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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Engineering Design

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
2-D Forming of Low Cost Steered Fibre LaminatesHarrison, Dr PUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 383,551
2-D forming of low cost steered fibre laminatesPotluri, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 33,009
2-D forming of low cost steered fibre laminates.Potter, Professor KUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 28,492
3D in-situ based methodology for optimizing the mechanical performance of selective laser melted aluminium alloysKartal, Dr MEUniversity of AberdeenEngineering 100,870
A Step Change in LMIC Prosthetics Provision through Computer Aided Design, Actimetry and Database TechnologiesDickinson, Dr AUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 909,511
Achieving a Predictive Design for Manufacture Capability in Composites by Integrating Manufacturing Knowledge and Design IntentWard, Dr CUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 101,082
Adaptive Tools for Electromagnetics and Materials Modelling to Bridge the Gap between Design and Manufacturing (AOTOMAT)Hao, Professor YQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 935,611
An integrated (ICME) approach to multiscale modelling of the fabrication and joining of powder processed partsBasoalto, Dr HCUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,003,550
Assuring the quality of design descriptions through the use of design configuration spacesMcKay, Professor AUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,204,456
Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using RobotsPurnell, Professor PUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 4,217,380
Biohaviour - Building the Blind WatchmakerPrice, Professor MQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 792,707
Citizen Nature WatchPhillips, Dr RRoyal College of ArtSchool of Design 351,880
Citizen NaturewatchGaver, Professor WGoldsmiths CollegeDesign 771,440
Cognitive Chemical ManufacturingBourne, Dr RAUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 2,007,487
Combining Chemical Robotics and Statistical Methods to Discover Complex Functional ProductsLapkin, Professor AUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 1,227,510
DERC: Digital Economy Research CentreWright, Professor PNewcastle UniversitySch of Computing 4,051,357
Design and green manufacturing of functional nanomaterialsPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 1,011,132
Design the Future 2: Enabling Design Re-use through Predictive CADCorney, Professor JUniversity of StrathclydeDesign Manufacture and Engineering Man 587,009
Designing the Future: Resilient Trans-Disciplinary Design EngineersNewnes, Professor LBUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 1,787,703
Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring [Digital Shoestring]McFarlane, Professor DUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,667,135
Digital twins for improved dynamic designWagg, Professor DJUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 5,112,624
Embedded Integrated Intelligent Systems for ManufacturingWest, Professor AALoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 1,608,257
Embedding measured data within a computational framework for vibro-acoustic designMoorhouse, Professor ATUniversity of SalfordSch of Computing, Science & Engineering 495,573
Enabling Next Generation Additive ManufacturingHague, Professor RJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,852,466
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Propulsion and PowerPullan, Dr GUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 7,377,762
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Machining ScienceMarshall, Professor MBJUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 2,704,043
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Next Generation Computational ModellingHawke, Dr IUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 3,941,016
Feasibility of cognitive based Computer Aided Engineering Design (CAED)Duffy, Professor AUniversity of StrathclydeDesign Manufacture and Engineering Man 908,946
Feasibility of cognitive based Computer Aided Engineering Design (CAED)Coyle, Professor DHUniversity of UlsterSch of Computing & Intelligent Systems 147,142
Flow induced crystallisation in polymers: from molecules to processingGraham, Professor RSUniversity of NottinghamSch of Mathematical Sciences 937,655
From Human Data to Personal ExperienceMcAuley, Professor DUniversity of NottinghamHorizon Digital Economy Research 4,062,954
FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES ON ORGANIC RANKINE CYCLE EXPANDERS (NextORC)Sayma, Professor ACity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 660,668
Getting a grip: from the science of robotic attachment to innovation and deploymentSareh, Dr SRoyal College of ArtSchool of Design 404,099
Hybrid Additive Manufactured-Aramid fibre body armourJohnson, Dr AALoughborough UniversityLoughborough Design School 100,699
Improving the product development process through integrated revision control and twinning of digital-physical models during prototypingHicks, Professor BJUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 1,653,338
iNEED (including Non-destructive Evaluation in Engineered Design)Mulholland, Professor AUniversity of StrathclydeMathematics and Statistics 516,920
Inline virtual qualification from 3D X-ray imaging for high-value manufacturingEvans, Dr LSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 1,025,110
Inter-disciplinary Engineering Approach to Systems (IdEAS)Crilly, Dr NUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,217,208
LightForm: Embedding Materials Engineering in Manufacturing with Light AlloysPrangnell, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 4,827,337
LIVEBIO: Light-weight Verification for Synthetic BiologyKonur, Dr SUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 352,363
Manufacturing Fellowship Extension in: Controlling geometrical variability of products in the digital and smart manufacturing eraScott, Professor PJUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 697,733
Modelling supply chain optimisation in the food and beverages industry: Helping SMEs in South West England work towards the circular economyBoehm, Professor SUniversity of ExeterManagement 391,325
Network Plus: Industrial Systems in the Digital AgeSharples, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,003,586
New Industrial Systems: Chatty FactoriesBurnap, Professor PCardiff UniversityComputer Science 1,467,376
New Wire Additive Manufacturing (NEWAM)Williams, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 5,886,209
Passively Powered Non-invasive Human Body Sensing on Bio-Degradable Conformal SubstratesBatchelor, Professor JUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 649,398
Passively Powered Non-invasive Human Body Sensing on Bio-Degradable Conformal SubstratesCasson, Dr AJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 655,878
Quasi-ambient bonding to enable cost-effective high temperature Pb-free solder interconnectsHaigh, Dr SJUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 303,232
Quasi-ambient bonding to enable cost-effective high temperature Pb-free solder interconnectsHolmes, Professor AImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 267,695
Quasi-ambient bonding to enable cost-effective high temperature Pb-free solder interconnectsLIU, Professor CLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 437,621
Quiet aerofoils of the next generationChong, Dr TPBrunel University LondonMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 254,837
Rational design of functional porous macromolecular materials: Evolutionary algorithms and multiscale modellingNelson, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 651,117
REBUILD - REgenerative BUILDings and products for a circular economyHopkinson, Professor PUniversity of ExeterManagement 921,629
Research Software Engineering Fellowship - Software for Textile Modelling and SimulationBrown, Dr LUniversity of NottinghamDiv of Materials Mech and Structures 384,850
Resilient remanufacturing networks: forecasting, informatics and holonsSyntetos, Professor ACardiff UniversityCardiff Business School 411,898
Self-Resilient Reconfigurable Assembly Systems with In-process Quality ImprovementCeglarek, Professor DUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,002,994
SIMulation of new manufacturing PROcesses for Composite Structures (SIMPROCS)Hallett, Professor SRUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,115,704
Structural Efficiency and Multi-Functionality of Well-Behaved Nonlinear Composite StructuresPirrera, Dr AUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 866,291
Structured electrodes for improved energy storageGrant, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 693,552
SYstems Science-based design and manufacturing of DYnamic MATerials and Structures (SYSDYMATS)Lang, Professor ZUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 1,607,562
Thales-Bristol Partnership in Hybrid Autonomous Systems Engineering (T-B PHASE)Bullock, Professor SUniversity of BristolComputer Science 2,050,757
The Centre in Advanced Fluid Engineering for Digital Manufacturing (CAFE4DM)Hardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 3,097,928
The Digital Economy Innovation CentreSas, Professor CLancaster UniversityComputing & Communications 5,973,032
The UK Catalysis Hub - 'Science': 2 Catalysis at the Water-Energy NexusHardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 4,010,674
Through-life performance: From science to instrumentationStarr, Professor ACranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,228,367
UK FIRES: Locating Resource Efficiency at the heart of Future Industrial Strategy in the UKAllwood, Professor JMUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 5,176,328
Vertically Aligned Ferromagnetic-fibre Reinforced (VAFeR) Films for Enhanced Damage Tolerant CompositesYasaee, Dr MCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 169,548

Total Number of Grants: 68
Total Value of Grants: £110,460,490

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).