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A3 Presents 2023 Joseph F. Engelberger Robotics Awards

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The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) selected winners of the 2023 Joseph F. Engelberger Awards. Roberta Nelson Shea, global technical compliance officer for Universal Robotics, was selected as the Application winner for her work over the course of her career in global robotics safety. Jeff Burnstein, president of A3, was selected for Leadership, recognizing his four decades of commitment and vision at the global automation trade association.

Shea and Burnstein were unanimously selected by the awards committee and past chairs of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA, now A3) to win the award this year.
Roberta Nelson Shea. Courtesy of A3.
Roberta Nelson Shea. Courtesy of A3.
Named after Joseph F. Engelberger, who is known as the founding force behind industrial robotics, the Engelberger Awards have been awarded to 136 robotics leaders from around the world for excellence in technology development, application, education, and leadership since their inception in 1977. Winners are recommended by a panel of industry leaders based on all present and past nominations from the industry and voted upon by the past chairs of RIA. A3 is the organization that administers the awards, and each winner receives a $5,000 honorarium and commemorative medallion.
Jeff Burnstein. Courtesy of A3.
Jeff Burnstein. Courtesy of A3.
The awards dinner will be held at Automate on May 24.
Mar 2023
machine vision
Interpretation of an image of an object or scene through the use of optical noncontact sensing mechanisms for the purpose of obtaining information and/or controlling machines or processes.
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