Daniele Caligiore

 CTNLab coordinator


Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC)
National Research Council (CNR)
Via San Martino della Battaglia 44 – 00185 Rome – Italy

Research Interests

  • Computational modeling
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Network neuroscience
  • AI-based applications

Daniele Caligiore

Daniele Caligiore is a senior researcher at ISTC-CNR where he co-coordinates the interdisciplinary research group CTNLab.

Daniele received a Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering in 2003 from the University of Catania and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering in 2011 from the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome. He has been visiting scholar at the Center for Robotics and Neural Systems from the University of Plymouth (UK), the University of Bologna, and the University of Southern California.

Since 2018, he is the Director and Co-founder of the Advanced School in Artificial Intelligence promoted by ISTC-CNR and involving an interdisciplinary network that includes relevant academic and company experts in different application fields of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

In 2020 he co-founded the CTNLab.

He has published more than 80 scientific articles in international journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters. He has also participated in several international research projects in the field of artificial intelligence, including the ROSSI – Emergence of Communication in Robots Through Sensorimotor and Social Interaction projects, and IM-CLeVeR – Intrinsically Motivated Cumulative Learning Versatile Robots.

He is evaluator expert of research project proposals in the field of artificial intelligence for the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR) and for the European Commission. He is also among the founding members of the ISTC-CNR spin-off AI2Life whose mission is to spread the use of artificial intelligence solutions to promote business growth, social development, and people well-being.

He is the author of the interdisciplinary book “IA istruzioni per l’uso“.