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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems

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 (£)
A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PLATFORM FOR FUTURE TRIBOLOGICAL MODELLINGDini, Professor DImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,205,326
A technique to measure stiffness, strength and creep of soft biological tissuesSavin, Dr TUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 101,306
A tool for atomic scale simulation of corrosion: applications to Mg and Ti alloysHorsfield, Dr APImperial College LondonMaterials 488,327
A tool for atomic scale simulation of corrosion: applications to Mg and Ti alloysPaxton, Professor ATKings College LondonPhysics 451,568
Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation & Science (ACCIS) Doctoral Training CentreWisnom, Professor MUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 7,133,150
Autonomous Inspection in Manufacturing & Remanufacturing (AIMaReM)Pierce, Professor SGUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,988,392
Cambridge & Cranfield Doctoral Training Centre in Ultra PrecisionO'Neill, Professor WUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,566,793
Centre for Doctoral Training in Non-Destructive EvaluationCawley, Professor PImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 2,200,000
Controlling Multistability in Vibro-Impact Systems: Theory and ExperimentLiu, Dr YUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 101,147
Cornerstone: Mechanical Engineering Science to Enable Aero Propulsion FuturesGarvey, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 6,143,615
Cyclic Deformation and Damage Mechanisms in additive manufactured Ti-6Al-4V with Graded MicrostructuresChen, Dr BCoventry UniversityCtr for Manufacturing and Materials Eng 100,981
Deformation and Failure of Mechanically Adaptive Cellular MaterialsHamilton, Dr A RQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 98,815
Development of a non-invasive airborne acoustic technique to monitor the dynamics of water systemsKrynkin, Dr AUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 100,020
Dislocation-Microstructure Interaction at a Crack Tip - In Search of a Driving Force for Short Crack GrowthZhao, Professor LLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 401,631
Dislocation-Microstructure Interaction at a Crack Tip - In Search of a Driving Force for Short Crack GrowthPreuss, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 313,220
Dislocation-Microstructure Interaction at a Crack Tip - In Search of a Driving Force for Short Crack GrowthReed, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 350,964
Doctoral Training Centre in Advanced Metallic Systems - Challenges in Global CompetitivenessWynne, Professor BPUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 6,370,662
Doctoral Training Centre in Functional NanomaterialsMcMaster, Dr TJUniversity of BristolChemistry 7,154,512
Dynamic Design Tools For Understanding and Exploiting Nonlinearity in StructuresNeild, Professor SAUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 749,267
Dynamically parameterising CAD models using sensitivities for optimisationRobinson, Dr T TQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 595,059
Efficient forward uncertainty propagation strategies in complex systemsCicirello, Dr AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,195
En-ComE: Energy Harvesting Powered Wireless Monitoring Systems Based on Integrated Smart Composite Structures and Energy-Aware ArchitectureZhu, Professor MUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 630,289
Engineering Photonics: Sensor and Instrumentation Development and ApplicationTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Engineering 1,363,268
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated TribologyDwyer-Joyce, Professor RUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 3,519,548
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Materials for Demanding EnvironmentsWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 4,280,336
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Micro- and NanoMaterials and TechnologiesDorey, Professor RAUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 3,193,846
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantitative NDECawley, Professor PImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 3,033,184
EPSRC High Value Manufacturing Catapult Fellowship CentreRidgway, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 995,080
EPSRC-Royal Society fellowship engagement (2013): The mechanics of the insect wing hingeWalker, Dr SMUniversity of OxfordZoology 275,538
FLOW AND FRICTION OF THIN LUBRICANT FILMS IN HIGH PRESSURE CONTACTSWong, Dr JImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 538,610
Fluid Based Inerter Designs to Enhance Vibration Suppression SystemsJiang, Dr ZUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 101,150
Friction: The Tribology EnigmaNeville, Professor AUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,689,042
Future Advanced Metrology HubJiang, Professor XUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 10,306,413
Geometric Mechanics of Solids: new analysis of modern engineering materialsJivkov, Professor APUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 1,340,905
Heterogeneous Mechanics in Hexagonal Alloys across Length and Time ScalesDunne, Professor FPImperial College LondonMaterials 4,979,741
High Frequency Flexural Ultrasonic Transducers (HiFFUT) - a new class of transducerDixon, Professor SMUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,194,109
Hollow Core Fibre PhotonicsRichardson, Professor DJUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 6,160,545
Hyper-actuated flexure-link structures for high performance bearing-free servo mechanismsKeogh, Professor PUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 342,317
Imaging and location of fast neutron emissions by real-time time-of-flightJoyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 530,918
Improving Inspection Reliability through Data Fusion of Multi-View Array DataWilcox, Professor PDUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 271,570
Improving Inspection Reliability through Data Fusion of Multi-View Array DataCawley, Professor PImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 287,770
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Micro- and NanoMaterials and TechnologiesDorey, Professor RAUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 6,168,139
Innovative Forging and Fabrication Solutions for the Energy SectorWynne, Professor BPUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 119,903
