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Maria Chiara Carrozza

Born in Pisa, September 16, 1965.

Academic career
November 1, 2007 - February 26, 2013: Rector of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.
Professor of Industrial Bioengineering (ING-IND/34) at the Institute of Biorobotics the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa.
He received his PhD in Engineering (1994) at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna and the Degree in Physics (1990) at the University of Pisa.

Scientific societies Member of the Society of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMB) Society of the IEEE Robotics and Automation (R & A) and the National Group of Bioengineering (GNB).

Teaching Activities

  • At the Scuola Sant'Anna has taught courses interior of Neuro-Robotics, Foundations of Humanoid Robotics, Design criteria for artificial hands, humanoid robotics, neuroscience and robotics.
  • At the University of Pisa, in the Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, has taught courses in biomechatronics (2003-2006), and the rehabilitation of Bioengineering (2004-2008). He has taught courses biomechatronics also at the Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering Biomedical Campus of the University of Rome (2004).
  • Visiting Professor at the Technical University of Vienna, Austria, course title: "Biomechatronics", 2003.
  • Honorary Professor of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2010.
  • He has held courses and seminars in several universities abroad, including Salford University UK, Waseda University, Tokyo, KAIST Daejeon, Korea, Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne EPFL, Zhejiang University, China, Collège de France, Ecole Normale Superieure, Zurich University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Research Activities
  • She is coordinator of several projects funded by the European Commission, the Ministry of Education and the Region of Tuscany in the field of Neuro-Robotics in the field of upper and lower limb prostheses, personal assistance and neurological rehabilitation.
  • Head of Neuro-Robotics Institute of Biorobotics the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (40 people, including graduate students, post-docs, and researchers).
  • She is a member of two spin-offs: Ekymed Srl and Technodeal Ltd.
Positions at the national and international
  • Expert Panel scientific ENG European Research Council (ERC).
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Centro Studi Confindustria.
  • Scientific expert of the Ministry of Education for industrial research projects in the field of bioengineering industry.
  • Member of the International Panel for evaluating proposals of the German Excellence Initiative (The Excellence Initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the German Research Foundation) for the area of ​​neuro-robotics (2011).
  • Member of PhD thesis for evaluation by the Technical University Berlin and the University of Otago, New Zealand.
  • Member of Scientific Committee of the hospital Auxiulium Vitae Volterra, Pisa.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Innovation Festival in Bolzano
  • Member of the Commission Statute of the University of Trento.
  • 2001-2007: Member of the Scientific Committee of the Mathematics Research Center Ennio De Giorgi, Pisa (Research Center of Mathematic "Ennio De Giorgi").
  • since 2003: Member of the Scientific Committee of the ROBOCASA laboratory, Waseda University, Tokyo (English-Japanese joint laboratory at Waseda University.


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