Carlo Rubbia#

Carlo Rubbia
Membership Number:1258
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1999 - 2005 President at Nat'l Agency for New Tech, Energy, Environment
  • 1989 - 1993 Director- General at European Organization for Nuclear Research
  • 1989 Professor at University of Pavia, Italy
  • 1970 - 1989 Professor of Physics at Harvard University, USA
  • 1961 Researcher at European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
  • 1960 Professor at University of Rome
  • 1958 - 1959 Fellow at Columbia University, USA
  • 1957 PhD at University of Pisa, Italy

Fields of Scholarship
  • Elementary particle physics
  • Concept of an energy amplifier
  • Development of new technologies for renewable energy sources
  • Intermediate vector bosons (the W and Z bosons)

Honours and Awards
  • 1989 Officier de la Légion d’Honneur
  • 1984 Cavaliere di Gran Croce (Knight of the Grand Cross) from the President of the Italian Republic, Sandro Pertini
  • 1984 Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement
  • 1984 Foreign Member of the Royal Society (ForMemRS)
  • 1984 Nobel Prize for Physics, awarded jointly with Simon van der Meer "for their decisive contributions to the large project, which led to the discovery of the field particles W and Z, communicators of weak interaction"
  • 1993 Polish Order of Merit at the conclusion of his mandate as Director General of CERN
  • 2013 Appointed to the Senate of Italy as a Senator for Life by President Giorgio Napolitano
  • Member of Accademia dei Lincei
  • Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Member of Academia Europea
  • Member of European Academy of Sciences
  • Member of National Academy of Sciences
  • Member of Pontifical Academy of Sciences
  • Member of Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Asteroid 8398 Rubbia is named in his honor

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