Maria Chiara Carrozza received the M.Sc. degree in physics from University of Pisa, Italy, in 1990, and the Ph.D. degree in engineering from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, in 1994.
She was a Rector with Biomedical Engineering and Robotics, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna from 2007 to 2013.
In 2013 through 2014 she was the Italian Minister for University, Education and Research.
She is currently a Full Professor with Biomedical Engineering and Robotics, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, and Scientific Director of Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, a network of Research Hospitals dedicated to Rehabilitation Medicine. Her research interests are in wearable robotics and rehabilitation engineering.