Federico Carpi is an Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florence.
He was born in Pisa, Italy, in 1975 and received from the University of Pisa the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering, the Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering and a second Laurea degree in Biomedical Engineering.
From 2005 to 2012 he has been a post-Doc researcher at the University of Pisa and from 2012 to 2016 Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering and Biomaterials at Queen Mary University of London.
Since 2014 he is also an Adjunct Professor at Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China.
His research interests include smart material-based biomedical and bioinspired mechatronic devices.
From 2010 to 2014 he has been the Chair of the ‘European Scientific Network for Artificial Muscles’, focused on transducers and artificial muscles based on electroactive polymers.
From 2013 to 2017 he has served as the first President of the ‘European Society on Electromechanically Active Polymer Transducers and Artificial Muscles’.
He is an Editorial Board member of several international journals, and member of the scientific committees of several conferences.
His publications include some 70 articles in international journals, 3 edited books and several contributions to books and conferences.