Daniela D’Auria received the Laurea degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Naples, Italy. Then, she received the Ph.D. degree in Computer and Automation Engineering from the same University under the supervision of Professors Bruno Siciliano and Blake Hannaford. She was an Assistant Professor at Smart Data Factory laboratory, the technology transfer laboratory of the Faculty of Engineering of the Free University of Bolzano until 2023. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication of the University of Milano-Bicocca. Since January 2022, she is the chair of the IEEE Technical Community on Semantic and Robotic Computing. Her research interests include medical robotics and devices, surgical simulators and skill assessment, telemedicine, haptics, virtual environments and simulators, AI, and semantics in robotics.