Massimiliano Ferrara holds a master’s degree in Economics cum laude, a PhD cum laude from University of Messina, and two post-master’s studies cum laude from University of Naples Federico II and Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa.
Massimiliano Ferrara is Full Professor of Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Business Analytics & Decision Theory, Applied Economics at “Mediterranea” University of Reggio Calabria, where he is currently Vice Rector to strategic planning, development and general affairs, and member of the Academic Senate.
Research Affiliate at ICRIOS – Invernizzi Center for Research on Innovation, Organization, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, University Bocconi of Milan since 2013, and President of Scientific Committee of MEDAlics research Centre, and Scientific Director of DECISIONS Lab. Massimiliano Ferrara was general counsel of Fondazione Banco di Napoli, Vice Rector at University for foreigners “Dante Alighieri” of Reggio Calabria and Head of Regione Calabria Department for Cultura, Research and Education.
He was Visiting Professor at Harvard University, Cambridge (USA), Western Michigan University (USA), Morgan State University, Baltimora (USA), Northeastern University di Boston (USA) and recently at Center for Dynamics of Dresden University of Technology (Germany). Member of the Mathematical Association of America and of the Indian Academy of Mathematics.
He is Editor, Co-Editor, Associate Editor and Referee of reputable international scientific journal in economics, pure and applied mathematics. Author and co-author of 180 papers on peer- review and ISI journal and 10 research monographs.
He is Knight Order of Merit of the Italian Republic since 2010 “for international scientific merits”, and he is in the prestigious US Encyclopedia Hmolpedia on thermodynamics and the theoretical and applied physics, for offering a decisive contribution to the creation and development of the scientific theory called “Economic geometric dynamics”.