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Laura Taverna

Research Administrative
3D Graphic Designer


Research Organization Directorate

Outreach and Digital Production Office


+39 010 2897 230
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Laura Taverna received her degree in Industrial Design from the University of Architcture in Genoa (Italy) in 2005. From January 2006 to July 2006 she started her career as a graphic and advertising designer . In September 2006 she started her course of 3d Graphics with Maya software at the “Nemo - Accademia di arti digitali” in Florence Italy where she finished in May 2006.

She is currently working in the OUTREACH AND DIGITAL PRODUCTION  Office at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), where her main work is focused on the design and the modelling of 3D environments apllied to virtual reality, animation and rendering. Video editing and graphic elaborations.



Design robots

Selected Publications

  • L. Brayda, L. Taverna, L. Rossi, and R. Chellali, Collaborative virtual environments for sharing product lifecycle in 2nd International Workshop on Virtual Manufacturing (VIRMAN’08 ), Torino, Italy, INTUITION, 6-8 October 2008.


  • L. Taverna, R. Chellali, L. Rossi, “3D simulation of robotic fish interactions with physic-based underwater environment” Oceans 2010, Sydney (Australia) 2010


  • *Squeri V., *Masia L., *Taverna L. and *Morasso P. (2011)Improving the ROM of Wrist Movements in Stroke Patients by means of a Haptic Wrist Robot 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC '11), pp. 1268-1271, Boston, Massachusetts USA, 30.08.2011-03.09.2011


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