“The more I study, the more insatiable do I feel my genius for it to be.” Ada Lovelace
Alessandra is Assistant Professor working as part of Italian PON R&I 2014-2020 – REACT-EU (CUP E65F21002920003). She was previously a postdoctoral researcher on the BRILLO project (PON I&C 2014-2020 MISE) at the University of Naples “Federico II”. Her PhD thesis was part of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research ETN SECURE project (https://secure-robots.eu/) at the University of Hertfordshire (UK), under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Kerstin Dautenhahn, Dr. Kheng Lee Koay, and Dr. Michael L. Walters. She is also a Visiting Lecturer at University of Hertfordshire. Alessandra received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Naples Federico II, and her M.Sc. degrees thesis is entitled “Human Multi-Robot Interaction in Robot and Group Selection Tasks”. Alessandra is the team leader of RoboCup team “Bold Hearts” at the University of Hertfordshire since 2019, and she is Technical and Organising committee member of the Humanoid League since 2021. Her research interests include human–(multi) robot interaction, social robotics, trust, Theory of Mind, multi-agent systems and user profiling.