Carlo Rubbia#


Carlo Rubbia
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Membership Number:1258
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:crubbia
Elected:1992
Homepage: http://public.web.cern.ch/public/en/People/Rubbia-en.html



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

Honours and Awards
  • Polish Order of Merit at the conclusion of his mandate as Director General of CERN (1993)
  • Officier de la Légion d’Honneur, from the President of the French Republic,François Mitterrand (1989)
  • Cavaliere di Gran Croce (Knight of the Grand Cross) from the President of the Italian Republic, Sandro Pertini (1985)
  • 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"
  • 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

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