Institute of industrial technologies and automation (STIIMA)

Research activities

Research Groups are:
DASM - Dynamic Analysis and Simulation of Machinery: multidisciplinary numerical models and experimental methodologies to support innovative machinery design, aiming at tracking accuracy, dynamic performances and energy efficiency.
MEDIS - Micro Enabled Devices and Systems: innovative technological solutions to ease the adoption of the `micro' paradigm both at product and process level, fabrication and assembly technologies, as well as the design, of truly 3D miniaturized high added value products are addressed.
IRAS - Intelligent and Autonomous Robot Systems: technologies for effective, robust and safe robot-environment and robot-human interaction, integration of sensorial information into behavioral models and controls of robot systems, robust and flexible use of robots in context-aware applications and a natural, transparent and furthermore safe workspace sharing.
2MACS - Machine and Manufacturing Control Systems: control systems and innovative automation solutions for increased performance, reliability, energy efficiency and sustainability of production systems.
EVA - Enterprise Engineering and Virtual Applications: development and the deployment into European manufacturing companies of new and advanced human-oriented supporting tools, in order to foster the innovation in products /processes /factories for enhancing the competiveness and sustainability of manufacturing sector.
MBM - Business Models which enable the diffusion of new technologies establishing win-win situations between customers and suppliers. Moreover, the group identifies global trends and market opportunities that can be exploited through manufacturing innovation, showing research directions for technology development.
Research Groups master all the scientific disciplines involved in the factories of the future and they are at the forefront of the knowledge in their domains. Research is carried out in close cooperation with leading international Universities and Research Institutions operating in similar sectors.
ISP - Intelligent Sensing and Perception, develops methodologies and technologies to design Perception and Sensing systems with cognitive abilities with the aim of improving the quality of life in every physical environment: industries, competitive factories, modern companies, intelligent infrastructures.