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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics

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 (£)
"HiLeMMS": High-Level Mesoscale Modelling SystemMeng, Dr JSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 513,863
(UKCTRF) UK Consortium on Turbulent Reacting FlowsJones, Professor WImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 125,767
A CCP on Wave/Structure Interaction: CCP-WSIGreaves, Professor DUniversity of PlymouthSch of Engineering 483,159
A fundamental investigation into brush seal fluid dynamicsScobie, Dr JUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 99,972
A new simulation and optimisation platform for marine technologyFarrell, Dr PEUniversity of OxfordMathematical Institute 76,550
A new simulation and optimisation platform for marine technologyWeiland, Dr MUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Parallel Computing Centre 46,284
A new simulation and optimisation platform for marine technologyPiggott, Professor MDImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 434,711
A Platform for Hybrid Manufacturing Process researchHarris, Professor RAUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,675,630
A Small Research Facility for Multi-phase Flows at High Pressure and TemperatureLinne, Professor M AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,414,903
A Zonal CFD Approach for Fully Nonlinear Simulations of Two Vessels in Launch and Recovery OperationsYan, Dr SCity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 348,022
A Zonal CFD Approach for Fully Nonlinear Simulations of Two Vessels in Launch and Recovery OperationsGreaves, Professor DUniversity of PlymouthSch of Engineering 446,013
A Zonal CFD Approach for Fully Nonlinear Simulations of Two Vessels in Launch and Recovery OperationsQian, Dr LManchester Metropolitan UniversitySch of Computing, Maths and Digital Tech 317,832
Active control of fluid flows in gas turbinesIreland, Professor PUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 785,174
Adaptive software for high-fidelity simulations of multi-phase turbulent reacting flowsChakraborty, Professor NNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 475,707
Black Hole Superradiance in Rotating FluidsWeinfurtner, Dr SUniversity of NottinghamSch of Mathematical Sciences 319,511
Black Hole Superradiance in Rotating Fluids (SURF)Faccio, Professor DFAHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 333,594
Buoyancy-Induced Flow and Heat Transfer Inside Compressor RotorsChew, Professor JUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 321,057
Buoyancy-Induced Flow and Heat Transfer inside Compressor RotorsLock, Professor GUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 718,266
Cavity collapses in complex geometriesPeters, Dr IRUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 100,545
CBET-EPSRC: Turbulent flows over multiscale heterogeneous surfacesGanapathisubramani, Professor BUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 489,389
Complex flows and optics to model topographical substrate design: Solar panel application balancing superhydrophobicity and concentrated photovoltaicsSibley, Dr D NLoughborough UniversityMathematical Sciences 100,692
Confinement, boundaries and buoyancy in the mixing by fluid flows: towards an understanding of indoor air quality.Burridge, Dr H CImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 100,513
Controlling viscous fingering with fluid-structure interactionsMacMinn, Professor CWUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 101,050
Darcy-scale dynamics of microscopically fluctuating interfacesSprittles, Dr JEUniversity of WarwickMathematics 306,353
Darcy-scale dynamics of microscopically fluctuating interfacesShikhmurzaev, Professor YDUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Mathematics 445,133
DEEPBIOENGINEERINGHubert, Dr CNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 985,943
Deterministic TurbulenceSavill, Professor AMCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 282,841
Deterministic TurbulenceGaster, Professor MCity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 74,693
Deterministic TurbulenceChoi, Professor KUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 524,255
Developing Software for High-Order Simulation of Transient Compressible Flow Phenomena: Application to Design of Unmanned Aerial VehiclesVincent, Dr P EImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 1,011,005
Development and Evaluation of Sustainable Technologies for Flexible Operation of Conventional Power Plants.Hogg, Professor SIDurham, University ofEngineering 1,944,441
Dynamic Environment Prediction: Safe launch and recovery in high sea states. A Co-creation Initiative.Wilson, Professor PAUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 278,343
