We are a multidisciplinary team. We dream big, and we deliver.

Click on our names to know a bit more about us...

 
 
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Luca Cesaretti

Founder and President

Together with Lorenzo, Luca promoted the foundation of the company. Luca was the founding member and team leader of Hyperloop Team Pisa during the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition - Design Weekend.

He has a Master degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pisa and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna. During his academic path Luca has been an intern at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in U.S.A. and at Biometrics Lab at Auckland Bioengineering Institute (NZ). Luca practiced swimming at a professional level. 

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Lorenzo Andrea Parrotta

Founder and Board member

Together with Luca, Lorenzo promoted the foundation of the company. Lorenzo was the founding member of the Hyperloop Team Pisa during the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition - Design weekend.

He has a Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pisa and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. During his academic path he’s been an intern at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in US and at Biomimetics Lab at Auckland Bioengineering Institute in Auckland (NZ). His interests range from music (degree in pianoforte, currently running the duo Camelopard) to photography and sailing. 

 
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Andrea Paraboschi

Founder and Board member

Andrea is a former Visiting Ph.D. student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA at the SENSEable City Lab. Andrea worked at Vodafone and at Technicolor.

He holds a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Management and a  II level Master Degree in Innovation Management from Scuola Sant'Anna (Pisa, Italy), a Bachelor and Master's Degree in Cinema and Media Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, a double Master's degree in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and an Alta Scuola Politecnica Diploma.

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Antonio Davola

Founder and Board member

Antonio is a Ph.D candidate in Law and Technology (within the Individual Person and Legal Protection program) at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, in Pisa.

His research field concerns various aspect of the regulation of new technologies, with particular reference to competition law, consumers protection and intellectual property issues,He authored and co-authored publications in many Italian and foreign journals. He is a student staff peer reviewer for the electronic journal Opinio Juris in Comparatione and collaborates as a research assistant in the Laboratorio Interdisciplinare Diritti e Regole (LIDER-Lab) at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies.

 
 
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Riccardo Contini

Manufacturing Specialist

Riccardo got his Master degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pisa. During his academic path he has been an intern at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in the U.S., collaborating with it also for his Master thesis.

 
 

Advisors

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Prof. Alberto Di Minin

Alberto Di Minin is an Associate Professor at the Istituto di Management of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Pisa, Italy) and a Research Fellow with the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE, U.C. Berkeley).  In 2006 he got his Ph.D. with a dissertation on the internalization of R&D from the Department of City and Regional Planning at U.C. Berkeley. He has received a M.S. in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta and a B.A. in Economics from the Scuola Sant’Anna.

 

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Prof. Massimo Bergamasco

Massimo Bergamasco is Full Professor of Theory of Mechanisms and Machines at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy. His research activity deals with the study and development of haptic interfaces and wearable robots for the control of the interaction between humans and Virtual Environments. He has been the founder of the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (www. percro.org) of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.

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Prof. Marco Beghini

Marco Beghini is currently coordinator of Mechanical Engineering courses at the University of Pisa. He is full professor, teaching Strength of Materials to bachelor's and master degrees' students. He is co-author of more than 150 national and international scientific publications and inventor of two patents. Prof. Beghini collaborates as a reviewer for several international journals, including Journal of Fracture, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Experimental Mechanics, Fatigue, Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology.