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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Sensors and Instrumentation

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 (£)
3D Printed, Stand-alone, Colourimetric Indicator Strip (3DCIS) for Non-Invasive, On-demand Chronic Wound MonitoringMills, Professor AQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 690,274
A new device for exploring the landscape of microscopic interactionsSpeake, Professor CCUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Physics and Astronomy 202,287
A novel biohybrid electronic device architecture for environmental and physiological sensingPilizota, Professor TUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,514,120
A point-of-care solution for detecting SCRAsPudney, Dr CRUniversity of BathBiology and Biochemistry 1,032,248
ActivATOR - Active AudiTiOn for RobotsEvers, Dr CUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 443,263
Adaptive Laser Induced Phased Arrays (ALIPA)Stratoudaki, Dr TUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,072,241
An insect-inspired approach to robotic graspingWebb, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,718,900
Assessment, Costing and enHancement of long lIfe, Long Linear assEtS (ACHILLES)Glendinning, Professor SNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 4,872,904
Automatic quality assessment of waste plastic bales through hybrid sensing and data driven modellingWang, Dr LUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 401,037
Bionanofabrication SuiteBoutelle, Professor MGImperial College LondonBioengineering 1,347,941
Block copolymer-enabled mesopore sensingGuldin, Dr SUCLChemical Engineering 463,773
Body-Worn Sensor for Point-of-Care Vascular Access MonitoringSu, Dr LQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 302,920
Capital Equipment in Support of the National Research Facility for Lab X-ray CTBurnett, Dr TUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 457,414
CECAM - Chamber for Environmental Control of Airborne MicroorganismsNoakes, Professor CUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 826,836
CHEMIFY: A System to Produce Universal Digital Chemical SynthesisCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 1,084,544
Coating thermal noise measurement with a multimode resonatorMartynov, Dr DUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Physics and Astronomy 335,828
Coherent Chemistry: Ultrabroadband Two-dimensional Electronic SpectroscopyMeech, Professor SUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 880,259
COMICO: Feedback Control for Microbial CommunitiesSteel, Professor HUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 397,660
Complete Material Characterisation Through A Single Polychromatic X-ray ScanMunro, Dr P R TUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 202,247
Computational microscopy in Cambridge Advanced Imaging CentreMuresan, Dr LUniversity of CambridgePhysiology Development and Neuroscience 450,498
ContRol methods for rELiable sensIng informAtion in interConnected Energy systemsBoem, Dr FUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 377,537
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Neasham, Mr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 452,856
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Mitchell, Professor PDUniversity of YorkElectronics 550,262
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Liu, Dr WUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 221,564
Correlative Chemical MetrologyWalker, Dr JCUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 201,990
CSIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2Schooling, Dr JUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,999,396
Decentralised water technologiesSloan, Professor WTUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 5,994,286
DEsign for healthy ageing: a smart system to decrease LONELINESS for older people (DELONELINESS)Liu, Dr WKings College LondonEngineering 968,372
DEsign for healthy aging: a smart system to decrease LONELINESS for older people (DELONELINESS)Shi, Professor YUniversity of ChesterMechanical Engineering 251,974
Design theory-based nanostructured leaf-vein networks for selective VOC sensingGardner, Professor JWUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 412,927
Design theory-based nanostructured leaf-vein networks for selective VOC sensingHasan, Professor TUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 420,381
Design theory-based nanostructured leaf-vein networks for selective VOC sensingBain, Professor CDDurham, University ofChemistry 383,612
Development of an on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingEstrela, Professor PMUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 354,951
Development of an on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingMendes, Professor PUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 341,048
Development of micro-thermal dividers for hybrid pixel detectors coupling cryogenic HPGe sensors and room temperature ASICs.Borri, Dr MSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Technology 196,163
Development of on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingWall, Professor IUniversity of BirminghamInstitute of Immunology & Immunotherapy 154,795
