Dr. Matteo Podrecca secondment at Deakin University

By Matteo Podrecca on December 9th, 2023

From October 24, 2023, to December 9, 2023, Dr. Matteo Podrecca, a postdoctoral researcher from the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, was at Deakin University, working in collaboration with Professor Sam Tavassoli.

During his stay, Dr. Podrecca dedicated his efforts to the Work Package 5, "Requirements for Sustainable SME Factories," concentrating on Task 5.1, "Requirements and Barriers for Environmental Sustainability." His work primarily involved conducting a detailed patent analysis, aimed at understanding the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in assisting companies to enhance the sustainability of their activities.

In addition to his research, Dr. Podrecca actively participated in various academic activities at Deakin University, including attending meetings and delivering a seminar. This experience provided him with numerous opportunities for networking and laid the foundation for future collaborative efforts.