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Available Courses for the Academic Year 2012 / 2013

Introduction to Biorobotics
Neurorobotics
Human and Animal Models for BioRobotics
Selected topics of signal processing
Introduction to Latex
Microrobotics for medical applications
Creative Design
Neurointerfaces and Neuroprostheses
Vision Systems for Biomedical Applications
Fundamentals for Microbiorobotics
Electrical control systems (for biomedical robots)
Wearable Robotics
Neuromorphic tactile sensing
Analysis of biomechanical signals
Shape Memory Alloys actuators: from the model to the realization
Skills and tools for entrepreneurship and technology management

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Introduction to Biorobotics

Owner: Paolo DARIO
Semester: 1
Credits:3

Neurorobotics I II III

Owner: Maria Chiara CARROZZA
Semester: 1
Credits: 3
Start: Jan.10 with a course given by prof.Kyu Jin Cho of the Seoul National University, appointed Visiting Professor at the BioRobotics Institute. Attendance and final examination give 1 credit

Introduction to Latex

Owner: Angelo Maria SABATINI
Semester: 1
Credits: 1

Start: Dec.11, 2012
End: Dec.20, 2012
Location: Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà 33, Room 3, 3pm-5pm

Skills and tools for entrepreneurship and technology management

Owner: Andrea PICCALUGA- Alberto DI MININ
Semester: 1
Credits: 3

Start: Nov.14, 2012
End: Feb.13, 2013
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, Room 3, 10am-1pm

Selected topics of signal processing

Owner: Angelo Maria SABATINI
Semester: 2
Credits: 3

Microrobotics for medical applications

Owner: Arianna MENCIASSI
Semester: 2
Credits: 3

Human and Animal Models for BioRobotics

Owner: Cecilia LASCHI
Semester: 2
Credits: 3

Neural Control of Movement

Owner: Silvestro MICERA
Semester: 2
Credits: 4
Start: October 24, 2013
Location: Room 1, The BioRobotics Institute, 10am

Fundamentals for Microbiorobotics

Owners: Barbara MAZZOLAI, Lucia BECCAI, Virgilio MATTOLI, Edoardo SINIBALDI
Semester: 2
Credits: 2

Creative Engineering Design

Owner: Cesare STEFANINI
Instructor: Prof. Mark R. Cutkosky, Design Group, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Stanford University
Semester: 2
Credits: 2
Start: March 5, 2013
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, Room 3, 2.30pm

Electrical control systems (for biomedical robots) and electrical measurements

Owner: Christian CIPRIANI
Semester: 2
Credits: 2

Shape Memory Alloys actuators: from the model to the realization

Owner: Matteo CIANCHETTI
Semester: 2
Credits: 1
Start: Oct.1, 2013, 3pm-5pm
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, viale Piaggio 34, Room 3

Analysis of biomechanical signals

Owner: Vito MONACO
Semester: 2
Credits: 1
Start: May 13
End: June 10
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, Room 3, 3-5pm

Neuromorphic tactile sensing

Owner: Calogero ODDO
Semester: 2
Credits: 1
Start: March 22, 2013
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, Room 1, 10am-1pm

Wearable Robotics

Owner: Nicola VITIELLO
Semester: 2
Credits: 1

Start: Jan.29, 2013
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, Room 1, 10am

Vision Systems for Biomedical Applications

Owner: Monica VATTERONI
Semester: 2
Credits: 1
Start: July 8, 2013
End: July, 17, 2013
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, Room 3, 10am

COURSE SUSPENDED- Statistical methods in experimental research

Owner: Andrea Ripoli, Fondazione Gabriele Monasterio, Pisa
Semester: 2
Credits: 1
Start: September 16, 2013
End: September 27, 2013
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, Room 1, 10am-12pm

NEW ENGLISH COURSE

Owner: Helen ROMITO
Start: Sep.3, 2013
End:Oct.10, 2013
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, Room 1, 9am-11am

NEW- "FPGA-based architectures for Computer vision applications"

FPGA-based architectures for Computer vision applications"
Start: Oct.28, 2013 9.30
End: Oct.31, 2013, 9.30
Location: The BioRobotics Institute, viale Piaggio 34, Pontedera, ROOM 2

Microrobotics for medical applications

Owner: Arianna MENCIASSI
Semester: 2
Credits: 3
Start: Feb.3, 2014, 2.30pm, The BioRobotics Institute, Room 3
End: March 2014