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Kevin Kelly
Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Manuf. Eng

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

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, 2017 URL

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, 2017 DOI

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, 2017 DOI

Mark Culleton; Conor McGinn; Kevin Kelly, Framework for Assessing Robotic Dexterity within Flexible Manufacturing, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

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, 2016

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, 2016 TARA - Full Text

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, 2016

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, 2015

E O'Driscoll, K Kelly, GE O'Donnell, Intelligent energy based status identification as a platform for improvement of machine tool efficiency and effectiveness, Journal of Cleaner Production, 105, 2015, p184 - 195 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

C. McGinn, M. Cullinan, G. Walsh, C. Donovan, K. Kelly, Towards an embodied system-level architecture for mobile robots, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics, Istanbul, 2015, pp536 - 542 Conference Paper, 2015 DOI

Kevin Kelly, EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR GROUP WORK IN ENGINEERING CURRICULA, 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, Queens University Belfast, 2nd-4th September, edited by Joe Butterfield & Paul Hermon , 2015, pp213 - 222 Conference Paper, 2015 TARA - Full Text

M.F. Cullinan, C. McGinn and K. Kelly, ORIENTATION ESTIMATION USING KALMAN FILTERS WITH MULTIPLE SENSORS, 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, Queens University Belfast, 2nd-4th September, edited by Joe Butterfield & Paul Hermon , 2015, pp29 - 38 Conference Paper, 2015 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, 2015 TARA - Full Text

A. Sena, C. McGinn, A. McCreevey, C. Donovan and K. Kelly, HUMAN IN THE LOOP CONTROL IN ROBOTICS FOR MANUFACTURING, 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, Queens University Belfast, 2nd-4th September, edited by Joe Butterfield & Paul Hermon , 2015, pp157 - 164 Conference Paper, 2015 TARA - Full Text

G.S. Walsh, C. McGinn, K. Kelly, Towards a Compact Electro-pneumatic Actuated Arm for Mobile Robots, 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, Queens University Belfast, 2nd-4th September, edited by Joe Butterfield & Paul Hermon , 2015, pp165 - 170 Conference Paper, 2015

A. Sena and K. Kelly, NEXT GENERATION TACTILE SENSING FOR HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION IN INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS, 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, Queens University Belfast, 2nd-4th September, edited by Joe Butterfield & Paul Hermon , 2015, pp145 - 155 Conference Paper, 2015 TARA - Full Text

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, 2015 TARA - Full Text

M. Culleton, K. Kelly, BENCHMARKING ROBOTIC DEXTERITY IN GRASPING AND MANIPULATION OPERATIONS, 31st International Manufacturing Conference, Cork Institute of Technology, 4th-5th September, edited by Matt Cotterell, Ger Kelly , 2014, pp45 - 51 Conference Paper, 2014

C. McGinn, K. Kelly, A practical humanoid robot morphology for operation in civilian environments, Trinity Journal of Postgraduate Research, 13, 2014, p109 - 134 Journal Article, 2014

McGinn, C. , Cullinan, M., Holland, D., Kelly, K., Towards the design of a new humanoid robot for domestic applications, IEEE Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications, TePRA, Woburn, MA, 14-15 April 2014, IEEE Computer Society, 2014 Conference Paper, 2014 URL

Kelly, K., Mooney, T., Design Thinking as an Outreach Activity for Female Students, 30th International Manufacturing Conference, University College Dublin, 3-4 September 2013, edited by G.Byrne, B. Mullaney, P. Connolly, E. Ahearne , School Of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, University College Dublin, 2013, pp58 - 72 Conference Paper, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Culleton, M., Kelly, K., Requirements of Next Generation Robotic Manipulators, 30th International Manufacturing Conference, University College Dublin, 3-4 September 2013, edited by G.Byrne, B. Mullaney, P. Connolly, E. Ahearne , School Of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, University College Dublin, 2013, pp248 - 257 Conference Paper, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Kelly, K., MacManus, D.B., McGinn, C., Development of a Humanoid Robot for Education and Outreach, 30th International Manufacturing Conference, University College Dublin, 3-4 September 2013, edited by G.Byrne, B. Mullaney, P. Connolly, E. Ahearne , School Of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, University College Dublin, 2013, pp268 - 275 Conference Paper, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Kelly, K., Culleton M., Barrett, R., Weldon, P., Connolly, E., Issues of Collaboration within Global Project Teams, 30th International Manufacturing Conference, University College Dublin, 3-4 September 2013, edited by G.Byrne, B. Mullaney, P. Connolly, E. Ahearne , School Of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, University College Dublin, 2013, pp452 - 460 Conference Paper, 2013 TARA - Full Text

