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A/Prof. Ben Horan

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Head Of School, Research

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Engineering

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

ben.horan@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72907

Publications

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2020

Solar chimney power plant and its correlation with ambient wind effect

M Arzpeyma, S Mekhilef, K Newaz, B Horan, M Seyedmahmoudian, N Akram, A Stojcevski

(2020), Vol. 141, pp. 649-668, Journal of thermal analysis and calorimetry, London, Eng, C1

journal article

Distribution transformer load behavior, burden, and characteristics of residential consumers: A case study of Baghdad City

L Al-Bahrani, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2020), Vol. 210, pp. 1-14, Energy and Buildings, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Dynamic economic emission dispatch with load dema nd management for the load demand of electric vehicles during crest shaving and valley filling in smart cities environment

L Al-Bahrani, B Horan, M Seyedmahmoudian, A Stojcevski

(2020), Vol. 195, pp. 1-13, Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Present status and potential of Biomass energy in Pakistan based on existing and future renewable resources

Wajahat Tareen, Muhammad Dilbar, Muhammad Farhan, Muhammad Ali Nawaz, Ali Durrani, Kamran Memon, Saad Mekhilef, Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian, Ben Horan, Muhammad Amir, Muhammad Aamir

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 1-40, Sustainability, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Adaptive carrier based PDPWM control for modular multilevel converter with fault-tolerant capability

Tuanku Hashfi, Saad Mekhilef, Marizan Mubin, Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian, Ben Horan, Alex Stojcevski

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 26739-26748, IEEE Access, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Dual input switched-capacitor-based singlephase hybrid boost multilevel inverter topology with reduced number of components

M Rawa, M Siddique, S Mekhilef, N Shah, H Bassi, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2020), Vol. 13, pp. 881-891, IET Power Electronics, C1

journal article

Development of a new virtual reality test of cognition: assessing the test-retest reliability, convergent and ecological validity of CONVIRT

Ben Horan, Rachael Heckenberg, Paul Maruff, Bradley Wright

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 1-10, BMC Psychology, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Reduced professional efficacy is associated with a blunted salivary alpha-amylase awakening response

Kathleen Landolt, Paul Maruff, Ben Horan, Michael Kingsley, Glynda Kinsella, Paul O'Halloran, Matthew Hale, Bradley Wright

(2019), Vol. 199, pp. 292-299, Physiology and behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Short-term PV power forecasting using hybrid GASVM technique

W VanDeventer, E Jamei, G Thirunavukkarasu, M Seyedmahmoudian, T Soon, B Horan, S Mekhilef, A Stojcevski

(2019), Vol. 140, pp. 367-379, Renewable energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Design and implementation of a hybrid single T-type double H-bridge multilevel inverter (STDH-MLI) topology

M Rawa, M Siddique, S Mekhilef, N Shah, H Bassi, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 1-15, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Verification of a bioclimatic modeling system in a growing suburb in Melbourne

E Jamei, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2019), Vol. 689, pp. 883-898, Science of the total environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Increased absorption with Al nanoparticle at front surface of thin film silicon solar cell

R Mukti, M Hossain, A Islam, S Mekhilef, B Horan

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 1-10, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Role of immersive visualization tools in renewable energy system development

M Azraff Bin Rozmi, G Thirunavukkarasu, E Jamei, M Seyedmahmoudian, S Mekhilef, A Stojcevski, B Horan

(2019), Vol. 115, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

A study on small-scale municipal solid waste management practices and its impact on carbon emission and mitigation cost

F Sajjad, G Chhoker, G Thirunavukkarasu, E Jamei, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2019), Vol. 8, pp. 670-679, International journal of smart grid and clean energy, Rowland Heights, Ca., C1

journal article

Design implications for adaptive augmented reality based interactive learning environment for improved concept comprehension in engineering paradigms

D Prit Kaur, A Mantri, B Horan

(2019), pp. 1-19, Interactive Learning Environments, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

