Mario Tartaglia is a leading expert in mobility and transport, experienced in both managerial and academic sectors, at national and international level, realizing an interdisciplinary research approach aimed at blending technological, economic, geographic, environmental, and social scientific knowledge.
Engineer and Ph.D. in transportation science, he studied at the University of Firenze (IT), the Strathclyde University of Glasgow (UK), the universities of Bologna and Pisa (IT), and the College of Europe, Brugge (BE).
Since 1993, he has overseen several managerial and executive positions at the subsidiaries of the corporate group Ferrovie dello Stato, before taking the lead of the corporate department in charge of strategic studies development, scientific supervision, official statistics, and decision-making models’ implementation and management.
He has been member of several technical and scientific steering committees and scientific supervisor at Italian and international institutions and organizations.
He has continuously carried out research and teaching activities at the engineering, architecture human and social science departments of the University of Firenze, where since 2011 he is member of the Social Geography Laboratory and adjunct professor.
He is copyright owner of some mathematical models used by transportation systems analysis software packages, and the author of more than one hundred scientific papers, books, and book chapters on mobility, transport, geography, social sciences and environment.