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Table of Awards, DE-FOA-0001980, Advanced Manufacturing Office FY19 Multi-topic Funding Opportunity

Selectee NameProject TitleCity, StateTopic AreaDOE ShareTotal Award Amount
Noble Thermodynamic Systems, Inc.Ultra Efficient CHP with High Power/Heat Ratio using a Novel Argon Power CycleBerkeley, CaliforniaTopic 3, Subtopic 3.2: High Power to Heat Ratio, High Efficiency Combined Heat and Power (CHP)$3,842,312$5,079,180
Aerojet RocketdyneA Digitally Informed Approach to Enhanced Heat Recovery through Additive Manufacturing of "Adaptive Thermoelectric Modules" for Energy Conversion PlatformsCanoga Park, CaliforniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$3,985,939$5,003,362
Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryPredicting durability of manufactured turbine components under high-temperature operationLivermore, CaliforniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$499,987$624,984
University of California, Los AngelesInnovative design and manufacturing of 2.5D battery with high energy and power densityLos Angeles, CaliforniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$400,000$500,000
Palo Alto Research Center, Inc.Filament Extension Atomization for High Solids Loading in Energy Efficient Spray Drying SystemsPalo Alto, CaliforniaTopic 2, Subtopic 2.1: Advances in Industrial and Process Drying$2,999,817$3,749,817
Palo Alto Research Center, Inc. Scalable Ceramic ALignment for Electro-active Structures (SCALES)Palo Alto, CaliforniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$499,977$624,972
University of California, Santa BarbaraAccelerating Manufacturing of Powder-Processed Strong, Lightweight, and Thermally Stable Bulk Nanocrystalline Al Alloys via Engineered Interface StatesSanta Barbara, CaliforniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.3: Materials and Manufacturing Process Development of Nanocrystalline Metal Alloys$500,000$625,000
Applied Materials, Inc.Advanced Anode Manufacturing through Ultra-Thin Li DepositionSanta Clara, CaliforniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$12,000,000$24,192,623
Applied Materials, Inc.Synergistic Coating and Fe-Ni-Cr-Alloy Development for Harsh EnvironmentsSanta Clara, CaliforniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$500,000$1,004,075
SylvatexAdvanced Manufacturing of Cathode Materials for Lithium-ion BatterySunnyvale, CaliforniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$2,038,708$2,551,023
University of Colorado BoulderOptimal Co-Design of Integrated Thermal-Electrical Networks and Control Systems for Grid-interactive Efficient District (GED) Energy SystemsBoulder, ColoradoTopic 3, Subtopic 3.3: Verification and Validation of CHP and District Energy$3,327,878$4,159,922
National Renewable Energy LaboratoryOxide Electronic Devices for Extreme Operating EnvironmentsGolden, ColoradoTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$3,200,000$4,000,000
Forge NanoReducing the Cost and Energy of Lithium-ion Battery Manufacturing using High Throughput Atomic Layer Deposition ProcessesLouisville, ColoradoTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$5,026,584$6,283,334
United Technologies Research CenterElectric-Field De-Wetting for Enhanced Drying (P.300.0724)East Hartford, ConnecticutTopic 2, Subtopic 2.1: Advances in Industrial and Process Drying$499,929$624,912
University of ConnecticutHigh Throughput Screening of Ultra-Thin Electrocaloric Materials Enabled by Additive ManufacturingStorrs, ConnecticutTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$500,000$625,000
The George Washington UniversityUrban Combined Heat and Power with Integrated Renewables and Energy StorageWashington, District of ColumbiaTopic 3, Subtopic 3.3: Verification and Validation of CHP and District Energy$499,967$629,790
University of FloridaDevelopment of High Energy Density Thermomagnetic Processing Technology for Intensification of Industrial Heat-treatment and Increased Material PerformanceGainesville, FloridaTopic 2, Subtopic 2.2: Thermal Process Intensification$8,718,107$10,940,572
Georgia Institute of TechnologyRobust Combined Heat and Hybrid Power (CHHP) for High Electrical Efficiency CogenerationAtlanta, GeorgiaTopic 3, Subtopic 3.2: High Power to Heat Ratio, High Efficiency Combined Heat and Power (CHP)$500,000$625,000
