Ferruccio Resta was born in Bergamo in 1968. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 1992. Since January 2017 he is Rector of Politecnico di Milano and full professor of Mechanical Systems Modelling.
Amongst his professional activities, he is Member of the Steering Commitee of the Joint Research Center on Transportation founded by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, Trenitalia, Bombardier, AnsaldoBreda, ABB, Fondazione Politecnico di Milano and Politecnico di Milano.
His research activities include Dynamics of machines and mechanical/ electromechanical systems, Mechanics of road and rail vehicles, Control and actuation systems for industrial automation, robotics Mechatronics and vibration control, Fluid-structure interaction and wind engineering.
Has led in more than 220 scientific papers on both national and international journals as well as 7 patents.