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Ph.D. Sean A. MCKENNA Senior Research Manager, Smarter Cities Technology Centre, IBM Research, Dublin


 IBM Research, Smarter Cities Technology Centre, Dublin, Ireland
since 2012 Senior Research Manager
since 2014 Research Industry Specialist, Smarter Cities
 Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
2012 Senior Scientist
2005-2012 Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff
1999-2005 Principal Member of the Technical Staff
1994-1999 Senior Member of the Technical Staff
 Concurrent Faculty Positions:
2008-2009 National University of Singapore
2006 University of Texas, Austin
2001 New Mexico Tech
1998-2012 University of New Mexico


American Geophysical Union
Association for Mathematical Geosciences


Approximately 90 peer-reviewed technical publications.
Three recent representative publications:
Bad Data Analysis with Sparse Sensors for Leak Localisation in Water Distribution Networks, Fusco, F., Eck, B. and S.A. McKenna, 2014, 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2014), Stockholm, Sweden, August 24-28
Scalable Anomaly Detection for Smart City Infrastructure Networks, Difallah, D.E., P. Cudre-Mauroux, and S.A. McKenna, 2013, IEEE Internet Computing
Distributed Sensor Fusion in Water Quality Event Detection, Koch, M.W. and S.A. McKenna, 2011, ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management , 137 (1), pp. 10-19


2011, Federal Laboratories Consortium Award
2010, R&D 100 Award
2012-1995, Sandia Awards for Excellence