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Dr Jinya Su

Lecturer
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Dr Jinya Su
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    5B.525, Colchester Campus

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    My Academic Support Hours will be 9-10 on Fridays via zoom. The zoom link for this is available from my profile on my CE262 course MOODLE page. Please wait in the waiting room until I can admit you.

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Biography

Member of Robotics and Embedded Systems research group. Associate Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College since 2020. Prospective PhD students & academic visitors interested in Autonomous Systems and Robotics, AI, UAV Industrial Inspection, Precision Agriculture are encouraged to contact me by email with your full CV. You will receive both high-level and in-depth technical guidance for high-quality research including prestigious journal publications. My recent co-supervised (graduated) PhD students include Lecturer, Senior Engineer, Postdoc in the UK and beyond. Dr Jinya Su, born in 1990, is now a UK Lecturer in Computer Science and AI, CSEE at University of Essex (UoE). He received a PhD degree in Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University (top 10 UK university) in 2016. He was a master student (research), Southeast University (top Chinese University) from 2011-2012. He received a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics, Shandong University (top Chinese University) in 2011. From Jan/2017 to July/2019, Dr Su worked as a PDRA at LUCAS group of Loughborough University under the supervision of Prof. Wen-Hua Chen (EPSRC Established Career Fellow, IEEE/IET/FIMechE Fellow). He has published 50+ journal (38) and conference papers in AI, Control, Transportation and Agriculture including Automatica (3), IEEE Transactions (9), Computer and Electronics in Agriculture (5), Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technology (1), etc. Several publications are ESI highly cited papers and the publications have attracted 1400+ citation in Google Scholar. He has also received a number of prestigious prizes and awards chronologically including Outstanding Early Career Researcher Award from UoE (2020); Top cited Automatica Articles (2020), Santander Mobility Award (2019); Challenge Seedcorn Award (2019); PDR Performance Excellent Award at LU (2019); Outstanding Reviewers (2018); Annual ICI Best Paper Award (2016); IEEE-IES Student Paper Travel Grant (2016); School Research Student Development Fund (2016); ABTA Doctoral Researcher Award (2016); Chinese Government Award for outstanding self-financed student abroad (2015); Best student paper award of ICAC (2013), EPSRC Full PhD studentship (2012). He has established a stable collaboration with university/institute/industry such as Loughborough University, NIAB-EMR, Above Surveying, Railscape. He is a guest editor for IEEE, SAGE, Frontier journals/Remote Sensing, Book reviewer for CRC press; proposal reviewer for EPSRC and BARD. He is now an active reviewer for 50+ journals including Automatica, IEEE TAC/CST/TIE/TASE/Cybernetics/SPL/ITS/IVT, and about 20 conferences including CDC/ACC/ICRA/IROS. He is the PC member for 17th ICNSC, CyberLife (2019), ICIA (2016), he also organized an invited session for CCC (2018). ------------------------------------------------------------ He has led (PI/CoI) or participated as PDRA a number of projects worth about £4 Million: Major ongoing projects: 3. Oct/2021-Oct/2023: AI and UAV remote sensing for rail trackside vegetation management, (Knowledge Transfer Partnerships) KTP project with Railscape, £188,629, Knowledge Base Supervisor. 2. Apr/2021-Apr/2022: FollowPV-Developing autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles with spatial awareness for improved image quality from solar farm inspections, Innovate UK: Robotics for a more resilient future R&D strand, £354.81K, Essex PI, in collaboration with Above Surveying Ltd (Lead) and Loughborough University. 1. Mar/2020--Mar/2022: Space-enabled crop disease management service via crop spraying drones (SCENE-CAD), Essex PI, Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC)-Newton Fund, £500K (100% FEC). Selected archived projects: Feb. 2019—Feb. 2022 UK-China Agri-Tech Challenge-Utilizing Earth Observation and UAV Technologies to Deliver Pest and Disease Products and Services to End Users in China (BB/S020977/1), BBSRC, £400K (100% FEC) . PDRA Feb. 2018—Dec. 2019 COSMIC P&D: Pest and Disease Emergence Prediction and Control for Sustainable Agriculture (PADEPSA), Newton Fund. PDRA Jul. 2016—Dec. 2019. Enabling Wide Area Persistent Remote Sensing for Agriculture Applications(ST/N006852/1), Newton Fund. £1.2 Million. PDRA Mar. 2012—Feb. 2016 Towards More Autonomy for Unmanned Vehicles: Situational Awareness and Decision Making under Uncertainty. EP/J011525/1, EPSRC and BAE Systems. £1 Million. PDRA

