Contact Dr Yifan Zhao
Areas of expertise
- Computing, Simulation & Modelling
- Human Factors
- Industrial Automation
- Instrumentation, Sensors and Measurement Science
- Systems Engineering
- Through-life Engineering Services
Dr Yifan Zhao received his PhD degree from the University of Sheffield in 2007. He also has MSc and BEng degrees from the Beijing Institute of Technology, China. Before joining Cranfield in 2013, Yifan worked as a Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield, where his research activities focused on nonlinear signal processing and analysis for complex system and their cross-disciplinary applications in medical, climatic and industry areas.
Research opportunitiesThe Complex Systems and Intelligence Data Processing research group currently has 2 academia, 6 research staff,10 PhD students and 10 MSc students. It has the following open PhD opportunities:
Dr Zhao has over 18 years of experience in image/signal processing, computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) for degradation assessment and anomaly detection for complex engineering systems. The applications cover critical asset health monitoring for construction sites, non-destructive testing & evaluation for high-value engineering components, driver-behaviour monitoring for human-driving and automated vehicles, and medical data and image processing.
Currently, he is leading a research group focusing on Complex Systems and Intelligence Data Processing, including both theoretical development and applications across Digital Manufacturing, Transport, Healthcare, Construction and Communication sectors.
The group’s key research areas are:
· Health monitoring of complex systems
· Human behaviour analysis
· Non-destructive Testing (e.g., Active Thermography)
· Computer vision in automated vehicles
· EEG/EMG/fMRI signal analysis
· Correlation and causality
· Image and video Super Resolution
· Medical image processing
· PI, BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy), “Fuel Coach - using computer vision technology, machine sensors and nudge-based behaviour coaching to reduce construction site emissions and fuel costs.”, £675K, 2021-2023
· PI, EPSRC IAA, "Development of driver behaviour tracking technology for semi-autonomous and human-driving vehicles", £40K, 2020-2022
· PI, Higher Education Innovation Fund, “Commercialisation and knowledge exchange of BAMCAM for the construction sector”, £31K, 2022-2022
· PI, Innovate UK, "One Source of Truth: Using AI & Computer vision to reduce contract disputes, manage warranties in MMC building and measure productivity & safety" (Ref: 44190), £650K, 2020-2021
· Co-I, EPSRC, “Distributed Intelligent Ultrasound Imaging System for Secure in-community Diagnostics (SecureUltrasound)”, EP/R013950/1, £1 M, 2018-2021
· PI, HEIF, "Exploration of The Learning Camera in construction sector", £20K, 2019-2020
· PI, Lloyd Registration Foundation, “Prototype development of a Real-time Electronic Counterfeit Batch Inspection Technique (RECBIT)”, GA 100113, £250 K, 2018-2020
· Co-I, Jaguar Land Rover and EPSRC, "TASCC: Driver-Cognition-Oriented Optimal Control Authority Shifting for Adaptive Automated Driving (CogShift)", EP/N012089/1, £2 M, 2015-2019
· PI, Innovate UK, "The Learning Camera" (Ref: 22994), £274 K, 2018-2019
· Academic Supervisor, KTP with iDirect, “Anomaly detection of satellite architectures”, £130 K, 2017-2019
· Co-I, BAE Systems, PhD project “Process monitoring and control for Wire + Arc Additive Manufacture”, £100 K, 2016-2019
- Jaguar Land Rover
- BAE Systems
- BAM Nuttall Ltd
- IOTIC LABS
- ITA Labs
- Anti Counterfeiting Forum
- BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT LIMITED
- GLIDEOLOGY LIMITED
- WERNER HOMES LTD
Articles In Journals
- Wang Y & Zhao Y (2022) Multi-scale remaining useful life prediction using long short-term memory, Sustainability, 14 (23) Article No. 15667.
- Liu H, Li W, Yang L, Deng K & Zhao Y (2022) Automatic reconstruction of irregular shape defects in pulsed thermography using deep learning neural network, Neural Computing and Applications, 34 (24) 21701-21714.
- Kuang B, Gu C, Rana ZA, Zhao Y, Sun S & Nnabuife SG (2022) Semantic terrain segmentation in the navigation vision of planetary rovers – a systematic literature review, Sensors, 22 (21) Article No. 8393.
- Cao J, Martin Garro E & Zhao Y (2022) EEG/fNIRS Based workload classification using functional brain connectivity and machine learning, Sensors, 22 (19) Article No. 7623.
