Past projects

 ProjectAboutPeople
Cognitive Collective Robotics   CoCoRo (Cognitive Collective Robotics) aims at creating a swarm of interacting, cognitive, autonomous robots.  
  • EU FP7
  • Apr 2011 - Mar 2014
  • Computer Science, Electronics
  • €2.87M (across Europe)
 
Arabidopsis shoot meristem with spiral organ arrangement Plasticity and robustness in the Arabidopsis shoot branching regulatory network (PAB)
  • Gatsby Foundation Grant
  • Jan 2009 - Dec 2013
  • Biology, Computer Science
 
Controlling robots  Artificial Biochemical Networks: Computational Models and Architectures (ALBINO)  
  • EPSRC
  • Sep 2008 - Aug 2013
  • Electronics, Computer Science, Biology
  • £648,286
 
R-Futures logo R-Futures: The future developments in the UK's energy and transport infrastructure and the resilience of these systems to natural and malicious threats and hazards
  • EPSRC
  • Oct 2010 - Sep 2013
  • £1.4M (over 8 UK institutions)
Semantic mutants, mutations on a question mark The Birth, Life and Death of Semantic Mutants
  • EPSRC
  • Jun 2009 - May 2013
  • Computer Science, Brunel University
  • £140,323
 
 
EU flag  Symbiotic Evolutionary Robot Organisms (SYMBRION)  
  • EU FP7
  • Feb 2008 - Jan 2013
  • Electronics, Computer Science
  • 10 European Partners
  • €5.3M (across Europe)
 
 Rhinovirus A Novel Approach to the Structure and Assembly of Viruses  
  • Leverhulme Trust
  • Oct 2007 - Sep 2012
  • Biology, Mathematics
  • £700,000
 
  BEST- Bird Environmental Stewardship Tool - Developing an on-line support system for farmland mangement 
to maximise bird species diversity at the farm level
 
  • Syngenta
  • Sept 2011 to Sept 2012
 CoSMoS logo Complex Systems Modelling and Simulation (COSMOS)  
  • EPSRC
  • Oct 2007 - Mar 2012
  • Computer Science, Electronics, Chemistry
  • £753,923
 
PLAZZMID logo Evolutionary algorithms from bacterial and bee genomes (PLAZZMID)
  • EPSRC
  • Jun 2008 - Nov 2011
  • Computer Science, Electronics, Biology
  • £816,661
SABRE logo Self-healing Cellular Architectures for Biologically-inspired Highly Reliable Electronic Systems (SABRE)
  • EPSRC
  • Oct 2008 - Sep 2011
  • Electronics, Computer Science

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Software Engineering By Automated SEarch (SEBASE)
  • EPSRC
  • Jun 2006 - Jun 2011
  • Computer Science
  • £786,241
TRANSIT logo TRANSition from Interdisciplinarity to Transdisciplinarity (TRANSIT) 
  • EPSRC
  • Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
  • Biology, Chemistry, Electronics, Computer Science, Mathematics
  • £377,606 
Random discrete dopants and line edge roughness in a 35 nm MOSFET Meeting the design challenges of nano-CMOS Electronics (external website) 
  • EPSRC
  • Oct 2006 - Sep 2010
  • Electronics
  • Collaboration with Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester and Southampton
  • £281,357 
AdapSys image Automatic Design of Adaptive Systems using Unconstrained Evolution and Development on a Hardware Platform 
  • EPSRC
  • Jul 2007 - Jul 2010
  • Electronics 
Birds flocking Developing a Methodology for Social Network Sampling (DAMSONS)
  • NERC
  • Jul 2007 - Jun 2010
  • Biology 
  Material Computation with Structure and Dynamics: bulk NMR feasibility study
  • Leverhulme Trust
  • Jul 2009 - Jun 2010
  • Computer Science, Chemistry
  • £49,636
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Probe Material Computation with Structure and Dynamics: bulk NMR feasibility study 
  • Leverhulme Trust
  • Jul 09 - Jun 10
  • Computer Science, Chemistry
  • £49,636 
 Starch granules in wheat Starch granules as indicators of wild plants at Catal Hoyuk, Turkey 
  • British Academy
  • 1 Mar 2010 - 30 Apr 2010
  • Chemistry, Mathematics
  • £5,743 
  • Dr Julie Wilson 
CCTV cameras System-Smart Intrusion Detection 
  • EPSRC
  • Sep 07 - Mar 10
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • £228,258 
StoMP logo Stochastic dynamical Modelling for Prokaryotic gene regulatory networks (STOMP) 
  • BBSRC
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Biology, Mathematics 
  • Dr A Jamie Wood
  • Nikolai Bode 
  Building Capacity on Complex Systems and Complexity Theory
  • ESRC
  • Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
  • Management, Computer Science, Electronics
  • £80,697
Weakest link Defending the Weakest Link: Intrusion via Social Engineering
  • EPSRC
  • Aug 2006 - Nov 2009
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • £189,277
xArcH An Extensible Architecture for Homeostasis in Electronic Systems (xArcH)
  • EPSRC
  • Jul 06 - Sep 09
  • Computer Science, Electronics

BIAS-PROFS

BIASPROFS: Bioinformatics, Immunology and Algorithms make Short work of PROtein Function claSsification

a joint computing and biology research project with the aim of producing novel algorithms inspired by immunology for predicting the functions of GPCRs (G-protein-coupled receptors), a superfamily of membrane proteins which are targeted by over 50% of licensed drugs

  • EPSRC
  • Feb 06 - Nov 08
  • Collaborative with the University of Kent and Edward Jennery Institute
University of Kent Edward Jenner Institute