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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Fuel Cell Technology

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 (£)
2-D materials as the next generation membranes in hydrogen generation and low temperature fuel cells.Holmes, Dr SUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 489,657
A synthetic biology approach to optimisation of microbial fuel cell electricity productionRosser, Professor SJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 720,982
Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering (CNIE): Addressing Challenges in Sustainability and Scalable ManufacturingTitchener-Hooker, Professor NUCLChemical Engineering 4,980,773
Control of structure, strain and chemistry: a route to designer fuel cell interfacesSkinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 1,076,043
Designer Oxides: Reactive-Oxide Molecular Beam Epitaxy SystemWahl, Dr PUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 147,434
Doctoral Training Centre in Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their ApplicationsKendall, Professor KUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 5,542,953
Electrodes by Design - Microstructural Engineering of High Performance Electrodes for Solid Oxide Fuel CellsBrandon, Professor NPImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 1,247,365
ELEVATE (ELEctrochemical Vehicle Advanced TEchnology)Thring, Professor RLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 3,266,366
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Development of SimCells as building blocks for synthetic biologyHuang, Dr WUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 843,225
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fuel Cells and their Fuels - Clean Power for the 21st CenturySteinberger-Wilckens, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 4,416,324
Flame Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Simple Devices to Extract Electricity Directly from Natural Gas and Liquid Petroleum Gas FlamesTao, Professor SUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 263,769
Flexible Routes to Liquid Fuels from CO2 by Advanced Catalysis and EngineeringRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 1,804,265
FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGIES FOR AN AMMONIA ECONOMYBrett, Professor DUCLChemical Engineering 1,146,842
High Spec Raman Spectrometer Regional FacilityCrean, Dr CUniversity of SurreyChemistry 23,578
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Hub Extension (H2FC SUPERGEN)Brandon, Professor NPImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 1,668,858
Innovative concepts from Electrodes to StacksKucernak, Professor AImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 1,004,390
Integrated anode-less PEM fuel cells (iaPEM-FC) - beyond hydrogenTorrente Murciano, Dr LUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 498,835
Liquid Fuel and bioEnergy Supply from CO2 ReductionYu, Dr EHNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 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
Newton Fund: Practical hydrogen fuelled vehicles for ChinaCooper, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 427,527
Novel diagnostic tools and techniques for monitoring and control of SOFC stacks - understanding mechanical and structural changeBrandon, Professor NPImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 800,469
Novel Porous-Transport-Layers for Fuel Cells and Clean Energy ApplicationsDas, Dr PKNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 94,807
Plasma and Fluidic Assisted Electrocatalysis for Chemical Storage of Renewable ElectricityRothman, Dr RUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 201,381
Queen's University Belfast Imaging and Patterning CentreMcElnay, Professor JQueen's University of BelfastThe Vice Chancellors Office 1,826,476
Reducing the Cost and Prolonging the Durability of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems by in-situ Hydrogen Purification and Technology Hybridization (HyFCap)Guo, Professor ZXUCLChemistry 1,442,362
Reinventing the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell: Towards 200C operationSlater, Professor PUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 196,452
Robust Lifecycle Design and Health Monitoring for Fuel-Cell Extended Performance (RESILIENCE)Jackson, Dr LLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 909,687
Structural evolution across multiple time and length scalesWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,656,509
Tailoring of microstructural evolution in impregnated SOFC electrodesIrvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,229,672
The Supergen5 Biological Fuel Cells ConsortiumArmstrong, Professor FAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 2,022,490

Total Number of Grants: 31
Total Value of Grants: £43,740,802

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