Hall of Fame

Dr Mohamed Khaled K. Ehtiawesh

Thesis Title: Investigations into new closed-loop control architecutres for self-organising fuzzy logic (SOFLC)

Year completed: 2017

Dr Jose Antonio Penuelas Alvarez

Thesis Title: Maximising Oil Production Through Data Modelling, Simulation and Optimisation

Year completed: 2017

Dr Yahya Hamood Mohamed Al-naumani

Thesis Title: MPC for Upstream Oil & Gas Fields: a practical view

Year completed: 2017

Dr Adham Yaseen Mohammad Alsharkawi

Thesis Title: Automatic Control of a Parabolic Trough Solar Thermal Power Plant

Year completed: 2017

Dr Dorian Mihut Florescu

Thesis Title: Reconstruction, Identification and Implementation Methods for Spiking Neural Circuits
Years of Study: 2013 - 2015
Supervisor: Professor D Coca
Current Position: Postdoctoral on the Digital Fruit Fly Brain (funded by BBSRC). Also on the team that is developing the Fruit Fly Observatory, recently shortlisted for the Open Science Prize.

Dr Nafrizuan Mat Yahya

Thesis Title: Bats echolocation-inspired algorithms for global optimisation problems
Years of Study: 2012 - 2015
Supervisors: Dr MO Tokhi & Dr G Panoutsos

Dr Yu Zeng

Thesis Title: Droop Control of Parallel-Operated Inverters
Years of Study: 2012 - 2015
Supervisors: Professor Q Zhong & Dr H Wei
Current Position: KTP associate in a solar PV inverter and energy storage project, a collaborative research project between Sheffield Hallam University and EMSc (UK) Ltd.

Wei LiDr Wei Li

Thesis Title: Automated Reverse Engineering of Agent Behaviours
Years of Study: 2012 - 2015
Supervisor: Dr R Gross
Current Position: Research Associate at York Robotics Lab, University of York

Dr Wen-Long Ming

Thesis Title: Active Control of Voltage Ripples in Power Electronic Converters
Years of Study: 2012 - 2015
Supervisors: Professor Q Zhong & Dr H Wei
Current Position: Lecturer (College of Science and Engineering) at University of Cardiff.

Dr Adrian Bouaru

Thesis Title: Modelling and Control of Spatio-temporal Pattern Formation
Years of Study: 2012 - 2015
Supervisor: Professor D Coca
Current Position: Working for Jaguar Land Rover

PeterDr Peter Hywel Heins

Thesis Title: Modelling, Simulation and Control of Turbulent Flows
Years of Study: 2012 - 2015
Supervisor: Dr B Jones
Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate in ACSE
                                                                                                            

Dr Ali Muftah A Zughrat

Thesis Title: Rails Quality Data Modelling Via Machine Learning-Based Paradigms
Years of Study: 2012 - 2015
Supervisors: Professor M Mahfouf & Dr G Panoutsos

Dr Yashar Baradaranshokouhi

Thesis Title: Estimation of Neural Field Models from Spatiotemporal Electrophysiological Data
Years of Study: 2012 - 2015
Supervisors: Professor V Kadirkamanathan & Dr S R Anderson
Current Position: Academic Tutor at Sheffield International College

Dr Alicia Adriana González Rodríguez

Thesis Title: Multiscale model-based search for optimal process operating windows in friction stir welding
Years of Study: 2011 - 2015
Supervisor: Dr G Panoutsos
Current Position: Working with TWI

Dr Rajesh Kudikala

Thesis Title: System Architecture Design Using Multi-Criteria Optimization
Years of Study: 2010 - 2015
Supervisor: Professor Peter Fleming
Current Position: Development Engineer at YASA Motors

Maszatul MansorDr Maszatul M Mansor

Thesis Title: Optimisation Strategies for Power Management of Autonomous Systems
Years of Study: 2011 - 2015
Supervisors: Professor Peter Fleming & Dr Robin Purshouse
Current position: Research Associate in the Rolls-Royce UTC at the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield.

