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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Materials Engineering - Composites) in Theme (Manufacturing the Future)

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 (£)
2-D Forming of Low Cost Steered Fibre LaminatesHarrison, Dr PUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 383,551
2-D forming of low cost steered fibre laminatesPotluri, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 33,009
2-D forming of low cost steered fibre laminates.Potter, Professor KUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 28,492
An integrated (ICME) approach to multiscale modelling of the fabrication and joining of powder processed partsBasoalto, Professor HUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,003,550
An X-ray Micro-Computed Tomography Facility with in-situ/in operando testing.Inkson, Professor BUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,175,201
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
E-textiles NetworkBeeby, Professor SPUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 131,136
Future Electrical Machines Manufacturing HubJewell, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 10,306,217
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsAyvar-Soberanis, Dr SUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 261,023
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsLi, Professor LUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 320,230
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsRoy, Professor ALoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 396,115
High Performance Discontinuous Fibre Composites - a sustainable route to the next generation of compositesHamerton, Professor IUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,036,426
High-Volume Composites Manufacturing Cell with Digital Twinning CapabilityWarrior, Professor NUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 454,736
Investigation of fine-scale flows in composites processingLind, Dr S JUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 38,657
Investigation of fine-scale flows in composites processingRendall, Dr TUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 938,436
Manufacturing and Application of Next Generation ChalcogenidesHewak, Professor DUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 2,508,176
Manufacturing of High Performance Cellulose Fibres to Replace Glass fibres & Carbon Fibre PrecursorsEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 2,060,466
Next Generation Fibre-Reinforced Composites: a Full Scale Redesign for CompressionShaffer, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 6,205,244
SIMulation of new manufacturing PROcesses for Composite Structures (SIMPROCS)Hallett, Professor SRUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,115,704
Soft Processing to Enable the Low Impact, Sustainable Manufacture of Inorganic Materials and Advanced Inorganic Semiconductor CompositesLewis, Dr DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 474,388
Structural Composites Research Facility (SCRF)O'Bradaigh, Professor CUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,399,781
Structural Efficiency and Multi-Functionality of Well-Behaved Nonlinear Composite StructuresPirrera, Dr AUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 866,291
THE FUTURE COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING HUBWarrior, Professor NUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 10,296,792
The Future is Remanufacturing: Composites for LifeSavage, Dr LUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 448,363
Vertically Aligned Ferromagnetic-fibre Reinforced (VAFeR) Films for Enhanced Damage Tolerant CompositesYasaee, Dr MCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 169,548

Total Number of Grants: 25
Total Value of Grants: £46,107,666

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