• Making Robots Work in the Real World with AI

DCU IEEE Student Branch is hosting Making Robots Work in the Real World with AI, an Expert talk by Niamh Donnelly, the co-founder of Akara Robotics, a robotics and AI spinout company.


Making Robots Work in the Real World with AI


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In this talk, Niamh will discuss the journey of Akara Robotics from being a small research group in
Ireland to be on the cover of Time magazine and raising millions of Euro funding for solving some of the
biggest problems faced in public health sector. Some of the biggest challenges and respective Al solution used by the Akara Robotics for translating the academic research in to a commercial real-world hardware products will be discussed.


Niamh Donnelly is co-founder of Akara robotics, a robotics and Al spin-out company from Trinity College Dublin. Niamh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from DCU and a Masters in AI and Machine learning from UCD. She has previously worked at Etsy and Syze (Al start-up) and
Krisolis Al consultancy. Niamh has won national award for her Al research and is recognized globally as
one of the “50 women in robotics to know about 2021” by Robohub. She played a key role in the
development and validation of the ‘Stevie’ robot, which featured on the cover of Time magazine in 2019.


Tech Careers Expo


Virtual Recruitment Ireland will be hosting their Tech Careers Expo again this summer. This will be a live, online, career fair on Thursday, 14th July, 2022 from 10am to 4pm. The jobs fair will be dedicated to those looking for work within the Irish tech sector.  Interested in a new role? Learn about openings and chat directly with hiring managers and recruiters at this great, online, recruitment event.

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