O'Driscoll, Eoin, Kelly,Kevin, Cusack,Donal Og, O'Donnell,Garret, Characterising the energy consumption of machine tool actuator components using pattern recognition, Procedia CIRP, 12, 2013, p127-132 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Kevin Kelly, Philip Wardlaw, Conor McGinn, DEVELOPMENT OF A MOBILE ROBOTIC SIMULATOR, 29th International Manufacturing Conference, Belfast, Ireland, 29-30 August 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Conor McGinn, Kevin Kelly, Aran Sena, Oisin Brogan, Evaluation of a Local Path-Planning Algorithm for a Hospital Located Autonomous Mobile Robot, 23rd Irish Signals and Systems Conference, Maynooth, Ireland, June 28-29, 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Aoife Nic Chraith & Kevin Kelly, STRATEGIES FOR THE ATTRACTION OF STUDENTS TO ENGINEERING, 29th International Manufacturing Conference, Belfast, Ireland, 29-30 August 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Aoife NicChraith, Claire Marshall, Kevin Kelly, DECIPHERING THE EFFECT OF CURRICULA ON THE PERCEPTION OF THIRD LEVEL ENGINEERING - A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS, 4th International Symposium on Engineering Education, Sheffield, UK, July 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Conor McGinn & Kevin Kelly, PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE DESIGN OF AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOTS, 29th International Manufacturing Conference, Belfast, Ireland, 29-30 August 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Kevin Kelly, Claire Marshall, Sarah O'Shaughnessy, ENGAGEMENT WITH SECOND LEVEL - DOES IT WORK?, 29th International Manufacturing Conference, Belfast, Ireland, 29-30 August 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

O'Driscoll E, Kelly K, Cusack D.O, O'Donnell G.E, Characterising the energy consumption of machine tool actuator components using pattern recognition, 8th CIRP International Conference on Intelligent Computation in Manufacturing Engineering, Ischia, Italy, 18-20 July, edited by Professor R. Teti, Professor D. D'Addona , 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Rintala, U., Kairamo, A., Andersson, S., Strandas, M., Kelly, K., Goncalves, I., Lucas A., Tabacco, A., Knowing our students - different approaches to student retention, 40th Annual SEFI Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, 23-26 September 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Kevin Kelly, Mark Culleton, Conor McGinn, DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTONOMOUS ROBOTIC HAND WITH HUMAN INTERACTION CAPABILITIES, 29th International Manufacturing Conference, Belfast, Ireland, 29-30 August 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Kevin Kelly, Carla Patrocinio, Claire Marshall, Prediction of Student Performance In Engineering Programs, 40th Annual SEFI Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, 23-26 September, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Kevin Kelly & Claire Marshall, PREDICTION OF ENGINEERING STUDENT PROGRESSION FROM ENTRANCE DATA, 29th International Manufacturing Conference, Belfast, Ireland, 29-30 August 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Valerie Butler, Kevin Kelly(ed.), IMC27 - Manufacturing Matters in the Smart Economy, N/A, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, 1st-3rd Sept. 2010, 2010 Proceedings of a Conference, 2010

G.J. Bennett, K. Kelly, R. Collins, F. Boland, C. McGoldrick, S. Pavia, K. O'Kelly, Implementation of Project Based Learning in a Large Engineering Programme, 3rd International Symposium for Engineering Education (ISEE2010), University College Cork, 30/06-2/07 2010, edited by E. Byrne , 2010, pp214 - 223 Conference Paper, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Aoife Nic Chraith, Kevin Kelly, LEGO MINDSTORMS AS A TEACHING TOOL IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 27th International Manufacturing Conference, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, 1st-3rd Sept. 2010, edited by Valerie Butler, Kevin Kelly , 2010, pp387 - 395 Conference Paper, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Kelly, K., O'Donnell, G.E(ed.), IMC26 - Energy Efficient & Low Carbon Manufacturing, Trinity College Dublin, 2-4 September 2009, 2009 Proceedings of a Conference, 2009