Idaho National LaboratoryNew Materials and an Efficient Processing Approach for Materials for Harsh Environments - Advanced Fabrication and Joining of High Performance MaterialsIdaho Falls, IdahoTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$3,100,000$3,875,000
University of Notre DameOptimizing Additive Manufacturing of Thermoelectric Materials using Bayesian Optimization-Enhanced Transfer LearningNotre Dame, IndianaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$2,000,000$2,553,080
Ames LaboratoryManufacturing of Al-Ce/metal-matrix-composites (MMC) Alloys for Harsh EnvironmentsAmes, IowaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$3,940,000$4,940,000
Iowa State UniversityNanosecond Laser Drying in Wafer Foundries for Significant Energy Efficiency ImprovementAmes, IowaTopic 2, Subtopic 2.1: Advances in Industrial and Process Drying$500,000$665,736
Iowa State UniversityNovel ceramic capacitors with ultrahigh energy density and efficiencyAmes, IowaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$1,995,900$2,494,875
University of KentuckyAI-Enabled Discovery and Physics-Based Optimization of Energy-Efficient Processing Strategies for Advanced Turbine AlloysLexington, KentuckyTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$497,721$626,231
Louisiana State University Machine learning for optimizing the manufacture and operation of intermediate temperature fuel cellsBaton Rouge, LouisianaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$498,193$624,206
Pixelligent Technologies, LLCProtective Coatings that Manufacture Themselves for High Performance ApplicationsBaltimore, MarylandTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$1,461,843$1,827,304
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMachine-learned processing pathways for solid state electrolytesCambridge, MassachusettsTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$3,588,176$4,485,220
Veloxint CorporationAffordable, stronger, lighter, next-generation nanocrystalline metal alloy technology with scalable manufacturingFramingham, MassachusettsTopic 1, Subtopic 1.3: Materials and Manufacturing Process Development of Nanocrystalline Metal Alloys$3,999,129$5,000,184
University of Massachusetts LowellManufacturing of Fabric Electrodes using a High-Throughput Screening Platform for Redox Flow BatteriesLowell, MassachusettsTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$500,000$649,532
Western New England UniversityMachine Learning Accelerated Process Development for Scalable Manufacturing of Silica-based Glass Encapsulated Phase Change Materials Using Flow Mold CastingSpringfield, MassachusettsTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$498,159$709,981
International District Energy AssociationVerification and Validation of Performance with Dissemination of Best Practices in District Energy and CHP for Enhanced Resiliency, Energy Efficiency and CybersecurityWestborough, MassachusettsTopic 3, Subtopic 3.3: Verification and Validation of CHP and District Energy$1,097,464$1,372,464
Worcester Polytechnic InstituteNovel Energy-Efficient Drying Technologies for Food, Pulp and Paper, and other Energy Intensive Manufacturing IndustriesWorcester, MassachusettsTopic 2, Subtopic 2.1: Advances in Industrial and Process Drying$3,459,860$4,519,028
Navitas Advance Solutions Group, LLCHigh Throughput Solvent-free Manufacturing of Battery ElectrodesAnn Arbor, MichiganTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$4,400,000$5,500,000
Michigan Technological UniversityRapid Bayesian High Entropy Alloy Designs Fabricated via Wire Arc Additive ManufacturingHoughton, MichiganTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$500,000$625,000
Western Michigan UniversityEnabling Advanced Electrode Architecture through Printing TechniqueKalamazoo, MichiganTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$9,596,967$11,996,211
3M CompanyDegradation of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in Water via High Power, Energy-Efficient Electron Beam AcceleratorSt. Paul, MinnesotaTopic 2, Subtopic 2.2: Thermal Process Intensification$723,613$904,517
Missouri University of Science and TechnologyNovel High Resolution High Temperature In-Line Sensors for Steel ManufacturingRolla, MissouriTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$1,607,992$2,271,427
University of Nevada, RenoThe Grain Boundary Relaxation (GBR) Approach for Manufacturing of High Strength Nanocrystalline Lightweight MetalsReno, NevadaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.3: Materials and Manufacturing Process Development of Nanocrystalline Metal Alloys$500,000$625,000
