AntonyMileham 

 

Full Name: Professor Antony Roy Mileham BSc PhD CEng IEE

Post: Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering

        Head of Manufacturing Group

Postal Address:

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY

Telephone:

Business:   01225 826462

Home:       01225 764556

Fax:          01225 826928

Email:       A.R.Mileham@bath.ac.uk

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Academic and Professional Qualifications

B.Sc. Honours lst class, Production Engineering, Coventry Polytechnic (CNAA) l969

Ph.D. Electrochemical machining, Coventry Polytechnic (CNAA), l984

Chartered Engineer (CEng) 1979

Member of Institution of Electrical Engineers (MIEE) Manufacturing Division, 1976

Miscellaneous

Indentured Apprenticeship

Freeman of the City of Coventry

Ford Motor Co. Ltd., Short Term Industrial Fellowship l988 to 1991

Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 1999

Research Interests

Major Research Grants and Contracts

 

EPSRC and Industry

1988 to 1988                  £250             Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Project Sponsorship.

1989 to 1989               £7 400             Ford Motor Co. Ltd., Equipment grant for the simulation

of manufacturing systems.

1989 to 1992               £57 587           SERC/ACME, GR/F 71904, Cost estimation of polymers

at the conceptual stage of design, Principal Investigator with A.W. Miles & D.T. Bradford.

1989 to 1995                £4 500           Small Piece Trust, Cost Estimation at the Concept Stage of

Design, Principal Investigator with A.W. Miles, D.T. Bradford.

1991 to 1994               £149 132         SERC/ACME & CMB, GR/H 21364, The design of fast tool

changing systems, Sept l99l, co‑investigator with S.J. Culley.

1991 to 1991               £14 204           Rolls‑Royce plc, ECM Process Modelling Part 1, principal

Investigator with Dr H. Hardisty.

1992 to 1992               £14 476           Rolls Royce plc, ECM Process Modelling Part 2, Principal

Investigator with Dr H. Hardisty.

1992 to 1992               £3 363            Rolls‑Royce plc, ECM Process Modelling - Accuracy Tests,

Principal Investigator with Dr H. Hardisty.

1993 to 1993               £1 828            Rolls Royce plc, ECM Process Modelling - Current Density

Analysis, Principal Investigator with Dr H. Hardisty.

1993 to 1996               £135 099         EPSRC /DIPG, GR/K30513, Modelling of the Electrochemical

Machining Process, Principal Investigator with Dr H. Hardisty.

1993 to 1996               £10 800           Rolls-Royce Plc, Modelling of the Electrochemical Machining

Process, in conjunction with GR/K30513, Principal Investigator with Dr H. Hardisty.

1997 to 1999               £13 000           Royal Commission of 1851 Industrial Fellowship Supervisors

Grant. With S J Culley.

1997                                 £500           Royal Society Grant to attend and present paper at CIRP

conference in Turkey 19-22 June 1997.

1999 to 2000               £37 303           EPSRC, GR/M83872/01. Modelling diffusion in

heterogeneous welds using the finite volume method, with Dr C S Kirk.

1999 to 2002               £91 005           EPSRC, GR/M96469. Modelling the electroplating process,

with Prof A N Bramley and Dr H Hardisty.

1999 to 2002               £4 000             Glacier Vandervell Bearings, Modelling the electroplating

process, with Prof A N Bramley and Dr H Hardisty.

2000 to 2002               £90 978           EPSRC, GR/N21512. An investigation to reduce the run-up

stage of changeover, Principal Investigator with S J Culley, Dr G W Owen and Dr L B Newnes.

2000 to 2002               £4 000             Nestles UK Foods, An investigation to reduce the

run-up stage of changeover, Principal Investigator with S J Culley, Dr G W Owen and Dr L B Newnes.

2000 to 2001               £47 650           EPSRC, GR/N21079 A study into the impact of design on the

sustainability of changeover initiatives, co-investigator with S J Culley, Dr G W Owen.

2001 to 2002               £58 237           EPSRC, Influence of control strategies on the quality of

thermoplastic injection moulded parts (Visiting Fellow Prof Kim Stelson), Co-investigator with Prof K A Edge.

 

2002 to 2003               £54 018           EPSRC, Modelling and Simulation of cardiovascular and

dermal in vitro tissue engineering using the Finite Volume Method. Co-investigator with Dr J B Chaudhuri (Chem Eng) and Prof M Horrocks (Medical sciences)

2002 to 2002               £ 6600             Food Faraday, Identification of future research areas at

Ginsters Ltd and Kelloggs (UK) Ltd. Co-investigator with S.J.Culley and G W Owen.

2001 to 2006               £3.900 M         EPSRC, University of Bath Innovative Manufacturing

Research Centre. Co-investigator with Prof C R Burrows

2002 to 2004               £0.756 M         Research equipment and refurbishment  of Manufacturing

facilities

2003 to 2006               £198 247         IMRC, Incremental Sheet Forming, Co-investigator

with Prof A N Bramley and Dr G W Owen. (EK114)

2003 to 2005               £102 375         IMRC, Distributed Cognition, co-investigator with

G Mullineux. (EP051).

2004 to 2006               £180 950         IMRC, Design for Changeover , co-investigator with

S J Culley, Dr G W Owen. (EP055).

2004to 2006                £99 584           IMRC, Modelling the Electroplating Process in 3D, Principal

Investigator with Prof A N Bramley and Prof F Walsh. (EP059).

2004 to 2006               £130 838         IMRC, Design of Walking Worker Assembly Lines , co-

investigator with Dr G W Owen. (EP062).

2004 to 2004               £6049              EPSRC(£4049) and IMRC(£2000), Incremental Sheet

Forming, Workshop, Co-investigator with Prof A N Bramley and Dr G W Owen.

(b) Teaching Company Grants/Knowledge Transfer Partnerships - EPSRC/DTI/Industry

 

1987 to 1991               £232 513         Lansing-Linde, GR/E64350, Principle Investigator with

                                                            A.W. Jeffries and Professor T. Hill (Management).

1989 to 1991               £ 23 910          Lansing-Linde, Additional equipment grant,       GR/E64350

1989 to 1992               £105 672         Mycalex, GR/F41884, Co‑investigator - with Prof. D. Rodgers

(Electronic and Electrical Engineering).

1992 to 1995               £187 603         S & D Cartons Ltd, GR/H54492,  Principal Investigator with

Dr A. Bowyer and Dr R. Green.

1992 to 1994               £129 956         Jani-Jack Ltd, GR/H81450, co-investigator with A.W. Miles.

1993 to 1996               £66 122           Welton Packaging Ltd,  GR/J 57254, (£37813 TCD + £28309

Industry), Principal Investigator with S J Culley

1994 to 1996               £148 651         Anchor Foods Ltd,  GR/J72257, (£86 670 TCD + £63 455

Industry), co-investigator with S. J. Culley A. W. Jeffries and Dr S. J. Wright (Biological Sciences).

1994 to 1997               £172 348         Horstmann Timers & Controls Ltd, GR/J61220, (£127 837

TCD + £46 573 Industry), co-investigator with Dr R. T.

Lipczynski (Electronic and Electrical Engineering), Dr L. B. Newnes and A. W. Jeffries.

1996 to 1999               £66 658           Rexam Flexible Packaging, No 1702, (£25 980 TCD + £40

678 Industry), co-investigator with S. J. Culley

1996 to 1997               £151 550         Mac-Door Industries, No 1803 , (£121 240 TCD + £ 30 310

Industry), co-investigator with Prof. A. J. Medland and Dr P. K. Chawdhry.

1996 to 1999               £73 260           Rotork Controls Ltd, No 2079, (£34 260 TCD + £39 000

Industry), Principal Investigator with A. W. Jeffries.

1997 to 1999               £82 010           Pipeline Products Ltd, No 2320, (£62510 TCD + £ 19 500

Industry), Principal Investigator with A.N. Bramley.

1998 to 2000               £153 808         Bailey Caravans Ltd, No 0000, (£104 208 TCD + £49 600

Industry), co-investigator with Dr J Darling, Dr G W Owen.

1999 to 2000               £76 904           Amba Medical Ltd, No 2698, (£ 52104 TCD + £24 800

industry), Principal Investigator with A. W. Jeffries.

2000 to 2002               £171 224         EFI Ltd, No 3022 (£ 118 224 TCD + £56 000 industry), co-

investigator with Dr T Mays (Chem Eng) and Dr L B Newnes.

2000 to 2002               £171 224         Audience Systems Ltd, No 3197 (£118 224 TCD +

£56000 industry), Principal Investigator with Dr G W Owen.

2001 to 2003               £89 612           Appeal Conservatory Blinds Ltd, No 3279 (£60 612 TCD +

£29 000 industry), Principal Investigator with A W Jeffries.

2001 to 2003               £87 112           Colston Ltd, No 3332 (£59 112 TCD +£28 000 industry),

Principal Investigator with Dr G W Owen and Dr L B Newnes.

2001 to 2003               £168 416         Pall Europe Ltd, No3485 (£81 056 TCD + £87360 industry),

Principal investigator with Dr G W Owen.

2004 to 2006               £104 283         Appeal Conservatory Blinds Ltd, part 2 (£50 283 TCD +

£54 000 industry), Principal Investigator with Dr G W Owen.

2004 to 2006               £185 392         TUV Ltd, (£89 392 TCD + £96 000 industry), Principal

Investigator with C A McMahon, Dr L B Newnes and Dr G W Owen.

European FR6 Involvement

 

1. M4, Multi-Material Micro Manufacture, Network of Excellence, 15 Core partners led by Cardiff,  member of Bath team.

2. VRL-KMIP, Virtual Research Laboratory in Knowledge management in Production, Network of Excellence, led by Grenoble, France, 20 Core partners, member of Bath team.