- Marchante Rodriguez V, Grasso M, Zhao Y, Liu H, Deng K, Roberts A & Appleby-Thomas GJ (2022) Surface damage in woven carbon composite panels under orthogonal and inclined high-velocity impacts, Journal of Composites Science, 6 (10) Article No. 282.
- Cao J, Zhao Y, Shan X, Blackburn D, Wei J, Erkoyuncu JA, Chen L & Sarrigiannis PG (2022) Ultra-high-resolution time-frequency analysis of EEG to characterise brain functional connectivity with the application in Alzheimer's disease, Journal of Neural Engineering, 19 (4) Article No. 046034.
- Zhou J, Du W, Yang L, Deng K, Addepalli S & Zhao Y (2022) Pattern recognition of barely visible impact damage in carbon composites using pulsed thermography, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 18 (10) 7252-7261. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.17135021
- Shan X, Cao J, Huo S, Chen L, Sarrigiannis PG & Zhao Y (2022) Spatial–temporal graph convolutional network for Alzheimer classification based on brain functional connectivity imaging of electroencephalogram, Human Brain Mapping, Available online 25 June 2022.
- Zis P, Liampas A, Artemiadis A, Tsalamandris G, Neophytou P, Unwin Z, Kimiskidis VK, Hadjigeorgiou GM, Varrassi G, Zhao Y & Sarrigiannis PG (2022) EEG recordings as biomarkers of pain perception: where do we stand and where to go?, Pain and Therapy, 11 (2) 369-380.
- Hu Z, Zhang Y, Xing Y, Zhao Y, Cao D & Lv C (2022) Toward human-centered automated driving: a novel spatiotemporal vision transformer-enabled head tracker, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, Available online 26 January 2022.
- Grenyer A, Schwabe O, Erkoyuncu JA & Zhao Y (2022) Multistep prediction of dynamic uncertainty under limited data, CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, 37 (May) 37-54. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.14381987
- Huang C, Du H, Zhao W, Zhao Y, Yan F & Lv C (2022) Advanced sensing and control for connected and automated vehicles, Sensors, 22 (4) Article No. 1538.
- Cao J, Zhao Y, Shan X, Wei H-L, Guo Y, Chen L, Erkoyuncu JA & Sarrigiannis PG (2022) Brain functional and effective connectivity based on electroencephalography recordings: a review, Human Brain Mapping, 43 (2) 860-879.
- Xing Y, Lv C, Liu Y, Zhao Y, Cao D & Kawahara S (2022) Hybrid-Learning-Based Driver Steering Intention Prediction using Neuromuscular Dynamics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 69 (2) 1750-1761.
- Kuang B, Wisniewski M, Rana ZA & Zhao Y (2021) Rock segmentation in the navigation vision of the planetary rovers, Mathematics, 9 (23) Article No. 3048. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.16958728
- Yang L, Shan X, Lv C, Brighton J & Zhao Y (2021) Learning spatio-temporal representations with a dual-stream 3-D residual network for nondriving activity recognition, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 69 (7) 7405-7414.
- Liu H, Li G & Zhao Y (2021) A sliding-window principal component thermography reconstruction approach for enhancement and identification of electronic components internal structure, Measurement, 184 (November) Article No. 109926.
- Liu H, Du W, Nezhad Hamed Y, Starr A & Zhao Y (2021) A dissection and enhancement technique for combined damage characterisation in composite laminates using laser-line scanning thermography, Composite Structures, 271 (September) Article No. 114168. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.14668968
- Yang L, Yang T, Liu H, Shan X, Brighton J, Skrypchuk L, Mouzakitis A & Zhao Y (2021) A refined non-driving activity classification using a two-stream convolutional neural network, IEEE Sensors Journal, 21 (14) 15574-15583.
- Honarvar Shakibaei Asli B, Zhao Y & Erkoyuncu JA (2021) Motion blur invariant for estimating motion parameters of medical ultrasound images, Scientific Reports, 11 (1) Article No. 14312.
- Yang L, Dong K, Ding Y, Brighton J, Zhan Z & Zhao Y (2021) Recognition of visual-related non-driving activities using a dual-camera monitoring system, Pattern Recognition, 116 (August) Article No. 107955.
- Wang S, Mei J, Yang L & Zhao Y (2021) Infer thermal information from visual information: a cross imaging modality edge learning (CIMEL) framework, Sensors, 21 Article No. 7471.
- Hao H, Zhao Y, Yan Q, Higashita R, Zhang J, Zhao Y, Xu Y, Li F, Zhang X & Liu J (2021) Angle-closure assessment in anterior segment OCT images via deep learning, Medical Image Analysis, 69 (April) Article No. 101956.
