Gabriella Eula

Tenured Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (DIMEAS)

  • Member of Interdepartmental Center PolitoBIOMed Lab - Biomedical Engineering Lab


Research interests

Applied mechanics
Assistance exoskeletons
Automatic systems for agriculture
Fluid automation
Harvesting robotic agricultural devices
Herbaceus grafting robotic devices
Industrial exoskeletons
Leaves roughness study
Pesticide spraying systems
Robotic devices for fmri analysis
Robotic rehabilitation devices
Software analysis and use for teaching purpose

Research topics

  • robotic rehabilitation devices; fMRI robotic devices; assistance exoskeletons; industrial exoskeletons; multifuncion active actuation groups for industrial exoskeletons; automatic and robotic systems for agriculture; fruit robotic harvesting devices; herbaceus grafting automatic devices; leaves roughness study; agricultural spraying nozzles study; connection implement-agricultural tractor; software study for teaching purposes


ERC sectors

LS9_7 - Environmental biotechnology and bioengineering
PE8_5 - Fluid mechanics
PE8_13 - Industrial bioengineering
PE8_10 - Industrial design (product design, ergonomics, man-machine interfaces, etc.)
PE8_7 - Mechanical and manufacturing engineering (shaping, mounting, joining, separation)
PE8_7 - Mechanical engineering


Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 15: Life on land


  • Effective member - IFToMM (International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science, Italia (2019-)
  • Effective member - GMA (Italian Applied Mechanics Group), Italia (1998-)

Other titles

  • “Active orthosis for the motion neurological rehabilitation of lower limbs, system comprising such orthosis and process for operating such system” tra i primi 5 brevetti in “Soft-landing Programme” e “APAC Innovation Summit 2015 on Robotic” Hong Kong (2015-)
  • The International Award Committee for RAAD Conference 2017 presents the Gold Best Application Paper Award to Gabriella Eula in testimony of a significant achievement in Robotics and Automation (paper on the exoskeleton P.I.G.R.O.) (2017-)


Collegi of the PhD programmes

  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2022/2023 (39. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2015/2016 (32. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2014/2015 (31. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2013/2014 (30. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2012/2013 (29. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
MostraNascondi collegi passati

Collegi of the degree programmes


Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

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Other activities and projects related to teaching

Participated in many orientation days over the years, representing Politecnico di Torino at the halls of Alba (Cuneo, Italy), Cuneo (Cuneo, Italy) and Mondovi' (Cuneo, Italy)

Frequently Chairman and/or Assistant of sessions of the TIL admission test (Engineering, Design, Planning test) both in person and remotely at the Polytechnic of Turin (Turin, Italy)

From 2008 to 2012 member of the Scientific Committee for Non-Metropolitan Area Libraries (Politecnico of Torino, Torino Italy).

From September 2011 to 2014 Teaching Coordinator (with Prof. Massimo Sorli DIMEAS Politecnico of Torino, Torino Italy) of the SDSS Project (Decentralized Student Support Structures) for the Mondovì branch Politecnico of Torino (Cuneo, Italy).

From July 2017 to December 2020 coordinator with DIMEAS Colleagues (Politecnico of Torino, Torino Italy) of the LaDispe Trasmissioni Funds for the updating of the DIMEAS Teaching Laboratory


Research groups

Other activities and projects related to research

Collaboration with a lot of companies and research centers including: Puzzle Center for head trauma patients (Cooperativa Sociale Puzzle, Turin, Italy); Fossano Hospital (Cuneo, Italy)); Maritime Alps Natural Park (Cuneo, Italy); ABLE Human Motion (Barcelona, Spain); Festo S.p.A. (Assago section, Milan Italy); Rockwell Automation Srl (Rivoli section, Turin Italy); Metal Work Srl (Brescia, Italy); Pneumax S.P.A. (Lurano, Bergamo, Italy);ABRIGO SpA (robotic systems and complete lines for process and packaging automation, Ricca di Diano d'Alba, Cuneo Italy); Bsim Srl Engineering: Solutions for Engineering (Turin section, Italy); Department of Agricultural, Forestry and Food Sciences (DISAFA, University of Turin, Italy); Department of Psychology (University of Turin, neuroscience sector, Italy); Cersaa (Agricultural Experimentation and Assistance Centre, Rollo Region, Albenga Savona, Italy); Politehnica University Bucharest (Romania); Tokyo Denki University (Japan).

Participant in a lot of PRIN (Research Projects of Significant National Interest)

Author of a lot of publications in international and national journals, conferences, chapters of scientific books, patents

Organizer of many conferences and events as part of her educational courses

April 2010: speaker at the Conference-Study Day at the Accademia dei Georgofili - Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Italy), on the topic "AUTOMATION IN THE VEGETABLE AND FLORAL SECTOR"

December 2013: speaker at the Press Conference at the Fossano Hospital (Cuneo, Italy) for the presentation of the P.I.G.R.O. brace. January 2014: recording of the January 31, 2014 episode of Leonardo - TG Scientifico RAI3 Italia - on the P.I.G.R.O. exoskeleton. in use at the Fossano Hospital (CN), exoskeleton designed by the group of Prof. Guido Belforte and Prof. Gabriella Eula, also patented at the Polytechnic University of Turin

May 2014: speaker of a lesson for the BEST (Board of European Students of Technology) as part of the “Robotics Course” organized at the Polytechnic of Turin Spring Course from 8 to 20 May 2014, lessons entitled “P.IG. R.O. and Bra.Di.P.O.: two mechatronics devices for motor learning and fMRI analysis – DIMEAS Polytechnic of Turin” and “Innovative textile pneumatic muscles - DIMEAS Polytechnic of Turin”.


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