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He graduated in Biomedical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2001 and received his Ph.D. from University College London (UK) in 2004 with a thesis on fluid-structure modelling of cardiovascular surgery. Later the same year, he started working for the National Research Council at Lecco as a Research Fellow. He holds a Researcher position since 2009.

From 2010, he is the scientific leader of a research group specialised in biomedical and sports applications of metallic and hybrid materials, and in the development of multimaterial structures and soft systems, particularly for wearable and medical devices.

He has directed or taken part with responsible roles in approximately 20 interdisciplinary financed research projects aimed at the design and testing of material-inspired devices and biorobotic systems for neurorehabilitation, dynamic prosthetics, and (para)sports. The focus is typically on the development of high-readiness-level technologies integrating advanced functional materials, electronics and ICT. Those solutions are validated in nationwide multicentre clinical trials and neuroscience studies.

He has contracts with private companies for the optimisation of medical devices with advanced materials, and for training courses, and has evaluated industrial projects as a National expert.

He has taught academic courses in Metal Science for over 10 years, supervised 4 Ph.D. projects, and several M.Sc. theses in Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering, and Industrial Design. He has also served as international assessor of a number of M.Sc. theses in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering.