Alessandro Amato

Research Associate

Alessandro joined IHMC full-time in November 2022 as a Research Associate after previously serving as an intern. He works with Dr. Niranjan Suri and his team on the ARL Intelligent Systems project. Alessandro also is a Ph.D. student in the Intelligent Systems and Robotics program at the University of West Florida, where he is focusing on the application of machine learning in simulated environments.

He had been a student at the University of Ferrara, Italy, pursuing both his bachelor’s degree in electronics and informatics engineering and his master’s degree in automation and informatics engineering. He graduated cum laude with a thesis developed during his internship at IHMC, focusing on the creation of a Real-Time Physical Accurate Simulator for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks.

During the second year of his master’s, he participated in the school’s international partnership program, which enabled him to earn a master’s in computer science at UWF. His┬áprevious work experiences include the development of the Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT) for the remote monitoring of high-risk patients.

His hobbies include watchmaking, hiking, and cooking.