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Prof Eng . Franco Marinozzi Short Curriculum Vitae

Franco Marinozzi graduated in 12/17/1991 in Electronic Engineering at Sapienza University of Rome. His Master thesis concerned the design and realization of an apparatus for monitoring earth currents of the biomedical instrumentation for patient safety.
In February 1996 he discussed his PhD thesis on Mechanical Measurements for Engineering about the design and realization of a microtensile device for the characterization of nonstandard (even biological) microspecimens.
In October 1996 he joined the Mechanics and Aeronautics Department of Sapienza University of Rome as Assistant Professor. From November 2008 he is Full Professor of Biomedical instrumentation.

From 2011 to 2017 he was Chair of the Courses of Clinical and Biomedical Engineering of Sapienza University of Rome.

Teaching activity.

Course of Biomedical Instrumentation 1 BS Clinical Engineering Sapienza University of Rome.
Course of Biomedical Instrumentation 2 Ms Biomedical Engineering Sapienza University of Rome.

Scientific activity.

Development of protocols and devices for rehabilitation medicine also by virtual and immersive tools.
Development of in silico surgical training models from MRI and CT scans
3D printing of surgical training models
Assessment of mechanical properties of bone microspecimens.
Morphological study of cancellous bone architecture by means of micro CT equipments.
Structural stiffness of cancellous bone by combined FE, micro CT and mechanical tests.
Hystomorphometric study of biological soft tissue for the measurement of pathological alterations.
Performance assessment of biomedical instrumentation.

He is Scientific Supervisor of a Collaboration Agreement with The University College London (UCL) Institute for Liver and Digestive health, Liver failure Group on the following research theme: Regenerative Medicine for the liver Tissue in Acute on chronic liver failure .

Activity as Referee.

Review of Scientific Instruments
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
Medical Engineering and Physics
Physiological Measurements
Experimental Mechanics
Experimental Techniques
Measurement Science & Technology
Physics in Medicine and Biology
Applied Physics Letters
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Other activities

From 2018 he is part of the Technical Health Committee Medical Devices Section - of the Italian Ministry of Health.

List of Publications

De Bartolo, D., Morone, G., Giordani, G. et al. Effect of different music genres on gait patterns in Parkinson s disease. Neurol Sci 41, 575 582 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-019-04127-4
Trimboli, P., Castellana, M., Virili, C. et al. Performance of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in assessing thyroid nodules: a systematic review and meta-analysis using histological standard of reference. Radiol med 125, 406 415 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11547-019-01129-2
Robinson Guachi ,Fabiano Bini,,Michele Bici,Francesca Campana,Franco Marinozzi &Lorena GuachiFinite element analysis in colorectal surgery: non-linear effects induced by material model and geometry. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization Volume 8, 2020 - Issue 2. https://doi.org/10.1080/21681163.2019.1679669

B Palmisano, E. Spica, C. Remoli, R. Labella, A. Di Filippo, S. Donsante, F. Bini, D. Raimondo, F. Marinozzi, A. Boyde, P. Robey, A. Corsi, M. Riminucci. RANKL Inhibition in Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone: A Preclinical Study in a Mouse Model of the Human Disease. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3828

D. De Bartolo, G. Morone, G. Giordani, G. Antonucci, V. Russo, A. Fusco, F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, G. F. Spitoni, S. Paolucci, M. Iosa. Effect of different music genres on gait patterns in Parkinson s disease. Neurol Sci (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-019-04127-4

Bini F., Pica A., Novelli S., Marinozzi A., Marinozzi F. (2019) 3D-FEM Modeling of Iso-Concentration Maps in Single Trabecula from Human Femur Head. In: Tavares J., Natal Jorge R. (eds) VipIMAGE 2019. VipIMAGE 2019. Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics, vol 34. Springer, Cham . https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32040-9_52

M. Miscusi, M. Serrao, C. Conte, G. Ippolito,F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, S. Troise, S. Forcato, S. Trungu, A. Ramieri, F. Pierelli, A. Raco. Spatial and temporal characteristics of the spine muscles activation during walking in patients with lumbar instability due to degenerative lumbar disk disease: Evaluation in pre-surgical setting. Human Movement Science 66 (2019) 371 382

P. Trimboli, F. Pelloni, F. Bini, F. Marinozzi, L. Giovanella. High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for benign thyroid nodules: 2-year follow-up results. Endocrine https://doi.org/10.1007/s12020-019-01909-w

