Roberto Battiston – University of Trento
Roberto Battiston, is an Italian physicist, full professor of Experimental Physics at the Department of Physics, University of Trento. He was president of the Italian Space Agency (ASI) from 2014 to 2018. He specialises in the field of fundamental and elementary particle physics and is a leading expert on cosmic rays.
He coordinated together with Nobel laureate Samuel C. C. Ting the construction of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, operating on the International Space Station since 2011 and dedicated to the search for antimatter and dark matter.
He conducts research in geophysical remote sensing from space with the CSES satellite.
He has published more than 540 scientific articles in leading international journals. A columnist for La Stampa, Repubblica and L'Adige, he carries out an intense activity as an essayist and populariser. He has written The Alphabet of Nature (2022), The Mathematics of the Virus (2020), The First Dawn of the Cosmos (2019), Making Space (2019), Dialogue between an Artist and a Scientist (2012).
Myrka Zago – University of Rome Tor Vergata
Myrka Zago is a bioengineer, full professor of Physiology at the Department of Civil Engineering and Computer Science Engineering of the University of Rome Tor Vergata. She is the Director of the Center for Space Biomedicine at the same University. She studies and teaches space physiology.
She discovered along with her colleagues the brain mechanisms involved in the representation of the effects of gravity on the body. She performed experiments on more than 20 astronauts flying on board of the Space Shuttle or the International Space Station.
Her research has been published in the most important international journals, including Science, Nature Neuroscience and npj Microgravity (Nature portfolio).
She applies the results of her research to the development of new neurorehabilitation protocols for patients at the IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation in Rome.
Phd programme committee
|Surname and name||Scientific area (SSD)||Institution|
|ALOISIO Roberto||FIS/02||Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI)|
|BACCIGALUPI Carlo||FIS/05||International School for Advanced studies (SISSA)|
|BALDINI Luca||FIS/01||University of Pisa|
|BATTISTON Roberto||FIS/01||University of Trento|
|BELLUTTI Pierluigi||ING-INF/01||Bruno Kessler Fountation (FBK)|
|BERRILLI Francesco||FIS/06||University of Rome Tor Vergata|
|BERSANELLI Marco Rinaldo Fedele||FIS/05||University of Milan|
|BLEFARI MELAZZI Nicola||ING-INF/03||University of Rome Tor Vergata|
|BORTOLUZZI Daniele||ING-IND/13||University of Trento|
|BRUZZONE Lorenzo||ING-INF/03||University of Trento|
|BUONGIORNO Maria Fabrizia||GEO/10||National Institute for Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV)|
|BURIGANA David||SPS/06||University of Padua|
|BUSACCA Alessandro||ING-INF/01||University of Palermo|
|CAMPANA Emilio Fortunato||ING-IND/01||National Research Council (CNR)|
|CAO Giacomo||ING-IND/24||University of Cagliari|
|CAPOLONGO Domenico||GEO/04||University of Bari “Aldo Moro”|
|CAPORALI Stefano||ING-IND/22||University of Florence|
|CARBONE Vincenzo||FIS/06||University of Calabria|
|COLUCCIA Angelo||ING-INF/03||University of Salento|
|DE MITRI Ivan||FIS/01||Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI)|
|DE PALMA Francesco||FIS/01||University of Salento|
|DI PASQUALE Fabrizio Cesare Filippo||ING-INF/03||School of Advanced studies Pisa|
|ESPOSITO Francesca||BIO/19||National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF)|
|ESPOSITO Paolo||FIS/05||University School for Advanced Studies – Pavia|
|FANUCCI Luca||ING-INF/01||University of Pisa|
|FIORE Fabrizio||FIS/05||National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF)|
|FORNENGO Nicolao||FIS/02||University of Turin|
|GAGLIARDI Maria||IUS/01||School of Advanced Studies - Pisa|
|GARGANO Fabio||FIS/04||National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN)|
|GIORDANO Francesco||FIS/01||National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN)|
|GREGORIO Anna||FIS/05||University of Trieste|
|GRONCHI Giovanni Federico||MAT/07||University of Pisa|
|IUPPA Roberto||FIS/01||University of Trento|
|KRACHMALNICOFF Nicoletta||FIS/05||International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA)|
|LORENZINI Enrico||ING-IND/12||University of Padua|
|MACCARRONE Mauro||BIO/10||University of L’Aquila|
|MALAGÙ Cesare||FIS/01||University of Ferrara|
|MANTOVANI Fabio||FIS/06||National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN)|
|MARCONI Alessandro||FIS/05||University of Florence|
|MAROTTA Anna Maria||GEO/10||University of Milan|
|MARSELLA Giovanni||FIS/01||University of Palermo|
|MARTORELLA Marco||ING-INF/03||University of Pisa|
|MAZZARELLA Giuseppe||ING-INF/02||University of Cagliari|
|NATOLI Paolo||FIS/05||University of Ferrara|
|OTON NIETO Claudiojose||FIS/01||School of Advanced Studies - Pisa|
|PAGANO Davide||FIS/01||University of Brescia|
|PALLAVICINI Marco||FIS/01||University of Genoa|
|PERROTTA Francesca||FIS/05||International School for Advanced studies (SISSA)|
|PIGHIN Stefania||M-PSI/01||University of Trento|
|PIOTTO Giampaolo||FIS/05||University of Padua|
|PRATESI Giovanni||GEO/06||University of Florence|
|PUGLISI Giuseppe||GEO/10||National Institute for Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV)|
|PUGNO Nicola||ICAR/08||University of Trento|
|RICCI Raffaella Giovanna Nella||M-PSI/02||University of Turin|
|RIZZO Angela Maria||BIO/10||University of Milan|
|SACCOMANDI Giuseppe||MAT/07||University of Perugia|
|SANTARCANGELO Enrica Laura||BIO/09||University of Pisa|
|SERIANI Stefano||ING-IND/13||University of Trieste|
|SPARVOLI Roberta||FIS/04||University of Rome Tor Vergata|
|TERRACINI Susanna||MAT/05||University of Turin|
|TIENGO Andrea||FIS/05||University School for Advanced Studies – Pavia|
|TONETTA Stefano||ING-INF/05||Bruno Kessler fountation (FBK)|
|VALENTINI Francesco||FIS/03||University of Calabria|
|VELLANTE Massimo||FIS/06||University of L’Aquila|
|ZAGO Mirka||BIO/09||University of Rome Tor Vergata|
PhD student representatives are elected in a number of two from among those enrolled in the PhD Course.
The duration of their office is two years; in the case of forfeiture or resignation during the two-year period, they shall be replaced by the first non-elected; if there is no candidate in the list of elected members, a new vote shall be held; pending the holding of the vote, the Board of Lecturers shall remain validly constituted.
The representatives of the doctoral students shall attend the meetings of the Board, limited to matters concerning the general progress of the doctorate and the training courses.
- Battiston Roberto – University Of Trento
- Baccigalupi – International School For Advanced Studies (Sissa)
- Burigana David – University Of Padua
- Carbone Vincenzo – University Of Calabria
- Gargano Fabio – National Institute For Nuclear Physics (INFN)
- Maccarrone Mauro – University Of L’aquila
- Mazzarella Giuseppe – University Of Cagliari
- Pratesi Giovanni – University Of Florence