Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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11β-HSD1 plays a critical role in trabecular bone loss associated with systemic glucocorticoid therapy

Fenton, C. G., Doig, C. L., Fareed, S., Naylor, A., Morrell, A. P., Addison, O., Wehmeyer, C., Buckley, C. D., Cooper, M. S., Lavery, G. G., Raza, K. & Hardy, R. S., 16 Aug 2019, In : Arthritis Research and Therapy. 21, 1, 188.

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11-beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenases
Glucocorticoids
Osteoblasts
Corticosterone
Osteoporosis

23 MHz widely wavelength-tunable L-band dissipative soliton from an all-fiber Er-doped laser

Huang, Q., Zou, C., Mou, C., Guo, X., Yan, Z., Zhou, K. & Zhang, L., 8 Jul 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 14, p. 20028-20036 9 p.

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ultrahigh frequencies
solitary waves
fibers
wavelengths
lasers

2D bending (curvature) recognition based on a combination of a TFBG and an orthogonal TFBG pair

Bao, W., Wang, C., Wang, Y., Sahoo, N. & Zhang, L., 21 Jun 2019, In : Applied Physics Express. 12, 7, 072009.

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Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
curvature
fibers
Sensors

3D simulation of deflection basin of pavements under high-speed moving loads

Deng, Y., Luo, X., Gu, F., Zhang, Y. & Lytton, R. L., 5 Aug 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 226, p. 868-878 11 p.

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Pavements
Catchments
Finite element method
Viscoelasticity
Nondestructive examination

86-GBaud subcarrier multiplexed 16QAM signal generation using an electrical 90 degree hybrid and IQ mixers

Zhang, T., Sánchez, C., Skvortcov, P., Ferreira, F., Sygletos, S., Phillips, I. D., Forysiak, W. & Ellis, A. D., 12 Apr 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 8, p. 11819-11829 11 p.

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diplexers
quadrature amplitude modulation
MIMO (control systems)
taps
crosstalk

Abnormalities of saccadic eye movements in dementia due to Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment

Wilcockson, T. D. W., Mardanbegi, D., Xia, B., Taylor, S., Sawyer, P., Gellersen, H. W., Leroi, I., Killick, R. & Crawford, T. J., 2 Aug 2019, In : Aging. 11, 15, p. 5389-5398 10 p.

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Saccades
Dementia
Alzheimer Disease
Eye Movements
Biomarkers
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Semantics
Experiments

Accelerated Particle Swarm Optimization for Photovoltaic Maximum Power Point Tracking under Partial Shading Conditions

Alshareef, M., Lin, Z., Ma, M. & Cao, W., 15 Feb 2019, In : Energies. 12, 4, 623.

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Shading
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Particle Swarm Optimization
Partial
Particle accelerators

Acceptorless Amine Dehydrogenation and Transamination Using Pd-Doped Hydrotalcites

Ainembabazi, D., An, N., Manayil, J. C., Wilson, K., Lee, A. F. & Voutchkova-Kostal, A. M., 1 Feb 2019, In : ACS Catalysis. 9, 2, p. 1055-1065 11 p.

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hydrotalcite
Dehydrogenation
Imines
Amines
Metals

A Combined Experimental and Computational Study of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon Aggregation – Isolating the Effect of Attached Functional Groups

Simionesie, D., O’callaghan, G., Laurent, R., Preece, J. A., Evans, R. & Zhang, Z. J., 22 Oct 2019, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research.

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Hydrocarbons
Functional groups
Agglomeration
Asphaltenes
Toluene

A combined optimisation and decision-making approach for battery-supported HMGS

Marcelino, C., Baumann, M., Carvalho, L., Chibeles-Martins, N., Weil, M., Almeida, P. & Wanner, E., 20 Apr 2019, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society.

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Decision making
Loss of load probability
Electricity
Lithium batteries
Decision theory

A Comparative Study of Energy Storage Systems and Active Front Ends for Networks of Two Electrified RTG Cranes

Alasali, F., Luque, A., Mayer, R. & Holderbaum, W., 10 May 2019, In : Energies. 12, 9, 1771.

