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Projects supported from the EPSRC IAA from April 2017 to March 2020

Projects Supported within the Faculty of Engineering

Aeronautics

Supported Projects in Aeronautics
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Mirko Kovac Late Stage Scheme Knowledge Transfer Fellow in Aerial Robotics
Dr Zahra Sharif Khodaei Late Stage Scheme Structural Health Monitoring Technology Cluster
 
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Bioengineering

Supported Projects within Bioengineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Martyn Boutelle Early Stage Scheme Wearable sensors for rehydration tracking
Dr Reiko Tanaka Late Stage Scheme Repurposing mechanistic models of atopic dermatitis for identification of new drug targets
Professor Mengxing Tang Late Stage Scheme Ultrafast contrast echocardiography – prototype development for clinical translation
Professor Anthony Bull Late Stage Scheme  Low-cost knee disarticulation prosthetic device
Dr Spyros Masouros Early Stage Scheme  Development of advanced add-ons to finite element analysis software
Professor Anthony Bull  Late Stage Scheme  e‐PERF: Tuned Muscle Electrical Stimulation to optimise PERFormance and for rehabilitation support
 
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Chemical Engineering

Supported Projects in Chemical Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Daryl Williams Knowledge Transfer Secondment Surface Physiochemical Properties in Bioadhesion and Biofilm Removal for Pilot Scale Reactors
Dr Daryl Williams Knowledge Transfer Secondment Industrial Validation of a Chromatographic Approach for Predicting mAbs Aggregation
Dr Miao Guo Knowledge Transfer Secondment Towards Agriculture 4.0 – Computer-Aided Decision-Making Tool To Support Precision Farming
Dr Daryl Williams Early Stage Scheme Chromatographic tools for mapping the stability of therapeutic antibody mutants
Professor Andrew Livingston Late Stage Scheme Enhancing the Impact of Nanostar Sieving
Dr Christos Markides Late Stage Scheme A prototype hihg-performance spectral-splitting hybrid photovoltaic thermal solar collector
Dr Francesca Ceroni Early Stage Scheme Burden driven feedbacl control of gene expression for bioproduction
Dr Camille Petit Late Stage Scheme Towards the scale-up of structured porous boron nitride products
Professor Nilay Shah Late Stage Scheme Productisation of Urban System Models
Professor Erich Muller Late Stage Scheme Molecular modelling for physical property prediction
Dr Cleo Kontoravdi Early Stage Scheme Cell-free synthesis of therapeutic proteins
Professor Omar Matar Late Stage Scheme Production and on-line monitoring  of liquid phase exfoliation graphene
 
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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Supported Projects in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Andrew Phillips Knowledge Transfer Secondment Digital design of tailored heterogeneous biomaterials : a software tool for the biomedical industry
Dr Hong Wong Late Stage Scheme Large scale delivery of high-strength clogging resistant permeable pavement
 
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Computing

Supported Projects in Computing
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Bernhard Kainz Early Stage Scheme Maximising impact of AI for automatic guidance during ultrasound examination
Dr Ben Glocker Late Stage Scheme DeepMedic – An Easy-to-Use Deep Learning Image Segmentation Tool for Clinical Research
Professor Julie McCann Late Stage Scheme CogniSense
 
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Dyson School of Design Engineering

Supported Projects in Dyson School of Design Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Thrishantha Nanayakarra Late Stage Scheme A smart phone based portable solution to detect Red Palm Weevil Larvae
Dr Marco Aurisicchio Early Stage Scheme A tool to empower the FMCG sector to transition to the Circular Economy
Dr Thrishantha Nanayakarra Late Stage Scheme Final user centred design iteration of a portable red palm weevil detection sensor
 
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Earth Science and Engineering

Supported Projects in Earth Science and Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr JP Latham Late Stage Scheme DEM Plus: A simulation tool for the analysis of packed structures of complex-shaped particles
Dr JP Latham Late Stage Scheme Robustness-Simulator: ROBUSim  A coastal engineer’s tool for simulation of concrete unit resilience to breakages
 
