Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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2014

Hydrothermal Gasification of Biomass for Hydrogen Production

Onwudili, J., 2014, Applications of Hydrothermal Reactions to Biomass Conversion: Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technology. Jin, F. (ed.). Berlin: Springer, p. 219-246

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Hydrogen production
Gasification
Biomass
Hydrogen
Fossil fuels

Production of hydrogen from biomass via supercritical water gasification (SCWG)

Onwudili, J. & Williams, P. T., 2014, Near-critical and Supercritical Water and Their Applications for Biorefineries. Fang, Z. & Xu, C. C. (eds.). Springer, p. 299-322 (Biofuels and Biorefineries; vol. 2).

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Protection schemes for meshed VSC-HVDC transmission systems for large-scale offshore wind farms

Yang, J. & Fletcher, J. E., 28 Jan 2014, Large scale renewable power generation: advances in technologies for generation, transmission and storage. Hossain, J. & Mahmud, A. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 369-393 25 p. (Green energy and technology).

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Offshore wind farms
wind farm
Electric potential
topology
electrical power

Reactor design and its impact on performance and products

Makkawi, Y. T., 5 Sep 2014, Transformation of biomass: theory to practice. Hornung, A. (ed.). Chichester (UK): Wiley, p. 61-98 38 p.

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Energy balance
Pilot plants
Oils
Biomass
Gases

Selective palladium catalysed aerobic oxidation of alcohols

Durndell, L. J., Lee, A. F. & Muldoon, M. J., 28 Oct 2014, Transition metal catalysis in aerobic alcohol oxidation. Cardona, F. & Parmeggiani, C. (eds.). London (UK): Royal Society of Chemistry, p. 92-132 41 p. (RSC green chemistry; no. 28).

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Tourism Destination Management: A Collaborative Approach

Ammirato, S., Felicetti, A. M. & Della-gala, M., 2014, Collaborative Systems for Smart Networked Environments: 15th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 6-8, 2014. Proceedings. Camarinha-Matos, L. M. & Afsarmanesh, H. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 434. p. 217-226 10 p. ( IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; vol. 434).

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Destination management
Tourism
Tourism destination
Tourists
Innovation
2013

Adaptive sending rate over wireless mesh networks using SNR

Fowler, S., Eberhard, M. & Blow, K., Apr 2013, Security, design, and architecture for broadband and wireless network technologies. Chilamkurti, N. (ed.). IGI Global, p. 199-217 19 p. (Premier reference source).

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Wireless mesh networks (WMN)
Packet loss
Throughput
Network protocols
Ad hoc networks

Alternative Agrifood Networks as Learning Communities: Some Issues for a Classification Model

Ammirato, S., Della Gala, M. & Volpentesta, A. P., 2013, Information Systems, E-learning, and Knowledge Management Research: 4th World Summit on the Knowledge Society, WSKS 2011. Communications in Computer and Information Science. Lytras, M. D., Ruan, D., Tennyson, R. D., Ordonez De Pablos, P., García Peñalvo, F. J. & Rusu, L. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 278. p. 293-300 8 p.

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Learning communities
Organizational form
Agribusiness
Socioeconomic characteristics
Interaction

Analysis of functional materials by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Wilson, K. & Lee, A. F., 9 Sep 2013, Local structural characterisation. Bruce, D. W., O'Hare, D. & Walton, R. I. (eds.). Chichester (UK): Wiley, p. 301-350 50 p. (Inorganic materials series).

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Functional materials
X ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Surface structure
Photoelectrons
Electronic structure

Analyzing Mobile Services in Alternative Agrifood Networks

Volpentesta, A. P. & Della-gala, M., 2013, Collaborative Systems for Reindustrialization: 14th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2013, Dresden, Germany, September 30 – October 2, 2013, Proceedings. Springer, Vol. 408. p. 314-323 10 p. (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; vol. 408).

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Information services
Communication

Designing a mobile diet diary application with and for older adults with AMD: a case ctudy

Hakobyan, L., Lumsden, J., O'Sullivan, D. & Bartlett, H., 9 Sep 2013, Proceedings of the 27th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2013). British Computer Society

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Nutrition
Monitoring

Developing a GEO label: providing the GIS community with quality metadata visualisation tools

Lush, V., Bastin, L. & Lumsden, J., 3 Apr 2013, Proceedings of the 21st GIS research UK (GISRUK) conference.

