EMD Research Grants - 2005

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Industry project Commercial Professor Mark Johnson (PI) £118,499
Dynamometer system for dynamic testing of high torque electrical machines and drives Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Professor Geraint Jewell (PI)
Professor Kais Atallah
Professor David Howe
Professor Jiabin Wang

£261,344
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Mark Johnson (PI)
Professor Geraint Jewell
£21,547
Industry project Commercial Dr Chris Bingham (PI)
Dr Richard Clark
£94,857
Behavioural modelling, design and digital control of high order resonant power supplies Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Dr Martin Foster (PI) £118,272
Industry project Advanced EMD  Professor Geraint Jewell (PI)
Professor David Howe
£40,000
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI)
Professor David Howe
£60,000
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £25,000

EMD Research Grants - 2004

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI)
Professor David Howe
£159,272
Platform Renewable: High Integrity Electrical Machines and Drive Systems Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor David Howe (PI)
Professor Kais Atallah
Dr Chris Bingham
Professor Geraint Jewell
Professor Jiabin Wang
£405,400
Low cost compressors for refrigeration Carbon Trust Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
Professor David Howe
£197,258
Industry project Commercial Professor David Howe (PI)
Mr Stuart Calverley
Dr Richard Clark
£180,000
Development of advanced actuation concepts to provide a step change in technology used in future aero-engine control systems (ADVACT) European Commission Professor Geraint Jewell £183,257
Platform: Silicon Carbide Electronic Systems Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Mark Johnson £206,506
Zero constraint free piston energy converter Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Paul Stewart (PI)
Professor David Howe
£332,519
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI)
Professor David Howe
£58,796
Industry project Commercial Professor David Howe (PI) £28,463

EMD Research Grants - 2003

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Agile technology unit in electrical drive systems Northern Aerospace Technology & Knowledge Exploitation Centre Professor Kais Atallah £48,015
Industry project Commercial Dr Nigel Schofield (PI) £32,000
Industry project Commercial Professor Mark Johnson (PI)
Professor Geraint Jewell
£19,915
Magnetic gears and 'pseudo' direct drive electrical machines Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
Professor David Howe
£193,880
Finite element contact and friction analysis (FENET) European Commission Professor David Howe £2,070
Permanent magnet based valve actuation systems for next generation internal combustion engines Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Centre (EPSRC) Dr Richard Clark (PI) £100,024
Equipment for the Sheffield Advanced Power Electronic devices and systems laboratory Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Centre (EPSRC) Professor Mark Johnson (PI) £128,613

EMD Research Grants - 2002

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
ERA-NET European Commission Dr Nigel Schofield £15,008
Free Piston Energy Converter (FPEC) European Commission Professor David Howe £391,237
Industry project Commercial Professor David Howe £109,440
European Solar Telescope (EST) European Commission Professor David Howe £261,846
Future road vehicle research - a roadmap for the future (FURORE) European Commission Professor David Howe £10,810
Millenium machines: the need for a multi-domain multi-physics approach to design Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor David Howe (PI) £60,886
Development of a vibration and noise reduction technique for switched reluctance motors Royal Society Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI)
Professor David Howe
£8,150

EMD Research Grants - 2001

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
High performance magnetic gears - design and construction of a technology demonstrator Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
Professor David Howe
£57,571
FABIAN: Fuel Cell and Battery Powered Vehicles Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor David Howe (PI)
Dr Nigel Schofield
£62,554
Industry project Commercial Professor David Howe £22,481
Industry project Commercial Professor David Howe £66,554
Doctoral Research Fellowship: Dr Richard Clark Royal Academy of Engineering Dr Richard Clark £204,197
ELVAS - key technologies to improve car efficiency European Commission Professor Geraint Jewell £125,860
Model predictive control for energy management in all more electric vehicles Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Dr Chris Bingham £65,313

EMD Research Grants - 2000

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Reliable, Highly Optimised Lead Acid Battery (RHOLAB) Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor David Stone (PI)
Professor David Howe
£225,713
Industry project Commercial Dr Chris Bingham (PI)
Professor David Stone
£135,665
New high efficiency electric machines solutions for mild hybrid applications (ELMAS) European Commission Professor David Howe £178,088
Enabling Technologies for More-Electric Aircraft Engines Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Professor David Howe (PI)
Dr Chris Bingham
Professor Geraint Jewell
Dr Phillip Mellor

£510,140
Environmental test chamber for automotive and aerospace electrical systems Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Geraint Jewell (PI)
Professor David Howe
£97,685
High speed self-bearing electrical drive systems Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £224,020
Modelling and diagnostics of the dynamical behaviour of low pressure discharges Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor David Stone £46,434
Modular permanent magnet brushless machines Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Kais Atallah (PI) £61,258
PEAKFLY European Commission Professor David Howe £311,634
Industry project Commercial Professor David Howe (PI) £50,550
Industry project Commercial Dr Chris Bingham (PI) £16,448
Industry project Commercial Dr Phillip Mellor (PI) £78,000