Projects Supported within the Faculty of Engineering

Aeronautics

Supported Projects in Aeronautics
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Jonathan Morrison Pathways to Impact Jet-Pulse Technology for Vehicle Drag Reduction
Dr Paul Bruce Pathways to Impact High Speed Flow
Dr Mirko Kovac Pathways to Impact The ‘Angel Drone’ for Heritage Preservation and Conservation
 
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Bioengineering

Supported Projects within Bioengineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Peter Weinberg Pathways to Impact Stimulating Pharmaceutical Industry Interest in Arterial Wall Mass Transport
Dr Mengxing Tang Pathways to Impact Quantitative contrast enhanced ultrasound imaging for improved diagnosis and management of prostate cancer
Professor Anthony Bull Pathways to Impact Statistical Shape Modelling Research Toolkit (SSMART)
Dr Sylvain Ladame Pathways to Impact A versatile fluorescence-based assay for the detection of cell-free nucleic acid (cfNA) biomarkers in body fluids
Dr Mengxing Tang Pathways to Impact Development of a prototype 3D contrast enhanced ultrasound imaging system for in vivo evaluation
Dr Anil Bharath Pathways to Impact Deepening Engagement with The National Archives
Dr Mengxing Tang Pathways to Impact Generation of a real-time LOVIT-enabled photoacoustic imaging prototype for subsequent clinical evaluation
 
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Chemical Engineering

Supported Projects in Chemical Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Kang Li Knowledge Transfer Secondment Micro-Structured Ceramic Hollow Fibre Microfiltration Membranes for Water Treatment
Professor Geoff Kelsall Pathways to Impact Solar Fuel Generators
Professor Andrew Livingston Knowledge Transfer Secondment Optimising Protocols for Liquid Phase Oligonucleotide Synthesis with Organic Solvent Nanofiltration
Dr Amparo Galindo Knowledge Transfer Secondment Development of a model of vapour liquid equilibrium for nitric acid solutions based on the application of Statistical Associating Fluid Theory and the acquisition of thermodynamic data
Dr Jason Hallett Pathways to Impact Integrating Biofuel Production with Copper Recovery from Waste Construction Wood
Professor Nina Thornhill Pathways to Impact Proof of Concept Development of an Optimisation Platform for Achieving Energy Savings in Compressor  Status in Chemical Plants
Professor Omar Matar Pathways to Impact Efficient, Massively-Parallelised, User-Friendly Software Platform for Numerical Simulation of Industrial Multiphase Flows
Dr Joao Cabral Knowledge Transfer Secondment Implementation of online manufacturing metrology with microfluidic optical cavity and microarray approaches
Dr Joao Cabral Pathways to Impact Developing a single-shot 3D printing approach
 
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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Supported Projects in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Washington Ochieng Pathways to Impact Prototyping of a novel WiFi-based ranging and positioning system
Professor John Polak Pathways to Impact Development of a Fully Operational Smart Real Estate Agent Platform (CITY ORBIT)
Dr Panagiotis Angeloudis Pathways to Impact Development of an intelligent shipbroking marketplace
 
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Computing

Supported Projects in Computing
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Nobuko Yoshida Knowledge Transfer Secondment Open source tools for Scribble based on session nets
Professor Stephen Muggleton Pathways to Impact Development of an On-line Tool for Automated Discovery of Food-Webs from Ecological Data
Dr Wayne Luk Pathways to Impact Maximising Impact of Novel Reconfigurable Architecture
Dr Christian Cadar Pathways to Impact Exploring Commercialisation Avenues for Symbolic Execution Technology
Dr Wayne Luk Pathways to Impact Realising Potential of Accelerating Large Scientific Flow Simulations 
Dr Daniel Rueckert Pathways to Impact Fast and fully automatic segmentation of Magnetic Resonance (MR) images for computer-aided diagnosis
Dr Alastair Donaldson Pathways to Impact GPUVerify: Reliable and Secure Accelerated Software
Professor Yi-Ke Guo Pathways to Impact Attention­based Sensing System for Multiple Sclerosis Detection
Professor Yi-Ke Guo Pathways to Impact A Developer for The Data Science Institute’s KPMG Global Data Observatory
Dr Wayne Luk Pathways to Impact Facilitating Adoption of Hardware Acceleration by Climate Scientists
Professor John Darlington Pathways to Impact Simplifying High Performance Computing Access for the Nektar++ Framework
 
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Dyson School of Design Engineering

