Maria Chiara Carrozza (born 16 September 1965) is an Italian engineer and politician. She was the minister of education, universities and research between 28 April 2013 and February 2014.
Maria Chiara Carrozza was born in Pisa, Tuscany. She studied physics at the University of Pisa, and she graduated in 1990. She holds a PhD in engineering from Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna. She is a full professor of industrial bioengineering and she became a university professor at the Marconi University in 2006.
She was the dean of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna from 2007 to 2013,