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 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 Springer Book Series on History of Mechanism and Machine Science and 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 and ASME Historian Award. 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 and 2016-2019. His research interests with also links to applications cover aspects of Mechanism Design, Mechanics and Design of Robots and Intelligent Systems, and History of Mechanical Engineering. He is author or co-author of 4 books and editor or co-editor of more than 25 books and more than seven hundreds papers, which have been presented at Conferences or published in national and international journals.