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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Robotics

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 (£)
A computer-guided imaging system for prenatal screening and comprehensive diagnosis of fetal abnormalitiesRazavi, Professor RSKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 4,994,511
A Neuromorphic Control System for Agile Biped WalkingGeng, Dr TMiddlesex UniversityFaculty of Science & Technology 456,454
A Platform for Hybrid Manufacturing Process researchHarris, Professor RAUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,675,630
A Robot Training Buddy for adults with ASDVinciarelli, Professor AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Computing Science 355,564
A Robot Training Buddy for adults with ASDAylett, Professor RHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 711,763
A Translational Alliance between Newcastle University and OssurNazarpour, Dr KNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 240,010
Acoustic Signal Processing and Scene Analysis for Socially Assistive RobotsEvers, Dr CImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 330,105
Aerial Additive Building Manufacturing: Distributed Unmanned Aerial Systems for in-situ manufacturing of the built environmentKovac, Dr MImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 2,317,561
An Integrated Vision and Control Architecture for Agile Robotic ExplorationDudek, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 858,324
An Integrated Vision and Control Architecture for Agile Robotic ExplorationMayol-Cuevas, Professor WWUniversity of BristolComputer Science 753,510
Autonomous Inspection in Manufacturing & Remanufacturing (AIMaReM)Pierce, Professor SGUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,988,392
Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): Cradle to GraveWinfield, Professor AFUniversity of the West of EnglandBristol Robotics Laboratory 458,032
Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): Cradle to GraveTyrrell, Professor AUniversity of YorkElectronics 1,012,141
Autonomous Robot Evolution: Cradle To GraveHart, Professor EEdinburgh Napier UniversityComputing 366,413
Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using RobotsPurnell, Professor PUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 4,217,380
Brains on Board: Neuromorphic Control of Flying RobotsMarshall, Professor JARUniversity of SheffieldComputer Science 4,816,675
CASCADE (Complex Autonomous aircraft Systems Configuration, Analysis and Design Exploratory)Scanlan, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 4,448,296
CyPhyAssure: Compositional Safety Assurance for Cyber-Physical SystemsFoster, Dr SDUniversity of YorkComputer Science 562,549
DEFCOBOT (Design for Control of Flexible Robots)Rodriguez y Baena, Professor FMImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 239,439
Dynamic Peri-operative Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging for Robotic Assisted Surgery (EDCLIRS)Arridge, Professor SRUCLComputer Science 242,828
Emergency flood planning and management using unmanned aerial systemsButler, Professor DUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 1,494,249
Engineering Fellowship for Growth - Neuromorphic Printed Tactile Skin (NeuPRINTSKIN) (Ext)Dahiya, Professor RUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,069,414
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems (AIMS)Trigoni, Dr NUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,550,077
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Embedded IntelligenceConway, Professor PLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 3,567,265
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Autonomous and Robotic Systems - FARSCOPERichards, Professor AUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,930,858
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) in EdinburghLane, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 5,741,636
EPSRC High Value Manufacturing Catapult Fellowship CentreRidgway, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 995,080
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award Plus Funds: Technology Network-Plus on Devices for Surgery and RehabilitationYang, Professor GImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 507,552
Flexible and stretchable force sensor for static and dynamic measurements (FlexFo)Mastropaolo, Dr EUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 100,965
Future AI and Robotics Hub for Space (FAIR-SPACE)Gao, Professor YUniversity of SurreySurrey Space Centre Academic 7,932,511
Getting a grip: from the science of robotic attachment to innovation and deploymentSareh, Dr SRoyal College of ArtSchool of Design 404,099
Human Centred Robotics for Next-generation Flexible ManufacturingYang, Dr CSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 544,518
I-DRESSDogramadzi, Professor SUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Environment and Technology 305,523
Integrated compliant actuation for untethered soft robotic systemsConn, Dr AUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 97,118
iSeat - Towards an intelligent driver seat for autonomous carsAnvari, Dr BUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 251,453
Light Actuated MicrorobotsNezhad, Dr MBangor UniversitySch of Electronics 630,326
LoCoMoTE: Low Cost Morphable Teleoperated Endoscope for Gastric Intestinal Tract ScreeningLiu, Dr HKings College LondonInformatics 996,825
MAN^3: huMAN-inspired robotic MANipulation for advanced MANufacturingJamone, Dr LQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 310,597
Mapping in the Background: Scalable capabilities using low-cost passive robotic systems for seafloor imagingThornton, Dr BUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 622,071
Micro-Robotics for SurgeryYang, Professor GImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 6,236,364
Mobile Robotics: Enabling a Pervasive Technology of the FutureNewman, Professor PMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,991,610
MOLEFUENTES, Dr RUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 1,247,855
Morphological computation of perception and actionde Lusignan, Professor SUniversity of SurreyClinical Experimental Medicine 165,234
Morphological computation of perception and actionNanayakkara, Dr TImperial College LondonDesign Engineering (Dyson School) 263,166
Morphological computation of perception and actionBurdet, Professor EImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 292,798
