Awards for Excellence - 2017

Outstanding Papers - Engineering


Award journal index



Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials

Winner

Volume 63 number 3
Fracture performance of macro synthetic steel fiber concrete exposed to a sulfate environment
Shuang You, Hongguang Ji, Juanhong Liu, Chenglin Song, Wendi Tang


Assembly Automation

Gunter Wittenberg Award
Gunter Wittenberg (d. 1995), a dedicated engineer, who made his knowledge of assembly automation available in simple, clear and concise papers. He received the Nuffield Silver Medal for services to the Institute of Production Engineers. He worked for Amnesty International and charities, using his engineering skills in harnessing technical advances to help the disabled.

Winner

Volume 36 number 4
Evaluation of residual clearance after pre-joining and pre-joining scheme optimization in aircraft panel assembly
Di Yang, Weiwei Qu, Yinglin Ke

Highly commended

Volume 36 number 3
Parallel autonomous guided vehicle assembly line for a semi-continuous manufacturing system
Hamed Fazlollahtabar

Outstanding reviewers

Bahubalendruni, M V A Raju
Almeida, Henrique


Engineering Computations

Winner

Volume 33 number 1
Real-time micro-modelling of a million pedestrians
R Lohner, Muhammad Baqui, Eberhard Haug, Britto Muhamad

Highly commended

Volume 33 number 1
A new arc-length control method based on the rates of the internal and the dissipated energy
Stefan May, Julien Vignollet, René de Borst

Volume 33 number 4
Parallel computations in nonlinear solid mechanics using adaptive finite element and meshless methods
Zahur Ullah, Will Coombs, C Augarde

Volume 33 number 5
Single point incremental forming simulation with adaptive remeshing technique using solid-shell elements
José I.V. Sena, Cedric Lequesne, L Duchene, Anne-Marie Habraken, Robertt A.F. Valente, Ricardo J Alves de Sousa


Industrial Lubrication and Tribology

Winner

Volume 68 number 4
Effect of hexagonal boron nitride nanoparticles as an additive on the extreme pressure properties of engine oil
Muhammad Ilman Hakimi Chua Abdullah, Mohd Fadzli Bin Abdollah, Noreffendy Tamaldin, Hilmi Amiruddin, Nur Rashid Mat Nuri

Highly commended

Volume 68 number 2
Study of grease lubricated journal bearing with partial surface texture
Rufei Yu, Pei Li , Wei Chen

Outstanding reviewers

Alberto Rota
Henara Costa


Industrial Robot: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 43 number 4
Mobile robot vision system using continuous laser scanning for industrial application
Lars Lindner, Oleg Sergiyenko, Julio C. Rodríguez-Quiñonez, Moises Rivas-Lopez, Daniel Hernandez-Balbuena, Wendy Flores-Fuentes, Fabian Natanael Murrieta-Rico, Vera Tyrsa

Highly commended

Volume 43 number 3
Ensuring safety in human-robot coexisting environment based on two-level protection
Ping Zhang, Peigen Jin, Guanglong Du, Xin Liu

Volume 43 number 5
Industrial robot capability models for agile manufacturing
Zeid Kootbally

Volume 43 number 2
A dual-mode online optimization method for trajectory tracking of redundant manipulators
Jian Fang, Tao Mei, Jianghai Zhao, Tao Li

Outstanding reviewers

Heping CHEN
Manuel ARMADA
Frederick Proctor


International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics

Winner

Volume 9 number 1
An evolutionary algorithm approach for the constrained multi-depot vehicle routing problem
Carin Lightner-Laws, Vikas Agrawal, Constance Lightner, Neal Wagner

Highly commended

Volume 9 number 1
Upper limb bilateral symmetric training with robotic assistance and clinical outcomes for stroke
Matt Simkins, Nancy Byl, Hyunchul Kim, Gary Abrams, Jacob Rosen

Volume 9 number 3
Non-fragile robust H. control of nonlinear networked control systems with time-varying delay and unknown actuator failures
Yueming Zhi, Shun Jiang, Feng Pan

