Scientific committee

Mario Frullone

Fondazione Ugo Bordoni
From 2018, he has been heading up Scientific Management of Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, where he has been Director of Research since 2003. In this role, he coordinates the foundation’s scientific and applied studies on electronic communications, information technology, electronics, public network services, radio and television services and audio/visual and multimedia services. He managed the tender procedures and was the awarding authority in the auction of the spectrum for 5G mobile systems envisaged by the Italian Law of Stability for 2018, after previously carrying out the procedures for the fourth generation systems.

Luca Baldin – Coordinatore

Smart Building Italia
With a degree in history from Venice and specialising in journalism and public relations in Rome, from 2013 he has been Project Manager for Pentastudio and the Smart Building Italia platform, carrying out the operations of event manager for national and international trade shows in the field of new technologies applied to the Smart Building and Smart City concepts. Since 2016, he has been coordinator of the Confindustria association Anitec-Assinform’s Smart Building Work Group.    

Laura Morgagni

Cluster Smart Communities Tech
After earning her degree in Engineering Management from Turin Polytechnic, Laura Morgagni was hired by Ernst & Young Consultants, where she managed projects for large clients such as Italgas, Ferrari-Maserati, and Merloni. Since November 2013, she has been General Secretary of the Technologies for Smart Communities National Cluster. She is currently on the Board of Directors for Fidia Spa, member of the APS “Donna professione STEM” APS Governing Council, and is part of the National Coordination of the Federmanager Young People’s Group.

Piero Pelizzaro

Municipality of Milan
With 10 years of experience in advocacy for climate change and for urban resiliency planning, Piero is the Director of Urban Resiliency and City Lead in the H2020 Lighthouse Sharing Cities programme for the Municipality of Milan. He was an external consultant for the Italian Ministry of the Environment and Protection of the Territory and the Sea and has been managing flagship projects for the European Community for years.

Enrico Pio Mariani

Milan Order of Engineers
Self-employed freelance professional, designer of informational systems (ERP), data collection systems and certification systems, information systems consultant and developer. Speaker at conventions, seminars and courses, as well as author of numerous articles in specialised periodicals in the area of information engineering, Smart Cities, and Industry 4.0, he teaches the preparation course for the State Exam at Milan Polytechnic and he is Vice President of the Province of Milan Order of Engineers. He is also a UNINFO CT 526 expert and project leader for the UNI48 Reference procedure (Urban Security).

Luca Rea

Fondazione Ugo Bordoni
With a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the “La Sapienza” University of Rome, Luca is responsible for the “Misura Internet” project and, since 2013, for the FUB Projects which anticipate interaction of the TLC networks with the energy grids. From 2018, he has been responsible for the 5G pilot experimentation monitoring project. A networks expert, he is currently the head of the Fondazione Ugo Bordoni NETWORKS AREA.    

Giacomo Dalla Chiara

University of Washington
Giacomo Dalla Chiara is a research associate at Washington University in Seattle, where he studies and develops sustainable systems for the distribution of urban goods. Of the various projects, he is currently collaborating with UPS to test the use of cargo e-bikes for urban deliveries. He is also collaborating with the Seattle Department of Transportation to develop information systems for smart public car parks, and with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab to develop behavioural models in urban transport simulation systems. Giacomo Dalla Chiara was awarded the Presidential Graduate Fellowship of the Singapore Government for completing a research doctorate (PhD) in Engineering Systems, he has a master’s degree in Statistics from Zurich Polytechnic (ETH), and a degree in economics from the LUISS University of Rome. He is author and co-author of various scientific publications in the field of transport, urban mobility and statistics.