Since then Boselli — a mechanical engineering PhD who taught maths to engineering students — has been hugely in demand, leading a campaign for designer underwear and posing for the cover of Attitude. He has more than half a million Instagram followers. But only now has he decided to talk about what really turns him on: the fluid dynamics of turbo machinery. The realisation that I had an inclination for mathematics came when I was I started really enjoying it at school, and had fun solving problems at home. I remember reading the last page, and then sitting there with the book in my hands and having this sort of epiphany. I suddenly knew my future was going to be in science. The Navier-Stokes equations, because together with conservation of mass and energy they are the governing equations of fluid mechanics. I always loved maths for its purity, and physics for its beauty. But I soon realised how innovation in these fields now pushes into metaphysics and it has become something that will be discussed in philosophy books in the future, when all theories will have been confuted.
He moved to London in 2007 to get his Mechanical Engineering degree at University College London.
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By Telegraph Men. It would take a course in advanced trigonometry to understand the angles of his washboard abs; his beauty defies real and complex analysis. The year-old from Negrar, Italy, who challenges the stereotype of the Zoolander-brained male model , has a PhD in mechanical engineering and was also crowned European Fitness Model Photo: Instagram. The Italian was awarded an Undergraduate Faculty Excellence Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement in his first year at the London university, before going on to graduate with first-class honours. The academic heartthrob left his position at UCL last summer and is now represented by Models 1, according to his Linkedin Profile. His Instagram account, where he posts pictures of himself working out and backstage at shows, boasts more than 80, followers.
By Phoebe Jackson-edwards For Mailonline. The maths teacher who reached global fame after his adoring students shared his smouldering pictures online is now the new face of Armani. Pietro Boselli, 28, who is an advanced maths teacher originally from Negrar, Italy, was so popular among his female pupils that they entered him into a sexiest teacher competition - which he won. He is now the face of Giorgio Armani's sporty EA7 line - 22 years after he was first scouted by the renowned fashion label. Pietro Boselli, 28, rose to fame when his pupils shared his pictures online and entered him into a sexiest teacher competition which he won. Pietro said he was 'ashamed' of his modelling career and hid it from people in the academic world as he thought they would 'look down' on him. Pietro, who has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University College London, says he always dreamed of modelling, but chose to follow an academic path instead. He said: 'In a way I was ashamed, I thought that the people from the academic world would look down on me. Although he's now embraced the attention, Pietro previously hid his work for fashion companies such as Abercrombie and Fitch - by omitting it from his CV.
By Hailey Eber. He then posted side-by-side pictures of Boselli in the classroom working out some equations and one of him looking shirtless and hunky. Read Next.