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Researcher: Karri, V (Associate Professor Vishy Karri)

Fields of Research

Manufacturing engineering
Neural networks
Artificial life and complex adaptive systems
Other education
Automotive engineering
Forestry sciences
Mechanical engineering
Automotive combustion and fuel engineering
Field robotics
Environmentally sustainable engineering
Galactic astronomy
Hybrid and electric vehicles and powertrains
Image processing
Composite and hybrid materials
Psycholinguistics (incl. speech production and comprehension)
Turbulent flows
Timber, pulp and paper
Process control and simulation
Information retrieval and web search
Combinatorics and discrete mathematics (excl. physical combinatorics)
Information systems development methodologies and practice
Intelligent robotics

Research Objectives

Machinery and equipment
Machined metal products
Industrial machinery and equipment
Basic aluminium products
Other education and training
Non-dairy milk
Other manufacturing
Renewable energy
Automotive equipment
Coated metal and metal-coated products
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Road safety
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Other environmental management
Other energy
Environmentally sustainable transport activities
Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Instrumentation
Technological and organisational innovation
Energy systems and analysis
Other information and communication services
Wood sawing and veneer
Civil construction processes
Industry costs and structure
Information systems, technologies and services
Environmentally sustainable manufacturing activities
Wind energy
Transport energy efficiency
Hydro-electric energy
Aerospace equipment

Career Best Publications

A Monitoring System of Drill Wear States using a Hybrid Neural Network; The 11th International Manufacturing Conference: Advances in Materials Maufacturing Science and Technology
Design and construction of a formula SAE racecar in a teaching and research framework; Annual International HERDSA Conference: Research and Development in Higher Education
Machine Learning for Surface Roughness Monitoring in Drilling; New Engineer
Machining of Filled Polymers Using Single-Edge Tools; Journal of Composites Technology and Research
Need for Optimisation Techniques to Select Neural Network Algorithms for Process Modelling of Reduction Cell; PRICAI 2000 - Topics in Artificial Intelligence - 6th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Online Monitoring of Internal Surface Roughness in Drilling Operations; IASTED International Conference
Prediction of parameters to avoid vehicle roll over using artificial neural networks; 9th IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice
Prediction of Thrust and Torque in Drilling Using Conventional and Feedforward Neural Networks; Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems
Road Surface Prediction using Artificial Neural Networks during Stable Driving Conditions; The 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Science and Technology
Tool Condition Monitoring in Drilling Using Artificial Neural Networks; 16th Australian Conference on AI, AI 2003: Advances in Artificial Intelligence

