Past lab members

 

Past Ph.D. students & Research Fellows

Veronica Penza achieved the Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering on May, 22nd 2017, with a thesis entitled “Study of computer vision algorithms to Enhance the surgeon’s capabilities in Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery”. From 2013 to early 2017, she has been carrying out her Ph.D. research at the Biomedical Robotics Lab (ADVR, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova) and at the Medical and Robotic Surgery Group (NEARLab-MRS), in collaboration with the Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital in Milan. She is now a postdoc researcher at the Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision Department (PAVIS, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova) working on an automated system for visual inspection of gas turbines.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Veronica_Penza

Veronica’s PhD details can be found here.


Marta

Marta Valenti achieved the PhD degree in bioengineering on January, 13th 2016, with a thesis entitled “Statistical Shape Models based 2D/3D registration methods for knee orthopaedic surgery”. From 2012 to early 2016 she was part of the Medical and Robotic Surgery group (NEARLab), focusing her research on statistical shape models for knee joint. During the year 2013 she was exchanging student in the Information Processing in Medical Interventions Group at ISTB, Bern, Switzerland. She is now R&D engineer at P2R, Bergamo.

https://it.linkedin.com/in/martavalenti7


Carlos Faria  started his PhD program in 2013, with a thesis entitled “DevelopCarlosment of a robotic system to assist neurosurgeons in minimally invasive stereotactic procedures” at Universidade do Minho, Portugal.  Starting in 2013 to early 2014, he was a visiting PhD student at NEARLab in Politecnico di Milano where he developed work related to the validation of a stereo vision system for cortical surface tracking.


Mirko

Mirko Daniele Comparetti has graduated in Ph.D. in Bioengineering in 2013 from NEAR lab, Bioengineering department,  Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. His Ph.D. thesis was on High level control of robot behavior in neurosurgery supervised by prof. Giancarlo Ferrigno. He is currently working as an Application Specialist at EidosMedia in Milan.

https://it.linkedin.com/in/mirkodcomparetti/en


danilo

Danilo De Lorenzo has graduated in Ph.D. in Bioengineering in 2011 from NEAR lab, Bioengineering department,  Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. His Ph.D. thesis was on Force sensing and display in robotic driven needles for minimally invasive surgery supervised by Dr. Elena De Momi. He is currently working as a Patent Engineer at Jacobacci & Partners S.P.A in Brescia.

https://it.linkedin.com/in/danilo-de-lorenzo-6a03218


elisaberetta

Elisa Beretta has graduated in Ph.D. in Bioengineering in 2014  from NEAR lab, Bioengineering department,  Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. Her Ph.D. thesis was on Advance Human-Robot Cooperation in Neurosurgery supervised by Dr. Elena De Momi. She is currently working as a software engineer in R& D at Kuka Robotics in Germany.


Emiliano

Emiliano Gambaretto has graduated in Ph.D. in Bioengineering in 2010 from NEAR lab, Bioengineering department, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. His Ph.D. thesis was on the development of the algorithms for Markerless Motion Capture and Computer Aided Surgery. He also Designed mixed-signal electronic devices for the acquisition of medical measurements. He is currently working as a principle scientist in Adobe in the United States.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/emiliano-gambaretto-05ab5032


 

Past Research Fellows

GiacomoGiacomo Bosoni  has graduated in M.Sc. in Clinical Engineering in 2013. Giacomo was working as a research fellow at NEAR lab, developing advanced mathematical methods in robotic surgery. He was a project leader for Project leader in development and deployment of a semi-automatic neurosurgical planner for brain electrodes implantation. He is currently working in robotic surgery domain as a Product Specialist Spine (Italy North) at Stryker, Milan, Italy.

https://it.linkedin.com/in/giacomo-bosoni-39a3827a


Federico

Federico Nessi has graduated in M.Sc. in Bioengineering in 2014 from NEAR lab, Bioengineering department,  Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. His M.Sc. thesis was on vision based high level architecture for intraoperative supervision and behavioural control of a surgical robot supervised by Dr. Elena De Momi. He is currently working as a software engineer at Funambol in Milan.

https://it.linkedin.com/in/federico-nessi-205676a0


Roberta

Roberta Perrone has graduated in M.Sc. in Bioengineering in 2014 from NEAR lab, Bioengineering department, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.  She has worked as a Research Fellow at Neuroengineering and Medical Robotics Laboratory (NearLab, Politecnico di Milano). She also worked on her master’s thesis, that provided her the possibility to spend some months abroad in Budapest (Hungary) at the Neural Information Processing Group, under the direction of Prof. Andras Lorincz, where she worked on an European project (EuRoSurge, FP7-ICT-2011-7) working on the development of an ontology for neurosurgery for epilepsy

https://www.linkedin.com/in/roberta-perrone-8bb5b443


Chiara

Chiara Caborni has graduated in M.Sc. in Bioengineering in 2011 from NEAR lab, Bioengineering department, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. She has worked as a Research Fellow at Neuroengineering and Medical Robotics Laboratory (NearLab, Politecnico di Milano) in the area of surgical planning and navigation. Her master’s thesis was on EPIROBOT – Study and Development of methods in neurosurgical keyhole interventions for epilepsy treatment. She is currently working as a Biomedical Software engineer at Renishaw, Wales, the U.K.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/chiara-caborni-92071b5a


Ghassan

Ghassan Khreis has graduated in M.Sc. in Bioengineering in 2010 from NEAR lab, Bioengineering department, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. He has worked as a Research Fellow at Neuroengineering and Medical Robotics Laboratory (NearLab, Politecnico di Milano) in the area of automatic and intelligent planners for neurosurgical keyhole interventions. Her master’s thesis was on A Multi Platform Freehand 3D Ultrasound Calibration System for Image-Guided Neurosurgery. He is currently working as a Sr Controls Engineer at Tesla Motors, U.S.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ghassan-khreis-04899120