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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Materials Engineering - Composites) 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 (£)
A LEAP 5000 XS for the UK National Atom Probe FacilityMoody, Professor MPUniversity of OxfordMaterials 2,914,083
AEGIS (Advanced EnerGy-Absorption polymer for Impact-resistant Smart composites)Pinto, Dr FUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 173,765
Carboglass: Transformative Engineering Materials for Reduced Energy and Waste Consumption in Advanced Manufacturing ProcessesBingham, Professor PASheffield Hallam UniversityFaculty of Arts Computing Eng and Sci 244,162
Certification for Design - Reshaping the Testing PyramidThomsen, Professor OTUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 6,924,663
Development of a Novel Self-Healing Composite for Sustainable and Resilient Concrete InfrastructureZhang, Dr MUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 252,989
ECCS - EPSRC Development of uniform, low power, high density resistive memory by vertical interface and defect designDriscoll, Professor JLUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 384,242
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Imperceptible smart coatings based on atomically thin materialsCraciun, Professor MFUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 1,126,501
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Materials by Design for Impact in Aerospace EngineeringKim, Professor HACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 946,062
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Next generation of lightweight composites - how far can we go?Pinho, Professor STImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 818,239
Engineering Photonics: Sensor and Instrumentation Development and ApplicationTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Engineering 1,363,268
Engineering van der Waals heterostructures: from atomic level layer-by-layer assembly to printable innovative devicesFalko, Professor VUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 4,056,135
Freeform Composites: Breaking Free from the Mould.Fairclough, Professor JPAUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 246,968
Grow-Your-Own Composites: Programming Diverse Material Properties for Defence into Engineered Bacterial CelluloseEllis, Dr TMImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 542,617
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsRoy, Professor ALoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 396,115
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsLi, Professor LUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 320,230
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsAyvar-Soberanis, Dr SUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 261,023
High Five: Resolution, Sensitivity, in operando Control, Ultra High Vacuum and Ion Sectioning in a Single InstrumentAguadero, Dr AImperial College LondonMaterials 1,802,539
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Integrated Plasma Source Focused Ion Beam with Scanning Electron MicroscopeWatts, Professor JUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 789,139
Investigation of fine-scale flows in composites processingRendall, Dr TUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 938,436
Investigation of fine-scale flows in composites processingLind, Dr S JUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 38,657
MACANTA:Multifunctional hierarchical advanced composite aerostructures utilising the combined properties of different carbon nanotube (CNT) assembliesFalzon, Professor BGQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 989,588
Mechanistic Understanding of the Damage and Fracture in Ceramic-Matrix Composites under Extreme ConditionsLiu, Dr DUniversity of BristolPhysics 277,790
Reactors and Reproducibility: Advancing Electrochemistry for Organic SynthesisLennox, Dr AJJUniversity of BristolChemistry 372,708
Soft Processing to Enable the Low Impact, Sustainable Manufacture of Inorganic Materials and Advanced Inorganic Semiconductor CompositesLewis, Dr DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 474,388
Structural Composites Research Facility (SCRF)O'Bradaigh, Professor CUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,399,781
Structural Efficiency and Multi-Functionality of Well-Behaved Nonlinear Composite StructuresPirrera, Dr AUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 866,291
The integration of photovoltaic devices with carbon-fibre compositesLidzey, Professor DUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 900,923
Vertically Aligned Ferromagnetic-fibre Reinforced (VAFeR) Films for Enhanced Damage Tolerant CompositesYasaee, Dr MCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 169,548

Total Number of Grants: 29
Total Value of Grants: £30,807,913

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