Dr Sanjay Sharma
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Dr Sanjay Sharma

Associate Professor in Intelligent Autonomous Control Systems

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Dr Sanjay Sharma can be contacted through arrangement with our Press Office, to speak to the media on these areas of expertise.
  • Marine renewable energy
  • Unmanned marine vehicles
  • Artificial intelligent techniques
  • Engineering – design processes
  • Engineering – industrial control systems
Biography

Biography

  • PGR coordinator, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics (SECAM), 2020 - present
  • Head of Autonomous Marine Systems (AMS) Research Group formerly known as Marine and Industrial Dynamic Analysis (MIDAS) Research Group, SMSE, University of Plymouth (2010–present)
  • BEng Mechanical Engineering Year 2 tutor (2009–present)
  • Programme Manager for the MSc Mechanical Engineering, University of Plymouth (2004–2010)
  • Member of SoE Diversity and Inclusion Committee, University of Plymouth (2015–present)
  • Member of International Recruitment Committee, University of Plymouth (2006–present)
  • Member of Faculty of Science and Engineering Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, University of Plymouth (2013–present)
  • Hindu faith advisor to University’s Multi-Faith Chaplaincy (2010–present)
  • Elected member of Equality and Diversity Committee, University of Plymouth (2006–2009)

Qualifications

  • Successfully completed Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching (PGCHET) course, Queen’s University Belfast, 2004.
  • PhD degree in Systems and Control Engineering, University of Sheffield, 2000 (Thesis title: Soft Computing for Modelling and Control of Dynamical Systems with Application to Flexible Manipulators).
  • Master of Technology degree with distinction in Control Systems (Electrical Engineering), Institute of Technology- BHU (IT-BHU), India, 1992, ranked 1st.
  • Bachelor of Technology (Hons.) degree with distinction in Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India, 1990, ranked 4th.

Professional membership

MIMechE

Roles on external bodies

  • Member of the IMechE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers) Mechatronics, Informatics & Control Group Board (2009–present)
  • IMechE representative to UKACC (United Kingdom Automatic Control Council) (2011–present)
  • Member of IFAC TC 7.5 on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (2011–present) – International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) being the premier organisation serving the control engineering community globally.

Key publications

(2019) Navigation and Control of Autonomous Marine Vehicles. Institution of Engineering and Technology ,
Huang H, Gong M, Zhuang Y, Sharma SK & Xu D (2019) 'A new guidance law for trajectory tracking of an underactuated unmanned surface vehicle with parameter perturbations' Ocean Engineering ,
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Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

Includes subjects in the areas of mechanical, robotics, electrical and civil engineering. Modules taught in previous years:
  • Instrumentation and Control – Measurement principles, sensors and classical control techniques
  • Robotics and Control – Neural network training on practical data to model the robotic system and then design a fuzzy logic controller using Matlab/Simulink software packages
  • Design and CAD – Solidworks for design and analysis of mechanical components
  • Advanced Information Technology – wavelet techniques for data mining and error analysis on GPS data using wavelet toolbox in Matlab
  • Marine System Engineering – Torsional and vibrational analysis of marine systems
  • Electrical Principles – Basic electrical circuit theorems for DC and AC circuits
  • Simulation of dynamic systems – Simulation study of the acceleration of a real car system using Matlab/Simulink
  • Wave energy Converters and Power Take off - Optimum condition for power transfer and electrical analogy of the mechanical system, impedance matching conditions for maximum power transfer
  • Intelligent systems control – Theory of neural networks and backpropagation training algorithm and application for modelling and control

Staff serving as external examiners

  • External Examiner for MSc in Control Systems, Coventry University, Oct 2015 - Sep 2019.
  • External Examiner for CV Marine/ Electronics South Tyneside Programmes in the Faculty of Engineering and Environment at Northumbria University, Oct 2014 - Jan 2019.
  • External Examiner for system engineering courses from foundation to master level at University of Wales, Newport, May 2012 – Nov 2017.
  • External Examiner for FdEng Marine systems engineering at University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, April 2014 – Sep 2017.
Research

Research

Research interests

Current research activities include use of AI techniques such as genetic algorithms, fuzzy logic and neural networks for modelling and the design of novel control systems for industrial and marine plant particularly for wave energy devices, robotics, automobiles and uninhabited marine vehicles for both surface and underwater operations.

Other research

Research examiners


1. Internal Examiner for PhD at Plymouth University, Mar 2021 (Lewis Sampson – Estimating the background error for variational data assimilation of an ocean model using a binless analysis of innovations)
2. Internal Examiner for PhD at Plymouth University, Dec 2020 (Ulysse Vautier – Model Identification, Navigation, Guidance and Control of Autonomous Sailboats)
3. External Examiner for PhD at Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed To Be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, Oct 2020 (Siddharth Sahany – Selection of Optimal Operation Regime for Resonant Wireless Power Transfer System)
4. Chair for internal PhD at the University of Plymouth, July 2020 (Christopher Wallbridge – Dynamic Generation of Spatial Referring Expressions for Social Robots)
5. Chair for internal PhD at University of Plymouth, Apr 2020 (Faisal Shaman – User Profiling Based on Network Application Traffic Monitoring)
6. External Examiner for PhD at SASTRA Deemed to be University, India, Apr 2020 (V. Gomathi – Design of Sensor Fault Diagnosis Technique and Fault-Tolerant Controller for Pyro Process in Cement Industry)
7. External Examiner for MPhil at University of Southampton, Nov 2019 (Thomas Lowndes – AUV Swarms for Monitoring Rapidly Evolving Ocean Phenomena)
8. External Examiner for PhD at Delhi Technological University, India, Aug 2019 (Rahul Bansal – State Estimation in Systems Modelled by Ode’s and PDE’s)
9. Chair for internal PhD at University of Plymouth, May 2019 (Sahar Sahib Elaiwi – Analysis and design of castellated beams)
10. External Examiner for PhD at London’s South Bank University, April 2019 (N’Zebo Richard Anvo – Internal in-service inspection of petrochemical storage tank floors to detect underside corrosion with Non-destructive Testing Robot)
11. External Examiner for PhD at the Queen’s University of Belfast, August 2018 (David Johnathan McIntyre – Cooperative Control Strategies for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles using Artificial Potential Fields)
12. External Examiner for PhD at the University of Bath, July 2018 (Dhruv Chandel – Modelling, Control and Optimisation of an Array of Non-Linear Oscillating Wave Surge Converters)
13. External Examiner for PhD at University of South Wales, October 2017 (Xiao Guo – Modelling and validation of retrofit HGV hybrid system)
14. External Examiner for PhD at Southampton University, May 2017 (Kantapon Tanakitkorn – Guidance, Control and Path Planning for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles)
15. External Examiner for PhD at Coventry University, May 2016 (Abdulazeez Dauda El-ladan – Energy Management in Hybrid Electric Vehicle)
16. External Examiner for PhD at Sheffield University, Feb 2016 (Omar Khalil Sayidmarie – Design and Real-time control of a new structure two-wheeled robot)
17. Internal Examiner for PhD at Plymouth University, July 2014 (Kate Freeman – Numerical modelling and control of an oscillating water column wave energy converter)
18. External Examiner for PhD at Newcastle University, Nov 2009 (Jones Emrys – Adaptive roll stabilisation of fishing vessels)
19. Internal Examiner for PhD at Plymouth University, Feb 2006 (Chiew Seon Tan - An intelligent collision avoidance system for autonomous underwater vehicles)