Dynamic Environment Prediction: safe launch and recovery in high sea states: Part of The Launch and Recovery Co-Creation Initiative.Belmont, Professor MRUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 577,377
Dynamic, in-situ imaging of capillary imbibition in rock using simultaneous neutron and X-ray computed tomographyTanino, Dr YUniversity of AberdeenEngineering 20,610
Dynamically parameterising CAD models using sensitivities for optimisationRobinson, Dr T TQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 595,059
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSweatman, Dr MBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 528,489
Enabling Next Generation Additive ManufacturingHague, Professor RJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,852,466
Engineering Photonics: Sensor and Instrumentation Development and ApplicationTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Engineering 1,363,268
Enhancing Heat Transfer in Porous Metals through Optimisation of Flow ResistanceZhao, Professor YUniversity of LiverpoolManagement School 260,582
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics across ScalesVassilicos, Professor JCImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 4,279,853
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics at LeedsJimack, Professor PKUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 3,897,432
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Gas Turbine AerodynamicsMiller, Professor RJUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 5,245,734
Evaporative Cooling of Internal Combustion EnginesDunne, Professor JUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 671,814
Experimental study of atmospheric stratification in environmental flows (StratEnFlo)Carpentieri, Dr MUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 94,631
Expressive Finite Element Modelling for HPC: enabling advanced techniques for scientistsRichardson, Dr CNUniversity of CambridgeBP Institute 477,780
Fast Aircraft Load CalculationsDa Ronch, Dr AUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 97,817
Flow Boiling and Condensation of Mixtures in MicroscaleSefiane, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 387,042
Flow Boiling and Condensation of Mixtures in MicroscaleWang, Dr HSQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 399,324
Flow Boiling and Condensation of Mixtures in MicroscaleKarayiannis, Professor TBrunel University LondonMech. Engineering, Aerospace & Civil Eng 431,722
Fluid dynamic properties of irregular, multi-scale rough surfacesBusse, Dr AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 100,764
Fluid processes in smart microengineered devices: Hydrodynamics and thermodynamics in microspaceGavriilidis, Professor AUCLChemical Engineering 544,759
Fluid processes in smart microengineered devices: Hydrodynamics and thermodynamics in microspaceKalliadasis, Professor SImperial College LondonDepartment of Chemical Engineering 507,268
FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES ON ORGANIC RANKINE CYCLE EXPANDERS (NextORC)Sayma, Professor ACity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 660,668
Geothermally Sourced Combined Power and Freshwater Generation for Eastern Africa (Combi-Gen)Yu, Dr ZUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,341,748
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING SUPPORT FOR UNITED KINGDOM CONSORTIUM ON TURBULENT REACTING FLOWSWen, Professor JUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 14,598
High Performance Computing Support for United Kingdom Consortium on Turbulent Reacting FlowsMai, Dr JUniversity of Central LancashireSch of Forensic and Investigative Sci 25,741
High Performance Computing Support for United Kingdom Consortium on Turbulent Reacting Flows (UKCTRF)Jenkins, Dr KWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 23,326
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING SUPPORT FOR UNITED KINGDOM CONSORTIUM ON TURBULENT REACTING FLOWS (UKCTRF)Welch, Dr SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 28,437
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING SUPPORT FOR UNITED KINGDOM CONSORTIUM ON TURBULENT REACTING FLOWS (UKCTRF)Chakraborty, Professor NNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 169,479
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING SUPPORT FOR UNITED KINGDOM CONSORTIUM ON TURBULENT REACTING FLOWS (UKCTRF)Malalasekera, Professor WLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 43,977
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING SUPPORT FOR UNITED KINGDOM CONSORTIUM ON TURBULENT REACTING FLOWS (UKCTRF)Emerson, Professor DSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Computational Science & Engineering 277,176