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Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Supported Projects in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Tim Constandinou Early Stage Scheme Closed-Loop Neural Interfaces – Demonstration and Community Engagement
Professor Chris Toumazou Early Stage Scheme Development of a novel method for quantification of DNA Methylation in cancer patients
Dr Bruno Clerckx Late Stage Scheme Power over WiFi
Dr Tim Constandinou Late Stage Scheme Application Specific ICs for Neural Interfacing
Professor Paul Mitcheson Late Stage Scheme Lightweight, Cost-Effective Wireless Charger
Dr Christos-Savvas Bouganis Late Stage Scheme fgpaConvNet: Mapping Convolutional Neural Networks onto FPGAs
Dr Bruno Clerckx Late Stage Scheme Rate-Splitting for 5G and Beyond
Professor Alessandro Astolfi Early Stage Scheme Impact of advanced control on performance of industrial fexible robots
Professor Christofer Toumazou Early Stage Scheme Multi-modal Intelligent Neurostimulator – IP consolidation and early-stage commercialisation
Dr Cong Ling Late Stage Scheme Software Implementation of Polar Codes for Post-Quantum Cryptography
Professor Christofer Toumazou Late Stage Scheme Fast and precise detection of DNA methylation using a sample to result platform for cancer patients
 
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Materials

Supported Projects in Materials
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Martyn McLachlan Knowledge Transfer Secondment Radiofrequency diodes fabricated via adhesion lithography (RAFALITH) / RF and Microwave devices
Professor David Dye Late Stage Scheme Stronger Titanium Discs: The Industrial Realisation of a Processing Innovation
Dr Theoni Georgiou Early Stage Scheme Thermoresponsive Polymers – Mimicking Pluronics
Dr David Payne Late Stage Scheme Scaling-up Solvent-based Lead-acid Battery Recycling
Professor David Dye Late Stage Scheme A new high strength machinable Ti Disc alloy for jet engine compressors
 
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Mechanical Engineering

Supported Projects in Mechanical Engineering
Princiapl InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Ravi Vaidyanathan Early Stage Scheme Clinical Impact of Quantification of Symptoms of Parkinson Disease
Dr Greg Offer Late Stage Scheme Smart On-board Lithium Ion Diagnostic (SOLID)
Dr Matthew Eaton Knowledge Transfer Secondment An Integrated Isogeometric and Polynomial Chaos Approach for Geometric Uncertainty Quantification in Nuclear Engineering and Design
Dr Matthew Eaton Knowledge Transfer Secondment Best Estimate Plus Uncertainty (BEPU) Modelling and Simulation Methods for Small Modular Reactor (SMR) and Naval Nuclear Power Plant (NNPP) Nuclear Safety Analysis During Start-up and Power Ascension
Professor Jianguo Lin Late Stage Scheme Acceleration of the development of a patented test apparatus for commercialisation
Dr Tom Reddyhoff Late Stage Scheme Efficiency Improving Oil Additives
Dr Ravi Vaidyanathan Late Stage Scheme Assessment of Clinical Impact of Quantification of Symptoms of Parkinson Disease
Professor Jianguo Lin Late Stage Scheme THE ACCELERATION OF COMMERCIALISING A PATENTED EXTRUSION TECHNIQUE
Dr Tom Reddyhoff Late Stage Scheme LASER SURFACE TEXTURING TO IMPROVE ENGINE EFFICIENCY
Professor Daniele Dini Late Stage Scheme Machine-Learning Pattern Recognition Prototype for Liquid Foams (MaLPReP-Foams)
Dr Jonathan Jeffers Late Stage Scheme Transaltion of Imperial Minimally Invasive Total Shoulder Replacement System to clinical use for early stage arthritic patients
Professor Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena Knowledge Transfer Secondment  Development of Laser-Doppler Flowmetry Systems for Deep Vessel Detection
Dr Matthew Eaton Knowledge Transfer Secondment High Performance, scalable, self-adaptive, exact geometry isogeometric methods, for radiation shielding and nuclear reactor physics analysis of small modular reactors (SMRs) and Naval Nuclear Propulsion
Dr Ravi Vaidyanathan Late Stage Scheme Natural User Interface (NUI) for Assistive Technology
Dr Matthew Eaton Knowledge Transfer Secondment Nuclear Criticality safety Assessment of Wetted Fissile Powders and Emulsions in Multi-Layered, Multiphase, Media
Dr Greg Offer Late Stage Scheme Ultra-fast Model Based Battery Charging
 
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Projects Supported within the Faculty of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Supported Projects in Medicine
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Paul Freemont Late Stage Scheme Exploiting the De Novo Design of Peptides for High Performance Wearable Fabrics
 
