The Department promotes and manages scientific and technological research projects in all fields of Industrial Engineering, including Aerospace Engineering, Chemical and Process Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Materials and Mechanical Engineering, as well as industrial technology transfer initiatives.

All the Department activities aim at reaching international levels of research excellence by an interdisciplinary approach. International cooperation with top Universities and Research Centers is actively fostered. Furthermore, the Department is responsible for teaching activities at B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. levels concerning all curricula in Industrial Engineering related to the above mentioned areas of research.