Dayton technology firm one of three Ohio institutions to win an “Oscar of Innovation” in 2015
Dayton, OH, 29 Jan 2016
Today, UES Inc., a Dayton-based Science and Technology firm, gratefully acknowledges a commendation from Rep. Rick Perales (House Dist. 73) and the 131st General Assembly of the State of Ohio. UES received congratulations on being one of three Ohio firms to receive a 2105 R&D 100 Award.
UES’ IBISTM Photoconductive Semiconductor Switch (PCSS) was selected by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine as a winner for a 2015 R&D 100 Award in the IT/Electrical category. An R&D 100 Award recognizes the 100 most technologically significant products introduced in the past year.
UES achieved this honor by:
- Successfully proposing to and winning consecutive Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) awards from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).
- Converting the technology developed in the SBIR process to an electromagnetic pulse generator for nuclear pulse simulation, in partnership with L3 Inc.
Dr. Rabi Bhattacharya, Principal Investigator, acknowledging the honor, said “The R&D 100 Awards are the Oscars of Innovation. I’m grateful for the consistent partnerships and support from Hoa Nguyen of DTRA, and Doug Weidenheimer at L3, our co-developers.”
Of the recognition, Dr. Nina Joshi, CEO, said “This prestigious honor recognizes UES’ accomplishments, as well as its record of service to community. We look forward to living up to the spirit of this commendation, and working towards more such successes.”
About UES Inc:
Founded in 1973, UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company that provides its government and industry customers with superior research and development expertise and world-class support. We take great pride in developing products and services from our technologies for commercialization and transition.