Dr Nigel Yee

Lecturer
Engineering
Location: Building 182, Room 3001

Qualifications

MTech (Hon) Massey, PhD Auck.

Professional memberships

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
SPPEEX (indigenous concepts engineering group)

Profile

Work experience

  • Fraser Thomas Consulting (Auckland) 1996-1997 - Asset Management
  • Casa Herrera Inc. (Los Angeles, Ca) 1997-1998 - Engineering
  • Impac Machinery Co. Ltd. (Auckland) 1998-2003 - Engineering
  • Freelance Consultant 2003-2004 - Engineering
  • Unitec 2004-present - Lecturer

Areas of expertise

  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Robotics
  • Food machinery design
  • Remote sensing
  • Non-invasive determination of material properties
  • Automation

Current research interests

  • Spectroscopy - material properties determination
  • Image processing - multi-variate image analysis
  • Pacific rock art restoration - Lapita design and cultural expression in pacific rock art
  • Fabric maintenance automation - embedded control and automation of fabric maintenance system

Publications

Yee, N. (2016). Principal Component Selection for Neural Network Classification of Active Ingredients from Near Infrared Spectra. The Review of Socionetwork Strategies (Vol. 10(2)).

Yee, N. G., & Yan, A. (2015). Neural Network Classification of Pharmaceutical Active Ingredient from Near Infrared Spectra. In IEEE, Paper presented at 2nd Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Asia-Pacific World Congress on Computer Science and Engineering.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3407

Yee, N. (2014). NIR Spectrometer used for Material Modeling with Neural Networks. IEEE Computer Science, Proceedings of IEEE Asia-Pacific World Congress on Computer Science and Engineering 2014.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3195

Yee, N., Potgieter, P., and Liggett, S. (2013). Potato Crisp moisture determination using NIR data and a Back Propagation Neural Network. Research Notes in Information Science (Vol. 14).
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2781

Yee, N. (2009). Technology Incubator Performance in New Zealand. Wang, B and Luo, Q. (Eds), Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Innovation Management.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2095

Yee, N., and Bussell, W. (2007). Good potatoes for good potato crisps, a review of current potato crisp quality control and manufacture. Food (Vol. 1 2).

Yee, N., Bussell, W., and Coghill, G. (2006). Use of infrared spectra to identify cultivar in potato (Solanum tuberosum) crisps. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticulture Science (Vol. 34).

Yee, N. (2005). From certificate to baccalaureate degree and beyond at UATI. Presented to the South Pacific Professional Engineering Excellence Wananga 2005 'Education for sustainability in the South Pacific', 24 September, Auckland.

Yee, N., & Qi, Z. (2004). Selection of spectral predictors using signal to noise ratios. Paper presented at the Image and Vision Computing New Zealand 2004, 21-23 November, Akaroa, New Zealand.