Grants

 

Funding Received as Principal Investigator (PI) (> £10,000)

 

Project Title: Advancing Blast Impact Modelling for High-Rise Buildings

Funding Body: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) + RMS

Funding Scheme: EPSRC Industrial Cooperative Awards in Science & Technology (CASE)

Budget: £102,426 (£72,426 EPSRC + £30,000 RMS)

Role: PI/Supervisor

Duration: 36 months (2019-2022)


Project Title: Safer and Resilient Communities through Safer and Resilient School Facilities 2

Funding Body: Motorola Solution Foundation

Funding Scheme: International Grants

Budget: $40,000

Role: PI

Duration: 12 months (2019-2020)

Project Title:Time-dependent Earthquake Risk Modelling
Funding Body: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) + Willis Tower Watson (WTW)
Funding Scheme: EPSRC Industrial Cooperative Awards in Science & Technology (CASE) (Student: Salvatore Iacoletti)
Budget: £102,426 (£72,426 EPSRC + £30,000 WTW)
Role: PI/Supervisor
Duration: 36 months (2019-2022)

Project Title: Resilience-Based Design and Life-Extension of Offshore Wind Farms
Funding Body: EPSRC
Funding Scheme: EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship (Dr David Wilkie)
Budget: £231,201
Role: Supervisor
Duration: 24 months (2019-2021)

Project Title: MULTIRES - MULTI-level framework to enhance seismic RESilience of RC buildings
Funding Body: European Commission
Funding Scheme: H2020- MSCA-IF-2018/Marie Curie Individual Fellowships (Dr Roberto Gentile)
Budget: €212,934
Role: Supervisor
Duration: 24 months (2019-2021)

Project Title: TURNkey - Towards more Earthquake-resilient Urban Societies through a Multi-sensor-based Information System enabling Earthquake Forecasting, Early Warning and Rapid Response actions
Funding Body: European Commission
Funding Scheme: H2020-SC5-2018-2
Budget: €8,000,000 (€505,000 to UCL)
Role: UCL PI/WP5 Coordinator
Duration: 36 months (2019-2022)

Website: https://earthquake-turnkey.eu/

Project Title: i-RESIST - Increasing REsilience of Schools in Indonesia to earthquake Shaking and Tsunami
Funding Body: Research England
Funding Scheme: UCL Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Small Research Grants
Budget: £99,630 (Success rate: 14/63)
Role: PI
Duration: 6 months (2019)

Project Title: CHeRiSH - Cultural Heritage Resilience & Sustainability to multiple Hazards
Funding Body: British Council
Funding Scheme: Newton Fund Institutional Links Grants
Budget: £149,979 (£90,000 to UCL) (Success rate: 49/266)
Role: PI
Duration: 12 months (2019-2020)

Project Title: Safer and Resilient Communities through Safer and Resilient School Facilities
Funding Body: Motorola Solution Foundation
Funding Scheme: International Grants
Budget: $30,000
Role: PI
Duration: 12 months (2018-2019)

Project Title: INSPIRE - Indonesia School Programme to Increase Resilience
Funding Body: British Council
Funding Scheme: Newton Fund Institutional Links Grants
Budget: £122,265 (£100,000 to UCL) (Success rate: 53/319)
Role: PI
Duration: 18 months (2018-2019)

Project Title: Wind-induced Fatigue Followed by Seismic Fracture in High-rise Steel Moment Frames
Funding Body: WTW
Funding Scheme: Willis Research Network
Budget: £10,000
Role: PI
Duration: 24 months (2017-2019)

Project Title: UC Davis-UCL partnership in Climate Change Adaptation for Civil Infrastructure

Funding Body:UC Davis Global Affairs
Funding Scheme: Seed Grants for International Activities
Budget: $20,000
Role: PI
Duration: 12 months (2017)

Project Title: CROSSH - China Resilience of Schools to Seismic Hazard
Funding Body: International Centre for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction (ICCR-DRR), China.
Funding Scheme: International Research Network on DRR
Budget: £19,988
Role: PI
Duration: 12 months (2017)

Project Title: SCOSSO - Safer Communities thrOugh Safer SchOols
Funding Body: EPSRC
Funding Scheme: UCL-EPSRC Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Small Research Grants
Budget: £101,140 (Success rate: 9/73)
Role: PI
Duration: 12 months (2016-2017)

