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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Robotics

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 computer-guided imaging system for prenatal screening and comprehensive diagnosis of fetal abnormalitiesRazavi, Professor RSKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 4,994,511
A Neuromorphic Control System for Agile Biped WalkingGeng, Dr TMiddlesex UniversitySchool of Science and Technology 456,454
A Platform for Hybrid Manufacturing Process researchHarris, Professor RAUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,675,630
A Robot Training Buddy for adults with ASDVinciarelli, Dr AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Computing Science 355,564
A Robot Training Buddy for adults with ASDAylett, Professor RHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 711,763
A Translational Alliance between Newcastle University and OssurNazarpour, Dr KNewcastle UniversityElectrical, Electronic & Computer Eng 240,010
Acoustic Signal Processing and Scene Analysis for Socially Assistive RobotsEvers, Dr CImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 330,105
Aerial Additive Building Manufacturing: Distributed Unmanned Aerial Systems for in-situ manufacturing of the built environmentKovac, Dr MImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 2,317,561
An Integrated Vision and Control Architecture for Agile Robotic ExplorationMayol-Cuevas, Professor WWUniversity of BristolComputer Science 753,510
An Integrated Vision and Control Architecture for Agile Robotic ExplorationDudek, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 858,324
Autonomous Inspection in Manufacturing & Remanufacturing (AIMaReM)Pierce, Professor SGUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,988,392
Autonomous phased array ultrasound robotic NDT of long weld lines (AWI)Sattar, Professor TPLondon South Bank UniversitySchool of Engineering 117,444
Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using RobotsPurnell, Professor PUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 4,217,380
Brains on Board: Neuromorphic Control of Flying RobotsMarshall, Professor JARUniversity of SheffieldComputer Science 4,816,675
DEVA - Autonomous Driving with Emergent Visual AttentionPugeault, Dr NUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 98,938
Dynamic Peri-operative Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging for Robotic Assisted Surgery (EDCLIRS)Arridge, Professor SRUCLComputer Science 242,828
Emergency flood planning and management using unmanned aerial systemsButler, Professor DUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 1,494,249
Enabling Technologies for Actuated Continuum Surfaces Undergoing Large DeformationsBranson III, Dr D TUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 99,513
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Printable Tactile SkinDahiya, Dr RUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,085,910
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems (AIMS)Trigoni, Dr NUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,548,905
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Embedded IntelligenceConway, Professor PLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 3,567,115
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Autonomous and Robotic Systems - FARSCOPERichards, Dr AUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,930,858
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) in EdinburghLane, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 5,741,636
EPSRC High Value Manufacturing Catapult Fellowship CentreRidgway, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 995,080
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award Plus Funds: Technology Network-Plus on Devices for Surgery and RehabilitationYang, Professor GImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 507,552
ESSENCE: Embedding Softness into Structure Enabling Distributed Tactile Sensing of High-order Curved SurfacesLiu, Dr HKings College LondonInformatics 100,549
Exploiting invisible cues for robot navigation in complex natural environmentsWebb, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 558,417
Flexible and Reconfigurable Laser Processing Tool (FlexLase)Jackson, Professor MLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 106,153
Flexible and stretchable force sensor for static and dynamic measurements (FlexFo)Mastropaolo, Dr EUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 100,965
Flexible Robotic Assembly Modules for the Built Environment - FRAMBEHarty, Professor CFUniversity of ReadingBuilt Environment 63,114
I-DRESSDogramadzi, Dr SUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Environment and Technology 305,523
Integrated compliant actuation for untethered soft robotic systemsConn, Dr AUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 97,118
Intelligent Workspace Acquisition, Comprehension and Exploitation for Mobile Autonomy in Infrastructure Denied EnvironmentsNewman, Professor PMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,093,659
iSee - Intelligent Vision for GraspingSiebert, Dr JUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Computing Science 149,217
Micro-Robotics for SurgeryYang, Professor GImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 6,236,364
Mobile Robotics: Enabling a Pervasive Technology of the FutureNewman, Professor PMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,991,610
Morphological computation of perception and actionBurdet, Professor EImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 292,798
Morphological computation of perception and actionNanayakkara, Dr TImperial College LondonDesign Engineering (Dyson School) 263,166
Morphological computation of perception and actionde Lusignan, Professor SUniversity of SurreyClinical Experimental Medicine 165,234
