Michele Caputo#


Michele Caputo
Email:mcaputo 'at' g24ux.phys.uniroma1.it
Membership Number:558
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:mcaputo
Elected:1989
Homepage: http://digilander.libero.it/idrana/caputo



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008-2009 Consultant of Plains Exploration and Production Company
  • since 1987 Professor Phys. Dept. University of Rome
    • Participated to several Oceanographic expeditions of the University of California in the Pacific Ocean.
    • Participated to an archaelogical Expedition to the Island of Icaros (Kuwait)
  • Participated in the scientific works of the Italian Karakorum Expeditions
  • since 1987 Professor Emeritus of Geophysics Texas A&M University
  • 1983-1987 Harris Professor of Geophysics Texas A&M University (endowed chair)
  • 1976-1983 Professor Phys. Dept. University of Rome.
  • 1974-1976 Director of the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica in Rome.
  • 1972-1974 Director of the Institute of Physics, University of Bologna
  • 1967-1972 Director of Institute of Geophysics University of Bologna
  • 1965-1967 Professor in Math Dept. and Geophys. Dept. Univ. British Columbia
  • 1961-1965 Res. Assoc. Inst. Geophys. and teacher in Math. Dept. Univ. Cal. Los Angeles
  • 1960-1961 Assist. Prof. in Inst. Geophys. Univ. Trieste
  • 1959-1960 Res. Ass. Inst. Geophys. Univ. Calif. Los Angeles
  • 1958-1959 Assist. Prof. in Inst. Geophys. Univ. Trieste
  • 1957 Assist. Res. Mapping Charting Res. Lab. Ohio State Univ.
  • 1953-1956 Assist. Prof. Inst. Geophys. Univ. Trieste
  • 1950-1953 Assist. Prof. Mathematics, Univ Ferrara

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geophysics
  • Geodesy
  • Rheology
  • Seismology
  • Fractional calculus
  • Applied mathematics
  • Finance

Honours and Awards
  • 1957 Fulbright Scholarship to USA
  • 1963 Vacchelli Award from Istituto Geografico Militare
  • 1970 Member of Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • 1976 Feltrinelli Award from Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • 1975 Award Villa San Giovanni, from the city of Reggio Calabria for work in Geophysics, Geodesy and Seismology
  • 1980 Award Alberto d’Este from the city of Ferrara
  • 1980 Award from the Society of Engineering Seismology of India
  • 1983 Received the Harris Chair in Geophysics at Texas A&M University in recognition and support of outstanding research and teaching
  • 1989 Member of Academia Europaea (London)
  • 2008 Received the 2008 award from the International Federation of Automatic Control


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