Publications (since 2007)

Publications by the group

Technical reports

René Bañares-Alcántara et al. (2016). Analysis of Islanded Ammonia-based Energy Storage Systems.


W. Marquardt, J. Morbach, A. Wiesner, A. Yang (2010). OntoCAPE. A Re-usable Ontology for Chemical Process Engineering. Springer (481 pages).  [research monograph]

Journal papers


Chao Chen, Aidong Yang (2021). Power-to-methanol: The role of process flexibility in the integration of variable renewable energy into chemical production, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 228, 113673,

Weidner, T., Graça, J., Machado, T., & Yang, A. (2020). Comparison of local and centralized biowaste management strategies – A spatially-sensitive approach for the region of Porto. Waste Management, 118, 552-562. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2020.09.013

Yang, Z., & Yang, A. (2020). Modelling the impact of operating mode and electron transfer mechanism in microbial fuel cells with two-species anodic biofilm. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 158, 107560. doi:10.1016/j.bej.2020.107560

Zeng, H., & Yang, A. (2020). Bridging substrate intake kinetics and bacterial growth phenotypes with flux balance analysis incorporating proteome allocation. Scientific Reports, 10(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-61174-0

Lam, C., Yang, A., Meinert, E., & Cui, Z. (n.d.). Comparison between centralised and decentralised supply chain of autologous CAR-T therapies: a UK case study based on discrete event simulation. Cytotherapy.

Habgood, R., Huang, W., Fan, C., Davidson, P. A., Zeng, H., & Lueangwattanapong, K. (2020). Chromosome-free bacterial cells are safe and programmable platforms for synthetic biology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi:10.1073/pnas.1918859117


Guilherme Araujo Vuitik, Lucas Tadeu Fuess, Valeria Del Nery, René Bañares-Alcántara, Eduardo Cleto Pires (2019). "Effects of recirculation in anaerobic baffled reactors." Journal of Water Process Engineering, Volume 28, April 2019, Pages 36-44.

Weidner, T., & Yang, A. (2020). The potential of urban agriculture in combination with organic waste valorization: Assessment of resource flows and emissions for two European cities. Journal of Cleaner Production, 244. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118490

Wu, S., Liu, J., Liu, C., Yang, A., & Qiao, J. (2019). Quorum sensing for population-level control of bacteria and potential therapeutic applications.. Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS. doi:10.1007/s00018-019-03326-8

López-Avilés, A., Veldhuis, A. J., Leach, M., & Yang, A. (2019). Sustainable energy opportunities in localised food production and transportation: A case study of bread in the UK. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 20, 98-116. doi:10.1016/j.spc.2019.05.004

Ng, K. S., Yang, A., & Yakovleva, N. (2019). Sustainable waste management through synergistic utilisation of commercial and domestic organic waste for efficient resource recovery and valorisation in the UK. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 227, 248-262. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.04.136

Lam, C., Meinert, E., Halioua-Haubold, C. -L., Carter, A., Yang, A., Brindley, D., & Cui, Z. (2019). Systematic review protocol: an assessment of the post-approval challenges of autologous CAR-T therapy delivery.. BMJ open, 9(7), e026172. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026172

Zhang, B., Kasoju, N., Li, Q., Soliman, E., Yang, A., Cui, Z., . . . Ye, H. (2019). Culture surfaces induce hypoxia-regulated genes in human mesenchymal stromal cells.. Biomedical materials (Bristol, England), 14(3), 035012. doi:10.1088/1748-605x/ab0e61

Veldhuis, A. J., Glover, J., Bradley, D., Behzadian, K., Lopez-Aviles, A., Cottee, J., . . . Yang, A. (2019). Re-distributed manufacturing and the food-water-energy nexus: opportunities and challenges. PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL, 30(7), 593-609. doi:10.1080/09537287.2018.1540055

Zhang, B., Kasoju, N., Li, Q., Ma, J., Yang, A., Cui, Z., . . . Ye, H. (2019). Effect of Substrate Topography and Chemistry on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Markers: A Transcriptome Study.. International journal of stem cells, 12(1), 84-94. doi:10.15283/ijsc18102

Zeng, H. and Yang, A. (2019). Quantification of proteomic and metabolic burdens predicts growth retardation and overflow metabolism in recombinant Escherichia coli . Biotechnology and Bioengineering. doi:10.1002/bit.26943

Di S, Yang A. (2019). Analysis of productivity and stability of synthetic microbial communities. J. R. Soc. Interface 16:20180859.

