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Research area(s)

The main research fields of Dr Kalganova are in Artificial Intelligence and its real-life applications:

Evolutionary Design and Optimisation, Evolvable hardware, Modelling and optimisation of Large Systems, Operational research, Robotics, Swarm optimisation. 

Research grants and projects

Research Projects

Grants

RE-VOLT: RElay connected electrical asset monitoring platform for high VOLTage systems
Funder: Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy
Duration: October 2021 - March 2023
Design and Implementation of AI System for Fast and Reliable Weed Control
Funder: Small Robot Company Limited
Duration: October 2020 - September 2023
Cognitively-inspired Agile Information and Knowledge Modelling (CALM)
Funder: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Duration: September 2020 - February 2022
Autonomous Digital Supply Chain
Funder: Intel Corporation
Duration: January 2020 - June 2020
Further Research in Microelectronics
Funder: Defensewerx Inc.
Duration: January 2020 - March 2020
The Development of Doctoral Education and Research Capacities of Kyrgyzstani Academia (DERECKA)
Funder: European Commission
Duration: January 2020 - December 2023

Strengthening research and innovation capacities in Kyrgyzstan through promotion of PhD degrees . • Established training teams at PC universities • Strengthened PhD programmes in KG • PhD students enrolled in new / modernised programmes in KG • Improved research & teaching competences of academic staff in KG • Increased innovative research expertise in KG

Autonomous Supply Chain
Funder: Intel Corporation
Duration: January 2020 - June 2020

Investigation on design and implementation of autonomous supply chain.

Microelectronics Supply Chain Provenance
Funder: AFWERX
Duration: September 2019 - December 2019
AFWERX Challenge Award
Funder: Defensewerx Inc.
Duration: September 2019 - January 2020
Product Volume Esstimation Tool
Funder: Scuderia
Duration: March 2019 - June 2019
Modernization of Doctoral Education in Science and improvement of Teaching Methodologies: MODEST
Funder: European Commission
Duration: November 2018 - November 2021
Development of AI-based methods for structural integrity (PhD studentship - Sternherz)
Funder: ECM space technologies GmbH
Duration: October 2018 - September 2021
Design and development of the Intelligent System in the Big Data Context
Funder: Ural Federal University
Duration: October 2018 - May 2019
Spiking Sparse Distributed Memory Model and Its Implementation on Loihi Architecture
Funder: Intel Corporation
Duration: August 2018 - August 2020
Caterpillar Studentship Award
Funder: Caterpillar Inc
Duration: September 2017 - May 2021
Supply Chain Network Models
Funder: Intel Corporation
Duration: April 2015 - March 2017
M_Multi-Eschelon Supply Chain Network Modeling Supercomputing Implementation
Funder: Caterpillar Inc
Duration: February 2015 - August 2015
Safe Aid Record Module
Funder: Brunel IAA award
Duration: 2015 - 2015

IAA funding - £9275; In kind contribution to the project from Visteon for hardware and testing - £16,350

Supply Chain Network Models - Collaborative Research
Funder: Intel Corporation
Duration: 2015 - 2017
Suply Chain Network Modeling & Optimization: Phase 2b
Funder: Caterpillar Inc.
Duration: 2014 - 2014
New model of the third cycle in engineering education on due to Bologna Process in BY RU UA
Funder: European Commission
Duration: December 2013 - November 2016
Real-time sound recognition and visualisation
Funder: Scientific-Technical Center REB
Duration: 2013 - 2015
Supply Chain Network Modeling & Optimization: Phase 2a
Funder: Caterpillar Inc.
Duration: 2013 - 2013
Supply Chain Network Modelling & Optimization
Funder: Caterpillar Inc.
Duration: 2012 - 2013
Demand Strategy Modelling (Sponsored Studentship)
Funder: Caterpillar Inc.
Duration: 2011 - 2012
Automatic generation of graphical diagrams summarising large amounts of information
Funder: EPSRC Vacation Bursary
Duration: June 2009 - September 2009
Implementation of FPGA-based run-time Evolvable Hardare System
Funder: EPSRC Vacation Bursary
Duration: June 2007 - September 2007
Development of 3D autorouting horse and harness system
Funder: Caterpillar Inc.
Duration: 2004 - 2007
Development of mixtrinsic evolvable hardware system to evolve large logic circuits
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Duration: 2003 - 2006
Use of fuzzy-neuro-evolutionary approach for prediction and management of medical data
Funder: Anson research
Duration: September 2002 - October 2004
in the area of Evolvable hardware approach with bi-directional incremental evolution applied to control a six-legged robot
Funder: Nuffield Foundation
Duration: October 2000 - September 2002

