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Giulia is a passionate Ph.D. student in Cognitive Robotics, Interaction, and Rehabilitation Technologies. Her research aims to investigate and improve the interaction between humanoid robots and groups of people. She believes that teaching robots how to deal with groups would be crucial to insert robotic devices into everyday life and could reveal fascinating insights into human group dynamics.

In 2022 she obtained a Master's in Change Management from IANUA, a school of excellence for the most brilliant students of the University of Genoa, which she attended during her university studies.
She graduated cum laude in Neuroengineering and Bio-ICT in 2020, defending her thesis "Investigation of joint action through interaction with a virtual partner."

Since 2020 she has been a Global Shaper in the Genoa Hub, of which she became Vice-Curator in July 2022.
In 2017 she co-founded Ianua Studenti e Alumni, a student organization she was president of from 2020 to 2021.

Education

Title: Master's degree in Bioengineering
Institute: University of Genoa
Location: Genoa
Country: Italy
From: 2018 To: 2020

Title: Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering
Institute: University of Genoa
Location: Genoa
Country: Italy
From: 2015 To: 2018

Title: Master in Change Management
Institute: University of Genoa
Location: Genoa
Country: Italy
From: 2021 To: 2022

All Publications
2023
Mongile S., Pusceddu G., Cocchella F., Belgiovine G., Lastrico L., Tanevska A., Rea F., Sciutti A.
What if a social robot excluded you? Using a conversational game to study social exclusion in teen-robot mixed groups
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
Conference Paper Conference
2022
Cocchella F., Pusceddu G., Belgiovine G., Lastrico L., Rea F., Sciutti A.
"iCub, We Forgive You!'' Investigating Trust in a Game Scenario with Kids
IEEE Trust, Acceptance and Social Cues in Human-Robot Interaction - SCRITA Workshop
Conference Paper Conference
2022
Pusceddu G., Cocchella F., Bogliolo M., Belgiovine G., Lastrico L., Casadio M., Rea F., Sciutti A.
Training School Teachers to Use Robots as an Educational Tool: the Impact on Robotics Perception
14th International Conference on Social Robotics, pp. 103–113
Conference Paper Conference
Scientific Talks
2022
Cocchella F., Pusceddu G., Bogliolo M., Lastrico L., Belgiovine G., Casadio M., Rea F., Sciutti A.
Hunt for the Stars: a flexible game tool to study children-robot interaction
From Modelling to Understanding Children's Behaviour in the Context of Robotics and Social Artificial Intelligence
Workshop/Symposium
Oral presentations
2022
Cocchella F., Pusceddu G., Belgiovine G., Lastrico L., Rea F., Sciutti A.
"iCub, We Forgive You!'' Investigating Trust in a Game Scenario with Kids
IEEE Trust, Acceptance and Social Cues in Human-Robot Interaction - SCRITA Workshop
SCRITA
Conference
2022
Pusceddu G., Cocchella F., Bogliolo M., Belgiovine G., Lastrico L., Casadio M., Rea F., Sciutti A.
Training School Teachers to Use Robots as an Educational Tool: the Impact on Robotics Perception
14th International Conference on Social Robotics, pp. 103–113
Conference