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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
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Facility for Cryo-Enabled Multi-microscopy for Nanoscale Analysis in the Engineering and Physical Sciences (Cryo-EPS)Giuliani, Professor FImperial College LondonMaterials 10,294,044
A hybrid precision manufacturing platform for next-generation of nanoscale productsLuo, Professor XUniversity of StrathclydeDesign Manufacture and Engineering Man 766,513
A multi-scale, high-resolution, tri-beam facility for fast machining and 3D characterisationChiu, Professor YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,970,213
A rational reduced model for elastic layers and its application in pattern formation analysisFu, Professor YKeele UniversityFaculty of Natural Sciences 52,383
Adaptive Laser Induced Phased Arrays (ALIPA)Stratoudaki, Dr TUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,072,241
Aerodynamics and aeroacoustics of closely coupled rotorsPARUCHURI, Dr CCUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 1,253,298
AirGuide PhotonicsPetropoulos, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 6,160,545
Automotive electric powertrain whistling and whining: fundamental root cause analysis to novel solutionsTheodossiades, Professor SLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 427,577
Autonomous Modelling Solutions for Operational Structural Dynamic SystemsRogers, Dr T JUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 242,859
Brush seal Resistance to Inlet Swirl and Transient Loading Effects (BRISTLE)Pekris, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 335,363
CMMI-EPSRC: Quantitative Characterization of Mission Critical Microstructures of Engineering Metals with Diffusive UltrasoundLan, Dr BImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 610,556
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
Composites: Made Faster - Rapid, physics-based simulation tools for composite manufactureHallett, Professor SRUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 812,735
Cutting the Edge - a Plasma Focused Ion Beam (PFIB) facility for supporting UK research in novel 3D materials research and device fabricationMartin, Dr TLUniversity of BristolPhysics 2,157,092
Digital twins for improved dynamic designWagg, Professor DJUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 5,112,624
Dispersion Strengthened Magnesium Alloys - Solidification of NanocolloidsNadendla, Professor HBrunel University LondonBCAST 757,017
Distributed Fibre-optic Cable Sensing for Buried Pipe InfrastructureKrynkin, Dr AUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 641,361
DroneNoise: Addressing Public Health and Wellbeing Harms for a Sustainable Drone SectorMartinez, Dr AJTUniversity of SalfordSch of Computing, Science & Engineering 285,465
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
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Automotive Propulsion SystemsBrace, Professor CUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 6,270,013
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Innovation in Non-Destructive evaluation (FIND)Drinkwater, Professor BUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 4,206,457
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Ultrasonic EngineeringCochran, Professor SUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 6,094,354
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated TribologyDwyer-Joyce, Professor RSUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 3,641,918
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Materials for Demanding Environmentswithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 4,291,882
EPSRC UK Acoustics Network PlusHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 1,418,895
EPSRC-SFI: Next Generation Energy Autonomous Textile Fabrics based on Triboelectric Nanogenerators (NextGenT-TENG)Mulvihill, Dr DUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,509,817
Establishing adaptive ultrasonics through shape memory materialsFeeney, Dr AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 474,044
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 ConditionsGuo, Dr XSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)The Hartree Centre 63,391
Extreme Loading on Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWTs) under Complex Environmental ConditionsHann, Dr M RUniversity of PlymouthSch of Engineering 389,691
Extreme Loading on FOWT under Complex Environmental ConditionsYan, Professor 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
Fatigue Testing beyond ExtremesGong, Dr JUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,122,564
Friction: The Tribology EnigmaDwyer-Joyce, Professor RSUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,689,042
Future Advanced Metrology HubJiang, Professor Dame XUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 10,813,543
Greener Aviation with Advanced Propulsion Systems (GAAPS)Filippone, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 1,750,240
High-Performance Smart Ceramic Coatings on Light AlloysMingo, Dr BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 270,762
INFUSE: Interface with the Future - Underpinning Science to Support the Energy transitionRyan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 4,191,430
Intelligent Structures for Low Noise EnvironmentsDaley, Professor SUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 1,703,189
k-Wave: An open-source toolbox for the time-domain simulation of acoustic wave fieldsTreeby, Professor BEUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 584,440
Manufacturing the Future with Supercritical CO2 and Minimum Quantity LubricationKapur, Professor NUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 758,327
Manufacturing the Future with Supercritical CO2 and Minimum Quantity LubricationTaylor, Dr CMUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 274,496
Marine mussel plaque-inspired anchoring systems for offshore floating structuresLiu, Dr TQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 201,751
Mechanistic Understanding of the Damage and Fracture in Ceramic-Matrix Composites under Extreme ConditionsLiu, Dr DUniversity of BristolPhysics 277,790
Modelling long timescale effects of irradiation damage of nuclear graphiteJolley, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemistry 379,651
Multidomain Vibration-Absorber DesignJiang, Professor JUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 1,001,772
New Wire Additive Manufacturing (NEWAM)Williams, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 5,886,209
Next Generation Electro-Chemo-Mechanical Models for Hydrogen Embrittlement (NEXTGEM)Martinez-Paneda, Dr EImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 457,833
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 MDelft University of TechnologyCivil Engineering Faculty 46,100
Nonlinear Ground Vibration Testing using Control-based ContinuationRenson, Dr LImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 500,651
Novel Active Soldering; Creating Enhanced joints Near-ambient Temperature (NASCENT)Goodall, Professor RUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 212,484
Patterns recognition inside shear bands: tailoring microstructure against localisationBorodin, Dr IUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 282,347
Performance-driven design of aluminium alloys for additive manufacturing (PAAM)Eskin, Professor DBrunel University LondonBCAST 477,459
Performance-driven design of Aluminium alloys for Additive Manufacturing (PAAM)Tzanakis, Professor IOxford Brookes UniversityFaculty of Tech, Design and Environment 358,184
Performance-driven design of aluminium alloys for additive manufacturing (PAAM)Lee, Professor PUCLMechanical Engineering 335,214
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Preventing Surface Degradation in Demanding Environmentswithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 2,563,468
RAILSANDINGNadimi Shahraki, Dr SNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 360,517
RAINDROP: tRansforming Acoustic SensINg for leak detection in trunk mains and water DistRibutiOn PipelinesMuggleton, Dr JUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 702,768
Remote, 3D ultrasonic imaging in extreme environments using 2D laser induced phased arraysStratoudaki, Dr TUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 324,884
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 236,595
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsTan, Professor JUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 488,160
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materials (LEAD)Lionheart, Professor WRBUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 635,422
SINDRI: Synergistic utilisation of INformatics and Data centRic Integrity engineeringKnowles, Professor D MUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 2,482,493
SRAS++ single crystal elasticity matrix measurement in polycrystalline materialsClark, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 900,432
Strategic Support Package: Engineering of Active Materials by Multiscale/Multiphysics Computational MechanicsPearce, Professor CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,078,484
Supporting World-Class Labs at the University of Manchester (2022)Curry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheThe Research Office 1,425,000
Sustainable Coatings by Rational Design (SusCoRD)Lyon, Professor SBUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 2,562,030
Towards CyberSHM: autonomous acousto-ultrasonic health monitoring of operational composite structuresKundu, Dr ACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 366,230
UK Consortium on Mesoscale Engineering Sciences (UKCOMES)Luo, Professor KHUCLMechanical Engineering 338,587

Total Number of Grants: 71
Total Value of Grants: £129,695,669

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