D-Rail Project Leader(s): Prof. Mark Robinson and Roberto Palacin D-RAIL will focus on freight traffic, identifying root causes of derailment
FIRE-RESIST Project Leader(s): Dr. Joe Carruthers This project brings together the rail, aerospace and marine industries to develop innovative solutions for improving composite material fire performance.
Foot-LITE Project Leader(s): Professor Phil Blythe, Dr Neil Thorpe, Dr Jenny Brake, Mr Richard Fairchild The aim of the Foot-LITE project is to design a revolutionary in-vehicle information system to encourage safer and greener driving and long term behavioural changes.
MARSTRUCT - Network of Excellence on Marine Structures Project Leader(s): Professor Bob Dow, Dr Jonathan Downes The overall objective is to improve the safety, effectiveness, reliability, environmental behaviour and comfort of ship structures through the application of advanced structural and reliability assessment within design, fabrication and operation.
Road Casualty Reduction Project Leader(s): Dr Neil Thorpe This project involves collecting of relevant data for monitoring the partnership’s performance in terms of the impact of safety camera activity on road casualty reduction in Northumbria, and providing advice on key operational issues.
SAFEINTERIORS Project Leader(s): Roberto Palacin SAFEINTERIORS is working to implement a methodology for the design, testing and validate improved interior crash protection solutions that will reduce injuries and fatalities in rail accidents.
Safety at Speed Project Leader(s): Professor Richard Birmingham The aim of the project was to develop a formalised methodology for design for safety of HSC using state-of-the-art techniques and tools.
SAVE ME – Systems and Actions for VEhicles and transportation hubs to support disaster Mitigation and Evacuation
SecureMetro Project Leader(s): Conor O'Neill The aim of the project is to increase the safety and security of metro vehicles from terrorist attacks by explosives and firebombs through materials choices and design, thereby increasing resilience and reducing the impact of attacks.
Structural Performance of Aluminium Naval Vessels Project Leader(s): Professor Bob Dow The project will provide much needed understanding and methodologies for the structural performance of aluminium by investigating the material and strength related properties of aluminium.