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Impact of digital technology on supply chain efficiency in manufacturing industry (2022)
Book Chapter
Wang, X., Kumar, V., Kumari, A., & Kuzmin, E. (2022). Impact of digital technology on supply chain efficiency in manufacturing industry. In V. Kumar, J. Leng, V. Akberdina, & E. Kuzmin (Eds.), Digital Transformation in Industry: Digital Twins and New Business Models (28). Springer (part of Springer Nature). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94617-3

With the advancement of digital technologies, supply chain management is changing dramatically. However, the practice and application of digital supply chains are complex and challenging. Some studies claim that technology is the core element, while... Read More about Impact of digital technology on supply chain efficiency in manufacturing industry.

‘An endlessly strange experience’: Experiences of media reporting on criminal courts during the Covid-19 pandemic (2022)
Report
Smith, T., Reardon, S., Keppel-Palmer, M., & Gross, B. (2022). ‘An endlessly strange experience’: Experiences of media reporting on criminal courts during the Covid-19 pandemic. University of the West of England

It is well established that the news media plays a pivotal role ‘in facilitating open justice’ by reporting on the proceedings of the courts. Following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the shutting of physical court rooms in England and Wales i... Read More about ‘An endlessly strange experience’: Experiences of media reporting on criminal courts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

A study on the effects of cognitive overloading and distractions on human movement during robot-assisted dressing (2022)
Journal Article
Camilleri, A. (2022). A study on the effects of cognitive overloading and distractions on human movement during robot-assisted dressing. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 9, Article 815871. https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2022.815871

For robots that can provide physical assistance, maintaining synchronicity of the robot and human movement is a precursor for interaction safety. Existing research on collaborative HRI does not consider how synchronicity can be affected if humans are... Read More about A study on the effects of cognitive overloading and distractions on human movement during robot-assisted dressing.

A multi-objective integrated optimisation model for facility location and order allocation problem in a two-level supply chain network (2022)
Journal Article
Amin-Tahmasbi, H., Sadafi, S., Ekren, B. Y., & Kumar, V. (in press). A multi-objective integrated optimisation model for facility location and order allocation problem in a two-level supply chain network. Annals of Operations Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-022-04635-1

This study proposes a mixed-integer multi-objective integrated mathematical model solving facility location and order allocation optimisation problems simultaneously in a two-echelon supply chain network. The proposed problem is motivated by a factor... Read More about A multi-objective integrated optimisation model for facility location and order allocation problem in a two-level supply chain network.

Hybridizing cost saving with trust for blockchain technology adoption by financial institutions (2022)
Journal Article
Ullah, N., Mugahed al-rahmi, W., Alfarraj, O., Alalwan, N., Ibrahim Alzahrani, A., Ramayah, T., & Kumar, V. (2022). Hybridizing cost saving with trust for blockchain technology adoption by financial institutions. Journal of Telematics and Informatics, 6(June 2022), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.teler.2022.100008

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is transforming the financial industry and leading to a rise in the modern banking system. Like in developed nations, disruptive technology is necessary to advance the traditional banking system in emerging economi... Read More about Hybridizing cost saving with trust for blockchain technology adoption by financial institutions.

Chlorella sensors in liquid marbles and droplets (2022)
Journal Article
Phillips, N., Mayne, R., & Adamatzky, A. (2022). Chlorella sensors in liquid marbles and droplets. Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, 36, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2022.100491

The use of live organisms in electrically-coupled sensing devices has been suggested as an alternative low-cost, low-environmental footprint and robust technology for continuous monitoring and sensing applications. The utility of Chlorella vulgaris a... Read More about Chlorella sensors in liquid marbles and droplets.

New approaches with ceramic profile extrusion (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Jorgensen, T., Fraser, S., & Lightfoot, S. (2022, March). New approaches with ceramic profile extrusion

This paper and presentation concern the development of new methods with ceramic profile extrusion with the aim of expanding the creative exploration of architectural ceramic components. The project has established fast tooling workflows for the creat... Read More about New approaches with ceramic profile extrusion.

Validation of the safety requirements of the landing gear using fault tree analysis (2022)
Journal Article
Iven, L., & Zaidi, Y. (2022). Validation of the safety requirements of the landing gear using fault tree analysis. CEAS Aeronautical Journal, 13, 503-520. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13272-022-00572-8

We analyze the functionality of the landing system of a regional aircraft in the extension and cruise flight modes and validate safety requirements through the fault tree analysis. The main landing gear system is captured in the electromechanical–flu... Read More about Validation of the safety requirements of the landing gear using fault tree analysis.

Sustainable engineering higher education in Oman-lessons learned from the pandemic (COVID-19), improvements, and suggestions in the teaching, learning and administrative framework (2022)
Journal Article
Honnurvali, M. S., El-Saleh, A. A., Sheikh, A. M., Goh, K., Gupta, N., & Umar, T. (2022). Sustainable engineering higher education in Oman-lessons learned from the pandemic (COVID-19), improvements, and suggestions in the teaching, learning and administrative framework. Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, 35(3), 52-69

This research study has investigated the challenges faced due to the pandemic (COVID-19). This paper further provides recommendations that can be adopted by academics, learners, and administrators to make the education system more robust and sustaina... Read More about Sustainable engineering higher education in Oman-lessons learned from the pandemic (COVID-19), improvements, and suggestions in the teaching, learning and administrative framework.

