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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Water Engineering

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 (£)
An energy free pump: nanoporous gels to passively lift subsurface waterPedrotti, Dr MUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 267,945
Batch Reverse Osmosis (RO): Desalination with minimum wastage of energy and waterDavies, Professor PAUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 609,573
DAFNI-ROSEMatthews, Dr BMSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 1,083,755
Decentralised water technologiesSloan, Professor WTUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 5,994,286
Distributed Fibre-optic Cable Sensing for Buried Pipe InfrastructureStoesser, Professor TUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 371,330
Distributed Fibre-optic Cable Sensing for Buried Pipe InfrastructureKrynkin, Dr AUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 641,361
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Infrastructure SystemsPowrie, Professor WUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 3,149,530
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water and Waste Infrastructure Systems Engineered for Resilience (Water-WISER)Evans, Professor BEUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 6,489,324
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Informatics: Science and Engineering (WISE)Farmani, Professor RUniversity of ExeterEngineering 5,384,576
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Infrastructure and ResilienceJarvis, Professor PCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 6,677,159
EPSRC-SFI: REducing Greenhouse gas emissions and ENgaging antibactErial Resistance in Anaerobic Treated Effluents (REGENERATE)Lee, Dr PPImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 509,104
Flexible design and operation of water resource systems to tackle the triple challenge of climate change, the energy transition, and population growthRougé, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 375,593
Modelling Mixing Mechanisms in 1D Water Network ModelsGuymer, Professor IUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 1,523,092
Nature-inspired self-powered reverse osmosis membranes for sustainable water purificationRAVEENDRAN NAIR, Professor RUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 202,014
Overseas Travel Grant: Towards a rational design of mineral-based solutions for sustainable water and wastewaterNeumann, Dr ANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 48,699
Photocatalytic Anodic Metal Membranes for Micropollutant RemovalMattia, Professor DUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 1,282,485
RAINDROP: tRansforming Acoustic SensINg for leak detection in trunk mains and water DistRibutiOn PipelinesMuggleton, Dr JUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 702,768
Robust and transparent planning and operation of water resource infrastructurePianosi, Dr FUniversity of BristolCivil Engineering 723,003
To Chlorinate or Not to ChlorinateBoxall, Professor JUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 1,165,060
TO CHLORINATE, OR NOT TO CHLORINATE?Smith, Professor CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 862,045
Urban Green DaMS (Design and Modelling of SuDS)Dawson, Professor RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 364,503
Virtual decision rooms for water neutral urban planning (VENTURA)Mijic, Dr AImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 809,577

Total Number of Grants: 22
Total Value of Grants: £39,236,784

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