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Ultrasound Cavitation in Soft Materials

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Project "UCOM" data sheet

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Coordinator
CITY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON 

Organization address
address: NORTHAMPTON SQUARE
city: LONDON
postcode: EC1V 0HB
website: www.city.ac.uk

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 Coordinator Country United Kingdom [UK]
 Total cost 4˙211˙733 €
 EC max contribution 4˙211˙733 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.1. (Fostering new skills by means of excellent initial training of researchers)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-ITN-2018
 Funding Scheme MSCA-ITN-ETN
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-10-01   to  2022-09-30

 Partnership

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    CITY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON UK (LONDON) coordinator 909˙517.00
2    UNIVERSITEIT TWENTE NL (ENSCHEDE) participant 796˙859.00
3    THE INSTITUTE OF CANCER RESEARCH: ROYAL CANCER HOSPITAL UK (LONDON) participant 606˙345.00
4    ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE CH (LAUSANNE) participant 562˙553.00
5    SORBONNE UNIVERSITE FR (PARIS) participant 549˙604.00
6    UNIVERSITE DE GENEVE CH (GENEVE) participant 281˙276.00
7    OTTO-VON-GUERICKE-UNIVERSITAET MAGDEBURG DE (MAGDEBURG) participant 252˙788.00
8    TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN DE (MUENCHEN) participant 252˙788.00
9    AVIGNON UNIVERSITE FR (AVIGNON CEDEX 01) partner 0.00
10    DORNIER MEDTECH SYSTEMS GMBH DE (WESSLING) partner 0.00
11    GUYS AND ST THOMAS' NHS FOUNDATIONTRUST UK (London) partner 0.00
12    KING'S COLLEGE LONDON UK (LONDON) partner 0.00
13    NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION THEUNIVERSITY OF TOKYO JP (TOKYO) partner 0.00
14    PRECISION ACOUSTICS LIMITED UK (DORCHESTER) partner 0.00
15    TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY CN (BEIJING) partner 0.00
16    UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN US (ANN ARBOR) partner 0.00
17    UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON US (SEATTLE WA) partner 0.00

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 Project objective

The pressures and temperatures developing during the interactions of shockwaves with cavitation bubbles and soft matter induce complex phenomena, both at physical and biochemical levels. These have a non- exhaustive range of relevant applications including ultrasound-based therapies, surface cleaning and food processing. Our aim is to explore these processes both in micro and macroscales using experiments and to develop new computational capabilities for their simulations. Measurements will include temperature/ species forming in collapsing bubbles, identifying chemical reactions and possible tissue interaction, such as protein denaturation and agglomeration; tissue cavitation threshold and its control using nanoparticles, allowing development of new cavitation-mimicking-tissue materials extrapolating to actual tissue properties that will be used for in-vitro testing of equipment with minimum collateral damages. Computations will be based on advanced multi-resolution methods coupling fluid flow, chemical reactions and deforming material mechanics solvers, with physically consistent thermodynamic closure models for the involved materials; pressure wave propagation, bubble nucleation and material damage effects will link microscale phenomena to macroscale. Uncertainty quantification techniques will link computations with experimental data. UCOM builds upon the strong foundations of the PIs and their teams in training researchers in computational and experimental methods on cavitation and their strong record to successfully integrate research and technical applications. The final goal of the research and training program is to explore the enormous potential of the new and experimentally validated computational tools to guide breakthrough innovations and high-impact, high-tech technologies ranging across different sectors that all eventually enhance their careers and will be serving the well-being.

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