Digital Health: 'Socksess' - Smart Sensing Socks For Monitoring Diabetic Feet And Preventing UlcerationReeves, Professor NDManchester Metropolitan UniversityMusculoskeletal Sci & Sports Med Res Ctr 442,234
Digital RoadsBrilakis, Dr IUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,780,338
Direct Fibre Optic Shape Sensing for Large Scale Engineering StructuresJames, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,378,766
Disorder enhanced on-chip spectrometers.Schulz, Dr S AUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 455,977
Distributed gas sensing using hollow core optical fibreWheeler, Dr NUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 548,711
Distributed gas sensing using hollow core optical fibreHodgkinson, Dr JCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 860,841
Drug-eluting in vivo probe to monitor age-related lower bowel dysfunctionPatel, Professor BAUniversity of BrightonSch of Applied Sciences (SAS) 530,503
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
Electro-Collapse Jetting: Towards the Next Generation of Printing TechnologiesIsmail, Dr ASMQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 296,834
Electrodeposited 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides on graphene: a novel route towards scalable flexible electronicsKlein, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 434,446
Electrodeposited 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides on graphene: a novel route towards scalable flexible electronicsBeanland, Professor RUniversity of WarwickPhysics 71,598
Electrodeposited 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides on graphene: a novel route towards scalable flexible electronicsde Groot, Professor CUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 1,023,916
Electron Microscopy of Selected Proteins and Protein Complexes Through Preparative Mass SpectrometryRauschenbach, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 367,126
Enabling the next generation of millikelvin cryocooler.Smith, Professor AUCLMullard Space Science Laboratory 620,917
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 Photonic and Electronic SystemsSeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 4,361,752
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Sensing and MeasurementHarvey, Professor AUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 4,940,908
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable FutureKaminski, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 5,579,967
EPSRC-SFI: An ocean microlab for autonomous dissolved inorganic carbon depth profile measurementMaguire, Professor PUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 602,640
Establishing adaptive ultrasonics through shape memory materialsFeeney, Dr AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 474,044
Fibre-integrated Picosecond mid-Infrared Laser (fPIRL) for biomolecular analysisMurray, Dr RTImperial College LondonPhysics 540,227
Future blood testing for inclusive monitoring and personalised analytics Network+Li, Dr WUniversity of ReadingBusiness Informatics, Systems and Accoun 800,898
Gastrointestinal bioreactor to evaluate ingestible medicines and inform formulation and manufactureBatchelor, Professor H KUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 675,340
GENERATION: Self Powered IoT for People and PlanetFreitag, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 270,042
GENERATION: Self Powered IoT for People and PlanetCarnie, Dr MSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 742,649
HappierFeet-Disrupting the vicious cycle of healthcare decline in Diabetic Foot Ulceration through active prevention: The future of self-managed careWeightman, Dr AUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 402,616
Heriot-Watt University EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020McLaughlin, Professor SHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 655,000
High-Bandwidth Sensing for Wide-bandgap Power ConversionStark, Professor BHUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,150,663
High-temperature Electromagnetic Instrumentation for Metal ProductionDavis, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 317,818
High-temperature Electromagnetic Instrumentation for Metal Production (Hi-TEMP)Peyton, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 503,138
Immuno Diagnostix (IDX) - An ultrasensitive, low cost photonic biosensorKrauss, Professor TUniversity of YorkPhysics 963,368
Incidental Interaction: Novel Technology to Support Elders-as-Athletes through Augmenting Everyday Interactionsschraefel, Professor mUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 403,666
In-situ Mass and Elasticity Monitoring of Emerging Materials at High TemperatureShakeel, Dr HQueen's University of BelfastSch of Electronics, Elec Eng & Comp Sci 202,280
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Integrated levitated optomechanical gravimeterYan, Dr JUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 836,594
Integrated optical position and orientation sensing for manufacturing roboticsTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,101,012
Intelligent Sensing to Promote Self-management of Posture and Mobility in Community Dwelling IndividualsWorsley, Dr P RUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Health Sciences 854,930