3.      ViF, Virtual Forming, Network of Excellence, led by Cemes, France  12 Core partners, member of Bath team.

                       

Publications

Edited Works

B1.       Bramley A.N. and Mileham A.R., editors, Advances in Manufacturing Technology VII, Bath University Press, Proc 9th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 1993, 457 pages, ISBN No 1 85790 005 7, (80%)

 

B2.       Bramley A.N., Mileham A.R. and Owen G. W., editors, Advances in Manufacturing Technology X, Bath University Press, Proc 12th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 1996, 540 pages, ISBN No 1 85790 031 607, (50%)

 

B3.       Shirvani B., Mileham A.R. and Culley S.J., editors, Set-Up Reduction Techniques a practical approach with 200 ideas for implementation, UCE Press 1996, ISBN 0 9527664 2 6 (50%)

 

B4.       Bramley A.N., Mileham A.R. Newnes L.B. and Owen G. W., editors, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XIII - Proc 15th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), September 1999, 499 pages, ISBN No 1 86508227 3, (25%)

 

B5.       McIntosh R.I., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R. and Owen G.W., Improving Changeover Performance - a strategy for becoming a lean, responsive manufacturer, Butterworth-Heinemann.  Published October 2001, ISBN 0-7506-5087-7 (25%)

 

B6        Bramley A.N., Mileham A.R. Newnes L.B., Owen G.W., Culley S.C., McMahon C.A. editors of IDMME 2004, University of Bath April 2004, ISBN 1-85790-129-0

 

Journal Articles

 

J1.        Mileham A.R., Brown D., "The specification and microsurface analysis of abrasively blasted low carbon steel", Metal Working Production, January l98l, p 97, (95%)

 

J2.        Mileham A.R., Jones R., Harvey S.J., "Changes in valency state during ECM", Precision Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp 168-170, l982, ISSN 0141-6359, (95%)

 

J3.       Mileham A.R., Harvey S.J., Stout K.J., "The characterisation of ECM surfaces", Wear, Vol. l09, No. l. pp 207‑214, l986, ISBN 0-444-75040-1, (95%)

 

J4.        Mileham A.R., Harvey S.J., Stout K.J., "The characterisation of ECM surfaces", Jn. of Advanced Machine Technology & Development Association, Japan, No 15, pp 32-35, March l987-7, ISBN (95%)

 

J5.        Isik, I., Mileham, A.R., "Automated feature ordering for generative process planning systems", Expert Systems - The International Journal of Knowledge Engineering, Vol 9, No. 3, August l992, pp l-5, ISSN 0266-4720.(80%)

 

J6.        Mileham A.R., Currie G.C., Miles A.W. & Bradford D.T., " A parametric approach to cost estimating at the conceptual stage of design", Journal of Engineering Design, Vol. 4, No 2, 1993, pp 117-125, ISSN 0954-4828, (90%)

 

J7.        Hardisty H., Mileham A.R. & Shirvani H., " A finite element model of the  Electrochemical Machining Process", Annals of CIRP Vol. 42/1/1993  pp 201-204,  ISBN 3 905 277 19 0, (50%) 

 

J8.        Gest G.B., Culley S.J., McIntosh R.I, Mileham A.R., Owen G.W. "Review of fast tool change systems", International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 8, No 3 1995, pp 205-210 ISSN 0951-5240, (40%)

 

J9.        Hardisty H., Mileham A.R. & Shirvani H., " Analysis and computer simulation of the electrochemical machining process: a stepped moving tool eroding a plane surface", Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 210, No B2, pp 109-118, 1996, ISSN 0954-4054, (45%)

 

J10.      McIntosh R.I., Culley S.J., Gest G.B., Mileham A.R. and Owen G.W.," An assessment of the role of design in the improvement of changeover performance", International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 16, No 9, pp 5-22, Sept 1996, ISSN 0144 3577. (25%). Best paper prize in journal for 1996.

 

J11.      Kirk C.S., Mileham A.R., “The influence of electrode extension on cored wire welding quality”, Construction Monthly, Published by Franklin Publishing Inc, Birmingham, USA, Vol. 2, No 5, pp 65-68, May 1996. (50%)

 

J12.      Fernihough A.M., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R., “An integrated business modelling technique for decision support in the manufacturing environment ”, Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, Vol. 5, No 1, pp 5-12, March 1997, ISSN 1063 293X. (45%)

 

J13.      Hardisty H., Mileham A.R. & Shirvani H., " Theoretical and computational investigation of the electrochemical machining process for characteristic cases of a stepped moving tool eroding a plane surface", Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 211, B3, pp 197-210, 1997, ISSN 0954-4054, (50%)

 

J14.      Mileham A.R. Culley S.J., McIntosh R.I., Gest G.B. and Owen G.W.," Set-up reduction  (SUR) beyond total productive maintenance (TPM)", Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 211, pp 253-260, 1997, ISSN 0954-4054, (60%)

 

J15.      Balogh A., Kirk C.S., Mileham A.R., “A new heat flow model for medium size plates”, GEP (Journal of the Hungarian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. IL (1998), No 6, pp 20-25, ISSN 0016-8572, (40%)

 

J16.      Mileham A.R, Culley S.J., McIntosh R.I., Owen G.W. "Rapid changeover – a pre-requisite for responsive manufacture”, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 19, No 8, pp 785-786, Aug 1999, ISSN 0144 3577, (80%).

 

J17.      Hardisty H., Mileham A.R., " Finite element computer investigation of the electrochemical machining process for a parabolically shaped moving tool eroding an arbitrarily shaped workpiece", Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 213, No B8, pp 787-798, 1999, ISSN 0954-4054, (50%)

 

J18.      Kirk C.S., Mileham A.R., “Simulation of atomic diffusion in heterogeneous transition welds using finite volume method”, Sudura - Journal of the Romanian Welding Society, Vol. IX, No 4, December 1999, pp 8-16, (40%).

 

J19.      Kirk C.S., Tisza M., Balogh A., Mileham A.R., “Modelling moving surface boundaries in multi-phase, visco-plastic and elasto-plastic flows using a novel polymorphic cell", GEP (Journal of the Hungarian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 3-4 (2000), No Szam, pp 24-27, ISSN 0016-8572, (25%).

 

J20.      Doniavi A., Mileham A.R., Newnes L. B., “A systems approach to photolithography process optimisation in an electronics manufacturing environment”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol 38, No 11, pp 2515-2528, ISSN0020-7543, (40%).

 

J21.      McIntosh R.I., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R. and Owen G.W.," A critical evaluation of Shingo's SMED (single minute exchange of dies) methodology", International Journal of Production Research, Vol 38, No 11, pp 2377-2393, ISSN0020-7543, (40%).

 

J22.      Kirk, C.S., and Mileham, A.R., “Application of the Finite Volume Method to Prediction of Failure Zones in Creep resistant Steel”s, Materials Science Testing and Informatics, Materials Science Forum, ed. J. Gyulai, Vol 414-415, Year 2003, ISBN 0 87849 908 3, pp431-438, Trans Tech Publications Inc, Zurich, Switzerland.  (25%)

 

J23.     McIntosh R.I., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R. and Owen G.W.," Changeover improvement: a maintenance perspective ", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol 73 (Sept 2001), No 2 pp 153-163, ISSN: 0925-5273, (25%).

 

J24.      Doniavi A., Mileham A.R., Newnes L. B., “A systems approach to electronic assembly optimisation”, Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 215, No B10, pp 1409-1415, 2001, ISSN 0954-4054, (40%). 

 

J25.      Newnes L.B., Mileham A.R. and Doniavi A., “A Systems Approach to Semiconductor Optimisation”, Transactions IEEE, (40%). IEEE Transactions on Electronics Packaging Manufacturing.  Vol. 24, No.3, July 2001 pp 171-177, ISSN 1521-334X.

 

J26.      Bramley A N, Mileham A R, Hardisty H, Masuku E S, Johal C and Detassis P, " A Finite Element Simulation of the Electroplating Process", Annals of CIRP Vol. 51/1/2002, pp 169-172, Aug 2002. (90%).

 

J27       Kirk, C.S., Bodamyali,T., Stevens, C.R., &.Mileham, A.R., (2002), Computer Modelling and Experimental Validation of Smooth Muscle cell growth using Matrigel as a Basement Membrane Matrix,  European Journal of Cells and Materials, Vol IV, Supplement 2, Dec 2002, p15, (Abstracts of TCES 2002 - Annual meeting of the UK Tissue and Cell Engineering Society 19-20 September 2002, The University of Glasgow, Scotland), ISSN 1473-2262. (25%). http://www.eurocellmat.org.uk/index.htm.

 

J28       Kirk, C.S., Horrocks, M., Mileham, A.R., & Chaudhuri, J.B., (2002), Modelling and Simulation of Vascular Tissue Engineering using the Finite Volume Method, European Journal of Cells and Materials, Vol IV, Supplement 2, Dec 2002, p141, (Abstracts of TCES 2002 - Annual meeting of the UK Tissue and Cell Engineering Society 19-20 September 2002, The University of Glasgow, Scotland), ISSN 1473-2262. (25%). http://www.eurocellmat.org.uk/index.htm.

 

J29       Kirk, C.S., and Mileham, A.R., (2002), Modelling Oxygen Availability in Blood serum, perfleurocarbons and Aqueous Based Medium, European Journal of Cells and Materials, Vol IV, Supplement 2, Dec 2002, p110, (Abstracts of TCES 2002 - Annual meeting of the UK Tissue and Cell Engineering Society 19-20 September 2002, The University of Glasgow, Scotland), ISSN 1473-2262. (25%). http://www.eurocellmat.org.uk/index.htm.

 

J30       Culley S.J., Owen G.W, McIntosh R.I. and Mileham A.R. “Sustaining Changeover Improvement", Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol 217,NoB10, Oct 2003, pp1455-1470, ISSN 0954-4054, (25%).

 

J31       Mileham A R, Culley S.J., Owen GW, Newnes LB, Giess MD, Bramley AN, “The impact of run-up in ensuring Rapid Changeover”, Annals of CIRP Vol. 53/1/2004, pp, 407-410, Aug 2004.

