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upcoming events

  • in conjunction with IUI 2020, 17 March 2020, Cagliari (Italy)

    Workshop on Adapted intEraction with SociAl Robots (cAESAR)

  • Stay tuned for updates !

    There are no other upcoming events at this time


    Adaptation and Personalization in Human-Robot Interaction


    Eager to Learn vs. Quick to Complain? How a Socially Adaptive Robot Architecture Performs with Different Robot Personalities

    past events


    "L’intelligenza delle macchine"

    Alessandra Sciutti, bioingegnere
    Luisa Damiano, filosofa
    Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, informatico e filosofo

    Monday, November 18th 2019 h 18:30

    Organised by Institut français Italia
    in the context of «Dialoghi del Farnese»
    Palazzo Farnese, Roma


    "Robot: Da interfaccia a interazione"

    Alessandra Sciutti

    Tuesday, October 29th 2019 h 16:00

    Università di Genova - Biblioteca di Filosofia
    Via Balbi 4, Genova
    Sala Ex Direzione del DIF, 1th floor

    Speech by Alessandra Sciutti at

    "Intelligenza 2.0: quando l'intelligenza, da soggetto che innova, diventa oggetto di innovazione"

    Meeting organised by The ruling companies

    Wednesday, May 15th 2019 h 17:00



    "Towards an Affective-Aware Perception-Action Cycle for HRI"

    Pablo Barros - Postdoctoral research associate Universität Hamburg

    Wednesday, April 17th 2019 h 11:00

    IIT Genova Erzelli,
    Via Enrico Melen 83, Building B
    GREAT Campus Event room, 12th floor


    "Temporal Processing of Successive Intervals in Human Brain"

    Min Susan Li – School of Psychology, University of Birmingham

    Friday, March 29th 2019 h 10:30

    IIT Genova Erzelli,
    Via Enrico Melen 83, Building B
    GREAT Campus Event room, 12th floor


    "Gaze patterns reveal adaptive mechanisms of strategy selection in individual and social decision making"

    Joshua Zonca -University of Trento - Centre for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC)

    Friday March 8th 2019 h 11:00

    IIT Genova Erzelli,
    Via Enrico Melen 83, Building B
    GREAT Campus Event room, 12th floor


    il secolo XIX

    Interview on national newspaper Il Secolo XIX (25th October 2019) about enabling AI to perceive emotions and to understand the context of interaction.

    talk review

    SLA, Skaraborgs Allehanda

    Review on local newspaper SLA Skaraborgs Allehanda (20 March 2019) about the talk "Robot & Humans: from mutual understanding to interaction and trust" at the AIR project kick-out meeting in Skӧvde.


    National radio RadioTreScienza (30 July 2018) and  La voce di Genova” 

    Interview on national radio station RadioTreScienza (30 July 2018) and on the local web magazine La voce di Genova” (6 August 2018) on the ERC project.
    Story also covered in a national newspaper article in La Repubblica (6 August 2018)



    RT @alefreedot: Recently the research conducted within the wHiSPER #ERC Stg project has been showcased on a national tv programme. Here the…

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    RT @IITalk: IIT anche quest’anno sostiene la #GiornataInternazionaledelleDonneeRagazzenellaScienza! Progetto video a cura di @DallaBonaC

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    RT @ERC_Research: “The role of women & girls in science will continue to grow, and is key in our efforts towards a better future. It will n…

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    Oggi alle 20:45 su @RaiNews apriamo le porte ai nostri laboratori Vi aspettiamo insieme ad @andreabettini a #Futuro24 #scienza #tecnologia #robotica twitter.com/andreabettini/…

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    If you wonder what the computational #commensality is and how it is related to #Robots, here it is: frontiersin.org/articles/10.33…

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    ERC Starting Grant
    Principal Investigator: Alessandra Sciutti
    Period: 3/2019- 2/2024. G.A: 804388

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