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Linda Lastrico

PhD Student

Research Line

Robotics Brain and Cognitive Sciences


IIT Central Research Labs Genova


Center for Human Technologies Via Enrico Melen 83, Building B 16152 Genova, Italy
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Linda Lastrico got her master's degree in Bioengineering (Neuro-engineering and Bio-ICT curriculum) with distinction at Università degli Studi di Genova in October 2019. She spent 6 months at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab in Chicago to work on her thesis project "Controlling a redundant manipulator with a Body-Machine Interface", under the supervision of Prof. Sandro Mussa-Ivaldi and Prof. Maura Casadio.
She is now working on her PhD project "Making humanoids understand and synthesize human actions" and she is particularly interested in improving the timing of Human-Robot Interaction to guarantee a more natural and pleasant cooperation with humanoid robots.


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