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Gantry cranes
Energy Storage
Tire
Rubber
Storage System

A comparative techno-economic assessment of three bio-oil upgrading routes for aviation biofuel production

Michailos, S. & Bridgwater, A., 25 Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Energy Research. 43, 13, p. 7206-7228 23 p.

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Biofuels
Aviation
Jet fuel
Feedstocks
Economics

A core-shell SO4/Mg-Al-Fe3O4 catalyst for biodiesel production

Gardy, J., Nourafkan, E., Osatiashtiani, A., Lee, A. F., Wilson, K., Hassanpour, A. & Lai, X., 16 Aug 2019, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 259, 118093.

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Biofuels
Biodiesel
catalyst
shell
Catalysts

Adapted Delaunay triangulation method for free-form surface generation from random point clouds for stochastic optimization applications

Bhattarai, S., Dahal, K., Vichare, P. & Chen, W., 29 Aug 2019, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 12 p.

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Free-form Surface
Delaunay triangulation
Point Cloud
Stochastic Optimization
Triangulation

Adaptive cooperative communications for enhancing QoS in vehicular networks

Osman, R. A., Peng, X. & Omar, M. A., 1 Jun 2019, In : Physical Communication. 34, p. 285-294 10 p.

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Cooperative communication
Quality of service
Roadsides
Packet loss
Outages
Gravitational Waves
gravitational waves
Compression
methodology
acoustics

A Deep Evolutionary Approach to Bioinspired Classifier Optimisation for Brain-Machine Interaction

Bird, J., Faria, D., Manso, L. J., Ekárt, A. & Buckingham, C. D., 13 Mar 2019, In : Complexity. 2019, 14 p., 4316548.

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Electroencephalography
Brain
Classifiers
Multilayer neural networks
Evolutionary algorithms

A Domestic Operational Rating for UK homes:Concept, Formulation and Application

Lomas, K., Beizaee, A., Allinson, D., Haines, V., Beckhelling, J., Loveday, D., Porritt, S., Mallaband, B. & Morton, A., 15 Oct 2019, In : Energy and Buildings. 201, p. 90-117 28 p.

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Smart meters
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Internet
Gases

A Dual-Window DC Bus Interacting Method for DC Microgrids Hierarchical Control Scheme

Li, F., Lin, Z., Qian, Z., Wu, J. & Jiang, W., 20 Feb 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy.

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Telecommunication links
Voltage control
Control systems
Electric potential

A Fully Integrated Split-Electrode SSHC Rectifier for Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting

Du, S., Jia, Y., Zhao, C., Amaratunga, G. A. J. & Seshia, A. A., 14 Feb 2019, In : IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits. 54, 6, p. 1733-1743 11 p., 8642406.

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Energy harvesting
Capacitors
Switches
Electrodes
Electric charge

A hybrid approach for paraphrase identification based on knowledge-enriched semantic heuristics

Mohamed, M. & Oussalah, M., 16 Apr 2019, In : Language Resources and Evaluation.

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heuristics
semantics
Wikipedia
search engine
Paraphrase

Air dryer using waste heat of HVAC systems – Code development and experimental validation

Ramadan, M., Murr, R., Khaled, M. & Olabi, A. G., 25 Jan 2019, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 147, p. 302-311 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Driers (materials)
Waste heat
Air
Refrigeration
Air conditioning

A large source of atomic chlorine from ClNO2 photolysis at a UK landfill site

Bannan, T. J., Khan, M. A. H., Breton, M. L., Priestley, M., Worrall, S. D., Bacak, A., Marsden, N., Lowe, D., Pitt, J., Allen, G., Topping, D., Coe, H., McFiggans, G., Shallcross, D. E. & Percival, C. J., 12 Aug 2019, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 46, 14, p. 8508-8516 9 p.

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landfills
photolysis
chlorine
landfill
nitryl chlorides

Allocating the fixed cost: an approach based on data envelopment analysis and cooperative game

Li, Y., Li, F., Emrouznejad, A., Liang, L. & Xie, Q., 15 Mar 2019, In : Annals of Operations Research. 274, 1-2, p. 373–394 22 p.

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Cooperative game
Fixed costs
Data envelopment analysis
Management research
Cost allocation

All-optical pulse bursts generation from a nonlinear amplifying loop mirror

Perego, A. M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 7, p. 1734-1737 4 p.

