Zaili Yang is Professor of Maritime Transport at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), UK. Prior to his current appointment, he was Reader in Maritime Transport (2010-2014) and a lecturer in Maritime Operations (2007-2010) at the School of Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations, LJMU. He received his BEng in Maritime Transportation from Dalian Maritime University, China, in 2001, MSc in International Transport from Cardiff University, UK, in 2003, and PhD in Maritime Safety from LJMU, UK, in 2006. Prof. Yang’s research interests are analysis and modelling of safety, resilience and sustainability of transport networks, particularly maritime and logistics systems. Prof. Yang has received more than £4m external grants (£2m as the PI) from the EU, UK EPSRC and UK DTI to support his research. Research funding support has also been received from government collaborators (i.e. UK MoD and Korean research collaborative funds) via PhD research projects. Prof. Yang has successfully completed 5 postdoctoral and 18 PhD projects. He currently has 1 postdoctoral researcher and 14 PhD students under his supervision in the research areas of maritime safety, logistics operation and port optimisation. His research findings have been published in more than 200 refereed papers in risk and supply chain areas, including more than 100 (80 SCI/SSCI-cited) journal and 100 conference papers. Prof. Yang is a member of 9 transport/maritime journals (e.g. Transport Research Part E). He has also served as a member of review boards for national research councils of USA, UK, EU, Canada, Norway, China and Hong Kong. He has received 10 best paper awards including 1 from a publisher (i.e. Emerald Publishing), 2 from journals (e.g. IMechE Journal Part M) and 7 from conferences (e.g. IEEE LISS) and 2 research awards from IAME2012 and ICRITO2010.
2017 – date Chair of Research Degree Committee of Faculty of Engineering and Technology, LJMU
2014 – date Professor of Maritime Transport, Liverpool JMU.
2012 - date Co-Director of Liverpool Logistics Offshore and Marine Research Institute (LOOM), Liverpool JMU.
2010 – 2014 Reader in Maritime Transport, Liverpool JMU.
2007 - 2010 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Liverpool JMU.
2006 - 2007 Postdoctoral RA, Liverpool JMU.
2003 - 2006 PhD researcher, Liverpool JMU.
2001 - 2002 MSc student, Cardiff University.
1997 - 2001 BSs student, Dalian Maritime University.
· Authored and co-authored more than 200 refereed publications.
· Completion of supervision of 13 visiting scholars (as the first supervisor).
· Completion of supervision of 5 postdoctoral researchers (4 as the first supervisor).
· Completion of supervision of 18 PhD students (8 as the first supervisor).
· 14 PhD researchers under supervision (7 as the first supervisor).
· Research funding of over £4m (£2m as the PI) received from EU, the UK EPSRC, Nuffield Foundation, DTI KTP and IMarEST.
· Collaborative research with many industrial companies (e.g. Maersk and Peel) and leading universities.
Fellowship and Research Awards
· 2017. Maritime Policy & Management Best Paper Award, paper title: ‘Use of Bayesian network for risk based port state control’, (co-authored with Yang Z.S., and Yin J.B.), awarded in International Association of Maritime Economics 2017 Conference, Kyoto, Japan, June 28-30, 2017.
· 2017. LISS Conference Best Paper Award, paper title: ‘A Fuzzy Rule-Based Bayesian Reasoning Approach for Risk Assessment of Petroleum Transportation Systems’, (co-authored with Alghanmi A., and Blanco-Davis E.), awarded in 7th IEEE International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Sciences 2017 Conference, Kyoto, Japan, with satellite session in Beijing China, July 24-27, 2017.
· 2016. QR2MSE Conference Best Paper Award, paper title “Measurement and Management of KPIs under Uncertainty: A Case of Shipping Management”, (co-authored with Z.Qu, M. Asquco, I.D. Jenkinson, J. Wang), awarded in International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Maintainability and Safety, July 25-28, Jiuzhaigou, China, 2016.
· 2012. Eagle Prize, awarded to Outstanding Potential Young Scholars in Maritime Research, awarded during IAME 2012 Conference, Taipei, September 6-8, 2012.
