Antonio Sgorbissa was born in Genova, Italy. In 1996 he received the Dr.Ing. (Master) degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Genova discussing a Master Thesis on an Autonomous Mobile Robot Architecture From November 1996 to October 1999 he was a PhD student in Robotics at Dipartimento di Informatica Sistemistica e Telematica of the University of Genova Antonio Sgorbissa is currently temporary researcher at the University of Parma.