Projects

Interaction Design

Current Projects

TP - SECO/AidiLab - UDOO (2012-Open)


EU - HORIZON2020 - AXIOM (2015 - 2018)


Previous Projects

2012– 2013 IT Regione Toscana - INDOLE New Tools for Smart Home

2009- 2012 IT – Regione Toscana - SoYoung

2009/2012 IT – Indesit - Wealthy Well being and food experience

2009/2012 IT – Softec - Mobile Internet User Experience


2009/2011 IT – SECO - Digital trend in everyday life

2007/2010 IT – CPSA,
Wi-Roni: Le tecnologie del Web per l’arredo urbano

2007/2008 EU – Minerva Programe. Puente: Design experience for intergenerational learning

2004/2008 - Member of the Core Group of the Network of Excellence KALEIDOSCOPE: Concepts and Methos for Exploring the Future of Learning with Digital Technologies.

2004/2008 - Member of the multidisciplinary team for the Integrated Project, Palpable Computing PALCOM – A new perspective in Ambient Computing.

2004/2005 - Partner of the Integrated Project. Intelligent Cities INTELCITIES.

2000/2003 - Training and Mobility Program. Complexity in Social Science COSI.

2002 - Partner of the
CREA! Project (Creative Research Environment for ATM) funded by Eurocontrol EC, within the CARE Innovative Action Programme.

2000/2002 - Member of the multidisciplinary team designing a multiagent system for supporting content browsing, retrieval and management in distributed database system related to cultural heritage (role: activity analysis, activity modelling, concept design , user requirements, mock-ups design) within the i-Mass project of the EU - IST programme.

2000 - Head of the team designing the Train Form for supporting the management of train driving by the Trenitalia Machinists. (role: managing the whole design process).

1999 - Member of the National Railways team for designing the new train traffic management system of Pisa Centrale, Italy (role: Activity analysis, user requirements)

1999/2002 - Head of the multidisciplinary team designing a web services for supporting the access and use of the services by people with special needs in a National Italian Park (role: managing the whole design process), within the
SAUL project of the ITA - MURST - PPST programme.

1998/2001 - Member of the multidisciplinary team designing a virtual and physical story world for supporting the development of narrative competencies in children (role: activity analysis, activity model, user requirements, mock-ups design, testing, evaluation), within the POGO project of the EU - Esprit I3 programme.

POG0 Deliverable 99001 - Theoretical Framework: Narrative and Learning

1997/2001 - Member of the multidisciplinary team designing a wireless system for supporting user experience in museum (role: activity analysis, early concept design). within the HIPS project of the EU - Esprit I3 programme.

1997 - University Liaison of 8 student design teams applying UCD approach to the design of distributed system for multiple users, within the Apple Design Project '97. The future of the libraries.

1996/1998 - Member of the multidisciplinary team designing a web browser for supporting people with different abilities (role: activity analysis, user requirements, mock-ups design, testing, evaluation), within the AVANTI project of the EU - ACTS programme.

1996 - University Liaison of 6 student design teams applying UCD approach to the design of information communication appliances, within the Apple Design Project '96. Communication technologies for supporting communities.

1994/1995 - Member of the multidisciplinary team designing the concepts and mock-ups of the Information Cooperative for Sharing and Analysing Earth Observation data, within the EU project Centre for Earth Observation (CEO)


Human Factors

2005 - Consultant of the Public Prosecutor 's Office of Bologna concerning the Safety Mangemnet of train-traffic control

2002 - Partner of the CREA! Project (Creative Research Environment for ATM) funded by Eurocontrol EC, within the CARE Innovative Action Programme.

2000/2001 - Scientific manager of the team assessing the Law and Regulation for supporting safety in Railways Transportation, within the research program of the Italian Ministry of Labour.

1999 - Member of the National Railways team for designing the new train traffic management system of Pisa Centrale, Italy

1998 - Consultant of the Public Prosecutor 's Office of Torino concerning the Procedures assuring safety in rail yards.

1997 - Head of the Human Factor Group of the National Commission on Safety Transportation, established by the National Railways to assess the reliability of the Italian Railways System after the "Piacenza Accidents"

1993/1994 - Member of the research team developing an "Human Error Analytical Taxonomy" for carrying out safety audit analysis in chemical plants, within the Science and Technology for Environmental Protection (STEP) European programme.