New ARMO-based MPPT Technique to Minimize Tracking Time and Fluctuation at Output of PV Systems under Rapidly Changing Shading Conditions

Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian, Tey Soon, Ben Horan, Alireza Ghandhari, Saad Mekhilef, Alex Stojcevski

(2019), pp. 1-1, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Hector-VR: a mixed-reality driving simulator for older drivers

M Mortimer, A Eugene, S Thomson, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2019), pp. 200-205, SoSE 2019 : Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference System of Systems Engineering, Anchorage, Alaska, E1

conference
2018

Evaluation of a new virtual reality micro-robotic cell injection training system

S Faroque, M Mortimer, M Pangetsu, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2018), Vol. 67, pp. 656-671, Computers and electrical engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Forecasting of photovoltaic power generation and model optimization: a review

U Das, K Tey, M Seyedmahmoudian, S Mekhilef, M Idris, W Van Deventer, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2018), Vol. 81, pp. 912-928, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

MSIM: a change detection framework for damage assessment in natural disasters

D Qin, X Zhou, W Zhou, G Huang, Y Ren, B Horan, J He, N Kito

(2018), Vol. 97, pp. 372-383, Expert Systems with Applications, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Improved differential evolution-based MPPT algorithm using SEPIC for PV systems under partial shading conditions and load variation

K Tey, S Mekhilef, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Oo, A Stojcevski

(2018), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Performance evaluation of maximum power point tracking approaches and photovoltaic systems

H Islam, S Mekhilef, N Shah, T Soon, M Seyedmahmousian, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 1-24, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Application of the hybrid ANFIS models for long term wind power density prediction with extrapolation capability

M Hossain, S Mekhilef, F Afifi, L Halabi, L Olatomiwa, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. 1-31, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Maximum power point tracking for photovoltaic systems under partial shading conditions using bat algorithm

M Seyedmahmoudian, T Soon, E Jamei, G Thirunavukkarasu, B Horan, S Mekhilef, A Stojcevski

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1-16, Sustainability, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Short-term forecasting of the output power of a building-integrated photovoltaic system using a metaheuristic approach

Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian, Elmira Jamei, Gokul Thirunavukkarasu, Tey Soon, Michael Mortimer, Ben Horan, Alex Stojcevski, Saad Mekhilef

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 1-23, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Mitigation of power quality issues due to high penetration of renewable energy sources in electric grid systems using three-phase APF/STATCOM technologies: a review

W Tareen, M Aamir, S Mekhilef, M Nakaoka, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, M Memon, N Baig

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 1-41, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Transient faults in wind energy conversion systems: analysis, modelling methodologies and remedies

U Abubakar, S Mekhilef, H Mokhlis, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Stojcevski, H Bassi, M Rawa

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 1-33, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

The prospective non-conventional alternate and renewable energy sources in Pakistan - a focus on biomass energy for power generation, transportation, and industrial fuel

W Tareen, Z Anjum, N Yasin, L Siddiqui, I Farhat, S Malik, S Mekhilef, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, M Darwish, M Aamir, L Chek

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 1-49, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

A framework utilizing augmented reality to enhance the teaching-learning experience of linear control systems

D Prit Kaur, A Mantri, B Horan

(2018), pp. 1-10, IETE journal of research, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

A state-of-the-art review of hydropower in Malaysia as renewable energy: current status and future prospects

M Hossain, A Huda, S Mekhilef, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Stojcevski, M Ahmed

(2018), Vol. 22, pp. 426-437, Energy strategy reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Energy management for a gird connected hybrid renewable energy system

L Halabi, S Mekhilef, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2018), pp. 1-5, AUPEC 2017 : Smart power grids in the 21st century : Proceedings of the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference 2017, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Using particle swarm optimization for PID optimization for altitude control on a quadrotor

J Connor, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2018), pp. 1-6, AUPEC 2017 : Smart power grids in the 21st century : Proceedings of the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference 2017, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Single phase symmetrical and asymmetrical design of multilevel inverter topology with reduced number of switches

