Kevin O' Mahony

Research Fellow


Kevin graduated from the Cork Institute of Technology with a BA (Hons) in Multimedia in 2007 and a MA in Media Design in 2009. Kevin is a Senior Researcher at the Nimbus Research Centre, where he specialises in delivering best practice in UX/UI design strategy to Nimbus Centre’s research and industry partners.

During his time in Nimbus, he has gained technical, research and entrepreneurial expertise having worked on many research and industry funded projects at both national and EU levels. He has supported multiple start-up companies and SME’s through Enterprise Ireland’s funding and industry partnership programmes where he has delivered on over 40 Enterprise Ireland & EU funded projects.

His core research expertise lie in the areas of UX/UI design, user centered design, natural user interfaces, elearning and ubiquitous computing with a particular interest in designing innovative interactive solutions for educational and healthcare domains.

  • O’Mahony, K., Liang, J. and Delaney, K. “Sensor Information Interactive Systems”, Irish Human Interaction Conference, Cork, Ireland, 2011
  • O’Mahony, K., “MeeTTable: A multi-user, multi-touch meeting room table and design planning application to support collaborative design planning meetings”, Information Design Conference 2012, London

“Multi-touch Platforms to Support 3D Medical Applications Design, Development and Delivery”, Industry Session at the Irish Human Interaction Conference, Dublin, 2010

“Gestural Control Management Systems for Smart Objects and Environments”, Conet Summer School 2011: “Networked Embedded Systems: Humans in the Loop”, BiCi, Bertinoro, Italy, July 24th – 30th, 2011