Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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Modelling and optimization of wet microalgae Scenedesmus quadricauda lipid extraction using microwave pre-treatment method and response surface methodology

Onumaegbu, C., Alaswad, A., Rodriguez, C. & Olabi, A., 1 Mar 2019, In : Renewable energy. 132, p. 1323-1331 9 p.

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Lipids
Microwaves
Algae
Organic solvents
Biomass

Models@run.time: a Guided Tour of the State-of-the-Art and Research Challenges

Bencomo, N., Götz, S. & Song, H., 1 Oct 2019, In : Software and Systems Modeling. 18, 5, p. 3049-3082 34 p.

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Sustainability
Tool Support
Taxonomy
Model
Line

Modification of acidic and textural properties of a sulphated zirconia catalyst for efficient conversion of high-density polyethylene into liquid fuel

Almustapha, M. N., Farooq, M., Mohammed, M. L., Farhan, M., Imran, M. & Andresen, J. M., 10 Apr 2019, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 11 p.

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Liquid fuels
Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes
Calcium carbide
Zirconia

Modified Taguchi-Based Approach for Optimal Distributed Generation Mix in Distribution Networks

Meena, N. K., Swarnkar, A., Yang, J., Gupta, N. & Niazi, K. R., 18 Sep 2019, In : IEEE Access.

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Taguchi methods
Distributed power generation
Electric power distribution
Heuristic methods
Wheels

Modularization as a system life cycle management strategy: Drivers, barriers, mechanisms and impacts

Micheli, G. J. L., Trucco, P., Sabri, Y. & Mancini, M., 10 Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Engineering Business Management. 11, p. 1-23

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Modularization
Management strategy
Life cycle management
Ontology
Strategic choice

Molecular dynamics investigation of interfacial adhesion between oxidised bitumen and mineral surfaces

Gao, Y., Zhang, Y., Yang, Y., Zhang, J. & Gu, F., 15 Jun 2019, In : Applied Surface Science. 479, p. 449-462 14 p.

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asphalt
Minerals
Molecular dynamics
adhesion
Adhesion

Monometallic and bimetallic catalysts based on Pd, Cu and Ni for hydrogen transfer deoxygenation of a prototypical fatty acid to diesel range hydrocarbons

Cheah, K. W., Taylor, M. J., Osatiashtiani, A., Beaumont, S. K., Nowakowski, D. J., Yusup, S., Bridgwater, A. V. & Kyriakou, G., 11 Mar 2019, In : Catalysis Today.

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Hydrocarbons
Fatty acids
Hydrogen
Fatty Acids
Catalysts

Moth Search Optimization for Optimal DERs Integration in Conjunction to OLTC Tap Operations in Distribution Systems

Singh, P., Bishnoi, S. K. & Meena, N. K., 6 May 2019, In : IEEE System Journal . p. 1-9

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Energy resources
Distributed power generation
Electric power distribution
Energy dissipation
Capacitors

Moving Towards the Post p < 0.05 Era via the Analysis of Credibility

Matthews, R. A. J., 20 Mar 2019, In : American Statistician . 73, sup1, p. 202-212 11 p.

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Credibility
Null hypothesis
Testing
Statistical Significance
Dichotomy

MS2 bacteriophage capsid studied using all-atom molecular dynamics

Farafonov, V. S. & Nerukh, D., 6 Jun 2019, In : Interface Focus. 9, 3, 20180081.

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Levivirus
Bacteriophages
Capsid
Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Molecular dynamics

Mueller-matrix-based polarization imaging and quantitative assessment of optically anisotropic polycrystalline networks

Meglinski, I., Borovkova, M., Trifonyuk, L., Ushenko, V., Dubolazov, O., Vanchulyak, O., Bodnar, G., Ushenko, Y., Olar, O., Ushenko, O., Sakhnovskiy, M. & Bykov, A., 16 May 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 5, e0214494.

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myocardium
Spatial distribution
Myocardium
image analysis
Polarization

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., 28 Nov 2019, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters.

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Erbium
Ring lasers
ring lasers
Solitons
erbium

Multichannel fiber Bragg grating for temperature field monitoring

Gbadebo, A., Turitsyna, E., Williams, J. A., Zhang, L., Sun, Y., Zhang, W., Yan, Z., Sun, Q. & Liu, D., 7 Jan 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 2, p. 461-469 9 p.

