Inauguration of 157th academic year
157th Academic Year inaugurated today at the Politecnico di Milano
Attending the ceremony were Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, President of the Lombardy Region Attilio Fontana, Mayor of the City of Milan Giuseppe Sala, Minister for Family and Equal Opportunities Elena Bonetti, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Paola de Micheli, Rector Ferruccio Resta and Student Board President Alessio Rocca. The Lectio was held by Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta, Chief Diversity Officer of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Address by Prof. Camilla Colombo, from the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology. Special greetings came from Luca Parmitano, ESA astronaut and current crew commander of the International Space Station, who liked to send his best wishes for the new Academic Year directly from space.