Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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A Decision-making Methodology Integrated in Product Design for Additive Manufacturing Process Selection

Liu, W., Zhu, Z. & Ye, S., 2020, In : Rapid Prototyping Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3D printers
Product design
Decision making
Analytic hierarchy process
Screening

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., 1 Jan 2020, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 20, 1, p. 277 - 285 9 p., 8835123.

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Nails
Harvesters
Energy harvesting
inductors
microelectromechanical systems

A recombination-based matheuristic for mixed integer programming problems with binary variables

Maravilha, A. L., Carrano, E. G. & Campelo, F., 1 Jan 2020, In : International Transactions in Operational Research. 27, 1, p. 418-434 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Integer programming
Polishing
Mixed integer programming
Recombination
Heuristics

Coarse-grained pressure dynamics in superfluid turbulence

Laurie, J. & Baggaley, A. W., 14 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Physical Review Fluids.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Superfluid
Turbulence
Vortex flow
Vortex
Bundle

Coherent master equation for laser modelocking

Perego, A. M., Garbin, B., Gustave, F., Barland, S., Prati, F. & De Valcárcel, G. J., 16 Jan 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 1, 1 p., 311.

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Lasers
Quantum dot lasers
lasers
Light sources
Semiconductor lasers

Data Analysis to study Sub-threshold Delays incurred by Tyne and Wear Metro Trains

Screen, D., Parkinson, J., Shilton, C., Rjabovs, A. & Marinov, M., 3 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Urban Rail Transit.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

train
data analysis
metro system
Wear of materials
Data recording

Kinetic Analysis of Bio-Oil Aging by Using Pattern Search Method

Zhang, S., Li, C., Guo, X., Rahman, M. M., Zhang, X., Yu, X. & Cai, J., 2 Jan 2020, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oils
Aging of materials
Kinetics
Pyrolysis
Kinetic parameters
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Random Networks
Large Deviations
Chemical activation
Parameter Perturbation
Neural Networks

Metaheuristic Algorithms for Multi-mode Multi-project Scheduling with the Objective of Positive Cash flow Balance

He, Y., Zhang, J. & He, Z., 1 Jan 2020, In : IEEE Access. 7, p. 157427 - 157436 10 p., 8853254.

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Scheduling
Tabu search
Simulated annealing
Contractors
Hardness
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Binders
Crack propagation
Fatigue of materials
Cracks
Rheometers

Modified African Buffalo Optimization for Strategic Integration of Battery Energy Storage in Distribution Networks

Singh, P., Meena, N. K., Slowik, A. & Bishnoi, S. K., 24 Jan 2020, In : IEEE Access. 8, p. 14289 - 14301 13 p.

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Electric power distribution
Energy storage
Energy resources
Security systems
Operating costs

Multibound soliton formation in an erbium-doped ring laser with a highly nonlinear resonator

Dvoretskiy, D. A., Sazonkin, S. G., Kudelin, I. S., Orekhov, I. O., Pnev, A. B., Karasik, V. E. & Denisov, L. K., 1 Jan 2020, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 32, 1, p. 43 - 46 4 p., 8917667.

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Erbium
Ring lasers
ring lasers
Solitons
erbium

Optical investigation of three‐dimensional human skin equivalents: A pilot study

Kallepalli, A., McCall, B., James, D., Junaid, S., Halls, J. & Richardson, M., 1 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Biophotonics. 13, 1, e201960053.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skin
optical properties
attenuation coefficients
three dimensional models
inoculation

Orientation-dependent optic-fiber accelerometer based on excessively tilted fiber grating

Xie, L., Luo, B., Zhao, M., Deng, O., Liu, E., Liu, P., Wang, Y. & Zhang, L., 1 Jan 2020, In : Optics Letters. 45, 1, p. 125-128 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

accelerometers
fiber optics
gratings
fibers
sensitivity

Photobiomodulation of lymphatic drainage and clearance: perspective strategy for augmentation of meningeal lymphatic functions

