• Room 08.026 - Ashby Tower

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Willing to consider PhD projects in all areas aligned with my research interests. Specific topics of interest include: • Deep learning for automated visual inspection • Intelligent systems techniques for improving manufacturing competiveness • Evolving Intelligent Behaviour in Cooperating Robots • Flexible automation and cobotics • Adaptive AR for intelligent maintenance support • Deep learning for time series prediction

1994 …2020

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2008

The deployment of a non-intrusive alternative to sleep/wake wrist actigraphy in a home-based study of the elderly

Walsh, L., McLoone, S., Behan, J. & Dishongh, T., 01 Dec 2008, Proceedings of the 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS'08. p. 1687-1690 4 p. 4649500

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

9 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Identifying key process characteristics and predicting etch rate from High-Dimension Datasets

Ragnoli, E., McLoone, S., Lynn, S., Ringwood, J. & Macgearailt, N., 27 Oct 2009, 2009 IEEE/SEMI Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference, ASMC 2009. p. 106-111 6 p. 5155966

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

16 Citations (Scopus)
2012

MSC-clustering and forward stepwise regression for virtual metrology in highly correlated input spaces

Prakash, P. K. S., Schirru, A., Hung, P. & McLoone, S., 23 Jul 2012, ASMC (Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference) Proceedings. p. 45-50 6 p. 6212866

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal wafer site selection using forward selection component analysis

Prakash, P. K. S., Honari, B., Johnston, A. & McLoone, S. F., 23 Jul 2012, ASMC (Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference) Proceedings. p. 91-96 6 p. 6212875

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Citations (Scopus)

Semi batch learning with store management using enhanced conjugate gradient

Asirvadam, V. S., Izzeldin, H. T. A., Saad, N. & Mcloone, S. F., 25 Jan 2012, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering. Vol. 136 LNEE. p. 61-67 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 136 LNEE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2013

A dynamic sampling methodology for plasma etch processes using Gaussian process regression

Wan, J., Honari, B. & McLoone, S., 01 Jan 2013, 2013 24th International Conference on Information, Communication and Automation Technologies, ICAT 2013. IEEE Computer Society, 6684080

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Citations (Scopus)

A predictive maintenance system for integral type faults based on support vector machines: An application to ion implantation

Susto, G. A., Schirru, A., Pampuri, S., Pagano, D., McLoone, S. & Beghi, A., 01 Dec 2013, IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering. p. 195-200 6 p. 6653952

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient predictive demand response using laguerre functions

Mc Namara, P. & McLoone, S., 01 Dec 2013, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. 6672963

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of sampling methods for learning from imbalanced data

Goel, G., Maguire, L., Li, Y. & McLoone, S., 28 Aug 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 7995 LNCS. p. 392-401 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7995 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)

Fair charging strategies for EVs connected to a low-voltage distribution network

Liu, M., McNamara, P. & McLoone, S., 01 Dec 2013, 2013 4th IEEE/PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe, ISGT Europe 2013. 6695268

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical demand response using dantzig-wolfe decomposition

Mc Namara, P. & McLoone, S., 01 Dec 2013, 2013 4th IEEE/PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe, ISGT Europe 2013. 6695269

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)

On-off based charging strategies for EVs connected to a Low Voltage distributon network

Liu, M., McLoone, S., Studli, S., Middleton, R., Shorten, R. & Braslavs, J., 01 Jan 2013, Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, APPEEC. IEEE Computer Society, 6837241

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of integral type failures in semiconductor manufacturing through classification methods

Susto, G. A., McLoone, S., Pagano, D., Schirru, A., Pampuri, S. & Beghi, A., 24 Dec 2013, IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, ETFA. 6648127

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Citations (Scopus)

Virtual metrology enabled early stage prediction for enhanced control of multi-stage fabrication processes

Susto, G. A., Johnston, A. B., O'Hara, P. G. & McLoone, S., 01 Dec 2013, IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering. p. 201-206 6 p. 6653980

