Publications from the Research Group in Mathematics and its Applications

The most recent publications produced by members of the Research Group in Mathematics and its Applications (RGMA) are presented below. A full index of outputs from the group will be available in UWE Bristol's Research Repository in the near future.


Boguslawski, P., Mahdjoubi, L., Zverovich, V. and Fadli, F. (2018) A dynamic approach for evacuees' distribution and optimal routing in hazardous environments. Automation in Construction, 94. pp. 11–21.

Bridge, L., Mead, J., Frattini, E., Winfield, I. and Ladds, G. (2018) Modelling and simulation of biased agonism dynamics at a G protein-coupled receptor. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 442. pp. 44–65.

Clark, A., Alem, D. and Moreno, A. (2018) Humanitarian logistics planning for disaster relief. IFORS News, December 2018. pp.5–6.

Guo, D., Peletier, L. A., Bridge, L., Keur, W., de Vries, H., Zweemer, A., Heitman, L. H. and Ijzerman, A. P. (2018) A two-state model for the kinetics of competitive radioligand binding. British Journal of Pharmacology, 175 (10). pp. 1719–1730.

Matta, A. and Hill, A. A. (2018) Double-diffusive convection in an inclined porous layer with a concentration based internal heat source. Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 30 (1). pp. 165–173.

Mohammed, A. ed, Setchi, R., Filip, M., Harris, I. and Li, X. (2018) An integrated methodology for a sustainable two-stage supplier selection and order allocation problem. Journal of Cleaner Production, 192. pp. 99–114.

Moreno, A., Alem, D., Ferreira, D. and Clark, A. (2018) An effective two-stage stochastic multi-trip location-transportation model with social concerns in relief supply chains. European Journal of Operational Research, 269 (3). pp. 1050–1071

Orsi, M. (2018) Molecular simulation of self-assembly. In: Azevedo, H. and da Silva, R., eds. (2018) Self-Assembling Biomaterials. Elsevier, pp. 305–318.

Palaiokostas, M., Ding, W., Shahane, G. and Orsi, M. (2018) Effects of lipid composition on membrane permeation. Soft Matter, 14 (42). pp. 8496–8508.

Siani, P., Khandelia, H., Orsi, M. and Dias, L. G. (2018) Parameterization of a coarse-grained model of cholesterol with point-dipole electrostatics. Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design, 32 (11). pp. 1259–1271.

White, C. and Bridge, L. (2018) Ligand binding dynamics for pre-dimerised G protein-coupled receptor homodimers: Linear models and analytical solutions. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, pp. 1–33.


Bonnett, S. A. F., Maxfield, P. M., Hill, A. and Ellwood, M. D. F. (2017)  Biogeochemistry in the scales. In: Furze, J. N., Swing, K., Gupta, A. K., McClatchey, R. and Reynolds, D., eds. (2017) Mathematical Advances Towards Sustainable Environmental Systems. Springer International Publishing. pp. 129–149.

Deepika, N., Narayana, P. and Hill, A. (2017)  Onset of Darcy-Brinkman convection with a uniform internal heat source and vertical throughflow. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 117. pp. 136–144.

Laister, R., Robinson, J. and Sierzega, M. (2017)  A necessary and sufficient condition for uniqueness of the trivial solution in semilinear parabolic equations. Journal of Differential Equations, 262 (10). pp. 4979–4987.

Mahabaleshwar, U. S., Sarris, I. E., Hill, A., Lorenzini, G. and Pop, I. (2017)  An MHD couple stress fluid due to a perforated sheet undergoing linear stretching with heat transfer. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 105. pp. 157–167.

Mahdieh, M., Clark, A. and Bijari, M. (2017)  A novel flexible model for lot sizing and scheduling with non-triangular, period overlapping and carryover setups in different machine configurations. Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 30 (4). pp. 884–923.

Mohammed, A., Wang, Q. and Li, X. (2017)  A cost-effective decision-making algorithm for an RFID-enabled HMSC network design: a multi-objective approach. Industrial Management & Data Systems, 117 (9). pp. 1783–1799.

Mohammed, A., Wang, Q. and Li, X. (2017)  A study in integrity of an RFID-monitoring HMSC. International Journal of Food Properties, 20(5). pp. 1145–1158.

Weir, I. and Gwynllyw, R. (2017)  Using the Dewis-R interface to create statistics e-assessments. Edulearn17 Proceedings, pp. 6107–6114.

Weir, I., Gwynllyw, R. and Henderson, K. (2017)  Creating statistics e-assessments using Dewis with embedded R code. MSOR Connections, 15 (2). pp. 51–59.

Zverovich, V., Mahdjoubi, L., Boguslawski, P. and Fadli, F. (2017) Analytic prioritization of indoor routes for search and rescue operations in hazardous environments. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 32 (9). pp. 727–747.


Alem, D., Clark, A. and Moreno, A. (2016) Stochastic network models for logistics planning in disaster relief. European Journal of Operational Research. 255 (1), pp. 187–206

Boguslawski, P., Mahdjoubi, L., Zverovich, V. and Fadli, F. (2016) Automated construction of variable density navigable networks in a 3D indoor environment for emergency response. Automation in Construction. 72 (2), pp. 115–128.

