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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
Advanced neutron scattering techniques to understand and improve performance in membrane nanotechnologyFoglia, Dr FUCLChemistry 1,233,592
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
Bionic Adaptive Stretchable Materials for WEC (BASM-WEC)Xiao, Professor QUniversity of StrathclydeNaval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Eng 990,521
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
Circular Economy for Small Medical DevicesRahimifard, Professor SLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 1,546,200
Composites: Made Faster - Rapid, physics-based simulation tools for composite manufactureHallett, Professor SRUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 812,735
Correlative Analysis of Crystals in 3DChen, Professor BUniversity of LeicesterEngineering 2,501,463
Design theory-based nanostructured leaf-vein networks for selective VOC sensingGardner, Professor JWUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 412,927
Design theory-based nanostructured leaf-vein networks for selective VOC sensingHasan, Professor TUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 420,381
Design theory-based nanostructured leaf-vein networks for selective VOC sensingBain, Professor CDDurham, University ofChemistry 383,612
Developing iron-rich cement clinker & understanding ferrite for the valorisation & upcycling of steel slags (FeRICH)Hanein, Dr TUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,392,715
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
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 ManufactureBarton, Professor JUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 3,765,484
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Composites Science, Engineering and ManufacturingEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 6,415,234
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Ultrasonic EngineeringCochran, Professor SUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 6,094,354
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Modelling of Heterogeneous SystemsStaunton, Professor JBUniversity of WarwickPhysics 5,785,577
EPSRC-SFI: An ocean microlab for autonomous dissolved inorganic carbon depth profile measurementMaguire, Professor PUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 602,640
Eradicating hydrofluoric acid from metal etchingClare, Professor ATUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 596,756
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
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 10,735,962
Green Recycling And re-manufacturing of Carbon fibre composites for a circular Economy (GRACE)Gong, Dr RHUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 784,270
HIGH END COMPUTING MATERIALS CHEMISTRY CONSORTIUMWoodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 489,316
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
High-performance ultra-low-carbon Geopolymer heat Battery for thermochemical energy storage in net-zero buildings (GeoBattery)Ke, Dr XUniversity of BathArchitecture and Civil Engineering 318,435
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 processingRendall, Dr TUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 938,436
Investigation of fine-scale flows in composites processingLind, Dr S JUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 38,657
Made Smarter Innovation - Materials Made Smarter Research CentreTodd, Professor IUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 4,049,204
Manufacturing Bio-inspired "Artificial Wood" from (Low-Cost) Ionic LiquidsLee, Professor KImperial College LondonAeronautics 252,776
Manufacturing by Designwithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,612,580
Manufacturing Organic-Inorganic Nanoparticle Composites with Nanoscale Precision via Directed Self-AssemblyRao, Professor 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
Meta-material adhesives for improved performance and functionalisation of bondlinesDias, Dr MAUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,072,631
Microstructural engineering of piezoelectric compositesRoscow, Dr J IUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 256,337
Modelling long timescale effects of irradiation damage of nuclear graphiteJolley, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemistry 379,651
Nanocomposite materials for sensing in next-generation minimally-invasive medical devicesNoimark, Dr SUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 582,276
National Facility for High Speed and High Temperature X-Ray DiffractionBowen, Dr JThe Open UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 644,851
National Research Facility for Lab X-ray CTBurnett, Dr TUniversity 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
Novel 3D tailored discontinuous fibre preforms for a sustainable future in composite manufacturingYu, Dr HUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 343,681
Oncological Engineering - A new concept in the treatment of bone metastasesHall, Professor RMUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,608,939
Particles At eXascale on High Performance Computers (PAX-HPC)Woodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 3,041,191
Porous Piezoelectric Single Crystal Sensors (POPSICALS)Bowen, Professor CUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 202,046
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)Choi, Professor KUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 531,142
QUIET AEROFOIL WITH ADAPTIVE POROUS SURFACES (QUADPORS)Chong, Dr TPBrunel University LondonMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 346,034
QUIET AEROFOIL WITH ADAPTIVE POROUS SURFACES (QUADPORS)Joseph, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 365,600
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 52,313,935
STOP fibrous microplastic pollution from textiles by elucidating fibre damage and manufacturing novel textilesTausif, Dr MUniversity of LeedsSch of Design 624,583
STOP fibrous microplastic pollution from textiles by elucidating fibre damage and manufacturing novel textilesYang, Dr DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 25,678
Stretching the boundaries; new soft matter systems.Gleeson, Professor HUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 1,631,505
Sustainable manufacturing of circular economy elastomer productsChen, Professor BQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 1,247,406
THE FUTURE COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING HUBWarrior, Professor NUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 10,830,792
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 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 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
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
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, Professor FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
Tomographic Imaging: UK Collaborative Computational Projectswithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 296,693
Ultra-Liquid-Repellent Surfaces: from wetting to anti-biofouling propertiesGao, Dr NUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 314,195
Van der Waals Heterostructures of 2D MaterialsFalko, Professor VUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 1,572,966
Wetting of Auxetic MetamaterialsMcHale, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 439,269
Wetting of Auxetic MetamaterialsAlderson, Professor ASheffield Hallam UniversityCollege of Business, Technology & Eng 318,566

Total Number of Grants: 82
Total Value of Grants: £189,625,181

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