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Rita Stagni

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering "Guglielmo Marconi"

Academic discipline: ING-IND/34 Industrial Bioengineering

Curriculum vitae

Rita Stagni earned Master Degree in Electronic Engineering (1998) and PhD in Biomedical Engineering (2002) at the University of Bologna, with a thesis on the geometry and mechanics of the human ankle joint complex. Since 2001 she has been with the School of Bioengineering, University of Bologna, as Post-Doctoral fellow with the Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems of the same University, where she is presently Assistant Professor. Since 2005 she has been leading the motion analysis research lab of the Second Faculty of Engineering of the University of Bologna. She is member of the Italian Society of Gait Analysis in Clinic, of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, is reviewer for several international journals, and participated in national and international research projects. Her scientific production presently includes more than 100 publications published in peer-reviewed journals and international conference proceedings. Her research activity, in cooperation with national and international scientific institutions, mainly concerns the application of measurement, modeling and control methods in orthopedics and movement analysis, in both physiological and assisted conditions. In particular, her research activity focused on the modeling of human joints, in order to evaluate the biomechanical function of different anatomical structures in determining function in intact and replaced joints.