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Enrico Donato is a Doctoral Researcher at the Brain-Inspired Robotics (BRAIR) Laboratory of The BioRobotics Istitute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.

He obtained, all with honors: MSc in Bionics Engineering from Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna and University of Pisa (in October 2020), BSc in Computer Engineering from University of Calabria (in July 2018).


His academic research focuses on soft robotics, and in particular the development of control models and algorithms for biologically inspired robots. He also investigates how perception through the sense of touch can influence the movement and interaction of soft robots with the outside world. He also contributes to the European projects Proboscis and Growbot.