MOTION - Morphological Computation of Perception and ActionIida, Dr FUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 304,874
Multi-Disciplinary Pedestrian-in-the-Loop SimulatorRomano, Professor RUniversity of LeedsInstitute for Transport Studies 653,011
Multi-Robot Manipulation Planning for Forceful Manufacturing TasksDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 101,037
National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR)Stolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 11,588,431
Network on the Verification and Validation of Autonomous SystemsFisher, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolComputer Science 107,725
Novel Bio-Inspired 'Smart' Joint for Prosthetics and Robotics Lower LimbsEtoundi, Dr A CUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Environment and Technology 101,090
Number Understanding Modelling in Behavioural Embodied Robotic SystemsDi Nuovo, Dr ASheffield Hallam UniversityFaculty of Arts Computing Eng and Sci 100,958
Personalised Stent Graft Manufacturing for Endovascular InterventionYang, Professor GImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 1,249,592
Programmable 'Digital' Synthesis for Discovery & Scale-up of Molecules, Clusters & NanomaterialsCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 3,693,477
Rapid fault-recovery strategies for resilient robot swarmsTarapore, Dr DUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 215,174
REBOT: Robotic Endobronchial Optical TomographyYang, Professor GImperial College LondonDept of Computing 828,907
REBOT: Robotic Endobronchial Optical TomographyPodoleanu, Professor AUniversity of KentSch of Physical Sciences 429,776
Resilient Path Coordination in Connected Vehicle SystemsProrok, Dr AUniversity of CambridgeComputer Science and Technology 236,186
Robot Assisted Endovascular Intervention: Device Design and InnovationYang, Professor GImperial College LondonDept of Computing 1,112,059
Robot House 2.0 - Infrastructure for the Study of Smart Home and Autonomous Robotic SystemsDautenhahn, Professor KUniversity of HertfordshireScience and Technology RI 578,051
RoboTest: : Systematic Model-Based Testing and Simulation of Mobile Autonomous RobotsCavalcanti, Professor ALCUniversity of YorkComputer Science 1,166,973
Robotic Assisted ImagingStoyanov, Professor DUCLComputer Science 1,239,250
Robotic disassembly technology as a key enabler of autonomous remanufacturingPham, Professor DUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,945,256
Robotic Wire + Arc Additive Manufacture cellPierce, Professor SGUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 230,627
Robotic Wire + Arc Additive ManufacutureWilliams, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 202,981
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear (RAIN)Lennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 12,203,190
Robotics for Nuclear EnvironmentsLennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 4,650,283
Robust Legged Locomotion for Autonomous Mobility in Challenging EnvironmentsHavoutis, Dr IUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 299,994
Robust remote sensing for multi-modal characterisation in nuclear and other extreme environmentsStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,398,053
Semi-autonomous non-invasive surgery: The "outside in" of molecular-targeted theranostics for cancerMcLaughlan, Dr JRUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 666,643
Shared Autonomy via Robust Task Planning and Argumentation (SHARPA)Bernardini, Dr SRoyal Holloway, Univ of LondonComputer Science 15,868
Soft robotic technologies for next-generation bio-integrative medical devicesRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,046,902
SoRo for Health: Implantable soft robotics for restoration of physiological functionBirchall, Professor MUCLEar Institute 1,895,192
Surgery enabled by ultrasonicsLucas, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 6,114,693
Tackling Malaria Diagnosis in sub-Saharan Africa with Fast, Accurate and Scalable Robotic Automation, Computer Vision and Machine Learning (FASt-Mal)Fernandez-Reyes, Dr DUCLComputer Science 1,330,515
TASCC: Driver-Cognition-Oriented Optimal Control Authority Shifting for Adaptive Automated Driving (CogShift)Brighton, Dr JLCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,587,193
TASCC: Human Interaction: Designing Autonomy in Vehicles (HI:DAV)Stanton, Professor NUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,782,704
TASCC: Pervasive low-TeraHz and Video Sensing for Car Autonomy and Driver Assistance (PATH CAD)Mulgrew, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 397,302
TASCC: Pervasive low-TeraHz and Video Sensing for Car Autonomy and Driver Assistance (PATH CAD)Wallace, Professor AHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 427,501
TASCC: Pervasive low-TeraHz and Video Sensing for Car Autonomy and Driver Assistance (PATH CAD)Gashinova, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 852,950
TASCC: Secure Cloud-based Distributed Control (SCDC) Systems for Connected Autonomous CarsDianati, Professor MUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,204,116
TASCC: The Cooperative CarGriffiths, Professor NEUniversity of WarwickComputer Science 1,656,843
TORONE - TOtal characterisation for Remote Observation in Nuclear EnvironmentsMartin, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,284,072
Trustable dexterous manipulation: morphologies and low-level control schemes for next-generation robot hand technologiesRojas, Dr NImperial College LondonDesign Engineering (Dyson School) 100,810
UK Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Hub for Offshore Energy Asset Integrity ManagementLane, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 14,635,591
Ultra-low-cost endoscopy for gastric cancer screening in rural ChinaValdastri, Professor PUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,320,593
Verifiable AutonomyVeres, Professor SMUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 439,585
Verifiable AutonomyFisher, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolComputer Science 640,791
Verifiable AutonomyWinfield, Professor AFUniversity of the West of EnglandBristol Robotics Laboratory 340,338
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Medical EngineeringRazavi, Professor RSKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,165,151
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional SciencesOurselin, Professor SUCLMedical Physics and Bioengineering 6,565,143

Total Number of Grants: 91
Total Value of Grants: £175,402,189

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