Alistair Mcconnell


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Dr McConnell is a postdoctoral research associate in the  Offshore Robotics for Certification of Assets Hub (ORCA) based in the Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS) at The University of Edinburgh. 

He is primarily an engineer and roboticist, his research interests include: robotics,  electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, soft robotics, multi-sensor systems, wearable technology and human-robot interaction.

He is particularly enthusiastic about public engagement in STEM to both show research to the general public and encourage STEM uptake in schools. 

More information on his work can be found on the following link:


Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Heriot-Watt University

Master in Science, Heriot-Watt University

Master of Engineering, Heriot-Watt University


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