Carlo Ferraresi is Full Professor in Applied Mechanics at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the Politecnico di Torino, Italy, since 2000. He has been a regular lecturer of Applied Mechanics, Basic Engineering Mechanics, Robot Mechanics, Mechanics and Control of Mechanical Systems, Mechanics of Biomedical Systems. He is author of several textbooks on applied mechanics, fluid automation, and control of mechanical systems. His main academic commitments were: Deputy Chair of the Bachelor's degree program in Mechanical Engineering (1999-2001); Chair of the Ph.D. course in Applied Mechanics (1999-2012); Vice Dean of the 1st Faculty of Engineering (2003-2012); Chair of the Technical Committee for Biomechanical Engineering of IFToMM (since 2016); Chair of the International Scientific Committee of RAAD (Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, since 2019); Deputy Director of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (since 2020). His main research topics are: Industrial Automation, Robotics, Mechatronics, Fluid Power and Biomechanical Engineering. He is member of several editorial boards and frequent reviewer of various scientific journals and conferences. He also acts as a reviewer for several national and international funding organizations. He led several research projects funded by the Italian Ministry for Research, CNR, ASI, and The British Council. He is currently associated with the Turin section of INFN (National Institute of Nuclear Physics).

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