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Alberto De Marco

Alberto De Marco, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Project Management with the Department of Management at the Politecnico di Torino.

He provides graduate and executive education in the area of Project Management, Project Finance, and Public Private Partnership at various Italian and international institutions.

He is appointed professor at the Sino-Italian campus in the Tongji University, Shanghai (China) for the Economics for Engineering class. In 2006, he was at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Systems Division, where he served as a visiting lecturer for the Project Management class.

He worked as a post-doc scholar in the field of complexity science applied to system management.

His research and consulting activities are in three main areas. A first area is related to project and risk management, asset and capital project management, facilities management, financial planning, project finance, and public-private partnerships for  utility, social and infrastructure facilities. A second one is centered on supply chain management, transportation and logistics. A third area is focused on smart city policies, smart city business models and governance systems, application of project finance and PPP to Smart City projects, as well as city logistics and smart mobility business models with regard to regional policies and integration with tracking technologies.

He works as part of the Engineering Systems and Logistics Research Group and he acts as coordinator of the Smart City Finance&Technology Program.

He is international member of the Portuguese Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education.

He formerly worked as a project manager in France and Italy. He founded and directed a start-up company delivering IT solutions for construction industries.

Alberto De Marco earned his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Building Engineering from Politecnico di Torino. He attended part of his graduate education at the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris.

Dr. De Marco is a member of the Project Management Institute and the System Dynamics Society.

Politecnico di Torino

Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24 - 10124 Torino - Italy

Phone +39 011 0907209

E-mail alberto.demarco@polito.it