Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI)

Student theses

Active Control of Narrow Tilting Vehicle Dynamics

Author: Robertson, J., 29 Apr 2014

Supervisor: Darling, J. (Supervisor) & Plummer, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Actuation and Control of Lower Limb Prostheses

Author: Yu, T., 2 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Plummer, A. (Supervisor) & Iravani, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Adaptive Mesh Methods for Numerical Weather Prediction

Author: Cook, S., 23 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Budd, C. (Supervisor) & Melvin, T. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Adaptive neurocomputation with spiking semiconductor neurons

Author: Zhao, L., 5 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Nogaret, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Aeroelastic Topology Optimisation of Aircraft High Aspect Ratio Wings

Author: Seow, V., 11 Jan 2017

Supervisor: Alicia Kim, H. (External person) (Supervisor), Bowen, C. (Supervisor) & Butler, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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A Fully Controlled LED Light Source With an Emphasis on Repeatable Photocatalytic Experimentation

Author: Sergejevs, A., 29 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Clarke, C. (Supervisor), Allsopp, D. (Supervisor) & Bowen, C. (Advisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Analysis of Association-Derived Animal Social Networks

Author: Bettaney, E., 1 Aug 2014

Supervisor: James, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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An assessment of UK bioenergy production, resource availability, biomass gasification and life cycle impacts

Author: Adams, P., 1 May 2011

Supervisor: McManus, M. (Supervisor) & Hammond, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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An Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Energy Systems Leading to a Pathway for a Low Carbon Economy

Author: Kelly, K., 15 Dec 2013

Supervisor: McManus, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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An Interdisciplinary Assessment of Biogas Production and the Bioenergy Potential within the South West of England

Author: Mezzullo, W., 1 Jul 2010

Supervisor: McManus, M. (Supervisor) & Hammond, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Anodised TiO2 nanotubes: synthesis, growth mechanism and thermal stability

Author: Regonini, D., 1 Sep 2008

Supervisor: Bowen, C. (Supervisor) & Stevens, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Application of a Continuously Variable Transmission to Engine Boosting and Exhaust Energy Recovery Systems

Author: Rose, A., 14 Nov 2013

Supervisor: Akehurst, S. (Supervisor) & Brace, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Application of Divided Exhaust Period and Variable Drive Supercharging Concept for a Downsized Gasoline Engine

Author: Hu, B., 9 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Akehurst, S. (Supervisor), Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Copeland, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Application of Variable Geometry Turbine on Gasoline Engines and the Optimisation of Transient Behaviours

Author: Tang, H., 22 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Applications of iontophoresis in sports medicine

Author: Sylvestre, J., 1 Nov 2007

Supervisor: Guy, R. (Supervisor) & Delgado-Charro, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Asset Management decision support tools: A conceptual approach for managing their performance

Author: Lattanzio, S., 24 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Newnes, L. (Supervisor), McManus, M. (Supervisor) & Dunkley, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Bank Accounting Ratios, Interbank Lending, and Liquidity Hoarding During Financial Crisis 2007/08

Author: Huang, X., 22 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Zalewska, A. (Supervisor) & Krause, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Biocompatible Low-Cost CMOS Electrodes for Neuronal Interfaces, Cell Impedance and Other Biosensors

Author: Graham, T., 1 Jun 2010

Supervisor: Taylor, J. (Supervisor) & Bowen, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Bistable laminates for energy harvesting

Author: Harris, P., 26 Jul 2017

Supervisor: Bowen, C. (Supervisor) & Johnston, N. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Blow-up and Global Similarity Solutions for Semilinear Third-Order Dispersive PDEs

Author: Koçak, H., 26 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Budd, C. (Supervisor) & Galaktionov, V. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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British churches, participation and community development

Author: Scofield, J., 1 May 2011

Supervisor: Walter, J. (Supervisor), Room, G. (Supervisor) & Devine, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Case Study of ‘The Schools on the Move’ Project

Author: Konidari, S., 31 Dec 2012

Supervisor: Cumming, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Catalytic Routes to Liquid Aviation Fuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks

Author: Donnelly, J., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor), Bannister, C. (Supervisor) & McManus, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Characterisation of Uncured Carbon Fibre Prepreg

Author: Erland, S., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Butler, R. (Supervisor), Dodwell, T. (Supervisor) & Rhead, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Characterizing the relationship between energy and urban form using data, scaling and combined metrics

