Michele Schio is an Automation engineer with experience in both Industry and Academia. He graduated at University of Padua in Control System Engineering and at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon in System Engineering. His interests includes non-linear models, network systems dynamics, optimal control and estimation. He also developed numerical tools to simulate and optimize energy consumption of HVAC systems for large buildings. After some quick experience in both Automotive sector and Nuclear energy sector, he joined VTU Engineering in 2021, where he gives support to medium to large size projects dealing with API pharmaceutical, biotechnological and chemical industry. He has been active in technical roles involving control architectures, control simulation, and Instrument documentation. Currently he is Team member for the Instrument & Control Engineering Unit in VTU branch of Mirano (Venezia).