Federico Malucelli (Ferrara, April 7, 1962) got a Master of Science in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Computer Science both from the Universita' di Pisa in 1988 and 1993 respectively. Since 2003 he is full professor of Operations Research at the Politecnico di Milano. In 1998-2002 he was associate professor of Operations Research at the Politecnico of Milano, and from 1992 to 1998 research associate at Pisa and Perugia Universities. He has visited several foreign universities and research laboratories, including HP Laboratories, Palo Alto (USA), Universite' de Montreal (Canada) and Linkoping Universitet (Sweden). He has served as research unit coordinator for several nationwide MIUR and CNR research projects on optimization in telecommunications networks and transportation systems. His main research interests include: models and algorithms for combinatorial optimization problems, with applications in particular to telecommunications, transportations, logistics, and electronic circuit design. He has published more than 30 articles on international scientific journals.