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Adrian Morris


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Manufacturing Specialist

My current research involves energy and machining strategies.



Teaching and supervision

I teach the Quality Systems module on MSc Manufacturing Engineering.
I am  module leader for quality on the Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Programme

Research interests for potential research students

  • Productivity, quality and maintenance: energy usage
  • Hydrogen as a co-fuel for ICE

Research

  • Principle investigator on FCH-JU funded Hyacinth project examining Social Acceptance Issues for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies

Current projects include:
  • NOx reduction in hydrogen co-fuelled ICEs
  • Energy usage in novel machining strategies
  • Using energy consumption/signatures as an indicator of equipment condition.

Publications

Number of items: 27.

Article

Morris, Adrian, Baglee, David and Knowles, Michael (2020) Using energy consumption profiles as an indicator of equipment condition. International Journal of COMADEM, 23 (2). ISSN 1363-7681

Baglee, David, Knowles, Michael and Morris, Adrian (2016) Maintenance : Is research failing the food industry. Journal of Food Engineering. (Unpublished)

Kok, Dirk, Knowles, Michael, Morris, Adrian and Baglee, David (2015) Battery ripple effects in cascaded and parallel-connected convertors. IET Power Electronics, 8 (5). pp. 841-849.

Kok, Dirk, Morris, Adrian, Knowles, Michael and Baglee, David (2014) Converter simulation using SimPowerSystems a comparison of drive cycles and control strategies. Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), 2013 International Conference on. pp. 800-805.

Knowles, Michael and Morris, Adrian (2014) The Impact of second Life Electric vehicle Batteries on the Viability of renewable Energy Sources. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 4 (1). pp. 152-167. ISSN 2231-0843

Knowles, Michael and Morris, Adrian (2013) Impact of Second Life Electric Vehicle Batteries on the Viability of Renewable Energy Sources. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 4 (1). pp. 152-167. ISSN 2231-0843

Kok, Dirk, Morris, Adrian and Knowles, Michael (2013) Novel EV drive train topology — A review of the current topologies and proposal for a model for improved drivability. Power Electronics and Applications (EPE), 2013 15th European Conference on. pp. 1-10.

Scott, Helen, Knowles, Michael, Morris, Adrian and Kok, Dirk (2012) The Role of a Driving Simulator in Driver Training to Improve Fuel Economy. Proceedings of Driving Simulator Conference Europe 2012. pp. 313-325. ISSN 0769-0266

Ren, Qinglian, Crolla, Dave and Morris, Adrian (2010) The effect of Transmission Design on Electric Vehicle (EV) Performance. The Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, 4 (3). pp. 46-51. ISSN 1934-8975

Knowles, Michael, Baglee, David, Morris, Adrian and Ren, Qinglian (2010) The State of the Art in Fuel Cell Condition Monitoring and Maintenance. World Electric Vehicle Journal, 4. pp. 487-494. ISSN 2032-6653

Conference or Workshop Item

Kok, Theodorus, Morris, Adrian, Baglee, David and O'Brien, Roger (2015) Development of a low cost mixed fuel hydrogen/petrol system for reducing vehicle emissions. In: European Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Congress, 2-4 Dec 2015, Brussels. (Unpublished)

Kok, Theodorus, Morris, Adrian, Scott, Helen and Baglee, David (2015) The Use of Markov Chain Analysis for Rule-Based Power and Energy Management Optimisation in Electric Vehicles. In: European Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Congress, 2-4 Dec 2015, Brussels, Belgium.

Baglee, David, Knowles, Michael and Morris, Adrian (2013) Optimisation of Food and Engineering Supply Chain Technology (OPTFEST): A Case Study. In: Comadem 2013, 11 - 13 Jun 2013, Helsinki.

Baglee, David, Knowles, Michael, Morris, Adrian and Scott, Helen (2013) A roadmap for the development of the next generation of reliable and dependable ultra-low carbon vehicles. In: 4th Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Conference, 2013, London.