Qualifications

  • PhD Loughborough University, (2016)

  • BSc Shandong University, (2011)

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Lecturer (assistant professor), University of Essex (9/9/2019 - present)

  • PhD External Examiner, Faulty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, University of Pretoria (1/7/2021 - present)

Other academic

  • Postdoctoral research associate, Loughborough University (3/1/2017 - 31/7/2019)

  • Part-time research associate, Loughborough University (1/10/2015 - 3/1/2017)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Intelligent Autonomous Systems

sensor fusion; situation awareness; decision making; control engineering; fault diagnosis

Open to supervise

Satellite/UAV remote sensing

UAV, Multispectral image; Machine learning; Image processing

Open to supervise

Precision Agriculture

crop model; Bayesian model calibration; particle filtering; Satellite/UAV imaging

Open to supervise

Applied Machine Learning

The applications of Machine Learning in real-life applications

Open to supervise

Current research

AI-farming: AI-powered intelligent autonomous systems for smart farming

This is a PhD studentship
More information about this project

Space-enabled Crop disEase maNagement sErvice via Crop sprAying Drones (SCENE-CAD)

STFC research grant (CoI) at £ 500K FEC
More information about this project

Using climatic and imaging data to predict apple fruit ripeness

This is a full PhD studentship via Collaborative Training Partnership for Fruit Crop Research (CTP FCR) funded by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Industry (UK leading fruit industry organisations).
More information about this project

FollowPV-Developing autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles with spatial awareness for improved image quality from solar farm inspections

Robotics for a more resilient future R&D strand, Innovate UK project with Above Surveying, Ltd.

Conferences and presentations

Oh, there are too many conference participation to list

Invited presentation, 14 international conferences in UK, China, USA, 31/3/2020

PC Member

17th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC), 7/3/2020

PC Member

International Conference on Cyber-Living, Cyber-Syndrome and Cyber-Health (CyberLife 2019), 1/10/2019

PC Member

IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation, 1/8/2016

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Engineering Mathematics (CE262)

  • Team Project Challenge (CS) (CE291)

  • Team Project Challenge (WBL) (CE299)

Publications

Journal articles (38)

Yi, D., Fang, H., Hua, Y., Su, J., Han, J. and Quddus, M., Improving Synthetic to Realistic Semantic Segmentation with Parallel Generative Ensembles for Autonomous Urban Driving. IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems

Zhang, T., Xu, Z., Su, J., Yang, Z., Liu, C., Chen, W-H. and Li, J., Wheat yellow rust disease detection by Ir-UNet and UAV multispectral imagery.. Remote Sensing

Su, J., Yi, D., Liu, C., Mi, Z., Su, B., Hu, X., Xu, X., Guo, L. and Chen, W-H., (2021). Aerial Visual Perception in Smart Farming: Field Study of Wheat Yellow Rust Monitoring. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. 17 (3), 2242-2249

He, X., Zhao, Z., Su, J., Yang, Q. and Zhu, D., (2021). Adaptive inverse control of a vibrating coupled vessel-riser system with input backlash. IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems. 51 (8), 4706-4715

Li, S., Zhu, C., Mao, Q., Su, J. and Li, J., (2021). Active Disturbance Rejection Vibration Control for an All-clamped Piezoelectric Plate with Delay. Control Engineering Practice. 108, 104719-104719

Niño de Zepeda, MV., Meng, F., Su, J., Zeng, X-J. and Wang, Q., (2021). Dynamic Clustering Analysis for Driving Styles Identification. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. 97, 104096-104096

Zhang, T., Su, J., Xu, Z., Luo, Y. and Li, J., (2021). Sentinel-2 satellite imagery for urban land cover classification by optimized random forest classifier. Applied Sciences. 11 (2), 543-543

Zhang, T., Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2021). State and parameter estimation of the AquaCrop model for winter wheat using sensitivity informed particle filter. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 180, 105909-105909

