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Ivan Bernabucci, PhD

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Address Engineering Dept - Applied Electronics
Roma Tre University
via Vito Volterra 62 - Room 3.4
I-00146 Roma - Italy
Phone Number +39 06 5733 7212
Fax +39 06 5733 7026
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Ivan Bernabucci is a research fellow at BioLab3. He received a PhD in Bioengineering in 2007, defending the thesis 'Models for the motor control of the upper limb'. He currently leads SW engineering activities at BioLab³ and assists teaching activities in the Department of Engineering at the University 'Roma TRE'. He is also founder and technical director of mimi eDesign, a company devoted to Software Design and Coding.

Participation to projects and programs

ERASMUS Intensive Programme NUIT2B: Natural User Interface Technology to Business 2013-1-FI1-ERA10-12995
Erasmus-IP TrabHCI: Technologies to Reduce the Access Barrier in Human Computer Interaction is an Erasmus Intensive Programme (IP) granted by the Finnish National Agency under the contract number 2012-1-FI1-ERA10-09684
Elite SRL - Ergometro per applicazioni in campo ciclistico (2010-2011)
COSMED Engineering - Sviluppo nuova generazione software PC per applicazioni medicali
MIUR Program PRIN #2005098195_004: "Neural and myoelectric correlates of adaptation, learning and motor control mechanisms" (2005-2007)
MIUR program PRIN #2001098519_002: "Sensorimotor organization of upper limb movements: experimental characterization of the internal models learned by the CNS in feedback and feedforward control mechanisms" (2002-2004)

