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Francesco Profumo

Ordinary Professor of Electrical Machines and Drives at the Politecnico of Torino (dean from 2005 to 2011) and professor at the University of Bologna. He has done his didactic and research activities at several universities in the world: Argentina, China, Hungary, Albania, Romania, Latvia, USA, Japan, Czech Republic and received 10 Honoris Causes Degrees. Among the many institutional assignments he has been Chairman of the National Research Council and from November 2011 to April 2013 he held the position of Minister of Education, University and Research during the Monti Government. He currently chairs the Society of St. Paul, the Bruno Kessler Foundation (Trento), the ESCP Business School in Turin, the Collège des Ingégenieurs – Campus of Turin and Inwit SpA.

 


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