- Yang L, Semiromi MB, Xing Y, Lv C, Brighton J & Zhao Y (2021) The identification of non-driving activities with associated implication on the take-over process, Sensors, 22 (1) Article No. 42.
- Kuang B, Rana Z & Zhao Y (2021) Sky and ground segmentation in the navigation visions of the planetary rovers, Sensors, 21 (21) Article No. 6996.
- Ross JB, Bigg GR, Zhao Y & Hanna E (2021) A combined control systems and machine learning approach to forecasting iceberg flux off Newfoundland, Sustainability, 13 (14) Article No. 7705.
- Liu H, Zhao Y, Zaporowska A & Skaf Z (2021) A machine learning-based clustering approach to diagnose multi-component degradation of aircraft fuel systems, Neural Computing and Applications, Available online 7 October 2021.
- Addepalli S, Zhao Y, Erkoyuncu JA & Roy R (2021) Quantifying uncertainty in pulsed thermographic inspection by analysing the thermal diffusivity measurements of metals and composites, Sensors, 21 (16) Article No. 5480. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.11919987
- Zhao Y-C & Zhao Y-F (2021) Effect of triptorelin on the protection from damage on mouse ovarian cells caused by tripterygium polyglycoside, European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, 42 (2) 333-339.
- Wang Y, Zhao Y & Addepalli S (2021) Practical options for adopting recurrent neural network and its variants on remaining useful life prediction, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 34, (July) Article No. 69.
- Wang Z, Wu Y, Yang L, Thirunavukarasu A, Evison C & Zhao Y (2021) Fast personal protective equipment detection for real construction sites using deep learning approaches, Sensors, 21 (10) Article No. 3478.
- Shan X, Huo S, Yang L, Cao J, Zou J, Chen L, Sarrigiannis PG & Zhao Y (2021) A revised Hilbert-Huang transformation to track non-stationary association of electroencephalography signals, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 29 841-851.
- Lv C, Li Y, Xing Y, Huang C, Cao D, Zhao Y & Liu Y (2021) Human-machine collaboration for automated driving using an intelligent two-phase haptic interface, Advanced Intelligent Systems, 3 (4) Article No. 2000229.
- Grenyer A, Erkoyuncu JA, Zhao Y & Roy R (2021) A systematic review of multivariate uncertainty quantification for engineering systems, CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, 33 (May) 188-208.
- Whetton RL, Zhao Y, Nawar S & Mouazen AM (2021) Modelling the influence of soil properties on crop yields using a non-linear NFIR model and laboratory data, Soil Systems, 5 (1) Article No. 12.
- Cao J, Grajcar K, Shan X, Zhao Y, Zou J, Chen L, Li Z, Grunewald R, Zis P, De Marco M, Unwin Z, Blackburn D & Sarrigiannis PG (2021) Using interictal seizure-free EEG data to recognise patients with epilepsy based on machine learning of brain functional connectivity, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 67 (May) Article No. 102554.
- Bigg GR, Zhao Y & Hanna E (2021) Forecasting the severity of the Newfoundland iceberg season using a control systems model, Journal of Operational Oceanography, 14 (1) 24-36.
- Grenyer A, Schwabe O, Erkoyuncu JA & Zhao Y (2021) Dynamic multistep uncertainty prediction in spatial geometry, Procedia CIRP, 96 74-79. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.12906716
- Sirikham A, Zhao Y, Liu H, Xu Y, Williams S & Mehnen J (2020) Three-dimensional subsurface defect shape reconstruction and visualisation by pulsed thermography, Infrared Physics and Technology, 104 (January) Article No. 103151.
- Zhao Y, Xie J, Zhang H, Zheng Y, Zhao Y, Qi H, Zhao Y, Su P, Liu J & Liu Y (2020) Retinal vascular network topology reconstruction and artery/vein classification via dominant set clustering, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 39 (2) 341-356.
- Zhao Y, Marsot M, Mei J, Shan X, Ye L, Feng P, Yan X & Li C (2020) An adaptive pig face recognition approach using convolutional neural networks, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 173 (June) Article No. 105386.
- Liu H, Tinsley L, Lam W, Addepalli S, Liu X, Starr A & Zhao Y (2020) A novel inspection technique for electronic components using thermography (NITECT), Sensors, 20 (17) Article No. 5013.
