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Alessio Mondini

Chief Technician
Bioinspired Soft Robotics
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Alessio Mondini is a Technician in the Bioinspired Soft Robotics research line of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT). He received his M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pisa (Italy) in 2002 and his Ph.D. in microsystems engineering from the University of Roma Tor Vergata (Rome, Italy) in 2009. From 2004 to 2010 he was a research assistant at the Center for Research in Microengineering Laboratories, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa. His research interests include microsystems technologies, biorobotics, soft robotics, miniaturized data acquisition and microcontroller-based systems.


Title: Ph.D. in Microsystem Engineering
Institute: University of Rome Tor Vergata
Location: Rome
Country: Italy
From: 2006 To: 2009

Title: Electronic Engineer
Institute: University of Pisa
Location: Pisa
Country: Italy
From: 1995 To: 2002

Top Publications
Dottore E.D., Mondini A., Rowe N., Mazzolai B.
A growing soft robot with climbing plant–inspired adaptive behaviors for navigation in unstructured environments
Science Robotics, vol. 9, (no. 86)
Article Journal
Mazzolai B., Mondini A., Tramacere F., Riccomi G., Sadeghi A., Giordano G., Del Dottore E., Scaccia M., Zampato M., Carminati S.
Octopus‐Inspired Soft Arm with Suction Cups for Enhanced Grasping Tasks in Confined Environments
Advanced Intelligent System, vol. 1, (no. 3)
Del Dottore E., Mondini A., Sadeghi A., Mattoli V., Mazzolai B.
An efficient soil penetration strategy for explorative robots inspired by plant root circumnutation movements
Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, vol. 13, (no. 1)
Sadeghi A., Mondini A., Del Dottore E., Mattoli V., Beccai L., Taccola S., Lucarotti C., Totaro M., Mazzolai B.
A plant-inspired robot with soft differential bending capabilities
Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, vol. 12, (no. 1)
Sadeghi A., Mondini A., Mazzolai B.
Toward self-growing soft robots inspired by plant roots and based on additive manufacturing technologies
Soft Robotics, vol. 4, (no. 3), pp. 211-223