Prof Mehmet Karamanoglu


Prof Mehmet Karamanoglu
NameProf Mehmet Karamanoglu
Job titleHead of Department
Research institute
Primary appointmentDesign Engineering & Mathematics
Email addressm.karamanoglu@mdx.ac.uk
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5049-2993
Contact categoryResearcher

Biography

Biography

Prof Mehmet Karamanoglu PhD BEng (Hons) MIEEE FIMechE FRSA FHEA

Prof Karamanoglu is currently serving as the Head of Department of Design Engineering and Mathematics in the Faculty of Science and Technology at Middlesex University and Professor of Design Engineering. He has spent significant length of time working in collaboration with industry in a variety of sectors and has managed numerous Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects in the field of Manufacturing Engineering and Automation.

In his wider area of work, he is the UK national expert and training manager for Mechatronics and Automation competitions for WorldSkills UK. He is also currently serving as the Chair of the GAMBICA University-Industry Collaboration Council.

Teaching

Programme Leader: 

MSc Mechatronic Systems Engineering

https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/mechatronic-systems-engineering-msc

MSc Automation and Digital Manufacturing

https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/automation-digital-manufacturing-msc

Employment

Head of Department - Design Engineering and Mathematics
Middlesex University
01 Jan 1993

Education and qualifications

Grants

Prizes and Awards

Research outputs

An innovative blockchain-based traceability framework for industry 4.0 cyber-physical factory

Davis, W., Yaqoob, M., Bennett, L., Mihai, S., Hung, D., Trestian, R., Karamanoglu, M., Barn, B. and Nguyen, H. 2023. An innovative blockchain-based traceability framework for industry 4.0 cyber-physical factory. 2022 11th International Conference on Industrial Technology and Management. Oxford, United Kingdom 18 - 20 Feb 2022 New York, NY, USA Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/3588155.3588174

Digital twins: a survey on enabling technologies, challenges, trends and future prospects

Mihai, S., Yaqoob, M., Hung, D., Davis, W., Towakel, P., Raza, M., Karamanoglu, M., Barn, B., Shetve, D., Prasad, R., Venkataraman, H., Trestian, R. and Nguyen, H. 2022. Digital twins: a survey on enabling technologies, challenges, trends and future prospects. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. 24 (4), pp. 2255-2291. https://doi.org/10.1109/COMST.2022.3208773

A digital twin framework for predictive maintenance in industry 4.0

Mihai, S., Davis, W., Hung, D., Trestian, R., Karamanoglu, M., Barn, B., Prasad, R., Venkataraman, H. and Nguyen, H. 2021. A digital twin framework for predictive maintenance in industry 4.0. HPCS 2020: 18th Annual Meeting. Barcelona, Spain (Online Virtual Conference) 22 - 27 Mar 2021 IEEE.

Comparison of constraint-handling techniques for metaheuristic optimization

He, X.-S., Fan, Q.-W., Karamanoglu, M. and Yang, X. 2019. Comparison of constraint-handling techniques for metaheuristic optimization. 19th International Conference on Computational Science - ICCS 2019. Faro, Portugal 12 - 14 Jun 2019 Switzerland Springer. pp. 357-366 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22744-9_28

Wrist movement detector for ROS based control of the robotic hand

Krawczyk, M., Yang, Z., Gandhi, V., Karamanoglu, M., Franca, F., Priscila, L., Xiaochen, W. and Geng, T. 2018. Wrist movement detector for ROS based control of the robotic hand. Advances in Robotics & Automation. 7 (1). https://doi.org/10.4172/2168-9695.1000182

Archives of thrill: the V-Armchair experience

Passmore, P., Tennent, P., Walker, B., Philpot, A., Le, H., Markowski, M. and Karamanoglu, M. 2017. Archives of thrill: the V-Armchair experience. Lindeman, R., Bruder, G. and Iwai, D. (ed.) ICAT-EGVE 2017. Adelaide, Australia 22 - 24 Nov 2017 European Association for Computer Graphics. pp. 125-132 https://doi.org/10.2312/egve.20171349

A Stackelberg-game approach for disaster-recovery communications utilizing cooperative D2D

Chu, Z., Le, T., Nguyen, H., Nallanathan, A. and Karamanoglu, M. 2018. A Stackelberg-game approach for disaster-recovery communications utilizing cooperative D2D. IEEE Access. 6, pp. 10733-10742. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2766921

Secure wireless powered and cooperative jamming D2D communications

Chu, Z., Nguyen, H., Le, T., Karamanoglu, M., Ever, E. and Yazici, A. 2018. Secure wireless powered and cooperative jamming D2D communications. IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking. 2 (1), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1109/TGCN.2017.2763826

Global convergence analysis of the flower pollination algorithm: a Discrete-Time Markov Chain Approach

He, X., Yang, X., Karamanoglu, M. and Zhao, Y. 2017. Global convergence analysis of the flower pollination algorithm: a Discrete-Time Markov Chain Approach. International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2017. Zurich, Switzerland 12 - 14 Jun 2017 Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2017.05.020

Prescription of rhythmic patterns for legged locomotion

Yang, Z., Zhang, D., Rocha, M., Lima, P., Karamanoglu, M. and Franca, F. 2017. Prescription of rhythmic patterns for legged locomotion. Neural Computing and Applications. 28 (11), pp. 3587-3601. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-016-2237-4

Secure information transmission in the presence of energy-harvesting eavesdroppers in multi-cell networks

Le, T., Nguyen, H., Vien, Q. and Karamanoglu, M. 2015. Secure information transmission in the presence of energy-harvesting eavesdroppers in multi-cell networks. GLOBECOM 2015 - 2015 IEEE Global Communications Conference. San Diego, CA, USA 06 - 10 Dec 2015 IEEE. pp. 1-6 https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2015.7417336

An energy-efficient resource allocation for optimal downlink coverage in heterogeneous wireless cellular networks

Vien, Q., Le, T., Nguyen, H. and Karamanoglu, M. 2015. An energy-efficient resource allocation for optimal downlink coverage in heterogeneous wireless cellular networks. 2015 International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS). Brussels, Belgium 25 - 28 Aug 2015 IEEE. pp. 156-160 https://doi.org/10.1109/ISWCS.2015.7454318

EMG based elbow joint powered exoskeleton for biceps brachii strength augmentation

Krasin, V., Gandhi, V., Yang, Z. and Karamanoglu, M. 2015. EMG based elbow joint powered exoskeleton for biceps brachii strength augmentation. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2015). Killarney, Republic of Ireland 12 - 17 Jul 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). pp. 1-6 https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2015.7280643

Characterising information correlation in a stochastic Izhikevich neuron

Yang, Z., Gandhi, V., Karamanoglu, M. and Graham, B. 2015. Characterising information correlation in a stochastic Izhikevich neuron. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2015). Killarney, Republic of Ireland 12 - 17 Jul 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). pp. 1-5

Secure information transmission and power transfer in cellular networks

Le, T., Nguyen, H., Vien, Q. and Karamanoglu, M. 2015. Secure information transmission and power transfer in cellular networks. IEEE Communications Letters. 19 (9), pp. 1532-1535. https://doi.org/10.1109/LCOMM.2015.2454514

Advances on biological rhythmic pattern generation: Experiments, algorithms and applications

Yang, Z., Karamanoglu, M. and Franca, F. 2015. Advances on biological rhythmic pattern generation: Experiments, algorithms and applications. Neurocomputing. 170 (1-2), pp. 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2015.05.111

Boundary element analysis of spherical and radome shells

Karamanoglu, M. 1992. Boundary element analysis of spherical and radome shells. PhD thesis Middlesex Polytechnic School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

A legged central pattern generation model for autonomous gait transition

Yang, Z., Rocha, M., Lima, P., Karamanoglu, M. and Franca, F. 2014. A legged central pattern generation model for autonomous gait transition. 2014 IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN). Beijing, China 06 - 11 Jul 2014 IEEE. pp. 1992-1995 https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2014.6889779

Design and development of an automatic tool changer for an articulated robot arm

Ambrosio, H. and Karamanoglu, M. 2014. Design and development of an automatic tool changer for an articulated robot arm. 27th International Conference on CADCAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future 2014. London, United Kingdom 22 - 24 Jul 2014 IOP Publishing. pp. 1-6 https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/65/1/012023

Implementing gait pattern control and transition for legged locomotion

Yang, Z., Rocha, M., Lima, P., Karamanoglu, M. and Franca, F. 2014. Implementing gait pattern control and transition for legged locomotion. 27th International Conference on CADCAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future 2014. London, United Kingdom 22 - 24 Jul 2014 IOP Publishing. pp. 1-7 https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/65/1/012008