Golden, P., Borza, G., O'Donnell, G.E., Kelly, K., Development of a Decision Support system for Energy Optimisation in Plastic Processing, IMC 26 - Energy Efficient & Low Carbon Manufacturing, Trinity College Dublin, 2-4 September 2009, edited by G., O'Donnell, G.E., Kelly, K. , 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Kelly K., Lyons G., Bennett G., Killeen E., Further Experiences in CDIO Implentation, 25th International Manufacturing Conference, Dublin Institute of Technology, 03/09/2008, edited by Robert Simpson , 2008, pp323 - 331 Conference Paper, 2008 TARA - Full Text

O'Donnell, G.E., Kelly, K., Geraghty, D., Exploring the spectrum of the acoustic emission signal during microdrilling, European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, Zurich, 18th-22nd May, edited by Dr. Wolfgang Knapp, ETH Zurich , 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

Kelly, K., Buckley, C., O'Donnell, G.E., Ervine, P., Surface Finish in Micro-drilling of PTFE, 25th International Manufacturing Conference, Dublin Institute of Technology, 3 - 5 Sept, edited by Robert Simpson , 2008, pp65 - 72 Conference Paper, 2008 TARA - Full Text

Bennett G., Lyons G., Kelly K., Implementation of a CDIO compliant syllabus in a large engineering programme, 25th International Manufacturing Conference, Dublin Institute of Technology, 03/09/2008, edited by Robert Simpson , 2008, pp315 - 322 Conference Paper, 2008 TARA - Full Text

Kelly, K., O'Donnell, G.E., Decision Making under Uncertainty in Tool Condition Monitoring, 24th International Manufacturing Conference, Waterford, Ireland, 29th-31st August, edited by Phelan, J. , 2007, pp965 - 976 Conference Paper, 2007 TARA - Full Text

Kelly, K., Lyons, C.G., Implementing CDIO: Some Experiences and Results, 24th International Manufacturing Conference, Waterford, 29th-31st August 200, edited by Phelan, J. , 2007, pp209 - 220 Conference Paper, 2007 TARA - Full Text

O'Donnell, G.E., Kelly, K., Process monitoring of high speed small diameter drilling operations, 7th International European Society of Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (euspen) conference, Bremen, Germany, 20-24th May, edited by Prof. Ekkard Brinksmeier , 2007, pp109 - 112 Conference Paper, 2007

O' Donnell, G.E., Byrne, G., Kelly, K., Kirchheim, A., Process Monitoring Using Integrated Force Sensors, Journal of Machine Engineering , Vol. 6 , (No. 2), 2006, p56 - 74 Journal Article, 2006

BROPHY, B, Kelly, K, Byrne, G., AI-BASED CONDITION MONITORING OF THE DRILLING PROCESS, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, 124, 2002, p305 - 310 Journal Article, 2002

O Donnell, G.E., Byrne, G., Kelly, K., Kirchheim, A., An Integrated Sensing Solution for Monitoring a Flexible Machining Centre, Int. Conf on Competitive Manufacturing in 2001, Dublin, Sept., 2001, 2001, pp331 - 340 Conference Paper, 2001

O'Donnell, G.E., Byrne, G., Kelly, K., Kirchheim, A., An Integrated Sensing Solution for Monitoring a Flexible Machining Centre, Competitive Manufacturing in 2001, Dublin, Ireland, 5-7 Sept. 2001, edited by G. Cummings , 2001, pp331 - 340 Conference Paper, 2001

O'Donnell, G.E., Young, P., Kelly, K., Byrne, G., Towards the Improvement of Tool Condition Monitoring Systems in the Manufacturing Environment, Journal of Materials Processing Technologies, 119, 2001, p133 - 139 Journal Article, 2001

G. O'Donnell, K. Kelly, G. Byrne, An analysis of the Performance of a Sensor Integrated Motor Spindle for Tool Condition Monitoring of a Flexible Machining Centre, CIRP Int. Conf. on Int. Comp. in Manuf. Eng. - ICME 2000, Capri, Italy, June 2000, 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

O'Donnell, G.E., Kelly, K., Byrne, G. , Use of a Sensor Integrated Motor Spindle for Monitoring of a Flexible Machining Centre, Intelligent Computation in Manufacturing Engineering, Capri, Italy, edited by R. Teti , 2000, pp383 - 388 Conference Paper, 2000

K. Kelly, P. Young, G. Byrne, Modelling the influence of Machining Dynamics on Surface Topography in Turning, Int. J. of Mech. Sc., 41, 1999, p507 - 526 Journal Article, 1999

B. Brophy, K. Kelly, G. Byrne, Anomaly detection in drilling using neural networks, Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. On Int. Manuf. Sys., , Leuven, Belgium, Sept 1999, 1999, pp779 - 786 Conference Paper, 1999 TARA - Full Text

