Dr. Cathy Ennis
Member of the Applied Social Computing Research group
Lecturer in Computer Science, TU Dublin
Dr. Cathy Ennis is a lecturer in the school of Computer Science in TU Dublin, with research interests in plausible animation and behaviour for virtual characters for games. She works primarily on applications in entertainment-based and serious games and has a background in perceptually-driven computer graphics.
Cathy obtained the following qualifications:
2010: PhD in Computer Science, University of Dublin, Trinity College. Thesis title: Plausible Crowd and Group Formations.
2007: M.Sc in Cognitive Science, University College Dublin. Final Grade: first class honors. Thesis title: Investigating Methods of Referencing in the Language of Autistic Children
2005: BEng in Electronic Engineering, NUI Maynooth. Final Grade: Second class honors, grade one
Cathy has worked in TU Dublin School of Computer Science for 5 years, lecturing students on a range of modules – undergraduate and postgraduate – and Supervising students undertaking final year projects. She has also undertaken Supervision of MSc final dissertations, and am currently supervising/co-supervising a number of PhD students.