Current Grant Portfolio

Below is a list of grants that are currently active in The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering.

Grant Title Awarded to Awarding Body Start Date End Date
A microsimulation of alcohol control interventions to advance health equity and reverse the current decrease in life expectancy in the US Robin Purshouse Government 08/10/2020 31/07/2025
A new approach to identifying and classifying evolving coherent flow structures in the turbulent plasma of the Sun’s photosphere Viktor Fedun Charity 19/08/2019 18/08/2022
An STFC Consolidated grant application to support solar and space science at the University of Sheffield Viktor Fedun RCUK 01/04/2021 31/03/2024
Autonomous method for detecting cutting tool and machine tool anomalies in machining Zi-Qiang Lang RCUK 01/09/2020 31/08/2023
Causes and impacts of Greenland atmospheric Blocking changes Hua-Liang Wei RCUK 01/02/2023 31/07/2025
Circular4.0: Data Driven Intelligence for a Circular Economy Ash Tiwari RCUK 02/01/2019 01/01/2023
Cluster Archive Michael Balikhin Industrial 01/01/2019 31/12/2022
Cluster WBD operations support Michael Balikhin Industrial 01/01/2019 31/12/2022
Cluster WEC operations support Michael Balikhin Industrial 01/01/2019 31/12/2022
CoatIN: Intelligent engineering coatings for in-manufacture and in-service monitoring of critical safety products Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/08/2020 31/07/2024
Developing a proof-of-concept agent-based model of the relationship between food advertising and food choices in England Charlotte Buckley / Robin Purshouse RCUK 01/09/2022 31/03/2023
DIGI-CORTEX: digital COgnitive architecture to achieve Rapid Task programming and flEXibility
in manufacturing robots through human demonstrations
John Oyekan RCUK 01/08/2022 31/05/2025
Feasibility study for a single blind randomised control trial on effect of exo-skeleton assisted walking on cardiovascular fitness of persons with gait problems due to multiple sclerosis Mahnaz Arvaneh Charity 01/12/2021 30/11/2022
Future Advanced Metrology Hub Visakan Kadirkamanathan RCUK 01/03/2017 29/02/2024
IntegraBrain: Integrated Implant Technology for Multi-modal Brain Interfaces Ivan Minev ERC 01/10/2019 31/12/2023
Intervention development for community-based self-referred social prescribing Robin Purshouse RCUK 01/06/2021 30/11/2022
Made Smarter Innovation - Research Centre for Connected Factories Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/09/2021 28/02/2025
NanoMan: Self-Optimising Nanoscale Manufacturing Platforms for Achieving
Multiscale Precision
John Oyekan RCUK 10/01/2022 09/01/2025
NetworkPlus In Digitalised Surface Manufacturing: Towards "World's Best" Processes Ash Tiwari RCUK 29/11/2019 28/11/2023
Neurophysiological Biomarkers for Comparative Diagnosis and Prognosis across Neurodegenerative Diseases Mahnaz Arvaneh Charity 01/03/2019 28/02/2023
Northwest European Seasonal Weather Prediction from Complex Systems Modelling Hua-Liang Wei RCUK 01/03/2021 29/02/2024
PINES: Powerplant Integration of Novel Engine Systems Visakan Kadirkamanathan Innovate UK 01/04/2020 31/03/2024
Protecting Environments with UAV Swarms Mila Mihaylova Innovate UK 01/06/2022 31/05/2024
R3M: Reconfigurable robotics for responsive manufacture Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/07/2021 30/06/2024
Reconfigurable robotics for responsive manufacture - R3M Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/05/2021 30/04/2024
REINSTATE: Repair, Enhanced Inspection, and Novel Sensing Techniques for increased Availability and reduced Through life Expense Andy Mills Innovate UK 01/10/2020 31/03/2024
Right-First-Time Fused Deposition for Healthcare Manufacturing Mahdi Mahfouf Charity 01/10/2020 01/10/2022
RL for Natural Recirculation Andy Mills Industrial 01/09/2021 31/12/2022
Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence Keith Jackson Charity 01/01/2020 01/01/2023
Sat-Risk: Satellite Radiation Risk Forecasts Michael Balikhin RCUK 01/06/2020 31/03/2024
ShiRAS: Towards Safe and Reliable Autonomy in Sensor Driven Systems Lyudmila Mihaylova RCUK 01/12/2019 30/11/2023
SIGNetS: Signal and Information Gathering for Networked Surveillance Lyudmila Mihaylova Government 30/09/2020 29/09/2023
Solar vortex tubes and their role in driving atmospheric dynamics Viktor Fedun Charity 12/08/2022 11/08/2024
Sustainable advanced manufacturing via machine learning-assisted exploitation of sensing and data infrastructure Inaki Esanola RCUK 01/09/2022 28/02/2023
Targeting multiple levels of ‘the smoking cessation system’ using novel scientific approaches Robin Purshouse CRUK 01/04/2022 31/03/2027
Towards building an automated scoring model for assessing appropriate use of metadiscourse markers in Aptis Writing across CEFR levels: A multidisciplinary study John Oyekan Charity 01/11/2022 31/03/2023
TeleBCI-FES: Upper Limb Telerehabilitation using Brain-controlled Functional Electrical Stimulation Mahnaz Arvaneh RCUK 01/07/2021 30/11/2022
Transfer Learning for Processing Different Neurological Conditions Mahnaz Arvaneh Charity 16/12/2019 31/12/2022
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in Resilience Sanja Dogramadzi RCUK 01/11/2020 30/04/2024
University Technology Centre Visakan Kadirkamanathan Industrial 01/04/2018 31/03/2023
What happens when you cross LEGO and a Star Trek Replicator? Simon Pope RCUK 01/08/2020 31/07/2023

Undergraduate scholarships

Our department offers financial assistance in the form of scholarships and bursaries, in addition to the scholarships offered by the University of Sheffield.

Flagship institutes

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