Intergenerational co-creation of novel technologies to reconnect digitally excluded people with community & cultural landscapes in coastal economiesJones, Professor RUniversity of PlymouthSch of Nursing & Midwifery 1,013,064
IRC Next Steps Plus: Photonic Pathogen Theranostics - Point-of-care image guided photonic therapy of bacterial and fungal infectionDhaliwal, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghCentre for Inflammation Research 1,115,129
Lab-on-Chip Detection of Chirals by Ferrites' Field Symmetry Breaking EffectsDimitrakis, Dr GUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 202,475
Laser Imaging of Turbine Engine Combustion Species (LITECS)Johnstone, Professor WUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 5,813,734
Light-NMR spectroscopy: tools and applicationsGolovanov, Dr APUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 202,164
Machining metre-sized gratings with nanometre accuracyBuscher, Dr DFUniversity of CambridgePhysics 758,973
Magnetic Metasurfaces for Sustainable Information and Communication Technologies (MetaMagIC)Bending, Professor SJUniversity of BathPhysics 16,271
''Mechanically-intelligent'' Intra-operative Tissue Assessment for Robot-Assisted Surgery (MIRAS)Chen, Dr YHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,245,293
MEFA: Mapping and Enabling Future AirspacePetrovskii, Professor SUniversity of LeicesterMathematics 34,973
MEFA: Mapping and Enabling Future AirspaceAntoniou, Dr MUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 879,278
Micro-PADs On Call: Out of Hours Disease Monitoring and Early DiagnosisMaher, Dr SUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 684,427
Molecularly aware robotics for surgery (MARS)Takats, Professor ZImperial College LondonMetabolism, Digestion and Reproduction 302,310
Multifunctional Flooring: Design for Independent LivingMohagheghian, Dr IUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 404,813
Multi-modal Manufacturing of Medical Devices (4MD)Hand, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,302,969
Multiplexed Scleral Lens Sensors for Monitoring Ocular PhysiologyYetisen, Dr AImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 462,436
Multipoint Sensors for Extreme EnvironmentsFells, Dr JUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,226,073
Multiscale Metrology Suite for Next-Generation Health NanotechnologiesRattray, Dr ZUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 853,129
MultiSense - Devising and Manufacturing mm-Wave High Data Rate Low Latency On-Skin TechnologiesCasson, Dr AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 617,630
MultiSense - Devising and Manufacturing mm-Wave High Data Rate Low Latency On-Skin TechnologiesBatchelor, Professor JUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 657,999
New horizons in Electrostatic Force MicroscopyAbayzeed, Dr SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 202,149
New Horizons in the High Field NMR Interrogation of Transients: Techniques to Assemble Pulse and Analyse in Under One-Hundredth of a SecondLloyd-Jones, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 199,908
Nikon-UCL Prosperity Partnership on Next-Generation X-Ray ImagingOlivo, Professor AUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 2,283,598
Particle Filtration and Accumulation by Solute-driven Transport (FAST) for bio-analysis in microfluidic devicesBolognesi, Dr GLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 200,817
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Phonon probe microscopy: towards acoustically-resolved Brillouin spectroscopyPerez-Cota, Dr FUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 404,997
Photonic Sensing and Dual-mode Bio-Imaging with Rare Earth Upconversion NanoparticlesJose, Professor GUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,311,873
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition For Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyMalliaras, Professor GUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 254,256
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition for Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyDemosthenous, Professor AUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 693,594
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition For Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyBayford, Professor RMiddlesex UniversityFaculty of Science & Technology 785,534
Point of care diagnosis of gastrointestinal disease using laser spectroscopyTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 930,495
Porous Piezoelectric Single Crystal Sensors (POPSICALS)Bowen, Professor CUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 202,046
Probing Multiscale Complex Multiphase Flows with Positrons for Engineering and Biomedical ApplicationsBarigou, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 5,765,129
Quantum-Enhanced Molecular PiezoresistivityVezzoli, Dr AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 387,114
Rapid Monitoring of River Hydrodynamics and Morphology using Acoustic HolographyStoesser, Professor TUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 410,620
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (High Value Manufacturing CPI- CGT) Critical quality attributes for viral vectors - host cell proteinsBracewell, Professor DGUCLBiochemical 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
