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Dr Huub Bakker BE (Hons), PhD (Cantuar), SMIEEE, MIPENZ

Senior Lecturer

School of Engineering and Advanced Technology

Roles and Responsibilities

Deputy Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation Cluster Leader

Mechatronics Major Leader (PN)

Industrial Automation Major Leader

Automation and Control Major Leader

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 6 350 5376
    Location: RC2.21, Riddet building
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • BE (Chem & Proc) - University of Canterbury (1983)
  • Doctorate - University of Canterbury (1989)
  • Memberships (2000)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Control Engineering, Embedded Systems, Simulation and Modelling, Environmental Monitoring, Acoustics Measurement

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Automation and Control Engineering (091302): Control Systems, Robotics and Automation (090602): Electrical and Electronic Engineering (090600): Engineering (090000): Interdisciplinary Engineering (091500): Mechanical Engineering (091300)

Keywords

Control Systems Engineering, Control Engineering, Process Control, Automation, Simulation and Modelling, Embedded Systems

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Bakker, HH., & Alves-Pereira, M. (2017). Occupational and Residential Exposures to Infrasound and Low Frequency Noise in Aerospace Professionals: Flawed Assumptions, Inappropriate Quantification of Acoustical Environments, and the Inability to Determine Dose-Response Values. The Scientific Pages of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics.
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Flemmer, CL., Mills, L., Flemmer, RC., & Bakker, HHB. (2017). Prediction of kiwifruit orchard characteristics from satellite images. International Journal of Remote Sensing.
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, C., Flemmer, R.
Tochampa, W., Sirisansaneeyakul, S., Vanichsriratana, W., Srinophakun, P., Bakker, HHC., Wannawilai, S., . . . Chisti, Y. (2015). Optimal control of feeding in fed-batch production of xylitol. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 54(7), 1992-2000
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Caulton, MJ., Bakker, HH., & Al Bahadly, IH. (2008). 3-axis CNC router. Projects. 17, 25-30
[Journal article]Authored by: Al-Bahadly, I., Bakker, H.
Chen, Z., Clements-Croome, DJ., Bakker, HHC., & Liu, K. (2006). A remote expert system for building diagnosis. HB 2006 - Healthy Buildings: Creating a Healthy Indoor Environment for People, Proceedings. 1, 99-104
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HHC., Marsh, C., Paramalingam, S., & Chen, H. (2006). Cascade controller design for concentration control in a falling-film evaporator. Food Control. 17(5), 325-330
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Tochampa, W., Sirisansaneeyakul, S., Vanichsriratana, W., Srinophakun, P., Bakker, HHC., & Chisti, Y. (2005). A model of xylitol production by the yeast Candida mogii. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 28(3), 175-183
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H., Chisti, M.
Homes, LJ., & Bakker, HH. (2005). The mechanical design, construction and commissioning of an automated rotational moulding machine. Projects: Project Papers by the Final-Year Students of the Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Technology December 2005. 14, 55-60
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Barkwith, JA., & Bakker, HH. (2005). The design, construction, and commissioning of an automated rotational moulding machine. Projects. 14, 6-10
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Tochampa, W., Sirisansaneeyakul, S., Vanichsriratana, W., Srinophakum, P., Bakker, HH., & Chisti, YY. (2005). A model of xylitol production by the yeast Candida mogii. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 26(3), 175-183
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H., Chisti, M.
Bakker, HHC., Schneider, W., & Martin, NKL. (2003). Modelling for predictive maintenance and the role of the tele-expert. Journal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers. 34(6), 661-665
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Paramalingam, S., Bakker, HH., & Chen, H. (2003). Physical properties of whey products. Food Technology. 38(2), 8-9
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HH., Schneider, W., & Martin, N. (2003). Modelling for predictive maintenance and the role of the tele-expert. Journal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers. 34(6), 1-5
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
George, HB., & Bakker, HH. (2003). The design of an automatic page turning device. Projects. 11, 58-63
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Szeto, BH., & Bakker, HH. (2003). Uses of neural network in sports prediction. Projects. 12, 198-200
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Davenport, BJ., & Bakker, HH. (2001). Bachelor of Technology and Engineering exploration game. Projects. 9, 19-24
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Russell, NT., Bakker, HHC., & Chaplin, RI. (2000). A comparison of dynamic models for an evaporation process. Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 78(8), 1120-1128
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Russell, NT., Bakker, HHC., & Chaplin, RI. (2000). Modular neural network modelling for long-range prediction of an evaporator. Control Engineering Practice. 8(1), 49-59
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Russell, NT., Bakker, HH., & Chaplin, RI. (2000). A comparison of dynamic models for an evaporation process. Chemical Engineering Research and Design: Transactions of the Institution of Chemical Engineers Part A. 78(A8), 1120-1128
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Russell, NT., & Bakker, HHC. (1997). Modular modelling of an evaporator for long-range prediction. Artificial Intelligence in Engineering. 11(4), 347-355
[Journal article]Authored by: Bakker, H.

