Giovanni Savino

Giovanni Savino
Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and MSc. in Mechanical Engineering
Occupation: Marie Curie Research fellow
Curriculum vitae:
  • PhD at the school of Industrial Engineering, University of Florence, Italy, in 2010 with the thesis titled “Development of Autonomous Braking for Powered Two Wheeler Application”. Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (110/110 cum laude) at the University of Florence in 2006 with a thesis titled “Development of an Adaptive Headlight for Powered Two Wheelers for improved safety”.
  • Giovanni’s research focuses on powered two wheeler safety. His main topics are: ‘objective risk’ assessment, autonomous emergency braking, and innovative training for riders. Chief investigator for the ABRAM project (Marie Curie Actions, IOF, FP7) and work package leader for the MOTOR-IST project (Marie Curie Actions, ITN, FP7).
  • Collaborations: currently¬†Adjunct Research Associate at the Monash University. Giovanni was a Research Fellow of the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MICIMS), Melbourne, in the period 2013-2015. Ongoing collaborations with the Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), New South Whales University, Sydney, and the Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), University of Adelaide.
Field of work: Motorcycle safety, ITS development and evaluation, autonomous emergency braking for motorcycles
e-mail: giovanni.savino@unifi.it