Research Publications

A monitoring system of drill wear states using a hybrid neural network; Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems
A Monitoring System of Drill Wear States using a Hybrid Neural Network; The 11th International Manufacturing Conference: Advances in Materials Maufacturing Science and Technology
A Neural Network Controller in Automated Wood Machining; Fourth IASTEDInternational Conference: Robotics and Manufacturing
A study of Diesel-Hydrogen Fuel Consumption in a Compression Engine Generator Set; Fourth Mediterranean Combustion Symposium
A study of diesel-hydrogen fuel exhaust emissions in a compression ignition engine/generator assembly; 2nd Intern. Conf. on Thermal Engineering Theory and Applications
AISAT 2000 - International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Science and Technology - Proceedings; AISAT 2000 - International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Science and Technology
Alternative and sustainable fueling options for two wheeled vehicles; 2nd Intern. Conf. on Thermal Engineering Theory and Applications
An Artificial Neural Network-Based Detection of Wear States in Drilling Operations; Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Technologies 2003 (InTech'03)
An Intelligent Ssystem for Detection of Failed Aluminium Wheels; International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications
An Intelligent Traction Controller; HiPC 2002 Workshop on Soft Computing: Innovative Applications of Soft Computing
An investigation of engine performance parameters and artificial intelligent emission prediction of hydrogen powered car; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
Analysis of Component Sizing for a Wind-Hydrogen-Diesel Stand-Alone Power System; IASTED International Conference on Energy and Power Systems
Application of General Regression Neural Network for Estimation and Control in a Dynamic Industry Environment; AISAT 2000 - International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Science and Technology
Artificial Neural Networks and neuro-fuzzy inference systems as virtual sensors for hydrogen safety prediction; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
Artificial Neural Networks for Force and Power Predictions in Oblique Cutting; IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks
ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS FOR FORCE AND POWER PREDICTIONS IN OBLIQUE CUTTING; 1995 IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks
Artificial Neural Networks for Performance Estimation in Wood Turning; International Conference on Manufacturing Automation
Artificial Neural Networks for Tool Wear Estimation; Fifth IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Manufacturing
Automatic Tool Selection Using Neural Networks; Fifth IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Manufacturing
Back-Propagation and Widrow-Hoff Neural Networks in Turning Performance Prediction; International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimidia Applications (ICCIMA 1998)
Behaviour of 601-Alloy using Two Different Solution Treatment Method: Part I - Mechanical Properties; Materials 1998
Behaviour of 601-Alloy using Two Different Solution Treatment Methods: Machining Characteristics; Materials 1998
Combined Kohonen and RBF Networks to Predict Electrolyte Additives in Hall-Heroult Cell; Advances in Intelligent Systems: Theory and Applications
COMPUTER-AIDED PREDICTIVE CUTTING MODEL FOR SIMULATED KEYWAY BROACHING OPERATION; Third IASTED International Conference: Robotics and Manufacturing
Control system for plug-in hybrid hydrogen fuel cell scooter; international conference on modelling and simulation
Design Analysis Between On and Off-Centre Bearing for Racecar Wheel, Using Finite Element Method; 4th Quality in Research Seminar
Design and construction of a formula SAE racecar in a teaching and research framework; Annual International HERDSA Conference: Research and Development in Higher Education
Design and Construction of Formula SAE Race Car as Project Based Learning; 12th Australasian Conference on Engineering Education, 7th Australasian Women in Engineering Forum: Towards Excellence in Engineering Education Conference
Determining the Influence of Input Parameters on BP Neural Network Output Error Using Sensitivity Analysis; Third International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications (ICCIMA'99)
Direct and inverse modelling of turning performances using neural networks; 1997 International Conference on Neural Information processing and Intelligent Information Systems
Drilling Performance Prediction Using General Regression Neural Networks; Intelligent Problem Solving - Methodologies and Approaches: 13th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems
Drilling Performance Prediction using Mechanics of Cutting Approach, GRNN and RBF Neural Networks - A Comparison; 8th International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering
Effect of Altering the Gaussian Function Receptive Field Width in RBF Neural Networks on Aluminium Fluoride Prediction in Industrial Reduction Cells; 6th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP'99)
Effect of Heat Treatment on Mechanical Properties and Surface Roughness of Aluminum Alloy 601; Journal of Testing and Evaluation
Engineering Managemet on the Shop Floor; Sixth Annual Australasian Conference of Engineering Management Educators (ACEME)