Mathematical modelling and parameter optimization of pulsating heat pipes

Yang, X., Karamanoglu, M., Luan, T. and Koziel, S. 2014. Mathematical modelling and parameter optimization of pulsating heat pipes. Journal of Computational Science. 5 (2), pp. 119-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocs.2013.12.003

True global optimality of the pressure vessel design problem: a benchmark for bio-inspired optimisation algorithms

Yang, X., Huyck, C., Karamanoglu, M. and Khan, N. 2013. True global optimality of the pressure vessel design problem: a benchmark for bio-inspired optimisation algorithms. International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation. 5 (6), pp. 329-335. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBIC.2013.058910

Applications and analysis of bio-inspired eagle strategy for engineering optimization

Yang, X., Karamanoglu, M., Ting, T. and Zhao, Y. 2014. Applications and analysis of bio-inspired eagle strategy for engineering optimization. Neural Computing and Applications. 25 (2), pp. 411-420. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-013-1508-6

Flower pollination algorithm: a novel approach for multiobjective optimization

Yang, X., Karamanoglu, M. and He, X. 2014. Flower pollination algorithm: a novel approach for multiobjective optimization. Engineering Optimization. 46 (9), pp. 1222-1237. https://doi.org/10.1080/0305215X.2013.832237

Swarm intelligence and bio-inspired computation: theory and applications

Yang, X., Cui, Z., Xiao, R., Gandomi, A. and Karamanoglu, M. (ed.) 2013. Swarm intelligence and bio-inspired computation: theory and applications. Elsevier.

Bat algorithm for topology optimization in microelectronic applications

Yang, X., Karamanoglu, M. and Fong, S. 2012. Bat algorithm for topology optimization in microelectronic applications. 1st International Conference on Future Generation Communication Technology. London, UK 12 - 14 Dec 2012 IEEE. pp. 150-155 https://doi.org/10.1109/FGCT.2012.6476566

Cuckoo search for business optimization applications

Yang, X., Deb, S., Karamanoglu, M. and He, X. 2012. Cuckoo search for business optimization applications. National Conference on Computing and Communication Systems (NCCCS). Durgapur, West Bengal, India 21 - 22 Nov 2012 IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/NCCCS.2012.6412973

Random walks, Lévy flights, Markov chains and metaheuristic optimization

Yang, X., Ting, T. and Karamanoglu, M. 2013. Random walks, Lévy flights, Markov chains and metaheuristic optimization. in: Future information communication technology and applications: ICFICE 2013 Springer Netherlands.

Multi-objective flower algorithm for optimization

Yang, X., Karamanoglu, M. and He, X. 2013. Multi-objective flower algorithm for optimization. 2013 International Conference on Computational Science . Barcelona, Spain. 05 - 07 Jun 2013 Elsevier. pp. 861- 868 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2013.05.251

Mass customisation. What are we designing?

Herd, K., Karamanoglu, M. and Bardill, A. 2011. Mass customisation. What are we designing? 2011 World Conference on Mass Customization, Personalization, and Co-Creation. San Francisco, CA, USA 16 - 19 Nov 2011

Design and development of a pole climbing surveillance robot

Erbil, M., Prior, S., Karamanoglu, M., Odedra, S., Barlow, C., Bell, J., Brazinskas, M. and New Zealand Rapid Product Development Conference 2011. Design and development of a pole climbing surveillance robot. Auckland, New Zealand AUT University.

Development of a test-rig for exploring optimal conditions of small unmanned aerial vehicle co-axial rotor systems

Bell, J., Brazinskas, M., Prior, S., Barlow, C., Erbil, M. and Karamanoglu, M. 2010. Development of a test-rig for exploring optimal conditions of small unmanned aerial vehicle co-axial rotor systems. ICMES. pp. 439-444

Developing a low-cost beer dispensing robotic system for the service industry

Barlow, C., Lewis, D., Bell, J., Irps, T., Prior, S., Erbil, M. and Karamanoglu, M. 2010. Developing a low-cost beer dispensing robotic system for the service industry. 25th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future. Pretoria, South Africa 13 - 16 Jul 2010

The co-design experience: conceptual models and design tools for mass customization

Herd, K., Bardill, A. and Karamanoglu, M. 2009. The co-design experience: conceptual models and design tools for mass customization. in: Piller, F. and Tseng, M. (ed.) Handbook of Research in Mass Customization and Personalization World Scientific Press.

