:

Company Name: ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC
City: Rome
State: NY
Zip+4: 13440-1934
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.androcs.com
Phone: (315) 334-1163

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,716,866.00 17
SBIR Phase II $3,183,498.00 5
STTR Phase I $468,457.00 5
STTR Phase II $2,999,404.00 4

Award List:

Artificial Intelligence/Expert System (AI/ES) Pre-processor for Computational Electromagnetics (CEM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. S. Drozd
Award Amount: $72,995.00

Artificial Intelligence/Expert System (AI/ES) Pre-processor for Computational Electromagnetics (CEM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. S. Drozd
Award Amount: $795,555.00
Abstract:
This proposed effort is for an unclassified research and exploratory development program to adapt AI/ES software technologies for the design and demonstration of a smart pre-processor for Computational Electromagnetics (CEM). Despite their inherent power, most CEM tools can challenge even the most… More

ANDRO's Electormagnetic Environment Effects EXpert Processor with Embedded Reasoning Tasker (E3EXPERT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd
Award Amount: $97,443.00
Abstract:
This proposed effort is for the design and demonstration of a new generation software processor that applies Artificial Intelligence, Expert System, and Fuzzy Logic technologies to conservative electromagnetics (EM) analysis methodologies. The proposed capability, AE3EXPERT, represents an innovative… More

ANDRO's Electormagnetic Environment Effects EXpert Processor with Embedded Reasoning Tasker (E3EXPERT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd
Award Amount: $68,976.00
Abstract:
This proposed effort is for the design and demonstration of a new generation software processor that applies Artificial Intelligence, Expert System, and Fuzzy Logic technologies to conservative electromagnetics (EM) analysis methodologies. The proposed capability, AE3EXPERT, represents an innovative… More

ANDRO's Electormagnetic Environment Effects EXpert Processor and Embedded Reasoning Tasker (AE3EXPERT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd
Award Amount: $738,538.00
Abstract:
This proposed effort is for the design and demonstration of a new generation software processor that applies Artificial Intelligence, Expert System, and Fuzzy Logic technologies to conservative electromagnetics (EM) analysis methodologies. The proposed capability, AE3EXPERT, represents an innovative… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $98,458.00

Situation Awareness Information Fusion: ANDRO's InFuSA System - A 4D Modular Virtual Crew Station Applying Visual/Auditory Display Surround For Rapid

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew Drozd, Owner/Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,174.00
Abstract:
New fighter/bomber air defense crews and airborne C4I surveillance operators encounter ever-increasing amounts and types of real time information from on- and off-board sensors and other information sources. The problem is complicated by the increasingnumber of off-board military platforms providing… More

Advanced Antenna Evaluation and Design Software with Radomes and Frequency Selective Surfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,993.00
Abstract:
"This effort is to develop, optimize, and demonstrate a suite of physics formalisms, codes, and novel techniques for designing complex antennas such as multi-function arrays recessed in airframe surfaces and shipboard composite masts that may incorporateradomes and Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSS)… More

Electromagnetic Modeling and Simulation (EMMS) Capability-Application of ANDRO's EM Interaction Term Processor (EMI-TP) Validation Methodology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,952.00
Abstract:
"This exploratory research focuses on the development of a robust validation methodology that bridges the gap between component-level EM phenomenology understanding and accurate system-level analysis of complex aircraft-stores problems. A novel EMITPapproach determines the appropriate steps for… More

Multi-sensor Registration Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,973.00
Abstract:
The objective of this effort is to develop innovative autonomous geo-registration technologies in the form of a software toolkit for the spatial alignment of image, signal intelligence (SIGINT), and ground moving target indicator (GMTI) data collected fromthe battlespace. Some work has been directed… More

BEYOND SPECTRUM: Multiobjective Joint Optimization for Efficient Utilization of the Radio Frequency Transmission Hypercube

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Principle Investigator
Award Amount: $99,970.00
Abstract:
Electromagnetic (EM) propagation at RF frequencies is currently governed by a one-dimensional

