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					                                    The Nuffield Foundation
          Awards to Newly Appointed Lecturers in Science, Engineering & Mathematics 2003

Dr Andreas Hofmann                                                                          NAL/00629/G
Institute of Cell & Molecular Biology
University of Edinburgh                                                                     Amount awarded: £5000
Structural biology of plant annexins: Crystal structures of complexes and characterisation of the conserved tryptophan

Dr Zidong Wang                                                                              NAL/00630/G
Department of Information Systems & Computing
Brunel University                                                                           Amount awarded: £3000
Multiobjective filtering with error variance constraints: theory and applications

Dr Peter Moerters                                                                           NAL/00631/G
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Bath                                                                          Amount awarded: £4000
Intersections and self-intersections of Brownian motion

Dr Artur d'Avila Garcez                                                                     NAL/00634/G
Department of Computing
City University                                                                             Amount awarded: £4899
Relational neural-symbolic learning systems

Dr Sai Gu                                                                                   NAL/00635/G
School of Engineering & Applied Science
Aston University                                                                            Amount awarded: £4965
Mathematical analysis of high velocity oxygen fuel thermal spraying process

Dr Miguel Anjos                                                                             NAL/00636/G
Faculty of Mathematical Studies
University of Southampton                                                                   Amount awarded: £5400
Application of semidefinite programming to unequal-area facility layout problems

Dr Mohammad Shikh-Bahaei                                                                    NAL/00637/G
Centre for Digital Signal Processing Research
King's College London                                                                       Amount awarded: £6000
Resource management for wireless networks

Mr Frank C Langbein                                                                         NAL/00638/G
Department of Computer Science
Cardiff University                                                                          Amount awarded: £6000
Theory and algorithms for geometric constraint system

Dr Muttukrishnan Rajarajan                                                                  NAL/00640/G
Division of Electrical, Electronic & Information Engineering
City University                                                                             Amount awarded: £4600
Numerical modelling of photonic crystal fibres for optical communications

Dr Kostas Triantafyllopoulos                                                                NAL/00642/G
School of Mathematics & Statistics
University of Newcastle                                                                     Amount awarded: £5500
The Multivariate General Steady Model




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                                    The Nuffield Foundation
          Awards to Newly Appointed Lecturers in Science, Engineering & Mathematics 2003

Dr Nial Friel                                                                                 NAL/00645/G
Department of Statistics
University of Glasgow                                                                         Amount awarded: £4048
Stochastic model search using trans-dimensional Markov chains

Dr Christopher Hills                                                                          NAL/00648/G
School of Mathematical Sciences
University of Exeter                                                                          Amount awarded: £3400
Thermal convection in rotating fluid flows in the presence of radial barriers

Dr Ari Sadanandom                                                                             NAL/00649/G
Plant Sciences Department
University of Glasgow                                                                         Amount awarded: £4900
Molecular dissection of integrated stress signalling in plants

Dr Stephen Eichhorn                                                                           NAL/00650/G
Manchester Materials Science Centre
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology                                  Amount awarded: £5000
Raman spectroscopic stress mapping in wood fibre and paper based composites

Dr Jason Gerhard                                                                              NAL/00651/G
School of Engineering & Electronics
University of Edinburgh                                                                       Amount awarded: £6000
Laboratory investigations of groundwater contamination scenarios involving hazardous industrial chemicals migrating
through realistic models of heterogeneous subsurface environments

Dr David Bond                                                                                 NAL/00654/G
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Manufacturing Engineering
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology                                  Amount awarded: £6000
Smart/Self-monitoring repairs for the safety critical structure

Dr Tom Mackay                                                                                 NAL/00655/G
School of Mathematics
University of Edinburgh                                                                       Amount awarded: £5000
The propagation velocity of electromagnetic signals in composite materials

Dr William Holderbaum                                                                         NAL/00656/G
School of Computer Science, Cybernetics & Electronic Engineering
University of Reading                                                                         Amount awarded: £5925
Non linear control method with application to rehabilitation engineering

Dr Sri Hastuti Kurniawan                                                                      NAL/00658/G
Department of Computation
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology                                  Amount awarded: £6000
Quantitative modelling of older adults' motor, cognitive and perceptual abilities and suitable computer's accessibility level

Dr Veselin Rakocevic                                                                          NAL/00659/G
School of Eingineering & Mathematical Sciences
City University                                                                               Amount awarded: £6000
Multimedia streaming in the wireless internet




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                                    The Nuffield Foundation
          Awards to Newly Appointed Lecturers in Science, Engineering & Mathematics 2003

Dr Arthur Oubrie                                                                          NAL/00660/G
School of Biological Sciences
University of East Anglia                                                                 Amount awarded: £5995
Structure determination of the cytochrome cbb3 oxidase from Pseudomonas stutzeri

