Sergio Bobbo graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 1987 and obtained a PhD in Energetics in 1994. Since 1996 he is a researcher at the Padua branch of the Institute for Construction Technology (formerly Institute of Refrigeration) of the CNR (CNR -ITC). Since 2010 he has the rank of Senior Researcher. From 2009 to 2015 he was Director’s Delegate for Padua branch of CNR-ITC. In the years 2013 and 2014 he was President of the Regional Research Area of the CNR of Padua. His scientific activity mainly concerns the theoretical and experimental study of new refrigerants, nanofluids and PCMs for applications in the field of air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pumps. Since 1999, he is a member of IIR Commission B1 “Thermodynamics & transfer processes” and Vice-President since 2016. He is co- author of over 100 publications in international and national journals and in international and national conference proceedings.