Research supervisions


1. Werner Karl Otto Schmidtke, Map, model and predict bit pressure distribution in the equine mouth based on recorded rein tension, PhD PT, 2023 - till date, Director of Studies.
2. Oluwasoji John Osalusi, Aerial Inspection and Surveying of Land Transport Infrastructure, PhD, 2023- till date, Director of Studies.
3. Ashley Foster, Human-Robot Teaming for Long-Term Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of Offshore Renewable Energy Devices, PhD, 2022- till date, 4th Supervisor.
4. Oscar Best, Digital Twins for Autonomous Operations and Maintenance of Offshore Renewable Devices based on Multi-access Edge Computing, PhD, 2021- till date, 2nd Supervisor.

Research degrees awarded to supervised students


A list of completed graduate students is shown below.
1. Polvara, R, Autonomous Drone landings on an unmanned marine vehicle using Deep Reinforcement Learning, PhD, 2015-18, Director of Studies (funded by faculty’s research scholarship), Postdoc at Lincoln University, UK.
2. Singh, Y, Cooperative Swarm Optimisation of Unmanned Surface Vehicles, PhD, 2015-2018, Director of Studies (Funded by Commonwealth scholarship), Postdoc at Purdue University, USA.
3. Szyrowksi T, An intelligent, fast-acquisition remote sensing system for locating and measuring burial of subsea power and telecommunication cables, PhD, 2011 – 2017, Director of Studies (Funded by an ESF grant).
4. Terzakis G, Intelligent Integrated autopilot design using visual SLAM, PhD, 2011 – 2016, Third Supervisor (Completed), (Funded by an EPSRC grant), Postdoc at Portsmouth University.
5. Zaynab Abdullah – Mphil Mechanical Engineering, Oct 2014 – Sep 2015, Second Supervisor.
6. Abed W, Robust and intelligent fault diagnosis techniques for DC motors, PhD, 2012 – 2015, Director of Studies (Completed), (Funded by Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq).
7. Motwani A, Interval Kalman filtering techniques for uninhabited surface vehicle navigation, PhD, 2011 – 2014, Director of Studies (Completed), Employed at SAAB SEAEYE LIMITED, Fareham, UK.
8. Kayode O, Nonlinear model predictive control strategies for process plant using soft computing approaches, PhD, 2010 – 2014, Director of Studies (Completed), Postdoc position at Loughborough University.
9. Stewart F, Tribological Characterisation and Modelling of Premium Tubular Connections, PhD, 2010 – 2014 (Completed), Second Supervisor, Project Engineer DNV Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
10. Roper D, Design and Optimisation of a Biomimetic Marine Propulsion System, PhD, 2010 – 2013, Director of Studies (Completed), Employed by NOC, Southampton.
11. XU Tao, An Intelligent Navigation System for an Unmanned Surface Vehicle, PhD 2004-2007, Second Supervisor (Completed), Lecturer at Tianjin University China.

