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Sergio Matteo Savaresi

Sergio Matteo Savaresi

Director of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering POLIMI

Sergio M. Savaresi has a BS degree in Electronics Engineering, a PhD in Automation Engineering (Politecnico di Milano, 1992 and 1997) and a BS degree in Mathematics (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 2000). After his PhD he worked for the Milan office of McKinsey&Co. Since 2006 he has been Full Professor of Automation at the Politecnico di Milano, where he is Director of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering for the three-year period 2023-2025. He holds the courses "Automation and control in vehicles" and "Model Identification and Data Analysis." Sergio Savaresi founded the MOVE research group in 2001, focused on developing research activities in the area of control systems for vehicles. MOVE today is one of the world's leading research groups in the field of vehicle control systems.

It has authored more than 500 international scientific publications (including 5 books) and more than 50 patents. His research interests are mainly in vehicle and mobility control systems. Over the past five years, he has coordinated more than 150 applied research and development projects in collaboration with leading companies in the vehicle industry. He is co-founder of ten "innovative startup" companies. He is Team Principal of the PoliMOVE team. PoliMOVE is the winning team of the "Autonomous Challenges" at CES Las Vegas (7/1/2022 and 7/1/2023) and Texas Motor Speedway (11/11/2022), as well as the world speed record holder for a fully autonomous vehicle (Cape Canaveral, FL, 4/27/2022)


09:30 | 13:00 - MOTOR VALLEY DNA

ROUND TABLE - Design & Heritage

Modera: Maria Leitner 

In the face of new trends (electric and autonomous), and new purposes (need and experience), what are the new trends in aerodynamics and style? What should we think about increased livability on board, even as the ecological and technological transition takes place. 

Less is more, simplicity and authenticity.  

  • Flavio Manzoni, Ferrari Design Senior President
  • Francesco Perini, Head of Technical Department at Pagani Automobili 
  • Silvio Angori, CEO Pininfarina Presidente del Gruppo Car Design & Engineering - ANFIA 
  • Matteo Panini, Collection Manager Umberto Panini  
  • Lowie Vemeersch, Founder & Creative Director Granstudio Torino 
  • Giampiero Testoni, CTO Energica Motor Company
  • Andrea Ferraresi, Design Director Centro Stile Ducati Motor Holding
  • Klaus Busse, Maserati Head of Design


ROUND TABLE -  Racing & Gamification

  • Prof. Savaresi, Director of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering POLIMI
  • Nunzio Abbate, SRA-System Lab, Senior Director STMicroelectronics
  • Diego Mandolfo, Digital Manager Scuderia e Responsabile attività e-sport Scuderia AlphaTauri
  • Marko Bertogna, Resp. Indy Autonomous Challenge UNIMORE
  • Giovanni Delfino, CEO Tatuus Racing
  • Emanuele Pirro, Former Formula 1 driver and 5-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Marco Centurioni, CEO HMDrive