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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Sensors and Instrumentation) 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 (£)
A novel biohybrid electronic device architecture for environmental and physiological sensingPilizota, Professor TUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,514,120
A point-of-care solution for detecting SCRAsPudney, Professor CRUniversity of BathBiology and Biochemistry 1,032,248
Adaptive Laser Induced Phased Arrays (ALIPA)Stratoudaki, Dr TUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,072,241
An insect-inspired approach to robotic graspingWebb, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,718,900
Automatic quality assessment of waste plastic bales through hybrid sensing and data driven modellingWang, Dr LUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 401,037
CECAM - Chamber for Environmental Control of Airborne MicroorganismsNoakes, Professor CUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 826,836
Coherent Chemistry: Ultrabroadband Two-dimensional Electronic SpectroscopyMeech, Professor SUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 880,259
COMICO: Feedback Control for Microbial CommunitiesSteel, Professor HUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 397,660
Complete Material Characterisation Through A Single Polychromatic X-ray ScanMunro, Dr P R TUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 202,247
ContRol methods for rELiable sensIng informAtion in interConnected Energy systemsBoem, Dr FUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 377,537
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Neasham, Mr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 452,856
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Mitchell, Professor PDUniversity of YorkElectronics 550,262
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Liu, Dr WQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 94,708
Correlative Chemical MetrologyWalker, Dr JCUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 201,990
DarkSeis: Seismic Imaging Of The Urban Subsurface Using Dark FibreChambers, Professor JEBritish Geological SurveyEarth Hazards & Observatories 94,209
DarkSeis: Seismic Imaging Of The Urban Subsurface Using Dark FibreVerdon, Dr JPUniversity of BristolEarth Sciences 803,611
Decentralised water technologiesSloan, Professor WTUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 5,994,286
Development of an on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingEstrela, Professor PMUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 354,951
Development of an on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingMendes, Professor PUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 341,048
Development of micro-thermal dividers for hybrid pixel detectors coupling cryogenic HPGe sensors and room temperature ASICs.Borri, Dr MSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Technology 196,163
Development of on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingWall, Professor IUniversity of BirminghamInstitute of Immunology & Immunotherapy 154,795
Direct Fibre Optic Shape Sensing for Large Scale Engineering StructuresJames, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,378,766
Disorder enhanced on-chip spectrometers.Schulz, Dr S AUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 455,977
Distributed Acoustic Sensor System for Modelling Active TravelJaber, Dr MQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 411,549
Distributed gas sensing using hollow core optical fibreWheeler, Dr NUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 548,711
Distributed gas sensing using hollow core optical fibreHodgkinson, Dr JCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 860,841
Drug-eluting in vivo probe to monitor age-related lower bowel dysfunctionPatel, Professor BAUniversity of BrightonSch of Applied Sciences (SAS) 530,503
ECCS-EPSRC: A new generation of cost-effective, scalable and stable radiation detectors with ultrahigh detectivityHoye, Dr RUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 766,208
Engineering an ultra-thin opto-acoustic fibre optic probe for cancer characterisationSmith, Dr RJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 491,259
EPSRC-SFI: An ocean microlab for autonomous dissolved inorganic carbon depth profile measurementMaguire, Professor PUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 602,640
Establishing adaptive ultrasonics through shape memory materialsFeeney, Dr AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 474,044
High-Bandwidth Sensing for Wide-bandgap Power ConversionStark, Professor BHUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,150,663
Integrated levitated optomechanical gravimeterYan, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 836,594
Integrated optical position and orientation sensing for manufacturing roboticsTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,101,012
Intelligent Dependable Environment Control For Sustainable AquacultureLiu, Dr PUniversity of YorkComputer Science 162,134
Intelligent instrumentation for assessment and monitoring of hydrogen blend fuels in domestic boilersHossain, Dr MUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 319,919
Lab-on-Chip Detection of Chirals by Ferrites' Field Symmetry Breaking EffectsDimitrakis, Dr GUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 202,475
Laser Imaging of Turbine Engine Combustion Species (LITECS)Lengden, Dr MPUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 5,813,734
Multiplexed Scleral Lens Sensors for Monitoring Ocular PhysiologyYetisen, Dr AImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 462,436
Multipoint Sensors for Extreme EnvironmentsFells, Dr JUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,226,073
Multiscale Metrology Suite for Next-Generation Health NanotechnologiesRattray, Dr ZUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 853,129
New horizons in Electrostatic Force MicroscopyAbayzeed, Dr SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 202,149
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 assetsOwen, Dr JSUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 189,546
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 assetsHughes, Dr D JUniversity of WarwickWMG 184,362
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Phonon probe microscopy: towards acoustically-resolved Brillouin spectroscopyPerez-Cota, Dr FUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 404,997
Porous Piezoelectric Single Crystal Sensors (POPSICALS)Bowen, Professor CUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 202,046
Probing Multiscale Complex Multiphase Flows with Positrons for Engineering and Biomedical ApplicationsBarigou, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 5,765,129
Quantum-Enhanced Molecular PiezoresistivityVezzoli, Dr AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 387,114
Realising Advanced Sensor Technology for Enhanced Recovery of Metal Scrap (RASTER)Peyton, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 584,484
Revolutionising Operational Safety and Economy for High-value Infrastructure using Population-based SHM (ROSEHIPS)Worden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 6,326,800
Robotic picking and packing with physical reasoningDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 1,196,801
Scaff-Net: 3 Dimensional multiphoton polymerisation printed scaffolds for medium throughput recording from stem cell derived human cortical networks.Parri, Professor HRAston UniversityCollege of Health and Life Sciences 201,118
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimisation for Reliable Manufacturing of Key MaterialsRodenburg, Professor CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,171,727
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationHondow, Dr NUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 84,068
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationJepson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityMaterials 78,818
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationPratt, Dr AUniversity of YorkPhysics 562,339
Self-learning robotics for industrial contact-rich tasks (ATARI): enabling smart learning in automated disassemblyWang, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 298,263
Silicon photonic thermal photodetectors for mid-infrared sensingNedeljkovic, Dr MUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 346,227
Sporadic diffraction and absorption volumetric X-ray imagingEvans, Professor PNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 1,026,893
SRAS++ single crystal elasticity matrix measurement in polycrystalline materialsClark, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 900,432
Sub-THz Radar sensing of the Environment for future Autonomous Marine platforms - STREAMGashinova, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 854,175
Sub-THz Radar sensing of the Environment for future Autonomous Marine platforms (STREAM)Robertson, Dr DAUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 658,895
Towards CyberSHM: autonomous acousto-ultrasonic health monitoring of operational composite structuresKundu, Dr ACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 366,230
TRaNSMIT - A towable RF system for non-invasive sensing and measurement of Arctic sea ice thicknessMarsh, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 407,143
Ultrafast Scanning Thermal Microscope ProbesWeaver, Professor JMRUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 201,664
ViTac: Visual-Tactile Synergy for Handling Flexible MaterialsLuo, Dr SKings College LondonEngineering 311,503

Total Number of Grants: 71
Total Value of Grants: £67,788,651

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