Giovanna Rizzo

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Master degree cum laude in Electronic Engineer, Biomedical engineer specialization, at the Politecnico di Milano (1985). From 1988 to 2001 Researcher at the Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Raffaele of Milano; from 2001 Senior Researcher at CNR. Her main research interest are the development of methods for biomedical image and signal processing and analysis, mainly in the oncologic and neurologic field. She's author of more than 100 scientific articles on international peer-reviewed journals (H-index 30). She's actively involved in international and italian research projects about image processing, exercise physiology and ICT technologies for the frail subjects assistance

Interest areas:

Medical image processing (PET, CT, MRI), with specific focus on multimodal image registration , quantitative MRI, radiomics. EEG signal processing. Main field of applications: image guided radiotherapy and neuromotor rehabilitation. ICT system for health and well being.


Contacts

Phone: +390226422210

International Ids

Scopus Author ID: 7102724260

H-indexes

Google Scholar H-Index: 38
Scopus H-Index: 30
ISI-WoS H-Index: 30

Experience

Senior Researcher
Company: ITB - Istituto di tecnologie biomediche

senior researcher
Company: IBFM - Istituto di bioimmagini e fisiologia molecolare

researcher
Company: Scientific Institute H San Raffaele


Activities

Scientific projects

"RIPRENDO@home (Recupero post-Ictus: Piattaforma per la RiabilitazionE Neuromotoria orientata al Domicilio)"
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: IBFM scientific responsible
Participation time period: 07/2013 - today
Involved organizations: CNR - ITIA; CNR IENI;

Progetto " Design for all: Software integration and advanced Human Machine Interfaces in design for Ambient Assisted Living" (cod. CTN01_00128_297089), Cluster Tecnologici Nazionali, MIUR, Tecnologie per gli Ambienti di Vita
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: IBFM unit member
Participation time period: 07/2013 - today

Progetto "Active Ageing @home" (Cod. CTN01_00128_297061), Cluster Tecnologici Nazionali, MIUR, Tecnologie per gli Ambienti di Vita.
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: member of IBFM unit
Participation time period: 07/2013 - today

Progetto H2020 (RIA): NESTORE-Novel Empowering Solutions and Technologies for Older people to Retain Everyday life activities
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: Work package Leader e responsabile CNR
Participation time period: 09/2017 - today

progetto "THINK&GO - Transfer Health INnovation through Knowledge & Generate Organised technological approaches in rehabilitation", finanziato su Bando approvato con Decreto n. 7622 del 7/8/2013, accordo regione lombardia-Cariplo sottoscritto in data 29/06/2012
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: IBFM scientific responsible
Participation time period: 05/2014 - today

progetto Europeo 7° Programma quadro "Personalized Guidance Services for Optimising lifestyle in teen-agers through awareness, motivation and engagement PEGASO"- Collaborative Project
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: member of IBFM unit and task Leader Identification of parameters and appropriate tools for the characterization of the body structure"
Participation time period: 11/2013 - today

Progetto AIRC "Modelling and predicting the anatomical deformation of selected organs in IMRT Head-and-Neck Patients" (prog. IG n. 10521)
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: CNR scientific responsible
Participation time period: 12/2010 - 12/2013

progetto europeo PICKFIBER (Platform for International Collaborative Knowledge on Food Improvement, Based on Ecological Resources) rif. N° 0120R1/21 approvato nel mini programma "Innovation4welfare" finanziato nell'ambito del Programma Comunitario INTERREG IVC
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: WP4 "Development of an e.knowledge base" Coordinator and CNR coordinator
Participation time period: 05/2010 - 10/2011

Progetto Giovani Ricercatori del Ministero della Salute GR 2009-1594705 " Three-dimensional (3D) rendering of left ventricular wall structure (viable myocardium, scar, fat) based on Magnetic Resonance or Multi-Detector-Computed-Tomography cardiac imaging as anatomic substrate for electro-anatomic mapping and readiofrequency ablation of ventricular tachicardia"
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: CNR scientific responsible

Teamworks, commissions or organisms

Technical Committee on Biomedical Imaging and ImageProcessing di IEEE Engineering in Biology and Medicine Society
Related working experience: Senior Researcher
Role: Membro
Participation time period: 10/2015 - today

commissione di concorso CNR (codice Bando: 364.94). Area Scientifica "Scienze Informatiche e Ingegneria dell'Informazione". PROFILO: RICERCATORE III LIVELLO. Codice di riferimento: BO29/1 (Regione Emilia Romagna - Marche).
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: member
Participation time period: 2011 - 2011

Scientific events and congresses

CITIMA 2014,Workshop on Computational Intelligence Techniques for Industrial and Medical Applications, SITIS 2014 - The 10h International Conference on SIGNAL IMAGE TECHNOLOGY & INTERNET BASED SYSTEMS
Related working experience: senior researcher
Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Role: Program Committee Member
Participation time period: 11/2014 - 11/2014

ESTRO 33 International Conference,
Related working experience: senior researcher
Location: Vienna, Austria
Role: co-chairman, symposium " Clinical validation of contour propagation and atlas-based segmentation tools"
Participation time period: 04/2014 - 04/2014

Tutor

5 Tesi di dottorato in ingegneria Biomedica presso Politecnico di Milano
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: scientific advisor
Participation time period: 2011 - today

Structures responsibility

Laboratorio di Bioingegneria per l'Integrazione di immagini mediche multimodali, Istituto di Bioimmagini e Fisiologia Molecolare,
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: Scientific Responsible
Participation time period: 2008 - today