Enriching Teaching through Research; Annual HERDSA Conference: Research and Development in Higher education - Transforming Knowledge into Wisdom (Holistic Aproaches to Teaching and Learning)
FORCE PREDICTIONS IN SINGLE EDGED CUTTING OPERATIONS USING ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS; Third IASTED International Conference: Robotics and Manufacturing
Formula SAE Racing, Research and Project Based Learning; 2nd World Engineering Congress - Engineering Innovation and Sustainability: Global Challenges and Issues
Fuzzy Expert System to Estimate Ignition Timing for Tuning of Hydrogen Car; International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN)
General Regression Neural Networks to Estimate Surface Finish and Power in Cylindrical Turning Operations; International Conference on Artificial Intelligence IC-AI'2000
Identification of Grain Growth in Wood Machining Using Artificial Neural Networks; International Conference on Manufacturing Automation
Identifying Significant Parameters for Hall-Heroult Process Using General Regression Neural Network; Intelligent Problem Solving - Methodologies and Approaches: 13th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems
Incorporating Operations Research Techniques to Maximise Economic Benefit of Neural Network Modelling; AISAT 2000 - International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Science and Technology
Industrial Expectations of Managerial and Technological Skills - A Graduate Perspective; 5th Annual Engineering Management Educators Conference 1996
Inegrating Technology and Management Education with the needs of Manufacturing Enterprises; 5th Annual Engineering Educators Conference 1996
Intelligent approach to predicting emission performance in hydrogen power car; international conference on modelling and simulation
Intelligent Automatic Tool Selection Using Support Vector Machines; Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Technologies 2003 (InTech'03)
Intelligent Control of Aluminium Reduction Cells using Backpropagation Neural Networks; Advances in Intelligent Systems: Theory and Applications
Intelligent On-line System to Identify and Select Coated and Uncoated Drills; 4th Quality in Research Seminar
Intelligent Sensor Fusion Approach to Cutting Tool Wear Estimation; International Conference on Soft Computing and Measurements
Intelligent System for Tool Selection in Wood Working Routers; Advances in Engineering Design and Automation Research II
Learning platforms for renewable energy awareness: hydrogen powered vehicles; Second International Conference on Engineering Education and Training
Machine Learning for Surface Roughness Monitoring in Drilling; New Engineer
Machining of filled polymer matrix composites; 7th International Conference on Mechanical Behaviour of Materials
Machining of Filled Polymers Using Single-Edge Tools; Journal of Composites Technology and Research
Management Course Content in Professional Engineering Education; 5th Annual Engineering Management Educators Conference 1996
Manufacturing competent engineering graduates through innovative course design; 9th Annual AAEE Convention and Conference
Manufacturing the Universe; Research Publications Pty. Ltd.
Mechanics of Cutting and Neural Network Approaches to Turning Performance; International Conference on Artificial Intelligence IC-AI'2000
Mechanics of Cutting and Neural Network Approaches to Turning Performance Prediction - A Comparison; Fifth International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision
Method and Device to Communicate via SMS after a Security Intrusion; 1st International Conference on Sensing Technology
Modern mechatronic curriculum for multidisciplinary engineering education; 9th IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice
Need for Optimisation Techniques to Select Neural Network Algorithms for Process Modelling of Reduction Cell; PRICAI 2000 - Topics in Artificial Intelligence - 6th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Neural network approach to surface finish and force estimation in turning; 1997 International Conference on Neural Information processing and Intelligent Information Systems
Neural Networks Based Generation of Tolerance Windows; 8th International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering
Neural networks to estimate welding velocity for control of root-bead welding; Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Systems and Technologies
Oblique Cutting Characteristics of Huon Pine; The Fourteenth Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials
Online Monitoring of Internal Surface Roughness in Drilling Operations; IASTED International Conference
Optimum Back Propagation Network Conditions With Respect To Computation Time and Output Accuracy; Third International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications (ICCIMA'99)
Orthogonal Cutting Characteristics of Huon Pine - An Experimental Investigation; The Fourteenth Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials
Pavement Feature Recognition for Automative Application using LabVIEW Based Intelligent Tools; The 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Science and Technology
Performance Comparison of BP and GRNN Models of the Neural Network Paradigm Using a Practical Industrial Application; 6th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP'99)
