Associazione Alumni PoliTO


Politecnico di Torino has a deep, long-lasting relationship with ChinaSince the early 21th century, Chinese students have been studying at Politecnico di Torino. In recent years, PoliTo has implemented China Projects, and has carried out various forms of cooperation with many Chinese universities (  The number of Chinese students has greatly increased, and Chinese Alumni have spread all over the world, being a community of over 2.000 people nowadays.
In order to enhance the reputation of Politecnico di Torino in China, foster its influence, and stimulate the enthusiasm of the Chinese Alumni to care for and support the construction and development of PoliTo, in 2020 Politecnico di Torino has promoted the establishment of the PoliTO China Alumni Association (PCAA). Remarkably, in 2020 the Chinese Alumni donated sanitary protective equipment to help PoliTo fighting with the COVID-19. So far, PCAA has established Alumni branches in more than ten provinces and regions including Beijing, Shanghai, Harbin, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Xi'an, as well as three overseas Alumni branches in Europe, North America, and Australia.
The following PCAA Board has been appointed for two years
 Francesco Polistena
Vehicle Program Lead at FCA
 Michele Armando
Cofounder/Architect at Quarta & Armando
Vice President
 Davide Nanni
General Manager Electric Powertrain China at Marelli
Yu Zhang 
Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology
Administration Officer & Relations with Universities and Public Bureaux
Xi Zhixia
Director of Hybrid Powertrain Department, BATC
Executive Director
Executive Director
 Yang Li
Business Development at Italdesign
Relations with Local Companies
Gianmaria Quarta
Cofounder/AD at Quarta & Armando
Relation with International Companies
 Xin Jin
General Manager Greater China at Evoca Group
Event Organization
Tao Huang
Support to Chinese Students
 Danilo Conte
Global Sourcing R&D specialist at FCA
Support to 
Chinese Students
 Tommaso Lazzari
Managing Partner @Seta Capital
Partnership and Innovation
Gathering PoliTo Chinese Alumni all over the world, raising donations, and promoting PoliTo in China is the main purpose of PCAA.
PCAA warmly welcomes the participation of all Chinese Alumni!
Activities in collaboration with PCAA
Online seminar for welcoming new
Chinese students to PoliTO
October, 13  2021
On 10 Oct. 2021, from 11:00 to 13:30, an online seminar for welcoming the new Chinese students to Politecnico di Torino was hold with the synergic work from PoliTO, the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA. PoliTO) and PoliTO Chinese Alumni Association (PCAA). 
Partnership in China: DOs and DON'Ts
May, 7  2021
The Association of the Alumni of Politecnico di Torino has organized this event to share DOs and DON'Ts to establish a partership in China. Speakers have been: Liang XingLeonardo GuanDavide Zambolin and  Tommaso Lazzari has been the moderator. 
Architetti e Cina. Nuove opportunità grazie al progetto POLITOSTUDIO
January, 21 2021
Preview of the POLITO STUDIO Project for Alumni Community.
Politecnico hosted at Future Lab in Shanghai
December, 9 2020
The Future Lab of the West Bund Arts and Design Education Fair, a leading international trade fair in the sector, was inaugurated last Saturday in Shanghai, with the participation of Politecnico di Torino as the only Italian university.
EXHIBITION | China goes urban
October 16, 2020 to June 13, 2021
The MAO Museo d’Arte Orientale in Turin kicks off its Fall program with an eye on the future through an original exhibition titled “China Goes Urban. The City to Come,” curated by the Politecnico di Torino and Prospekt Photographers with Tsinghua University in Beijing, and organized in collaboration with Intesa Sanpaolo.
Masks and gloves from China to the Politecnico
19 March 2020
In times of emergency, every donation is valuable and may effectively contribute to save lives. However, certain contributions have a peculiar meaning: it is the case of the fundraising held by a group of Chinese former students of the Politecnico, which consists in medical equipment directly coming from China.
Gathering PoliTo Chinese Alumi all over the world, raising donations, and promoting PoliTo in China is the main purpose of PCAA.
PCAA warmly welcomes the participation of all Chinese Alumni!
For more information, please contact Mrs Monica Fassetta and Ms Camilla Tomatis to