In 1998 the Department of Electrical Engineering decided to set up the Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca per la Storia della Tecnica Elettrica (Research Centre for the History of Electrical Technology). Various other Departments of the University joined the Centre which officially became a Research Centre of the University on 17 July 1998.
The aim of the Centre is to:
- Study the evolution of all aspect of electrical technology;
- Collect, restore and study the technical heritage;
- Foster the understanding of history of technology by the public;
- Promote the teaching of the history of technology.
The main event of 2012 (5, 6, 7 September) is the organization of HistelCon2012, the international CONference about the HISTory of ELectro-technology, in cooperation with IEEE R8 and IEEE Italy Section.
the Research Centre is set up by:Electric Engineering Department
Electronic Engineering Department
Computer Engineering and Systems Science Department
other Departments that joined the Centre are:Physics Department "A.Volta"
Nuclear and Theoretical Physics Department
Historical and Geographics Science Department "Carlo M.Cipolla"
Board of the Centre:the Technical Scientific Committee