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TEAM

Alessandra Sciutti

Principal Investigator

Alessandra received her Ph.D. in Humanoid Technologies from the University of Genova (Italy) in 2010. After a Post Doc at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) and two research periods in USA and Japan, she became the scientific responsible of the Cognitive Robotics and Interaction Laboratory of the RBCS Dept. at IIT. After being Assistant Professor in Bioengineering at DIBRIS University of Genoa, she is now Tenure-Track Researcher at the Italian Institute of Technology, head of the COgNiTive Architecture for Collaborative Technologies (CONTACT) unit. In 2018 she has been awarded the ERC Starting Grant wHiSPER, focused on the investigation of joint perception between humans and robots. She published more than 60 papers and abstracts and participated in the coordination of the CODEFROR European IRSES project. She is an Associate Editor of Robots and Autonomous Systems, Cognitive Systems Research and the International Journal of Humanoid Robotics and she has served as a member of the Program Committee for the International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction and IEEE International conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics.  The scientific aim of her research is to investigate the sensory and motor mechanisms underlying mutual understanding in human-human and human-robot interaction.

Carlo Mazzola

PhD Student

Joshua Zonca

Post Doc

Ana Tanevska

PhD Fellow

Fabio Vannucci

Phd Fellow

Alessia Vignolo

Post Doc

Anna Folsø

Master Student

Pablo Vinicius Alves De Barros

Post Doc

Giuseppe Di Cesare

Post Doc

Sara Incao

Visiting Scientist

former members

Alexander Aroyo

Post Doc

Matilde Antonj

Bachelor Student

Collaborations

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

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