EMD Research Grants - 2015

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
TransEnergy: Road to Rail Energy Exchange (R2REE) Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor David Stone (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
Dr Daniel Gladwin
£1,520,589
Wind-power generation technologies with high-reliability, efficiency, power-density and low-cost Royal Academy of Engineering Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £486,515
Integrated, Intelligent Modular Power Electronic Converter (I2MPECT) European Commission Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
Dr Antonio Griffo
£440,593
Optimised and Systematic Energy Management in Electric Vehicles (OSEM -EV) European Commission Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
Dr Antonio Griffo
£470,676
Advanced Home Heating Controller Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £18,409
Piezoelectric transformer power supply project HMGCC Dr Martin Foster (PI) £47,500
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £20,000
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
£35,000
PowerPassives: On-Line Passive Component Thermal Modelling in Integrated Drives Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Dr Martin Foster (PI)
Dr James Green
Professor David Stone
£72,000
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £48,800
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £80,000
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £25,000
Industry project Commercial Professor Kais Atallah £12,000
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell £231,750
CSR Electric Drive Technology Research Centre CSR Zhuzhou Institute Co Ltd Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu £245,000

EMD Research Grants - 2014

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £20,000
Battery Characterisation and Management - the key to Smart Grids and the Integration of Electric Vehicles Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor David Stone £131,584
High Reliability Engine Generator (HiREG) Innovate UK Professor Geraint Jewell (PI)
Dr Jason Ede
Dr Keir Wilkie
£182,475
Knowledge Transfer Partnership - Cobham CTS Ltd Innovate UK Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI)
Dr Guang-Jin Li
Mr Ken Mitchell
£221,568
Qatar Power System Transition to a Smart Grid Qatar National Research Fund Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
£65,910
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI)
£91,000
Grid integration of multiple energy-storage flywheels Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
£12,150
Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Secondment - Dr Martin Foster Royal Academy of Engineering Dr Martin Foster (PI) £33,924
Electro-mechanical Magnetic Actuator Systems (EMMAS) Innovate UK Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
Dr Milijana Odavic
£276,873
Industry project Commercial Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
£15,682
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI)
£275,500
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £300,000
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £80,000
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
Dr Antonio Griffo
£70,000
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI)
Dr Guang-Jin Li
Dr Milijana Odavic
£561,947
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £28,000
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
Professor Geraint Jewell
£50,000
CSR Electric Drive Technology Reseach Centre CSR Zhuzhou Institute Co Ltd Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu £245,000

EMD Research Grants - 2013

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Recycling and sustainable remanufacture of computer PSU's into MPPT solar interfaces for battery charging Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Dr Martin Foster (PI)
Professor David Stone
£116,615
INNWIND European Commission Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
Professor Jiabin Wang
£168,591
Pilot demonstration of flywheel energy storage systems for renewable energy applications Department of Energy & Climate Change Professor Kais Atallah (PI) £95,439
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI)
Professor Geraint Jewell
£200,000
Evaluation and Development of Wind Turbine Generator Technologies (EDWTGT) European Commission Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu £65,360
ProtoDrive - Method for the Rapid Design of Efficient Hybrid Vehicle Drivelines Innovate UK Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
Professor Jiabin Wang
£140,128
The CROP Project European Commission Professor Geraint Jewell £63,712
Underpinning Power Electronics - Integrated Drives Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor Jiabin Wang
Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu
£400,012
SILOET II: Holistic Optimising Systems Innovate UK Professor Geraint Jewell £150,783
Knowledge Transfer Partnership: Siemens plc Innovate UK Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI)
Dr Daniel Gladwin
£99,395
Royal Academy of Engineering - Distinguished Visiting Fellowship (Professor Thomas Jahns, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA) Royal Academy of Engineering Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £3,000
Grid Connected Energy Storage Research Demonstrator Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Professor David Stone (PI)
Dr Martin Foster

Dr Daniel Gladwin
Professor Jiabin Wang
£4,869,420
Knowledge Transfer Partnership: Ernst H Hill Ltd Innovate UK Professor Kais Atallah (PI) £39,118
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £310,000
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell £320,000

EMD Research Grants - 2012

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Internet of Energy for Electric Mobility Innovate UK Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
Professor David Stone
£238.201
Developing FUTURE Vehicles (Fundamental Understanding of Technologies for Ultra Reduced Emission Vehicles) Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Dr Martin Foster
Professor David Stone

£136,770
Advanced wind turbine drive-trains concepts for improved bearing reliability Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
Professor Jiabin Wang
£510,729
Industry project Commercial Professor Kais Atallah (PI) £35,000
High Temperature Machine Manufacturing Process Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £50,000
Develop Safety Integrity Level (SIL) systems for a Gamma Probe and subsequent certification for a range of radiation monitoring equipment Innovate UK Professor David Stone (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
£61,645
Grid-shift and peak reduction through Distributed Storage, Smart DC and VPP models Innovate UK Professor David Stone (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
£9,000
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £13,993
Cost efficient integrated propulsion and charging system for low carbon vehicles Innovate UK Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
Professor David Stone
£571,221
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £80,000
Knowledge Transfer Partnership: Controlled Power Technologies Ltd Innovate UK Dr Martin Foster (PI)
Professor David Stone
£86,707
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £2,000
Full-scale permanent magnet wind power generator technology with high-reliability and power density Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
Professor David Stone
£470,996
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell £235,000

EMD Research Grants - 2011

Title Sponsor Investigators Award Total
Process Oriented Electrical Control Units for Electrical Vehicles Developed on a Multi-system Real-time Embedded Platform (POLLUX) European Commission Professor Jiabin Wang (PI) £141,013
WIDE-MOB European Commission Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
Professor Kais Atallah
Professor David Stone
£196,526
HIWI - Materials and drives for High & Wide efficiency electric powertrains European Commission Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
Professor Kais Atallah
Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu
£432,817
Nanoelectronics for Electric Vehicle Intelligent Failsafe
PowerTrain (Motorbrain Project)
Innovate UK Professor Jiabin Wang (PI)
Professor Kais Atallah
Dr Martin Foster
£321,527
Photovoltaics for Future Societies Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Dr Martin Foster
Professor David Stone
£106,742
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Geraint Jewell (PI) £49,570
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £100,000
Industry project Advanced EMD Professor Kais Atallah (PI)
Professor Geraint Jewell
£118,000
Knowledge Transfer Partnership: Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited Innovate UK Professor Kais Atallah (PI) £70,918
Feasibility of Re-Using Batteries on the Electricity Grid Innovate UK Professor David Stone (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
£16,000
Recycling of tracked EV Li-ion batteries Innovate UK Professor David Stone (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
£15,050
Novel automotive battery including enabling innovations of charge shuttling and thermal energy management features Innovate UK Professor David Stone (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
£72,995
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £600,000
Knowledge Transfer Partnership: Fords Packaging Systems Ltd Innovate UK Professor David Stone (PI)
Dr Martin Foster
£84,193
Industry project Commercial Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu (PI) £80,000