Ding, W., Palaiokostas, M. and Orsi, M. (2016) Stress testing the ELBA water model. Molecular Simulation. 42 (4), pp. 337–346

Gwynllyw, R., Weir, I. and Henderson, K. (2016) Using DEWIS and R for multi-staged statistics e-assessments. Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications. 35 (1), pp. 14–26.

Hill, A. A., Rajagopal, K. R. and Vergori, L. (2016) On the stability and uniqueness of the flow of a fluid through porous media. Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Mathematik und Physik. 67 (3) paper 49, pp. 1–12.

Laister, R., Robinson, J. C., Sierzega, M. and Vidal-Lopez, A. (2016) A complete characterisation of local existence for semi-linear heat equations in Lebesgue spaces. Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré - Analyse non linéaire. 33 (6), pp. 1519–1538.

Li, X., Ouelhadj, D., Song, X., Jones, D., Wall, G., Howell, K. E., Igwe, P., Martin, S., Song, D. and Pertin, E. (2016)  A decision support system for strategic maintenance planning in offshore wind farms. Renewable Energy. 99, pp. 784–799.

Matta, A., Narayana, P. and Hill, A. A. (2016) Double-diffusive Hadley-Prats flow in a porous medium subject to gravitational variation. International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 102, pp. 300–307.

Neale, H., Laister, R., Payne, J., Preston, G., Jackson, R. and Arnold, D. L. (2016) A low-frequency persistent reservoir of a genomic island in a pathogen population ensures island survival and improves pathogen fitness in a susceptible host. Environmental Microbiology. 18 (11), pp. 4144–4152.

Zverovich, V., Mahdjoubi, L., Boguslawski, P., Fadli, F. and Barki, H. (2016) Emergency response in complex buildings: Automated selection of safest and balanced routes. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 31 (8), pp. 617–632.


Almada-Lobo, B., Clark, A., Guimarães, L., Figueira, G. and Amorim, P. (2015) Industrial insights into lot sizing and scheduling modeling. Pesquisa Operacional. 35 (3), pp. 439–464.

Bihlo, A., Haynes, R. D. and Walsh, E. (2015) Stochastic domain decomposition for time-dependent adaptive mesh generation. Journal of Mathematical Study. 48 (2), pp. 106–124.

Budd, C., Russell, R. and Walsh, E. (2015) The geometry of r-adaptive meshes generated using optimal transport methods. Journal of Computational Physics. 282, pp. 113–137.

Clark, A., Moule, P., Topping, A. and Serpell, M. (2015) Re-scheduling nursing shifts: Scoping the challenge and examining the potential of mathematical model based tools. Journal of Nursing Management. 23 (4), pp. 411–420.

Ding, W., Palaiokostas, M., Wang, W. and Orsi, M. (2015)  Effects of lipid composition on bilayer membranes quantified by all-atom molecular dynamics. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 119 (49), pp. 15263–15274.

Gagarin, A. and Zverovich, V. (2015)  The probabilistic approach to k-limited packings in graphs. Discrete Applied Mathematics. 184, pp. 146–153.

Poghosyan, A., Greetham, D. Vukadinović, Haben, S. and Lee, T. (2015) Long term individual load forecast under different electrical vehicles uptake scenarios. Applied Energy. 157, pp. 699–709.

Walker, P., Gwynllyw, R. and Henderson, K. (2015) Diagnosing student errors in e-assessment questions. Teaching Mathematics and its Applications. 34 (3), pp. 160–170.

Zverovich, V. (2015) On general frameworks and threshold functions for multiple domination. Discrete Mathematics. 338 (11), pp. 2095–2104.

Zverovich, V. and Avineri, E. (2015) Braess' paradox in a generalised traffic network. Journal of Advanced Transportation. 49 (1), pp. 114–138.


Clark, A., Mahdieh, M. and Rangel, S. (2014) Production lot sizing and scheduling with non-triangular sequence-dependent setup times. International Journal of Production Research. 52 (8), pp. 2490–2503.

Harfash, A. J. and Hill, A. A. (2014) Simulation of three dimensional double-diffusive throughflow in internally heated anisotropic porous media. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 72, pp. 609–615.

Hill, A. A. and Morad, M. R. (2014) Convective stability of carbon sequestration in anisotropic porous media. Proceedings of the Royal Society A. 470 (2170), pp.1–8.

Laister, R., Robinson, J. and Sierzega, M. (2014)  Non-existence of local solutions of semi-linear heat equations of Osgood type in bounded domains. Comptes Rendus Mathematique. 352 (7-8), pp. 621–626.

Orsi, M., Ding, W. and Palaiokostas, M. (2014) Direct mixing of atomistic solutes and coarse-grained water. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. 10 (10), pp. 4684–4693.

Orsi, M. (2014) Comparative assessment of the ELBA coarse-grained model for water. Molecular Physics. 112 (11), pp. 1566–1576.

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