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Dr. Melanie Bouroche

Assistant Professor (Computer Science)

 Over 10 year experience in research key programming abstractions for urban-scale reliable context-aware applications, and in particular for the real-time coordination of smart vehicles despite unreliable communication.
 Over 50 publications in the domains of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Privacy, middleware for Wireless Sensor Networking, and Smart Cities, including 14 journal articles, a book chapter and a book.
 Participated in 8 national and international research projects with both academic and industrial partners. Experience of collaborative and interdisciplinary research projects.
 Participated in 6 successful national and European proposals, including 3 as principal investigator. Successful research program development.
 Elected member of the Trinity Board, chair of the Equality Committee, member of the Human Resources committee, and member of the Centre for Women in Science & Engineering Research (WiSER) steering group. Representative roles at different levels of college life.
 Reviewer for over 25 workshops, conferences and journals. Actively involved in the scientific community.
 TCD Principal Investigator - TACTICS: Tactical Approach to Counter Terrorists in Cities
 Contributor - Personal Cities: Self-organising Architectures for Autonomic Management of Smart Cities
 TCD Principal Investigator - Mobile Social Middleware for Smart Cities
 Contributor - EMMON: Embedded Monitoring FP7 ARTEMIS Joint Undertaking.

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Reviewer for numerous high profile journals including IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), Elsevier Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), Springer Wireless Networks (WiNet), IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM)
Reviewer for many top-level conferences including IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Conference, Intelligent Vehicle Symposium, Conference on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, IEEE International Smart Cities Conference...
Member of a number of conferences' Technical Program Committees including the 2016 and 2017 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), the 4th International Conference on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications VEHICULAR 2015, the 1st International Workshop on Vehicular Traffic Management for Smart Cities (VTM), 2012
Project proposal reviewer for the Ontario Research Fund
Member of the assessment committee for an Associate Professor position at the University of Oslo
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Kunchala, Anil and Bouroche, Melanie and Schoen-Phelan, Bianca, 2023 IEEE/CVF Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2023 IEEE/CVF Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2023, pp4359-4369 , Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
Garg, Mohit and Bouroche, Melanie, 2023 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 2023 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 2023, pp1-8 , Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
Garg, Mohit and Bouroche, Melanie, Can Connected Autonomous Vehicles Improve Mixed Traffic Safety Without Compromising Efficiency in Realistic Scenarios?, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 24, (6), 2023, p6674-6689 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Bharathkumar Hegde, Melanie Bouroche, Multi-agent reinforcement learning for safe lane changes by connected and autonomous vehicles: A survey, AI Communications, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Bharathkumar Hegde and Mélanie Bouroche, Design of AI-based lane changing modules in connected and autonomous vehicles: a survey, Twelfth International Workshop on Agents in Traffic and Transportation, ATT 2022, Vienna, 25/07/2022, 3137, 2022, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Mohit Garg and Cian Johnston and Melanie Bouroche, Can Connected Autonomous Vehicles really improve mixed traffic efficiency in realistic scenarios?, 2021 IEEE International Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC), 2021, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Anil Kunchala and Melanie Bouroche and Lorraine D'Arcy and Bianca Schoen-Phelan, SMPL-Based 3D Pedestrian Pose Prediction, 16th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2021), 2021, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Martin Connolly, Ivana Dusparic, Georgios Iosifidis, Melanie Bouroche, Privacy Aware Incentivization for Participatory Sensing, Sensors, 19, (18), 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Julien Monteil, Melanie Bouroche, Douglas J. Leith, $\mathcal{L}_2$ and $\mathcal{L}_{\infty}$ Stability Analysis of Heterogeneous Traffic With Application to Parameter Optimization for the Control of Automated Vehicles, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 27, (3), 2019, p934--949 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Martin Connolly, Ivana Dusparic and Mélanie Bouroche, An Identity Privacy Preserving Incentivization Scheme for Participatory Sensing, International Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking (ICMU), 2018, 2018, pp1 - 8, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text

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Lalu Prasad Lenka and Melanie Bouroche, Safe Lane-Changing in CAVs Using External Safety Supervisors: A Review, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science: 30th Irish Conference, 2022, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Urban Computing: The Technological Framework for Smart Cities in, Handbook of Smart Cities, Springer Nature, 2020, [Melanie Bouroche, Ivana Dusparic], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
M. Bouroche and V. Cahill and I. Dusparic and A. Garg and F. Bustamante, Research Challenges in Participatory Sensing for Urban Management Applications, School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin, June, 2011, Report, PUBLISHED


Award Date
Intel Early Career Faculty Honor Program award 2012
Future Cities - Autonomous Vehicle Coordination - Smart Cities Middleware - Distributed Systems