• Northlands Road, Magee Campus

    BT48 7JL Londonderry

    United Kingdom

  • 2277 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
19982019
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Personal profile

Biography

Kevin Curran joined the School of Computing and Intelligent Systems in1999. Kevin's research and teaching interests are in the areas of Computer Security. Kevin's achievements include winning and managing UK & European Framework projects and Technology Transfer Schemes. Kevin has made significant contributions to advancing the knowledge and understanding of computer networking and systems, evidenced by over 800 published works. He is perhaps most well-known for his work on location positioning within indoor environments and Internet security. His expertise has been acknowledged by invitations to present his work at international conferences, overseas universities and research laboratories.  He is a regular contributor to print, online, radio & TV news on computing & security issues. He was the recipient of an Engineering and Technology Board Visiting Lectureship for Exceptional Engineers and is an IEEE Technical Expert for Internet/Security matters since 2008. He is a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College. Prof. Curran has chaired sessions and participated in organising committees for many highly-respected international conferences and workshops. He was the founding Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence and is also a member of numerous Journal Editorial boards and international conference organising committees. He has authored a number of books and  is the recipient of various patents. He has served as an advisor to the British Computer Society in regard to the computer industry standards and is a member of BCS and IEEE Technology Specialist Groups and various other professional bodies.

Keywords

  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
  • QA76 Computer software

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Research Output 1998 2019

Biometric Authentication Techniques in Online Learning Environments

Curran, J. & Curran, K., 1 Jan 2019, Biometric Authentication in Online Learning Environments. p. 266-278 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Biometrics
Authentication
Mobile devices
Hardware
Smartphones

Internet Addiction: The repercussions, the causes and the treatment.

Smyth, S., Curran, K. & McKelvey, N., 17 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) Multifaceted Approach to Digital Addiction and Its Treatment.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File

Introduction to the Special Issue on Smart Systems Facts, Challenges, and Technologies

Sadek Mahmoud, M., Eltoweissy, M., Curran, K. & Elmedany, W., 3 Mar 2019, 8, 2, p. 1 15 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Electronics engineering
Smart city
Digital libraries
Explosions
Sustainable development

Predictive Maintenance for Vibration-Related failures in the Semi-Conductor Industry.

King, R. & Curran, K., 11 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) 8, 1, p. 1 10 p., 1000215.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Learning systems
Industry
Decision making
Sensors
Learning algorithms

Activities 2003 2019

International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems (Journal)

Kevin Curran (Reviewer)
3 Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

Media Interviews

Kevin Curran (Participant)
1 Jan 20031 Jan 2028

Activity: Other

Press / Media

5G – should the public be concerned?

Kevin Curran

11/04/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

How 5G Networks Will Benefit State and Local Agencies

Kevin Curran

11/04/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

How university CISOs can keep cyber threats at bay

Kevin Curran

9/04/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Is The NHS Capable Of Delivering Complete Digitisation Safely?

Kevin Curran

9/04/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment