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chemistry educator

Vincenzo Balzani, Italian chemistry educator. Recipient Cannizaro medal Chemical Society Italy, 1988, award in chemistry Accademia dei Lincei, 1992, Ialgas prize for research and innovation, 1994, Ziegler-Nalta prize Chemical Society German, 1994, Porter Medal prize for photochemistry, 2000. Member European Photochemistry Association (chairman 1988-1992).

Background

Balzani, Vincenzo was born on November 15, 1936 in Forlimpopoli, Italy. Son of Andrea and Odette (Palazzi) Balzani.

Education

Degree in Chemistry, University Bologna, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Fribourg, 1989.

Career

Professor chemistry University Bologna, Italy, since 1973. Centenary lecturer Royal Society Chemistry, 1995.

Works

Membership

Member European Photochemistry Association (chairman 1988-1992).

Connections

Married Gian Carla Vespignani, July 22, 1961. Children: Lucia, Giovanna, Claudia, Fabio, Luca, Elisa.

father:
Andrea Balzani

mother:
Odette (Palazzi) Balzani

spouse:
Gian Carla Vespignani

children:
Lucia Balzani

Giovanna Balzani

Claudia Balzani

Fabio Balzani

Luca Balzani

Elisa Balzani