Andrea Cereatti

Full Professor
Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (DET)

  • Member of Interdepartmental Center PolitoBIOMed Lab - Biomedical Engineering Lab


Research interests

wearable sensors


I possess 20 years of experience in developing engineering methods to improve the insights on the function of the human locomotor system and to offer innovative technological solutions to help people increase their physical performance and sense of autonomy. I have been working with wearable technology for over fifteen years and I am passionate about staying at the helm of engineering, technology, and healthcare.

Major achievements over the past 10 years

• Fulfillment of the criteria for National Scientific Habilitation for the role of “Commissioner”;

• 150+ scientific publications including + scientific articles in international journals, 7 book chapters, 90+ refereed conference publications;

• 10+ invited presentation appointments at international meets and conferences;

• 10+ conferences and courses organization;

• Several awards for outstanding scientific contribution in the field of biomedical engineering;

• Reviewer for 20+ internationally acclaimed scientific journals;

• Served as Board of Directors of 3-D Analysis of Human Movement and current Vice President of the Italian Society of Clinical Movement Analysis;

• Current Scientific Project Evaluator for the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.


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ERC sectors

LS4_4 - Ageing
PE7_11 - Components and systems for applications (in e.g. medicine, biology, environment)
LS7_10 - Environment and health risks, occupational medicine
LS7_8 - Health services, health care research
PE8_13 - Industrial bioengineering
LS7_1 - Medical engineering and technology
LS5_11 - Neurological disorders (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease)
LS5_4 - Sensory systems (e.g. visual system, auditory system)
PE7_7 - Signal processing
PE7_3 - Simulation engineering and modelling
LS5_9 - Systems neuroscience


Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Awards and Honors

  • Italian National Bioengineering PhD thesis award “Alberto Mazzoldi” conferred by Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria, Italy (2007)
  • Premialità per Ricerca Nazionale della Regione Autonoma della Sardegna conferred by Regione Autonoma della Sardegna, Italy (2012)
  • Best methodological paper award at the XXIV National Congress SIAMOC conferred by Società Italiana di Analisi del Movimento in Clinica, Italy (2013)


Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Visiting Researcher, presso Pennsylvania State University (1/10/2004-1/10/2005)


PhD Boards

  • SCIENZE BIOMEDICHE, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Università degli Studi di SASSARI
  • SCIENZE BIOMEDICHE, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Università degli Studi di SASSARI
  • SCIENZE BIOMEDICHE, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Università degli Studi di SASSARI
  • SCIENZE BIOMEDICHE, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Università degli Studi di SASSARI

Courses of Study Boards


Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Other activities and projects related to teaching

• Telerehabilitation, Master degree in Biomedical Engineering, 50 contact hours, academic years 2020/2021; 2021/2022, course holder.

• Biomedical signal processing, Master degree in Biomedical Engineering, 50 contact hours, academic years 2020/2021, 2021/2022, course holder.

• Bioengineering of the physical exercise and Sport, Master degree in Biomedical Engineering, 10 contact hours, academic years 2017/2018, 2020/2021, 2021/2022 teaching assistant.

• Biomedical instrumentation, Bachelor’s degree in “Biomedical Engineering”, 20 contact hours, academic years 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2020/2021, 2021/2022, teaching assistant.


Research projects

Projects funded by commercial contracts

  • Convenzione tra il Politecnico di Torino - DET e l'Università degli Studi di Roma "Foro Italico" - Dipartimento di Scienze Motorie, Umane e della Salute, (2021-2024) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Departmental agreements
  • Services description for the development of methods for golf analysis by means of inertial sensors, (2021-2022) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial contracts for the provision of services
  • “In Shop Shoe Selection”, (2020-2022) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research

Other activities and projects related to research

Relevant projects

2018 - 2024: European Research Project H2020-JTI-IMI2-2017-13-two-stage “MOBILISE-D: Connecting digital mobility assessment to clinical outcomes for regulatory and clinical endorsement” (Unit coordinator)

2021 - ongoing: Research and Development project supported by ALBA Golf for the development of a wearable system for the analysis of golf biomechanics

2021 - ongoing: TRL 3 starting grant funded by University of Sassari (Legge 7 Regione Sardegna, “SAS – Smart Assessment of Spasticity” (Team member)

2020 - ongoing: Research and Development project supported by Diadora srl for the development of methods for performance assessment in Sport applications

2017 - 2020: Research and Development project “Aiuti per Progetti di Ricerca e Sviluppo” (POR FESR Sardegna. “KAOS: Kinematic tool for the analysis of the locomotor apparatus” (Unit coordinator) in collaboration with GPEM srl

2017 - 2020: Research project “Azioni Cluster Top-Down”, POR FESR Sardegna 2014 – 2020. “Home-based neuromuscular telerehabilitation for stroke patients by means of advanced electronic devices” (Unit coordinator)

2012 - 2015: European Research Project FP7-HEALTH-2011. “Virtual reality-Treadmill combined Intervention for enhancing Mobility and reducing falls in the Elderly" (Team member)


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