Lu, Y., Chen, X., Zhai, X., Saha, S., Ehsan, S., Su, J. and McDonald-Maier, K., (2021). A Fast Simulation Method for Analysis of SEE in VLSI. Microelectronics Reliability. 120, 114110-114110

Li, M., Chen, S., Zhao, H., Tang, C., Lai, Y., Ung, COL., Su, J. and Hu, H., (2021). The short-term associations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease hospitalizations with meteorological factors and air pollutants in Southwest China: a time-series study. Scientific Reports. 11 (1), 12914-

Yi, D., Su, J. and Chen, W-H., (2021). Probabilistic Faster R-CNN with Stochastic Region Proposing: Towards Object Detection and Recognition in Remote Sensing Imagery. Neurocomputing. 459, 290-301

Su, J., Coombes, M., Liu, C., Zhu, Y., Song, X., Fang, S., Guo, L. and Chen, W-H., (2020). Machine Learning Based Crop Drought Mapping System by UAV Remote Sensing RGB Imagery. Unmanned Systems. 08 (01), 71-83

Yi, D., Su, J., Hu, L., Liu, C., Mohammed, Q., Mehrdad, D. and Chen, W-H., (2020). Implicit Personalization in Driving Assistance: State-of-the-Art and Open Issues. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles. 5 (3), 397-413

Meng, Y., Han, Y., Liang, Z., Su, J. and Lan, Y., (2020). Harvest-aid application strategy in different cotton planting densities by unmanned aerial vehicle. International Journal of Precision Agricultural Aviation. 2 (1), 31-41

Wu, K., Su, J. and Sun, C., (2020). Output Feedback Control for Mobile Robot Systems with significant External Disturbances. Science in China Series F: Information Sciences. 63 (9)

Meng, Y., Su, J., Song, J., Chen, W-H. and Lan, Y., (2020). Experimental evaluation of UAV spraying for peach trees of different shapes: effects of operational parameters on droplet distribution. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 170, 105282-105282

Mi, Z., Zhang, X., Su, J., Han, D. and Su, B., (2020). Wheat stripe rust grading by deep learning with attention mechanism and images from mobile devices. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11, 558126-

Yi, D., Su, J., Liu, C., Quddus, M. and Chen, W-H., (2019). A machine learning based personalized system for driving state recognition. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 105, 241-261

Yi, D., Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2019). New Driver Workload Prediction Using Clustering-Aided Approaches. IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems. 49 (1), 64-70

Yi, D., Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2019). Personalized Driver Workload Inference by Learning From Vehicle Related Measurements. IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems. 49 (1), 159-168

Su, J. and Chen, W-H., (2019). Model-Based Fault Diagnosis System Verification Using Reachability Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems. 49 (4), 742-751

Yi, D., Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2019). Trajectory Clustering Aided Personalized Driver Intention Prediction for Intelligent Vehicles. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. 15 (6), 3693-3702

Zhang, T-X., Su, J-Y., Liu, C-J. and Chen, W-H., (2019). Potential Bands of Sentinel-2A Satellite for Classification Problems in Precision Agriculture. International Journal of Automation and Computing. 16 (1), 16-26

Su, J., Liu, C., Hu, X., Xu, X., Guo, L. and Chen, W-H., (2019). Spatio-temporal monitoring of wheat yellow rust using UAV multispectral imagery. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 167, 105035-105035

Zhang, T., Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2019). Bayesian Calibration of AquaCrop Model for Winter Wheat by Assimilating UAV Multi-Spectral Images. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 167, 105052-105052

Su, J., Liu, C., Coombes, M., Hu, X., Wang, C., Xu, X., Li, Q., Guo, L. and Chen, W-H., (2018). Wheat yellow rust monitoring by learning from multispectral UAV aerial imagery. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 155, 157-166

Su, J. and Chen, W-H., (2018). Further results on “Reduced order disturbance observer for discrete-time linear systems”. Automatica. 93, 550-553

Li, T-C., Su, J-Y., Liu, W. and Corchado, JM., (2017). Approximate Gaussian conjugacy: parametric recursive filtering under nonlinearity, multimodality, uncertainty, and constraint, and beyond. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering. 18 (12), 1913-1939

Smith, J., Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2017). Disturbance Observer Based Control with Anti-Windup Applied to a Small Fixed Wing UAV for Disturbance Rejection. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems. 88 (2-4), 329-346