M Siddique, A Mustafa, A Sarwar, S Mekhilef, N Shah, M Seyedamahmousian, A Stojcevski, B Horan, K Ogura

(2018), pp. 1-6, eTechNxT 2018 : Proceedings of the IEEMA Engineer Infinite Conference,, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, E1

conference

Mixed reality tool for training on pressure immobilization treatment of snake bite envenomation

S Smilevski, G Sidarth, M Seyedmahmoudian, S McMillan, B Horan

(2018), pp. 1-7, Web3D 2018: Proceedings of the 23rd International ACM Conference on 3D Web Technology, Poznan, Poland, E1

conference

Feeling your way around a CAVE-like reconfigurable VR system

B Horan, M Seyedmahmoudian, M Mortimer, G Thirunavukkarasu, S Smilevski, A Stojcevski

(2018), pp. 21-27, IEEE HSI 2018 : 11th International Conference on Human System Interaction (HSI), Gdansk, Poland, E1

conference

IoT-based system health management infrastructure as a service

G Thirunavukkarasu, B Champion, B Horan, M Seyedmahmoudian, A Stojcevski

(2018), pp. 55-61, CCIOT 2018 : Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Cloud Computing and Internet of Things, Singapore, E1

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Asymmetrical multilevel inverter topology with reduced number of components

M Siddique, S Mekhilef, N Shah, A Sarwar, M Memon, M Seyedmahmoudian, Ben Horan, A Stojcevski, K Ogura, M Rawa, H Bassi

(2018), pp. 1-5, PEDES 2018 : Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems, Chennai, India, E1

conference

Mixed reality for museum experiences: A co-creative tactile-immersive virtual coloring serious game

K Antlej, B Horan, M Mortimer, R Leen, M Allaman, P Vickers-Rich, T Rich

(2018), pp. 1-7, DigitalHERITAGE & VSMM 2018 : Proceedings of the 2018 3rd Digital Heritage International Congress (DigitalHERITAGE) held jointly with 2018 24th International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia (VSMM 2018), San Francisco, California, E1

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Real-world data for virtual reality experiences: interpreting excavations

K Antlej, M Bykersma, M Mortimer, P Vickers-Rich, T Rich, B Horan

(2018), pp. 1-8, DigitalHERITAGE & VSMM 2018 : Proceedings of the 2018 3rd Digital Heritage International Congress (DigitalHERITAGE) held jointly with 2018 24th International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia (VSMM 2018), San Francisco, California, E1

conference
2017

System of autonomous rovers and their applications

F Sahin, B Horan, S Nahavandi, V Raghavan, M Jamshidi

(2017), pp. 365-384, Systems of Systems Engineering: Principles and Applications, B1

book chapter

Grid-connected isolated PV microinverters: a review

R Hasan, S Mekhilef, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2017), Vol. 67, pp. 1065-1080, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

ASEAN power grid: a secure transmission infrastructure for clean and sustainable energy for South-East Asia

T Ahmed, S Mekhilef, R Shah, N Mithulananthan, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2017), Vol. 67, pp. 1420-1435, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Active power filter (APF) for mitigation of power quality issues in grid integration of wind and photovoltaic energy conversion system

W Tareen, S Mekhilef, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2017), Vol. 70, pp. 635-655, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Building a relationship between robot characteristics and teleoperation user interfaces

M Mortimer, B Horan, M Seyedmahmoudian

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-19, Sensors, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Dynamic charging of electric vehicle with negligible power transfer fluctuation

M Alam, S Mekhilef, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2017), Vol. 10, pp. 1-20, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Chronic work stress and decreased vagal tone impairs decision making and reaction time in jockeys

K Landolt, P Maruff, B Horan, M Kingsley, G Kinsella, P O'Halloran, M Hale, B Wright

(2017), Vol. 84, pp. 151-158, Psychoneuroendocrinology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

