Emilio Ferrari is Full Professor of Industrial Mechanical Systems and is Prorettore Vicario. Since January 2011 president of CINECA (Consorzio Interuniversitario di Calcolo) formed by 53 Italian Universities. The national Institute of Oceanography and experimental Geophysics.- OGS, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche- CNR and the Ministry od education of the University and research - Miur. Director of the University Master for level 1 “Integrated management on the logistic chain” of the Engineering faculty of Bologna. Extraordinary Professor from 1/11/200 and then full professor from 1/11/2001 at the faculty of engineering at the University of Bologna. President of the managing engineering study course form 1/11/20014 to 31/10/2007. Director of the Department of Engineering of Mechanic, Nuclear, Aeronautic, and metallurgy constructions(DIEM) from 2007- 2009.