Award Winners & Finalists

Product Organization Co-Developer(s)
900-MHz Superconducting NMR Magnet System Oxford Instruments
A-SPECT Photon Imaging Inc. Lawrence MacDonald, Bradley Patt, Jan Iwanczyk
Adiabatic Metal Forming Process and Press System LMC Inc. Lennart Lindell
Aluminum-Lithium Alloy 2098 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., McCook Metals LLC, NASA (Langley Research Center)
Antaris Near-IR Analyzer ThermoNicolet (Industial Solutions)
Aquacore Advanced Ceramics Research Greg Artz, John Lombardi, Ranji Vaidyanathan, Matt Milsovic
Argonne Autothermal Reforming Catalyst for Fuel Processors Argonne National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Michael Krumpelt
Arsenic Treatment Units Using the Aqua-Bind Arsenic Removal Media Apyron Technologies Inc. Bryan Kepner, Greg Gilles, John Spotts
Automated Imaging System for Concrete Analysis Honeywell FM&T, Missouri Dept. of Transportation, U. S. Dept. of Energy (Kansas City Plant) Chris Baumgart, Kim Linder, Steve Cave
AX/MX/UMX High-Resolution Lab Balances Mettler Toledo GmbH
Catalyst Material for Plasma-Catalysis Engine Exhaust Treatment Delphi Automotive Systems, Ford Research Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Chem-Reo Software Netzsch Geratebau GmbH, Netzsch Thermal Analysis
Chromolith Speed ROD RP-18e and Chromolith Performance RP-18e Merck KGaA Dieter Lubda
CombiSep MCE 2000 CombiSep Inc., Iowa State University (Ames Laboratory) Xiaoyi Gong, Edward Yeung
Continuous Laser Glass Melting Process Hoya Corp., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Schott Glass Technologies Inc.
Cryo-Tracker Sierra Lobo Inc. Mark Haberbusch
Cryoprobe TXI 600 MHz System Bruker AG
Cure on Demand Bonding System Ameritherm Inc., Battelle Memorial Institute
Current Interrupt Charging Algorithm for Lead-Acid Batteries National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Optima Batteries Inc., Recombination Technologies
D8 DISCOVER with GADDS for Combinatorial Screening Bruker AXS Inc. Bob He
Decision Support for Operations & Maintenance (DSOM) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Diesel Fuel Ignition Quality Tester (IQT) Advanced Engine Technology Ltd., Southwest Research Institute
Dioxin Precursor Monitor CP-2000 Hitachi Ltd.
Drop-In Residential Heat Pump Water Heater Athur D. Little Inc., ECR International, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
DRWIN Electronically Scanning Antenna National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Paratek Microwave Inc., St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University , Louise Sengupta
Dynamic Sag Corrector - DySC SoftSwitching Technologies Deepakraj Divan
DZ-MV100 Portable Camcorder Hitachi Ltd.
Environment Conscious Ceramics (ECOCERAMICS) Dynacs Engineering Co. Inc., NASA (Glenn Research Center) M. Singh
Evapo-Rust Harris International Laboratories Inc. David Harris
Exicor Low-Level Birefringence Measurement System Hinds Instruments Inc. Theodore Oakberg, Baoliang (Bob) Wang
FALCON Raman Chemical Imaging Microscope ChemIcon Inc.
Free-Space Quantum Cryptography Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
FWA Base Station Antenna Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Information Technology R&D Center) Izuru Naito
Gas-Filled Panels/Air Liners Cargo Technologies Inc., Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Gene Recovery Microdissection (GRM) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Allen Christian, Matthew Coleman, James Tucker
GeoMelt ADF METSS Corp. Richard Sapienza, William Ricks, Joseph Sanders
Geothermal Silica Brookhaven National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Caithness Operating Co. LLC Mow Lin, Eugene Premuzic, Stuart Johnson
GMR Revolution Sensor Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Advanced Technology R&D Center) M. Ikeuchi, K. Tsutsumi, T. Fukami
Hilbert-Huang Transform (HHT) NASA (Goddard Space Flight Center), Princeton Satellite Systems Inc. Norden Huang
HS-C430 Abrasive-Free Chemical-Mechanical Polishing Slurry Hitachi Ltd.
