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Clinical Scene Segmentation with Tiny Datasets (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, T. J., Sharkey, D., Crowe, J., & Valstar, M. (2019). Clinical Scene Segmentation with Tiny Datasets. In Proceedings of IEEE 17th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2019)

Many clinical procedures could benefit from automatic scene segmentation and subsequent action recognition. Using Convolutional Neural Networks to semantically segment meaningful parts of an image or video is still an unsolved problem. This becomes e... Read More

Surrogate Thermal Model for Power Electronic Modules using Artificial Neural Network (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Xu, Z., Gao, Y., Wang, X., Tao, X., & Xu, Q. (in press). Surrogate Thermal Model for Power Electronic Modules using Artificial Neural Network

Virtual prototyping of power electronic modules aims to allow rapid evaluation of potential designs without building and testing physical prototypes. Among the interests in thermal models of the virtual modules, process of compact thermal models need... Read More

Optimal Ultrasonic Sensor Configuration Based on Value of Information (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Cantero-Chinchilla, S., Chiachío, J., & Chiachío, M. (2019). Optimal Ultrasonic Sensor Configuration Based on Value of Information. In Proceedings of the 29th European Safety and Reliability Conference, 2707-2713. https://doi.org/10.3850/978-981-11-2724-3_+0221-cd

Optimal sensor configuration has been proven to be essential in the design of structural health monitoring systems. Its impact in maintenance-related actions in an economic and safety-related way has motivated many authors to investigate this complex... Read More

Nuclear Facilities and Cyber Threats (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Tolo, S., & Andrews, J. (2019). Nuclear Facilities and Cyber Threats. In M. Beer, & E. Zio (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2019)

The exponential growth of digital technologies experienced in the last decades has shaped contemporary societies so thoroughly to earn the definition of digital revolution or third industrial revolution. Along with the penetration rate of digital tec... Read More

Metaheuristic optimisation of sound absorption performance of multilayered porous materials (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Ramamoorthy, V. T., Özcan, E., Parkes, A. J., Luc, J., & Bécot, F. (2019). Metaheuristic optimisation of sound absorption performance of multilayered porous materials. In Proceedings of the ICA 2019 and EAA Euroregio 23rd International Congress on Acoustics, integrating 4th EAA Euroregio 2019 9 - 13 September 2019, Aachen, Germany, 3213-3220

The optimization of multilayered-sound-packaging is a challenging task which involves searching the best/op-timal settings for a number of acoustic parameters. The search space size becomes too large to handle by brute force, as the number of those p... Read More

Optimal Ultrasonic Sensor Configuration for Plate-Like Structures Using the Value of Information (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Cantero-Chinchilla, S., Chiachío, J., Chiachío, M., Chronopoulos, D., Jones, A., Essa, Y., & de la Escalera, F. M. (2019). Optimal Ultrasonic Sensor Configuration for Plate-Like Structures Using the Value of Information. In Proceedings of 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring

Condition-based maintenance is based on reliable and effective structural health monitoring systems able to provide accurate information about the health condition of a structure. Among the factors that influence the accuracy and reliability of such... Read More

Modelling Fringe Projection Based on Linear Systems Theory and Geometric Transformation (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Gayton, G., Su, R., & Leach, R. (2019). Modelling Fringe Projection Based on Linear Systems Theory and Geometric Transformation

Fringe projection measurement techniques offer fast, non-contact measurements of the surface form of manufactured parts at relatively low cost. Recent advances in fringe projection have reduced measurement errors from effects such as multiple surface... Read More

Towards Optimal Design of Rainbow Metamaterials (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Meng, H., Chronopoulos, D., & Fabro, A. T. (2019). Towards Optimal Design of Rainbow Metamaterials

Nonperiodic metamaterials can have better vibration attenuation than periodic metamaterials with properly designed resonator distributions. In this study, we propose optimal design routes for rainbow metamaterials. The rainbow metamaterials are nonpe... Read More

Switchable ETFE cushion: designing and building a model for experimental testing (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Flor, J., Sun, Y., Beccarelli, P., Wu, Y., & Chilton, J. (2019). Switchable ETFE cushion: designing and building a model for experimental testing. In C. Lázaro, K. Bletzinger, & E. Oñate (Eds.), Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2019 – Structural Membranes 2019

Adaptive façade systems have the potential for saving energy and enhancing comfort conditions in buildings. Creating working models with materials, components and functions which embody the design idea of a responsive building envelope is an importan... Read More

New Reduced Asymmetric Basic Module Multilevel Converters for Cascaded Configurations (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Hosseinzadeh, M. A., Sarbanzadeh, M., Rivera, M., & Wheeler, P. (2019). New Reduced Asymmetric Basic Module Multilevel Converters for Cascaded Configurations. In Proceedings 2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronicshttps://doi.org/10.1109/ISIE.2019.8781382

