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EPSRC Support by Industrial Sector in Water

EPSRC classifies the research it supports by industrial relevance/sector. A list of industrial sectors and their meanings are available.

Please note that the assignment of a sector to a grant indicates that the sector may apply in whole or in part to the research activity of that grant. This means that the values of grants within a classification should not be totalled to find the total investment in that area or to compare investment between areas of research. The value shown for each grant is always the total awarded, not the proportion attributed to the individual industrial sector.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A CCP on Wave/Structure Interaction: CCP-WSIGreaves, Professor DUniversity of PlymouthSch of Engineering 483,159
An New Frontier in Design: The Simulation of Open Engineered Biological SystemsWright, Professor NGNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 5,577,007
Assessment, Costing and enHancement of long lIfe, Long Linear assEtS (ACHILLES)Glendinning, Professor SNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 4,872,904
BiOsmoBackwash: a New Approach to Counter Biofouling in Membrane filtrationCorreia Semiao, Dr AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 100,949
Computational Methods for Anaerobic Digestion Optimization (CoMAnDO)Bridgeman, Professor JUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 341,482
Development of a high-end computational technology to predict meteotsunami impactRenzi, Dr ELoughborough UniversityMathematical Sciences 100,261
Dynamically Adaptive and Resilient Water Supply Networks for a Sustainable FutureStoianov, Dr IIImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 1,163,365
ENERWATERMuneer, Professor TEdinburgh Napier UniversitySchool of Eng and the Built Environment 216,275
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Diamond Science and TechnologyNewton, Professor MEUniversity of WarwickChemistry 4,521,196
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Engineering for the Water Sector (STREAM IDC)Jeffrey, Professor PCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 3,678,063
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built EnvironmentAl-Tabbaa, Professor AUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 4,417,693
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Infrastructure SystemsPowrie, Professor WUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 3,110,923
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing (EngD)Kirwan, Professor KEUniversity of WarwickWMG 3,358,440
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Informatics: Science and Engineering (WISE)Savic, Professor DUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 5,294,941
Experimental Biology and Engineering at the Pilot Scale - Strategic EquipmentDavenport, Dr RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,196,635
Flood Prediction using real time sensing Emergency Water Information Networks over mobile phone networks and WiFi (EWIN)Edwards, Dr RMLoughborough UniversityElectronic, Electrical & Systems Enginee 1,485,560
From membrane material synthesis to fabrication and function (SynFabFun)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 4,508,218
GCRF - Low cost technologies for safe drinking water in developing regions (SAFEWATER)Byrne, Professor JAUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 4,889,812
Geothermally Sourced Combined Power and Freshwater Generation for Eastern Africa (Combi-Gen)Yu, Dr ZUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,341,748
Graphene/Inorganic Hollow Fibre Membranes for Water TreatmentLi, Professor KImperial College LondonDepartment of Chemical Engineering 768,786
Harnessing free energy - the microbial wayDolfing, Dr JNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 246,965
High Frequency Flexural Ultrasonic Transducers (HiFFUT) - a new class of transducerDixon, Professor SMUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,194,109
Human-Computer Optimisation for Water Systems Planning and Management (HOWS)Savic, Professor DUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 708,893
In-reservoir destruction of Blue-Green Algae and their toxinsLawton, Professor LRobert Gordon UniversitySchool of Pharmacy and Life Sciences 1,281,487
MISTRAL: Multi-scale Infrastructure Systems AnalyticsHall, Professor JWUniversity of OxfordEnvironmental Change Institute SoGE 5,374,638
Modelling Mixing Mechanisms in 1D Water Network ModelsGuymer, Professor IUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 1,523,092
Multiscale characterization of complex materials using a combination of atomic force microscopy and optical coherence tomographyChen, Dr JNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 487,050
Multi-scale dynamics at the turbulent/non-turbulent interface of jets and plumesDe Angelis, Dr ECardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 341,314
Multi-scale dynamics at the turbulent/non-turbulent interface of jets and plumesvan Reeuwijk, Dr MImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 245,524
Nano-Engineered Flow Technologies: Simulation for Design across Scale and PhaseLockerby, Professor DAUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 3,380,740
