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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Control Engineering) 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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
An insect-inspired approach to robotic graspingWebb, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,718,900
Automatic Control Engineering (ACE) NetworkCoca, Professor DNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 568,024
COMICO: Feedback Control for Microbial CommunitiesSteel, Professor HUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 397,660
ContRol methods for rELiable sensIng informAtion in interConnected Energy systemsBoem, Dr FUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 377,537
Dynamic optimisation of tumor’s dense-dose scheduling via closed-loop control and beyondBelkhatir, Dr ZUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 51,353
EEBio: Efficient Engineering and Control of Predictable and Reliable BiosystemsPapachristodoulou, Professor AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 8,941,241
Enhanced Control Methods for Aerial and Space Vehicles Equipped with Limited Force ActuatorsTurner, Professor MCUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 244,356
FREEpHRI: Flexible, Robust and Efficient physical Human-robot Interaction with iterative learning and self-triggered role adaptionLi, Dr ZUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 257,541
Goal-Oriented Control Systems (GOCS): Disturbance, Uncertainty and ConstraintsChen, Professor WLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 1,599,964
InTarget: An intelligent signature for magnetic controlKafash Hoshiar, Dr AUniversity of EssexComputer Sci and Electronic Engineering 313,589
Integrated wind-wave control of semi-submersible floating offshore wind turbine platforms (FOWT-Control)Edwards, Professor CUniversity of ExeterEngineering 436,700
Integrated wind-wave control of semi-submersible floating offshore wind turbine platforms (FOWT-Control)Stansby, Professor PKUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 391,015
Integrated wind-wave control of semi-submersible floating offshore wind turbine platforms (FOWT-Control)Li, Professor GUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 384,522
Integrated wind-wave control of semi-submersible floating offshore wind turbine platforms (FOWT-Control)Greaves, Professor DUniversity of PlymouthSch of Eng, Comp and Math (SECaM) 307,175
Learning of safety critical model predictive controllers for autonomous systemsFleming, Dr JMLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 400,125
Modulator-free Performance-Oriented Control (MfPOC) for Direct Electric DrivesYang, Dr JLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 394,616
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Robotic picking and packing with physical reasoningDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 1,196,801
Self-learning robotics for industrial contact-rich tasks (ATARI): enabling smart learning in automated disassemblyWang, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 298,263
Structured adaptive estimation: reliable "grey box" adaptationTurner, Professor MCUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 315,220
Structured adaptive estimation: reliable "grey box" adaptationLecchini Visintini, Dr AUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 224,207
The shadow of turbulence: algorithms and applicationsLasagna, Dr DUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 432,506
The shadow of turbulence: algorithms and applicationsPapadakis, Professor GImperial College LondonAeronautics 519,096
Towards Zero Emissions Electric Aircraft through Superconducting DC Distribution NetworkPei, Dr XUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,381,562

Total Number of Grants: 24
Total Value of Grants: £28,442,938

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