Supported Projects in Dyson School of Design Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Peter Childs Pathways to Impact An Imperial College 'Advanced Hackspace' - converting ideas into prototypes
Dr Marco Aurisicchio Pathways to Impact Design knowledge capture: trials at NASA and its aerospace industry partners
Professor Peter Childs Pathways to Impact Advanced Imperial Hackspace: A Place For Converting Ideas Into Prototypes
 
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Earth Science and Engineering

Supported Projects in Earth Science and Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Matthew Piggott Pathways to Impact Optimising the layout of tidal turbines for renewable energy
Dr JP Latham Pathways to Impact Virtual Breakwater Wave Proxy Tool – VBWPT
Professor Mark Rehkamper Pathways to Impact Application of trace metal isotopes as novel tools for early detection of breast cancer
Dr Gerard Gorman Pathways to Impact Disruptive modelling technologies for Formula One Racing
 
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Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Supported Projects in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Danilo Mandic Pathways to Impact A wireless hearing aid based in-the-ear vital signs monitor
Dr Kin Leung Pathways to Impact Mobility Profiling in WiFi Networks
Professor Danilo Mandic  Pathways to Impact Simultaneous frequency estimation and fault identification in smart grid
Professor George Constantinides Pathways to Impact Embedded Controller Prototype
Dr Paul Mitcheson Pathways to Impact Power MEMS - Support for Industrial Expo and School
Dr Tim Constandinou Pathways to Impact Toward Non-invasive Optical Neural Recording Without Molecular Reporters
Dr Pantelis Georgiou Pathways to Impact Wearable Electronics for smart garments aiding rehabilitation
Professor Danilo Mandic Pathways to Impact Ultra-wearable 24/7 biosensing: Detecting and diagnosing stress
Dr Esther Esther Rodriguez Villegas Knowledge Transfer Secondment Digital signal processing for low power neuropotential sensing
Dr Pier-Luigi Dragoti Pathways to Impact Development of proof‐of-concept demonstrations and of a software package for image resolution enhancement
 
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Materials

Supported Projects in Materials
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Norbert Klein Pathways to Impact A novel haemoglobin sensor based on a microwave resonator
Professor Neil Alford Pathways to Impact Imperial College Materials Gateway - Enhancing Impact in all Faculties
Professor Bill Lee Pathways to Impact AWE Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Studies – ‘Kick-Start’ Funding
Dr Martyn McLachlan Pathways to Impact Scalable Manufacturing of Semi-conducting Thin Films
Dr Peter Petrov Pathways to Impact Tunable TFBAR
Dr David Payne Pathways to Impact Metal nanoparticle interactions: transferring the fundamental to the applied
Professor Jason Riley Pathways to Impact Green, Clean Recycling of Lead-based Energy Materials
Dr Natalie Stingelin Pathways to Impact Organic (Semi-)Conducting:Insulating Blends for Soft Neural Prosthesis and Multifunctional Artificial Tissue Applications
Professor Mary Ryan Pathways to Impact Lead‐Free Bulk Materials for Green and Energy‐Efficient Waste Heat Recycling
Professor Stephen Skinner Pathways to Impact Correlating surface chemistry with SOFC electrode durability
Dr Natalie Stingelin Pathways to Impact Towards Photo-Rechargeable Batteries the Convert and Store Energy
 
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Mechanical Engineering

Supported Projects in Mechanical Engineering
Princiapl InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Daniele Dini Pathways to Impact A Unique Software for Tribological Applications - TriboMAT
Professor Jianguo Lin Knowledge Transfer Secondment Expanding of HFQ for Class D&C vehicles / Lightweight Manufacturing Technologies – Low cost hot stamping processes
Dr Matthew Eaton Knowledge Transfer Secondment The Application of Computationally Efficient Uncertainty Quantification Methods in Nuclear Power Plant Modelling and Nuclear Criticality Safety Assessment for Mitigating Risk and Minimising Pessimism
Dr Jonathan Jeffers Knowledge Transfer Secondment Architectured Materials through Direct Metal Laser Sintering
Professor Jianguo Lin Knowledge Transfer Secondment Maximising commercial benefit from HFQ-aluminium processing research including meeting commercial quality control requirements
Dr Matthew Eaton Pathways to Impact Spatial and Geometric Uncertainty Quantification Methods for Understanding Risks, Optimising Performance and Minimising Pessimism in Nuclear Power Plant Design and Assessment
Dr Matthew Eaton Knowledge Transfer Secondment Nuclear Reactor Kinetics Modelling and Simulation Tools for Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Start-up Dynamics and Nuclear Criticality Safety Assessment of Nuclear Fuel Processing Facilities
Dr Matthew Eaton Pathways to Impact RADIANT: A Parallel, Scalable, High Performance Radiation Transport Modelling and Simulation Framework for Reactor Physics, Nuclear Criticality Safety Assessment and Radiation Shielding Analyses
Dr Jonathan Jeffers Knowledge Transfer Secondment Second Generation Architectured Metals via Selective Laser Melting (SLM) for Primary Fixation in Orthopaedic Devices
Dr Frederic Cegla Pathways to Impact Miniaturised Ultrasonic Array Acquisition Equipment
Dr Emile Touber Pathways to Impact Turbulence near the thermodynamic critical point and its impact on future energy and transport technologies
 