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING SUPPORT FOR UNITED KINGDOM CONSORTIUM ON TURBULENT REACTING FLOWS (UKCTRF)Luo, Professor KHUCLMechanical Engineering 23,410
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
Investigation of Non-Spherical Droplets in High-Pressure Fuel SpraysCrua, Professor CUniversity of BrightonSch of Computing, Engineering & Maths 607,053
Investigation of vortex ring-like structures in internal combustion engines, taking into account thermal and confinement effectsSazhin, Professor SUniversity of BrightonSch of Computing, Engineering & Maths 374,417
Lubricating Channel and Tube Flows - Fluid Sheathing using Textured WallsMcHale, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 421,775
Lubricating Channel and Tube Flows - Fluid Sheathing using Textured WallsWood, Professor DDurham, University ofEngineering 319,300
Lubricating Channel and Tube Flows - Fluid Sheathing using Textured WallsNewton, Dr MINottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 11,979
Managing Air for Green Inner CitiesLinden, Professor PFUniversity of CambridgeApplied Maths and Theoretical Physics 4,173,134
Manufacturing Green Nanoparticles for Efficient Cell ManufactureJohnston, Dr KUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 153,808
Mathematical underpinnings of stratified turbulenceLinden, Professor PFUniversity of CambridgeApplied Maths and Theoretical Physics 2,321,649
Multiscale Analysis of Complex Interfacial Phenomena (MACIPh): Coarse graining, Molecular modelling, stochasticity, and experimentationKalliadasis, Professor SImperial College LondonDepartment of Chemical Engineering 1,616,110
Multiscale modelling of miscible interfaces: Application on surfactant-enhanced aquifer remediationBabaei, Dr MUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 100,961
Nano-Engineered Flow Technologies: Simulation for Design across Scale and PhaseLockerby, Professor DAUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 3,380,740
National Wind Tunnel FacilityMorrison, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 13,296,938
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineMcHale, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 428,508
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineSefiane, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 429,353
Novel Approach to Rotorcraft Simulation Fidelity Enhancement and AssessmentWhite, Dr MDUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 692,318
Novel Hybrid Heat Pipe for space and ground applicationsMarengo, Professor MUniversity of BrightonSch of Computing, Engineering & Maths 722,093
Novel Integrated Control of Fluid-borne Noise in Fluid Power SystemsPan, Dr MUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 101,051
Optimization in Fluid MechanicsKerswell, Professor RUniversity of BristolMathematics 322,600
Optimization in Fluid MechanicsWillis, Dr APUniversity of SheffieldMathematics and Statistics 269,704
Plasma Physics HEC ConsortiaArber, Professor TUniversity of WarwickPhysics 279,240
Platform: Underpinning Technologies for Finite Element SimulationSherwin, Professor SJImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 1,287,360
Pore-Scale Study of Gas Flows in Ultra-tight Porous MediaMa, Dr JHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Energy, Geosci, Infrast & Society 163,538
Pore-Scale Study of Gas Flows in Ultra-tight Porous MediaZhang, Professor YUniversity of StrathclydeMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 379,691
Quantum vortex reconnections in trapped Bose-Einstein condensatesBarenghi, Professor CFNewcastle UniversitySch of Maths, Statistics and Physics 374,496
Quiet aerofoils of the next generationChong, Dr TPBrunel University LondonMech. Engineering, Aerospace & Civil Eng 254,837
Quiet Aerofoils of the Next GenerationPinelli, Professor ACity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 260,781
QUIET AEROFOILS OF THE NEXT GENERATIONJoseph, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 287,665
Quiet aerofoils of the next generationChoi, Professor KUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 276,466
RS Fellow - EPSRC grant (2014):Mathematical modelling of design strategies for membrane filtration.Griffiths, Dr IMUniversity of OxfordMathematical Institute 222,855
Self-Propelled Droplet Motion on Gradient Slippery Liquid Infused Porous Surfaces (G-SLIPS)Wells, Dr GGNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 99,037
SELF-STIMULATION AND SINGLE DROPLET/PARTICLE ENCAPSULATION IN THE CONTROLLED BREAKUP OF LIQUID JETSCastrejon-Pita, Professor AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 99,947
Self-Sustaining Process of Townsend’s Attached Eddies in High-Reynolds-Number Wall TurbulenceHwang, Dr YImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 93,423
