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Vincenzo Balzani

Vincenzo Balzani, Italian chemistry educator. Recipient Cannizaro medal Chemical Society Italy, 1988, award in chemistry Accademia dei Lincei, 1992, Ialgas prize for research and innovation, 1994, Ziegler-Nalta prize Chemical Society German, 1994, Porter Medal prize for photochemistry, 2000. Member European Photochemistry Association (chairman 1988-1992).

Background

  • Balzani, Vincenzo was born on November 15, 1936 in Forlimpopoli, Italy. Son of Andrea and Odette (Palazzi) Balzani.

  • Education

    • Degree in Chemistry, University Bologna, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Fribourg, 1989.

    Career

    • Professor chemistry University Bologna, Italy, since 1973. Centenary lecturer Royal Society Chemistry, 1995.

    Membership

    Member European Photochemistry Association (chairman 1988-1992).

    Connections

    • Married Gian Carla Vespignani, July 22, 1961. Children: Lucia, Giovanna, Claudia, Fabio, Luca, Elisa.
    • father: Andrea Balzani
    • mother: Odette (Palazzi) Balzani
    • spouse: Gian Carla Vespignani
    • children: Lucia Balzani
    • Giovanna Balzani
    • Claudia Balzani
    • Fabio Balzani
    • Luca Balzani
    • Elisa Balzani
    Vincenzo Balzani
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    Born November 15, 1936
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    • 1960
      University Bologna
    • 1989
      University Fribourg
    • 1973
      Professor, chemistry University Bologna
      Italy