Funded Research Projects 

Our group's research is fortunate enough to be supported by both UK scientific bodies (UKRI: EPSRC, InnovateUK), Royal Society, and EU scientific bodies (H2020), UK & US government (DSTL, US Air Force), as well as many charitable bodies (Lloyds Register).

You can find the details of most of UK funded grants I have led/co-led here: UKRI Grant Profile Page 
 

Grant Capture:
 

  • PI on £5.5m to host institution
    Funders: EPSRC, H2020, InnovateUK, Royal Society, DSTL, USAF, Lloyd's Register Foundation, Alan Turing Institute.

  • Investigator on £16.6m of external research grant funding

  • Coordinator on €1.1m H2020 project DAWN4IoE,
    Co-Director on £3m UKRI EPSRC TAS-S node,
    Management Team CI on £3.9m EPSRC CDT Urban Science

  • Supervisor: 34+ PDRA FTE years, 18+ PhD studentship years

  • Current Active Grants (11): 5 EPSRC, 1 InnovateUK, 2 EU H2020, 1 USAF, 2 to be announced

UKRI: EPSRC

  • EPSRC TAS-S: Trustworthy Autonomous Systems: Security (EP/V026763/1) 
    CI (PI for host) £1.2m (Total: £3m) 2020-24 Links [Active]
    N. Suri (Coordinator, Strand 1 Lead), W. Guo (Co-Director, Strand 2 Lead), C. May-Chahal (Co-Director, Strand 3 Lead),
    P. Angelov, A. Tsourdos, G. Inalhan, D. Hutchison, V. Giotsas, C. Easton, J. Deville, L. Dorn

  • EPSRC MACRO - Mobility as a service: MAnaging Cybersecurity Risks across Consumers, Organisations and Sectors (EP/V039164/1)
    CI (WP lead) £122k (Total: £550k) 2021-23 Link [Active]
    N. Ozkan (Coordinator), S. Li (PI for Kent), W. Guo, C. Long, A. Zagorecki

  • EPSRC (PETRAS) GraphSec: Physical Graph Based Wireless IoT Security with No Key Exchange
    PI £235k 2021-23 Link [Active]
    W. Guo (solo investigator)

  • EPSRC CoTRE - Complexity Twin for Resilient Ecosystems (EP/R041725/1)
    PI £238k 2018-20 Link
    W. Guo (solo investigator)

  • EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Urban Science and Progress (EP/L016400/1)
    CI £3.9m 2014-22 Link [Active]
    H. Ferhatosmanoglu (Current Coordinator), S. Jarvis (Coordinator), I. Guymer, J. Coaffee, R. Procter, G. Cormode, W. Guo, X. Geng, M. Gillie

  • EPSRC (ENCORE+) Nature Inspired Routing for Resilient Networked Systems
    PI £9.6k 2017-18 ​
    W. Guo (PI), L. Varga (CI)

  • EPSRC (DTG) PhD Studentship: Patterns of City Formation and Development (EP/N509796/1) (2109287)
    Supervisor 2018-22 Link
    W. Guo (supervisor), M. Mazzamurro (student) [Active]

UKRI: InnovateUK

  • InnovateUK Future Flight: Fly2Plan – Enabling a new model aviation data system-of-systems (70883)
    CI £250k (Total: £4.7m) 2020-22 Link [Active]
    D. Panagiotakopolos (PI), W. Guo (CI) 

  • InnovateUK & Ranplan ODIN - Online Data Integrated Network (KTP10734)
    PI, £199k (£123k KTP with £75k company contribution) 2018-20 Link
    W. Guo (Academic PI), R. Procter (CI), J. Zhang (Commercial Lead)

  • InnovateUK COCKPIT 5G - Crowd Blackspot Intelligence for 5G Rollout (29634)
    PI, £104k (Total: £210k) 2019-20 Link
    W. Guo (Academic PI), R. Procter (CI), J. Zhang (Commercial Lead)

EU: H2020

  • EC H2020 Green Machine Learning for 5G and Beyond Resource Optimisation (891221)
    PI €225k 2022-24 Link [Active]
    W. Guo (SiC), Z. Du (fellow)

  • EC H2020 DAWN4IoE - Data Aware Wireless Network for Internet-of-Everything (778305)
    PI & Coordinator €270k (Total: €1.1m) 2017-21 Link [Active]
    W. Guo (Coordinator & SiC), Y. Chen (Current Coordinator), Z. Jie (Co-Coordinator), X. Chu, M. Fiore, K. Tsagkaris, B. Yang, Y. Wu, Z. Shafiq 

  • EC H2020 Mo-IoNT - Molecular Internet-of-Nano-Things (792799)
    PI €195k 2018-20 Link
    W. Guo (SiC), L. Lin (fellow)

UK & US: Defence & Security

  • DSTL (DASA) To Be Announced (------)
    PI £96k 2021-22 [Active]
    W. Guo (solo investigator)

  • DSTL (DASA) UNSURE - Unstable Behaviour on the Edge of Communities (ACC6005162)
    PI £100k 2019 Link
    W. Guo (solo investigator)

  • DSTL (DASA) MEDE - Molecular Communications for Electromagnetic-Denied Environments (ACC102665)
    PI £90k 2017-18 Link 
    W. Guo (PI), P. Thomas (CI)

  • USAF (AFOFSR) Networked Social Influence and Acceptance in a New Age of Crises (FA8655-20-1-7031)
    PI $220k 2020-23 [Active]
    W. Guo (solo investigator)

  • USAF (AFOFSR) MolSig - Molecular Signalling in Complex Environments (FA9550-17-1-0056)
    PI $166k 2017-21 Link
    W. Guo (PI), P. Thomas (CI)

Royal Society, Royal Academy of Engineering, Alan Turing Institute, Charity Bodies

  • RAEng (IC) To Be Announced (------)
    PI £170k 2021-23 [Active]
    W. Guo (PI & mentor), A. Perrusquia (fellow)

  • Alan Turing Institute Turing Fellowship (0.4 FTE, 2017-19) + Extension (0.3-0.5 FTE, 2020-21) + Modern Slavery (0.1 FTE, 2020-21)
    PI £49k + £112k + £7k 2017-21 
    W. Guo (Fellow)

  • Alan Turing Institute (D&S) GUARD - Global Urban Analytics for Resilient Defence
    PI £250k 2017-19 Link
    W. Guo (PI), A. Wilson (CI)

  • Alan Turing Institute (Lloyds Register Data Centric Engineering) CHANCE - Coupled Human And Natural Critical Ecosystems
    PI £290k 2018-20 Link
    W. Guo (PI), A. Wilson (CI), J. McCann, M. Musolesi, R. Silva

  • Lloyd's Register (ICON) PhD Studentship: Towards Invisible Nanoscale Chemical Tagging (ICON-23)
    CI 2017-21 Link
    A. Eckford (PI & Supervisor), W. Guo

  • Royal Society SmallTalk - Talking between Small Thing
    PI £11k 2016-18 Link
    W. Guo (PI), C. Zhao (PI - BUPT)

  • Royal Society Nanocommunications for Smart Cities (IE130762)
    PI £5k 2012-14 
    W. Guo (PI), A. Eckford (PI - York)

  • British Council Urban Science and Information Engineering (INB/CONT/0165)
    PI £5k 2013-15 
    W. Guo (PI), M. Jain (PI - IIT-B)