Variational restricted Boltzmann machines to automated anomaly detection (2022)
Journal Article
Demertzis, K., Iliadis, L., Pimenidis, E., & Kikiras, P. (in press). Variational restricted Boltzmann machines to automated anomaly detection. Neural Computing and Applications, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-022-07060-4

Data-driven methods are implemented using particularly complex scenarios that reflect in-depth perennial knowledge and research. Hence, the available intelligent algorithms are completely dependent on the quality of the available data. This is not po... Read More about Variational restricted Boltzmann machines to automated anomaly detection.

Development of an analytical model for the FRP retrofitted deficient interior reinforced concrete beam-column joints (2022)
Journal Article
Zia, A., Pu, Z., Holly, I., Umar, T., & Tariq, M. A. U. R. (2022). Development of an analytical model for the FRP retrofitted deficient interior reinforced concrete beam-column joints. Applied Sciences, 12(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/app12052339

Beam‐column joints (BCJs) constructed until the 1970s carry a low shear capability due to the absence of shear reinforcement. Fiber‐reinforced polymers (FRP) are more reliable than other materials to strengthen a weak BCJ. To date, plenty of analytic... Read More about Development of an analytical model for the FRP retrofitted deficient interior reinforced concrete beam-column joints.

A new modified social engineering optimizer algorithm for engineering applications (2022)
Journal Article
Goodarzian, F., Ghasemi, P., Kumar, V., & Abraham, A. (2022). A new modified social engineering optimizer algorithm for engineering applications. Soft Computing, 26, 4333–4361. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00500-022-06837-y

Nowadays, a great deal of attention is paid to metaheuristic algorithms to reach the approximate solution in an acceptable computational time. As one of the recent-developed successful metaheuristics, Social Engineering Optimizer (SEO) algorithm is a... Read More about A new modified social engineering optimizer algorithm for engineering applications.

Response of gyroid lattice structures to impact loads (2022)
Journal Article
Ramos, H., Santiago, R., Soe, S., Theobald, P., & Alves, M. (2022). Response of gyroid lattice structures to impact loads. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 164, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2022.104202

This paper reports on a comprehensive investigation of gyroid lattice structures subject to impact loading. AlSi10Mg samples were manufactured using selective laser melting (SLM) and mechanically characterized using Digital Image Correlation (DIC). U... Read More about Response of gyroid lattice structures to impact loads.

DETI Inspire Engagement Report 2020-2021 (2022)
Report
Fogg Rogers, L., Laggan, S., Bristow, A., Warren, J., Cockbill, L., Lister, L., & Hobbs, L. (2022). DETI Inspire Engagement Report 2020-2021. Bristol, UK: Digital Engineering Technology and Innovation

From September 2020 to December 2021, DETI Inspire has delivered an impressive array of outputs and engagement activities. In two years, the team have directly engaged 6,832 children and 216 teachers from 73 schools and community groups in the West o... Read More about DETI Inspire Engagement Report 2020-2021.

Online peer-mentoring for the development of cultural intelligence (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Mangion-Thornley, K. (2022). Online peer-mentoring for the development of cultural intelligence. In LTSE 2021 Conference Proceedings (27-31)

Cultural intelligence (CQ) and intercultural competence have repeatedly been identified as key skills for the development of future global leaders and the recruitment of young graduates. This case study presents an innovative use of peer-mentoring to... Read More about Online peer-mentoring for the development of cultural intelligence.

Protecting private information in the digital era: making the most effective use of the availability of the actions under the GDPR/DPA and the tort of misuse of private information (2022)
Journal Article
Brimblecombe, F., & Fenwick, H. (2022). Protecting private information in the digital era: making the most effective use of the availability of the actions under the GDPR/DPA and the tort of misuse of private information. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 73(AD1), 26-73. https://doi.org/10.53386/nilq.v73iAD1.937

Globally, enhanced data protection schemes are being introduced in the face of threats to privacy in the digital era. In England and Wales protection from one such threat – from unconsented-to disclosures of private information online - is covered by... Read More about Protecting private information in the digital era: making the most effective use of the availability of the actions under the GDPR/DPA and the tort of misuse of private information.

Automatic report-based labelling of clinical EEGs for classifier training (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Western, D., Weber, T., Kandasamy, R., May, F., Taylor, S., Zhu, Y., & Canham, L. (2022). Automatic report-based labelling of clinical EEGs for classifier training. In 2021 IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium (SPMB). https://doi.org/10.1109/SPMB52430.2021.9672295

Machine learning classifiers for detection of abnormal clinical electroencephalography (EEG) signals have advanced signficantly in recent years, largely supported by the carefully curated Temple University Hospital Abnormal EEG Corpus (TUAB). Further... Read More about Automatic report-based labelling of clinical EEGs for classifier training.

Global value chain reconfiguration and COVID-19: Investigating the case for more resilient redistributed models of production (2022)
Journal Article
Phillips, W., Roehrich, J. K., Kapletia, D., & Alexander, E. (2022). Global value chain reconfiguration and COVID-19: Investigating the case for more resilient redistributed models of production. California Management Review, 64(2), 71-96. https://doi.org/10.1177/00081256211068545

The COVID-19 pandemic shocked the global economy, laying bare the coordination challenges and vulnerabilities of global value chains (GVCs) across sectors. Governments, consumers, and firms alike have called for greater GVC resilience to ensure criti... Read More about Global value chain reconfiguration and COVID-19: Investigating the case for more resilient redistributed models of production.