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Ing. Di Paolo Stefano


Date of Birth

Biomedical Engineer

Current assignment

Healthcare researcher at 2nd Orthopedic and Traumatologic Clinic 

Title of qualification awarded

Master’s in biomedical engineering [2018, University of Bologna]

Other qualifications awarded

Orders of Engineers Subscription [2019, University of Bologna]

Positions held
  • Research fellow at Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute
  • Research fellow at University of Bologna – Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, Department for Life Quality Studies
  • PhD candidate at University of Bologna – Department for Life Quality Studies

Italian: mother language
English: proficient
Spanish: basic

  • Programming skills (e.g., Matlab, Python)
  • Motion capture technologies (marker-based, IMUs, etc.)
  • Musculoskeletal modeling and imaging
  • Machine learning and statistical analysis
Teaching activities
  • Guest lecturer at University of Bologna – Medicine and Surgery
  • Research fellow at KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium)
  • Research fellow at University of Delaware (Newark, DE, United States)
Scientific activities
  • Author of more than 60 scientific publications and book chapters on international peer-reviewed journals 
  • Involved in more than 15 national and international research projects
  • Review Editor for Frontiers in Sports and Active Living journal
Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Orthopedic biomechanics, human movements assessment, sports injury prevention and rehabilitation, wearable technology, computer-aided surgery, joint prosthetics