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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Bioenergy

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. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
Application of microwaves on the production of liquid biofuelsFidalgo-Fernandez, Dr BCranfield UniversitySch of Energy, Environment and Agrifood 100,993
Bio-CO2: Power Generation and Heat Recovery from Biomass with Advanced CO2 Thermodynamic Power Cycles and Novel Heat Exchanger DesignsGe, Dr YBrunel University LondonMech. Engineering, Aerospace & Civil Eng 198,383
Bioenergy value chains: Whole systems analysis and optimisationShah, Professor NImperial College LondonDepartment of Chemical Engineering 1,560,086
Biomass Gasification with High Temperature CO2 Capture (GHTC)Sanna, Dr AHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 70,619
Design of advanced biofuels through optimisation of fuel molecular structureHellier, Dr PRUCLMechanical Engineering 306,773
Development and Evaluation of Sustainable Technologies for Flexible Operation of Conventional Power Plants.Hogg, Professor SIDurham, University ofEngineering and Computing Sciences 1,944,441
Development of fast pyrolysis based advanced biofuel technologies for biofuelsGu, Professor SUniversity of SurreyChemical Engineering 750,196
Doctoral Training Centre in Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their ApplicationsKendall, Professor KUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 5,542,953
DTC ENERGY: Technologies for a low carbon futureWilliams, Professor PUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 6,550,555
Enhancing the Methane Generation from Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Mediated by Fluidic Oscillator Generated MicrobubblesZimmerman, Professor WUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 80,887
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioenergyJones, Professor JMUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 4,336,514
Increasing energy yield from the integration of anaerobic digestion and pyrolysisBridgwater, Professor AVAston UniversitySch of Engineering and Applied Science 901,123
Ionic Liquid Biorefining of Lignocellulose to Sustainable PolymersWelton, Professor TImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 2,524,593
Liquid Fuel and bioEnergy Supply from CO2 ReductionYu, Dr EHNewcastle UniversityChemical Engineering & Advanced Material 1,924,296
Low carbon jet fuel through integration of novel technologies for co-valorisation of CO2 and biomassMaroto-Valer, Professor MMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,800,518
MacroBioCrude: Developing an Integrated Supply and Processing Pipeline for the Sustained Production of Ensiled Macroalgae-derived Hydrocarbon FuelsDyer, Dr PWDurham, University ofChemistry 1,554,153
MacroBioCrude: Developing an Integrated Supply and Processing Pipeline for the Sustained Production of Ensiled Macroalgae-derived Hydrocarbon FuelsFlynn, Professor KJSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 316,945
MacroBioCrude: Developing an Integrated Supply and Processing Pipeline for the Sustained Production of Ensiled Macroalgae-derived Hydrocarbon FuelsHarvey, Professor PJUniversity of GreenwichLife and Sports Sciences, FES 167,472
MacroBioCrude: Developing an Integrated Supply and Processing Pipeline for the Sustained Production of Ensiled Macroalgae-derived Hydrocarbon FuelsMcEvoy, Dr LUniversity of the Highlands and IslandsNAFC Marine Centre UHI 116,054
MacroBioCrude: Developing an Integrated Supply and Processing Pipeline for the Sustained Production of Ensiled Macroalgae-derived Hydrocarbon FuelsGallagher, Dr JAberystwyth UniversityIBERS 162,543
Measurement and Analysis of bioenergy greenhouse gases: Integrating GHGs into LCAs and the UK Biomass Value Chain Modelling Environment (MAGLUE)Taylor, Professor GUniversity of SouthamptonCentre for Biological Sciences 993,785
Microwave-assisted upgrading of fast pyrolysis bio-oil using structured zeolites on microwave-absorbing foam supportsFan, Dr XUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 198,860
Negative Emission Technologies and the food-energy-water-neXus (NETX)Harper, Dr AUniversity of ExeterMathematical Sciences 235,429
Novel low energy plasma/catalytic gas cleaning process to deliver high quality syngas from the gasification of waste biomassWilliams, Professor PUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 911,539
Novel Production Process for Renewable Hydrogen from Animal and Human WasteGraves, Dr JCoventry UniversityFaculty of Eng Environment & Computing 121,726
Photocatalytic bioethanol ProductionLawton, Professor LRobert Gordon UniversityEnv Eng and Sustainable Energy 1,153,133
Pre-commercial technology validation of a clean cold renewable syngas production plant.Wagland, Dr SCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 81,247
Real time control of gasifiers to increase tolerance to biomass variety and reduce emissionsWatson, Dr IUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 999,756
Rice straw to Biogas (R2B)Heaven, Dr SUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 276,754
Rice straw to biogas (R2B) projectThornley, Professor EPUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 180,806
Robust Decentralised Low Energy Faecal Sludge Dewatering leading to Sanitation, Clean Water and Sustainable Energy ResourceLord, Dr RUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 42,182
Solar OilTonnellier, Dr XCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 40,313
Study of Novel Biofuels from Biomass - Methyl-Furans (MF)Xu, Professor HUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 931,604
Supergen Bioenergy HubThornley, Professor EPUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 3,567,384
SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub ExtensionThornley, Professor EPUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 756,074
Understanding biomass value chains and the environment-food-energy-water nexus in Malaysia through whole-systems analysis and optimisation (BEFEW)Samsatli, Dr SUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 197,426
Understanding the barriers to the introduction and uptake of clean/improved cookstoves in Southern AfricaClifford, Dr MJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 685,406
Upgrading woody biomass to biocoal using a novel microwave induced plasma technologyShaw, Dr ALiverpool John Moores UniversityBuilt Environment 54,611
Urban green infrastructure: optimising local food and fuel production for regional sustainability and resilienceEdmondson, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldAnimal and Plant Sciences 777,682

Total Number of Grants: 39
Total Value of Grants: £43,115,817

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