Funding Record

Current Grants

Title: Flexibility and Curvature in Two-dimensional Supramolecular Arrays
Principal Investigator: Prof. Peter Beton
Co-Investigator: Prof. Elena Besley
Duration: May 1st 2016 – April 30th 2019
Scheme: Leverhulme Trust Research Grant
Value: £290,000

 

Title: Modelling Electrostatic Cohesion of Pharmaceutical Powders
Principal Investigator: Prof. Elena Besley
Duration: October 1st 2016 – September 30th 2020
Scheme: Industrial CASE PhD Award

 

Title: Multi-Functional Nano-Carbon Composite Materials Network (MultiComp)
The Proposer: Dr. Sharali Malik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
UK representatives on the Management Committee: Prof. E Besley and Ms. F. Ruddock
Duration: April 7th 2016 – April 7th 2020
Scheme: COST: European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research

 

Title: Theory of Fundamental Interactions at the Nanoscale
Principal Investigator: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia
Duration: January 1st 2013 – December 31st 2017
Scheme: ERC Consolidator Grant
Value: €1,400,000

 

Past Funding

Title: Investigation of the Optimisation Routes for the Processing and Delivery of Pharmaceutical Powders
Principal Investigator: Prof. Elena Besley
Duration: April 1st 2016 – March 31st 2017
Scheme: EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account
Value: £48,000

 

Title: Coordination Chemistry for Energy and Our Sustainable Futures (ChemEnSus)
Principal Investigator: Prof. Martin Schröder, School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham
Co-Investigators: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia, Profs. Neil Champness (School of Chemistry), Peter Beton (School of Physics and Astronomy), University of Nottingham, K.M. Thomas (Newcastle University) and W.I.F. David (STFC Labs, ISIS)
Duration: June 9th 2011 – December 31st 2016
Scheme: EPSRC Programme Grant
Value: £4,132,000

 

Title: NanoTP: Designing novel materials for nanodevices: from theory to practise
The Chair: Dr. Carla Bittencourt, University of Mons-Hainaut (UMH), Belgium
Theoretical Modelling Working Group (WG4) Leaders: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia and Dr. Jose Coutinho, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Duration: January 1st 2010 – November 18th 2014
Scheme: COST: European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research
Value: €600,000

 

Title: New Directions for EPSRC Research Leaders
Principal Investigator: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia
Duration: June 1st 2012 – March 31st 2014
Scheme: EPSRC Grant
Value: £280,000

 

Title: New nanodevices for force/mass measurements and data storage
Principal Investigator: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia
Duration: September 1st 2008 – March 31st 2014
Scheme: EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellowship
Value: £605,000

 

Title: In-situ shock performance investigation of lightweight ceramic nanocomposites
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yanqiu Zhu, University of Exeter
Co-Investigators: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia and Dr. Arthur Jones, Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Nottingham
Duration: July 17th 2009 – July 31st 2010
Scheme: EPSRC/DSTL Standard Research Grant
Value: £483,000

 

Title: In-situ shock performance investigation of lightweight ceramic nanocomposites
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yanqiu Zhu, University of Exeter
Co-Investigators: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia and Dr. Arthur Jones, Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Nottingham
Duration: August 1st 2010 – July 31st 2014
Scheme: EPSRC/DSTL Standard Research Grant
Value: £398,000

 

Title: Fundamental Quantum Mechanical Modelling of Encapsulated Nanocrystalline Materials
Principal Investigator: Dr. Elena Bichoutskaia
Duration: January 1st 2007 – December 31st 2007
Scheme: The Royal Society UK Relocation Fellowship
£77,000