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Kevin Smith

Name: Kevin Smith

Title: Research Assistant

Email: ksmith9@tcd.ie

Address: School of Cosmic Physics, DIAS Dunsink Observatory, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Dublin 15, Ireland.

Biographical sketch:

Kevin obtained a BA in physics and astrophysics from Trinity College Dublin in 2019, an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Technological University Dublin in 2021, and a specialist diploma in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Limerick in 2021. He joined Prof Jackman’s Planetary Magnetospheres group in 2021 as a research assistant. His current research focus is the creation of supervised learning algorithms for classifying regions in the magnetic environment near Mercury using data taken by the MESSENGER space probe.