**Refereed International Journal Publications**

[1] Shiyou Yang, S. L. Ho, Yingying Yao, Lei Liu and Lie Wu, “Studies on numerical methodologies for inverse problems and optimizations in China, ”

*Compel: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering*, vol. 33, pp. 56-64, 2014.[2] Huijun Deng, Xue Li, Libao Sun and Shiyou Yang, “Minimizing sidelobe levels and facilitating null placements of nonlinear antenna arrays using an improved particle swarm optimization method,”

*Compel: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering*, vol. 33, pp. 65-73, 2014.[3] Siu Lau Ho, Shiyou Yang, Yanan Bai, and Jin Huang, “A Robust Metaheuristic Combining Clonal Colony Optimization and Population-Based Incremental Learning Methods,”

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol.50, 2014, 7016704.[4] Lei Liu, Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, and Jin Huang, “Fast Frequency-Domain Modeling of Return Stroke Including Influence of Lossy Ground,”

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol.50, 2014, 7003504.[5] Guanzhong Hu, Yuling Li, Shiyou Yang, Jianglong Chu, Yanan Bai, Jin Huang, “Temperature Field Distribution Optimization of MFH for Cancer Therapy,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, 2014 ( in press).[6] Wei Zhang, Shiyou Yang, Yanan Bai, “A Robust Optimal Methodology using Ant Colony Algorithm for Inverse Problems,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, 2014( in press).[7] Siguang An, Shiyou Yang , and Xiushan Wu, “An Improved Multi-objective Cross-Entropy Method for Inverse Problems,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, 2014( in press).[8] S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang , Guangzheng Ni, and Jin Huang, “A Quantum-Based Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm Applied to Inverse Problems, ”

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 49, pp. 2069-2072, 2013.[9] S.L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, YananBai, and J. Huang, “An Ant Colony Algorithm for Both Robust and Global Optimizations of Inverse Problems,”

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 49, pp. 2077-2080, 2013.[10]S. L. Ho, ShiyouYang, Peihong Ni , and Jin Huang, “A Quantum-Inspired Evolutionary Algorithm for Multi-Objective Design,”

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 49, pp. 1069-1612, 2013.[11]E. Pavarino, L. A. Neves, J. M. Machado, M. F. de Godoy, Y. Shiyou, J. C. Momente, G. F. D. Zafalon, A. R. Pinto, and C. R. Valêncio, “Free Tools and Strategies for the Generation of 3D Finite Element Meshes: Modeling of the Cardiac Structures,”

*International Journal of Biomedical Imaging*, vol. 2013, 540571, 2013.[12]Lei Shen, Jianhua Wu, Shiyou Yang, Xiaoyan Huang, “Fast Flux Linkage Measurement for Switched Reluctance Motors Excluding Rotor Clamping Devices and Position Sensors,”

*IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement*, vol. 62, pp. 185-191, 2013.[13]Siguang An, Shiyou Yang, S. L.Ho, and Peihong Ni, “An Improved Cross-Entropy Method Applied to Inverse Problems,”

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 48, pp. 327-330, 2012.[14]Lei Liu, Junwei Lu, and Shiyou, “Many-Objective Optimization of Antenna Arrays Using an Improved Multiple-Single-Objective Pareto Sampling Algorithm,” IEEE Antenna and Wirless Propagation Letters, vol. 11, pp. 399-402, 2012.

[15]S. L. Ho, and Shiyou Yang," A Fast Robust Optimization Methodology Based on Polynomial Chaos and Evolutionary Algorithm for Inverse Problems,"

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 48, pp. 259-262, 2012.[16]S. L. Ho, and Shiyou Yang," Multiobjective Optimization of Inverse Problems Using a Vector Cross Entropy Method,"

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 48, pp. 247-251, 2012.[17]Siguang An, Lei Liu and Shiyou Yang, “An improved normal boundary intersection method for multiobjective inverse problems,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, Volume 39, 2012, pp. 121-127.[18]Wei Zhang, Hailiang Xu, Yanan Bai and Shiyou Yang, “An quantum-inspired evolutionary algorithm applied to design optimizations of electromagnetic devices,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, Volume 39, 2012, pp. 89-95.[19]Lie Wu, Shiyou Yang, Yanan Bai and Jos´e M´arcio Machado, “Efficient robust optimization based on polynomial chaos and tabu search algorithm,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, Volume 39, 2012, pp. 145-150.[20]Siguang An, Shiyou Yang, S. L.Ho, Tao Li, and Weinong Fu, " A Modified Tabu Search Method Applied to Inverse Problems,"

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 47, pp. 1234-1237, 2011.[21]Lin Yang, S. L.Ho, Shiyou Yang, and Weinong Fu," Numerical Analysis of Inverse Scattering in Microwave Imaging,"