Specific tasks

Responsabile scientifico dell'accordo di collaborazione scientifica tra IBFM e Spedali Civili di Brescia (servizio di Fisica Sanitaria) su acquisizione ed elaborazione segnali e immagini biomedici.
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: IBFM scientific responsible
Participation time period: 10/2014 - today

collaborazione scientifica tra CNR (Istituto di bioimmagini e Fisiologia molecolare, Istituto di Tecnologie Industriali e Automazione, Istituto per l'Energetica e le Interfasi) e l'Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico "Eugenio Medea", sezione scientifica dell'Associazione "La Nostra Famiglia"
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: IBFM scientific responsible
Participation time period: 11/2013 - today

collaborazione scientifica tra Istituto di Bioimmagini e Fisiologia Molecolare CNR e Istituto dei Tumori di Milano
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: IBFM scientific responsible
Participation time period: 12/2013 - today

coordinamento dei rapporti tra IBFM e Cluster Tecnologico Lombardo "Tecnologie per gli Ambienti di Vita". Provvedimento di coordinamento prot. N 0001258 del 12/08/2013
Related working experience: senior researcher
Role: IBFM Responsible
Participation time period: 08/2013 - today


Education

Laurea in ingegneria Elettronica, indirizzo Bioingegneria
Politecnico di Milano - Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, Milano


Languages

Production Understanding
Written Oral Written Oral Notes
English - Professional working proficiencyC1C1C1C1

Research activities classification (ERC)

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATICS: INFORMATICS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, COMPUTER SCIENCE, SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING, INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS
DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS (E.G. GENETIC, IMAGING)
HEALTH SERVICES, HEALTH CARE RESEARCH
MEDICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Curriculum Vitae


Research products

Fontana L.; Mastropietro A.; Scalco E.; Peruzzo D.; Beretta E.; Strazzer S.; Arrigoni F.; Rizzo G.

Multi-steps registration protocol for multimodal MR images of hip skeletal muscles in a longitudinal study

(2020) in Applied sciences
Palumbo F.; Crivello A.; Furfari F.; Girolami M.; Mastropietro A.; Manferdelli G.; Röcke C.; Guye S.; Salvá Casanovas A.; Caon M.; Carrino F.; Khaled O.A.; Mugellini E.; Denna E.; Mauri M.; Ward D.; Subías-Beltrán P.; Orte S.; Candea C.; Candea G.; Rizzo G.

"Hi This Is NESTORE, Your Personal Assistant": Design of an Integrated IoT System for a Personalized Coach for Healthy Aging

(2020) in Frontiers in digital health
Lanzarone, Ettore; Mastropietro, Alfonso; Scalco, Elisa; Vidiri, Antonello; Rizzo, Giovanna

A novel bayesian approach with conditional autoregressive specification for intravoxel incoherent motion diffusion-weighted MRI

(2020) in NMR in biomedicine
El Kamali M, Angelini L, Caon M, Carrino F, Ro?cke C, Guye S, Rizzo G, Mastropietro A, Sykora M, Elayan S, Kniestedt I, Ziylan C, Lettieri E, Abou Khaled O, Mugellini E.

Virtual Coaches for Older Adults' Wellbeing: A Systematic Review

(2020) in IEEE access
Elisa Scalco 1,2,* Antonella Belfatto 2, Alfonso Mastropietro 1,2 Tiziana Rancati 3, Barbara Avuzzi 4, Antonella Messina 5, Riccardo Valdagni 3,4,6 and Giovanna Rizzo 1,2

T2w-MRI signal normalization affects radiomics features reproducibility.

(2020) in Medical physics (Lanc.)
Coluzzi, D.; Rivolta, M.W.; Mastropietro, A.; Porcelli, S.; Mauri, M.L.; Civiello, M.T.L.; Denna, E.; Rizzo, G.; Sassi, R.

Design and Validation of a Minimal Complexity Algorithm for Stair Step Counting

(2020) in Computers (Basel)
Edgar R. Arce-Santana 1, Aldo R. Mejia-Rodriguez 1, Enrique Martinez-Pena 1, Alfonso Alba 1, Martin Mendez 1, Elisa Scalco 2, Alfonso Mastropietro 2, Giovanna Rizzo 2

A new Probabilistic Active Contour region-based method for multiclass medical image segmentation.

(2019) in Medical & biological engineering & computing
Alfonso Mastropietro 1, Giovanna Rizzo 2, Lucia Fontana 3, Matteo Figini 4, Bruno Bernardini 5, Laura Straffi 6, Simona Marcheselli 6, Sara Ghirmai 5, Nunzio Paolo Nuzzi 3, Maria Luisa Malosio 7,8, Marco Grimaldi 3

Microstructural characterization of corticospinal tract in subacute and chronic stroke patients with distal lesions by means of advanced diffusion MRI.

(2019) in Neuroradiology (Berl., Print)
Orte S.; Subías P.; Fernández L.; Mastropietro A.; Porcelli S.; Rizzo G.; Boqué N.; Guye S.; Röcke C.; Andreoni G.; Crivello A.; Palumbo F.

Dynamic decision support system for personalised coaching to support active ageing

(2019) AI*AAL.it 2018 - Artificial Intelligence for Ambient Assisted Living, Trento, Italy, 20-23 November 2018
Guarneri M.R.; Mastropietro A.; Caon M.; Maldonado Fernandez L.; Furfari F.; Andreoni G.; Rizzo G.;

A personalised virtual coach to counteract ageing decline: the H2020 NESTORE project

(2019) ForItAAL 2018 - Forum Italiano Ambient Assisted Living, Lecce, Italy, 2-4 July, 2018
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