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Conor Mc Ginn
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

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

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

C. McGinn, M. Culleton, 'Control Interface for a Semi-Autonomous Vehicle', US, US 9348334 B2, 2016, 24 May 2016 Patent, 2016 URL

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

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

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

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

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

C. McGinn, M. Cullinan, D. Holland, K. Kelly, Towards the design of a new humanoid robot for domestic applications, ," IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TePRA), Boston, April 14-15, 2014 Conference Paper, 2014

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

M. Culleton, C. McGinn, K. Kelly, Development of an autonomous robotic hand with human interaction capabilities, 29th International Manufacturing Conference (IMC29), University of Ulster, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

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

P. Wardlaw, C. McGinn, K. Kelly, Development of a mobile robotic simulator, 29th International Manufacturing Conference (IMC29), University of Ulster, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

C. McGinn, K. Kelly, Practical considerations for the design of autonomous mobile robots, 29th International Manufacturing Conference (IMC29), University of Ulster, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

C. McGinn, D. Geraghty, Modelling an active suspension controller for a road vehicle, IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2010), Cork, 23-24 June, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

C. McGinn, 'Hybrid wheel-leg robot morphology', UK Patent Agency, 1 May 2016 Patent, Other

Research Expertise

Keywords

Automation, Robotic Control Systems; COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN; Design Engineering; HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION; Machine Design; Robotics; universal design; USER-CENTERED DESIGN

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Engineers Ireland Excellence Award for Engineering Innovation 2014

SFI I'm an Engineer Competition Winner 2016

National Disability Authority (NDA) Universal Design Grand Challenge [Finalist] 2014

Discover Research Dublin "Smart Cities, Smart World" Winner 2014