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 its branch in Europe.
The following PCAA Board has been appointed for three years
 Luca Borsano
Director of Engineering, IVECO
Carlo Alberto Follo
Architect, AIM Architecture
Vice President
Tao Huang
Associate Professor, Department of Energy, Politecnico di Torino
Honorary Chairman, Responsible for Italian area
Yu Zhang 
Vice Dean of Shenzhen International School of Design
Administration Officer & Relations with Universities and Public Bureaux
Zhixia Xi 
Chairman assistant, Tsingshan Holding Group Co.,Ltd
Executive Director
Executive Director
 Yang Li
Director, Shanghai JOBO Technology Ltd
Relations with Local Companies
Gianmaria Quarta
CEO and Chief Creative Officer, Q&A Studio
Relation with International Companies
 Xin Jin
Vice President China, SEB Professional
Event Organization
Xiaoqin Hu
Head of APAC Vehicle Value Optimization at FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Responsible for Shanghai Area 
 Danilo Conte
Vehicle concept expert, NIO
 Tommaso Lazzari
Managing Partner, Seta Capital
Partnership and Innovation
Xiaoxu Liang
Postdoc  and Assistant Professor,  Politecnico di Torino
PR and Communications
Wenxiu Pan
Executive Assistant, NAVECO
General Office and Management
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
PCCA Webinar Series in 2023
April, 14 2023
Commercial Vehicle Electrification

On 14 April 2023, from 9:00 to 10:00 CET, the first 2023 webinar curated by the PoliTO China Alumni Association (PCAA).
Click HERE to see the details. 
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