Bright Sparks: Conor McGinn - The Robot Engineer


Conor McGinn is an assistant Professor in the Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Department, Trinity College, Dublin. Conor is also a robot engineer, building many robots like Trinity's Robbie Robot to assist Cork teenager Joanne O'Riordan who is one of few in the world suffering from Total Amelia. In this short cut, Conor tells us of his passion for engineering and doing work that can help people.

Hear more from Conor McGinn and many other talented scientists in Bright Sparks Episode 5: Superbodies airing on RTE Radio 1 June 21st at 7pm

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Bright Sparks is an Athena Media production for RTE Radio 1 made with the funding support of the BAI. The production team is Helen Shaw, Amy Millar and Cormac MacAdam.


Music: Telepathy by Michael Gallen


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Jun 11, 2015, 11:49 AM
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