Su, J., Yi, D., Liu, C., Guo, L. and Chen, W-H., (2017). Dimension Reduction Aided Hyperspectral Image Classification with a Small-sized Training Dataset: Experimental Comparisons. Sensors. 17 (12), 2726-2726

Su, J., Chen, W-H. and Yang, J., (2016). On Relationship Between Time-Domain and Frequency-Domain Disturbance Observers and Its Applications. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control. 138 (9)

Su, J., Li, B., Chen, W-H. and Yang, J., (2016). Reduced-order disturbance observer design for discrete-time linear stochastic systems. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control. 38 (6), 657-664

Su, J., Li, B. and Chen, W-H., (2015). On existence, optimality and asymptotic stability of the Kalman filter with partially observed inputs. Automatica. 53, 149-154

Su, J., Li, B. and Chen, W-H., (2015). Simultaneous state and input estimation with partial information on the inputs. Systems Science & Control Engineering. 3 (1), 445-452

Su, J., Li, B. and Chen, W-H., (2015). Recursive filter with partial knowledge on inputs and outputs. International Journal of Automation and Computing. 12 (1), 35-42

Yang, J., Su, J., Li, S. and Yu, X., (2014). High-Order Mismatched Disturbance Compensation for Motion Control Systems Via a Continuous Dynamic Sliding-Mode Approach. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. 10 (1), 604-614

Su, J., Yang, J. and Li, S., (2014). Continuous finite-time anti-disturbance control for a class of uncertain nonlinear systems. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control. 36 (3), 300-311

Yang, J., Li, S., Su, J. and Yu, X., (2013). Continuous nonsingular terminal sliding mode control for systems with mismatched disturbances. Automatica. 49 (7), 2287-2291

Conferences (14)

Yi, D., Su, J. and Chen, W-H., (2019). Locust Recognition and Detection via Aggregate Channel Features

Zhang, T., Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2019). Integration of Calibration and Forcing Methods for Predicting Timely Crop States by Using AquaCrop-OS Model

Hu, L., Su, J., Hutchinson, M., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2018). Bayesian Estimation of A Periodically-Releasing Biochemical Source Using Sensor Networks

Zhang, T., Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2018). Bayesian Calibration of AquaCrop Model

Su, J., Coombes, M., Liu, C., Guo, L. and Chen, W-H., (2018). Wheat Drought Assessment by Remote Sensing Imagery Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Zhang, T., Su, J., Liu, C., Chen, W-H., Liu, H. and Liu, G., (2017). Band selection in sentinel-2 satellite for agriculture applications

Dewei Yi, Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2016). Data-driven situation awareness algorithm for vehicle lane change

Su, J. and Chen, W-H., (2016). Fault diagnosis for vehicle lateral dynamics with robust threshold

Meng, F., Su, J., Liu, C. and Chen, W-H., (2016). Dynamic decision making in lane change: Game theory with receding horizon

Su, J., Chen, W-H. and Li, B., (2015). High order disturbance observer design for linear and nonlinear systems

Su, J., Chen, W-H. and Li, B., (2014). Nonlinear state estimation with nonlinear equality constraints

Su, J., Chen, W-H. and Li, B., (2014). Disturbance observer based fault diagnosis

Su, J., Li, B. and Chen, WH., (2013). Bayesian recursive filtering with partially observed inputs and missing measurements

Su, J., Yang, J. and Li, S., (2013). Finite-time disturbance rejection control for robotic manipulators based on sliding mode differentiator

Grants and funding

2021

FollowPV - Developing autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles with spatial awareness for improved image quality from solar farm inspections

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board)

2020

Space-enabled Crop disEase maNagement sErvice via Crop sprAying Drones (SCENE-CAD)

Science and Technology Facilities Council

Precision Detection and Control of Oriental Armyworm, Mythimna separata (Walker), Infected Maize by Drone Scouting Empowered Precise Drone Spraying Systems

University of Sheffield (Funder)

Contact

j.su@essex.ac.uk

Location:

5B.525, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

My Academic Support Hours will be 9-10 on Fridays via zoom. The zoom link for this is available from my profile on my CE262 course MOODLE page. Please wait in the waiting room until I can admit you.