Research Students

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Name Research Topic & Supervisor Email Room/Phone
Abas, Norafizah Bio-sensing and actuation of upper extremity exoskeleton
Supervisor: Prof M Mahfouf, Dr M O Tokhi, Dr G Panoutsos
NAbas1 307
Aftab, W Advanced methods for sensor data fusion and nonlinear estimation
Supervisor: Prof L S Mihaylova, Dr M Arvaneh
WAftab1 204
Ajiborisha, ASA Optimization and control in smart grids
Supervisor: Dr P Trodden
ASAjiborisha1 204
A Kadir, N Hybrid evolutionary multiple criteria decision making methods
Supervisors: Dr R Purshouse, Dr D Bauso
NBAKadir1 316
Al Rezage, G Intelligent soft computing distributed control
Supervisor: Prof M Mahfouf, Dr M O Tokhi, Dr G Panoutsos
GSMousa1 307
Aflyatunova, D Advanced Systems Modelling and Optimisation in Materials Science and Engineering
Supervisors: Prof M Mahfouf, Dr G Panoutsos
DAflyatunova1 316
Al-naumani, Y Predictive control of non-linear and uncertain systems
Supervisors: Dr J A Rossiter, Prof M Mahfouf
YHAI-naumani1 316
AlAlaween, W Systems engineering based modelling and control of granulation process in pharmaceutical industry
Supervisors: Prof M Mahfouf, Prof A D Salman
WHALALaween1 316
Alhashimy, O Game Theoretic Robot Collaborations
Supervisor: Prof S Veres, Dr I Esnaola
OAJasim1 316
Ali, S A sketch-based interface for mesh processing related to medical data
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Dr M O Tokhi, Prof Z Lang
SKAli1 307
Al Shatti, A Exoskeleton lower extremity
Supervisor: Prof M Mahfouf, Dr M O Tokhi, Dr G Panoutsos
AKAlshatti1 307
Alsharkawi, A Automatic Control of a Parabolic Trough Solar Thermal Power Plant
Supervisors: Dr J A Rossiter, Dr Paul Trodden
AAlsharkawi1 316
Amer, H Novel Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks Localisation in Indoor and Outdoor Environments
Supervisors: Prof L Mihaylova, Prof M Mayfield
HMAmer1 305
Antcliffe, D Investigation into novel techniques for gas demand modelling, forecasting and control
Supervisors: Professor R F Harrison, Professor P Fleming
cop10ajd  A10b
Anupam, A Computational Simulation of Plant-Soil-Water Processes for Design of Agricultural Production
Supervisors: Prof V Kadirkamanathan, Prof S Beerling
AAnupam1 305
Arikapudi, S Validation and verification of autonomous car decisions
Supervisors: Prof S Veres, Dr P Trodden
Arrieta, M An Information Theoretic Approach to Cyber-Physical Systems
Supervisors: Dr I Esnaola, Dr P Trodden
MArrieta2 305
Ashley, AL Adaptive learning in brain-robot interactions
Supervisors: Dr M Arvaneh, Prof L S Mihaylova
ALAshley1 204
Ayala Solares, J R Data Mining and Machine Learning for Environmental Systems Modelling and Analysis
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Professor S A Billings, Professor C Bigg
JRAyalaSolares1 316
Azab, Ahmed Design and development of assistive robots using EMG based advanced control systems
Supervisors: Dr M Arvaneh, Prof L Mihaylova
AmmAzab1 204
Baldivieso, Pablo Robust distributed model predictive control
Supervisor: Dr P Trodden, Dr J Liu
PRBaldivieso1 316/25655
Baraka, A Systems Monitoring: Multi-modal learning for context-aware Granular Computing structures
Supervisors: Dr G Panoutsos, Professor M Mahfouf
Bashir, F Nonlinear Modelling of Incomplete Data
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Dr V Fedun
FAABashir1 316
Beltran Perez, C Enhanced Imaging Processing with Intelligent Computation and Machine Learning Methods