S. Monini, C. Filippi, F. Marinozzi, M. di Traglia, F.Bini, S. Marchelletta, M. Ferraioli, V. Margani, A. Marinelli & M. Barbara, (2019) Validation of the objective assessment of facial movement with a new software-based system, Acta Oto-Laryngologica, 139:5, 456-460, DOI: 10.1080/00016489.2019.1587505

F. Bini, A. Pica, A. Marinozzi & . Marinozzi. A 3D Model of the Effect of Tortuosity and Constrictivity on the Diffusion in Mineralized Collagen Fibril. Scientific Reports. volume 9, Article number: 2658 (2019)

L. Guachi, R. Guachi, F. Bini, F. Marinozzi. Automatic colorectal segmentation with convolutional neural network. Computer-Aided Design & Applications, 2019; 16(5), 836-845. (indexed SCOPUS)

Guachi, R, Bini, F. Bici, M., Campana, F., Marinozzi, F., Guachi, L. Finite element analysis in colorectal surgery: non-linear effects induced by material model and geometry. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging and Visualization 2019 https://doi.org/10.1080/21681163.2019.1679669 (indexed SCOPUS)

F. Bini, R. Guachi, P. Marconato, C. Del Gaudio, F. Marinozzi. Combining Additive Manufacturing and Computational Fluid Dynamics to Optimize Scaffold Design: a Preliminary Study. Materials Today: Proceedings. 2019; 7:484-491. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2018.11.113 (indexed SCOPUS)

R. Guachi, M. Bici, L. Guachi, F. Campana, F. Bini, F. Marinozzi. Geometrical Modelling Effects on FEA of Colorectal Surgery. Computer-Aided Design & Applications, 2019; 16(4), 778-788 (indexed SCOPUS)

M. Iosa, D. De Bartolo, G. Morone, T. Boffi, E. Mammucari, G. Vannozzi, F. Bini, F. Marinozzi, G. Antonucci, S. Paolucci. Gait phase proportions in different locomotion tasks: The pivot role of golden ratio.Neuroscience Letters Volume 699, 23 April 2019, Pages 127-133 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2019.01.052

Bini F., Pica A., Marinozzi A., Marinozzi F. (2019) Prediction of Stress and Strain Patterns from Load Rearrangement in Human Osteoarthritic Femur Head: Finite Element Study with the Integration of Muscular Forces and Friction Contact. In: Tavares J., Fernandes P. (eds) New Developments on Computational Methods and Imaging in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics, vol 33. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23073-9_4 (indexed SCOPUS)