Hong Zeng and Aidong Yang (2019). Modelling overflow metabolism in Escherichia coli with flux balance analysis incorporating differential proteomic efficiencies of energy pathways. BMC Systems Biology 201913:3.


Richard Nayak-LukeRené Bañares-Alcántara, and Ian Wilkinson (2018). “Green” Ammonia: Impact of Renewable Energy Intermittency on Plant Sizing and Levelized Cost of Ammonia. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research57 (43), 14607-14616. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b02447

Till Weidner, Aidong Yang, Michael W. Hamm (2018). Consolidating the current knowledge on urban agriculture in productive urban food systems: Learnings, gaps and outlook. Journal of Cleaner Production, 209, 1637-1655. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.004 

Di, S., & Yang, A. (2018). Overyielding potential of microalgal polyculture with complementary light absorption spectra: A model-based analysis. BIOMASS & BIOENERGY, 118, 141-148. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2018.08.010

Bo Zhang, Hua Ye and Aidong Yang (2018). Mathematical modelling of interacting mechanisms for hypoxia mediated cell cycle commitment for Mesenchymal stromal cells. BMC Systems Biology.

Huang, Z., Odeleye, A. O. O., Ye, H., Cui, Z., Yang, A. (2018). Fluid dynamic characterization of a fluidized-bed perfusion bioreactor with CFD-DEM simulation. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology.

Skeldon, A. C., Schiller, F., Yang, A., Balke-Visser, T., Penn, A., & Gilbert, N. (2018). Agent-based modelling to predict policy outcomes: A food waste recycling example. Environmental Science and Policy, 87, 85-91. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2018.05.011

Garmulewicz, A., Holweg, M., Veldhuis, H., & Yang, A. (2018). Disruptive Technology as an Enabler of the Circular Economy: What Potential Does 3D Printing Hold?. California Management Review. doi:10.1177/0008125617752695

Yao, Y., Martinez-Hernandez, E., & Yang, A. (2018). Modelling nutrient flows in a simplified local food-energy-water system. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 133, 343-353. doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.02.022

Veldhuis, A. J., Leach, M., & Yang, A. (2018). The impact of increased decentralised generation on the reliability of an existing electricity network. Applied Energy, 215, 479-502. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.02.009

Miah, J. H., Griffiths, A., McNeill, R., Halvorson, S., Schenker, U., Espinoza-Orias, N. D., Morse, S., Yang, A., Sadhukhan, J. (2018). Environmental management of confectionery products: Life cycle impacts and improvement strategies. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 177, 732-751. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.12.073

Fubara, T., Cecelja, F., & Yang, A. (2018). Techno-economic assessment of natural gas displacement potential of biomethane: A case study on domestic energy supply in the UK. Chemical Engineering Research and Design. doi:10.1016/j.cherd.2017.12.022



Melissa Yuling Leung Pah Hang, Elias Martinez-Hernandez, Matthew Leach, and Aidong Yang (2017). Insight-based approach for the design of integrated local food-energy-water systems. Environmental Science & Technology, 51 (15), pp 8643–8653.