 

J32       Mebrahtu H, Walker R, Mileham A R , “ Performance Enhancement Using an Expert Mechanism in a Manufacturing Simulator”, Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Short Communications in Manufacture and Design, Vol 218, NoB2, 2004, pp 245-249, ISSN 0954-4054

 

J33.      Mileham A.R., Morgan E.A., Chatting I., “An attribute management approach to concurrent engineering”, Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 218, No B8, pp, 995-1003, 2004, ISSN 0954-4054, (80%). 

 

J34       Fronimidis D., Edge K.A., Stelson K.A., Mileham A.R., Sokola M.A., "Use of non-invasive

measurements methods to aid the control of part quality in the injection moulding process", Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Short Communications in Manufacture and Design, Vol X, NoB9,  pp 1195-1202, Sept 2005, ISSN 0954-4054 (20%)

 

J35       Busby, J.S., Hibberd, R.E., Mileham, A.R. and Mullineux, G., "Failure Analysis of Organisational Artefacts that Protect Systems", Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Short Communications in Manufacture and Design, Vol 218, NoB9,  pp 1211-1216, Sept 2005, ISSN 0954-4054  (20%)

 

J36       Tiwari M. K., Prakash, Kumar A., Mileham A.R., "Determination of optimal assembly sequence using psycho-clonal algorithm", Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 219, No B1, pp 137-149, Jan 2005, ISSN 0954-4054, (50%).

 

J37      Wang Q., Owen G.W., Mileham A.R. Comparison between fixed and walking worker assembly lines” Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Short Communications in Manufacture and Design, Vol 219, NoB11 November,  JEM358SC, pp 845-848 , ISSN 0954-4054, (30%).

 

J38      McIntosh R.I., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R. and Owen G.W., "Changeover improvement:

reinterpreting Shingo's SMED methodology”, Journal of IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol XX, No XX, pp XX , ISSN, (25%). Accepted for publication July 05.

 

J39       Allwood J.M. Bramley A.N. Ridgman T.W.  Mileham A.R. “Novel method for the rapid production of inexpensive dies and moulds with surfaces  made by incremental sheet forming”, Proceedings Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Short Communications in Manufacture and Design, Vol X, NoX,  pp XX, X 2005, ISSN 0954-4054  (20%).

 

J40       Eriksson K.M., Mileham A.R., Newnes L.B., “A comparison of changeover sensitive    scheduling rules and conventional scheduling rules over different levels of changeover time     reduction”, International Journal of Operations Research, Submitted Dec 05

 

J41      Wang Q., Owen G.W., Mileham A.R. "Determining numbers of workstations and operators for a linear walking-worker assembly line", IJCIMS, Accepted for publication

 

International Refereed Conferences

I1.        Mileham A.R., Harvey S.J., Stout K.J., "The characterisation of ECM surfaces", Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. Metal & Props. of Eng. Surf., Teeside Polytechnic, April l985, (95%)

 

I2.        Isik I , Mileham A.R., "Automated feature ordering for generative process planning", Proceedings 10th Int. Conf. on Prod. Res. Nottingham University, August l989  (refereed Abstract), (50%)

 

I3.        Zhang Y., Mileham A.R., "A CAD interpreter for interfacing CAP and CAP for 2D rotational parts", 6th Int. Conf. on CADCAM and Factories of the Future, South Bank Polytechnic, August l99l, pp 8-13, ISBN 1 874418 00 4/01 2/02 0, (50%)

 

I4.        Currie G.C., Mileham A.R., Miles A.W. & Bradford D.T., "Cost estimation at the conceptual stage of the design process", 6th Int. Conf. CADCAM & Factories of the Future, South Bank Polytechnic, August l99l, pp  600-605, ISBN 1 874418 00 4/01 2/02 0, (70%)

 

I5.        Rustom, E.A., Mileham A.R. "Automated decision making for process planning" in Flexible Automation & Information Management, pp 519-530, Ed Eyada & Ahmad CRC Press, July 1992, 0-8493-0138-6 (Proceedings 2nd International Flexible Automation and Information Management Conference, Virginia, USA), (50%)

 

I6.       Mileham A.R., Currie G.C., Miles A.W. & Bradford D.T., " Computer based cost estimating for conceptual design", Proc International Forum on Design for Manufacture and Assembly (Boothroyd & Dewhurst Inc), June 1993, Newport, RI, USA, (80%)

 

I7.        Hardisty H., Mileham A.R. & Shirvani H., " A model of the electrochemical machining process", Pro 2nd Int. Conf on Computational Modelling of Free and  Moving Boundary Problems, Milan ,June 1993, pp 453-460, ISBN 1-85312-242-4, (50%)

 

I8.        Scott A.J. and Mileham A.R. " A new system to nest sheet metal parts which have been enclosed within rectangular envelopes", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Sheet Metal held at the University of Ulster, N. Ireland. pp 63-74. 12th-13th April 1994, (50%)

 

I9.        Scott A.J. and Mileham A.R., "A new system to nest sheet metal parts in the 'low volume, high variety' environment", Proceedings of the First International Conference on Manufacturing Processes, Systems and Operations Management in Less Industrialised Regions, National University of Science and Technology. Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. 25th-27th April 1994. Paper  2.2, (50%)

 

I10.      Fernihough A.M. Culley S.J. Mileham A.R., "A financial model for set-up reduction (SUR) justification "in Flexible Automation & Information Management, pp 198-207, Ed  Ahmad & Sullivan Begell House Inc, May 1994, 1-56700-018-5 (Proceedings 4th International Flexible Automation & Information Management Conference, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia, USA), (25%)

 

I11.      Mileham A R, Hardisty H, Shirvani H, "Electrochemical machining using computer simulation", Proc 10th ISPE/IFAC Int. Conf on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future, Ottawa, Canada, August 1994, pp 81-86, ISBN 1-895634-06-7, (50%)

 

I12.      Gest G.B., Culley S.J., McIntosh R.I, Mileham A.R., Owen G.W., "Classification methodologies for set-up reduction techniques within industry", 4th Int. Factory 2000 Con, IEE Conf Publication No 398, pp 486-490, October 1994, University of York, (20%)

 

I13.      McIntosh R.I., Gest G.B., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R., " Achieving and optimising flexible manufacturing performance on existing manufacturing systems", 4th Int. Factory 2000 Con, IEE Conf Publication No 398, pp 491-495, October 1994, University of York, (20%)

 

I14.      Lanham J.D., Smith G., Mileham A.R., "Integrated modelling and optimisation of manufacturing systems", 4th Int. Factory 2000 Con, IEE Conf Publication No 398, pp 110-115, Oct 1994, University of York, (10%)

 

I15.      Mileham A.R. "The use of group projects for the integration of design manufacturing and marketing", Poc of 2nd Int. Symp in Engineering Education - Product development in Engineering education, pp 245-250, University of Limerick, October 1994, (100%)

 

I16.      Kirk, C.S., Mileham, A.R., and Yeo, R.B.G., (1995), “The role of wire resistivity in

semiautomatic welding quality; Part II”, Proceedings of the Third International

Conference on Sheet Metal, University of Central England, 26-28 June 1995, (Shirvani, B., Singh, U.P., and Kals, H.J.J., eds.), pp. 240-247.  Birmingham: University of Central England. ISBN 0-952-7664-OX. (50%)

 

I17.      Culley S.J., Mileham A.R, McIntosh R.I., Owen G.W., Gest G.B  "Design for changeover - products, machines, tooling and systems", Proc 3rd Int. Conf on Sheet Metal, University of Central England, June 1995, pp 77-85, ISBN 0-9527-664-0-X, (90%)

 

I18.      Mileham A.R., Hardisty H., Shirvani H., "A 2-D thermal model of the electrochemical machining process", Proc IX Int. Conf on Numerical Methods in Thermal Problems, Atlanta USA, July 1995, pp 592-603, Pineridge Press, ISBN 0-906674-87-5, (90%)

 

I19.      McIntosh R.I., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R,  Owen G.W., Gest G.B  "The role of rapid changeover in adapting manufacturing systems for lean manufacture", Proc 5th Int. EAEC (European Automobile Engineers Co-operation) Congress - Lean Product Development and Manufacture, Strasbourg (France), pp SIA9506D10, June 1995, EAEC/SIA. (20%)

 

I20.      Fernihough A.M., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R., Owen G.W., "The development of a technique for the evaluation of business strategies" Proc Concurrent Engineering Conference, (CE95), Virginia USA August 1995, pp 521-528, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, ISBN 0-9642499-1-8, (20%)

 

I21.      Mileham A.R, Culley S.J., Owen G.W., McIntosh R.I., " Design for changeover - a pre-requisite for lean manufacture.", Proc 28th International Symposium of the Automotive Technology and Automation (ISATA) on Lean/Agile Manufacturing in the Automotive Industries, pp 201-208, Stuttgart Germany, September 1995, Published by Automotive Automation Ltd, ISBN 0-947719-76-8, (95%)

 

I22.      Kirk C.S. and Mileham A.R., "An evaluation of flux cored wire metal-arc welding and its affect on cost of production", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Manufacturing Processes, Systems and Operations Management in Less Industrialised Regions, National University of Science and Technology. Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. 22nd-24th April 1994, pp 16-26, (50%).

 

I23       Kirk C.S. and Mileham A.R., "The significance of electrode extension on critical cooling rates and the heat affected zone", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Manufacturing Processes, Systems and Operations Management in Less Industrialised Regions, National University of Science and Technology. Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. 22nd-24th April 1994, pp 27-34, (50%).

 

I24       Culley S.J. and Mileham A.R., “Changeover strategies for agile manufacture”,    Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of the European Operations Management Association on Manufacturing Strategy - operations strategy in a global context, ed. by Voss C.A., London Business School, 2nd-4th June 1996, pp 147-152, (25%). 

 

I25       Mileham A.R. and Scott A.J., “A new algorithm for nesting sheet metal components”, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on CAD/CAM Robotics and Factories of the Future, University of Middlesex, 14-16 August 1996, pp 1048-1053, ISBN 1 89825303X, (80%).

