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Guest Speaker: Domhnaill Hernon, Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) Nokia Bell Labs

Title: “On the Importance of Fusing Art and Science to Humanize Technology”
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm in the Della Pietra Family Auditorium, SCGP 103
Reception prior to lecture at 5:00 pm

This lecture is in conjunction with the opening reception of The Art of Science: Selections from the Collection. Exhibition curated by Lorraine Walsh currently on view in the Simons Center Gallery until December 15, 2019.

Domhnaill Hernon is an award-winning technology, innovation and creativity executive. Domhnaill received an undergrad in Aeronautical Engineering and a PhD in Aerodynamics from the University of Limerick and an executive MBA from Dublin City University, Ireland. He previously led R&D organizations and developed and executed strategies to overcome the “innovation valley of death.” Domhnaill is 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. Domhnaill’s work has been featured in Wired Magazine, Times Square, SXSW, Nasdaq, MWC, Ars Electronica and Inspirefest, to name just a few, and he advises cultural programs globally. 

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The Simons Center Gallery’s goals include hosting the highest quality and most intellectually inquisitive art by internationally acclaimed artists working at the intersection of art, science, and technology. The exhibitions and events at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University feature artistic and scientific concepts accessible through a broad range of media for meaningful experiences that ignite imagination and inspire ideas.