Maurizio Masi (born in 1960) is full professor in Applied Physical Chemistry at the Department of Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica “Giulio Natta” of Politecnico di Milano. His activity is centered on chemical reaction engineering applied to chemical process development, mainly related to advanced inorganic materials and polymers. All of these researches have been performed in cooperation with primary industrial groups as well with small and medium enterprises, whose number so far exceeds 60. Presently, he is president of GRICU (university researcher in chemical engineering) and National Secretary of USPUR (labor union of university professors). From 2013 to 2018 he was appointed as scientific director of CEN (European Center for Nanomedicine). For Politecnico di Milano, he was serving as Dean of the School of Industrial Engineering Processes during the years 2010-2012 and as Head of the Department of Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica “Giulio Natta” during the years 2013-2019. From 2010 to 2019 he was member of the board of COPI (Conference for Engineering). He is graduated MSc (cum laude) in Chemical Engineering and PhD in Electrochemical Engineering. In 1992 he was Visiting Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.