· 2012. Award of NW Regional KTP of year and finalist in KTP of year at Innovation 2012 UK.
· 2012. Maritime Policy & Management Best Paper Award – 1st Runners Up, paper title: ‘Modeling port choice in an uncertain environment’.
· 2011&2009. Highly Commended Paper Award twice from Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering.
· 2010. Research Award for outstanding contributions to scholarship and research in Maritime Operation Safety and Risk Analysis, conferred by the University of Lingaya through ICRITO.
· 2009. University Promising Research Fellowship by LJMU.
· 2009&2008. Faculty Research Award twice at LJMU.
· Before 2007. Several awards including Stanley Gray Fellowship (2004-2006) awarded by the Institute of Maritime Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), Excellent Graduate Award, Conference Best Paper Award and Nomination of Best Maritime PhD Thesis Award, etc.
· Formal maritime safety assessment.
· Maritime security modelling.
· Human reliability assessment.
· Quantitative quality control.
· Container supply chain risk analysis.
· Risk based multiple attribute decision making.
· Uncertainty treatment in risk assessment.
· Port safety assessment.
· Intelligent transport system.
· Maritime logistics performance measurement.
Current Research Projects
As the Principal Investigator
2019-2022 EU H2020 €173,000 (out of €1m) ENHANCE - Human Reliability Analysis and Training
2018-2021 EU H2020 €126,000 (out of €1m) GOLF – Food Supply Chains.
2017-2018 DfT/Mersey Travel (Transport Authority of Merseyside UK) £16,400 Cycling Safety Management
2015-2018 Norwegian Research Council £25,000 SeaConAZ - Exploring the Potential for Making Sea Containers Go All the Way through the Supply Chain
2015-2018 Red Ninjia Ltd. £30,000 Group Route Optimisation through Simulation
2015-2018 AECOM UK £30,000 Climate Adaptation in Transportation
2013-2017 EU FP7 Marie Curie IRSES network €592,000 ENRICH – EU China Research Network on Integrated Supply Chains
As the Co-Investigator
2017-2020 Petroleum Technology Development Fund £15,000 Quantitative Pipeline Risk Assessment
2017-2018 The UK HSE £15,000 Effective collision risk management for offshore installations and ship/platform collision incident database
2018-2021 EU (INTERREG Atlantic Area) €144,000 (out of €2.22m) Atlantic Blue Port Services - Discharge polluted water in port, not at sea
2016-2020 EU H2020 Marie Curie RISE network €243,000 (out of €1.28m in total) REliability and Safety Engineering and Technology for large maritime engineering systems
2016-2017 Royal Academy of Engineering £24,000 Newton research collaborations programme
2015-2019 EU H2020 Marie Curie RISE network €108,000 Partnership for Research in Geopolymer Concretes
2015-2017 UK BIS (Newton Fund) £300,000 Sustainable maritime logistics research UK- Vietnam
Completed Research Projects
As the Principal Investigator
· EU FP7, €592K, 2013-2017, ENRICH - Container Supply Chain Resilience and Sustainability.
· Korean Maritime University, £3K, 2015, Green Port.
· UK Technology Strategy Board, £20K, 2014-2016, VoyagOR - Voyage Optimal Routing in the Cloud.
· Korean Government, $10K, 2014, MoF, Marine Policy Study.
· EU, €64K, 2014-2015, INTERREG, Intelligent Transport In Dynamic Environnent Extension (InTraDE1).
· EU, €1,032k (of €7m), 2009-2014, INTERREG, Intelligent Transport in Dynamic Environment (InTraDE).
· Korean Incheon University, £1,100, 2011-2012, Port safety and security.
· Chinese Government, £1K, 2011, Safety analysis of inland waterways.
· Nuffield Foundation, £1.4K, 2010, UBR/37833, Use of Bayesian network to analyse maritime piracy risk.
· HEFCE, £5K, 2009, LJMU promising researcher fellowship.
· Nuffield Foundation, £1.4K, 2010, UBR/35483, Use of fuzzy logic to maritime security management.
