Roberta Nelson Shea
Roberta Nelson Shea is the Global Technical Compliance Officer at Universal Robots, responsible for global product compliance and reducing barriers to acceptance of UR robots for collaborative applications.
She has over 40 years of experience as a professional within the field of safety and standardization for automation, 23 of them additionally chairing the US-American National Robot Safety Committee (ANSI/RIA R15.06). She has also been elected one of the top twenty Women Making Their Mark in Robotics and Automation by Smart Manufacturing, and one of the top 100 Women in Safety by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). As the convenor of the committee ISO/TC 299 WG3 (ISO/TC 184/SC2), she lead the introduction of ISO/TS 15066, which, as an extension of the established ISO 10218, is the first document defining standardized safety requirements within human-robot-collaboration.