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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Sensors and Instrumentation

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 Clear Road Ahead- Developing a Combined Technological and Socio-Economic Approach to Freeing Affected Communities from Anti-Vehicle LandminesKosmas, Dr PKings College LondonInformatics 1,011,661
A Neuromorphic Control System for Agile Biped WalkingGeng, Dr TMiddlesex UniversityFaculty of Science & Technology 456,454
A Small Research Facility for Multi-phase Flows at High Pressure and TemperatureLinne, Professor M AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,414,903
Acoustic Signal Processing and Scene Analysis for Socially Assistive RobotsEvers, Dr CImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 330,105
Active elimination of radio frequency interference for improved signal-to-noise ratio for in-situ NMR / NQR applicationsMcDonald, Professor PUniversity of SurreyPhysics 376,994
An engineering platform for rapid prototyping synthetic genetic networksCai, Professor YUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 100,795
ASPIRE: Advanced Self-Powered sensor units in Intense Radiation EnvironmentsScott, Professor TBUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 874,924
Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using RobotsPurnell, Professor PUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 4,217,380
Bionanofabrication SuiteBoutelle, Professor MGImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 1,347,941
Block copolymer-enabled mesopore sensingGuldin, Dr SUCLChemical Engineering 463,773
Centre for Doctoral Training in Basic Technologies for Molecular-Scale EngineeringDavies, Professor AGUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,999,639
Closed-Loop Multisensory Brain-Computer Interface for Enhanced Decision AccuracyLatham, Dr PEUCLGatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit 529,422
Closed-Loop Multisensory Brain-Computer Interface for Enhanced Decision AccuracyDemiris, Professor YImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 522,180
Collaborative Computational Project in NMR CrystallographyYates, Dr JRUniversity of OxfordMaterials 222,264
Computational microscopy in Cambridge Advanced Imaging CentreMuresan, Dr LUniversity of CambridgePhysiology Development and Neuroscience 450,498
'Creating a Stink - Investigating Olfactory Transport Streams'Marshall, Professor AJUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 492,065
CSIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2Mair, Professor LUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,499,396
Detecting bladder volume and pressure from sacral nerve signals: the key to future artificial controlTaylor, Professor JUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 316,874
Detecting bladder volume and pressure from sacral nerve signals: the key to future artificial controlDonaldson, Professor N. de N.UCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 106,842
Detecting bladder volume and pressure from sacral nerve signals: the key to future artificial controlGranger, Dr NRoyal Veterinary CollegeComparative Biomedical Sciences CBS 192,929
Developing Resilient Nations - Towards a Public Heath Early Warning System via Urban Water Profiling (ReNEW)Kasprzyk-Hordern, Professor BUniversity of BathChemistry 1,118,619
Dielectrophersis Control of InAs based Nanowires for bio sensingSandall, Dr I CUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 100,989
Digital Toolkit for optimisation of operators and technology in manufacturing partnerships (DigiTOP)Sharples, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,904,381
Emergency flood planning and management using unmanned aerial systemsButler, Professor DUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 1,494,249
ENERGY RESILIENT MANUFACTURING 2: SPATIO-TEMPORAL BEAM TAILORED FIBRE LASERS FOR ENERGY RESILIENT MANUFACTURINGRichardson, Professor DJUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 649,938
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Printable Tactile SkinDahiya, Professor RUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,085,910
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
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Photonic and Electronic SystemsSeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 4,259,176
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Sensing and MeasurementHarvey, Professor AUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 4,884,594
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award 'Plus': NewMind - Partnership with the MindTech HTC.Taylor, Professor CJUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Health Sciences 506,227
E-textiles NetworkBeeby, Professor SPUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 131,136
Fast Pixel Detectors: a paradigm shift in STEM imagingNellist, Professor PDUniversity of OxfordMaterials 297,903
Fast Pixel Detectors: a paradigm shift in STEM imagingMacLaren, Dr IUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Physics and Astronomy 391,288
Flexible and stretchable force sensor for static and dynamic measurements (FlexFo)Mastropaolo, Dr EUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 100,965
Graphene nanosensors for scanning Hall microscopy and susceptometryBending, Professor SJUniversity of BathPhysics 398,637
High Frequency Flexural Ultrasonic Transducers (HiFFUT) - a new class of transducerDixon, Professor SMUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,194,109
Imaging and location of fast neutron emissions by real-time time-of-flightJoyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 530,918
In-situ Chemical Measurement and Imaging Diagnostics for Energy Process EngineeringMcCann, Professor HUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,023,516
Intelligent Wearable Sensors for Predictive Patient MonitoringTarassenko, Professor LUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 972,972
IRC Next Steps Plus: Photonic Pathogen Theranostics - Point-of-care image guided photonic therapy of bacterial and fungal infectionDhaliwal, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghMRC Centre for Inflammation Research 1,115,129
LCVD: Low-cost Cell-extract Viral DiagnosticsAjioka, Dr JWUniversity of CambridgePathology 1,541,002
