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Steven Somes

Steven Somes

President - Force Robots

Steven Somes is the President and founder of Force Robots, the maker of an innovative robotic finishing system that works by force.

Prior to founding the company, he worked as an in-house designer and implementer of automation for Parker Hannifin Corp. He has co-authored papers presented at IEEE’s ICRA and CASE conferences, holds multiple patents on robot design, and is a frequent robotics reviewer for National Science Foundation. He holds a BSEE degree from Cornell University and an MSEE from Case Western Reserve University.