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Dr. Penny Chen

Dr. Penny Chen is the principal technology strategist in Yokogawa’s Marketing Headquarters, based at the company’s Technology Center in the U.S. She is leading the Yokogawa Robotics Task Force and is responsible for technology and marketing strategy for robotics, wireless, networking, and other areas. Penny received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University, and she can be reached at


Robotics February 5, 2020

Deploying robots and drones in process plants and facilities

Robots have long been used in discrete manufacturing and machine automation applications, and their use is now spreading to address process industry applications.

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