As the Co-Investigator
· British Council, £40K, ICT for sustaining and renovating logistics services in Vietnam, a UK-Vietnam research partnership.
· Research Council UK Digital Economy, £3K, NEMODE – Studying the economic benefit of enabling digital, innovative technologies in UK/North West Europe container terminal business.
· UK Royal Society, £12K, 2014-2016, A Case Study-based Collaborative Investigation into Inland Waterway Ship Safety.
· UK RMRI Consulting, £30K, 2014-2017, Offshore Safety Case Study.
· CILT, £7.8K, 2014, Traffic Management and Transport Optimisation.
· EU, €384K, 2012-2015, FP7-Marie Curie IRSES, REFERENCE (Research NEtwork on FlExible Risk AssEssmeNt and DeCision SciencE).
· Nippon Foundation, $54K, 2013-2014, through the International Association of Maritime Universities – IAMU, Deck officers' non-technical skills (NTS) and training needs for human element.
· EU, €350K (of €4.5m), 2011-2014, INTERREG, Strengthening the development of sustainable connectivity in NWE for freight and logistics with the support of ICT innovative solutions (WeastFlows).
· EPSRC, £12K, 2010, EP/1004947/1, Travel grant for a maritime logistics symposium in Shanghai Expo.
· DTI KTP, £122K, 2007-2010, Risktec, KTP with Risktec Solutions Ltd.
Collaboration has been developed with many industrial companies, research institutions and government bodies. They include the Maersk Line (UK Ltd), American Bureau of Shipping (Greece), Mersey Maritime Group, Port of Liverpool, Port of Oostende, Risktech Ltd, Stanford University, University of Oxford, University of Manitoba, University of Tasmania, World Maritime University, Lille University of Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Incheon National University, Wuhan University of Technology, Shanghai Maritime University, Taiwan National Ocean University, Dalian Maritime University, Beijing Jiaotong University, University of Antwerp, Edinburgh Napier University, Cardiff University, the Mersey Partnership and South East England Development Agency (SEEDA), Liverpool City Council and Manchester City Council, etc.
2007, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD
2003, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, MSc
2001, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China, BEng
Wang YF, Wang LT, Jiang JC, Wang J, Yang ZL. 2020. Modelling ship collision risk based on the statistical analysis of historical data: A case study in Hong Kong waters Ocean Engineering, 197 DOI
Chen J, Fei Y, Wan Z, Yang Z, Li H, Choi K-S, Xie X. 2020. Allometric relationship and development potential comparison of ports in a regional cluster: A case study of ports in the Pearl River Delta in China TRANSPORT POLICY, 85 :80-90 DOI Author Url
Chen J, Bian W, Wan Z, Yang Z, Zheng H, Wang P. 2019. Identifying factors influencing total-loss marine accidents in the world: Analysis and evaluation based on ship types and sea regions OCEAN ENGINEERING, 191 DOI Author Url
Yang Z, Abujaafar KM, Qu Z, Wang J, Nazir S, Wan C. 2019. Use of evidential reasoning for eliciting bayesian subjective probabilities in human reliability analysis: A maritime case OCEAN ENGINEERING, 186 DOI Author Url
Wan C, Yan X, Zhang D, Qu Z, Yang Z. 2019. An advanced fuzzy Bayesian-based FMEA approach for assessing maritime supply chain risks Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 125 :222-240 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Wang T, Qu Z, Yang Z, Nichol T, Dimitriu D, Clarke G, Bowden D. 2019. How can the UK road system be adapted to the impacts posed by climate change? By creating a climate adaptation framework Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Wan C, Yan X, Zhang D, Yang Z. 2019. A novel policy making aid model for the development of LNG fuelled ships Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 119 :29-44 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Wan C, Yan X, Zhang D, Yang Z. 2019. Analysis of risk factors influencing the safety of maritime container supply chains International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 11 :476-507 DOI
Fan S, Zhang J, Blanco-Davis E, Yang Z, Wang J, Yan X. 2018. Effects of seafarers' emotion on human performance using bridge simulation Ocean Engineering, 170 :111-119 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Wang L, Yang Z. 2018. Bayesian network modelling and analysis of accident severity in waterborne transportation: A case study in China Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 180 :277-289 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Wang R, Nguyen TT, Li C, Jenkinson I, Yang Z, Kavakeb S. 2018. Optimising discrete dynamic berth allocations in seaports using a Levy Flight based meta-heuristic Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Yang Z, Yang Z, Yin J, Qu Z. 2018. A risk-based game model for rational inspections in port state control Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 118 :477-495 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Jin Z, Yang Z, Ge H. 2018. Energy consumption investigation for a new car-following model considering driver's memory and average speed of the vehicles Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 506 :1038-1049 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Yang Z, Ng AKY, Lee PTW, Wang T, Qu Z, Sanchez Rodrigues V, Pettit S, Harris I, Zhang D, Lau YY. 2018. Risk and cost evaluation of port adaptation measures to climate change impacts Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 61 :444-458 DOI Author Url Public Url
Ng AKY, Zhang H, Afenyo M, Becker A, Cahoon S, Chen S-L, Esteban M, Ferrari C, Lau Y-Y, Lee PT-W, Monios J, Tei A, Yang Z, Acciaro M. 2018. Port Decision Maker Perceptions on the Effectiveness of Climate Adaptation Actions COASTAL MANAGEMENT, 46 :148-175 DOI Author Url Public Url
Yang Z, Yang Z, Yin J. 2018. Realising advanced risk-based port state control inspection using data-driven Bayesian networks Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 110 :38-56 DOI Author Url Public Url
Poo MC-P, Yang Z, Dimitriu D, Qu Z. 2018. Review on Seaport and Airport Adaptation to Climate Change: A Case on Sea Level Rise and Flooding Marine Technology Society Journal, 52 :23-33 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Yan XP, Wan CP, Zhang D, Yang ZL. 2017. Safety management of waterway congestions under dynamic risk conditions-A case study of the Yangtze River APPLIED SOFT COMPUTING, 59 :115-128 DOI Author Url Public Url
Wang GWY, Yang Z, Zhang D, Huang A, Yang Z. 2017. Application of Bayesian networks in analysing tanker shipping bankruptcy risks Maritime Business Review, 2 :177-198 DOI
Ha MH, Yang Z, Heo MW. 2017. A New Hybrid Decision Making Framework for Prioritising Port Performance Improvement Strategies Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 33 :105-116 DOI Publisher Url Public Url
Salleh NHM, Riahi R, Yang Z, Wang J. 2017. Predicting a Containership's Arrival Punctuality in Liner Operations by Using a Fuzzy Rule-Based Bayesian Network (FRBBN) Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 33 :95-104 DOI Public Url
Wan C, Zhang D, Yan X, Yang Z. 2017. A novel model for the quantitative evaluation of green port development - A case study of major ports in China Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, DOI Author Url Public Url
Ha M-H, Yang Z, Notteboom T, Ng AKY, Heo M-W. 2017. Revisiting port performance measurement: A hybrid multi-stakeholder framework for the modelling of port performance indicators TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART E-LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION REVIEW, 103 :1-16 DOI Author Url Public Url
Xi YT, Yang ZL, Fang QG, Chen WJ, Wang J. 2017. A new hybrid approach to human error probability quantification-applications in maritime operations OCEAN ENGINEERING, 138 :45-54 DOI Author Url Public Url
Chen LJ, Yan XP, Huang LW, Yang ZL, Wang J. 2017. A systematic simulation methodology for LNG ship operations in port waters: a case study in Meizhou Bay Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology, :1-21 DOI Author Url Public Url
Pristrom S, Yang Z, Wang J, Yan X. 2016. A novel flexible model for piracy and robbery assessment of merchant ship operations RELIABILITY ENGINEERING & SYSTEM SAFETY, 155 :196-211 DOI Author Url Public Url
