Engineering professional Jacob Newberger designs and develops automated validation systems for manufacturing facilities at Panacea Technologies in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania. An automatic validation engineer for the company, Jacob Newberger also maintains an interest in other areas of robotics. Robotics enthusiasts and engineering professionals throughout the country are gearing up for the 2015 National Robotics Week in April.
Established in 2010 to promote advancements in robotic technologies, National Robotics Week consists of a series of robotics events hosted by various individuals, professionals, and organizations affiliated with the robotics field. The Advisory Council that manages the event each year aims to create a collaborative network of groups across the country to host events in all 50 states.
Event hosts typically consist of schools, companies, and other institutions connected to the robotics industry and academia. The council welcomes events of all types for all age groups, including parties, company tours, and robot showcases and demonstrations.
National Robotics Week occurs annually during the second week in April. The 2015 event will take place April 4-12 in participating states. For more information and a full list of currently scheduled events, visit the National Robotics Week website at www.nationalroboticsweek.org.