Giancarlo Ferrigno, Politecnico di Milano
Giancarlo Ferrigno, IEEE Senior Member, MSc in Electronic Engineering in 1983, PhD in Bioengineering in 1990. After six years as senior researcher in a private foundation started his academic career at Politecnico di Milano University where he is today Full Professor in the Electronics, computers science and Bioengineering Department (DEIB) (Assistant Professor in 1990, Associate Professor in 1998 and Full Professor in 2001). From 2007 to 2009 he directed the Bioengineering Department. From 2016 he is chair of Bioengineering division of the DEIB. In 2008 he founded the Neuroengineering and Medical Robotics Laboratory. He has carried out scientific activity regarding the application of computer science, system and control engineering and electronic technologies to the study of biological systems, in particular of sensory-motor coordination in man and, more recently, medical robotics (for surgery and rehabilitation).