20 April 2024

Another STEM Star From St. Conleth’s!

2 February 2018

Whatever alchemy Michael Manning, Brendan Doyle and the other St. Conleth’s Science teachers were up to in the school lab over recent decades, it certainly did work!  You can read about the multiple American based professors of Maths and Science spawned in the Manning/Doyle lab in our 75th Anniversary Annual and you have read in these very pages about Dervilla Mitchell, an Irish female engineering pioneer,  nevermind the Zorin brothers, more recent Conlethian alumni (of the Mr. Callaghan era) who are shaking the very foundations of the Microsoft Empire with ZorinOS.

Well, now they all must make room in the pantheon of Conlethian STEM greats for physicist Michael Moloney, recently named the CEO of the prestigious American Institute of Physics, one of the most influential science organisations on the planet and industry leaders in science publishing and research.  Basically, Mr. Moloney is now Tony Stark, Professor X and Dr. Bruce Banner all rolled into one!  Check out the AIP and the press release above, and try to pick Michael out in his graduation photo below!

by Charles Latvis

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