Vito Monaco

Dr. Vito Monaco received his Master degree in Electrical Engineering with first class honors (110/110 e lode) at the Politecnico di Bari (Bari, Italy) in the 2003.
He received his PhD degree in “Biorobotics, Science and Engineering” at the IMT Lucca, Lucca, Italy, in conjunction with the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA), Pisa, Italy, in 2008, after he spent a 6-month period as “visiting student” at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA).
His current position is Assistant Professor at The BioRobotics Institute, SSSA, Pisa, Italy, where he leads the Locomotion Biomechanics Laboratory.
His main scientific interests are the following: modifications of motor control during walking and unperturbed upright stance due to aging and neuro-musculo-skeletal disorders; biomechanics of falling; design and development of robot mediated strategiesto counteract the lack of balance and to delivery neuro-rehabilitative treatments.


  • Federica Vannetti, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
  • Francesco Esposito, Fondazione In Cammino, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Laura Fabbri, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
  • Filippo Gerli, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
  • Marco Freddolini, Fondazione In Cammino, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Sara Matteoli, Università degli Studi di Firenze
  • Silvia Pancani, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
  • Guido Pasquini, IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi


  • March 2018: Call for Abstracts and Opening of Registrations
  • May, 15th 2018: Deadline for Abstract Submission
  • May, 31st 2018: New Deadline for Abstracts Submission!
  • June 30th 2018: Abstracts Acceptance Deadline
  • July 5th 2018New abstracts acceptance deadline!
  • July, 31th 2018: Deadline for Early Bird Registration
  • September, 21st 2018: Deadline for Registration
  • September, 26th 2018: NEW DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION


MCO International Group S.r.l.
Via Luigi Carlo Farini, 11 – 50121 Firenze
Ph. + 39 055 2639073
Mob. + 39 353 3601321

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. More Info | Close