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Mr. Kevin Kelly

Assistant Professor (Mechanical & Manuf. Eng)

  Artificial Intelligence   CHATTER   Complex/Intelligent Systems   Computer Science/Engineering   Computer vision and robotics   Computer-Aided Engineering   Databases, database management, data mining   DRILLING   Dropout Prevention   Engineering Education   Engineering Innovation Processes   Equal Educational Opportunity   HUMAN ROBOT INTERFACE   Industrial Systems Engineering   Innovation   INTELLIGENT   Intelligent agents   MACHINE DYNAMICS   MACHINING SIMULATION   Manufacturing (Mechanical Engineering)   Manufacturing Engineering   Manufacturing Processes (Industrial Engineeri   Microengineering, micromachining   MOBILE ROBOT APPLICATION   Mobile Robotics   MONITORING   Numerical analysis   Product design   PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT   Production Engineering   Quality Control (Engineering)   ROBOT   ROBOTICS   Statistics   Stochastic Processes   SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY   Systems analysis and models development   Systems control, Modelling, Neural networks
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Joint Chairman of the 26th International Manufacturing Conference IMC26 - Energy Efficient and Low Carbon Manufacturing, September 2-4, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 2009
Journal reviewer for IMechE Journal of Engineering Manufacture 2007
Committee member of the Irish Manufacturing Council - IMC 2006
President of Irish Manufacturing Council 2010
Member of Expert Group on Future Skills Needs in Manufacturing (Forfas) 2013
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President of Irish Manufacturing Council 2010 2016
Engineering School Liaison for CDIO (Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate) Organisation 2010 current
Engineering School Liaison for Irish Manufacturing Council 2003 current
Engineering School Co-ordinator for Stanford Global Design Alliance 2013 current
Management Council Member, SUGAR Global Innovation Network 2016 Present
M.F. Cullinan, C. McGinn, E. Bourke, K.Kelly, A McKibben Type Sleeve Pneumatic Muscle and Integrated Mechanism for Improved Stroke Length, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
C. McGinn, A. Sena, K. Kelly, Controlling robots in the home: A study on factors that affect the performance of novice robot operators, Applied Ergonomics, 2017, p23 - 32, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Mark Culleton; Conor McGinn; Kevin Kelly, Framework for Assessing Robotic Dexterity within Flexible Manufacturing, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Conor McGinn, Michael Cullinan, , Mark Culleton, Kevin Kelly, A human-oriented framework for developing assistive service robots, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assitive Technology, 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Kevin Kelly, Conor Buckley, Michael McHugh, Buildbase - a student led facility for additive manufacturing, 33rd International Manufacturing Conference - University of Limerick, Ireland, University of Limerick, 31st August 2016, edited by Peter Tiernan , 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
C. McGinn, M.F. Culleton, K. Kelly, Design of a terrain-adaptive wheeled robot for service applications in human-centered environments, Autonomous Robots, 2016, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Karl Van Wyk, Mark Culleton, Joe Falco, Kevin Kelly, Comparative Peg-in-Hole Testing of a Force-based Manipulation Controlled Robotic Hand, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2016, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Kelly, K & O'Donnell, G. (eds.), Perspectives on Manufacturing, Essays in honour of John Monaghan, Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, 2015, 173 + xxiv pppp, Book, PUBLISHED
MEMS: Making Engineering with Management A Success in, editor(s)Kevin Kelly & Garret O'Donnell , Perspectives on Manufacturing, Essays in honour of John Monaghan, Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, Trinity College Dublin, 2015, pp45 - 57, [Kevin Kelly], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
G.S. Sandhu, C. McGinn and K. Kelly, INVESTIGATION INTO A LOW COST ROBOTIC VISION SYSTEM, 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, Queens University Belfast, 2nd-4th September, edited by Joe Butterfield & Paul Hermon , 2015, pp171 - 179, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text

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Kevin Kelly, Robotic design and innovation, Robotic Benchmarking Symposium, National Insitute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, US, 29th February, 2016, Dr. Elena Messina, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kevin Kelly, Assessment strategies in engineering group projects, Keynote Address, 33rd International Manufacturing Conference, University of Limerick, 29th August, 2016, Dr. Peter Tiernan, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kevin Kelly, A Healthier Gender Balance in Engineering, 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, Queens University Belfast, 2nd-4th September, 2015, Irish Manufacturing Council, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kevin Kelly, Attracting More Female Students into Engineering, Worldwide Fall Meeting CDIO, Queens University Belfast, November 12th, 2015, Paul Hermon, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kevin Kelly, Positive Experiences with Engineering Summer School for Girls, CLUSTER Anniversary Symposium on Engineering Education, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 22nd October, 2015, CLUSTER, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kevin Kelly, The Power of Prototyping, Luzern University of Applied Sciences and Arts, March 12th, 2015, Isabelle Hauser, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kevin Kelly, Getting your Hands Dirty - Prototyping Essentials, Catholic University of Louvain, 20th October, 2015, Dr. Anne-Laure Cadji, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kevin Kelly, Predicting Progression in Engineering Programs, Designing Education Lab, Stanford University, May 10th, 2013, Prof. Sheri Sheppard, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Kevin Kelly, Student Progression and Retention - What can we predict?, CAVE Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, March 14th, 2012, Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kevin Kelly, Using Entrance Data to Predict Student Progression, CREATE Seminar, Dublin Institute of Technology, March 28th, 2012, Dr. Brian Bowe, Invited Talk, PRESENTED


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Award Date
Engineers Ireland Technological Innovation of the Year November 2014
Provost's Teaching Award May 2016
Trinity College Global Engagement Award May 2016
Universal Design Grand Challenge Award - People's Choice (Supervisor) May 2016
Robotics, Design Innovation, Engineering Education, Manufacturing and Design, Machining Process Modelling, Surface Generation processes, Tool Condition Monitoring