September 2006; Huntsville, AL, CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) has been selected as one of the Tibbetts Award winners for 2006. This is in recognition for significant achievements involving technological innovation related to the federal Small Business Innovation Research Program.
The Tibbetts Awards program, initiated by SBA Administrator Philip Lader and U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, is designed to recognize SBIR's "Models of Excellence". It awards companies, support organizations and individuals that have been on the cutting edge of innovative technology development.
Awards will be presented at the Tibbetts Award ceremonies on Tuesday, September 26, 2006 in Washington DC. Planned activities include a congressional reception on Capitol Hill, an SBIR Interactive session, and an awards luncheon.
CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) is the technology leader in multidisciplinary engineering simulations, innovative designs and prototypes. Since it inception in 1987, CFDRC has grown steadily with highly qualified staff (over 55% PhD's), and an excellent record of technology commercialization (over 25 patents and licenses). CFDRC expertise, products and services are used by over 500 organizations, worldwide. For future, CFDRC is focusing on three major markets: 1) Aerospace and Defense, 2) Biomedical, Life Sciences and Security and 3) Nano/Micro Electronics, Materials and Processes.