# Current Projects

## Projects

**Computational Mechanics**

ASiMoV. Strategic Partnership in Computational Science for Advanced Simulation and Modelling of Engineering Systems. PI: Antoine Jerusalem

AWE. Cast uranium fracture studies. PI: Alan Cocks

CARIES. Multi-modal correlative microscopy for understanding the hierarchical structure-function relationships in human dental caries. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

CAVITY. The physics and mechanics of creep cavity nucleation and sintering in energy materials. PI: Alan Cocks

COOL. Transpiration Cooling System. PI: Alan Cocks

CIPS. Modelling the Intergranular gamma prime. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

Dislocation based modelling of deformation and fracture in real engineering alloys. PI: Edmund Tarleton

Dynamic Stress Analysis for the Optimisation of Push Scooters. PI: Edmund Tarleton

ED16. Modelling microstructure evolution, creep deformation and damage development in 316H stainless steel. PI: Alan Cocks

EXMAT. Microstructurally-aware energetic materials modelling. PI: Daniel Eakins

HUMANOID. PI: Antoine Jerusalem

MHI SINTERING. Life Prediction of Thermal Barrier Coatings (Sintering). PI: Alan Cocks

MAGNESIUM. On the mechanisms of plastic deformation in magnesium alloys. PI: Daniel Eakins

MIDAS. Mechanistic understanding of Irradiation Damage in fuel Assemblies. PI: Edmund Tarleton

NeuroPulse. Electrophysiological-mechanical coupled pulses in neural membranes: study of a new paradigm for clinical therapy of nerves. PI: Antoine Jerusalem

RRC. Residual Stress Measurement on Four Coated Ceramic Discs. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

VIANA. PI: Antoine Jerusalem

** **WELX. Residual stress evaluation will be performed by the FIB-DIC micro-ring-core drilling method (microHD) on the samples containing in-fill welds in the fir tree shank of HP turbine blade made from single crystal superalloy CMSX-4. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

**Fratigue and Fracture Mechanics**

AM FAILURE. Role of defects on dynamic fragmentation in AM materials, PI: Daniel Eakins

COOL. Transpiration Cooling System. PI: Alan Cocks

REACT. Reactive materials programme. PI: Daniel Eakins

RRC. Residual Stress Measurement on Four Coated Ceramic Discs. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

WELX. Residual stress evaluation will be performed by the FIB-DIC micro-ring-core drilling method (microHD) on the samples containing in-fill welds in the fir tree shank of HP turbine blademade from single crystal superalloy CMSX-4. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

**Dynamics, High Rate and Impact Engineering**

AM FAILURE. Role of defects on dynamic fragmentation in AM materials, PI: Daniel Eakins

AM STRENGTH. Dynamic mechanical behaviour of Additively-manufactured alloys. PI: Daniel Eakins

CAVITY. In-situ probing of shock induced cavity collapse. PI: Daniel Eakins

CERPOL. Engineering the ceramic Polymer interface for Advanced Ballistic Protection. PI: Clive Siviour

CORNERSTONE WP2. PI: Clive Siviour, Daniel Eakins and Antonio Pellegrino

DE-ICER. Design Excellence – Ice Crystal Engine Research. P: Daniel Eakins

Dynamic Stress Analysis for the Optimisation of Push Scooters. PI: Edmund Tarleton

EXMAT. Microstructurally-aware energetic materials modelling. PI: Daniel Eakins

IMPRESS. Impact Modelling of Polymers: High rate experiments for Solid State Simulations. PI: Clive Siviour

PCD. Studies of Elastic Precursor Decay in FCC and HCP metals under shock loading. PI: Daniel Eakins

REACT. Reactive materials programme. PI: Daniel Eakins

RRC. Residual Stress Measurement on Four Coated Ceramic Discs. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

TIN. Shock response of single-crystal tin. PI: Daniel Eakins.