 

I26       Hardisty H., Shirvani H., Mileham A.R., "A 2-D model of the electrochemical machining Process", Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on CAD/CAM Robotics and Factories of  the Future, University of Middlesex, 14-16 August 1996, pp 849-853, ISBN 1 898253 03 X, (80%).

 

I27       Fernihough A.M., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R., “Decision support in factories of the future: an integrated business modelling technique”, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on CAD/CAM Robotics and Factories of the Future, University of Middlesex, 14-16 August 1996, pp 769-774, ISBN 1 898253 03 X, (10%).

 

I28       Shirvani H., Hardisty H., Mileham A.R., “ Finite Element moving boundary technique     for automatic design of ECM tooling”, Proceedings of the 27th Int. Symp on Industrial Robots, SIRI, Milan, 6-10 October 1996, pp 293-298, (60%)

 

I29       Kirk C.S., Shirvani H., Rees D.A.S., Mileham A.R., “Mathematical prediction of the weld thermal cycle and HAZ microstructure”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, 1-4 December 1996, pp 159-173. (15%)

 

I30       Mileham A.R., Hardisty H., Shirvani H., Clifton D.A., "Simulating the electrochemical machining (ECM) process - a die design aid ", Proceedings of the International Conference on Design and Production of  Dies and Molds, CIRP, Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21 June 1997, pp163-168, ISBN 975 429 106 3, (80%).

 

I31       Culley S.J., Mileham A.R, McIntosh R.I., Owen G.W., Gest G.B  "Rapid changeover of dies and  molds ", Proceedings of the International Conference      on Design and Production of  Dies and Molds, CIRP, Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21 June 1997,        pp 393-398, ISBN 975 429 106 3, (80%).

 

I32       Shirvani H., Mileham A.R., Hardisty H., “ A  finite element moving boundary technique for modelling the electrochemical machining process”, Proceedings of the 2nd Int. Conf on the application of numerical methods in engineering, University of Putra, Malaysia, 23-25 June 1997, pp 488-499, ISBN 983-9319-21-3, (60%).

 

I33       Masuku E. S. Mileham A. R. “Product based heuristics for automated mould design for injection moulding”, Proc of the International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technology (AMPT97), 22-26th, Portugal, August, 1997, pp 530-533, ISBN 972-97407-0-4, (50%)

 

I34       Doniavi A. Mileham A. R., Newnes L. B. “Systems modelling methodologies in the electronic manufacturing environment”, Proc 15th IMACS World Congress on Scientific Computation, Modelling and Applied Mathematics ed. by Achim Sydow, Berlin, August, 1997, pp 373-378, ISBN 3-89685-555-7, (50%)

 

I35       Mileham A.R., Hardisty H., Shirvani H., Clifton D.A., "Integrating tool design and manufacture  for electrochemical machining (ECM) using  process   simulation ", Proceedings of the 10th ADM conference - International Conference on design tools and methods in industrial  engineering, ADM, Florence, Italy, 17-19 September 1997, pp 785-796, ISBN 88 7957 113 3, (80%).

 

I36       Doniavi A. Mileham A. R., Newnes L. B. “Computer integrated systems assembly modelling in electronics industrial  engineering”, Proceedings of the 10th ADM conference - International Conference on design tools and methods in industrial  engineering, ADM, Florence, Italy, 17-19 September 1997, pp 179-188, ISBN 88 7957 113 3, (80%).

 

I37       Masuku E., Mileham A.R., "Automatic moulding orientation heuristics in mould design for injection moulding", Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Manufacturing Processes, Systems and Operations Management in Less Industrialised Regions, National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. 20-22 April, 1998, pp 96-105, (50%), ISBN 0-7974-1794-X.

 

I38       Kirk C.S., Balogh A., Komblodi A., Mileham A.R., “Improvements in CAD/CAM through modelling the weld thermal cycle”, Proceedings MicroCAD 98 international computer science conference, University of Miskolc, Hungary, Feb 25-26 1998, pp 79-83, (10%).

 

I39       Balogh A., Beres L., Kirk C.S., Mileham A.R., “Predicting the austenite grain size and homogeneity using continuous heat flow equation”, Proceedings MicroCAD 99 international computer science conference, University of Miskolc, Hungary, Feb 24-25 1999, pp 13-18, (10%).

 

I40       Kirk, C.S., Tisza M., Balogh, A., and Mileham, A.R., (1999), Comparison of Numerical Methods; The Finite Element Method and the Finite Volume Method. Invited Paper, Plenary Session, Proceedings of the International Regional DAAAM-CEEPUS Workshop on Intelligent Machines and Technologies in the 21st Century, 27-29 May 1999, University of Miskolc, Hungary, pp xx-yy, ISBN. (20%)

 

I41       Doniavi A. Mileham A. R., Newnes L. B. “Optimising electronic manufacturing processes”, Proceedings of the 24th - International Electronics Manufacturing Technology Symposium (1999 IEMT Symp), IEEE, Austin, Texas, USA, 18-19 October 1999, pp 63-68, ISBN 0 7803 5502 4, ISSN 1089-8190, IEEE Catalog No - 99CH36330, (30%).

 

I42       Kirk C.S., Tisza M., Balogh A., Mileham A.R., “Modelling moving surface boundaries in multi-phase, visco-plastic and elasto-plastic flows using a novel polymorphic cell”, Proceedings MicroCAD 2000 international computer science conference, University of Miskolc, Hungary, Feb 23-24, 2000, pp 39-44, (10%).

 

I43       Mileham A.R., Owen G.W, Jeffries A.W., "The introduction of advanced technology into a micro-company", 3rd International SMESME conference, University of Coventry, April 2000, pp 512-519, ISBN 0905949862, (90%).

 

I44       Jeffries A.W., Mileham A.R., Jopling R.D., "Manufacturing change control through teamwork - a case study", 33rdCIRP International Seminar on Manufacturing Systems, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, 5-7 June 2000, pp 285-288, (40%).

 

I45       Mileham A.R., Jeffries A.W., Owen G.W, Pellegrin F., "The design and performance of walking fitter assembly lines", Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on CAD/CAM Robotics and Factories of the Future, University of the West Indies, 26-28 June 2000, pp 325-332, ISBN 976-620-140-4, (90%).

 

I46       Mileham A.R., Hardisty H., Clifton D.A., "The effect of electrolyte flow in electrochemical machining ", Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on CAD/CAM Robotics and Factories of the Future, University of the West Indies, 26-28 June 2000, pp 589-596, ISBN 976-620-140-4, (100%).

 

I47       Newnes L.B., Mileham A.R. and Doniavi A., “Ten Stages to Optimising Electronic Manufacturing”, Proceedings of the International Computer Aided Production Engineering 2000 Conference, Edinburgh, Aug 2000, pp 521-530, ISSN 1356-1448, ISBN1 86058 263X, (30%).

 

I48       Kirk, C.S., Balogh, A., Béres, L., Mileham, A.R., (2001), Application of the Finite Volume Method to Prediction of Failure Zones in Creep resistant Steels, Proceedings of microCAD2001, (H), International Computer Science Conference, University of Miskolc, 2001. (20%)

 

I49       Allen N., Mileham A.R., Jeffries A.W., "The introduction assembly cells to the clean room of a medical device manufacturer", 4th International SMESME conference, Aalborg University, Denmark, May 2001, pp 423-431, ISBN 87-98967-81-5, (50%).

 

I50       Masuku E S, Mileham A R, Hardisty H, Bramley A N, Johal C and Detassis P "A finite modelling of the electroplating process", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Manufacturing Processes, Systems and Operations Management in Less Industrialised Regions, National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. April, 2002, pp xx-xx, (50%), ISBN to be added when published.

 

I51       Masuku E.S. and Mileham A.R. "Intelligent Mould design for injection moulding", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Manufacturing Processes, Systems and Operations Management in Less Industrialised Regions, National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. April, 2002, pp xx-xx, (10%), ISBN 0-7974-2456-3.

 

I52       Kirk C.S., Balogh A., Beres L., Mileham A.R., ”Variability of diffusion coefficients in the analysis of heterogeneous welded joints”, Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on materials science, testing and informatics, Hungary, 14-17 March 2002, Published by Trans Tech Publications (Uuetikon/Zurich Switzerland in Oct 2002pp 431-438, ISBN 0 87849 908 3, (25%)

 

I53       Kirk, C.S., Horrocks, M., Mileham, A.R., & Chaudhuri, J.B., (2002), Modelling and Simulation of Vascular Tissue Engineering using the Finite Volume Method, Proceedings of microCAD2002, (H), International Computer Science Conference, University of Miskolc, 2002.

 

I54      Mileham A.R., Culley S.J., McIntosh R I, Owen G.W., “The development of a design for changeover methodology”, Proceedings 2002 International Forum on DFMA, Newport, RI, USA, June 10-12, 2002, pp 183- 202. Published by Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc

 

I55       Mileham A R, Hardisty H, Bramley A N, Masuku E S, Johal C and Detassis P, “A Finite Element Simulation of the Electroplating Process", Proc 18th ISPE/IFAC Int. Conf on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future, (CARS&FOF)”, Porto, Portugal, July 2002, pp 263-270, ISBN 972-95194-5-5, (90%).

 

I56       Eldridge C., Mileham A.R., McIntosh R I, Culley S.J., Owen G.W., Newnes L.B., “Rapid changeovers – the run up problem”, Proc 18th ISPE/IFAC Int. Conf on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future, (CARS&FOF)”, Porto, Portugal, July 2002, pp 161-168, ISBN 972-95194-5-5, (20%).

 

I57       Culley S J, Mileham A R, “The integration of design and business issues in the engineering curriculum”, Proc 24th SEED Annual Design Conference, and 9th National Conference on Product Design Education, Ed by Evatt M A C , Broadhurst E K, Coventry University, PEP Ltd, September 2002, pp 37-42, ISBN1-86058 397 0  (10%).

 

I58       Mileham A R, Hardisty H, Bramley A N, Masuku E S, Johal C and Detassis P, Seymour N. “Modelling the Electroplating Process", Proc east-Forum2002, FEM Schwabisch Gmund, Germany, October 10-11th 2002, CD Volume. (90%).

