Electronic engineer, Maria is Ab.Acus R&D Director since 2006. Since 1995, she was in charge of R&D management for research centres, clinical centres and private companies.
Her current expertise is in planning and management of research projects and in design and development of software applications. Her main working fields include assistive technology, biomechanics, scientific and diagnostic instrumentation management, factory automation. She is also involved in teaching activities in academic and professional environments.
In Ab.Acus she is involved in the design and development of software for biological data acquisition, displaying, processing and filing by means of wireless sensors during walking and upper limb motor activities. She cooperates with Padua University, General Psychology Department supplying design and technological support in neuropsychological research in humans and animals
She developed a specific software to allow motion analysis of dolphins even under water through ad hoc video processing techniques. She developed for the Child and Mother Hospital of Trieste, a devoted software for fetal movements analysis and reaching and grasping analysis in infants.
She is author of publications in motion analysis with humans and animals and neuropsychology applications.
mariabulgheroni [at] ab-acus.com