Universita Degli Studi Di Roma La Sapienza
Founded in 1303, Sapienza University of Rome is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world and the largest in Europe, with 115,000 students, 6,000 professors and 4,000 staff. It is highly ranked in international university ratings such as the QS World University Ranking. It offers 287 bachelor's and master's degrees, 84 specialization schools, 85 doctoral programs and 194 master's programs. Sapienza emphasizes digitalization and innovation in healthcare, with programs like the High Technology Degree in Medicine and Surgery, and initiatives like the Sapienza Information-Based Technology Innovation Center for Health (STITCH), which focuses on neuroengineering, e-health, biosensors, big data analysis, AI, medical robotics, and network medicine.
The Laboratory of Biomedical Engineering and Bioinformatics in the Department of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering conducts multidisciplinary research focused on neurophysiology, neurorehabilitation, and -omics data analysis. The group's main research areas include advanced computational techniques for analyzing and interpreting electrical signals recorded from the brain, and the development of neurocomputational brain models aimed at understanding the underlying dynamics of brain activity and connectivity. Other areas of expertise include neuroelectrical hyperscanning and social neuroscience, design and validation of EEG-based brain-computer interfaces for assistive and rehabilitation purposes, modeling and analysis of -omics data for precision and network medicine, and bioinformatics.