Previous Projects in the Group

  1. J. Gan, H, Hu, F. Sepulveda, “BCI as an Intelligent Sensor: BCI Integrated Collaborative Control of a Cognitively Enhanced Smart Wheelchair”, Research Exchanges with Tezpur University, India, The British Council, £16,430, 01/03/2015 -- 31/08/2016.
  2. H. Hu and A. Clark, “A cost effective absolute camera pedestal positioning system for TV studios.”, funded by Technology Strategy Board & Vitec Videocom Limited, Grant No. KTP009297, £129,577, 01/04/2014 – 31/03/2016
  3. D. Gu and H. Hu, “ECROBOT: European and Chinese Platform for Robotics and Applications”, FP7-PEOPLE-2012–IRSES, PEOPLE MARIE CURIE ACTIONS, International Research Staff Exchange Scheme, (11 partners, €520,800 in total) €42,000, 1/1/2013 – 31/12/2015.
  4. H. Hu, K. McDonald-Maier and D. Gu, “COALAS: COgnitive Assisted Living Ambient System”, EU FP7 INTERREG IVA “2 Mers Seas Zeeën” Cross-border Cooperation Programme,(6 partners, €383,363), 1/12/2012 – 1/7/2015.
  5. K. McDonald-Maier, H. Hu and D. Gu, “EDECT: Empowerment of Disabled People through Ethics in Care & Technology - Phase 2", EU FP7 INTERREG IVA “2 Mers Seas Zeeën” Cross-border Cooperation Programme, €22,491, 01/11/2014 – 30/07/2015.
  6. D. Gu and H. Hu, “Cooperative Autonomy of micro Aerial Vehicles”, Research Exchanges with Beijing Institute of Technology, China, The British Council, £36,000, 1/12/2012 -- 30/12/2014.
  7. Klaus McDonald-Maier, R. Poli, M. False, H. Hu, F. Sepulveda “Global - engagement with NASA JPL and ESA in Robotics, Brain Computer Interfaces, and Secure Adaptive Systems for Space Applications – RoBoSAS”, EP/K004638/1, £473,812, EPSRC, 1/4/2012 – 31/3/2013.
  8. K. McDonald-Maier, H. Hu, D. Gu, “SYSIASS: Autonomous and Intelligent Healthcare System”, EU FP7 INTERREG IVA “2 Mers Seas Zeeën” Cross-border Cooperation Programme, Grant No.: 6-020-FR_SYSIASS (5 partners, €1,233,040 in total, €360,960 for Essex) 1/12/2010 – 30/06/2014.
  9. H. Hu and J. Gan, “A novel optical paper counting technique”, funded by Technology Strategy Board & Vaccumatic Limited, Grant No. KTP007916, £178,636, 13/9/2010 – 12/6/2013
  10. H. Hu, D. Gu and J. Gan, “SHOAL: Search and monitoring of Harmful contaminants, other pollutants and Leaks in vessels in port using a swarm of robotic fish”, EU FP7 Theme 3 Information and Communication Technologies, Grant No.: 231646, €542,142, 1/3/2009 – 30/6/2012.
  11. H. Hu, “Smart Rehabilitation: Technological Applications for Use in the Home”, funded by EPSRC, 01/11/2003 – 31/10/2006 (jointed with 4 academic staff from Bath, Sheffield Hallam and Ulster, £643,965 in total; £135,000 for Essex)
  12. H. Hu, “Multi-modal Human-Machine Interfaces for hands-free control of intelligent wheelchairs”, Research Exchanges with China and India – Major Award, £22,000, The Royal Academy of Engineering, 1/7/2008-30/6/2009.
  13. J. Gan, H. Hu, F. Sepulveda, “AABAC: Adaptive Asynchronous Brain-Actuated Control”, £263,939 funded by EPSRC, 03/01/2006 – 02/09/2009