Multi-sensor Registration Tools-ANDRO's Spatial Multi-sensor Autonomous Registration Toolkit (SMART)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd
Award Amount: $749,998.00
Abstract:
The objective of this effort is to develop autonomous technology in the form of a software toolkit for the spatial alignment of image, SIGINT, and GMTI data collected from the battlespace. Some work has been directed toward the spatial alignment of images, SIGINT and GMTI data collected from the… More

Radar Data Fusion for Single Integrated Air Picture (SIAP)-Data Fusion and Registration System (DataFusR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,997.00
Abstract:
Timely fusion of data collected from a variety of radars that acquire information from multiple perspectives and/or different frequencies, may provide a more accurate picture of the adversary threat cloud than any single radar or group of radars operating independently. Algorithms, software, and/or… More

Radar Data Fusion for Single Integrated Air Picture (SIAP)-Data Fusion and Registration (DataFusR) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $749,979.00
Abstract:
Real-time fusion of data collected from a variety of radars that acquire information from multiple perspectives and/or different frequencies is being shown to provide a more accurate picture of the adversary threat cloud than any single radar or group of radars operating independently. In the ground… More

Radar Data Fusion for Single Integrated Air Picture (SIAP) for Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) - Real-Time Multi-Source Data Fusion (RT-MSDF) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Real-time fusion of data collected from a variety of radars that acquire information from multiple perspectives and/or different frequencies, is being shown to provide a more accurate picture of the adversary threat cloud than any single radar or group of radars operating independently. This… More

Advanced Radar Data Fusion - Multiple Input Multiple Output Sensor Acquisition (MIMOSA) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: SYRACUSE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Andrew Drozd, President/PI
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Trish Lowney
Abstract:
Radar targets provide a rich scattering environment that produces from 5 to 25 dB target fluctuations. The spatial dependence of target scattering has been understood for some time and it has been shown that targets produce essentially independent scattering returns when radiated from sufficiently… More

Improved Analysis Techniques for Prediction of Avionics Electromagnetic Interference and Vulnerability - IntegratedEMPro System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, President/Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
For modern, complex aircraft systems and avionics subsystems, coupling full-wave solutions to the electronic circuitry models is critical in order to accurately predict RF (radio frequency) system-level performance in the presence of electromagnetic signals originating from other avionics on the… More

Advanced Radar Data Fusion - Multiple Input Multiple Output Sensor Acquisition (MIMOSA) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: SYRACUSE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, President/Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $999,579.00
RI Contact: Stuart Taub
Abstract:
Radar targets provide a rich scattering environment that produces from 5-25 dB target fluctuations. The spatial dependence of target scattering means that targets produce essentially independent scattering returns when radiated from sufficiently different directions. Thus, if receivers are… More

Stochastic Characterization of Naval Aircraft Electromagnetic Vulnerability - ElectroMagnetic Susceptibility Threshold Analysis Techniques by Estimati

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $68,463.00
RI Contact: Tim Schlais
Abstract:
Military aircraft come replete with interconnected electronic systems (e.g., communication, radar, and navigation systems). As the operating frequencies broaden and systems become more complex, their proper functioning is increasingly threatened by electromagnetic interference (EMI) from high-power… More

Cyber Superiority for Air Force Combatant Commanders: Integrated Air/Space/C2/Cyber Dynamic Spectrum Exploitation for Enhanced Situational Awareness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Syracuse University
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, President/PI
Award Amount: $99,999.00
RI Contact: Stuart Taub
Abstract:
This effort is to investigate advanced cyberspace capabilities that can integrate global and theater resources in support of the combatant commander in order to provide operators with robust situational awareness, control of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum, and maneuverability in cyberspace.… More

Sensor Registration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, President/Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
The performance of a multi-sensor Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) is heavily dependent upon data from dispersed and disparate radars and other types of sensors. Timely and accurate fusion of data collected from a variety of radars and/or other sensors (EO/IR) is needed to track and… More

Stochastic Characterization of Naval Aircraft Electromagnetic Vulnerability: ElectroMagnetic Susceptibility Threshold Analysis Techniques by Estimatio

