Pietro Morasso was born in Genoa, Italy, april 30, 1944
Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering cum laude, 1968, University of Genoa. Tutor: Prof. G. Biorci.
MIT Dept. of Psychology, Neurophysiology lab of Prof. Emilio Bizzi: post-doctoral fellow, Fullbright fellow, Visiting professor l (1970-1978).
Engineering Faculty of the Genoa University: Assistant professor, Associate professor, Full professor (1970-2009); Coordinator of Doctoral Programme in Robotics (1991-97), Doctoral Programme in Bioengineering and Bioelectronics (1998-2000); Chairman of the Course of Study in Biomedical Enegineering (1998-2007).
Scientific director of the Bioengineering Center, Hospital Arenzano (1995-2005).
Senior Researcher Italian Institute of Technology, director of the Motor Learning and Rehabilitation lab (RBCS dept) (2010-).
Scientific interests: neural control of movement, motor learning, neuromotor rehabilitation, robot-therapy, computational neuroscience, biomimetic humanoid robot control
Author of 6 books, over 400 publications of which more than 80 are published in peer-reviewed journals.Mailing address: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT). Via Morego, 30 16163 Genova, Italy.