Grants & contracts

· Principal Investigator - Shipping and Port Interfaces In New Era (SPINE), Mari-UK, £1.6M (£59K to UoP), 2022-2024
· Principal Investigator - , European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), £4.75M (£974K to UoP), 2018 – 2021.
· Academic contributor -, European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), £9.3M (£1.14M to UoP), 2018-2020.
· Academic Supervisor for ‘Marine-i Industrial Research Fellow – AI, Autonomy, Control Systems and Robotics’ - , European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), £5.51M (UoP Value £1.04M), 2020-2022.
· Academic Supervisor for Industrial Research Fellow post - Cornwall FLOW Accelerator, European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), £6M (UoP Value £1.68M), 2021-2022.
· Principal Investigator – Internal Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) for Capacity building for the development of a novel Marine Monitoring and Forecasting System (MaMoFS) to support the sustainability of deep-sea fisheries in the Indian Ocean, £77,000 (2020-2021).
· Academic Supervisor – Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnership grant (KTP011575) between the University of Plymouth and AB Precision (Poole) Limited to develop enhanced automation, mobile navigation, and situational awareness for remotely operated vehicles for the Defence, Security, Emergency Services (ES), and Nuclear markets, £183,217 (2019-2021).
· Principal Investigator - The Royal Society Grant for international exchanges in conjunction with Zhejiang University, China on the following project: Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Path Planning for Energy Conservation in an Uncertain and Changing Ocean Environment, £12K (2018-2020)
· Co-investigator – Modifying an Existing Electric-Car with Wireless Connectivity for Safe and Autonomous Driving (School of Engineering Small Research Grant) at Plymouth University, £2.5K (2017-2018)
· Co-investigator – The effect of biomaterial surface microtopography on bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation (School of Engineering Small Research Grant) at Plymouth University, £2.5K (2017-2018)
· Co-investigator – Development, establishment, and operation of a UAE oceanographic centre (UAE-Ocean Project) at Plymouth University, c£4m (2014-2020)
· Principal Investigator - The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) Newton Research Collaboration award with NIT, Rourkela, India for Dynamic path planning for the swarm of unmanned marine vehicles
, £11.9K (2015-2016 - 18 months)
· Principal Investigator - The China Scholarship Council (CSC) Postdoctoral Research award for Zhuang Yufei from Harbin Institute of technology to work in AMS research group at PU, £15K (2015-2016- 15 months)
· Principal Investigator - The China Scholarship Council (CSC) Postdoctoral Research award for Huang Haibin from Harbin Institute of technology to work in AMS research group at PU, £18K (2014-2016- 18 months)
· Principal Investigator - The Royal Society Grant for international exchanges in conjunction with Northwestern Polytechnical University, China for Cooperative Path Planning and Control of Multiple UUVs for Ocean Observation, £12K (2013-2015)
· Principal Investigator - TSB grant for Offshore Wave Energy Limited Marine Demonstrator (Optimal control strategy for IT Power’ OWEL WEC) £2.5M (£47K to Plymouth University, 2010-2013)
· Principal Investigator - ESF-CUC PhD studentship for the design of an intelligent and fast-acquisition remote sensing system for locating and measuring burial depth of subsea cables, £60K (2011-2014)
· Co-investigator - EPSRC Grant EP/I012923/1 for an intelligent integrated navigation and autopilot system for uninhabited surface vehicles, £354K (2011-2014)
· Principal Investigator - Graduate research scholarship funding for design and optimisation of a biomimetic marine propulsion system, £60K, (2010-2013)
· Principal Investigator – PhD funding for fault diagnosis of electrical motors in aircraft using intelligent systems techniques, £65K, (2012-2015)
· Principal Investigator – PhD funding for an adaptive control system for oil refinery applications, £60K, (2010-2013)
· Principal Investigator - KTP - Sharma SK and Summerscales J, To design and manufacture a state of the art resin processing control and delivery system to manufacture composite materials predominantly for the aerospace industry, KTP grant with Composite Integration Ltd., £111,672, (2007-2009)
· Recipient of the Vice Chancellor’s Research and Innovation Fellowship Award, 2007, Plymouth University, £4000.
Publications

Publications

Key publications

(2019) Navigation and Control of Autonomous Marine Vehicles. Institution of Engineering and Technology ,
Huang H, Gong M, Zhuang Y, Sharma SK & Xu D (2019) 'A new guidance law for trajectory tracking of an underactuated unmanned surface vehicle with parameter perturbations' Ocean Engineering ,

