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Joe Engelberger

  Joseph F. Engelberger is an engineer and entrepreneur who is often credited with being the "Father of Robotics".

Along with the inventor of the industrial robot, George Devol, Engelberger developed the first industrial robot in the United States, the Unimate, in the 1950s.

Later he worked as entrepreneur and vocal advocate of robotic technology beyond the manufacturing plant in a variety of fields, including service industries, health care, and space exploration.