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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    20052019
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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

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    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 2005 2019

    An investigation into the design of a device to treat haemorrhagic stroke

    Randhawa, H. S., Pearce, G., Hepton, R., Wong, J., Zidane, I. F. & Ma, X., 27 Nov 2019, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Brain
    Blood
    Computer aided design
    Computational fluid dynamics
    Tissue
    Osmosis membranes
    Reverse osmosis
    Desalination
    Electron energy levels
    Model predictive control

    A Calibration-Free Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (CF-LIBS) Quantitative Analysis Method Based on the Auto-Selection of an Internal Reference Line and Optimized Estimation of Plasma Temperature

    Yang, J., Li, X., Xu, J. & Ma, X., 1 Jan 2018, In : Applied Spectroscopy. 72, 1, p. 129-140 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    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

    Open Access
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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

    Open Access
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    Bearings (structural)
    Gene expression
    Nanoparticles
    Adenocarcinoma
    Tumors

    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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