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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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Iacchetti, Dr M FUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 405,808
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Blunt, Professor LUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 183,166
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Jaworski, Professor AJUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 380,431
A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PLATFORM FOR FUTURE TRIBOLOGICAL MODELLINGDini, Professor DImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,205,326
A tool for atomic scale simulation of corrosion: applications to Mg and Ti alloysHorsfield, Dr APImperial College LondonMaterials 488,327
A tool for atomic scale simulation of corrosion: applications to Mg and Ti alloysPaxton, Professor ATKings College LondonPhysics 451,568
A Zero-Emission Closed-loop linear-Joule CYcle (ZECCY) engine generatorRoskilly, Professor APNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 897,057
AirGuide PhotonicsRichardson, Professor DJUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 6,160,545
Born Slippy: A Tribological Discourse on Hysterosalpingography as a Therapeutic Treatment for Infertile WomenDearn, Dr KDUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 252,693
Boundary Conditions for Atomistic Simulation of Material DefectsOrtner, Professor CUniversity of WarwickMathematics 442,958
Digital twins for improved dynamic designWagg, Professor DJUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 5,112,624
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 InfrastructureHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 641,361
Dynamically parameterising CAD models using sensitivities for optimisationRobinson, Dr T TQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 595,059
Early detection of contact distress for enhanced performance monitoring and predictive inspection of machinesWood, Professor RJKUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,077,574
Engineering Photonics: Sensor and Instrumentation Development and ApplicationTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Engineering 1,363,268
Friction: The Tribology EnigmaNeville, Professor AUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,689,042
Geometric Mechanics of Solids: new analysis of modern engineering materialsJivkov, Professor APUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 1,340,905
High Frequency Flexural Ultrasonic Transducers (HiFFUT) - a new class of transducerDixon, Professor SMUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,194,109
High Reliability Interconnects: New Methodologies for Lead-free SoldersGourlay, Dr CMImperial College LondonMaterials 1,299,714
Imaging and location of fast neutron emissions by real-time time-of-flightJoyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 530,918
Innovative photomechanical approaches in identification of the dynamic mechanical behaviour of materialsPierron, Professor FUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,212,680
Integrated study of damage after overloads in single crystalsCastelluccio, Dr GCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 231,090
Investigating Corrosion in Supercritical FluidsSumner, Dr JCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 282,727
Linear Stirling Engine with a Buffer TubeStone, Professor CRUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 551,449
Mechanistic Understanding of the Damage and Fracture in Ceramic-Matrix Composites under Extreme ConditionsLiu, Dr DUniversity of BristolPhysics 277,790
Mechanochemistry in LubricationSpikes, Professor HAImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 578,903
Model constrained x-ray tomographic reconstruction, a blueprint for better imagesBlumensath, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 505,019
NDE, DEsign and Engineering Critical Assessments (NDECA): Bridging the gapsLarrosa, Dr NUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 283,717
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineSefiane, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 429,353
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineMcHale, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 428,508
New Wire Additive Manufacturing (NEWAM)Williams, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 5,886,209
Next generation curved deployable flexible booms for high precision applicationsViquerat, Dr AUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 212,031
Next-generation test methods for nonlinear structuresBarton, Dr DUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 321,562
Nonlinear Inspection Using Phased ArraysCroxford, Dr AJUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 777,381
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Quantitative non-destructive imaging with limited dataHuthwaite, Dr PImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 977,312
Stochastic ultrasonic scattering from the tips of rough cracksLowe, Professor MImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 415,369
Strategic Partnership in Structural Metallic Systems for Gas TurbinesStone, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 7,939,564
Strategic Support Package: Engineering of Active Materials by Multiscale/Multiphysics Computational MechanicsPearce, Professor CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,078,484
Structural Dynamics Laboratory for Verification and Validation (LVV) Across Scales and EnvironmentsWorden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 745,782
Structural Health Monitoring of Systems of Systems: Populations, Networks and CommunitiesWorden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 881,028
STRUCTURES 2025: A HIGH FIDELITY, DATA RICH, PARADIGM FOR STRUCTURAL TESTINGBarton, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,143,860
The Mechanisms of Fatigue in Viscoelastic Multi-layer Paint Systems on WoodCharalambides, Professor MImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 389,898
The Mechanisms of Fatigue of Viscoeleastic Multilayer Paint Systems on WoodYoung, Professor CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Culture & Creative Arts 285,011
Tribo-Acoustic Sensors for In-Situ Performance and Inspection of Machine ComponentsDwyer-Joyce, Professor RUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 1,293,358
UK Acoustics NetworkHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 561,807
UK RESEARCH CENTRE IN NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION (RCNDE) 2014-2020Cawley, Professor PImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 5,411,009
Ultrasonic cell handling and manipulation for microfluidic detection and analysis systems.Glynne-Jones, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 840,995
Uncertainty Quantification and Management in Ambient Modal IdentificationMottershead, Professor JUniversity of LiverpoolCivil Engineering and Industrial Design 567,770
USMART - smart dust for large scale underwater wireless sensingNeasham, Mr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,284,429

Total Number of Grants: 51
Total Value of Grants: £73,168,842

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