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Bragg gratings
temperature distribution
fibers
sensors
spatial resolution

Multimodal Optical Diagnostics of the Microhaemodynamics in Upper and Lower Limbs

Zherebtsova, A. I., Dremin, V. V., Makovik, I. N., Zherebtsov, E. A., Dunaev, A. V., Goltsov, A., Sokolovski, S. G. & Rafailov, E. U., 16 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 10, MAR, 416.

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Lower Extremity
Laser-Doppler Flowmetry
Endocrinology
Fluorescence Spectrometry
Rheumatology

Multi-objective evolutionary algorithms for the truck dispatch problem in open-pit mining operations

Alexandre, R. F., Campelo, F. & de Vasconcelos, J. A., 30 Nov 2019, In : Learning and Nonlinear Models. 17, 2, p. 53-66

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open pit mining
Evolutionary algorithms
Trucks
Shovels
Genetic algorithms

Multiphysics vibration FE model of piezoelectric macro fibre composite on carbon fibre composite structures

Jia, Y., Wei, X., Xu, L., Wang, C., Lian, P., Xue, S., Al-Saadi, A. & Shi, Y., 15 Mar 2019, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 161, p. 376-385 10 p.

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Energy harvesting
Composite structures
Vibrations (mechanical)
Carbon fibers
Macros

Mutual interaction of red blood cells influenced by nanoparticles

Meglinski, I., Avsievich, T., Popov, A. & Bykov, A., 26 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 5147.

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Nanoparticles
Erythrocytes
Optical Tweezers
Drug Carriers
Nanodiamonds

Nanocellulose/bioactive glass cryogels as scaffolds for bone regeneration

Ferreira, F. V., Souza, L. P., Martins, T. M. M., Lopes, J. H., Mattos, B. D., Mariano, M., Pinheiro, I. F., Valverde, T. M., Livi, S., Camilli, J. A., Goes, A. M., Gouveia, R. F., Lona, L. M. F. & Rojas, O. J., 14 Aug 2019, In : Nanoscale. 11, 42, p. 19842-19849 8 p.

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Cryogels
Bioactive glass
Scaffolds
Bone
Scaffolds (biology)

Nanolamellar Tantalum Interfaces in the Osteoblast Adhesion

An, R., Fan, P., Zhou, M., Wang, Y., Goel, S., Zhou, X., Li, W. & Wang, J., 19 Feb 2019, In : Langmuir. 35, 7, p. 2480-2489 10 p.

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Tantalum
osteoblasts
Osteoblasts
tantalum
adhesion

New chemical engineering provision: Quality in diversity

Brown, D. J., Campbell, G. M., Belton, D. J., Cox, P. W., Garcia-Trinanes, P. & Tizaoui, C., 1 Jul 2019, In : Education for Chemical Engineers. 28, p. 30-44 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemical engineering
engineering
Students
employer
Accreditation

New process development and process evaluation for capturing CO2 in flue gas from power plants using ionic liquid [emim][Tf2N]

Li, L., Huang, X., Jiang, Q., Xia, L., Wang, J. & Ai, N., 5 Oct 2019, In : Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flue gases
Ionic liquids
Power plants
Specific heat
Surface tension

NMR Cryoporometry of Polymers: Cross-linking, Porosity and the Importance of Probe Liquid

Rottreau, T. J., Parkes, G. E., Schirru, M., Harries, J. L., Mesa, M. G., Topham, P. D. & Evans, R., 20 Aug 2019, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 575, p. 256-263 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Porosity
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Pore structure
porosity
pumping
amplifiers
broadband
quadrature phase shift keying
wavelengths

Nonlinear Fourier Transform for Analysis of Coherent Structures in Dissipative Systems

Chekhovskoy, I. S., Shtyrina, O. V., Fedoruk, M. P., Medvedev, S. B. & Turitsyn, S. K., 15 Apr 2019, In : Physical Review Letters. 122, 15, 153901.

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Landau-Ginzburg equations
inverse scattering
nonlinear systems
degrees of freedom

Nonlinear Performance of Few-Mode Fiber Links with Intermediate Coupling

Ferreira, F., Sánchez, C., Sygletos, S. & Ellis, A. D., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 37, 3, p. 989 - 999 11 p., 8558561.

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coupled modes
fibers
propagation modes
penalties
four-wave mixing

Nonlinear Spectrum of Conventional OFDM and WDM Return-to-Zero Signals in Nonlinear Channel

Turitsyn, S. K., Sedov, E., Redyuk, A. & Fedoruk, M. P., 28 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology.

