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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 (£)
2-D forming of low cost steered fibre laminatesPotluri, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 33,009
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 laminates.Kim, Dr BUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 28,492
A LEAP 5000 XS for the UK National Atom Probe FacilityMoody, Professor MPUniversity of OxfordMaterials 2,914,083
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 integrated (ICME) approach to multiscale modelling of the fabrication and joining of powder processed partsBasoalto, Professor HUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,003,550
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 energyGreenhalgh, Professor ESImperial College LondonAeronautics 836,406
Capital award for Core EquipmentSampson, Professor DDUniversity of SurreyVice Provost (Research & Innovation) 300,000
Capital award for core equipment 2019Canagarajah, Professor NUniversity of BristolResearch and Enterprise Development 450,000
Carboglass: Transformative Engineering Materials for Reduced Energy and Waste Consumption in Advanced Manufacturing ProcessesBingham, Professor PASheffield Hallam UniversityCollege of Business, Technology & Eng 244,162
Certification for Design - Reshaping the Testing PyramidThomsen, Professor OTUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 6,924,663
Development of a Novel Self-Healing Composite for Sustainable and Resilient Concrete InfrastructureZhang, Dr MUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 252,989
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 Fellowships for Growth: Materials by Design for Impact in Aerospace EngineeringKim, Professor HACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 946,062
Engineering Photonics: Sensor and Instrumentation Development and ApplicationTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Engineering 1,363,268
Engineering van der Waals heterostructures: from atomic level layer-by-layer assembly to printable innovative devicesFalko, Professor VUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 4,056,135
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment at University of SouthamptonSpearing, Professor SMUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 449,518
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and ScienceWeaver, Professor PMUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,859,444
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Composites ManufacturePartridge, Professor IKUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 3,736,096
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
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 10,306,217
Green Recycling And re-manufacturing of Carbon fibre composites for a circular Economy (GRACE)Soutis, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 784,270
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsAyvar-Soberanis, Dr SUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 261,023
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
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 Performance Discontinuous Fibre Composites - a sustainable route to the next generation of compositesHamerton, Professor IUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,036,426
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
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
Manufacturing and Application of Next Generation ChalcogenidesHewak, Professor DUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 2,508,176
Manufacturing of High Performance Cellulose Fibres to Replace Glass fibres & Carbon Fibre PrecursorsEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 2,060,466
Mechanistic Understanding of the Damage and Fracture in Ceramic-Matrix Composites under Extreme ConditionsLiu, Dr DUniversity of BristolPhysics 277,790
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, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 10,091,511
Next Generation Fibre-Reinforced Composites: a Full Scale Redesign for CompressionShaffer, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 6,205,244
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (High Value Manufacturing NCC)- Robust Processing of Composite Materials for Right-First-Time ManufactureKratz, Dr JUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 50,000
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
Research Software Engineering Fellowship - Software for Textile Modelling and SimulationBrown, Dr LUniversity of NottinghamDiv of Materials Mech and Structures 384,850
SIMulation of new manufacturing PROcesses for Composite Structures (SIMPROCS)Hallett, Professor SRUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,115,704
Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grantWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 31,477,552
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
Structural Composites Research Facility (SCRF)O'Bradaigh, Professor CUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,399,781
Structural Efficiency and Multi-Functionality of Well-Behaved Nonlinear Composite StructuresPirrera, Dr AUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 866,291
THE FUTURE COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING HUBWarrior, Professor NUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 10,296,792
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, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,006,681
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 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 FacilityTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 43,315
Tomographic Imaging: UK Collaborative Computational ProjectsWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 296,693
Van der Waals Heterostructures of 2D MaterialsFalko, Professor VUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 1,572,966
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: 71
Total Value of Grants: £147,829,384

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