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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)Iacchetti, Dr M FUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 405,808
(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
A Facility for Cryo-Enabled Multi-microscopy for Nanoscale Analysis in the Engineering and Physical Sciences (Cryo-EPS)Giuliani, Dr 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 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, Professor APImperial College LondonMaterials 488,327
A Zero-Emission Closed-loop linear-Joule CYcle (ZECCY) engine generatorRoskilly, Professor APDurham, University ofEngineering 630,524
Adaptive Laser Induced Phased Arrays (ALIPA)Stratoudaki, Dr TUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,072,241
Advanced Coatings Platform to Drive New High Value Engineering Processes and ProductsNeville, Professor AUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,101,733
Aerodynamics and aeroacoustics of closely coupled rotorsPARUCHURI, Dr CCUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 1,253,298
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
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
Boundary Conditions for Atomistic Simulation of Material DefectsOrtner, Professor CUniversity of WarwickMathematics 442,958
Brush seal Resistance to Inlet Swirl and Transient Loading Effects (BRISTLE)Pekris, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 335,363
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
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 InfrastructureKrynkin, Dr AUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 641,361
Distributed Fibre-optic Cable Sensing for Buried Pipe InfrastructureStoesser, Professor TUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 371,330
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
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 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 3,638,737
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Materials for Demanding EnvironmentsWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 4,291,882
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Micro- and NanoMaterials and TechnologiesDorey, Professor RAUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 3,229,309
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantitative NDECawley, Professor PImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 3,069,697
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 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 Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWTs) under Complex Environmental ConditionsCampobasso, Dr MLancaster UniversityEngineering 44,275
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
Fatigue Testing beyond ExtremesGong, Dr JUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,122,564
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 EnigmaDwyer-Joyce, Professor RSUniversity 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 Reliability Interconnects: New Methodologies for Lead-free SoldersGourlay, Dr CMImperial College LondonMaterials 1,299,714
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
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
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
Mechanistic Understanding of the Damage and Fracture in Ceramic-Matrix Composites under Extreme ConditionsLiu, Dr DUniversity of BristolPhysics 277,790
MMBOP: Multiphysics Modelling of BiOdegradable PolymersBrassart, Professor LUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 278,442
Model constrained x-ray tomographic reconstruction, a blueprint for better imagesBlumensath, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 505,019
Modelling long timescale effects of irradiation damage of nuclear graphiteJolley, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemistry 379,651
Multidomain Vibration-Absorber DesignJiang, Professor 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 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 MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 241,210
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
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, 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
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 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
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsKorsunsky, Professor AMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 488,160
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 236,595
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
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 of Viscoeleastic Multilayer Paint Systems on WoodYoung, Professor CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Culture & Creative Arts 285,011
Tomographic ImagingWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 238,693
Towards CyberSHM: autonomous acousto-ultrasonic health monitoring of operational composite structuresKundu, Dr ACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 366,230
Tribo-Acoustic Sensors for In-Situ Performance and Inspection of Machine ComponentsDwyer-Joyce, Professor RSUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 1,293,358
Ultrasonic cell handling and manipulation for microfluidic detection and analysis systems.Glynne-Jones, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 840,995

Total Number of Grants: 97
Total Value of Grants: £151,652,107

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