Ilaria Giannoccaro

Ilaria Giannoccaro is a full Professor in Management and Business Engineering and in 2018 became the Deputy Director of the Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management at the Polytechnic University of Bari. She coordinates a research group called "Collective Intelligence," in the Department of Mechanics, Mathematics, and Management, which studies and analyzes complex phenomena and evolutionary dynamics of socio-technical collective systems. In 2019, she became the contact person representing the Polytechnic University of Bari for ICESP - Italian Circular Economy Stakeholders Platform. She is coordinator of the postgraduate II level Master Degree Program "Circular Economy" at the Polytechnic University of Bari. Her scientific research activity is mainly focused on the topics of integrated management of linear and circular logistics chains, from a strategic and operational point of view, and agent-based simulation of enterprise systems, industrial symbiosis networks, and organizational teams.

Between 2011 and 2015, Ilaria Giannoccaro was a visiting scholar at the Department of Supply Chain Management at Arizona State University and in 2018 a visiting professor at the Santa Fe Institute. In 2021, she was welcomed as a member of the scientific committee of Freight Leaders Council. She has authored more than 150 journal publications and spoken at many international conferences on circular economics.