Prof. Simone Carmignato is a research scientist at the University of Padua, Italy, where he teaches Manufacturing Technology as well as Quality and Metrology in Manufacturing. He has also been a visiting professor at the Technical University of Denmark and spent several study and research periods abroad, at important international research centres, including Boston University and the German National Metrology Institute (PTB).
Simone Carmignato has coordinated and participated to international research projects in the fields of Precision Engineering and Industrial Geometrical Metrology. He is author of five patents and more than 100 international publications. He is active member of leading scientific societies, such as CIRP, EUSPEN and IMEKO, and has been member of international scientific committees, session chairman and organizer of conferences. He has also been invited to give keynote speeches in a number of international conferences. In 2009 he received the AITEM young researcher award from the Italian Association of Mechanical Technology. In 2012 he received the F.W. Taylor Medal from CIRP, the International Academy for Production Engineering.