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## A

Abbas, Mohammad (2017) Remote sensing of road surface conditions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Abd Rashid, Nur Emileen Binti (2012) Automatic vehicle classification in a low frequency forward scatter micro-radar. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Abu Issa, Abdallatif S (2009) Low Power High Fault Coverage Test Techniques for Digital VLSI Circuits. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Afroozi Milani, Mohammad (2016) Non-linear analysis of optical and microwave sources. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Akhoondzadehasl, Lida (2011) Polarization behaviour of on-body communication channels at 2.45 GHz. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Al-Ajeli, Ahmed Khelfa Obeid (2017) Fourier-Motzkin methods for fault diagnosis in discrete event systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Allsebrook, Keith (1977) An investigation of the propagation of radio waves at frequencies in the VHF and UHF bands within certain British cities. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Alrebeish, Faisal (2016) Adaptively improving performance stability of cloud based application using the modern portfolio theory. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Alyahya, Khulood (2017) Fitness landscape analysis of a class of np-hard problems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Anastopoulou, Stamatina (2004) Investigating multimodal interactions for the design of learning environments: a case study in science learning. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Arjona Villicaña, Pedro David (2010) Chain Routing: A novel routing framework for increasing resilience and stability in the Internet. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## B

Bai, Hao (2010) A generic fault detection and diagnosis approach for pneumatic and electric driven railway assets. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bai, Linxue (2018) Speech analysis using very low-dimensional bottleneck features and phone-class dependent neural networks. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bai, Yang (2015) Vibrational energy harvesting using piezoelectric ceramics and free-standing thick-film structures. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Barker, Duncan James (2010) Evaluation of microwave microscopy for dielectric characterisation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Barrett, Richard (2014) Novel processing routes for neural interfaces. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bawakid, Abdullah (2011) Automatic documents summarization using ontology based methodologies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bayliss, Clive (1999) Application and development of finite element techniques for transducer design and analysis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Benmerah, Samia (2015) Design and fabrication of novel regenerative implant based on polymeric material. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Blyth, Mark Ernest William (2011) An investigation of sensory and behavioural fidelity in gaming technologies to support enhanced perception of intent of insurgents. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Braik, Malik Shehadeh (2016) A highly adaptable model based – method for colour image interpretation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Bristow, Huw William (2004) Context awareness for wearable computers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Britland, Mark (2010) Accuracy of a learner’s edits to their learner model. M.Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## C

Carrion Schafer, Benjamin (2003) Acceleration of the discrete element method on a reconfigurable co-processor. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Chen, Xindi (2017) Development of an upgrade selection process for railway renewal projects. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Cheng, Leong Ching (2009) Ferroelectric microwave circuits. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Churm, James (2018) Design and fabrication of a next generation regenerative neural interface. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Collar, Frank Anthony (1979) Electrical induced polarisation properties of saturated bunter sandstones. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Constantinou, C.C. (1991) Path-integral analysis of passive, graded-index waveguides applicable to integrated optics. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Cross, James Dorian (2014) Low-frequency electromagnetic fields for the detection of buried objects in the shallow sub-surface. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Crowcombe, James Edward (2017) Larval zebrafish electrocardiography electrodynmaic modelling and sensor design. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Curioni, Giulio (2013) Investigating the seasonal variability of electromagnetic soil properties using field monitoring data from Time-Domain Reflectometry probes. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## D

Daniel, Liam Yannick (2017) Maritime forward scatter radar. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Dawton, Ralph H.V.M. (1944) Investigations on ultra-high frequency electromagnetic oscillations. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Deng, Jingchao (2014) Robust damping control of power systems with FACTS. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Deng, Na (2015) DC-DC converters for current flow control, voltage conversion and integration of energy storage systems in DC grids. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Dhukaram, Anandhi Vivekanandan (2016) CISDA Development Process for decision aids to support self-care decision making. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Di Meglio, Alberto (2000) Finite element-boundary elements modelling of acoustic scattering from viscoelastic anechoic structures. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Diamantopoulos, Georgios (2010) Novel eye feature extraction and tracking for non-visual eye-movement applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Dinh, Duc Dang (2017) Millimetre-wave power sensor design. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Duffy, Thomas Joseph (2016) Collaborative sensemaking. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Dusara, Sunny (2011) Radio-over-fibre systems for body-centric communication measurements. M.Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## E