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Li D, Borthwick AGL, Jiang C, Sharma S, Dong X, Li Y & Shi H (2024) 'Parameter optimization of a floating two-buoy wave energy converter' Ocean Engineering 296, 117043-117043 ,
Foster AJI, Gianni M, Aly A, Samani H & Sharma S (2023) 'Multi-Robot Coverage Path Planning for the Inspection of Offshore Wind Farms: A Review' Drones 8, (1) 10-10 ,
Li D, Sharma S, Borthwick AGL, Huang H, Dong X, Li Y & Shi H (2023) 'Experimental study of a floating two-body wave energy converter' Renewable Energy 218, ,
Nordin MH, Sharma S, Khan A, Gianni M, Rajendran S & Sutton R (2022) 'Collaborative Unmanned Vehicles for Inspection, Maintenance, and Repairs of Offshore Wind Turbines' Drones 6, (6) ,
Singh Y, Bibuli M, Zereik E, Sharma S, Khan A & Sutton R (2020) 'A Novel Double Layered Hybrid Multi-Robot Framework for Guidance and Navigation of Unmanned Surface Vehicles in a Practical Maritime Environment' Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 8, (9) 624-624 ,
Ji D, Rehman FU, Ajwad SA, Shahani K, Sharma S, Sutton R, li S, Ye Z, Zhu H & Zhu S (2020) 'Design and development of autonomous robotic fish for object detection and tracking' International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems 17, (3) 172988142092528-172988142092528 ,
Singh Y, Bibuli M, Zereik E, Sharma S, Sutton R, Hatton D & Khan A (2020) 'Hybrid Framework for Guidance and Navigation of Multiple Unmanned Surface Vehicles in a Practical Marine Environment' Frontiers in Robotics and AI
Szyrowski T, Khan AI, Pemberton R, Sharma S, Singh Y & Polvara R (2019) 'Range Extension for Electromagnetic Detection of Subsea Power and Telecommunication Cables' Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology ,
Zhuang Y, Huang H, Sharma S, Xu D & Zhang Q (2019) 'Cooperative path planning of multiple autonomous underwater vehicles operating in dynamic ocean environment' ISA Transactions ,
Polvara R, Sharma S, Wan J, Manning A & Sutton R (2019) 'Autonomous Vehicular Landings on the Deck of an Unmanned Surface Vehicle using Deep Reinforcement Learning' Robotica 1-16 ,
Huang H, Gong M, Zhuang Y, Sharma SK & Xu D (2019) 'A new guidance law for trajectory tracking of an underactuated unmanned surface vehicle with parameter perturbations' Ocean Engineering ,
Bibuli M, Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R, Hatton D & Khan A (2018) 'A Two Layered Optimal Approach towards Cooperative Motion Planning of Unmanned Surface Vehicles in a Constrained Maritime Environment' IFAC-PapersOnLine 51, (29) 378-383 ,
Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R, Hatton DC & Khan A (2018) 'A constrained A* approach towards optimal path planning for an unmanned surface vehicle in a maritime environment containing dynamic obstacles and ocean currents' Ocean Engineering 169, 187-201 ,
Ji D, Deng Z, Li S, Ma D, Wang T, Song W, Zhu S, Wang Z, Pan H & Sharma S (2018) 'A Novel Case of Practical Exponential Observer Using Extended Kalman Filter' IEEE Access 6, 58004-58011 ,
Singh Y, Sharma S, Hatton DC & Sutton R (2018) 'Optimal path planning of unmanned surface vehicles' Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences 47, (7) 1325-1334
Khan AI, Goh C, Lim CL & Sharma S (2018) 'QoS Assessment and Modelling of Connected Vehicle Network within Internet of Vehicles' International Journal On Advances in Software 11, (1 & 2)
Polvara R, Sharma SK, Wan J, Manning A & Sutton R (2018) 'Vision-Based Autonomous Landing of a Quadrotor on the Perturbed Deck of an Unmanned Surface Vehicle' Drones ,
Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R & Hatton DC (2018) 'Towards use of Dijkstra Algorithm for Optimal Navigation of an Unmanned Surface Vehicle in a Real-Time Marine Environment with Results from Artificial Potential Field' TransNav: International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation 12, (1) 125-131 ,
Wan J, Sharma S & Sutton R (2018) 'Guaranteed State Estimation for Nonlinear Discrete-Time Systems via Indirectly Implemented Polytopic Set Computation' IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 4317-4322 ,
Owa K, Sutton R, Sharma S & Khan A (2018) 'A non-minimum phase robust nonlinear neuro-wavelet predictive control strategy for a quadruple tank process' International Journal of Process Systems Engineering 4, (4) 207-207 ,
Wang N, Sun Z, Yin J, Su S-F & Sharma S (2018) 'Finite-Time Observer Based Guidance and Control of Underactuated Surface Vehicles With Unknown Sideslip Angles and Disturbances' IEEE Access 6, 14059-14070 ,
Khan AI (2017) 'The use of clickers in Instrumentation and Control Engineering Education: A Case Study' European Journal of Engineering Education ,
Owa K, Khan AI, sharma S & Sutton R (2017) 'A Non-Minimum Phase Robust Non-linear NeuroWavelet Predictive Control Strategy for a Quadruple Tank Process' International Journal of Process Systems Engineering
Polvara R, Sharma SK, Wan J, Manning A & Sutton R (2017) 'Obstacle Avoidance Approaches for Autonomous Navigation of Unmanned Surface Vehicles' Journal of Navigation ,
Huang H, Sharma S, Zhuang Y & Xu D (2017) 'Dynamic positioning of an uninhabited surface vehicle using state-dependent Riccati equation and pseudospectral method' Ocean Engineering 133, 215-223 ,
Cui R, Yang C, Li Y & Sharma SK (2017) 'Adaptive Neural Network Control of AUVs With Control Input Nonlinearities Using Reinforcement Learning' IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics ,
abed W, Sharma SK, sutton R & khan A (2016) 'An unmanned marine vehicle thruster fault diagnosis scheme based on OFNDA' Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology ,
Zhuang Y, Sharma S, Subudhi B, Huang H & Wan J (2016) 'Efficient collision-free path planning for autonomous underwater vehicles in dynamic environments with a hybrid optimization algorithm' Ocean Engineering 127, 190-199 ,
Motwani A, Liu W, Sharma S, Sutton R & Bucknall R (2015) 'An interval Kalman filter-based fuzzy multi-sensor fusion approach for fault-tolerant heading estimation of an autonomous surface vehicle' Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment ,
Abed W, Sharma S & Sutton R (2015) 'Neural network fault diagnosis of a trolling motor based on feature reduction techniques for an unmanned surface vehicle' Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering 229, (8) 738-750 ,
Motwani A, Sharma S, Sutton R & Culverhouse P (2015) 'On the application of a hybrid ellipsoidal-rectangular interval arithmetic algorithm to interval Kalman filtering for state estimation of uncertain systems' International Journal of Control 88, (9) 1805-1817 ,