 

I59       Mebrahtu H., Walker R., Mileham A.R., “Performance enhancement using an expert mechanism in a manufacturing simulator”, Proceedings of 1st Industrial Simulation Conference, University Politecnica De Valencia, Spain, June 9-11 2003, pp299-303. ISSBN 90 77381 03 1, published by EUROSIS.

 

I60       Fitton S., Mileham A.R., Owen G.W., “The design of flexible assembly lines”, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XVII - Proc 1st International Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Strathclyde, September 9-11 2003, pp 179-184, Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), ISBN No 1 86058 412 8, (80%).

 

I61       Hosseini-Nasab H., Newnes L.B., Mileham A.R., “Automatic on-screen cost estimation for the conceptual stage of design”, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XVII - Proc 1st International Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Strathclyde, September 9-11 2003, pp 235-240, Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), ISBN No 1 86058 412 8, (90%)

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I62       Hall G., Mileham A.R., Cockayne D., Davies S., “The design and implementation a computer integrated manufacturing and business system for remote working”, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XVII - Proc 1st International Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Strathclyde, September 9-11 2003, pp 403-408 Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), ISBN No 1 86058 412 8, (50%).

 

I63       Eriksson K.M., Newnes L.B., Mileham A.R., “A survey investigating current industrial scheduling practice among a cross-section of UK companies”, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XVII - Proc 1st International Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Strathclyde, September 9-11 2003, pp 409-414, Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), ISBN No 1 86058 412 8, (25%).

 

I64       Masuku E.S, Mileham A.R, Owen G.W. and Bramley A.N, "Incremental sheetmetal forming", Proc IDMME 2004 Conference, pp 13 and CD, April 2004, University of Bath, ISBN 1-85790-129-0, and in Advances in Integrated Design and Manufacture in Mechanical Engineering, Springer ISBN 1-4020-3481-4 (25%).

 

I65       Mileham A.R., Culley S.J., McIntosh R I, Owen G.W., “Design for changeover and sustainability”, Proceedings 2004 International Forum on DFMA, Newport, RI, USA, June 10-12, 2004, pp 185-218, Published by Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc (20%).

 

I66       M P Reik, S J Culley, G W Owen, A R Mileham and R I McIntosh, "A Novel Product Performance Driven Categorisation of DFX Methodologies" Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Manufacturing Research, 2004, 7 - 9 September 2004, pp 179-184, Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), ISBN 1-84387-088-6 (20%).

 

I67       Mebrahtu H., Walker R., Mileham A.R., “Knowledge-Based Optimisation in a manufacturing Simulator”, IMC21, Proceedings of the 21st International Manufacturing Conference (Ireland), 1-3 Sept 2004, University of Limerick, Ireland, pp 243-250, ISBN 1-8746537-7-1 (20%).

 

I68       Mebrahtu H., Walker R., Mileham A.R., “Automating Part of the Model Verification Process”, Proceedings of the 2nd Industrial Simulation Conference, 7-9 Sept 2004, University of Malaga, Spain, pp 384-388, ISBN 90-77381-12-0 (20%).

 

I69       Liu W., Butler R., Mileham A.R., Green A.J., “ Optimum Design, Experimental Testing and Post Buckling Analysis of Thick Composite Stiffened Panels” Proceedings of 46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference of (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), USA, June 2005 (awaiting proceedings).

 

I70       M P Reik, R I McIntosh, G W Owen, A R Mileham and S J Culley, “Design for changeover: enabling the design of highly flexible, highly responsive manufacturing processes” Proceedings of the International Mass Customization Meeting 2005 (IMCM’05), Klagenfurt, Austria, Published by GITO-Verlag Berlin, Jun 2-3, 2005, pp 373-384, ISBN 3-936771-46-4 (10%).

 

I71       Jeon A.H.J., Low J, Mileham A.R., Bramley A.N., Johal C., “Simulating electroplated micro surfaces in 3-D”, 4M2005 Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Multi-Material Micro Manufacture, 29 June-1st July 2005, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, Proceedings of 4M2005, 1st Int Conf on Multi- Material Micro Manufacture, Elsevier, pp 173-176, Abstracts ISBN 0-080-44729-5. Proceedings ISBN 0-080-44879-8 (90%) 

 

I72       Mileham A.R., Newnes L.B., Hosseini-Nasab H., “Automatic On-Screen Cost Estimation at the Early Stage of Design”, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Concurrent Engineering - Next Generation Concurrent Engineering, Fort Worth, USA, Published by the ISPE, July 25th-29th 2005, pp 587-589, ISBN 0-9768246-0-4. (90%).

 

I73       M P Reik, R I McIntosh, G W Owen, A R Mileham and S J Culley, “The development of a systematic design for changeover methodology” Proceedings of 15th ICED 05 (Abstracts and CD), Melbourne, Australia, Published by the Design Society and Engineers Australia, Aug 15-18 2005, Abstract pp315-316, paper N0 205.44, ISBN 1-904670-00-8 (10%).

 

I74       Eriksson K.M., Mileham A.R., Newnes L.B., “A study of short- medium- and long-horizon      final production scheduling, applying priority rules and using a discrete event simulation   approach”, Proc 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2005), Cranfield University, September 6-8 2005, CD file E2Eriksson, , ISBN No 1 861941 22 6,           (25%).

 

I75       Jamshidi J., Mileham A.R., Owen G.W. “A Laser Scanning Registration Technique for Reverse Engineering Applications”, Proc 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing       Research (ICMR2005),  Cranfield University, September 6-8 2005, CD file A1Jamshidi, ISBN     No 1 861941 22 6, (25%).

 

I76       Wang Q., Owen G.W., Mileham A.R. “Assessing the effect of work time variations for a           linear walking-fitter assembly line”, Proc 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing      Research (ICMR2005), Cranfield University, September 6-8 2005, CD file E2Wang, , ISBN       No 1 861941 22 6, (25%).

 

I77       Qin Q., Masuku E.S., Bramley A.N., Mileham A.R., and Owen G.W., "Incremental sheetmetal forming Simulation and Accuracy", Proc ICTP 2005 Conference, CD Paper 484, Oct 2005, University of Padova, Verona, Italy, ISBN 88-87331-74-X, (15%).

 

National Refereed Conferences

 

N1.      Mileham A.R., Harvey S.J., "The avoidance of macro surface defects in ECM", Advances in Manufacturing Technology I, Proc. lst Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res. pp 374-380, Ed. by McGoldrick P.M., Kogan Page, Nottingham University, September 1985, ISBN 1 85091 039 1, (95%)

 

N2.      Mileham A.R., "Visually interactive scheduling", Proc. 2nd Annual. Operations Management Association UK Conference, Ed. by D.J.Rhodes, Nottingham University, January l987, (100%)

 

N3.      Mileham A.R., Bucknall K., Hunt L., "An expert systems approach to Machine Tool Selection", Advances in Manufacturing Technology II, Proc. 3rd Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res. Ed. P.M. McGoldrick, Kogan Page, Nottingham University, September l987, ISBN 1 85091 243 2, (50%)

 

N4.      Mileham A.R., Isik I., "The design of a generative CAPP system for turned parts", Advances in Manufacturing Technology III, Proc. 4th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res., Ed. by Worthington, pp 3l5‑3l9, Sheffield Polytechnic, September l988, Kogan Page, ISBN 1 85091 243 2,(50%)

 

N5.      Semple R., Corderoy M.P., Mileham A.R., "The design of a robot tool changing system", Advances in Manufacturing Technology III,  Proc. 4th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res., Ed. by Worthington, pp 273‑278, Sheffield Polytechnic,  September l988, Kogan Page, ISBN 1 85091 243 2, (50%)

 

N6.      Rustom E.A., Mileham A.R., "The development of a generative CAPP system for prismatic components", Proceedings of 6th Irish Advanced Manufacturing Technology Conf., Dublin City University, August l989, (refereed Abstract),(50%)

 

N7.      Rustom E.A., Mileham A.R., "The development of a generative CAPP system for prismatic components", Advances in Manufacturing Technology IV, Proc. 5th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res. Ed.J.Chandler, pp 259‑263, Huddersfield Polytechnic, Kogan Page, September l989, ISBN 1 85091 704 3, (50%)

 

N8.      Zhang Y., Mileham A.R., "A rule based expert system for process planning",  Advances in Manufacturing Technology IV, Proc. 5th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res. Ed.J.Chandler, pp 333‑337, Huddersfield Polytechnic, Kogan Page, September l989, ISBN 1 85091 704 3, (50%)

 

N9.      Ozkirim M., Mileham A.R., "An approach to a flexible group technology system using some heuristic procedures", Advances in Manufacturing Technology IV, Proc. 5th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res. Ed.J.Chandler, pp 342‑346, Huddersfield Polytechnic, September l989, ISBN 1 85091 704 3, (50%)

 

N10.    Rustom E.A., Mileham A.R., "Automatic selection of raw material in process planning", Proceeding 7th Irish Advanced Manufacturing Technology Conf. Trinity College, Dublin, August 1990, (refereed Abstract), (50%)

 

N11.    Currie C.G., Mileham A.R., Bradford D.T., Miles A.W., "Cost estimation at the conceptual stage of design", Advances in Manufacturing  Technology V, Proc. 6th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res., Ed. A. Carrie, pp l8‑22, Stathclyde Univ Press, September l990, ISBN 0 902013 72 6, (50%)

 

N12.    Rustom E.A., Mileham A.R., "Feature ordering and operation sequencing for automated process planning", Advances in Manufacturing Technology V, Proc. 6th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res., Ed. A. Carrie, pp  368‑372, Strathclyde Univ Press, September l990, ISBN 0 902013 72 6, (50%)

 

N13.    Zhou Y., Mileham A.R., "A flexible classification and coding system", Advances in Manufacturing Technology V, Proc. 6th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res., Ed. A. Carrie, pp 353‑357, Strathclyde Univ Press, September l990, ISBN 0 902013 72 6, (50%)

 

N14.    Currie C.G., Mileham A.R., Bradford D.T., Miles A.W., "Conceptual cost estimating using complexity Criteria", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VI, Proc. 7th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res., Hatfield Polytechnic, September l99l, ISBN 0 900458 46 1, (50%)

 

N15.    Owen G.W., Mileham A.R., "The influence of machine failure on transfer line performance", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VI, Proc. 7th Nat. Conf. on Prod. Res., Hatfield Polytechnic, September l99l, pp 306‑310, ISBN 0 900458 46 1, (50%)

 

N16.    Zhang Y., Mileham A.R., "BEPPS‑NC an automated generator of NC programs for rotational parts from CAD product models", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VI, ed. D.Spurgeon, Hatfield Polytechnic Press, September l99l, pp 11‑15, ISBN 0 900458 46 1, (50%)

 

N17.    Currie, C.G., Mileham, A.R., Bradford, D.T., Miles, A.W. "Conceptual cost estimating as an aid to the designer", International Operations - Crossing Borders in Manufacturing & Service, pp 119-124, Ed Hollier, Boaden, New, North Holland, June 1992, 0-444-881 786, (50%)

 

N18.    McIntosh R.I., Culley S.J., Gest G.B., Mileham A.R.," Method study techniques for set-up reduction ", Proc 10th Conf of the Irish Manufacturing Committee, University College Galway, September l993, pp 1001‑1012, ISBN No 0 90 777563 2. (25%)

 

N19.    Owen, G.W., Mileham A.R.," A method for buffering transfer lines to maximise output", Proc 10th Conf of the Irish Manufacturing Committee, University College Galway, September l993, pp 592-603, ISBN No 0 90 777563 2, (50%)

 

N20.    McIntosh R.I., Culley S.J., Gest G.B., Mileham A.R., "An overall methodology for set-up reduction within existing manufacturing systems", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VII, ed. by A. Bramley & A.R. Mileham, Bath University Press, Proc 9th National Conf on Manufacturing Research, September l993, pp 171‑175, ISBN No 1 85790 007, (25%)

 

N21.    McIntosh R.I.,  S.J., Gest G.B., Mileham A.R.," classifying and selecting set-up reduction techniques", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VII, ed. by A. Bramley & A.R. Mileham, Bath University Press, Proc 9th National Conf on Manufacturing Research, September l993, pp 6‑10, ISBN No 1 85790 007.(25%)

 

N22.    Linardakis S., Mileham A.R.," Manufacturing feature identification for prismatic components from CAD DXF files", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VII, ed. by A. Bramley & A.R. Mileham, Bath University Press, Proc 9th National Conf on Manufacturing Research, September l993, pp 37‑41. ISBN No 1 85790 007, (50%)

 

N23.    Scott A.J., Mileham A.R.," Automated nesting of sheet metal components onto stock sheets", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VII, ed. by  A. Bramley & A.R. Mileham, Bath University Press, Proc 9th National Conf on Manufacturing Research, September l993, pp. 242‑246, ISBN No 1 85790 007, (50%)

 

N24.    Lanham J.D., Smith G., Mileham A.R., "An integrated approach to product assembly system design", Proceedings of IMI-11, Irish Manufacturing Committee Conf on Lean Production from concept to product, pp 539-546, September 1994, Queens Uni, Belfast, (20%)

           

N25.    Linardakis S., Mileham A.R.," A strategy for extracting features for prismatic components from CAD DXF files", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VIII, ed. by K. Case & S. Newman, Taylor & Francis, Proc 10th National Conf on Manufacturing Research, September l994, pp 299‑302, ISBN  0 7484 0254 3, (50%)

 

N26.    McIntosh R.I., Culley S.J., Gest G.B., Mileham A.R. "Design rules for rapid  changeover", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VIII, ed. by K. Case & S. Newman, Taylor & Francis, Proc 10th National Conf on Manufacturing Research, September l994, pp 462-465, ISBN  0 7484 0254 3, (25%)

 

N27.    Gest G.B., Culley S.J., McIntosh R.I, Mileham A.R. “An implementation level approach for the identification of set-up reduction techniques", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VIII, ed. by K. Case & S. Newman, Taylor & Francis, Proc 10th National Conf on Manufacturing Research, September l994, pp 496-499, ISBN  0 7484 0254 3, (25%)

 

N28.    Kirk C.S., Mileham A.R., "Gas shielded metal ARC welding, improving quality by minimisation of defects", Advances in Manufacturing Technology VIII, ed. by K. Case & S. Newman, Taylor & Francis, Proc 10th National Conf on Manufacturing Research, September l994, pp 617-620, ISBN  0 7484 0254 3, (50%)

 

N29.    Mileham A.R., Culley S.J., "The design of fast tool change systems", Proceedings of Design and Integrated Production Group/EPSRC Research Conference, Warwick University, September 1994, (20%)

 

N30.    Linardakis S., Mileham A.R.," A methodology for extracting manufacturing features for prismatic components from CAD DXF files", Proc of the 12th Conf of the Irish Manufac Committee (IMC12 Competitive Manufacturing, pp 71-77, University College Cork, September 1995. ISBN 0-907134-335, (50%)

 

N31.    Mileham A R, Hardisty H, Shirvani H, "A 2-D simulation of the electrochemical machining process", Proc Int. Conf on Advanced Manufacturing (ICAM'95), pp A8, University of Sunderland, Sept 1995, (50%)

 

N32.    Kirk C.S., Mileham A.R., Yeo R.B.G, " The role of wire resistivity in semi-automatic welding quality: Part 1", Advances in Manufacturing Technology IX -Proc 11th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, DeMontfort University, pp 47-51, September 1995, Taylor and Francis ISBN 0-7487-04007, (50%)

 

N33.    Linardakis S., Mileham A.R.," A methodology for identifying features for prismatic components from CAD files", Advances in Manufacturing Technology IX -Proc 11th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, DeMontfort University, pp 159-164, September 1995, Taylor and Francis, ISBN 0-7487-04007, (50%)

 

N34.    Greville N., Culley S.J., Mileham A.R., "Set up reduction within the flexographic industry: a case study", Advances in Manufacturing Technology IX -Proc 11th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, DeMontfort University, pp 232-236, September 1995, Taylor and Francis, ISBN 0-7487-04007, (40%)

 

N35.    Ford J., Gillespie P., Mileham A.R., Newnes L.B., Jeffries A.W., " Measuring supplier performance in a JIT environment", Advances in Manufacturing Technology IX -Proc 11th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, DeMontfort University, pp 262-266, September 1995, Taylor and Francis, ISBN 0- 7487-04007, (25%)

           

N36.    Owen G.W., McIntosh R.I., Mileham A.R, Culley S.J., Gest G.B, "Manufacturing flexibility - a case for excess capacity", Advances in Manufacturing Technology IX -Proc 11th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, DeMontfort University, pp 366-400, September 1995, Taylor and Francis, ISBN 0-7487-04007, (15%)

 

N37.    Fernihough A.M., Mileham A.R.,  Culley S.J., "A multi-level technique for the modelling and evaluation of business strategies", Advances in Manufacturing Technology IX -Proc 11th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, DeMontfort University, pp366-400, September 1995, Taylor and Francis ISBN 0-7487-04007, (20%)

 

N38.    Mileham A R, Hardisty H, Shirvani H, "A study of frontal equilibrium gaps in electrochemical machining using vee shaped tools", Advances in Manufacturing Technology X - Proc 12th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Bath, 9-11th Sept, 1996, pp 1-5, ISBN 1-85790-031-6, (80%)

 

N39     Masuku E. S. Mileham A. R. “Expert rules in mould design for injection moulding”, Advances in Manufacturing Technology X - Proc 12th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Bath, 9-11th Sept, 1996, pp 11-15, ISBN 1-85790-031-6, (50%)

 

N40     Kirk C.S., Mileham A.R., “Predicting the weld thermal cycle and microstructure in hypoeutectic steels”, Advances in Manufacturing Technology X - Proc 12th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Bath, 9-11th Sept, 1996, pp 16-20, ISBN 1-85790-031-6, (50%)

 

N41     Doniavi A. Mileham A. R. Newnes L. B.“ A systems approach to modelling in the manufacturing environment”, Advances in Manufacturing Technology X - Proc 12th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Bath, 9-11th Sept, 1996, pp 111-115, ISBN 1-85790-031-6, (50%)

 

N42     Masuku E. S. Mileham A. R. “Process based heuristics for automated mould design for injection moulding”, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XI - Proc 13th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, 9-11th Sept, 1997, pp 316-320, ISBN 1-9012-4811-9, (50%)

 

N43     Doniavi A. Mileham A. R., Newnes L. B. “Computer integrated systems engineering  in an electronics  manufacturing environment”, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XI - Proc 13th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, 9-11th Sept, 1997, pp 103-107, ISBN 1-9012-4811-9, (30%)

 

N44     Mileham A.R, Culley S.J., McIntosh R.I., Owen G.W. "Rapid changeover – a pre-requisite for responsive manufacture”, Proceedings of the IEE Workshop on Responsiveness in Manufacture, IEE Savoy Place, London, 23 February 1998, pp 12/1- 12/4, (80%).

 

N45     Jeffries A.W., Mileham A.R., "The implementation of an assembly line - a case study", Advances in Manufacturing Technology XIII - Proc 15th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Bath, September 1999, pp 485-489, Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), ISBN No 1 86508227 3, (50%).

 

N46     Bellicoso S., Mileham A.R., "The economics and machining of 316L stainless steel using modern drills and insert tooling - a case study", Advances in Manufacturing Technology XIII - Proc 15th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Bath, September 1999, pp 479-483, Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), ISBN No 1 86508227 3, (50%).

 

N47     Hosseini-Nasab H., Newnes L.B., Mileham A.R., "Computer cost estimating at the concept design stage", Advances in Manufacturing Technology XIV - Proc 16th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of East London, September 5-7 2000, pp 107-112, Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), ISBN No 1 86508 267 2, (50%).

