Eugenio Coccia#


Eugenio Coccia
Email:eugenio.coccia 'at' gssi.infn.it
Membership Number:4092
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:ecoccia
Homepage: http://people.roma2.infn.it/~coccia/index.html




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2013 - Director of the Gran Sasso Science Institute, PhD School and Center for Advanced Studies, L'Aquila (Italy)
  • 2003 - 2009 Director of the INFN Gran Sasso Underground Laboratory (Italy)
  • 2000 - Full Professor at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (Italy)
  • 1987 - 1999 Associate Professor at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (Italy)
  • 1983-1986 Fellow at CERN, Geneva (Switzerland)
  • 1981-1982 Fellow of CNR, National Council of Research (Italy)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Astroparticle physics
  • Gravitational physics
  • Gravitational wave detectors
  • Cryogenic detectors of particles and weak forces
  • Quantum technologies: 3He-4He Dilution refrigerators, dc Squid electronics

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 Appointed by the President of the Council of Italy as member of the Committee of the Experts for the Research Policy (CEPR)
  • 2013 Member of the Astroparticle Physics International Committee (APPIC, IUPAP Working Group 10)
  • 2013 Councilor of the Italian Physical Society
  • 2012 "Giuseppe Occhialini" Medal and Prize from IoP, Institute of Physics (UK), and Sif, Italian Physical Society (Italy)
  • 2012 Councilor of the European Physical Society
  • 2011 "Commendatore al Merito della Repubblica Italiana" from the President of the Italian Republic
  • 2011 Chair of the Gravitational Wave International Committee (GWIC, IUPAP Working Group 11)
  • 2004 Team Leader of the ILIAS project funded by EU FP7 program
  • 2002 Chair of the INFN Scientific Committee on Astroparticle Physics
  • 2000 President of the Italian Society for General Relativity and Gravitational Physics
  • 1998 Principal Investigator of the Explorer and Nautilus gravitational wave experiments
  • 1984 CERN Fellow
  • 1983 Young Physicist Prize, from Sif, Italian Physical Society (Italy)

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