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Theatre, film and television actor
Jeremy Irons is an award winning stage and screen actor. Jeremy is no stranger to mathematicians, in his most recent film he is co-stars in The Man Who Knew Infinity, a biopic of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Chair Atticus Education and Independent Producer, UK and Ireland
David Puttnam is the chair of Atticus Education, an online education company which delivers interactive seminars to educational institutions around the world.
As an independent producer of award-winning films and he has won ten Oscars, 25 Baftas and the Palme D'Or at Cannes David has served as Vice President and Chair of Trustees at the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) and was awarded a BAFTA Fellowship in 2006.
President, University College Cork
Chair of the UCC George Boole 200 Steering Committee
Dr Michael Murphy is a graduate of UCC's Medical School and a Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Head of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at UCC since 1992. Michael was appointed President of University College Cork in 2007.
Distinguished Professor University of Toronto and Distinguished Researcher Google, Toronto, Canada
Geoffrey Hinton is a fellow of the Royal Society and in 2010 he received the NSERC Herzberg Gold Medal, Canada's top award in Science and Engineering. Professor Hinton is a direct descendant of George Boole.
Visiting Senior Fellow, University of Lincoln and Canon Chancellor, Lincoln Cathedral
Mark Hocknull lives in Lincoln where he is Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral and Visiting Senior Fellow at the University of Lincoln.
Co-Founder, CoderDojo and Entrepreneur
Australian entrepreneur, venture capital investor, diplomat, author and speaker with a distinguished record in the areas of business, development and community activism, Bill is co-founder of the CoderDojo movement, a free global network formed to assist young people to learn how to computer program.
Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, University College Cork, and Biographer of George Boole
In 1985 he wrote the first full-length biography of Boole, reissued as The Life and Work of George Boole--a Prelude to the Digital Age, published by Cork University Press in 2014.
Vice President, Intel Corporation, California, USA
Rory McInerney is responsible for the development of Intel’s Microprocessor product line targeted at the Enterprise, Cloud, High Performance Computing and Networking markets. He graduated from University College Cork with a degree in Electrical Engineering and holds an MBA from Santa Clara University and graduate of the Stanford Graduate Business School’s Executive Program.
Senior Research Fellow, Plymouth University, UK
Dr Anthony Morse is a senior research fellow in humanoid robotics, neural systems, and learning and development, at Plymouth University.
Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork
Head of Epitaxy and Physics of Nanostructures. Dr Pelucchi has published widely in his field and is regarded as a leading international expert.
Producer Director at Oxford Film & Television
Stephen Mizelas is an English freelance documentary and film maker who has a particular passion for science, history and a reputation for finding the real human story behind every tale. Having worked in the industry for over 15 years he has worked with most of the major broadcasters, including the BBC, Discovery and Sky.
Documentary Project Leader
Director of Cultural Projects University College Cork
Virginia Teehan has extensive experience in the initiation and curation of a number of award winning exhibitions, publications and film productions in the cultural and heritage sectors.