Ng AKY, Wang T, Yang Z, Li KX, Jiang C. 2016. How is Business Adapting to Climate Change Impacts Appropriately? Insight from the Commercial Port Sector Journal of Business Ethics, :1-19 DOI Author Url Public Url
Zhang D, Yan X, Zhang J, Yang Z, Wang J. 2016. Use of fuzzy rule-based evidential reasoning approach in the navigational risk assessment of inland waterway transportation systems SAFETY SCIENCE, 82 :352-360 DOI Author Url Public Url
Rodrigues VS, Pettit S, Harris I, Beresford A, Piecyk M, Yang Z, Ng A. 2015. UK supply chain carbon mitigation strategies using alternative ports and multimodal freight transport operations TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART E-LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION REVIEW, 78 :40-56 DOI Author Url
Karahalios H, Yang ZL, Wang J. 2015. A risk appraisal system regarding the implementation of maritime regulations by a ship operator MARITIME POLICY & MANAGEMENT, 42 :389-413 DOI Author Url Public Url
Nguyen TT, Jenkinson I, Yang Z. 2015. An experimental study of combining evolutionary algorithms with KD-tree to solving dynamic optimisation problems Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 9028 :857-868 DOI Public Url
Alyami H, Lee PT-W, Yang Z, Riahi R, Bonsall S, Wang J. 2014. An advanced risk analysis approach for container port safety evaluation MARITIME POLICY & MANAGEMENT, 41 :634-650 DOI Author Url Public Url
John A, Yang Z, Riahi R, Wang J. 2014. Application of a collaborative modelling and strategic fuzzy decision support system for selecting appropriate resilience strategies for seaport operations Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (English Edition), 1 :159-179 DOI
Zhang D, Yan X, Yang Z, Wang J. 2014. An accident data-based approach for congestion risk assessment of inland waterways: A Yangtze River case PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART O-JOURNAL OF RISK AND RELIABILITY, 228 :176-188 DOI Author Url
Kavakeb S, Trung TN, Yang Z, Jenkinson I. 2014. Identifying the Robust Number of Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles in Container Terminals EsparciaAlcazar AI. APPLICATIONS OF EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION, 8602 :829-840 DOI Author Url
Asuquo M, Coward I, Yang Z. 2014. Modeling selection of third party ship management services Case Studies on Transport Policy, 2 :28-35 DOI
Chen S-T, Wall A, Davies P, Yang Z, Wang J, Chou Y-H. 2013. A Human and Organisational Factors (HOFs) analysis method for marine casualties using HFACS-Maritime Accidents (HFACS-MA) SAFETY SCIENCE, 60 :105-114 DOI Author Url
Ng AKY, Chen SL, Cahoon S, Brooks B, Yang Z. 2013. Climate change and the adaptation strategies of ports: The Australian experiences Research in Transportation Business and Management, 8 :186-194 DOI
Pam ED, Wall A, Yang Z, Wang J. 2012. Ballast water risk estimation incorporating fuzzy-infection mode and effect analysis 11th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference 2012, PSAM11 ESREL 2012, 7 :5692-5701
Rahman A, Yang ZL, Bonsall S, Wang J. 2012. A proposed rule-based Bayesian reasoning Appoarch for analysing steaming Modes on containerships Journal of Maritime Research, 9 :27-32
Yang ZL, Zhang D, Caglayan O, Jenkinson ID, Bonsall S, Wang J, Huang M, Yan XP. 2012. Selection of techniques for reducing shipping NOx and SOx emissions TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART D-TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT, 17 :478-486 DOI Author Url
Lavasani SMM, Wang J, Yang Z, Finlay J. 2012. Application of MADM in a fuzzy environment for selecting the best barrier for offshore wells EXPERT SYSTEMS WITH APPLICATIONS, 39 :2466-2478 DOI Author Url
Yang ZL, Wang J. 2012. Quantitative retrospective analysis of CREAM in maritime operations Berenguer C, Grall A, Soares CG. ADVANCES IN SAFETY, RELIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT, :687-695 Author Url
Godaliyadde D, Phylip-Jones G, Yang ZL, Batako AD, Wang J, Godaliyadde MM. 2011. A subjective risk management approach for modelling of failure induced ship vibrations JOURNAL OF MARINE ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, 10 :3-16 DOI Author Url
