Dr Michael Collins


Dr. Michael Collins is a Lecturer in Computer Science with experience in both Industry and Academics. Prior to joining the School of Computer Science, he worked as a Software Engineer for companies in Ireland and in the United States. He is the coordinator for International academic affairs in the School and is chairperson for the BSc. in Computer Science International programme (DT282). He is a class mentor and also manages teams in national and international student software development competitions.

He has published at conferences and in journals and is a member of Technical Program Committees for International Conferences. He is also a visiting academic at Universities in parts of Asia

Internationalisation of Computer Science curriculum
Industry-oriented pedagogic strategies in Computer Science
Blended / Flexible Learning

Title: “GlobalWorkIT: Connecting Leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sectors”
INTED2017 Proceedings, p1754-1761, ISBN: 978-84-617-8491-2, Valencia, Spain, 2017

Title: “An Integrated EU-Korea Student Mobility Programme - The Success of GlobalWorkIT”
INTED2018 Proceedings: To appear, ISBN: 978-84-697-9480-7, Valencia, Spain, 2018

3D-Alignment in Curriculum Design and Implementation.

In proceedings of the International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, March 7th - 9th 2007


3D-Alignment as a method for curriculum development and an ethos for Industry-Oriented Education.

In proceedings of the Third China - Europe International Symposium on Software Industry Oriented Education, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland, February 6-7, 2007


Industry-Oriented Curriculum Design for Software Engineering.

In proceedings of the Second China - Europe International Symposium on Software Industry Oriented Education, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, January 18-20, 2006


3D Alignment in the Adaptive Software Engineering Curriculum.

In proceedings of the 36th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, San Diego, USA, October 28th - 30th 2006

Judge (Technologist) for the Irish National Digital Media Awards
Technical Committee Member for UBICOMM (Ubiquitous Computing)