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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Operational research

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.

We always try to ensure that grants on the web contains the most recent information but it is possible that some might be slightly out of date.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Constraint Modelling PipelineMiguel, Professor IJUniversity of St AndrewsComputer Science 886,923
A New Metric for the Assessment of Driver Crash RisksRolison, Dr J JUniversity of EssexPsychology 166,474
ADAPT fellowship: smart approaches to influencing sustainable behaviour changePangbourne, Dr KJUniversity of LeedsInstitute for Transport Studies 605,064
Adaptive Informatics for Intelligent Manufacturing (AI2M)West, Professor AALoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 1,934,793
Algebra and Logic for Policy and Utility in Information SecurityMcCusker, Professor GUniversity of BathComputer Science 401,216
Algebra and Logic for Policy and Utility in Information SecurityPym, Professor DUCLComputer Science 441,734
Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at Royal Holloway: Renewal of the CS-CDT at RHULCid, Professor CRoyal Holloway, Univ of LondonInformation Security 3,454,896
CLOUD MANUFACTURING - TOWARDS RESILIENT AND SCALABLE HIGH VALUE MANUFACTURINGRatchev, Professor SMUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 2,364,080
Consolidated EPSRC support for Durham SymposiaSchuetz, Dr DDurham, University ofMathematical Sciences 629,652
Cooperative Game Theory: New Mathematical and Algorithmic Approaches.Nguyen, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Mathematics 429,528
Cyber Security CDT Phase Two (University of Oxford)Martin, Professor AUniversity of OxfordComputer Science 3,489,111
DAASE: Dynamic Adaptive Automated Software EngineeringHarman, Professor MUCLComputer Science 6,834,903
Data Analytics for Future CitiesHigham, Professor DUniversity of StrathclydeMathematics and Statistics 643,307
Distributionally Robust Optimisation With Matrix Moment Constraints: A Semi-Infinite and Semi-Definite Programming ApproachXu, Professor HUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Mathematics 200,238
Dynamic Pricing in the Ferry IndustryCurrie, Dr CSMUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Mathematics 285,247
EDT MATTER - Manufacturing Advances Through Training Engineering ResearchersSienz, Professor JSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 1,248,000
Embedding Manufacturing Development into Formulation Research (EMFormR)Rodgers, Dr TLUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 94,900
Energy Resilient Manufacturing 2: Small is Beautiful Phase 2 (SIB2)Jolly, Professor MCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 755,750
Engineering Doctoral Centre in High Value, Low Environmental Impact ManufacturingBhattacharyya, Prof Lord SUniversity of WarwickWMG 1,250,000
Enhancing decomposition techniques using large-neighbourhood search to solve large-scale optimisation problemsMaher, Dr S JLancaster UniversityManagement Science 264,933
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Urban Science and ProgressJarvis, Professor SUniversity of WarwickComputer Science 3,910,923
EPSRC High Value Manufacturing Catapult Fellowship CentreRidgway, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 995,080
Extending UK manufacturing capacity through the introduction of continuous processing unit operationsEvans, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 100,356
Fast Solvers for Real-World PDE-Constrained OptimizationPearson, Dr JUniversity of KentSch of Maths Statistics & Actuarial Scie 251,304
Flexible Robotic Assembly Modules for the Built Environment - FRAMBEHarty, Professor CFUniversity of ReadingBuilt Enviroment 63,114
Freight Traffic Control 2050: transforming the energy demands of last-mile urban freight through collaborative logisticsCherrett, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,161,862
From Human Data to Personal ExperienceMcAuley, Professor DUniversity of NottinghamHorizon Digital Economy Research 4,062,954
Future Advanced Metrology HubJiang, Professor XUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 10,306,413
Future Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation Research HubFlorence, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 10,330,544
Future Liquid Metal Engineering HubFan, Professor ZBrunel University LondonInst of Materials & Manufacturing: BCAST 10,138,665
FUTURE TARGETED HEALTHCARE MANUFACTURING HUBTitchener-Hooker, Professor NUCLBiochemical Engineering 10,317,090
Household-Supplier Energy MarketChitchyan, Dr RUniversity of LeicesterComputer Science 459,141
Industrial Doctorate Centre in Advanced Forming and ManufactureIon, Professor WUniversity of StrathclydeDesign Manufacture and Engineering Man 1,231,298
Intelligent Decision Support and Control Technologies for Continuous Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals and Fine ChemicalsAndonovic, Professor IUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 2,481,976
International Centre for Mathematical SciencesLord, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 652,378
