Mattia Risiglione is a PhD Student at the Dynamic Legged Systems Lab, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT). He received his Bachelor's Degree in Automation Engineering from University of Bologna in 2017 and his Master's Degree in Robotics, Systems and Control from ETH Zurich in 2020.
In Switzerland, during his studies, he worked at Aurora Swiss Aerospace, a Boeing Company, as Robotics Engineer Intern and at the ETH's RoboCup Team as a team member. He carried out his Master's thesis at the Robotics System Lab (RSL), working on the long distance haptic teleoperation of the quadrupedal manipulator ANYmal equipped with a robotic arm. During this period, he was also invitated for a research period at University of Twente.
Since October 2020, he is a PhD student at the Dynamic Legged Systems Lab. His research focuses on control and planning strategies for manipulation using legged manipulators.