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Department of Surgery and Cancer

Supported Projects in Surgery and Cancer
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Lord Ara Darzi Late Stage Scheme Policy Impact in Digital Health
Professor Naomi Chayen Late Stage Scheme Increasing the Success and Marketability of the Product ‘Chayen Reddy MIP’
     
     
     
     
     
 
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Projects Supported within the Faculty of Natural Sciences

Chemistry

Supported Projects in Chemistry
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor David Klug Late Stage Scheme Translation of EVV 2DIR Spectroscopy to the UK Central Laser Facility and demonstration of Application to Early Stage Drug Discovery with AstraZeneca
Professor Ed Tate Late Stage Scheme Capitalising on chemistry innovation to expand the impact of Sulforadex, a novel therapeutic in multiple disease indications
Dr Nick Brooks Early Stage Scheme High Pressure Instrumentation
Dr Marin Sawa Late Stage Scheme Use of a Solar Biobattery in printed electronics
Dr Nick Brooks Late Stage Scheme Applying high pressure technology to fuel development
Professor Oscar Ces Late Stage Scheme Development of High-Throughput Membrane Permeability Assays for the Life Sciences Sector
 
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Mathematics

Supported Projects in Mathematics
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Richard Craster Late Stage Scheme Commercialisation and Impact of code BLUE
Dr Caroline Colijn Late Stage Scheme Improved TB cluster analysis and control using WGS data
Dr Nick Jones Early Stage Scheme Sub-national vaccine coverage forecasts and analytics: developing a forecasting portal proof-of-concept, building networks and engaging policy-makers and researchers
Dr Nick Jones Early Stage Scheme A system for robust, long term and real-time ecosystem monitoring
Dr Colin Cotter Late Stage Scheme Translating Hybridisable Solvers to Gung Ho
 
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Physics

Supported Projects in Physics
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Daniel Eakins Knowledge Transfer Secondment Implementation of advanced X-Ray diagnostics in complementarity to optical methods for probing shockwave-driven phenomena
Professor Roland Smith Knowledge Transfer Secondment Optical EMP characterisation and new low EMP optically levitated target systems for the UK's National Laser Facility
Professor Jon Marangos Late Stage Scheme Liquids in Micron Thickness Sheets
Dr Daniel Eakins Knowledge Transfer Secondment Development and application of advanced X-ray radiography diagnostics for probing extreme material deformation
Professor Richard Thompson Knowledge Transfer Secondment Coherent control of ions in a microfabricated ion trap
Dr Piers Barnes Early Stage Scheme Dissemination of open source solar cell simulation software package
Professor Jenny Nelson Knowledge Transfer Secondment Supporting rural electrification in developing countries
Professor Roy Taylor Knowledge Transfer Secondment Wavelength versatile ultrfast fibre lasers for biomedical nonlinear microscopy applications
Professor Michael Damzen Early Stage Scheme Next Generation Bright Light Technology (BEST-Light)
Professor Ed Hinds Early Stage Scheme Exhibiting a Cold Atom Quantum Accelerometer at the National Quantum Technologies Showcase
Professor Michael Damzen Early Stage Scheme  Vortex Lasers and Nano-fabrication
Professor Roy Taylor Early Stage Scheme Bringing next generation visibale fibre lasers to market
Professor Ed Hinds Late Stage Scheme A Cold Atom Quantum Accelerometer on a Moving Platform
Professor Paul French Knowledge Transfer Secondment Development and commercialisation of openScopes modular microscope systems
Dr Vitali Averbukh Knowledge Transfer Secondment Quantum Chemistry in Dataflow
Professor Zulfikar Najmudin Knowledge Transfer Secondment Preparing a Compact Source of Energetic Electrons
Professor Roy Taylor Late Stage Scheme OEM visible fibre lasers for super-resolution microscope systems
 
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Life Sciences

Supported Projects in Life Sciences
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr David Mann Early Stage Scheme Covalent Fragment-Based Drug Discovery
Dr David Mann Late Stage Scheme Covalent Fragment-Based Drug Discovery - Stage Two
 
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Centre for Environmental Policy

Supported Projects in Centre for Environmental Policy
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Robert Gross Late Stage Scheme Briefing Paper on Smart and Flexible Electric Heat
 
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Projects Supported within Imperial College Business School