Pietro Salvo obtained the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering in 2004, and thereby, he specialized in biomedical science. In 2009, he obtained the Ph.D. in Automation, Robotics and Bioengineering from the University of Pisa, in Italy. From 2008 until 2009, he worked as a research associate at the Institute for the Conservation and Promotion of Cultural Heritage at the National Council of Research, in Florence, Italy. Currently, the author is a post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for Microsystems Technology (CMST) at the University of Ghent, in Belgium where he has been part of since 2009. The author's research interests mainly include bioengineering and biomedical applications.