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Citations (Scopus)
2014

An Adaptive Machine Learning Decision System for Flexible Predictive Maintenance

Susto, G. A., Wan, J., Pampuri, S., Zanon, M., Johnston, A. B., O'Hara, P. G. & McLoone, S., Aug 2014, Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2014 IEEE International Conference on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 806-811

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)

COD and NH4-N Estimation in the Inflow of Wastewater Treatment Plants using Machine Learning Techniques

Kern, P., Wolf, C., Gaida, D., Bongards, M. & McLoone, S., Aug 2014, Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2014 IEEE International Conference on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 812-817

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Distributed Consensus Charging for Current Unbalance Reduction

Liu, M., McNamara, P., Shorten, R. & McLoone, S., Aug 2014, World Congress: Proceedings of the 19th IFAC World Congress, 2014 . Boje, E. & Xia, X. (eds.). 1 ed. Cape Town: International Federation of Automatic Control, Vol. 19. p. 3146-3151 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed MPC for Frequency Regulation in Multi-Terminal HVDC Grids

McNamara, P., Meere, R., O'Donnell, T. & McLoone, S., Aug 2014, Proceedings of the 19th IFAC World Congress, 2014. International Federation of Automatic Control, p. 11141-11146 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Insight Extraction for Semiconductor Manufacturing Processes

Pampuri, S., Susto, G. A., Wan, J., Johnston, A., O'Hara, P. & McLoone, S., Aug 2014, Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2014 IEEE International Conference on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 786-791

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

On Regression Methods for Virtual Metrology in Semiconductor Manufacturing

Wan, J., Pampuri, S., O'Hara, P. G., Johnston, A. B. & McLoone, S., Jun 2014, Irish Signals & Systems Conference 2014 and 2014 China-Ireland International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (ISSC 2014/CIICT 2014). 25th IET. IET, p. 380-385

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive Maintenance for Improved Sustainability - An Ion Beam Etch Endpoint Detection System Use Case

Wan, J., McLoone, S., English, P., O'Hara, P. G. & Johnston, A., 2014, Intelligent Computing in Smart Grid and Electrical Vehicles: International Conference on Life System Modeling and Simulation, LSMS 2014 and International Conference on Intelligent Computing for Sustainable Energy and Environment, ICSEE 2014 Shanghai, China, September 20-23, 2014 Proceedings, Part III. Li, K., Xue, Y., Cui, S. & Niu, Q. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 463. p. 147-156 (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 463).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Root Cause Analysis by a Combined Sparse Classification and Monte Carlo Approach

Zanon, M., Susto, G. A. & McLoone, S., Aug 2014, Proceedings of the 19th IFAC World Congress, 2014. Boje, E. & Xia, X. (eds.). 1 ed. International Federation of Automatic Control, Vol. 19. p. 1947-1952 6 p. (World Congress; vol. 19, no. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Towards Multi-Sensor Spectral Alignment Through Post Measurement Calibration Correction

Puggini, L., Doyle, J. & McLoone, S., Jun 2014, Proceedings of the Joint 25th IET Irish Signals & Systems Conference 2014& 2014 China-Ireland International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (ISSC 2014/CIICT 2014). 25th IET. IET, p. 402-407

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)
2015

Demand Side Management of Public Clean Water Supply

Kernan, R., Liu, X., McLoone, S. & Fox, B., 03 Dec 2015, 2015 50th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC): Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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1 Citation (Scopus)
259 Downloads (Pure)

Extreme learning machines for virtual metrology and etch rate prediction

Puggini, L. & McLoone, S., 25 Jun 2015, 26th Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC), 2015 . Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

9 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility Assessment of Plug and Play Model Predictive Control for use in DC Grids

McNamara, P., McLoone, S. & Milano, F., 13 Jun 2015, Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 695-700 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2016

Greetings from the conference chairs

McLoone, S., Li, K., Naeem, W. & Spurgeon, S., 10 Nov 2016, 2016 UKACC 11th International Conference on Control (CONTROL): Proceedings. IEEE , 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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190 Downloads (Pure)

Management of public water supply to reduce power cost and improve wind power uptake

Kernan, R., Liu, X. A., McLoone, S. & Fox, B., 01 Sep 2016, 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7555810

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
261 Downloads (Pure)

