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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics

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
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Blunt, Professor LUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 183,166
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Jaworski, Professor AJUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 380,431
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Iacchetti, Dr M FUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 405,808
A Zero-Emission Closed-loop linear-Joule CYcle (ZECCY) engine generatorRoskilly, Professor APNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 897,057
Complex flows and optics to model topographical substrate design: Solar panel application balancing superhydrophobicity and concentrated photovoltaicsSibley, Dr D NLoughborough UniversityMathematical Sciences 100,692
Converter ArchitecturesYuan, Professor XUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,259,400
Cornerstone: Mechanical Engineering Science to Enable Aero Propulsion FuturesGarvey, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 6,143,615
Developing Highly efficient HTS AC windings for fully superconducting machinesZhang, Dr MUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 25,908
Developing Superconducting Fault Current Limiters (SFCLs) for Distributed Electric Propulsion AircraftPei, Dr XUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 184,035
Development of superconducting composite permanent magnets for synchronous motors: an enabling technology for future electric aircraftGlowacki, Professor BAJUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 509,515
Enhancement of Inductive Power Transfer (IPT) for Wireless EV ChargingLong, Dr TUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 211,970
EPSRC Challenge Network in Automotive Power ElectronicsJohnson, Professor CMUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 843,022
Flux-pumped ultra-high current magnetsCoombs, Dr TAUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 479,952
FPeT: Framework for designing piezoelectric transformer power suppliesFoster, Professor MPUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 603,585
Grid-Supportive Power Electronics for Power System SecurityGu, Dr YImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 299,551
Improving Turbine Efficiency by Combining the Effects of Rim Seals and End-wall Contours in the Presence of Purge FlowSangan, Dr CUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 837,467
Insulation degradation and lifetime of inverter-fed machines with fast switching (high dv/dt) convertersWang, Professor JUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,199,232
Multi-Domain Virtual Prototyping Techniques for Wide-Bandgap Power ElectronicsEvans, Dr PLUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,079,258
Oxford Pulse Tube Incorporating COaxial Regenerator (OPTICOR)Stone, Professor CRUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 512,391
Powering Carbon-free Autonomous Shipping: Ammonia/Hydrogen dual-fuelled Linear Engine-GeneratorWu, Dr DNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 684,244
Prosperity PartnershipsShollock, Professor BUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,647,483
Quietening ultra-low-loss SiC & GaN waveformsStark, Dr BHUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,980,066
Underpinning Power Electronics 2012: HubJohnson, Professor CMUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 4,108,787
Underpinning Power Electronics 2017: Heterogeneous IntegrationEmpringham, Dr LUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,354,962
Understanding the effects of condensation on electrical discharge phenomena in next generation more-electric and hybrid aircraftClark, Dr D ACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 101,015

Total Number of Grants: 25
Total Value of Grants: £27,032,615

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