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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
3D printing of micro-scale graded shape memory components for in-vivo actuated medical devicesHand, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 253,007
A compact novel hyperspectral imager for more reliable and precise agricultureBourgenot, Dr CDurham, University ofPhysics 458,839
A MICROMECHANICAL SENSOR TO UNDERSTAND AND MONITOR WOUND HEALINGCrichton, Dr M LHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 362,112
A new device for exploring the landscape of microscopic interactionsSpeake, Professor CCUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Physics and Astronomy 202,287
A point-of-care solution for detecting SCRAsPudney, Dr CRUniversity of BathBiology and Biochemistry 1,032,248
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
Automated Fetal and Neonatal Movement Assessment for Very Early Health AssessmentArichi, Dr TKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 101,836
Automated Fetal and Neonatal Movement Assessment for Very Early Health AssessmentKainz, Dr BImperial College LondonComputing 625,543
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
Channel Optimised Distributed Passive Sensor NetworksCrisp, Dr MUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 227,058
CHEMIFY: A System to Produce Universal Digital Chemical SynthesisCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 1,084,544
Closed-Loop Multisensory Brain-Computer Interface for Enhanced Decision AccuracyDemiris, Professor YImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 870,299
Closed-Loop Multisensory Brain-Computer Interface for Enhanced Decision AccuracyPontil, Professor MUCLGatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit 882,234
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
Computational microscopy in Cambridge Advanced Imaging CentreMuresan, Dr LUniversity of CambridgePhysiology Development and Neuroscience 450,498
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Liu, Dr WUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 221,564
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
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
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 an on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingEstrela, Dr PMUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 354,951
Development of on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingWall, Professor IAston UniversitySch of Life and Health Sciences 166,421
Digital RoadsBrilakis, Dr IUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,780,338
Digital Toolkit for optimisation of operators and technology in manufacturing partnerships (DigiTOP)Sharples, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,904,381
Digital twin-based Bilateral Teleautonomous System for Nuclear Remote OperationCarrasco, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 252,932
Digital-twin-based Bilateral Tele-autonomous System for Nuclear Remote OperationBuckingham, Dr RCulham Centre for Fusion EnergyCulham Centre for Fusion Energy 257,026
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
Drug-eluting in vivo probe to monitor age-related lower bowel dysfunctionPatel, Professor BAUniversity of BrightonSch of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences 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 electronicsde Groot, Professor CUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 1,023,916
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 electronicsKlein, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 434,446
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
Engineering Photonics: Sensor and Instrumentation Development and ApplicationTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Engineering 1,363,268
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Rothberg, Professor SJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 675,448
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 Photonic and Electronic SystemsSeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 4,351,176
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Sensing and MeasurementHarvey, Professor AUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 4,937,820
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable FutureKaminski, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 5,545,438
EPSRC Core Equipment at Southampton 2020Spearing, Professor SMUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 704,500
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
E-textiles NetworkBeeby, Professor SPUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 131,136
FOCUS: Intelligent Fibre Optic Monitoring to Inform the Construction of Underground ServicesSheil, Dr BUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 239,407
Future blood testing for inclusive monitoring and personalised analytics Network+Li, Dr WUniversity of ReadingBusiness Informatics, Systems and Accoun 800,898
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 2020Pender, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 655,000
HETEROSTRUCTURE RADIATION DETECTOR MATERIALS FOR ADVANCED TIME OF FLIGHT POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY (TOF-PET) IMAGINGBizarri, Dr GCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 618,138
Immuno Diagnostix (IDX) - An ultrasensitive, low cost photonic biosensorKrauss, Professor TUniversity of YorkPhysics 963,368
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
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
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
''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
Micro-Power CMOS Mid-infrared spectrometer-on-a-chipUdrea, Professor FUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 454,810
