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Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World (2022)
Book
Urquhart, N. (2022). Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-98108-2

This book explains classic routing and transportation problems and solutions, before offering insights based on successful real-world solutions. The chapters in Part I introduce and explain the traveling salesperson problem (TSP), vehicle routing pro... Read More about Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World.

Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world (2022)
Report
Zhang, L., Mora, L., Hasannudin, Z., Akgun, E., Zhang, J., & Godunova, M. (2022). Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world. Geneva: United Nations

This UN report focuses on the contribution that Science, technology and innovation (STI) practices make towards mitigating some of the most pressing sustainability challenges facing the urban sociotechnical systems in a post-covid world. The report a... Read More about Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world.

Graffiti, Place and Society (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Victoria, M. (2022, May). Graffiti, Place and Society. Paper presented at TBS Research Seminar, Edinburgh Napier University

‘DON’T KIL URSELF’. ‘ YOU SHALL OVERCOME.’ The impetus for this study comes from serendipitous encounters with certain types of graffiti around Edinburgh during the covid-19 pandemic. Using walking and photography as data collection methods, I drew... Read More about Graffiti, Place and Society.

Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets (2022)
Journal Article
Alnahwi, F. M., Al-Yasir, Y. I. A., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2022). Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets. Sensors, 22(8), Article 3067. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22083067

In this paper, single-element and MIMO microstrip antenna with two pairs of unequal slits is proposed as a circularly polarized antenna with negligible back radiation for 5G mid-band handsets. The unequal pairs of slits are engraved on the antenna pa... Read More about Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets.

Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review (2022)
Journal Article
Carnegie, E. R., Inglis, G., Taylor, A., Bak-Klimek, A., & Okoye, O. (2022). Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19052638

Over the last three decades, researchers have investigated population density and health outcomes at differing scale. There has not been a systematic review conducted in order to synthesise this evidence. Following the Preferred Reporting Items for S... Read More about Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review.

State-steered smartmentality in Chinese smart urbanism (2022)
Journal Article
Zhang, J., Bates, J., & Abbott, P. (in press). State-steered smartmentality in Chinese smart urbanism. Urban Studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/00420980211062888

This study explores the socio-political shaping of Chinese smart urbanism by examining the power relations between the government (national and municipal), private firms and citizens embedded in smartmentality. Our exploration begins with teasing out... Read More about State-steered smartmentality in Chinese smart urbanism.

A VMD and LSTM based hybrid model of load forecasting for power grid security (2021)
Journal Article
Lv, L., Wu, Z., Zhang, J., Tan, Z., Zhang, L., & Tian, Z. (in press). A VMD and LSTM based hybrid model of load forecasting for power grid security. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, https://doi.org/10.1109/tii.2021.3130237

As the basis for the static security of the power grid, power load forecasting directly affects the safety of grid operation, the rationality of grid planning, and the economy of supply-demand balance. However, various factors lead to drastic changes... Read More about A VMD and LSTM based hybrid model of load forecasting for power grid security.

IoT for Sustainability (2021)
Book Chapter
Davison, B. (in press). IoT for Sustainability. In New Frontiers in IoT and Cloud Computing for Post-COVID-19 Era. Springer

The Internet of Things (IoT) comprises a set of complementary technologies which offer unprecedented opportunities for interacting with the physical environment. Faced with multiple pressures on our physical wellbeing such as climate change, habitat... Read More about IoT for Sustainability.

Vehicular Computation Offloading for Industrial Mobile Edge Computing (2021)
Journal Article
Zhao, L., Yang, K., Tan, Z., Song, H., Al-Dubai, A., & Zomaya, A. (2021). Vehicular Computation Offloading for Industrial Mobile Edge Computing. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 17(11), 7871-7881. https://doi.org/10.1109/TII.2021.3059640

Due to the limited local computation resource, industrial vehicular computation requires offloading the computation tasks with time-delay sensitive and complex demands to other intelligent devices (IDs) once the data is sensed and collected collabora... Read More about Vehicular Computation Offloading for Industrial Mobile Edge Computing.

Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers (2020)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, . P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, . E. (2020). Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers. Scientific Reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71056-0

In this paper an automatic adaptive antenna impedance tuning algorithm is presented that is based on quantum inspired genetic optimization technique. The proposed automatic quantum genetic algorithm (AQGA) is used to find the optimum solution for a l... Read More about Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers.

Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer (2020)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Shukla, P., Salekzamankhani, S., Abd-Alhameed, R., …Limiti, E. (2020). Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer. Scientific Reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68105-z

A feasibility study is presented on the performance parameters of a novel on-chip antenna based on metasurface technology at terahertz band. The proposed metasurface on-chip antenna is constructed on an electrically thin high-permittivity gallium ars... Read More about Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer.

