Simona Ferrante

Prof. Simona Ferrante

Associate Professor



Simona Ferrante, PhD in Bioengineering (2006), MSc in Biomedical Engineering (2002), assistant professor at Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering at Politecnico di Milano. She works at the NeuroEngineering And medical Robotics laboratory in the Neuroengineering section as the research leader of the Functional Electrical Stimulation group. She teaches Medical Informatics at Biomedical Engineering MSc and Electronics Technologies in biomedical engineering, a Bioengineering PhD course. Her main research interests are: the design and clinical translation of immersive devices based on the integration of functional electrical stimulation and robotic systems for the rehabilitation of neurological patients; the investigation of neurophysiological and cortical correlates to functional improvement due to rehabilitation; the modelling of healthcare processes in the Unified Modeling Language. She has been involved in two main projects in the field of neurorehabilitation and assistive living: the RETRAINER European project (H2020-ICT-2014-1), the MUNDUS european project (FP7 ICT-2009.7.2). She is the PI of a project for young researcher funded by the Ministry of Health (2012-15). She is the author of about 55 peer reviewed international papers published in journal indexed by Database Scopus/Isi Web of Knowledge.