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January 2014’s Alchemist Café

Robotic Future or Fantasy?

Conor McGinn, PhD candidate in TCD Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering will spark an audience discussion of the potential uses, challenges and ethics of robotics research.

Conor’s research is primarily in the design and control of autonomous robotic systems. He has built various robots including an autonomous robotic wheelchair, a 30cm tall biped, a quadrotor and a 400lb rover. Conor founded Trinity Robotics Club and is Secretary of Robotics Ireland, a national organisation established to promote robotics in Ireland.

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Date: Tuesday 14th January 2014
Location: The Mercantile, Dame St, Dublin 2
Time: 7:30 pm
Admission: Free – All Welcome! Complimentary Finger Food Provided

This event is in association with Discover Science & Engineering and CPL


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