Dr Keshav Dahal                                                                           NAL/00663/G
Department of Computing
University of Bradford                                                                    Amount awarded: £5000
Applications of novel modelling and optimisation approaches for maintenance scheduling and dispatch problems in a
liberalised electricity market

Dr George Roussos                                                                         NAL/00665/G
School of Computer Science & Information Systems
Birkbeck College                                                                          Amount awarded: £4000
Multiresolution distributed data mining on the grid using radial basis functions

Dr John McGrath                                                                           NAL/00666/G
School of Biology & Biochemistry
Queen's University of Belfast                                                             Amount awarded: £5000
Biogradation of the organophosphonate phosphonomycin by a strain of Rhizobium huakii: elucidation of a novel carbon-
phosphorous bond cleaving activity

Dr Naveed Khan                                                                            NAL/00668/G
School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Birkbeck College                                                                          Amount awarded: £5996
Environmental distribution of Acanthamoeba

Dr Emmet Spier                                                                            NAL/00669/G
School of Cognitive & Computing Sciences
University of Sussex                                                                      Amount awarded: £5000
Online learning architectures for visually guided robots

Dr Carmen Molina-Paris                                                                    NAL/00670/G
Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Leeds                                                                       Amount awarded: £2300
Back-reaction and validity of the semi-classical approximation in cosmology: a theoretical and numerical approach

Dr John R Terry                                                                           NAL/00671/G
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Loughborough University                                                                   Amount awarded: £4719
Role of nonlinear dynamics in the function of neural systems

Dr Shichang Gao                                                                           NAL/00673/G
School of Engineering & Technology
University of Northumbria at Newcastle                                                    Amount awarded: £6000
Novel broadband active integrated antennas for mobile communications systems

Dr Mark Sterling                                                                          NAL/00674/G
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Birmingham                                                                  Amount awarded: £5300
An investigation of wind turbulence using novel data analysis techniques




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          Awards to Newly Appointed Lecturers in Science, Engineering & Mathematics 2003

Dr David Cairns                                                                               NAL/00675/G
Department of Computer Science & Mathematics
University of Stirling                                                                        Amount awarded: £4300
A methodology for searching a neural network input/output space using a genetic algorithm

Dr Aline Miller                                                                               NAL/00676/G
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology                                  Amount awarded: £5500
Exploiting higer order self-assembly of amyloid fibrils to design and engineer artificial biomaterials

Dr Saeid Sanei                                                                                NAL/00677/G
Centre for Digital Signal Processing Research
King's College London                                                                         Amount awarded: £6000
Geometical blind separation of signals by adaptive sensor positioning

Dr Mahbub Gani                                                                                NAL/00678/G
Centre for Digital Signal Processing Research
King's College London                                                                         Amount awarded: £6000
The application of robust filtering techniques in improving cascaded Sigma Delta analog-to-digital converter structures

Dr Miranda Keith-Roach                                                                        NAL/00679/G
School of Environmental Sciences
University of Plymouth                                                                        Amount awarded: £5892
Development of a method for examining Tc(IV) and Re(IV) complexation in geochemically reducing environmental water
samples

Dr Ingo Dierking                                                                              NAL/00680/G
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Manchester                                                                      Amount awarded: £5876
Fractal structures in banana phases of liquid crystals

Mr Geyong Min                                                                                 NAL/00682/G
Department of Computing
University of Bradford                                                                        Amount awarded: £4845
Performance analysis and evaluation of multicomputer interconnection networks under self-similar hotspot traffic

Dr Igor Potapov                                                                               NAL/00684/G
Department of Computer Science
University of Liverpool                                                                       Amount awarded: £5000
Investigation of the dynamics of discrete adaptive games using an automata theoretic approach

Dr Kenneth Boyd                                                                               NAL/00685/G
Environmental Research Institute
North Highland College                                                                        Amount awarded: £5626
Strategies for the enhancement of antibiotic production by marine bacteria

Dr Julie Hodgkin                                                                              NAL/00687/G
Department of Computing Science & Mathematics
University of Stirling                                                                        Amount awarded: £4500
Investigating the development of a decision support system and structured framework for redesign of services




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                                   The Nuffield Foundation
         Awards to Newly Appointed Lecturers in Science, Engineering & Mathematics 2003

Dr Ciprian D Coman                                                                         NAL/00688/G
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
University of Leicester                                                                    Amount awarded: £4600
Homoclinic behaviour in solid mechanics: from structural mechanics to three-dimensional nonlinear elasticity

Dr Marina De Vos                                                                           NAL/00689/G
Department of Computer Science
University of Bath                                                                         Amount awarded: £5000
On argumentation frameworks and answer set programming

Dr Alessio Lomuscio                                                                        NAL/00690/G
Department of Computer Science
King's College London                                                                      Amount awarded: £5000
Model checking for multi-agent systems