Ebrahimi, Elham (2012) Wideband and reconfigurable antennas for emerging wireless networks. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Eftekhari, Sashah (2011) Augmented reality and scene examination. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Eghbal Behbahani, Shiva (2015) Microwave power detectors. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

El-Kharouf, Ahmad (2014) Understanding GDL properties and performance in polymer electrolyte fuel cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Entezami, Mani (2013) Novel operational condition monitoring techniques for wind turbine brake systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Esa, Mazlina (1996) Electrically small high-temperature superconducting Y-Ba-Cu-O meander dipole antennas for space-limited applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Eskandari Torbaghan, Mehran (2016) A risk based approach for trading renewable electricity. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## F

Fan, Bo (2012) Railway traffic rescheduling approaches to minimise delays in disturbed conditions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Farron, Victoria Jane (2010) Effects of microstructure and strain ageing on toughness of nuclear PWR reactor weld metals. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Foo, Kae Yeet (2004) Incoherent processing of synthetic aperture sonar. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Frommhold, Andreas (2011) Nanotexturisation of gold surfaces and its application to neural implants. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Fu, Hao (2017) Market-oriented micro virtual power prosumers operations in distribution system operator framework. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## G

Galda, Alexey (2013) Electronic properties of Luttinger Liquid with electron-phonon interaction. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gao, Xiang (2017) Antenna designs based on metamaterial-inspired structures. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gao, Yuqing (2017) User-oriented markerless augmented reality framework based on 3D reconstruction and loop closure detection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Garstin, Stéphanie Alice (2014) Assembling the atom: development legacies, dialogue and the process of nuclear development in Pomerania, Poland. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gerba, Negassa Sori (2012) Investigation of mircowave tri-resonator structures. M.Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Glynn, David William (2017) Terahertz frequency doubling circuits for communications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Green, Claire Louise (2017) Computational simulations of pure ThO2 and Th(1-x)U(x)O2 and Th(1-x)Pu(x)O2 doped systems for nuclear fuel applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Grewal, Gurchetan S (2015) Voting on the internet. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Guest, Robert (2011) Human factors implications of the use of technical aids during real and virtual search tasks. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Gunupudi, Bindu (2015) Coupled superconducting microwave resonators for studies of electro-mechanical interaction. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Guo, Mofei (2016) Multi-passband filters and tunable filters design based on coupled resonator circuits. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Guo, Shen (2010) The application of genetic algorithms to parameter estimation in lead-acid battery equivalent circuit models. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## H

Hamid, Mohamad Rijal (2011) Wideband reconfigurable antennas. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hanani, Abualseoud (2012) Human and computer recognition of regional accents and ethnic groups from British English speech. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hao, Jie (2010) A study on the application of independent component analysis to $$in vivo$$ $$^1$$H magnetic resonance spectra of childhood brain tumours for data processing. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hasan, Farhan (2017) Conductive resists for nanofabrication on insulating substrates. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hasegawa, Daisuke (2017) Reducing land take and energy use of high-speed railways through the robust design of operations. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hattenberger, Mariska (2016) Composite proton exchange membranes for intermediate temperature fuel cells. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hayati, Farzad (2017) Electronic properties of molybdenum disulphide calculated from first principles. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

He, Tianhao (2015) Filtering amplifiers based on coupled resonator circuits. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hetherington, Andrew (2013) Characterisation of reactor graphite to inform strategies for the disposal of reactor decommissioning waste. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hollier, Gary Phillip (2000) Two-sample ellipsoidal bounding in the context of parameter estimation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hristov, Stanislav Zdravkov (2018) Target shadow profile reconstruction in forward scatter radar. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hu, Hongwei (2012) Towards an improved model of dynamics for speech recognition and synthesis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hu, Jing (2011) Solution of partial differential equations using reconfigurable computing. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Hu, Zhen Hua Sampson (2012) Antennas with frequency domain control for future communication systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## I

Ibrahem, Rafee Tariq (2017) Machine learning in galaxy groups detection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Iqbal, Tasawar (2011) An investigation on the effect of solution concentration, applied voltage and collection distance on electrospun fibres of PVA solutions. M.Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Islas-Cital, Alan (2012) Amplitude and phase sonar calibration and the use of target phase for enhanced acoustic target characterisation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## J

Jalali, Roya (2017) Investigating the neurobiological changes associated with cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jasteh, Donya (2017) Experimental low-THz imaging radar for automotive applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jasteh, Donya (2012) Isolation enhancement in a dual port antenna. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jia, Chunjiang (2008) Experimental investigation of semiconductor losses in cryogenic DC-DC converters. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Jones, Aidan (2018) Adaptive robotic tutors for scaffolding self-regulated learning. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## K

Kabakchiev, Kalin Hristov (2015) Maritime forward scatter radar: data collection and clutter analysis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kabiri Isfahani, Yasin (2016) Injection matching of antenna. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kalialakis, Christos (1999) Finite difference time domain analysis of microstrip antenna-circuit modules. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Karbassian, Mohammad Massoud (2009) Design and analysis of spreading code and transceiver architectures for optical CDMA networks. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Khalil, Ashraf F. (2012) Networked control of distributed energy systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Khan, Imdad (2009) Diversity and MIMO for body-centric wireless communication channels. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kiddie, Paul David (2011) Decentralised soft-security in distributed systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kimber, David Paul (2006) Class E amplifiers and their modulation behaviour. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kirkwood, David (2015) Simulation, test and performance evaluation of railway control strategies and algorithms. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Konstantinidis, Konstantinos (2015) Multi-layer periodic surfaces and metasurfaces for high-gain antennas. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kramarev, Vladislav Vadimovich (2017) 3D compositional hierarchies for object categorization. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kulworawanichpong, Thanatchai (2004) Optimising AC electric railway power flows with power electronic control. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Kwong, Kah Hin (2013) A design method for Hybrid Power Systems. M.Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## L

Lashkor, Minhaj (2015) Switchable surfaces for regulating biomolecular and cellular interactions under complex biological conditions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Can (2017) Robust coordinated damping control of power systems with multi-terminal vsc-hvdc system and facts. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Gan (2012) Stochastic analysis and optimization of power system steady-state with wind farms and electric vehicles. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Hao (2015) New mobile positioning techniques for LOS/NLOS environments and investigation of topology influence. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Jianing (2016) Shared smart energy storage system for smart homes and smart buildings. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Jing (2016) Dynamics of power systems with wind power generation and the fractional frequency transmission system. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Shuli (2014) Micromachined coupled resonator butler matrix. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Li, Xiao (2015) Multi-hop and channel modelling for wireless body area networks at 60 GHz. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Liu, Qing (2010) Antennas using left handed transmission lines. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Liu, Ying (2010) The role of dynamic features in speaker verification. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Llamas Garro, Ignacio (2003) Micromachined microwave filters. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Longmate, Elizabeth (2003) Analysing the development, management and growth of integrated digital communities. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Lu, Shani (2012) Design of microwave hybrid couplers using inter-coupled resonators. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Luo, Xing (2011) Mathematical modelling and energy conversion efficiency analysis of scroll air motors and its application to a pneumatic-electrical system. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## M

Mahendran, Ramani Salmalee (2010) Characterisation of cross-linking and moisture ingress detection in an epoxy/amine resin using fibre-optic sensors. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mahmud, Rashad Hassan (2016) Synthesis of waveguide antenna arrays using the coupling matrix approach. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mannix, Christopher Robert (2016) Measuring and modelling the impact of the ionosphere on space based synthetic aperture radars. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mansour, Ghaith Elsanosi M. (2013) Reconfigurable and multi-functional antennas. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Manyam, Jedsada (2011) Novel resist materials for next generation lithography. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mavridou, Marina (2015) Tunable microwave and millimetre-wave metamaterial structures and applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

McMitchell, Sean Robert Craig (2008) An investigation into controlling the growth modes of ferroelectric thin films using pulsed laser deposition and RHEED. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mee, Stephen J. (2011) The synthesis, characterisation and properties of self- assembled hollow and low density microspheres. Eng.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Meegahawatte, Danushka Hansitha (2010) A design method for specifying power sources for hybrid power systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Melnikoff, Stephen Jonathan (2003) Speech recognition in programmable logic. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Moghimi, Mohammadhossein (2017) Affective virtual environments: a psychophysiological HCI system concept. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mohamed, Muhidin Abdullahi (2016) Automatic text summarisation using linguistic knowledge-based semantics. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mohamed, Omar R. Ibrahim (2012) Study of energy efficient supercritical coal-fired power plant dynamic responses and control strategies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mohammed, Dilveen Waheed (2017) Mechanical and electro-mechanical reliability of transparent oxide thin films for flexible electronics applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mohd Shah, Shaharil (2016) Nonlinear characterisation of reconfigurable antennas. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Mortazavi Najafabadi, Seyed Hani Elamahdi (2014) Game theoretic approach to medium access control in wireless networks. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Murad, Noor Asniza (2011) Micromachined millimeter wave circuits. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## N

Nabiei, Roozbeh (2017) Action recognition using instrumented objects for stroke rehabilitation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Nazir, Mahvish (2016) Automotive radar target detection using ambiguity function. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Norouzian, Fatemeh (2015) Dual-band and switched-band highly efficient power amplifiers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Nugoolcharoenlap, Ekasit (2015) New design approach of antennas with integrated coupled resonator filters. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## O

Odili, Daniel Ifesinachi (2011) Simulation and microwave measurement of the conductivity of carbon nanotubes. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Ortenzi, Valerio (2017) Vision-based trajectory control of unsensored robots to increase functionality, without robot hardware modication. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## P

Parish, Simon James (2010) Behavioural synthesis of analogue integrated circuits. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Pooni, Sukhjit Singh (2018) Airborne MIMO radar with towed antenna array. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Prasad, Ashwini (2013) Application of electrostatics to align short-glass fibre bundles for composite manufacturing. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Prasad, Ashwini (2015) Development of force and electron microscopy for the quantification of nanoparticle number concentration measurements. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## Q

Qian, Cheng (2015) Determining principles for the development of virtual environments for future clinical applications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Quraan, Mahran (2016) Modular multilevel converter with embedded battery cells for traction drives. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Qureshi, Omar Osman (2011) The modelling of ferrite-loaded helical devices. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## R

Rabbani, Muhammad Saqib (2018) Microstrip antenna design with improved fabrication tolerance for remote vital signs monitoring and WLAN/WPAN applications at mm-wave and THz frequencies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rai, Harvind Arjun (2017) Steady-state multiplicity and transient behaviour of a lumped-parameter solid oxide fuel cell. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Roach, Nicholas (2011) The effect of multimodal data sources in parallel on the accuracy and reliability of optical motion capture of human subjects. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Roper, Simon Edward (2010) A room acoustics measurement system using non-invasive microphone arrays. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Roshanmanesh, Sanaz (2015) Matched load for WR03 waveguides. M.Sc. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Rusu, Marius Florin (2017) Automation of railway switch and crossing inspection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## S

Safavi, Saeid (2015) Speaker characterization using adult and children’s speech. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Shang, Xiaobang (2011) SU-8 micromachined terahertz waveguide circuits and coupling matrix design of multiple passband filters. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Shen, Ao (2014) The selective use of gaze in automatic speech recognition. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Shi, Rui (2013) The dynamic impacts of electric vehicle integration on the electricity distribution grid. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Shingari, Vishant (2015) Introduction of novel interactive technologies into demanding healthcare contexts. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Silmon, Joseph A. (2009) Operational industrial fault detection and diagnosis: railway actuator case studies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Skaik, Talal (2011) Synthesis of coupled resonator circuits with multiple outputs using coupling matrix optimization. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Smith, Simon Graham Jeremy (2003) Predicting query types by prosodic analysis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Steel, Geoffrey Alan (1987) Techniques for tailoring sonar transducer responses. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Sun, Hao (2014) Research on a new hybrid wind turbine system. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Symes, Daniel (2011) Sonoelectrochemical (20 khz) production of hydrogen from aqueous solutions. M.Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## T

Tade, Oluwabunmi O. (2014) Negative impedance converter for antenna matching. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tanhaei, Ghazal (2016) A power-scalable variable-length analogue DFT processor for multi-standard wireless transceivers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tantisatirapong, Suchada (2015) Texture analysis of multimodal magnetic resonance images in support of diagnostic classification of childhood brain tumours. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tariq, Abubakar (2013) Vital signs monitoring using Doppler radar and on-body antennas. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tian, Zhongbei (2017) System energy optimisation strategies for DC railway traction power networks. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Topham, Debra Ann (2012) Decentralised wireless data dissemination for vehicle-to-vehicle communications. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tornielli di Crestvolant, Vittorio (2015) Investigation of advanced Butler matrices with integrated filter functions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tran, Vu Nam (2011) Optimizing model predictive control of processes for wide ranges of operating conditions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tsanaka, Amalia (2012) Extending network lifetime in wireless sensor networks using power-aware geographic routing. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tutcher, Jonathan (2016) Development of semantic data models to support data interoperability in the rail industry. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Tzagkas, Dimitrios (2018) Coherent change detection with GNSS-based SAR -Experimental study-. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## U

Umiliacchi, Silvia (2016) Improving railway operations through the integration of macroscopic and microscopic modelling with optimisation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## V

Vasalos, Averkios (2012) Late time response analysis in UWB radar for concealed weapon detection: feasibility study. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Vasta, Giuseppe (2012) Applications of perovskite oxide thin films: microcantilevers, superconducting devices and dielectric interconnections. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## W

Walliman, Dominic Christoph (2010) Fabrication and measurement of superconducting nanowires. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Puyu (2016) A multi-terminal modular multilevel converter-based HVDC system with an offshore wind farm. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Xu (2009) Tunable microwave filters using ferroelectric thin films. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wang, Yi (2005) Superconducting coplanar delay lines. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wu, Xianyue (2014) Antennas and propagation for body area networks at 60 GHZ. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wu, Yudong (2011) Simulation of graphene electronic devices. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Wu, Zhi (2016) Transmission expansion planning and unit commitment with large-scale integration of wind power. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## X

Xia, Mingjun (2016) Pico- and femto-second optical pulse propagation in semiconductor optical amplifiers: analysis, optimization and quantum transmission line modelling. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Xia, Wenlin (2015) Diplexers and multiplexers design by using coupling matrix optimisation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Xiao, Jingjing (2016) Single-target tracking of arbitrary objects using multi-layered features and contextual information. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Xiao, Ming (2009) Novel predistortion techniques for RF power amplifiers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Xie, Mingyu (2017) Model predictive control of water quality in drinking water distribution systems considering disinfection by-products. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Xu, Chunyang (2015) Automatic target detection and speed estimationusing forward scatter radar sensor. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Xu, Ming (2001) Robust and flexible multi-scale medial axis computation. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Xue, Ying (2016) Modelling and control of hybrid LCC HVDC System. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## Y

Yang, Conghuan (2018) Real-time FPGA-based co-simulation of large scale power systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yang, Dongxu (2016) Novel resists for next generation lithography. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yang, Shaoyong (2005) Cryogenic characteristics of IGBTs. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yang, Xuan (2013) Distributed state estimation with the measurements of Phasor Measurement Units. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yang, Zhufang (2002) Multiple-model tracking with fixed-lag smoothing using imprecise information. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yao, Shu-Nung (2015) Rendering ambisonics over headphones. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yasmin, Rehana (2012) An efficient authentication framework for wireless sensor networks. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Yeo, Graeme James (2017) Monitoring railway track condition using inertial sensors on an in-service vehicle. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

## Z

Zachariades, Paschalis (2015) Development of a tube ball mill mathematical model for mill condition and safety monitoring. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zakaria, Nor Ayu Zalina Binti (2017) Clutter analysis and simulation in forward scatter micro radar network. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zakeri, Masoud (2017) Automatic bird species identification employing an unsupervised discovery of vocalisation units. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhang, Mengsu (2012) Design and performance analysis of novel signature code in two-dimensional optical CDMA systems. M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhang, Zhenhe (2014) Development of an FPGA system for parallel processing of railway non-destructive testing data. M.Res. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhang, Zhenhe (2017) Improved railway vehicle inspection and monitoring through the integration of multiple monitoring technologies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhao, Ning (2013) Railway traffic flow optimisation with differing control systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zhou, Suyang (2015) Design and development of energy management system for smart homes and buildings. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zoualfaghari, Mohammad Hossein (2015) Co-channel interference reduction in Optical Code Division Multiple Access systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

Zubir, Farid (2016) Direct integration of push-pull amplifier and aperture coupled antenna. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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