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Nicola Vitiello is Associate Professor with The BioRobotics Institute (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, SSSA, Pisa, Italy) where he leads the Wearable Robotics Laboratory. He is co-author of more than 80 ISI/Scopus papers and co-inventor of more than 20 patents/patent applications. He served as the Scientific Secretary of the EU FP7 CA-RoboCom project, and he was the scientific coordinator of the EU FP7 CYBERLEGs project. Currently he is the scientific coordinator of the H2020-ICT-CYBERLEGs Plus Plus project, the national project MOTU funded by INAIL and is partner of the H2020-ICT-REHYB and H2020-ICT-CONBOTS projects. He is co-founder, director and advisor of IUVO Srl, a spin-off company of SSSA.




Owner of the courses:

  • Module “Exoskeletons” within the course named “Wearable robotics” (60 hours) for students of the MSc programme in Bionics Engineering, a dual degree by Università di Pisa and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (6 CFU) – since 2019, Dr. Simona Crea is co-owner of the course and responsible for 20 hours of teaching;
  • “Graphical Programming for measurement, test and control systems in wearable robotics” (30 hours), for students of the PhD programma in BioRobotics of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (3 CFU);
  • “Sensors and Actuators” (30 hours), for Alumni of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (3 CFU).