Two research projects of the Politecnico di Milano have won a grant of 10,000 euros each from the T.I.M.E. Association, an important network of leading technical universities and engineering schools all over the world, where Politecnico di Milano is a member of the Advisory Committee.
The project coordinated by Alessandra Neri of the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering investigates the relationship between the adoption of digital technologies and the implementation of circular economy practices within the industry, to understand the supporting role offered by the former, passing from the enhancement and generation of dynamic capabilities.
The project of Carlo De Michele of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, proposes a Training School on Modelling Compound climate-related Events, i.e. extraordinary natural events, like heatwaves or floods extended over large spatial and temporal scales, and manifested with cascading effects.