Politecnico di Milano
Ferruccio Resta is Rector of the Politecnico di Milano and President of the CRUI (Conference of Italian University Rectors). Born in 1968, he graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, where in 2004, he became Full Professor of Applied Mechanics. Since 2017, he has been at the helm of the top technical university in Italy and one of the top twenty in Europe in its three areas of study and research: architecture, design and engineering. In 2019, he was elected Secretary General of the CRUI, before being appointed President the following year. Resta is a Commander of the Italian Republic, a title bestowed upon him by President Sergio Mattarella.