Projects

Electro-Collapse Jetting: Towards the Next Generation of Printing Technologies


Principal Investigator: Ahmed ISMAIL
Co-investigator(s): Rafa CASTREJóN
Funding source: EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Start: 01-04-2022  /  End: 31-03-2024
Amount: £296,834

Electro-Collapse Jetting: Towards the Next Generation of Printing Technologies

EC Jetting: Towards the Next Generation of Printing Technologies


Principal Investigator: Ahmed ISMAIL
Co-investigator(s): Rafa CASTREJóN
Funding source: EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Start: 15-01-2022  /  End: 14-01-2024
Amount: £296,834

Small nozzles, which are used to deposit small volume of liquids, are more prone to clogging and breaking and more difficult to manufacture. This project aims to develop a novel technique to produce jets that are 100 times smaller than the nozzle in size (no need for small nozzles) and printing frequency that is one order of magnitude higher than the natural electrojetting pulsation technique (fast printing).

A Biophysical Model of Gum Reintegration on enamel


Principal Investigator: Julien GAUTROT
Funding source: GSK GlaxoSmithKline UK Ltd
Start: 01-10-2019  /  End: 30-09-2023
Amount: £32,000

The Jetting of Complex Inks for Industrial Inkjet Technologies - KTP


Principal Investigator: Rafa CASTREJóN
Co-investigator(s): Neil CAGNEY
Funding source: Innovate UK
Start: 01-10-2021  /  End: 30-09-2023
Amount: £180,000

Bottom up structuring of liquids without external fields or molds.
Manufacturing of anisotropic nano and micro- particles.
Molecular Manufacturing of Macroscopic Objects - fellowship Stoyan Smoukov


Principal Investigator: Stoyan SMOUKOV
Funding source: EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Start: 01-09-2018  /  End: 31-08-2023
Amount: £1,180,624

This interdisciplinary proposal proposes a molecular basis for Manufacturing for the Future,[a1] to grow many types of particles in a nature-inspired way. It offers scalability, near-full utilization of the material, and the ability to carry out transformations at near ambient conditions. Manufacturing in nature spans the scales from intricate ...

Cells growing at the surface of oil droplets
Engineered Protein Nanosheets at Liquid-Liquid Interfaces for Stem Cell Expansion, Sorting and Tissue Engineering


Principal Investigator: Julien GAUTROT
Funding source: EU Commission - Horizon 2020
Start: 01-09-2018  /  End: 31-08-2023
Amount: £2,011,161

ProLiCell will design the biochemical and mechanical properties of extracellular matrix (ECM) protein nanosheets that can sustain the formation of adhesion protein complexes and support cell proliferation and culture on materials with very weak bulk mechanical properties (liquids).

BP-ICAM project - Battery thermal management fluids and systems


Principal Investigator: Radomir SLAVCHOV
Funding source: BP International Ltd
Start: 01-05-2021  /  End: 30-09-2022
Amount: £10,165

Protein Nanosheet-Stabilised Emulsions for Next Generation Biomanufacturing


Principal Investigator: Julien GAUTROT
Funding source: EU Commission - Horizon 2020
Start: 01-03-2021  /  End: 31-08-2022
Amount: £120,000