- Zhao Y, Zhang J, Pereira E, Zheng Y, Su P, Xie J, Zhao Y, Shi Y, Qi H, Liu J & Liu Y (2020) Automated tortuosity analysis of nerve fibers in corneal confocal microscopy, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 39 (9) 2725-2737.
- Tinsley L, Liu H, Addepalli P, Lam W & Zhao Y (2020) Inspection of electronic component using pulsed thermography, Procedia Manufacturing, 49 132-138.
- Zhao Y, Liu H, Tinsley L, Addepalli P & Starr A (2020) Detectability evaluation of attributes anomaly for electronic components using pulsed thermography, Infrared Physics and Technology, 111 (December) Article No. 103513.
- Zaporowska A, Liu H, Skaf Z & Zhao Y (2020) A clustering approach to detect faults with multi-component degradations in aircraft fuel systems, IFAC-PapersOnLine, 53 (3) 113-118.
- Du W, Liu H, Sirikham A, Addepalli S & Zhao Y (2020) A miniaturised active thermography system for in-situ inspections, IFAC-PapersOnLine, 53 (3) 66-71.
- Wang Y, Addepalli S & Zhao Y (2020) Recurrent neural networks and its variants in Remaining Useful Life prediction, IFAC-PapersOnLine, 53 (3) 137-142.
- Zhao Y, Liu H & Addepalli P (2020) A miniaturized active thermography system to inspect composite laminates, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 17 (5) 3314-3323.
- Honarvar Shakibaei Asli B, Flusser J, Zhao Y, Erkoyuncu JA, Banerjee Krishnan K, Farrokhi Y & Roy R (2020) Ultrasound image filtering and reconstruction using DCT/IDCT filter structure, IEEE Access, 8 141342-141357.
- Xing Y, Lv C, Zhao Y, Liu Y, Cao D & Kawahara S (2020) Pattern recognition and characterization of upper limb neuromuscular dynamics during driver-vehicle interactions, iScience, 23 (9) Article No. 101541.
- Grenyer A, Dinmohammadi F, Erkoyuncu JA, Zhao Y & Roy R (2019) Current practice and challenges towards handling uncertainty for effective outcomes in maintenance, Procedia CIRP, 86 282-287.
- Zhao Y, Zhao Y, Durongbhan P, Chen L, Liu J, Billings SA, Zis P, Unwin ZC, De Marco M, Venneri A, Blackburn DJ & Sarrigiannis PG (2019) Imaging of nonlinear and dynamic functional brain connectivity based on EEG recordings with the application on the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 39 (5) 1571-1581.
- Sirikham A, Zhao Y, Yazdani Nezhad H, Du W & Roy R (2019) Estimation of damage thickness in fiber-reinforced composites using pulsed thermography, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 15 (1) Article No. TII-18-2286 445-453.
- Yang L, Dong K, Dmitruk AJ, Brighton J & Zhao Y (2019) A dual-cameras-based driver gaze mapping system with an application on non-driving activities monitoring, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 21 (10) 4318-4327.
- Honarvar Shakibaei Asli B, Flusser J, Zhao Y & Erkoyuncu J (2019) Filter-generating system of Zernike polynomials, Automatica, 108 (October) Article No. 108498.
- Du W, Addepalli S & Zhao Y (2019) The spatial resolution enhancement for a thermogram enabled by controlled sub-pixel movements, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 69 (6) 3566-3575.
- Sarrigiannis PG, Zis P, Unwin ZC, Blackburn DJ, Hoggard N, Zhao Y, Billings SA, Khan AA, Yianni J & Hadjivassiliou M (2019) Tremor after long term lithium treatment; is it cortical myoclonus?, Cerebellum & Ataxias, 6 Article No. 5.
- Liu H, Pei C, Xie S, Li Y, Zhao Y & Chen Z (2019) Inversion technique for quantitative infrared thermography evaluation of delamination defects in multilayered structures, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Available online 31 October (7).
- Durongbhan P, Zhao Y, Chen L, Zis P, De Marco M, Unwin JC, Venneri A, He X, Li Sheng, Zhao Y, Blackburn DJ & Sarrigiannis PG (2019) A dementia classification framework using frequency and time-frequency features based on EEG signals, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 27 (5) 826-835. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.7673702
- Du M, Ding Y, Meng X, Wei HL & Zhao Y (2019) Distractor-aware deep regression for visual tracking, Sensors, 19 (2) Article No. 387.
