Antonella Toffetti has a Degree in Physics and a Master in Ergonomics.
In 1999, she received, by the Centre for Registration of European Ergonomists (CREE), the European Ergonomist Professional title (Eur.Erg.), valid until 2024.
From 1991 to November 2009 she worked at CRF, The Research Center of FCA where she gave rise, did grow and led internal and European Cognitive Ergonomics and Product Perception activities. From December 2009 to June 2012 she worked at Fiat Group Automobiles – Research and Development. In particular, Antonella was Head of the HMI Design Group with the responsibility of designing on-board HMI systems and then she was given the responsibility of defining, coordinating activities on ergonomics methodologies and innovation and of organising the ergonomics know-how resources, in collaboration with international partners. Since July 2012 Antonella is Project Manager for Human Machine Interaction/User Experience activities at CRF, The Research Center of FCA, in the field of automated vehicles, on-board information systems, eco-driving…
Besides her industrial activities, since 1999, she has been teaching courses at university (e.g. Politecnico of Turin, The Italian University for design in Turin…) on Cognitive Ergonomics, User Interface, User-Centred Design and Human Machine Interaction.
Antonella is member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter (HFES EC) since 1993. She was Conference Chair of 2001, 2005 and 2013 HFES EC Annual Meetings and since 2014 she is member of the Annual Meeting Organisation Committee and editor of the Proceedings. In 2002 and 2005 she was elected Co-Director and in 2014 and 2020 President of the HFES EC.