Stabilising effect of topography on thin film flows for coating applicationsVeremieiev, Dr SDurham, University ofEngineering 96,718
Stochastic nonlinear aeroelastic models subject to unsteady loadsHaddad Khodaparast, Dr H HSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 100,914
Surface-specific Moody diagram: A new paradigm to predict drag penalty of realistic rough surfaces with applications to maritime transportBusse, Dr AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 257,034
Surface-specific Moody-diagrams: A new paradigm to predict drag penalty of realistic rough surfaces with applications to maritime transportGanapathisubramani, Professor BUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 775,323
SWEPT 2Allan, Dr RJSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 99,857
The aerodynamics of close running ground vehiclesBaker, Professor CJUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 555,528
The First Open Source Software for Non-Continuum Flows in EngineeringEmerson, Professor DSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Computational Science & Engineering 294,061
The First Open-Source Software for Non-Continuum Flows in EngineeringLockerby, Professor DAUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 337,258
The First Open-Source Software for Non-Continuum Flows in EngineeringReese, Professor JMUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 275,879
The safety of pedestrians, cyclists and motor vehicles in highly turbulent urban wind flowsBaker, Professor CJUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 722,190
Theme 2: Multi-Physics and Multi-Functional Simulation Methods.Passmore, Professor MLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 1,500,938
Towards drag reduction strategies for high Reynolds number wall-turbulenceGanapathisubramani, Professor BUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 513,009
Transition to disordered front propagationJuel, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 479,041
Transition to Turbulence in Complex FluidsPringle, Dr CCoventry UniversityCtr for Flow Measure & Fluid Mechanics 99,279
Transpiration Cooling Systems for Jet Engine Turbines and Hypersonic FlightIreland, Professor PUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 6,136,938
Transport and Reactions in Complex Heterogeneous Multiphase SystemsSchmuck, Dr MHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 100,888
Turbulent mixing enhancement of compact swirl puffsGan, Dr LDurham, University ofEngineering 100,312
UK Consortium on Mesoscale Engineering Sciences (UKCOMES)Luo, Professor KHUCLMechanical Engineering 397,424
UK Consortium on Turbulent Reacting Flows (UKCTRF)Xia, Dr JBrunel University LondonMech. Engineering, Aerospace & Civil Eng 11,426
UK Consortium on Turbulent Reacting Flows (UKCTRF)Jiang, Professor XQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 4,973
UK Consortium on Turbulent Reacting Flows (UKCTRF)Gaskell, Professor PHDurham, University ofEngineering 37,831
UK Consortium on Turbulent Reacting Flows (UKCTRF)Mastorakos, Professor EUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 112,759
UK Consortium on Turbulent Reacting Flows (UKCTRF)Prosser, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 12,849
UK Fluids NetworkJuniper, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 811,714
UK Fluids Networkvan Wachem, Dr B G MImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 32,740
UK Fluids NetworkJuel, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 26,515
UK Fluids NetworkTobias, Professor SUniversity of LeedsApplied Mathematics 30,060
UK Fluids NetworkSandham, Professor NDUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 26,651
UK Turbulence ConsortiumSandham, Professor NDUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 572,579
Unified modelling framework of sub- and super- critical injection dynamicsVogiatzaki, Dr KUniversity of BrightonSch of Computing, Engineering & Maths 100,799
UNSflow: A low-order, open-source solver for problems that involve unsteady and nonlinear fluid dynamicsRamesh, Dr KUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 100,770
Unsteady aerodynamics of wings in extreme conditionsSandham, Professor NDUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 279,100
Unsteady Aerodynamics of Wings in Extreme ConditionsGursul, Professor IUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 327,106
Versatile Fluid Measurement System for Aerospace ResearchCleaver, Dr DJUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 4,918
Vertical Lift NetworkFilippone, Dr AUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 145,535

Total Number of Grants: 130
Total Value of Grants: £94,764,770

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