Jack Silberman has over 20 years of experience in automation and robotics. He started working in robotics while pursuing his B.S. in electrical engineering. Dr. Silberman did robotics post graduate work in England and holds a master's degree from PUC-Rio in mechanical engineering and a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University where his research was on mobile field robotics reliability. Dr. Silberman has worked in educational robotics, NASA sponsored mobile field robotics, semiconductor automation, biotech and medical devices. Currently, Dr. Silberman is the commercial QA area manager for Canada and Latin America with Abbott Diabetes Care (ADC), and a lecturer at UC San Diego in mechanical and aerospace engineering.