Laura Corchia

PhD Student

University of Salento - Department of Engineering for Innovation

Corpo O - Ecotekne Campus / Provincial road Lecce-Monteroni - 73100, Lecce (Italy)

Tel. +39 0832 297736

Email laura.corchia1@unisalento.it

Laura Corchia graduated magna cum laude in History of Art in University of Salento in 2019, discussing a thesis on the application of Augmented Reality to the frescoes of the Basilica of St Catherine of Alexandria in Galatina.

She is currently a PhD student of the University of Salento (doctoral school in Science of Cultural Heritage). Her research interest focus on Virtual Restoration, 3D Modelling and photogrammetry applied to cultural heritage. 

Carola Gatto

PhD Student

University of Salento - Department of Engineering for Innovation

Corpo O - Ecotekne Campus / Provincial road Lecce-Monteroni - 73100, Lecce (Italy)

Tel. +39 0832 297736

Email carola.gatto@unisalento.it

Carola Gatto is a PhD student in Science for Cultural Heritage at the University of Salento.

Her current research interests deal with digital curation in museology, augmented and virtual reality for the enhancement of cultural heritage, and the relation between museums and wellbeing. She graduated magna cum laude with a master’s degree in European Heritage, Digital Media and the Information Society at the University of Salento in A.Y. 2017/2018.

After graduation, she spent one year as a research fellow at AVR Lab (Augmented and Virtual Reality Laboratory) of the Department of Engineering for Innovation of the University of Salento, during which she has been involved in some Italian and international projects.

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Giulia Pellegrino

PhD Student

University of Salento - Department of Engineering for Innovation

Corpo O - Ecotekne Campus / Provincial road Lecce-Monteroni - 73100, Lecce (Italy)

Email giulia.pellegrino2@studenti.unisalento.it

Giulia Pellegrino received her Master's Degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Salento with a grade of 110/110.

In her thesis work she combined optimal control techniques with Virtual Reality applied to neuro-rehabilitation therapies; it was carried out in collaboration with AVR Lab.

Her current research interests are oriented to the development of XR applications for surgical training.