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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 (£)
3D Printed, Stand-alone, Colourimetric Indicator Strip (3DCIS) for Non-Invasive, On-demand Chronic Wound MonitoringMills, Professor AQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 690,274
A Neuromorphic Control System for Agile Biped WalkingGeng, Dr TMiddlesex UniversityFaculty of Science & Technology 456,454
ASPIRE: Advanced Self-Powered sensor units in Intense Radiation EnvironmentsScott, Professor TBUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 874,924
Assessment, Costing and enHancement of long lIfe, Long Linear assEtS (ACHILLES)Glendinning, Professor SNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 4,872,904
Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using RobotsPurnell, Professor PUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 4,217,380
Channel Optimised Distributed Passive Sensor NetworksCrisp, Dr MUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 227,058
CSIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2Mair, Professor LUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,499,396
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
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
Graphene nanosensors for scanning Hall microscopy and susceptometryBending, Professor SJUniversity of BathPhysics 398,637
High Frequency Flexural Ultrasonic Transducers (HiFFUT) - a new class of transducerDixon, Professor SMUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,194,109
Imaging and location of fast neutron emissions by real-time time-of-flightJoyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 530,918
In-situ Chemical Measurement and Imaging Diagnostics for Energy Process EngineeringMcCann, Professor HUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,023,516
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Integrated optical position and orientation sensing for manufacturing roboticsTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,101,012
Micro-Power CMOS Mid-infrared Spectrometer-on-a-chipGardner, Professor JWUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 429,193
Micro-Power CMOS Mid-infrared spectrometer-on-a-chipUdrea, Professor FUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 454,810
Multi-sensor in-process metrology of laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing: Fusing form, texture and temperature measurement.Lawes, Dr SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 283,156
Next Generation Multi-Dimensional X-Ray ImagingWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,219,152
Paper-based "Zero-Cost" Printed Electroionic Gas SensorsGüder, Dr FImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 100,761
Particle Filtration and Accumulation by Solute-driven Transport (FAST) for bio-analysis in microfluidic devicesBolognesi, Dr GLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 200,817
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
PLAIN-GG: Phase-Locked Atomic INterferometers for Gravity GradiometryHimsworth, Dr MDUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Physics and Astronomy 246,392
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition for Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyDemosthenous, Professor AUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 693,594
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition For Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyMalliaras, Professor GUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 254,256
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition For Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyBayford, Professor RMiddlesex UniversityFaculty of Science & Technology 785,534
Point of care diagnosis of gastrointestinal disease using laser spectroscopyTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 930,495
Probing Multiscale Complex Multiphase Flows with Positrons for Engineering and Biomedical ApplicationsBarigou, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 5,765,129
Programmable 'Digital' Synthesis for Discovery & Scale-up of Molecules, Clusters & NanomaterialsCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 3,693,477
Rapid Monitoring of River Hydrodynamics and Morphology using Acoustic HolographyStoesser, Professor TUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 410,620
Rapid monitoring of river hydrodynamics and morphology using acoustic holographyTait, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 521,877
REALiTY: REmoving Allergens with pLasma TechnologYWalsh, Dr JLUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 221,688
Reducing the Threat to Public Safety: Improved metallic object characterisation, location and detectionLedger, Dr PDSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 321,798
Reducing the Threat to Public Safety: Improved metallic object characterisation, location and detectionBetcke, Professor TUCLMathematics 71,320
Reducing the Threat to Public Safety: Improved metallic object characterisation, location and detectionPeyton, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 255,622
Robust remote sensing for multi-modal characterisation in nuclear and other extreme environmentsStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,398,053
Science of Sensor System SoftwareCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Computing Science 4,183,694
Self-powered wearable sensors for vital signs monitoringNeves, Dr AISUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 195,420
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
Supercritical fuel jets - resolving controversyLinne, Professor M AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 354,166
TASCC: Pervasive low-TeraHz and Video Sensing for Car Autonomy and Driver Assistance (PATH CAD)Mulgrew, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 397,302
TASCC: Pervasive low-TeraHz and Video Sensing for Car Autonomy and Driver Assistance (PATH CAD)Wallace, Professor AHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 427,501
TASCC: Pervasive low-TeraHz and Video Sensing for Car Autonomy and Driver Assistance (PATH CAD)Gashinova, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 852,950
TASCC: Secure Cloud-based Distributed Control (SCDC) Systems for Connected Autonomous CarsDianati, Professor MUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,204,116
Texas TTI Visiting Scholarship: Targeting the Bad Emitting VehiclesRopkins, Dr KUniversity of LeedsInstitute for Transport Studies 49,895
THEIA: fast super-resolution TeraHErtz mIcroscopy for nAtural sciencesNavarro-Cia, Dr MUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Physics and Astronomy 254,614
Thin Film Acoustic Wave Platform for Conformable and Mechanically Flexible BiosensorsFu, Professor RYNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 346,416
Thin Film Platform Technologies for Conformable and Mechanically Flexible BiosensorsFranke, Professor TUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 357,374
TORONE - TOtal characterisation for Remote Observation in Nuclear EnvironmentsMartin, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,284,072
Tribo-Acoustic Sensors for In-Situ Performance and Inspection of Machine ComponentsDwyer-Joyce, Professor RUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 1,293,358
USMART - smart dust for large scale underwater wireless sensingNeasham, Mr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,284,429

Total Number of Grants: 53
Total Value of Grants: £65,947,702

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