Nwaoha TC, Yang Z, Wang J, Bonsall S. 2011. Application of genetic algorithm to risk-based maintenance operations of liquefied natural gas carrier systems PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART E-JOURNAL OF PROCESS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, 225 :40-52 DOI Author Url
Nwaoha TC, Yang Z, Wang J, Bonsall S. 2011. A new fuzzy evidential reasoning method for risk analysis and control of a liquefied natural gas carrier system PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART M-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR THE MARITIME ENVIRONMENT, 225 :206-225 DOI Author Url
Godaliyadde D, Godaliyadde LB, Phylip-Jones G, Yang ZL, Batako AD, Wang J. 2010. A Subjective Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Approach for Modeling Ship Hull Vibration MARINE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY JOURNAL, 44 :25-42 DOI Author Url
Godaliyadde D, Godaliyadde LB, Phylip-Jones G, Yang ZL, Batako AD, Wang J. 2010. A subjective multiple criteria decision-making approach for modeling ship hull vibration Marine Technology Society Journal, 44 :1-18
Godaliyadde D, Phylip-Jones G, Yang ZL, Batako AD, Wang J. 2010. A Subjective Risk-Estimation Approach for Modeling Ship Hull Vibration JOURNAL OF SHIP RESEARCH, 54 :95-108 Author Url
Yang ZL, Bonsall S, Wang J. 2010. Facilitating uncertainty treatment in the risk assessment of container supply chains JOURNAL OF MARINE ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, :23-36 Author Url
Jones B, Jenkinson I, Yang Z, Wang J. 2010. The use of Bayesian network modelling for maintenance planning in a manufacturing industry RELIABILITY ENGINEERING & SYSTEM SAFETY, 95 :267-277 DOI Author Url
Yang ZL, Bonsall S, Wang J. 2010. Facilitating uncertainty treatment in the risk assessment of container supply chains Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology, 9 :23-36 DOI
Yang ZL, Mastralis L, Bonsall S, Wang J. 2009. Incorporating uncertainty and multiple criteria in vessel selection PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART M-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR THE MARITIME ENVIRONMENT, 223 :177-188 DOI Author Url
Godaliyadde D, Godaliyadde DDK, Phylip-Jones G, Yang ZL, Batako AD, Wang J. 2008. A Subjective Cost-Benefit Analysis Approach for Selecting Ship Propulsion Systems MARINE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY JOURNAL, 42 :69-86 DOI Author Url
Hu S, Li X, Fang Q, Yang Z. 2008. Use of bayesian method for assessing vessel traffic risks at sea International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, 7 :627-638 DOI
Yang ZL, Bonsall S, Jenkinson ID, Wang J. 2008. Risk and security assessment of container supply chains 9th International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management 2008, PSAM 2008, 3 :2528-2536
Yang Z, Bonsall S, Wall A, Wang J. 2005. Reliable container line supply chains: - A new risk assessment framework for improving safety performance WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs, 4 :105-120 DOI
Nwaoha TC, Yang Z, Wang J, Bonsall S. A fuzzy genetic algorithm approach for analysing maintenance cost of high risk liquefied natural gas carrier systems under uncertainty JOURNAL OF MARINE ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, 12 :57-73 DOI Author Url
Zhang D, Yan XP, Yang ZL, Wall A, Wang J. Incorporation of formal safety assessment and Bayesian network in navigational risk estimation of the Yangtze River RELIABILITY ENGINEERING & SYSTEM SAFETY, 118 :93-105 DOI Author Url
Alkhatib S, Darlington R, Yang Z, Nguyen TT. A novel technique for evaluating and selecting logistics service providers based on the logistics resource view Expert Systems with Applications, DOI Author Url Public Url
Kavakeb S, Nguyen TT, Yang Z, Jenkinson I. Evolutionary fleet sizing in static and uncertain environments with shuttle transportation tasks - the case studies of container terminals IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 11 :55-69 DOI Author Url Public Url
