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Conor McGinn

Trinity College Dublin

Dr. Conor McGinn is an Assistant Professor and co-founder of the Robotics And Innovation Lab (RAIL) in Trinity College Dublin. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering and a PhD in robotics. Conor is passionate about robots and has particular interests in robot design, human-robot interaction and artificial intelligence. Dr. McGinn’s primary area of research concerns the design and control of service robots. He holds several patents related to the design of robots and his work has been recognised with numerous awards including the Civic Engagement Award (2018), Provost scholarship (2018) and external awards including the Engineers Ireland Technological Innovation of the Year (2015). He collaborates widely with industry and universities in Ireland, Europe, South and North America and Australia.