Dr William Bloss                                                                           NAL/00693/G
Department of Chemistry
University of Leeds                                                                        Amount awarded: £4800
Exploration of the application of NO isotope ratio measurements to the study of urban atmospheric chemistry

Dr Catherine Biggs                                                                         NAL/00694/G
Department of Chemical & Process Engineering
University of Sheffield                                                                    Amount awarded: £6000
Coupling operating conditions and flocculation dynamics in the activated sludge process

Dr Stephen Sweeney                                                                         NAL/00695/G
Optoelectronic Devices and Materials Group
University of Surrey                                                                       Amount awarded: £5200
Catastrophic damage mechanisms in quantum well and quantum dot high power lasers

Dr Tony McNally                                                                            NAL/00696/G
School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
Queen's University of Belfast                                                              Amount awarded: £5000
Study of the morphology and properties of polymer layered silicate nanocomposites

Dr Dawn Nicholson                                                                          NAL/00698/G
Department of Environmental & Geographical Sciences
Manchester Metropolitan University                                                         Amount awarded: £5500
Investigating links between weathering modification of microscale rock properties and rock mass deterioration

Dr Nuno Gil                                                                                NAL/00699/G
Manchester Centre for Civil & Construction Engineering
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology                               Amount awarded: £4000
Robust scheduling methods to support the management of projects

Dr Will Browne                                                                             NAL/00700/G
Department of Cybernetics
University of Reading                                                                      Amount awarded: £5000
The development of Learning Classifier Systems for the control of autonomous low-level flying mobile robots




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                                    The Nuffield Foundation
          Awards to Newly Appointed Lecturers in Science, Engineering & Mathematics 2003

Miss Pauline M L Chan                                                                       NAL/00701/G
Department of Cybernetics, Internet & Virtual Systems
University of Bradford                                                                      Amount awarded: £4993
Implementation and analysis of neuro fuzzy algorithms in heterogeneous mobile networks

Dr Robert Scheichl                                                                          NAL/00702/G
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Bath                                                                          Amount awarded: £5750
Domain decomposition methods for nonsymmetric systems of linear equations

Mr Gerald Schaefer                                                                          NAL/00703/G
Department of Computing & Mathematics
Nottingham Trent University                                                                 Amount awarded: £4551
Efficient and effective retrieval of compressed imagery

Dr Netta Cohen                                                                              NAL/00708/G
School of Computing
University of Leeds                                                                         Amount awarded: £5200
NeuroSense - Interfacing nanotechnology with biology: the development of a fluorescent quantum-dot probe for recording
spiking neurones in vitro

Dr Zhihong Huang                                                                            NAL/00710/G
Division of Mechanical Engineering
University of Dundee                                                                        Amount awarded: £5000
A novel approach to ultrasonic tool optimisation by finite element simulation

Dr Imtiaz Ahmad                                                                             NAL/00711/G
Department of Forensic Science & Chemistry
Anglia Polytechnic University                                                               Amount awarded: £6000
Remediation of gaseous pollutants using plasma technology

Dr Vassili Gelfreich                                                                        NAL/00712/G
Mathematics Institute
University of Warwick                                                                       Amount awarded: £6000
High-precision computations in analysis of divergent asymptotic and hyper-asymptotic series and exponentially smal
phenomena

Dr George Elias Georghiou                                                                   NAL/00713/G
Electronics & Computer Science Department
University of Southampton                                                                   Amount awarded: £6000
Utilisation of miniaturised non-thermal plasma at atmospheric pressure as a tool for potential novel advances in cutting
edge technology

Dr Simon Webb                                                                               NAL/00714/G
Department of Chemistry
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology                                Amount awarded: £5975
Controlling vesicular adhesion for applications in Bio- and Nanotechnology

Dr Jie Zhang                                                                                NAL/00717/G
Department of Computing & Information Systems
University of Luton                                                                         Amount awarded: £5250
Automation and optimisation of third generation (3G) Mobile Communication Network Planning




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                                    The Nuffield Foundation
          Awards to Newly Appointed Lecturers in Science, Engineering & Mathematics 2003

Dr Raphael Hauser                                                                         NAL/00720/G
Computing Laboratory
University of Oxford                                                                      Amount awarded: £5500
Feasibility control in nonlinear systems solving

Dr Anthony C Brooms                                                                       NAL/00721/G
School of Economics, Mathematics & Statistics
Birkbeck College                                                                          Amount awarded: £6000
Assessment and characterisation of the behaviour of dynamic learning schemes in simple competitive service systems

Dr Nikolaos Konstantinidis                                                                NAL/00726/G
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University College London                                                                 Amount awarded: £4000
Development of a laser-based system for beam diagnostics at the Future Linear Collider

Dr James Griffin                                                                          NAL/00728/G
Institute of Mathematics & Statistics
University of Kent at Canterbury                                                          Amount awarded: £5000
Computer intensive modelling in Bayesian Statistics




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