 Martinez-Hernandez, E., Leach, M., & Yang, A. (2017). Understanding water-energy-food and ecosystem interactions using the nexus simulation tool NexSym. APPLIED ENERGY, 206, 1009-1021. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.09.022

 Veldhuis, A. J., & Yang, A. (2017). Integrated approaches to the optimisation of regional and local food-energy-water systems. CURRENT OPINION IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, 18, 38-44. doi:10.1016/j.coche.2017.09.001

Martinez-Hernandez, E., Hang, M. Y. L. P., Leach, M., & Yang, A. (2017). A Framework for Modeling Local Production Systems with Techno-Ecological Interactions. JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY, 21(4), 815-828. doi:10.1111/jiec.12481

Miah, J. H., Griffiths, A., McNeill, R., Halvorson, S., Schenker, U., Espinoza-Orias, N Morse, S., Yang, A., Sadhukhan, J. (2017). A framework for increasing the availability of life cycle inventory data based on the role of multinational companies. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 1-17. doi:10.1007/s11367-017-1391-y

Pask, F., Lake, P., Yang, A., Tokos, H., & Sadhukhan, J. (2017). Industrial oven improvement for energy reduction and enhanced process performance. CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, 19(1), 215-224. doi:10.1007/s10098-016-1206-z

Pask, F., Lake, P., Yang, A., Tokos, H., & Sadhukhan, J. (2017). Sustainability indicators for industrial ovens and assessment using Fuzzy set theory and Monte Carlo simulation. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 140, 1217-1225. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.10.038


Leung Pah Hang, M. Y.Martinez-Hernandez, E., Leach, M. and Yang, A., 2016. Designing integrated local production systems:a study on the food-energy-water nexus. Journal of Cleaner Production, 135, pp. 1065-1084.

Leung Pah Hang, M. Y., Martinez-Hernandez, E., Leach, M., & Yang, A. (2016). Towards a coherent multi-level framework for resource accounting. Journal of Cleaner Production, 125, 204-215. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.03.031

Satchatippavarn, S., Martinez-Hernandez, E., Leung Pah Hang, M. Y., Leach, M., & Yang, A. (2016). Urban biorefinery for waste processing. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 107, 81-90. doi:10.1016/j.cherd.2015.09.022


Elias Martinez-Hernandez, Matthew Leach, and Aidong Yang. Impact of Bioenergy Production on Ecosystem Dynamics and Services—A Case Study on U.K. Heathlands. Environmental Science & Technology 49 (9), 5805-5812. 

Sanjay Mukherjee, Prashant Kumar, Aidong Yang, Paul Fennell. A systematic investigation of the performance of copper-, cobalt-, iron-, manganese- and nickel-based oxygen carriers for chemical looping combustion technology through simulation models, Chemical Engineering Science, 130 (7): 79-91.

C. Pritchard, A. Yang, P. Holmes, M. Wilkinson. Thermodynamics, economics and systems thinking: What role for air capture of CO2? Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 94, 188–195.

Miah, J.H. Griffiths, A. McNeill, R. Poonaji, I. Martin, R. Morse, S. Yang, A. Sadhukhan, J. 2015. A small-scale transdisciplinary process to maximising the energy efficiency of food factories: insights and recommendations from the development of a novel heat integration framework. Sustainability Science. 10, 621 – 637.

Miah, J.H. Griffiths, A. McNeill, R. Poonaji, I. Martin, R. Leiser, A. Morse, S. Yang, A. Sadhukhan, J. 2015. Maximising the recovery of low grade heat: An integrated heat integration framework incorporating heat pump intervention for simple and complex factories. Applied Energy. 160, 172 – 184.


F. Pask, J. Sadhukhan, P. Lake, S. McKenna, E.B. Perez, A. Yang. Systematic approach to industrial oven optimisation for energy saving. Applied Thermal Engineering, 71(1): 72-77.

J.H. Miah, A. Griffiths, R. McNeill, I. Poonaji, R. Martin, A. Yang, S. Morse (2014). Heat integration in processes with diverse production lines: A comprehensive framework and an application in food industry. Applied Energy, 132:452–464. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.07.027

S. Mukherjee, P. Kumar, A. Hosseini, A. Yang, and P. Fennell (2014). Comparative Assessment of Gasification Based Coal Power Plants with Various CO2 Capture Technologies Producing Electricity and Hydrogen. Energy Fuels, 2014, 28 (2), pp 1028–1040.