SPR biosensor based on polymer multi-mode optical waveguide and nanoparticle signal enhancement (2020)
Journal Article
Gabriela Walter, J., Eilers, A., Alwis, L., Wilhelm Roth, B., & Bremer, K. (2020). SPR biosensor based on polymer multi-mode optical waveguide and nanoparticle signal enhancement. Sensors, 20(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/s20102889

We present a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) biosensor that is based on a planar-optical multi-mode (MM) polymer waveguide structure applied for the detection of biomolecules in the lower nano-molar (nM) range. The basic sensor shows a sensitivity of... Read More about SPR biosensor based on polymer multi-mode optical waveguide and nanoparticle signal enhancement.

Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique (2020)
Journal Article
Saleh, A. M., Nagem, T. A., Abd-Alhameed, R., Noras, J., & See, C. H. (2020). Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 35(2), 176-186

This paper presents a low–profile dual-band (2×2) MIMO antenna that works at 2.4GHz, 5.2GHz and 5.8GHz for wireless local area networks (WLAN) applications. A neutralization line technique for enhancing the isolation is used by introducing strip line... Read More about Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique.

Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making (2020)
Journal Article
Susca, T., & Pomponi, F. (2020). Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 24(2), 410-423. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12980

Urbanization often entails a surge in urban temperature compared to the rural surroundings: the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect. Such a temperature increase triggers the formation of pollutants worsening the urban air quality. Jointly, bad air quality... Read More about Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making.

FairEdge: A Fairness-Oriented Task Offloading Scheme for Iot Applications in Mobile Cloudlet Networks (2020)
Journal Article
Lai, S., Fan, X., Ye, Q., Tan, Z., Zhang, Y., He, X., & Nanda, P. (2020). FairEdge: A Fairness-Oriented Task Offloading Scheme for Iot Applications in Mobile Cloudlet Networks. IEEE Access, 8, 13516-13526. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.2965562

Mobile cloud computing has emerged as a promising paradigm to facilitate computation-intensive and delay-sensitive mobile applications. Computation offloading services at the edge mobile cloud environment are provided by small-scale cloud infrastruct... Read More about FairEdge: A Fairness-Oriented Task Offloading Scheme for Iot Applications in Mobile Cloudlet Networks.

The current status of smart city research: exposing the division (2019)
Book Chapter
Mora, L., Reid, A., & Margarita, A. (2019). The current status of smart city research: exposing the division. In Smart Cities in the Post-algorithmic Era: Integrating Technologies, Platforms and Governance (17-35). Edward Elgar Publishing

Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems (2019)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., …Limiti, E. (2020). Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation, 14(3), 183-188. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2019.0362

A metamaterial photonic bandgap (MTM-PBG) periodic structure is used as a decoupling frame to improve the isolation between transmit–receive (T/R) sections of densely packed array antenna in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and multiple-input multiple-... Read More about Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems.

Determination of the Aspect-ratio Distribution of Gold Nanorods in a Colloidal Solution using UV-visible absorption spectroscopy (2019)
Journal Article
Kumar, R., Binetti, L., Nguyen, H. T., Alwis, L. S. M., Agrawal, A., Sun, T., & Grattan, K. T. V. (2019). Determination of the Aspect-ratio Distribution of Gold Nanorods in a Colloidal Solution using UV-visible absorption spectroscopy. Scientific Reports, 9, Article 17469. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-53621-4

Knowledge of the distribution of the aspect ratios (ARs) in a chemically-synthesized colloidal solution of Gold Nano Rods (GNRs) is an important measure in determining the quality of synthesis, and consequently the performance of the GNRs generated f... Read More about Determination of the Aspect-ratio Distribution of Gold Nanorods in a Colloidal Solution using UV-visible absorption spectroscopy.

Silicon-Based 0.450-0.475 THz Series-Fed Double Dielectric Resonator On-Chip Antenna Array Based on Metamaterial Properties for Integrated-Circuits (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (2019). Silicon-Based 0.450-0.475 THz Series-Fed Double Dielectric Resonator On-Chip Antenna Array Based on Metamaterial Properties for Integrated-Circuits. In 2019 Thirteenth International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena (Metamaterials)https://doi.org/10.1109/MetaMaterials.2019.8900949

The antenna array designed to operate over 0.450-0.475 Terahertz comprises two dielectric resonators (DRs) that are stacked vertically on top of each other and placed on the surface of the slot antenna fabricated on a silicon substrate using standard... Read More about Silicon-Based 0.450-0.475 THz Series-Fed Double Dielectric Resonator On-Chip Antenna Array Based on Metamaterial Properties for Integrated-Circuits.