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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Robotics) 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 Robot Training Buddy for adults with ASDAylett, Professor RHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 711,763
An Integrated Vision and Control Architecture for Agile Robotic ExplorationDudek, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 858,324
Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): Cradle to GraveTyrrell, Professor AUniversity of YorkElectronics 1,012,141
Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): Cradle to GraveWinfield, Professor AFTUniversity of the West of EnglandBristol Robotics Laboratory 458,032
Autonomous Robot Evolution: Cradle To GraveHart, Professor EEdinburgh Napier UniversityComputing 366,413
Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using RobotsPurnell, Professor PUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 4,217,380
Brains on Board: Neuromorphic Control of Flying RobotsMarshall, Professor JARUniversity of SheffieldComputer Science 4,816,675
BURG: Benchmarks for UndeRstanding GraspingLeonardis, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Computer Science 357,129
CASCADE (Complex Autonomous aircraft Systems Configuration, Analysis and Design Exploratory)Scanlan, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 4,448,296
CORSMAL: Collaborative object recognition, shared manipulation and learningCavallaro, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 302,906
Engineering Fellowship for Growth - Neuromorphic Printed Tactile Skin (NeuPRINTSKIN) (Ext)Dahiya, Professor RUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,069,414
From Sensing to Collaboration: Engineering, Exploring and Exploiting the Building Blocks of Embodied Intelligence - An EPSRC Programme GrantPosner, Professor IUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 5,994,620
HEAP: Human-Guided Learning and Benchmarking of Robotic Heap SortingNeumann, Professor GUniversity of LincolnSchool of Computer Science 417,798
High-accuracy robotic system for precise object manipulation (HARISOM)Branson III, Dr D TUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 672,068
Integrated optical position and orientation sensing for manufacturing roboticsTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,101,012
Interactive Perception-Action-Learning for Modelling ObjectsMikolajczyk, Dr KImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 397,394
International Workshop on Embodied IntelligenceIida, Professor FUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 22,160
MAN^3: huMAN-inspired robotic MANipulation for advanced MANufacturingJamone, Dr LQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 310,597
Micro-Robotics for SurgeryYeatman, Professor EMImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 6,236,364
Mobile Robotics: Enabling a Pervasive Technology of the FutureNewman, Professor PMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,991,610
MOLEFuentes, Professor RUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 1,247,855
Perception-guided robust and reproducible robotic grasping and manipulationStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 347,725
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Rapid fault-recovery strategies for resilient robot swarmsTarapore, Dr DUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 215,174
Resilient Path Coordination in Connected Vehicle SystemsProrok, Dr AUniversity of CambridgeComputer Science and Technology 236,186
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainde Lusignan, Professor SUniversity of OxfordPrimary Care Health Sciences 211,170
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainNanayakkara, Dr TImperial College LondonDesign Engineering (Dyson School) 1,076,801
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainIida, Professor FUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 388,632
Robot In-hand Dexterous manipulation by extracting data from human manipulation of objects to improve robotic autonomy and dexterity - InDexResende Faria, Dr DAston UniversityCollege of Engineering and Physical Sci 358,731
Robotic Assisted ImagingStoyanov, Professor DUCLComputer Science 1,239,250
Robotics & Autonomous Systems: EPSRC UK-RAS NetworkRodriguez y Baena, Professor FMImperial College LondonComputing 871,055
Robotics for Nuclear EnvironmentsLennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 4,650,283
Robust Legged Locomotion for Autonomous Mobility in Challenging EnvironmentsHavoutis, Dr IUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 299,994
Robust remote sensing for multi-modal characterisation in nuclear and other extreme environmentsStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,398,053
SoRo for Health: Implantable soft robotics for restoration of physiological functionBirchall, Professor MUCLEar Institute 1,895,192
TASCC: Secure Cloud-based Distributed Control (SCDC) Systems for Connected Autonomous CarsDianati, Professor MUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,204,116
TASCC: The Cooperative CarGriffiths, Professor NEUniversity of WarwickComputer Science 1,656,843
The Game Theory of Human-Robot InteractionLi, Dr YUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 236,085
TORONE - TOtal characterisation for Remote Observation in Nuclear EnvironmentsMartin, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,284,072
ViTac: Visual-Tactile Synergy for Handling Flexible MaterialsLuo, Dr SUniversity of LiverpoolComputer Science 402,545

Total Number of Grants: 40
Total Value of Grants: £66,272,824

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