G. O'Donnell, Kelly, P. Young, G. Byrne, Towards the Improvement of Tool Condition Monitoring Strategies in the Production Environment, AMPT-IMC16, Dublin City University, Dublin, Aug 1999, 1999, 1999 Conference Paper, 1999

O'Donnell, G.E., Young, P., Kelly, K., Byrne, G., Towards the Improvement of Tool Condition Monitoring Systems in the Manufacturing Environment, Advances in Material & Processing Technologies, Dublin, Ireland, edited by S. Hashmi , 1999, pp595 - 604 Conference Paper, 1999

K.McClenaghan, K. Kelly, G. Byrne, Tool Condition Monitoring - a new algorithm for breakage detection, Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. On Int. Manuf. Sys., , Leuven, Belgium, Sept 1999, 1999, pp825 - 834 Conference Paper, 1999

K. McClenaghan, K. Kelly, P. Young, G. Byrne, Development of New Tool Condition Monitoring Strategies for Drilling, 15th International Manufacturing Conference, Univ. Ulster at Jordanstown, Aug 1998, 1998, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998

K. Kelly, P. Young, G. Byrne, Modelling of Surface Integrity of AlSi9Cu3 in Finish Machining, 14th International Manufacturing Conference, Univ. of Dublin, Sept 1997, 1997 Conference Paper, 1997

K. Kelly, P. Young, G. Byrne, Modelling of Machine Dynamics using Digital Signal Processing Techniques, 3rd Int. Conf on Modern Practice in Stress and Vib. Analysis, Dublin, Sept 1997, 1997, 1997 Conference Paper, 1997

K. Kelly, P. Young, G. Byrne, Modelling of Surface Integrity Generation in Single Point Turning, 13th International Manufacturing Conference, Univ. of Limerick, Sept 1996, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

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, 2016

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, 2016

Kevin Kelly, A Healthier Gender Balance in Engineering, 32nd International Manufacturing Conference, Queens University Belfast, 2nd-4th September, 2015, Irish Manufacturing Council Invited Talk, 2015

Kevin Kelly, Getting your Hands Dirty - Prototyping Essentials, Catholic University of Louvain, 20th October, 2015, Dr. Anne-Laure Cadji Invited Talk, 2015

Kevin Kelly, The Power of Prototyping, Luzern University of Applied Sciences and Arts, March 12th, 2015, Isabelle Hauser Invited Talk, 2015

Kevin Kelly, Positive Experiences with Engineering Summer School for Girls, CLUSTER Anniversary Symposium on Engineering Education, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 22nd October, 2015, CLUSTER Invited Talk, 2015

Kevin Kelly, Attracting More Female Students into Engineering, Worldwide Fall Meeting CDIO, Queens University Belfast, November 12th, 2015, Paul Hermon Invited Talk, 2015

Kevin Kelly, Predicting Progression in Engineering Programs, Designing Education Lab, Stanford University, May 10th, 2013, Prof. Sheri Sheppard Invited Talk, 2013

Kevin Kelly, Using Entrance Data to Predict Student Progression, CREATE Seminar, Dublin Institute of Technology, March 28th, 2012, Dr. Brian Bowe Invited Talk, 2012

Kevin Kelly, Student Progression and Retention - What can we predict?, CAVE Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, March 14th, 2012, Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain Invited Talk, 2012

G.E. O'Donnell, G. Byrne, K. Kelly, A. Kirchheim, Process Monitoring Using Integrated Force Sensors, XVII Workshop on Supervising and Diagnostics of Machining Systems, Karpacz, Poland, 13th-15th March 2006, 2006, Wroclaw University of Technology, Invited Talk, 2006

G. Byrne, K. Kelly, Enhancing Competitiveness in Manufacturing through Process Monitoring and Control, Keynote Address, Motorola International Symposium, Dublin, May 2000, 2000 Invited Talk, 2000

K. Kelly, D.F. Moore, A High Speed Hysteresis Friction Study of Elastomers, 2nd European Tribology Congress, London, Sept 1998, 1998 Poster, 1998

Kevin Kelly, Machining Process Modelling, Trollhatten, Sweden, Sept 1996, 1996 Invited Talk, 1996

Research Expertise

Description

Robotics, Design Innovation, Engineering Education, Manufacturing and Design, Machining Process Modelling, Surface Generation processes, Tool Condition Monitoring

Keywords

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

Recognition

Representations

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

Awards and Honours

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

Memberships

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