SVR-based model to forecast PV power generation under different weather conditions

U Das, K Tey, M Seyedmahmoudian, M Idna Idris, S Mekhilef, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2017), Vol. 10, pp. 1-17, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Investigating the role of virtual reality in planning for sustainable smart cities

E Jamei, M Mortimer, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2017), Vol. 9, Sustainability, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Near state vector selection-based model predictive control with common mode voltage mitigation for a three-phase four-leg inverter

A Dadu, S Mekhilef, T Soon, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2017), Vol. 10, pp. 1-19, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Application of emotional design to the form redesign of a midwifery training aid

J Mao, B Horan, H Forbes, S Smilevski, T Bucknall, C Nagle, D Phillips, I Gibson

(2017), Vol. 43, pp. 44-50, DesTech 2016 : Proceedings of the International Conference of Design and Technology, Geelong, Australia, E1

conference

Astronaut training using virtual reality in a neutrally buoyant environment

T Everson, C McDermott, A Kain, C Fernandez, B Horan

(2017), Vol. 43, pp. 319-327, DesTech 2016 : Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Design and Technology, (2016 : Geelong, VIC), E1

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Teaching engineering design using modular methods with virtual tools

J brady, M Joordens, B Horan

(2017), pp. 1-8, AAEE2016 : Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, E1

conference

Micro-robotic cell Injection training in a CAVE

S Mohd Faroque, B Horan, M Mortimer, M Pangestu

(2017), Vol. 2, pp. 219-226, DesTech 2016 : Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Design and Technology, 2016 : Geelong, Australia, E1

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Towards large-scale haptic virtual reality training for micro-robotic cell injection

S Faroque, B Horan, M Mortimer, M Pangestu

(2017), WECON 2016 : Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems, Rajpura, India, E1

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2016

Haptic technology for micro-robotic cell injection training systems - a review

Faroque, Horan, Adam, Pangestu, Joordens

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 509-523, Intelligent automation & soft computing, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Efficient photovoltaic system maximum power point tracking using a new technique

M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, R Rahmani, A Maung Than Oo, A Stojcevski

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 1-18, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

State of the art artificial intelligence-based MPPT techniques for mitigating partial shading effects on PV systems - a review

M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, T Kok Soon, R Rahmani, A Oo, S Mekhilef, A Stojcevski

(2016), Vol. 64, pp. 435-455, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Dust as an unalterable deteriorative factor affecting PV panel's efficiency: why and how

F Zaihidee, S Mekhilef, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2016), Vol. 65, pp. 1267-1278, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

A current control approach for an abnormal grid supplied ultra sparse Z-Source matrix converter with a particle swarm optimization proportional-integral induction motor drive controller

S Sebtahmadi, H Azad, D Islam, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan, S Mekhilef

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 1-19, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Coil design for high misalignment tolerant inductive power transfer system for EV charging

K Kalwar, S Mekhilef, M Seyedmahmoudian, B Horan

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 1-13, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Kinect with ROS, interact with oculus: towards dynamic user interfaces for robotic teleoperation

M Mortimer, B Horan, M Joordens

(2016), pp. 1-6, SoSE 2016: Proceesings of the 11th IEEE Systems of Systems Engineering Conference: System of systems and cyber physical systems, from academia to application and back, Kongsberg, Norway, E1

conference

Large-scale virtual reality micro-robotic cell injection training

S Faroque, B Horan, M Mortimer, M Pangestu

(2016), pp. 1-6, WAC 2016 : Proceedings of the World Automation Congress, Puerto Rico, E1

conference
2015

Haptic virtual reality training environment for micro-robotic cell injection

S Faroque, B Horan, H Adam, M Pangestu, S Thomas

(2015), Vol. 277, pp. 245-249, Haptic interaction : perception, devices and applications, Tokyo, Japan, B1

book chapter

Multipoint haptic mediator interface for robotic teleoperation

Q Ang, B Horan, S Nahavandi

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 86-97, IEEE systems journal, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Multipoint haptic guidance for micrograsping systems

Q Ang, B Horan, H Abdi, S Nahavandi

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 1388-1394, IEEE systems journal, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Design of a virtual reality training system for micro-robotic cell injection

S Faroque, B Horan, H Adam, S Thomas

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 185-190, Procedia technology, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Taking the LEAP with the Oculus HMD and CAD - plucking at thin air?