Supervisor: Dr H Wei, Prof M Balikhin
CBeltranPerez1 316
Benemerito, Ivan Multiscale simulation of the musculoskeletal system: Multiscale modelling and its application in musculoskeletal system between body and organ level
Supervisors: Dr L Guo, Prof D Lacroix
ibenemerito1 C14 (PLB)
Benomair, A Maglev Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT)
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Dr M O Tokhi
AMBenomair1 307
Bin Abdullah, M Development of low computation adaptive Model Predictive Control and applications
Supervisors: Dr A Rossiter, Prof M Mahfouf
MAbdullah2 305
Bin Wan Daud, WMB Upper extremity EMG signal feature extraction and classification
Supervisors: Prof M Mahfouf, Dr O Tokhi, Dr G Panoutsos
WMBBinWanDaud1 307
Braitor, A Advanced control for smart and resilient dc micro-grids
Supervisors: Dr G Konstantopoulos, Prof V Kadirkamanathan
ABraitor1 D02, George Porter Building
Chen, Ruilong Deep Learning Models and Methods for Smart Cities
Supervisors: Dr L S Mihaylova, Dr W Liu
RChen3 305
Chong, Ghai Siung A systematic study of vortex like structure in the induced magentosphere and ionosphere in Venus
Supervisors: Prof S Pope, Prof M Balikhin
gschong1 B22/ 25234
Colas-Marquez, R Novel Systems Engineering modelling and optimisation in materials science engineering
Supervisors: Prof M Mahfouf, Dr O Tokhi
RColas-Marquez TBC
Davila Garcia, M Automatic Object and Behaviour Recognition in Video/Image Sequences
Supervisors: Prof L Mihaylova, Prof R Harrison
MDavilaGarcia1 305
De Freitas, A Tracking multi-target large scale systems
Supervisors: Prof L S Mihaylova, Professor Visakan Kadirkamanathan
ADeFreitas1 218
Dellar, O Low order modelling for feedback control of fluid flows.
Supervisors: Dr B Jones, Dr J Aitken, Prof D Coca
o j d e l l a r 1 316
Diala, U Nonlinear vibration control.
Supervisors: Prof Z Lang, Dr S Pope
UHDiala1 305
Douthwaite, J SWARM Technology Coordination of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Supervisors: Prof L Mihaylova, Prof S Veres
JADouthwaite1 PLB B13
Doyle, M Autonomous modular reconfigurable machines
Supervisors: Dr R Gross, Dr S Anderson
MDoyle3 PLB B13
Dughman, S Efficient Predictive Control in the presence of uncertainity
Supervisors: Dr J A Rossiter, Professor M Mahfouf
SSDughman1 316
Ehtiawesh, M Constrained adaptive predictive control of a hot rolling mill-theoretical and practical aspects
Supervisors: Professor M Mahfouf, Dr G Panoutsos
MKEhtiawesh1 D09/25611
Ejegi, E Application of predictive control to fast systems
Supervisors: Dr J A Rossiter, Dr P Trodden
cop12eee 204
Fernandez Musoles, C GPU-Accelerated Computational Modelling and Simulation of Large-scale Biologically Realistic Models of the Fruit Fly Brain
Supervisor: Dr P Richmond, Prof D Coca
c.f.musoles A05
Firdaus, A Soft-computing control paradigms for UAVs
Supervisors: Dr G Panoutsos, Dr O Tokhi
ARFirdaus2 307
Gadelovits, S Advanced Control and Power Electronics for Hybrid Electrical Vehicles
Supervisors: Prof V Kadirkamanathan, Dr G Konstantopoulos
s.gadelovits 316
Genes, C Novel methods for reconfigurable manufacturing
Supervisors: Professor D Coca, Dr J I Esnaola
CGenes1 305
Georgiou, C How to localise and map Search and Rescue personnel and robots in urban environments
Supervisors: Prof T J Dodd, Dr S Anderson, Dr M Phiri
c.georgiou PLB B13
Giagkiozis, S Nonlinear transient structures and collisionless shocks in the Heliosphere
