Awards and grants (August)

Dr R Santos, School of Chemical Engineering, was awarded £19,150 from the Petroleum Technology Development Fund for the project, Evaluation of the utility of catalytic sub and critical water to support the production of bioenergy and platform chemicals from activated sludge

Dr G A Worth, School of Chemistry, was awarded £285,650 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for the project, Photoelectron spectroscopy in a liquid microjet: Unravelling the excited state dynamics of photoactive proteins

Prof A Quinn, School of Civil Engineering, was awarded £80,235 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for the project, REFRESH: Remodelling Building Design Sustainability from a Human Centered Approach

Dr M Musolesi, School of Computer Science, was awarded £94,821 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for the project, Trajectories of Depression: Investigating the Correlation between Human Mobility Patterns and Mental Health Problems by means of Smartphones

Prof R J Stone, School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded £124,473 from BAE Systems (Operations) Ltd. for the project, Mission Systems 2035 - Human-Machine Interface Concepts

Prof H Xu, School of Mechanical Engineering, was awarded £199,930 from Jaguar Cars Ltd. for the project, "X" in -the-loop & Artificial Intelligent Vehicle and Engine Control

Prof T W Button, School of Metallurgy and Materials, was awarded £272,580 from the Commission of the Royal Communities for the project, FP7_IAPP_NewGenSOFC - New Generation Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Prof R E Palmer, School of Physics and Astronomy, was awarded £641,223 from the Commission of the Royal Communities for the project, FP7_ITN_CATSENSE