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Prof. Ennio Cascetta
Chief of the Technical Structure of Mission for the strategic planning, infrastructure development and the high supervision at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport.
Ennio Cascetta, born in Naples in 1953, is full professor Transportation Systems Planning at the University of Naples Federico II since 1986. He has taught in several international courses. Since 1995 teaches the yearly course on Advanced Modeling and Simulation of Transportation Networks at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. He has also the author of more than 150 papers published in International journals and conferences proceedings. He has been the scientific responsible of many international research projects. He was the scientific coordinator of the General Plan of Transports and Logistic (PGTL) in 2000. He was the director of the Second Special Project on Transportation Research of the Italian National Research Council (seven years duration, 150 million EURO value) from 1997 to 1999. From 2000 till 2010 he was Ministry of Transport for the Campania Region. In this role he promoted and supervised (sentence with the achievements 8 billion infrastructure investments including 50 kms of new regional and urban metro lines, integrated fare systems for all regional public transportation services, innovative coastal sea-metro services. From 2005 till 2010 he was the chairman of the regional ministers for the transportation and infrastructures of Italy. From October 2013 till September 2015 he was the President of of the Italian Society of Transport Policy (Si.Po.Tra) www.sipotra.it From March 2014 to September 2015 he was a member of ART Advisory Board Authority for regulation of transport. From October 2015 is chief of the Technical Structure of Mission for the strategic planning, infrastructure development and the high supervision at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport.