• Position: Associate Professor
  • Email: valentina.agostini@polito.it
  • Phone number: 011-090-4136
  • ORCID Identifier: 0000-0001-5887-1499
  • Publications: Publication list at IRIS@POLITO

  • Biography:

    Valentina Agostini was born in Rome, Italy. She received the Italian Laurea in physics summa cum laude from the University of Torino, Torino, Italy, in 1995 and the Ph.D. degree in physics from the Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy, in 2002.
    Since 2004 she has been with the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications of the Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy, as a Research Assistant. She has focused her research interests on medical imaging and biomedical signal processing since 2004. She has worked on the evaluation of the signal-to-noise ratio of infrared image sequences and on motion artifact reduction in breast dynamic infrared imaging. Her current research interests are in statistical gait analysis and static posturography.


    Research areas:
  • Muscle synergy extraction in human balance and motor control
  • Statistical gait analysis
  • Multisensory integration in balance control
  • Nerve stimulation in tetraplegic patients
  • Neural commands in Parkinson's Disease (PD) patients before and after Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
  • Machine learning for muscle activation patterns identification during cyclical movements


  • Ongoing funded projects:


    Teaching activities:
    Teachings list at DET@POLITO