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bursts
mirrors
pulses
picosecond pulses
ablation

A method for extracting calibrated volatility information from the FIGAERO-HR-ToF-CIMS and its experimental application

Bannan, T. J., Le Breton, M., Priestley, M., Worrall, S. D., Bacak, A., Marsden, N. A., Mehra, A., Hammes, J., Hallquist, M., Alfarra, M. R., Krieger, U. K., Reid, J. P., Jayne, J., Robinson, W., McFiggans, G., Coe, H., Percival, C. J. & Topping, D., 5 Mar 2019, In : Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. 12, 3, p. 1429-1439 11 p.

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vapor pressure
ionization
spectrometer
aerosol
filter

A Millimeter Wave based Sensor Data Broadcasting Scheme for Vehicular Communications

Chen, X., Leng, S., Tang, Z., Xiong, K. & Qiao, G., 1 Aug 2019, In : IEEE Access.

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Broadcasting
Millimeter waves
Communication
Sensors
Vehicle to vehicle communications
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Anaerobiosis
Cystic Fibrosis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Virulence
Staphylococcus aureus

An Agent-Based Lattice Model for the Emergence of Anti-Microbial Resistance

Alamino, R. C., 12 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 110080.

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Agent-based Model
Proxy
Lattice Model
antibiotic resistance
Computer Simulation

A Nail-size Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting System Integrating a MEMS Transducer and a CMOS SSHI Circuit

Du, S., Jia, Y., Zhao, C., Amaratunga, G. A. J. & Seshia, A. A., 12 Sep 2019, In : IEEE Sensors Journal.

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Nails
Harvesters
Energy harvesting
inductors
microelectromechanical systems

Analysis of processing methods for combustion pressure measurement in a diesel engine

da Silva, M. J., de Oliveira, A. & Sodré, J. R., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering. 41, 7, 282.

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Pressure measurement
Diesel engines
Processing
Engines
Signal analysis

Analysis of training programmes and education schemes for skills development on marine transport

Hu, Z., Marinov, M. & Robinson, M., 10 May 2019, In : Journal of Educational Research and Review. 7, 5, p. 100-113

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education
information management
advanced technology
statistical data
industry

Analytical Evaluation of Cellular Network Uplink Communications with Higher Order Sectorization Deployments

He, J., Guan, W., Guo, W., Liu, W. & Cheng, W., 10 Sep 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

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Uplink
Cellular Networks
Telecommunication networks
Analytical models
Higher Order

An assessment of fuel consumption and emissions from a diesel power generator converted to operate with ethanol

De Morais, A. M., De Morais Hanriot, S., De Oliveira, A., Justino, M. A. M., Valente, O. S. & Sodré, J. R., 1 Oct 2019, In : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 35, p. 291-297 7 p.

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Otto cycle
Fuel consumption
Ethanol
Nitrogen oxides
Carbon monoxide

An Efficient Approach for Geo-Multimedia Cross-Modal Retrieval

Zhu, L., Long, J., Zhang, C., Yu, W., Yuan, X. & Sun, L., 9 Sep 2019, In : IEEE Access.

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Semantics
Internet
Location based services
Feature extraction

An evaluation of training courses and programmes in various management level job categories for road transport: A quantitative data analysis

Ulianov, A., Marinov, M. & Robinson, M., 15 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Educational Research and Review. 7, 2, p. 31-56

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course of training
area of activity
data analysis
road
training program

A new formulation of the electric vehicle routing problem with time windows considering concave nonlinear charging function

Zuo, X., Xiao, Y., You, M., Kaku, I. & Xu, Y., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 236, 117687.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electric vehicle
Vehicle routing
Electric vehicles
routing
Linearization

A new hollow fibre catalytic converter design for sustainable automotive emissions control

Mahyon, N. I., Li, T., Martinez-Botas, R., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 1 Feb 2019, In : Catalysis Communications. 120, p. 86-90 5 p.

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Catalytic converters
Emission control
Ceramic fibers
Catalysts
Fibers

An experimental study on performance and emission characteristics of an IDI diesel engine operating with neat oil-diesel blend emulsion

Hossain, A. K., Refahtalab, P., Omran, A., Smith, D. I. & Davies, P. A., 29 Jun 2019, In : Renewable energy. 146, p. 1041-1050 10 p.