Abed W, Sharma S, Sutton R & Motwani A (2015) 'A Robust Bearing Fault Detection and Diagnosis Technique for Brushless DC Motors Under Non-stationary Operating Conditions' Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems 26, (3) 241-254 ,
Annamalai A, Motwani A, Sharma SK, Sutton R, Culverhouse P & Yang C (2015) 'A Robust Navigation Technique for Integration in the Guidance and Control of an Uninhabited Surface Vehicle' Journal of Navigation 68, (4) 750-768 ,
Szyrowski T, Motwani A, Sharma SK, Sutton R & Kennedy GA (2015) 'Subsea cable tracking by an unmanned surface vehicle' Underwater Technology: International Journal of the Society for Underwater 32, (4) 217-229 ,
Szyrowski T, Sharma SK, Sutton R & Kennedy GA (2015) 'Subsea cable tracking in an uncertain environment using particle filters' Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology 14, (1) 19-31 ,
Owa K, Sharma S & Sutton R (2014) 'A wavelet neural network based non-linear model predictive controller for a multi-variable coupled tank system' International Journal of Automation and Computing 12, (2) 156-170 ,
Annamalai ASK, Sutton R, Yang C, Culverhouse P & Sharma S (2014) 'Robust Adaptive Control of an Uninhabited Surface Vehicle' Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems 78, (2) 319-338 ,
Owa K, Sharma S & Sutton R (2014) 'A novel real-time non-linear wavelet-based model predictive controller for a coupled tank system' Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering 228, (6) 419-432 ,
Motwani A, Sharma SK, Sutton R & Culverhouse P (2014) 'Application of artificial neural networks to weighted interval Kalman filtering' PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART I-JOURNAL OF SYSTEMS AND CONTROL ENGINEERING 228, (5) 267-277 ,
Sharma SK, Sutton R, Motwani A & Annamalai A (2014) 'Non-linear control algorithms for an unmanned surface vehicle' PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART M-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR THE MARITIME ENVIRONMENT 228, (2) 146-155 ,
Sutton R & Sharma SK (2014) 'Special Issue on Unmanned Marine Vehicles' PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART M-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR THE MARITIME ENVIRONMENT 228, (2) 107-107 ,
Terzakis G, Culverhouse P, Bugmann G, sharma S & sutton R (2014) 'On quaternion based parametrization of orientation in computer vision and robotics' Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review 7, (1) 82-93 ,
Terzakis G, Culverhouse P, Bugmann G, Sharma S & Sutton R (2013) 'On quaternion based parameterization of orientation in computer vision and robotics' Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review 6, (5) 15-24 ,
Szyrowski T, Sharma SK, Sutton R & Kennedy GA (2013) 'Developments in subsea power and telecommunication cables detection: Part 1 – Visual and hydroacoustic tracking' Underwater Technology 31, (3) 123-132 ,
Szyrowski T, Sharma SK, Sutton R & Kennedy GA (2013) 'Developments in subsea power and telecommunication cables detection: Part 2 – Electromagnetic detection' Underwater Technology 31, (3) 133-143 ,
Sharma SK, Sutton R & Tokhi MO (2013) 'Local model and controller network design for a single-link flexible manipulator' Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems 2013, ,
owa K, Sharma SK & sutton R (2013) 'Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Strategy Based on Soft Computing Approaches and Real Time Implementation on a Coupled-Tank System' International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering 3, (5) 1350-1359
Sharma SK & Sutton R (2013) 'A genetic algorithm based nonlinear guidance and control system for an uninhabited surface vehicle' Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology 12, (2) 29-40
Roper D, Sharma S, Sutton R & Culverhouse P (2013) 'Oscillation and direction control strategies for a robotic fish' Underwater Technology 31, (2) 67-75 ,
Motwani A, Sharma SK, Sutton R & Culverhouse P (2013) 'Interval Kalman Filtering in Navigation System Design for an Uninhabited Surface Vehicle' JOURNAL OF NAVIGATION 66, (5) 639-652 ,
Sharma SK & Sutton R (2012) 'Modelling the yaw dynamics of an uninhabited surface vehicle for navigation and control systems design' JOURNAL OF MARINE ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY 11, (3) 9-20
Sharma SK, naeem W & Sutton R (2012) 'An Autopilot Based on a Local Control Network Design for an Unmanned Surface Vehicle' The Journal of Navigation 65, (2) 281-301 ,
Sharma SK, Sutton R & Irwin G (2012) 'Dynamic Evolution of the Genetic Search Region through Fuzzy Coding' Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence 25, (3) 443-456 ,
Roper D, Sharma S, Sutton R & Culverhouse P (2012) 'Energy-Shaping Gait Generation for a Class of Underactuated Robotic Fish' MARINE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY JOURNAL 46, (3) 34-43 ,
Sutton R, Sharma S & Xao T (2011) 'Adaptive navigation systems for an unmanned surface vehicle' Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology 10, (3) 3-20
Sutton R, Sharma SK & Xu T (2011) 'Adaptive navigation systems for an unmanned surface vehicle' Proceedings of IMarEST - Part A - Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology 10, 3-20
V. Joshua A, K. Sharma S & N. Abrams D (2008) 'New Short Synthesis of (5)‐2,3‐Dimethoxy‐N‐[(1‐ethyl‐2‐pyrrolidinyl)methyl]‐5‐iodobenzamide: Dopamine D2 Receptor' Synthetic Communications 38, (3) 434-440 ,
Xu T, Sutton R & Sharma SK (2007) 'A Multi-sensor data fusion navigation system for unmanned surface vehicle' IMechE Part M Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment 221, (2007) 167-186
Xu T, Sutton R & Sharma S (2007) 'A multi-sensor data fusion navigation system for an unmanned surface vehicle' Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment 221, (4) 167-182 ,
Sharma SK, Kruger U & Irwin GW (2006) 'Deflation based nonlinear canonical correlation analysis' Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 83, (1) 34-43
Li K, Yu W, Yang SH & Sharma S (2005) 'Editorial, Special Issue on Evolutionary Algorithm & Advanced Learning System' International Journal of Information Technology 11, (10)
Sharma SK, McLoone SF & Irwin GW (2005) 'Genetic algorithms for local controller network construction' Iee Proceedings-Control Theory and Applications 152, (5) 587-597
Sharma SK, Irwin GW, Tokhi MO & McLoone SF (2003) 'Learning soft computer control strategies in a modular neural network architecture' Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence 16 (5-6), 395-405 ,
Sharma SK & Irwin GW (2003) 'Fuzzy Coding of Genetic Algorithms' IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation 7 (4), 344-355
Sharma SK, Irwin GW & McLoone S (2001) 'Optimal Construction of Local Model Networks Using Genetic Algorithm' IFAC Proceedings Volumes 34, (22) 590-595 ,
