Debora Botturi, Ph.D, Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder

Debora Botturi is an accredited consultant to the European Commission, She received a master’s degree in computer science and a Ph.D in Robotics from the University of Verona. She spent one year as a post-doc at the Department of Robotic and Mechatronic, DLR, Munich Germany. She was a member of ALTAIR Laboratory at the University of Verona carrying out research and supervision of research projects in the areas of robotics and teleoperations with the focus on the application domain of robotic surgery. She is Co-Founder of a medical device company where she was working from 2009 to 2012 first as Chief Technical Officer and then as Director of Clinical Affairs. Since 2012 she has been involved in technology transfer projects in the area of system automation.

Dr. De Novi has also acted as scientific consultant to many leading corporations and research institutions.

His interest in computer-based surgery began with exploration of cutting-edge technologies for graphic rendering and developing a complete virtual reality framework optimized for robotic surgery. During his post-doctoral fellowship, he focused his interests on other crucial aspects of robotic surgery, such as real-time gesture analysis and task recognition and augmented reality.

He has been a scientific and strategic advisor at ADM Tronics Unlimited Inc. since May 2015 and served as a member of its Advisory Board since September 2014. The PrimiDieci Society and the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce recognized Dr. De Novi as one of the ten most distinguished Italian Professionals in the United States under the age of 40.