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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Built Environment) in Theme (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. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
Assessing Material Efficiency and Impacts in Buildings (AMEIB)Myers, Dr R JUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 326,180
Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using RobotsPurnell, Professor PUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 4,217,380
Complex Built Environment Systems (CBES) Platform Grant Renewal Bid: Built Environment Systems ThinkingDavies, Professor MUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 1,564,041
CSIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2Mair, Professor LUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,499,396
Frontier Engineering: Progression Grant in Nature-Inspired EngineeringCoppens, Professor MUCLChemical Engineering 758,983
High-Performance Compressed Straw Board (HPCSB): A New Generation of Building MaterialsGhaffar, Dr SBrunel University LondonCivil and Environmental Engineering 240,563
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Urban Sustainability and ResilienceTitheridge, Dr HUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 6,038,109
InfruTreeCity: Understanding Infrared radiative performance of urban trees for better future cityShao, Professor LUniversity of ReadingConstruction Management and Engineering 573,807
Multi-scale, circular economic potential of non-residential building stockDensley Tingley, Dr DUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 381,024
Quantifying macroscopic flow and transport in the unsaturated zone to address the long-term contaminant burden of waste repositories.Powrie, Professor WUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 822,718
UK participation in IEA EBC Annex 79: Occupant behaviour-centric building design and operationBleil de Souza, Dr CCardiff UniversityWelsh School of Architecture (ARCHI) 26,495
Unlocking the Potential of Model-Predictive Control in Non-domestic Building Energy Management: Automated Configuration and Optimisation of ControlRockett, Dr PUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 540,604
Urban Albedo Computation in High Latitude Locations: An Experimental ApproachVaidhyanathan, Professor BLoughborough UniversityMaterials 201,250
Urban albedo computation in high latitude locations: An experimental approachKolokotroni, Professor MBrunel University LondonInstitute of Energy Futures 199,910
Urban Albedo Computation in High Latitude Locations: An Experimental ApproachNikolopoulou, Professor MUniversity of KentKent Sch of Architecture 328,570
VSimulators: Human factors simulation for motion and serviceability in the built environmentBrownjohn, Professor JMWUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 3,246,099
VSimulators: Human factors simulation for motion and serviceability in the built environmentDarby, Dr A PUniversity of BathArchitecture and Civil Engineering 1,594,880

Total Number of Grants: 17
Total Value of Grants: £23,560,011

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