Company Profile

Active Control Experts Inc
Profile last edited on: 12/16/2014      CAGE:       UEI:

Business Identifier: Relays and Industrial Controls
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Inactive (Acquired)
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Location Information

215 First Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
   (617) 577-0700
Location: Single
Congr. District: 07
County: Middlesex

Public Profile

In February 2001, Active Control eXperts, Inc. was acquired by Cymer, Inc (Nasdaq: CYMI). Active Control eXperts (ACX) works in the emerging field of smart materials and Smart Structures technology. The firm make pizeoelectric vibration control systems that are used to reduce shock and vibrations in consumer products such as skis, mountain bikes and aluminum baseball bats. The firm focuses on commercial applications of smart materials, such as piezoelectrics. Co-founded by Dr. Kenneth Lazarus and Edward Crawley, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Space Engineering Research Center,

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Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2000 1 NASA $70,000
Project Title: Adaptive structural control for space systems
2000 1 Army $70,000
Project Title: Embedded Sensor-Electronics System
1999 1 NASA $70,000
Project Title: High-Output Cryogenic Actuator System
1999 1 MDA $64,759
Project Title: Piezoceramic Actuators for Torsional Control
1999 2 NASA $670,000
Project Title: Active/Passive Attenuation of Sound in Aircraft Interiors

Key People / Management

  Kenneth B Lazarus -- President

  Adam Bogue

  Edward Crawley

  Marco Giovanardi

  Robert N Jacques

  Jeffrey Moore

  Farla M Russo

  Erik Saarmaa

  Ronald L Spangler

  David Warkentin

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