Requiring a high number of power switches and their rating are the main limitations of multilevel converters in medium-voltage applications. The main objective of this paper is, introduce a reduced asymmetric basic module (RABM) for cascaded multilev... Read More

The AIR model (Activities, Internal world, Relationships): a pragmatic framework for evaluating co-design (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Gosling, J., Craven, M. P., Dening, T., Coleston-Shields, D., Aberturas, A. G., Martín, S. G., …Abrilahij, A. (in press). The AIR model (Activities, Internal world, Relationships): a pragmatic framework for evaluating co-design. In K. Niedderrer, G. Ludden, R. Cain, & C. Wölfel (Eds.),

A pragmatic model, AIR (Activities; Internal world; Relationships), is presented for co-design of technologies and products to support well-being of people living with dementia. This model, co-developed with people with lived experience, is aimed at... Read More

Alzheimer's Disease (AD) Detect & Prevent -presymptomatic AD detection and prevention (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Dong, M., Husain, M., Brooks, D., Wilson, M., Craven, M., Destrebecq, F., …Baden-Kristensen, K. (in press). Alzheimer's Disease (AD) Detect & Prevent -presymptomatic AD detection and prevention. In K. Niedderrer, G. Ludden, R. Cain, & C. Wölfel (Eds.), International MinD Conference 2019 - Designing with and for People with Dementia: Well-being, Empowerment and Happiness, 151-154

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a major cause of the rapidly growing and crushing aging challenge that threatens to economically undermine today's healthcare system. AD prevalence will grow to over 100 million cases in 2050. AD is incurable but can be pr... Read More

Towards a streamlined stacking sequence optimisation methodology for blended composite aircraft structures (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Ntourmas, G., Özcan, E., Chronopoulos, D., Glock, F., & Daoud, F. (2019). Towards a streamlined stacking sequence optimisation methodology for blended composite aircraft structures. In Proceedings of 8th European Conference for Aeronautics and Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS)

In order to fully exploit the benefits provided by using composite materials in large scale aerospace structures, more efficient detailed design optimisation techniques need to be developed. In the present work, the optimisation procedure is split up... Read More

Uncertainty quantification in ultrasonic guided-waves based damage localization (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Cantero-Chinchilla, S., Chiachío, J., Chiachío, M., Chronopoulos, D., Jones, A., Essa, Y., & Martín De La Escalera, F. (2019). Uncertainty quantification in ultrasonic guided-waves based damage localization

Bayesian methods for inverse problems offer higher robustness to noise and uncertainty than deterministic, yet accurate, inference methods. Both types of techniques typically focus on finding optimal model parameters that minimize an objective functi... Read More

Assessment of an Enhanced Thin Film Model to Capture Wetting and Drying Behavior in an Aero-Engine Bearing Chamber (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Singh, K., Sharabi, M., Ambrose, S., Eastwick, C., Jefferson-Loveday, R., Cao, J., & Jacobs, A. (2019). Assessment of an Enhanced Thin Film Model to Capture Wetting and Drying Behavior in an Aero-Engine Bearing Chamber. In Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2019 Turbomachinery Technical Conference & Exposition

In the present work, a wetting and drying model is coupled with Eulerian Thin-Film model (ETFM) to analyze the wetting and drying behavior inside the bearing chamber. In the enhanced model, an additional source term is included to account for the con... Read More

Prediction of Film Thickness of an Aero-Engine Bearing Chamber using Coupled VOF and Thin Film Model (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Singh, K., Sharabi, M., Ambrose, S., Eastwick, C., & Jefferson-Loveday, R. J. (2019). Prediction of Film Thickness of an Aero-Engine Bearing Chamber using Coupled VOF and Thin Film Model. In Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2019 Turbomachinery Technical Conference & Exposition

In the present work, a coupled volume-of-fluid (VOF) model with Eulerian thin-film model (ETFM) approach is used to predict the film thickness in an aero-engine bearing chamber. Numerical studies are conducted for a wide range of shaft speeds with lu... Read More

Image processing algorithm to determine an optimised 2D laser cutting trajectory (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Syam, W. P., Bansal, R., Benardos, P., Britchford, E., Hopkinson, A., Voisey, K., & Branson, D. T. (2019). Image processing algorithm to determine an optimised 2D laser cutting trajectory. In Proceedings of 25th IEEE International Conference on Automation & Computing (ICAC'19)

Laser cutting processes offer high-quality and fast cutting capability across a wide variety of materials, including metals, plastics and organic tissues. To enable 2D laser cutting process, a set of (x, y) Cartesian coordinates that form a cutting t... Read More

Automated assessment of object coverage in smart, optical form measurement (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Catalucci, S., Senin, N., Stavroulakis, P., & Leach, R. (2019). Automated assessment of object coverage in smart, optical form measurement. In Proceedings of 19th International euspen Conference & Exhibition

As part of a project to develop a smart 3D form measurement system for quality control of complex 3D parts, we present early work in algorithmic assessment of coverage achieved on the surfaces of a part subjected to optical measurement from a single... Read More