Dalia De Santis graduated in Biomedical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2009 with a thesis on the evaluation of functional regain after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using surface electromyography. She completed her Master Degree in Biomedical Engineering, specialization in Electronic Technologies, at Politecnico di Milano in 2011 with a thesis concerning the reliability of soleus muscle H-reflex measurements in healthy people. In 2012 she joined the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) as an internship working on the EU Project DARWIN and subsequently as a PhD student in Robotics, Cognition and Interaction technologies at the University of Genova. Her main research interest concern physical human-robot interaction, haptics for motor rehabilitation, assistive technologies and human motor control.
DARWIN (Dextrous Assembler Robot Working with embodied Intelligence) FP7 Project No. 270138