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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Materials Engineering - Composites

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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
3D Nanoscale chemical analysis: a FIBSEM-SIMS facility optimised for soft and composite materialsBrydson, Professor RMDUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,726,123
AEGIS (Advanced EnerGy-Absorption polymer for Impact-resistant Smart composites)Pinto, Dr FUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 173,765
An EPSRC National Research Facility to facilitate Data Science in the Physical Sciences: The Physical Sciences Data science Service (PSDS)Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 2,996,067
An X-ray Micro-Computed Tomography Facility with in-situ/in operando testing.Inkson, Professor BUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,175,201
Beyond structural; multifunctional composites that store electrical energyShirshova, Dr NDurham, University ofEngineering 273,365
Beyond structural; multifunctional composites that store electrical energyGreenhalgh, Professor ESImperial College LondonAeronautics 836,406
Bionic Adaptive Stretchable Materials for WEC (BASM-WEC)XIAO, Dr QUniversity of StrathclydeNaval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Eng 990,521
Capital award for core equipment 2019Taylor, Professor PCUniversity of BristolResearch and Enterprise Development 450,000
Capital Equipment in Support of the National Research Facility for Lab X-ray CTBurnett, Dr TUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 457,414
CELLCOMP: Data-driven Mechanistic Modelling of Scalable Cellular Composites for Crash Energy AbsorptionTan, Dr WQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 392,388
Certification for Design - Reshaping the Testing PyramidThomsen, Professor OTUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 6,924,663
Composites: Made Faster - Rapid, physics-based simulation tools for composite manufactureHallett, Professor SRUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 812,735
Core Equipment Award 2020 - Imperial College LondonJennings, Professor NImperial College LondonResearch Office 1,500,024
ECCS - EPSRC Development of uniform, low power, high density resistive memory by vertical interface and defect designDriscoll, Professor JLUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 384,242
Engineering Photonics: Sensor and Instrumentation Development and ApplicationTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Engineering 1,363,268
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and ScienceWeaver, Professor PMUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,938,964
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Composites ManufacturePartridge, Professor IKUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 3,764,683
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Composites Science, Engineering and ManufacturingEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 6,390,341
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Ultrasonic EngineeringCochran, Professor SUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 6,063,037
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Modelling of Heterogeneous SystemsStaunton, Professor JBUniversity of WarwickPhysics 5,752,474
EPSRC-SFI: An ocean microlab for autonomous dissolved inorganic carbon depth profile measurementMaguire, Professor PUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 602,640
ESTEEM: Energy efficient and Safe out-of-oven manufacTuring for compositE materials with intEgrated MultifunctionalitiesZhang, Dr HQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 395,947
E-textiles NetworkBeeby, Professor SPUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 131,136
Failure process and optimal design of hybrid adhesive joints - a microscale experimental and numerical approachHou, Dr XLancaster UniversityEngineering 217,561
Future Electrical Machines Manufacturing HubJewell, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 10,455,745
Green Recycling And re-manufacturing of Carbon fibre composites for a circular Economy (GRACE)Gong, Dr RHUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 784,270
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsLi, Professor LUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 320,230
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsRoy, Professor ALoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 396,115
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsAyvar-Soberanis, Dr SUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 261,023
HIGH END COMPUTING MATERIALS CHEMISTRY CONSORTIUMWoodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 489,316
High Five: Resolution, Sensitivity, in operando Control, Ultra High Vacuum and Ion Sectioning in a Single InstrumentAguadero, Dr AImperial College LondonMaterials 1,802,539
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
High-Volume Composites Manufacturing Cell with Digital Twinning CapabilityWarrior, Professor NUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 454,736
Hybrid Deterministic/Statistical Multi-scale Modelling Techniques for 3D Woven CompositesEl Said, Dr B S FUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 254,679
INFUSE: Interface with the Future - Underpinning Science to Support the Energy transitionRyan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 4,191,430
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Investigation of fine-scale flows in composites processingLind, Dr S JUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 38,657
Investigation of fine-scale flows in composites processingRendall, Dr TUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 938,436