Baglee, David, Knowles, Michael, Morris, Adrian and Scott, Helen (2013) The role of electric vehicles in developing a sustainable urban transport policy. In: 4th Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Conference, 2013, London.

Baglee, David, Knowles, Michael, Morris, Adrian and Scott, Helen (2013) The role of local authorities in EV uptake. In: 4th Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Conference, 2013, London.

Kok, Dirk, Knowles, Michael and Morris, Adrian (2012) Building a Driving Simulator as an Electric Vehicle Hardware Development Tool. In: Driving Simulation Conference 2012, 6-7 September 2012, Paris.

Knowles, Michael, Baglee, David and Morris, Adrian (2012) Asset performance indicators for ultra low carbon vehicle fleets. In: Maintenance Performance Measurement and Management, 2012, Sunderland.

Knowles, Christopher, Kok, Dirk, Baglee, David and Morris, Adrian (2012) Design and development of an electric vehicle drive train test bed. In: Condition Monitoring and Machine Failure Prevention Technology (BINDT), 2012, London.

Middleton, Helen, Hall, Lynne, Hall, Marc and Morris, Adrian (2010) A Study into Drivers Perspective of Visual Comfort for Electric Vehicles. In: The 25th World Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition,, 5-9 Nov 2010, Shenzhen, China.

Crolla, Dave, Hu, Zhuoneng, Ren, Qinglian, Morris, Adrian and Kok, Dirk (2010) Design and Implementation of Power Management System for Fuel Cell and Battery Powered Buses. In: 25th World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition; EVS 25, 5-9 Nov 2010, Shenzhen, China. (Unpublished)

Hall, Lynne, Hall, Marc, Middleton, Helen and Morris, Adrian (2010) Future Scenarios: LCV and Software Sector. In: 25th World Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS 25), 5-8 Nov 2010, Shenzhen, China.

Hall, Lynne, Hall, Marc, Middleton, Helen and Morris, Adrian (2010) A Study into Driver Perspective of Visual Comfort for Electric Vehicles. In: 25th World Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS 25), 7-9 November 2010, Shenzhen, China.

Ren, Qinglian, Crolla, Dave and Morris, Adrian (2009) Effect of transmission design on Electric Vehicle (EV) performance. In: 5th Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, 2009. VPPC '09. IEEE, 7-11 Sept 2009, Dearborn, MI, USA.

Morris, Adrian, Short, Timothy David, Appleton, M W and Garside, M J (2009) Matching the voice of the engineer to the voice of the customer; an evolution of QFD(Quality Function Development). In: ICED 09; 17th International Conference on Engineering Design, 24-27 Aug 2009, Stanford, USA. (Unpublished)

Ren, Qinglian, Crolla, Dave and Morris, Adrian (2009) Effect of geared transmissions on electric vehicle drivetrains. In: ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 30 Aug – 02 Sep 2009, San Diego, California, USA.

Crolla, Dave, Ren, Qinglian and Morris, Adrian (2009) Performance comparisons of single and dual epicyclic power split transmissions for hybrid electric vehicles. In: 12th EAEC European Automotive Congress; EAEC 2009, 29 Jun - 1 Jul 2009, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

This list was generated on Fri May 29 18:57:32 2020 BST.
  • Quality management
  • Quality and productivity improvement
  • Reverse engineering
  • Maintenance

I deliver a number of CPD course including training the European supply Base for Nissan in New Product Introduction Procedures. I also deliver training in:

  • SPC
  • FMEA
  • QFD
  • Taguchi Methods of Robust Engineering
  • Line Balancing

I am a member of the ERDF project Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (SAM) working with numerous SMEs to improve their productivity and efficiency through the application of advanced technology.


I support a number of clients with product design, reverse engineering, test, measurement and validation, rapid prototyping.

Last updated 08 October 2019