Professor Peter J Fleming
Professor of Industrial Systems and Control
Professor Peter Fleming FREng, BSc, PhD, DSc, CEng, FIET, FInstMC
Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
The University of Sheffield
Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 5663
Fax: (+44) (0)114 222 5138
Email: p.fleming @ sheffield.ac.uk
Room: C9, Amy Johnson Building
- Evolutionary Computing and Multi-Criteria Decision Making
- Intelligent systems, such as neural and fuzzy systems
- Control system design
- Gas turbine engine control and health monitoring
- Parallel, distributed and e-Science computing applications
- Real-time control software development
- Applications include aerospace, power generation, food processing,
pharmaceuticals and manufacturing.
- Elected Fellow, International Federation of Automatic Control, 2009
- Elected Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering, 2005
- IFAC Outstanding Service Award, 2005
- Achievement Medal, University of Miskolc, Hungary, 1999
- Sir Harold Hartley Medal (Institute of Measurement and Control), 1997
- FC Williams Premium (Institution of Electrical Engineers), 1996
7th International Symposium on Instrumentation and Control Technology (ISICT´2008) Beihang University, Beijing, 2008 on `Designing aerospace engineering systems with multiple objectives´
International Conference on Engineering & ICT (ICEI 2007), Malaysia, 2007 on `Multicriteria decision making in engineering design and planning´
`Partners in Science´ Workshop on Aerospace Engineering: Challenges and Opportunities, May 2007, Singapore on `Gas Turbine Engine Control and Health Monitoring´.
IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Multicriteria Decision Making, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, April 2007 on `Tools and techniques for managing many criteria decision-making´.
Controlo 2006 Conference, Lisbon: Innovative research challenges arising in gas turbine engine control
UKACC International Control Conference, Control 2006, Glasgow: Managing Competing Objectives in Control Systems Engineering Design
Third International Conference on Evolutionary MultiCriteria Optimisation, EMO 2005, Mexico: Many-Objective Optimisation: an engineering design perspective
WACEIO Industrial Optimisation Symposium, Perth, Australia, 2002: Managing competing objectives: using evolutionary multicriteria optimisation
IFAC Conference on New Technologies for Computer Control, Hong Kong, 2001: Evolutionary computing: Opportunities for control.
Rolls-Royce, Fleming PJ, Extension to Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Control and Systems Engineering (2011), £295,002
EU/RAISME, Platform for Rapid Application Development, 2010-2012, €145,000
EPSRC, (University of Sheffield component), White Rose Grid E-Science Centre Platform Grant, 2008-2012, £168,604
UKIERI Award for `Optimal Vibration Control of Composite Structures´, 2009-2011, £44,680
OMEGA Award for `Control Strategies For A Cleaner Exhaust´, 2008, £60,000
Rolls-Royce, Fleming PJ, Extension to Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Control and Systems Engineering (2008-2010), £976,221
EPSRC, Fleming PJ with University of Leeds (lead) and University of York, `The White Rose Grid e-Science Centre´ (2006 – 2008), £272,083
DTI, Fleming PJ with V Kadirkamanathan and HA Thompson, BROADEN - Business Resource Optimisation for Aftermarket and Design on Engineering Networks (2005 – 2007), £201,756
Rolls-Royce, Fleming PJ, Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Control and Systems Engineering (2004-2007), £764,430
EPSRC, Fleming PJ with V Kadirkamanathan and HA Thompson, Decision support for integrated logistics (2002-2005), £89,700
EPSRC, Fleming PJ with V Kadirkamanathan and HA Thompson, Distributed Aircraft Maintenance Environment – E-Science GRID Demonstrator - Sheffield, (2002-2005), £480,622
EU INTAS, Fleming PJ (Co-ordinator)with HA Thompson and Consortium from Portugal, Ukraine, Belorussia and Russia, Intelligent Adaptive Condition Monitoring of Gas Turbines Based on Markov Modelling (2001-2004), Euro 150,000
Rolls-Royce, Fleming PJ, Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Control and Systems Engineering, 2000-2004, £1,155,060
EPSRC, Fleming PJ with Bennett S, Wellstead P and Hope S, Process Control Systems Integration (1999-2002), £148,621
GlaxoWellcome, Fleming PJ with V Gillett and P Willett, Evolutionary computation methods for drug discovery (1999-2002), £130,000
|1||Director, Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Control and Systems Engineering|
|2||Vice-President, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) (2002 - 2008)|
|4||Chair Elect, Elsevier/IFAC Publications Management Committee|
|5||Editor, International Journal of Systems Science|
|6||Member, Series Advisory Board, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences|
|7||Recent Major Contributions to Conferences:
Shenfield A, Fleming PJ, Kadirkamanathan V and Allan GM: Optimisation of maintenance scheduling strategies on the grid, Annals of Operations Research , 180, pp. 213-231, 2010.