Book

Rapley, BI., & Bakker, HH. (Eds.) (2014). Sound, Noise, Flicker and the Human Perception of Wind Farm Activity. Palmerston North, New Zealand: Atkinson & Rapley Consulting Ltd (Palmerston North, New Zealand) & Noise Measurement Services Pty Ltd (NMS) (Brisbane, Australia)
[Edited Book]Authored by: Bakker, H.Edited by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HH., Bennett, D., Rapley, BI., & Thorne, R. (2014). Seismic effects on residents from wind turbines. In BI. Rapley, & HHC. Bakker (Eds.) Sound, Noise, Flicker and the Human Perception of Wind Farm Activity. (pp. 225 - 231). Palmerston North: Atkinson Rapley Consulting
[Chapter]Authored by: Bakker, H.Edited by: Bakker, H.
Flemmer, RC., Bakker, H., & Flemmer, C. (2011). Object Recognition using Isolumes. In TP. Cao (Ed.) Object Recognition. (pp. 199 - 228). Croatia: Intech Open Access
[Chapter]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, C., Flemmer, R.
Dickinson, P. (2010). The sounds from wind turbines. Theory, practice, assumptions, and reality.. In B. Rapley, & H. Bakker (Eds.) Sound, Noise, Flicker and the Human Perception of Wind Farm Activity. New Zealand: Atkinson and Rapley Consulting
[Chapter]Edited by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HH., & Rapley, BI. (2010). Sound Characteristics of Multiple Wind Turbines. In BI. Rapley, & HHC. Bakker (Eds.) Sound, Noise, Flicker and the Human Perception of Wind Farm Activity. : Atkinson and Rapley Consulting
[Chapter]Authored by: Bakker, H.Edited by: Bakker, H.
Rapley, BI., & Bakker, HH. (Eds.) (2010). Sound, Noise, Flicker and the Human Perception of Wind Farm Activity. Palmerston North: Atkinson & Rapley Consulting Ltd (Palmerston North, New Zealand) in association with Noise Measurement Services Pty Ltd (NMS) (Brisbane, Australia)
[Edited Book]Authored by: Bakker, H.Edited by: Bakker, H.

Creative Work

Flemmer, R., Flemmer, C., & Bakker, H. (2017). An intelligent robot [Artefact]. : Massey University, Palmerston North
[Artefact]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, C., Flemmer, R.Contributed to by: Flemmer, C.
Bakker, HH., Rapley, BI., & Elliott, R. (2016). SAM Scribe Full-Spectrum Acoustic Recording System [Artefact]. : Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Artefact]Authored by: Bakker, H.Contributed to by: Bakker, H.
Flemmer, RC., Scarfe, A., Bakker, HH., Flemmer, CL., Hyde, S., Bardell, C., . . . Atkinson, G. (2010). Kiwifruit Picker prototype.
[Design]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Flemmer, RC., Scarfe, A., & Bakker, HH.Kiwifruit Picker prototype [Artefact]. : Tauranga, New Zealand
[Artefact]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.

Thesis

Mills, LY. (2016). Analysis of spectral response patterns of Kiwifruit orchards using satellite imagery to predict orchard characteristics of commercial value before harvest. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Contributed to by: Bakker, H.Edited by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Rapley, BI. (2013). Sound in the Military Environment: Detection, Measurement and Perception. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Contributed to by: Bakker, H.Edited by: Bakker, H.
Caulton, M. (2012). An investigation into apple inspection in colour space. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Contributed to by: Flemmer, C.Edited by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, C., Flemmer, R.

Conference

bakker, ., Rapley, BI., summers, ., Alves Pereira, M., & dickinson, .An Affordable Recording Instrument for the Acoustical Characterisation of Human Environments. . Zurich, Switzerland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Bakker, H., Summers, S.
bakker, H., flemmer, R., & Flemmer, CL.(2017, November). Coverage of Apple Surface for Adequate Inspection. .
[Conference]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, C., Flemmer, R.
Bakker, HH., Alves-Pereira, M., & Summers, SR. (2017, June). A Citizen Science Initiative: Acoustical Characterisation of Human Environments. Presented at 12th ICBEN Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem. Zurich.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bakker, H., Summers, S.
Rapley, BI., Bakker, HH., & Alves-Pereira, M.The inadequacy of the A-frequency weighting for the assessment of adverse effects on human populations. . Zurich
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HH., Alves-Pereira, M., & Summers, SR.A Citizen Science Initiative: Acoustical Characterisation of Human Environments. . Zurich
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Bakker, H., Summers, S.
Bakker, HH., Rapley, BI., Summers, SR., Alves-Pereira, M., & Dickinson, P. (2017). An Affordable Recording Instrument for the Acoustical Characterisation of Human Environments. Poster session presented at the meeting of 12th ICBEN Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem. Zurich, Switzerland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Bakker, H., Summers, S.
Rapley, BI., Bakker, HHC., Alves-Pereira, M., & Summers, SR.Case Report: Cross-sensitisation to infrasound and low frequency noise. . Zurich
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Bakker, H., Summers, S.
Rapley, B., Bakker, H., Summers, R., Podd, JV., & Dickinson, P.(2014, March). NIHL & Sound within the military environment: Low frequency hum & challenges of conducting noise assessments in the military. .
[Conference]Authored by: Bakker, H., Summers, S.
Bakker, HHC., & Rapley, BI.(2011). Problems measuring low frequency sound levels near wind farms. Paper presented at the meeting of Australian Acoustical SocietyConference 2011, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HHC., Rapley, BI., & Elliott, R.(2011). Environmental noise: Better measures and reporting needed. Paper presented at the meeting of Australian Acoustical SocietyConference 2011, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HH., Rapley, BI., & Elliot, R. (2011). Environmental Noise: Better Measures and Reporting Needed. In DJ. Mee, & IDM. Hillock (Eds.) (pp. 1 - 8). Darlinghurst NSW Australia: Proceedings of Acoustics 2011
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HH., & Rapley, BI. (2011). Problems Measuring Low Frequency Sound Levels Near Wind Farms. In DJ. Mee, & IDM. Hillock (Eds.) (pp. 1 - 9). Darlinghurst NSW Australia: Proceedings of Acoustics 2011
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HH., Bennett, D., Rapley, BI., & Thorne, R.Seismic Effects on Residents from Wind Turbines. : Wind Turbine Noise 2009
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Scarfe, AJ., Flemmer, RC., Bakker, HH., & Flemmer, CL.(2009, February). Development of An Autonomous Kiwifruit Picking Robot. PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS AND AGENTS. (pp. 639 - 643).
[Conference]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Howarth, JW., Bakker, HHC., & Flemmer, RC.(2009, February). Feature-based Object Recognition. PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS AND AGENTS. (pp. 595 - 599).
[Conference]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Bakker, HHC., & Flemmer, RC.(2009, February). Data Mining for Generalised Object Recognition. PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS AND AGENTS. (pp. 573 - 578).
[Conference]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Flemmer, RC., & Bakker, HHC.(2009, February). Generalised Object Recognition. PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS AND AGENTS. (pp. 567 - 572).
[Conference]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Howarth, JW., Bakker, HH., & Flemmer, RC. (2009). Feature-based object recognition. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents,. (pp. 375 - 379).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Scarfe, AJ., Flemmer, RC., Bakker, HH., & Flemmer, CL. (2009). Development of an autonomous kiwifruit picking robot. ICARA 2009 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents. (pp. 380 - 384).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, C., Flemmer, R.
Bakker, HH., & Flemmer, RC. (2009). Data mining for generalised object recognition. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Autonomous Robots & Agents. (pp. 369 - 374).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Bakker, HHC., & Flemmer, RC.(2009). Data mining for generalised object recognition. Paper presented at the meeting of ICARA 2009 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Flemmer, RC., & Bakker, HH. (2009). Generalised object recognition. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Autonomous Robots & Agents, 2009. (pp. 363 - 368).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Flemmer, RC., & Bakke, HHC.(2009). Generalised object recognition. Paper presented at the meeting of ICARA 2009 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Howarth, JW., Bakker, HHC., & Flemmer, RC. (2009). Feature-based object recognition. ICARA 2009 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents. (pp. 375 - 379).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Brooks, TT., Bakker, HH., Page, WH., & Mercer, KA. (2006). Field coverage optimization using genetic algorithms. In R. Webb, & M. Hayes (Eds.) Proceedings of the 13th Electronics New Zealand Conference. (pp. 272 - 277).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H., Mercer, K., Page, W.
Brooks, TT., Bakker, HH., Page, WH., & Mercer, KA. (2006, November). Field coverage optimization using genetic algorithms. Presented at 13th Electronics New Zealand Conference. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bakker, H., Mercer, K., Page, W.
Brooks, TT., Bakker, HH., Mercer, KA., & Page, WH. (2005). A review of synchronization methods in wireless sensor networks. In GS. Gupta, SC. Mukhopadhyay, & CHM. Eds (Eds.) 1st International Conference on Sensing Technology. (pp. 338 - 343). Palmerston North, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H., Mercer, K., Page, W.
Flemmer, RC., & Bakker, HH. (2005). Sensing objects for artificial intelligence. In GS. Gupta, SC. Mukhopadhyay, & CHM. Eds (Eds.) 1st International Conference on Sensing Technology. (pp. 687 - 690). Palmerston North, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H., Flemmer, R.
Brooks, TT., Bakker, HH., Mercer, KA., & Page, WH. (2005). A review of position tracking methods. In GS. Gupta, SC. Mukhopadhyay, & CHM. Eds (Eds.) 1st International Conference on Sensing Technology. (pp. 54 - 59). Palmerston North, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H., Mercer, K., Page, W.
Aladesaye, M., Bakker, HH., Bright, G., Tlale, NS., & Schneider, W. (2005). Condition monitoring techniques for adaptable and reconfigurable manufacturing systems. Proceedings of the International Manufacturing Leaders Forum on Global Competitive Manufacturing. (pp. unpaged).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Chen, Z., Bakker, HH., Kong, S., Chung, J., Li, H., Shen, G., . . . Xu, Q. (2005). A remote expert system model for concrete crack diagnosis. In S. Sariyildiz, & BT. Eds (Eds.) Proceedings of the AEC2005: The 3rd International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction. (pp. 311 - 320). Rotterdam, The Netherlands
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Austin, PT., Woodward, C., de Winter, J., Wiggins, H., Bakker, HH., Paterson, AH., . . . de Bruin, J. (2004, March). Temperature control: Practical issues related to study of temperature response dynamics. Presented at International Controlled Environment Meeting. Brisbane, QLD.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bakker, H., Paterson, A.
Bakker, HH., Schneider, W., & Martin, N. (2002, November). Maintenance through the tele-expert. Presented at Symposium on Maintenance Engineering. New Plymouth, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Paramalingam, S., Bakker, HH., & Chen, H. (2002). Physical Properties of Whey Products. Proceedings of the 9th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress and CHEMECA 2002. Vol. Paper #392APCChE
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Paramalingam, S., Bakker, HH., & Chen, H. (2002). Dynamic modelling of falling film evaporators for milk products. Proceedings of the 9th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress and CHEMECA 2002: Green Processing and Sustainability. Vol. paper #567 (pp. unpaged).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HH., Schneider, W., & Martin, N. (2002). Modelling for predictive maintenance and the role of the tele-expert. 9th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress and CHEMECA 2002. Vol. paper #572 (pp. unpaged). Christchurch, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Paramalingam, S., Bakker, HH., & Chen, H. (2001). Investigation of minimum flow conditions for milk products in falling-film evaporators. 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering. (pp. 1648). Melbourne, VIC
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Zhu, X., & Bakker, HH. (2000). Modelling and simulating a spinning cone evaporator. In L. Valenzuela, K. Foster, & VP. Eds (Eds.) Proceedings of 7th Annual New Zealand Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Conference. (pp. 23 - 27). Palmerston North, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Nicholls, RD., Bailey, D., & Bakker, HH. (2000). Virtual road signs. In L. Valenzuela, K. Foster, & V. Patel (Eds.) Proceedings of the 7th Annual New Zealand Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Conference. (pp. 417 - 424). New Zealand: 7th Annual New Zealand Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bailey, D., Bakker, H.

Other

Bakker, HH. (2016, October). Climate Change - Bad Science and Politics.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, HH. (2016, October). Introduction to GUT-CP.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, H. (2011, June). Man-made global warming: Science, bad science and politics. In Te Manawa Science Cafe. Presented at Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, H. (2010, April). Global warming. In The Probus Club of Palmerston North. Presented at Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bakker, H.
Bakker, H. (2010). Sound Noise Flicker.
[Other]Authored by: Bakker, H.

Consultancy and Languages

Consultancy

  • July 2001 to Feb 2002 - SchemNZ
    Secondment to build a prototype telepresence system for industrial maintanence.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 0 8
CoSupervisor 0 2

Courses Coordinated

  • 282.373 Mechanical Engineering – Fluid Mechanics & Thermodynamics
  • 282.758 Simulation, Modelling and Optimisation

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2016 - Linda Yvonne Mills - PhD
    Analysis of spectral response patterns of kiwifruit orchards using satellite imagery to predict orchard characteristics of commercial value before harvest
  • 2013 - Bruce Ian Rapley - PhD
    Sound in the military environment: Detection, measurement and perception

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