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Ing. Giovanni CIPOLLA Vice-president & Power train Technical Director of Ferrari GT


 Graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico of Turin, Italy (1971), he spent all his professional career on Internal Combustion Engines R&D in the FIAT Group since 1972, at Fiat Research Centre (Turin) first, than at Elasis (Naples) from 1994 and finally at Ferrari (Maranello) from 1998. He has been directly involved in research, design, modelling, testing and industrialization of many gasoline, Diesel and gas turbine engines for automotive, truck, motorcycle and racing applications. He was also personally committed to identify and assess new R&D methodologies and to train his people in their implementation and systematic use in engine development activities.


Author of several technical papers in international congresses and specialized magazines, lecturer and visiting professor for Engine Master courses in Italian and European Universities, he's member of the Automotive Engineering Associations: ATA in Italy and SAE in USA.