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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems

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 (£)
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Jaworski, Professor AJUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 380,431
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Blunt, Professor LUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 183,166
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Iacchetti, Dr M FUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 405,808
A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PLATFORM FOR FUTURE TRIBOLOGICAL MODELLINGDini, Professor DImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 1,205,326
A multi-scale, high-resolution, tri-beam facility for fast machining and 3D characterisationChiu, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,970,213
A tool for atomic scale simulation of corrosion: applications to Mg and Ti alloysPaxton, Professor ATKings College LondonPhysics 451,568
A tool for atomic scale simulation of corrosion: applications to Mg and Ti alloysHorsfield, Dr APImperial College LondonMaterials 488,327
A Zero-Emission Closed-loop linear-Joule CYcle (ZECCY) engine generatorRoskilly, Professor APDurham, University ofEngineering 630,524
Advanced Coatings Platform to Drive New High Value Engineering Processes and ProductsNeville, Professor AUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,101,733
AirGuide PhotonicsRichardson, Professor DJUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 6,160,545
An active interface for rapid structural controlMohagheghian, Dr IUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 249,131
An X-ray Micro-Computed Tomography Facility with in-situ/in operando testing.Inkson, Professor BUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,175,201
Autonomous Inspection in Manufacturing & Remanufacturing (AIMaReM)Pierce, Professor SGUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,988,392
Born Slippy: A Tribological Discourse on Hysterosalpingography as a Therapeutic Treatment for Infertile WomenDearn, Professor KDUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 252,693
Boundary Conditions for Atomistic Simulation of Material DefectsOrtner, Professor CUniversity of WarwickMathematics 442,958
CMMI-EPSRC: Thermoacoustic response of Additively Manufactured metals: A multi-scale study from grain to component scalesPatterson, Professor EAUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 432,184
Cornerstone: Mechanical Engineering Science to Enable Aero Propulsion FuturesGarvey, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 6,143,615
Digital twins for improved dynamic designWagg, Professor DJUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 5,112,624
Distributed Fibre-optic Cable Sensing for Buried Pipe InfrastructureStoesser, Professor TUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 371,330
Distributed Fibre-optic Cable Sensing for Buried Pipe InfrastructureKrynkin, Dr AUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 641,361
Dynamically parameterising CAD models using sensitivities for optimisationRobinson, Dr T TQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 595,059
Early detection of contact distress for enhanced performance monitoring and predictive inspection of machinesWood, Professor RJKUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,077,574
Engineering Photonics: Sensor and Instrumentation Development and ApplicationTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Engineering 1,363,268
ENVIRO-COAT: ENVIROnmentally assisted, engineered Corrosion prOducts for Aqueous corrosion miTigationBarker, Dr RUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 346,769
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2019McArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 200,000
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 Automotive Propulsion SystemsBrace, Professor CUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 6,225,854
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Innovation in Non-Destructive evaluation (FIND)Drinkwater, Professor BUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 4,176,096
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Ultrasonic EngineeringCochran, Professor SUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 6,063,037
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated TribologyDwyer-Joyce, Professor RSUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 3,530,907
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Materials for Demanding EnvironmentsWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 4,291,452
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Micro- and NanoMaterials and TechnologiesDorey, Professor RAUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 3,193,846
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantitative NDECawley, Professor PImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 3,033,184
EPSRC UK Acoustics Network PlusHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 1,418,895
Experimental Flight Dynamics Testing for Highly Flexible AircraftLowenberg, Professor MUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 651,494
Extreme Loading on Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWTs) under Complex Environmental ConditionsCampobasso, Dr MLancaster UniversityEngineering 44,275
Extreme Loading on Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWTs) under Complex Environmental ConditionsHann, Dr M RUniversity of PlymouthSch of Engineering 389,691
Extreme Loading on Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWTs) under Complex Environmental ConditionsGuo, Dr XSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)The Hartree Centre 63,391
Extreme Loading on FOWT under Complex Environmental ConditionsYan, Dr SCity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 332,158
Extreme Loading on FOWT under Complex Environmental ConditionsQian, Professor LManchester Metropolitan UniversitySch of Computing, Maths and Digital Tech 353,156
Failure process and optimal design of hybrid adhesive joints - a microscale experimental and numerical approachHou, Dr XLancaster UniversityEngineering 217,561
FractalBlast: Understanding and predicting the interaction of blast waves with multi-scale obstacles.Rigby, Dr SEUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 195,565
Friction: The Tribology EnigmaNeville, Professor AUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,689,042
Future Advanced Metrology HubJiang, Professor Dame XUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 10,456,170