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Fast pyrolysis of biomass for the production of liquids

Bridgwater, A., Mar 2013, Biomass combustion science, technology and engineering. Rosendahl, L. (ed.). Cambridge (UK): Woodhead, p. 130–171 42 p. (Woodhead Publishing series in energy).

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Biomass
Pyrolysis
Liquids
Oils

Fundamental Pd0/PdII redox steps in cross-coupling reactions: homogeneous, hybrid homogeneous-heterogeneous to heterogeneous mechanistic pathways for C-C couplings

Fairlamb, I. J. S. & Lee, A. F., 2013, C–H and C–X bond functionalization : transition metal mediation. Ribas, X. (ed.). Cambridge (UK): Royal Society of Chemistry, Vol. 11. (RSC Catalysis Series; vol. 11).

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Nanoparticles
Nanoclusters
Palladium
Surface chemistry
Leaching

Injectable biomimetic hydrogels for soft tissue repair

Campbell, D., 2013, Biomimetic biomaterials: structure and applications. Ruys, A. J. (ed.). Cambridge (UK): Woodhead, p. 276-300 25 p. (Woodhead Publishing series in biomaterials).

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Hydrogels
Biomimetics
Repair
Tissue
Polymers

Intermediate pyrolysis of biomass

Hornung, A., Mar 2013, Biomass combustion science, technology and engineering. Rosendahl, L. (ed.). Cambridge (UK): Woodhead, p. 172-186 15 p. (Woodhead Publishing series in energy).

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Biomass
Pyrolysis

Mechanistic studies of alcohol selective oxidation

Lee, A. F., 2013, Heterogeneous catalysts for clean technology: spectroscopy, design, and monitoring. Wilson, K. & Lee, A. F. (eds.). Weinheim (DE): Wiley-VCH, p. 11-37 27 p.

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Optical wave turbulence

Turitsyn, S. K., Babin, S. A., Turitsyna, E. G., Falkovich, G. E., Podivilov, E. V. & Churkin, D. V., 17 Jul 2013, Advances in wave turbulence. Shrira, V. & Nazarenko, S. (eds.). Singapore: World Scientific, p. 113-163 51 p. (World Scientific Series on Nonlinear Science Series A).

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turbulence
fiber lasers
laser ranging
plasma waves
optical measurement

PICTIVE participatory design process with older adults with AMD

Hakobyan, L., Lumsden, J. & O'Sullivan, D., 12 Jun 2013, Proceedings of iHCI'2013.

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Purchasing green transport and logistics services: implications from the environmental sustainability attitude of 3PLs

Evangelista, P., Huge-Brodin, M., Isaksson, K. & Sweeney, E., Dec 2013, Sustainable practices: concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications. Information Resources Management Association (ed.). IGI Global, Vol. 1. p. 86-102 17 p.

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Logistics service
Buyers
Purchasing
Environmental sustainability
Interaction
2012

Achieving cost competitiveness with an agent based integrated process planning and production scheduling system

Lim, M. & Zhang, D., Jan 2012, Production scheduling. da Rosa Righi, R. (ed.). InTech, p. 185-206 22 p.

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Process planning
Scheduling
Costs
Autonomous agents
Multi agent systems

Assessing aviation e-marketplaces: a multi-criteria approach

Esposito, E., Evangelista, P., Mastroianni, M., Passaro, R., Sweeney, E. & Wagner, C. M., 24 Feb 2012, The evolution of supply systems management. Esposito, E. & Raffa, M. (eds.). Napoli (IT), p. 303-314 12 p. (Ingegneria economico-gestionale).

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Multi-criteria
Aviation
E-marketplace
Industry
Web sites

Bioenergy policy development

Thornley, P., 2012, Comprehensive Renewable Energy. Elsevier, Vol. 5. p. 411-429 (Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences; vol. 5).

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bioenergy
policy development
energy policy
greenhouse gas
socioeconomic impact

Engineering the future: CDIO as a tool for combating retention difficulties

Clark, R. & Andrews, J., 1 Dec 2012, Developments in Engineering Education Standards: Advanced Curriculum Innovations: advanced curriculum innovations. Rasul, M. (ed.). IGI Global, p. 143-155 13 p.

