Andrea Cerroni is a sociologist of knowledge and heads the Master in Communication of Science and Sustainable Innovation (www.MaCSIS.unimib.it). Graduated in Physics and with experience as a Controller in high-tech companies, he was the National Delegate Representative for Italy in the Programme committee - Science in society for the 7th European Framework Programme. Associate Professor since 2016, in 2018 he obtained the National Scientific Qualification as Full Professor in the scientific-disciplinary field SPS/08 "Sociology of cultural and communicative processes". Among his research interests:
- sociology of technology
- democracy and knowledge
- contemporary sociological imagination
- theoretical-methodological foundations of social science
- theory of the knowledge-society
- risk perception and communication.