Mobile Fusion Centre

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Professor Hongnian Yu



Mobile Fusion Centre

University


Staffordshire University
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a large international institution with
more than 18,000 students and 1,500 members of staff


A turnover of approximately £70 million


Contribution to local economy £100 million


Four Faculties

Arts, Media and Design

Business and Law

Computing, Engineering and Technology

Health and Sciences

University Research


Centre for Ageing and Mental Health: Applied Ageing Group


Centre for Sport and Exercise Research


Creative Connections: Culture, Community and Regeneration


Centre for Media, Arts and Technology (C
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MAT)


Institute for Education Policy Research (IEPR)


Centre for Applied Business Research


Mobile Fusion Centre


Centre for Information Intelligence and Security Systems (CIISS)


Staffordshire Centre for Energy Efficient Systems (SCEES)


Institute for Environment, Sustainability and Regeneration
(IESR)

The Octagon at Stafford Campus


The Faculty’s main computing base is in the £10 million Octagon
building on the Stafford campus



A modern, purpose
-
built computing center which is one of the largest
in the Europe


A wide range of laboratories and equipment


One of the largest providers of computing education in the UK


Delivering and awarding computing degrees for over 40 years

Faculty

Teaching/Learning

Commercial/

Enterprise

Goals

Research

Research

Faculty Business

Teaching & Learning


We are one of the largest providers of computing education in
the country. We have been delivering and awarding computing
degrees for over 40 years. We are also nationally recognized for
being dynamic and innovative in our provision of Engineering
and Technology



We have a portfolio of courses is designed for the 21st century
and the new technology knowledge and information based
revolution, including digital electronics, communications and
leisure industries.


Our aim is to produce the computing, engineering and
technology innovators of the future

Teaching & Learning


Mobile Systems


The first University to have a BSc in Mobile Computing in 2001


On
-
going developments to extend the provision and delivery


We recognise that the wireless Internet and the new generation of
wireless devices will play a key role in the future



Current Modules

Fundamentals of Mobile Computing

Mobile Multimedia and Gaming

Mobile Software Development

Mobile Commerce Systems

Mobile Applications and Systems

Mobile Communications Systems

Ubiquitous Computing

Current Awards

BSc Mobile Computing

B.Eng Mobile Computing

MSc Mobile Computing

MSc Mobile Computer Systems

Teaching & Learning


Mobile Systems

New Awards

BSc Mobile Computing

BSc Mobile Computing

BSc Mobile Phone Technology

BSc Mobile Device Technology

BSc Mobile and Wireless Business Systems

BSc Wireless Networking Technology

MSc Mobile Computing

MSc Mobile Computer Systems

MSc Mobile Computing (Distance Learning)


On
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going developments to extend the provision and delivery

Level 3 Undergraduate


CE00331
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3 Advanced Programming Language Concepts (requires prior
knowledge of java and/or C++ to Level 2 standard)


CE00333
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3 Algorithms (requires prior knowledge of java to at least Levedard)


CE00329
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3 Distributed Computer Systems (requires prior knowledge of C
and hardware and software systems/architecture/operating systems to Level
2 standard)


CE00874
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3 Enterprise Applications with Java Enterprise Edition (requires
prior knowledge of java)


CE00925
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3 Further Programming for Mobile and Handheld Devices (requires
prior knowledge/experience of programming for mobile devices to level 2
standard)


CE00404
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3 Malicious Software and Security Programming (requires prior
knowledge of C and software systems/architecture/operating systems to
Level

1 standard)


CE00870
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3 Real
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Time Systems (requires prior knowledge of java)


CE00871
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3 Safety Critical and Embedded Systems ( requires prior
knowledge of java)


Level M Postgraduate


CE00219
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M Image Processing


CE00539
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M Interactive 3D Graphics and VR


CE00728
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M Internet Applications (requires prior knowledge of
java)


CE00213
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M Mobile Applications and Systems (requires prior
knowledge of java and [C++ and/or C#])


CE00214
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M Mobile Computer Communication Systems


CE00731
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M Network Systems and Technologies (requires prior
knowledge of java and C)


CE00204
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M Object Oriented Software Systems

Engineering



Research


Mobile Fusion Centre


Centre for Information Intelligence and Security
Systems (CIISS)


Staffordshire Centre for Energy Efficient Systems
(SCEES)


Centre for Media, Arts and Technology (C
-
MAT)

Mobile Fusion Centre

Fusing All Applied Centres

















Energy

Security

Health

Entertainment

Information & Knowledge
management

Mobile Fusion

Mobile Networks & Distributed Control

Engineering
Mechanical/Electronics/Electrical

Digital Signal/Vision Processing

Applications

Knowledge

Management

IS/IT for

Strategic

Management

Artificial

Intelligence

Information & Knowledge Management (IKM)

Intelligent

Decision

Support

Engineering/Energy Applications

Business/Security
Applications

Mobile Fusion

Distributed control, Mobile networks

Mobile Fusion Centre


Core members:


Prof. Hongnian Yu, Dr
Anthony Atkins,
Dr Alison Carrington,
Sam Wane, Dr J
ustin Champion
,
Dr Mohammad N Patwary
,
Prof.