 

N48     Lee J.R., Mileham A.R., Owen G.W., "Development of principles for ergonomic arena seating design", Advances in Manufacturing Technology XV - Proc 17th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Cardiff, September 4-6 2001, pp 75-80, Professional Engineering Publications (IMechE), ISBN No 1 86058 3253, (50%).

 

N49     Kirk, C.S., Bodamyali,T., Stevens, C.R., &.Mileham, A.R., (2002), Computer Modelling and Experimental Validation of Smooth Muscle cell growth using Matrigel as a Basement Membrane Matrix,  Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference of the Tissue and Cell Engineering Society, 19/20 September 2002, p21, University of Glasgow

 

N50     Kirk, C.S., Horrocks, M., Mileham, A.R., & Chaudhuri, J.B., (2002), Modelling and Simulation of Vascular Tissue Engineering using the Finite Volume Method, Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference of the Tissue and Cell Engineering Society, 19/20 September 2002, p120, University of Glasgow

 

N51     Kirk, C.S., and Mileham, A.R., (2002), Modelling Oxygen Availability in Blood serum, perfleurocarbons and Aqueous Based Medium,  Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference of the Tissue and Cell Engineering Society, 19/20 September 2002, p121, University of Glasgow.

 

N52     M P Reik, S J Culley, G W Owen, A R Mileham and R I McIntosh,  "A Novel Product Performance Driven Categorisation of DFX Methodologies" Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Manufacturing Research 2004, 7 - 9 September 2004

 

 

Other Conferences (Not refereed)

 

O1.      Mileham A.R., Harvey S.J., "The effect of workpiece microstructure on current efficiency during the ECM of carbon steel", Proc. 2nd Joint Int. Conf. on Prod. Eng., Leicester Polytechnic, April l983, (95%)

 

O2.      Mileham A.R., Harvey S.J., "The effect of electrolyte flow cavitation in the electrode gap during ECM", Proc. 4th Poly. Symp. on Man. Eng., Birmingham Polytechnic, May l984, (95%)

 

O3.      Mileham A.R., Harvey S.J., Current efficiency variations in ECM", Proc. 5th Poly. Sym. on Manufacturing Eng., pp 155-164, Brighton Polytechnic, May l986, (95%)

 

O4.      Mileham A.R., "The development of simulation in manufacture", Simulation Techn. for Plan. & Con. of Man. Seminar, Keynote address, Coventry Polytechnic, May l986, (100%)

 

O5.      Mileham A.R., Isik I., Zhang Y., Rustom E.A., "The development of a generative CAPP system", Advanced Manufacturing Seminar, Coventry Polytechnic, November l988, (95%)

 

O6.      Currie, C.G., Mileham, A.R., Bradford, D.T., Miles, A.W. "Computer cost estimating at the conceptual stage of design" proceedings Sunderland Advanced Manufacturing Technology Conference, Sunderland Poly, April 1992, 2a-2.3., (50%)

 

O7.      Linardakis, S., Mileham, A.R., "A CAD interpreter for prismatic components", Proc 8th Nat Conf on Manf Research, pp 21-25, Univ of Central England, September l992, (50%)

 

O8.      Scott, A.J., Mileham, A.R. "A code based process planning system for sheet metal components", Proc. 8th Nat Conf on Manf Research, pp l6-20, Univ of Central England, September l992, (50%)

 

O9.      Owen, G.W., Mileham, A.R., "The use of buffers to improve transfer line performance", Proc. 8th Nat Conf on Manf Research, pp 262-266, Univ of Central England, September l992, (50%)

 

O10.    Chapman, N.A., Mileham, A.R., McQueen, L.B., "Synchronised manufacture through manufacturing systems simulation", Proc 8th Nat Conf. on Manf. Research, pp 267-271, Univ of Central England, September l992, (50%)

 

Invited Papers/Seminars/Posters

 

V1.      Mileham A.R., Jeffries A.W. "Total quality management", Invited presentation, United Nations CCAF Conference, IMO Offices, July 1992  (75%)

 

V2.      Mileham A.R., "Simulation in manufacture", invited paper to The Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe, December 1993, (100%).

 

V3.      Mileham A.R., Currie G.C., " A parametric approach to cost estimating at the conceptual stage of design", Invited paper to the Technology Transfer Association (SW Regional Group), University of Bath, March 1994, (50%)

 

V4.      Mileham A.R., "Reducing set-up times", Invited paper to the International Printing Corporation, University of Cranfield, November 1994, (100%).

 

V5.      Mileham A.R., "TQM in UK industry", Invited paper for industry, Department of Industrial Engineering, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe, December 1994, (100%). 

 

V6.      Mileham A.R., Hardisty H., Shirvani H., "A computer simulation of the electrochemical machining process", Invited Research Seminar Presentation, UMIST, Department of Mechanical Engineering, January 1996, (40%)

 

V7.      Mileham A.R., "Linking Design and Manufacturing through Process Planning", Invited paper for industry, Department of Industrial Engineering, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe, May 1996, (100%). 

 

V8.      Mileham A.R., "Modelling the electrochemical machining process", Invited Research Seminar Presentation, University of Greenwich, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, November 1997, (100%)

 

V9       Shirvani H., Mileham A.R., "Electrochemical machining (ECM) process simulation using moving boundary finite element technique", SET99 Poster display, House of Commons, London 15th March 1999.

 

V10     Eldridge C., Mileham A.R., Culley S.J., Owen G.W., Newnes L.B., “Run up: The hidden cost of changeover”, IMechE Seminar on Rapid changeovers of food production lines. 13 Dec 2001

 

V11     McIntosh R.I.,., Mileham A.R., Culley S.J., Owen G.W., “Sustaining improvements in changeover performance”, IMechE Seminar on Rapid changeovers of food production lines. 13 Dec 2001

 

Book Reviews

 

B1.       Computer Integrated Manufacturing Ed. by E. Puente & P. MacConaill, IPS Publications for CIMS Journal, l989.

 

B2.       Computerised facilities planning Ed. by H. Lee Hales, IEE Press for CIMS Journal,1989.

 

B3.       Simulation of Manufacturing Systems, A. Carrie, Wiley for CIMS Journal, Feb l990, Vol. 3, No.l, pp 57.

 

B4.       Modern Manufacturing, Ed by Zaremba M B and Prased B, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3- 54019-890-3, for Proc I Mech E-Part B, 1995, Vol 209 B4, pp 327-328, ISSN 0954- 4054.

 

B5.       Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Gu P. and Norrie D.H., Chapman and Hall, London, ISBN 0 41246 250 8, for Proc I Mech E-Part B, 1996, Vol 210 B2, pp 191, ISSN 0954- 4054

 

B6.       Manufacturing Management - Principles and Concepts, Gibson P., Greenhalgh G., and Kerr R., Chapman and Hall, London 1996, ISBN 0 41237 370X, for Proc I Mech E-Part B, 1996, Vol 210 B3, pp 291-292, ISSN 0954- 4054

 

B7.       Micromachining of engineering materials by J M McGeough, Marcel Decker Inc. For IMechE Proceedings Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture. 2002, Vol 216, No B4, pp 607, ISSN 0954- 4054.

 


 
Postgraduate Research Student Supervision

 

(a) Current postgraduate supervision:

 

M Street           1998    MPhil KT         Industry            Web based learning in industry.

C Eldridge        2000    MPhil/PhD       Staff                 Run up in Rapid Changeovers

C Brailey          2001    MPhil KT         TCS                 Manufacturing system redesign.

S Fitton     2001    MPhil KT         TCS                 Manufacturing system redesign.

G Hall              2001    MPhil KT         TCS                 Manufacturing system redesign.

D Fronimidis     2001    PhD                 EPSRC           Injection moulding machine control (with KAE)

K Ericsson       2002    PhD                 Dept                 Scheduling in rapid changeover environment

Guo                  2003    MPhil/PhD       ORS                CAPP for 5 Axes machining (with GWO)

J Jamshidi         2003    MPhil/PhD       IMRC              Reverse Engineering      (with GWO)

P Frobisher      2003    MPhil               Avon VMS      Creativity and Innovation

H Mebrhutu      2002    PhD                 Anglia Uni        Manufacturing Simulation Optimisation                         

 

(b) Completed Postgraduate Research Supervision

 

I. Isik               1989    MPhil               Turkey             Automated feature ordering for the                                                                                                                                computer aided process planning of                                                                                                                               turned parts,     University of Bath.

Y. Zhang          1991    PhD                 P R China         The automation of Process Planning from                                                                                                                      (British Con)     the CAD product model to NC programs                                                                                             for rotational Parts, British Council,                                                                                                                               University of Bath.

E.A. Rustom     1992    PhD                 Self                  The design of a computer aided process

                                                                                    planning system for prismatic parts,                                                                                                                               University of Bath.

N. Chapman     1993    MPhil               SERC              Simulation of Manufacturing Systems                                                                                                     (student)           with L.B Newnes, University of Bath.

G.W. Owen     1994    PhD                 SERC              The Buffering of Transfer Lines

                                                            (student)           University of Bath.

S. J. Steiner      1995    PhD                 External            An Investigation into the Scope for the                                                                                                                          Introduction of a Dynamic Scheduling                                                                                                                            Capability into a Batch Production                                                                                                                                Environment,  (with Dr S. Spraggett -                                                                                                                            University of Coventry),  University of Coventry

G. B. Gest        1996    PhD                 Staff                 Feature based classification and                                                                                                                                    rationalisation of Set-Up reduction                                                                                                                                techniques, with S J Culley,

                                                                                    University of Bath.

A. J. Scott        1996    PhD                 EPSRC            The nesting of sheet metal components,                                                                                                 Student             University of Bath.

G. Currie          1996    MPhil               Staff                 Cost estimation of components at the                                                                                                                            concept design stage, with A.W. Miles

                                                                                    University of Bath

S. Linardarkis   1996    PhD                 SERC              Automatic data transfer from CAD to                                                                                                    Student             CAPP for prismatic components.

                                                                                    University of Bath.