Realising Advanced Sensor Technology for Enhanced Recovery of Metal Scrap (RASTER)Peyton, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 584,484
Remote, 3D ultrasonic imaging in extreme environments using 2D laser induced phased arraysStratoudaki, Dr TUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 324,884
Responsive Manufacturing of High Value Thin to Thick Films.Howse, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 2,025,997
Revolutionising Operational Safety and Economy for High-value Infrastructure using Population-based SHM (ROSEHIPS)Worden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 6,326,800
Robotic picking and packing with physical reasoningDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 1,196,801
Scaff-Net: 3 Dimensional multiphoton polymerisation printed scaffolds for medium throughput recording from stem cell derived human cortical networks.Parri, Dr HRAston UniversityCollege of Health and Life Sciences 201,118
Science of Sensor System SoftwareCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Computing Science 4,183,694
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimisation for Reliable Manufacturing of Key MaterialsRodenburg, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,171,727
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationPratt, Dr AUniversity of YorkPhysics 562,339
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationHondow, Dr NUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 84,068
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationJepson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityMaterials 78,818
Seeing the invisible - from neutrons to photonsRushton, Dr M J DBangor UniversitySch of Computer Science & Electronic Eng 201,914
Self-learning robotics for industrial contact-rich tasks (ATARI): enabling smart learning in automated disassemblyWang, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 298,263
Sensing Dense Particulate MaterialsGower, Dr ALUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 232,927
SENSYCUT- Sensor Enabled Systems for Precision CuttingShokrani Chaharsooghi, Dr AUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 1,198,919
Silicon photonic thermal photodetectors for mid-infrared sensingNedeljkovic, Dr MUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 346,227
Single-cell control of microbial selection and evolutionSteel, Professor HUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 201,840
Smart sensors for a wearable-free and contactless virtual ward at homeRajab, Dr KQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 396,048
Sporadic diffraction and absorption volumetric X-ray imagingEvans, Professor PNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 1,026,893
Streaming Continuous Optical Nanosecond Events (SCONE)Rowlands, Dr CJImperial College LondonBioengineering 201,849
Sub-THz Radar sensing of the Environment for future Autonomous Marine platforms - STREAMGashinova, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 854,175
Sub-THz Radar sensing of the Environment for future Autonomous Marine platforms (STREAM)Robertson, Dr DAUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 658,895
Terahertz Lab-on-a-Chip for Bio-liquid AnalysisHanham, Dr SMUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 315,377
Terahertz skinometer for improved cancer prevention and treatmentMacPherson, Professor EUniversity of WarwickPhysics 652,876
The Idealised Lung Clearance Index: tuning in to the silent years of cystic fibrosisRitchie, Professor GADUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 461,345
The Idealized Lung Clearance Index: tuning in to the silent years of cystic fibrosisDavies, Professor JCImperial College LondonNational Heart and Lung Institute 38,013
Thermal monitoring instrumentation for metal additive manufacturing - PYRAMTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 961,863
Towards CyberSHM: autonomous acousto-ultrasonic health monitoring of operational composite structuresKundu, Dr ACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 366,230
Transformative Imaging for Quantitative Biology (TIQBio) PartnershipMahajan, Professor SUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 1,626,518
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems HubRamchurn, Professor SDUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 11,940,671
Ultrafast Scanning Thermal Microscope ProbesWeaver, Professor JMRUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 201,664
Understanding and engineering dissipation in nanoscale quantum devicesLovett, Professor BWUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 423,082
Understanding and engineering dissipation in nanoscale quantum devicesGauger, Dr EMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 326,619
Unparameterised multi-modal data, high order signatures, and the mathematics of data scienceLyons, Professor TUniversity of OxfordMathematical Institute 4,100,854
Van der Waals Heterostructures of 2D MaterialsFalko, Professor VUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 1,572,966
ViTac: Visual-Tactile Synergy for Handling Flexible MaterialsLuo, Dr SKings College LondonEngineering 311,503
XPS and X-ray tomography at the University of GlasgowSymes, Dr MDUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 2,665,820

Total Number of Grants: 146
Total Value of Grants: £164,700,376

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