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 47, pp. 1482-1485, 2011.[22]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, Yingying Yao, and W. N. Fu," Robust Optimization Using a Methodology Based on Cross Entropy Methods,"

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 47, pp. 1286-1289, 2011.[23]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, and W. N. Fu, " A Population-Based Incremental Learning Vector Algorithm for Multiobjective Optimal Designs,"

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 47, pp. 1306-1309, 2011.[24]Ho S. L., Yang Shiyou, “A population-based incremental learning method for robust optimal solutions,”

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 46, no. 8, pp. 3189-3192, 2010.[25]Ho S. L., Yang Shiyou, “The cross-entropy method and its application to inverse problems,”

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 46, no. 8, pp. 3401-3404, 2010.[26]Lei Liu, Junwei Lu, Shiyou Yang and Guangzheng Ni, “Multi-objective design optimization of an inverted-S antenna,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, Volume 33, Number 3-4 / 2010, pp. 1049-1055.[27]Shiyou Yang, Lie Wu, Lin Yang and Suming Xiong, “Robust oriented particle swarm optimization algorithm applied to inverse problems,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*,Volume 33, Number 3-4 / 2010, pp. 1057-1062.[28]Wei Zhang, Shiyou Yang, Yanan Bai, José Márcio Machado, “The cross-entropy method and its application to minimize the ripple of magnetic levitation forces of a maglev system,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*,Volume 33, Number 3-4 / 2010, pp. 1063-1068.[29]Jose Marcio Machadoa, Yang Shiyou, Nancy Mieko Abe, and Angelo Passaro, “Simultaneous recording of shadowgrams and schlieren images for the study of plasma assisted aerodynamics,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*,Volume 33, Number 3-4 / 2010, pp. 153-158.[30]Jose Marcio Machadoa, Yang Shiyou, “Electrofluid dynamic (EFD) energy conversion in gas flows with suspended nanoparticles,”

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*,Volume 33, Number 3-4 / 2010, pp. 119-125.[31]Ho S.L., Shiyou Yang, "Multiobjective synthesis of antenna arrays using a vector tabu search algorithm, "

*IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters*, vol. 8, pp.947-950, 2009.[32]Shiyou Yang, Liu Q.H., Junwei Lu, Ho S.L., Guangzheng Ni, Peihong Ni, Suming Xiong, “Application of support vector machines to accelerate the solution speed of metaheuristic algorithms,”

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol.45, pp.1502-1505, 2009.[33]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, "An artificial bee colony algorithm for inverse problems,"

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, vol.31, pp. 181-192, 2009.[34]Ho S.L., Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, Cheng K.W.E, "An efficient tabu search algorithm for robust solutions of electromagnetic design problems, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 44, pp.1042 – 1045,2008.[35]Ho S.L., Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, “Incorporating a priori preferences in a vector PSO algorithm to find arbitrary fractions of the Pareto front of multiobjective design problems,”

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 44, pp.1038 – 1041, 2008.[36]Ho S.L., Li Y., Tang R.Y., Cheng K.W.E., Yang S.Y., “Calculation of eddy current field in the ascending flange for the bushings and tank wall of a large power transformer,”

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 44, pp.1522 – 1525, 2008.[37]Sau-Lau Ho, Shiyou Yang, “A Computationally efficient vector optimizer using ant colony optimizations algorithm for multobjective designs,”

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 44, pp.1034-1037, 2008.[38]Ho S.L., Li Y., Tang R.Y., Cheng K.W.E., Yang S.Y., “Calculation of Eddy Current Field in the Ascending Flange for the Bushings and Tank Wall of a Large Power Transformer,”

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 44, pp.1522-1525, 2008.[39]Xiaoyan Wang, Dexin Xie, Baodong Bai, Takahashi N., Shiyou Yang, “3-D FEM Analysis in Electromagnetic System Considering Vector Hysteresis and Anisotropy,”

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 44, pp.890-893, 2008.[40]Dexin Xie, Xiaowen Sun, Baodong Bai, Shiyou Yang, “Multiobjective Optimization Based on Response Surface Model and Its Application to Engineering Shape Design,”

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 44, pp.1006-1009, 2008.[41]S. Y. Yang, S. L.Ho, G. Z.Ni, José Márcio Machado, and K. F. Wong, "A new implementation of population based incremental learning method for optimizations in electromagnetics,"

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 43, pp. 1601-1604, 2007.[42]S. L. Ho, S. Y. Yang, G. Z.Ni, and K. F. Wong, " An efficient multiobjective optimizer based on genetic algorithm and approximation techniques for electromagnetic design, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 43, pp. 1605-1608, 2007.[43]S. L. Ho, S. Y. Yang, G. Z.Ni, and K. F. Wong, " An improved PSO method with application to multimodal functions of inverse problems, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 43, pp. 1597-1600, 2007.[44]S. L. Ho, S. Y. Yang, P.H.Ni, and K. F. Wong, " An adaptive interpolating MLS based response surface model applied to design optimizations of electromagnetic devices, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 43, pp. 1593-1596, 2007.[45]Man Nie, Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, S.L. Ho, Peihong Ni, "An improved vector evolutionary algorithm for multiobjective designs of electromagnetic devices, "

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, vol. 25, pp.711-715, 2007.[46]Ping Luo, Shiyou Yang, Lihai Yao, et al., "A fast global optimal method based on combinations of MLS and PSO algorithm,"

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, vol. 25, pp. 759-764, 2007.[47]Jianyang Dong, Shiyou Yang, Gangzheng Ni, and Peihong Ni, "An Improved Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Global optimization,"

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, vol. 25, pp. 723-728, 2007.[48]S. Y. Yang, S. L. Ho, P. H. Ni, and G. Z. Ni, "A combined wavelet-FE method for transient electromagnetic field computations, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 42, pp. 571-574, 2006.[49]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, and H. C. Wong, "A particle swarm optimization method with enhanced global search ability for design optimizations of electromagnetic devices, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 42, pp. 1107-1110, 2006.[50]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, and Josè Márcio Machado, "A modified ant colony optimization algorithm modeled on tabu search methods, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 42, pp. 1195-1198, 2006.[51]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, and H. C. Wong, "A fast global optimizer based on improved CS-RBF and stochastic optimal algorithm, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 42, pp. 1175-1178, 2006.[52]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, H. C. Wong, Edward W. C. Lo, and Guangzheng Ni, "Refinement computations of electromagnetic fields using FE and meshless methods,"

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 41, pp. 1456-1459, 2005.[53]Shiyou Yang, S.L. Ho, Guangzheng Ni, and H.C. Wong, "An adaptive optimal strategy based on the combination of the dynamic-Q optimization method and response surface methodology,"

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 41, pp. 1760-1763, 2005.[54]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, H. C. Wong, K. W. E. Cheng, and Guangzheng Ni, "An improved ant colony optimization algorithm and its application to electromagnetic devices designs,"

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 41, pp. 1764-1767, 2005.[55]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, Edward W. C. Lo, and H. C. Wong, "A particle swarm optimization-based method for multiobjective design optimizations,"

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 41, pp. 1756-1759, 2005.[56]S. L. Ho, S. Y. Yang, G. Z. Ni, and H. C. Wong, "A response surface methodology based on improved compactly supported radial basis function and its application to rapid optimizations of electromagnetic devices, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 41, pp. 2111-2117, 2005.[57]José Márcio Machado, Sérgio Luis Lopes Verardi, and Yang Shiyou, "An application of the adomian’s decomposition method to the analysis of MHD duct flows, "

*IEEE Transactions on Magnetics*, vol. 41, pp. 1588-1591, 2005.[58]S. Y. Yang, J. R. Cardoso, S. L. Ho, P. H. Ni, J. M. Machado, and Edward W. C. Lo, "An improved tabu based vector optimal algorithm for design optimizations of electromagnetic devices,"

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 40, pp. 1140-1143, 2004.[59]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, H. C. Wong, and Guangzheng Ni, "A meshless collocation method based on radial basis functions and wavelets, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 40, pp. 1021-1024, 2004.[60]Yuhuai Wang, Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, S. L. Ho, and Z. J. Liu, "An emigration genetic algorithm and its application to multiobjective optimal designs of electromagnetic devices, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 40, pp. 1240-1243, 2004.[61]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, H. C. Wong, and Yuhuai Wang, "Numerical analysis of thin skin depths of 3-D eddy current problems using a combination of finite element and meshless Methods, "

*IEEE Trans.**Magn*., vol. 40, pp. 1354-1357, 2004.[62]Wang Yuhuai, Yang Shiyou, Ni Guangzheng, Ni Peihong, Ho S.L., "An emigration genetic algorithm for vector optimizations of electromagnetic devices, "

*Int. J. Applied Electromagnetics Mechanics*, vol. 19, pp. 103-109, 2004.[63]Ni Guangzheng, Ho S.L., Yang Shiyou, Ni Peihong, "Meshless local Petrov-Galerkin method and its application to electromagnetic field computations, "

*Int. J. Applied Electromagnetics Mechanics*, vol. 19, pp. 111-117, 2004.[64]Luo ping, Yang Shiyou, Ni Guangzheng, Ni Peihong, Liu Zhejie, "A fast global optimal technique based on combinations of improved radial basis functions and tabu search, "

*Int. J. Applied Electromagnetics Mechanics*, vol. 19, pp. 515-520, 2004.[65]Yang Shiyou, Ni Guangzheng, J. R. Cardoso, S.L. Ho, J. M. Machado, "A combined wavelet-element free Galerkin method for numerical calculations of electromagnetic fields,"

