Francesco Forleo

Born: October 16th, 1954.
Address: LabOnt, Campus Luigi Einaudi (D2, D25), University of Torino, Lungo Dora Siena 100, 10100 Torino, Italy.
Phone: +39 335 5785854 More »

Email: francesco.forleo@unito.it

Areas of Interesting
History of philosophical and scientific thought – Relation man/machine – Scientific methodology in the Philosophy of Science.

Current Research
History of “Italian methodology of science”, Archive “Centro di Studi Metodologici” di Torino, History of “Italian cybernetic of mind”, “Time” (Implications in physics and philosophy).

Academic Affiliation
Since 2010: Associate Member of LabOnt (Laboratory of Ontology), University of Torino. Italy.
Since 2012: Associate Member of F-Mod (Research Group on Early-Modern & Modern Philosophical & Scientific Thought), University of Torino, Italy.

Education
Master’s Degree in Philosophy, University of Torino, Italy (Title of dissertation: Silvio Ceccato and Italian Cybernetic, supervisor Prof. Enrico Pasini).
Polytechnics Mechanical Engineering, University of Torino (3 years).
School of Management, 1st level, University of Torino.
Chief Engineering & Technical Expertness, High School Technical Institute G.B.Pininfarina, Torino.
Techniques and Calculation of Reliability, Isvor Fiat, Torino.
Noise and Vibration Emulation, Fiat Research Centre, Torino.
Vehicle Dynamic Evaluation & Analysis, Fiat-Lancia Experimental Dept., Torino.

Translations
P.W.Bridgman ( Nobel Prize in physics 1946.), “The way things are” (with other translators)
Alfred Landé, (With Silvio Paloini Merlo): Back to Nature in Quantum Mechanics (from Duality to Unity), CENTRO DI STUDI METODOLOGICI-Atti della Presidenza (1947-48 / 1978-79), a cura di Silvio Paolini Merlo, Celid, Torino, 2017

Publications
(2017) La cibernetica italiana della mente nella civiltà delle macchine.Origini e attualità della logonica attenzionale a partire da Silvio Ceccato. Universitas Studiorum, Mantova.

forthcoming
(2018)English version: The italian cybernetics of mind in the civilization of machines. Origins and actuality of attentional logonic, taking start from Silvio Ceccato.

(2019) Dazio Etico: una proposta contro la globalizzazione selvaggia che rischia di far regredire la civiltà verso la barbaria pre-illuministica.

(2020) Pensiero dell’uomo e pensiero delle macchine elettroniche.

Languages
English: Good, spoken and written
French and German: elementary knowledge

Professional experience record and key qualifications
PININFARINA
(R&D Complete Vehicle, Senior Testing Manager, Senior Quality Manager).

Volvo C70, Complete Vehicle Attributes Responsible: Testing Manager.
Alfa Romeo GTV/GTS, Complete Vehicle Responsible Attributes: Testing Manager.
Rolls Royce Corniche, Bentley Azure / Sedanca: Testing Manager & Quality Client Manager.
Mitsubischi Pajero Pinin: Senior Quality Client Manager.
Ford Focus CC: Senior Quality Client Manager.
Warranty & Reliability: Senior Quality Manager.

ITT AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES, Chassis and Braking System,
(R&D Dpt. Vehicle Office Manager).
DOE/RM, Advanced Research R&D Department.
Audi A8 Brake System, Integrated ASR on complete Vehicle Testing Development.
VW Golf 3rd series Brake System, Integrated ASR on complete Vehicle Testing. Development.
Ferrari F355 Brake System, Complete Vehicle Testing Development.
Alfa Romeo 155/166, Brake System, Integrated EBD/ASR, Complete Vehicle Testing Development.
Brake by wire: Integrated EBD/ASR Concept Systems Development (patent proposed).

FCA Group
Advanced Research Centre (Research Team Member).
CAE Engines Ferrari Race and Fiat advanced technologies.
Fuel Injection on Ferrari Race Endurance Engines, Mechanical Injection Device.
Advanced CAE Calculation/Simulation on Ferrari Race Endurance Engines.
Lead time of applications Nastran Elements Defined on Virtual Emulation.
CAE Calculation/ NVH Emulation on Engine Rotation Components.

R&D-Experimentation Vehicle Engineering Activity
Reliability Testing on Complete Vehicles Fiat, Lancia and Alfa Romeo (Testing Manager).
Attributes Testing on Complete Vehicle: (Team Member) Lancia Beta, Delta 4WD.
Attributes Testing on Complete Vehicle (Team Leader): Thema 3rd Series.
Studies and Formulation of “New Advanced Methods of Complete Vehicle Testing” (Team Member).
Leads Team of “Ethic approach toward innovation on New Products” (Team Leader).
Settlement of “Know How Engineering on Complete Vehicle Testing” (Senior Engineer).

BUGATTI AUTOMOBILI (Complete Vehicle – Consultant)
Bugatti EB110, Vehicle Engineering: Complete Vehicle PVP Activity.

OTHERS (Consultant)
2001-2002: University of Turin: Polytechnics Engineering University of Torino, Italy:
Seminary on “Know-How Engineering”.

2002: EU Commission: Technical Consultant on Asia Invest Program at Manila Philippines.
Seminary on “Time To Market and New Philosophies of Components Development”, Automotive Cluster
Companies.

Relevant foreign countries experiences
Resident:
2004-2007: 3 years, Sweden (Uddevalla, Goteborg: Validation Testing Manager Volvo C70)
1989-1990: UK, (Southampton, London Essex: Vehicle Enginnering – Testing Manager Reliability on Complete Vehicles)

Visiting R&D manager
Japan (Nagoya, Osaka), Germany (FFM, Hailbronn, Cologne, Munich); France (Paris, Miramas); Sweden (Kiruna, Arvijao, Jokkmok); Serbia (Kragujevac); Spain (Mojakar, Valencia, Barcelona); Austria (Salzburg, Fush); UK (London, Woking, Southampton, Manchester, Crewe).

Interview/Radio talk
22/11/2017, Rai Radio3, Tutta la città ne parla, Economia e lavoro in Italia.

16/11/2017, Rai Radio1, Radio anch’io, Economia e lavoro in Italia.

18/10/2017, Rai Radio1, Radio anch’io, Inquinamento atmosferico e prospettive tecniche per la riduzione del fenomeno PM10 e riscaldamanto del pianeta.

19/04/2017, Rai Radio1, Radioanch’io, Strategie energetiche nel futuro dell’Italia.

10/05/2017,Rai Radio3, Tutta la città ne parla, Inquinamento ambientale e smaltimento dei rifiuti urbani.

10/01/2017,Rai Radio1, Radioanch’io, Inquinamento atmosferico riscaldamanto del pianeta.

07/10/2016, Rai Radio1, Zapping, Prospettive democratiche del Referendum monocamerale.

12/05/2015, Rai Radio3, Radio3 Scienza, L’ “attenzione” come elemento costitutivo dell’attività mentale: confronto fra Daniel Goleman e Silvio Ceccato.