Massimo Pellizzari was born in Bolzano, Italy in May 1970. He has been an Associate professor of metallurgy at the Department of Materials Engineering and Industrial Technologies, University of Trento, Trento, Italy, since March 2006. He received his Ph.D. degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Padova in 2000. He was an Associate Research Scientist, a Postdoc, and a Research Scientist at the University of Trento in 1999, 2000, and 2002, respectively. His main research topics are heat treatment and surface engineering of steels, properties of tool steels and special cast irons, deep cryogenic treatment of tool steels, and applied computational thermodynamics and development of special cast irons and high alloy steels by means of Thermo-Calc software.
Biography Updated on 4 December 2012