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Oklahoma State University
Principal Investigator: Andrew Drozd, Chief Scientist – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $499,962.00
RI Contact: Tim Schlais
Abstract:
The objective of this research is to advance technologies for accurately and reliably characterizing the distributed fields within Naval aircraft and the associated currents on avionic systems and their interconnecting cables in the operational electromagnetic (EM) environment. This includes… More

Next-generation ad hoc networking through joint cognitive routing and spread-spectrum channelization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: SUNY at Buffalo
Principal Investigator: Andrew Drozd, President ANDRO – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $99,996.00
RI Contact: Tommaso Melodia
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The primary objective of this STTR project is to develop a completely new approach to cognitive joint routing and spectrum allocation that will enable next-generation cognitive wireless networking between space, air, and ground USAF assets. The majority of cognitive radio network… More

Cyber Superiority for Air Force Combatant Commanders: Integrated Air/Space/C2/Cyber Dynamic Spectrum Exploitation for Enhanced Situational Awareness

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Syracuse University
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, President/Chief Research Scientist – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Stuart Taub
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This effort is to investigate advanced cyberspace capabilities that can integrate global and theater resources in support of the combatant commander in order to provide operators with robust situational awareness, control of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum, and maneuverability in… More

Asynchronous Network Signal Sensing and Classification Techniques

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Drozd, President and Chief Engineer – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $149,979.00
Abstract:
This SBIR project will develop a distributed sensor network framework capable of synchronous/asynchronous automatic modulation classification (AMC) in a non-cooperative communication environment where the received signal is unknown and weak. During the Phase I of this effort, we will focus our… More

Cognitive Radio Spectrum Management and Waveform Adaptation for Advanced Wideband Space Communication Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Syracuse University
Principal Investigator: Andrew L. Drozd, Principal Investigator – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $99,999.00
RI Contact: Pramod Varshney
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Within the last decade, game theoretic approaches have emerged as viable tools to analyze distributed wireless resource allocation problems and design distributed transmission strategies. Conventional game theoretic designs for wireless resource allocation problems do not consider jamming… More

Dynamic Cross-layer Routing Using Cognitive Spectrum Allocation Techniques

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Buffalo
Principal Investigator: Andrew Drozd, President and Chief Engineer – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $749,863.00
RI Contact: Mary Mirand
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The ultimate objective of the joint effort is to develop technology that will enable next-generation cognitive wireless networking between USAF space, air, and ground assets and achieve significant improvement in network throughput, delay, and reliability. Current practices that evolve… More

Advanced Software Defined Radio Capabilities and Information Dominance - Applying ANDRO"s Transmission Cyberspace Solution

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Andrew Drozd, Chief Scientist – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $149,964.00
Abstract:
This proposed research is to investigate and validate Software Defined Radio (SDR) based, multi-function portable network sensing and intrusion detection algorithms suitable for small dismounted radio platforms used to support Command and Control (C2) standard sensor interfaces carried in the field… More

Automated Target Characterization and Correlation with Heterogeneous Kinematic and Feature Data for Sensor Hand-Over

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Richard S. Loe, Senior Research Scientist – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $149,996.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop and implement a set of algorithms within a unified target characterization and correlation framework capable of operating in a multiple heterogeneous sensor environment where detection, classification, localization and track priority information is exchanged among multiple… More

Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Acceleration for Cosite Interference Prediction Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Drozd, Chief Scientist – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
Simulation tools that exist today for prediction of cosite interference in complex RF environments are able to accurately model complex platforms but they are quickly constrained by computational limits on traditional workstations. The focus of this research will be on updating existing… More

High-Power Microwave (HPM) Weapons"Effects and Failure Analysis Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andrew Drozd, Chief Scientist – (315) 334-1163
Award Amount: $149,428.00
Abstract:
This research effort is to develop a tool to model the electromagnetic vulnerability/interference (EMV/I) of electronic systems, subsystems and components to directed-energy HPM weapons. A complete HPM-Expert conceptual framework has been developed for performing simulation-based failure analyses… More