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EPSRC Reference: GR/R64490/01
Title: A centre for innovative manufacturing and construction research
Principal Investigator: Thorpe, Professor A
Other Investigators:
Sinclair, Mr M Austin, Professor S Damodaran, Professor L
Pasquire, Professor CL Gibb, Professor A Siemieniuch, Professor C
Dainty, Professor ARJ Wong, Professor V Porter, Professor JM
Price, Professor A Acar, Professor B Carrillo, Professor P
Chung, Professor PWH Backhouse, Professor C Anumba, Professor CJ
Bouchlaghem, Professor D Saker, Professor J Storey, Dr V
Researcher Co-Investigators:
Project Partners:
Prosolvia Simulations Ltd
Department: Civil and Building Engineering
Organisation: Loughborough University
Scheme: IMRC (Pre-FEC)
Starts: 01 October 2001 Ends: 30 September 2006 Value (£): 2,850,001
EPSRC Research Topic Classifications:
Construction Ops & Management
EPSRC Industrial Sector Classifications:
Construction Transport Systems and Vehicles
Technical Consultancy
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Describe the proposed research in about 200 words.This is an invited proposal to form one of a number of EPSRC-funded research centres in the broad area of Engineering for Manufacture. The Loughborough centre will comprise a multi-disciplinary team of experienced researchers and will focus on the related areas of manufacturing and construction. The establishment of the EPSRC centre will enable the concentration and continuity of research effort in core theme areas, allow key research staff to be retained, core competencies to be developed and enhanced, and research projects to be strategy-driven.The intention is to form one Centre which will be supported by two grants. This will allow synergy to develop between the reserchers whilst at the same time ring-fencing funds for the two main areas of research.
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Organisation Website: http://www.lboro.ac.uk