Manufacturing Embedded Sensors within Microfluidic Reactors.Platt, Dr MLoughborough UniversityChemistry 4,567
MODEM - Monitoring Of Dementia using Eye MovementsGellersen, Professor HLancaster UniversityComputing & Communications 950,403
Multi-modal Manufacturing of Medical Devices (4MD)Hand, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,302,969
Multi-sensor in-process metrology of laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing: Fusing form, texture and temperature measurement.Lawes, Dr SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 283,156
Nano-agents for read / write microscopy and nano-macro bridgingClark, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,479,543
National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR)Stolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 11,588,431
New generation of biosensors using nanopore extended Field Effect Transistors (NexFET)Klenerman, Professor DUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 45,018
New generation of biosensors using nanopore extended Field Effect Transistors (NexFET)Korchev, Professor YImperial College LondonDept of Medicine 657,110
New Industrial Systems: Optimising Me Manufacturing SystemsBarker, Dr RDUniversity of KentSch of Physical Sciences 1,520,745
Next Generation Multi-Dimensional X-Ray ImagingWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,219,152
Novel optical instrumentation for robotic manufacturingTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 646,880
ONR-15-FOA-0011 MURI Topic #3 - Closed-Loop Multisensory Brain-Computer Interface for Enhanced Decision AccuracyCiti, Dr LUniversity of EssexComputer Sci and Electronic Engineering 519,259
Open Lab InstrumentationBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 821,008
Optimised manufacturing through unique innovations in Quantitative Thermal ImagingWillmott, Dr JRUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 923,859
Paper-based "Zero-Cost" Printed Electroionic Gas SensorsGüder, Dr FImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 100,761
Particle collisions, aggregation & resuspensionTurnbull, Dr ABUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 763,902
Physiologically inspired simulation of sensorineural hearing lossCulling, Professor JCardiff UniversitySch of Psychology 298,016
PLAIN-GG: Phase-Locked Atomic INterferometers for Gravity GradiometryHimsworth, Dr MDUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Physics and Astronomy 246,392
Point of care diagnosis of gastrointestinal disease using laser spectroscopyTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 930,495
Programmable 'Digital' Synthesis for Discovery & Scale-up of Molecules, Clusters & NanomaterialsCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 3,693,477
Rapid Monitoring of River Hydrodynamics and Morphology using Acoustic HolographyStoesser, Professor TCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 410,620
Rapid monitoring of river hydrodynamics and morphology using acoustic holographyTait, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 521,877
REALiTY: REmoving Allergens with pLasma TechnologYWalsh, Dr JLUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 221,688
Real-time In-line Microstructural Engineering (RIME)Davis, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 493,728
Real-time In-line Microstructural Engineering (RIME)Peyton, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 511,339
Reducing the Threat to Public Safety: Improved metallic object characterisation, location and detectionLedger, Dr PDSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 321,798
Reducing the Threat to Public Safety: Improved metallic object characterisation, location and detectionBetcke, Dr TUCLMathematics 71,320
Reducing the Threat to Public Safety: Improved metallic object characterisation, location and detectionPeyton, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 255,622
Revisiting optical scattering with machine learning (SPARKLE)Leach, Professor RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 321,648
Revisiting optical scattering with machine learning (SPARKLE)Coupland, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 196,575
Robust remote sensing for multi-modal characterisation in nuclear and other extreme environmentsStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,398,053
Science of Sensor System SoftwareCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Computing Science 4,183,694
Sensors for clean water: a participatory approach for technology innovationJohnson, Dr SDUniversity of YorkElectronics 1,182,012
Shape sensing textile for orthotics - SmartSensOticsMünzenrieder, Dr NSUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 744,204
Supercritical fuel jets - resolving controversyLinne, Professor M AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 354,166
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: 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)Gashinova, Dr MUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 852,950
TASCC: Secure Cloud-based Distributed Control (SCDC) Systems for Connected Autonomous CarsDianati, Professor MUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,204,116
Thin Film Acoustic Wave Platform for Conformable and Mechanically Flexible BiosensorsFu, Professor RYNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 346,416
Thin Film Platform Technologies for Conformable and Mechanically Flexible BiosensorsFranke, Professor TUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 357,374
TORONE - TOtal characterisation for Remote Observation in Nuclear EnvironmentsMartin, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,284,072
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
UKCRIC - (National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing)Guest, Professor SDUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 18,000,000
USMART - smart dust for large scale underwater wireless sensingNeasham, Mr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,284,429
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional SciencesOurselin, Professor SUCLMedical Physics and Bioengineering 6,565,143
WISER-Water Infrastructure for Schistosomiasis-Endemic RegionsTempleton, Dr MRImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 1,487,272

Total Number of Grants: 90
Total Value of Grants: £121,225,078

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