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RIA Names Robotics Award Recipients

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Catherine Morris
Dr. Howie Choset
Catherine Morris
Dr. Howie Choset
The Robotics Industries Association (RIA) has announced the winners of the 2019 Engelberger Robotics Awards: Catherine Morris, group leader and director of automotive sales at ATI Industrial Automation and long-time RIA board member and former chairperson; and Dr. Howie Choset, robotics professor at Carnegie Mellon University and co-founder of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute.

Presentation of the awards, named after Joseph F. Engelberger, founder and president of Unimation, Inc., reportedly the first industrial robot manufacturer, will take place April 10 in Chicago during a special dinner at the Automate 2019 Show and Conference. More than 128 robotics leaders from 17 nations have received the award since its inception in 1977.


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