Bruno Siciliano

Professor — PRISMA Lab Coordinator

Siciliano

Professor Bruno Siciliano is the Director of the Interdepartmental Center for Advances in RObotic Surgery (ICAROS), and the Coordinator of PRISMA Lab, both at University of Naples Federico II. He is also Honorary Professor at Óbuda University, where he holds the Kálmán Chair. Fellow of the scientific societies IEEE, ASME, IFAC, he received numerous international prizes and awards, and he was President of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2008‒2009). He has delivered more than 150 keynotes and has published more than 300 papers and 7 books. His book “Robotics” is among the most adopted academic texts worldwide, while his edited volume “Springer Handbook of Robotics” received the highest recognition for scientific publishing: the 2008 PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics. He received an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council.

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  • ​  Room 2.12
  • ​ ​personal webpage
  • Aerial Robotics
  • Dynamic Nonprehensile Manipulation
  • Human–Robot Interaction
  • Robotics for Industry 4.0
  • Surgical Robotics
 

Vincenzo Lippiello
Professor

Lippiello

Vincenzo Lippiello is Professor of Automatic Control and Robotics in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at University of Naples Federico II, where he leads the Robotics Lab and the Flying Arena. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, and he has been Program Committee member of some international conferences. He has published more than 140 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. He has participated to several European research projects, including FP7-SHERPA, H2020-HYFLIERS, H2020-AERIAL-CORE as principal investigator, and FP7-AIRobots, FP7-ARCAS, H2020-AEROARMS, H2020-AEROTRAIN as scientific responsible of the local unit.

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  • ​ Room 3.12
  • ​ ​personal webpage
  • Aerial Robotics
  • Bimanual Manipulation
  • Dynamic Non-prehensile Manipulation
  • Human–Robot Interaction
  • Robotics for Industry 4.0
 

Luigi Villani
Professor

Villani

Luigi Villani is Professor of Automatic Control in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at University of Naples Federico II, where he is one of the founders of PRISMA Lab and member of the Scientific Council of the Interdepartmental Center for Advances in RObotic Surgery (ICAROS). He has been Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, and Program Committee member of several international conferences. He has published more than 180 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. He is an author of the “Springer Handbook of Robotics”, co-author of 5 books, including the textbooks “Robotics” and “Fondamenti di Sistemi Dinamici". He has participated and has been responsible in various research projects funded by the European Union and by the Italian Ministry of Research.

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  • ​  Room 2.15
  • ​ ​personal webpage
  • Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Bimanual Manipulation
  • Human–Robot Interaction
  • Robotics for Industry 4.0
  • Surgical Robotics
 

Alberto Finzi
Associate Professor

Finzi

Alberto Finzi is Associate Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at University of Naples Federico II. He was postdoctoral researcher at Sapienza University of Rome, TU Wien, and NASA Ames Research Centre as a Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics, he cooridnates the robotics working group for the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AIxIA), and he has been Track Co-chair of some international conferences. He has published more than 90 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. He has participated to several research projects funded by the European Union and by the Italian Ministry of Research.

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  • ​  Room 3.23
  • ​ ​personal webpage
  • Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Robotics
  • Human–Robot Interaction
  • Robotics for Industry 4.0
 

Jonathan Cacace
Assistant Professor

Cacace

Jonathan Cacace is Assistant Professor of Robotics at PRISMA Lab in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at University of Naples Federico II, where he received the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (2016). He is the author of the book “Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming” (2nd and 3rd editions). He has published more than 30 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. He has participated to various research projects funded by the European Union and by the Italian Ministry of Research.

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  • ​  Room S.07
  • ​ ​personal webpage
  • Aerial Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Robotics
  • Human–Robot Interaction
  • Robotics for Industry 4.0
 

Fanny Ficuciello
Assistant Professor

Ficuciello

Fanny Ficuciello is Assistant Professor of Medical Robotics and Robotics for Bioengineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at University of Naples Federico II, and she leads the Medical Lab at the Interdepartmental Center for Advances in RObotic Surgery (ICAROS). She is Associate Editor of the Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics and the IEEE Transactions on Robotics, and she has been Program Committee member of some international conferences. She is in the Technology Committee of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES), and she is the Treasurer of ASME Italy Section. She has published more than 90 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. She has participated to several European research projects. She has been principal investigator of a project funded by Compagnia di San Paolo.

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  • ​  Room 2.11
  • ​ ​personal webpage
  • Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Human–Robot Interaction
  • Multifunctional Robot Hands
  • Soft Robotics
  • Surgical Robotics
 

Fabio Ruggiero
Assistant Professor

Ruggiero

Fabio Ruggiero is Assistant Professor of Automatic Control and Robotics in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at University of Naples Federico II, where he leads the legged and dynamic non-prehensile manipulation research group. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, and he has been Program Committee member of some international conferences. He has published more than 60 journal articles, conference papers, and book chapters. He has participated to several European research projects. He has been principal investigator of a project funded by the Italian Ministry of Research.

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  • ​  Room 3.26
  • ​ ​personal webpage
  • Aerial Robotics
  • Bimanual Manipulation
  • Dynamic Non-prehensile Manipulation
  • Legged Robots
  • Robotics for Industry 4.0