After graduating summa cum laude in Electronic Engineering in 1988 at Politecnico di Milano, attains the Master’s degree CEFRIEL in “Information Technology in Industrial Processes Control” in 1990. Since 1990, he refers to the DEIB (Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione) department of Politecnico di Milano as full professor, teaching courses of automation, industrial automation and discrete event systems modeling. He is co-author of five patents concerning the industrial control systems designing and testing field, two of them extended to the European focus. He is author of over 200 publications, including scientific works published on papers and conferences – both national and international – research and academic books, books chapters and editorials. Since 2008, he holds the “Information Technology Engineering” course in Tongji University of Shangai. He has been the national president of ANIPLA (Associazione Nazionale Italiana Per l’Automazione) and member of different technical committees from IEEE and IFAC. He coordinated various Italian and European research projects in both the industrial automation field and the energy system control field.