Secretary's Office of the RL Machine and Vehicle Design
Prof. Massimiliano Gobbi is full professor of mechanical engineering at Politecnico di Milano. He was awarded a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1994 (100/100 cum laude) from Politecnico di Milano and a Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics in 1998. He was a full time visiting scholar at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of California, Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory, Berkeley in 1998. From 2002 to 2017, he had been associate professor at Politecnico di Milano in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
He is co-founder of the Spin-off-company SmartMechanical.
More than 150 technical papers have been published in well-known, international, peer reviewed journals or presented at reputed international conferences.
He is author of seven international patents and of one book, ‘Optimal Design of Complex Mechanical Systems with Applications to Vehicle Engineering’, published by Springer Verlag. He has co-authored with prof. P.Y. Papalambros a chapter of the “Road and Off-Road Vehicle System Dynamics Handbook” (title: Optimization of Ground Vehicle Systems) published in 2013 by CRC press.
He had been chair of the Vehicle Design Committee (VDC) of the ASME from 2015 to 2017.
Areas of interest: road vehicles engineering, optimization of complex systems, advanced design, experimental mechanics.