Director of Rolling Stock Technology & Maintenance Engineering
Paolo Masini was born on June 17th 1963. He graduated as an Electronic Engineer in 1990 from Florence University. From 1993, he worked in Ferrovie dello Stato S.p.A. as a Rolling Stock Test Engineer responsible for performance and traction testing.
From 2002 Paolo was Chief of th Electrical Test Department and from 2006 Chief of Trenitalia's entire test laboratory. In this period he was responsible for authorization tests for many of the new Trenitalia fleets (ETR500, ETR600, Minuetto, E464, Vivalto etc). He participated in the activation of the Italian HS project and ERTMS, with responsibility for test activities.
Since 2009 he has been the Head of Rolling Stock Technology and Maintenance Engineering at Trenitalia. He was a CER speaker on Cross Acceptance and member of the Task Force for Interoperability of the European Union. He is also responsible for the Predictive Maintenance Project, introducing Condition Based Maintenance based on Big Data system and the Internet of Things.
AGENDA AT A GLANCE
- Operators case studies on realising the benefits of on-board data to deliver improved maintenance and operational outcomes
- Examine the business case for implementing artificial intelligence predict faults & improve on-board system reliability
- Evaluate the future roadmap on retrofitting legacy rolling stock for advanced strategies on retrofitting ageing rolling stock
- Cost effective integration of IT Systems and databases including identifying and selecting the optimal back end IT & Database
- Strategies on up-skilling fleet maintenance workforce to deliver on investment in new data-driven technologies
- Managing human factor in the depot and minimise incidents of maintenance and prevent costly errors
- Examine solutions for addressing obsolescence to efficiently service component and deliver spare parts on time
- Best practice on planning & optimising the depot and maintenance activities, including integration of new technologies and maintenance practice innovations