N Beattie, B Horan, S McKenzie

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 149-154, Procedia technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Keyboard control method for virtual reality micro-robotic cell injection training

S Faroque, B Horan, M Joordens

(2015), pp. 416-421, Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering; SoSE 2015, San Antonio, Texas, USA, E1

conference

Searching Baxter's URDF robot joint and link tree for active serial chains

M Mortimer, B Horan, M Joordens, A Stojcevski

(2015), pp. 428-433, SoSE 2015 : 10th IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, San Antonio, Tex., E1

conference

Viable approaches for increasing the efficiency of buiding integrated photovoltaic systems

M Seyedmahmoudian, I Kavalchuk, B Horan, A Maung Than Oo, A Stojcevski

(2015), pp. 1-6, AUPEC 2015 : Challenges for future grids : Proceedings of the 25th Australian Universities Power Engineering Conference, Wollongong, New South Wales, E1

conference
2014

Reconfigurable multipurpose haptic interface

B Horan, S Faroque, M Isaksson, Q-Z Ang

(2014), Vol. 8619, pp. 432-434, Haptics : neuroscience, devices, modeling, and applications : 9th International Conference, EuroHaptics 2014, Versailles, France, June 24-26, 2014, proceedings, Heidelberg, Germany, B1

book chapter

Low-cost 5-DOF haptic stylus interaction using two Phantom Omni devices

M Isaksson, B Horan, S Nahavandi

(2014), Vol. 8619, pp. 139-149, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, B1

book chapter

Haptic microrobotic cell injection system

A Ghanbari, B Horan, S Nahavandi, X Chen, W Wang

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 371-383, IEEE systems journal, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Design for manufacture of a low-cost haptic degree-of-freedom

M Mortimer, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 85-89, International journal of electronics and electrical engineering, Rowland Heights, California, C1

journal article

Real-time lane detection on suburban streets using visual cue integration

S Fernando, L Udawatta, B Horan, P Pathirana

(2014), Vol. 11, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, C1

journal article

4 Degree-of-freedom haptic device for surgical simulation

M Mortimer, B Horan, A Stojcevski

(2014), pp. 1-6, WAC 2014 : Emerging technologies for a new paradigm in system of systems engineering : Proceedings of the 2014 World Automation Congress, Waikoloa, Hawaii, E1

conference

First year electronics not only for first year electronics students - how to ensure engagement through innovation

B Horan, S Chandrasekaran, A Stojcevski, G Littlefair

(2014), pp. 1-8, AAEE 2014 : Proceedings of the 2014 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Wellington, NewZealand, E1

conference

Making student experts within a flipped mechatronics class

M Joordens, B Horan

(2014), pp. 1-9, AAEE 2014 : Proceedings of the 2014 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, E1

conference
2013

Human performance measures for interactive haptic-audio-visual interfaces

D Jia, A Bhatti, S Nahavandi, B Horan

(2013), Vol. 6, pp. 46-57, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, C1

journal article

The old and the new : student perceived efficacy of electronics laboratory equipment

B Horan, M Joordens, R Hall, A Stojcevski

(2013), pp. 1-12, AAEE 2013 : Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference 2013, Gold Coast, Qld, E1

conference
2012

Undergraduate electronics students' use of home experiment kits for distance education