M. Bici, V. Cardini, M. Eugeni, R. Guachi, F. Bini, F. Campana, F. Marinozzi, P. Gaudenzi. Digital Design of Medical Replicas via Desktop Systems: Shape Evaluation of Colon Parts Journal of Healthcare Engineering Volume 2018, Article ID 3272596, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3272596
Lo Torto, Federico; Relucenti, Michela ; Familiari, Giuseppe; Vaia, Nicola MD*; Casella, Donato; Matassa, Roberto; Miglietta, Selenia ; Marinozzi, Franco Bini, Fabiano ; Fratoddi, Ilaria; Sciubba, Fabio ; Cassese, Raffaele: Tombolini, Vincenzo ; Ribuffo, Diego. The Effect of Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy on Breast Implants: Material Analysis on Silicone and Polyurethane Prosthesis
Annals of Plastic Surgery. 81(2):228-234, August 2018.
Lorenzon L, Bini F, Quatrale M, Biondi A, Persiani R, Di Pietropaolo M, Landolfi F, Iannicelli E, Marinozzi F, Balducci G, D'Ugo D. 3D MRI segmentation and 3D circumferential resection margin evaluation for a standard rectal cancer assessment. G Chir. 2018 May-Jun;39(3):152-157.
F. Lo Torto, M. Relucenti, G. Familiari, N. Vaia, D. Casella R. Matassa, S. Miglietta, F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, I. Fratoddi, F. Sciubba, R.Cassese, V. Tombolini, and D. Ribuffo, The Effect of Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy on Breast Implants: Material Analysis on Silicone and Polyurethane Prosthesis. Annals of Plastic Surgery. Doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001461
M. Rinaldi, Y. Nasr, G. Atef, F. Bini, T. Varrecchia, C. Conte, G. Chini, A. Ranavolo, F. Draicchio, F. Pierelli, M. Amin, F. Marinozzi, M. Serrao. Biomechanical characterization of the Junzuki karate punch: indexes of performance European Journal of Sport Science. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2018.1455899
M.Serrao G.Chini M.Bergantino D.Sarnari C.Casali C.Conte A. Ranavolo C.Marcotulli M.Rinaldi G.Coppola F.Bini F. Pierelli F.Marinozzi. Identification of specific gait patterns in patients with cerebellar ataxia, spastic paraplegia, and Parkinson s disease: A non-hierarchical cluster analysis Human Movement Science Volume 57, February 2018, Pages 267-279
F. Bini, P. Trimboli, F. Marinozzi, L. Giovanella Treatment of benign thyroid nodules by high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) at different acoustic powers: a study on in-silico phantom. Endocrine (2018) 59: 506. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12020-017-1350-1
P. Trimboli, F.Bini, F. Marinozzi, J. Hwan Baek, L. Giovanella. High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) therapy for benign thyroid nodules without anesthesia or sedation, Endocrine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12020-018-1560-1, 2018
M. Serrao, G. Chini, M. Bergantino, D. Sarnari, C. Casali, C. Conte, A. Ranavolo, C. Marcotulli, M. Rinaldi, G. Coppola, F. Bini, F. Pierelli, F. Marinozzi. Dataset on gait patterns in degenerative neurological diseases. Data in Brief. 16; 806-816
Iosa, M., Peppe, A., Morone, G. et al. Assessment of Waveform Similarity in Electromyographical Clinical Gait Data: The Linear Fit Method J. Med. Biol. Eng. (2018) 38: 774. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40846-018-0372-3
1. F. Bini, A. Pica, A. Marinozzi, F. Marinozzi. 3D diffusion model within the collagen apatite porosity: an insight to the nanostructure of human trabecular bone. PLoS ONE. 12(12),e0189041 (IF 2.806)
2. M. Iosa, A. Peppe, G. Morone, S. Bottino, F. Bini, F. Marinozzi, S. Paolucci. Assessment of waveform similarity in electromyographical clinical gait data: the linear fit method. J. Med. Biol. Eng. (IF 0.989)
3. F.Bini, P. Trimboli, F. Marinozzi, L. Giovanella. Treatment of benign thyroid nodules by high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) at different acoustic powers: a study on in-silico phantom. Endocrine, 2017
4. M. Serrao, G. Chini, M. Iosa ,C. Casali, G. Morone ,C. Conte, F. Bini, F. Marinozzi, G. Coppola, F. Pierelli, F. Draicchio, A. Ranavolo, Harmony as a convergence attractor that minimizes the energy expenditure and variability in physiological gait and the loss of harmony in cerebellar ataxia. Clinical Biomechanics https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.07.001
5. Monini S, Marinozzi F, Atturo F, Bini F, Marchelletta S, Barbara M. Proposal of a Video-recording System for the Assessment of Bell's Palsy: Methodology and Preliminary Results. Otology and Neurotology 2017 Jul 13. doi: 0.1097/MAO.0000000000001498.
6. E. Elyas, A. Grimwood, J. T. Erler, S. P. Robinson, T. R. Cox,D. Woods, P. Clowes, R. De Luca, F. Marinozzi,J. Fromageau, J. C. Bamber. Multi-Channel Optical Coherence Elastography Using Relative and Absolute Shear-Wave Time of Flight PLoS ONE 12 (1): 2017 e0169664. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169664