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frequency division multiplexing
wavelength division multiplexing
nonlinear equations
solitary waves
communication

Novel green route towards polyesters-based resin by photopolymerization of star polymers

Baheti, P., Bonneaud, C., Bouilhac, C., Joly-Duhamel, C., Howdle, S. M. & Lacroix-Desmazes, P., 1 Dec 2019, In : Express Polymer Letters. 13, 12, p. 1104–1115 12 p.

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Polyesters
Photopolymerization
polyesters
crosslinking
Crosslinking

Novel instrumented frame for standing exercising of users with complete spinal cord injuries

Zoulias, I. D., Armengol, M., Poulton, A., Andrews, B., Gibbons, R., Harwin, W. S. & Holderbaum, W., 10 Sep 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 13003.

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Spinal Cord Injuries
Bone Density
Biomechanical Phenomena
Electric Stimulation
Leg

Novel mesoporous TiO2(B) whisker-supported sulfated solid superacid with unique acid characteristics and catalytic performances

Li, L., Yue, H., Ji, T., Li, W., Zhao, X., Wang, L., She, J., Gu, X. & Li, X., 25 Mar 2019, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 574, p. 25-32 8 p.

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Titanium dioxide
Acids
Sulfates
Catalyst selectivity
Alkylation

Novel trends in modelling techniques of Pelton Turbine bucket for increased renewable energy production

Suyesh, B., Parag, V., Keshav, D., Ahmed, A. M. & Abdul-Ghani, O., 1 Sep 2019, In : Renewable and sustainable energy reviews. 112, p. 87-101 15 p.

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Turbines
Computational fluid dynamics
Turbomachinery
Multiphase flow
Surface reactions

Nuclear fuel cycle, with a liquid ore and fuel: toward renewable energy

Degueldre, C., Dawson, R. J. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 Jul 2019, In : Sustainable Energy and Fuels. 3, 7, p. 1693-1700 8 p.

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Nuclear fuels
Uranium
Ores
Liquids
Electricity

Numerical and Experimental Characterization of Radiation Mode of 45° Tilted Fiber Grating

Qin, H., He, Q., Xing, Z., Guo, X., Yan, Z., Sun, Q., Zhou, K., Wang, H., Liu, D. & Zhang, L., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 37, 15, p. 3777-3783 7 p., 8728142.

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gratings
fibers
radiation
spatial distribution
polarization

Numerical simulations in 3-dimensions of reaction–diffusion models for brain tumour growth

Jaroudi, R., Åström, F., Johansson, B. T. & Baravdish, G., 9 May 2019, In : International Journal of Computer Mathematics.

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Brain Tumor
Tumor Growth
Reaction-diffusion Model
Tumors
Brain

Observation of chaotic polarization attractors from a graphene mode locked soliton fiber laser

Zhao, C., Huang, Q., Al Araimi, M., Rozhin, O., Sergeyev, S. & Mou, C., 29 Jan 2019, In : Chinese Optics Letters. 17, 2, 020012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Fiber lasers
Laser modes
Solitons
Graphene

Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic

Vorotnikova, N. A., Alekseev, A. Y., Vorotnikov, Y. A., Evtushok, D. V., Molard, Y., Amela-cortes, M., Cordier, S., Smolentsev, A. I., Burton, C. G., Kozhin, P. M., Zhu, P., Topham, P. D., Mironov, Y. V., Bradley, M., Efremova, O. A. & Shestopalov, M. A., 1 Dec 2019, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 105, 110150.

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fluoropolymers
Molybdenum
molybdenum
Singlet Oxygen
Oxygen

Oculomotor and inhibitory control in dyslexia

Wilcockson, T., Mardanbegi, D., Sawyer, P., Gellersen, H., Xia, B. & Crawford, T., 8 Jan 2019, In : Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 12, p. 66 13 p., 66.

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Dyslexia
Saccades
Neural Pathways
Eye Movements
Reading

Off-grid desalination for irrigation in the Jordan Valley

Abu Ali, H., Baronian, M., Burlace, L., Davies, P. A., Halasah, S., Hind, M., Hossain, A., Lipchin, C., Majali, A., Mark, M. & Naughton, T., 15 Nov 2019, In : Desalination and Water Treatment. 168, p. 143–154 12 p.

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Desalination
Irrigation
desalination
Groundwater resources
irrigation

On a boundary integral solution of a lateral planar Cauchy problem in elastodynamics

Chapko, R., Johansson, B. T. & Mindrinos, L., 17 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 367, 112463.