MOTION - Morphological Computation of Perception and ActionIida, Dr FUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 304,874
MTC Engineering Doctorate CentreRatchev, Professor SMUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,252,185
Multi-Robot Manipulation Planning for Forceful Manufacturing TasksDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 101,037
Network on the Verification and Validation of Autonomous SystemsFisher, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolComputer Science 107,725
Novel Bio-Inspired 'Smart' Joint for Prosthetics and Robotics Lower LimbsEtoundi, Dr A CUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Environment and Technology 101,090
Novel optical instrumentation for robotic manufacturingTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 646,880
Number Understanding Modelling in Behavioural Embodied Robotic SystemsDi Nuovo, Dr ASheffield Hallam UniversityFaculty of Arts Computing Eng and Sci 100,958
Persistence through Reliable Perching (PEP)Liu, Dr CLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 20,160
Personalised Stent Graft Manufacturing for Endovascular InterventionYang, Professor GImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 1,249,592
Programmable 'Digital' Synthesis for Discovery & Scale-up of Molecules, Clusters & NanomaterialsCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 3,693,477
REBOT: Robotic Endobronchial Optical TomographyYang, Professor GImperial College LondonDept of Computing 828,907
REBOT: Robotic Endobronchial Optical TomographyPodoleanu, Professor AUniversity of KentSch of Physical Sciences 429,776
RIVERAS: Robust Integrated Verification of Autonomous SystemsEder, Professor KUniversity of BristolComputer Science 817,020
Robot Assisted Endovascular Intervention: Device Design and InnovationYang, Professor GImperial College LondonDept of Computing 1,112,059
Robot House 2.0 - Infrastructure for the Study of Smart Home and Autonomous Robotic SystemsDautenhahn, Professor KUniversity of HertfordshireScience and Technology RI 578,051
Robotic Assisted ImagingStoyanov, Dr DUCLComputer Science 1,239,250
Robotic disassembly technology as a key enabler of autonomous remanufacturingPham, Professor DUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,945,256
Robotic Inspection of Mooring Chains in Air and Water (RIMCAW)Sattar, Professor TPLondon South Bank UniversitySchool of Engineering 72,803
Robotic Wire + Arc Additive Manufacture cellPierce, Professor SGUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 230,627
Robotic Wire + Arc Additive ManufacutureWilliams, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 202,981
Robotics for Nuclear EnvironmentsLennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 4,650,283
Robust remote sensing for multi-modal characterisation in nuclear and other extreme environmentsStolkin, Dr RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,398,053
Semi Autonomous Teleoperation System (SATS)Srinivasan, Professor MAUCLComputer Science 151,015
Soft Robotic Skill Learning from Human DemonstrationHoward, Dr M J WKings College LondonInformatics 92,197
Soft robotic technologies for next-generation bio-integrative medical devicesRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,046,902
Tackling Malaria Diagnosis in sub-Saharan Africa with Fast, Accurate and Scalable Robotic Automation, Computer Vision and Machine Learning (FASt-Mal)Fernandez-Reyes, Dr DUCLComputer Science 1,330,515
TASCC: Driver-Cognition-Oriented Optimal Control Authority Shifting for Adaptive Automated Driving (CogShift)Cao, Dr DCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,587,193
TASCC: Human Interaction: Designing Autonomy in Vehicles (HI:DAV)Stanton, Professor NUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,782,704
TASCC: Pervasive low-TeraHz and Video Sensing for Car Autonomy and Driver Assistance (PATH CAD)Gashinova, Dr MUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 852,950
TASCC: Pervasive low-TeraHz and Video Sensing for Car Autonomy and Driver Assistance (PATH CAD)Mulgrew, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 397,302
TASCC: Pervasive low-TeraHz and Video Sensing for Car Autonomy and Driver Assistance (PATH CAD)Wallace, Professor AHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 427,501
TASCC: Secure Cloud-based Distributed Control (SCDC) Systems for Connected Autonomous CarsDianati, Professor MUniversity of SurreyCommunications Systems Res CCSR 2,601,075
TASCC: The Cooperative CarGriffiths, Dr NEUniversity of WarwickComputer Science 1,656,843
TORONE - TOtal characterisation for Remote Observation in Nuclear EnvironmentsMartin, Dr PAUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,284,072
Translational Alliance: SMART-EndomicroscopyYang, Professor GImperial College LondonDept of Computing 249,493
Ultra-low-cost endoscopy for gastric cancer screening in rural ChinaValdastri, Professor PUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,320,593
Understanding Laparoscopic Skills for Robotic Training and AssistanceErden, Dr MHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 100,776
Verifiable AutonomyVeres, Professor SMUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 439,585
Verifiable AutonomyWinfield, Professor AFTUniversity of the West of EnglandBristol Robotics Laboratory 340,338
Verifiable AutonomyFisher, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolComputer Science 640,791
VescaElse, Dr MANational Inst of Agricultural BotanyCentre for Research 119,358
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Medical EngineeringRazavi, Professor RSKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,165,151
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional SciencesOurselin, Professor SUCLMedical Physics and Bioengineering 6,565,143

Total Number of Grants: 82
Total Value of Grants: £111,904,332

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