Newton Fund - Natural versus anthropogenically driven behaviour of hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics in Yangtze Estuarian DeltaDong, Professor PUniversity of LiverpoolCivil Engineering and Industrial Design 351,649
Newton Fund: Adaptive Urban Transformation (AUT) - Territorial governance, spatial strategy and urban landscape dynamics in the Pearl River DeltaLange, Professor EUniversity of SheffieldLandscape Architecture 291,089
Newton Fund: Applying nature-based coastal defence to the world's largest urban area - from science to practiceLi, Dr MUniversity of LiverpoolCivil Engineering and Industrial Design 111,626
Newton Fund: Applying nature-based coastal defence to the world's largest urban area - from science to practiceWolf, Dr JNational Oceanography CentreScience and Technology 211,109
Newton Fund: Salt intrusion: Understanding the Pearl River Estuary by Modelling and field Experiments (SUPREME)Amoudry, Dr LONational Oceanography CentreScience and Technology 406,328
Optimising decentralised low-cost wastewater infrastructure by managing the microbesSloan, Professor WTUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,191,997
Photocatalytic Anodic Metal Membranes for Micropollutant RemovalMattia, Professor DUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 1,282,485
Research Institute in Trustworthy Inter-connected Cyber-physical Systems (RITICS)Hankin, Professor CImperial College LondonInstitute for Security Science and Tech 659,036
Robust and transparent planning and operation of water resource infrastructurePianosi, Dr FUniversity of BristolCivil Engineering 723,003
RS Fellow - EPSRC grant (2014):Mathematical modelling of design strategies for membrane filtration.Griffiths, Dr IMUniversity of OxfordMathematical Institute 222,855
SALINA- SALine INntrusion in coastal Aquifers: Hydrodynamic Assessment and Prediction of Dynamic Response.Hamill, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Natural and Built Environment 1,098,863
SALINA- SALine INntrusion in coastal Aquifers: Hydrodynamic Assessment and Prediction of Dynamic Response.Butler, Dr APImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 398,228
Smart forecasting: joined-up flood forecasting (FF) infrastructure with uncertaintiesKesserwani, Dr GUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 1,091,730
Strategic University Network to Revolutionise Indian Solar Energy (SUNRISE)Worsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 6,580,123
Sustainable Solutions for Managing Compound Flood Risks under Future Uncertainties: The Case of Shanghai City and the Yangtze River Delta RegionSun, Professor LSOAS University of LondonFinancial and Management Studies 290,963
Synthetic Biology applications to Water Supply and RemediationBeaumont, Professor SUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 5,191,661
Tackling AMR in Wastewater Systems with Sneaky BacteriaGraham, Professor DWNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 251,825
The Alan Turing InstituteWilson, Professor Sir AThe Alan Turing InstituteResearch 42,000,000
The UK Catalysis Hub - 'Science': 2 Catalysis at the Water-Energy NexusHardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 4,010,674
TWENTY 65: Tailored Water Solutions for Positive ImpactBoxall, Professor JUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 3,962,860
UK Acoustics NetworkHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 561,807
UK Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Hub for Offshore Energy Asset Integrity ManagementLane, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 14,635,591
UKCRIC - UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure & Cities: Newcastle LaboratoriesDawson, Professor RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 9,671,332
UKCRIC - Urban Water Facilities at CranfieldJeffrey, Professor PCranfield UniversitySch of Energy, Environment and Agrifood 7,380,000
UKCRIC: National Water Infrastructure Facility: Distributed Water InfrastructureTait, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 3,687,513
Uncovering microbial tactics in drinking water supply systems: using advances in genetics for countering the effects of climate changeDouterelo Soler, Dr IUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 369,071
Understanding biomass value chains and the environment-food-energy-water nexus in Malaysia through whole-systems analysis and optimisation (BEFEW)Samsatli, Dr SUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 197,426
Understanding biopolymer clusters formation in microalgae systems for wastewater: application to membrane photo-bioreactorsPidou, Dr MCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 100,775
Water - Energy - Nutrient Nexus in the Cities of the FutureSaroj, Dr DUniversity of SurreyCivil and Environmental Engineering 41,621
Water Energy Food: WEFWEBsScott, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Mathematics & Statistics 1,395,661
WISER-Water Infrastructure for Schistosomiasis-Endemic RegionsTempleton, Dr MRImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 1,487,272

Total Number of Grants: 61
Total Value of Grants: £176,067,401

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