Silvia ROSSI is assistant Professor at the University of Naples Federico II (Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies). She is currently co-chief manager of the PRISCA (Intelligent Robotics and Advanced Cognitive System Projects) lab. She received the M.Sc. degree in Physics from University of Naples Federico II, Italy, in 2001, and the Ph.D. in Information and Communication Technologies from the University of Trento, Italy, in 2006. During her career, she was a research assistant at the Division on Cognitive and Communication Technologies - ITC-irst (Italy), at the Institute of Cybernetics E. Caianiello - CNR (Italy), and visiting researcher at the Center for Human-Computer Communication - Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon (USA). She is in the program/organization committee of several international conferences onHuman-robot interaction, Artificial Intelligence, and Multi-Agent Systems. She participated in a number of European and national projects, among which, the FP7 projects DEXMART, SAPHARI, the Italian Smart Cities ORCHESTRA project, and PEACH project. She is currently Coordinator and Principal Investigator of the National Project UPA4SAR “User Profiling and Adaptation for Socially Assistive Robotics”.