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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 (£)
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Iacchetti, Dr M FUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 405,808
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Blunt, Professor LUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 183,166
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Jaworski, Professor AJUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 380,431
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 alloysPaxton, Professor ATKings College LondonPhysics 451,568
A tool for atomic scale simulation of corrosion: applications to Mg and Ti alloysHorsfield, Dr APImperial College LondonMaterials 488,327
A Zero-Emission Closed-loop linear-Joule CYcle (ZECCY) engine generatorRoskilly, Professor APNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 897,057
Advanced Coatings Platform to Drive New High Value Engineering Processes and ProductsLiskiewicz, Dr TUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,101,733
AirGuide PhotonicsRichardson, Professor DJUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 6,160,545
Autonomous Inspection in Manufacturing & Remanufacturing (AIMaReM)Pierce, Professor SGUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,988,392
Born Slippy: A Tribological Discourse on Hysterosalpingography as a Therapeutic Treatment for Infertile WomenDearn, Dr KDUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 252,693
Boundary Conditions for Atomistic Simulation of Material DefectsOrtner, Professor CUniversity of WarwickMathematics 442,958
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
Digital twins for improved dynamic designWagg, Professor DJUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 5,112,624
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
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
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 3,520,471
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Materials for Demanding EnvironmentsWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 4,281,572
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
Evolutionary Virtual Expert SystemZhang, Dr YUniversity of LincolnLincoln School of Engineering 96,359
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
From Virtual Vibration Testing to a Digital Test Facility for SpacecraftRemedia, Dr MUniversity of SurreySurrey Space Centre Academic 524,716
Future Advanced Metrology HubJiang, Professor Dame 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
High Reliability Interconnects: New Methodologies for Lead-free SoldersGourlay, Dr CMImperial College LondonMaterials 1,299,714
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 DataCawley, Professor PImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 287,770
Improving Inspection Reliability through Data Fusion of Multi-View Array DataWilcox, Professor PDUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 271,570
Innovative Forging and Fabrication Solutions for the Energy SectorWynne, Professor BPUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 119,903
Innovative photomechanical approaches in identification of the dynamic mechanical behaviour of materialsPierron, Professor FUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,212,680
Integrated study of damage after overloads in single crystalsCastelluccio, Dr GCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 231,090
Large Area Metal Additive - LAMAWilliams, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 5,886,209
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
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
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 curved deployable flexible booms for high precision applicationsViquerat, Dr AUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 212,031
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
Predictive Modelling in Complex Uncertain Environments: Optimised exploitation of physics and dataCross, Dr EUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 579,374
Preventing Surface Degradation in Demanding EnvironmentsWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 2,563,468
Quantitative non-destructive imaging with limited dataHuthwaite, Dr PImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 977,312
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Res. (HVM MTC)-Surface measurement methods for manufacturing, functioning & metrology of additively manufactured productsLou, Dr SUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 50,000
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (High Value Manufacturing AFRC) - Thermal Metrology at the Advanced Forming Research CentreWillmott, Dr JRUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 50,000
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (High Value Manufacturing WMG) - Optimization of hybrid adhesive joints for automotive applicationsHou, Dr XLancaster UniversityEngineering 50,000
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
Structural Health Monitoring of Systems of Systems: Populations, Networks and CommunitiesWorden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 881,028
STRUCTURES 2025: A HIGH FIDELITY, DATA RICH, PARADIGM FOR STRUCTURAL TESTINGBarton, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,143,860
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
Tomographic ImagingWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 238,693
Trackside Optical Fibre Acoustic Sensing (TOFAS)Brambilla, Professor GUniversity 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 phasesParnell, Professor WUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 260,762
Ultrasonic propagation in complex media: correlated spatial distributions and multiple dispersed phasesPinfield, Dr VLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 283,997
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: 86
Total Value of Grants: £120,017,442

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