Reviews
Roper DT, Sharma S, Sutton R & Culverhouse P (2011) 'A review of developments towards biologically inspired propulsion systems for autonomous underwater vehicles' PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART M-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR THE MARITIME ENVIRONMENT 225, (M2) 77-96 ,
Books
Sanjay Sharma, Bidyadhar Subudhi, Umesh Kumar Sahu (2023), Intelligent Control, Robotics, and Industrial Automation, 1066, Springer Singapore, DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-4634-1, ISBN : 978-981-99-4633-4.
(2019) Navigation and Control of Autonomous Marine Vehicles. Institution of Engineering and Technology ,
Sharma S & Subudhi B (2019) Preface.
Er MJ, Wang N, Pratama M, Sharma S & Lian Z (2018) Intelligent marine and aerial vehicles: Theory and applications.
Chapters
Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R, Hatton D & Khan A (2019) 'Efficient optimal path planning of unmanned surface vehicles' in Sharma S; Subudhi B Navigation and Control of Autonomous Marine Vehicles Stevenage Institution of Engineeering and Technology 31-60 ,
Haibin Huang, Yufei Zhuang & Sharma S (2019) 'Energy optimal real-time trajectory re-planning of an uninhabited surface vehicle in a dynamically changing environment' Navigation and Control of Autonomous Marine Vehicles Institution of Engineering and Technology 163-186 ,
Sahu BK, Subudhi B & Sharma SK (2019) 'Formation control of autonomous marine vehicles' Navigation and Control of Autonomous Marine Vehicles Institution of Engineering and Technology 225-262 ,
Szyrowski T, Motwani A, Sharma S & Sutton R (2018) 'Probabilistic, autonomous detection and tracking of subsea cables and pipelines by an unmanned surface vehicle' Intelligent Marine and Aerial Vehicles: Theory and Applications 127-159
Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R & Hatton D (2017) 'Optimal Path Planning of an Unmanned Surface Vehicle in a Real- Time Marine Environment using a Dijkstra Algorithm' Marine Navigation CRC Press 399-402 ,
sharma SK, Siddique M, Tokhi M & Irwin G (2008) 'Flexible robot manipulators' in Tokhi MO; Azad AKM Flexible robot manipulators Iet
Sharma SK, Siddique MN, Tokhi MO & Irwin GW (2008) 'Soft computing approaches for control of a flexible manipulator' Flexible Robot Manipulators: Modelling, simulation and control Institution of Engineering and Technology 367-394 ,
Conference Papers
Foster A, Best O, Gianni M, Khan A, Collins K & Sharma S (2022) 'Drone Footage Wind Turbine Surface Damage Detection' 2022 IEEE 14th Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing Workshop (IVMSP) 6-/-0/20226-/-0/2022IEEE ,
Ji D, ur Rehman F, Ali Ajwad S, Hassnain Mohsan SA, Ali Amjad A, Zhou S, Sharma S & Sutton R (2022) 'Development of vision-based object tracking fish robot' 2022 UKACC 13th International Conference on Control (CONTROL) 4-/-0/20224-/-0/2022IEEE ,
Day C, McEachen L, Khan AI, Sharma S & Masala G (2019) 'Pedestrian Recognition and Obstacle Avoidance for Autonomous Vehicles using Raspberry Pi' IntelliSys 2019 ,
Polvara R, Patacchiola M, Sharma S, Wan J, Manning A, Sutton R, Cangelosi A & IEEE (2018) 'Toward End-to-End Control for UAV Autonomous Landing via Deep Reinforcement Learning' 115-123
Huang H, Li Y, Zhuang Y, Gong M, Sharma S & Xu D (2018) 'Line-of-Sight Path Following of an Underactuated USV Exposed to Ocean Currents using Cascaded Theorem' 2018 WRC Symposium on Advanced Robotics and Automation (WRC SARA) 8-/-0/20188-/-0/2018IEEE ,
Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R, Hatton DC & Khan A (2018) 'Feasibility study of a constrained Dijkstra approach for optimal path planning of an unmanned surface vehicle in a dynamic maritime environment' in Costelha H; Calado J; Conde Bento L; Lopes N; Oliveira P 2018 IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC) Torres Vedras 4-/-0/20184-/-0/2018Danvers Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 117-122 ,
Polvara R, Patacchiola M, Sharma S, Wan J, Manning A, Sutton R & Cangelosi A (2018) 'The 2018 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems' 6-/-0/20186-/-0/2018
Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R & Hatton DC (2017) 'USV Navigation in a Real-Time Map using Intelligent Path Planner' International Conference on Mechatronics, Automation and Smart Materials Paris 1-/-1/20171-/-1/201738-38 ,
Polvara R, Sharma S, Wan J, Manning A & Sutton R (2017) 'Towards autonomous landing on a moving vessel through fiducial markers' 2017 European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR) 9-/-0/20179-/-0/2017IEEE ,
Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R & Hatton DC (2017) 'Optimal Path Planning of an Unmanned Surface Vehicle in a Real-Time Marine Environment using Dijkstra Algorithm' TransNav 2017: 12th International Conference on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation Gdynia 6-/-0/20176-/-0/2017CRC Press 399-402 ,
Khan AI, Goh C, Lim C & Sharma S (2017) 'Quality of service assessment in connected vehicles' The Sixth International Conference on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications VEHICULAR 2017 Nice 7-/-0/20177-/-0/2017
Ali A & Sharma S (2017) 'Content based image retrieval using feature extraction with machine learning' 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Control Systems (ICICCS) 6-/-0/20176-/-0/2017IEEE ,
Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R & Hatton D (2017) 'Path Planning of an Autonomous Surface Vehicle based on Artificial Potential Fields in a Real Time Marine Environment' COMPIT'17: 16th International Conference on Computer and IT Applications in the Maritime Industries Cardiff 5-/-0/20175-/-0/201748-54
Abed W, Polvara R, Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R, Hatton D, Manning A & Wan J (2016) 'Advanced Feature Extraction and Dimensionality Reduction for Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Fault Diagnosis' 11th UKACC International Conference on Control Belfast 8-/-0/20169-/-0/2016Danvers IEEE ,
Polvara R, Sharma S, Sutton R, Wan J & Manning A (2016) 'TOWARD A MULTI-AGENT SYSTEM FOR MARINE OBSERVATION' The 19th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2016) London 9-/-0/20169-/-0/2016
Singh Y, Polvara R, Sharma S, Hatton DC, Sutton R & Wan J (2016) 'Design of a variable buoyancy engine for small scale underwater vehicle' International conference on advances in subsea engineering, structures and systems (ASESS 2016) Glasgow 6-/-0/20166-/-0/2016Glasgow Asranet 100-103
Yin Z, He W, Ge W, Yang C & Sharma S (2015) 'Approximation-Based Control of a Marine Surface Vessel with Full-State Constraints' Springer International Publishing 111-125 ,
