The Robotics Institute
RI | Seminar | February 8, 2002

Robotics Institute Seminar, February 8, 2002
Time and Place | Seminar Abstract | Speaker Biography | Speaker Appointments


Richard R. Lunak
Group President
McKesson Automation

Time and Place
1305 Newell-Simon Hall
Refreshments 3:15 pm
Talk 3:30 pm


Speaker Biography
Mr. Lunak was the third employee at McKesson Automated Healthcare, recognized as the fastest growing company in Pittsburgh by SPIRC in 2000. As the key technology executive of MAH, he successfully led the company from the start-up phase to a major technology division of a Fortune 40 company. Mr. Lunak holds several patents and has been responsible for the design, development, and rollout of the ROBOT-Rx, AcuDose-Rx, SupplyScan, and AccuScan-Rx -- products that have been installed in the nations leading hospitals and have been featured on CNN and Dateline NBC. His current responsibilities as Group President with McKesson Automation include the Automated Healthcare business unit located in Pittsburgh and the Automated Prescription Systems business unit located in Pineville, Louisiana. McKesson Automation has over 10,000 customers worldwide and revenues of approximately $200 million. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Lunak also serves on the board of directors for the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Pittsburgh Robotics Initiative.

Speaker Appointments
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The Robotics Institute is part of the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University.