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Researcher Details
 
Name: Professor WM Rainforth
Organisation: University of Sheffield
Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Current EPSRC-Supported Research Topics:
Carbon Capture & Storage Complex fluids & soft solids
Design & Testing Technology Electronic Devices & Subsys.
Energy Efficiency Energy Storage
Eng. Dynamics & Tribology Manufact. Enterprise Ops& Mgmt
Manufacturing Machine & Plant Materials Characterisation
Materials Processing Materials testing & eng.
Particle Technology Waste Minimisation

Current EPSRC Support
EP/S018107/1 SUSTAIN Manufacturing Hub(C)
EP/S021663/1 A LEAP 5000 XS for the UK National Atom Probe Facility(C)
EP/S019367/1 The Royce: Capitalising on the investment(C)
EP/R001766/1 Friction: The Tribology Enigma(C)
EP/P006566/1 MAPP: EPSRC Future Manufacturing Hub in Manufacture using Advanced Powder Processes(C)
EP/R00661X/1 Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grant(C)
EP/P02470X/1 Sir Henry Royce Institute -Sheffield Equipment(P)
EP/L025213/1 Designing alloys for resource efficiency (DARE)- a manufacturing approach(P)
EP/L017563/1 Substitution and Sustainability in Functional Materials and Devices(C)
EP/L01629X/1 EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Tribology(C)
EP/L014742/1 Hydrogen in metals - from fundamentals to the design of new steels (HEmS)(C)
Previous EPSRC Support
EP/P025285/1 Sir Henry Royce Institute - Sheffield Build(P)
EP/M022803/1 LEAP 5000XR for the UK National Atom Probe Facility(C)
EP/L505158/1 Novel 3D coating of bioactive glass and metallic composites(P)
EP/I038934/1 Domain Wall-Defect Interactions in Ferroelectric Films(C)
EP/I012214/1 Indo - UK Civil Nuclear Collaboration on Damage and Radiation Effects in Amorphous Materials (DREAM)(C)
EP/P504759/1 DTA - University of Sheffield(C)
EP/G005001/1 New and Improved Electroceramics(C)
EP/F023464/1 A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR HYBRID THROUGH-PROCESS MODELLING, PROCESS SIMULATION AND OPTIMISATION IN THE METALS INDUSTRY(P)
EP/P503809/1 DTA - University of Sheffield(C)
EP/F006098/1 Nanostructure in Functional Ceramics(C)
EP/E063497/1 Modern metals processing: transfer of knowledge and core skills to new and emerging technologies(P)
EP/P502926/1 IDS - University of Sheffield(C)
EP/D074916/1 Investigating deformation microstructure evolution and transformation behaviour of steel using controlled thermomechanical compression(P)
EP/P501717/1 DTA - University of Sheffield(C)
EP/P501911/1 IDS - University of Sheffield(C)
EP/P50046X/1 DTA - University of Sheffield(C)
GR/P03308/01 DTA - University of Sheffield(C)
GR/P04237/01 Ind. CASE - University of Sheffield(C)
GR/S60037/01 Advanced ceramics, polymers & composites(C)
GR/S18168/01 Grain Boundary Structure and Stoichiometry of Calcium Copper Titanite Barrier Layer Capacitors(C)
GR/R80209/01 PRODUCTION, WEAR AND THERMAL FATIGUE OF SPRAY-FORMED MONOBLOC ROLLING MILL WORK ROLLS(P)
GR/S02150/01 FEGTEM Nanostructural Studies of Functional and Structural Materials(C)
GR/P01601/01 DTA - University of Sheffield(C)
GR/P02103/01 Ind. CASE - University of Sheffield(C)
GR/P02516/01 Ind. CASE - University of Sheffield(C)
GR/R70514/01 THERMOMECHANICAL PROCESSING: METALLURGY, MECHANICS AND MODELLING.(P)
GR/R65626/01 Focused Ion Beam Machining and Deposition Applications to Functional and Structural Materials Research(C)
GR/P00741/01 DTA - University of Sheffield(C)
GR/N23998/01 MECHANISMS OF THERMAL DEGRADATION IN 3RD GENERATION SUPER-HARD PVD COATINGS(P)
GR/M50102/01 PROCESSING & STRUCTURAL MODELLING OF A ZIRCONIA RESISTANT TO HYDROTHERMAL DEGRADATION(P)
GR/M11608/01 COMPUTER PROCESSING OF ELECTRON MICROSCOPY DATA(C)
GR/L42896/01 MFM TIP CHARACTERISATION USING NOVEL COATINGS, STAND- ARD SAMPLES, ELECTRON TOMOGRAPHY & MICROMAGNETICMODEL(C)
GR/L42094/01 MFM TIP CHARACTERISATION USING NOVEL COATINGS,STANDARD SAMPLES,ELECTRON TOMOGRAPHY & MICROMAGNETIC MODELS(P)
GR/L22195/01 ADVANCED NANOSTRUCTURAL STUDIES OF FUNCTIONAL AND STRUCTURAL MATERIALS(C)
GR/K18306/01 MAGNETIC FORCE MICROSCOPY OF NOVEL FERROMAGNETIC MATERIALS(P)
GR/J65044/01 THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE OSPREY PROCESS FOR PRODUCING ROLLING MILL WORK ROLLS(P)
GR/J19078/01 LASER-PLUS(C)
GR/H96300/01 LASER-ASSISTED DEPOSITION OF MAGNETIC FILMS AND MULTILAYERS(C)
GR/G38702/01 OPTIMISATION OF CERAMIC/CERAMIC COMPOSITES FOR WEAR RESISTANCE(P)
GR/G38191/01 ANALYTICAL AND HIGH RESOLUTION TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE FOR THE STUDY OF ADVANCED MATERIALS(P)
GR/G61649/01 TEACHING PROGRAMME UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD AND CHESTERFIELD CYLINDERS(C)
Key: (P)=Principal Investigator, (C)=Co-Investigator, (R)=Researcher Co-Investigator