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. in BioRobotics from the Scuola Superiore Sat’Anna, Pisa, Italy, in 2012. He is currently post-doc fellow at “NeXT: Neurophysiology and Neuroengineering of Human-Technology Interaction” Research Unit in Campus Bio-Medico University in Rome. He was visiting student at the Neurorehabilitation Department of Goettingen University, Goettingen, Germany, in 2012. He was post-doc fellow at the Artificial Hands Area of the BioRobotics Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. His research interests include embodiment of artificial limbs, psychophysics of touch, haptic feedback devices, sensory substitution devices for prosthetics, biomechanics of fingertip tissues and artificial tactile sensing.
Dr D’Alonzo has been working in several EU funded projects (NANOBIOTACT, NANOBIOTOUCH, WAY, CogLaboration, CyberLegs, Reshape) and National project (FIRB MyHAND, INAIL PPR3). He has filed 1 patent and authored 11 peer reviewed scientific papers on international journals in the field of prosthetics, haptic devices and sensory feedback.