Innovative Forging and Fabrication Solutions for the Nuclear IndustryAsquith, Dr DTSheffield Hallam UniversityFaculty of Arts Computing Eng and Sci 138,010
Innovative photomechanical approaches in identification of the dynamic mechanical behaviour of materialsPierron, Professor FUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,212,680
In-situ profilometry for transient testing of automotive materialsWalker, Dr JCUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 100,634
Integrated Ultrasonic Imaging for Inspection of Near-Surface Defects in Safety-Critical ComponentsLowe, Professor M J SImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 293,822
Mechanochemistry in LubricationSpikes, Professor HAImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 578,903
Miniature Ultrasonic Fatigue Analysis of Local Modified Regions near Welds and Surfaces in Ti alloysWilkinson, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordMaterials 486,814
Mixed-Matrix Membranes Integrating Metal-Organic Frameworks: Thermo-Mechanical Properties and Engineering PerformanceTan, Professor JUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 98,935
Model constrained x-ray tomographic reconstruction, a blueprint for better imagesBlumensath, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 505,019
Monitoring the integrity of engineering infrastructure non-destructivelyCegla, Dr FImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,025,401
Nano-agents for read / write microscopy and nano-macro bridgingClark, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,479,543
Nanoscale Investigation of the Surface Reactivity of Ionic Liquids under Harsh Tribological ConditionsMangolini, Dr FUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 100,665
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineMcHale, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 428,508
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineSefiane, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 429,353
Next-generation test methods for nonlinear structuresBarton, Dr DUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 321,562
Nonlinear Inspection Using Phased ArraysCroxford, Dr AJUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 777,381
Nonlinear Ultrasonic Stimulated Infrared Thermography (NUSIT)Ciampa, Dr FUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 99,398
NOWNANO DTC: A North West Nanoscience Doctoral Training CentreGrigorieva, Professor IUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 4,920,206
Quantitative non-destructive imaging with limited dataHuthwaite, Dr PImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 977,312
Rapid Inspection of Complex Geometries Using Edge-Guided Ultrasonic WavesCourtney, Dr C R PUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 97,438
Robotic Inspection of Mooring Chains in Air and Water (RIMCAW)Sattar, Professor TPLondon South Bank UniversitySchool of Engineering 72,803
S^3 Disease Surveillance for Structures and SystemsWorden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 891,165
Stochastic nonlinear aeroelastic models subject to unsteady loadsHaddad Khodaparast, Dr H HSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 100,914
Stochastic ultrasonic scattering from the tips of rough cracksLowe, Professor M J SImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 415,369
Strategic Partnership in Structural Metallic Systems for Gas TurbinesStone, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 7,939,564
Strategic Support Package: Engineering of Active Materials by Multiscale/Multiphysics Computational MechanicsPearce, Professor CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,078,484
Structural Dynamics Laboratory for Verification and Validation (LVV) Across Scales and EnvironmentsWorden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 745,782
STRUCTURES 2025: A HIGH FIDELITY, DATA RICH, PARADIGM FOR STRUCTURAL TESTINGBarton, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,143,860
Targeted energy transfer in powertrains to reduce vibration-induced energy lossesTheodossiades, Professor SLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 514,747
Techniques for Nonlinear Real-time Hybrid Testingdu Bois, Dr J LUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 101,247
The Mechanisms of Fatigue in Viscoelastic Multi-layer Paint Systems on WoodCharalambides, Dr MImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 389,898
The Mechanisms of Fatigue of Viscoeleastic Multilayer Paint Systems on WoodYoung, Dr CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Culture & Creative Arts 285,011
Theme 2: Multi-Physics and Multi-Functional Simulation Methods.Passmore, Professor MLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 1,500,938
Tomographic ImagingWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 238,693
Trackside Optical Fibre Acoustic Sensing (TOFAS)Newson, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 493,563
Tribo-Acoustic Sensors for In-Situ Performance and Inspection of Machine ComponentsDwyer-Joyce, Professor RUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 1,293,358
UK Acoustics NetworkHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 561,807
UK RESEARCH CENTRE IN NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION (RCNDE) 2014-2020Cawley, Professor PImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 5,411,009
Ultrasonic cell handling and manipulation for microfluidic detection and analysis systems.Glynne-Jones, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 840,995
Ultrasonic propagation in complex media: correlated spatial distributions and multiple dispersed phasesPovey, Professor MJUniversity of LeedsSchool of Food Science and Nutrition 402,178
Ultrasonic propagation in complex media: correlated spatial distributions and multiple dispersed phasesPinfield, Dr VLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 283,997
Ultrasonic propagation in complex media: correlated spatial distributions and multiple dispersed phasesParnell, Professor WUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 260,762
Uncertainty Quantification and Management in Ambient Modal IdentificationAu, Professor SUniversity of LiverpoolCivil Engineering and Industrial Design 567,770
Uncertainty Quantification and Management in Ambient Modal IdentificationBrownjohn, Professor JMWUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 262,971
User Interaction with self-supporting free-form physical objectsSubramanian, Professor SUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 1,023,446
USMART - smart dust for large scale underwater wireless sensingNeasham, Mr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,284,429

Total Number of Grants: 88
Total Value of Grants: £136,117,515

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