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Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World

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 introdu...

Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world

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 ...

Graffiti, Place and Society

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 ...

Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets

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 m...

Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review

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...

State-steered smartmentality in Chinese smart urbanism

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 c...

A VMD and LSTM based hybrid model of load forecasting for power grid security

Journal Article
Lv, L., Wu, Z., Zhang, J., Tan, Z., Zhang, L., & Tian, Z. (2022)
A VMD and LSTM based hybrid model of load forecasting for power grid security. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 18(9), 6474-6482. 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...

IoT for Sustainability

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 mu...

Vehicular Computation Offloading for Industrial Mobile Edge Computing

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 othe...

Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers

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 qu...
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Mapping inequalities in smart places

2022 - 2023
The proposed collaboration aims to explore how digital and socio-economic inequalities are conceived and tackled in the implementation of smart places, addressing three research questions: 1. to what ...
Funder: British Academy | Value: £4,985

Smart City Transitions in South East Scotland: Accelerating Digital Twin Technology Deployment in Urban Transformation Processes

2021 - 2025
Smart city development exposes the coevolutionary nature of technology and society, as well as the systemic character of innovation. Bringing new technologies into society is not sufficient to improve...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £29,999

Research informed teaching of sustainable development in South Africa: The case of 'Local' Building Materials and their Environmental impacts

2019 - 2023
The study examines the properties and benefits of selected local materials (such as clay and recycled elements) and whether their use as construction materials enhances environmental protection. The r...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £10,000

Circular design of emergency sheltering for Africa: a holistic approach

2018 - 2019
Africa is the continent with the highest number of displaced people due to wars, humanitarian crises, resource scarcity, and extreme climate events. Emergency sheltering always sets out with the best ...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £38,887

Informational Database for Sustainable and Energy Efficient materials in sub-Saharan Africa

2018 - 2019
The population in Africa is growing rapidly, and thus the urbanization is accelerated. The need for detailed information on the performance of materials is a crucial part of the decision-making proces...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering

Information for Action on Climate Change

2017 - 2019
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
Funder: V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation | Value: £3,120

12 Closes Community Co-design Project, Phase 1

2016 - 2022
12 Closes is a 4 year project partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage to re-invigorate and redesign a series of the Royal Mile's pedestrian closes. The projects will be developed through a process o...
Funder: Edinburgh World Heritage | Value: £57,600

ONLINE-S3

2016 - 2018
This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £270,288

Follow-on voucher 4-in-a-block Retrofit Project

2013 - 2015
The purpose of this follow-on project is to conduct in-situ post-occupancy energy analyses on refurbished four-in-a block dwellings that have been upgraded to high sustainability standards using: inno...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £40,000

Follow-on voucher Retrofoam Testing Case Study

2013 - 2015
The purpose of this follow-on project is to conduct a suite of research and development testing on an innovative insulation product, focused around a live project. The insulation product, Retrofoam, u...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £15,434

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Electromagnetic Side-Channel Resilience against Lightweight Cryptography

2018 - date
Nilupulee Gunathilake | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan

Connecting Public Buildings to Low Temperature Heat

2018 - date
Antoine Reguis | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie

Circular refurbishment and adaptability for the British non-domestic stock

2018 - date
Non-domestic buildings are likely to change to domestic use as there is an evident surplus over time across the UK, and their ...
Miss Ana Hernandez Garcia | Director of Studies: Dr Suha Jaradat | Second Supervisor: Prof Francesco Pomponi

An Interdisciplinary approach based on Circular Economy principles and Futures Studies methods for anticipatory decision making in Small and Medium-sized entreprises (SMEs)

2018 - date
Mr Ricardo Weigend | Director of Studies: Prof Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

Efficient algorithms for MAC layer duty cycling and frame delivery in wireless sensor network

2016 - 2021
Dr Craig Thomson | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Dr Thomas Tan

The Influence of Illuminated Road Studs on Safe Driving Behaviour

2015 - date
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
Richard Llewellyn | Director of Studies: Dr Jonathan Cowie | Second Supervisor: Mike Maher

The feasibility study of development and implementation of smart energy system for 100% renewable energy and transport solutions for Sri Lanka

2015 - date
Mr Wattala Fernando | Director of Studies: Dr Kamyab Givaki | Second Supervisor: Prof Naren Gupta

Impact of climate change and envelope performance dilapidation on dwellings

2012 - 2019
"This study looks at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they comp...
Dr Julio Bros Williamson | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

The role of niche tourism products in destination development

2009 - 2011
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
Prof Jane Ali-Knight | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth