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Claudio Castellini

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laudio Castellini is a researcher at the Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) located near Munich, where he landed after getting a degree in Engineerings in his home town, Genoa (Italy) and a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence Edinburgh (Scotland). He deals with human-machine interfaces for the disabled, collecting data in all possible ways from the human body and turning them into movements of robotic artefacts. Currently his main research focus is upon upper-limb amputees, their needs and expectations, and how to improve their quality of life. Claudio is presently (co)author of about 65 peer-reviewed papers, serves on a some scientific committees and has received a few awards, among which the award for the best Italian Ph.D. thesis in Artificial Intelligence in 2005, and the DLR Idea Award Leben 4.0 in 2015.

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