Taeihagh, R. Bañares-Alcántara and M. Givoni. “A Virtual Environment for the Formulation of Policy Packages”, Transportation Research A, 60:53-68 (2014).

T. C. Fubara, F. Cecelja and A. Yang (2014), Modelling and selection of micro-CHP systems for domestic energy supply: the dimension of network-wide primary energy consumption. Applied Energy, 114: 327-334.


M. Berkan Sesen, A.E. Nicholson, R. Bañares-Alcántara, T. Kadir and M. Brady. “Bayesian networks for clinical decision support in lung cancer care”, PLoS ONE, 8(12):e82349 (2013).

Taeihagh, M. Givoni and R. Bañares-Alcántara. “Which policy first? A network-centric approach for the Analysis and Ranking of Policy Measures”, Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 40(4):595-616 (2013).

M.B. Sesen, D. Tse, M.D. Peake, R. Bañares-Alcántara, F. Gleeson and M. Brady. "Lung Cancer Assistant: a decision support application in lung cancer care", Lung Cancer 79(Supplement 1) (2013).

J. Hunt, R. Bañares-Alcántara and D. Hanbury.  “A New Integrated Tool for Complex Decision Making: Application to the UK Energy Sector”, Decision Support Systems 54(3):1427-1441 (2013).

Raphael, A. Yang (2013). Plastics production from biomass: assessing feedstock requirement. Biomass Conv. Bioref. (2013) 3:319-326.

Yang (2013). On the common conceptual and computational frameworks for multiscale modeling. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 52: 11451-11459.


Chee Tahir R. Bañares-Alcántara.  "A Knowledge Representation Model for the Optimisation of Electricity Generation Mixes", Applied Energy, 97:77-83 (2012).

M. Chen, T. Ertl, M. Jirotka, A. Trefethen, A. Schmidt, B. Coecke, and R. Bañares-Alcántara.  “Causality Discovery Technology”, The European Physical Journal Special Topics 214(1):461-479 (2012).

Aldea, R. Bañares-Alcántara and S. Skrzypczak.  “Managing Information to Support the Decision Making Process”, Journal of Information and Knowledge Management 11(3):1250016, 13 pages  (2012).

K. Sapkota, A. Aldea and R. Bañares-Alcántara.  “Towards Semantic Knowledge Mapping: An Extension of Compendium with Semantic Knowledge Representation”, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and its Applications, 3(5):1-12, September (2012).

Y. Zhao, C. Jiang, A. Yang (2012). Towards computer-aided multiscale modelling: a generic supporting framework for model realisation and execution. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 40, 45-57.

Y. Zhao, C. Jiang, A. Yang (2012). Towards computer-aided multiscale modelling: an overarching methodology and support of conceptual modelling. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 36, 10-21.


M. Chen, A Trefethen, R. Bañares-Alcántara, M. Jirotka, C. Coecke, T. Ertl and A. Schmidt.  “From Data Analysis and Visualization to Causality Discovery” Computer, 44(10), pp. 84-87 (2011).

Yang (2011). Modelling and Evaluation of CO2 Supply and Utilisation in Algal Ponds. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50, 11181-11192.

Yang, E.B. Martin, A.J. Morris (2011). Identification of semi-parametric hybrid process models. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 35, 63-70.


M.B. Sesen, P. Suresh, R. Bañares-Alcántara and V. Venkatasubramanian. “An Ontological framework for Automated Regulatory Compliance in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing”, Comps&Chem.Eng., 34(7):1155-1169 (2010).

R. Bañares-Alcántara. “Perspectives on the Potential Roles of Engineers in the Formulation, Implementation and Enforcement of Policies”, Comps&Chem.Eng. 34(3): 267-276 (2010).

