Lecturer in Civil Engineering
Colonna, P. & Fonzone, A. (2001, January). Social economic factors influencing transport supply and demand: a conceptual framework and some evidences from statistical analysis. Paper presented at AIPCR and IRC International Seminar on Sustainable Development in Road Transport, New Delhi, India
Colonna, P., Berloco, N. & Fonzone, A. (2007, January). An innovative interpretation of reliability as an expression of the expected road service quality. Paper presented at 3rd International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability, Delft, The Netherlands
Colonna, P., Fonzone, A. & Sasso, S. (2002, January). Il Global Road Management System (GRMS): un nuovo approccio per la manutenzione di una rete stradale. Paper presented at XII Convegno Nazionale SIIV – Riqualificazione funzionale e sicurezza del sistema viario, Parma, Italy
Scottish Funding Council
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...
Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum vzw
The project focuses on the creation of responsive, wearable objects that create playful interactions by sensing bodily and environmental stimuli, and expressing these through activating elements that ...
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...
13 February 2017
16 January 2017
16 January 2017
The Transport Research Institute of Edinburgh Napier University is hosting a seminar on public transport, featuring Nigel Wilson- Professor at MIT, George Lowder-CEO of Transp...
Research Fellow, Module Leader
Lecturer in Engineering Design
Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Colonna, P. & Fonzone, A. (2002, January). Analysis of the interactions between road infrastructures and social-economic development. Paper presented at ACE 2002 - International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering, New Delhi, India
Colonna, P., Fioretti, G., Fonzone, A. & Sasso, S. (2002, January). From pavement maintenance to territory enhancement: the global road management system (GRMS). Paper presented at On Safe Roads in the XXI. Century, Budapest, Hungary
Zhao, P., Soin, N., Kumar, A., Shi, L., Guan, S., Tsonos, C., …Luo, J. (in press). Expanding the portfolio of tribo-positive materials: aniline formaldehyde condensates for high charge density triboelectric nanogenerators. Nano Energy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104291
The rapid uptake of energy harvesting triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) for self-powered electronics requires the development of high-performance tribo-materials capable of...
Zebiri, C., Sayad, D., Elfergani, . I., Kosha, J., Mshwat, W., See, C. H., …Abd-Alhameed, . R. (in press). Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Applications with Non-Uniform Defected Ground Plane and Offset Aperture-Coupled Cylindrical Dielectric Resonators. IEEE Access, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2949527
A new compact Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna (CDRA) with a defected ground for ultra-wideband applications is presented. The structure is based on two cylindrical di...
Intini, P., Berloco, N., Binetti, R., Fonzone, A., Ranieri, V., & Colonna, P. (2019). Transferred versus local Safety Performance Functions: A geographical analysis considering two European case studies. Safety Science, 120, 906-921. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2019.08.013
Two main approaches can be used to predict road accidents: transferring existing Safety Performance Functions (SPFs) from other areas (transferred SPFs), and developing local ...
See, C. H., Kosha, J., Mshwat, W. A., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Ong, F. L., McEwan, N. J., & Excell, P. S. (2019). Design of Mobile Band Subsurface Antenna for Drainage Infrastructure Monitoring. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation, 13(13), 2380-2385. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2019.0243
This paper presents an underground subsurface wireless sensor for drainage infrastructure water level monitoring. It operates from 800 to 2170 MHz to cover the required GSM850...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., Hwang See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., & Limiti, E. (2019). Mutual-Coupling Isolation Using Embedded Metamaterial EM Bandgap Decoupling Slab for Densely Packed Array Antennas. IEEE Access, 9, 51827-51840. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2909950
This article presents a unique technique to enhance isolation between transmit/receive radiating elements in densely packed array antenna by embedding a metamaterial (MTM) ele...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Khalily, M., …Limiti, E. (2019). Beam-Scanning Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on CRLH-Metamaterial for Millimeter-Wave Applications. IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, 13(8), 1129-1133. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2018.5101
This paper presents empirical results of an innovative beam scanning leaky-wave antenna (LWA) which enables scanning over a wide angle from -35o to +34.5o between 57 GHz and 6...
La Spada, L., Spooner, C., Haq, S., & Hao, Y. (2019). Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for Surface Wave Manipulation. Scientific Reports, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-36451-8
Artificial sheet materials, known as MetaSurfaces, have been applied to fully control both space and surface waves due to their exceptional abilities to dynamically tailor wav...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., & Limiti, E. (2019). Mutual Coupling Suppression Between Two Closely Placed Microstrip Patches Using EM-Bandgap Metamaterial Fractal Loading. IEEE Access, 7, 23606 - 23614. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2899326
An approach is proposed to reduce mutual coupling between two closely spaced radiating elements. This is achieved by inserting a fractal isolator between the radiating element...
La Spada, L. (2019). Metasurfaces for Advanced Sensing and Diagnostics. Sensors, 19(2), 355. doi:10.3390/s19020355
Interest in sensors and their applications is rapidly evolving, mainly driven by the huge demand of technologies whose ultimate purpose is to improve and enhance health and sa...
Bati, A., Luk, P., Aldhaher, S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., & Excell, P. (2019). Dynamic Analysis Model of a Class E2 Converter for Low Power Wireless Charging Links. IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, 13(3), 399–405. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-cds.2018.5091
A dynamic response analysis model of a Class E2 converter for wireless power transfer applications is presented. The converter operates at 200 kHz and consists of an inductio...
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
Researching and drafting of a case study on exploring emerging ICT-enabled governance models in EU Cities: City of Manchester
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making challenges that Sustainable Urban Regene...
Economic and Social Research Council
Previous evidence-based reviews of neighbourhood renewal have suggested, ‘learning from what works’ provides the means to close the skills gap and raise the competencies of the core occupations respon...
EUropean RAmp Metering Project (EURAMP)
EURAMP is a comprehensive, up-to-date, representative, collective European action focused on ramp metering control measures in European motorways in the aim of...
EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes
SMART NETS aims at enabling a significant improvement of the international state-of-the-art in real-time network-wide urban traffic control via application, demonstration, and comparative evaluation o...
The overall objective of PROGRESS is 'to demonstrate and evaluate the effectiveness and acceptance of integrated urban transport pricing schemes to achieve transport goals and raise revenue.'
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the ai...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
Dr Achille Fonzone of Transport Research Institute has been appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of International Transportation Systems (JITS).
Intelligent transportation systems are innov...
13 February 2017
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