Performance Estimation In Turning Process Using Neural Networks; Fourth IASTED International Conference: Robotics and Manufacturing
Performance estimation in wood machining using artificial neural networks; Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Systems and Technologies (AMPST 96)
Performance in Oblique Cutting using Conventional Methods and Neural Networks; Neural Computing & Applications
Performance prediction models in oblique cutting using conventional and neural network approaches - a comparison; Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Systems, and Technologies (AMPST 96)
PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF NEURAL NETS FOR MANUFACTURING PROCESSES; The 4th Annual Engineering Management Educator's Conference
Prediction of hydrogen safety parameters using intelligent techniques; International Journal of Energy Research
Prediction of Internal Surface Roughness in Drilling using Three Feedforward Neural Networks - A Comparison; 9th International Conference on Neural Information Processing
Prediction of parameters to avoid vehicle roll over using artificial neural networks; 9th IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice
Prediction of Thrust and Torque in Drilling Using Conventional and an Optimised Layer by Layer Neural Network; The 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Systems Integrity and Maintenance (Systems Integrity and Maintenance - ACSIM 2002)
Prediction of Thrust and Torque in Drilling Using Conventional and Feedforward Neural Networks; Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems
Preliminary Investigation to Use Bayesian Networks in Predicting NOx, CO, CO2 and HC Emissions; IASTED International Conference on Energy and Power Systems
Productavity Improvements through Prediction of Electrolite Temperature in Aluminium Reduction Clell Using BP Neural Network; PRICAI 2000 - Topics in Artificial Intelligence - 6th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Progressive Cutting Tool Wear Monitoring using Neural Networks; Advances in Engineering Design and Automation Research II
Project Based Learning - Formula SAE Car Development as an Effective Tool; New Engineer
Promoting Independent Learning and Postgraduate Training through Formula SAE Race Car Project; 9th Asia-Pacific Conference of Engineering Management Educators
Race Car Chassis Tuning Using Artificial Neural Networks; 16th Australian Conference on AI, AI 2003: Advances in Artificial Intelligence
Radial force and hole oversize prediction in drilling using traditional and neural networks; International Conference on Manufacturing Automation: Rapid Response Solutions to Product Development
RBF Neural Network for Thrust and Torque Predictions in Drilling Operations; Third International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications (ICCIMA'99)
Regenerative control systems for plug-in hydrogen fuel cell scooter; international conference on modelling and simulation
Regenerative energy control system for plug-in hydrogen fuel cell scooter; International Journal of Energy research
Remote Monitoring and Control for Hydrogen Safety via SMS; 1st International Conference on Sensing Technology
Road Surface Prediction using Artificial Neural Networks during Stable Driving Conditions; The 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Science and Technology
Selecting Intelligent Tools for Maintenance and Control of aluminum Reduction Cells; The 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Systems Integrity and Maintenance (Systems Integrity and Maintenance - ACSIM 2002)
Selection of Cutting Tool Using Intelligent System; International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia
Selection of Optimized Neural Networks for Surface Roughness in Drilling Operations; IASTED International Conference "Artificial Intelligence and Applications"
Selection of significant process parameters, in producing, using general regression neural networks; New Engineer
Sensor fusion method for tool wear performance estimation in cylindrical turning; Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Systems, and Technologies (AMPST 99)
Simulation and Configuration of Hydrogen Assisted Renewable Energy Power System; World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Statistical and Neural Network Approaches to performance Selection in Turning; International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimidia Applications (ICCIMA 1998)
Strengthening Teaching and Research: The Use of Industry Links and Case Studies; 2004 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Engineering Education Reaches New Heights
Support Vector Machines to Estimate Thrust and Torque in Drilling; HiPC 2002 Workshop on Soft Computing: Innovative Applications of Soft Computing
Thrust and torque predictions in drilling operations using neural networks; Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Systems, and Technologies (AMPST 99)
Time to Failure Estimation in Timber Joints using Neural Networks; The 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Science and Technology
Tool Condition Monitoring in Drilling Using Artificial Neural Networks; 16th Australian Conference on AI, AI 2003: Advances in Artificial Intelligence
Using Artificial Neural Networks to Predict Vehicle Acceleration and Yaw Angles; 9th International Conference on Neural Information Processing

