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James Taylor supervises 10 postgraduate research students. Some of the students have produced research profiles, these are listed below:

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Dr James Taylor FIET

Senior Lecturer

James Taylor

Engineering Building

Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4YR

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1524 592375


Research Interests

Control system design, system identification and optimisation, with a focus on True Digital Control using non–minimal state space models.

Interdisciplinary statistical modelling and control of uncertain systems in the natural sciences and engineering, with applied research spanning robotics, transport, energy, agriculture, health and the environment.

Developer of Matlab Toolboxes for time series analysis, forecasting and control, including the CAPTAIN Toolbox for data–based mechanistic analysis of nonstationary and nonlinear systems.

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Current Research

  • Mobile Robots for the Nuclear Industry (EPSRC/DTG).
  • Modelling and Control of Hydraulic Actuators (NDA).
  • Automated Microphenotyping Platform (BBSRC).
  • Energy Management of Hybrid Electric Vehicles.
  • Modelling for Improved Energy Efficiency in a Grow Cell (ERDF).
  • Energy Management for Scalable Smart Grid (EPSRC/DTG).
  • Movement Replicating Robotic Arm Control Interface (Fisher).
  • State Dependent Nonlinear Modelling and Control (various).

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