Vincenzo Micelli

email: micelli[at]

mailing address:

Dip. di Ingegneria dell'Informazione Parco Area delle Scienze, 181A

43100 Parma, ITALY

phone: +39 0521 905702

Vincenzo Micelli is a Ph.D student at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Parma. He holds a Master degree in Computer Engineering at the same University in 2009. In 2011 he has been visitor researcher at the Personal Robotics Lab of the Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, USA). His research activity focuses on human-computer interaction and human-robot Interaction.

Conference and Workshop Proceedings:

K. Strabala, M. K. Lee, A. Dragan, J. Forlizzi, S. Srinivasa, M. Cakmak, V. Micelli. Toward Seamless Human-Robot Handovers. In Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, Special Issue: HRI System Studies, 2012 (Presented at HRI 2013, 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Tokio, Japan, March 2013).

Jacopo Aleotti, Vincenzo Micelli, and Stefano Caselli, Comfortable Robot to Human Object Hand-Over, In IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Paris, France, September 2012.

V. Micelli, K. Strabala, S. Srinivasa, Perception and Control Challenges for Effective Human-Robot Handoffs, 2011 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, workshop RGB-D: Advanced Reasoning with Depth Cameras, Los Angeles, USA, June 27-July 1, 2011.

M.Picone, M.Muro, V.Micelli, M.Amoretti, F.Zanichelli, Mobile Architecture for Dynamic Generation and Scalable Distribution of Sensor-based Applications, In proceeding of Mobilware 2011, 4th International ICST Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems, and Applications, London, UK, June 22-24, 2011.

V. Micelli, A.Avanzi, J. Aleotti, and S. Caselli, Evaluation of a Wiimote-based User Interface for Immersive Environments, Workshop on Interaction Techniques in Real and Simulated Assistive Smart Environments, First International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI10), Malaga, Spain, 2010

V. Micelli, A. Arca, J. Aleotti, Jose A. Diaz-Nicolas, S. Caselli, Maria T. Arredondo, Evaluation of Hand Interfaces for Intelligent Virtual Environments, 4th International Symposium on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence, UCAmI 2010, Valencia, SPAIN

V. Micelli, F. Rosiello, J. Aleotti, and S. Caselli, Design of Gestural Interfaces for Simulated Smart Environments, Workshop on interaction techniques and metaphors in assistive smart environment, 3rd European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI09), Salzburg, Austria, 2009


V.Micelli, Sviluppo di una interfaccia utente per interazione in ambienti virtuali con riconoscimento di gesti basato su guanti sensorizzati, Master Thesis, University of Parma, 2009. Winner of Bianchi Award ( for best theses in Artificial Intelligence presented at the university of Parma in academic year 2008/2009 )


- GII Doctoral School 2010 - Ultra Large Scale System (From 20/09/2010 to 02/10/2010, Selva di Fasano, Fasano (BR), Italy) (

- RISS Robotic International Summer School 2010 (From 22/06/2010 to 26/06/2010, Dubrovnik, Croatia) (


- Visual hand tracking and gesture recognition system based on a monocular camera system for interactive VR tasks. [Video]

- Low-cost bimanual glove interface for interactive VR tasks. [Video 1] [Video 2]

- Human-Robot Handover. [Video]