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Giorgio Parisi elected President of the Accademia dei Lincei

The Academy member Giorgio Parisi was elected President of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. Giorgio Parisi, one of the most authoritative physicists in the world, has focused his studies on particle physics, statistical mechanics, and complexity theory; he is known universally for the results obtained ln the field of disordered systems and spin glasses,  a…

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Giuliano Panza was nominated Honorary Professor of the Beijing University of Civil Engineerig and Architecture

Academy Member Giuliano Panza was nominated  Honorary Professor of the Beijing University of Civil Engineerig and Architecture (BUCEA) and Member of the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Future Urban Design Consultancy Committee. The prestigious recognition, motivated by Panza’s well known contribution to seismology and earthquake engineering, was conferred in Beijing on May 10, 2018 during the…

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Rita levi-Montalcini. A life with neurons

Academy member Pietro Calissano recalls the figure of the illustrious scientist in a recently published book. ‘I asked myself often whether it would have been interesting, or at least useful, to trace a profile of Rita in a less conventional way than those released on mass media and even on books during the last years. These…

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Academy member Umberto Mosco nominated Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Umberto Mosco, Harold. J. Gay Chair Professor of Mathematics at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, has been nominated Fellow of the American Mathematical Society for his contributions to analysis and partial differential equations, in particular for introducing a theory of variational convergence. With this important recognition expresses the appreciation of the American Mathematical Society for relevant…

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