Massimo Guiggiani is Professor of Applied Mechanics at the Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy.
He obtained his MSc with honors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pisa in 1981. From October 1981 to January 1983 he served as an officer in the Technical Corp of the Italian Army. He became Assistant Professor at the University of Pisa in 1983 and Associate Professor at the University of Siena in 1992. In the years 1992-2000 he tought Numerical Analysis, Technical Drawing, Computer Aided Geometric Design in the University of Siena, and Vehicle Mechanics in the University of Pisa. In the year 2000 he became Professor in the University of Pisa. Since then he teaches Applied Mechanics and Vehicle Dynamics.
His current research interests include:
Formerly, he performed research on the Boundary Element Method (BEM), with special focus on:
He has been involved in research collaborations and grants with the following companies and academic institutions:
Since 2008 he has been Faculty Advisor of the E-Team, the Formula SAE - Formula Student team of the University of Pisa.