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Katharina Hertkorn


Robotics Engineer at Neatleaf


Katharina Hertkorn has a doctoral degree from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and is a robotics engineer Neatleaf in agricultural robotics. After finishing her degree in Technical Cybernetics, she worked at the Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics at the DLR, German Aerospace Center, where she spent most of her time with a 47DoF robot - and finished her Ph.D. in 2015. She left research to bring robots into real life. First in a big company (BSH), then moving to the startup area in 2020, where she found her spot shaping company and product at the same time. Katharina is also a member of the Women in AI & Robotics community.