Research Grants

The following are current grants held by members of the Centre for Sustainable Engineering that are of particular relevance:

EPSRC ICASE - Textile derived carbon electrodes in redox flow batteries
Ana Jorge Sobrido
£34,968 Schlumberger Limited (18-01-2024 - 18-01-2028)
Multifunctional High Entropy Carbide and Boride Ceramic Composites: Compositional Space, Novel Synthesis, and Property Tailoring
Michael Reece
£523,977 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (22-04-2024 - 21-04-2027)
(S&E Flexible PhD Studentship, 2023/24, Commercial, Fully External, Band B, 3Y)
Harshad Bhadeshia and Chinnapat Panwisawas
£158,000 Molycop USA LLC (04-02-2024 - 03-02-2027)
Prevention of phase-separation of corrosive aqueous acidic solution out of liquid carbon dioxide - SEMS Industry-supported PhD studentship
Radomir Slavchov
£79,541 CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE (02-02-2024 - 01-02-2027)
DISTorting the Aerospace Manufacturing Boundaries: OPerational Integration of Autonomy on Titanium
Chinnapat Panwisawas and Harshad Bhadeshia
£120,000 Innovate UK (01-02-2024 - 31-07-2026)
Utilisation of Synthetic Fuels for “Difficult-to-Decarbonise” Propulsion
Xi Jiang, Nader Karimi and Edo Boek
£436,930 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-08-2023 - 31-07-2026)
SEMS: PhD studentship from Qinetiq
Michael Reece
£82,500 Qinetiq (01-10-2022 - 30-06-2026)
(EPSRC Fellowship) From 2D to 4D: correlative imaging and modelling for next-generation automotive l-GRANT TRANSFER
Xuekun Lu
£448,598 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-07-2023 - 30-06-2026)
FErroelectric NanoComposites for Enhanced Solar energy efficiency - ERC CoG 2020 Joe Briscoe
Joseph Briscoe
£1,599,922 EU Commission - Horizon 2020 (01-06-2021 - 31-05-2026)
Advanced Intelligent Control for Building Management System - SEMS Industry-supported PhD studentship
Huasheng Wang and Guang Li
£97,420 Carbon Numbers Ltd (01-10-2022 - 31-03-2026)
International Exchanges 2023: Bacterial nanocellulose -based polymer composites as solid polymer electrolyte for metal ion-batteries
Ana Jorge Sobrido
£12,000 Royal Society (31-03-2024 - 30-03-2026)
Understanding The Evolution of Na-ion Battery Interfaces Through Operando Electrochemical surface-enhanced
Maria Crespo Ribadeneyra
£12,000 Royal Society (31-03-2024 - 30-03-2026)
Sustainable Electrodes for Advanced Flow Batteries
Ana Jorge Sobrido
£1,163,370 MRC Medical Research Council (01-02-2021 - 31-01-2026)
(RECYCLENS) Enhancing Confidence in the Use of Recycled Polymers and Composites via Electrical Sensing
Han Zhang
£49,996 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-02-2024 - 31-01-2026)
Paragraf PhD Studentship Contribution (Linked to WT 6349893)
Colin Humphreys
£70,155 Paragraf Paragraf Limited (01-01-2022 - 31-12-2025)
HIPES MSCA PF 2022: Yan/Banerjee
Haixue Yan
£187,096 EPSRC - EU Scheme (02-11-2023 - 01-11-2025)
Material, process and development of a novel composite, layered, plastic-free leather alternative derived from waste brewery grain
Dimitrios Papageorgiou
£184,150 Innovate UK (01-10-2023 - 30-09-2025)
Energy filtering for high Seebeck voltages in ordered nanocomposites
Oliver Fenwick
£99,985 Defence Science and Technology Lab.-GOV UK (01-10-2022 - 30-09-2025)
Paragraf support fund - Rajveer Singh Rajaura (PhD Stipend Top-Up & Consumables Only)
Colin Humphreys
£33,540 Paragraf Paragraf Limited (01-08-2021 - 31-07-2025)
International Exchanges 2022-GRANT TRANSFER
Amin Paykani
£6,000 Royal Society (31-03-2023 - 30-03-2025)
High Performance Thermoelectric Film with Organic-Inorganic Van der Waals Heterostructures
Oliver Fenwick
£12,000 Royal Society (31-03-2023 - 30-03-2025)
Resolving the biomass pyrolysis kinetics via combined synchrotron-based measurements and modelling analysis
Roberto Volpe
£12,000 Royal Society (11-03-2022 - 10-03-2025)
RS Research Grant 2024 Round 1: Designing electrochemical interfaces for ultradurable sodium-ion batteries
Maria Crespo Ribadeneyra
£69,831 Royal Society (01-03-2024 - 28-02-2025)
MAXIM-Mitigating the Ecotoxicological Impact of Perovskite Solar Cells - Meng Li - fellowship
Zhe Li
£99,999 AXA (05-01-2023 - 04-01-2025)
HS Barlow Charitable Trust PhD Studentship Contribution (Linked to WT 6767036)
Colin Humphreys
£45,000 HS Barlow Charitable Trust (01-01-2022 - 31-12-2024)
Cheniere co-sponsorship of EPSRC PhD studentship equipment budget
Paul Balcombe
£90,000 Cheniere Energy Inc (01-01-2022 - 31-12-2024)
Royal Society University Research Fellowship Renewal : Oliver Fenwick
Oliver Fenwick
£401,604 Royal Society (19-10-2020 - 18-10-2024)
Research Fellow Enahnced Research Expenses 2021
Oliver Fenwick
£170,000 Royal Society (01-04-2021 - 18-10-2024)
ESTEEM: Energy efficient and Safe out-of-oven manufacTuring for compositE materials with intEgrated Multifunctionalities
Han Zhang
£395,947 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-10-2021 - 30-09-2024)
Pyroresistive Conductive Polymer Composites for Safe Batteries
Han Zhang
£76,000 LMK Thermosafe (01-10-2021 - 30-09-2024)
Evaluation of Hydrogen Evolution in Pressurised Reactor
Harshad Bhadeshia and Patrick Cullen
£327,520 Paramirum Limited (01-08-2022 - 05-09-2024)
Molecular Manufacturing of Macroscopic Objects
Stoyan Smoukov
£1,180,624 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-09-2018 - 31-08-2024)
Spray cooling of electric traction motors with hairpin windings: An experimental and CFD analysis-GRANT TRANSFER
Amin Paykani
£58,087 Royal Society (01-07-2023 - 30-06-2024)
DSTL Transient Electronics call RQ0000013836 PDRA & supervision cost
Dimitrios Papageorgiou and Oliver Fenwick
£134,830 Defence Science and Technology Lab.-GOV UK (02-05-2023 - 30-06-2024)
PAK UK Education Gateway Mobility Partnership for Faculty
Alan Drew, Maria Crespo Ribadeneyra, Annalisa Bruno, Devis Di Tommaso, Edo Boek, Mahdieh Sadabadi, Paul Balcombe and Christopher Jones
£26,500 British Council (01-04-2023 - 30-06-2024)