Prof Alexander Pasko, Visiting Associate Professor
Alexander Pasko is a professor at the National Centre for Computer Animation of the Media School at Bournemouth University in UK. He was born in Siberia (Russia), received M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (MEPhI, Russia) in 1983 and 1988. He was a researcher at MEPhI from 1983 to 1992; assistant professor at the University of Aizu (Japan) from 1993 to 1999; associate and full professor at the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences of the Hosei University in Tokyo (Japan) from 2000 to 2007. >>
Dr Brian Duffy, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, UCD School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering (Also Professor at OCAD University, Canada: Adjunct Faculty, Faculty of Design)
Brian Duffy works in the area of human-robot interaction, social robots, humanoid robotics, and associated intelligent systems-based control and sensor mechanisms. Over the years he has worked in many academic and industrial institutions, both in researching and developing such technologies and also in their application in real-world contexts. >>
Dr Frances Harris
Dr FrancesHarris is a Research Scientist at the Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA) at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She received her PhD in Anthropology from the New School for Social Research. Her work is in the areas of disability, assistive technology, and outcomes research. Currently she is working on several federally funded projects. >>
Dr Bidisha Ghosh
Dr Bidisha Ghosh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering, TCD. She is an expert in sustainable transportation, health impacts of traffic and air pollution, statistical modelling and image analysis. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. She is in the editorial advisory board of Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies journal. Dr. Ghosh is the incoming Chair of the Irish Transportation Research Network. She has worked on multiple national and European research projects on traffic modelling as PI or Co-PI.