Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Diabetic Ulceration: Tribology of the Plantar Aspect IT-CDT 1 October 2018 30 September 2023
3D Tribo-Nanprinting: Nanoscale Additive Manufacturing of Functional Materials Using Tribofilms IT-CDT 1 February 2019 30 September 2023
Tribology of novel friction pairs for environmentally friendly automotive brakes IT-CDT 1 October 2018 30 September 2023
Investigating the role of CO2 corrosion products in localised corrosion Shell UK 1 October 2019 30 September 2023
Corrosion and stress corrosion cracking in high alloy materials Zhejiang Jiuli Hi-Tech Metals Co., Ltd 1 April 2019 31 March 2023
The role of hydrogen in the degradation of stainless steels Zhejiang Jiuli Hi-Tech Metals Co., Ltd 1 April 2019 31 March 2023
ENVIRO-COAT: ENVIROnmentally assisted, engineered Corrosion prOducts for Aqueous corrosion miTigation 1 April 2020 2 February 2023
Novel anti-wear systems for boundary lubricated contacts 1 December 2018 30 November 2022
Assuring the quality of design descriptions through the use of design configuration spaces EPSRC 1 January 2019 16 September 2022
Friction: The Tribology Enigma EPSRC Programme Grant EPSRC 1 September 2017 31 August 2022
Intelligent corrosion management underpinned by advanced engineering science EU Horizon 2020 1 July 2017 30 June 2022
Understanding the mechanism(s) by which inorganic additives reduce friction IT-CDT 1 October 2016 30 September 2021
In-situ engine oil quality improvement IT-CDT 1 February 2016 31 March 2021
Multiphase Corrosion in Geothermal Environments Chinese University of Petroleum 1 March 2019 28 February 2021
Tribochemical film phenomenon in total hip replacement Indonesian Government 1 February 2017 31 January 2021

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Maternal Health - Vacuum assisted delivery simulation 1 January 2015 1 January 2019
IMPRESS - Fecal continence system EPSRC 30 June 2014 21 December 2018
IMPRESS - Compliant meshes for pelvic organ prolapse 30 June 2014 21 December 2018
The intra-abdominal platform for surgical support 1 February 2014 1 August 2017
Soft tactile sensors Leverhulme Trust 1 August 2014 1 August 2016
Sensing tissue trauma in surgery EPSRC 17 December 2013 15 June 2015
Accelerating surgical training 1 January 2010 1 January 2014
Galvanostatic tissue sensing for cancer detection Cancer Research UK 1 January 2010 1 January 2014
CoDIR – Colonic disease investigation by robotic hydro-colonoscopy EU ERC Advanced Grant scheme 1 January 2010 1 January 2014
Soft robotic fabrication
Soft robotic cardiac assistance