Gianpaolo D’Errico

Gianpaolo D’Errico

Computer Engineer – PhD Student

Politecnico di Torino – Dipartimento Scienza applicata e tecnologia (DISAT)

Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24, 10129 Torino (TO)

Tel. +39 011 090 102

Email giovanni.derrico@polito.it

Giovanni D’Errico graduated magna cum laude in Information Engineering in University of Salento in 2017, discussing a thesis on the joint use of Augmented Reality (AR) and drones in the archaeological field. Over the years as a research fellow in AVRLab he has gained expertise in virtual/augmented reality applications and gamification in the context of smart cities, cultural heritage smart fruition and neurocognitive rehabilitation.

He is currently a PhD student at the Polytechnic University of Turin (doctoral school in Metrology) and is also part of the ARHeMLab research laboratory of the Federico II University in Naples.

His current research interests are oriented to the study of Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI) in biosignal-based immersive virtual environment for supporting Mindfulness protocols and detecting emotional states.

Silvia Liaci

Silvia Liaci

Researcher

University of Salento - Department of Engineering for Innovation

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

Email silvia.liaci@unibas.it

Silvia Liaci 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. 2018/2019.

She was an exchange student for the Erasmus programme in 2017 at Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal), where she deepened her knowledge in game design and interactive multimedia production.

She is currently a PhD student in CITIES AND LANDSCAPES: ARCHITECTURE, ARCHAEOLOGY, CULTURAL HERITAGE, HISTORY AND RESOURCES (University of Basilicata - grant funded by CNR-DIGIMAT S.p.A.- and University of Salento) investigating Digital Twin for the conservation and use of Cultural Heritage. 

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Giulia Pellegrino

Researcher

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.