PERCRO Laboratory – Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
Via Alamanni, 13b
56010, San Giuliano Terme – Ghezzano (Pisa), Italy

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Dr. Massimiliano Gabardi

Post-Doc Researcher

PERCRO Perceptual Robotics Laboratory TeCIP Institute (Institute of Communication Information and Perception Technologeis) Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna


Massimiliano Gabardi is a postdoctoral researcher at the PERCRO Lab of the TeCIP Institute of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and CEO of Next Generation Robotics, spin-off of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna specialized in railway robotics.

Massimiliano received the Ph.D. (2018) with honors in Emerging Digital Technologies curriculum Perceptual Robotics from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy and the M.Sc. (2014) in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Pisa.

In 2017 he was a visiting Ph.D. Student at the Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique (ISIR) research unit of the university Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC- Sorbonne Universités), Paris, France.

The main research interests of Massimiliano as postdoctoral researcher are in the field of the human robot interaction with a particular focus to wearable haptics, rehabilitation robotics, teleoperation and collaborative robotics.


  1. July 2018

    Ph.D. in Emerging Digital Technologies

    Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy
  2. May 2014

    M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

    University of Pisa

Professional Experience

  1. 2022
    Next Generation Robotics
  2. 2018 - Today
    Post-doctoral Research Fellow
    Superiore Sant’Anna, Perceptual Robotics Laboratory