Supervisors: Prof M Balikhin, Dr S Pope
s.giagkiozis B22/ 25234
Gonzalez Villarreal, O Developments in nonlinear predictive control and application
Supervisor: Dr A Rossiter
OJGonzalezVillarreal1 TBC
Grzedzinski, K Gas Turbine Advanced Control and Monitoring
Supervisors: Dr P Trodden, Prof V Kadirkamanathan
KGrzedzinski1 B20
Gu, Yuanlin Revealing Certainties from Uncertainties through Data Mining and Data Modelling
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Prof M Balikhin, Prof G Bigg
YGu11 305
Gu, Yue Turing Learning: Advances and Applications
Supervisors: Dr R Gross, Prof N Lawrence
Guicherd, R Advanced model based control of gas turbine engines
Supervisor: Prof V Kadirkamanathan, Dr P Trodden, Dr A Mills
rguicherd1 B20
Gunawardena, R Nonlinear Frequency Analysis with Applications in Complex System Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis
Supervisor: Prof Z Lang, Prof T Dodd
SRAGunawardena1 305
Hambley, C Contract-based design for complex engineered systems
Supervisors: Prof V Kadirkamanathan, Dr B Jones
CJHambley1 B20
Hartwell, A Expansion of human perception via sensory substitution for assistive robotics and healthcare
Supervisors: Dr S Anderson, Prof V Kadirkamanathan
AHartwell1 305
Hashim, M R Robotic assisted mobility for the elderly/disabled
Supervisors: Prof M Mahfouf, Dr M O Tokhi
MRHashim1 305
Hassan, M A H Grasping and manipulation techniques for climbing robots
Supervisors: Dr M O Tokhi, Dr H Wei
cop11mah 307
Hassan Basri, H Control design for space applications
Supervisors: Dr J A Rossiter, Dr M Balikhin
HBHassanBasri1 305
Hazim, M Y Integration Problems of Planning Methods in Deliberative Robotic Agents
Supervisors: Prof S Veres, Prof V Kadirkamanathan
MYHazim1 316
He, Changjiang New Psycho-physiological markers relating to Operational Function State of Humans under Load-Modelling and Real-time Control of Automation
Supervisors: Prof M Mahfouf, Dr V Fedun
CHe5 316
Hernandez Vicente, B Reconfigurable Non-centralized Model Predictive Control of UAVs
Supervisors: Dr P Trodden, Dr S Anderson
BAHernandezVicente1 316
Hodgson, Z Autonomous monitoring and prediction of marine pollution
Supervisors: Dr B Jones, Prof T Dodd
ZHodgson1 204
Indera Putera, S H Complex Modelling and Decision Support for ICU Patients
Supervisors: Professor M Mahfouf, Dr G Panoutsos
SHInderaPutera1 305
Isupova, O Knowledge extraction from data
Supervisors: Prof L S Mihaylova, Professor V Kadirkamanathan
OLsupova1 217
Izzo, P Autonomous Agent Control of Boats
Supervisor: Professor S Veres
Pizzo1 316/25553
Jaramillo Avila, U Cerebellar-inspired control for autonomous systems and robotics
Supervisor: Dr S Anderson, Prof T Dodd
cop16uj 204
Jeavons, C Advanced cost engineering for application in high value manufacturing technology
Supervisors: Dr R Purshouse, Mr J G Heppell
C.Jeavons NA
Jones, OPH Exploring the link between emulation and optimization for the robust design of complex engineered products
Supervisor: Dr R Purshouse, Prof J Oakley
OPHJones1 204
Kadochnikova, A Modelling and Identification of Complex Dynamical Systems
Supervisors: Prof V Kadirkamanathan, Prof L Mihaylova
akadochnikova1 316
Kapellmann Zafra, G Human-Robot Swarm Interaction
Supervisors: Dr R Gross, Dr A Kolling, Prof R Harrison
gkapellmann PLB F01
Kiring, A Wireless Sensor Networks for Localisation in different environments
Supervisors: Prof L S Mihaylova, Dr I Esnaola