Micro-Power CMOS Mid-infrared Spectrometer-on-a-chipGardner, Professor JWUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 429,193
Microwave and Terahertz Field Sensing and Imaging using Rydberg AtomsPritchard, Dr JDUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 460,323
Microwave and Terahertz Field Sensing and Imaging using Rydberg AtomsWeatherill, Professor KJDurham, University ofPhysics 568,448
Molecularly aware robotics for surgery (MARS)Takats, Professor ZImperial College LondonMetabolism, Digestion and Reproduction 302,310
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
National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR)Stolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 12,256,862
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
ONR-15-FOA-0011 MURI Topic #3 - Closed-Loop Multisensory Brain-Computer Interface for Enhanced Decision AccuracyPoli, Professor RUniversity of EssexComputer Sci and Electronic Engineering 865,432
ORCA Stream B - Towards Resident RobotsPetillot, Professor YHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,915,361
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
Photonic Sensing and Dual-mode Bio-Imaging with Rare Earth Upconversion NanoparticlesJose, Professor GUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,311,873
Physiologically inspired simulation of sensorineural hearing lossCulling, Professor JCardiff UniversitySch of Psychology 298,016
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 TherapyBayford, Professor RMiddlesex UniversityFaculty of Science & Technology 785,534
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition for Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyDemosthenous, Professor AUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 693,594
Point of care diagnosis of gastrointestinal disease using laser spectroscopyTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 930,495
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
Rapid monitoring of river hydrodynamics and morphology using acoustic holographyTait, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 521,877
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
Real-time In-line Microstructural Engineering (RIME)Davis, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 493,728
Reducing the Threat to Public Safety: Improved metallic object characterisation, location and detectionBetcke, Professor TUCLMathematics 71,320
Reducing the Threat to Public Safety: Improved metallic object characterisation, location and detectionLedger, Dr PDKeele UniversityFaculty of Natural Sciences 71,541
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
Robotic picking and packing with physical reasoningDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 1,196,801
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear Plus (RAIN+)Lennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,975,413
Robust remote sensing for multi-modal characterisation in nuclear and other extreme environmentsStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,398,053
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, ExploitationJepson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityMaterials 78,818
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
Self-powered wearable sensors for vital signs monitoringNeves, Dr AISUniversity of ExeterEngineering 195,420
Sensing Dense Particulate MaterialsGower, Dr ALUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 232,927
Sensors for clean water: a participatory approach for technology innovationJohnson, Dr SDUniversity of YorkElectronics 1,182,012
SENSYCUT- Sensor Enabled Systems for Precision CuttingShokrani Chaharsooghi, Dr AUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 1,198,919
Shape sensing textile for orthotics - SmartSensOticsMünzenrieder, Dr NSUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 744,204
Sporadic diffraction and absorption volumetric X-ray imagingEvans, Professor PNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 1,026,893
Structural Health Monitoring of Infrastructure elements with unmeasured inputsChatzis, Professor MUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 28,461
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
Supercritical fuel jets - resolving controversyLinne, Professor M AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 354,166
TASCC: Secure Cloud-based Distributed Control (SCDC) Systems for Connected Autonomous CarsDianati, Professor MUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,204,116
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, Dr 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
Thin Film Platform Technologies for Conformable and Mechanically Flexible BiosensorsFranke, Professor TUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 357,374
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
Tribo-Acoustic Sensors for In-Situ Performance and Inspection of Machine ComponentsDwyer-Joyce, Professor RSUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 1,293,358
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems HubRamchurn, Professor SDUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 11,896,883
Understanding and engineering dissipation in nanoscale quantum devicesLovett, Dr 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
VIPIRS - Virus Identification via Portable InfraRed SpectroscopyWang, Professor HUniversity of UlsterSch of Computing & Mathematical Sci 410,730
ViTac: Visual-Tactile Synergy for Handling Flexible MaterialsLuo, Dr SUniversity of LiverpoolComputer Science 402,545
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional SciencesStoyanov, Professor DUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 6,565,143

Total Number of Grants: 143
Total Value of Grants: £179,321,087

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