Author: Osorio, B. M., 3 Nov 2017

Supervisor: McCullen, N. (Supervisor), Walker, I. (Supervisor) & Coley, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Compensator Design for Model-in-the-Loop Testing

Author: Hu, J., 6 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Plummer, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Composite ferroelectric materials for energy harvesting and storage applications

Author: Roscow, J., 31 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Bowen, C. (Supervisor) & Taylor, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Contributions of Distributed Generation to Electric Transmission System

Author: Zhang, Z., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Li, F. (Supervisor) & Budd, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Control of a Fast Switching Valve for Digital Hydraulics

Author: Sell, N., 8 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Johnston, D. (Supervisor), Plummer, A. (Supervisor) & Hillis, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Corporate Governance and Cartel Formation

Author: Alawi, S., 20 Nov 2013

Supervisor: Zalewska, A. (Supervisor) & Morgan, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Creation of Hot Summer Years and Evaluation of Overheating Risk at a High Spatial Resolution under a Changing Climate

Author: Liu, C., 3 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Coley, D. (Supervisor), Kershaw, T. (Supervisor) & Natarajan, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Current perspectives and future directions of BIM assessment methods

Author: Azzouz, A., 29 Apr 2018

Supervisor: Copping, A. (Supervisor) & Shepherd, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Dermatopharmacokinetics as a tool to characterise the performance of testosterone transdermal formulations

Author: Phan, H., 13 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Delgado-Charro, B. (Supervisor), Gordeev, S. (Supervisor) & Woodman, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Design and Control of Hydraulic Power Take-Offs for Wave Energy Converters

Author: Cargo, C., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Plummer, A. (Supervisor) & Hillis, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Design and Control of Piezoelectric Actuation for Hydraulic Valves

Author: Persson, J., 6 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Plummer, A. (Supervisor) & Bowen, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Design for Verification: A Metrology Based Design Framework to Aid Right First Time Assembly for Large Volume Aerospace Structures

Author: Francis, A., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Mullineux, G. (Supervisor), Keogh, P. (Supervisor), Maropoulos, P. (Supervisor) & Bowen, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Design of Aerospace Laminates for Multi-Axis Loading and Damage Tolerance

Author: Nielsen, M., 10 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Rhead, A. (Supervisor) & Butler, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Determinants and Consequences of Executive Compensation: Empirical Evidence from Chinese Listed Companies

Author: Yan, Y., 10 May 2016

Supervisor: Rayton, B. (Supervisor) & Zalewska, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Deterministic and Stochastic Population Invasions

Author: Minors, K., 21 Feb 2018

Supervisor: Rogers, T. (Supervisor) & Dawes, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development of scalable graphene-based electronics for sensing applications

Author: Stephenson, J., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Nogaret, A. (Supervisor) & Johnson, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Digital control techniques for electro-hydraulic servosystems

Author: Plummer, A., 1 Jul 1991

Supervisor: Vaughan, N. D. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Distributed Actuation and Control for Morphing Structures

Author: Lai, G., 13 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Plummer, A. (Supervisor) & Cleaver, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Domain Decomposition Methods for Nuclear Reactor Modelling with Diffusion Acceleration

Author: Blake, J., 29 Jul 2016

Supervisor: Graham, I. (Supervisor), Spence, A. (Supervisor) & Smith, P. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Double spin resonance of electrons in snake states

Author: Saraiva, P., 1 Dec 2010

Supervisor: Nogaret, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Dynamic Modelling of a Linear Friction Welding Machine Actuation System for Fault Detection and Prediction

Author: Williams, D., 26 Jun 2013

Supervisor: Plummer, A. (Supervisor) & Keogh, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Engineering (EngD)

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Dynamics and Control of a Tilting Three Wheeled Vehicle

Author: Berote, J., 1 Jan 2010

Supervisor: Darling, J. (Supervisor) & Plummer, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Ecological immunology of fungal infections in Drosophila

Author: Zhong, W., 16 Mar 2014

Supervisor: Priest, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Electrically Active Ceramics for Bone Graft Substitution

Author: Baxter, F., 1 Dec 2008

Supervisor: Turner, I. (Supervisor), Bowen, C. (Supervisor) & Chaudhuri, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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