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Kathryn Cassidy

Kathryn Cassidy

Software Engineer

Trinity Centre for High Performance Computing


BSc (Hons) in Information Technology, PhD in Computer Science

DRI Role

Software Engineer

Research Interests

Digital Preservation, Preservation Workflows, Education, eLearning, Grid and Distributed Computing



Kathryn Cassidy is a software engineer in the Research IT group in Trinity College Dublin. Kathryn worked as a software developer in the electronic transactions services industry prior to returning to full-time education to obtain a PhD in Adaptive eLearning for Grid Computing. She has subsequently been involved in several research projects within TCD including the EGEE, ICEAGE, EMI and StratusLab FP7 projects, before joining the DRI team in 2012. Kathryn has worked with digital repositories for eLearning and Learning Objects and has extensive experience as a software developer.

Selected Publications

Boon Low, Kathryn Cassidy, David Fergusson, Malcolm Atkinson, Elizabeth Vander Meer, and Mags McGeever. "Distributed Computing Education, Part 5: Coming to Terms with Intellectual Property Rights". IEEE Distributed Systems Online, 9(12), December 2008..