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mimi eDesign website

List of Publications

Publications on International Journals
[J1] M. Goffredo, I. Bernabucci, C. Lucarelli, S. Conforto, M. Schmid, M. M. Nera, L. Lopez, T. D’Alessio, B. Grasselli. Evaluation of a Motion-Based Platform for Practicing Phonological Awareness of Preschool Children. Journal of Educational Computing Research, doi: 10.1177/0735633115626881: , 2016
[J2] B. D'Elia, I. Bernabucci, D. Bibbo, S. Conforto, T. D'Alessio, S.A. Sciuto, A. Scorza, M. Schmid. Measuring regularity of fine upper limb movements with a haptic platform for motor learning and rehabilitation. Journal of Clinician and Technology, 46(1): 5-12, 2016
[J3] B. Fida, I. Bernabucci, D. Bibbo, S. Conforto, M. Schmid. Varying behavior of different window sizes on the classification of static and dynamic physical activities from a single accelerometer. Medical Engineering and Physics, 37(7): 705-711, 2015
[J4] B. Fida, I. Bernabucci, D. Bibbo, S. Conforto, M. Schmid. Pre-processing effect on the accuracy of event-based activity segmentation and classification through inertial sensors. Sensors, 15(9): 23095-23109, 2015
[J5] C. De Marchis, M. Schmid, D. Bibbo, I. Bernabucci, S. Conforto. Inter-individual variability of forces and modular muscle coordination in cycling: A study on untrained subjects. Human Movement Science, 32(6): 1480-1494, 2013
[J6] M. Schmid, F. Riganti-Fulginei, I. Bernabucci, A. Laudani, D. Bibbo, R. Muscillo, A. Salvini, S. Conforto. SVM versus MAP on accelerometer data to distinguish among locomotor activities executed at different speeds. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2013: Article ID 343084, 2013
[J7] S. Conforto, I. Bernabucci, G. Severini, M. Schmid, T. D'Alessio. Biologically inspired modelling for the control of upper limb movements: from concept studies to future applications. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 3: 3, 2009
[J8] M. Goffredo, I. Bernabucci, M. Schmid, S. Conforto. A neural tracking and motor control approach to improve rehabilitation of upper limb movements. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 5: 5, 2008
[J9] I. Bernabucci, S. Conforto, M. Capozza, N. Accornero, M. Schmid, T. D'Alessio. A biologically inspired neural network controller for ballistic arm movements. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, 4: 2, 2007
Contributions appeared on Proceedings of International Conferences
[C1] A. Proto, B. Fida, I. Bernabucci, K. Vlach, V. Kasik, D. Bibbo, S. Conforto, M. Penhaker, M. Schmid. Wearable PVDF Transducer for Biomechanical Energy Harvesting and Gait Cycle Detection. IEEE Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia): December 4-8, 2016
[C2] C. Caramia, I. Bernabucci, S. Conforto, C. De Marchis, A. Proto, M. Schmid. Spatio-temporal gait parameters as estimated from wearable sensors placed at different waist levels. IEEE Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES), Kuala Lumpur (Malysia): December 4-8, 2016
[C3] B. Fida, D. Bibbo, I. Bernabucci, A. Proto, S. Conforto, M. Schmid. Real time event-based segmentation to classify locomotion activities through a single inertial sensor. 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, London, UK: October 14-16, 2015
[C4] C. De Marchis, M. Schmid, I. Bernabucci, S. Conforto. Merging a library of basic motor modules as a general model for lower limbs muscle coordination. XX ISEK Congress, Rome, Italy: 15-18 July, 2014
[C5] B. Fida, I. Bernabucci, D. Bibbo, S. Conforto, A. Proto, M. Schmid. The effect of window length on the classification of dynamic activities through a single accelerometer. The 11th IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioMed 2014), Zurich, Switzerland: June 23-25, 2014
[C6] B. D'Elia, B. Fida, I. Bernabucci, S. Conforto, T. D'Alessio, M. Schmid. The influence of haptic feedback on hand movement regularity in elderly adults. ECCE '13 Proceedings of the 31st European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, Toulouse, france: August 25-28, 2013
[C7] S. Conforto, I. Bernabucci, N. Accornero, M. Bertollo, C. Robazza, S. Comani, M. Schmid, T. D'Alessio. A Neural Minimum Input Model to Reconstruct the Electrical Cortical Activity. XIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2013, Sevilla, Spain: September 25-28, 2013
[C8] M. Schmid, I. Bernabucci, S. Comani, S. Conforto, B. D'Elia, B. Fida, T. D'Alessio. Haptic Feedback Affects Movement Regularity of Upper Extremity Movements in Elderly Adults. XIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2013, Sevilla, Spain: September 25-28, 2013
[C9] M.J. Castro-Bleda, I. Bernabucci, M. Goffredo, E. Hassinen, B. Hollas, E. Lleida, A. Ortega, J. Pastor-Pellicer, A. Salopuro. Collaborative learning in international teams on Technologies to Reduce the Access Barrier in Human Computer Interaction (TrabHCI) Erasmus Intensive Programme. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on European Association for Education in Electrical and Information Engineering, Chania, Greece: May 30 -31, 2013
[C10] B. D'Elia, M. Schmid, I. Bernabucci, M. Goffredo, T. D'Alessio. A Comparison between Influence of Visual and Haptic Feedback on Jerk Indicators in Hand Exercises. Proc. International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation ICNR2012, 1: 317-320, 2012
[C11] D. Bibbo, S. Conforto, I. Bernabucci, M. Carli, M. Schmid, T. D'Alessio. Analysis of different image-based biofeedback models for improving cycling performances . Proceedings of SPIE, 8295A: , 2012
[C12] C. De Marchis, I. Bernabucci, G. Severini, S. Conforto, M. Schmid, T. D'Alessio. Wrist tremor reduction through a novel neural model. Proceedings of the XVIII ISEK Congress, Aalborg, Denmark: June 16-19, 2010
[C13] G. Severini, S. Conforto, I. Bernabucci, M. Schmid, T. D'Alessio. Tremor control during movement of the upper limb using artificial neural networks and Functional Electrical Stimulation. EMBEC '08, Antwerp, Belgium: November 23-27, 2008
[C14] D. Bibbo, S. Conforto, I. Bernabucci, M. Schmid, T. D'Alessio. A wireless integrated system to evaluate efficiency indexes in real time during cycling. EMBEC '08, Antwerp, Belgium: November 23-27, 2008
[C15] I. Bernabucci, M. Schmid, S. Conforto, D. Torricelli, T. D'Alessio. A bio-inspired inverse dynamics model to control a hybrid wearable system combining robotherapy and FES. IEEE ICRA Workshop on Wearable Robots, Pasadena, California - USA: May 19-23, 2008
[C16] D. Torricelli, I.Bernabucci, M.Goffredo, T. D'Alessio. Eye-reach: a multimodal interface based on user intention prediction. Gerontechnology 2008, 7:2: 225, 2008
[C17] I. Bernabucci, S. Conforto, M. Schmid, T. D'Alessio. A bio-inspired controller of an upper arm model in a perturbed environment. III International Conference ISSNIP, Melbourne, Australia: December, 3-7, 2007
[C18] M. Goffredo, I. Bernabucci, M. Schmid, S. Conforto, T. D'Alessio. TwinN-FES: Tracking with Neural Network to assist and restore upper arm movements through smart Functional Electrical Stimulation in hemiplegia. Proc. 2nd ICINCO International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification, Setubal, Portugal: , 2006
[C19] I. Bernabucci, A. Speranza, S. Conforto, M. Schmid, and T. D'Alessio. Neural controller for ballistic movement of the upper arm. XVI International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology ISEK Congress, Torino, Italy: June 1-3, 2006
[C20] P. Caselli, M. Goffredo, I. Bernabucci, M. Schmid. A study for a combined analysis of planar arm movements. 6th SIAMOC congress, Tirrenia (PI), Italy: October 26-29, 2005
[C21] I. Bernabucci, T.D'Alessio, S.Conforto, M.Schmid . Controlling planar ballistic movements by means of neural system. X Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing IFMBE Proceedings, MEDICON 2004, Ischia (NA), Italy: July 31 - August 5, 2004
Contributions on Proceedings of National Congresses
[PN1] C. Caramia, I. Bernabucci, B. Fida, A. Proto, M. Schmid. The influence of filtering on spatio-temporal gait parameters estimation from inertial sensors. Quinto Congresso del Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria GNB2016, Naples: June 20-22, 2016
[PN2] B. Fida, I. Bernabucci, D. Bibbo, C. Caramia, M. Schmid. Validation of a real-time gait event detection algorithm across different walking speeds. Quinto Congresso del Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria GNB2016, Naples: June 20-22, 2016
[PN3] C. Caramia, M. Schmid, I. Bernabucci, C. De Marchis, S. Conforto. Estrazione dei parametri del cammino in prove di cammino in coppia. XVII Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Analisi del Movimento in Clinica, Milan, Italy: October 5 - 8, 2016
[PN4] C. De Marchis, I. Bernabucci, M. Schmid, A.M. Castronovo, S. Conforto. Merging a library of basic motor modules accounts for the muscle coordination of a variety of motor tasks. Proceedings of GNB2014, Pavia, Italy: 22-24 June, 2014
[PN5] B. Fida, I. Bernabucci, R. Buccioli, S. Conforto, M. Schmid. ART: an Activity Recognition Toolbox based on inertial sensor data. Quarto Congresso Nazionale di Bioingegneria, Pavia, Italy: June 23-25, 2014
[PN6] B. D'Elia, M. Schmid, I. Bernabucci, T. D'Alessio. The extraction of mean square jerk ratio from hand kinematic data collected through a parallel haptic interface. Proceedings of the Third Conference of the Italian National Bioengineering Group (GNB2012), Rome, Italy: June 27-29, 2012
[PN7] C. De Marchis, S. Conforto, I. Bernabucci, M. Schmid, T. D'Alessio. A Biologically Inspired Neural Model for the Active Control of Tremor Movements. Secondo Congresso Nazionale di Bioingegneria, Torino, Italy: July 8-10, 2010
[PN8] I. Bernabucci, M. Goffredo, M. Schmid, S. Conforto, C. Palma, T. D'Alessio. A video-based system to estimate multi-segment postural stability and spinal curvature in an ambulatory environment. Secondo Congresso Nazionale di Bioingegneria, Turin, Italy: July, 8-10, 2010
[PN9] D. Bibbo, I. Bernabucci, M. Schmid, T. D’Alessio, S. Conforto. A novel real time system to evaluate pedaling power and efficiency during cycling. Secondo Congresso Nazionale di Bioingegneria, Turin, Italy: July, 8-10, 2010
[PN10] N. Accornero, A. Colosimo, M. Capozza, I. Bernabucci, F. Pulice, S. Conforto, T. D'Alessio. EEG a 256 canali? No grazie!. Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Neurofisiologia Clinica, Rome, Italy: May 18-20, 2006