Paul Muldoon introduces a lecture by award winning technology, innovation and creativity executive Domhnaill Hernon as part of the fall 2019 Fund for Irish Studies series.

In his lecture, “Fiddle strings, airplane wings and humanizing technology,” Hernon will share some of his personal history, discuss the merits of fusing art and technology, play some tunes, and talk about Irish tradition in music and in particular where he comes from in County Sligo, Ireland.


Domhnaill Hernon

DOMHNAILL HERNON is an award-winning technology, innovation and creativity executive. He received an undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Aerodynamics from the University of Limerick and an executive M.B.A. from Dublin City University, Ireland. He previously led research organizations and developed and executed strategies to overcome the “innovation valley of death.” He is currently as Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T) at Nokia Bell Labs, which is a new initiative he founded to fuse art and engineering/science to develop solutions that humanize technology. His work has been featured in Wired Magazine, Times Square, SXSW, Nasdaq, MWC and Inspirefest, to name just a few, and he advises cultural programs globally.

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  • Lewis Center for the Arts

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