Full Professor of Transportation [ICAR/05]

Matteo Ignaccolo (1958), graduated in Civil Engineering in 1983 at the University of Catania (Italy), had a post degree scholarship at MIT (Boston-Mass) and obtained the PHD degree in Transportation Engineering in 1991 at the Politecnico of Milano.

He is Full Professor at the University of Catania, lecturer of “Planning and Design of Transport Systems”, course of Master’s Degree in Water and Transport Civil Engineering and “Transport  Systems”, course of Master’s Degree in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering. He is author of more than 150 publications about urban transport systems, maritime and air transport and sustainable mobility.

At present, he is the National President of AIIT (Italian Association of Traffic and Transport Engineering -, he is chief editor of the international journal, indexed in Scopus, "European Transport"; member of the Scientific Committee of the international journal "Portusplus - The journal of Port-City relationship and urban waterfront redevelopment" and member of the Scientific Committee of the editorial book series "Transport Engineering" - EGAF.

He was coordinator of a II level university master titled “Transport systems: sustainable mobility and multimodality” and responsible for the University of Catania in European projects (IEE: INTERREG IVC, MED), PON2 projects (SEAPORT, maritime transport) and POFESR projects (RESET, land transport, Responsible of the “Sustainable Mobility Laboratory” – real-time traffic monitoring, estimating and forecasting system).

He is currently Principal Investigator (national coordinator) of the National Research Interest Project - PRIN WEAKITRANSIT (shared public transport in weak demand areas).

He has participated in scientific and organizational committees of national and international conferences and lectures. In the past two years: 2nd International Congress on Transport Infrastructure and Systems in a changing world - TIS 2019 (Rome) (Chair role), 5th International Summer School - URBAN MOBILITY 2018 (Palermo), International Conference on Coastal Cities and their Sustainable Future - COASTAL CITIES 2019 (Rome), International Conference on Transport Science - ICTS 2020 (Portorose), International Conference on Traffic and Transport Engineering - ICTTE 2018 (Belgrade), International Conference "Psycho Urbanism vulnerable users through healing spaces" (Enna), XXIII International Conference "Living and walking in the city" - LWC 2019 (Brescia).

He was member of the Committee for the evaluation of research programs, development and innovation within the national Project of Industrial Innovation" Sustainable Mobility" (Program "Industry 2015"- Ministry of Economic Development).  He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the technological district NAVTEC.

As for the third mission, he is currently Scientific Responsible for the drafting of the Urban Sustainable Mobility Plan of the metropolitan city of Catania. He was also Scientific Responsible of transport plans at different levels – municipal (General Urban Traffic Plan of Catania and Acireale), provincial (Catania and Syracuse) and regional (latest update of the Regional Transport Plan of Sicily) – and of feasibility studies for infrastructural and operational interventions in the transport system. In addition, he is President of the administrative technical testing committee of the Giovanni XXIII - Galatea metro line section of Catania.

He is a member of the Permanent Working Group - thematic area Economy of the Sea - of the Regional Innovation Strategy for Intelligent Specialization for the period 2014-2020 RIS3 Sicilian Region. He is also a consultant of the Monitoring Committee for Urban Sustainable Mobility Plans (PUMS) at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport.


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