Recent research grants in Engineering and Physical Sciences

Significant recent awards in the College include:

  • Professor C Greaves, Dr S Horswell and Dr M Read, School of Chemistry, were awarded £494,174 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for the project ‘Functional materials derived from the schafarzikite mineral framework’, a joint project with the University of Warwick
  • Professor A Freise, School of Physics and Astronomy, was awarded £445,401 from the Commission of the European Communities for the Marie Curie ITN ‘FP7_MC_ITN_GraWIToN’
  • Professor HE Evans, School of Metallurgy and Materials, was awarded £358,590 from EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited for the project ‘Effect of COS and temperature on carbon deposition on AGR primary circuit surfaces’
  • Dr M Musolesi, School of Computer Science, was awarded £284,800 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for the project ‘MACACO: Mobile context-Adaptive CAching for COntent-centric networking’
  • Dr D Shepherd, School of Mechanical Engineering, was awarded £241,590 from the Commission of the European Communities for a Marie Curie Incoming International Fellowship project ‘FP7_MC_IIF_MICP : Monitoring Intracranial Pressure’
  • Professor MJ Simmons, School of Chemical Engineering, was awarded £196,041 from the Technology Strategy Board via the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for the project ‘Embedding Manufacturing Development into Formulation Research (EMFormR)’
  • A Royal Society University Research Fellowship has been awarded to Dr B Beri, School of Physics and Astronomy, worth £428,639

Two Knowledge Transfer Partnership grants have been awarded in EPS:

 

  • Dr K Dearn, School of Mechanical Engineering, was awarded £168,324 for a KTP with Truflo Marine Limited to ‘Understand the Physics of Severe Tribological Interactions’
  • Dr S Hillmansen, School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded £94,323 for a KTP to ‘Develop Innovative Methods to Measure and Model Real Rail Capacity and to Validate and Improve Capacity Simulations and Simulators’