- Addepalli S, Zhao Y, Roy R, Galhenege W, Colle M, Yu J & Ucur A (2019) Non-destructive evaluation of localised heat damage occurring in carbon composites using thermography and thermal diffusivity measurement, Measurement, 131 (January) 706-713. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.3490688
- Marsh R, Bigg G, Zhao Y, Martin MJ, Blundell JR, Josey SA, Hanna E & Ivchenko V (2018) Prospects for seasonal forecasting of iceberg distributions in the North Atlantic, Natural Hazards, 91 (2) 447-471.
- Zhao Y, Zheng Y, Liu Y, Zhao Y, Luo L, Yang S, Na T, Wang Y & Liu J (2018) Automatic 2-D/3-D vessel enhancement in multiple modality images using a weighted symmetry filter, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 37 (2) 438-450.
- Zhao Y, Xing Y, Xing Y, Lv C, Cao D & Wang H (2018) Driver workload estimation using a novel hybrid method of error reduction ratio causality and support vector machine, Measurement, 114 (January) 390-397.
- Zhao Y, Addepalli S, Sirikham A & Roy R (2018) A confidence map based damage assessment approach using pulsed thermographic inspection, NDT & E International, 93 (January) 86-97. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.5480683.v1
- Santos PDR, Sousa DB, Gamboa PV & Zhao Y (2018) Effect of design parameters on the mass of a variable-span morphing wing based on finite element structural analysis and optimization, Aerospace Science and Technology, 80 (September) 587-603.
- Na T, Xie J, Zhao Y, Zhao Y, Liu Y, Wang Y & Liu J (2018) Retinal vascular segmentation using superpixel-based line operator and its application to vascular topology estimation, Medical Physics, 45 (7) 3132-3146.
- Yazdani Nezhad H,Stratakis D, Ayre D, Addepalli S & Zhao Y (2018) Mechanical performance of composite bonded joints in the presence of localised process-induced zero-thickness defects, Procedia Manufacturing, 16 91-98.
- Lv C, Cao D, Zhao Y, Auger DJ, Sullman M, Wang H, Dutka LM, Skrypchuk L & Mouzakitis A (2018) Analysis of autopilot disengagements occurring during autonomous vehicle testing, IEEE CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, 5 (1) 58-68.
- Sarrigiannis PG, Zhao Y, He F, Billings SA, Baster K, Rittey C, Yianni J, Zis P, Wei H, Hadjivassiliou M & Grunewald R (2018) The cortical focus in childhood absence epilepsy; evidence from nonlinear analysis of scalp EEG recordings, Clinical Neurophysiology, 129 (3) 602-6017.
- Witwit W, Zhao Y, Jenkins K & Addepalli S (2018) Global motion based video super-resolution reconstruction using discrete wavelet transform, Multimedia Tools and Applications, 77 (20) 27641-27660.
- Lv C, Wang H, Cao D, Zhao Y, Auger DJ, Sullman M, Matthias R, Skrypchuk L & Mouzakitis A (2018) Characterization of driver neuromuscular dynamics for human-automation collaboration design of automated vehicles, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Early online (6).
- Grenyer A, Addepalli S, Zhao Y, Oakey L, Erkoyuncu JA & Roy R (2018) Identifying challenges in quantifying uncertainty: case study in infrared thermography, Procedia CIRP, 73 108-113.
- Zhao Y, Laguna RC, Zhao Y, Liu JJ, He X, Yianni J & Sarrigiannis PG (2018) A wavelet-based correlation analysis framework to study cerebromuscular activity in essential tremor, Complexity, 2018 Article No. 7269494.
- Blackburn DJ, Zhao Y, De Marco M, Bell SM, He F, Wei HL, Lawrence S, Unwin ZC, Blyth M, Angel J, Baster K, Farrow TFD, Wilkinson ID, Billings SA, Venneri A & Sarrigiannis PG (2018) A pilot study investigating a novel non-linear measure of eyes open versus eyes closed EEG synchronization in people with Alzheimer's Disease and healthy controls, Brain Sciences, 8 (7) Article No. 134.
- Zhao Y, Mehnen J, Sirikham A & Roy R (2017) A novel defect depth measurement method based on nonlinear system identification for pulsed thermographic inspection, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 85 (February) 382-395.
- Bai F, Gagar D, Foote P & Zhao Y (2017) Comparison of alternatives to amplitude thresholding for onset detection of acoustic emission signals, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 84 (Part A) 717-730.
