Arianna Menciassi is a Professor of Biomedical Robotics at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and team leader of the ‘Surgical Robotics & Allied Technologies’ Area at the BioRobotics Institute. She is the Coordinator of the PhD in Biorobotics.
Arianna’s main research interests involve surgical robotics, microrobotics for biomedical applications, biomechatronic artificial organs, smart and soft solutions for biomedical devices. She pays a special attention to the combination between traditional robotics, targeted therapy and wireless solution for therapy (e.g. ultrasound- and magnetic-based).
She is Editor of APL Bioengineering and IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics, and Associate Editor for Soft Robotics and IEEE Transactions on Robotics.
Research interests: Surgical robotics, microrobotics, biomechatronic artificial organs