C. Kokossis, A. Yang (2010). On the use of systems technologies and a systematic approach for the synthesis and the design of future biorefineries. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 34 (9). 1397 - 1405.


W. Wang, Y.J. Wang, R. Bañares-Alcántara, F. Coenen and Z. Cui. “Analysis of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation in vitro using Classification Association Rule Mining”, J. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 7(6):905-930 (2009).

Taeihagh, R. Bañares-Alcántara and C. Millican. “Development of a novel framework for the design of transport policies to achieve environmental targets”, Comps&Chem.Eng. 33(10):1531-1545 (2009).

M.B. Sesen, P. Suresh, R. Bañares-Alcántara and V. Venkatasubramanian. “Development of a Computer Support System for the Management of Regulatory Compliance of Pharmaceutical Processes”, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 27:2013-2018 (2009).

Taeihagh, R. Bañares-Alcántara and Z. Wang. “A Novel Approach to Policy Design Using Process Design Principles”, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 27:2049-2054 (2009).

Yang, W. Marquardt (2009). An ontological conceptualization of multiscale models. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 33, 822-837.


J. Fisher, A. Aldea and R. Bañares-Alcántara. “A Compliance Management System for the Pharmaceutical Industry”, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 25:949-954 (2008).

A. Yang, B. Braunschweig, E. S. Fraga, Z. Guessoum, W. Marquardt, O. Nadjemi, D. Paen, D. Piñol, P. Roux, S. Sama, M. Serra, I. Stalker (2008). A multi-agent system to facilitate component-based process modelling and design. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 32,2290-2305.


A. Yang, G. Montague, E. Martin (2007). The Importance of Heterogeneous Energy Dissipation in the Modelling and Optimization of Batch Cooling Crystallization. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, , 46 (22), 7177 -7187.

A. Yang, J. Morris, G. Montague, E. Martin (2007). Determination of Operating Regimes for Chemical Reactors using Incomplete Mechanistic Knowledge and Mutual Information-based Dependency Test. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 46 (10), 3390 -3399.

J. Morbach, A. Yang, W. Marquardt (2007). OntoCAPE - A Large-Scale Ontology for Chemical Process Engineering. Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 20 (2), 147-161.

Book chapters (updated in 2014)


R. Bañares-Alcántara, “Process Systems Engineering and Policy Making”, C8 entry in the Ullman’s Encyclopaedia for Process Systems Engineering, (R. Gani, G. Sin and K. Gernaey eds.), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o22_o13 (2012).

C. Kokossis, A. Yang, M. Tsakalova, and T.-C. Lin (2012).  Systematic screening of multiple processing paths in biorefineries. In: Paul R. Stuart, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi (eds.), Integrated biorefineries: design, analysis, and optimization, CRC Press, pp37-58.


R. Bañares-Alcántara, “Process Systems Engineering and Policy Making”, C8 entry in the Ullman’s Encyclopaedia for Process Systems Engineering, (R. Gani, G. Sin and K. Gernaey eds.), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, to appear in 2011.

W. Wang, Y. J. Wang, R. Bañares-Alcántara, Z. Cui, F. Coenen. A Comparative Study of Using CARM Approaches in Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation Analysis. Chapter 11 of  “Knowledge Discovery Practices and Emerging Applications of Data Mining: Trends and New Domains”, pp. 223-243.  DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-067-9.ch011.  Editor: A.V.Senthil Kumar. IGI Global Publishing, USA.


Adarijo-Akindele, A. Yang, F. Cecelja, A. C. Kokossis (2010). A systems approach for the optimal retrofitting of utility networks under demand and market uncertainties. In: Pardalos, P. M., Rebennack, S., Pereira, M.V. F., Iliadis, N.A. (eds.), Handbook of power systems I, Springer, pp293-306.


