Tommaso Lenzi portrait
  • Director, Ergonomics and Safety Program, Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering


  • PhD, BioRobotics, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna


Tommaso Lenzi received the MS degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Pisa in 2008, and the PhD degree in BioRobotics from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in 2012. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Utah, and a Core Faculty in the Utah Robotics Center. Previously, he was Research Scientist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (2015-2016), and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University (2013-2014). He is a member of IEEE, the Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), and the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society(EMBS). Dr. Lenzi has co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific publications, three book chapters, and 7 patents. He serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE International Conferences on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR) and Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BIOROB). His main research interests include robotics, mechatronics, and rehabilitation medicine with a major emphasis on the design and control of wearable robots for human assistance and rehabilitation.