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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Marine Wave and Tidal

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 (£)
A CCP on Wave/Structure Interaction: CCP-WSIGreaves, Professor DUniversity of PlymouthSch of Engineering 483,159
A new simulation and optimisation platform for marine technologyPiggott, Professor MDImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 434,711
All Electrical Drive Train for Marine Energy Converters (EDRIVE-MEC)Mueller, Professor MUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 856,132
Automating optimisation subject to partial differential equations on high-performance computers.Farrell, Dr PEUniversity of OxfordMathematical Institute 487,241
Design Feasibility Study for a Low Velocity Tidal Stream TurbineO'Doherty, Professor TCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 160,850
Dynamic Loadings on Turbines in a Tidal Array (DyLoTTA)O'Doherty, Professor TCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 803,546
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy Marine Structures (REMS)Brennan, Professor FPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 3,984,294
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind and Marine Energy SystemsLeithead, Professor WEUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 3,893,966
Establishing the performance implications of employing lower cost methods for the manufacture of large scale tidal turbine rotors (EPICTidal)Teixeira, Dr JAACranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 78,744
Extreme wind and wave loads on the next generation of offshore wind turbinesAdcock, Dr TUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 797,824
FENGBO-WIND - Farming the ENvironment into the Grid: Big data in Offshore WindGraham, Professor JMImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 812,415
FloWTurb: Response of Tidal Energy Converters to Combined Tidal Flow, Waves, and TurbulenceVenugopal, Dr VUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 745,542
Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE)Ingram, Professor DMUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 6,499,212
Investigation of the novel challenges of an integrated offshore multi-purpose platformCollu, Dr MCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 766,238
Measurable metrics for characterisation of large-scale turbulent structures in tidal races for the marine tidal energy industryAustin, Dr MJBangor UniversitySch of Ocean Sciences 145,055
Mid-stage development of the CCell Wave Energy ConverterHillis, Dr AJUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 572,717
Modelling, Optimisation and Design of Conversion for Offshore Renewable Energy (UK-China MOD-CORE)McDonald, Dr A SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 809,108
Partnership for Research In Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE)Greaves, Professor DUniversity of PlymouthSch of Engineering 240,608
Resilient Integrated-Coupled FOW platform design methodology (ResIn)Johanning, Professor LUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 811,976
SURFTEC: SUrvivability and Reliability of Floating Tidal Energy ConvertersWilliams, Dr AJSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 508,199
Tidal Stream Energy - Designing for PerformanceWillden, Dr RHJUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,024,449
United Kingdom Centre for Marine Energy ResearchJeffrey, Mr HUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,517,202

Total Number of Grants: 22
Total Value of Grants: £26,433,189

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