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Biofuels
Emulsions
Diesel engines
Diesel fuels
Oils

A novel low-temperature fabrication approach of composite phase change materials for high temperature thermal energy storage

Yu, Q., Jiang, Z., Cong, L., Lu, T., Suleiman, B., Leng, G., Wu, Z., Ding, Y. & Li, Y., 1 Mar 2019, In : Applied Energy. 237, p. 367-377 11 p.

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Heat storage
Phase change materials
Thermal energy
Energy storage
Fabrication

Anti-inflammatory and cell proliferative effect of the 1270 nm laser irradiation on the BALB/c Nude mouse model involves activation of the cell antioxidant system

Dolgova, D., Abakumova, T., Gening, T., Poludnyakova, L., Zolotovskii, I., Stoliarov, D., Fotiadi, A. A., Khokhlova, A., Rafailov, E. U. & Sokolovski, S., 31 Jul 2019, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 10, 8, p. 4261-4275 15 p.

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antioxidants
Nude Mice
mice
Lasers
Anti-Inflammatory Agents

An ultra-sensitive aptasensor on optical fibre for the direct detection of Bisphenol A

Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Wang, C., Nagel, D. A., Hine, A. V., Culverhouse, P. F., Ania-Castañón, J. D., Webb, D. J., Scarano, S. & Minunni, M., 15 Jun 2019, In : Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 135, p. 102-110 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Fibers
Optical fibers
Plasmons
Multiplexing
Biosensors

A Numerical Feasibility Study of Kinetic Energy Harvesting from Lower Limb Prosthetics

Jia, Y., Wei, X., Pu, J., Xie, P., Wen, T., Wang, C., Lian, P., Xue, S. & Shi, Y., 10 Oct 2019, In : Energies. 12, 20, 3824.

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Energy Harvesting
Energy harvesting
Gait
Prosthetics
Kinetic energy

Application of fuzzy modelling and Particle Swarm Optimization to enhance lipid extraction from microalgae

Nassef, A. M., Rezk, H., Abdelkareem, M. A., Alaswad, A. & Olabi, A., 1 Oct 2019, In : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 35, p. 73-79 7 p.

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Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Lipids
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Cost functions
Fuzzy logic

Application of PEG-Covered Non-Biodegradable Polyelectrolyte Microcapsules in the Crustacean Circulatory System on the Example of the Amphipod Eulimnogammarus verrucosus

Shchapova, E., Nazarova, A., Gurkov, A., Borvinskaya, E., Rzhechitskiy, Y., Dmitriev, I., Meglinski, I. & Timofeyev, M., 27 Jul 2019, In : Polymers. 11, 8, 1246.

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Polyelectrolytes
Polyethylene glycols
Capsules
Visibility
Drug products

Application of the Variational Mode Decomposition for Power Quality Analysis

Cai, K., Cao, W., Liu, Z., Wang, W. & Li, G., 12 Feb 2019, In : Electric Power Components and Systems. 47, 1-2, p. 43-54 12 p.

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Power quality
Decomposition
Independent component analysis
Electric potential

A Proposed Method for a Photon-counting Laser Coherence Detection System to Complement Optical SETI

Benton, D., 22 May 2019, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 131, 1001, 13 p., 074501.

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Project SETI
complement
counting
laser
extraterrestrial intelligence

A Reconfigurable OADM Architecture for High-Order Regular- and Offset- QAM based OFDM Super-Channels

Vlachos, K., Marques Ferreira, F. & Sygletos, S., 15 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 37, 16, p. 4008-4016 9 p., 8667642.

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quadrature amplitude modulation
subtraction
waveforms
extinction
spacing

A Simple All-Fiber Solc Filter Based on 45-Tilted Fiber Gratings

Xing, Z., Guo, X., Qin, H., Zhang, W., Sun, Q., Zhou, K., Yan, Z., Liu, D. & Zhang, L., 15 Oct 2019, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 31, 20, p. 1631-1634 4 p., 8825983.

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Polarization-maintaining fiber
gratings
filters
fibers
Fibers