Kavakeb S, Nguyen TT, McGinley K, Yang Z, Jenkinson I, Roisin M. Green vehicle technology to enhance the performance of a European port: a simulation model with a cost-benefit approach Transportation Research, Part C: Emerging Technologies, DOI Author Url Public Url
Gohomene DA, Yang ZL, Bonsal S, Maistralis E, Wang J, Li KX. The Attractiveness of Ports in West Africa: Some Lessons from Shipping Lines' Port Selection Growth and Change, :n/a-n/a DOI Author Url Public Url
Abdul Rahman NSF, Yang Z, Bonsall S, Wang J. A Fuzzy Rule-Based Bayesian Reasoning Method for Analysing the Necessity of Super Slow Steaming under Uncertainty: Containership International Journal of e-Navigation and Maritime Economy, 3 :1-12 DOI
Chang C-H, Kontovas C, Yang Z. 2019. Hazard identification of maritime autonomous surface ships Logistics Research Network (LRN) 2019
Guo F, Yang Z, Jenkinson I, Ender J. 2019. Changing the Role of Design AHFE 2019_Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (Spring.com), 10th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics
Atiyah AA, Kontovas C, Saeed F, Yang Z. 2019. Marine pilot's reliability index (MPRI): Evaluation of marine pilot reliability in uncertain environments ICTIS 2019 - 5th International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety, :558-564 DOI
Xi Y, Fu S, Hu S, Qin T, Yang Z. 2019. The moderating effect of risk tolerance on the hazardous attitudes and safety behavior of maritime pilots: A Chinese case ICTIS 2019 - 5th International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety, :286-292 DOI
Fan S, Zhang J, Yan X, Blanco-Davis E, Yang Z, Wang J. 2018. Study on seafarers’ emotion identification during watch-keeping using bridge simulation Safety and Reliability - Safe Societies in a Changing World - Proceedings of the 28th International European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2018, 28th International European Safety and Reliability Conference :347-354 Publisher Url Public Url
Zhang R, Yang Z, Luan W, Jin Z. 2018. The impact of high-speed rail and low-cost carriers on China's air market CICTP 2017: Transportation Reform and Change - Equity, Inclusiveness, Sharing, and Innovation - Proceedings of the 17th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals, 2018-January :1020-1027
Wang T, Qu Z, Nichol T, Yang Z, Dimitriu D, Clarke G, Bowden D. 2018. Impacts of climate change on rail systems: A new climate risk analysis model Safety and Reliability - Safe Societies in a Changing World - Proceedings of the 28th International European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2018, :2771-2780
Usman M, Shorten D, Yang Z. 2017. Development of a Bayesian network (BN) model to estimate health factors for predictive maintenance strategy of large two-stroke marine engines WCCM 2017 - 1st World Congress on Condition Monitoring 2017,
Al Yami H, Yang Z, Riahi R, Bonsall S, Wang J, Wan C, Qu Z. 2017. Analytical strategic safety management in container ports 2017 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION AND SAFETY (ICTIS), 4th International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety (ICTIS) :184-191 DOI Author Url
Chen W-S, Deng L, Pan B, Zhao Y. 2017. Kernel Based Non-Negative Matrix Factorization Method with General Kernel Functions Huang DS, Hussain A, Han K, Gromiha MM. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING METHODOLOGIES, ICIC 2017, PT III, 13th International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) 10363 :347-359 DOI Author Url
Abujaafar KM, Qu Z, Yang Z, Wang J, Nazir S, Ovcrgard KI. 2016. Use of evidential reasoning for eliciting Bayesian subjective probabilities in human reliability Analysis 2016 11TH SYSTEMS OF SYSTEM ENGINEERING CONFERENCE (SOSE), IEEE, 11th IEEE System of Systems Engineering Conference (SoSE) DOI Author Url
Li C, Ren J, Wang J, Yang Z, Chang D. 2016. Hazard Identification in Chemical Supply Chains: The Development of a Novel Taxonomy Zhang R, Zhang J, Hensher D, Fu X, Hua G, Tang M. 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LOGISTICS, INFORMATICS AND SERVICE SCIENCES (LISS' 2016), International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Sciences (LISS) Author Url
