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Ignazio Ciufolini Edit Profile

physicist

Ignazio Ciufolini, Italian physicist. Principal investigator LARES mission Italian Space Agency, since 1998; fellow United States National Research Council, 1988. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Italian Society Gravitation (board directors since 1996), International Science Foundation (international physics award 2001).

Background

Ciufolini, Ignazio was born on December 27, 1951 in Rome.

Education

Master in Mathematics with honours, University Rome, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Texas, 1984.

Career

From teaching assistant to lecturer University Texas, Austin, 1982-1986, research associate, 1986-1988. Visiting professor University Trento, Italy, 1989. Research associate National Research Council of Italy, Rome, 1989-1999.

Professor University Lecce, Italy, since 1999. Visiting professor University Rome, 1995-1996. Member fundamental physical in space committee European Space Agency, 1993-1994.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Italian Society Gravitation (board directors since 1996), International Science Foundation (international physics award 2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, travel, arts, nature.

Connections

Son of Giuseppe and Loreta (Fabi) C. Married Svetlana Lamintseva.

father:
Giuseppe Ciufolini

mother:
Loreta (Fabi) Ciufolini

spouse:
Svetlana Lamintseva.