Milan Workshop on CMMHW

Milan Workshop on Computational Methods For Mental Health and Well Being

The MultiMedia Signal Processing (MMSP) group composed of Francesca Gasparini, Davide Chicco, Aurora Saibene, and Alessandra Grossi, welcomes you to the Milan Workshop on Computational Methods For Mental Health and Well Being!

Join us for a day of learning and networking in the Seminar Room at the first floor of the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication, University of Milano-Bicocca*.

This in-person event will feature experts in the field sharing their knowledge and insights. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of computational methods for mental health and well-being. Register now to secure your spot!

You will have the possibility to talk with other participants and the experts during the free coffee break and light lunch.

The event has no fee, but you must register on Eventbrite.

You can also dowload the flyer here.

* Update (2024/07/08): the links to the available slides and videos are reported near each contribution and password protected.


Event start
08:45 - 09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Introduction by the Organizers (video)
Session 1
09:30-10:00 Psychiatric neuroscience: the role of biocomputing to improve diagnosis and tratment of affective and non-affective psychosis
by Paolo Brambilla (
Università degli Studi di Milano)

TMS-EEG methodology and clinical application (slides, video)
by Silvia Casarotto (Università degli Studi di Milano) & Leonor J. Romero Lauro (University of Milano-Bicocca)

10:45-11:20 Coffee break (offered by us at Zero Pensieri Bistrot**)
Session 2

Discovering brain functional connectivity on electroencephalography (EEG) and multimodal data through computational tecniques (slides, video)
Anna Maria Bianchi (Politecnico di Milano)


Viewing mental health through the lens of causal networks (slides, video)
Fabio Stella (University of Milano-Bicocca)


Co-design of scenarios for treating autism spectrum condition with NAO robots (slides, video)
Nunzio A. Borghese (Università degli Studi di Milano) & Rossana Actis Grosso (University of Milano-Bicocca)

13:15-14:45 Lunch break (offered by us at Zero Pensieri Bistrot**)
Session 3

Variational autoencoders-enabled high-fidelity reconstruction and effective anomaly detection in EEG data (slides, video)
by Giulia Cisotto (University of Milano-Bicocca)


Opportunities and challenges in the mHealth era: digital biomarkers from speech in bipolar disorders (slides, video)
by Cristina Crocamo (University of Milano-Bicocca)


Natural language processing techniques for psychological distress assessment (slides, video)
Marco Viviani (University of Milano-Bicocca)

16:30-17:00 Round Table
17:00 -ish Happy hour (at Zero Pensieri Bistrot)

This event is brought to you by the MMSP group, the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication of the University of Milano-Bicocca, the project ReGAInS, NeuroMI, and the PNRR Project Age-IT.


* Building Abacus (ex U14), Department of Informatics, Systems, and Communication, University of Milano-Bicocca
Viale Sarca, 336, 20125 Milano MI

** Zero Pensieri Bistrot
Viale Sarca, 336/Edificio 13, 20126 Milano MI