Core Competencies


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Aerospace Systems
Human Health and AI
Power and Energy
Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

Aerospace Systems

Aircraft design/build/fly

  • Custom multi-disciplinary analysis and optimization (MDAO) tools for unique aircraft configurations
  • Prototype aircraft fabrication, integration, and testing
Aircraft repair and sustainment

  • Composite repair isolation systems
  • Rapid cure systems for bonding

Radio frequency (RF) material and structural component design, characterization, and testing
Quiet Electric Propulsion

  • Custom aero-acoustic design tools for quiet ducted fan and quiet propeller design, which may be applied to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), urban air mobility (UAM), electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, and advanced air mobility (AAM)
  • Unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) propulsion

Human Health & AI

Autonomous Detection and Deterrence

Non-lethal effects for asset protection and pedestrian safety
Casualty Care

  • Non-opioid pain management to combat the opioid crisis
  • Patient immobilization and transport

Environmental Sensors

  • Chemical exposure health sensors

Wearable Sensors

  • Biomarker sensors
  • Health performance monitoring garments
Edge Computing

Efficient artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI and ML) algorithm development

Power & Energy

Energy Storage

  • Battery pack integration and testing
  • Lithium-ion (Li-ion) cell development (safe, low-temperature electrolyte)
  • Lithium-metal (Li-metal) cell development (high specific energy and high power)
  • Pilot scale battery cell manufacturing line
Power Distribution and Management

  • Digital circuit breakers
  • Digital twin technology for simulation and predictive maintenance
  • Intelligent electrical load management systems
Power Generation and Conversion

  • Custom power-conversion electronics, to include silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) DC/DC converters and inverters
  • Hybrid-electric power systems
  • Solid-state transformers (SST)

Advanced Materials & Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

  • Cellular design optimization toolset for lattice structures
  • Polymer, composite, and metal materials and processes
Advanced Polymers

  • High-temperature polymers
  • Material characterization lab
  • Recyclable materials
Affordable, Agile Composite Structures

  • Determinant and digital assembly
  • Rapid-cure composites
  • Unitized, bonded composite assemblies
Manufacturing process development

  • Lean lab and low-rate initial production (LRIP)
  • Quality system deployment