J Long, J Long, B Horan, B Horan, R Hall, R Hall

(2012), ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, E1

conference
2011

Enabling multi-point haptic grasping in virtual environments

Q Ang, B Horan, Z Najdovski, S Nahavandi

(2011), pp. 55-58, 3DUI 2011 - IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces 2011, Proceedings, E1

conference

Grasping virtual objects with multi-point haptics

Q Ang, B Horan, Z Najdovski, S Nahavandi

(2011), pp. 189-190, Proceedings - IEEE Virtual Reality, E1

conference

OzTug mobile robot for manufacturing transportation

B Horan, Z Najdovski, T Black, S Nahavandi, P Crothers

(2011), pp. 3554-3560, Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, E1

conference

Virtual haptic cell model for operator training

B Horan, D Lowe, Q Ang, M Asgari, A Ghanbari, S Nahavandi

(2011), pp. 1-5, ICMT 2011 : Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology : Precision Mechatronics for Advanced Manufacturing, Service, and Medical Sectors, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2010

Towards haptic microrobotic intracellular injection

B Horan, S Nahavandi, A Ghanbari, X Chen, W Wang

(2010), Vol. 3, pp. 135-142, Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference 2009, DETC2009, E1

conference

Haptic mobility control for teleoperated rovers

B Horan, S Nahavandi, E Tunstel

(2010), pp. 197-203, NSBE : Proceedings of the 2010 NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference :New Horizons - New Destinations - New Discoveries, Los Angeles, Calif., E1

conference

Haptic guidance for microrobotic intracellular injection

A Ghanbari, H Abdi, B Horan, S Nahavandi, X Chen, W Wang

(2010), pp. 162-167, 2010 3rd IEEE RAS and EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, BioRob 2010, E1

conference

Haptic microrobotic intracellular injection assistance using virtual fixtures

A Ghanbari, X Chen, W Wang, B Horan, H Abdi, S Nahavandi

(2010), pp. 781-786, 11th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2010, E1

conference
2009

Multi-point multi-hand haptic teleoperation of a mobile robot

B Horan, Z Najdovski, S Nahavandi

(2009), pp. 992-997, RO-MAN 2009 : Proceedings of the Robot and Human Interactive Communication 2009 international symposium, Toyama, Japan, E1

conference
2008

Haptic control methodologies for telerobotic stair traversal

B Horan, Z Najdovski, S Nahavandi, E Tunstel

(2008), Vol. 13, pp. 3-14, International journal of intelligent control and systems, Singapore, Singapore, C1

journal article

Intuitive haptic control surface for mobile robot motion control

B Horan, S Nahavandi

(2008), pp. 121-127, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Workshop on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics, SSRR 2008, E1

conference

3D virtual haptic cone for intuitive vehicle motion control

B Horan, Z Najdovski, S Nahavandi, E Tunstel

(2008), pp. 67-74, 3DUI - IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces 2008, E1

conference

Exploiting ungrounded tactile Haptic displays for mobile robotic teleoperation

B Horan, Z Najdovski, S Nahavandi

(2008), 2008 World Automation Congress, WAC 2008, E1

conference
2007

System of systems approach to threat detection and integration of heterogeneous independently operable systems

F Sahin, P Sridhar, B Horan, V Raghavan, M Jamshidi

(2007), pp. 1376-1381, Proceedings of 2007 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Quebec, Canada, E1

conference

Fuzzy haptic augmentation for telerobotic stair climbing

B Horan, S Nahavandi, D Creighton, E Tunstel

(2007), pp. 2437-2442, Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, E1

conference

Bilateral haptic teleoperation of an articulated track mobile robot

B Horan, D Creighton, S Nahavandi, M Jamshidi

(2007), 2007 IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, SOSE, E1

conference

OzBot? - Haptic augmentation of a teleoperated robotic platform for search and rescue operations

