Prof. Stefano Ramat, Ph.D.
Full professor in Bioengineering
Ph.D. in biomedical engineering
MsC Master in computer science engineering
Dept. of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering
University of Pavia
Via Ferrata 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
phone: +39 0382 985745
fax: +39 0382 985373
cell: +39 3474131011
Office – Floor F
2000-2002 Post doctoral research fellow, Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1997-2000 Ph.D. student in Biomedical engineering at the Polytechnic of Milan with a final dissertation entitled “The saccadic mechanism sub-serving gaze control”
1995 Graduation in computer science engineering (MSc, 5 years laurea) at the University of Pavia presenting an experimental thesis entitled “Functional interpretation of the vestibular nystagmus and study of the habituation processes of the VOR”.
2020 – today Full professor of Bioengineering, University of Pavia
2020 – today Professor for the class “Bioengineering and Instrumentation in Sports”, Motor Sciences bachelor degree, University of Pavia
2019 – today Professor for the class “Computational learning in biomedicine”, Bioengineering master degree, University of Pavia
2019 – today Professor for the class “Motor control and rehabilitation”, Bioengineering master degree, University of Pavia
2017 – Obtains the National Scientific Licence (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) to full professor of bioengineering
2015 – today Director of the public company Parco Tecnico Scientifico di Pavia s.c.a.r.l.
2012 – today Professor for the class of “Sports kinematics”, Motor Sciences master degree, University of Pavia
2011-2015 Board member of the public company Polo Tecnologico Servizi S.r.l.
2010 December. Appointed Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Motor and Sport Activities (CRIAMS) of the University of Pavia
2007 July. Invited professor, Faculté des Sciences du Sport, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille – Aix II, Marseille, France
2006-2020 Associate professor of Bioengineering, University of Pavia
2003-2006 FIRB Researcher at the Department of Computer and Systems science, University of Pavia,
2003 – 2019 – Professor for the class of “Biomimetic systems”, School of Engineering, University of Pavia
2002-2003 Research associate, Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1999- 2019 Professor for the class of “Electronic and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering”, Motor Sciences, University of Pavia
1998-2000 Contract professor for the class of “Fundamental informatics”, School of Medicine of the University of Pavia
06/1998 – 9/1998 Research stage at the Ocular motor laboratory of the Veterans Administration Hospital di Cleveland, OH, USA under the supervision of prof. R. J. Leigh.
1996 works for 15 months for the software company Univers Informatique, Paris, France
Italian: mother tongue
English: oral and writing, over four years spent in the United States of America.
French: oral and writing, over two years spent in France.
Neural control of movement
Ocular motor control
Soft computing techniques in biomedical signal processing
2013-2016 PRIN 2010R277FT A quantitative multifactorial approach to the assessment and prevention of falls in the elderly – Research unit responsible.
2005-2006 INTERREG III C 2E0006R, Linear accelerations and otolith-induced postural responses/LOTO – Research unit responsible
2003-2006 FIRB RBNE01FJ4J “Human movement and sensorimotor integration: redundancy, plasticity, learning, spatial memory, degradation, models”. Co-investigator
NASA/NSBRI NCC 9-58 “Context-specificity and other approaches to neurovestibular adaptation”, Co-investigator
NIH R01 DC05040, “Evaluation of Vestibular Function in Meniere’s disease”. Co-investigator
NIH R01 DC02849, “Adaptation of Linear and Angular Vestibuloocular Reflexes”. Co-investigator
1997-2000 EU ADAPT project “Quantitative study of human-computer interaction in remote tutoring systems”. Co-investigator
Prof. David. S. Zee, Dept. of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
Prof. Dominik Straumann, Dept. of Neurology, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Prof. R. John Leigh, Dept. of Neurology, Case Western Research University, Cleveland, OH
Prof. Erich Schneider, Integrated Center for Research and Treatment of Vertigo, Balance and Ocular Motor, Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich, Germany
Member of the Bárány society, the Society for Neuroscience, the IEEE
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