James F. O'Kane




Khawar Hameed,
Tony Bowers,
Guy Peters, Stephen Silk




15 PhD and Mres Research Students


The Mobile Fusion ARC will have the following three
key themes:


Applications of Intelligent Mobile and Wireless Sensor
Technology


Robotics and Human Adaptive Mechatronics


Intelligent Tracking and Auditing Systems in Environment,
Manufacturing Systems, Supply Chains and Logistics

Sample Projects run at Mobile Fusion Centre


West Midlands Mobile and Wireless (AWM)


UK
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Japan: Human Adaptive Mechatronics (EPSRC)


Funding to enable the MCDS research group to participate in EU FP7 consortia
)


Applications of exact solutions for confined systems (EPSRC)


Collaborative Training Account: Staffordshire University (EPSRC)



Control Theory and Industrial Applications of Discrete Event Dynamics Systems
(Royal Society/CAS)


UK
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China: Intelligent Automation, Computing and Manufacturing, (EPSRC)


Euro
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ASia CollaboraTions and NetWorking in Information Engineering System
Technology, FP6 Asia
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Link


Combined Adaptive and Robust Methods for Real
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Time Control of Mechanical
Linkage Systems (EPSRC)


Try 3G
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Development and Support of Mobile and Wireless Applications in the
West Midlands (Advantage West Midlands)


Project Based Learning Using Web 2.0 Technology for Engineering Education
(Daiwa Anglo
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Japanese Foundation)


Mobile Technology for Business Advantage West Midlands)


West Midlands Unplug (Innovative actions)


Mobile Fusion (HEIF4)

Sample of PhD research projects


Networked control systems over MANETs (Chris Harding)


Closed loop control over ad
-
hoc network (M Shahidul Hasan)


Modelling and control of an autonomous intelligent capsubot
(Yang Liu)


Development of a propulsion system for capsubots (Sam
Wane)


Placement of Objects in a Dynamic Environment (Justin
Champion)


Trajectory prediction for 3G systems (Carolin Bauer)


Mobile supply chain management (
Xin Zheng)


Application of knowledge hub and RFID technology in auditing
and tracking of plasterboard for environment recycling and
waste disposal (Lizong Zhang)



Investigation of RFID Enabled Optimization Road Transport
Logistics

(
Noppon Choosri )

Collaborations


International


EPSRC HAM project


Universities of Tokyo Denki University, Okayama, Nagoya, Ritsumeikan,
Sofia, Tsukubar, Hiroshima Institute of Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chongqing
University of Posts and Telecommunications and Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese
Medicine


Royal Society link project


Chinese Academy of Science


EU Asia
-
link project


Universities of Lyon 2, Chiangmai, Shanghai Jiaotong, and Kantipur
Engineering College


EPSRC interact project (Links with China on Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
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Chinese Academy of Sciences; Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong, Shanghai, and Shanghai
Maritime


National


EPSRC HAM project


Universities of Sheffield, Loughborough, Essex, Open, West of England
and King’s College London


EU Asia
-
link project


Bradford University


WMMW project


Universities of Birmingham, Coventry, Staffordshire, Warwick and
Wolverhampton


EPSRC interact project


Universities of
Huddersfield, Loughborough, Brunel, Liverpool, Hull,
Nottingham and Central Lancashire


EPSRC UK
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China network on Intelligent Automation, Computing and Manufacturing project


Universities of Manchester, Warwick,
Huddersfield,

Leicester, Essex, Liverpool, Glasgow ,
Liverpool John Moores, Salford, De Montfort University, Loughborough , Newcastle, Derby


Industry


WMMW project
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O2, Wit Systems, JCB, Leica, 30 SMEs


CTA project


JCB, Lanner Group


CTA project


Grenville Engineering (GE) Ltd ( 2 CTA projects: 1 optimisation based simulation of
GE manufacturing system; 2 RFID monitor system)


CTA project


Data Driven Logistics

Commercial & Enterprise


We are a business
-
oriented organisation focused on the needs
of SMEs, industry, communities and public sector agencies. We
have a long history with businesses, both large and small,
helping them to realise their goals. Our knowledge and facilities
are available to help organisations to innovate, create and
succeed.



Our motto is ‘Create the Difference’
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and this is exactly what we
achieve in our commercial and enterprise work by effecting
positive changes in people’s lives.




Mobile Computing and Distributed Control Systems

Distributed Wireless robot control systems

Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Technology, Staffordshire University

Wireless link
Wireless link
Wireless link
Artificial Intelligence
/
decision making
/
controller
Decision
making
Wireless
network
communication
Mechatronics
and robotics
Application
Wireless link
Wireless link
Wireless link
JCB Excavator
Capsule robot
Humanoid
robot
1.
To establish and
lead

developments in mobile
and wireless technology

2.
To establish
partnerships

with industry,
focusing on the development of mobile and
wireless computing

3.
To enhance the
visibility and reputation

of
Staffordshire University, and collaborating
partners, as being committed to leading edge
developments in academia and industry

Teaching/Learning

Commercial/

Enterprise

Goals

Research

Faculty Business

Teaching/Learning

Commercial/

Enterprise

Goals

Research

Goals