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engineering
Students
Engineering education
learning
mechanical engineering

EPiCS: engineering proprioception in computing systems

Becker, T., Agne, A., Lewis, P. R., Bahsoon, R., Faniyi, F., Esterle, L., Keller, A., Chandra, A., Jensenius, A. R. & Stilkerich, S. C., 2012, 2012 IEEE 15th international conference on computational science and engineering (CSE). IEEE, p. 353-360 8 p.

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Computer operating systems
Finance
Middleware
Computer hardware
Innovation

Exploring value-added benefits to enhance wider adoption of chipless RFID system

Lim, M. K., 1 Dec 2012, Advanced RFID systems, security, and applications. Karmakar, N. C. (ed.). Hershley, PA (US): IGI Global, p. 221-240 20 p. (Premier reference source).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Radio frequency identification (RFID)
Costs
Cost effectiveness
Logistics

Feature analysis of spammers in social networks with active honeypots: a case study of Chinese microblogging networks

Zhou, Y., Chen, K., Song, L., Yang, X. & He, J., 2012, 2012 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2012). IEEE, p. 728-729 2 p.

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Geospatial data quality indicators

Lush, V., Bastin, L. & Lumsden, J., 2012, Proceedings of the 10th international symposium on spatial accuracy assessment in natural resources and environmental sciences. Vieira, C., Bogorny, V. & Aquino, A. R. (eds.). p. 121-126 6 p.

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data quality
spatial data
fitness
decision making
communication

Heterogeneous catalysts for converting renewable feedstocks to fuels and chemicals

Wilson, K., Lee, A. F. & Dacquin, J-P., 2012, Catalysis for Alternative Energy Generation. Guczi, L. & Erdôhelyi, A. (eds.). New York (US): Springer, p. 263-304 42 p.

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Feedstocks
Catalysis
Catalysts
Plant Oils
Biofuels

Modeling and technologies of ultrafast fiber lasers

Bale, B. G., Okhitnikov, O. G. & Turitsyn, S. K., Jul 2012, Fiber lasers. Okhotnikov, O. G. (ed.). Weinheim (DE): Wiley-VCH, p. 135-175 41 p.

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Modeling high-speed network traffic with truncated α-stable processes

Bai, L., Guan, W., Chen, C., He, J. & Wang, R., 1 Jan 2012, Future communication, computing, control and management. Zhang, Y. (ed.). London (UK): Springer, p. 599-603 5 p. (Lecture notes in electrical engineering; vol. 141).

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HIgh speed networks
Telecommunication networks

Mode-locked semiconductor lasers with optical injection

Habruseva, T., Rebrova, N., Hegarty, S. P. & Huyet, G., 26 May 2012, Quantum dot devices . Wang, Z. M. (ed.). New York (US): Springer, p. 65-92 28 p. (Lecture notes in nanoscale science and technology; no. 13).

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semiconductor lasers
injection
lasers
repetition
waveforms

Motivation and the learningscape of design

Garner, S. & Evans, C., 1 May 2012, Design and designing: a critical introduction. Garner, S. & Evans, C. (eds.). Berg, p. 444-459 16 p.

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Peer mentoring in Higher Education: a reciprocal route to student success

Clark, R. & Andrews, J., Mar 2012, Compendium of effective practice in higher education retention and success. Andrews, J. & Clark, R. (eds.). Birmingham: Aston University, p. 71-75 5 p.

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mentoring
Values
education
student

Power quality improvements for LV networks

Zacharis, E., Cross, A. M. & Godfrey, B., 1 Jan 2012, IET seminar on power quality. IET, Vol. 2012.

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Power quality
Electric potential
Power electronics
Electric power distribution
Topology

Purchasing green transport and logistics services: implications from the environmental sustainability attitude of 3PLs

Evangelista, P., Huge-Brodin, M., Isaksson, K. & Sweeney, E., Aug 2012, Outsourcing management for supply chain operations and logistics service. Folinas, D. (ed.). IGI Global, p. 449-465 17 p. (Premier reference source).

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Logistics service
Buyers
Purchasing
Environmental sustainability
Interaction

Tale of two studies: challenges in field research with low-literacy adult learners in a developed country

Munteanu, C., Molyneaux, H., Maitland, J., McDonald, D., Leung, R., Lumsden, J. & Fournier, H., 5 May 2012, CHI '12 extended abstracts on human factors in computing systems. New York, NY (US) : ACM, p. 489-504 16 p.