Molecule Works Inc.A Water Vapor Membrane Separation System for Process Drying and Latent Energy RecoveryPittsford, New York Topic 2, Subtopic 2.1: Advances in Industrial and Process Drying$3,818,114$6,875,974
Albemarle CorporationThin-film lithium metal manufacture by room temperature electrodepositionCharlotte, North CarolinaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$4,310,960$5,391,760
Paragon Robotics LLCAdvanced District Energy Controls for Improved Efficiency and ResilienceBedford Heights, OhioTopic 3, Subtopic 3.3: Verification and Validation of CHP and District Energy$1,004,090$1,277,473
Eaton CorporationMegawatt Class, High-Voltage SiC Power Electronics Converters for Advanced Manufacturing with Grid Support ServicesCleveland, OhioTopic 3, Subtopic 3.1: Medium-Voltage Power Conditioning Systems to Enable Grid-Dispatchable and Resilient Manufacturing Facilities$4,000,000$5,071,847
Edison Welding Institute, Inc. (EWI)Machine Learning Enhanced Development of Functionally Graded Materials Enabled by Directed Energy DepositionColumbus, OhioTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$3,940,240$4,925,300
Wright State UniversityAccelerating Additive Manufacturing Process Design for Energy Conversion Materials using In-situ Sensing and Machine LearningDayton, OhioTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$500,000$638,456
Arkema Inc.Roll-To Roll Manufacturing of Low Cost and Safer Lithium Ion BatteriesKing of Prussia, PennsylvaniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$5,037,888$6,331,427
The ExOne CompanyBinder Jet Additive Manufacturing of Novel Design, High Temperature, Ceramic Heat ExchangersNorth Huntingdon, PennsylvaniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$3,999,993$4,999,992
Carpenter Technology CorporationNovel Hot Gas Path Components for Gas Turbine Engines Enabled by Materials and AM Process DevelopmentReading, PennsylvaniaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.4: Process-Informed Science, Design, and Engineering of Materials and Devices Operating in Harsh Service Conditions$3,200,000$4,000,000
University of Tennessee, KnoxvilleSiC Based Modular Transformer-less MW-Scale Power Conditioning System and Control for Flexible Manufacturing PlantsKnoxville, TennesseeTopic 3, Subtopic 3.1: Medium-Voltage Power Conditioning Systems to Enable Grid-Dispatchable and Resilient Manufacturing Facilities$3,581,545$4,477,107
Houston Advanced Research CenterAdvances on CHP District Energy and Microgrids Deployment: Simplified Tool for Rapidly Deploying Feasibility Analytics for the Non-Technical UserThe Woodlands, TexasTopic 3, Subtopic 3.3: Verification and Validation of CHP and District Energy$1,463,534$1,929,082
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityHigh-Manufacturability 13.8 kV Grid-Interface Power Conditioning Converter with MVAC and MVDC Ports for Flexible Manufacturing PlantsBlacksburg, VirginiaTopic 3, Subtopic 3.1: Medium-Voltage Power Conditioning Systems to Enable Grid-Dispatchable and Resilient Manufacturing Facilities$3,999,445$4,999,408
University of VirginiaSingle-step additive manufacturing of thermoelectric devices guided by machine learning and high throughput characterizationCharlottesville, VirginiaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.1: Accelerate the Manufacturing Process Design and Development Cycle for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage Materials$500,000$625,000
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityAdvanced Slug-flow Manufacturing of Uniform and Tunable Battery Cathode ParticlesRichmond, VirginiaTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$2,000,000$2,500,000
Forest Concepts, LLCPreheating of Cold, High Moisture Particulate Biomaterials to Reduce Drying Time and EnergyAuburn, WashingtonTopic 2, Subtopic 2.1: Advances in Industrial and Process Drying$400,000$500,000
University of WashingtonAcoustophoretic Additive Manufacturing for Scalable 3D Battery ElectrodesSeattle, WashingtonTopic 1, Subtopic 1.2: Innovative Manufacturing Processes for Battery Energy Storage$494,023$617,529
University of Wisconsin - MadisonAdditive Manufactured Super-Critical CO2 Heat to Power SolutionMadison, WisconsinTopic 3, Subtopic 3.2: High Power to Heat Ratio, High Efficiency Combined Heat and Power (CHP)$3,080,272$3,850,481
Totals$139,334,326$187,119,398