Aleks Attanasio is a PhD student from STORM Lab of University of Leeds, England. He obtained a bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering at University of Genoa, Italy, in 2015 and in September 2017 he received a double master degree in Robotics Engineering under EMARO (European Master in Advanced Robotics) at University of Genoa and Universitat Jaume I, Spain. He’s currently visiting NearLab at Politecnico di Milano (from October to December 2017), where he’s working on Machine Learning applied to evaluation of learning curves of the Intuitive Surgical da Vinci System. His work is in collaboration with Nima Enayati and supervised by Elena de Momi.
Juan Sebastián Sandoval A. is a Ph.D. student from PRISME Lab of the University of Orleans, in France. He received his Mechatronics Engineering degree from the National University of Colombia in 2012 and he also earned a master’s degree from the National School of Engineering ENIVL in France. Currently he is a visiting Ph.D. student in the Neuroengineering and Medical Robotics Laboratory at Politecnico di Milano (from February to June 2017), where he tests new torque control approaches for redundant robots in the MIS context. He works in close collaboration with Hang Su and supervised by Elena de Momi.