Manufacturing Bio-inspired "Artificial Wood" from (Low-Cost) Ionic LiquidsLee, Dr KImperial College LondonAeronautics 252,776
Manufacturing Organic-Inorganic Nanoparticle Composites with Nanoscale Precision via Directed Self-AssemblyRao, Dr AUniversity of CambridgePhysics 1,385,342
Manufacturing the future: Manufacture of Shaped MOF-Polymer Products for Healthcare ApplicationsMorris, Professor REUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 967,008
Mechanistic Understanding of the Damage and Fracture in Ceramic-Matrix Composites under Extreme ConditionsLiu, Dr DUniversity of BristolPhysics 277,790
Microstructural engineering of piezoelectric compositesRoscow, Dr J IUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 256,337
MMBOP: Multiphysics Modelling of BiOdegradable PolymersBrassart, Professor LUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 278,442
Multi-User Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) Core EquipmentMeenan, Professor BJUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 415,000
Multi-User X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Core EquipmentMeenan, Professor BJUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 100,000
Nanocomposite materials for sensing in next-generation minimally-invasive medical devicesNoimark, Dr SUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 582,276
National Research Facility for Lab X-ray CTWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 10,097,652
Next Generation Fibre-Reinforced Composites: a Full Scale Redesign for CompressionShaffer, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 6,205,244
Next generation of high-performance impact resistant composites with visibility of damageFotouhi, Dr MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 241,210
QUIET AEROFOIL WITH ADAPTIVE POROUS SURFACESPinelli, Professor ALCity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 323,961
QUIET AEROFOIL WITH ADAPTIVE POROUS SURFACES (QUADPORS)Joseph, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 365,600
QUIET AEROFOIL WITH ADAPTIVE POROUS SURFACES (QUADPORS)Chong, Dr TPBrunel University LondonMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 346,034
Quiet aerofoil with adaptive porous surfaces (QUADPORS)Choi, Professor KUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 531,142
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (HVM WMG) - Validated structural prepreg preforming simulation tools for automotive composite structuresKhan, Dr MAUniversity of WarwickThe Warwick Manufacturing Group 39,996
Reactors and Reproducibility: Advancing Electrochemistry for Organic SynthesisLennox, Dr AJJUniversity of BristolChemistry 372,708
Realising Functional Cellulosic Bio-based CompositesEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,561,994
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimisation for Reliable Manufacturing of Key MaterialsRodenburg, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,171,727
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationJepson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityMaterials 78,818
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationHondow, Dr NUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 84,068
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationPratt, Dr AUniversity of YorkPhysics 562,339
SIMulation of new manufacturing PROcesses for Composite Structures (SIMPROCS)Hallett, Professor SRUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,115,704
Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grantWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 47,077,552
Soft Processing to Enable the Low Impact, Sustainable Manufacture of Inorganic Materials and Advanced Inorganic Semiconductor CompositesLewis, Dr DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 474,388
STOP fibrous microplastic pollution from textiles by elucidating fibre damage and manufacturing novel textilesYang, Dr DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 25,678
STOP fibrous microplastic pollution from textiles by elucidating fibre damage and manufacturing novel textilesTausif, Dr MUniversity of LeedsSch of Design 624,583
Strategic investment in Cardiff University's functional material capabilitiesGraham, Professor KCardiff UniversitySch of Psychology 577,868
THE FUTURE COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING HUBWarrior, Professor NUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 10,446,792
The Future is Remanufacturing: Composites for LifeSavage, Dr LUniversity of ExeterEngineering 448,363
The integration of photovoltaic devices with carbon-fibre compositesLidzey, Professor DUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 900,923
The Royce: Capitalising on the investmentWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,006,681
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 2,431,378
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityWilliamson, Dr PTFUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Biological Sciences 51,797
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 43,315
Tomographic Imaging: UK Collaborative Computational ProjectsWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 296,693
Van der Waals Heterostructures of 2D MaterialsFalko, Professor VUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 1,572,966
Wetting of Auxetic MetamaterialsAlderson, Professor ASheffield Hallam UniversityCollege of Business, Technology & Eng 318,566
Wetting of Auxetic MetamaterialsMcHale, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 439,269

Total Number of Grants: 81
Total Value of Grants: £165,908,196

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