USAF2. PI: Clive Siviour

**Materials Engineering **

AM STRENGTH. Dynamic mechanical behaviour of Additively-manufactured alloys. PI: Daniel Eakins

ATOFUN. Atomic Scale Defects: Structure and Function. PI: Felix Hofmann

AWE. Cast uranium fracture studies. PI: Alan Cocks

CARIES. Multi-modal correlative microscopy for understanding the hierarchical structure-function relationships in human dental caries. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

CAVITY. The physics and mechanics of creep cavity nucleation and sintering in energy materials. PI: Alan Cocks

CAVITY. In-situ probing of shock induced cavity collapse. PI: Daniel Eakins

CEMTEC. PI: Clive Siviour

CIPS. Modelling the Intergranular gamma prime. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

ED16. Modelling microstructure evolution, creep deformation and damage development in 316H stainless steel. PI: Alan Cocks

EXMAT. Microstructurally-aware energetic materials modelling. PI: Daniel Eakins

INVISIBLE. Probing the invisible: Characterising atomic-scale point defects with X-rays. PI: Felix Hofmann

LUMIVOCS (Project begins 2021) - Portable Luminescent Sensor for Volatile Organic Compounds. PI: Jin-Chong Tan

MAGNESIUM. On the mechanisms of plastic deformation in magnesium alloys. PI: Daniel Eakins

MMBOP. Multiphysics Modelling of BiOdegradable Polymers, PI: Laurence Brassart

MHI SINTERING. Life Prediction of Thermal Barrier Coatings (Sintering). PI: Alan Cocks

NEUP. Simultaneous Corrosion/Irradiation Testing in Lead and Lead-Bismuth Eutectic: The Radiation Decelerated Corrosion Hypothesis (RC-3). PI: Felix Hofmann

PCD. Studies of Elastic Precursor Decay in FCC and HCP metals under shock loading. PI: Daniel Eakins

Poly(ML). PI: Clive Siviour

PROMOFS (2018-2023). Nanoengineering and Processing of Metal-Organic Framework Composites for Photonic Sensors. PI: Jin-Chong Tan

REACT. Reactive materials programme. PI: Daniel Eakins

RRC. Residual Stress Measurement on Four Coated Ceramic Discs. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

SUPERSURF. Preparation of Defect Free Material. PI: Felix Hofmann

TIN. Shock response of single-crystal tin. PI: Daniel Eakins.

WELX. Residual stress evaluation will be performed by the FIB-DIC micro-ring-core drilling method (microHD) on the samples containing in-fill welds in the fir tree shank of HP turbine blademade from single crystal superalloy CMSX-4. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

**Micromechanics**

AWE. Cast uranium fracture studies. PI: Alan Cocks

CARIES. Multi-modal correlative microscopy for understanding the hierarchical structure-function relationships in human dental caries. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

CAVITY. The physics and mechanics of creep cavity nucleation and sintering in energy materials. PI: Alan Cocks

CIPS. Modelling the Intergranular gamma prime. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

ED16. Modelling microstructure evolution, creep deformation and damage development in 316H stainless steel. PI: Alan Cocks

MHI SINTERING. Life Prediction of Thermal Barrier Coatings (Sintering). PI: Alan Cocks

NeuroPulse. The role of geometric-edge specification in cell growth mechanics and morphogenesis (the BBSRC grant). PI: Antoine Jerusalem

PCD. Studies of Elastic Precursor Decay in FCC and HCP metals under shock loading. PI: Daniel Eakins

RRC. Residual Stress Measurement on Four Coated Ceramic Discs. PI: Alexander Korsunsky

TIN. Shock response of single-crystal tin. PI: Daniel Eakins.

WELX. Residual stress evaluation will be performed by the FIB-DIC micro-ring-core drilling method (microHD) on the samples containing in-fill welds in the fir tree shank of HP turbine blademade from single crystal superalloy CMSX-4. PI: Alexander Korsunsky