Awards to Newly Appointed Lectures in Science, Engineering and Mathematics

development evolvable hardware approach with bi-directional incremental evolution
Funder: Brunel University
Duration: September 2000 - September 2001
development of the decomposition methods for multiple-valued functions and their systems
Funder: Foundation of Fundamental Investigations of Republic of Belarus
Duration: January 1997 - July 1997
in the field of exact sciences
Funder: Education Ministry of Republic of Belarus
Duration: January 1997 - June 1997
field of exact sciences
Funder: International Soros Science Education Program (ISSEP)
Duration: September 1996 - September 1997

Project details

  • EPSRC Vacation Bursary, supervisor for Mr Aristotelis Vryonidis “Automatic generation of graphical diagrams summarising large amounts of information” (summer 2009) (£2,000)
  • EPSRC Vacation Bursary, supervisor for Mr Konstantin Movsovic “Implementation of FPGA-based run-time Evolvable Hardare System” (summer 2007) (£2,000)
  • Co-applicant for EU-funded project (2004-2007). Grid Enabled Remote Instrumentation with Distributed Control and Computation (GRIDCC) (total project 8 M€, funded – 4 M€, http://www.gridcc.org/, GridCC Exploitation Manager)
  • Principal Investigator for project funded by Caterpillar (2004-2007). Development of 3D autorouting horse and harness system (£11,000)
  • Principal Investigator for EPSRC-funded project (2003-2006). Development of mixtrinsic evolvable hardware system to evolve large logic circuits GR/S17178/01 (£121,141)
  • Principal Investigator for Anson research funded project (2002). Use of fuzzy-neuro-evolutionary approach for prediction and management of medical data (£28,500).
  • Principal Investigator for learning and teaching development project, Brunel University London (2001) for research in the area of development of multimedia based “C/C++ programming” module (£500)
  • Principal Investigator for Xilinx University Program (2001) for research in the area of bi-directional incremental evolution applied to intrinsic evolvable hardware (£15,000)
  • Principal Investigator for the Nuffield Foundation project (2000/2002). Awards to Newly Appointed Lectures in Science, Engineering and Mathematics in the area of Evolvable hardware approach with bi-directional incremental evolution applied to control a six-legged robot, 2000, NAL/00429/A (£4,000)
  • Principal Investigator for the project funded by Brunel Research Initiative & Enterprise Fund (BRIEF) 2000/2001 in the field of development evolvable hardware approach with bi-directional incremental evolution (£15,000)
  • Overseas PhD studentship funded by Department of Computer Studies of Napier University (£5,540 per year)
  • Personal grant of Education Ministry of Republic of Belarus in the field of exact sciences in 1997 (6,000,000 Belarusian roubles)
  • Principal Investigator for the project funded by the Foundation of Fundamental Investigations of Republic of Belarus in the field of development of the decomposition methods for multiple-valued functions and their systems (M96-094) in 1997 (20,100,000 Belarusian roubles)
  • Principal Investigator for the project funded by the International Soros Science Education Program (ISSEP) in the field of exact sciences in 1996 (M96/28, $800)
  • Principle Investigator for Brunel for EU-funded TEMPUS project, 543724-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-LT-TEMPUS-JPCR “New model of the third cycle in engineering education due to Bologna Process in BY, RU, UA” (NETCENG) (2013-2016)”
  • Principle Investigator for industry funded project from Caterpillar on “Supply Chain Modelling and Optimisation” (2013 –2016) (£78,000)
  • Principal Investigator of industry related project entitled \"The Ambidextrous Robot Hand\" (2011 – now)
  • Principal Investigator for industry funded project (Scientific-Technical Center REB) on the project entitled “ Sound recognition and visualisation” (2012-2015) (£66,092)
  • Principal Investigator for industry funded project (Caterpillar) on “Transportation Network Modelling” (2012-2015) ($50,000)
  • Support of UG students for development of social media – based web page for Iver Community Childcare (2012-2013)
  • Training and accommodation grant awarded by Festo to participate in Modern Industrial Pneumatic Training – Fundamentals, the training is attended by Emre Akyürek, October 2012
  • In-kind contribution by Shadow Robot (equipment and PhD student training) towards project entitled “Development of ambidextrous hand” (2011-2012)
  • Travel grant awarded by Caterpillar to participate in Demand Strategy Project and Competition Conference and Celebration, 2012
  • Principal Investigator for industry funded project (Caterpillar) on “Forecasting Demand Strategy” (2011-2014) ($50,000)