Project Title: Advancing Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment in Earthquake Prone Regions
Funding Body: China Scholarship Council (CSC)+UCL /Engineering Dean’s Prize
Funding Scheme: CSC-UCL Joint Research Scholarship (Student: Chen Huang)
Budget: £145,000 ca
Role: PI/Supervisor
Duration: 48 months (2016-2020)

Project Title: Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment of High-Rise Steel Structures
Funding Body: CSC+UCL/Overseas Research Scholarships (ORS)
Funding Scheme: CSC-UCL Joint Research Scholarship (Student: Biao Song)
Budget: £145,000 ca
Role: PI/Supervisor
Duration: 48 months (2016-2020)

Project Title: Advancing probabilistic risk assessment of offshore wind turbines on monopiles
Funding Body: EPSRC
Funding Scheme: EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) (Student: David Wilkie)
Budget: £90,282
Role: PI/Supervisor
Duration: 48 months (2015-2019)

Project Title: Engineering Earthquake Early Warning
Funding Body: Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)+UCL IRDR
Funding Scheme: CONACYT-UCL Graduate Fellowship (Student: Omar Velazquez)
Budget: £150,000 ca
Role: PI/Supervisor
Duration: 48 months (2015-2019)

Project Title: Simulated ground motions for seismic risk assessment of structures
Funding Body: UCL CEGE
Funding Scheme: PhD studentship (Student: Alexandra Tsioulou)
Budget: £70,000 ca
Role: PI/Supervisor
Duration: 48 months (2015-2019)

 

 

Funding Received as a co-Investigator (co-I) (> £10,000)

Project Title: Integrating earthquake early warnings into organisational resilience
Funding Body: British Academy (BA)
Funding Scheme: BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants SRG 2019 Round
Budget: £9,985.72
Role: co-I
Duration: 12 months (2019-2020)

Project Title: Improved Community Performance from Seismically Resilient Strategic Infrastructure Facilities
Funding Body: Ministry of Human Resources Development/Department of Higher Education, Government of India
Funding Scheme: Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)
Budget: $70,000 ca
Role: co-I
Duration: 24 months (2019-2021)

Project Title: HEARTS-SL - Hospital Engineering Assessment for Resilience to Tsunami & Storm surge – SL
Funding Body: Research England
Funding Scheme: UCL Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Small Research Grants
Budget: £99,999 (Success rate: 14/63)
Role: co-I
Duration: 6 months (2019)

Project Title: GCRF Multi-hazard Urban Disaster Risk Transitions Hub
Funding Body: UKRI
Funding Scheme: RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Interdisciplinary Research Hubs
Budget: £17,243,019 (about £1.5M to UCL)
Role: co-I/Task Leader
Duration: 60 months (2019-2024)
Website: https://www.tomorrowscities.org/

Project Title: MOVER - Multi-hazard Open Vulnerability platform for Evaluating Risk
Funding Body: Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)
Funding Scheme: Challenge Fund
Budget: $200,000
Role: co-PI
Duration: 12 months (2017-2018)

Project Title: Increasing Resilience to Environmental Hazards in Border Conflict Zone
Funding Body: Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) - Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) - Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Funding Scheme: NERC-AHRC-ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Building Resilience
Budget: £170,795
Role: co-I
Duration: 9 months (2017)

Project Title: PRISMH - Philippines Resilience of Schools to Multi-Hazards
Funding Body: British Council
Funding Scheme: Newton Fund Institutional Links Grants
Budget: £270,000 (£119,901 to UCL)
Role: co-I
Duration: 24 months (2017-2019)

Project Title: EEFIT Reconnaissance Mission to the Amatrice, Italy 24/08/2016 Earthquake
Funding Body: NERC
Funding Scheme: NERC Urgency Grant
Budget: £51,125
Role: co-I
Duration: 6 months (2016-2017)

Project Title: Advancing fragility and vulnerability assessment for mid-rise RC structures in Europe
Funding Body: EPSRC + AIR Worldwide
Funding Scheme: Centre for Urban Sustainability and Resilience (USAR) EngD (Student: Stelios Minas)
Budget: £90,000 ca
Role: co-I
Duration: 48 months (2014-2018)


 

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