Kay  Connelly

Kay Connelly

Associate Dean for Research

Professor of Informatics

Contact Information

(812) 855-0739
Informatics East 256A
Office hours: Thursday, 11 am - noon


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science at University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 2003
  • M.S. in Computer Science at University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1999
  • B.S. in Computer Science at Indiana University, 1995

Courses Taught at SICE

  • B490/I590 Mobile Programming
  • I407/I507 Introduction to Health Informatics
  • I527 Mobile and Pervasive Design


Dr. Kay Connelly is a Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University.

Her research interests are in the intersection of mobile and pervasive computing and healthcare. In particular, she is interested in issues that influence user acceptance of health technologies, such as privacy, integration into one's lifestyle, convenience, and utility.

Dr. Connelly works with a variety of patient groups,including very sick populations who need help in managing their disease, healthy populations interested in preventative care, and senior citizens looking to remain in their homes for as long as possible.

Dr. Connelly received a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from Indiana University (1995), and an MS (1999) and Ph.D. (2003) in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.

Research Areas