J. Ford             1996    MSc KT          Staff                 The process and management of                                                                                                                                   knowledge transfer, with Dr L. B.                                                                                                                                 Newnes and A.W. Jeffries, University of Bath

M. Fernihough  1997    PhD                 RC 1851          TEBS - A Multi-level Technique for the CMB                                                                                                               Modelling and Evaluation of Business                                                                                                                            Strategies, with S.J. Culley, University of Bath

C. S. Kirk        1998    PhD                 Staff                 Improvements to quality through weld

thermal cycle Modelling.

R. McIntosh     1998    PhD                 Staff                 Design for changeovers, with S.J. Culley

A. Doniavi        1999    PhD                 Iran                  Computer aided systems engineering

approach to electronic manufacturing process modelling. With Dr L B Newnes, University of Bath                          

J. Lanham         1999    PhD                 External            An Integrated approach to the Design of

UWE               flow line based assembly systems - UWE

A. Walsh          1999    MPhil KT         Staff                 Continuous improvement in an aerosol

food factory using a process engineering approach. With S.J. Culley and Dr S.J. Wright.

M. Wong         1999    PhD                 ESRC/ICL       Risk assessment and risk allocation in

IS/IT private initiative projects. With Professor C. Tomkins(Management)

E. Masuku        2000    PhD                 Zimbabwe        Intelligent CAD mould design for                                                                                   NUST              Injection Moulding

J Daniels           2001    MPhil KT         Staff                 The design of mixed model assembly

systems.

I Chatting         2001    PhD                 GKN               An attribute management process to enhance

Westland Ae    concurrent engineering in the aerospace industry           

H. Hosseini-Nasab 2003 PhD              Iran                              The early cost estimation of injection moulded

components

N Allen            2003    MPhil KT         TCS                 The introduction of cellular manufacturing

within the clean room of a small medical device manufacturer.

J Lee                2004    MPhil KT         KTP                 Ergonomic design of auditorium seating.

 

Visiting Scholar Supervision

 

Y. Zhou            l988/9 6month             P R China         Tool management within machine                                                                                                                                  transfer systems (Chinese Government)

External Examining

 

(a) Research Degrees - External (and Internal) Examining

M.C. Cakir                  PhD 1989        The reconstruction of measured engineering                                                                                                                   components and their comparison with solid models,                                                                                                     University of Bath.

R.R. Spencer                BEng 1991       The influence of DNC on the development of integrated                                                                                                 systems, Birmingham University

R.G. Wort                    PhD 1991        Sensors for quality control in FMS, Bristol Polytechnic,                                                                         CNAA.

I. Walker                     PhD 1992        Integration of geometric models and co-ordinate

                                                            measuring machines, University of Bath.

Zhou Zhengku PhD 1992                    Generative process planning by conjugative coding                                                                                                        design and manufacturing information, Staffordshire                                                                                                       Polytechnic, CNAA.

N. Phelan                    PhD 1992        Aspects of the automation of casting pattern making,                                                                                                     University of Bath.

B. Zhu                          PhD 1993        Optimisation of the grinding process using process                                                                                                         methods and knowledge based systems approach,                                                                                                        University  of the West of England.

V.F. Thompson           PhD 1993        Human and social factors affecting technology                                                                                                               transfer, University of Bath.

K. Lau                         PhD 1993        An expert spring selector, University of Bath.

X.X. Huang                  MPhil 1993      The representation of feature-based component data                                                                 model   in a knowledge-based process planning system,                                                                         Loughborough University of Technology.

M.Gulesin                     PhD 1993        An intelligent knowledge based process planning and

                                                            fixturing system using STEP standard, Coventry                                                                                     University.

L.J.S. Stephen              MPhil 1993      The design and implementation of a manufacturing                                                                                 system to improve delivery performance and reduce                                                                              lead times, Cranfield University.

J. M. Comelio              MPhil 1993      The introduction of quality improvement methods in an                                                               aluminium tube manufacturing company, Cranfield                                                                                  University.

T. L. Wood                  PhD 1994        The selection of Ill defined standard components using                                                               Fuzzy   logic, University of Bath.

A. Shirvani                   PhD 1995        An investigation into the design for damping of                                                                           extended length tool holders, University of Warwick.

K. J. Aitchison  PhD 1995        Rapid and accurate modelling of engine manufacturing                                                               systems, Cranfield University.

R. J. V. Lee                  PhD 1996        An injection moulding strategist in an information                                                                                                            model environment, Loughborough University of  Technology.

R C Haynes                 PhD 1996        Internal hip fracture fixation systems: analysis of                                                                                                             Implant performance for the optimisation of test                                                                                                             protocols, University of Bath.

O A Eltohami               PhD 1996        A comparison of selected cell formation algorithms: a                                                                                                     simulation based scheduling approach, Cranfield                                                                                                            University.

D R Cox                      MSc 1996        A schema for modelling machined components with                                                                                                       applications in automated and assisted process planning,

                                                            University of Bristol.

N B Matupi                  PhD 1997        Prediction of manufacturing flexibility by the use of                                                                                                         simulation modelling, Cranfield University.

A Holland                     MPhil 1997      The implementation of a production planning and                                                                                                           control system in a non-traditional environment,                                                                                                             Middlesex University.

L N Smith                    PhD 1997        A knowledge based system for powder metallurgy                                                                                                        technology, University of  the West of England.

J D Spencer                 PhD 1998        The potential application of temperature control to 3-D

welding as a rapid prototyping technique, University of Nottingham.

N Bateman                   PhD 1998        Modelling manufacturing system flexibility, DeMontfort

University.

M S Hounsell               PhD 1998        Feature based model validation through intents,

Loughborough University.

J Goodyer                    PhD 1998        A cell design methodology to enable people to reach

World Class Quality levels within a cellular manufacturing environment, Coventry University.

M Bleakman                 MPhil 1998      CAD architecture for design to cost, UWE.

R Greenough                PhD 1999        A Hypermedia maintenance information system for team

work environments, Cranfield University.

P Head                         Res Dip 1999   The use of ISO9000 for supplier assessment, UWE.

R W Bagshaw              PhD 1999        Production data analysis for discrete component

Manufacture, Loughborough University.

W C Liu                       PhD 2000        Development of a strategically driven production

facilities management (PFM) framework. Cranfield University.

J Higgins                       PhD 2000        A design methodology to deliver World Class Quality

performance within a manufacturing cells. Coventry University.

D Pidcock                   PhD 2000        Convex hull generation, connected component labelling

and minimum distance calculation for set theoretically defined models. University of Bath.

B Yazdani                    PhD 2000        Comparative study of design definition models and product

development in the automobile industry. University of  Warwick.

J Bradford                    PhD 2000        The systemic redesign of manufacturing systems in

SME’s. University of Plymouth.

D Clifton                      PhD 2001        The characterisation of variables in the ECM process.

University of Edinburgh.

R Marsh                       PhD 2001        Visual analysis and diagnostic system for injection moulded

Components. University of West of England

A White                       EngDoc            Creating the conditions for Innovation. University of 

2002                Warwick.

Z Salem                        PhD 2002        Enhanced computer algorithms for machine learning.

University of Wales, Cardiff

R D Allen                     PhD 2002        Representing and handling formal and informal information

for the selection of components. University of Bath       

M Musbah                   PhD 2003        The development of effective cellular manufacturing in a

                                    Fail MPhil         project based organisation, University of Coventry.

W A Nicoll                   ME 2003         Enabling sustainable performance improvement within the

manufacturing function: a case study in manufacturing strategy formulation. University of Canterbury New Zealand.

P S Howarth                PhD 2003        The electrochemistry of electrochemical machining.

University of Edinburgh.

R D Allen                     PhD 2003        An agent based approach to step-NC CAD/CAM.

Loughborough University

M Rosser                     MPhil 2003      The introduction of Concurrent Engineering  to a SME.

                                                            University of West of England.

A Oyarbide Zubillaga    PhD 2004        Manufacturing systems simulation using the principles of

systems dynamics. Cranfield University.

B Sha                           MPhil 2005      Micro injection moulding parameters.

                                                            Cardiff University

M A Williamas             PhD 2006        Creation of a design methodology for devices that improve

                                                            human mobility. University of Bath

R N Muir                     PhD 2006        The parameterisation of ECM

                                                            University of Edinburgh

J McClennan                PhD 2006        Developing 2-D tool design and simulation models for ECM

                                                            University of Edinburgh

Markus Gruneisl           PhD 2006        Dimensioning of an automotive final assembly shop using a                                                                                             system of key performance indicators. Cranfield University.

 

 

(b) BEng/BSc/MEng/MSc Courses - External Examining 

 

1986 to 1991   Bournemouth University                        BEng Computer Aided Engineering

1987 to 1991   Middlesex University                            MSc Comp Integrated Engin & Robotics

1990 to 1991   University of the West of England          Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing

1991 to 1996   DeMontfort University                          BEng Engineering Technology

1991 to 1995   University of Central England                MSc Industrial Logistics

1991 to 1994   Cranfield University                              MSc Manufacturing Systems

                                                                                    MSc Manufacturing Management

1993 to 1996   National University of Science               BEng Industrial Engineering

                        & Technology, Zimbabwe

1996 to 1998   University of Hertfordshire                    BEng Product Engineering(FT)

                                                                                    BEng CAE (FT/SW)

                                                                                    BEng Electronic Manufacture (FT/SW)

                                                                                    BEng Manufacturing Systems Engineering (FT/SW)

1997 to 01       Leeds Metropolitan University              MSc Engineering Systems 

1998 to 03       Coventry University                              BSc Engineering (Business & Technology)

                                                                                    BSc Engineering (Euro Bus & Technology)

BEng Industrial Engineering.

1999 to 01       The University of Birmingham                MEng/BEng Manufacturing Engineering

and BEng/ BCom Programmes.

2000 to 2003   The University of Brighton                     MEng/BEng Mechanical Engineering

(manufacturing pathway)

2001 to 2002   Leeds Metropolitan University              MSc Creativity (External ExaminerMentor) 

2003 to            University of Greenwich                        BEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering pathways

2004 to            Cranfield University                              MSc in Manufacturing Consultancy