Prof. Loredana Santo, PhD, is full Professor and Director of the Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Rome Tor Vergata. She is graduated with honors in Aeronautic Engineering in 1994. Since 2005, she has been an associate professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering of University of Rome “Tor Vergata,” Italy. She teaches courses on manufacturing technologies and industrial sustainability. She is coordinator and co-organizer of international mini-symposia, member of scientific committee of international conferences, and member of editorial board of international journals. Her scientific activity has been mainly focused on the following topics: non-conventional processes, micromachining, innovative materials, and processes. She is author of more than 120 scientific papers.