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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Ground Engineering

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 (£)
50g-Tonne 4m Diameter Civil Engineering Centrifuge: Centre for Energy & Infrastructure Ground ResearchHounslow, Professor MJUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 769,399
ALPACA: Axial-Lateral Chalk Analysis for Piles Applying multi-scale field and laboratory testingJardine, Professor RImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 1,121,309
ASSESSING THE UNDERWORLD - AN INTEGRATED PERFORMANCE MODEL OF CITY INFRASTRUCTURESRogers, Professor CDFUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 5,782,838
Challenging RISK: Achieving Resilience by Integrating Societal and Technical KnowledgeRossetto, Professor TUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 1,633,787
Challenging RISK: Achieving Resilience by Integrating Societal and Technical KnowledgeBisby, Dr LAUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 566,098
Climate-change effects on the performance of bioengineered clay fill embankmentsLeung, Dr AUniversity of DundeeCivil Engineering 99,642
Copy of UHF-120 Polytec Ultra-High Frequency Laser VibrometerGallacher, Dr BJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 61,118
CSIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2Mair, Professor LUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,328,464
Databases to INterrogate Geotechnical Observations (DINGO)Vardanega, Dr PJUniversity of BristolCivil Engineering 96,550
Developing performance-based design for foundation systems of WIND turbines in AFRICA (WindAfrica)Osman, Dr ASDurham, University ofEngineering 1,270,180
Discrete Element Modelling of Critical State Soil MechanicsMcDowell, Professor GUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 414,440
Enabling Quantification of Uncertainty for Large-Scale Inverse Problems (EQUIP)Stuart, Professor AMUniversity of WarwickMathematics 2,048,925
Engineering FUngal Networks for Ground Improvement (Engineering FUNGI)El Mountassir, Dr GUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 99,257
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built EnvironmentAl-Tabbaa, Professor AUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 4,417,693
Ground and Underground Infrastructure Damage Evaluation (GUIDE)Faramarzi, Dr AUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 101,080
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Innovative and Collaborative Construction EngineeringGlass, Professor JLoughborough UniversityCivil and Building Engineering 5,832,938
Listening to InfrastructureSmith, Dr ALoughborough UniversityCivil and Building Engineering 284,824
LOCORPS: Lowering the Costs of Railways using Preformed SystemsBrennan, Dr AJUniversity of DundeeCivil Engineering 342,271
LOCORPS: Lowering the Costs of Railways using Preformed SystemsWoodward, Professor PKHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Energy, Geosci, Infrast & Society 430,481
Minimising the adverse effects of water jettingShepley, Dr PUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 101,203
Non Steady Analytical Models for Energy Pile Testing and DesignLoveridge, Dr FAUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 99,770
PARTICLE-SCALE INVESTIGATION OF SEEPAGE INDUCED GEOTECHNICAL INSTABILITYBowman, Dr EUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 337,878
PARTICLE-SCALE INVESTIGATION OF SEEPAGE INDUCED GEOTECHNICAL INSTABILITYO'Sullivan, Dr CImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 387,936
Rooting for sustainable performanceSmethurst, Dr JAUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 615,038
Rooting for sustainable performanceBengough, Professor AGUniversity of DundeeCivil Engineering 639,895
Rooting for sustainable performanceHughes, Dr PNDurham, University ofEngineering 2,380
Rooting for sustainable performanceHallett, Professor P DUniversity of AberdeenInst of Biological and Environmental Sci 32,044
Seabed ploughing: modelling for infrastructure installationAugarde, Professor CDurham, University ofEngineering 290,009
Seabed ploughing: modelling for infrastructure installationBrown, Dr MUniversity of DundeeCivil Engineering 183,297
Smart-GeoWells: Smart technologies for optimal design, drilling, completion and management of geothermal wellsPain, Professor CCImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 490,886
Soil-Value: Valuing and enhancing soil infrastructure to improve societal sustainability and resilienceDavies, Dr JLancaster UniversityLancaster Environment Centre 755,202
Sustainability and Resilience of Transportation Infrastructure in African CountriesToll, Professor DGDurham, University ofEngineering 1,108,696
Sustainable Urban Carbon Capture: Engineering Soils for Climate Change (SUCCESS)Manning, Professor DACNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural Sciences & Env Sciences 759,360
The science and analytical tools to design long life, low noise railway track systemsPowrie, Professor WUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 5,193,338
TRACK SYSTEMS FOR HIGH SPEED RAILWAYS: GETTING IT RIGHTPowrie, Professor WUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 830,021
UKCRIC - (National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing)Guest, Professor SDUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 18,000,000
UKCRIC - Bristol Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction Facility (SoFSI)Taylor, Professor CAUniversity of BristolCivil Engineering 9,600,000
UKCRIC - National Buried Infrastructure FacilityRogers, Professor CDFUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 21,600,002
UKCRIC - PLEXUS - Priming Laboratory EXperiments on infrastructure and Urban SystemsRogers, Professor CDFUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 1,013,092
UKCRIC National Linear Infrastructure Laboratory - University of SouthamptonRichards, Professor DJUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 15,643,000
Whole-life Cost Assessment of Novel Material Railway Drainage SystemsMarshall, Dr AUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 591,597

Total Number of Grants: 41
Total Value of Grants: £104,975,940

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