Grant winners

October 22, 2009

ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

Award winner: J.S.O. Evans

Institution: Durham University

Value: £15,613

Powder diffraction and Rietveld Refinement School 2010

Award winner: F. Meldrum

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £93,722

Biomimetic routes to crystals with superior mechanical properties

Award winner: F.H.L. Essler

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £9,993

Visiting fellowship for Professor Alexei Tsvelik

Award winner: E.U. Rafailov

Institution: University of Dundee

Value: £528,482

Compact diode-laser-pumped THz source based on a novel photomixer device

Award winner: A. Blakeborough

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £202,444

Study of lateral pile soil interaction (LPSI) in seismically liquefiable soils

Award winner: S. Bhattacharya

Institution: University of Bristol

Value: £318,610

Study of LPSI in seismically liquefiable soils

Award winner: R.W.G. Bucknall

Institution: University College London

Value: £567,448

Low-carbon shipping - a systems approach

Award winner: O. Turan

Institution: University of Strathclyde

Value: £514,083

Low-carbon shipping - a systems approach

Award winner: S.J. Rosser

Institution: University of Glasgow

Value: £211,634

Multi-functional polymer scaffolds for cleaning catalysis

Award winner: A. Likhtman

Institution: University of Reading

Value: £260,149

Microscopic fundamentals of the macroscopic interface formation principles

Award winner: D. Mangan

Institution: Newcastle University

Value: £456,753

Low-carbon shipping - a systems approach

Award winner: S.J. Rosser

Institution: University of Glasgow

Value: £135,896

Functional imaging: atomic-force imaging using probes functionalised with modified enzymes

Award winner: A.J. Cadby

Institution: University of Sheffield

Value: £199,215

Functional imaging: atomic-force imaging using probes functionalised with modified enzymes

Award winner: S.P. Beeby

Institution: University of Southampton

Value: £113,297

Energy-harvesting network proposal

Award winner: J. Dinwoodie

Institution: University of Plymouth

Value: £22,438

Low-carbon shipping - a systems approach

Award winner: D. Gibbs

Institution: University of Hull

Value: £94,641

Low-carbon shipping - a systems approach

Award winner: D. Graham

Institution: University of Strathclyde

Value: £202,797

In vivo reporting using nanosystems chemistry and optical spectroscopy

Award winner: A.P. Dove

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £197,641

Phased delivery of active ingredients for low-temperature cleaning

Award winner: S.J. Rosser

Institution: University of Glasgow

Value: £226,621

Phased delivery of active ingredients for low-temperature cleaning

Award winner: D. Duncan

Institution: Heriot-Watt University

Value: £181,118

Novel mathematical approaches for multiscale modelling of three-phase porous media flow

Award winner: D. Savic

Institution: University of Exeter

Value: £4,705

Simplified dual-drainage modelling for flood-risk assessment in urban areas

Award winner: X. Wang

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £334,038

Processing nanoparticles in suspension of high solid concentration: online characterisation and process modelling

Award winner: A. Bows

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £519,404

The High Seas project: assessing the technical and operational scope for rapid carbon-emission reduction from global shipping

IN DETAIL

Award winners: Anatoly Zayats and Stefan Maier

Institutions: Queen's University Belfast and Imperial College London

Value: £6 million

This project aims to develop technology for high-speed "optical computers". These "nanoplasmonic devices" - minute metal structures that guide and direct light waves - could be used to develop "optical computers", which process information using light waves rather than electric currents.

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