Automotive and aerospace technologies at the service of the progress
When the advanced engineering meets the human experience
Dr. Eng. Sergio Durante, graduated in mechanical engineering at Politecnico of Torino, for 12 years has been responsible of advanced research projects on manufacturing technologies in the FIAT Research Center (CRF), where he was leader of the Machining Department and responsible of Technology Transfer to FIAT Group Companies, in particular to the brands Ferrari, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Iveco and CNH.
He was promoter and Project Coordinator of several European financed projects, where the most important European and worldwide Universities, Industries and Research Institutes were involved in.
Today he is Executive Vice President of DIAD Group, where he is also responsible for innovation transfer to the aeronautic and the space sectors;
He is currently CEO of the Spanish division DIAD Group ES;
He is founder, Board member and former CEO of TEKS, a French based multinational company involved in advanced materials manufacturing process optimization;
He is founder, Board member and former President of the Torino e-district industrial Consortium, a 10.000 people North Italian workforce targeted at the manufacturing of the future full electric vehicle for advanced mobility;
He is also Member of the Board of Directors of The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing and Rolls Royce (AMRC), located on the 40 hectare AMP in Sheffield (UK) which is the most advanced facility for materials cutting and assembly technology in the world, and builds on world-renowned expertise which is integral to the aerospace, automotive and medical implant industries.
He is proud member of the Rotary Club, being founder of the Rotary Club Torino Crocetta in Italy and member of the Spanish Rotary Club Tenerife Sur.
Author of more than 70 publications, he is member of the scientific committees of several technical international revues.
When the work commitment permits, he brings his direct experience in testing technological innovations on both automotive and aerospace advanced prototypes
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