Dr. Claudio Loconsole
PERCRO Laboratory - Scuola Sant'Anna Via Alamanni, 13b 56010, San Giuliano Terme - Ghezzano (Pisa), Italy
Claudio Loconsole (Eng.,Ph.D.) he is the scientifc responsible of the “Braille Lab” project funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research within the “Smart Cities and Communities and Social Innovation” call and a teacher of Computer Science at ITI “E. Fermi” in Lucca.
In 2019, he received the National Scientific Habilitation (ASN) for Associate Professorship in Information Processing System.
He is a former Post-Doc Research Fellow at Perceptual Robotics (PERCRO) laboratory, TeCIP Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and a former Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical and Information Engineering (DEI), Polytechnic of Bari.
Claudio Loconsole received his BSc and MSc cum laude in Computer Science Engineering respectively from Politecnico di Bari, Italy, in 2007 and Politecnico di Torino, Italy, in 2009. In 2012, he received the Ph.D.cum laude in Innovative Technologies from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy.
In 2012, he passed a semester as Visiting Ph.D. student at Universidade do Porto (Portugal).
He has been awarded with several international acknowledgments and prizes such as the first prize winner at “World Simulink Student Challenge” in 2011, the “Europe Future of Health Award” in 2012, the ETIC Prize (AICA-Rotary) for his Ph.D. thesis in 2013, the Tech Disruption Prize at the Global Impact Competition Italia in 2014 and the second prize winner at “Start Cup Toscana” in 2013 and in 2016.
He is also an invited member at AUDI Innovative Thinking community (2015).
In the field of robotics and haptics he acts as guest associated editor in Frontiers in Robotics and AI journal, as finance and publicity/media and website chair in Eurohaptics 2018 conference and as Publicity chair for Europe in World Haptics 2019 Conference.
His research interests include human-machine and human-robot interaction, assistive technologies, computer vision and artificial intelligence.