Volume 9 number 2
A new cluster validity index using maximum cluster spread based compactness measure
M. Arif Wani, Romana Riyaz

Outstanding reviewer

Yanbin Liu


International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow

Winner

Volume 26 number 3/4
Variational multi-scale finite element approximation of the compressible Navier-Stokes equations
Camilo Andrés Bayona Roa, Joan Baiges, R Codina

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 3/4
The simulation of dust effects from fragmenting charges
Orlando A. Soto, Joseph D. Baum, Fumiya Togashi, Rainald Löhner, Robert A. Frank, Ali Amini

Volume 26 number 3/4
A comparative study of fractional step method in its quasi-implicit, semi-implicit and fully-explicit forms for incompressible flows
Rhodri LT Bevan, Etienne Boileau, Raoul van Loon, R.W. Lewis, P Nithiarasu

Volume 26 number 3/4
Numerical investigation on the performance of cross-flow micro heat exchangers
Carlo Nonino, Stefano Savino

Outstanding reviewers

Professor I. Pop
Dr Andrew Rees
Professor P. Nithiarasu


International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications

Winner

Volume 12 number 1
A method for controlling crowd flow by changing recommender information on navigation application
Ruiwei Shen, Tsutomu Terada, Masahiko Tsukamoto

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 1
An experimental survey of no-reference video quality assessment methods
Maria Torres Vega, Vittorio Sguazzo, Decebal Constantin Mocanu, Antonio Liotta

Volume 12 number 1
A study on individual mobility patterns based on individuals' familiarity to visited areas
Jungkyu Han, Hayato Yamana

Outstanding reviewer

Christine Strauss


Kybernetes

Norbert Wiener Award
Named in memoriam and in recognition of the scientist who is regarded as the originator of the interscientific discipline of cybernetics. 1994 was the official centenary year.

Winner

Volume 45 number 2
Knowledge management and employee empowerment
Kaveh Hasani, Saman Sheikhesmaeili

Highly commended

Volume 45 number 2
Creating a healthy company by occupational health promotion as a part of social responsibility
Simona Šarotar Žižek , Matjaž Mulej

Volume 45 number 1
Paradigms in information science
Daniel J. Adriaenssen, Jon-Arild Johannessen

Outstanding reviewers

Francesco Caputo
Davide Di Fatta


Microelectronics International

Highly commended

Volume 33 number 1
Study of flexible organic electroluminescent devices with PEDOT:PSS anodes by impedance measurements
Mariya Petrova Aleksandrova

Volume 33 number 2
Optically-detected nonlinear oscillations of single crystal silicon MEMS accelerometers
Peyman Rafiee, Golta Khatibi, Francesco Solazzi

Volume 33 number 1
Thermal analysis of chip-on-flexible LED packages with Cu heat sinks by SnBi soldering
Yang Liu, Fenglian Sun, Cadmus A. Yuan, Guoqi Zhang

Outstanding reviewers

Dr. Lei Qiao
Mr. Yang Li


Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures

Winner

Volume 12 number 2
Improved bat algorithm for structural reliability assessment: application and challenges
Asma Chakri, Rabia Khelif, Mohamed Benouaret

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 1
Experiment-based validation and uncertainty quantification of coupled multi-scale plasticity models
Garrison Stevens, Sez Atamturktur, Ricardo Lebensohn, George Kaschner

Volume 12 number 2
Thermal radiation effects on creep behavior of the turbine blade
Mohammad yaghoub Abdollahzadeh Jamalabadi

Outstanding reviewers

Abd-Alla, A.M.
Abrishambaf, Amin


Pigment & Resin Technology

Winner

Volume 45 number 6
Recent trends in microwave assisted synthesis of fluorescent dyes
Galal H. Elgemeie, Doaa M. Masoud

Highly commended

Volume 45 number 1
Surface modification of light hollow polymer microspheres and its application in external wall thermal insulation coatings
Chao Ye, Xiufang Wen, Jia-ling Lan, Zhi-qi Cai, Pi-hui Pi, Shou-ping Xu, Yu Qian

