Davide Moro was born in Pesaro on June
28th 1962, in july 1981 he received the final diploma from
the scientific lyceum secondary school "Enrico Fermi" in
Bologna and he received his degree in Mechanical
Engineering from the University of Bologna
on febrary, 24th 1988 presenting an experimental thesis titled
"Fluid flow analysis in bend diffondent ducts".
Academic career and activity
He wan an university Researcher position in the scientific
sector ING-IND/08 at the University of Bologna and there has worked
in the Engineering Faculty from march 21st, 1990 to October 30th,
1998. On march 1993 he was put in the permanent research staff,
Associate Professor in October 1998 and then Full Professor since
October 2001 at Bologna 's Second Engineering
He has always been a member of the research staff of the
Machine and Energetic System Section of the Department of
Mechanical, Nuclear, Aerospace Engineering Design and Metallurgy of
the University of Bologna .
He began his didactic activity as assistant for Machine and
Energetic System courses in the Engineering Faculty of the
University of Bologna from 1990, then from
the Academic Year 1994/1995 up to 1999/2000 he had the
responsibility of "Machine experimentation" for the Diploma in
Mechanical Engineering. From Academic Year 1998/1999 up to
2004/2005 he teached "Machine Dynamic and Control" for Mechanical
Engineer of the five year curriculum degree. From the Academic Year
2006-07 he teaches "Internal Combustion Engines Control" for the
specialist degree in Mechanical Engineer of the Engineering Faculty
of the University of Bologna,
From Academic Year 2000/2001 he is the titolar of "Energetic
System" for the three year degree in Mechanical Engineer in the
Second Engineering Faculty of the University of Bologna and from
2001/2002 he is the titolar of "Internal Combustion Engines" for
the specialist degree in Mechanical Engineer of the Second
Engineeiring Faculty of the University of Bologna
From 2000 he is member of the teacher college of the
Engineering PhD on Machine and Energetic System and from 2005 he is
the teacher college coordinator.
University management activity
From 2002, year of the activation of the Second Engineering
Faculty of the University of Bologna ,
he is member of the Presidency Board that co-ordinate the
management and programmation of the Faculty. He is member of the
board for the tutor and didactic maneger selection,of the
autoevaluation board, member of the tirocinium board, he has been
several times the President of the degree board for Mechanical
Engineers, President of the orienting test for the Second
He has been called by the Minestry to be President to include
in permanent staff Full and Associate Professor and he has been
called by the Second Engineering Faculty to be President to include
in permanent staff non teaching personal.
He has been member of the board for the research grant
attribution for the Industrial Engineering Section.
He is also the responsible for the safety in the Department
of Mechanical, Nuclear, Aerospace Engineering Design and Metallurgy
of the University of Bologna .
From the November 2008 he is the President of the Mechanical
In the year 2001 he has been called by the Industry, Commerce
and Handcraft Minestry as expert for the Technologic Innovation
Fund support action.
In the December 2002 he has estabilish a spin-off society, of
which he is the president.
In the 2003 year he has been called by the General Direction
of the Economic Devopment of the Toscana Region as effective member
of the evaluation board for the technical and scientific aspects,
of the innovation degree and of the econimics aspects for the
projects presented on the basis of article 11 of the Lex 598/94. In
the 2004 he has been called by the Productive Activity Minestry -
General Direction to evaluate the technical and innovation aspects
in the founding request presented in the FIT program for the
per-competitive development. In the 2005 year he has been called by
the Handcraft and Enterprise Support Politic Sector of the Toscana
Region as expert member for the evaluation of the final project
document of the enterprise allowed to the call on the basis of
article 11 of the Lex 598/94.
Scientific Research Activity
The research activity, started on 1990, has followed these
- Experimental analysis of the fluid flow in diffusive
- Simulation code development for the evaluation of
performance of gas turbine, different architecture of combined
plants and cogeneration plants;
- Oleodinamic and pneumatic research;
- Internal Combsution Engines:
- Combustion chamber pressure reconstruction with non
intrusive instrumentation for diagnosis purposes;
- Modeling of internal combustione engine for the faults
detection in sensors and actuators;
- Misfire detection in high performance engines;
- Evaluation of functional parameters in Formula One engines
by means of acoustic emission analysis;
- Algorithm development for the engine control
He has also coordinated the development of the engine test
cell in the Second Enginerring Faculty.
He was Scientific Coordinator in an European contract
(ESPIRIT) named "Very Robust transient exhaust gas emissions
cOntrOl algorithms for a 12-cylinder high perforMance engine"
(VROOM) with the collaboration of Lamborghini.
He has been and is involved in several research contracts
with industrial partner as Magneti Marelli, Alfa Romeo Racing team,
Ferrari both Industrial division and racing team on thematic about
modelling, control and diagnostic of internal combustion
He is the reference contact for the Department of Mechanical,
Nuclear, Aerospace Engineering Design and Metallurgy of the
University of Bologna for the regional
project SIMECH (integrated simulation and design in the automotive
and advance mechanical sectors).
He's included as inventor in two patents.
He is in the direction Board of the Emilia Romagna
regional section of ATA (Technical Automotive
Since 2012 is the reference person for the department of
Industrial Engineering of the Operative Unit at the Campus of