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Sauro Liberatore

Part-Time Lecturer
Mechanical Engineering

Sauro Liberatore

Part-Time Lecturer
Mechanical Engineering

Phone 617-627-3239
Anderson Hall, Room 204
200 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
exoskeleton development, gait analysis, electromechanical system, sensor development, rotordynamics
Biography: 

Sauro Liberatore has recently joined Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital as researcher in the Motion Analysis Laboratory. In this role, he is developing and testing exoskeletons utilized for rehabilitation of patients with severe trauma such as brain and spinal injuries. Previously, he worked for more than 15 years in industry with diversified roles including spacecraft hardware testing, sensor development and rotordynamic specialist for turbomachinery. He brings to Tufts the combination of practical industry experience and a strong analytical background.

Education: 
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, 2003
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, 2003
M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, University of Rome, 1996
Professional Experience: 
2009-2014:

Principal Engineer, Alstom Power

2007-2009:

R&D Engineer, Sensata Technologies Inc.

2006-2007:

Consultant, Veryst Engineering

2004-2005:

Lead Scientist and Postdoctoral Associate, MIT

1996-1999:

Research Engineer, National Research Council Canada