Lin N, Hjelle HM, Cullinane K, Bergqvist R, Eidhammer O, Wang Y, Yang Z, Qu Z. 2016. Potential Solutions to Upstream Buyer Consolidation in the China-Europe Container Trades -An Exploratory Study Zhang R, Zhang J, Hensher D, Fu X, Hua G, Tang M. 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LOGISTICS, INFORMATICS AND SERVICE SCIENCES (LISS' 2016), International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Sciences (LISS) Author Url
Ventikos NP, Stavrou DI, Yang ZL. 2016. Use of fuzzy inference approach to estimate maritime security level Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering, MARTECH 2016, 2 :911-920
Huang A, Zhang Z, Hua G, Shi X, Yang Z. 2016. Applying Interval Knowledge to Facilitate Seaport Container Throughput Volume Forecasting Zhang R, Zhang J, Hensher D, Fu X, Hua G, Tang M. 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LOGISTICS, INFORMATICS AND SERVICE SCIENCES (LISS' 2016), International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Sciences (LISS) Author Url
Qu Z, Asquco M, Jenkinson I, Wang J, Yang Z. 2015. Measurement and Management of KPIs under Uncertainty: A Case of Shipping Management 2015 International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering :393-402
Pristrom S, Yang Z, Wang J, Zhang D, Yan X. 2015. Major Issues Associated with Maritime Security and Piracy Study Yan XP, Hu ZZ, Zhong M, Wu CZ, Yang ZL. 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION AND SAFETY (ICTIS 2015), 3rd Int Conference Transportation Information Safety :588-594 DOI Author Url
Nazir S, Overgard KI, Yang Z. 2015. Towards effective training for process and maritime industries Ahram T, Karwowski W, Schmorrow D. 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLIED HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS (AHFE 2015) AND THE AFFILIATED CONFERENCES, AHFE 2015, 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) 3 :1519-1526 DOI Author Url
Abujaafar KM, Yang Z, Wang J, Nazir S, Øvergård KI. 2015. Modelling adequacy of organisation in human reliability analysis—a case of maritime operations Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems - Proceedings of the 25th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2015, :3157-3164
Kavakeb SK, Nguyen , Benmerikhi MB, Yang Z, Jenkinson I. 2014. An improved memetic algorithm to enhance the sustainability and reliability of transport in container terminals Seventh IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Security and Defense Applications (CISDA), 2014 :1-1 DOI
Kavakeb S, Trung TN, Benmerikhi M, Yang Z, Jenkinson I. 2014. An Improved Memetic Algorithm to Enhance the Sustainability and Reliability of Transport in Container Terminals 2014 SEVENTH IEEE SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE FOR SECURITY AND DEFENSE APPLICATIONS (CISDA), 7th IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Security and Defense Applications (IEEE-CISDA) :59-66 DOI Author Url Public Url
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Karahalios H, Yang ZL, Wang J. 2012. A study of the implementation of maritime safety regulations by a ship operator Berenguer C, Grall A, Soares CG. ADVANCES IN SAFETY, RELIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT, European Safety And Reliability Conference (ESREL) :2863-2869 Author Url
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John A, Yang Z, Riahi R, Wang J. 2018. A decision support system for the assessment of seaports’ security under fuzzy environment Intelligent Systems Reference Library 131 :145-177 DOI
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Yang Z, Maistralis L, Bonsall S, Wang J. 2018. Use of Fuzzy Evidential Reasoning for Vessel Selection Under Uncertainty International Series in Operations Research and Management Science 260 :105-121 DOI
Wan C, Zhang D, Fang H. 2018. Incorporating AHP and Evidential Reasoning for Quantitative Evaluation of Inland Port Performance International Series in Operations Research and Management Science 260 :151-173 DOI
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