Alberto Poggio

Tenured Assistant Professor
Department of Energy (DENERG)

  • Professore Aggregato


Research interests

Efficienza energetica
Fonti rinnovabili


Born in Torino, 1971 July 18th Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1997, Masters in Safety Engineering and Risk Analysis in 1998 and PhD in Energetics in 2003, at the Politecnico di Torino. Assistant Professor in Energy and Environmental Systems at the Energy Department of Politecnico di Torino. His research fields are biomass-to-energy and waste-to-energy, CHP plants and district heating systems. He is scientific supervisor for numerous research projects and contracts funded by the Piedmont Region, local authorities and energy service companies. Lecturer at the degree course in Energy Engineering of the Polytechnic of Turin, in the courses of Fundamentals of Machines and CHP Plants. Coordinator of the "Technology and Territory" Curriculum in the National PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change at the IUSS Pavia. He is supervisor/tutor of numerous bachelor's, master's and PhD theses. Energy Manager and member of the Green Team of the Politecnico di Torino. He coordinates the planning and implementation of the short-term actions of the University Decarbonization Plan.


ERC sectors

PE8_6 - Energy processes engineering


Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 13: Climate action

Non-commercial collaboration agreements


Collegi of the PhD programmes

    I.U.S.S. - Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori - PAVIA

Collegi of the degree programmes


Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Other activities and projects related to teaching

Professor of Fundamentals of Thermal Machines and Cogeneration Plants in the Degree Course in Energy Engineering. Coordinator of the "Technology and Territory" curriculum in the National Doctorate in "Sustainable Development and Climate Change".


Research groups

Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

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Projects funded by commercial contracts

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Supervised PhD students

  • Chiara Monzani. Programme in Energetica (37th cycle, 2022-in progress)

Other activities and projects related to research

Researcher in Energy and Environmental Systems.

From March 2018 to March 2024 Energy Manager and co-coordinator of the "Energy and Climate Change" area of the Green Team of the Politecnico di Torino. From Novembre 2016 to November 2022 Coordinator of the working group "Energy" in the Network of Universities for Sustainable Development (RUS). From January 2021 to July 2023 Curriculum CU3 – Technology and Territory in the National PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change, IUSS Pavia.

His main research fields concern energy and environmental planning, the decarbonization of urban and industrial energy systems, cogeneration plants and district heating systems, the energy use of biomass and waste. Author of scientific publications in journals and in international conferences. Principal investigator for european and regional research projects, and consulting and research contracts for local authorities, energy operators and industrial companies.


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