Previous Research Grants

We have a long history of delivering outstanding research projects in areas across the automatic control and systems engineering discipline. Here are some of the key grants which we secured in the past.

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Grant title Awarded to Awarding body Start Date End Date
ADvanced multi-Energy management and oPTimisation time shifting platform (ADEPT) George Konstantopoulos RCUK 01/09/2017 31/12/2018
Affordable high-end automation using refrurbished low-end robots and ‘Assertive Products’ Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/09/2017

30/09/2019

Air pollution monitoring in Northern Pakistan Towards Improved Air Quality and Human Health Lyudmila Mihaylova RCUK 01/01/2019 31/07/2019
Aircraft Connectivity Andy Mills Industrial 01/05/2018 31/12/2018
An SME case study for IIoT predictive maintenance Ash Tiwari Research England 01/04/2019 30/06/2021
Artificial Intelligence based multi-objective optimisation for energy management in dynamic flexible manufacturing systems Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/10/2018 31/03/2019
Business case for IoT instrumentation of existing machines: A Laser Based Additive Manufacturing (LBAM) Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/01/2019 30/06/2020
Circular 4.0 Digital Intelliegence to enable a circular economy Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/06/2017 31/05/2018
Cluster Active Archive: Technical Assistance in Support of the DWP instrument of the Cluster Mission Michael Balikhin Industrial 01/01/2017 31/12/2018
Demonstrators of Human-Robot Co-working James Law RCUK 01/04/2017 31/07/2017
Developing smart and resilient mircogrids in rural Africa George Konstantopoulos

Charity

01/01/2017 31/12/2017
Development of a personalised health forecasting tool Visakan Kadirkamanathan Charity 01/01/2016 31/12/2019
Development of a prototype electromechanical system Jonathan Aitkin Industrial 01/11/2018 01/02/2020
Digital Manufacturing 1 - Multiscale modelling for monitoring: Hybrid Electric Propulsion case study Andy Mills RCUK 01/10/2019 31/03/2020
Digital Technologies, Advanced Robotics and increased Cyber-security for Agile Production in Future European Manufacturing Ecosystems Jonathan Aitken EC 01/07/2020 31/12/2020
Digitisation of Legacy Machines and Human Activities for Productivity Enhancement in SMEs: A Regional Engagement Initiative Ash Tiwari Charity 01/03/2018 31/05/2021
Dream4cars: Dream-like simulation abilities for automated cars Sean Anderson EC 01/01/2017 31/12/2019
E2EEHM: End-to-End Equipment Health Management Andy Mills Innovate UK 01/11/2016 31/03/2021
E2E EHM Vibration Analytics Will Jacobs Industrial 01/10/2019 31/03/2020
E2E EHM Vibration and pattern matching Will Jacobs Industrial 01/06/2018 31/12/2018
EE2EM Additional-Rhenoics Sensor Characterisation Andy Mills Industrial 01/09/2018 09/12/2019
EEG biomarkers of sports performance Mahnaz Arvaneh Industrial 05/11/2018 31/05/2019
Electronics Thermal Management Bryn Jones Industrial 27/03/2017 30/09/2017
Ergoeye: Operational Real-Time Assessment Of Ergonomics In Flexible Manufacturing Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/09/2017 31/05/2019
In-Compartment Enclosure Testing Andy Mills Industrial 01/10/2018 31/03/2019
In-RC Thermal Management of Electronics Andy Mills Industrial 01/02/2018 31/03/2018
Increasing cohort acceptance amongst workforce and health and safety teams in Manufacturing Iveta Elimontaite RCUK 01/10/2017 31/03/2018
Integrated machine part multi objective optimisation of powder manufacturing George Panoutsos RCUK 01/11/2016 31/03/2017
Internet of things for for overcome barriers in the steel rolling measurement technology Lyudmila Mihaylova Research England 01/02/2019 31/10/2019
Business case for IoT instrumentation of existing machines: A Laser Based Additive Manufacturing (LBAM) Ash Tiwari RCUK 01/01/2019 30/06/2020
LIGER: An Open source Intergrated Optimization Environment Robin Purshouse Government 01/02/2018 31/05/2019
Lighter than air surveillance Drone (LTASD) Bryn Jones RCUK 01/10/2017 31/03/2019
Machine learning for In-Situ process control, using LBAM case study Ash Tiwari RCUK 15/06/2019 31/03/2020
MircoGrid Design Optimisation Andy Mills Industrial 01/09/2019 31/12/2019
Modelling for Multi-Domain Power Systems Architecture Andy Mills Industrial 24/02/2020 01/05/2020
Multiscale LRV modelling Andy Mills Industrial 01/11/2018 01/02/2020
MultiRobot Roderich Gross Government 01/10/2019 31/10/2020
Numerical Modelling Of Wave Based Coronal Heating Using Resistive MHD And Thermal Conductivity Viktor Fedun Charity 08/08/2016 06/08/2019
Oil Quality Sensing Andy Mills Industrial 10/06/2019 09/07/2019
Preliminary Investigation For Advanced Control For Distributed Hybrid Propulsion Systems Visakan Kadirkamanathan RCUK 01/12/2016 25/03/2017
Proxisense Testing Andy Mills Industrial 10/06/2019 09/09/2019
Innovation Award in EM Cooling Andy Mills Industrial 01/09/2019 17/12/2019
SALSA2d - Separation of Additive-Layer Supports by Automation via 2-way Digital Twin Jonathan Aitkin EC 01/07/2020 31/07/2020
SecReMGs: Security and Reliability in Microgrids: Towards Clean and Secure Electrical Energy Mahdieh Sadabadi Research England 01/02/2021 31/07/2021
Tailorable & Adaptive Connected Digital Additive Manufacturing (TACDAM) George Panoutsos RCUK 01/01/2017 31/03/2019
Thermal imaging tool for measuring respiratory airflow to assist with diagnosing apnoea in children with suspected sleep related breathing disorders Mahdi Mahfouf RCUK 01/10/2018 31/01/2020
Unilever many-objective optimisation pilot project Robin Purshouse Industrial 01/10/2018 30/06/2019
Use of Innovative Fibre Optic sensing to assess masonry arch bridges Zi-Qiang Lang Research England 01/02/2018 31/03/2018
Use of Innovative Fibre Optic sensing to assess masonry arch bridges Zi-Qiang Lang RCUK 01/06/2018 31/03/2020
UTC 2017 Visakan Kadirkamanathan Industrial 01/01/2017 31/12/2017
UTC 2018 Visakan Kadirkamanathan Industrial 01/01/2018 28/02/2019
UTC Sensor Andy Mills Industrial 01/01/2019 31/12/2019
UTC Submarines Visakan Kadirkamanathan Industrial 01/01/2016 31/12/2016
WBD Operations support Michael Balikhin RCUK 15/03/2017 31/12/2018
WEC#4 Operations support Michael Balikhin RCUK 15/03/2017 31/12/2018
Wireless sensing UAM Andy Mills Industrial 01/09/2019 30/11/2019
Wireless sensor subs sprint Andy Mills Industrial 01/06/2019 01/09/2019

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