Investigating the use of unmanned plant machinery on construction sites

Barlow, C., Prior, S., Erbil, M., Lewis, D., Brazinskas, M., Mielniczek, W., Bell, J., Irps, T. and Karamanoglu, M. 2010. Investigating the use of unmanned plant machinery on construction sites. ICMES.

Development of a low-cost SLAM radar for applications in robotics.

Irps, T., Prior, S., Lewis, D., Mielniczek, W., Brazinskas, M., Barlow, C. and Karamanoglu, M. 2010. Development of a low-cost SLAM radar for applications in robotics. ICMES.

Optimising cash flows in APVIOBPCS using control theory

White, T., Prior, S., Censlive, M. and Karamanoglu, M. 2010. Optimising cash flows in APVIOBPCS using control theory. ICMES.

The co-design experience: conceptual models and design tools for mass customisation

Herd, K., Bardill, A. and Karamanoglu, M. 2009. The co-design experience: conceptual models and design tools for mass customisation. in: Piller, F. and Tseng, M. (ed.) Advances in mass customization and personalization London, UK World Scientific Publishing.

Investigating the use of the coanda effect to create novel unmanned aerial vehicles.

Barlow, C., Lewis, D., Prior, S., Odedra, S., Erbil, M., Karamanoglu, M. and Collins, R. 2009. Investigating the use of the coanda effect to create novel unmanned aerial vehicles. International Conference on Manufacturing and Engineering Systems. Proceedings.

Reconfigurable unmanned aerial vehicles.

Erbil, M., Prior, S., Karamanoglu, M., Odedra, S., Barlow, C. and Lewis, D. 2009. Reconfigurable unmanned aerial vehicles. International Conference on Manufacturing and Engineering Systems. Proceedings.

The future of battlefield micro air vehicle systems.

Prior, S., Shen, S., Karamanoglu, M., Odedra, S., Erbil, M., Barlow, C. and Lewis, D. 2009. The future of battlefield micro air vehicle systems. International Conference on Manufacturing and Engineering Systems. Proceedings.

Unmanned aerial vehicle comprising a triangular array of rotors.

Prior, S., Odedra, S., Karamanoglu, M., Erbil, M. and Foran, T. 2009. Unmanned aerial vehicle comprising a triangular array of rotors.

X-ray specs, stickers and colouring in: seeing beyond the configurator using design probes

Herd, K., Bardill, A. and Karamanoglu, M. 2009. X-ray specs, stickers and colouring in: seeing beyond the configurator using design probes. The 5th International Conference on Mass Customization and Personalization. Helsinki, Finland 04 - 08 Oct 2009

Development of a climbing robot platform to provide temporary surveillance in urban environments

Erbil, M., Prior, S., Odedra, S., Karamanoglu, M. and Shen, S. 2009. Development of a climbing robot platform to provide temporary surveillance in urban environments. 13th HCI International Conference - Posters.. Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA 19 - 24 Jul 2009 pp. 840-844

Increasing the trafficability of unmanned ground vehicles through intelligent morphing

Odedra, S., Prior, S., Karamanoglu, M. and Shen, S. 2009. Increasing the trafficability of unmanned ground vehicles through intelligent morphing. Dai, J., Zoppi, M. and Kong, X. (ed.) International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots, ReMAR 2009. London, UK 22 - 24 Jun 2009 IEEE. pp. 665-672

Using acoustic sensor technologies to create a more terrain capable unmanned ground vehicle

Odedra, S., Prior, S., Karamanoglu, M., Erbil, M. and Shen, S. 2009. Using acoustic sensor technologies to create a more terrain capable unmanned ground vehicle. Harris, D. (ed.) 8th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics (EPCE). San Diego, CA, USA 19 - 24 Jul 2009 Berlin, Heidelberg Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02728-4_61

Development of a novel platform for greater situational awareness in the urban military terrain

Prior, S., Shen, S-T., White, T., Odedra, S., Karamanoglu, M., Erbil, M. and Foran, T. 2009. Development of a novel platform for greater situational awareness in the urban military terrain. Harris, D. (ed.) 8th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics (EPCE). San Diego, CA, USA 19 - 24 Jul 2009 Berlin Springer. pp. 120-125 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02728-4_13

Development of a design probe to reveal customer touch points in the sale of mass customised products

Herd, K., Bardill, A. and Karamanoglu, M. 2009. Development of a design probe to reveal customer touch points in the sale of mass customised products. Design principles and practices. 3 (3), pp. 193-208.

