Research Articles


Dimitrios Pantazis; Paul Goodall; Paul P Conway; Andrew A West (2019). An automated feature extraction method with application to empirical model development from machining power data. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing Vol 124, 1 June 2019, Pages 21-35 DOI: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2019.01.023 


Christos Kouppas, Qinggang Meng, Mark King, and Dennis Majoe, "S.A.R.A.H.: The Bipedal Robot with Machine Learning Step Decision Making," International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 379-384, July 2018. DOI: 10.18178/ijmerr.7.4.379-384

Kruiper, R., Vincent, J.F.V., Abraham, E., Soar, R.C., Konstas, I., Chen-Burger, J., Desmulliez, M.P.Y. (2018). Towards a Design Process for Computer-Aided Biomimetics. Biomimetics, Vol. 3(3), DOI: 10.3390/biomimetics3030014

Park, I.S., Middleton, R. J.C., Coggrave, C. R., Ruiz, P. D., Coupland, J. M. (2018). Characterization of the reference wave in a compact digital holographic camera. Applied Optics. 57, 1, A235-A241 DOI:10.1364/AO.57.00A235


Pease, S. G., Conway, P. P., West, A. A. (2017). Hybrid ToF and RSSI Real-Time Semantic Tracking with an Adaptive Industrial Internet of Things Architecture. Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 99, 98-109 DOI:10.1016/j.jnca.2017.10.010

Pease, S. G., Conway, P. P., West, A. A. (2017). An intelligent real-time cyber-physical toolset for energy and process prediction and optimisation in the future industrial Internet of Things. Future Generation Computer Systems DOI:10.1016/j.future.2017.09.026

Umer J, Morris N, Leighton M, Rahmani R, Howell-Smith S, Wild R, Rahnejat H (2017). Asperity Level Tribological Investigation of Automotive Bore Material and Coatings, Tribology International 117:131-140 DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2017.08.023

Turnbull R, Mohammad Pour M, rahmani R, rahnejat H, Offner G. (2017). Coupled Elastodynamics of Piston Compression Ring Subject to Sweep Excitation, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part K: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics, 2017, 231(3) 469-479 DOI: 10.1177/1464419317725942

Ladosz, P., Oh, H. & Chen, WH (2017). Trajectory Planning for Communication Relay Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Urban Dynamic Environments, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 1-19. DOI: 10.1007/s10846-017-0484-y



Segura Velandia, D. M., Kaur, N., Whittow, W. G., Conway, P. P., & West, A. A. (2016). Towards industrial internet of things: Crankshaft monitoring, traceability and tracking using RFID. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 41, 66-77.  DOI:10.1016/j.rcim.2016.02.004



Goodall, P., Graham, I., Harding, J., Conway, P., Schleyer, S., & West, A. (2015). Cost estimation for remanufacture with limited and uncertain information using case based reasoning. Journal of Remanufacturing, 5(7). DOI:10.1186/s13243-015-0013-8

Graham, I., Goodall, P., Peng, Y., Palmer, C., West, A., Conway, P., . . . Dettmer, F. U. (2015). Performance measurement and KPIs for remanufacturing. Journal of Remanufacturing, 5(10). DOI:10.1186/s13243-015-0019-2



Ładosz, P., Coombes, M., Smith J., Hutchison M., 2018. A generic ROS-based System for Rapid Development and Testing of Algorithms for Autonomous Ground and Aerial Vehicles. Robot Operating System (ROS) The Complete Reference (Volume 3) DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-91590-6_4


Kruiper R., Vincent J.F.V., Chen-Burger J., Desmulliez M.P.Y. (2017). Towards Identifying Biological Research Articles in Computer-Aided Biomimetics. Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems. Living Machines 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10384. Springer, Cham DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-63537-8_21


Kruiper R., Chen-Burger J., Desmulliez M.P.Y. (2016) Computer-Aided Biomimetics. Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems. Living Machines 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9793. Springer, Cham DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-42417-0_13

Conference Proceedings


Torres-Sanchez C., Conway PP, Transition Zone: A Training Ethos Designed to Scaffold a Ph.D. Degree, 126th Annual Conference and Exposition of the Americal Society for Engineering Education, June 16-19, 2019, Tampa Convention Center, Tampla, Florida 

M. Zimmer, A. Al-Yacoub, P. Ferreira, N. Lohse (2019), Trajectory Creation Towards Fast Skill Deployment in Plug-and-Produce Assembly Systems: A Gaussian-Mixture Model Approach, 2nd UK-RAS, Loughborough, 24 January 2019 


C. Torres-Sánchez, M.Haghihi-Abayneh, P.P. Conway (2018).
Magnetic-assisted Alignment of Reinforcing Functionalized-fibers in a Composite for Lightweight Structures. Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS 2018), San Antonio, Texas.

Ładosz, P., Banjo, O., De Guido, S., Zalasiewicz, M., 2018. A Genetic Algorithm Optimiser for Dynamic Product Routing in Agile Manufacturing Environment. INDIN2018, Porto, Portugal

A. Pouchias, J. Stein, P.R. Cunningham, M. Kazilas, Online Resin Flow Monitoring System Development for Resin Transfer Moulding Process, NSIRC 2018 Conference, Cambridge, UK.

