Kevin Doolin

Kevin Doolin

Kevin Doolin

Co-ordinator and Director of Innovation at the Telecommunications, Software and Systems Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Kevin Doolin is the Director of Innovation at Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG).

In this role, Kevin is responsible for oversight and strategic direction of TSSG’s Applied and Commercial Research Activities. He plays a key role in driving the TSSG Research Units and staff to get involved in EU applied research, and the Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund, driving proposal strategies for all relevant research funding calls including, but not limited to, the key cross-unit decisions, assisting in commercial, research and proposal development of each unit.

Kevin’s area of expertise is Pervasive Computing, which is the forerunner to ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT). Kevin has been involved in this space since he joined TSSG in 2004. Kevin has already coordinated a number of key EU projects in this space, for example the €15M EU flagship project, which closed in April 2014 and received significant praise from expert scientific reviewers. He currently coordinates the €17m H2020 smart agri project DEMETER (h2020-demeter.eu).