ISSIA CNR – Bari
Roberto Colella (Bari, 19th September 1973) graduated in Physics in 2003 at the University of Bari, working on the modeling of the respiratory system for the control of artificial ventilator. From 2003 to 2007 he has worked a consultant in the field of the monitoring of major contracts for the National Institute of Social Insurance. Then (2007 – 2008) his carred his research at the Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation (ISSIA), dealing with the classification of genomic data for the study of rare diseases. From 2008 to 2011 he took part into Molecular Biodiversity Laboratory Project of IBM, where he developed software tools for the rapid assembly of bioinformatics workflow. During 2011 he has been working in the INFREP collaboration, dealing with the automated collection and the publication of the experimental data (VLF-LF) and developing an automated warning system for the Italian Civil Protection, based on the wavelet analysis of the collected data. Since 2011 he is a research fellows at the ISSIA, and his main research interests are the detection and the analysis of the cognitive status of on-board operators, haptic feedback devices and electronic prototyping platforms.