Dr Conor McGinn_

Dr Conor McGinn_

Founder, Akara Robotics, and researcher, ADAPT Centre

Dr Conor McGinn is an assistant professor at Trinity College Dublin, and is group leader of the university’s Robotics and Innovation Lab.

He has been named as one of Europe’s top young innovators for his robot Stevie, which uses advanced artificial intelligence to assist with the treatment and care of older people.

Conor’s work made the cover of Time magazine in 2019, and earned him a place on the annual MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 Europe list and Silicon Republic’s list of bright sparks to watch in 2020.