- Yazdani Nezhad H, Zhao Y, Liddel PD, Marchante VR & Roy R (2017) A novel process-linked assembly failure model for adhesively bonded composite structures, CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, 66 (1) 29-32. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.4681009
- Yitian Zhao, Yalin Zheng, Yonghuai Liu, Jian Yang, Yifan Zhao, Duanduan Chen & ongtian Wang (2017) Intensity and compactness enabled saliency estimation for leakage detection in diabetic and malarial retinopathy, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 36 (1) 51-63.
- Zhao Y, Su P, Yang J, Zhao Y, Zheng Y & Wang Y (2017) A compactness based saliency approach for leakages detection in fluorescein angiogram, International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, 8 (6) 1971-1979.
- Zhao Y, Zhao J, Yang J, Liu Y, Zhao Y, Zheng Y, Xia L & Wang Y (2017) Saliency driven vasculature segmentation with infinite perimeter active contour model, Neurocomputing, 259 201-209.
- Font comas T, Diao C, Ding J, Williams S & Zhao Y (2017) A passive imaging system for geometry measurement for the plasma arc welding process, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 64 (9) 7201-7209.
- Witwit W, Zhao Y, Jenkins K & Zhao Y (2017) Satellite image resolution enhancement using discrete wavelet transform and new edge-directed interpolation, Journal of Electronic Imaging, 26 (2) Article No. 23014.
- Whetton R, Zhao Y, Shaddad S & Mouazen AM (2017) Nonlinear parametric modelling to study how soil properties affect crop yields and NDVI, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 138 (June) 127-136.
- Whetton R, Zhao Y & Mouazen AM (2017) Quantifying individual and collective influences of soil properties on crop yield, Soil Research, 56 (1) 19-27.
- Sirikham A, Zhao Y & Mehnen J (2017) Determination of thermal wave reflection coefficient to better estimate defect depth using pulsed thermography, Infrared Physics and Technology, 86 1-10.
- Guo Y, Storm F, Zhao Y, Billings SA, Pavic A, Mazzà C & Guo L-Z (2017) A new proxy measurement algorithm with application to the estimation of vertical ground reaction forces using wearable sensors, Sensors, 17 (10) Article No. 2181. Dataset/s: 10.15131/shef.data.5341309
- Zhao Y, Hanna E, Bigg GR & Zhao Y (2017) Tracking nonlinear correlation for complex dynamic systems using a windowed error reduction ratio method, Complexity, 2017 Article No. 8570720.
- Zhao Y, Görne L, Yuen L-M, Cao D, Sullman M, Auger D, Lv C, Wang H, Matthias R, Skrypchuk L & Mouzakitis A (2017) An orientation sensor based head tracking system for driver behaviour monitoring, Sensors, 17 (11) Article No. 2692. Dataset/s: https://doi.org/10.17862/cranfield.rd.5616850
- Blackburn D, Sarrigiannis P, Yifan Z, De Marco M, Bell S, Venneri A, Billings S, Farrow T, Fei H, Unwin Z & Blythe M (2017) A novel quantitative EEG approach to distiguish Alzheimer’s disease from fronto tempura dementia and healthy controls, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 381 (October).
- Zhao Y, Tinsley L, Addepalli Sri, Mehnen J & Roy R (2016) A coefficient clustering analysis for damage assessment of composites based on pulsed thermographic inspection, NDT & E International, 83 (October) 59-67.
- Witwit W, Zhao Y, Jenkins K & Zhao Y (2016) An optimal factor analysis approach to improve the wavelet-based image resolution enhancement techniques, Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology : F Graphics & Vision, 16 (3).
- Zhao Y, Bigg GR, Billings SA, Hanna E, Sole AJ, Wei H, Kadirkamanathan V & Wilton DJ (2016) Inferring the variation of climatic and glaciological contributions to West Greenland iceberg discharge in the twentieth century, Cold Regions Science and Technology, 121 (January) 167-178.
- Zhao Y, Liu Y, Wang Y, Wei B, Yang J, Zhao Y & Wang Y (2016) Region-based saliency estimation for 3D shape analysis and understanding, Neurocomputing, 197 (July) 1-13.
- Amrogowicz S, Zhao Y & Zhao Y (2016) An edge detection method using outer totalistic cellular automata, Neurocomputing, 214 (November) 643-653.
- Zhao Y, Mehnen J, Xu W, Alrashed M, Abineri S & Roy R (2015) Degradation assessment of industrial composites using thermography, Procedia CIRP, 38 147-152.
