Francesco Migliavacca

Francesco Migliavacca ( is a full professor of biomechanics in the Department of Chemistry, Materials, and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta” of the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Since September 2007, he has directed the Laboratory of Biological Structure Mechanics of the Politecnico di Milano.

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IEEE PULSE, Feature July/August 2015
Moving Along
In Italy, biomechanics research and the analysis of human and animal movement have had a very long history, beginning with the exceptional pioneering work of Leonardo da Vinci. In 1489, da Vinci began investigating human anatomy, including an examination of... Read more