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Sauro Fausto Succi, Italian research executive. Certified engineer. Recipient Gold medal for distinguished non-resident citizens Forli, 1997, Leonardo Relando prize, 2008, Alexander von Humboldt award, 2005; scholar Harvard University, since 2000.


Succi, Sauro Fausto was born on January 15, 1954 in Forli, Romagna, Italy. Son of Luciano and Maria Luisa (Gavelli) Succi.


Doctor Nuclear Engineering, University Bologna, Italy, 1979. Specialist, University Bologna, Italy, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Polytechnic School, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1987.


Scholar Ente National Energie Alternative, Bologna, 1980-1981, European Atomic Agency, München, Germany, 1981-1982. Postdoctoral Ecole Polytechnic Federal Lausanne, 1982-1986. Researcher International Business Machines Corporation, Rome, 1986-1990, senior researcher, 1990-1993, science coordinator, 1993-1995.

Research director Institute Applied Computing, National Research Council, since 1995. Chairman European Mechanical Council, Cagliari, Italy, 1992. Chairman fluid conference International Business Machines Corporation, Oberlech, Austria, 1992.

Member advisory group Centro Ricerche Sviluppo Studi Superiori Sardegna, Cagliari, 1992. Assistant department physics Polytechnic Federal de Lausanne, 1984-1985. Visiting professor University Paris, 1994, University Chicago, 1995, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996, 97, Yale University, 1999.


  • Certified engineer.



President Catholic Mission, Lausanne, 1986. Specialist Italian Air Force, 1979-1980. Fellow American Physical Society, Freiburg Institute Advisory Studies.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, European Physical Society, American Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Italian Society Industrial and Applied Math, New York Academy of Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Theater, music, basketball.


Married Claudia Gentile, September 25, 1982. 1 child, Caterine.

Luciano Succi

Maria Luisa (Gavelli) Succi

Claudia Gentile

Caterine Succi