Dr. Pablo López García was born in Asturias, Spain, in 1972. He obtained a master´s degree in industrial engineering with the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Industrial de Gijón, Spain, in 1998. After 20 years working in the European automotive industry, he completed a doctorate with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium in 2022 on the potential of planetary gear transmissions in human-robot interaction. Since 2021, Pablo is an active member of the AGMA Committee on Robotics and Automation. His research interest are mechanical transmissions for modern robotic actuation.