Research

Research interests

  • multisensory interaction in virtual environments;
  • virtual prototyping;
  • multisensory user experience design;
  • virtual and augmented reality;
  • haptic and multimodal interfaces design;
  • ergonomics;
  • human-in-the-loop simulation.

Participation to the organization of scientific events

Member of the scientific, technical program committee, program committee or international organizing committee of the following conferences:

  • IEEE VR 2019
  • ICED 2019
  • CAD Conference 2019
  • ICORD 2019
  • IEEE AIVR 2018 link
  • ACM Spatial User Interaction 2018 link
  • JCM 2018 link
  • SALENTOAVR 2018 link
  • EUROHAPTICS 2018 link
  • IEEE VR 2018 CONFERENCE PAPERS link
  • DIGITAL TOOLS & USES (IoT CHALLENGES) link
  • DESIGN 2018 link
  • CAD conference 2018 link
  • TE 2018 link
  • FLORENCE HERI-TECH 2018 link
  • VSMM 2017 link
  • IEEE 3DUI 2017 link
  • ICED 2017 link
  • SALENTOAVR 2017 link
  • CAD conference 2017 link
  • ICORD 2017 link
  • VSMM 2016 link
  • EUROVR 2016 link
  • IEEE 3DUI 2016 link
  • CAD conference 2016 link
  • SALENTOAVR 2016 link
  • EUROVR 2015 link
  • DIGITAL HERITAGE 2015 link
  • ICED 2015 link
  • IEEE 3DUI 2015 link
  • ACM IUI 2015 link
  • CAD conference 2015 link
  • ICORD 2015 link
  • CAD conference 2014 link
  • IEEE/ASME MESA 2014 link
  • IEEE ROMAN 2014 link
  • VSMM 2014 link
  • DIGITAL HERITAGE 2013 link
  • VSMM 2012 link

And also:

  • Co-chair of the special session “AR applications in Industry 4.0” during the conference FAIM 2017 link
  • Chair of the Virtual Environments & Systems (VES) symposium of ASME IDETC/CIE 2016 link
  • Associate chair for the ACM CHI 2016 Late-Breaking Work category link
  • Co-chair of the Virtual Environments & Systems (VES) symposium of ASME IDETC/CIE 2015 link
  • Secretary of the Virtual Environments & Systems (VES) symposium of ASME IDETC/CIE 2014 link
  • One of the program chairs of EUROVR 2014 link
  • Involved in the best paper award committee of ICAT-EGVE 2014 link
  • Involved in the organization of VSMM 2012 link
  • Member of the Local Organising Committee of ASME WINVR2011 link

Journals

  • Associate Editor for Frontiers in ICT, Frontiers in Psychology and Frontiers in Digital Humanities, section Human-Media Interaction
  • Associate Editor for ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering (JCISE)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Mathematical Problems in Engineering (HINDAWI)
  • Guest Editor for PRESENCE: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments
  • And has been also Guest Editor for ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering (JCISE)

Memberships

Member of the following associations:

  • ACM
  • ASME
  • IEEE

Member of the Eurographics association from 2012 to 2014.

Member of the board of the Haptics Magazine.

Member of the board of the Eurographics Italian Chapter in 2013 and 2014. Member of the Special Interest Group on Haptics and member of the Technical Committee of ASME/CIE VES (secretary in 2014, co-chair in 2015 and chair in 2016).

Summer schools

Organizer of the following summer schools on Virtual Prototyping:

  • First edition (2009) VP summerschool link
  • Second edition (2010) 2010 VP summerschool link
  • Third edition (2012) 2012 VP summerschool link
  • Fourth edition (2013) 2013 VP summerschool link
  • Fifth edition (2014) 2014 VP summerschool link
  • Sixth edition (2015) 2015 VP summerschool link
  • Seventh edition (2016) 2016 VP summerschool link
  • Eighth edition (2017) 2017 VP summerschool link