ArmandoBrandi graduated in mechanical engineering. Since 2001 he works in the Centro Ricerche Fiat (CRF) of FCA group. At early stage he had the role of application engineer for CNG light duty vehicle applications (e.g. Fiat Ducato CNG). In 2005 he joined Fiat Powertrain Technologies as CNG application manager. Since 2009, as responsible of Alternative Fuels medium/heavy duty engine applications, he supported FCA and CNH Industrial groups to put in production several Natural Gas/Biomethane/LNG and Bioethanol vehicles (e.g. IVECO Daily CNG and Stralis LNG, IRISBUS Citelis CNG, bioethanol tractors and sugarcane harvesters). He participated in several EU funded projects on bio-alternative fuels inside LCE cluster (e.g. Photofuel). He is currently responsible for advanced engineering projects regarding alternative fuels (i.e. biofuels, renewable fuels, carbon neutral fuels).