Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering
Vasantha, G., Rajkumar, R., & Jonathan, C. (2014). Challenges and opportunities in transforming laser system industry to deliver integrated product and service offers. In H. Afsarmanesh, & L. M. Camarinha-Matos, (Eds.), Collaborative Systems for Smart Networked Environments, 127. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44745-1_12
Laser system industry is a complex network entity that includes laser component manufacturer, laser manufacturer, system integrator, laser job shop, laser process developer an...
Jaen-Sola, P., & McDonald, A. S. (2014). Structural Analysis and Characterization of Radial Flux PM Generators for Direct-Drive Wind Turbines. https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2014.0866
Wind turbine direct-drive generator structures are analysed in order to optimise and reduce mass. A method for modelling key stiffness parameters including a magnetic air-gap ...
La Spada, L. (2014). Metasurface-Epsilon Near Zero-based Electromagnetic Wave Absorber. In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Body Area Networksdoi:10.4108/icst.bodynets.2014.257016
The purpose of this paper is to design a new electromagnetic wave absorber. It consists of a planar layered structure with an isotropic Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ) material and a ...
Scottish Funding Council
Although the overall benefits of cycling to health and wellbeing are well understood, the prevalence of several painful and debilitating injuries of the wrist, including ulnar neuropathy and carpal tu...
Student Placement Innovation Voucher as continuation of earlier Standard Innovation Voucher in partnership with Geo-Info Ltd.
This project aims to extend the earlier project by assessing the performan...
Monitoring the quality of recreational waters such as beaches and rivers is becoming a global concern to protect human health (e.g. the EU Bathing Water Directive (BWD) in Europe). In Scotland, water ...
Senior Lecturer & Subject Group Leader (EEM)
Senior Research Fellow
Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Jagadeeshan, A., Lynn, A., Acur Bakir, N., Smith, M., & Agrawal, A. (2014). Towards crowdsourcing spatial manufacturing tasks from rural India. In F. Rehman, N. Woodfine, & R. Marasini (Eds.), Advance in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research
Many tasks involving production software that involve spatial reasoning can only produce "good" rather than optimum solutions. It is frequently possible for humans to improve ...
Walls, S., Corney, J., & Vasantha, G. (2014). Relative energy consumption of low-cost 3D printers. In F. Rehman, N. Woodfine, & R. Marasini (Eds.), Advance in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research
The potential of low cost, 3D printing to support distributed manufacture in remote, rural communities has been noted by several observers. However the economic practicality o...
Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Prakash Ramesh, H., Mouli Sugavanam, C., & Chakrabarti, A. (2014). Usage of gestures along with other interaction modes in collaborative design. In F. Rehman, N. Woodfine, & R. Marasini (Eds.), Advance in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research
Currently many computer-aided multi-modal interaction tools are under development, and some have demonstrated their applications in design. To avoid disruptive transformation ...
Hammond, R. B., Pencheva, K., Pickering, J., Ramachandran, V., Roberts, K. J. & Soufian, M. (2014). Prediction of powder cohesivity using a systematic search method for directing pharmaceutical formulation. In 45th BACG annual conference
Prediction of powder cohesivity using a systematic search method for directing pharmaceutical formulation
Soufian, M., Nguyen, H., Roberts, K. J., Pencheva, R. & Hammond, R. B. (2014). Experimental and theoretical prediction of dissolution rates for pharmaceutical substances. In 45th BACG annual conference
Experimental and theoretical prediction of dissolution rates for pharmaceutical substances.
Hammond, . R. B., Pickering, J., Ramachandran, V., Roberts, K. J. & Soufian, M. (2014). Visual habit: A tool for energy based prediction of crystal habits. In 45th BACG annual conference
Visual habit: A tool for energy based prediction of crystal habits.
Soufian, M. (2014). Machine Learning and MD simulation for solvent mediated morphology prediction of Ibuprofen. In 11th International Workshop on the Crystal Growth of Organic Materials (CGOM11)
Machine Learning and MD simulation for solvent mediated morphology prediction of Ibuprofen.
Soufian, M. (2014). Model structure selection, validation and generalisation for solvent mediated morphology prediction of Ibuprofen. In 11th International Workshop on the Crystal Growth of Organic Materials (CGOM11
Model structure selection, validation and generalisation for solvent mediated morphology prediction of Ibuprofen.
