International Collaborative Robots Workshop
Biography for Erik Nieves, Yaskawa Motoman
Erik Nieves is Technology Director of Yaskawa Motoman and is responsible for the strategic technology roadmap with special focus on emerging applications. During his 20+ year tenure at Yaskawa, Erik has held a variety of leadership positions in the U.S. and abroad.
A passionate advocate for robotics, Erik is a leader within the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), where he represents the interests of academics and educators.
Erik is a contributor to public policy on robotics including the U.S. Robotics Roadmap, and he has published many articles on advances in robot technology.