Federica Ferraguti is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Sciences and Methods for Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. She received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Industrial and Management Engineering from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy) in 2008 and 2011 respectively, and her Ph.D. in Industrial Innovation Engineering from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy) in 2015. She has been a Visiting Researcher at the Rehabilitation Engineering Lab at ETH Zurich, Switzerland in 2013. Her research deals with surgical robotics, collaborative robotics, industrial robotics, augmented reality, teleoperation, control of robotic systems, physical human-robot interaction and learning from demonstration. She obtained the “Fabrizio Flacco Young Author Best Paper Award 2017” of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society – Italian Chapter. She participated to several national and European projects and to research activities funded by industries. She was involved in the FAR2022 project “Robotic-assisted percutaneous nephrolithotomy with ultrasound guidance and 3D reconstruction superimposition” as Principal Investigator and in the PRIN2022 project “Predictive modeling of Omics biomarkers in temporal lobe Epilepsy: a comprehensive multidisciplinary and Translational Approach from rodents to humans” as associate Principal Investigator. She is author of more than 50 scientific papers and inventor in 4 patents.