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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys) 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 (£)
3D in-situ based methodology for optimizing the mechanical performance of selective laser melted aluminium alloysKartal, Dr MEUniversity of AberdeenEngineering 100,870
ASSURE 2 - Advanced Steel Shaping Using Reduced EnergyDavis, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 752,408
Critical Elements and Materials Network (CrEAM)Walton, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 297,621
Designing alloys for resource efficiency (DARE)- a manufacturing approachRainforth, Professor WMUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 3,226,486
Doctoral Training Partnership(DTP) in Structural Metallic Systems for Gas Turbine Applications-universities of Cambridge,Swansea and Birmingham.Bowen, Professor PUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 9,469,808
FINESSE NanoBio (Fabrication and Imaging of Neon-Etched Structures and Surfaces for Engineering, Nanoscience and Biotechnology)Daly, Dr RUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,427,240
Future Liquid Metal Engineering HubFan, Professor ZBrunel University LondonBCAST 10,138,665
Integrated study of damage after overloads in single crystalsCastelluccio, Dr GCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 231,090
Investigation on Sustainable Refractory Systems for Investment Casting Manufacturing of Titanium AlloysBlackburn, Professor SUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 450,149
LightForm: Embedding Materials Engineering in Manufacturing with Light AlloysPrangnell, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 4,827,337
Manufacture with Pulsed-Electric Mechano-Vibratory MachiningRoy, Professor ALoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 250,463
MAPP: EPSRC Future Manufacturing Hub in Manufacture using Advanced Powder ProcessesTodd, Professor IUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 10,315,413
New tool - a breakthrough in incremental sheet formingLong, Dr HUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 249,876
New Wire Additive Manufacturing (NEWAM)Williams, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 5,886,209
Rapid Product Development through Process InnovationDavis, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 900,955
Reactive Metal Jet Fusion PrintingBlack, Dr KUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 737,247
Real-time In-line Microstructural Engineering (RIME)Peyton, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 511,339
Real-time In-line Microstructural Engineering (RIME)Davis, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 493,728
Strategic Partnership in Structural Metallic Systems for Gas TurbinesStone, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 7,939,564
SUSTAIN Manufacturing HubWorsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 10,319,155
UK FIRES: Locating Resource Efficiency at the heart of Future Industrial Strategy in the UKAllwood, Professor JMUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 5,176,328
Uncovering Fundamental Mechanisms to Enable Sustainable Steel ManufacturingLi, Dr ZUniversity of WarwickWMG 1,160,080

Total Number of Grants: 22
Total Value of Grants: £75,862,032

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