- Sarrigiannis PG, Zhao Y, He F, Wei H, Billings SA, Lawrence S, Rowe J, Romanowski C, Hoggard N, Rao DG, Grünewald R, Khan A, Hadjivassilliou M & Yianni J (2015) Direct functional connectivity between the thalamus (vim) and the contralateral motor cortex: just a single case observation or a common pathway in the human brain?, Brain Stimulation, 8 (6) 1230-1233.
- Guo LZ, Guo Y, Zhao Y, Billings SA, Coca D & Lang ZQ (2014) A spatial frequency domain analysis of the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 24 (3).
- Sarrigiannis PG, Zhao Y, Wei H-L, Billings SA, Fotheringham J & Hadjivassiliou M (2014) Quantitative EEG analysis using error reduction ratio-causality test; validation on simulated and real EEG data, Clinical Neurophysiology, 125 (1) 32-46.
- Bigg GR, Wei HL, Wilton DJ, Zhao Y, Billings SA, Hanna E & Kadirkamanathan V (2014) A century of variation in the dependence of Greenland iceberg calving on ice sheet surface mass balance and regional climate change, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 470 (2166) Article No. 20130662.
- He F, Billings SA, Wei H-L, Sarrigiannis PG & Zhao Y (2013) Spectral analysis for nonstationary and nonlinear systems: A discrete-time-model-based approach, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 60 (8) 2233-2241.
- Zhao Y, Billings SA, Wei H, He F & Sarrigiannis PG (2013) A new NARX-based Granger linear and nonlinear casual influence detection method with applications to EEG data, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 212 (1) 79-86.
- Zhao Y, Billings SA, Wei H & Sarrigiannis PG (2013) A parametric method to measure time-varying linear and nonlinear causality with Applications to EEG data, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 60 (11) 3141-3148.
- Zhao Y, Guo HM & Billings SA (2012) Identification of hybrid cellular automata using image segmentation methods, Journal of Cellular Automata, 7 (3) 243-258.
- Zhao Y, Wei HL & Billings SA (2012) A new adaptive fast cellular automaton neighborhood detection and rule identification algorithm, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, 42 (4) 1283-1287.
- Zhao Y, Guo HM & Billings SA (2012) Application of totalistic cellular automata for noise filtering in image processing, Journal of Cellular Automata, 7 (3) 207-221.
- Zhao Y, Coca D, Billings SA, Guo Y, Ristic RI, de Matosb LL & Dougherty A (2012) Identification of radius-vector functions of interface evolution for star-shaped crystal growth, Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems, 18 (3) 261-272.
- Zhao Y, Billings SA, Wei H & Sarrigiannis PG (2012) Tracking time-varying causality and directionality of information flow using an error reduction ratio test with applications to electroencephalography data, Physical Review E, 86 (5) Article No. 051919.
- Guo Y, Zhao Y, Coca D & Billings SA (2011) A simple scalar coupled map lattice model for excitable media, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 21 (11) 3277-3292.
- Zhao Y, Coca D, Billings SA, Ristic RI & De Matos LL (2011) Identification of geometrical models of interface evolution for dendritic crystal growth, Physics Letters A, 375 (7) 1084-1091.
- Zhao Y, Billings SA, Guo Y, Coca D, Dematos LL & Ristic RI (2011) Spatio-temporal modeling of wave formation in an excitable chemical medium based on a revised fitzhughnagumo model, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 21 (2) 505-512.
- Zhao Y, Billings SA, Coca D, Guo Y, Ristic RI & Dematos LL (2011) Identification of a temperature dependent fitzhugh-nagumo model for the belousov-zhabotinskii reaction, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 21 (11) 3249-3258.
- Guo Y, Zhao Y, Billings SA, Coca D, Ristic RI & Dematos LL (2010) Identification of excitable media using a scalar coupled map lattice model, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 20 (7) 2137-2150.
- Wei HL, Billings SA, Zhao YF & Guo LZ (2010) An adaptive wavelet neural network for spatio-temporal system identification, Neural Networks, 23 (10) 1286-1299.
- Zhao Y, Billings SA, Coca D, Ristic RI & Dematos L (2009) Identification of the transition rule in a modified cellular automata model: The case of dendritic NH4BR crystal growth, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 19 (7) 2295-2305.
- Wei H-L, Billings SA, Zhao Y & Guo L (2009) Lattice dynamical wavelet neural networks implemented using particle swarm optimization for spatio-temporal system identification, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, 20 (1) 181-185.
- Zhao Y, Billings SA & Coca D (2009) Cellular automata modelling of dendritic crystal growth based on Moore and von Neumann neighbourhoods, International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control, 6 (2) 119-125.
