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Welkin Sciences, LLC was founded in 2003 in Colorado Springs, CO as a small business focused on challenging signal processing R&D programs for the Department of Defense. Our expertise has been targeted at developing innovative real-time architectures that allow processor and I/O intensive applications to be implemented in FPGA technology.


Blair E. Sawyer, President and CTO
Mr. Sawyer is co-founder and President of Welkin Sciences, LLC and serves as the Chief Technology Officer for the company. Over his career as a radar and communications engineer, Mr. Sawyer has managed over $30 million of R&D and systems development efforts for several large radar, infrared, and SATCOM programs. Programs sponsored specifically by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for which Mr. Sawyer provided successful electronics instrumentation systems include: the Radar Nuclear Effects Corruptor and Simulator (RNECS) and its predecessors, the Wideband Channel Simulator (WCS), the Advanced Channel Simulator (ACS), and the Nuclear Optical Dynamic Display Simulator (NODDS). Other applicable programs include the Control Electronics System of the Dynamic Infrared Scene Projector (DIRSP), for the Redstone Technical Test Center (RTTC); and the Cryovacuum Resistive Infrared Scene Projector (CRISP) program, sponsored by Wright Labs/AEDC.

Dennis A. Wagner, Vice-President and CFO
Mr. Wagner is co-founder and Vice-President of Welkin Sciences, LLC and serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the company. Over his career, Mr. Wagner has held key management positions for a number of multi-million dollar R&D programs for the Army, Navy, MDA and Defense Threat Reduction Agency. He has also served as a regional manager for both commercial and defense technology-oriented companies where he was responsible for growing and managing local operations from start-up to thirty employees. His technical background is in real-time software development.


Welkin Sciences is located in downtown Colorado Springs where it occupies approximately 6,000 sq. ft. of office and laboratory space in the Colorado Square Building. Cage Code: 3NAF0


The Welkin Sciences accounting system has been reviewed and approved by the DCAA for performance on government contracts. Several accounting firms are regularly involved in reviewing our accounting system and assisting in the preparation of reports required by the government.

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