Awards for Excellence - 2016

Outstanding Papers - Engineering


Award journal index



Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials

Winner

Volume 62 number 6
Study of the semi-conductive behavior of the passive film on carbon steel in simulated concrete pore solution under stress
Yujie Zhang, Amir Poursaee


Circuit World

Winner

Volume 41 number 2
Copper coin-embedded printed circuit board for heat dissipation: manufacture, thermal simulation and reliability
Yuanming Chen, Shouxu Wang, Xuemei He , Wei He, Vadim V. Silberschmidt, Ze Tan

Highly commended

Volume 41 number 4
The entry drilling process of flexible printed circuit board and its influence on hole quality
Lijuan Zheng, Chengyong Wang, Xin Zhang, Yuexian Song, Lunqiang Zhang, Kefeng Wang

Volume 41 number 4
Multilayer supercapacitor threads for woven flexible circuits
Fulian Qiu, David Harrison

Outstanding reviewer

Yi Qin


COMPEL

Outstanding reviewers

Luciano De Tommasi
Zbigniew Leonowicz


Engineering Computations

Winner

Volume 32 number 2
Development of a computational efficient tool for robust structural optimization
Renato de Siqueira Motta, Silvana Maria Bastos Afonso, Paulo Roberto Lyra, Ramiro Brito Willmersdorf

Highly commended

Volume 32 number 4
Multiscale hydro-mechanical analysis of unsaturated granular materials using bridging scale method
Ke Wan, Xikui Li

Volume 32 number 5
A simplified and efficient hybrid finite element model (HYMOD) for non-linear 3D simulation of RC structures
George Markou, Manolis Papadrakakis

Volume 32 number 6
Yield surfaces of heterogeneous media with debonded inclusions
Deniz D. Somer, D Peric, Eduardo Alberto de Souza Neto, Wulf G Dettmer


Industrial Robot: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 42 number 2
Acquisition of welding skills in industrial robots
J.F. Aviles-Viñas, I. Lopez-Juarez, R. Rios-Cabrera

Highly commended

Volume 42 number 6
A fixed-distance planning algorithm for 6-DOF manipulators
Mingyu Gao, Da Chen, Yuxiang Yang, Zhiwei He

Volume 42 number 5
Manual guidance for industrial robot programming
Daniele Massa, Massimo Callegari, Cristina Cristalli

Volume 42 number 1
Integration of mobile manipulators in an industrial production
Ole Madsen , Simon Bøgh , Casper Schou , Rasmus Skovgaard Andersen , Jens Skov Damgaard , Mikkel Rath Pedersen , Volker Krüger

Outstanding reviewers

Guanjun BAO
Liguo HUO


International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics


International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow

Winner

Volume 25 number 6
Hybrid numerical methods combining discretized multidimensional and segmented-quasi-one-dimensional models for simulating thermofluid systems
Alexandre Lamoureux, Bantwal R. (Rabi) Baliga

Highly commended

Volume 25 number 5
An improved turbulence model for predicting unsteady cavitating flows in centrifugal pump
Jian Wang, Yong Wang, Houlin Liu, Haoqin Huang, Linglin Jiang

Volume 25 number 6
FEM for the 3-D analysis of conjugate conduction-convection heat transfer in cross-flow micro heat exchangers
Carlo Nonino, Stefano Savino, Stefano Del Giudice

Volume 25 number 6
Finite element dynamical subgrid-scale model for low Mach number flows with radiative heat transfer
Matias Avila, R Codina, Javier Principe

Outstanding reviewers

Ioan Pop
Andrew Rees
S. Abbasbandy


International Journal of Structural Integrity

Winner

Volume 6 number 1
Micromechanical study of the effect of inclusions on fatigue failure in a roller bearing
Michele Cerullo, Viggo Tvergaard

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 2
Strain concentration during the compression of a carbon/epoxy composite after impact
Martin Kadlec, Václav Kafka

Volume 6 number 3
Mode I fracture characterization of human bone using the DCB test
F.G.A. Silva, M.F.S.F. de Moura, N Dourado , F. A. M. Pereira , J.J.L. Morais , M. I. R. Dias, Paulo J. Louren

Volume 6 number 2
Waviness and straightness of cylinder and textured piston ring tribo pair
Anastasios Zavos, Pantelis George Nikolakopoulos

Outstanding reviewer

Dr. Konstantinos Tserpes, University of Patras


Kybernetes

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

Winner

Volume 44 number 6/7
Towards a non-trivializing education
Germán Ulises Bula

Highly commended

Volume 44 number 1
Management by obedience: the patterns that lead to evil acts
Jon-Arild Johannessen

