Ornella Mich has a degree in Electronic Engineering, at the University of Padua, and a Ph.D. in Informatics, at the Free University of Bolzano. She initially worked at FIAR – the Italian Radio and Telecommunication Equipment Factory, Milan. Since 1989 she has been working for FBK, first in the field of integrated circuit design, then on artificial vision. Since 2010, she is part of the i3 – intelligent search and interaction research unit. Main research interests are in human-computer interaction (HCI), accessibility of interfaces, e-learning and educational robotics. She also deals with gender and science, collaborating on European and national projects on the theme (project FESTA).
First edition of the educational robotics lab to bring Elementary School Children to STEM disciplines (Physics, Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science)July 21, 2017