HuViS Toyota Central R&D Laboratories Inc. Kazunori Higuchi
HydroTrac Electric Power Research Institute, Iris Power Engineering, New York Power Authority
ICS 4000 XRF Corp.
INSPiRE Performance Polymers Dow Chemical Co.
Intelligent Lambda Switch (ILS) Trellis Electronics Aharon Agranat
Ion-Induced Electron Emission Microscope (IEEM) Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy), STAIB Instruments Inc. Barney Doyle
Kodak X-Sight L/RA Film System Eastman Kodak Co.
Lasershot Marking System Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Metal Improvement Co. Inc. C. Brent Dane, James Daley
LAWave Fraunhofer IWS Dieter Schneider, Thomas Schwarz
LifeLite System ThauMDx Art Boren, Jan Pawlak, Tim Stultz
LinkStick Hitachi Ltd. Toshifumi Arai
Long-Range Semi-Passive Radio Frequency Identification System Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Wave ID Ron Gilbert
MAP-CA Equator Technologies Inc., Hitachi Ltd. , Kojima Keiji
MetroCor Fiber Corning Inc. Shiva Kumar, Jan Conradi, Steve Rosenbaum
MIDAD Toyota Central R&D Laboratories Inc. Yutaka Nonomura
MilliWave Viscometer Battelle Memorial Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Westinghous Savannah River Company
MOLYCAST Aluminum Melt Furnace Amcast Industrial Corp., Edison Materials Technology Center, Micropyretics Heaters International Inc., U. S. Dept. of Energy
MOST and WOW Wafer Level Semiconductor Test FormFactor
NanoManipulator DP-100 3rdTech Inc., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill) Aron Helser
NanoScope IV Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM) System Digital Instruments, NanoDevices Inc., Veeco Metrology Group
Nanox 2613 Thermal Spray Feedstock Inframat Corp. Peter Strutt
Newport iSeries Newport Electronics Inc.
NIST Rotating-wheel Braille display National Institute of Standards & Technology (U.S. Dept. of Commerce) John Roberts
Optimum Substrate Mapper Veeco Metrology Group
PacketHound Protocol Management Appliance Palisade Systems Inc. Doug Jacobson, Stephanie Bridges, Guy Helmer
PENNSYN Amherst Polymer Technology, Pennzoil-Quaker State Co. James Chien, W. J. Heilman, I-Ching Chiu, Wei Song
Performance Application Programming Inerface (PAPI) University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville)
Pilkington Solar E Solar Control Low-E Glass Pilkington North America (Building Products Group) Michel Soubeyrand
Plastic Circuit Technology Bell Laboratories, E Ink Corp., Lucent Technologies John Rogers
Plastic MiniDIL Transmitter: HL1328DJS Hitachi Ltd., Nortel Networks
Polymer Hydrogen Getters Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Timothy Shepodd, Leroy Whinnery Jr.
Process for the Determination of Mercury in Fossil Fuels National Institute of Standards & Technology (U.S. Dept. of Commerce) Stephen Long, W. Robert Kelly
ProFlux Polarizer MOXTEK Inc. None
PROSPECT Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Ying Xu, Dong Xu
Proteum 300 CCD Bruker AXS Inc. Roger Durst
PuriNOx Performance System Lubrizol Corp.
Q22-Y Magnetorheological Finishing System QED Technologies Inc., U. S. Army (Research Laboratory), University of Rochester (Center for Optics Manufacturing) Donald Golini
Ring Cusp Ion Engine NASA (Glenn Research Center) James Sovey, Vincent Rawlin, Robert Roman
SeaViz System Battelle Memorial Institute, Desert Star Systems Bradley DeRoos
Silicon/Mullite/BSAS and Silicon/Mullite+BSAS/BSAS EBCs (Environmental Barrier Coatings) General Electric Co., NASA (Glenn Research Center), Pratt & Whitney, Solar Turbines Inc.
Simple SERS Sample Vials Advanced Fuel Research, Real-Time Analyzers Yuan-Hsiang Lee, Stuart Farquharson
SMART Trac System CEM Corp.