AMKiring1 305
Kuponu, O Self Healing of Composite Material
Supervisors: Dr S A Pope, Professor V Kadirkamanathan
Kuzin, D Interoperability and fusion of large data for surveillance systems
Supervisors: Prof L S Mihaylova, Professor V Kadirkamanathan
Li, Zhenglin Advanced methods for fire and smoke detection based on video sequences
Supervisors: Prof L Mihaylova, Dr D Damian
ZLi80 305
Lio, W H Predictive control in wind energy applications
Supervisor: Dr J A Rossiter, Dr B Jones
WHLio1 316/25553
Liu, C Methods for decision making in complex environments
Supervisor: Prof L Mihaylova, Dr I Esnaola
CLiu47 305
Longman, F Sensor data fusion of a wireless sensor network (WSN) system
Supervisors: Prof L Mihaylova, Prof D Coca
FSLongman1 305
Lopes, Y Formal Approaches for the Automatic Synthesis of Swarm Behaviours
Supervisors: Dr R Gross, Prof T Dodd
Y.Kaszubowski B13 (PLB)
Luna Ortiz, C R Analysis and modelling of stem cell dynamics
Supervisors: Professor D Coca, Dr L Guo, Dr I Esnaola
cop12crl A05
Ma, K Robot Navigation in Water Distribution Pipes
Supervisors: Dr S Anderson, Dr R P Collins
kma2 PLB-B13/26084
Marques, J Modular micro-robots for operation in fluidic environments
Supervisors: Dr R Gross, Dr B Jones
JVCMarques1 B13 (PLB)
Mercieca, J Advanced nonlinear signal processing with applications in life science
Supervisors: Professor V Kadirkamanathan, Dr S Anderson
cop12jm  NA
Miranda Linares, D Robotic assistive mobility aid
Supervisors: Dr G Panoutsos, Dr M O Tokhi
cop12dm Edgar Allen Bdg.
Montana Gonzalez, Felipe Temporal logic-based robust control protocols for autonomous mobile systems
Supervisors: Prof T Dodd, Dr J Liu
FJMontanaGonzalez1 PLB F01
Mugali, S Data Modelling and Data Mining with Medical and Biomedical Applications
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Dr P Sarrigiannis, Dr V Fedun
ssmugali1 305
Muscat, R Clinical Decision Support for Neonates
Supervisors: Professor M Mahfouf, Dr G Panoutsos
RMuscat1 305
Neagu, M S A control engineering approach to the development of novel targeted therapeutic strategies for Polycystic Kidney Disease
Supervisors: Prof D Coca, Prof A Ong
m.neagu 204
Nik Ibrahim, NN Frequency domain analysis and design of nonlinear systems with applications in Chemical Engineering
Supervisors: Professor ZQ Lang, Dr S R Anderson
NNLNikIbrahim1 316
Oara, DC Methods for robust design optimization
Supervisors: Dr Purshouse, Prof T Dodd
coq15dco 204
Ochoa Cardenas, F Development of robotic technology for security screening and inspection tasks
Supervisors: Dr T J Dodd, Professor ZQ Lang
cop12fo B13 (PLB)
Offor, K Efficient Indoor and Outdoor Localisation Using Wireless Sensor Networks
Supervisors: Prof L S Mihaylova, Prof M Mahfouf
KJOffor1 316
Ogadah, E Load-frequency control of power networks using distributed model predictive control
Supervisors: Dr P Trodden, Dr J I Esnaola
EEOgadah1 316
Ordóñez Aguileta, P Condition Monitoring for Gas Turbine Engines
Supervisors: Prof TJ Dodd, Dr J Liu, Mr A R Mills
paordonezaguileta1 B20
Ozdemir, A Sensing and coordination in massively distributed robotic swarms
Supervisors: Dr R Gross, Dr A Kolling, Dr L Guo
A.Ozdemir F01 (PLB)
Parrott, Christopher Novel Modular Reconfigurable Robotic Systems
Supervisors: Dr R Gross, Prof T Dodd
c.parrott B13 (PLB) /25656
Paspatis, A Advanced control of distributed generation units to develop self-protected microgrids
