Irene Rechichi

Ph.D. candidate in Ingegneria Informatica E Dei Sistemi , 36th cycle (2020-2023)
Department of Control and Computer Engineering (DAUIN)

Research Assistant
Department of Control and Computer Engineering (DAUIN)

Docente esterno e/o collaboratore didattico
Department of Control and Computer Engineering (DAUIN)



Thesis title

Sleep in Neurodegenerative Diseases: An Integrated Approach to Diagnosis and Monitoring

Research topic

Development of lightweight solutions for monitoring sleep disorders in neurodegenerative diseases


Research presentation

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Research interests

Data science, Computer vision and AI
Life sciences


Irene Rechichi received her Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering (Major: Biomedical Instrumentation) from Politecnico di Torino in 2019.
She is currently PhD Candidate at Politecnico di Torino, where she attended the PhD Program in Computer and Control Engineering.
Her research focuses on the analysis of human sleep as a marker of neurodegeneration.
Her research interests include: technologies for minimally-invasive sleep studies, Machine Learning for automatic sleep analysis, computer-assisted diagnosis of sleep disorders, innovative strategies and solutions for the continuous and lightweight monitoring of sleep disorders in Parkinson's Disease.
During her PhD, she cooperated with the Dept. Neuroscience at the University of Turin and the Dept. Neurology of the Medizinische Universität Innsbruck (Austria), where she also worked as Visiting PhD Student.

Scientific branch

(Area 0009 - Industrial and information engineering)



Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Awards and Honors

  • Application for PhD Quality Awards - Additional Information. Please find attached the template provided by the PhD Coordinator. (2023)
  • [Dissemination Activity] I took part in the 3rd IEEE PitchD (30th March, 2022), where I presented a lightweight framework for the detection and assessment of REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder, and the possible clinical implications of these findings. (2022)
  • [Dissemination activity] Invited speaker at a plenary session at the Italian Congress on Movement Disorders (7° Congresso Accademia LIMPE-DISMOV), 15th-17th December 2021. The plenary session talk, held with Dr Mauro Rizzone (Dept. Neurology and Neuroscience, University of Turin), focused on the challenges and opportunities of technology in Parkinson's Disease. I discussed the role of Telemedicine in Parkinson's Disease and presented the outcome and current advancements of the joint work between our research group and the Neurology Unit at Molinette Hospital (Turin). (2022)



Bachelor of Science

  • Informatica. A.A. 2023/24, INGEGNERIA AEROSPAZIALE. Collaboratore del corso
  • Informatica. A.A. 2022/23, INGEGNERIA AEROSPAZIALE. Collaboratore del corso
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