Ionic Liquid Biorefining of Lignocellulose to Sustainable PolymersWelton, Professor TImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 2,524,593
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical SciencesAbrahams, Professor IDUniversity of CambridgeIsaac Newton Institute (Math Science) 5,957,239
Knowledge Driven Configurable Manufacturing (KDCM)Harrison, Professor RUniversity of WarwickWMG 1,928,198
Low Carbon Transitions of Fleet Operations in Metropolitan Sites (LC TRANSFORMS)Blythe, Professor PNewcastle UniversityCivil Engineering and Geosciences 805,172
MAnufacture of Safe and Sustainable Volatile Element functional materials - MASSIVE MaterialsDorey, Professor RAUniversity of SurreyMechanical Medical and Aerospace Eng 2,920,233
Manufacturing automation within the supply chain to ensure patient safetyErkoyuncu, Dr JCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 125,266
Manufacturing of High Performance Cellulose Fibres to Replace Glass fibres & Carbon Fibre PrecursorsPotter, Professor KUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 2,060,466
Mathematical models and algorithms for allocating scarce airport resources (OR-MASTER)Zografos, Professor KLancaster UniversityManagement Science 2,262,469
National Hub in High Value Photonic ManufacturingPayne, Professor Sir DNUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 10,220,725
Network Plus: Industrial Systems in the Digital AgeSharples, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,003,586
New strongly polynomial algorithms for network optimisation problemsVegh, Dr LLondon School of Economics & Pol SciManagement Department 96,770
Newton-type methods for bilevel optimizationZemkoho, Dr AUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Mathematics 100,929
Optimal Prediction in Local Electricity MarketsMoriarty, Professor JQueen Mary, University of LondonSch of Mathematical Sciences 214,718
Optimal timing for financial and economic decisions under adverse and stressful conditionsRodosthenous, Dr NQueen Mary, University of LondonSch of Mathematical Sciences 101,218
Parallelising Mixed-Integer Optimisation: Energy Efficiency ApplicationsMisener, Dr RImperial College LondonDept of Computing 100,742
Photovoltaic Technology based on Earth Abundant Materials - PVTEAMFermin, Professor DJUniversity of BristolChemistry 2,012,697
Re-Distributed Manufacturing in Deployed Operations - WorkshopPhillips, Dr WEUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Business and Law 11,792
Reducing Cost of Software: A Scalable Model-Based Verification FrameworkRoscoe, Professor AUniversity of OxfordComputer Science 961,156
Resilient remanufacturing networks: forecasting, informatics and holonsSyntetos, Professor ACardiff UniversityCardiff Business School 411,898
SCEPTICS: A SystematiC Evaluation Process for Threats to Industrial Control SystemsRoberts, Professor CUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 395,222
Structure of Hereditary Graph Classes and Its Algorithmic ConsequencesVuskovic, Professor KUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 570,417
Substitution and Sustainability in Functional Materials and DevicesReaney, Professor IMUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 2,466,368
Sustainable Manufacturing of Transparent Conducting Oxide (TCO) Inks and Thin FilmsCarmalt, Professor CUCLChemistry 2,281,220
Sustainable polymersClark, Professor JHUniversity of YorkChemistry 2,931,366
Terpene-based Manufacturing for Sustainable Chemical FeedstocksDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 2,645,379
Train unit scheduling optimisationKwan, Dr RSKUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 577,062
Transforming the adoption of Product Service Systems through innovations in applied gaming technologyPetridis, Dr PAston UniversityAston Business School 409,418
Transforming the adoption of Product-Service Systems through innovations in applied gaming technologyBaines, Professor TAston UniversityAston Business School 727,672
Transforming the adoption of Product-Service Systems through innovations in applied gaming technologyRidgway, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 317,338
TRANSIT: Towards a Robust Airport Decision Support System for Intelligent TaxiingWoodward, Dr J RUniversity of StirlingComputing Science and Mathematics 255,062
TRANSIT: Towards a Robust Airport Decision Support System for Intelligent TaxiingChen, Dr JUniversity of LincolnLincoln School of Engineering 316,421
TRANSIT: Towards a Robust Airport Decision Support System for Intelligent TaxiingMahfouf, Professor MUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 234,537
TRANSITION: Transport safety in automated vehiclesWilkie, Dr RMUniversity of LeedsSchool of Psychology 570,919
Tropical OptimisationSergeev, Dr SUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Mathematics 101,183
Uncertainty-Aware Planning and Scheduling in the Process IndustriesPapageorgiou, Professor LUCLChemical Engineering 779,227
Uncertainty-Aware Planning and Scheduling in the Process IndustriesParpas, Dr PImperial College LondonDept of Computing 765,342
WORKSHOP on Personification & Choice Modelling for Demand Management with Restricted DataStrauss, Dr AKUniversity of WarwickWarwick Business School 15,412

Total Number of Grants: 74
Total Value of Grants: £141,417,174

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