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Michael Gerstenberger

Michael Gerstenberger

Staff Roboticist - Chairperson for R15.08 Committee

Mr. Gerstenberger has over 33 years of experience in industrial robotics. He has actively contributed to robot safety standards since 2007, including RIA, ISO, CSA, and UL standards committees. He currently serves as chair of the RIA R15.08 drafting subcommittee on industrial mobile robot safety. Until 2015, he was responsible for introducing advanced robot technologies from KUKA Robotics into North America, including KUKA's advanced safety features, the KUKA LBR iiwa robot (designed for power and force limited collaborative robot applications), and sensor-based control features.