Marialessia Musumeci

Marialessia Musumeci

Marialessia Musumeci was born in Genoa, Italy, on September 11, 1985. 

She received the Bachelor's degree in Neurophysiology Techniques in November 2008 from Universita' degli Studi di Genova, Italy, discussing the thesis âThe Technique Of Digital Recording and Quantification. 

From January 2009 to September 2009, she collaborated for the different Hospitals, Genoa and Milan, Italy, performing research activities in the context of the Neurological Surgery and Sleep Recording of neural signals.

She received the Master' s degree in Cognitive Science and Decision Making in March 2011 from Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy, discussing the thesis (Communication for Learning Mediated by BCI in cases of Dyslexia and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). 

From January 2015 to July 2015, she perceived a research grant from Department of Information Technologies, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy, performing research activities neuroscience and signals processing techniques. From October 2015 to November 2018, she has been a PhD student at the Computer Science Doctorate School of Universita' degli Studi di Milano (XXXI cycle), performing research activities at the Department of Computer Science, with the supervision of Prof. Rita Maria Rosa Pizzi.

In the first year of the doctorate she took part in the European project entitled NANO x COMP, bringing his neuroscientific skills. She has obtained the PhD in February 2019, discussing the thesis Artificial Intelligence Applied To The Study Of Conscious Perceptive States. 

Resulting the only woman to obtain the title of research doctor for the XXXI cycle. 

During the 2019-2020 academic year he becomes a contract professor at the Eastern Piedmont University teaching Software Engineering and Programming, also carrying out tutor activities according to the directives of the PLS COMMITTEE (Scientific Degree Committee Plan National).

In 2020 he submitted the project "Detect Chaotic Attractor in the brain during the state of microgravity" to the European Space Agency to test his research during the Parbolic Flight, the test was interrupted during covid.

From October 2020 to September 2023 she worked in the company working full time as a Computer Science and becoming responsible for managing the second level Helpdesk.

In July 2023 she was selected for the 315 analog astronaut mission Analog Astronaut Training Center in Krakow, Poland to conduct biological experiments in space.

From October 2023 - to April 2024 she was elected as representative of the members of the Department of Psychology, being part of the Department Council at the University of Turin.

In May 2024 he won the competition as a research fellow at the CAAD (Center for Autoimmune and Allergic Diseases) collaborating on the project "Creation of a digital twin of vascularized synovium on a chip",scientific-disciplinary sector MED/04, Scientific Director Prof. Annalisa CHIOCCHETTI

His research interests include neuroconding, neuroscience, neurophysiology, cognitive science, signal and image processing, computational intelligence, immunology, bioinformatic, medical space, microgravity. 

Author of several publications on these topics.

City/town:Genova/ Vercelli/ Novara