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Dr Baris Yuce

Senior Lecturer in Engineering Management (E&R)

 (Streatham) 4562

 01392 724562


Baris Yuce is a Senior Lecturer and Program Director of MSc Engineering Business Management at the Faculty of Environment Science and Economy, the University of Exeter.

Prior to his current job, he worked at Cardiff University as a Post-Doc at the BRE Centre for Sustainable Engineering, School of Engineering, and at  School of Computer Science, Machine Vision Group

Baris  graduated from the Department of Industrial Engineering at Sakarya University (Turkey) in 2005. He obtained his MSc degree from Institute of Natural Science at Sakarya University in 2007. He then completed his PhD from Cardiff University, School of Engineering, in 2012.

Research Interests:

Urban Analytics, Machine Learning, Machine Vision, Life Cycle Assessment, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Industry 4.0 Applications, Ontology Applications, Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Renewable Energy Management, Forecasting Systems, Deterministic and Stochastic Optimisation including: Integer Programming, Nonlinear Programming, The Bees Algorithm, Genetic Algorithm, Simulated Annealing, Ant Colony Optimisation and Hill Climbing, Fuzzy Systems and Fuzzy Logic, Rough Set Theory,  Multi-Agent Systems, Single Machine Scheduling, Job-Shop Scheduling,  Robotics and Automation, High Performance Computing (HPC) and Wireless Mesh Networking systems.

Project Baris  has involved: 

Industrial Funded (Waterman Group) (PI): Optimised decision support system to compute the embodied and operational carbon of Mechanical and Electrical systems in buildings.

UKRPIF funded: Net Zero – CREWW ENZO: Embodying Net Zero in Operation (Co-I), Digital Twin Development of the CREWW Building.

STFC Food Network+ (Co-I) -  Developing a data-driven communication platform for improving farmed fish distribution in Kenya

KTP funded project with Smart Manufacturing (Co-I) -  Implemention of a dual-production business model and a novel simulation tool to enable the optimisation of multi production manufacturing flows with Smart Manufacturing.

RIVIC (3D Mesh Processing Systems) - Welsh Government Funded,
SPORTE2 (Optimised Energy Management Systems for Sports Facilities) - EC-FP-7 Funded,
KnoholEM (Holistic Knowledge-based (Ontology Added) Energy Optimisation Systems) - EC-FP-7 Funded,
Estate Energy Optimisation (EEO)-Box ( Optimised Domestic Appliance Scheduling and Energy Management Systems) - BRE Funded
WANDA (River Depth Prediction Systems) - TSB Funded
MAS2TERING (Multi-Agent-based Secure Smart Grid Management Systems) - EC-FP-7 Funded

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  • PhD Students
    • Maha Aldoumani, PhD topic:"A Novel Variable Geometry based Planar Inductor Design for Wireless Charging Application", 2019-2023. (Completed)
    • Seyedatta Ajayebi, PhD topic: "Novel Regional Life Cycle Assessment Approach to Sustainability Evaluation of Energy Systems", 2020-Present (Thesis Submitted).
    • Suliman Rizek, PhD Topic: "Enhancements of the Bees Algorithm and application in smart city", 2018-Present.
    • Khaled Yousef, PhD Topic: "Short and Long-Term Energy Security Management In the UAE by Virtue Of Agent-Based Simulation", 2020-Present.
    • Anthony Onwodi, PhD Topic: "Lean Manufacturing and Digital Twin Applications using IoT and Data Analytics", 2022-Present
    • Adam Lockyer, PhD Topic: "An ontology-based smart city modelling and implementation of artificial intelligence (multi-agent system, fuzzy logic, artificial neural network, and optimisation algorithms) to control the energy and water", 2022-Present.
    • Hiba Talmoust, PhD Topic: "A Novel and Optimised Decision Support System to Compute the Embodied and Operational Carbon of Mechanical and Electrical Systems Choices to Deliver Net Zero Buildings", 2023-Present.
Teaching:   Membership:
  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (HEA) 
  • Member of IET
  • Member of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
  • Member of IEEE Power and Energy Society
  • Member of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

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