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Martin May

Martin May

SCHUNK

Since 1995, Martin May works in the field of Telecommunication and Media Technologies. He did a PhD in computer science at INRIA in France, did post-docs in the US, co-founded a Start-up in France, became a lecturer in ETH Zurich in Switzerland, and then moved to Technicolor as a Distinguished Scientist and then as a Director of Technology Strategy and Director of the Data Processing Lab in Rennes. His role was to start a new research direction - data processing and data analysis - as well as to coordinate research within the research centers, organize the technology transfer between Research and Innovation and the Business Units. In 2016, he joined Schunk as the head of cyber-physical systems where he is responsible for the digital transformation of the company developing new digital products and services. He is now running the Innovation Center where he is developing technologies for autonomous robots and systems, specifically intelligent clamping and grasping solution using model-based engineering as well as data-driven machine learning techniques.