Sharma S, Abed W, Sutton R & Subudhi B (2015) 'Corrosion Fault Diagnosis of Rolling Element Bearing under Constant and Variable Load and Speed Conditions' Elsevier BV 49-54 ,
Mao Z, Huang W, Yang C, Cui R & Sharma S (2015) 'Maximum Power Tracking Control for Current Power System Based on Fuzzy-PID Controller' Springer International Publishing 69-80 ,
Yang C, Cui R, Li Z, Sharma S & Zhao X (2014) 'Adaptive control of unmanned surface vessels matching an optimized reference model' 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO) 2-/-1/20142-/-1/2014IEEE ,
Abed W, Sharma S & Sutton R (2014) 'Diagnosis of bearing fault of brushless DC motor based on dynamic neural network and orthogonal fuzzy neighborhood discriminant analysis' 2014 UKACC International Conference on Control (CONTROL) 7-/-0/20147-/-0/2014IEEE ,
Cui R, Yang C, Li Y & Sharma S (2014) 'Neural network based reinforcement learning control of autonomous underwater vehicles with control input saturation' 2014 UKACC 10th International Conference on Control (CONTROL) 7-/-0/20147-/-0/2014IEEE ,
Motwani A, Sharma S, Sutton R & Culverhouse P (2014) 'Computation of stable interval Kalman filter bounds for their use in robust state estimation for an uninhabited surface vehicle with bounded indeterminate system dynamics' 2014 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV) 6-/-0/20146-/-0/2014IEEE ,
Szyrowski T, Sharma SK, Sutton R & Kennedy GA (2014) 'Point localisation of a subsea cable using particle filters' 290-295
Annamalai ASK, Culverhouse P, Chenguang Yang, Sutton R & Sharma S (2014) 'Innovative Adaptive Autopilot Design for Uninhabited Surface Vehicles' 25th IET Irish Signals & Systems Conference 2014 and 2014 China-Ireland International Conference on Information and Communities Technologies (ISSC 2014/CIICT 2014) Institution of Engineering and Technology ,
Sharma SK & Sutton R (2013) 'An optimised nonlinear model predictive control based autopilot for an uninhabited surface vehicle' Elsevier BV 73-78 ,
Mohanty R, Roy H & Sharma S (2013) 'Security Management System for Cross Country Pipelines of Cairn India Ltd' ASME 2013 India Oil and Gas Pipeline Conference 2-/-0/20132-/-0/2013American Society of Mechanical Engineers ,
Sutton R & Sharma SK (2013) 'Nonlinear model predictive control of an uninhabited surface vehicle'
Abed WR, Sutton R & Sharma SK (2013) 'Fault diagnosis of brushless DC motor for an aircraft actuator using a neural wavelet network' IET Conference on Control and Automation 2013: Uniting Problems and Solutions Institution of Engineering and Technology ,
Annamalai AS, Yang C, Sutton R, Culverhouse P, Motwani A & Sharma S (2013) 'Integrated navigation and control system for an uninhabited surface vehicle based on interval Kalman filtering and model predictive control' IET Conference on Control and Automation 2013: Uniting Problems and Solutions Institution of Engineering and Technology ,
Owa KO, Sharma SK & Sutton R (2013) 'Optimised multivariable nonlinear predictive control for coupled tank applications' IET Conference on Control and Automation 2013: Uniting Problems and Solutions Institution of Engineering and Technology ,
Annamalai ASK, Motwani A, Sutton R, Yang C, Sharma S & Culverhouse P (2013) 'Integrated navigation and control system for an uninhabited surface vehicle based on interval Kalman filtering and model predictive control'
Sharma SK, Sutton R & Roberts GN (2012) 'A Local Control Network Autopilot for an Unmanned Surface Vehicle' Elsevier BV 374-379 ,
Roper D, Sharma S, Sutton R & Culverhouse P (2012) 'Strategies for Control of Energy on a Simplified Model of a Robotic Fish' Elsevier BV 13-18 ,
Roper D, Sharma SK, Sutton R & Culverhouse P (2011) 'A Harmonic Energy Based Gait Production Strategy for an Underactuated Robotic Fish' 2011 UK Marine Technology Postgraduate Conference (UK MTPC 2011) University of Southampton 6-/-0/20116-/-0/2011
Sharma SK, Irwin GW & Sutton R (2007) 'Fuzzy logic for priority based genetic search in evolving a neural network architecture' 2007 Ieee Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Vols 1-10, Proceedings 1648-1653
Naeem W, Sutton R, Sharma SK & Roberts GN (2007) 'EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF A POLLUTANT TRACKING UNMANNED SURFACE VESSEL' Elsevier BV 361-366 ,
Kruger U, Sharma SK & Irwin GW (2004) 'Improved Nonlinear Canonical Correlation Analysis Using Genetic Strategies' UKACC Control 2004, University of Bath, U.K 9-/-0/20049-/-0/2004
Sharma SK, McLoone S & Irwin GW (2002) 'Genetic algorithms for local model and local controller network design' Proceedings of 2002 American Control Conference 5-/-0/20025-/-0/2002IEEE ,
Sharma SK, Irwin GW & McLoone SF (2001) 'Genetic learning for construction and parameter identification of local model networks' 2001 European Control Conference (ECC) 9-/-0/20019-/-0/2001IEEE ,
Roper D, Sharma SK, Sutton R & Culverhouse P 'Energy Based Gait Control of an Under Actuated Robotic Fish' The 14th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR2011) UPMC University, Paris 9-/-0/20119-/-0/2011135-141
Khan SG, Naeem W, Sutton R & Sharma S 'Application of Soft Computing Techniques to a LQG Controller Design' Springer London 137-146 ,
Reports
1. Teague J, Scott T, Sharma SK, George G & Allen M (2017) An Alternative Method to Niskin Sampling for Molecular Analysis of the Marine Environment. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering ,
Presentations and posters
Khan AI, Pemberton R, Bristow D, Momen A, Syrowski T & Sharma S Khan AI, Pemberton R, Bristow D, Momen A, Syrowski T & Sharma S 'Underwater wireless sensor monitoring'
Szyrowski T, Bogdan P, Khan A, Pemberton R, Sharma S, Singh Y & Polvara R Szyrowski T, Bogdan P, Khan A, Pemberton R, Sharma S, Singh Y & Polvara R 'Range extension for electromagnetic detection of power and telecommunication cables'
Singh Y, Sharma S, Hatton DC & Sutton R Singh Y, Sharma S, Hatton DC & Sutton R 'Artificial Potential Field for Path Planning of an Uninhabited Surface Vehicle in a Real Time Marine Environment'
Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R & Hatton DC Singh Y, Sharma S, Sutton R & Hatton DC 'Artificial Potential Field for Path Planning of an Uninhabited Surface Vehicle in a Real Time Marine Environment'
Nordin MH, Rajendran S, Sharma S, Khan A, Gianni M & Sutton R Nordin MH, Rajendran S, Sharma S, Khan A, Gianni M & Sutton R 'Extended Abstract: Intelligent Position Anchoring for Collaborative Unmanned Surface-Aerial Vehicle' ,
Rajendran S, Nordin MH, Sharma S, Khan A, Gianni M & Sutton R Rajendran S, Nordin MH, Sharma S, Khan A, Gianni M & Sutton R 'Extended Abstract: Supervisory Intelligent Operator/Scheme for optimal shared control authority between human-vessel cooperation for increased autonomy' ,
Personal

