This year, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, only some initiatives of NanoInnovation will be held at the Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, located in Via Eudossiana 18, in the historic centre of the city, directly overlooking the Coliseum and next to the ancient Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli, home to Michelangelo’s statue of Moses. All other initiatives will be held remotely.
The Faculty, that develops around the Renaissance Cloister by Giuliano da Sangallo, one of the most important examples of the Renaissance architecture in Rome, was founded in 1817 by Pope Pius VII, following the model of the most famous Parisian and Viennese School of Engineering of the time.
In 1935, due to the Gentile’s reform, the School became the Faculty of Engineering and it developed with the aim of training professionals qualified to meet the real needs of training and research company, possessing the ability to promote and to develop technological innovation processes in different cultural environments.
The ancient Faculty of Engineering has a long educational tradition which is appreciated all over the world. This rich experience has allowed the Faculty to offer a very innovative syllabus today, including also a specific program on Nanotechnology Engineering.
Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering
Sapienza University of Rome
Via Eudossiana, 18 - 00184 Rome (Italy)
Coordinates: 41°53'36.0"N 12°29'34.2"E