Robotics and Mechatronics
He has been Visiting Professor at Humanoid Robotics Institute (Waseda University, Japan), Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (University Carlos III Madrid, Spain), Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautic (Beihang University, Beijing, China), GMSC Department, Pprime Institute (University of Poitiers, France). Currently, he is Chair of IFToMM TC on Robotics and Mechatronics, Member of the Board of Directors of the International Society of Bionics and Biomechanics, Member of the executive board of IFToMM Italy. His research interests cover aspects of Mechanics of Manipulation and Grasp, Mechanics of Robots, Engineering Design with over 300 research paper outputs. He has been principal investigator (PI) or co-PI of more than 20 projects including 7th European Framework and H2020 funds.