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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Robotics) in Theme (Information and Communication Technologies)

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 (£)
An insect-inspired approach to robotic graspingWebb, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,718,900
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
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
CORSMAL: Collaborative object recognition, shared manipulation and learningCavallaro, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 302,906
Digital navigation of chemical space for functionRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 8,699,373
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 SortingKucukyilmaz, Dr AUniversity of NottinghamSchool of Computer Science 403,985
Interactive Perception-Action-Learning for Modelling ObjectsMikolajczyk, Dr KImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 397,394
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
REcoVER: Learning algorithms for REsilient and VErsatile RobotsCully, Dr AImperial College LondonComputing 285,285
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainIida, Professor FUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 388,632
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 gainde Lusignan, Professor SUniversity of OxfordPrimary Care Health Sciences 211,170
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
RoboTest: : Systematic Model-Based Testing and Simulation of Mobile Autonomous RobotsCavalcanti, Professor ALCUniversity of YorkComputer Science 1,166,973
RoboTest: Systematic Model-Based Testing and Simulation of Mobile Autonomous RobotsHierons, Professor RUniversity of SheffieldComputer Science 575,877
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
Smart Solutions Towards Cellular-Connected Unmanned Aerial Vehicles SystemRamchurn, Professor SDUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 351,585
Smart Solutions Towards Cellular-Connected Unmanned Aerial Vehicles System (AUTONOMY)Deng, Dr YKings College LondonEngineering 432,537
Smart Solutions Towards Cellular-Connected Unmanned Aerial Vehicles System (AUTONOMY)Nallanathan, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 409,171
TASCC: Secure Cloud-based Distributed Control (SCDC) Systems for Connected Autonomous CarsDianati, Professor MUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,204,116
The Game Theory of Human-Robot InteractionLi, Dr YUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 236,085

Total Number of Grants: 28
Total Value of Grants: £46,623,811

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