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  • project . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/J008303/1
    Funder Contribution: 503,961 GBP
    Partners: Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd, University of Birmingham

    Extensive unexploited resources of heavy oil and bitumen exist, for example in Canada and Venezuela, as well as heavier deposits under the North Sea UK, which could potentially be utilized as the production of conventional light crude declines. Heavy oil and bitumen are...

  • project . 2009 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H003177/1
    Funder Contribution: 994,556 GBP
    Partners: University of London, SIMS

    Attoseconds (10^(-18) sec) are the natural time-scale for multi-electron effects during complete ionization and break-up of multi-electron atoms and molecules. The recent advances in generating ultrashort laser pulses raise the possibility to investigate atomic, molecul...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/J003247/1
    Funder Contribution: 359,554 GBP
    Partners: University of Bath, Maplesoft

    Connectedness, as in "can we get there from here", is a fundamental concept, both in actual space and in various abstract spaces. Consider a long ladder in a right-angled corridor: can it get round the corner? Calling it a corridor implies that it is connected...

  • project . 2013 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/L001942/1
    Funder Contribution: 254,532 GBP
    Partners: Newcastle University, UoC

    Corrosion of metals affects multiple industries and poses major risks to the environment and human safety, and is estimated to cause economic losses in excess of £2.5 trillion worldwide (around 6% of global GDP). Microbiologically-influenced corrosion (MIC) is bel...

  • project . 2009 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/G034303/1
    Funder Contribution: 4,569,560 GBP
    Partners: University of London, RWTH, Microsoft, Vodafone, QUB, NTUA, BTEXACT, Catalyst, TEI, Ministry of Defence MOD...

    Recently the media has been awash with reports on the downloading and sharing of music files, a crisis which strikes at the economic viability of the entire global music industry. This is a startling reminder of the security challenges posed, in both the civil and crimi...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/I031170/1
    Funder Contribution: 536,960 GBP
    Partners: BBC, University of London, Harvard University, Adobe Systems Incorporated, University of Toronto, Autodesk Inc

    Current computer graphics techniques allow us to render almost any object at near photo-realistic quality. However, the standard approach necessitates that the user painstakingly specifies all aspects of the geometric and material properties of the object. This is time-...

  • project . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/J012564/1
    Funder Contribution: 636,717 GBP
    Partners: University of Oxford, IBM (United Kingdom), McGill University, University of Liverpool, GWU

    In March 2011, Japan suffered from its biggest earthquake and devastating tsunami. Severe damage were inflicted on its Fukushima nuclear plants and more than 100,000 people had to be evacuated after the radiation levels became unsafe. Workers were not able to operate on...

  • project . 2013 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K037161/1
    Funder Contribution: 489,871 GBP
    Partners: University of Southampton, Bombardier Inc, Airbus, LR IMEA

    Noise and vibration are important performance aspects in many mechanical systems. High noise and vibration levels can be detrimental to structures (e.g. causing damage) and to the human operators (e.g. causing fatigue or injury). Thus, it is important to be able to unde...

  • project . 2013 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/L002787/1
    Funder Contribution: 98,503 GBP
    Partners: University of Ottawa, Weizmann Institute of Science, University of Warwick

    The project is devoted to basic research in pure mathematics. It is based on the well-studied interplay between the theory of electrical networks -seen as abstract mathematical tools- and the theory of random walks on graphs. Four specific topics within this framework a...

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