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OfficEmotion: Designing offices for emotions

User-oriented and emotion-driven design led to Officemotion, introducing the study of emotions in the office space, allowing the workers to find in the workplace the best atmosphere to perform their tasks. With the work of this project it will be possible to model spaces and furniture to sustain the different interactions required in contemporary workspaces. […]

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Innovate Africa

“Innovate Africa” is a project with the objective to boost the Next Production Revolution (NPR) in Africa, while keeping a focus on the peculiar features of each country. The weak infrastructural tissue and the Climate Change threat pose a serious challenge for the future socio-economic development of the Continent, which needs to leverage on its

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FBS-PV: Fly-by-Sensor System for Photovoltaic Energy Plant Monitoring

The FBS-PV concept regards the inclusion of on-board additional sensors to improve the UAVs’ flight accuracy in trajectory during PV O&M procedures without the need of external compensation from human operators. Accuracy is guaranteed by the perfect overflight of the rows of photovoltaic panels thanks to the use of image vision-based controllers. Principal Academic Tutor

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DAHEC: Data Analytics for Household Energy Consumption

DAHEC (Data Analytics for Household Energy Consumption) project aims to analyse and validate novel market opportunities through virtual pilot projects fed with synthetic but realistic disaggregated consumption data, overcoming the obstacles of real pilot projects. The synthetic data are outputs of a simulator of households’ energy consumption, ad-hoc implemented during the project. The innovative path

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BE SEI: Wiseair

The SEI Bioengineering project was born from a clear challenge: to find an application on the market of an innovative technology studied within the IIT, the microbial fuel cell (MFC). Microbial Fuel Cell is an electrochemical system able to generate electricity from the oxidation of organic matter present into natural environments, such as in particular

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[kitCHUN]: Intelligent kitchen for aging people home

Dementia is considered to be the fastest-growing major disease in China. Currently, there are more than 9 million diagnosed cases. The kitchen, being one of the most dangerous places in the house, can be off-limits for PwD. The project [kitCHUN] deals with providing PwD and the elderly with smart kitchen products that can improve their

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BioFluor: Intelligent Diagnostic Tools and Smart Drug Delivery: Biomedical Applications of Fluorinated Fluids

The unique properties of fluorocarbons have triggered numerous biomedical applications of these compounds. This project will focus on the preparation and use of fluorocarbon-based diagnostic agents. Design, synthesis, biomedical applications, and sustainability evaluations will be considered as key issues for the development of new interesting products. In particular, “ultraparamagnetic” nanoparticles based on liquid perfluorocarbon emulsions

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Domestic Technology Evolution: Environmental and Behavioural Changes in People’s Life

Domestic environments change in time together with new lifestyles and new building and technical systems solutions. The rapid evolution and the wide diffusion of new information technologies is one of the phenomena that mostly characterizes the contemporaneity, together with other important trends related to the environment – climatic changes and iniquitous use of natural resources

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