Short Bio

Assistant professor at the Dpt. of Mechanical Engineering, School of Design, Politecnico di Milano since 2008.

PhD degree in Virtual Prototyping and Real Products at Politecnico di Milano with the thesis: “Industrial product development using Mixed Prototyping”, in 2009.

Master degree in Mechanical Engineering with the thesis: “Procedures development for the integration of 3D input devices in Unigraphics NX3 CAD System”, in 2004

Participation to reseach projects

  • Involvement in the research and coordination activities of the European project H2020-ICT-19-2015-688417 SPARK Project link
  • Involvement in the research and coordination activities of the i.Drive Lab link
  • Involvement in the research and development activities of the Nationa project FIRB2006 – PROGIMM link
  • Involvement in the research and development activities of the Nationa project PRIN2006 – PUODARSI link
  • Involvement in the research activities of the European project FP6-IST-5-034525 SATIN link
  • Involvement in the research activities of the European project FP6-IST-2002-001996 Touch and Design link

Participation to the organization of scientific events

  • Involvement in the organization of ICED 2015 link
  • Member of the Local Organising Committee of ASME WINVR2011 link

Awards

  • Best Paper Award 2017 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), with the paper: “Driving Simulator System To Evaluate Driver’s Workload Using ADAS In Different Driving Contexts”
  • Distinguished Paper ICoRD 2017, with the paper:“ICT technology for innovating the garment design process in fashion industry”
  • Best Paper Award 2016 International Conference on Innovative Design and Manufacturing (ICIDM), with the paper: “Reverse Engineering and Augmented Reality Haptic Interface for Shape Design”
  • RTT Emerging Technology Contest 2009, with the project: “Haptic Devices in Mixed-Reality Environment for Interior Car Design Evaluation”