Recent research grants in Engineering and Physical Sciences

Recent awards include:

 

  • Dr Duncan Shepherd and Dr Daniel Espino on being awarded a grant of EURO 300k from the EU for an International Incoming Fellowship. Dr Xianfang Yue will join Duncan and Daniel from China to work on a novel method for monitoring intracranial pressure in 2014.
  • Professor Y Ding, School of Chemical Engineering, was awarded £257,627 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for the project ‘Energy Storage for Low Carbon Grids’
  • Professor C Roberts , School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded £86,987 from the Technology Strategy Board for the project ‘Intelligent Rail Defect Detection and Reporting in Real-Time via Electromagnetics (iR3D2)’
  • Dr H C Basoalto, School of Metallurgy and Materials, was awarded £105,000 from Rolls Royce for the project ‘Location Specific Property Predictions’
  • Dr R K Al-Dadah , School of Mechanical Engineering, was awarded £98,147 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for the project ‘MOF-based Adsorption System for Integrated Energy Storage and Power Generation’
  • Dr H Butt , School of Mechanical Engineering, was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize of £70,147 from the Leverhulme Trust for the project ‘Nanophotonic Devices based on Nanostructures’
  • Dr H Dehghani, School of Computer Science, was awarded an internal Follow-on Fund (funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) of £42,878 for the project ‘Fast and Reliable 3D Scanning for Image-Guided Breast Reconstructive Surgery’
  • Dr J Li , School of Physics and Astronomy, was awarded £77,675 from Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. for the project ‘Acousto-Optic Effect with Structured Materials’
  • Professor Stefan Dimov on the award of approximately £20,030 by TSB for a 6-month feasibility study on Laser-Enabled Advanced Printing in collaboration with M-Solv Ltd.January 
  • Dr Duncan Shepherd and Dr Daniel Espino on the award of approximately £57k by ERDF as part of the Innovation Engine Project.