Nonlinear Forward Selection Component Analysis for Optical Emission Spectroscopy Wavelength Selection

Puggini, L. & McLoone, S., 04 Aug 2016, 2016 27th Irish Signals and Systems Conference, ISSC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 6 p. 7528446

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Adaptive sliding window load forecasting

Foster, J., Liu, X. & McLoone, S., 18 Jul 2017, 2017 28th Irish Signals and Systems Conference, ISSC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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2 Citations (Scopus)
161 Downloads (Pure)

Impacts of conservation voltage reduction on customer power quality in future networks

McLorn, G., McLoone, S., Liu, X., Morrow, D., Best, R. & Laverty, D., 20 Nov 2017, 51st International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2016: Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Mean squared error vs. frame potential for unsupervised variable selection

Zocco, F. & McLoone, S., 23 Aug 2017, Intelligent Computing, Networked Control, and Their Engineering Applications - International Conference on Life System Modeling and Simulation, LSMS 2017 and International Conference on Intelligent Computing for Sustainable Energy and Environment, ICSEE 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 762. p. 353-362 10 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 762).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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1 Citation (Scopus)
189 Downloads (Pure)

Multi-objective voltage optimisation trade-off assessment for coupled HV and LV networks

Gharavi Ahangar, H., Liu, X. & McLoone, S., 21 Dec 2017, Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2017 52nd International. IEEE , p. 1-6 6 p. 17451226

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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220 Downloads (Pure)

Short-term load forecasting with high levels of distributed renewable generation

Foster, J., Liu, X. & McLoone, S., 21 Dec 2017, 52nd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2017): Proceedings . IEEE , 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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1 Citation (Scopus)
152 Downloads (Pure)

Small-Signal Refinement of Power System Static Load Modelling Techniques

McLorn, G. & McLoone, S., 25 Aug 2017, Advanced Computational Methods in Energy, Power, Electric Vehicles, and Their Integration - International Conference on Life System Modeling and Simulation, LSMS 2017 and International Conference on Intelligent Computing for Sustainable Energy and Environment, ICSEE 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 763. p. 467-476 10 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 763).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
170 Downloads (Pure)

Warm start oriented discrete coordinate descent for dynamic CVR: A UK case study

Gharavi, H., Liu, X. & McLoone, S., 20 Jul 2017, 2017 28th Irish Signals and Systems Conference, ISSC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Welcome to the 29th irish signals and systems conference (ISSC 2018)

Naeem, W. & McLoone, S., 20 Dec 2018, 29th Irish Signals and Systems Conference, ISSC 2018: Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2019

Rotor eddy current loss research and design factors analysis on thermal performance for a high-speed permanent magnet synchronous machine

Zhang, Y., McLoone, S. & Dai, R., 21 Nov 2019, ITEC Asia-Pacific 2019 - 2019 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Asia-Pacific: New Paradigm Shift, Sustainable E-Mobility. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8903901. (ITEC Asia-Pacific 2019 - 2019 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Asia-Pacific: New Paradigm Shift, Sustainable E-Mobility).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Slip signal analysis on a Baxter robot

Trimble, S., Naeem, W. & McLoone, S., 29 Oct 2019, 5th IFAC Conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Sciences (ICONS 2019), Belfast, United Kingdom, 21 - 23 August 2019. 11 ed. Elsevier, Vol. 52. p. 19-24 (IFAC-PapersOnLine).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

What are the most informative data for virtual metrology? a use case on multi-stage processes fault prediction

Maggipinto, M., Susto, G. A., Zocco, F. & McLoone, S., 19 Sep 2019, 2019 IEEE 15th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, CASE 2019. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1796-1801 6 p. 8842942. (IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering; vol. 2019-August).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2020

An Adaptive Memory Multi-Batch L-BFGS Algorithm for Neural Network Training

Zocco, F. & McLoone, S., 28 Apr 2020, (Accepted) 21st IFAC World Congress: Proceedings. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Context-aware robotic arm using fast embedded model predictive control

Trimble, S., Naeem, W., McLoone, S. & Sopasakis, P., 06 May 2020, (Accepted) Irish Systems and Signals Conference: Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution