Valentina Agostini

Associate Professor (L. 240)
Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (DET)

  • Member of Interdepartmental Center PolitoBIOMed Lab - Biomedical Engineering Lab


Research interests

Biomedical signal processing
Gait analysis
Motor control
Muscle synergies
Postural control
Statistical gait analysis
Surface electromyography
Surface emg

Scientific branch

(Area 0009 - Industrial and information engineering)

Research topics

  • Acquisition and processing of EMG signal, study of muscle activations and muscle fatigue
  • Gait analysis
  • Study of postural balance


ERC sectors

PE6_11 - Machine learning, statistical data processing and applications using signal processing (e.g. speech, image, video)
LS5_11 - Neurological disorders (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease)


Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 5: Gender equality
Goal 10: Reduced inequalities
Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals

Open badges

Awards and Honors

  • SIAMOC Best Methodological Paper Award conferred by Società Italiana di Analisi del Movimento in Clinica (SIAMOC), Italy (2009)
  • Young Research Award conferred by Società Italiana di Analisi del Movimento in Clinica (SIAMOC), Italy (2010)
  • AITA Best Paper Award conferred by Advanced Infrared Technology and Applications (AITA) (2013)
  • MEMEA Best paper award conferred by IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, United States (2014)


Editorial boards

  • SCIENTIFIC REPORTS (2022-), Editorial board member
  • FRONTIERS IN SPORTS AND ACTIVE LIVING (2021-), Editorial board member
  • SENSORS (2021-), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • APPLIED BIONICS AND BIOMECHANICS (2017-2018), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series


Collegi of the degree programmes


Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati


Research fields

Research groups

Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

Supervised PhD students

  • Fabrizio Sciscenti. Programme in Bioingegneria E Scienze Medico-chirurgiche (39th cycle, 2024-in progress)


Publications by type

PoliTO co-authors

Last years publications

Selected publications View all publications in Porto@Iris