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Integral Solution
Boundary integral equations
Elastodynamics
Boundary Integral
Linear systems

On the alternating method and boundary-domain integrals for elliptic Cauchy problems

Beshley, A., Chapko, R. & Johansson, B. T., 1 Dec 2019, In : Computers and Mathematics with Applications. 78, 11, p. 3514-3526 13 p.

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Integral domain
Iterative methods
Elliptic Problems
Conductivity
Integral equations

On the effects of pseudorandom and quantum-random number generators in soft computing

Bird, J., Ekárt, A. & Faria, D., 28 Oct 2019, In : Soft computing.

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Random number Generator
Soft computing
Soft Computing
Random Trees
Electroencephalography

On the exploitation of differential aerodynamic lift and drag as a means to control satellite formation flight

Traub, C., Romano, F., Binder, T., Boxberger, A., Herdrich, G. H., Fasoulas, S., Roberts, P. C. E., Smith, K., Edmondson, S., Haigh, S., Crisp, N. H., Oiko, V. T. A., Lyons, R., Worrall, S. D., Livadiotti, S., Becedas, J., González, G., Dominguez, R. M., González, D., Ghizoni, L. & 14 others, Jungnell, V., Bay, K., Morsbøl, J., Garcia-almiñana, D., Rodriguez-donaire, S., Sureda, M., Kataria, D., Outlaw, R., Villain, R., Perez, J. S., Conte, A., Belkouchi, B., Schwalber, A. & Heißerer, B., 27 May 2019, In : CEAS Space Journal. 18 p.

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satellite control
aerodynamic drag
exploitation
aerodynamics
drag

On the theory of adiabatic field dynamics in the Kerr medium with distributed gain and dispersion

Turitsyn, S. K., 13 Mar 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 6, p. 1448-1451 4 p.

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compressors
profiles
pulses

Operando Study Reveals the Superior Cracking Activity and Stability of Hierarchical ZSM-5 Catalyst for the Cracking of Low-Density Polyethylene

Tarach, K., Pyra, K., Siles, S., Melián-Cabrera, I. & Góra-marek, K., 7 Feb 2019, In : ChemSusChem. 12, 3, p. 633-638 6 p.

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Zeolites
Low density polyethylenes
Polyethylene
catalyst
Catalytic cracking

Optimal mathematical programming and variable neighborhood search for k-modes categorical data clustering

Xiao, Y., Huang, C., Huang, J., Kaku, I. & Xu, Y., 29 Jan 2019, In : Pattern Recognition. 90, p. 183-195 13 p.

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Mathematical programming
Linear programming
Heuristic algorithms
Experiments

Optimisation Framework for the Design and Operation of Open-Market Urban and Remote Community Microgrids

Meena, N., Yang, J. & Zacharis, E., 15 Oct 2019, In : Applied Energy. 252, 35 p., 113399.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electricity
stakeholder
energy market
market
Energy management

Optimization of organic rankine cycle power systems for waste heat recovery on heavy-duty vehicles considering the performance, cost, mass and volume of the system

Imran, M., Haglind, F., Lemort, V. & Meroni, A., 1 Aug 2019, In : Energy. 180, p. 229-241 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rankine cycle
Waste heat utilization
Costs
Fluids
Multiobjective optimization

Outlook of carbon capture technology and challenges

Wilberforce, T., Baroutaji, A., Soudan, B., Al-alami, A. H. & Olabi, A. G., 20 Mar 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 657, p. 56-72 17 p.

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Carbon capture
combustion
carbon
power plant
Power plants

Overview of ocean power technology

Wilberforce, T., El Hassan, Z., Durrant, A., Thompson, J., Soudan, B. & Olabi, A. G., 15 May 2019, In : Energy. 175, p. 165-181 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy harvesting
Renewable energy resources
Thermal energy
Power transmission
Electricity

Oxidative Thermal Sintering and Redispersion of Rh Nanoparticles on Supports with High Oxygen Ion Lability

Goula, G., Botzolaki, G., Osatiashtiani, A., Parlett, C., Kyriakou, G., Lambert, R. M. & Yentekakis, I. V., 17 Jun 2019, In : Catalysts. 9, 6, 16 p., 541.

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oxygen ions
sintering
Sintering
Ions
Oxygen

PAC-GAN: An Effective Pose Augmentation Scheme for Unsupervised Cross-View Person Re-identification

Zhang, C., Zhu, L., Zhang, S. & Yu, W., 27 Dec 2019, In : Neurocomputing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Image retrieval
Cameras
Learning
Benchmarking
Experiments