Solid-State Radiation Materials and Detectors Based on II-VI Semiconductors Fisk University, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Yinnel-Tech Inc.
STRANDFOAM EA Polypropylene Foam Dow Chemical Co. Martin Tusim
Super Hard Steel Idaho National Engineering and Env. Lab (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Daniel James Branagan
Supercritical CO2 Resist Remover (SCORR) Agilent Technologies Inc., GT Equipment/SC Fluids, Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) , Craig Taylor
Sylramic-iBN Silicon-Carbide (SiC) Fiber NASA (Glenn Research Center) James DiCarlo, Hee Mann Yun, John Brennan
Tandem-Configured Solid-State Optical Limiter Geltech Inc., Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), U. S. Army (Research Office), University of Central Florida (Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers (CREOL))
Tantalum/Titanium-Based Films for Giga-scale Interconnects Gelest Inc., State University at Albany (Center for Advanced Thin Film Technology) Barry Arkles, Alain Kaloyeros
TEEK and SOLREX NASA (Langley Research Center) Erik Weiser
THUMS Total Human Model for Safety Toyota Motor Corp.
Touch-N-Mow Engine Starting System Briggs & Stratton Corp. (Applied Research) Gary Gracyalny
TravelIR SensIR Technologies John Reffner, Donald Wilks, Robert Burch, Kenneth Schreiber
Triple-Junction Terrestrial Solar Cell Concentrator National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Spectrolab Inc.
Tritec 2000 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer Mettler-Toledo Inc., Triton Technology Ltd.
Ultimer OOLTO53 ONDEO Nalco Co.
Vapor Reduction Fuel Tank System Bladder Tank Asian Industry Co., Horie Metal Co., Tokai Rubber Industries, Toyota Motor Corp., Yazaki Corp.
VersaLight Polarizer MOXTEK Inc. Doug Hansen
VersaMark Business Color Press Scitex Digital Printing
X-Celerator Philips Analytical Raymond Verbruggen
Z3:2d-gel Image Analysis System Compugen Ltd. Zeev Smilansky
Product Organization Co-Developer(s)
900-MHz Superconducting NMR Magnet System Oxford Instruments
A-SPECT Photon Imaging Inc. Lawrence MacDonald, Bradley Patt, Jan Iwanczyk
Adiabatic Metal Forming Process and Press System LMC Inc. Lennart Lindell
Aluminum-Lithium Alloy 2098 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., McCook Metals LLC, NASA (Langley Research Center)
Antaris Near-IR Analyzer ThermoNicolet (Industial Solutions)
Aquacore Advanced Ceramics Research Greg Artz, John Lombardi, Ranji Vaidyanathan, Matt Milsovic
Argonne Autothermal Reforming Catalyst for Fuel Processors Argonne National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Michael Krumpelt
Arsenic Treatment Units Using the Aqua-Bind Arsenic Removal Media Apyron Technologies Inc. Bryan Kepner, Greg Gilles, John Spotts
Automated Imaging System for Concrete Analysis Honeywell FM&T, Missouri Dept. of Transportation, U. S. Dept. of Energy (Kansas City Plant) Chris Baumgart, Kim Linder, Steve Cave
AX/MX/UMX High-Resolution Lab Balances Mettler Toledo GmbH
Catalyst Material for Plasma-Catalysis Engine Exhaust Treatment Delphi Automotive Systems, Ford Research Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Chem-Reo Software Netzsch Geratebau GmbH, Netzsch Thermal Analysis
Chromolith Speed ROD RP-18e and Chromolith Performance RP-18e Merck KGaA Dieter Lubda
CombiSep MCE 2000 CombiSep Inc., Iowa State University (Ames Laboratory) Xiaoyi Gong, Edward Yeung
Continuous Laser Glass Melting Process Hoya Corp., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Schott Glass Technologies Inc.