Geometric Mechanics of Solids: new analysis of modern engineering materialsJivkov, Professor APUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 1,340,905
High Frequency Flexural Ultrasonic Transducers (HiFFUT) - a new class of transducerDixon, Professor SMUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,194,109
High Reliability Interconnects: New Methodologies for Lead-free SoldersGourlay, Dr CMImperial College LondonMaterials 1,299,714
Innovative photomechanical approaches in identification of the dynamic mechanical behaviour of materialsPierron, Professor FUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,212,680
Integrated study of damage after overloads in single crystalsCastelluccio, Dr GCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 231,090
Intelligent Structures for Low Noise EnvironmentsDaley, Professor SUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 1,703,189
Investigating Corrosion in Supercritical FluidsSumner, Dr JCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 282,727
Linear Stirling Engine with a Buffer TubeStone, Professor CRUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 551,449
Mechanistic Understanding of the Damage and Fracture in Ceramic-Matrix Composites under Extreme ConditionsLiu, Dr DUniversity of BristolPhysics 277,790
Mechanochemistry in LubricationSpikes, Professor HAImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 578,903
Model constrained x-ray tomographic reconstruction, a blueprint for better imagesBlumensath, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 505,019
Multidomain Vibration-Absorber DesignJiang, Dr ZUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 1,001,772
NDE, DEsign and Engineering Critical Assessments (NDECA): Bridging the gapsLarrosa, Dr NUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 283,717
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineSefiane, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 429,353
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineMcHale, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 428,508
New Wire Additive Manufacturing (NEWAM)Williams, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 5,886,209
Next generation curved deployable flexible booms for high precision applicationsViquerat, Dr AUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 212,031
Next Generation Fibre-Reinforced Composites: a Full Scale Redesign for CompressionShaffer, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 6,205,244
Next-generation test methods for nonlinear structuresBarton, Dr DUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 321,562
Nonlinear Inspection Using Phased ArraysCroxford, Dr AJUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 777,381
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Predictive Modelling in Complex Uncertain Environments: Optimised exploitation of physics and dataCross, Professor EJUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 579,374
Preventing Surface Degradation in Demanding EnvironmentsWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 2,563,468
Quantitative non-destructive imaging with limited dataHuthwaite, Dr PImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 977,312
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Res. (HVM MTC)-Surface measurement methods for manufacturing, functioning & metrology of additively manufactured productsLou, Dr SUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 50,000
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (High Value Manufacturing AFRC) - Thermal Metrology at the Advanced Forming Research CentreWillmott, Dr JRUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 50,000
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (High Value Manufacturing WMG) - Optimization of hybrid adhesive joints for automotive applicationsHou, Dr XLancaster UniversityEngineering 50,000
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award HVM CPI - Digital - Ultra fast in-line surface metrology for roll-to-roll processMuhamedsalih, Dr HUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 50,000
RCUK Catapult RiR (HVM NAMRC)-Reducing uncertainty of in-process measure. of large compon. with embed. metrology for traceable on-machine inspectionFletcher, Dr SUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 50,000
Remote, 3D ultrasonic imaging in extreme environments using 2D laser induced phased arraysStratoudaki, Dr TUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 324,884
Strategic Support Package: Engineering of Active Materials by Multiscale/Multiphysics Computational MechanicsPearce, Professor CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,078,484
Structural Dynamics Laboratory for Verification and Validation (LVV) Across Scales and EnvironmentsWorden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 745,782
Structural Health Monitoring of Systems of Systems: Populations, Networks and CommunitiesWorden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 881,028
STRUCTURES 2025: A HIGH FIDELITY, DATA RICH, PARADIGM FOR STRUCTURAL TESTINGBarton, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,143,860
Sustainable Coatings by Rational Design (SusCoRD)Lyon, Professor SBUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 2,562,030
The Mechanisms of Fatigue in Viscoelastic Multi-layer Paint Systems on WoodCharalambides, Professor MImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 389,898
The Mechanisms of Fatigue of Viscoeleastic Multilayer Paint Systems on WoodYoung, Professor CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Culture & Creative Arts 285,011
Tomographic ImagingWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 238,693
Tribo-Acoustic Sensors for In-Situ Performance and Inspection of Machine ComponentsDwyer-Joyce, Professor RSUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 1,293,358
UK Acoustics NetworkHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 561,807
UK RESEARCH CENTRE IN NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION (RCNDE) 2014-2020Cawley, Professor PImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 5,411,009
Ultrasonic cell handling and manipulation for microfluidic detection and analysis systems.Glynne-Jones, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 840,995
University of Exeter - Core Capital 2019Gow, Professor NUniversity of ExeterBiosciences 269,363
USMART - smart dust for large scale underwater wireless sensingNeasham, Mr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,284,429

Total Number of Grants: 88
Total Value of Grants: £137,840,194

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