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Industrial Exoskeleton Workshop (2018)
The Industrial Exoskeleton Workshop was March 9, 2018 at the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo

Industrial exoskeletons are wearable devices that augment workers' abilities to reduce physical stresses on the body. They may allow workers in challenging jobs to work with less fatigue and with lower risk of injuries. The workshop provided:

  • Overview of the current state of exoskeletons;
  • Live demonstrations of exoskeletons;
  • Discussion with researchers on the impact of exoskeletons on workers' bodies;
  • Sharing of real-world experiences from end users who have incorporated exoskeletons in industrial jobs.

The following links provide access to each speaker's biography, presentation, and videotape recording.

Dr. Delia Treaster Slides Video
BWC Ergonomic Technical Advisor    






Diana Horvath Slides Video
Product Implementation Specialist    




Kirk Stema Slides Video
VP Sales    




Ben Harrington Slides Video
Director of Sales    




Chase Beach    
Director of Sales    




Christopher Beaufait Slides Video
Chief Operating Officer    




Dr. Jason Gillette Slides Video
Associate Professor    
Iowa State University    




Dr. Maury Nussbaum Slides Video
Virginia Tech    




Greg Knapik Slides Video
Director of Computer Modeling    
Spine Research Institute, Ohio State University    




Dr. Homayoon Kazerooni   Video
UC Berkeley    




Jamie Mattern Slides Video
Human Augementation Manager    
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division    




Dr. Christopher Reid Slides Video
Technical Lead Engineer