01_About

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I'm a Robotics PostDoctoral Research Fellow.

My Research focuses on Learning for Task and Motion Planning for Cognitive Robots equipped with an Artificial, Cloud-based Knowledge Base.

    • PHONE
    • +39 049 8277801
    • ADDRESS
    • IAS-Lab. Dept. of Information Engineering (DEI).
      University of Padova.
      Via Gradenigo, 6/b.
      35131 Padova. Italy
    • E-MAIL
    • toselloe@dei.unipd.it

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Education


Nov 2016 Ph.D. in Robotics

Doctoral School of Science and Information Technology
Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

Dissertation: Cognitive Task Planning for Smart Industrial Robots. Content: Implementation of a sampling-based motion planner for the resolution of the Navigation Among Movable Obstacles problem inside a Smart Industry. Use of Cloud Computing technologies to build an Artificial Knowledge Base that makes industrial mobile manipulators Cognitive while solving Task and Motion Planning problems.

Advisor: Prof. E. Pagello.

Apr 2012 M.Sc. in Computer Engineering - Grade: 109/110

Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

Thesis title: Motion Planning for multi-Degrees Of Freedom robots. Content: Study of the Open Motion Planning Library and the Search-Based Planning Library for the resolution of a motion planning problem for robots with multi-Degrees of Freedom. Tests performed on a simulated humanoid using the Robot Operating System.

Sept 2009 B.Sc. in Computer Engineering

Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

Thesis: Learning science through the Educational Robotics Implementation of some scientific experiments by using Lego Mindstorms NXT robots in order to improve the use of robots for teaching science in Middle and High Schools.

Jun 2006 Accounting School Diploma

I.T.C.S P.F. Calvi, Padova, Italy

Academic and Professional Positions


from March 2017 PostDoctoral Research Fellow and Contract Professor

IAS-Lab, Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

Set 16 - Feb 17 Visiting PhD Student

Kavraki Lab, Rice University, Houston, Texas (USA)

Jan 13 - Nov 16 PhD Student

Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

Jun 12 - Dec 12 R&D Software Developer

IT+Robotics, 11, Strada Prima, 35129, Padova, Italy

Honors and Awards


3rd place in the Gran Challenge of the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC), in collaboration with Czech Technical University of Prague, University of Pennsylvania, University of Lincoln, March 2017. Abu Dhabi (UAE).


Kanako Miura Travel Awards, IEEE Humanoids 2013, Atlanta (Georgia).

03_Publications

Journals


2018

E. Tosello, Z. Fan, A. Gatto Castro, E. Pagello. "RTASK: A Cloudbased Knwoledge Engine for Robot Task and Motion Planning". Fields of Robotics, Journal of. 2018. under review .

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N. Castaman, E. Tosello, M. Antonello, N. Bagarello, S. Gandin, M. Carraro, M. Munaro, R. Bortoletto, S. Ghidoni, E. Menegatti, E. Pagello. "RUR53: an Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Navigation, Recognition and Manipulation". Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Journal of . 2018. under review .

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2015

S. Michieletto, E. Tosello, E. Pagello, E. Menegatti. "Teaching Humanoid Robotics by means of Human Teleoperation through RGB-D Sensors". Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Journal of . Available online 23 October 2015.


Conference Proceedings


2018

A. Franceschetti, E. Tosello, N. Castaman, S. Ghidoni. "Robotic Arm Control and Task Training through Deep Reinforcement Learning". IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS); Proceedings of . October, 1-5, 2018, Madrid (Spain). under review .


A. Dalla Libera, E. Tosello, R. Carli, G. Pillonetto, S. Ghidoni. "A Semiparametric Robot Inverse Dynamics Estimator with Friction Compensation for Human-Robot Interaction". IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS); Proceedings of. October, 1-5, 2018, Madrid (Spain). under review .


N. Castaman, E. Tosello, E. Pagello. "Conditional Task and Motion Planning through an Effort-based Approach". Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots. IEEE International Conference, SIMPAR 2018; Proceedings of . May 16-19, 2018. Brisbane (Australia).

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2016

E. Tosello, Z. Fan, A. C. Gatto, E. Pagello. "Cloud-Based Task Planning for Smart Robots". Intelligent Autonomous Systems 14: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference IAS-14. July 3-7, 2016. Shanghai (China). ISBN: 978-3-319-48036-7. pp. 285-300.


N. Castaman, E. Tosello, E. Pagello. "A sampling-based Tree Planner for Navigation Among Movable Obstacles". ISR 2016; 47th International Symposium on Robotics; Proceedings of . June 21-22, 2016. Munich (Germany).


E. Tosello, S. Michieletto, E. Pagello. "Training master students to program both virtual and real autonomous robots in a teaching laboratory". EDUCON 2016; IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference; Proceedings of . April 10-13, 2016. Abu Dhabi (AUE).


2014

S. Michieletto, E. Tosello, F. Romanelli, V. Ferrara, and E. Menegatti. "ROS-I Interface for COMAU Robots. Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots". 4th International Conference, SIMPAR 2014; Proceedings of. October 20-23, 2014. Bergamo (Italy). Online ISBN: 978-3-319-11900-7. pp. 243-254.


N. Boscolo, E. Tosello, S. Tonello, M. Finotto, R. Bortoletto, and E. Menegatti. "A Constraint Based Motion Optimization System for Quality Inspection Process Improvement. Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots". 4th International Conference, SIMPAR 2014; Proceedings of. October 20-23, 2014. Bergamo (Italy). Online ISBN: 978-3-319-11900-7. pp. 545-553.


E. Tosello, S. Michieletto, A. Bisson, E. Pagello, and E. Menegatti. "A Learning from Demonstration Framework for Manipulation Tasks". ISR/Robotik 2014; 45th International Symposium on Robotics; Proceedings of. June 2-3, 2014. Munich (Germany). ISBN: 978-3-8007-3601-0. pp. 1-7.


2013

D. Kurabayashi, Y.Takahashi, R. Minegishi, E. Tosello, E. Pagello, R. Kanzaki. "Property Investigation of Chemical Plume Tracing Algorithm in an Insect Using Bio-machine Hybrid System". Living Machines. 29 July - 2 August, 2013. London (United Kindom). pp. 131-142.


2012

S. Tonello, G. P. Zanetti, M. Finotto, R. Bortoletto, E. Tosello, E. Menegatti. "WorkCellSimulator: A 3D Simulator for Intelligent Manufacturing". Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots. Springer Verlag Berlin. November 5-8, 2012. Tsukuba (Japan). pp. 311-322.


Workshops


2015

E. Tosello, Z. Fan, E. Pagello. "A Semantic Knwoledge Base for Cognitive Robotics Manipulator". Toward Intelligent Social Robots - Current Advances in Cognitive Robotics, Workshop on. Seul, Korea. Nov 3rd, 2015.

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2014

Z. Fan, E. Tosello, M. Palmia, and E. Pagello. "Applying Semantic Web Technologies to Multi-Robot Coordination". NRF-IAS-2014; New Research Frontiers for Intelligent Autonomous Systems; Workshop. July 19, 2014. Venice (Italy)

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E. Tosello, R. Bortoletto, S. Michieletto, E. Pagello, and E. Menegatti. "An Integrated System to approach the Programming of Humanoid Robotics. 4th International Workshop Teaching Robotics, Teaching with Robotics & 5th International Conference Robotics in Education; Proceedings of. July 18, 2014. Padova (Italy). ISBN 978-88-95872-06-3. pp. 93-100.

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