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physicist

Luciano Maiani, Italian physicist. Achievements include research in author and co-author of over 100 science publications on the theory of elementary particles. His most important result is his role in the prediction of charmed particles in 1970. Fellow: American Physical Society; member: Accademia nazionale dei Extra Large, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.

Background

Maiani, Luciano was born on July 16, 1941 in Rome, Italy.

Education

Doctor in Physics, Rome.

Career

Researcher Istituto Superiore de Sanità, Rome, 1964—1969. Post doctoral researcher Harvard University, Boston, 1969—1976. Professor of physics University of Rome 'La Sapienza', 1976.

President Italy's National Institute of Nuclear Physics, 1993—1998. Director general European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, since 1999. Science delegate European Organization of Nuclear Research Council, Geneva, 1993—1996, president, 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in author and co-author of over 100 science publications on the theory of elementary particles. His most important result is his role in the prediction of charmed particles in 1970.

Membership

Fellow: American Physical Society. Member: Accademia nazionale dei Extra Large, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.