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 39, pp. 1413-1416, 2003.[66]S. L. Ho, Yang Shiyou, H.C. Wong, Ni Guangzheng, "A simulated annealing algorithm for multiobjective optimizations of electromagnetic devices, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 39, pp. 1285-1288, 2003.[67]Sérgio Luı́s Lopes Verardia, Yang Shiyoub, “The application of interpolating MLS approximations to the analysis of MHD flows,”

*Finite Elements in Analysis and Design*, Volume 39, Issue 12, September 2003, Pages 1173–1187.[68]Yang Shiyou, Xiong Suming, Ni Peihong, Ni Guangzheng, S.L. Ho, "A tabu algorithm for multiobjective optimizations of electromagnetic devices,"

*International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics*, vol. 16, pp. 207-214, 2002.[69]S. L. Ho, Yang Shiyou, et al., "A tabu method to find the Pareto solutions for multi-objective optimal problems in electromagnetics, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 38, pp. 1013-1016, 2002.[70]S. L. Ho, Yang Shiyou, et al., "Development of an efficient global optimal design technique-a combined approach of MLS and SA algorithm,"

*Compel: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering*, vol. 21, pp. 604-614, 2002.[71]Chen Xudong, Ni Guangzheng, Yang Shiyou, "An improved tabu algorithm applied to global optimizations of inverse problems in electromagnetics, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 38, pp. 1069-1072, 2002.[72]Heyun Lin, Siu-Lau Ho, Ka-Wai Cheng E., Yang S.Y., “New iterative method for three-dimensional eddy-current problems,”

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 38, pp. 541-544, 2002.[73]J.M.Machado,Yang Shiyou, Ho S.L., Ni Guangzheng, "A common tabu search algorithm for the global optimization of engineering problems, "

*Comput.**Methods App1. Mech. Engrg*., vol. 190/26-27, pp.3501-3510, 2001.[74]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, and H. C. Wong, "Weak formulation of finite element method using wavelet basis functions, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 37, pp. 3203-3207, 2001.[75]S. L. Ho, S. Yang, J. M. Machado, and H. C. Wong, "Application of a meshless method in electromagnetics, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 37, pp. 3198-3202, 2001.[76]S. L. Ho, Shiyou Yang, Guangzheng Ni, and H. C. Wong, "An improved tabu search for the global optimizations of electromagnetic devices, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 37, pp. 3570-3574, 2001.[77]Chen Xudong, Qian Jingen, Ni Guangzheng, Yang Shiyou, Zhang Mingliu, "An improved genetic algorithm for global optimization of electromagnetic problems, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 37, pp. 3579 -3583, 2001.[78]S.L. Ho,Yang Shiyou, "Wavelet-Galerkin method for solving parabolic equations in finite domains,"

*Finite Element in Analysis and Design*, vol. 37, 2001, pp. 1023-1037.[79]Yang Shiyou, Jose Marcio Machado, Guangzheng Ni, S.L. Ho, and Ping Zhou, "A self-learning simulated annealing algorithm for global optimizations of electromagnetic devices, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 36, pp. 1004-1008, 2000.[80]Ho S.L., Yang Shiyou, Ping Zhou, H.C. Wong, and M.A. Rahman, "A combined finite element-domain elimination method for minimizing torque ripples in inverter-fed motor drive systems, "

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 36, pp. 1817-1821, 2000.[81]Yang Shiyou, Ni Guangzheng, S. L. Ho, Jose Marcio Machado, M.A. Rahman, and H.C. Wong, "Wavelet-Galerkin method for computations of electromagnetic fields: computation of connection coefficients,"

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 36, pp. 644-648, 2000.[82]Yang Shiyou, Ni Guangzheng, et al., An universal tabu search algorithm for global optimization of multimodal functions with continuous variables in electromagnetics,

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 34, 1998, pp. 2901-2904.[83]Yang Shiyou, Ni Guangzheng, et al., Wavelet-Galerkin method for computations of electromagnetic fields,

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 34, 1998, pp. 2493-2496.[84]Yang Shiyou, Ni Guangzheng, et al., Shape optimization of pole shoes in harmonic exciting synchronous generators using a stochastic algorithm,

*IEEE Trans. Magn*., vol. 33, 1997, pp. 1920-1923.[85]Tang Renyuan, Yang Shiyou, et al., Combined strategy of improved simulated annealing and genetic algorithm for inverse problems,

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 32, 1996, pp. 1326-1329.[86]Tang Renyuan, Hu Yan, Lu Zhanhong, Yang Shiyou, Miao Lijie, “Computation of transient electromagnetic torque in a turbogenerator under the cases of different sudden short circuits,”

*IEEE Trans. Magn.*, vol. 26, 1990, pp. 1042-1045.