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Researcher Details
 
Name: Professor B Drinkwater
Organisation: University of Bristol
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Current EPSRC-Supported Research Topics:
Acoustics Biophysics
Control Engineering Design & Testing Technology
Ground Engineering Image & Vision Computing
Instrumentation Eng. & Dev. Manufacturing Machine & Plant
Materials Synthesis & Growth Materials testing & eng.
RF & Microwave Technology Robotics & Autonomy

Current EPSRC Support
EP/S023275/1 EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Innovation in Non-Destructive evaluation (FIND)(P)
EP/T002654/1 Biological metamaterials for enhanced noise control technology(C)
EP/S016813/1 Pervasive Sensing for Buried Pipes(C)
EP/L015587/1 EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantitative NDE(C)
EP/L022125/1 UK RESEARCH CENTRE IN NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION (RCNDE) 2014-2020(C)
Previous EPSRC Support
EP/N014197/1 User Interaction with self-supporting free-form physical objects(C)
EP/N017641/1 An ultrasonic measurement system and its robotic deployment into vessels for the combined assessment of debris condition and water leakage(P)
EP/J016438/1 Ultrasonic Array Inspection Optimisation for Non-Destructive Evaluation(P)
EP/J004448/1 Exploration of Ultrasound based haptic interaction on a multi-touch surface(C)
EP/H010920/1 Enhanced Ultrasonic 3D Characterisation Of Composites Using Full Matrix Capture Of Array Data(C)
EP/G012067/1 Electronic Sonotweezers: Particle Manipulation with Ultrasonic Arrays(P)
EP/G052069/1 Sub-wavelength characterisation of defects in inaccessible regions using guided waves(C)
EP/P504104/1 DTA - University of Bristol(C)
EP/F029748/1 SUPERGEN 2 - Conventional Power Plant Lifetime Extension Consortium - CORE(C)
EP/F017332/1 UK Research Centre in NDE(C)
EP/F005032/1 Two-Dimensional Arrays for the Quantitative Characterisation of Complex Defects(C)
EP/P502349/1 DTA - University of Bristol(C)
EP/D052270/1 Kissing bonds in adhesive joints: a holistic approach for nonlinear ultrasonic detection, joint mechanics and surface chemistry(P)
EP/D041791/1 Bristol Adaptive Structures Workshop 2006(C)
EP/C541960/1 Efficient Structural Health Monitoring Using Sparse Distributed Sensor Arrays(C)
EP/C534824/1 New Instrumentation for the Scientific Study of Rail Defects(P)
EP/P501326/1 DTA - University of Bristol(C)
EP/C519167/1 UK - China Outgoing International Visit in the area of NDE, Measurement and Instrumentation(C)
GR/T11449/01 High Resolution Guided Wave Inspection(C)
EP/P500109/1 DTA - University of Bristol(C)
GR/T01136/01 Accoustic Emission for the Localisation of Damaged Regions in Structures as Part of the NDE Process(C)
GR/S86334/01 SUPERGEN 2 - Conventional Power Plant Lifetime Extension Consortium(C)
GR/S46956/01 An Ultrasonic Sensor to Monitor Lubricant Films and the Onset of Film Failure(P)
GR/P02752/01 DTA - University of Bristol(C)
GR/S46963/01 An Ultrasonic Sensor to Monitor Lubricant Films and the Onset of Film Failure(C)
GR/S09388/01 UK Research Centre in Nondestructive Evaluation(C)
GR/S42569/01 RAIS: Industrial Development of the Ultrasonic Wheel Array Sensor Instrument(P)
GR/R71153/01 The Ultrasonic Detectability and Sizing of Rough, Partially Closed Cracks in Real Structures(P)
GR/P01106/01 DTA - University of Bristol(C)
GR/R56747/01 Physically-Based Approach to Mixed Mode Fracture in Composite Laminates: Development and Validation(C)
GR/P00291/01 DTA - University of Bristol(C)
GR/N33843/01 ULTRASONIC WHEEL ARRAY SENSOR INSTRUMENT (UWASI)(P)
GR/A00520/01 THE INTERACTION OF ULTRASOUND WITH SOLID-STATE INTERFACES(P)
GR/M90245/01 ROPA: A NOVEL METHOD FOR MEASURING LUBRICANT FILM THICKNESS IN MACHINE ELEMENTS(P)
GR/M14302/01 FAST ULTRASONIC IMAGING SYSTEMS FOR OPTIMISATION OF ADHESIVE BONDING IN-PROCESS(P)
GR/L89020/01 THE STUDY OF CONTACT PHENOMENA USING ULTRASOUND(C)
GR/L89112/01 THE STUDY OF CONTACT PHENOMENA USING ULTRASOUND(P)
GR/L68131/01 THE NATURE AND ULTRASONIC NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING OF 'KISSING' BONDS IN REAL STRUCTURES(P)
Key: (P)=Principal Investigator, (C)=Co-Investigator, (R)=Researcher Co-Investigator