Volume 44 number 2
Guidance on applying the viable system model
Sandra Hildbrand, Shamim Bodhanya

Volume 44 number 5
A comparison of the different versions of popular technology acceptance models
Francisco Javier Rondan-Cataluña, Jorge Arenas-Gaitán, Patricio Esteban Ramírez-Correa

Outstanding reviewers

José Pérez Ríos
Orcan Alpar


Microelectronics International

Winner

Volume 32 number 2
3D system-in-package design using stacked silicon submount technology
Mingzhi Dong, Fabio Santagata, Robert Sokolovskij, Jia Wei, Cadmus Yuan, Guoqi Zhang

Highly commended

Volume 32 number 1
Integrated hygro-swelling and thermo-mechanical behavior of mold compound for MEMS package during reflow after moisture preconditioning
Jae B. Kwak, Seungbae Park

Volume 32 number 1
Microfabrication of Si3N4-polyimide membrane for thermo-pneumatic actuator
Norihan Abdul Hamid, J. Yunas, B. Yeop Majlis, A.A. Hamzah, B. Bais

Volume 32 number 2
Design, fabrication and characterization of dielectrophoretic microelectrode array for particle capture
M.R. Buyong, J. Yunas, A.A. Hamzah, B. Yeop Majlis, F. Larki, N. Abd Aziz

Volume 32 number 2
A comparative analysis of printing techniques by using an active concentric ring electrode for bioelectrical recording
Eduardo Garcia-Breijo, Gema Prats-Boluda, Jose Vicente Lidon-Roger, Yiyao Ye-Lin, Javier Garcia-Casado

Outstanding reviewers

Dr R. Joseph Daniel
Dr Lei Shao


Pigment & Resin Technology

Winner

Volume 44 number 3
Fabrication of free-standing octagon-shaped carbon nanofibre assembly for electrical actuation of shape memory polymer nanocomposites
Haibao Lu, Yongtao Yao, Shipeng Zhu, Yunhua Yang, Long Lin

Highly commended

Volume 44 number 1
Effective parameters for synthesis of chromium doped YAlO3 red pigment
Sara Ahmadi, Alireza Aghaei, Bijan Eftekhari Yekta

Volume 44 number 2
New comonomer synthesis from thiophene-2-carbonyl chloride and cyclohexanone formaldehyde resin
Esin Ateş, Nilgün Kizilcan, Merve İstif

Volume 44 number 5
New eco-friendly anticorrosive core-shell pigments
Nivin M Ahmed, Walaa M. Abd El-Gawad, Elham A. Youssef, Eglal R. Souaya

Outstanding reviewers

Lijun CHEN
Mohamed Khalifa


Rapid Prototyping Journal

Winner

Volume 21 number 1
Rapid prototyping model for the manufacturing by thermoforming of occlusal splints
M. Jiménez, L. Romero, M. Domínguez, M.M. Espinosa

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 1
Environmental, health, and safety issues in rapid prototyping
D. B Short, A. Sirinterlikci, P. Badger, B. Artieri

Volume 21 number 6
Rapid prototyping in the intervertebral implant design process
Janusz Domanski, Konstanty Skalski, Roman Grygoruk, Adrian Mróz

Volume 21 number 3
Development of an electrospinning-based rapid prototyping for scaffold fabrication
Apinya Chanthakulchan, Pisut Koomsap, Kampanat Auyson, Pitt Supaphol

Outstanding reviewers

Aitor Cazon
Franck Lacan


Sensor Review

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

Winner

Volume 35 number 1
Comfortable textile-based electrode for wearable electrocardiogram
Fatemeh Haghdoost, Vahid Mottaghitalab, Akbar Khodaparast Haghi

Highly commended

Volume 35 number 1
Machine vision method for non-contact measurement of surface roughness of a rotating workpiece
B. M. Kumar, M. M. Ratnam

Volume 35 number 2
Integration of biosensors based on microfluidic: a review
Amin TermehYousefi, Samira Bagheri, Nahrizul Adib

Volume 35 number 3
Performance enhancement for piezoresistive microaccelerometer by geometrical design: a focused review
Yan Liu, Hai Wang, Hongbo Qin, Yongqiang Xie

Outstanding reviewers

Lei ZHANG
Zhang CHEN


Soldering & Surface Mount Technology

Winner

Volume 27 number 1
Effect of intermetallic compound layer thickness on the shear strength of 1206 chip resistor solder joint
Peter K. Bernasko, Sabuj Mallik, G. Takyi

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 1
A new approach to investigate conductive anodic filament (CAF) formation
Ling Chunxian Zou, Chris Hunt

Outstanding reviewers

Agata Skwarek
David Hutt


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