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Reports & invited lectures

Invited Speaker to the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) talk on Marine Technologies, on 13th April 2018, NOC, Southampton.Invited Speaker to the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) talk on South West - The Rise of the (Integrated) Machines, on 12th April 2018, Met office, Exeter.
Invited Speaker to the EPSRC Robotics, Automation, and Artificial Intelligence (RAAI) Theme Day on the 31st January 2017, London.
Invited speaker on “Control System Applications in Wave Energy Conversion” in Renewable Energy Group, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, 8th May 2013.
Invited speaker of the Aerospace, Aviation and Defence Knowledge Transfer Network (AAD KTN) one-day workshop designed to bring together programme leaders from the EPSRC-supported programmes on autonomous systems, vehicles and robotics, 31st May 2011, America Square Conference Centre, London.
Media coverage in the Herald, Cornish and Devon post, Journal Gazette and Western Morning News for research on visual simultaneous localisation and mapping techniques for uninhabited marine vehicle. News articles in the Maritime Journal, a respected source of business information is dedicated to the European Commercial Marine Business – inshore, offshore, coastal zone and short sea. Regular short articles in Marine Institute, Plymouth Newsletter.

Conferences organised

International Programme Committee member of the 2019 IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, IAV 2019, Gdansk, Poland.Associate Editor and Member of the International Programme Committee for the 20th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR2017) and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines, School of Engineering of the Porto Polytechnic, Portugal, during 11 – 13 September 2017.
International Advisory Committee of First International Symposium on Flutter and its Application (ISFA2016), May 2016, Tokyo, JAPAN.
Associate Editor and Member of the International Programme Committee for the 18th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR2015), Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, September 6-9, 2015.
IPC Technical Associated Editors of the 19th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC’14), Cape Town, South Africa, 24-29 August 2014.
Member of the International Programme Committee for the 14th Mechatronics Forum International Conference “Mechatronics 2014” to be held June 16-18, 2014, Karlstad, Sweden. Sponsored by the Institution of Mechanical Engineer (IMechE).
Associate editor and Member of the International Programme Committee for the 2014 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium June 8 - 11, 2014, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA Sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Council.
Associate editor and Member of the International Programme Committee for the 8th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles IAV 2013, Gold Coast, Australia, 26-28 June 2013.
Associate Editor and Member of the International Programme Committee for the 15th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR2012), July 23 – 26, 2012, Johns Hopkins University, USA.
Co-chair of IMechE mini-symposium on Unmanned Marine Vehicles – The Benefits of using Control Algorithms at 2012 UKACC International Conference on Control, Cardiff
Chaired special session on Biologically inspired systems and solutions and Member of the International Programme Committee for the 14th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR2011), Paris, September 6-8, 2011 at UPMC University
Member of the International Programme Committee for the International Conference on Software, Knowledge, Information Management and Applications (SKIMA), Kathmandu, Nepal, 18-21 March 2008
Member of the International Programme Committee for the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC 2006), August 16–19, 2006 in Kunming Yunnan Province, China
Member of the Organising Committee for the Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2004, Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, 30th June- 2nd July 2004.
Member of the International Programme Committee for the IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control Systems and Signal Processing (ICONS 2003), University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal, 2003.
Organised and chaired two special sessions on Advances in Learning for Soft Computing Systems I & II at IFAC International Conference on Intelligent Control and Signal Processing (ICONS 2003), University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal, 2003.

Additional information

National Research Council (NRC) Fellowships, USA, 2001
Received the NRC fellowship award from Air Force Research Laboratory (Eglin, Florida) for suggested project on Dynamic path planning in a co-operative munitions and Evolutionary approach to optimum combination of formation satellites.
IEEE Student Travel award, 2000
Received IEEE Travel award to attend the IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Texas, USA.
Overseas Research Scholarships (ORS) awards, UK, 1997
Awarded ORS from Committee of Vice-chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom for studying PhD course at University of Sheffield.

State Merit Scholarships, 1984

Presented with a State Merit Scholarships award for coming within 20 best students in Secondary School Examination, India. This award covers the cost of university education after secondary school.

Links

  • IT Power, Bristol (TSB)
  • Subsea Cable Tracking Ltd, Truro, Cornwall (ESF-CUC)
  • Composite Integration Ltd, Saltash, Cornwall (KTP)