Research Projects

An Investigation into Heat Treatment of Wheel Castings.; Southern Aluminium (SA)
Collaborative Research Program in Intelligent Manufacturing; Australian Furniture Research and Development Institute (AFRDIL)
Formula SAE-A Competition 2002; Society of Automotive Engineers Australasia (SAEA)
High Performance Twist Drill Design and Drilling Operations for Machining Mould Steel; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Identification of Internal Surface Roughness in Drilling using Artificial Neural Networks; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Implementation of Hydrogen Energy in Tasmania for Stationary and Mobile Applications and System Integration with Allied Infrastructure; Hydro Electric Corporation (HEC)
Intelligent Car; Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts (DEDTA)
Inverse Cutting Models for Cylindrical Turning Operations Using Neural Networks; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Neural network application to manufacturing processes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Neural Network Modelling of Atomiser for Aluminium Powder Manufacture; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Optimisation analysis on product flow at Comalco with a view to improving transfer lines; Comalco Aluminium (Bell Bay) (COMALCO)
Optimising Performance of Hydrogen Injection System Using Intelligent Techniques; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
SAE Intelligent Vehicles; Society of Automotive Engineers Australasia (SAEA)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Study of Circular Sawing of Tasmanian Grown Wood Using Acoustic Emission
A study of CNG - H2 fuel mix for IC Engine performance.
A Study of Diesel-hydrogen Fuel Mix in a Stationary Compression Engine
A study of dimensional limitations in low pressure die casting
A study of surface finish on Aluminium Wheels
A Wind-Hydrogen Hybrid Remote Area Power Supply System
Application of Neural Networks to Tool Condition Monitoring in Drilling Operations
Artificial intelligence in systems analysis approach to QA in manufacturing processes
Conventional machining of fiber-reinforced, filled composites, industrial laminates and natural composites such as wood
Development of a Hydrogen Car & Emission Modelling Using Artificial Intelligence Tools
Emissions Predictive Modelling and Simulation for a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Scooter
Enabling the strength engineering of mortise and tenon joints for fixed height wooden chairs subject to cyclic and long-term static loads
Enhancing Automotive Stability Control with Artificial Neural Networks
Estimation of brake force on an open wheel racing car using artificial neural networks
Hydrogen Energy Systems- Remote Area Power Supplies - Optimisation.
Hydrogen Production Performance Modelling Using Intelligent Techniques
Intelligent Sensor Fusion for Road Car Positioning
Intelligent Torque Estimation and fault diagnosis for an IC race engine
Management for Engineers
Marine Biodiesel - Design and Development of Marine Biodiesel Engines
Modelling and Control of Hydrogen production for varying load conditions to cater the remote island
Neural network applications to aluminium manufacturing lines
On-line Surface Roughness Estimation in Cylindrical Turning Using Neural Networks
Performance Appraisal of a Diesel Generator Powered by Biodiesel
Performance appraisal of a four-stroke Hydrogen internal combustion engine
Performance Estimation of Drilling Using Artificial Neural Networks
Performance of tapping tools- an analytical and experimental investigation
Performance predictions in helical spline internal broaching operations.
Performance Study of a Compression Ignition Engine Fuelled with Biodiesel and Ethanol
Performance Study of Diesel Engine Powered by Vegetable Oil
Prediction of parameters to avoid vehicle roll over using neural networks networks
SI Engine Modeling Using Artificial Neural Networks as Virtual Sensors prediction
Spark Ignition Engine Port Air Mass Flow Prediction using artifical neural networks
Speed Limit Detection using GPS/GSM/TCP/IP Integration
Structural analysis of solid and microwave modified wooden fixed height chairs
Study of Predictive Models for Emissions in Hydogen Assisted Dual Fuel Internal Combustion Engine
Study of the Performance of a Four Cylinder Hydrogen-Fuelled Internal Combustion Engine
Traction control using artificial neural networks
Virtual Sensors for Safe Operation of Electrolyser and Hydrogen-powered Car