Curriculum Vitae

 

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Details:

Name: Damien Kee
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Contact:  Contact Me 

 

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy (Robotics), University of Queensland, 2007
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical, Mechatronics minor) - University of Queensland, 2001

 

Positions Held:

Director - Domabotics, 2004 - Present

  • Technology workshops for over 2000 Students and 200 Teachers annually
  • Workshops and presentations held extensively throughout Australia as well as the USA, UK and Jordan  
  • More information - http://www.domabotics.com  

Chair - Rescue Technical Committee, RoboCupJunior International Committee, 2009 - 2012

Chair - RoboCup Junior Australian Committee, 2009-2011

  • Oversaw RoboCup Junior activities throughout Australia 
  • Project Manager, 2007 RoboCup Junior Australian Championships
  • More information - http://www.robocupjunior.org.au 

Editor in Charge - The NXT Step, 2011 - 2013

  • One of the leading blogs providing news and information about the LEGO Mindstorms NXT platform
  • More information - http://www.theNXTstep.com 

MINDSTORMS Community Partner (MCP) - LEGO, 2009 - Present

  • Provides support, feedback and community engagement with LEGO to improve the MINDSTROMS platform 

Moderator and founder - LEGOEngineering mailing list, 2008 - Present

 

Recent Projects

Author - Classroom Activities for the Busy Teacher: EV3 More Information

Author - Classroom Activities for the Busy Teacher: NXT   More Information  

Author - Datalogging Activities for the Busy Teacher   More Information

Author - Making Music with the NXT   More Information

Co-Author - Our Coral Reefs, WeDo Activity book   More Information

Contributor - Educate NXT Teacher Resource book More Information

Author / Project management - RoboCupJunior International, Rescue Rules (volunteer)  More Information

IT / Web support - Savoyards Musical Theatre website and online ticketing system (volunteer) www.savoyards.com.au

Technical Reviewer - The LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 Discovery Book by Laurens Valk    More Information

Technical Reviewer - The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming by Terence Griffin   More Information

 

Presentations

I have presented on Educational Technology topics at a variety of conferences including QSITE (Australia), Google Apps for Education Summit (Australia), RoboCupJunior (China), Jubilee Centre (Jordan), TUFTS University (USA), RoboFest (Singapore).

 

I have run a variety of workshops for different student organisations such as Mensa, Kids College, QLD Gifted and Talented Association, RoboGals