Cecilia Laschi

Cecilia Laschi is a professor at the National University of Singapore. She received her PhD degree in robotics from the University of Genova, Italy. She was a JSPS visiting researcher at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. She has been a professor at the BioRobotics Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy, currently on leave. Her research includes biorobotics and focuses on soft robotics, which she pioneered and contributed to develop at the international level. She is a senior member of the IEEE, The Royal Academy of Science AdCom member, co-chair of the Technical Committee on soft robotics and founder of the RoboSoft conference.