Supervisors: Dr G Konstantopoulos, Prof M Mayfield
APaspatis1 D03, George Porter Bdg
Penuelas Alvarez, J Soft Sensoring and Data-driven Monitoring - Methods and Algorithms
Supervisors - Dr H Wei, Professor V Kadirkamanathan
JAPenuelas1 316
Perez Guagnelli, E Design of long term robotic implants
Supervisor - Dr D Damian
ERPerezGuagnelli1 TBC
Pipaliya, J Numerical modelling of the collisionless shocks
Supervisors: Dr V Fedun, Professor M A Balikhin
JPipaliya1 204 / 25657
Prabhu Haladi Ramanatha, S Data based modelling to understand Antimicrobial Resistance
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Dr J A Rossiter
SPrabhuHalidiRamanatha1 305
Robson, J Spatiotemporal modelling and identification of the electrical activity in the heart
Supervisors: Prof V Kadirkamanathan, Dr S Anderson
JRobson3 305
Salomon, S Optimization for Adaptability
Supervisors: Professor P J Fleming, Dr R Purshouse
SSalomon1 B24
Sanusi, I Health Monitoring and Controls Integration for Rolls-Royce Power Systems
Supervisors: Professor T Dodd, Dr A Mills
IESanusi1 B20
Senawi, A Data mining and modelling from public data resources for healthcare applications
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Professor M A Balikhin
A.Senawi Edgar Allen Bdg.
Solis Cordova, J Boundary stabilisation of fluid flows
Supervisors: Professor D Coca, Professor Z Lang
cop12jds Edgar Allen Bdg.
Stella, L Optimal control of intelligent agents communicating via a Distributed Virtualized Environment
Supervisors: Dr D Bauso, Dr 
R Gross
LStella1 204
Sun, Ke An Information Theoretic Approach to the Smart Grid
Supervisors: Dr I Esnaola, Dr D Bauso
KSun4 305
Trenkwalder, S Distributed computation in a swarm of robots
Supervisors: Dr R Gross, Dr A Kolling, Prof R Harrison
SMTrenkwalder1 F01 (PLB)
Vandermeulen, I Multi-robot systems for logistics in unstructured environments
Supervisors: Dr R Gross, Dr A Kolling
IAVandermeulen1 B13 (PLB)
Vidal Rosas, A Neuro-Imaging Using Fluorescence DOT
Supervisors: Professor D Coca, Professor Z Lang
AVidalRosas1 305
Villanueva Marcocchio, A Smart Wireless Vibration Sensing For Condition Monitoring in a Gas Turbine Engine
Supervisors: Dr B L Jones, Professor V Kadirkamanathan, Dr I Esnaola
AVillanuevaMarcocchio1 B20
Walker, R Robot navigation for dynamic and crowded pedestrian environments
Supervisors: Prof T J Dodd, Prof R F Harrison
Ross.Walker Edgar Allen Bdg.
Wang, Ke Nonlinear filtering and control for spacecraft navigation
Supervisor: Prof L S Mihaylova, Dr M Arvaneh
KWang19 204
Wang, Youchen Model Construction from Large Datasets for Complex System Analysis
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Prof R Harrison
YWANG76 316
Wibowo, S Autonomous systems for engineering inspections
Supervisors: Prof T J Dodd, Dr P Trodden
SWibowo1 316
Xi, Zhen Multi-scale and multi-objective optimisation for complex manufacturing processes
Supervisors: Dr G Panoutsos, Dr H Wei
zhen.xi 204
Yao, Xinxin Feature extraction from multivariate time series
Supervisors: Dr H Wei, Prof M Balikhin
xyao4 316
Zhang, Haoyu Robot Search and Pursuit Evasion
Supervisors: Prof S Veres, Prof L Mihaylova
HZhang45 PLB B13
Zhang, Sikai New Structural Health Monitoring Methods and Big Data Based Implementation Techniques
Supervisors: Prof Z Lang, Dr B Jones
SZhang42 305
Zhu, Yunpeng Application of nonlinear damping to control of vibration in machining thin walled structures
Supervisors: Prof Z Lang, Dr L Guo
YZhu53 316