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field research
literacy
developing country
illiteracy
school education

The people dimension in logistics and supply chain management: its role and importance

Sweeney, E., 2012, Supply chain management: perspectives, issues and cases. Passaro, R. & Thomas, A. (eds.). Milano (IT): McGraw-Hill, p. 73-82 10 p.

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Management roles
And supply chain management
Logistics
Supply chain
Supply chain integration

Understanding the IT-related attitudes and needs of persons with age-related macular degeneration: a case study

Hakobyan, L., Lumsden, J., O'Sullivan, D. & Bartlett, H., 2012, Proceedings of BCS HCI 2012 - People and Computers XXVI. 6 p.

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File
Knowledge acquisition
Nutrition

Watermark-only security attack on DM-QIM watermarking: vulnerability to guided key guessing

Matam, B. R. & Lowe, D., Jun 2012, Crime prevention technologies and applications for advancing criminal iInvestigation. Li, C-T. & Ho, A. T. S. (eds.). IGI Global, p. 85-106 22 p.

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Quantization (signal)
Watermarking
Modulation
Time series
2011

Additives in biomedical polyurethanes

Dubé, N., Al-Malaika, S., Laroche, G. & Vermette, P., Jun 2011, Biomedical applications of polyurethanes. Vermette, P., Griesser, H. J., Laroche, G. & Guidoin, R. (eds.). Georgetown, TX (US): Landes Bioscience , p. 55-76 21 p. (Tissue Engineering Intelligence Unit; vol. 6).

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A finite element approach to modelling the hydrological regime in horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment

Knowles, P. R. & Davies, P. A., 2011, Water and nutrient management in natural and constructed wetlands. Vymazal, J. (ed.). Netherlands: Springer, p. 85-101 17 p.

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hydrological regime
subsurface flow
constructed wetland
modeling
wetland

Designing post-disaster supply chains: learning from housing reconstruction projects

Kovács, G., Matopoulos, A. & Hayes, O., Jul 2011, Relief supply chain management: humanitarian, aid and emergency logistics. Kovács, G. & Spens, K. M. (eds.). Hershey, PA (US): IGI Global, p. 90-102 13 p.

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Disaster
Supply chain
Supply chain design
Community-based
Resources

Fiber bragg gratings: advances in fabrication process and tools

Sugden, K. & Mezentsev, V., 2011, Fiber Bragg grating sensors: recent advancements, industrial applications and market exploitation. Cusano, A., Cutolo, A. & Albert, J. (eds.). Bentham, p. 9-34 26 p.

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Bragg gratings
gratings
fabrication
fibers
jackets

Formal methods for the development and verification of autonomic IT systems

Calinescu, R., Kikuchi, S. & Kwiatkowska, M., Oct 2011, Formal and practical aspects of autonomic computing and networking: specification, development, and verification. Cong-Vinh, P. (ed.). IGI Global, p. 1-37 37 p. (Premier Referecen Source).

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Formal methods
Model checking
Formal specification

Pareto Cone epsilon-Dominance: Improving Convergence and Diversity in Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms

Batista, L. S., Campelo, F., Guimaraes, F. G., Ramirez, J. A. & Takahashi, RHC., 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science: EMO 2011: Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization. Springer, Vol. 6576. p. 76-90 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 6576).

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Evolutionary algorithms
Cones

Polymer-supported reagents and catalysts

Behrendt, J. & Sutherland, A., 25 Jan 2011, Porous polymers. Silverstein, M. S., Cameron, N. R. & Hillmyer, M. A. (eds.). Wiley, p. 387-434 48 p.

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Preface

Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A., Sweeney, E. & Esposito, E., Oct 2011, Supply chain innovation for competing in highly competitive markets: challenges and solutions. Evangelista, P., McKinnon, A., Sweeney, E. & Esposito, E. (eds.). IGI Global, p. vii-xiv 8 p. (Premier reference source).

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Upgrading fast pyrolysis liquids

Bridgwater, A. V., 16 Mar 2011, Thermochemical processing of biomass: conversion into fuels, chemicals and power. Brown, R. C. (ed.). Wiley, p. 157-199 43 p. (Wiley Series in Renewable Resource).

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Visualisation and browsing of image databases

Plant, W. & Schaefer, G., 9 May 2011, Multimedia analysis, processing and communications. Lin, W., Tao, D., Kacprzyk, J. & et al (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 3-57 55 p. (Studies in Computational Intelligence; vol. 346).

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Visualization
Image retrieval
Navigation systems