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EPSRC Reference: EP/E001777/1
Title: Cambridge Engineering Design Centre (IMRC Renewal)
Principal Investigator: Clarkson, Professor J
Other Investigators:
Johnson, Mr A L Symons, Dr DD Wallace, Professor KM
Parks, Dr GT
Researcher Co-Investigators:
Dr P Palmer
Project Partners:
2020 Insights LLP A N D Software Ltd Applied Spatial Management
ARTTIC International Management Services Arup Group Ltd Autopolis
BAE Systems Bentley Systems Ltd BOC
BT Carl Zeiss Doosan Power Systems
Ford Motor Co Gatsby Charitable Foundation GKN
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) Kodak Ltd Loughborough University
Nokia Office of Naval Research Owlstone Limited
Oxford Lasers Ltd Philips Ricardo Group
Rolls-Royce Plc (UK) Trumpf TRUMPF Laser UK Ltd
TRUMPH GmbH and Co KG TWI Ltd UCL
Unilever University of Birmingham University of Surrey
University of Trinidad and Tobago Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd
Department: Engineering
Organisation: University of Cambridge
Scheme: IMRC
Starts: 01 October 2006 Ends: 30 September 2011 Value (£): 6,448,661
EPSRC Research Topic Classifications:
Design Processes
EPSRC Industrial Sector Classifications:
Aerospace, Defence and Marine Manufacturing
Healthcare
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Strategy=======The overall aim of the Cambridge EDC is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of engineering designers and design teams by undertaking research into the theories that will underpin the design methods of the future. These methods will be embodied in software tools, workbooks and publications that support the creation of reliable, high-quality, cost-effective products.Research Themes==============The EDC's is structured under the following research Themes: * Healthcare Design: Design for Patient Safety * Inclusive Design: Designing for the Older and Disabled Users (1) * Process Modelling: Modelling the Design Process * Change Management: Tracking Changes in Products * Design Practice: Understanding Practice * Engineering Knowledge: Capture, Storage and Retrival (1) * Computational Design: Integrated Optimisation Methods and Tools Note (1) These Themes receive zero or minimal support from the IMRC Block Grant.
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