Semyachkina-glushkovskaya, O., Abdurashitov, A., Dubrovsky, A., Klimova, M., Agranovich, I., Terskov, A., Shirokov, A., Vinnik, V., Kuznecova, A., Lezhnev, N., Blokhina, I., Shnitenkova, A., Tuchin, V., Rafailov, E. & Kurths, J., 10 Jan 2020, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 11, 2, p. 725-734

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Lymphatic Vessels
clearances
drainage
Drainage
Optical Coherence Tomography

Photo-polymerisation variables influence the structure and subsequent thermal response of dental resin matrices

Sirovica, S., Guo, Y., Guan, R., Skoda, M. W. A., Palin, W. M., Morrell, A. P., Romanyk, D. L., Martin, R. A. & Addison, O., 7 Jan 2020, In : Dental Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synthetic Resins
Photopolymerization
Transition Temperature
Polymerization
Resins

Polarization dependent cladding modes coupling and spectral analyses of excessively tilted fiber grating

Shen, F., Zhou, K., Wang, C., Jiang, H., Peng, D., Xia, H., Xie, K. & Zhang, L., 6 Jan 2020, In : Optics Express. 28, 2, p. 1076-1083

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coupled modes
gratings
fibers
polarization
coupling coefficients

Real-time observation of the optical Sagnac effect in ultrafast bidirectional fibre lasers

Chernysheva, M., Sugavanam, S. & Turitsyn, S., 7 Jan 2020, In : APL Photonics. 5, 1, 016104.

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Sagnac effect
Ultrafast lasers
Fiber lasers
fiber lasers
Ring lasers

Robot Multi-Modal Object Perception and Recognition: Synthetic Maturation of Sensorimotor Learning in Embodied Systems

Braud, R., Giagkos, A., Shaw, P., Lee, M. & Shen, Q., 13 Jan 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems. 13 p.

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Robots
Phase transitions

SocNav1: A Dataset to Benchmark and Learn Social Navigation Conventions

Manso, L. J., Nunez, P., Calderita, L. V., Faria, D. & Bachiller, P., 14 Jan 2020, In : Data. 5, 1, 10 p., 7.

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Learning systems
Navigation
Learning algorithms
Artificial intelligence
Data structures

study on greenhouse gas emissions, analyzing the potential of five rail passenger systems for meeting EU targets

Marinov, M., 27 Jan 2020, In : IF Ingegneria Ferroviaria. 2, 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Rails
Global warming
Climate change
Corrugated metal
Graphite
Chemical potential
Metamaterials
grooves

Thermal and kinetic analysis of diverse biomass fuels under different reaction environment: A way forward to renewable energy sources

Sher, F., Iqbal, S. Z., Liu, H., Imran, M. & Snape, C. E., 1 Jan 2020, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 203, 112266.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
Kinetics
Pyrolysis
Straw
Activation energy

Unique aqueous self-assembly behavior of a thermoresponsive diblock copolymer

Byard, S. J., O'brien, C. T., Derry, M. J., Williams, M., Mykhaylyk, O. O., Blanazs, A. & Armes, S. P., 1 Jan 2020, In : Chemical Science. 11, 2, p. 396-402 7 p.

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Self assembly
Block copolymers
Volume fraction
Hydration
Hysteresis
2019

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

2.4 GHz L-band passively harmonic mode locked Er-doped fiber laser based on carbon nanotubes film

Huang, Q., Huang, Z., Araimi, M. A., Rozhin, A. & Mou, C., 16 Dec 2019, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters.

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Carbon Nanotubes
ultrahigh frequencies
Fiber lasers
Laser modes
fiber lasers

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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., 30 Nov 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 226, p. 868-878 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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., 15 Dec 2019, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 259, 118093.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bursts
mirrors
pulses
picosecond pulses
ablation