M Fielding, J Mullins, B Horan, S Nahavandi

(2007), SSRR2007 - IEEE International Workshop on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics Proceedings, E1

conference

A haptically enabled low-cost reconnaissance platform for law enforcement

J Mullins, B Horan, M Fielding, S Nahavandi

(2007), pp. 1-6, SSRR 2007, IEEE International Workshop on : Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics, 2007, Rome, Italy, E1

conference
2006

A Low-Cost 3-D Laser Imaging System

B Horan, S Nahavandi

(2006), pp. 277-282, Intelligent Production Machines and Systems - 2nd I*PROMS Virtual International Conference 3-14 July 2006, E1

conference

Towards optimization of a real-world robotic-sensor system of systems

H Azarnoush, B Horan, P Sridhar, A Madni, M Jamshidi

(2006), 2006 World Automation Congress, WAC'06, E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Haptic Realisation of Visual Art for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, A/Prof Ben Horan

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1

  • 2012: $53,836
  • 2011: $46,657
  • 2010: $56,141

Other Public Sector Funding

Haptic Realisation of Visual Art for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, A/Prof Ben Horan

  • 2012: $22,000
  • 2011: $22,000
  • 2010: $22,000

Technology as an Enabler of the Visitor Experience in the Surf Coast Shire

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian

  • 2019: $20,000
  • 2018: $20,000
  • 2017: $20,000

Snake Bite First Aid VR Trainer

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian

  • 2017: $40,000

Virtual Reality (VR) Ozone Generator Isolation Training

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian

  • 2018: $111,385
  • 2017: $37,129

Virtual Reality Confined Space Entry (CSE) Training Systems.

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Kaja Antlej

  • 2019: $199,528
  • 2018: $66,509

Virtual Reality Heavy Vehicle Awareness Platform

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Kaja Antlej

  • 2020: $93,830
  • 2019: $87,828

Integrated Data Collection Framework for Aged Care.

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Michael Mortimer

  • 2020: $130,997
  • 2019: $25,000

Virtual Reality Awareness Tool for Residential Flooding Scenarios.

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Kaja Antlej, Dr Michael Mortimer

  • 2020: $34,000

City of Melbourne - Visual representation of a tonne of CO2.

Dr Greg Bowtell, Dr Jordan Vincent, A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Luke Heemsbergen

  • 2020: $6,363

Investigating Virtual Reality Low-Voltage (LV) Electrical Safety Training.

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Kaja Antlej, Dr Michael Mortimer

  • 2020: $200,000

Industry and Other Funding

Development of Virtual Reality (VR) Content

A/Prof Ben Horan

  • 2016: $20,500

Interactive Virtual Reality (VR) Bolus Application

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian

  • 2017: $15,450

Virtual Reality Driving Simulator for Elderly Drivers

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian

  • 2019: $55,000
  • 2018: $185,000
  • 2017: $40,000

Virtual and Augmented Reality Upskilling

A/Prof Ben Horan

  • 2018: $30,000

3D digitisation of performing arts costumes.

Dr Kaja Antlej, A/Prof Ben Horan

  • 2019: $14,000

Virtual Reality (VR) Windfarm Design, Visualisation and Training Platform.

A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Michael Mortimer

  • 2020: $70,000
  • 2019: $50,000

Virtual Reality Embodiment for the Performing Arts.

Dr Kaja Antlej, A/Prof Ben Horan, Dr Michael Mortimer

  • 2020: $18,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2018

Michael Alan Mortimer

Thesis entitled: Dynamic Virtual Reality User Interface for Teleoperation of Heterogeneous Robot Teams

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

2016

Syafizwan Nizam Mohd Faroque

Thesis entitled: Virtual Reality Training for Micro-robotic Cell Injection

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

Executive Supervisor
2017

Mohammadmehdi Seyedmahmoudian

Thesis entitled: Design of Fast and Efficient Maximum Power Point Tracking Method for Photovoltaic Systems under Partial Shading Conditions

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

Associate Supervisor
2017

John Alfred Michael Brady

Thesis entitled: Teaching Engineering Design using Modular methods with virtual tools

Master of Engineering, School of Engineering

2012

Quan-Zen Ang

Thesis entitled: Multi-point Haptic Interaction for Robotic Teleoperation

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Centre for Intelligent Systems Research.