Faculty Degree in Biomedical Engineering

Luca Borghi
Associate professor

Luca Borghi was born in Bologna on 18 July 1962.

He graduated in Philosophy of Science in 1987 at the Catholic University of Milan with a thesis on the body-mind problem.

He is Associate Professor of History of Medicine at the Departmental Faculty of Medicine and Surgery ofUniversità Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, where he directs the Research Unit in History of Science and Technology. He also teaches "History of science and technology" at the departmental faculty of Ingengineering of the same University.

He has promoted and is Main administrator of "Himetop - The History of Medicine Topographical Database" (, an international web 2.0 project for the identification and enhancement of the material traces left by the history of medicine and related disciplines.

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Daniele Bianchi

Daniele Bianchi has over 8 years of experience in the field of biomedical engineering research. He graduated in Biomedical engineering and hold PhD in biomechanics. His research activities concern the development of computational approaches for the simulation of the mechanical response of biological tissues in a patient-specific environment. The results of the research activity have been published in high-impact international journals and have been presented at prestigious international and national conferences.

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Francesco Cappa
Assistant professor

Assistant Professor of Innovation, with tenure track, at the Campus Bio-Medico University (Rome, Italy). He has been to visiting researcher at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering (New York, USA) and Pace University Seidenberg School of Computer Science (New York, USA). His main research interests are in the areas of innovation and sustainability. His papers have appeared in prestigious international refereed journals as Research Policy, Journal of Product Innovation Management, British Journal of Management and Small Business Economics among others. He is Associate Editor of Finance Research Letters (Elsevier), and on the Editorial Board of Journal of Knowledge Management (Emerald), Environmental Challenges (Elsevier), and Digital Business (Elsevier).

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Letizia Chiodo
Associate professor

Associate Professor in Theoretical Physics of Matter.

Degree in Physics, 2002, University of Rome La Sapienza.

PhD in Physics, 2006, University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Letizia Chiodo she carried out research as a postdoc researcher at the CNR-Nanotechnology Laboratory of Lecce (2006-2008), at the Department of Materials Physics of the University of the Basque Country (2008-2010), and at the Italian Institute of Technology (2010- 2015).

From 2016 to 2023 she was a researcher in Theoretical Physics of Matter at the Department of Ingengineering of the Campus Bio-Medico University, Nonlinear Physics and Mathematical Models Research Unit.

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Ermanno Cordelli
Assistant professor

Assistant Professor (RTDA) in the Computer Systems and Bioinformatics Lab, he has been at the Campus Bio-Medico University in Rome since 2006.

He is currently researchinging in different fields of Artificial Intelligence in general, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, such as Precision Medicine, Bit-omics and Embedded Systems with a special focus on Federated Learning.

He has a production of more than 30 scientific articles.

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Luisa Di Paola
Associate professor

1997: Degree in IngChemistry Engineering - University of Rome “La Sapienza”: “Aggregation kinetics of denatured proteins”, final grade 110/110;

2001: PhD in Industrial Chemical Processes - University of Rome "La Sapienza". Thesis title: “k-casein separation and purification”.

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Prof. Giovanni Di Pino
Full professor

Giovanni Di Pino was born in Catania in August 1979, spent his childhood in Veneto and adolescence at the foot of Etna, and in 1997 he moved to Rome to study. After various experiences in neuroscience laboratories in the States, in 2003, at the age of 23, he graduated in Medicine and Surgery, 110/110 honors and honorable mention, at the Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome.

In 2010 he completed his PhD in IngBiomedical engineering with top marks and in 2015 the clinical specialization in Neurology.

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Lorenzo Di Rienzo

Post-doc at the Center for Life Nano and Neuro Science of the Italian Institute of Technology since 2020. I work within the Nanotechnologies for Neuroscience research group coordinated by prof. Giancarlo Ruocco, where I carry out an activity aimed at the analysis and simulation of the structures of biological macromolecules. The findings of my research are aimed at the development of predictive algorithms on aspects of biomedical relevance, such asingengineering of proteins or the identification of binding sites of biological macromolecules, and have led to the publication of over 20 articles in international journals.

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Mario Falchi

From 2019 contract Professor for Histology and Embryology in the Master's Degree Program in Medicine and Surgery at UCBM. Research activities at National HIV/AIDS Research Center - Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy

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Alessio Gizzi
Associate professor

Associate Professor of Construction Science at the Departmental Faculty of Ingengineering, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma from 2021.

Holder of the "Construction Science" course in the second year of the Degree Course in IngIndustrial engineering.

Holder of the "Mechanics of Biological Systems" course in the second year of the Master's Degree Course in IngBiomedical engineering.

Tutor for the "Dynamics of Complex Systems" course in the second year of the Master's Degree Course in IngBiomedical engineering.

Holder of the "Solid Mechanics" course in the second year of the Biomedical Engineer degree courseing.

He carries out research activities in various fields concerning theoretical and computational biomechanics, with over 80 scientific papers in high impact factor international journals.

He is reviewer and editor for various scientific journals in Biomechanics, Mechanobiology, Theoretical and Computational Modeling.

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