Current Grant Portfolio

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

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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 18/08/2021
Affordable and clean energy via resilient and autonomous micro-grids George Konstantopoulos RCUK 24/06/2018 25/06/2022
An SME case study for IIoT predictive maintenance Ash Tiwari Research England 01/04/2019 30/06/2021
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
Application of Novel Nonlinear Data Modelling and Analysis to the Study of Cervical Impedance Spectroscopy for Preterm Birth Prediction Zi-Qiang Lang RCUK 01/07/2018 28/02/2022
Autonomous method for detecting cutting tool and machine tool anomalies in machining Zi-Qiang Lang RCUK 01/09/2020 31/08/2023
CASCADE: Calibrated Agent Simulations for Combined Analysis of Drinking Etiologies Robin Purshouse Government 01/08/2016 31/03/2022
Circular4.0: Data Driven Intelligence for a Circular Economy Ash Tiwari RCUK 02/01/2019 01/01/2022
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 31/07/2021
CoatIN: Intelligent engineering coatings for in-manufacture and in-service monitoring of critical safety products Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/08/2020 31/07/2024
Comprehensive analysis of solar atmospheric dynamics driven by interacting vortex tubes Viktor Fedun Charity 01/04/2021 31/03/2022
Cyber Fuzzing T1 Andy Mills Industrial 01/05/2021 30/11/2021
DEAL: Digitally Enhanced advanced services for domestic AppLiances Ash Tiwari RCUK 08/07/2019 30/09/2021
Developing An International Warehouse Assessment Scheme Mahdi Mahfouf Charity 30/04/2019 28/02/2022
Digital Manufacturing for Aerostructure Assembly Ash Tiwari Charity 01/09/2019 31/07/2022
Digitisation for Zero-Setup and Zero-Measurement Manufacturing Ash Tiwari Charity 01/09/2017 31/08/2022
DYNAMO Robin Purshouse Innovate UK 01/04/2018 31/07/2021
EnergyREV: Energy Revolution Research Consortium George Konstantopoulos RCUK 01/12/2018 31/03/2023
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 01/04/2020 31/03/2022
From the laboratory to industrial manufacture: Transforming digital design via robust scaling-up AI platforms George Panoutsos RCUK 01/04/2021 31/12/2021
Future Advanced Metrology Hub Visakan Kadirkamanathan RCUK 01/03/2017 29/02/2024
INCEPT - INformated Circular Economy ProducTs Ash Tiwari Charity 01/04/2020 31/10/2021
IntegraBrain: Integrated Implant Technology for Multi-modal Brain Interfaces Ivan Minev ERC 01/10/2019 31/12/2023
Knowledge Transfer Partnership Zi-Qiang Lang Innovate UK 15/05/2019 14/08/2021
NetworkPlus In Digitalised Surface Manufacturing: Towards "World's Best" Processes Ash Tiwari RCUK 29/11/2019 28/11/2022
Neurophysiological Biomarkers for Comparative Diagnosis and Prognosis across Neurodegenerative Diseases Mahnaz Arvaneh Charity 01/03/2019 28/02/2022
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 31/07/2023
Rad-Sat: Modelling the acceleration, transport and loss of radiation belt electrons to protect satellites from space weather Michael Balikhin RCUK 01/05/2017 30/04/2022
RAIN: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear Sandor Veres RCUK 02/10/2017 30/09/2021
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
Resilient Power Feasibility Study Andy Mills Industrial 01/01/2021 31/03/2022
Right-First-Time Fused Deposition for Healthcare Manufacturing Mahdi Mahfouf Charity 01/10/2020 01/10/2022
Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence Keith Jackson Charity 01/01/2020 01/01/2022
Sat-Risk: Satellite Radiation Risk Forecasts Michael Balikhin RCUK 01/06/2020 31/05/2023
SecReMGs: Security and Reliability in Microgrids: Towards Clean and Secure Electrical Energy Mahdieh Sadabadi Research England 01/02/2021 31/07/2021
ShiRAS: Towards Safe and Reliable Autonomy in Sensor Driven Systems Lyudmila Mihaylova RCUK 01/12/2019 30/11/2022
SIGNetS: Signal and Information Gathering for Networked Surveillance Lyudmila Mihaylova Government 30/09/2020 29/09/2023
Smart Farm Planning and Monitoring System Lyudmila Mihaylova Charity 01/04/2019 30/09/2021
SP2RC: Application to STFC for Consolidated Grant Support for the Solar Physics and Space Plasma Research Centre Michael Balikhin RCUK 01/04/2018 31/03/2022
SYSDYMATS: SYstems Science-based design and manufacturing of DYnamic MATerials and Structures Zi-Qiang Lang RCUK 01/10/2018 31/03/2022
TeleBCI-FES: Upper Limb Telerehabilitation using Brain-controlled Functional Electrical Stimulation Mahnaz Arvaneh RCUK 01/07/2021 30/06/2022
Through-life performance: From science to instrumentation Ash Tiwari RCUK 03/04/2017 02/04/2022
Tissue-RIMOTE: Tissue-Responsive Robotic Implants for In Vivo Mechanostimulation-Based Tissue Regeneration Dana Damian RCUK 01/10/2019 31/03/2022
Transfer Learning for Processing Different Neurological Conditions Mahnaz Arvaneh Charity 16/12/2019 31/12/2022
Transit: Towards a Robust Airport Decision Support System for Intelligent Taxiing Mahdi Mahfouf RCUK 01/07/2016 31/10/2021
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 31/03/2022
VULCAN George Panoutsos Innovate UK 01/11/2019 31/01/2022
VSWMC: Virtual Space Weather Modelling Centre Michael Balikhin Industrial 01/05/2020 30/04/2022
What happens when you cross LEGO and a Star Trek Replicator? Simon Pope RCUK 01/08/2020 31/07/2022

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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