Vasantha, G. V. . A., Hussain, R., Roy, R., & Erkoyuncu, J. (2013). IPS 2 Design Process: A Comparative Study between Literature and Industrial Approaches. In Y. Shimomura, & K. Kimita (Eds.), The Philosopher's Stone for Sustainability, 411-416. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32847-3_69
Although the merits of Industrial product-service systems (IPS2) have been widely reported in the literature, the methodologies currently used to design IPS2 are not yet matur...
Corney, J., Vasantha, G. A., Lynn, A., Jagadeesan, A., Acur, N., Smith, M., & Agarwal, A. (2013). Computing the incomputable with human processing units. In Intelligent interactive technologies and multimedia, 14-24. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37463-0_2
Initially commercial crowdsourcing services (such as Amazon’s Mechanical Turk) were focused largely on providing micro-labor services for tasks such as image labeling and text...
Tarparelli, R., Iovine, R., La Spada, L., & Vegni, L. (2013). Electromagnetic analysis of deep brain stimulation. In 2013 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA)doi:10.1109/iceaa.2013.6632424
In this contribution the stimulus complications in DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) are evaluated and discussed. In particular we present a new method to predict the network respo...
Jaen-Sola, P., Anaya-Lara, O., & Dominguez-Navarro, J. A. (2013). Adaptive Dynamic Control of a Wind Generator. In Proceedings of 9th PhD Seminar on Wind Energy in Europe
The main aim of the present project is to obtain a better understanding of the dynamic control of a wind turbine. To accomplish this, an adaptive dynamic controller was develo...
This project is to assist in the research of cleaning coffee cups to a standard acceptable for public use. The research will be used in the development of a product that can be installed in office sp...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
This is a follow on project, which aims to use statistical entropy concepts to understand the behaviour of granular materials, and will fund a 4-week stay in Hungary to work with Budapest University o...
Zero Waste Scotland
Novel extraction techniques for cellulose form seaweed
Design and construct reaction frame for undertaking vibrotactile threshold testing for hand held power tools.
Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering
The PEER activity aims at the development of a Horizon 2020 large-scale research proposal across the disciplines of computational mechanics and of data science. The planned proposal will address impor...
This research builds on existing cooperation with Dr Emoke Imre from Obuda University in Hungary.
The aim of the project is to visit the institution in Budapest to further research and deliver a lec...
Historic Environment Scotland
Experimental study of the pull-out strength of anchors embedded in rubble walls and evaluation of factors affecting the efficiency of such a strengthening intervention.
Historic Environment Scotland a...
This project aims to review an assess existing remote sensing technologies in order to improve and adapt technologies currently used in other fields to civil engineering applications. The two main aim...
Developing the Nanoguard coating for use in construction and the built environment
Design an mechanism to initiate a blister pack controlled release
The strategic development of technology and organisation to support the company’s growth in design, manufacture and
delivery of water treatment and energy conservation systems
Innovate KTP no. 010118
The project will investigate the effectiveness of adding crumbed rubber to the site soil as a means of improving soil resilience to wheel loads, resisting erosion and hence reducing maintenance burden...
Around half of all non-renewable resources mankind consumes are used in construction sector, making it one of the least sustainable industries in the wor...
The PhD project studies the area of robotic landing gear. Most aerial vehicles, including helicopters, incorporate fixed landing gear systems which require a reasonably ...
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introducti...
Cyclists are at risk of permanent nerve damage because of poor road surfaces, research using an innovative measuring bike has revealed.
15 October 2017
Cyclists who regularly ride on poor road surfaces or cobbles could be at risk of suffering nerve damage in their hands and arms, a new study has found.
12 October 2017
Cyclists who regularly ride on poor road surfaces or cobbles could be at risk of suffering nerve damage in their hands and arms, a new study has found. The study by Edinburgh Napier University found ...
8 October 2017
Cyclists are risking permanent nerve damage due to poor road surfaces, research by Edinburgh Napier University reported in The Scotsman suggests.
7 October 2017
Potholes are not just a danger to your bike - but could also cause permanent nerve damage to you, according to new research. A study by Edinburgh Napier University discovered that Hand Arm Vibration ...
Cyclists are at risk of permanent nerve damage because of poor road surfaces in Scottish cities, research using a innovative measuring bike has revealed.
SIS, Swedish Standards Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
24 April 2019
23 April 2019
The meeting was held at the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Hamilton International Technology Park, Blantyre, Scotland.
7 April 2019
Blairhall Primary School, Blairhall, by Dunfermline, Fife.
28 March 2019
Whitecraig Primary School
20 March 2019
Edinburgh Napier University, School of Engineering & the Built Environment, heavy strutures laboratory.
29 April 2018 - 3 May 2018
Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 January 1970