Volume 45 number 3
Modified polyacrylonitrile-based activated carbon fibers applied in supercapacitor
Linjie Su, Bohong Li, Dongyu Zhao, Chuanli Qin, Zheng Jin

Volume 45 number 4
A series of new organic sensitisers for dye-sensitised solar cells
Mozhgan Hosseinnezhad

Outstanding reviewers

Isil Acar
Krishnaraj Vijayan


Rapid Prototyping Journal

Winner

Volume 22 number 1
Fabrication of conductive paths on a fused deposition modeling substrate using inkjet deposition
Wenchao Zhou, Frederick A List, Chad E Duty, Sudarsanam S Babu

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 2
Corrosion evaluation of Ti-6Al-4V parts produced with electron beam melting machine
Dana H. Abdeen, Bruce R. Palmer

Volume 22 number 4
Theoretical and experimental study on surface roughness of 316L stainless steel metal parts obtained through selective laser melting
Di Wang, Yang Liu, Yongqiang Yang, Dongming Xiao

Volume 22 number 4
Fabrication of three dimensional open porous regular structure of PA-2200 for enhanced strength of scaffold using selective laser sintering
Jatender Pal Singh, Pulak M. Pandey, Anita Kamra Verma

Outstanding reviewer

Kuldeep Agarwal


Research Journal of Textile and Apparel

Winner

Volume 20 number 2
Effects of athletic T-shirt designs on natural ventilation
Chupo Ho, Jintu Fan, Edward Newton, Raymond Au

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 2
Design and colour preferences for older individuals in residential care
Katy Stevens, Thomas Fröis, Sabrina Masal, Andrea Winder, Thomas Bechtold

Volume 20 number 1
A review of woven fabric pattern recognition based on image processing technology
Rui Zhang, Binjie Xin


Sensor Review

Jack Hollingum Award
Named after Jack Hollingum, who was one of the founding editors of Sensor Review as well as of our sister journals Assembly Automation and Industrial Robot. Over the years he wrote countless articles and remained a regular contributor right up to having a stroke in April 2001.

Winner

Volume 36 number 2
Food quality and safety monitoring using gas sensor array in intelligent packaging
Samaneh Matindoust, Majid Baghaei-Nejad, Mohammad Hadi Shahrokh Abadi, Zhuo Zou, Li-Rong Zheng

Highly commended

Volume 36 number 2
Graphene film development on flexible substrate using a new technique: temperature dependency of gauge factor for graphene-based strain sensors
Sahour Sayed, Mohammed Gamil, Ahmed Fath El-Bab, Koichi Nakamura, Toshiyuki Tsuchiya, Osamu Tabata, Ahmed Abd El-Moneim

Volume 36 number 3
Novel printed body worn sensor for measuring the human movement orientation
Mohammad Iman Mokhlespour Esfahani, Somaye Taghinezhad, Vahid Mottaghitalab, Roya Narimani, Mohammad Parnianpour

Volume 36 number 1
A kind of infrared expand depth of field vision sensor in low-visibility road condition for safety-driving
Hui-Feng Wang, Gui-ping Wang, Xiao-Yan Wang, Chi Ruan, Shi-qin Chen

Outstanding reviewers

Liu YAN
Alejandro GONZALEZ NAKASAWA


Soldering & Surface Mount Technology

Winner

Volume 28 number 2
Time-based reflow soldering optimization by using adaptive Kriging-HDMR method
Liming Chen, Enying Li, Hu Wang

Highly commended

Volume 28 number 4
Preparation of PEG-rosin derivative for water soluble rosin flux
Kanlaya Phaphon, Sumrit Wacharasindhu, Amorn Petsom

Volume 28 number 1
Mechanical reliability of solder joints in PCBs assembled in surface mount technology
Janusz Borecki, Tomasz Serzysko

Volume 28 number 2
Thermo-mechanical challenges of reflowed lead-free solder joints in surface mount components: a review
Chun Sean Lau, C.Y. Khor, D. Soares, J.C. Teixeira, M.Z. Abdullah

Outstanding reviewer

Agata Swarek


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