W. Wang, Y.J. Wang, R. Bañares-Alcántara, Z. Cui and Coenen, F. “Application of Classification Association Rule Mining for Mammalian Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 5633 LNAI, pp. 51-61 (2009).         

Conference papers (updated in 2014)


Taeihagh and R. Bañares-Alcántara. “Towards Proactive and Flexible Agent-Based Generation of Policy Packages for Active Transportation”, in 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-47), 7-9 January, Hawaii (2014).


A.B. Leoneti, L.O. Thompson, E.C. Pires and R. Bañares-Alcántara. “Estudo do Impacto Ambiental em Bacia Hidrográfica Utilizando a Teoria dos Jogos para Avaliar Estratégias entre Empresas”, XV Encontro Internacional sobre Gestão Empresarial e Meio Ambiente (ENGEMA), 2-3 December, USP Sao Paulo (2013).

A.B. Leoneti, S.V.W.B. Oliveira, R. Bañares-Alcántara and E.C. Pires. “Tomada de Decisão em Grupos: Aplicação de Método Multicritério Baseado na Teoria dos Jogos”, XX Simposio de Engenharia de Producao, 4-6 November, UNESP Bauru (2013).

K. Sapkota, A. Aldea, M. Younas, D.A. Duce and R. Bañares-Alcántara. "RP-Match: A framework for automatic mapping of regulations with organizational processes", Proceedings - 2013 IEEE 10th International Conference on e-Business Engineering, ICEBE 2013, pp. 257 (2013).

M.B. Sesen, E. Jiménez-Ruiz, R. Banares-Alcántara and J.M. Brady. "Evaluating OWL 2 Reasoners in the context of Clinical Decision Support in Lung Cancer Treatment Selection", in OWL Reasoner Evaluation (ORE) Workshop (2013).


M.B. Sesen, T. Kadir, R. Bañares-Alcántara, J. Fox and J.M. Brady. “Survival Prediction and Treatment Recommendation with Bayesian Techniques in Lung Cancer”, AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, American Medical Informatics Association, pp. 838–847 (2012).

M.B. Sesen, R. Bañares-Alcántara, J. Fox, T. Kadir and J.M. Brady.  “Lung Cancer Assistant: An Ontology-Driven, Online Decision Support Prototype for Lung Cancer Treatment Selection”, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, OWL: Experiences and Directions Workshop (OWLED), paper 22 (2012).

Chee Tahir and R. Bañares-Alcántara.  “A semantic representation of policy goals in the modelling of electricity generation and water treatment systems”, session 127c, AIChE Annual Conference, Pittsburgh (2012).

Sanchez, R. Bañares-Alcántara, R., J. Hunt, J.J. Rodriguez and G. Magaña.  “Conceptual design of biorefineries using agrowastes, its decision support and design rationale”, session 461d, AIChE Annual Conference, Pittsburgh (2012).

K. Sapkota, A. Aldea, M. Younas, D.A. Duce and R. Bañares-Alcántara.  “Extracting meaningful entities from regulatory text: towards automating regulatory compliance” in the 5th IEEE International Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Law (RELAW IEEE), art. no. 6347798, pp. 29-32 (2012).

F. Cecelja, T. Raafat, N. Trokanas, S. Innes, A. Yang, M. Smith, Y. Zorgios, X. Bymi, Z. Palaskas, N.Markatos, and A. Kokossis. (2012)  e-Symbiosis: a technology-enabled industrial symbiosis targeting SMEs and innovation. Proceedings of 18th Greening of Industry Network (GIN) conference, 10.2012.

Yang Zhao, Aidong Yang (2012). Towards a Generic Tool to Support Multiscale Modelling of Discrete Event Systems. Proceedings of 22nd European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, pp. 1177-1181.


K. Sapkota, A. Aldea, D. Duce, M. Younas and R. Bañares-Alcántara. “Semantic-ART: A Framework for Semantic annotation of  Regulatory Text”, in Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval (ESAIR’11), ACM 1978-1-4503-0958-5/11/10.  Glasgow, UK.  October 28 (2011).

