Polytechnic University of Milan
POLIMI was founded in 1863, and it is the premiere engineering university in Italy. The Department of Aerospace Science and Technology (DAST) has 42 faculty members, and conducts research in the classical areas of the aerospace engineering disciplines with a particular focus on rotary wing technologies. The Department runs Ph.D. programs in Aerospace Engineering, with a focus area in Rotorcraft Technologies. POLI-Wind research laboratory conducts research in wind turbine design, numerical and experimental aeroservoelasticity, active control and aerodynamics.