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Astrophysicist , educator

Luca Ciotti, Italian astrophysicist, educator. Achievements include research in origin and interpretation of scaling laws of galaxies. Member of International Astronomical Union.

Background

Ciotti, Luca was born on October 18, 1964 in Firenze, Italy. Son of Marino Ciotti and Enrica Giovannini.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, University Bologna, 1993.

Career

Astronomer Bologna Astronomical Observatory, Italy, 1992—2001. Associate professor astrophysics Department Astronomy, University Bologna, since 2001. Referee international research journals.

Tutor, astrophysics Collegio Superiore University Bologna. Long term visitor Princeton University, New Jersey, Oxford University, England. Visiting astronomer scuola normale superiore, Pisa, Italy.

Short term visitor Kapteyn Institute University Groningen, Institute Theory & Computation Harvard University. Short term visitor, mathematics Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Short term visitor European Southern Observatory.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in origin and interpretation of scaling laws of galaxies.

Membership

Member of International Astronomical Union.

Connections

Married Silvia Pellegrini, May 1, 1993. Children: Anna Magdalena, Sofia Elisabetta.

father:
Marino Ciotti

mother:
Enrica Giovannini

spouse:
Silvia Pellegrini

children:
Anna Magdalena Ciotti

Sofia Elisabetta Ciotti