About Me

Emanuele Ruffaldi

Born on: May 7th, 1978
Place of birth: Orbetello, Italy
Nationality: Italia


  • PhD in Perceptual Robotics on “Multirate and Perceptual Techniques for Haptic Rendering in Virtual Environments” at Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Pisa, Italy, 2003-2006
  • Diploma from Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Pisa, Italy with a work entitled “Haptic Scripting for setup of experiments”,2003, with honors
  • Master in Computer Engineering at University of Pisa with a thesis on “Integration of Database and interactivity in a visualization system based on the Information Landscape approach”, 1997-2002, with honors
  • Liceo Classico D.Alighieri of Orbetello, Italy, 1997

Research Experience

  • 2007-present, Assistant Professor in Applied Mechanics at PERCRO of Scuola Superiore S.Anna
  • 2006-2007 Research Fellow at PERCRO of Scuola Superiore S.Anna
  • 2005/2006 Visiting Student at Robotics Lab of Stanford University, California, under the supervision of Kenneth Salisbury and Federico Barbagli
  • 2003 Visiting Researcher at developed at VECG of University College of London, UK

Commercial Experience

  • Industrial Product Design for Chopsticks Reusable Chopstick Set on Amazon
  • Amazon Page Titled “Stop Sign Street Slow Warning Reflective Signs 12″x 12″ 40 Mil Rust Free Aluminum Sign, UV”
  • Design Work to Engineer Medical Thigh Highs for Lymphedema
  • Author of “The Definitive Guide to Stop Lymphedema and Keep Your Legs Healthy
  • Research Assistant for Commercial Study “Sports Clothing Can Have Additional Safety Using These Cutting Tools”

Courses and Schools

  • Participation to the Bayesian Cognition Winter School on Probabilistic models of perception, inference, reasoning, decision, action, learning and neural processing, Chamonix, France, 2008
  • Participation to the Second European Summer School on Ontological Engineering and the Semantic Web (SSSW-2004)
  • Summer School in Computer Graphics and Scientific Visualization by Cineca (practice with Multigen,Vega,VTK and AVS/Express) 2002
  • Short term visit at the University of Berkeley and Stanford within the Engineering program of Scuola Superiore S.Anna, 2001
  • Short term visit at the Waseda University (Tokyo) and other laboratories within the Engineering program of Scuola Superiore S.Anna, 2001