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Domenico Prattichizzo

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Associate Professor of Robotics and Automation
Department of Information Engineering
University of Siena
Via Roma 56, 53100 Siena, Italy
Siena Robotics and Systems Lab
University of Siena
Via Roma 56, 53100 Siena, Italy
Tel: +39 0577 23 4850 int. 1059
Mobile: +39 329 2606659
Fax: +39 0577 23 4602
Email: prattichizzo@ing.unisi.it
Skype: domenico.prattichizzo


1  Bio Sketch
    1.1  CV [in italian]
2  Research & Publications
    2.1  Publications
3  Group
4  Videos
5  Stampa/Press [in Italian]


1  Bio Sketch

M.S. degree in Electronics Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Robotics and Automation from the University of Pisa in 1991 and 1995, respectively. Since 2002 Associate Professor of Robotics at the University of Siena. Since 2009 Scientific Consultant at Istituto Italiano di Tecnoloogia, Genova Italy. In 1994, Visiting Scientist at the MIT AI Lab. Co-editor of the books "Control Problems in Robotics" (2003), and "Multi-Point Physical Interaction with Real and Virtual Objects" (2005) by Springer. Guest Co-Editor of Special Issue on "Visual Servoing" of Mechatronics (2012). Guest Co-Editor of Special Issue "Robotics and Neuroscience" of the Brain Research Bulletin (2008). Co-author of the "Grasping" chapter of "Handbook of Robotics" Springer, 2008, awarded with two PROSE Awards presented by the American Association of Publishers. Since 2007 Associate Editor in Chief of the IEEE Trans. on Haptics. From 2003 to 2007, Associate Editor of the IEEE Trans on Robotics and IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Technologies. From 2013 Chair of the IEEE RAS Awards Evaluation Panel. Vice-chair for Special Issues of the IEEE Technical Committee on Haptics (2006-2010). Chair of the Italian Chapter of the IEEE RAS (2006-2010), awarded with the IEEE 2009 Chapter of the Year Award. Co-editor of two books by STAR, Springer Tracks in Advanced Robotics, Springer (2003, 2005). Research interests are in haptics, grasping, visual servoing, mobile robotics and geometric control. Author of more than 200 papers in robotics and automatic control. Leader of a research unit in four EU projects: ROBOCAST, THE, ACTIVE, DALI. Coordinator of the EU ECHORD-EXPERIMENT HANDS.DVI. From March 2013 Coordinator of the IP collaborative project FP7-ICT-2011-9-601165 "WEARable HAPtics for Humans and Robots" (WEARHAP). European Commission evaluator of proposals of European Projects within the call FP7-ICT-2013-10- ICT- Information and Communication Technologies.

1.1  CV [in italian]

Il CV in formato SIDRA aggiornato al Marzo 2013 è disponibile in pdf.
Per la lista aggiornata delle pubblicazioni si rimanda al seguente link ed a google scholar.


2  Research & Publications

Main research activity is focused on
robotic grasping, haptics, mobile robots, visual servoing, panoramic cameras and
geometric control theory.
Refer to the SIRSLab web site and in particular to our research in

2.1  Publications

In the lab website.
In google scholar.


3  Group

The research group at the SIRSLab.


4  Videos

Our video channel on youtube.


5  Stampa/Press [in Italian]

Alcuni articoli e video apparsi recentemente sui media.



File translated from TEX by TTHgold, version 4.00.
On 23 May 2013, 12:30.