A. Chee Tahir and R. Bañares-Alcántara. “An Ontology-Based Semantic Representation of Energy Policy Goals in the Optimisation of Electricity Generation Mixes”, 6th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy Water and Environment Systems. Dubrovnik, Croatia 25-29 September (2011). (Awarded Best Conference Paper).

K. Sapkota, A. Aldea, D.A. Duce, M. Younas and R. Bañares-Alcántara. "Towards semantic methodologies for automatic regulatory compliance support", International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Proceedings, pp. 83 (2011).

A. Chee Tahir, R. Bañares-Alcántara, 'A Knowledge Representation Model for the Optimisation of Electricity Generation Mix', International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2011), Perugia, Italy, May. 2011,

Tsakalova M, Lin T, Yang A, Kokossis AC (2011). Implementation and initial evaluation of a decision support platform for selecting production routes of biomass-derived chemicals. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Volume 29, pp. 1470-1474.


A. Taeihagh, R. Bañares-Alcántara, 'A Case Study in the Application of an Agent-Based Approach in the Formulation of Policies for UK Transport Emission Reduction', European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS2010), Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 2010,

A. Taeihagh, Z. Wang, R. Bañares-Alcántara,  'Formulation of Transport Emission Reduction Policies: A Case Study in the Application of Network Analysis', European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS2010), Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 2010,

A. Taeihagh, Z. Wang, & R. Bañares-Alcántara, 2009, Why conceptual design matters in policy formulation: A case for an integrated use of complexity science and engineering design, European conference on complex systems (ECCS2009), University of Warwick, UK,

M. B. Sesen, P. Suresh, R. Bañares-Alcántara, V. Venkatasubramanian. Development of a Computer Support System for the Management of Regulatory Compliance of Pharmaceutical Processes. 10th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering, Salvador, Brazil, August 2009.

W. Wang, R. Bañares-Alcántara, Z. Cui, Y.J. Wang and Coenen, F. “An Association Rule-Based CLIPS Program for Interactive Prediction of MSC Differentiation in vitro”, ICCASM 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Computer Application and System Modeling, pp. V2406-V2410 (2010).


A. Taeihagh, Z. Wang and R. Bañares-Alcántara. “Why Conceptual Design Matters in Policy Formulation: A Case for an Integrated Use of Complexity Science and Engineering Design”, European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS2009), University of Warwick, UK (2009).

W. Wang, R. Bañares-Alcántara, Z. Cui, Y. J. Wang and F. Coenen. “Construction and Application of a Public-Domain Mesenchymal Stem Cell Database”. The 4th International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE, Bangkok, Thailand, December (2009).

W. Wang, Y. J. Wang, R. Bañares-Alcántara, Z. Cui and F. Coenen. “Application of Classification Association Rule Mining for Mammalian Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation”, 9th Industrial Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2009), Leipzig, Germany, July (2009).


W. Wang, R. Bañares-Alcántara and Z. Cui. “Modelling of FasL-induced Apoptosis using Hybrid Functional Petri Nets”, 14th CLSS-UK Meeting, Oxford, UK, Sept. (2008).


W. Wang, R. Bañares-Alcántara and Z. Cui. “Application of HFPN in Modelling of CD95-induced Apoptosis” 14th CSCST and SCI-CS Annual Conference. University of Birmingham UK, Oct. (2007).

A. Yang, E. B. Martin, G. A. Montague, and P. Fryer (2008). Towards Predictable and Optimal Cleaning of FMCG Plants via a Model-based Approach. In: Bertrand Braunschweig and Xavier Joulia (Editors), 18th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering – ESCAPE 18, Elsevier.

A. Yang, G. Montague, E. Martin(2007). Local approximation to complex models for efficient optimisation: application to crystallisation processes. 6th European Congress of Chemical Engineering, Copenhagen, 16-21.09.2007.