Western Michigan University

1903 W Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Corporate Partners

Faculty & Staff

Name Awards Latest
Infoscitex Corp.
Waltham, MA
1 07/30/10
Third Wave Systems, Inc.
Eden Prairie, MN
1 01/06/09
Mound Laser & Photonics Center, Inc.
Kettering, OH
1 01/01/07
Name Contacts Awards
Barb Wygant
Dr. John A. Patten

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 STTR

Firm: Infoscitex Corp.

Institution: Western Michigan University

Agency: Navy
Topic: N10A-T006
Budget: 07/30/10 - 02/28/11

Resource virtualization concepts are in heavy commercial use for optimizing the performance of distributed applications. Resource virtualization allows resources to be allocated and adapted on-the-fly, and enables a wide range of distributed computing, networking, and sensing applications. However, resource virtualization has traditionally been ...

Phase 2 STTR

Firm: Third Wave Systems, Inc.

Institution: Western Michigan University

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA07-T006
Budget: 01/06/09 - 01/06/11

Freeform optical surfaces offer advantages over axisymmetric surfaces in the ability to reduce optical sizes, increase performance and reduce aberrations. However, the description, fabrication and metrology of these surfaces can be difficult and costly, prohibiting their ability to achieve their full potential. Fabrication of these surfaces can ...

Phase 1 STTR

Firm: Mound Laser & Photonics Center, Inc.

Institution: Western Michigan University

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2007
Budget: 01/01/07 - 12/31/07

This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project, a collaboration between Mound Laser and Photonics Center and the Manufacturing Research Center at Western Michigan University, will develop a novel, synergistic method for precision machining of brittle materials and semiconductors by combining laser processing diamond turning. The...