For a Human-Centered AI

Ferruccio Resta

Ferruccio Resta is President of Fondazione Bruno Kessler and President of Centro Nazionale per la Mobilità Sostenibile MOST (National Center for Sustainable Mobility).

In 2019, he was awarded the Commendatore of the Italian Republic recognition by Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

Born in 1968, Mr. Resta graduated in 1992 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Milan Polytechnic. His academic career led him to become Full Professor of Applied Mechanics of Machines in 2004. In 2007, he was appointed Director of the Department of Mechanics and, in 2011, Delegate for Technology Transfer, a strategic role in the relationship with companies. In 2017, he became Chancellor of the Milan Polytechnic, the first technical university in Italy and among the top twenty in Europe in the study and research in architecture, design and engineering. He has been president of the Conference of Chancellors.

Resta boasts more than 300 publications and holds 7 international patents. In the Italian industrial community and social fabric, Ferruccio Resta holds various positions: he is a member of the Board of Directors of Allianz SpA, the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo, Sole 24 Ore and Fiera Milano. He also holds the position of Expert Member of the Technical Structure at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation.

Spotlight's articles