Marco D'Alonzo

Marco D'Alonzo

Marco D’Alonzo received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in biomedical engineering from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, in 2005 and 2008, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in biorobotics from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, in 2012.

He is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, in particular, the Lab Manager of the Artificial Hands Area. He was a Visiting Student at the Neurorehabilitation Department of Goettingen University, Germany, in 2012. His research interests include psychophysics of touch, haptic feedback and sensory substitution for prosthetics, biomechanics of fingertip tissues and artificial tactile sensing.

Dr. D’Alonzo has been working in several EU funded projects, such as NANOBIOTACT, NANOBIOTOUCH, WAY, CogLaboration, and CyberLegs.


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