Industry Day Panel Discussion

The panel involves top managers in R&D and Innovation Divisions of high-profile enterprises based in Italy and operative in fields related to automation, monitoring and advanced control. Each invited talk will be focused on the most innovative products presently developed, with the aim of highlighting the most significant aspects and challenges faced in its development and realization as well as the future directions of R&I efforts.

Marco Bubani

Marco Bubani

Innovation Director, Vem Sistemi Spa

Marco Bubani works in Vem Sistemi Spa since October 1998. His current position is Innovation Director, responsible for design and manage the innovation process, including disseminating the innovation culture throughout the entire organization, scouting new technologies, new skills, new business models, new approaches, creating an open ecosystem of relationship to address digital transformation projects, engage customers to co-invest in innovative project. He is partner of Vem Sistemi since 2014 and he is member of scientific committee in several professional school and in MUG Magazzini Generativi, an innovative co-working project in Bologna. In Vem Sistemi he managed the Information Security Team, combining technology skills with advisory skills based on Risk Analysis. He developed an Information Security Risk Analysis Tool and He was co-author of a publication for ISCOM (Istituto Superiore delle Comunicazioni e delle Tecnologie dell’Informazione) for Risk Analysis. In Vem Sistemi he was responsible of the Design&Delivery department with more than 60 engineers organized in five different technology teams (Security, Networking&DataCenter, Cloud Tech, Collaboration, Digital Buildings). He is degree in Telecommunications Engineering and he got an executive master in Innovation Technology Management at Bologna Business School. He got several vendors certification like Cisco and independent one like CBCP Certified Business Continuity Professional at Disaster Recovery Institute.

Open Innovation

Dario Capellini

Dario Capellini

Capellini electrospindles

Dario Capellini is part of a family company, Capellini electrospindles.  The company, founded in 1969, operates in machine tools market as electrospindles designer and manufacturer, based in Piacenza (Italy). He is a Mechanical Engineer graduated in 2002 at Politecnico di Milano, his career starts inside his company as Quality management and ICT developer. In collaboration with scientific partners CNR-ITIA (Milan, Italy), MUSP lab (Piacenza, Italy), and Politecnico di Milano (Milan, Italy), He was involved in several funded R&D projects to lead the evolution of electrospindles from the design phase, with the FEM simulation towards virtual prototyping. The goal of this activities was to integrate IoTs device directly inside the electrospindle for chatter detection and suppression, and real time algorithm operations built-in -A first step to create a smart product. In 2012 Dario Capellini joins MUSP consortium board of direction, and in 2018 becomes President of the board. In 2015 he joins the direction board of Forpin (Piacenza Italy) and in 2019 (50° years of activity) He creates a new company for Cryogenic machining in order to build this technology in the electrospindle and much more.

Operative life estimation in machine tools components by Data-Mining

Andrea Di Matteo

Andrea Di Matteo

Project Manager, STMicroelectronics

Andrea di Matteo works in STMicroelectronics from July 2004. His current position is Project Manager responsible for funding programmes and supporting the development and characterization of new piezoelectric actuators/sensors devices of the Central R&D of AMS (Analog Mems and Sensor) division in STMicroelectronics. He is a member of the Board of Management of IMAST Scarl “Distretto tecnologico per l’ingegneria dei materiali compositi, polimerici e strutture”.  He got a PhD in Theoretical Chemistry and his scientific formation has been further improved at the Ecole Normale Superiore de Paris (ENS), University of Padova and the Centre Energie Atomique, CEA Grenoble France. He is WP’s leader and Exploitation Manager for several European projects (ICT and ECSEL framework), as well as he is responsible for national projects in the framework of PON for MIUR and MISE. He is author of more than 60 scientific publications in international journals and inventor and co-inventor of about 10 industrial patents and patents applications granted in Europe and USA.  Finally, he has been co-author of Strategic Research Agenda of ENIAC and co-author of technology roadmap (STR) for graphene “Science and technology roadmap for graphene, related two-dimensional crystals, and hybrid systems”

The “MEMS wave” from the consumer market to high volume industrial markets

Alessandro Garibbo

Alessandro Garibbo

Leonardo Corporate

Alessandro Garibbo was born in Genoa, Italy in 1964. He earned his Laurea degree in Electronics Engineering from University of Genoa, Italy in 1988. In 1991 he got a M.S.E.E. from Polytechnic University of Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA. After having completed his military service in the Italian Navy he began working with Telecom Italia. From 1997 to 2000 he also served as a Contract Lecturer at Genoa University, holding seminars about mathematics in telecommunications and course lectures in Telecommunications Networks and Traffic Management. After ten years with Telecom Italia, he joined Marconi in 2000. With Marconi, later acquired by Finmeccanica Group, he dealt with network design, routing protocols, IP, ATM and VoIP, QoS and network and traffic management applied to heterogeneous networks. He has been involved as a Senior Systems Engineer in international research and standardization projects in the field of guaranteed QoS in interoperable, tactical, heterogeneous networks, as the NATO Tacoms Post 2000. He also dealt with the integration of bio- and nano- technologies into innovative wireless sensor networks architectures for CBRNE protection and early warning. In 2014, he earned his Ph.D. in Telecommunications from University of Genoa. Currently, he’s dealing with Technology Scouting within Leonardo Corporate.

RAT31 – A case study of Predictive maintenance applied on radar applications

Emanuele Pascale

Emanuele Pascale

Manager, Hitachi Rail STS

Emanuele Pascale is an electronic engineer graduated at “Federico II” University in Naples. He started his professional career in Hitachi Rail STS (formerly Ansaldo STS) where he works since 2010. While working within the French legal entity of Hitachi Rail STS, he firstly got a Master in “Railway Engineering and Urban Transport Systems” at “Ecole National Ponts et Chaussées”, and then graduated MBA at “Institut d’Administration des Entreprises – Sorbonne Business School” in Paris. His current position is Validation Manager for On Board Platforms, within Technology department. The responsibility of the managed team covers software testing, verification and validation activities for all the on-board platforms developed within the Italian and French legal entities of Hitachi Rail STS. His team is as well responsible for the type testing activities aiming at demonstrating the robustness against environmental influences. Previously, he has been responsible for the demonstration of safety cases and support to the certification respect to CENELEC European standards. He’s author of different papers related to safety and reliability applied to electronic signalling systems.

Optimized reliability approaches enabling predictive maintenance and safety-oriented decision-making