Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna - Italy
Cecilia Laschi is Full Professor of Biorobotics at the BioRobotics Institute of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa, Italy. She graduated in Computer Science at the University of Pisa in 1993 and received her Ph.D. in Robotics from the University of Genoa in 1998. In 2001-2002 she was JSPS visiting researcher at Waseda University in Tokyo.
Her research interests are in the field of soft robotics, humanoid robotics, and neurorobotics.
She is on the Editorial Boards of several international journals. She serves as reviewer for many journals, including Nature and Science, the European Commission, including the ERC programme, and for many national research agencies.
She is a senior member of the IEEE, of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, and of the Robotics & Automation Society, where she served as elected AdCom member and currently is Co-Chair of the TC on Soft Robotics.