Research Doctorate PHD

Reference Committee

The Reference Committee

The Reference Committee consists of distinguished representatives from industrial, social and economic bodies appointed by the Rector of the Politecnico di Milano. This Committee has the following roles:

  • supporting the Board of the School of Doctoral Programmes in understanding the specific needs of industry and society for researchers and research studies and supporting the Board in continuously improving its Doctoral Programmes to better fit with external needs;
  • supporting the Board of the School in the certification of quality of the Degree Programmes of the Politecnico di Milano;
  • proposing and sponsoring new initiatives in the areas of communication, placement, student loans and new Degree Programmes;
  • contributing to the communication and promotion of the Doctoral Programmes of the Politecnico di Milano and acting as a link between the School and the national and international industrial and social context.

Reference Committee Members of the PhD School:

  • Dr. Vincenzo Arcella, Direttore Ricerca e Sviluppo della Solvay Specialty Polymers
  • Ing. Giorgio Brazzelli, Presidente di Agusta Westland e del Distretto Aerospaziale Lombardo
  • Prof. Luis Caffarelli, Professor of Mathematics Department of Mathematics Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences University of Texas at Austin
  • Arch. Roberto Cecchi, Ministero Beni Culturali
  • Ing. Paolo Cederle, UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions
  • Arch. Vittorio Gregotti, già professore ordinario di Composizione architettonica presso l’Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia
  • Dott. Claudio Luti, Presidente di Kartell e Presidente di Cosmit
  • Ing. Salvatore Meli, Eni  Direttore Ricerca e Innovazione Tecnologica
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Muellen, Direttore e Membro Scientifico  Max Planck Institut for Polymer Research – Professore onorario  Mainz University
  • Dr. Mauro Piloni, Vice President Advanced development and cross product categories Whirlpool Corporation
  • Prof. Pippo Ranci, Presidente del comitato di gestione di A2A 
  • Prof. Xavier Sanchez-Vila, UPC Barcellona, area Idraulica-Costruzioni idrauliche e marittime e idrologia
  • Prof. Georg Von Krogh, Professor of Strategic Management and Innovation, al Department of Management, Technology, and Economics dell' ETH Zurich