MelvinDr Melvin Gauci

Thesis Title: Swarm Robotic Systems with Minimal Information Processing
Years of Study: 2010 - 2014
Supervisor: Dr Roderich Gross
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University

Dr Jianing Chen

Thesis Title: Cooperation in Swarms of Robots without Communication
Years of Study: 2010-2015
Supervisor: Dr Roderich Gross
Current Position: Research Associate in Microelectronics Design Lab, University of Manchester

Dr Suradet Tantrairatn

Thesis Title: Intelligent Control Agent for Autonomous UAS
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Professor Sandor Veres & Dr Roderich Gross

Dr William Jacobs

Thesis Title: Bayesian Non-linear System Identification and Frequency Response Analysis with Application to Soft Smart Actuators
Years of Study: 2013 - 2016
Supervisors: Dr Anderson & Professor Dodd

Dr Xiliang Zhang

Thesis Title: Modelling and Identification of neutrophil cell dynamic behaviour
Years of Study: 2013 - 2016
Supervisor: Professor Kadirkamanathan

Dr Xin Zhang

Thesis Title: Impedance Control and Stability of DC/DC Converter Systems
Years of Study: 2014 - 2016
Supervisors: Professor Zhong & Dr Wei

Dr Olusayo Obajemu

Thesis Title: Predictive Dynamic Risk Mapping and Modelling of Patients Diagnosed with Bladder Cancer
Years of Study:
2012 - 2016
Supervisors:
Professor Mahfouf & Dr Panoutsos

Dr Luis Alberto Torres Salomao

Thesis Title: Operator functional state modelling and adaptive control of automation in human-machine systems
Years of Study:
2012 - 2016
Supervisor:
Professor Mahfouf

Dr Hasanain Ali Bashar

Thesis Title: Meta-modelling of intensive computational models
Years of Study: 2012 - 2014
Supervisors:
Professor Harrison & Professor Dodd

Dr Hyreil Anuar Bin Kasdirin

Thesis Title: Adaptive bio-inspired firefly and invasive weed algorithms for global optimisation with application to engineering problems
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Dr Tokhi & Dr Wei

Dr Victor Manuel Cedeno Campos

Thesis Title: A framework to offer high value manufacturing through self-reconfigurable manufacturing systems
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Professor Dodd & Dr Trodden

Dr Mohd Abdul Hadi Bin Hassan

Thesis Title: Design and real time control of a versatile scansorial robot
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Dr H Wei

Dr Yang Zhang

Thesis Title: A Dynamical Systems Modelling Framework for Breast Cancer Cell Motility and Morphology Analysis
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Professor Kadirkamanathan & Dr Anderson

Dr Jose de Jesus Solis Cordova

Thesis Title: Application of non-linear system identification approaches to modelling, analysis and control of fluid flows
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Professor Coca & Professor Lang

Dr Wai Hou Lio

Thesis Title: Blade pitch control for Wind Turbine Load Reductions
Years of Study: 2013 - 2017
Supervisors: Dr Rossiter & Dr Jones

Dr Allan de Freitas

Thesis Title: Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Crowd and Extended Object Tracking and Dealing with Tall Data
Years of Study: 2014 - 2017
Supervisors: Professor Mihaylova & Professor Kadirkamanathan

Dr Chris Parrott

Thesis Title: A Hybrid and Extendable Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robotic System
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Dr Gross & Professor Dodd

Dr Yuri Kaszubowski Lopes

Thesis Title: Supervisory Control Theory for COntrolling Swarm Robotics Systems
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Dr Gross & Professor Dodd

Dr Paolo Izzo

Thesis Title: Verification-driven design and programming of autonomous robots
Years of Study: 2013 - 2016
Supervisors: Professor Veres

Dr Eyefujirin Evans Ejegi

Thesis Title: Model Predictive based load frequency control studies in a deregulated environment
Years of Study: 2013 - 2017
Supervisors: Dr Rossiter & Dr Trodden

Dr Nik Nor Liyana Binti Nik Ibrahim

Thesis Title: Frequency domain analysis and design of nonlinear systems with application in Chemical Engineering
Years of Study: 2014 - 2018
Supervisors: Professor Lang & Dr Anderson

Dr Daniela Miranda Linares

Thesis Title: Modelling and Control of Lower Limb Exoskeletons for Fundamental Mobility Tasks
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Dr Panoutsos

Dr Christina Georgiou

Thesis Title: Constructing informative Bayesian priors to improve SLAM map quality
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Professor Dodd & Dr Anderson

Dr Francisco Ochoa Cardenas

Thesis Title: Design of novel active magnetic adhesion mechanism for climbing robots in ferromagnetic structures
Years of Study: 2012 - 2016
Supervisors: Professor Dodd & Professor Lang