Adra, SF, Dodd TJ, Griffin IA and Fleming PJ: A Convergence Acceleration Operator for Multiobjective Optimisation, IEEE Trans Evolutionary Computation, 13 (4), pp 825-847, 2009.
Wanner EF, Guimaraes FG, Takahashi RHC and Fleming PJ: Local search with quadratic approximations into memetic algorithms for optimization with multiple criteria, Evolutionary Computation, 16(2), pp 185-224, 2008.
Purshouse RC and Fleming PJ: On the evolutionary optimisation of many conflicting objectives, IEEE Trans Evolutionary Computation, 11(6), pp 770-784, 2007.
Fleming PJ and Pashkevich MA: Optimal advertising campaign generation for multiple brands using MOGA, IEEE Trans Systems, Man and Cybernetics, vol 37, pp. 1190-1201, 2007.
Choi IS, Rossiter AP and Fleming PJ: Looper and Tension Control in Hot Rolling Mills: A Survey, Journal of Process Control, vol 17, pp 509-521, 2007.
Kadirkamanathan V, Selvarajah K and Fleming PJ: Stability analysis of the particle dynamics in particle swarm optimizer, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol 10, pp 245-255, 2006.
Breikin TV, Herbert ID, Kim SK, Regunath S, Hargrave SM, Thompson HA and Fleming PJ: Staged combustion control design for aero engines, Control Engineering Practice, vol 14, pp 387-396, 2006.
Fleming PJ, Purshouse RC, Lygoe RJ: Many-objective optimization: An engineering design perspective, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3410, pp 14-32, 2005.
Ong M, Ren X, Allan G, Kadirkamanathan V, Thompson HA and Fleming PJ: Decision support system on the Grid, Int Journal of Knowledge-Based & Intelligent Engineering Systems, vol. 9, pp 315-326, 2005.
Ramos-Hernandez D, Fleming PJ and Bass JM: A novel object-oriented environment for distributed process control systems, Control Engineering Practice, vol 13, pp 213-230, 2005.
Stewart PG, Zavala JC and Fleming. PJ: Automotive drive by wire design by multiobjective techniques, Control Engineering Practice, vol 13, pp 257-264, 2005.
Rodriguez-Vazquez K, Fonseca CM, and Fleming PJ: Identifying the structure of nonlinear dynamic systems using multiobjective genetic programming, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part A-Systems And Humans, vol 34, pp 531-545, 2004.
Gillet VJ, Khatib W, Willett P, Fleming PJ and Green DVS: Combinatorial library design using a multiobjective genetic algorithm, J Chemical Information and Computer Sciences, vol 42, pp 375-385, 2002
Fleming PJ and Purshouse RC: Evolutionary algorithms in control systems engineering: a survey, Control Engineering Practice, vol 10, pp 1223-1241, 2002.
Schroder P, Green B, Grum N and Fleming PJ: On-line evolution of robust control systems: An industrial active magnetic bearing application, Control Engineering Practice, vol 9, no 1, 2001, pp 37-49