Cryo-Tracker Sierra Lobo Inc. Mark Haberbusch
Cryoprobe TXI 600 MHz System Bruker AG
Cure on Demand Bonding System Ameritherm Inc., Battelle Memorial Institute
Current Interrupt Charging Algorithm for Lead-Acid Batteries National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Optima Batteries Inc., Recombination Technologies
D8 DISCOVER with GADDS for Combinatorial Screening Bruker AXS Inc. Bob He
Decision Support for Operations & Maintenance (DSOM) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Diesel Fuel Ignition Quality Tester (IQT) Advanced Engine Technology Ltd., Southwest Research Institute
Dioxin Precursor Monitor CP-2000 Hitachi Ltd.
Drop-In Residential Heat Pump Water Heater Athur D. Little Inc., ECR International, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
DRWIN Electronically Scanning Antenna National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Paratek Microwave Inc., St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University , Louise Sengupta
Dynamic Sag Corrector - DySC SoftSwitching Technologies Deepakraj Divan
DZ-MV100 Portable Camcorder Hitachi Ltd.
Environment Conscious Ceramics (ECOCERAMICS) Dynacs Engineering Co. Inc., NASA (Glenn Research Center) M. Singh
Evapo-Rust Harris International Laboratories Inc. David Harris
Exicor Low-Level Birefringence Measurement System Hinds Instruments Inc. Theodore Oakberg, Baoliang (Bob) Wang
FALCON Raman Chemical Imaging Microscope ChemIcon Inc.
Free-Space Quantum Cryptography Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
FWA Base Station Antenna Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Information Technology R&D Center) Izuru Naito
Gas-Filled Panels/Air Liners Cargo Technologies Inc., Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Gene Recovery Microdissection (GRM) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Allen Christian, Matthew Coleman, James Tucker
GeoMelt ADF METSS Corp. Richard Sapienza, William Ricks, Joseph Sanders
Geothermal Silica Brookhaven National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Caithness Operating Co. LLC Mow Lin, Eugene Premuzic, Stuart Johnson
GMR Revolution Sensor Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Advanced Technology R&D Center) M. Ikeuchi, K. Tsutsumi, T. Fukami
Hilbert-Huang Transform (HHT) NASA (Goddard Space Flight Center), Princeton Satellite Systems Inc. Norden Huang
HS-C430 Abrasive-Free Chemical-Mechanical Polishing Slurry Hitachi Ltd.
HuViS Toyota Central R&D Laboratories Inc. Kazunori Higuchi
HydroTrac Electric Power Research Institute, Iris Power Engineering, New York Power Authority
ICS 4000 XRF Corp.
INSPiRE Performance Polymers Dow Chemical Co.
Intelligent Lambda Switch (ILS) Trellis Electronics Aharon Agranat
Ion-Induced Electron Emission Microscope (IEEM) Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy), STAIB Instruments Inc. Barney Doyle
Kodak X-Sight L/RA Film System Eastman Kodak Co.
Lasershot Marking System Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Metal Improvement Co. Inc. C. Brent Dane, James Daley
LAWave Fraunhofer IWS Dieter Schneider, Thomas Schwarz
LifeLite System ThauMDx Art Boren, Jan Pawlak, Tim Stultz
LinkStick Hitachi Ltd. Toshifumi Arai
Long-Range Semi-Passive Radio Frequency Identification System Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Wave ID Ron Gilbert
MAP-CA Equator Technologies Inc., Hitachi Ltd. , Kojima Keiji
MetroCor Fiber Corning Inc. Shiva Kumar, Jan Conradi, Steve Rosenbaum
MIDAD Toyota Central R&D Laboratories Inc. Yutaka Nonomura
MilliWave Viscometer Battelle Memorial Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Westinghous Savannah River Company
MOLYCAST Aluminum Melt Furnace Amcast Industrial Corp., Edison Materials Technology Center, Micropyretics Heaters International Inc., U. S. Dept. of Energy
MOST and WOW Wafer Level Semiconductor Test FormFactor
NanoManipulator DP-100 3rdTech Inc., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill) Aron Helser
NanoScope IV Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM) System Digital Instruments, NanoDevices Inc., Veeco Metrology Group
Nanox 2613 Thermal Spray Feedstock Inframat Corp. Peter Strutt
Newport iSeries Newport Electronics Inc.
