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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems) 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 Facility for Cryo-Enabled Multi-microscopy for Nanoscale Analysis in the Engineering and Physical Sciences (Cryo-EPS)Giuliani, Professor FImperial College LondonMaterials 10,294,044
A hybrid Deep Learning-assisted Finite Element technique to predict dynamic failure evolution in advanced ceramics (DeLFE)Anusuya Ponnusami, Dr SCity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 160,200
A multi-scale, high-resolution, tri-beam facility for fast machining and 3D characterisationChiu, Professor YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,970,213
Adaptive Laser Induced Phased Arrays (ALIPA)Stratoudaki, Dr TUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,072,241
Aerodynamics and aeroacoustics of closely coupled rotorsPARUCHURI, Dr CCUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 1,253,298
AirGuide PhotonicsPetropoulos, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 6,160,545
Automotive electric powertrain whistling and whining: fundamental root cause analysis to novel solutionsTheodossiades, Professor SLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 427,577
Brush seal Resistance to Inlet Swirl and Transient Loading Effects (BRISTLE)Pekris, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 335,363
Carbon Fibre Axle (CaFiAx)Hawksbee, Dr SUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 144,654
Carbon Fibre Axle (CaFiAx)Johnson, Dr MSUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 506,513
CMMI-EPSRC: Quantitative Characterization of Mission Critical Microstructures of Engineering Metals with Diffusive UltrasoundLan, Dr BImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 610,556
CMMI-EPSRC: Thermoacoustic response of Additively Manufactured metals: A multi-scale study from grain to component scalesPatterson, Professor EAUniversity of LiverpoolMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 432,184
Dispersion Strengthened Magnesium Alloys - Solidification of NanocolloidsNadendla, Professor HBrunel University LondonBCAST 757,017
DroneNoise: Addressing Public Health and Wellbeing Harms for a Sustainable Drone SectorMartinez, Dr AJTUniversity of SalfordSch of Computing, Science & Engineering 285,465
Engineering an ultra-thin opto-acoustic fibre optic probe for cancer characterisationSmith, Dr RJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 491,259
EPSRC UK Acoustics Network PlusHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 1,418,895
EPSRC-SFI: Next Generation Energy Autonomous Textile Fabrics based on Triboelectric Nanogenerators (NextGenT-TENG)Mulvihill, Dr DUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,509,817
Establishing adaptive ultrasonics through shape memory materialsFeeney, Dr AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 474,044
Fatigue Testing beyond ExtremesGong, Dr JKings College LondonEngineering 699,475
Femtosecond X-Ray Diffraction Studies of Crystalline Matter Deforming under Extreme LoadingWark, Professor JUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 497,643
Integrated Material-Modelling-Manufacturing paradigm for Mechanical Meta-regulators (I5M)Bodaghi, Dr MNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 330,760
Marine mussel plaque-inspired anchoring systems for offshore floating structuresLiu, Dr TQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 201,751
Multidomain Vibration-Absorber DesignJiang, Professor JUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 1,001,772
Multi-doped Calcium-Phosphate Coatings for Resorbable Magnesium Alloy Implant ApplicationsAcheson, Dr JGUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 409,270
New Ways Forward for Nonlinear Structural DynamicsWorden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 2,444,491
New Wire Additive Manufacturing (NEWAM)Williams, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 5,886,209
Next Generation Electro-Chemo-Mechanical Models for Hydrogen Embrittlement (NEXTGEM)Martinez-Paneda, Professor EUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 297,020
Next Generation Fibre-Reinforced Composites: a Full Scale Redesign for CompressionShaffer, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 6,205,244
Nonlinear Ground Vibration Testing using Control-based ContinuationRenson, Dr LImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 500,651
Novel 3D+ Multi-axial Preforms for Complex Loaded Composite ApplicationsRalph, Dr CUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 403,795
Novel flat fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsDay, Professor RJGlyndwr UniversityEngineering Research Centre 195,406
Novel Flat Fibre Sensors For Application In Process Control, Evaluation And Health Monitoring Of High Value Composite AssetsBarton, Professor JUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 344,381
Novel flat optical fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsHughes, Dr D JUniversity of WarwickWMG 184,362
Novel flat optical fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsLiu, Dr YUniversity of HertfordshireSchool of Physics, Eng & Computer Scienc 136,240
Novel flat optical fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsHolmes, Dr CUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 598,103
Novel flat optical fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsOwen, Dr JSUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 189,546
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
RAILSANDINGNadimi Shahraki, Dr SNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 360,517
RAINDROP: tRansforming Acoustic SensINg for leak detection in trunk mains and water DistRibutiOn PipelinesMuggleton, Dr JUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 702,768
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsTan, Professor JUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 488,160
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 236,595
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materials (LEAD)Lionheart, Professor WRBUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 635,422
SRAS++ single crystal elasticity matrix measurement in polycrystalline materialsClark, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 900,432
Towards CyberSHM: autonomous acousto-ultrasonic health monitoring of operational composite structuresKundu, Dr ACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 366,230

Total Number of Grants: 44
Total Value of Grants: £59,811,094

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