Robert Glenn, Ph.D., M.S.


Robert GlennContact Information


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, 1994
The University of Texas at Arlington

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1991
The University of Texas at Arlington

B.A. Chemistry, 1985
Texas A&M University

Research Interests

Dr. Glenn is an Instructor at Baylor College of Medicine-Human Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics. Dr. Glenn works with scientists, programmers, and technicians to automate and maintain the Center’s automation systems and lab equipment.

Before coming to Baylor, Dr. Glenn held a variety of positions in the automation industry. As a consulting engineer, he travelled the US and Europe developing applications for robotic solutions in a variety of industries such as automotive, pharmaceutical, grocery, and consumer goods. These solutions often involved force sensing, vision, and the integration of third party peripherals. In 2001, he joined a Life Science startup and helped develop a novel liquid handler. He helped install these new systems at Celera, Monsanto, Novartis, Eli Lilly, and Eisai among others.