7. S. Lopez, F. Bini, C. Del Percio, F. Marinozzi, C. Celletti, A. Suppa, E. Staltari, F. Camerota, C. Babiloni. Electroencephalographic Sensorimotor Rhythms are modulated in the Acute Phase Following Focal Vibration in Healthy Subjects. Neuroscience, DOI:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.03.015. pp.236-248-248. In NEUROSCIENCE - ISSN:0306-4522 vol. 352
8. G. Bini, F. Bini, R. Bedini, A. Marinozzi, F. Marinozzi. A Topological Look at Human Trabecular Bone Tissue. Mathematical Biosciences, 2017 Jun;288:159-165. doi: 10.1016/j.mbs.2017.03.009. Epub 2017 Apr 6.
9. E. Maksuti, F. Bini, S. Fiorentini, G. Blasi, U. Matthew, F. Marinozzi, M. Larsson. Influence of wall thickness and diameter on arterial shear wave elastography: a phantom and finite element study. Phys. Med. Biol., 62; 2694-2718.
1. T.Paolucci, F. Zangrando, Giulia Piccinini, F. Sciarra,R. Pallotta, A. Mannocci, G. la Torre, F. Bini, F. Marinozzi,S. Gumina, L. Padua, and V. M. Saraceni. A New Neurocognitive Interpretation of ShoulderPosition Sense during Reaching: Unexpected Competence inthe Measurement of Extracorporeal Space. BioMed Research International Volume (2016), Article ID 9065495, 10 pageshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9065495
2. M. Iosa, F. Bini, F. Marinozzi, A. Fusco, G. Morone, G. Koch, A. Martino Cinnera, S. Bonn `,S. Paolucci.Stability and Harmony of Gait in Patients with Subacute Stroke J. Med. Biol. Eng. (2016) 36:635 643 DOI 10.1007/s40846-016-0178-0
3. M. Iosa, G. Morone, F. Bini, A. Fusco, S. Paolucci, F. Marinozzi The connection between anthropometry and gait harmony unveiled through the lens of the golden ratio Neuroscience Letters 612 (2016) 138 144
1. Lorenzon L, Bini F, Balducci G, Ferri M, Salvi PF, Marinozzi F. Laparoscopic versus robotic-assisted colectomy and rectal resection: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2015 Sep 26.
2. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. De Paolis, R. De Luca, A. Marinozzi. Effects of the Hip Osteoarthritis on Mechanical Stimulation of Trabecular Bone: a Finite Element Study, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, 2015, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 535-544
3. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. Grandoni. Experimental Investigation of Inter-Element Isolation in a Medical Array Transducer at Various Manufacturing Stages Ultrason Imaging. 2015 Jul 9. pii: 0161734615595351.
1. R. Araneo , A. Rinaldi, A. Notargiacomo , F. Bini, M. Pea, . Celozzi , F. Marinozzi and G. Lovat. Design Concepts, Fabrication and Advanced Characterization Methods of Innovative Piezoelectric Sensors Based on ZnO Nanowires. Sensors 2014, 14(12), 23539-23562; doi:10.3390/s141223539 (registering DOI). Published: 8 December 2014
2. G. Vecchiato, P. Cherubino, A. G. Maglione, M. T. H. Ezquierro, F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. Trettel, F. Babiloni How to Measure Cerebral Correlates of Emotions in Marketing Relevant Tasks, Cognitive Computation, Print ISSN 1866-9956, 2014
3. P. Trimboli, F. Bini, M. Andrioli, L. Giovanella, M. F. Thorel, L. Ceriani, S. Valabrega, A. Lenzi, F. M. Drudi, F. Marinozzi, F. Romanelli, Analysis of tissue surrounding thyroid nodules by ultrasound digital images, Endocrine, ISSN 1355-008X, 2014
4. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, Note: Experimental study on feasibility of a flexural traveling wave piezoelectric device for biomedical micro-electromechanical system, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 066102, 2014;
5. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. Quintino, M. Corcione, A. Marinozzi, Experimental Study of Diffusion Coefficients of Water through the Collagen: Apatite Porosity in Human Trabecular Bone Tissue BioMed Research International, ISSN 1110-7243 vol. 2014, ID 796519, doi: 10.1155/2014/796519, 8 pages; 2014.
6. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. Marinozzi, Water uptake and swelling in single trabeculæ from human femur head. Biomatter ISSN 2159-2527, 4:e28237-1 e28237-1; 2014.
7. F. Camerota, C. Celletti, F. Bini, F. Marinozzi, Focal muscle vibration: evaluation of physical properties and his applications Senses & Sciences, 1 23-28; 2014
8. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. De Paolis, F. Zuppante, , R. Bedini, A. Marinozzi A finite element analysis of altered load distribution within femoral head in osteoarthritis. Special issue in Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization. 1-6; ISSN 2168-1163; 2014 (Invited paper).

1. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. Biagioni, A. Grandoni, and L. Spicci Note: Comparative experimental studies on the performance of 2-2 piezocomposite for medical ultrasound transducers Rev. Sci. Instrum. 84, 096110 2013;

2. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. Marinozzi, Hygroscopic swelling in single trabeculæ from human femur head, Special Issue of the European Cells and Materials, ISSN: 1473-2262 Vol. 26, Suppl. 6, pag. 109 Invited paper 2013.
3. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. Marinozzi, F. Zuppante, A. De Paolis, R. Pecci, R. Bedini Technique Volume for Bone volume measurement from human femur head samples by classification of micro-CT image histograms. Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità, ISSN: 0021-2571, Vol. 49, N. 3: 300-305, 2013.

1. F. Marinozzi, S. Novelli, V. Morabito, F. Bini, P.B. Berloco, A. Carpino, M. Rossi, G. Novelli, and E. Gaudio Preliminary Study of Early Histomorphometric Changes in Hepatic Steatosis . Transplantation Proceedings, vol. 44, pp. 1837 1842. ISSN:0041-1345. 2012.
2. F. Marinozzi, F.P. Branca, F. Bini, A. Scorza. Calibration procedure for performance evaluation of clinical Pulsed Doppler Systems. Measurement, vol. 45(5), p. 1334-1342, ISSN: 0263-2241. 2012.
3. F. Marinozzi, A. Marinozzi, F. Bini, F. Zuppante, R. Pecci, R. Bedini. Variability of morphometric parameters of human trabecular tissue from coxo-arthritis and osteoporotic samples. Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità, vol. 48 (1), p. 19-25, ISSN: 0021-2571. 2012.
1. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, A. Marinozzi. Evidence of entropic elasticity of human bone trabeculae at low strains Journal of Biomechanics vol. 44 (5); p. 988-991, ISSN: 0021-9290. 2011.
2. F. Marinozzi, F. Bini, D. Piras, F. Patanè. A calibration procedure for centre of rotation estimation in ultrasound tomography without position sensor. Experimental Techniques vol. 35 (1); p. 65-72, ISSN: 0732-8818. 2011.
P. Cappa Z. Del Prete F. Marinozzi Long Term Stability Of A Novel Strain Gage Conditioner Based On The Direct Resistance Method Experimental Techniques https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-1567.2001.tb00013.x
F. Bini, F. Marinozzi, P. Cappa, Calibrator For Micro Flow Delivery Systems , Review of Scientific Instruments, 76, 015106 (2005).
F. Bini, A. Marinozzi, F. Marinozzi, F. Patanè. Microtensile measurements of single trabeculae stiffness in human femur , Journal of Biomechanics. Vol. 35, No.11, pp. 1515-1519, (2002)
1. M.Cannella, F. Marinozzi Design of a three components capacitive force transducer , Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol.72 pp. 3411-3417, Aug. 2001.
2. P. Cappa, F. Marinozzi, S. A. Sciuto "A novel method for the simultaneous measurement of temperature and strain using a three wire connection", Measurement Science & Technology v. 12 No 4 pp.502-506, 2001.
3. P. Cappa, F. Marinozzi, S. A. Sciuto The Strain Gage-ThermoCouple : a novel measuring system for self-compensating strain measurements , Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol.72 pp. 193-197, Jan 2001.
1. F. Marinozzi Surface tension measurement technique by phase detection of capillary waves in liquids , Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol.71 pp. 4231-4235, November 2000.
2. P. Cappa, F. Marinozzi, S. A. Sciuto The Leakage Current Sentinel: a novel plug-in socket device for on-line biomedical equipment electrical safety surveillance , Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol.71 pp. 2862-2866, July 2000.
3. F.P. Branca, F. Marinozzi Micro Tensile Device for stress elongation tests on non standard specimens , Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol.71, pp. 2526-2531, June 2000.
Cappa P., Marinozzi F., Sciuto S.A. "Performance characteristic determination of a roller pump for extracorporeal circulation for different working conditions", Journal of Clinical Engineering, Vol.24, n.6, Novembre - Dicembre, pp.362-367, 1999.
P. Cappa, Z. Del Prete, F. Marinozzi. Experimental analysis of a new strain-gage signal conditioner based on a constant-current method. Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical Volume 55, Issue 2-3, 31 July 1996, Pages 173-178
F.P. Branca, Z. Del Prete, F. Marinozzi New ac micro-ammeter for leakage current measurement of biomedical equipment . Review of Scientific Instruments, November, 1993, pp.3303-3307.


F. Marinozzi, F. Bini. Device for calibrating and testing diagnostic echotomographic equipment US patent 9,360,460