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Matteo Fumagalli

  • PhD, Asst. Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Aalborg Universitet
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M. Fumagalli was born in 1982 in Rochester, Minnesota. He studied mechanical engineering at Politecnico di Milano. He got the bachelor degree on April 2003 and the master degree on July 2006. His master thesis was on force control of cooperative robots. He arrived at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) on January 2007, as a PhD student of the University of Genoa. He was mainly studying interaction control exploiting proximal force sensors on the James and iCub humanoid robot. He got his PhD degree on April 2011 and is now employed as a PostDoc researcher at Control Engineering in the University of Twente (The Netherlands).

Recent publications

  • Autonomous and sustained perching of multirotor platforms on smooth surfaces

    • Wopereis H
    • Ellery D
    • Post T
    • et al.
  • Mechatronic design of a variable stiffness robotic arm

    • Barrett E
    • Reiling M
    • Barbieri G
    • et al.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Aalborg Universitet

December 2015 - Present



Universiteit Twente Faculteit Elektrotechniek Wiskunde en Informatica

April 2011 - December 2015(5 years)


Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

January 2007 - April 2011(4 years)


Dipartimento di Meccanica, Politecnico di Milano

September 2000 - July 2006(6 years)

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