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Mr. Alexis Donnelly

Assistant Professor (Computer Science)

  Distributed Systems   Formal (i.e. mathematical) Methods In Computer Science   Middleware   Multiple Sclerosis   Multiple Sclerosis Pathology   Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation   Process Calculus   Software Engineering
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Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the International Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Alliance (PMSA). PMSA is a collaborative research initiative between international MS Societies (US, UK, Canada, Australia, Italy, and many others), leading MS researchers and teams, regulators, industry and people affected by MS. The Alliance has so far funded €15 million in research towards a therapy for progressive MS. 2016-2022
Founding member of the All Island Multiple Sclerosis Research Network 2021-present
Membership of MS-Ireland's Research Committee 2005-2020
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French Fluent Fluent Fluent
German Basic Basic Medium
Spanish Basic Basic Basic
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Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1992 present
Thompson AJ, Carroll W, Ciccarelli O, Comi G, Cross A, Donnelly A, Feinstein A, Fox RJ, Helme A, Hohlfeld R, Hyde R, Kanellis P, Landsman D, Lubetzki C, Marrie RA, Morahan J, Montalban X, Musch B, Rawlings S, Salvetti M, Sellebjerg F, Sincock C, Smith KE, Strum J, Zaratin P, Coetzee T., Charting a global research strategy for progressive MS-An international progressive MS Alliance proposal., Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England), 28, (1), 2022, p16-28 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Dangond F, Donnelly A, Hohlfeld R, Lubetzki C, Kohlhaas S, Leocani L, Ciccarelli O, Stankoff B, Sormani MP, Chataway J, Bozzoli F, Cucca F, Melton L, Coetzee T, Salvetti M., Facing the urgency of therapies for progressive MS - a Progressive MS Alliance proposal., Nature reviews. Neurology, 17, (3), 2021, p185-192 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Donnelly, A., Magennis, M., Making IT Accessibility Guidelines Usable, Lecture Notes iun Compluter Science (LNCS), 7th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All: Universal Access, Theoretical Perspectives, Practice and Experience, Paris, 2002, edited by Carbonnell, N. Stephanidis, C , 2615, Springer Verlag, 2003, pp56 - 68, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
Donnelly, A. Shaefer, T., PEARL: A Generic Architecture for Live Experiments in a Remote Lab, International Conference on Simulation and Multimedia in Engineering, Florida, 2003, (ISBN: 1-56555-260-1), IEEE, 2003, pp117 - 122, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Donnelly, A., McGuirk, R. and Holmes, B., An Assessment of Braided Learning: An Including Educational Philosophy for IT-related Education, Universal Access in HCI, Crete, 2003, edited by Stephanidis, C. , Laurence Erlbaum Associates, 2003, pp63 - 67, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
McGuiurk, R., Holmes, B., Donnelly, A., and Smith, R., A Vision for Open Course Access to Partially Sighted Students, Proceedings of ITTE Conference, ITTE Annual Conference (Association for Information Technology in Teacher Education, Belfast, 2002, 2002, pp81 - 83, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
McGuirk, R., Donnelly, A. and Holmes,B., Communal Constructivism and Its Potential for Inclusion of Students with Visual Impairment, Inaugural NDA Disability Research Conference - Using Emancipatory Research Methodologies in Disability Research, Dublin, 2002, NDA, 2002, pp101 - 112, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Donnelly, A., Bridging the Digital Divide: Case Study of Anti-Exclusion Measures in Ireland, First International Conference on Universal Access in HCI, New Orleans, 2001, edited by Stephanidis, C. , 2002, pp1052 - 1056, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Donnelly, A., Towards an Imnclusive Information Society: Some Principles from the Margins, 6th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All, Florence, 2000, edited by Stephanidis, C. and Emiliani, P-L. , CNR IROE, 2000, pp229 - 240, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED

Alexis Donnelly, Opening Keynote, SECOND SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS PROGRESSIVE MS - ASSESSING THE CHALLENGES AND LOOKING AHEAD, San Francisco, 12 May, 2016, International Progressive MS Alliance, 1 - 5pp, Invited Talk, PRESENTED


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Elected to Trinity Scholarship 1980
Distributed Systems; Object-Oriented Programming Languages; Programming Language Support for Distributed Systems and its formal aspects.