Kevin is a biomechanical and design engineer. His research interests include soft tissue biomechanics, finite element analysis, continuum mechanics, image-based modeling, image-processing, robotics and medical device design. He holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Bioengineering and a PhD degree on the topic of soft tissue biomechanics (2012, Trinity College Dublin). Kevin joined the Biomechatronics group in 2015 as post-doctoral associate at MIT Media Lab where his current focus is on computational modeling for prosthetic socket design. He also holds a visiting research fellow position at Trinity College Dublin collaborating on computational modeling of soft tissue mechanical behavior. Kevin has shared his work at international conferences and is often involved in the organization of special sessions and workshops.
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Alex is the community manager for the Julia programming language project, an open source language for high-performance scientific computing. Prior to this he worked in statistical software development for cancer research.