EMD Research Grants

Since 2000 the EMD Research Group has received in excess of £31m from a mix of both government-funded research councils and industry. For the period 2010-2015, we were awarded over £11m from research councils (ie. EPSRC, European Commission, Innovate UK, etc) and over £7m from industry.

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Click on the year to see the research grants the EMD have been awarded. 

2021
Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Industry Project Commercial Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £40,000
2020
Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Electromechanical Magnetic Blade Pitch Control (ROTATOR) EU Horizon 2020 Prof Kais Atallah £1,871,660
Advanced Thermomagnetic Cooling for Ultrahigh Power Density Electrical Machines EPSRC Dr Guang-Jin Li £461,859
MuSiCA - Multi-level SiC module for Aircraft applications EU Horizon 2020 Dr Antonio Griffo £213,853
2019
Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Future Electrical Machines Manufacturing Hub EPSRC Prof Geraint Jewell £6,340,111
HiTEV - High Torque Electric Vehicle Motor Innovate UK Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £467,845
KTP with Gibson Technology Ltd Innovate UK KTP Prof Kais Atallah £261,069
Industry Project Industry Prof Geraint Jewell £138,611
Development of Fault Tolerant Steer-by-Wire System for Automated Driving Vehicles Hong Kong Productivity Council Dr Milijana Odavic £90,000
2018
Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Industry Project Commercial Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £750,000
Industry Project Commercial Prof Shankar Madathil £580,998
Industry Project Commercial Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £525,000
EDISON (Electric Drivetrain Integration through Simulation and Optimisation) Innovate UK Prof Kais Atallah £494,180
Insulation degradation and lifetime of inverter-fed machines with fast switching (high dv/dt) converters Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Prof Jiabin Wang (PI) 

Dr Antonio Griffo

£425,664
A Zero-Emission Closed-loop linear-Joule Cycle (ZECCY) engine generator Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Prof Kais Atallah £294,940
Industry Project Advanced EMD

Prof Geraint Jewell (PI)                     

Prof Jiabin Wang   

Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu

£256.028
Industry Project Commercial Dr Dan Gladwin £233,718
Industry Project Commercial Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £121,156
Industry Project Commercial Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £89,944
Industry Project Commercial Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £80,000
Industry Project Commercial Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £70,000
Development of Next Generation 43.3 kV and 4.5 kV Power Devices EPSRC IAA Collaborative R&D Prof Shankar Madathil £50,000
Industry Project Commercial Dr Milijana Odavic £25,566
Industry Project Advanced EMD Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £25,000
SCOPE - Smarter Charging for Optimised Performance in harsh Environments EPSRC IAA Collaborative R&D Dr Dan Gladwin £22,995
Multi-physics sensor fusion for power electronic converter prognostics Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Prof Martin Foster (PI)

Dr. Jonathan Davidson

£18,014
Industry Project Commercial Dr Milijana Odavic £11,750
2017
Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
A New Partnership in Offshore Wind: Siemens Wind Power Prosperity Partnership EPSRC Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu

£2,551,502

FPeT: Framework for designing piezoelectric transformer power supplies EPSRC Prof Martin Foster £603,585
Industry Project Industry Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £594,000
AdD HyStor EU Horizon 2020 Prof Dan Gladwin £570,900
Industry Project Industry Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £375,000
Industry Project Industry Prof Geraint Jewell £313,619
Industry Project Industry Prof Kais Atallah £249,228
Inverter Integrated Machine for Low Carbon Vehicles Innovate UK KTP Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu £234,700
Development of Novel Power Tool Motors Innovate UK KTP Dr Guang-Jin Li £183,947
Industry Project Industry Prof Dan Gladwin £117,971
Temperature prediction within lithium battery packs EPSRC Prof Martin Foster £60,000
Comparative study of grid connected Lithium and Lead based electrochemical energy storage systems EPSRC Prof David Stone £49,965
Industry Project Industry Prof Geraint Jewell £34,935

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