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Christian Friedrich

Christian Friedrich

Roboticist

SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG

Christian Friedrich leads a research team at the SCHUNK Innovation Center which builds software technologies for future clamping and gripping systems. The main goal of the group is to embed advanced control algorithms to extend the autonomy of today’s systems. From 2013 to 2018, he was a research associate at the Institute for Control Engineering of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Units at the University Stuttgart where he did research in the field of planning and control algorithms and robotics. He studied electrical engineering with the focus on robotics and control systems and finished his Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D) in robotics at the University Stuttgart, Germany.