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Franco Battaglia

chemistry educator

Franco Battaglia, Italian chemistry educator. Recipient awards Sherman Clarke, 1982-1985, Elon Huntington Hooker, 1983-1984, Consiglio Nazional delle Ricerche, 1983, 86, 92. Member American Physical Society (life), Italian Association Physical Chemistry.

Background

Battaglia, Franco was born on December 15, 1953 in Catania, Italy. Son of Salvatore and Francesca (Nicolosi) Battaglia.

Education

Italian Laurea, University Catania (Italy), 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester (New York ), 1985.

Career

Research associate Max Planck Institute, Gottingen, Germany, 1980-1981, University Rochester, 1985, University Rome, 1984-1987, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1987. Professor theoretical chemistry University Della Basilicata, Potenza, Italy, 1987-1995. Professor chemical physics III University di Roma, Rome, since 1995.

Visiting professor Columbia University, New York City, 1992. Science committee coordinator Italian Environmental Protection Agency, 2001.

Membership

Member American Physical Society (life), Italian Association Physical Chemistry.

Connections

Married Manuela Libertini, January 5, 1985. 1 child, Cleis.

father:
Salvatore Battaglia

mother:
Francesca (Nicolosi) Battaglia

spouse:
Manuela Libertini

child:
Cleis Battaglia