!!!Massimo Capaccioli
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__Present and Previous Positions__
* 2015 Emeritus professor of the Naples University Federico II
* 2005 - 2010 Director of the INAF-VST Center at Naples 
* 1995 - 2015 Full professor of astronomy at the Naples University Federico Ii
* 1993 - 2005 Director of the Capodimonte Astronomical Observatory (Naples), now of the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF)
* 1990 - 1995 Full professor of celestial mechanics at the University of Padua 
* 1986 - 1990 Full astronomer (“astronomo ordinario”) at the Padua Astronomical Observatory 
* 1985 - 1986 Visiting professor at the Department of astronomy of the University of Texas in Austin 
* 1980 - 1986 Associate professor of celestial mechanics at the University of Padua
* 1976 - 1980 Tenured lecturer of celestial mechanics at the  University of Padua
* 1969 - 1976 Assistant professor at the University of Padua
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__Fields of Scholarship__
* Cosmic distance scale
* Galaxy morphology
* Galaxy photometry 
* Galaxy kinematics and dynamics
* Systematics of galaxy properties
* Dark matter 
* Technology of optical telescopes
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__Honours and Awards__
* 2017  Honorary doctorship awarded by the Karazin University of Kharkiv (Ukraine)
* 2015  Honorary professorship awarded by the University of Dubna (Russia)
* 2013  Prize of the Italian Physical Society (SIF) for the popularization of science (Trieste)
* 2013 Tacchini Medal of the Italian Astronomical Society (SAIt) to the career (Bologna)
* 2010  Honorary professorship awarded by the Moscow State University Lomonosov (Russia)
* 2010  Struve Medal awarded by the Pulkovo Observatory (San Petersburg) of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
* 2005  Commander ("Commendatore") of the Italian Republic, awarded by the President of the Italian Republic for major achievements
* 2002   Cortese Foundation prize for the promotion of the VST project (Naples)
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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Capaccioli_Massimo/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Capaccioli_Massimo/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Capaccioli_Massimo/Highlight]
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