Investigating the mobility of unmanned ground vehicles.

Odedra, S., Prior, S. and Karamanoglu, M. 2009. Investigating the mobility of unmanned ground vehicles. International Conference on Manufacturing and Engineering Systems. Proceedings.

Development of a co-axial tri-rotor UAV.

Prior, S., Karamanoglu, M., Odedra, S., Foran, T. and Erbil, M. 2009. Development of a co-axial tri-rotor UAV. Bristol University of Bristol Department of Aerospace Engineering..

Blending arts and sciences: gimmick or necessity?

Prior, S., Karamanoglu, M. and Bradley, M. 2008. Blending arts and sciences: gimmick or necessity? in: Proceedings of the higher education academy international conference on innovation, good practice and research in engineering education conference. Loughborough The higher education academy, engineering subject centre. pp. 1-12

Product design as a vehicle to integrate arts and sciences in design education

Karamanoglu, M., Bardill, A. and Prior, S. 2007. Product design as a vehicle to integrate arts and sciences in design education. in: Proceedings of the International Association of Societies of Design Research, Emerging Trends in Design Research, 12-15 November 2007, Hong Kong International Association of Societies of Design Research, Emerging Trends in Design Research.

Designing for co-design: using the product envelope model as a framework for reflection.

Bardill, A., Herd, K. and Karamanoglu, M. 2007. Designing for co-design: using the product envelope model as a framework for reflection. Proceedings of the World Conference on Mass Customization & Personalization (MCPC), Innovation and Research Conference. Cambridge/Boston, MA, USA 07 - 10 Oct 2007

Improving the mobility performance of autonomous unmanned ground vehicles by adding the ability to 'Sense/Feel' their local environment.

Karamanoglu, M., Odedra, S. and Prior, S. 2007. Improving the mobility performance of autonomous unmanned ground vehicles by adding the ability to 'Sense/Feel' their local environment. in: Shumaker, R. (ed.) Virtual Reality - Second International Conference, ICVR 2007, Held as Part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007 Springer.

Control of Ship capsize in stern quartering seas

White, T., Gleeson, P. and Karamanoglu, M. 2007. Control of Ship capsize in stern quartering seas. International Journal of Simulation, Systems, Science & Technology. 8 (2), pp. 20-31.

Towards solving the mobility issues of unmanned ground vehicles.

Karamanoglu, M., Odedra, S. and Prior, S. 2007. Towards solving the mobility issues of unmanned ground vehicles. Gerhart, G., Gage, D. and Shoemaker, C. (ed.) Defence and Security Symposium. Orlando, Florida, United States 09 - 13 Apr 2007 Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.721495

Product envelopes: designing positive interplay between brand DNA and customer co-designers

Bardill, A., Herd, K. and Karamanoglu, M. 2007. Product envelopes: designing positive interplay between brand DNA and customer co-designers. International Journal of Mass Customization. 2 (1/2), pp. 57-75. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMASSC.2007.012813

The problems with design education in the UK.

Prior, S., Karamanoglu, M., Shen, S. and International Association of Societies of Design Research. 2007. The problems with design education in the UK. in: IASDR07 proceedings emerging trends in design research. Hong Kong Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Comparing the personality type of design students in the UK and Taiwan

Prior, S., Shen, S., White, T. and Karamanoglu, M. 2007. Comparing the personality type of design students in the UK and Taiwan. Dainoff, M. (ed.) Ergonomics and health aspects of work with computers: International Conference, EHAWC 2007, Held as Part of HCI International Conference. Beijing, China,

Using personality type differences to form engineering design teams

Shen, S., Prior, S., White, T. and Karamanoglu, M. 2007. Using personality type differences to form engineering design teams. Engineering Education. 2 (2), pp. 54-66.

Pleasure-based design approaches to the built environment

Bardill, A., Karamanoglu, M. and Herd, K. 2005. Pleasure-based design approaches to the built environment. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Municipal Engineer. 158 (3), pp. 183-193. https://doi.org/10.1680/muen.2005.158.3.183

Modelling the response of masonry structures to gas explosions

Wong, C. and Karamanoglu, M. 1999. Modelling the response of masonry structures to gas explosions. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 12 (3), pp. 199-205. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0950-4230(98)00058-8
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