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Physics educator

Giorgio Margaritondo, Italian physics educator. Recipient Yarwood medal British Vacuum Council, 1995; Romnes Foundation fellow, 1983, McMinn Foundation fellow, 1994. Served to Second lieutenant Italian Army, 1972-1973. Fellow American Physical Society, American Vacuum Society, Institute Physics; member American Association for the Advancement of Science, European Physical Society, Swiss Physical Society, Italian Physical Society.

Background

Margaritondo, Giorgio was born on August 24, 1946 in Rome. Arrived in Switzerland, 1990. Son of Giuseppe and Maria Luisa (Averardi) Margaritondo.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Rome, 1969.

Career

Staff scientist Italian National Research Council, Rome, 1971-1978. Resident visitor Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1975-1977. From assistant professor to professor physics University Wisconsin, Madison, 1978-1990, associate director Synchrotron Radiation Center, 1984-1990.

Professor physics Swiss Federal Polytechnic, Lausanne, 1990-1996, director Institute Applied Physics, 1990-1996, 2000, head department physics, since 2000. Visiting professor physics Vanderbilt University, Nashville, since 1990. Science director Sincrotrone Trieste, Italy, 1995-1998.

Coordinator European Round Table for Synchrotron Radiation, since 1997.

Membership

Served to Second lieutenant Italian Army, 1972-1973. Fellow American Physical Society, American Vacuum Society, Institute Physics. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, European Physical Society, Swiss Physical Society, Italian Physical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, antiques, art, watches.

Connections

Married Marina Savalli, September 1, 1971. Children: Laura, Francesca.

father:
Giuseppe Margaritondo

mother:
Maria Luisa (Averardi) Margaritondo

spouse:
Marina Savalli

children:
Laura Margaritondo

Francesca Margaritondo