NIST Rotating-wheel Braille display National Institute of Standards & Technology (U.S. Dept. of Commerce) John Roberts
Optimum Substrate Mapper Veeco Metrology Group
PacketHound Protocol Management Appliance Palisade Systems Inc. Doug Jacobson, Stephanie Bridges, Guy Helmer
PENNSYN Amherst Polymer Technology, Pennzoil-Quaker State Co. James Chien, W. J. Heilman, I-Ching Chiu, Wei Song
Performance Application Programming Inerface (PAPI) University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville)
Pilkington Solar E Solar Control Low-E Glass Pilkington North America (Building Products Group) Michel Soubeyrand
Plastic Circuit Technology Bell Laboratories, E Ink Corp., Lucent Technologies John Rogers
Plastic MiniDIL Transmitter: HL1328DJS Hitachi Ltd., Nortel Networks
Polymer Hydrogen Getters Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Timothy Shepodd, Leroy Whinnery Jr.
Process for the Determination of Mercury in Fossil Fuels National Institute of Standards & Technology (U.S. Dept. of Commerce) Stephen Long, W. Robert Kelly
ProFlux Polarizer MOXTEK Inc. None
PROSPECT Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Ying Xu, Dong Xu
Proteum 300 CCD Bruker AXS Inc. Roger Durst
PuriNOx Performance System Lubrizol Corp.
Q22-Y Magnetorheological Finishing System QED Technologies Inc., U. S. Army (Research Laboratory), University of Rochester (Center for Optics Manufacturing) Donald Golini
Ring Cusp Ion Engine NASA (Glenn Research Center) James Sovey, Vincent Rawlin, Robert Roman
SeaViz System Battelle Memorial Institute, Desert Star Systems Bradley DeRoos
Silicon/Mullite/BSAS and Silicon/Mullite+BSAS/BSAS EBCs (Environmental Barrier Coatings) General Electric Co., NASA (Glenn Research Center), Pratt & Whitney, Solar Turbines Inc.
Simple SERS Sample Vials Advanced Fuel Research, Real-Time Analyzers Yuan-Hsiang Lee, Stuart Farquharson
SMART Trac System CEM Corp.
Solid-State Radiation Materials and Detectors Based on II-VI Semiconductors Fisk University, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Sandia National Laboratories (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Yinnel-Tech Inc.
STRANDFOAM EA Polypropylene Foam Dow Chemical Co. Martin Tusim
Super Hard Steel Idaho National Engineering and Env. Lab (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Daniel James Branagan
Supercritical CO2 Resist Remover (SCORR) Agilent Technologies Inc., GT Equipment/SC Fluids, Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy) , Craig Taylor
Sylramic-iBN Silicon-Carbide (SiC) Fiber NASA (Glenn Research Center) James DiCarlo, Hee Mann Yun, John Brennan
Tandem-Configured Solid-State Optical Limiter Geltech Inc., Los Alamos National Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), U. S. Army (Research Office), University of Central Florida (Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers (CREOL))
Tantalum/Titanium-Based Films for Giga-scale Interconnects Gelest Inc., State University at Albany (Center for Advanced Thin Film Technology) Barry Arkles, Alain Kaloyeros
TEEK and SOLREX NASA (Langley Research Center) Erik Weiser
THUMS Total Human Model for Safety Toyota Motor Corp.
Touch-N-Mow Engine Starting System Briggs & Stratton Corp. (Applied Research) Gary Gracyalny
TravelIR SensIR Technologies John Reffner, Donald Wilks, Robert Burch, Kenneth Schreiber
Triple-Junction Terrestrial Solar Cell Concentrator National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Spectrolab Inc.
Tritec 2000 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer Mettler-Toledo Inc., Triton Technology Ltd.
Ultimer OOLTO53 ONDEO Nalco Co.
Vapor Reduction Fuel Tank System Bladder Tank Asian Industry Co., Horie Metal Co., Tokai Rubber Industries, Toyota Motor Corp., Yazaki Corp.
VersaLight Polarizer MOXTEK Inc. Doug Hansen
VersaMark Business Color Press Scitex Digital Printing
X-Celerator Philips Analytical Raymond Verbruggen
Z3:2d-gel Image Analysis System Compugen Ltd. Zeev Smilansky