- Pan Y, Billings SA & Zhao Y (2008) The identification of Coupled Map Lattice models for autonomous cellular neural network patterns, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 18 (4) 985-996.
- Zhao Y, Billings SA & Routh AF (2007) Identification of excitable media using cellular automata models, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 17 (1) 153-168.
- Zhao Y, Billings SA & Routh AF (2007) Identification of the belousov-zhabotinskii reaction using cellular automata models, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 17 (5) 1687-1702.
- Zhao Y & Billings SA (2007) The Identification of Cellular Automata, Journal of Cellular Automata, 2 (1) 47-65.
- Zhao Y & Billings SA (2006) Neighborhood detection using mutual information for the identification of cellular automata, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, 36 (2) 473-479.
- Yang L, Semiromi MB, Auger D, Dmitruk A, Brighton J & Zhao Y (2021) The implication of non-driving activities on situation awareness and take-over performance in level 3 automation. In: IECON 2020 46th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Singapore, 19-21 October 2020.
- Shakibaei BH, Flusser J, Zhao Y, Erkoyuncu JA & Roy R (2021) DCT/IDCT filter design for ultrasound image filtering. In: 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2020), Milan, 10-15 January 2021.
- Kuang B, Rana Z & Zhao Y (2020) A novel aircraft wing inspection framework based on multiple view geometry and convolutional neural network. In: Aerospace Europe Conference 2020 (AEC2020), Bordeaux, France, 25-28 February 2020.
- Grenyer A, Erkoyuncu JA, Addepalli S & Zhao Y (2020) An uncertainty quantification and aggregation framework for system performance assessment in industrial maintenance. In: TESConf 2020: 9th International Conference on Through-life Engineering Services, Virtual Event: Host: Cranfield University, 3-4 November 2020. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.12906443
- Xie J, Zhao Y, Liu Y, Su P, Zhao Y, Cheng J, Zheng Y & Liu J (2020) Topology reconstruction of tree-like structure in images via structural similarity measure and dominant set clustering. In: 2019 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Long Beach, 15-20 June 2020.
- Honarvar Shakibaei Asli B, Flusser J & Zhao Y (2019) 2-D generating function of the zernike polynomials and their application for image classification. In: 2019 Ninth International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA), Istanbul, 6-9 November 2019.
- Lv C, Wang H, Cao D, Zhao Y, Sullman M, Auger DJ, Brighton J, Matthias R, Skrypchuk L & Mouzakitis A (2018) A Novel Control Framework of Haptic Take-Over System for Automated Vehicles. In: 2018 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), Changshu, Suzhou, 26-30 June 2018.
- Lv C, Wang H, Cao D, Zhao Y, Auger DJ, Sullman M, Matthias R, Skrypchuk L & Mouzakitis A (2017) Characterisation of driver neuromuscular dynamics for haptic take-over system design for automated vehicles. In: 2017 IEEE 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Beijing, 29 October - 1 November 2017.
- Gagar D, Bai F, Zhao Y & Foote P (2016) New methods for onset detection of acoustic emission signals. In: 8th European Workshop On Structural Health Monitoring (EWSHM 2016), Bilbao, 5-8 July 2016. Dataset/s: 10.17862/cranfield.rd.4725937.v1
- Wei H-L, Zhao Y, Billings SA & Zhao J (2012) Fractional power NARX model identification using a harmony search algorithm. In: IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Measurement Systems and Applications, 2012, Tianjin, 2-4 July 2012.
- Carlos Reyes-Aldasoro C, Zhao Y, Coca D, Billings SA, Kadirkamanathan V, Tozer GM & Renshaw SA (2009) Analysis of immune cell function using in vivo cell shape analysis and tracking. In: 4th IAPR International Conference on Pattern, Sheffield, 7 September 2009.
- Rossiter A, Allen S, Bacon C, Bin Z, Pan Y, Zhao Y & Shead L (2007) Engaging year 1 students through problem based learning. In: ECC' 07 : European Control Conference, Kos, 2 February 2007.
- Wei HL, Zhao Y & Jiang R A wavelet neural network model for spatio-temporal image processing and modeling. In: 10th International Conference on Computer Science & Education (ICCSE 2015), Cambridge University, 22-24 July 2015.
- Yazdani Nezhad H, Ayre D, Addepalli P & Zhao Y Performance of aerospace composite bonded joints in the presence of process-induced defects. In: 39th International MATADOR Conference on Advanced Manufacturing, Manchester, 5-7 July 2017.