• School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

20062019
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Personal profile

General

I am a Senior Lecturer in the Mechanical Engineering & Design at Aston University.

I am actively involved with ARCHA (Aston Research Centre in Health Ageing). I am a member of the research strand: 'Technologies supporting healthy ageing'. 

Research Interests

Micro/Nano technologies, biomedical engineering, nonlinear dynamics and control, vibrations, numerical analysis and optimization methods, time series analysis and system identification of complex dynamical systems, signal processing and information technology. 

Teaching Activity

I teach dynamics and vibrations for 2nd and 3rd year students, and advanced nonlinear dynamics for MSc students.   

Qualifications

  • BE in Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing
  • ME in Mechatronics, University of Science and Technology Beijing
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Employment

  • 2007 – date: Senior Lecturer, Aston University
  • 2002 – 2007: Lecturer, Aston University
  • 2000 – 2002: Senior Mechanical Engineer at the Global Research Center of General Electric in New York

Membership of Professional Bodies

Fellow of IMechE, Charted Engineer

Contact Details

Phone: 0121 204 3592 

Email: x.ma@aston.ac.uk 

Room number: MB147A

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Xianghong Ma is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Neural networks Engineering & Materials Science
Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy Chemical Compounds
Fluids Engineering & Materials Science
Surgery Engineering & Materials Science
Tremor Medicine & Life Sciences
MEMS Engineering & Materials Science
Muscle Fatigue Medicine & Life Sciences
Feedback Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2006 2019

Osmosis membranes
Reverse osmosis
Desalination
Electron energy levels
Model predictive control
Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
plasma temperature
quantitative analysis
Calibration

An in-vivo pilot study into the effects of FDG-mNP in cancer in mice

Aras, O., Pearce, G., Watkins, A. J., Nurili, F., Medine, E. I., Guldu, O. K., Tekin, V., Wong, J., Ma, X., Ting, R., Unak, P., Akin, O. & Xu, B., 20 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, e0202482.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Magnetite Nanoparticles
magnetite
nanoparticles
Glucose
glucose

Tissue morphology and gene expression characterisation of transplantable adenocarcinoma bearing mice exposed to fluorodeoxyglucose-conjugated magnetic nanoparticles

Watkins, A., Pearce, G., Unak, P., Guldu, O., Yasakci, V., Akin, O., Aras, O., Wong, J. & Ma, X., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology. 14, 11, p. 1979-1991

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bearings (structural)
Gene expression
Nanoparticles
Adenocarcinoma
Tumors

Computational fluid dynamics study of dusty air flow over NACA 63415 airfoil for wind turbine applications

Zidane, I. F., Saqr, K. M., Swadener, G., Ma, X. & Shehadeh, M. F., 17 Aug 2017, 79, 7-3, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Airfoils
Wind turbines
Computational fluid dynamics
Sand
Air

Thesis

A novel detection method for determining a surgeon's fatigue and hand tremor

Author: Slack, P. S., 2007

Supervisor: Ma, X. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A smart sensing platform for the discrimination of human movement

Author: Elliott, M., Apr 2007

Supervisor: Ma, X. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Investigation and modelling of tremor reducer with the technology of targeted energy transfer

Author: Zhao, D., Jul 2016

Supervisor: Ma, X. (Supervisor) & Prince, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Investigation of a non-linear suspension in a quarter car model

Author: Salem, M., 1 May 2018

Supervisor: Ma, X. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Smart microsystems for cell manipulations

Author: Prince, M., Oct 2006

Supervisor: Ma, X. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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