Stefano Rossi was born in Trento in 1967. Professor of Product Design and Protection of Materials at University of Trento. Adjunct Professor of Materials Technology at the Free University of Bolzano. In 1991 he got a degree in Material Engineering at the University of Trento. In 1997 he obtained his PhD in Materials Science and Technology at the university of Florence. Since 1992 he has been working at the Material Engineering and Technology at the University of Trento in the area of the material engineering and technology focusing on their interaction with the environment and the anticorrosion techniques. He had more than 250 papers on international journal and congress proceedings. Since 1999 (to 2008) he has been visiting professor at the Université de Provence (Marseille- France) and since October 2002, visiting professor at the university of Vigo (Spain).