Nicola Vitiello

Associate Professor with The BioRobotics Institute, SSSA, Pisa

Nicola Vitiello received the MSc degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 2006, and from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA), Pisa, Italy, in 2007. He also received the PhD degree in Biorobotics from SSSA, in 2010. He is currently Associate Professor with The BioRobotics Institute, SSSA where he leads the Wearable Robotics Laboratory. He is the author or co-author of more than 50 ISI/Scopus papers and more than 30 peer-review conference proceedings papers and 17 patent applications. He has served as the Scientific Secretary of the EU FP7 CA-RoboCom project, and he was the scientific project coordinator of the EU FP7 CYBERLEGs project, the EARLYREHAB project funded by Regione Toscana, and the IUVO research project funded by a local bank Foundation, namely “Fondazione Pisa”. Currently he is the scientific project coordinator of the H2020-ICT-CYBERLEGs Plus Plus project, the national project MOTU funded by INAIL, and is partner of the H2020-ICT-AIDE and H2020-FoF-HUMAN projects. His interests include the development, experimental validation and maturation of novel wearable robotic devices for human movement assistance, rehabilitation and augmentation. He is a co-founder the spin-off company IUVO S.r.l.


Events

01/12/2017 - The Future in the Making