A fully funded 3 year PhD is available in the Healthtech research group at the University of Derby to start ASAP. The offer is £21,000 per year tax-free bursary, and we will also cover the PhD fees. We’re looking for someone with a 2:1 or higher at […]
Derby University is a proud partner of the Midlands Enterprise Universities (MEU) , a partnership of six entrepreneurial universities working together to support the Midlands Engine for Growth. The ambition is to drive productivity and growth in the Midlands through skills, innovation and enterprise. On the 5 December we met with our collaborators in the MEU for […]
Brilliant to conduct a PhD viva for the Doctoral Training Centre in Hydrogen Fuel Cells at the University of Loughborough today with internal examiner Prof Lisa Jackson. Also good to catch up with my long term collaborator Prof Rui Chen, and revisit the engine test cells where we developed a hybrid electric vehicle drivetrain for […]
Preference-based evolutionary algorithm for airport surface operations Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies Volume 91, June 2018, Pages 296–316 Michal Weiszer Jun Chen Paul Stewart Xuejun Zhang Acknowledgement This work is supported in part by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under Grant EP/H004424/1, EP/N029496/1 and EP/N029496/2.
Excellent full day workshop today with the rest of the IISE team, addressing the development of the Small Modular Reactor programme with Rolls-Royce and a group of invited University academics from across the UK. Really informative, in depth background presentations from R-R, then breakout discussions on potential collaborations and contributions. All in all, a reminder […]
Professor Angelo Maligno, Chair in Composites at the University of Derby’s IISE Innovation Institute has successfully bid for research funding in Innovate UK’s Open Round 2 The £1M project: Thermoplastics: Monomer to Automotive Parts – TMAP Project – aims to develop a new lightweight material for use within structural components for the automobile industry. The […]
Primary and Albedo Solar Energy Sources for High Altitude Persistent Air Vehicle Operation Energies 2017, 10(4), 573; doi:10.3390/en10040573 This research was funded by the EU FP7 Multibody Advance Airship for Transport MAAT Project (Seventh Framework Programme, Theme 7 Transport including Aeronautics)
Another new publication from our work on airport ground movement optimisation. Towards a more realistic, cost effective and greener ground movement through active routing: a multi-objective shortest path approach Chen, Jun and Weiszer, Michal and Locatelli, Giorgio and Ravizza, Stefan and Atkin, Jason and Stewart, Paul and Burke, Edmund (2016) Towards a more realistic, cost […]
Professor Hui Xie is Vice Director, State Key Laboratory of Engines, and Head, Department of Energy and Power Engineering of Mechanical School at Tianjin University Looking forward to collaborating again in the future!
I’ve been selected to attend a workshop next week at Said Business School, Executive Education Centre Egrove Park Oxford Think Clearly About – Defence Support Networks 2035 Nine Top Minds Join a carefully selected group of nine top minds and technical experts, in exploring new, innovative scenarios for the future transformation of the UK Defence […]
We welcomed FTT (Florida Turbine Technologies), Renishaw Ltd., Ministry of Defence and the US Airforce to IISE today to present on and discuss collaborative R&D activities. After presentations by Director Paul Stewart, and Dr Paul Wood, some of our KTP associates from FTT ltd and Icon Polymer Ltd had the opportunity to talk about […]
I am very pleased to have been invited to attend the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech on November 11, 2016. The purpose of the conference is to set an overall framework for intergovernmental efforts to tackle the challenge posed by climate change. I will be addressing the global stage at the conference with almost 200 […]