Assoc. Prof. Michele Folgheraiter
Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Biography: Michele Folgheraiter obtained the degrees of M.S.in Computer Engineering with major in Automation Systems and the PhD in Information Technology from Politecnico di Milano University, in 2000 and 2004 respectively. From 2002 to 2007 he held the positions of adjunct professor in computer science and teaching assistant in robotics at Politecnico di Milano. From 2008 to 2013 he has been with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) as a senior researcher. Since the end of 2013 he joined the department of Robotics at Nazarbayev University as an associate professor. His research interest focus in the areas of humanoid robotics, haptic interfaces and bio-inspired control systems.