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Alessandro B. Romeo

Alessandro B. Romeo, Italian astrophysicist, educator. Fellow Finnish Academy, 1991, Foundation Angelo Della Riccia, 1992-1993, Foundation Blanceflor Boncompagni-Ludovisi, 1992-1993, Swedish Institute, 1992-1993; research grantee Swedish Natural Science Research Council, 1995-1996, 99—, Solveig och Karl G. Eliassons Minnesfond, since 1999.


  • Romeo, Alessandro B. was born on October 8, 1961 in Catania, Italy. Son of Francesco and Grazia Anna (Morici) Romeo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Physics cum laude, University Pisa, Italy, 1985. Master of Philosophy in Astrophysics cum laude, Intrnational School Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Astrophysics, Intrnational School Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy, 1990.


    • Fellow Tuorla Observatory/Turku University, Piikkiö, Finland, 1991, Onsala (Sweden) Space Observatory/Chalmers University of Technology, 1992-1993, researcher, since 1994, associate professor, since 1999. Lecturer, tutor, course assistant Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, since 1995. Visiting scientist International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, 1998.

      Referee International Journal Astronomy and Astrophysics, since 1995, International Journal Astrophysics and Space Science, since 1997, international appointment senior lecturer at Department Physics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, 1999. Organizer workshop Astrophysical Dynamics 1999/2000, Onsala Space Observatory, 2000.



    Music, psychoanalysis, natural sciences, diving, bicycling.


    • Married Åsa Viola Sjöberg, June 19, 1993. Children: Johan Francesco, Filip Emanuele, Lukas Carlo.
    • father: Francesco Romeo
    • mother: Grazia Anna (Morici) Romeo
    • spouse: Åsa Viola Sjöberg
    • children: Johan Francesco Romeo
    • Filip Emanuele Romeo
    • Lukas Carlo Romeo
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    Born October 8, 1961
    (age 56)
    • 1985
      Master of Science in Physics cum laude
    • 1987
      Intl. School Advanced Studies
    • 1990
      Intl. School Advanced Studies
    • 1991
      Fellow, Tuorla Observatory/Turku University
      Piikkiö, Western Finland, Finland