“The more I study, the more insatiable do I feel my genius for it to be.” Ada Lovelace
Alessandra recently defended her PhD thesis as 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. 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”. Her research interests include multi-agent systems, social robotics, Human–(Multi) Robot Interaction, home companion and user profiling. Alessandra is the team leader of RoboCup team “Bold Hearts” at the University of Hertfordshire (UK).