FUNDED PROJECTS


Title:
Phase 2: Pseudospectral Optimal Control for Flight Trajectory Optimization
Agency: U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (subcontract from Systems Technology, Inc.)
Amount: $285,000
Period: January 2017 to January 2019

Title:
A Novel Computational Framework for Chance-Constrained Optimal Control
Agency: National Science Foundation
Amount: $400,000
Period: July 2016 to July 2019

Title:
Solutions to Optimal Control Problems for Boost Glide High-Speed Applications
Agency: U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory
Amount: $358,000
Period: September 2015 to June 2017

Title:
Innovations in Sparse Nonlinear Optimization
Agency: U.S. Office of Naval Research
Amount: $479,869
Period: March 2015 to February 2018

Title: A Next-Generation Computational Framework for Predicting Optimal Walking Motion
Agency: National Science Foundation
Amount: $500,000
Period: August 2014 to August 2017

Title:
Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization Using Variable-Order Gaussian Quadrature Collocation Methods
Agency: NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium
Amount: $25,000
Period: August 2013 to February 2015

PAST PROJECTS


Title:
Phase 1: Pseudospectral Optimal Control for Flight Trajectory Optimization
Agency: U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (subcontract from Systems Technology, Inc.)
Amount: $38,500
Period: June 2015 to January 2016

Title:
A Novel Computational Approach to Solving Optimal Control Problems Whose Solutions Lie on Singular Arcs
Agency: NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium
Amount: $25,000
Period: August 2015 to August 2016

Title:
A Computational Framework for the Rapid, Robust, and Reliable Solutions to Complex Constrained Optimal Control Problems
Agency: U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Amount: $986,114
Period: October 2011 to May 2015

Title: A Computational Approach for Probabilistically Constrained Design Optimization Using Generalized Polynomial Chaos and Pseudospectral Methods
Agency: U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (via U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)
Amount: $247,083
Period: September 2013 to December 2014

Title:
Next-Generation Framework for the Real-Time Solution of Optimal Control Problems
Agency: U.S. Office of Naval Research
Amount: $551,728

Title:
Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization Using Pseudospectral Methods
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Amount: $25,000
Period: January 2013 to December 2013

Title:
A Computational Framework for Near-Optimal Mission Planning and Guidance of Autonomous Undersea Vehicles
Agency: U.S. Office of Naval Research
Amount: $224,379
Period: September 2008 to August 2012

Title: Advancement of Computationally Efficient Pseudospectral Methods for Solving Optimal Control Problems
Agency: Advatech Pacific/U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory
Amount: $75,000
Period: September 2010 to August 2011

Title: A Pseudospectral Mission Planning tool for Prompt Global Strike
Agency: U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory
Amount: $75,000
Period: September 2009 to August 2010

Title: Pseudospectral Methods for Hypersonic Entry Mission Planning
Agency: NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium
Amount: $16,000
Period: August 2008 to August 2009

Title: Multi-Disciplinary Design Optimization and Mission Planning for Small Satellites
Agency: Lockheed-Martin Corporation
Amount: $95,000
Period: January 2009 to December 2009

Title: A Computational Framework for Near-Optimal Mission Planning of Systems with Nonholonomic Constraints
Agency: U.S. Army Research Office
Amount: $50,000
Period: September 2008 to June 2009

Title: A Computational Framework for Rapid Space Mission Planning
Agency: NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium
Amount: $25,000
Period: August 2007 to August 2008

Title: A Computational Approach for Optimal Abort Trajectories for the Crew Exploration Vehicle
Agency: NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium
Amount: $10,000
Period: August 2009 to August 2010

Title: Ascent Guidance Using Pseudospectral Methods: Phase 2
Agency: ATK Launch Systems
Amount: $65,000
Period: June 2007 March 2008

Title: Ascent Guidance Using Pseudospectral Methods: Phase 1
Agency: ATK Launch Systems
Amount: $60,000
Period: January 2007 to June 2007

Title: Legendre Pseudospectral Method for Spacecraft Formation Flying Trajectory Optimization and Guidance
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Amount: $180,000
Period: July 2003 to June 2006




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