- Born in Ferrara the 29/01/1979

- Laurea degree in Material Engineering (cum laude) on 2003 at the Univ. of Ferrara

- Ph.D in Mechanics of Machines on 2007 at the Univ. of Ferrara

- Doctor Europeus Degree in the framework of European Doctorate in Sound and Vibration

- Assistant professor in Mechanics of Machines (S.S.D. ING-IND 13) at the Univ. of Ferrara from 2010 to 2017.

- Associate professor in Mechanics of Machines (S.S.D. ING-IND 13) at the Univ. of Ferrara from 2018.

- Faculty advisor and responsible for full-electric Formula SAE Project at the Univ. of Ferrara ( ,

- Co-chair of the Value Chain MOVES (Motori e Veicoli efficienti, sostenibili, intelligenti) in the framework of Clust-ER Mech Emilia Romagna ( )

- Rector’s delegate for Placement activities (till 2021);



The research activity is mainly in the field of Noise and Vibrations of Machines, with particular reference to elastodynamic models, condition monitoring, diagnostics and experimental vibration measurements. In particular:

- Mechanical system modelling for the identification of noise and vibration sources for the dynamic behaviour improvement

- Condition monitoring, diagnostics and quality control based on vibro-acoustic analyses in the field of industrial machines, wind turbines, gearboxes

- Noise source localization by means of advanced vibration analysis

- Vibro-acoustic optimization of mechanical structures

- Advanced methods for Multi-Input Multi-output random control testing

Author of more than 120 scientific publications (books, journals, conferences).



Emiliano Mucchi has been the person in charge of the following research projects founded at national and international level based on anonymous peer review processes:

-2006. Principal investigator of “Progetto Giovani Ricercatori” (founded by University of Ferrara for an amount of 5000€). Title: Vibro-acoustic optimization of complex structure by Transfer Path Analysis and Inverse Boundary Element Method.

- 2013-2015. Coordinator of the Local Research Unit of the Project “Cost Action TUD- TU1105”, (founder by the FP7 framework for an amount of 15.000€). Title “NVH analysis techniques for design and optimization of hybrid and electric vehicles”. Duration: 3 years.

- 2018. Principal investigator of “Project Camera di commercio industria, artigianato e agricoltura” (founded by University of Ferrara and CCIIAA for an amount of 20.000€). Title: “DIAMANTE: DIAgnostica 4.0 ed e-MAiNTEnance. Utilizzo della robotica industriale per il controllo qualità della produzione, monitoraggio e diagnostica del prodotto".

- 2019. Coordinator of the Local Research Unit of the Project "KINeMa : Knowledge Integration in Neural networs for e-Maintenance" - value 500 k€ - funded by the first national call for research and innovation grants of the  BI-REX Industry 4.0 competence center (50% cofinancing from Italian Ministry for Economic Development). The project has the objective of developing ML algoritms ofr e-maintenance in industries.  Participating companies: IMA, Bonfiglioli Riduttori, Aetna, ENI, Nier, Alascom, Marposs, Mindit.

- 2020 Unit responsible in the project TASC “Trattrici agricole smart and clean”, founded by POR FESR Emilia Romagna 2014/2020,

- 2021. Grant from Emilia Romagna Region for the project “Higher education school in NVH for Industry 4.0”, 250k€, Principal investigator of the project,

- Emiliano Mucchi has been the person in charge of 80 research projects founded by private companies for a total amount of more than 1M€ (e.g.: research contracts with Ducati, Ferrari, CNHi, Carraro Agritalia, Dayco, BMC)



- 2009-2012: Member of the Society of Experimental Mechanics

- 2011: Diploma of Excellence for research in the field of automotive’s noise and vibration, by University of Pitesti, Romania.

- 2017 to 2020: member of ASME

Invited lecturer in the following International Conferences:

--2021 International Conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations (CMMNO2019)”, Santander (Spagna).

--2019  International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics (RASD)”, Lion (France).

--2018  COST – Efficient hybrid vehicle”, Bucharest (Romania).

- 2017 Annual DongLing International Conference, Milan

- 2016 Internoise 2016, Germany.

- 2011 Modern Methods for vibro-acoustics study with automotive application, Romania

- 2008 International Conference on Acoustics, Holland

Invited lecturer in the course of “Mechanical Vibrations” at the Izmir Institute of Technology (Turkey) in 2011, at the University of Cantabria (Spain) in 2016 and 2017



- Lecturer of “Mechanical Vibrations”, “Mechanics of Machines”, “Vehicle NVH Testing”at the University of Ferrara from 2010

- Supervisor of about 100 master and bachelor theses in the field of Mechanical Vibrations at the University of Ferrara

- Supervisor of 11 PhD students

- Supervisor of 14 research fellows



Associate Editor of the following journals:

- Journal of Vibration and Wave Propagation (from 2011 to date)

- Mathematical Problems in Engineering (from 2014 to date)

- Case Studies in Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (from 2015 to 2017)

- Shock and Vibration (from 2015 to date)

- New Horizons in Mechanical Engineering (from 2017 to date)

- Vibration and Acoustics Research Journal (2019 to date)

Reviewer for the following international journals:

- Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Mechanism and Machine Theory, Meccanica, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Journal of Engineering and Technology Research, International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, Experimental Techniques, Shock and Vibration, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Robotica, Applied Acoustics, Case Studies in Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

Member of the Scientific Committee of:

- 2013 International Conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations, Italy

- 2014 XXI International Scientific and Technical Conference Toothed Gears, Poland

- 2014 XIX National Scientific and Technical Conference Gearboxes, Poland

- 2018 International Conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations, Spain



- 2015 Founder of the Innovative Start up AIR ENERGY s.r.l.

- 2022 Founder of the Innovative Start up MechVib Engineering s.r.l.

- 2019. Patent title “ Macchina ginnica con tappeto scorrevole configurata per favorire la mobilità di un soggetto con mobilita’ ridotta”.