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Projects Supported within the Faculty of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Supported Projects in Medicine
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Roger Gunn Pathways to Impact Repurposing Low-Cost Consumer Technology for Motion Correction in Dementia Neuroimaging
 
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Department of Surgery and Cancer

Supported Projects in Surgery and Cancer
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Lord Ara Darzi Pathways to Impact Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics - Parallel Workshops
Professor Naomi Chayen Pathways to Impact Establishing a New Crystallization Product for Commercialisation
Dr Fernando Bello Pathways to Impact NOVISE – Natural Orifice Virtual Surgery and Endoscopy Simulator
Professor George Hanna Pathways to Impact Pathway to Impact - NIHR-DEC - Impact of a new point of care anaemia diagnostic tool on the UK market
Dr Benny Lo Pathways to Impact Biomotion+ - an ultra-miniaturized, low power motion sensing platform
 
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Projects Supported within the Faculty of Natural Sciences

Chemistry

Supported Projects in Chemistry
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Anthony Kucernak Knowledge Transfer Secondment Development and analysis of a high throughput technique to study fuel cell reactions under realistic conditions
Dr Mimi Hii Pathways to Impact A flow reactor system for delivery of oxidants on-demand
Professor Anthony Kucernak Pathways to Impact Fuel Cell Demonstrator
Dr Edward Tate Knowledge Transfer Secondment Applying click chemistry to the photo-affinity labelling of histone deacetylases
Professor James Durrant Knowledge Transfer Secondment Nano-morphology studies of degradation in organic solar cells
Professor David Klug Knowledge Transfer Secondment Knowledge transfer of Imperial College Single Cell assay technology from IC to Cyclofluidic
Professor John de Mello Pathways to Impact Lab-in-a-Briefcase Demonstrator for Plastic Electronics
Professor Iain McCulloch Knowledge Transfer Secondment Synthesis of novel tellurium containing diketopyrrolopyrrole based polymers for plastic electronics
Professor Rudiger Woscholski Pathways to Impact Testing a prototype detection kit for diagnostic lipid markers for cancer, neurodegenerative and cardiac diseases
Professor David Klug Pathways to Impact Translation of EPSRC‐funded Single Cell Analysis Technology to the Phenotyping of Circulating Tumour Cells Recovered from Ovarian Cancer Patients
Professor John de Mello Pathways to Impact High-throughput microfluidic flow reactors for the industrial manufacturing of high performance electronic materials
Professor Milo Shaffer Pathways to Impact Continuous processing of CNT-grafted carbon fibres
Dr Martin Heeney Pathways to Impact Rapid Screening of Organic Semiconductors for Lighting, Solar Cells and Transistors
Dr Matt Fuchter Pathways to Impact Novel helicene-polymer light emitting devices for highly efficient LCD backlights and AMOLED displays
Dr Andrew Ashley Pathways to Impact ‘Frustrated’ Lewis-acid Catalysed Fuel Cells
Professor Anthony Cass Pathways to Impact A novel nasal micro-spike probe for point-of-care monitoring of patients with asthma, hay fever and respiratory viral infections
Professor Anthony Kucernak Pathways to Impact Ultra-low cost but robust fuel cells
Dr Edward Tate Pathways to Impact Accelerating development of a novel first-in-class drug for Glioblastoma Multiforme through chemical target identification and validation
Professor James Durrant Knowledge Transfer Secondment Morphological Stability of Organic Solar Cells
Professor John de Mello Knowledge Transfer Secondment Inline manufacturing of application-ready electronic materials
Dr James Bull Pathways to Impact Oxetane ‘Fragments’ and Scaffolds for Drug Discovery
Professor John de Mello Pathways to Impact High Performance Solution Processed Infra Red Reflecting Window Coatings
Dr Laura Barter Pathways to Impact CO2 delivery device for crop plants, designed to increase photosynthetic yields for increased food and fuel production
Professor Michael Bearpark Knowledge Transfer Secondment Accelerating Quantum Monte Carlo
Dr Sophia Yaliraki Pathways to Impact Extracting communities, roles and information flow from Big Data: A multi-purpose web-tool
Dr Joshua Edel Pathways to Impact Innovative Self-Assembling and Self-Healing Platform for Defence and Environmental Detection
Professor David Klug Pathways to Impact Exogenous control of the phase of the Plasma Membrane: Applications to cell-based therapeutics, target validation and drug delivery
Dr Oscar Ces Pathways to Impact Microfluidic Technologies for Ultra-Deformable Droplets: Capitalizing on EPSRC Funded Research Studies
 
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Mathematics

Supported Projects in Mathematics
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Nick Jones Pathways to Impact CALADIS.ORG
Dr Xuesong Wu Pathways to Impact  Advances in the Mathematical Modelling of Combustion Instability
Dr Nick Jones Pathways to Impact Breathing Life into a Data Library
Dr Darren Crowdy Pathways to Impact MOFSoft
 
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Physics

Supported Projects in Physics
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor Adrian Sutton Pathways to Impact Support for activities at the Thomas Young Centre @ Imperial
Professor Roy Taylor Pathways to Impact Giant Chirp Fibre Lasers
Dr Michael Coppins Knowledge Transfer Secondment  Physics Research in Magnetic Confinement Fusion
Professor Roland Smith Knowledge Transfer Secondment Advanced plasma diagnostics for the Orion laser system
Professor Steven Rose Pathways to Impact Enhancing the Impact of FoNS Research
Dr Roberto Trotta Pathways to Impact Astrostatistics for Society
Dr Ed Hinds Pathways to Impact Atom chips for navigation and sensing
Professor Richard Thompson Knowledge Transfer Secondment Development of Scientific Instruments using FPGA Technology at NPL
Professor Jenny Nelson Pathways to Impact  Routes to accelerated deployment of solar photovoltaics: the role of innovation in module technology, manufacturing and policy
Professor Michael Damzen Pathways to Impact Novel Solid-State Lasers for Scientific and Commercial Application
Professor Chris Phillips Pathways to Impact “Digital Staining” for Histopathology: a Clinical Trial on Cancer Survivability
Professor Donal Bradley Knowledge Transfer Secondment Organic LED (OLED) and Photodetector (OPD) Integration with Point of Care Diagnostic Devices
Professor Paul French Pathways to Impact Translating automated FLIM‐HCA to drug discovery, systems biology and basic research
Professor Jenny Nelson Knowledge Transfer Secondment Characterization of stability and film quality of large area organic solar modules
Dr Ed Hinds Knowledge Transfer Secondment Quantum information processes with ions on a microchip
Professor Lesley Cohen Knowledge Transfer Secondment Cryogen free calorimetric probe
Professor Roland Smith Knowledge Transfer Secondment In vacuo optical levitation for precision alignment of laser microtargets
Dr Mark Neil Pathways to Impact Micro‐led array optical projection systems – applications in optogenetics
Professor Donal Bradley Knowledge Transfer Secondment Controlling spatial localization and doping level in polymer semiconductor thin films
Professor Donal Bradley Pathways to Impact Copper thiocyanate as an anode-enhancing overlayer for low-temperature solution-processed optoelectronic devices
Professor Roland Smith Knowledge Transfer Secondment Advanced plasma diagnostics for Orion laser experiments
Professor Peter Torok Pathways to Impact Measuring tissue elasticity using Brillouin microscopy
Professor Paul French Knowledge Transfer Secondment Spectroscopy of diamond luminescence
Dr Rupert Oulton Pathways to Impact Chromatic Aberration Sensing of lenses with Metal‐Optics (ChASM‐O)
Professor Roy Taylor Pathways to Impact Fibre laser based visible sources
Professor Lesley Cohen Pathways to Impact Thermoelectric Composites for High Grade Waste Heat Recovery
Professor John Tisch Pathways to Impact Femtosecond Laser Pulse Compression System
Professor Jeremy Chittenden Knowledge Transfer Secondment Magnetised High Energy Density Physics with the Gorgon MHD Code
Dr Chris Dunsby Pathways to Impact Oblique plane microscopy: plate reader prototype, new user engagement and Proof of Cconcept
 
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Centre for Environmental Policy

Supported Projects in Centre for Environmental Policy
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Dr Paul Westacott Knowledge Transfer Secondment Grid integration strategies for photovoltaic (PV) deployment in the UK
 
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Projects Supported within Imperial College Business School

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Supported Projects in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Principal InvestigatorSchemeTitle
Professor David Gann Pathways to Impact Business School Research Celebration
Mr David stokes Pathways to Impact  Digital City Exchange Conference App
 
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