Marco Ceccarelli received PhD degree in 1987 at the University “La Sapienza” of Rome. Since 1996 he is Director of LARM, the Laboratory of Robotics and Mechatronics of Dept DICIME at the University of Cassino and South Latium. Since 2001 he is Full Professor of Mechanics of Machinery and Mechanisms. He is Scientific Editor of a Book Series on History of Mechanism and Machine Science published by Springer. He is also Scientific Editor of a Springer Book Series on Mechanism and Machine Science. He has written the book ‘Fundamentals of Mechanics of Robotic Manipulation’ published by Kluwer/Springer in 2004. In 2008 he co-authored a book on Mechanisms Design that was published by Trillas in Mexico. He received Degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from four foreigner Universities. He is ASME fellow since 2012. He was elected Secretary-General of IFToMM for term 2004-2007 and President of IFToMM for term 2008-2011. His research interests cover aspects of Theory of Machines and Mechanisms and Mechanics of Robots. He is author or co-author of more than 16 books and more than six hundreds papers, which have been presented at Conferences or published in national and international journals.