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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Materials Engineering - Composites

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 (£)
2-D Forming of Low Cost Steered Fibre LaminatesHarrison, Dr PUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 383,551
2-D forming of low cost steered fibre laminatesPotluri, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 33,009
2-D forming of low cost steered fibre laminates.Potter, Professor KUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 28,492
A centre for doctoral training on the theory and simulation of materialsMostofi, Dr AImperial College LondonDept of Physics 6,418,295
Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation & Science (ACCIS) Doctoral Training CentreWisnom, Professor MUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 7,133,150
Advances Polymer material for Energy Security - POLYMATquirke, Professor NImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 346,711
An in-situ LEIS facility for atomic-scale assembly manufacturing researchChalker, Professor PRUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 416,809
An integrated (ICME) approach to multiscale modelling of the fabrication and joining of powder processed partsBrooks, Professor JWUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,003,550
Atmospheric pressure plasma assisted synthesis of multi-functional bionanocompositesSun, Dr DQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 100,695
Beyond structural; multifunctional composites that store electrical energyShirshova, Dr NDurham, University ofEngineering and Computing Sciences 273,365
Beyond structural; multifunctional composites that store electrical energyGreenhalgh, Dr ESImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 836,406
Cambridge NanoScience through Engineering to Application Doctoral Training Centre: Assembly of Functional NanoMaterials and NanoDevicesBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,758,719
Composite Dielectric Structures with Enhanced LifetimesChoy, Professor KUCLChemistry 468,386
Composite dielectric structures with enhanced lifetimesRowland, Professor SMUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 548,582
Deformation and Failure of Mechanically Adaptive Cellular MaterialsHamilton, Dr AQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 98,815
Deformed Shape Optimisation for Elastic BodiesJones, Dr G WUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 95,565
Engineering Fellowships for Growth - Morphogenesis Manufacturing: Smart Materials With Programmed TransformationsTrask, Professor RSUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 628,702
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Imperceptible smart coatings based on atomically thin materialsCraciun, Professor MFUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 1,126,501
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Materials by Design for Impact in Aerospace EngineeringKim, Dr HACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 946,062
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Next generation of lightweight composites - how far can we go?Pinho, Professor STImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 818,239
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Polar Materials for Additive ManufacturingBell, Professor AJUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,030,863
Engineering innovation in graphene nanocomposites for consumer product and packaging applicationsColeman, Professor KDurham, University ofChemistry 1,633,244
Engineering Photonics: Sensor and Instrumentation Development and ApplicationTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Engineering 1,363,268
Engineering van der Waals heterostructures: from atomic level layer-by-layer assembly to printable innovative devicesNovoselov, Professor KUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 4,056,135
Engineering with Graphene for Multi-functional Coatings and Fibre-CompositesKinloch, Professor AImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,354,791
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and ScienceWeaver, Professor PMUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,858,764
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Composites ManufacturePartridge, Professor IKUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 3,731,262
EPSRC High Value Manufacturing Catapult Fellowship CentreRidgway, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 995,080
EPSRC-Royal Society fellowship engagement (2012): Ageing, film formation and cracking in colloidal glassesSmith, Dr MIUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 252,034
Graphene-based membranesBudd, Professor PMUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 2,839,350
Grow-Your-Own Composites: Programming Diverse Material Properties for Defence into Engineered Bacterial CelluloseEllis, Dr TMImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 542,617
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsMcLeay, Mr TUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 261,023
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsLi, Professor LUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 320,230
H2 Manufacturing: Hybrid-Hybrid machining of next generation aerospace materialsRoy, Dr ALoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 396,115
High Performance Discontinuous Fibre Composites - a sustainable route to the next generation of compositesHamerton, Dr IUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,036,426
