Matteo Palai was born in Pistoia (ITALY) on April 13th, 1983. On September 2009, he obtained the MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering (cum laude) from the “Università degli Studi di Firenze” with the following thesis : “Automatic interpretation of graphic information from bi-dimensional views” (supervisors: Prof. Lapo Governi, Prof. Monica Carfagni, PhD Eng. Yary Volpe, PhD Eng. Rocco Furferi from the Department of Mechanics and Industrial Technologies “DMTI” of the “Università degli studi di Firenze”).
On January 2010 he obtained the industrial engineering licence in Florence.
In January 2010 he started his Ph.D. course in “Design and Development of Industrial Products and Processes” at the “Università degli Studi di Firenze”.