A. Pouchias, P.R. Cunningham, J. Stein, M. Kazilas, Development of a dielectric sensor for the flow monitoring of resin transfer moulding process, The 14th International Conference of Flow Processing in Composite Materials 2018 (FPCM14), Lulea, Sweden.

A. Pouchias, P.R. Cunningham, J. Stein, M. Kazilas, Online flow monitring system development for the resin transfer moulding process, 18th European Conference on Composite Materials 2018 (ECCM18), Athens, Greece.

Comissiong, R. and Steffen, T., "Review of Selection Criteria for Sensor and Actuator Configurations Suitable for Internal Combustion Engines," SAE Technical Paper 2018-01-0758, 2018, DOI: 10.4271/2018-01-0758

Kouppas, C., Meng, Q., King, M., & Majoe, D. Machine learning comparison for step decision making of a bipedal robot. Control and Robotics Engineering (ICCRE), 2018 3rd International Conference on (pp. 21-25). IEEE. DOI: 10.1109/ICCRE.2018.8376427


C. Kouppas, M. Rodosthenous, N. Sagyndyk, Q. Meng, M. King, and D. Majoe, “Designing a novel bipedal Silent Agile Robust Autonomous Host (S.A.R.A.H),” UK-RAS CONFERENCE: “ROBOTS WORKING FOR & AMONG US,” 2017, pp. 114–117.

Athanasios Pouchias, Paul Cunningham, Jasmin Stein, Alexandros A. Skordos, Mihalis Kazilas, Development of a dielectric sensor for the flow monitoring of resin transfer moulding process, SAMPE Europe Conference 2017, Stuttgart, Germany.

Maria Lorente-Crespo, Adrian Ayastuy Rodriguez, G. Goussetis, and Carolina Mateo-Segura. (2017). Hemispherical Luneburg Lens Antenna With Integrated Linear To Circular Polarisation Converter, 38th ESA Antenna Workshop on Innovative Antenna Systems and Technologies for Future Space Missions. Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Carolina Mateo-Segura, G Georgiadis, Adrian Ayastuy Rodríguez, Ryan Bahr, Manos. M. Tentzeris, Ana Collado, and G. Goussetis (2017). 3D Printed Bifocal Lens Antenna For Multi-Beam Applications. 38th ESA Antenna Workshop on Innovative Antenna Systems and Technologies for Future Space Missions. Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Torres-Sanchez C, Conway PP, Holt JA (2017). 3D Acoustic-Structure Interaction of Ultrasound in Fluids for the Manufacture of Graded Materials, COMSOL conference 2017, Rotterdam, NL.

Ladosz, P., Oh, H. & Chen, WH (2017). Prediction of Air-to-Ground Communication Strength for Relay UAV Trajectory Planner in Urban Environments, International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2017).

Kouppas, C., Pearson, M., Dean, P. and Anderson, S., 2017, July. Feather-inspired sensor for stabilizing unmanned aerial vehicles in turbulent conditions. Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems (pp. 230-241). Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-63537-8_20

Sivayogan G, Mohammadpour M, Rahnejat H, Sopouch M, Offner G (2017). Elastohydrodynamic Analysis of Hypoid Gear Contacts With Variable Geometry and Kinematics, 6th World Tribology Congress, Beijing, China.

Umer J, Morris N, Leighton M, Rahmani R, Rahnejat H, Howell-Smith S, Balakrishnan S (2017). Nano-scale Investigation of Frictional Characteristics of Tribo-films in Sliding Contacts of Representative In-cylinder Conditions, 6th World Tribology Congress, Beijing, China.

Oglieve C, Sivayogan G, Mohammadpour M, Rahnejat H (2017). Lubricated Loaded Tooth Contact Analysis (LLTCA) for Spur Gear Pairs. International Conference on Advance Vehicle Powertrains, Hangzhou, China.

Ayastuy Rodriguez, Adrian, Paul Record, and Fiona Kenyon. (2017). Novel Activity Monitoring System Based on Smart Collar and Variational Bayesian Learning of Multivariate Autoregressive Hidden Markov Models, 8th European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming, 802–11. Nantes, France.

D.V. Roman, R.W. Dickie, D. Flynn and V. Robu (2017) A Review of the Role of Prognostics in Predicting the Remaining Useful Life of Assets, "Safety and Reliability - Theory and Applications. Proceedings of the 27th European Safety and Reliability Conference (Esrel 2017), Portorož, Slovenia, 18-22 June 2017, Pages 897–904 doi: 10.1201/9781315210469-116.


Pantazis, Dimitrios, Adrian Ayastuy Rodriguez, Paul P. Conway, and Andrew A. West. (2016). An Application of Autoregressive Hidden Markov Models for Identifying Machine Operations. 14th International Conference on Manufacturing Research. doi: 10.3233/978-1-61499-668-2-193.

Turnbull R, Bewsher SR, Mohammad pour M, Rahmani R, Rahnejat H, Offner G (2016). Elastodynamics of Piston Compression Rings, 3rd Biennial International Conference on Powertrain Modelling and Control (PMC 2016)

Ladosz, P., Oh, H. & Chen, WH (2016). Optimal positioning of communication relay unmanned aerial vehicles in urban environments, International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS).

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