High Performance Ductile Composite Technology (HiPerDuCT)Wisnom, Professor MUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 6,416,783
IMaging and Probabilistic Assessment of Composite damage Threats (IMPACT)Rhead, Dr A TUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 98,978
Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites ManufacturePartridge, Professor IKUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 3,926,972
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Micro- and NanoMaterials and TechnologiesDorey, Professor RAUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 6,168,139
Integrated Molecular Design of Melt-processable Bioresorbable Engineering Nanocomposites for Healthcare (BENcH)Irvine, Dr DJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,201,253
Integrated Plasma Source Focused Ion Beam with Scanning Electron MicroscopeWatts, Professor JUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 789,139
Laser-engineered nanocomposites for sensing applicationsZolotovskaya, Dr SALancaster UniversityEngineering 101,079
MACANTA:Multifunctional hierarchical advanced composite aerostructures utilising the combined properties of different carbon nanotube (CNT) assembliesFalzon, Professor BGQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 989,588
Manufacturing and Application of Next Generation ChalcogenidesHewak, Professor DUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 2,508,176
Manufacturing of High Performance Cellulose Fibres to Replace Glass fibres & Carbon Fibre PrecursorsPotter, Professor KUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 2,060,466
Material Systems for Extreme EnvironmentsBinner, Professor JUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 3,723,651
Mixed-Matrix Membranes Integrating Metal-Organic Frameworks: Thermo-Mechanical Properties and Engineering PerformanceTan, Professor JUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 98,935
NanocompEIM Phase 2 - Nanocomposite Advanced Electrical Insulation Systems for Enhanced HVAC and HVDC Energy NetworksVaughan, Professor AUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 375,708
NANOESCA - ELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY FOR CHEMICAL ANALYSIS IMAGED AT THE NANOSCALE.Fox, Dr NUniversity of BristolChemistry 256,836
NEMESIS: NEw Mathematics for Materials Modelling in the Engineering Sciences and Industrial SectorsParnell, Professor WUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 1,094,685
New generation of manufacturing technologies: liquid print of composite matricesIvanov, Dr DUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 97,379
Novel high performance polymeric composite materials for additive manufacturing of multifunctional componentsHarkin-Jones, Professor EUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 325,687
Novel high performance polymeric composite materials for additive manufacturing of multifunctional componentsZhu, Professor YUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 624,707
POLYMATVaughan, Professor AUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 387,659
Queen's University Belfast Imaging and Patterning CentreMcElnay, Professor JQueen's University of BelfastThe Vice Chancellors Office 1,826,476
Research Software Engineering Fellowship - Software for Textile Modelling and SimulationBrown, Dr LUniversity of NottinghamDiv of Materials Mech and Structures 384,850
Safe Biodegradable Packaging (SafeBioPack)Elias, Dr RBangor UniversityBiocomposites Centre 667,317
Silicon doped boron carbide a lightweight impact resistant materialGiuliani, Dr FImperial College LondonMaterials 661,579
SIMulation of new manufacturing PROcesses for Composite Structures (SIMPROCS)Hallett, Professor SRUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,115,704
Structural Efficiency and Multi-Functionality of Well-Behaved Nonlinear Composite StructuresPirrera, Dr AUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 866,291
THE FUTURE COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING HUBLong, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 10,296,792
Towards a Bio-based Manufacturing Platform for High Strength Aramid (Aromatic Polyamide) Synthetic Fibres Using Synthetic BiologyScrutton, Professor NSUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 400,872
Towards Tailored Composite Bonded Repairs (BONDPAIR)Katnam, Dr KUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 99,306
Transmission Electron Microscopy: Essential Support for Materials SynthesisAbell, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,932,306
Two dimensional supramolecular networks on insulators: structural organisation, fluorescence and host-guest interactionsChampness, Professor NRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 783,422
Understanding Delamination Suppression at High Deformation Rates in Through-Thickness Reinforced Laminated CompositesPetrinic, Professor NUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 207,010
Understanding Delamination Suppression at High Deformation Rates in Through-Thickness Reinforced Laminated CompositesHallett, Professor SRUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 375,124
Understanding Delamination Suppression at High Deformation Rates in Through-Thickness Reinforced Laminated CompositesAllegri, Dr GImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 68,836
Virtual Testing of Additively-Manufactured Hybrid Metal-Composite StructuresKawashita, Dr LFUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 99,084

Total Number of Grants: 69
Total Value of Grants: £104,165,592

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