Sergio Terzi

Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano

Sergio Terzi is currently Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano, Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering.

In the last 10 years, Sergio Terzi has deepened his knowledge in the field of product design, development and management, with the holistic perspective of the product lifecycle. In these context, he is used to conduct and manage research projects at national and international level.


He was responsible of the dissemination of the European project LeanPPD (Lean Product and Process Development, He is currently managing the research team of Politecnico di Milano within the Linked Design project, funded by European Comissione in the FoF program.


He is also director of the GeCo Observatory, a national initiative grouping 5 universities in the fields of product development and product lifecycle management.

He is involved in a list of scientific conference committees (e.g. PLM International Conference, ICE International Conference, APMS International Conference). He is convenor of the IFIP WG 5.1 (Global Product Development along the whole life-cycle), as well as member of the IFIp WG 5.7 (Advances in Production Management Systems). In his research activities, he works with several industries in the area of product development / engineering and product lifecycle management.


Specialties: product lifecycle management, lean product design, development, engineering, business process modelling, research and high education.